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18:16
18:16

Civil Society Loses Bid to Block UGX 1.4 Trillion Lubowa Hospital Loan parliament 1 Top story

In February 2013, FINASI made a proposal to President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni to build and manage specialized healthcare facilities at Entebbe Grade A Hospital and the Uganda Cancer Institute.
07:25
07:25

Hoima Secondary Teachers Storm City Offices Over Irregular Salary Payment government 1 5

Charlis Kabiri, the deputy city clerk, declined to address the teachers in the presence of the media, causing further frustration among the protesting teachers.
07:16
07:16

Gov't Programs Hit With UGX 3 Trillion Funding Gap government

In the first seven months of 2023/2024, government expenditure was 20.68 trillion, out of the 24 trillion that had been planned, with interest payments shooting by 47 billion beyond the budgeted.
07:42
07:42

Chairpersons of Newly Created Local Councils Petition Speaker Over Operational Funds government 4

Abdullah Magumba, chairperson of Mayuge town council, notes the challenges they face, including insults from constituents due to perceived inactivity, despite the lack of funds for basic tasks like garbage collection and road maintenance.
17:18
17:18

Gov’t Commissions UGX 1.2 Bn Butiaba Health Center III health services 3 3

While commissioning the new health facility on Friday evening, Robinah Nabbanja, the prime minister of Uganda tasked health workers at the facility to effectively and promptly avail appropriate health service delivery to the area residents.
08:14
08:14

Court Orders Gov't to Compensate Tea Farmers More than UGX 60Billion Attorney General 1 Top story

As per the consent judgment, it was recognized that the number of tea seedlings estimated to have been planted in the specified districts amounted to 106,640,606, valued at Shillings 42,656,242,400. Of this, Shillings 8,237,098,116 had already been paid to eligible nursery bed operators, and NAADS committed Shillings 7,118,326,249 for payment.
08:39
08:39

Water Scarcity Hits Napak Schools water shortage 2 4

Currently, water coverage in primary schools throughout the district stands at 68 percent, with at least seven schools urgently requiring water facilities. For instance, pupils at Alekilek Primary must travel over 5 kilometers away from their school premises to fetch water.
14:02
14:02

Nabbanja, Nakadama Assure Mayuge Residents on Gov't Services district 1 1

Their commitment arose out of concerns by the Mayuge District chairperson Frank Tibagendeka that the area was lagging behind due to poor roads, lack of financial support to the fisheries sector, meagre government financing to the different agricultural production clusters, inadequate schools and health facilities, among others.
15:55
15:55

UMSC Chairperson Calls for Special PDM Program for Muslims member 1 2

Lubega said that the current PDM layout requires beneficiaries to pay minimal interest on the credit facilities extended to them, contrary to the sharia laws on finance, which promote non-interest returns on loans acquired.
17:56
17:56

Gov’t to Avail 22,000 Land titles to Kikuube Residents land grabbing 4

Peter Banura, the Kikuube LCV Chairperson in an interview with URN explains that says soon a ministry of lands team will be in the district to sensitise leaders and residents on how the issuance of the titles will be conducted.
16:33
16:33

Uganda's Hands Over 29 Arrested Errant Fishermen to Kenyan for Trial in Their Country district 1

Ruto Chepchumba, the Busia county commissioner, says that the suspects will undergo full trial under the Kenyan law on fisheries, adding that they will serve as an example to their colleagues who have become perennial trespassers into Ugandan waters.
14:27
14:27

State House Impostor Arrested For Attempting to Defraud Kaliro CAO district 2 1

It all started when the suspect stormed the Kaliro district service commission offices on January 27th, 2023 masquerading as a state house employee.
09:51
09:51

UPDF Officers Sensitized on Government Operations and Service Delivery prime minister 1 2

The officers are slated to graduate next week after a one-year course in national security, and this interface with different state actors is aimed at preparing their mindsets for future managerial deployments both within the force and other government ministries.
09:53
09:53

Queen's Visit Opened Up Jinja's Investment Potential-Senior Citizens Uganda 1 2 Top story

According to Nabwiso, Queen Elizabeth traveled along with tourists and investors who returned after her visit to set up factories mainly for ginning cotton and producing textiles. “Her visit earned Jinja town then, world-class publicity across international media outlets, which attracted several investors to the area hence earning its name of the industrial town of Uganda and East Africa," he told URN in an interview.
10:44
10:44

Buliisa Leaders Want Gov’t to take Over Kirama Vocational training Institute government 6 2

Fred Lukumu, the Buliisa LC V Chairperson wants the government to take charge of the vocational school so that it can provide vocational skills training to the children in Buliisa district since it is the only vocational training school there.
13:05
13:05

Gov’t Hands Over 56 Houses to PAPs in Kikube District government 2 5

680 persons in Kyangwali and Kabwoya sub-counties in Kikuube District were affected when the government acquired 340 hectares of land in the two sub-counties to pave way for the Kingfisher Development area-KFDA.
13:14
13:14

Two Kaliro Officials Arrested Over Alleged Graft district

The duo was picked Wednesday morning by a team from the State House Anti-Corruption Unit backed by the territorial police from Busoga North.
18:08
18:08

Police Constable Arrested Over Theft of Car Spare Parts vehicle

The dogs led police to Walele's house where they recovered the missing items.
19:22
19:22

Buliisa Residents Want Electric Fence Around Murchison Falls National Park wild animals 3

The residents say they are being raided by wild animals like elephants and Buffalos which destroy their crops and cause injuries to the community members. The most affected sub-counties include Biiso, Buliisa, Butiaba, Ngwedu, and Buliisa town councils, which all share a common border with the parks.
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