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20:19
20:19

Muni University Graduation Hangs in Balance Over Finances 1 1

The budget performance trend before the committee indicates that the University non-wage budget had only increased from 3.4 billion Shillings in the financial year 2016/2017 to 4.4 billion Shillings in 2018/2019. Dr Picho Odubuker points out that even the 4.4 billion Shillings provided last financial year includes a 1.7 billion Shillings supplementary budget of which only 1 billion Shillings was provided.
19:58
19:58

Witchdoctor Arrested for Defiling, Impregnating Teenage Sisters 1 1

Magambo Musa also known as Mulangira Musoga allegedly told the teenagers to keep around his shrine for somedays. While there, they were sexually abused every night inside the shrines. The girls later revealed the ordeal to their relatives who alerted the police about Magambo’s actions.
19:49
19:49

Uganda’s Oil Sector Suffering from Political Interference – Researchers yoweri Museveni 1

Writing a chapter in a recently published book on Uganda’s oil sector, Dr Badru Bukenya, an academic at Makerere University and Jaqueline Nakayiza, an independent researcher, observed that “within Uganda’s oil sector, informal institutions and arrangements tend to prevail over rules-based approaches.”
19:42
19:42

Nile Agro Factory Closed After Monday Evening Fire Jinja 2 1

According to Francis Baganzi, the Human Resource Manager of the factory, the fire started from the thermic oil boiler, a key piece of equipment which controls all the activities of the factory. The machine reportedly exploded and burnt out into ashes.
19:21
19:21

Uptake of Annual Health Checks Still Low -Specialists Ministry of Health 5

In an interview with Uganda Radio Network this morning, Dr. Paul Kasenene, a specialist in nutritional, lifestyle and functional medicine said there is still a limited range of things that can be tested for in many health facilities.
18:36
18:36

Security Guard Allegedly Killed by Wife in Domestic Brawl 1 1

Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, said Okumu’s body was found about five metres from the couple’s home at Binyonyi, Nakawa Division, in Kampala on Sunday night.
18:26
18:26

Secretary Sues Equal Opportunities Commission for Unfair Dismissal

Kasamba joined the commission in January 2017 from Kasese District Local Government on a three-year contract, which would have ended this month. However, he says, the commission, which is constitutionally mandated to eliminate discrimination and inequalities against any individual or group of persons in Uganda, was run along tribal lines, an approach which made the working environment toxic and unbearable.
17:37
17:37

Nimrod Hotel Pool Attendant Arrested Over Client's Death drowning 1 1

The attendant identified as Ignatius Mulya was arrested to explain circumstances surrounding the death of one Enock Ssembuuze, 21, a resident of Kigombe village whose body was found at Lugogo Swamp seven kilometres away from the hotel on January 3.
17:23
17:23

MPs Grill Soroti University Officials Over Funds, Management Soroti Hospital 1 1 Top story

However, the MPs were reluctant to listen to any more demands from the University official until a full report on the previous allocations is provided. Opolot noted that the university lacks an accounting officer currently.
17:07
17:07

One Person Arrested, Two Others Wanted in Makindye Girl's Murder 2 1

Kirabo was kidnapped and strangled by unknown person’s moments after she was sent to buy spices at a shop located about 20 meters from her grandmother’s home. Her body was found in an incomplete building in Makindye Division, over the weekend.
16:46
16:46

Two Special Hire Drivers Held For Murder Fred Enanga 2 1 Top story

Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga, says the suspects were captured on CCTV Cameras in Mukono while in action. He says police reviewed the footage from the cameras and managed to identify the registration number of the suspect’s vehicle.
16:23
16:23

Mp Ssekikubo Charged, Remanded to Masaka Prison 1

Ssekikubo was charged with unlawful possession of a firearm and inciting violence; cases which stem from spates of violence witnessed during the National Resistance Movement, NRM party primaries in Sembabule District, in August 2010.
16:10
16:10

Minister's Directive to Close Village Coolers Draws Mixed Reactions from Farmer State Minister 4 1 Top story

Wilson Kasana, a dairy farmer from Sanga in Lyantonde district, says closing village coolers would affect them a lot, saying cooperatives pay unfair prices to farmers.
15:36
15:36

Missing Rukungiri Woman Found Gang raped, Dead 2

Elly Maate, the Kigezi region Police spokesperson saysTushemereirwe’s body was found lying naked with many bruises on the thighs and private parts, raising suspicion that she was gang raped before she was killed. He says they have arrested John Nkorenta, a casual laborer who was seen accompanying Tushemereirwe on Friday night for questioning.
15:19
15:19

Security Agencies Identify 2000 Spots for Upcountry CCTV Installations 2 2

Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga says that a team has since come up with the spots that will be covered by the second phase of CCTV installations, covering 144 municipalities among others Masaka, Kabale, Mityana, Mubende, Mbale and Hoima, as well as town councils and border points such as Katuna, Malaba, Nimule and Elegu.
15:06
15:06

Clients Continue to Flock Wakiso MZO Despite Closure area 2 1 Top story

According to the Ministry, all Registry operations were frozen affecting over 394,000 land transactions. Despite the temporary closure several people are still flocking the offices hoping to get services. The closure threw the real estate industry in Wakiso district into a panic right from day one.
14:51
14:51

Designate Attorney General Jackson Kafuuzi Left Out as New Ministers Take Oath President Museveni 1

The eight include Raphael Magyezi, Judith Nabakooba, Molly Kamukama, Denis Hamson Obua, Robinah Nabbanja, Peter Ogwang, Beatrice Anywar and Helen Adoa.
14:33
14:33

Makerere Students Issue Ultimatum for Issuance of Graduation Gowns 2 1

The 70th graduation ceremony which is scheduled to start on Tuesday, January 14 has suffered a major setback arising out of the delayed issuance of graduation gowns to the graduands. Only 7,000 out of more than 13,000 graduands have so far been able to secure gowns, as the ceremonies draw closer.
13:39
13:39

Security Teams Recover 11 Animals Stolen from Agago by Cattle Rustlers 1

Initial reports indicated that Armed rustlers suspected to have crossed from Kotido district on Friday night raided kiloko itiyo village in Loperebong Sub County and Matakula village in Omiya Pacwa Sub-county and looted 11 animals from local farmers.
11:26
11:26

Masaka Municipal Leadership on the Spot over Unspent Road Funds Jude Mbabali 1 1

In the 2018/19 financial year, government allocated Masaka municipality Shillings 2.4 billion for periodical roads maintenance works. However, the money was returned to the Central Treasury because of the failure by the municipality to utilize it despite the sorry state of the road network there.
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