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16:12
16:12

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

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.
07:48
07:48

African Govt’s Urged to Stimulate Skills Education government 2 1

Statistics by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), demonstrate that significant transformations are still required to make education systems more inclusive and accessible. It shows that only 10 per cent of people has completed upper secondary education in low-income countries, 40 per cent of the global population is not taught in a language they speak or fully understand and over 75 per cent of secondary school age refugees are out of school.
11:22
11:22

Former State Research Bureau Director Rejected Gratuity Over Negative Publicity village 3 1 Top story

According to Itabuka, the media has labeled the Idi Amin government as a military regime and attributed several atrocities to all officers who served under the regime.
10:39
10:39

Electoral Reforms: Gov’t Seeks to Delay Polls in New Districts financial year 4 Top story

This proposal is a departure from the Parliamentary Elections Act, 2005 that provides that elections should be held sixty days after the creation of a new district or constituency. This comes at a time when government is struggling to fund elections in newly created districts and constituencies.
07:29
07:29

RDC Suspends UGX 500M Project Over Shoddy Works arrest 3 2 Top story

According to Kidega, the contractor was expected to use concrete blocks made from stone dust but he instead used blocks produced on the site using local sand, murrum soil and cement.
09:59
09:59

PTA, BOG Divided Over Termination of Teachers Not On Payroll member 2 1 Top story

The BOG resolved recently to terminate the services of 10 teachers and none teaching staff who are not on the Government payroll. James Abukai, the representative of Old students on the Board, says they resolved to terminate the services of the teachers and none teaching staff because of poor enrollment.
22:26
22:26

Bugweri Councillors Protest Canceled Interim Elections court 4 1

The elections were canceled on Thursday by Jinja High Court following a petition filed by Yoweri Musasizi and Steven Balya. 
15:50
15:50

Heavy Rains Destroy Crop Gardens in Bududa government

Sam Kamoti, a resident of Bukalasi A village in Bukalasi Sub County, said they are back from they started from. “We are back to where we started four months ago. We are left with nothing now” he said.
07:27
07:27

Nwoya Probe Commercial Farms Over Child Labour sexual harassment 1

Most of the commercial farms are owned by Indians and are found in Lungulu, Got Apwoyo and Latoro sub counties. Those implicated are Oola lolim farm, Fol farm, Amatheon Agri, Pinacle farm, Delight Uganda Limited, Vineyak Agro Farm Ltd and Rigil Agrotech Ltd among others.
18:05
18:05

Bodaboda Rider Killed in Iganga government 1

The deceased’s boss, Paul Mukisa, says the thugs appear to have fled with the Bajaj boxer registration number UES 558G the deceased was riding after killing him. According to Mukisa, they got concerned when the deceased didn’t return home on Sunday, which was unusual.
14:13
14:13

Sugarcane Prices to Continue Dropping-Museveni land 1

According to Museveni, government has nothing much to do about the falling cane prices dictated by forces beyond their control.
18:54
18:54

Suspected Grenade Attack Scares Residents government 2 1 Top story

The blast is said to have occurred around 1:30am this morning in the home of Bernard Mukoye throwing residents in fear of attack by robbers.
12:22
12:22

Leaders Upbeat as MV Sigulu Launches onto L. Victoria government 4 1

The Uganda National Roads Authority is finalizing works on MV Sigulu, the largest ferry in Uganda so far, which will connect Namayingo district to the islands of Sigulu and Dolwe. The ferry constructed by a Danish Johs Gram Hanssen –JGH Marine has a capacity to carry 300 passengers, and close to 20 vehicles. It can move at a speed of 14 kilometres per hour.
13:10
13:10

EC Bans Fundraising in Nebbi District By-Elections government 2

Justice Simon Byabakama Mugenyi, the EC chairman, says no candidate will be allowed to organize any activity aimed at soliciting money from potential voters as it is tantamount to bribery contrary to Section 147(1) of the Local Government Act.
19:40
19:40

Hospital Pharmacist Arrested over Drug Theft government

The Busoga East police spokesperson, James Mubi says that some government drugs were recovered from Waiswa's residence within Bugiri town.
14:50
14:50

Poor Transport Worries Namayingo Teachers government 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.
11:11
11:11

We’re Waiting for Money to Complete Mak Indoor Stadium–UPDF accusation 1 3 Top story

Brig Eng. Timothy Sabiiti Mutebile, the head of UPDF Engineering brigade, says they will resume work once they received funding from the university.
19:59
19:59

Makerere Celebrates Nsibambi, the Humble Disciplinarian government 5 1

In his condolence message, Nawangwe reminisces Prof. Nsibambi’s eight universal characteristics of integrity delivered at the Bernard Onyango Inaugural Lecture on May 30, 2014, which he proposed should be emulated. The characteristics built around paying attention to detail, include accountability, trust, Honesty, modesty and care for the greater good, among others.
16:10
16:10

UGX 18bn Needed for Operationalisation of Kitalya Prison investigation 1 4

The facility, whose construction commenced in July 2016 by Ambitious Construction Company Limited at a price of18.3 billion shillings, now requires a similar amount to procure furniture as well as facilities for staff to manage and run the prison.
15:15
15:15

Committee Given 3 Months to Develop White Paper on Mak Visitation Report government 1

The 17-member committee composed of academic and technical staff is expected to commence work on Monday 20th May 2019, following their inauguration this week at State House Nakasero.
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