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May 2022 17 results
22:32
22:32

Supermarkets Refuse to Remit Billions to URA 4

Documents from URA show that up to 4 people have been arrested for enabling businesses not to remit this money. Of the four, one was convicted to 3 years in prison, two asked for a plea bargain in court and the other is also in court. So far 12 billion has been recovered and another nine billion have also been identified.
15:05
15:05

Mbale Medical Doctor Arrested over Defilement of 12-year Schoolgirl 1

The DPC, John Byamugisha, confirmed that the medical doctor is currently detained at Northern division central police station, waiting to appear in court to answer charges of aggravated defilement and rape.
14:43
14:43

Seasoned Professors Dismiss most Recently Awarded Makerere PhDs as Irrelevant, Impactless 3 1 Top story

Professor Suruma however stated that in order for PhDs and other research outputs to be useful, they must be translated into a format usable by members of the public and policymakers rather than being left on their own within Makerere.
14:22
14:22

Land Dispute Cases Clog Masaka Magistrates Court Registry 3 1

The Masaka Chief Magistrate Sylvia Nvannungi, the Masaka Chief Magistrate indicates that almost 89 percent of these backlog cases are land civil disputes that arose from the rulings delivered in lower courts.
14:12
14:12

Buganda Asks for Authority to Save Forests and Wetlands within the Kingdom Buganda Kingdom 3

The Buganda Minister for the environment, Mariam Nkalubo Mayanja has called upon the government to grant the kingdom authority over the forests, wetlands, and other natural resources so that the kingdom can be able to preserve them. She said that the kingdom, due to its decentralized leadership reaching all levels from the county chiefs to the villages, has the capacity if given authority to savethen from being destroyed by monitoring them while the government enforces the law.
14:07
14:07

Nakaseke Abandons Metallic Signposts Over Vandalism 4

Koomu Ignatius Kiwanuka the LC 5 Chairperson of Nakaseke district says that the wooden signposts can serve the required time of two years for accountability and they are not vandalized like metallic signposts.
13:52
13:52

Bushenyi Districs Reduced 2022/23 Budget by 600 Million Shillings 1 1

The Finance cesretary said that the performance of the local revenue was below the target because amounts from co-funding for small scale irrigation by beneficiaries had not been paid yet and the collections from markets and business licenses were also affected by the lockdown.
13:28
13:28

Pilgrims Walk, Run from Munyonyo to Kampala Ahead of Martyrs Day 3 1

The Munyonyo Minor Masilica stands at the point where the Uganda martyrs began their walk of faith to martyrdom at Namugongo execution ground on the orders of Kabaka Mwanga of Buganda Kingdom between 1885 and 1886.
12:50
12:50

Mukono Residents Protest Costly Garbage Collection by Dumping Garbage 2 1

On Friday and today Saturday residents as well as traders of Kame valley and Kikooza market started adding wrong to wrong hoping to get a right by collecting garbage from their homes and dropping it in the middle of the road which connects Nabuti to Wantoni trading center.
11:27
11:27

70% of Health Facilities In Uganda Can’t Offer Palliative Care Services Ministry Of Health 4

Palliative Care Association of Uganda Chairperson, Mark Donald Mwesiga says 77 out 226 health facilities can ably provide the care needed by patients in critical pain.
10:59
10:59

Rwandan Army, Other Armed Forces in Jinja for Field Training Exercise 1

Maj. Gen. Don Nabasa the Commandant of the UPDF Military Police has been appointed the exercise director while Lydia Wanyoto Mutende, the National Resistance Movement party-NRM, Women League is the Head of Mission.
10:53
10:53

Countries Set Global Targets to Reduce Cases of Diabetes

The targets are supposed to be achieved by 2030. A total of five targets were agreed to. These include 80% of people living with diabetes being diagnosed, 80% having control of glycaemia and 80% having good control of their blood pressure. And above all, the targets call for 100% of all people with type one diabetes having access to affordable insulin and blood glucose self-monitoring equipment
10:25
10:25

Tullow Promises to Stand with Africa On Oil and Gas Investments tullow plc 1 Top story

With the talks about the shift to cleaner energy operations, some investors in oil and gas operations are cutting investments in Africa’s oil and gas developments.
10:10
10:10

EAC Armed Forces Exercise to Steer Joint Conflict Resolution member 2 1

The joint exercise dubbed “Ushirikiano Imara, 2022,” which is being conducted in the three districts of Mayuge, Jinja, and Buikwe, has attracted 1,533 participants from six EAC countries.
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