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11:55
11:55

Delayed Funding Frustrating Research on Lake Victoria financial year 2 1

Each State is required to pay annual subscription fees of USD 485,000. The funds facilitate studies that guide countries on how best to preserve the different Lake Victoria species from extinction. The member states include Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and Burundi.
18:41
18:41

Local Gov't Minister Decries Absence of Inspectors service 2

The Local Government Act mandates the local government ministry to oversee all local governments through the Directorate of Local Government Inspection.
07:06
07:06

Staff Shortage Hits Makerere University Estates Unit government 1

Sources at the department indicate that over 200 vacancies have not been filled over the past years.
10:25
10:25

DP Grass Root Elections Postponed leader 2

To date, the process is yet to start as several party leaders from Masaka, Wakiso, Mukono and some parts of Kampala petitioned the National Executive Committee.
12:47
12:47

IRCU in Nationwide HIV/AIDs Sensitization Campaign resident 3 1

Charles Serwanja, the IRCU Health Program Manager, says it is the mandate of religious leaders to use their platforms to sensitize their communities on the HIV/AIDs epidemic.
07:09
07:09

Suruma Appoints Bazeyo Acting Mak Deputy VC job 2

In November Professor Anthony Mugisha challenged the search process saying he was unfairly and unlawfully denied a chance to compete for the job of Deputy Vice-Chancellor.
18:52
18:52

Uganda's Forest Cover Completely Depleted-Environment Minister company 4 2

Uganda’s forest cover has been depleted to 8% up from 24% in 1990s, largely attributed to human encroachment for different activities such as tree cutting for charcoal and timber as well as agriculture.
08:23
08:23

Oulanyah Tasks OAG To Closely Monitor Accounting Officers district 1 4 Top story

Oulanya says the Hoima regional office should ensure that the monies injected by the government in the oil sector is properly monitored and accounted for adding that the establishment of the regional office will extend services closer to the people they Audit and that this will enhance the delivery of their mandate.
14:34
14:34

KCCA Ping Pong: Technocrats Snub Council Meeting authority 4 1 Top story

Lukwago said technocrats see politicians at KCCA as foreigners who have no mandate or authority to question what they do.
16:51
16:51

Panic as Police Directors Take 6 months Without Contracts position 1 1 Top story

A reliable source told URN that the directors whose contracts have yet to be renewed have expressed concern to the Police Policy and Advisory Committee PAC chaired by the Inspector General of Police Martin Okoth Ochola but even this has not help.
07:59
07:59

Scene of Crime Officers in Bugisu Region Struggling to Work police 1

Our reporter saw Scene of Crime Officers visiting a crime scene dressed casually. Suwed Manshur, the Elgon Region Spokesperson, confirms the challenge, saying transport is a general problem in the force.
15:26
15:26

Ssemujju, Munyagwa and Others Appeal Age Limit Judgment court 1 5 Top story

According to Lukwago, the appellants are seeking re-evaluation of the records presented before the Constitutional court. Lukwago says that the judges misdirected and misevaluated facts in their judgment such as claims that the public was consulted.
16:55
16:55

Kasese LC V Chairperson, MP Clash Over Service Delivery district 1 Top story

Kathika alleges that his constituency has been sidelined for a very longtime when it comes to service delivery and the Chairperson is hell bent on frustrating the little that would come with the creation of the new sub counties. He also claimed that people from his area were sidelined in the recent recruitment by by Kasese District Local Government.
07:01
07:01

Gen Kayihura Overstepped Boundaries–Museveni police 1 1 Top story

On Wednesday, President, Yoweri Museveni reportedly told members of parliament in a closed security meeting at in conference hall in the Office of the Prime Minister that the former IGP overstepped his mandate and undermined police structures.
14:14
14:14

Rwenzori Tax Collection Improving- URA president 2

According to John Kiyaga, the Regional Manager Domestic taxes, URA collected Shillings 9 billion from districts in the Rwenzori region in the 2016/17 financial year. He however, says they collected Shillings 12 billion by May this year indicating a 26 percent increase.
10:07
10:07

IGG: We Need Total Independence mandate 2

Mulyagonja says that the policy, which mandates one institution to represent another creates confusion.
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