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11:04
11:04

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.
12:48
12:48

Nansana Mayor Closes Municipal Offices, Asks Ministry to Take Over government 1 3 Top story

Bakkite says given the forceful removal of the town clerk, she was left with no option but to close the offices and ask the ministry to takeover.
11:59
11:59

Uncertainties Spell Doom for Booming Artisanal Mining Sector government 1 7

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.
15:46
15:46

Church of Uganda Launches 490KM Pilgrimage in Memory of Archbishop Luwum government 5 1

According to the Provincial Secretary, Rev. Canon Captain William Ongeng, the pilgrimage will start on Jan 29, 2020, and end on Feb 14. Canon Ongeng says that the pilgrims will among other things retrace the footsteps of the last journey of Archbishop Luwum.
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.
15:53
15:53

FPU Commander Calls for Establishment of Special Court for Fishery Issues member 1

Akandwanaho notes that cases of illegal fishing practices have increased and over 2500 illegal boats commonly referred to as “bao tatu” and 800 beach seines have been impounded in the past seven months.
13:07
13:07

Dark Memories of 1966 Evoked as Family, Friends Celebrate Dr. Lumu's Life people 6 1 Top story

Henry Kyemba, the then Personal Secretary to Dr Apollo Milton Obote points out that as tension between Mengo and Obote continued rising, there were a lot of accusations. Kyemba notes that since Dr. Lumu was a personal friend to Kabaka Fredrick Muteesa, who was already at loggerheads with Obote, his arrest was unavoidable.
18:32
18:32

Kigorobya Residents Welcome Select Committee Report evicted residents 1 3

The families were evicted from their ancestral land measuring 438 hectares on February 13, 2019 when a joint security team comprising of the army and police raided the village under the guise of tracking down people involved in subversive activities.
19:55
19:55

Political Statements Top PWDs Celebrations people 1 3 Top story

The lead speaker, Grace Asamo used the occasion to tell participants that their human rights can only be safe guarded under the NRM government, warning that a change of guard will jeopardize them.
11:41
11:41

Peer Review Mechanism to Adopt Museveni’s Bottlenecks to Africa's Development government 1 2

Prof. Eddy Maloka, APRM Chief Executive Officer, says the agency feels that the bottlenecks highlight almost all the cross-cutting issues which are affecting all states in the continent.
19:55
19:55

70% Ugandans Can’t Access Government Information -Twaweza Report Makerere University 4 4

With 62 civil servants interviewed from national level and across five districts, the study conducted between December 2018 to March 2019 indicate that majority of public servants (both elected and appointed) have limited knowledge of the law.
18:28
18:28

Male Mabirizi Fundraising in Eastern Uganda En Route to Arusha court 1 2

Mabirizi filed a case in May this year, challenging the amendment of the constitution to lift the cap on the presidential age. He said that the process for the amendment was characterized by violence and deployment of military police in and outside Parliament, among other unconstitutional misdeeds.
19:13
19:13

Government Sponsorships Favour Male Students –Mak Professors Makerere University 6 2 Top story

They argue that that the affirmative action policy which awarded 1.5 bonus points to girls qualifying to enter public universities, remains insufficient to address equity issues, especially in science-related courses. As a result, they say, the current government merit scholarship for students in higher education is heavily bent in favour of male students.
13:43
13:43

CSO’s Decry Shrinking Space, Repressive Legal Framework operations 2

The CSOs explains that government has come up with several laws that cripples their operations in the region and the country at large.
16:51
16:51

Former Busoga University Students Protest Delayed Graduation education 1 3

Sumaya Nakanda, one of the affected students, says she has failed to upgrade using the academic documents from Busoga university due to lack of approved registration numbers, which can only be availed after acquiring her transcript.
12:30
12:30

Bunyoro Farmers Demand Oil Opportunities Oil and gas 6 1

James Tusingwire, a farmer in Buswekera cell in Busiisi division Hoima Municipality wants the government to sensitize the farmers on what they should supply to the oil and gas sector or else most farmers could be left out.
12:47
12:47

IRCU in Nationwide HIV/AIDs Sensitization Campaign resident 1 3

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.
16:54
16:54

Mak Perimeter Wall Construction on Course- Dr. Odoi resident 3 3

Dr. Odoi says they want to close off up-to the College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Bio-Security along Muganzi road before the next graduation due early next year.
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