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15:26
15:26

The Changing Face of Makerere University Hospital Jinja 5 4 Top story

Dr. Byamugisha told URN in an exclusive interview that prior to the renovation of the hospital, the delivery of health services had become difficult and expensive to manage. All this has improved, despite the insatiable demands at the Hospital. Following months of renovation work, Dr. Josaphat K. Byamugisha, the Director of the newly transformed Makerere Health Services says he breathes with a sigh of relief.
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District Land Offices Remain Idle as MZOs Takes up All Functions floor 1 5

Robert Mbaziira, the Senior Land Management Officer Mukono District, points out that with the creating of MZOs most of their roles have been duplicated, adding that workers in district offices literally do despite the fact that they are paid.
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Mystery Surrounds Double Fire at Gayaza High School incident 3 1

The school registered two fire incidents in a space of two days. The first one, on Friday night, which burnt Corby dormitory and destroyed all the students' properties and the second fire which gutted Kivebulaya Dormitory on Sunday Afternoon.
12:29
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Inside Kamunyu’s 10 Points Agenda for MUASA people 1 3

Shortly after taking Oath, Dr. Kamunyu listed ten issues, which he said will be his key areas of focus. Kamunyu, who was overwhelmingly returned after serving six-months suspension from the university, says the past two years at the helm of the association have educated him and given him a lot of satisfaction.
12:23
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Mak Council Blocks Approval of Prof. Nakanjako's Principal Job Uganda 1 Top story

“The recommended candidate for Principal MakCHS, has never been Chair/ Head of Department, but has been a substantive Dean (School of Medicine) for only three months, having service previously as Deputy Dean –a position that does not exist in the University Structure,” say staff of the college in their petition to council.
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Lt. Col. Nakalema Orders Arrest of Nansana Town Clerk corruption 4 1 Top story

On Friday afternoon, the State Anti-Corruption Unit together with other agencies including the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Local Government Ben Kumumanya stormed the municipality and held a meeting which later turned into an investigation panel with several individuals submitting evidence as others shared their grievances.
14:36
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Nansana Municipal Staff Working Overnight to Beat Probe Pressure team 1 2

Although the offices were previously closing at 7 p.m., Our reporter found the officers operating way beyond 10 p.m. One of the lower-level staff who preferred anonymity says that at night, officers keep busy looking into their documents. “The municipality is hot these days,” the staff said.
15:06
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Clients Continue to Flock Wakiso MZO Despite Closure area 1 2 Top story

According to the Ministry, all Registry operations were frozen affecting over 394,000 land transactions. Despite the temporary closure several people are still flocking the offices hoping to get services. The closure threw the real estate industry in Wakiso district into a panic right from day one.
11:04
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Nansana Municipality Crisis: Ministry Institutes Investigations, Reopens Offices security 1 7 Top story

Jackie Kiiza Kemigisha, the Principal Urban Officer in the Local Government Ministry, said the meeting came up with four resolutions and resolved to implement them with immediate effect in the interest of better service delivery in the municipality.
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Court Orders Mak to Pay Costs For Delaying to Submit Defense strike 3 2

While presiding over the matter, the head of the Industrial Court, Justice Asaph Ruhinda Ntegye and a panel of five judges explained to court that they were not ready with the judgement because Makerere University had delayed to submit its defense on time.
06:57
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Security Guard Shoots Kampala University Student Dead people 1 Top story

A student, who spoke to URN on condition of anonymity, says that she heard a gunshot at around 08:45pm and ran towards the administration block only to find Katagwa’s lifeless body
18:16
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Stolen Operating Bed Recovered in Bugiri people 1 1

The bed valued at 18 million Shillings was recovered on Wednesday abandoned in a rented room in Buwunga Sub County, Jinja district. It was stolen last week by unknown people.
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MUASA Boss Set to Resume Work After Suspension investigation 3 1 Top story

Dr. Kamunyu vowed in an interview with URN never to cede to dishonesty as he returns to Makerere University, saying that academic freedoms and freedoms of expression that he was fighting for remain cardinal to him.
17:16
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Fire Guts Iganga Drug Store investigation 1 Top story

David Muwanguzi, the Iganga District Health Officer, says the fire destroyed anti-malaria drugs meant for seven health centers, saying they have been receiving drugs since last week and the last consignment was recorded on Monday night.
12:59
12:59

Mak Deploys Suspended Staff Leader, Eight Months Later member 1

Kalema had been accused of committing acts that were prejudicial to the proper performance of the duties of the university and hurting the university image. Together with Bennet Magara, he was suspended by the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe on December 21, 2018, who accused them of promoting hooliganism.
13:24
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How Former ICT Director Fell Out With Mak Adminstration Makerere University 1

Eng. Frank Kitumba was evicted by a team from the University Estates, Works Directorate, security guards and police officers in what his lawyers described the eviction as unfortunate and contempt of the law.
12:23
12:23

Fire Guts 15 Houses in Jinja village 3 1

15 houses were destroyed by the fire which started at 3:00 am. It is alleged the fire was caused by a charcoal stove that was left burning throughout the night.
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Mak Staff Appeals Tribunal to Resume in July law 1

Justice Tabaro, who was appointed by the Makerere Chancellor Prof. Ezra Suruma last month, says they have held several meetings to ensure proper operations of the tribunal.
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Mak Payroll Audit Flops as University Managers Disagree member 1

The two-day exercise was scheduled to start today June 5, 2019. But according to the messages seen by URN, the internal audit office of the university and the Deputy Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration failed to agree on the method for conducting the exercise.
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UGX 18bn Needed for Operationalisation of Kitalya Prison investigation 4 1

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.
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