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11:59
11:59

Uncertainties Spell Doom for Booming Artisanal Mining Sector government 7 1

John Bosco Bukya, the chairperson of Uganda Artisanal and Small-scale Miners’ Association says that despite the emphasis the government is putting on industrial mine development by foreigners, a significant share of Uganda’s mineral production and related sources of employment are widely attributed to Artisanal and Small Scale Miners. He is optimistic that this category can turn around the sector once given chance and supported.
11:20
11:20

Wakiso District Seeks Special Development Fund for Sacco's people 4

Alfred Eboku Ejanu, the head of credit and operations at the Microfinance Support Centre, says that during their years of operations in Wakiso district, they have established that the population in Wakiso has unique challenges which need special focus and treatment.
11:37
11:37

Spouses of UPDF Officers to Receive Development Funds Uganda 1 1

While presiding over the end of year CDF party on Friday at the Jinja UPDF cantonment, Muhoozi says that 100 million Shillings per will be given to each UPDF division to boost the associations.
09:00
09:00

Netherlands Hands Over UPDF Legal Training Centre Uganda 2 1 Top story

The MOU signed in 2015 with UPDF involved offering undisclosed amounts of financial aid to boost the construction of the Jinja based UPDF LTC which would in turn offer legal courses to AMISOM troop contributing countries.
10:46
10:46

Gov't Agencies Tasked to Market Source of the Nile As Tourist Destination country 2 1

While officiating over the rising of the international civil aviation organization-ICAO flag at the source of the Nile in Jinja district on Saturday, Kakuba argues that, three out of every 10 tourists who arrive to the country through Entebbe international airport tour the Nile.
19:27
19:27

East African Countries Asked to Prioritize Chemical Weapon Trainings Uganda 4 1

Ebitu further says that various chemicals should be assessed by responsible authorities so as to assess their reaction to the population.
16:12
16:12

Museveni Turns Down Youth Leaders Demands for UGX 3.4bn Jinja 1 4

The over 342 youth leaders from different districts who had converged at Dams’ Water Stadium in Jinja on Wednesday asked Museveni to give them 10 million Shillings each to foot their lodge expenses and also reward them for their efforts in supporting the NRM government.
07:51
07:51

Makerere Yet to Recover Funds from 16 Dismissed Academic Staff parliament 1

The Deputy University Secretary, Yusuf Kiranda, says the Human Resources Director is yet to compile a list of the affected staff and compute the amount lost by the University.
17:27
17:27

PAC Grills DPP Over Case Backlog team 1 1 Top story

The PAC Vice Chairperson, Gerald Karuhanga tasked the team to explain the slow clearance of cases despite increased funding from Shillings 6.1 billion in the 2015/2016 financial year to Shillings 6.9 billion in the 2016/2017 financial year.
11:05
11:05

Museveni Dishes Out UGX 3B to City Traders gobierno 5 1 Top story

Museveni said traders should pardon him for abandoning them, but hastened to argue that they should also ask to be pardoned since they were the first to abandon him when Uganda opened the curtains for elective politics in 1996.
12:37
12:37

Tight Security at Christine Mbabazi's Residence A Year Later home 3 1 Top story

Kasule Semugenze, the LC I Chairperson of Sendawula Zone told URN that he struggled to access Mbabazi in vain. He declined to divulge further details, saying Mbabazis issues need to be addressed by someone above him.
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.
07:30
07:30

Ugandans in South Korea Seek Gov't Support country 1

Kaziro told the MPs that talks between the two countries could lead to a relaxation of stringent visa requirements by South Korea for Ugandans intending to visit the country.
18:11
18:11

Joint Statement on the Visit of Indian Prime Minister uganda 1 Top story

Prime Minister Modi was accorded a high-level ceremonial welcome on arrival. During the visit, he held bilateral discussions with President Museveni at State House, Entebbe on Wednesday 24th July 2018. President Museveni hosted a state banquet in the honour of the visiting Prime Minister.
17:09
17:09

State of the Nation Address Verbatim district

In the coming days, the Minister of Finance will announce the financial support we intend to give to the groups that wish to join the manufacturing in the form of the enhanced micro-finance efforts and the Innovation in addition to the Women Fund, the Youth Fund and Operation Wealth Creation Fund.
13:28
13:28

Nakivubo Park Yard Vendors Striving to Return to Business financial support 4 2

A URN reporter visited the scene and established that although they are counting their losses, the vendors have erected semi-permanent structures to enable them resume operations.
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