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18:30
18:30

People Power Coordinator, Four Others Arrested for Staging Illegal Rally district 1 1 Top story

It is alleged that the suspects organized a political rally at Bunyiiro primary school in Nakalama Sub County in Iganga district on Sunday night leading to their arrest. Shortly after his arrest on Sunday night, Lugwire posted message on a WhatSapp group claiming that he had been roughed up by gunmen in a saloon car
16:51
16:51

Former Busoga University Students Protest Delayed Graduation education 3 1

Sumaya Nakanda, one of the affected students, says she has failed to upgrade using the academic documents from Busoga university due to lack of approved registration numbers, which can only be availed after acquiring her transcript.
18:25
18:25

LC Chairpersons to be Involved in Compulsory Land Acquisition Process government 3 1

While addressing stakeholders from Busoga and Bukedi in Jinja district, Musumba argues that, unlike the status quo where implementing agencies deal directly with the project affected persons (PAPs), local leaders mainly village chairpersons and parish chiefs will be at the frontline in the compensation process because they have information regarding the residents.
13:26
13:26

ADF Rebel Group Still A Threat to Uganda security 3 1

Nsobya says that Uganda is threatened by ADF remnants both within the country and abroad who are regrouping and plotting to launch violent attacks on unsuspecting civilians. Nsobya has said this during a sensitization meeting on the dangers of terrorism held at the Iganga district headquarters on Friday.
11:56
11:56

UTB to License Tour Guides district 2 1

The drive involves offering free hospitality lectures to all tour guides and also meeting stakeholders like tourism police and tourism officers on how best they can enforce professionalism within the industry.
14:50
14:50

Poor Transport Worries Namayingo Teachers education 2

Teachers of different schools in the area argue that the poor working conditions have discouraged them from executing their duties. They want the government to either improvise boats to transport teachers and pupils within the islands or construct teachers’ quarters.
07:13
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Justice Tabaro to Head Mak Staff Appeals Tribunal Makerere University 2

Justice Tabaro will serve for the next four years and replaces George Omunyokol whose term of ended in March.
07:50
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Sugar Bill Talk Dominates Kadaga's Thanksgiving Ceremony people 4 1 Top story

Rt. Rev. Samson Naimanhe, the Bishop of Busoga Diocese who led the thanksgiving service, called for the sensitisation of cane farmers in the region on each clause in the bill before it is discussed by parliament.
13:35
13:35

UCC Playing Catchup, Needs Media Literacy–Makerere Don Makerere University 3 4 Top story

According to Kakooza, now is the time to engage all stakeholders gainfully on the type of media that Uganda wants. He argues that most media houses in Uganda are giving more space to entertainment, music, comedy and sports and that media owners and managers want to play safe for fear of the repercussions.
16:51
16:51

Researcher Roots for Private Public Partnership to Access Quality Education government 3 1

However Mwesigye says the using the case of Promotion of Equality in African Schools –PEAS intervention model, the PPP arrangement under the USE programme has proved to work better than public schools.
20:56
20:56

Lack of Women in UWEZO Leadership Irks Angina committee 2 1

Anginas concern followed the election of a new committee comprising Col. Godfrey Muwanguzi as the chairman Board Of Directors, Col. Francis Ongia as vice chairman, and Maj. Teddy Kavuma as the treasurer. No female representative was elected on the four-member supervisory committee.
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.
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16:47

Fort Portal Councillors, Gen Saleh Disagree on OWC Projects farmer 2

On Friday, Saleh had sought to get views from the councillors on a single project that can be funded by OWC. He told the councillors that he wants a self-sustaining project that is able to fetch enough income for the municipality each month.
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07:17

Makerere Panics with Incomplete Stadium as World Netball Games Draw Closer updf 2 Top story

Despite the effort being made by UPDF engineers to ensure the facility is ready, a highly placed source in the university, said they may present an incomplete structure for the 3rd edition of the World University Netball championships given the remaining time.
12:04
12:04

Education Ministry Launches the National Teacher Incentive Framework country 4 1 Top story

Tom Wangobi, the Acting Chairperson National Head Teachers Association, says besides remuneration, it would be better if government considers providing housing, subject, hardship allowances and performance bonuses among others.
16:23
16:23

Mityana Leaders Blame Massive Land Evictions on Impunity people 4 1 Top story

Speaking during the meeting, Joseph Luzige, the Mityana District LC V Chairperson, noted with concern the invisible hand of power brokers in the brutal evictions. According to Luzige, the brutal evictions are instigated by people who use their connections to bully people off their land.
18:45
18:45

Sorry State of Major Bridge Irks Kicwamba Residents leader 2 1

Julius Birungi, the LC I Chairperson of Butulya village, says when the situation worsened prompting pupils to stop going to school, he used his personal money to buy logs that were used to construct a temporary bridge.
12:42
12:42

Parliament Completes Scrutiny of Mobile Money Tax Amendment Bill bank of uganda 1

After a month, scrutinising the bill and interacting with different stakeholders, the finance committee is compiling the report before it can be read in the house.
06:57
06:57

Officials Fault Education Ministry For Failing to Control Examination Bureaus operation 1

Nshabwire also revealed that teachers prefer conducting private classes for children whose parents can afford to contribute towards buying set examinations instead of following the routine classroom syllabus.
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