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May 2017 11 results
19:07
19:07

Mak Lecturers Demand Better Welfare, Academic Freedoms masa 3 1

Amos Dembe Ashaba, the General Secretary of the Makerere University Administrative Staff Association Masa said government should harmonise staff salaries in public universities so as to avert strikes in future.
18:46
18:46

Taxi, Bodaboda Operators Want Public Holidays Scrapped boda boda cyclists 1 4

Boda boda and taxi operators in Kampala want government to remove national public holidays arguing that they affect their daily work routines and profits. Referring to national public holidays as days that only benefit people in government, boda boda and taxi operators that Uganda Radio Network spoke to believe that they would be better off if national celebrations like International Labour Day were scrapped from the national public holiday calendar.
18:23
18:23

General Elwelu Awarded Rwenzori Star Medal gen. elly tumwine 1 1 Top story

Land Forces Commander, Major General Peter Elwelu, was today awarded the Rwenzori Star medal, five months after he led a military assault on the palace of the Rwenzururu King in which over 100 people were killed. Elwelu is among the 143 people awarded with Rwenzori Star medal, Golden Jubilee Medal and Police Medals in Pallisa district during the ceremony to mark International Labour Day.
17:45
17:45

Museveni Expresses Disdain for Food Relief pallisa district 3 1 Top story

Speaking at the International Labour Day celebrations in Pallisa district today, Museveni warned that people should eat food relief carefully because they may be eating a school or a road. Museveni also warned that food aid may dissuade people from working who will instead wait for food aid from government.
16:48
16:48

Worker's Union Wants Independent Labour Ministry workers unions 1 2

Wilson Owere, the chairman of National Organisation of Trade Unions NOTU, says that Ugandan laborers have for long endured exploitation and badly needed a policy on minimum wage.
16:28
16:28

Labour Day Celebration Is Worthless – Workers 4 1

But Ugandan workers believe that there is nothing to celebrate when workers rights are being violated, employees still earn a small sum for their sweat and the standard of living is high. They add that the Ugandan worker has no achievement to celebrate over the years.
16:12
16:12

Experts Warn Against 'Unbalanced Budget' Allocations health budget 2 1 Top story

Francis Kamulegeya, the Country Senior Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers Uganda outlines improved accessibility to markets and social services, reduced transport costs, increased production, improved trade, industrial growth and job creation as some of the priorities the budget should focus on.
15:42
15:42

Labour Day Highlights Kampala's Mixed Fortunes pictures

While celebrations are underway at Saza ground in Pallisa, members of the business community are toiling to make ends meet. Dozens of men and women alike, are strolling the streets of Kampala with merchandise, hoping to find the next buyer.
14:21
14:21

Makerere Declines to Advertise Principal Position at Law School makerere law school

Makerere University has declined to advertise the position of the School of Law principal as they await Council for Higher Education NCHE to grant it college status. Uganda Radio Network understands that the current acting school of law Principal, Dr Damalie Naggitta, wrote to the university management requesting them to advertise the position but her plea was not considered.
11:31
11:31

Israeli Firm Remodels Male Circumcision Device unaids 1

An Israeli firm behind the only nonsurgical medical male circumcision is remodeling its device over tetanus risk concerns. This follows confirmation by the World Health Organisation WHO that there was a higher risk of tetanus in circumcision performed with the elastic collar compression device compared to other circumcision methods that remove the foreskin at the time of the procedure.
07:42
07:42

Makerere To Refund Student ID Money

The move was aimed at streamlining university the academic, financial and human resource records in public universities through the Integrated Management Information Systems. The students were expected to receive digitalized identity cards under the new system.
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