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21:35
21:35

Wakiso Overwhelmed with Distress Calls of Suspected COVID19 Cases district 1 Top story

Joseph Kamukama, the Wakiso Division Police Commander, notes that much of the distress calls are coming in through security system given the fact that the numbers shared by the Health Ministry were widely shared and are inaccessible easily.
10:55
10:55

Wakiso Needs UGX 40B to Link Bussi Island to Mainland area 4 1 Top story

Bussi Island, which is 10kilometers away from Entebbe town, remains secluded and visibly detached from the rest of Wakiso district because of poor physical infrastructure and lack of proper transport means.
14:43
14:43

Court Halts Implementation of Digital Tax Stamps Uganda 1

The order signed by the Deputy Registrar Dr. Agnes Nkonge stays URA from enforcing the transition period deadline which the tax body had set before slapping heavy fines to manufacturers and importers of several gazette goods including bottled water, soda, beer, wine, spirits, and tobacco.
12:11
12:11

Ugandans Tasked to Embrace Good Fishing Practices government 2 1

Speaking at the launch of the 2019 fish festival in Jinja district on Friday, Gerstl said using the recommended fishing gears will protect the available fish species from depletion as only recommended sizes shall surface in the market.
13:46
13:46

Mak Legal Costs Shoot to UGX 63bn people 1

The costs stem from 50 cases against the University.
11:12
11:12

Busoga Leaders Asked to Work Collectively to Improve Education Standards parent 1

Kadama argues that teachers, parents and local leaders should work out a plan of uplifting education within the available resources other than cry out to government.
16:06
16:06

Netherlands Gov't Partners with Jinja Municipality on Garbage Management waste 1

The Dutch Ambassador, Henk Jan Bakker, says in a statement that the 19 months project will enable the beneficiaries to view garbage as a resource rather than a problem.
06:46
06:46

Ugandans Involved in Opportunistic Corruption-Deputy IGG investigation 1 Top story

We have found a lot of corruption that is practiced is opportunistic.
10:02
10:02

BOU Didn't Blow UGX 478B in Crane Bank Take Over-Mutebile uganda 1 1 Top story

First, the BOU did not take Shs 478 billion from an undisclosed account. The BOU provided a loan to Crane Bank and this money came from the BOUs own resources. The BOU is a Central Bank and like any other Central Bank it can create financial assets and liabilities. In this case the BOU created a financial asset the loan to Crane Bank which was matched by an equivalent liability an increase in the money supply.
17:44
17:44

Civil Servants Storm District Headquarters Over Unpaid Salaries health worker 1 3

Ruhemba told the aggrieved workers that the district is working hard to ensure their salaries are paid before September 15th 2018. He also noted that some of the workers hadnt submitted their Tax Identification Numbers, which made it difficult to pay them.
21:23
21:23

Uganda Lauded on Green Economy Ambitions trade 1 2

The Government last year launched the Uganda Green Growth Development Strategy UGGDS. The strategy is one of the steps that must be taken by government to achieve the envisaged transformation in an inclusive and environmentally sustainable way.
07:34
07:34

Makerere University Hospital Runs Out of Drugs patient 3 1 Top story

Prof. Byamugisha told URN that the hospital has not had any medical supplies since May but said the problem is being handled as an emergency.
19:56
19:56

Teso CSOs Agree to Revive Black Monday Campaign investigation 2 1

Ben Tukei, a programme officer with Action Aid local rights cluster in Katakwi district, says the theft of public funds has continued, adding that 7 cases of embezzlement have been reported to police in Teso region.
17:59
17:59

NRM Postpones Primary Elections in New Districts electoral commison 1 Top story

The Deputy NRM Electoral Commission Chairperson, Dr. John Arimpa Kigyagi, told URN about Shillings 920million is needed to conclude the entire process. He says that money is needed to print ballot papers, purchase ballot boxes, and cater for transport and the human resource.
12:52
12:52

Embattled Moroto Hospital Director Reinstated, Transferred ministry of health 1 Top story

Dr. Atwine interdicted Dr. Nyeko on March 30th, 2018 for alleged embezzlement and misappropriation of over Shillings 50 million meant for the maintenance of the regional workshop in the financial year 2015/16.
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