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15:01
15:01

Gov't Rejects Creation of National Truth and Reconciliation Commission 7 1

Government is discussing a proposal to restructure the Amnesty Commission to oversee the implementation of the National Transitional Justice Policy for addressing the justice, accountability and reconciliation needs of conflict affected communities.
11:21
11:21

Duplication of Roles by Gov't, Agencies Affecting Service Delivery-Experts 3

Dr. Robina Kaitiritimba, the Executive Director Uganda National Health Consumers’ Organisation says, for instance, there was no need of setting up an independent entity to register births and deaths because it can be done by local councils.
18:04
18:04

Parliament Committee Cautions Gov't on Expensive China Loans China Uganda loans 1 1

Committee Chairperson Hajat Bbumba adds that the Committee is concerned with the high debt accumulation rate in the short and medium-term and recommended that debt contracting by the government should be scaled down to only projects that have a high economic and financial return in the medium term and target cheaper loans to finance the investment pla
19:26
19:26

Kabaka Calls for Boost to Restoration of Cooperatives kabaka mutebi 1 3

The Kabaka recalled that the inception of cooperatives in Singo and Masaka (Buddu County) in 1913, propelled coffee and cotton farmers into prosperity when they started keeping their earnings in form of Savings in the different cooperative societies.
13:21
13:21

Women Rights Defenders Raise Concerns over FGM Persistence United Nations 4 1

Speaking to several women rights defenders at Imperial Botanical beach in Entebbe on Thursday, Margaret Kulaba, the chairperson of the Human rights defenders network says the practice has for long been a threat to the future of the girl child.
20:00
20:00

Parliament Approves UGX 900bn for South Sudan Compensation juba crisis 1

Parliament has approved the payment of 947 billion shillings ($252m) for the payment of 82 Ugandan companies that supplied goods and services in South Sudan.
12:51
12:51

Gov't Orders Apaa Residents to Vacate Disputed Land Apaa land dispute Top story

The position offers financial and material support to all households living in the area stating that they must vacate the area for wildlife conservation.
17:06
17:06

Ministry of Health Seeks More Funding for Doctors Salaries health ministry 1 1

The Ministry of Health is seeking additional 13 billion shillings in order to enhance salaries of medical specialists in a bid to attract more doctors.
16:35
16:35

ISO Faulted for Failing to Investigate South Sudan Payments 3 1

Officials from ISO were on Wednesday appearing before the committee to answer to questions regarding the payment of 41 billion shillings to 10 companies that supplied goods to South Sudan prior to the 2013 conflict but were never paid.
07:48
07:48

Refugee Conditions Deteriorate as Donors Cut Lifesaving Aid 1

The Norwegian Refugee Council is now calling on donor countries to take more responsibility for the 1.2 million refugees living in Uganda, a poverty-stricken nation, shouldering a responsibility on persons escaping violence and bloodshed in countries across the region. Uganda is hosting refugees from South Sudan, DR Congo, Burundi, Somalia, Rwanda, Eritrea, Sudan and Ethiopia.
17:59
17:59

Uganda Commits to Ensuring Dignified Return of Refugees drc refugees 2 1

The statement comes amidst speculation that is safe for refugees from Burundi, South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo, DRC to return to their countries.
19:47
19:47

Trader Challenges Removal from South Sudan Compensation list south sudan crisis 3 1

A South Sudan supplier wants Members of Parliament to Investigate how his company Gash Logistics Kampala was kicked out of compensation at the last moment.
17:32
17:32

PS Muhakanizi Advised Finance Minister Against South Sudan Compensation 1

The Permanent Secretary and Secretary to the treasury Keith Muhakanizi advised against the payment of 40bn shillings to 10 companies that supplied grain to the South Sudan Government.
19:13
19:13

Parliament Appoints Committee to Investigate South Sudan Compensation 1

On Wednesday, the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga appointed a committee that will establish how the 10 companies were selected, verify the actual beneficiaries, criteria of selection, status of verification of all claimants and among others. She gave the committee, headed by Ann Maria Nankabirwa, the Kyankwanzi Woman MP 25 days to report back to Parliament.
19:53
19:53

MPs Ask Gov't to Resolve Tension with Rwanda rwandan gov't 4

Butemba County MP Pentagon Innocent Kamusiime says that ideally, the border cannot be closed without prior notice to the neighboring country. He advises that the government fast-tracks negotiations to resolve any outstanding conflict, for the sake of Ugandan traders.
08:02
08:02

Gov't Officials Downplay Uganda-Rwanda Tension Reports 2

The statement came after the blockage of cargo trucks that were heading to Rwanda from Uganda at Gatuna border on Thursday. The government of Rwanda said, in a statement issued by the Rwanda Revenue Authority that the move was to allow the upgrading of the One Stop Border Post at Gatuna.
12:46
12:46

Specialists Welcome Plan for Wider Road Reserves roads bill 2018 6 1

The nod comes amid the discussion of a draft law seeking to expand road reserves, currently under scrutiny by the physical infrastructure committee of parliament. Specialists say that Uganda requires wider roads with multiple carriageways and effective utility systems to be able to meet the needs of a growing and vibrant population.
18:29
18:29

Mateke: We Will Work With DRC to Defeat Rebels adf 1 1

DRC is a vast country with a lot of mineral resources especially abundant deposits of copper, gold, cobalt, uranium, Colton and oil among others. However, the country has been at the center of various wars, which have led to death of hundreds of people.
18:17
18:17

PPDA Wants Law Changed to Affect Directors of Blacklisted Firms contractors 1

Section 94 of the PPDA act stipulates that the Authority, may following the recommendation of a Procuring and Disposing Entity or after investigations on its own initiative suspend a provider from engaging in any procurement and disposal process for a period determined by the Authority.
15:34
15:34

Kiira Motors Offers Opportunity For Local Manufacturers kiira ev 1 1

Officials at the Kiira Motors cooperation KMC have said Ugandan manufacturers and suppliers should take the opportunity to contribute in the chain of vehicle manufacture.
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