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20:28
20:28

Budget Committee Suspends Land Fund over Transparency uganda land fund 6 1

The ministry of lands has in the past noted that the Land Fund requires an annual allocation of 170 billion Shillings for ten years or a one-off of 1.7 trillion Shillings to compensate over 6,000 claimants.
20:03
20:03

Uptake of E-Passport Still Low –Immigration 1 2

But the Commissioner for Citizenship and Passport Control, Johnson Namanya says that the uptake of the e-passport is still slow. According to Namanya, about a quarter of the estimated number of Ugandans with passports has migrated from the National Machine-readable passports to the e-passport.
17:45
17:45

Refugees Can Help Themselves out of Psychological Distress -Study

The study, whose findings are published in The Lancet Global Health Journal, shows that although follow-up is needed to determine the long-term effects of the intervention, a tool dubbed Self Help Plus developed by the World Health Organisation is effective in offering mental health help.
16:33
16:33

Kayunga Imam Further Remanded for Wedding Fellow Man 3 1

On Friday, Mutumba appeared in court, but the case could not proceed due to the absence of the Chief Magistrate Juliet Hatanga.
15:55
15:55

Senior Police Officers’ SACCO Savings Grow to UGX 12b 1 1

The growth, which came with increased investments in real estate was seen more over the last seven years, in which the scheme, grew from six billion Shillings.
10:46
10:46

LRA Victim Hospitalised for Eight Years in Mbale 4 1

According to Tugainayo, the medics recommended an amputation of his leg such that he can heal but he refused and now the hospital is planning to throw him out of the hospital saying that he has turned into a security threat through impersonation to rob patient’s money and other things.
20:15
20:15

MPs Summon Security Ministers over Non-Compliance With Gender, Equity 1 6

The EOC chairperson, Sylvia Muwebwa Ntambi told the committee on Thursday that security was the only sector that has not met the minimum score of 50 percent in its plans to address gender and equity issues.
16:00
16:00

Uganda Improves in Corruption Ranking– Global Report 1

In the region, Rwanda remains the least corrupt country in position 51 after scoring 53% followed by Tanzania in the 96th position with a score of 37 while Kenya and Uganda are tied together.
13:24
13:24

Mak Students Not Trusting Zero Tolerance Policy On Sexual Harassment Makerere University 4 1

Dr Josephine Ahikire, an associate professor of Gender Studies and the Acting Principal of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHUSS), says that the victims of sexual harassment have not yet embraced the available mechanisms to report the vice.
13:20
13:20

Pictorial: 57th Franco-German Friendship Treaty Annivassary Commemoration reconciliation

Dr. Albrecht Conze, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Uganda hosted a Peace and Reconciliation Award Ceremony reception at his residence in Kololo attended by Justice Minister, Ephraim Kamuntu and State Minister for Foreign Affairs Henry Okello Oryem.
10:09
10:09

Police Officer in Trouble for Knocking Dead Pedestrian in Soroti 2

Olaraju who was riding a police motorcycle knocked Peter Osakan, 66 near Cornerstone Pub in Nakatunya Ward, Soroti Municipality while he was rushing to reinforce police officers at Central Police Station.
06:52
06:52

Rejected Mother Turns to Soroti Hospital for Accommodation maternity ward 1 2

According to Epaku, they at least receive a mother who has been ejected by her family each quarter. Most of the affected are teens who conceive from school.
16:03
16:03

Soroti Hospital Struggling to Operate Neonatal Unit pediatric ward 1 1

The unit operates in a tiny room within the paediatric ward. The room has three baby warmers, three infants’ beds and an incubator.
11:48
11:48

Missing Boy Found Rotting with First Degree Burns 4 1

Nuwandinda, a resident of Kitojo village in Bwongyera Sub County was reportedly burnt by his former employer George Kananura, a resident of Kyamuntu in Nyamunuka Town Council.
11:05
11:05

Health Should Not Be a Privilege for the Rich – Byanyima World Bank 1 Top story

UNAIDS Executive Director Winnie Byanyima says that the right to health is eluding the poor and people trying to lift themselves out of poverty are being crushed by the unacceptably high costs of health care, with at least half the world’s population unable to access essential health services.
07:21
07:21

Red Cross Introduces Cash Payment to Disaster Victims 2 3 Top story

However, Joram Musinguzi, the Cash Transfer Project Programs Officer, says they have moved in with the E-cash program to complement the existing disaster response mechanisms. He explains their assessment shows that Cash Based interventions are feasible and that Mbale was selected for a pilot study.
19:56
19:56

KCCA Law Enforcement Team Improves Operation Methods City Hall court 3

According to Robert Kalumba the Deputy Spokesperson of KCCA, the enforcement officers have been given more training in client care and continued to monitor them to ensure compliance. He says that they have also stoped them from chasing after people and bundling them on KCCA trucks. He however says they have continued with law enforcement to maintain order in the City.
11:39
11:39

Inadequate Funding Hindering Fight Against Human Trafficking in Napak napak district 1

The LCV Chairperson Napak, Joseph Lomanyang, says that the Karamoja region is allocated 38 million shillings for surveillance, follow up, withdrawal and resettlement activities. He explains that the funds are inadequate to effectively handle the rising emergencies on child trafficking in Napak and the neighbouring districts.
19:31
19:31

FDC President Patrick Amuriat, 3 Others Arrested in Soroti tear gas 1 1

Subsequently, a group of youth started pelting stones at the police and later blocked Soroti- Lira road, adjacent to Soroti Regional Referral Hospital. The other groups took off to the Soroti Sports Ground chanting FDC slogans. They burnt tyres on the road, blocking traffic for about 30 minutes before the police dispersed them.
18:01
18:01

Residents Recall Corner Kilak Battle 33 Years Later President Museveni 2 6

At Corner Kilak, 33 years ago on January 18th 1987, government forces, the then National Resistance Army soldiers [NRA] launched a retaliatory attack against fighters of Alice Auma Lakwena, the former leader of the Holy Spirit Movement.
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