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13:11
13:11

U.S. Gov't Sanctions On Kayihura Long Overdue-Mao 3

On Friday, the United States Government announced visa and economic sanctions against Kale Kayihura. The announcement was made in a statement issued by the United States Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC).
12:09
12:09

Alebtong Leaders Demand Relief Aid for Flood Victims 1 1

Denis Johnson Okello, the Alebtong LCV Chairperson says they have informed the Ministry of Disaster about the plight of the victims. Okello wants the Ministry to supply drugs, food and tarpaulins.
19:03
19:03

U.S. Gov't Announces Visa, Economic Sanctions against Kayihura 1 Top story

As part of its enforcement efforts the Office of Foreign Assets Control -OFAC releases lists individuals and companies owned or controlled by, or acting for or on behalf of, targeted countries. It also lists individuals, groups, and entities, such as terrorists and narcotics traffickers designated under programs that are not country-specific. Collectively, such individuals and companies are called Specially Designated Nationals. Their assets are blocked and U.S. persons are generally prohibited from dealing with them.
10:42
10:42

Aswa Police Officers Faulted for Involvement in Land Disputes 2

Corporal Vincent Ovulu alias Simon Peter Dwaka, a traffic police officer attached to Gulu Central Police Station was involved land a land dispute between the Lageru clan and Lamogi clan.
07:42
07:42

Dr. Mushomi Asks Makerere Staff Tribunal to Quash His Suspension crime 1 2

Through his lawyer, Isaac Ssemakadde, Mushomi, a lecturer in the School of Statistics and Planning on Thursday told the tribunal that he was unfairly suspended and that the suspension of four years without pay was harsh, excessive and in contravention of employment laws.
20:25
20:25

Attiak Sub County LC3 Chairperson, Suspected Land Grabber Exchange Blows 2

It all started after Odiya ordered Olanya to vacate his office for showing up with a team of ten armed UPDF soldiers led by Lt. Simon Sebanja, the Intelligence Officer of Bibia Army Barracks.
11:21
11:21

NSSF MD Defends Bill As Solution To Old Age Poverty 4

Byarugaba noted that the amendments present four key solutions to respond to the evolving environment in Uganda that requires a law to expand basic social security coverage, enhance adequacy of social security benefits, enable product innovation to address the needs of a young population and strengthen the governance of the Fund.
08:05
08:05

Makerere Finally Reinstates Nawangwe’s Former PA into University Service Makerere University 1 Top story

Nuwagaba had spent 17months out of university service following his dismissal on May 23rd, 2018 by the University Appointments Board for alleged extortion and bribery. However, the university Human Resource Director, Richard Mugisha reinstated Nuwagaba in a September 10th, 2019 letter and deployed him as the Chief Custodian of the College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology –CEDAT.
07:21
07:21

Omoro Widow Accuses School of Land Grabbing

Grace Adong, whose legs and arms are paralysed, accuses St Mary`s Lapiny Oloyo Primary School in Koro Sub County of illegally occupying the land left behind by her deceased husband Santa Ojok in 2005.
19:41
19:41

Mak Gold Suspect Disowns Police Statement 2

Birungi, a resident of Bulindo village in Kira Municipality, in Wakiso district is accused together with other four people of defrauding a 57-year-old dealer in rare and precious gemstones, Assi Soubhi of his over USD$189,000 in a fake gold deal in November 2017.
14:56
14:56

Victim of Elephant Attack Dies in Kaabong 1 1

Nakwang died on Tuesday at Kaabong Hospital where she was hospitalized for days after an attack at Natalapan Resettlement Camp in Lolelia South Sub County.
12:33
12:33

Gender, Finance Ministers Disagree Over NSSF Bill 1 7 Top story

Mukwaya says the tax exemption provision caters for employer’s contributions and employee’s contributions below 30 percent of their income and investment income of NSSF. She also notes members benefits shall be taxed only during payment at 55 years while those who get paid at 60 years and above will not pay taxes on any benefit.
07:37
07:37

Equal Opportunities Commission Starts Inquiry on Disputed Apaa Land apaa village 2 1

Prof. Sunday Olwor Nicholas, the Commission's Under Secretary on Tuesday said that they have registered complaints relating to Apaa land that they intend to address through the social justice mechanism.
18:55
18:55

USAID Boosts Ebola Fight With UGX 5.5 Billion 1 3

Dr. Lisa says through partnership with the National Ebola Task Force, the Center for Disease Control assisted the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) in testing more than 600 Ebola surveillance samples collected from the porous border with DR Congo in which Four were confirmed to be Ebola.
18:21
18:21

Plan to Eliminate Spies in Settlements Sends Refugees into Panic 5 1

The distress comes barely a week after the Office of the Prime Minister announced that that the mass recognition of refugees had been suspended on security grounds to prevent criminal activities. Initially, such groups of people were provided temporal protection for up to two years before they are asked to apply for refugees’ status in Uganda.
18:06
18:06

Water inequality threaten shaky SDG progress, UWEZO report uwezo uganda 1 2

While the report says majority of Ugandans (75%)can access water from improved sources, less than 20% have access to piped water.
15:50
15:50

US Reduced Funding Assistance to Uganda in 2018 3 1

The support fell from 3.6 trillion shillings in 2017 to 3.3 Trillion shillings in 2018. The Third Report to the Ugandan People published by the US Embassy in Uganda indicates that 1.9 Trillion shillings was spent in the Health Sector to among others provide 2 Million insecticide treated mosquito nets to residents.
12:28
12:28

Nabweru Residents Welcome Drainage Channel Expansion 4 1

Ignatius Kitonto, a resident of Nabweru Sub County has been a victim of flooding since 2011. He says his house is often submerged by runoff water from the drainage channel whenever it rains heavily.
11:46
11:46

Lamwo Leaders Back Gov't on Restricting Open Door Refugee Policy 3 3

Under the open door Policy, the government has been accepting refugees from any Part of the world and once an individual is granted a refugee status, he or she is free to move, work and even open a business in line with the 2006 Refugee Act.
11:31
11:31

Deployment in Mines Worries Karimojong mining in karamoja 1 4

In Moroto, the district Chairperson, Andrew Napaja Keem was denied access to the DAO Marble Mining Site last year. Other leaders in Nabilatuk, including the district youth chairperson reported denial to the mining site in his district.
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