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19:46
19:46

Chief Justice Quotes Biblical Teachings to Preach Integrity to Judicial Officers Swearing in 4 3

Quoting the book of Deuteronomy Chapter 16 verses 18 to 20, Owiny-Dollo said that the Lord God commands the judicial officers not to distort justice by accepting bribes.
19:33
19:33

Farmers Demand Repair of Rwengaju Irrigation Scheme 4

The pipes that are supposed to supply water in the area are broken leading to an over spill.
19:28
19:28

Gov’t Proposes Life Imprisonment for Selling Body Organs human organs 1 Top story

Dr. Aceng notes that Uganda does not have any law governing human organ donation and transplantation, which is increasingly becoming an area of health care used to cure non-communicable diseases that are rising rapidly. She also states concern about the increase in the illicit trade in and trafficking of human organs, cells, and tissue.
19:06
19:06

Speaker Stops Fresh Constitutional Amendments 1 5

Muruli Mukasa, the Acting Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs said that the process of establishing the Constitutional Review Commission has started and the proposal has been forwarded to Cabinet.
18:30
18:30

Low Turn Up Mars New Voter Registration in Busongora South by-election 1 3

At Hamukungu parish in Lake Katwe Sub County, Pavin Ninsiima, the voter's register update officer, said that he had recorded less than 20 new voters during the four days.
18:19
18:19

BoU Calls Emergency Policy Committee Meeting Over Inflation 2

The Bank of Uganda has raised the Central Bank Rate by a percentage point to 8.5 percent, just a month after adjusting it to 7.5, as inflation spirals.
18:14
18:14

Gov’t Targets One Million Households with Safe, Clean Cooking Gas 3 3

Ismail Tobasiima, the Marketing Officer at Stabex International Ltd disclosed that recent research they conducted prior to the project revealed that the 13kg gas cylinder can last three months for an average family with four members.
18:10
18:10

Nwoya Residents Task UWA to Expedite Installation of Electric Fence 5 1

UWA had planned to erect electric fences on the National Park’s border with the sub-counties of Purongo, Got Apwoyo, Anaka, Koch Goma, and Koch Lii all in Nwoya District.
18:04
18:04

There're Many Illegal Driving Schools -Police; No Illegal Driving Schools -MOW 1 2

Police believe the illegally operating driving schools churn out incompetent drivers who cause hundreds of deaths and injuries every year. At least 4,159 people died in road crashes in 2021 which was an increase from 3,663 road deaths the previous year.
17:54
17:54

Organizations Extorting Money from LRA War Victims to Benefit from Reparation Northern Uganda 1 2

Maria Kamara Mabinti, the ICC Outreach Coordinator for East Africa says they have noted concerns that some organizations are now registering the war victims in the case locations to benefit from the reparation program.
17:47
17:47

Teachers Disappointed with UNATU Decision to Call Off Strike 3 1

While UNATU suspended the strike to enable negotiations to continue, teachers that laid their chalk down feel betrayed by the union. Many of them intimate that their leaders should have remained steadfast until the government committed to increasing their salaries
17:40
17:40

Lira City Councilors Decry Slow USMID Road Works USMID Project 7

The project is expected to be complete by next month, but so far only 39% of the actual work has been completed, raising concerns among the city leaders.
17:30
17:30

Cabinet Adopts Proposed Changes to Microfinance Deposit-Taking Institutions Act 2

The Minister of Information and National Guidance, Chris Baryomunsi communicated the government decision in a media briefing at the government-owned media center, saying the changes are aimed at helping MDIs to serve Ugandans better.
17:12
17:12

Accountancy Students Decry Tough Papers, High Failure Rates 5

“Can the institute help people who have failed the papers like four times as it is demotivating and demoralizing!” said a student. But CPA Mayende, the ICPAU President said the institute cannot compromise the quality of the profession since it is internationally affiliated.
16:57
16:57

Mbarara COVID-19 Vaccination Centers Register Low Uptake Of Booster Dose MInistry of Health 1 4

Harrison Kagure, the head of Communication at the COVID-19 Treatment Center in Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital, says only 288 people have turned up for the booster COVID-19 dose in the last three weeks.
16:46
16:46

NRM’s Transformer Cadres’ President Arrested in Amolatar Hot FM Amolatar

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the North Kyoga Regional Police spokesperson confirmed his arrest saying the suspects Adupa stood for as surety failed to comply with the terms and conditions of the bail and has since disappeared.
16:39
16:39

Seed School Builders Strike Over Pay 1 3

On Monday, angry laborers locked the girl’s dormitory and the administration block protesting underpaid arrears. Justine Okumu, one of the workers told URN that their children have been suspended from school due to accumulated school dues.
16:38
16:38

Prisons Authorities Want More Plea Bargaining Sessions for Petty Offenders 2 3

Innocent Draville, the Officer in Charge of Mbarara Main Prison says since 2014 when the plea bargain initiative started in Mbarara, a total of 1,276 capital cases have been handled and disposed of compared to the 281 petty offences noting that more efforts are needed to advocate for petty offenders to enroll for plea bargaining.
16:27
16:27

Contractor Fails to complete Amida Seed Secondary School 5 1

The government contracted Zeep Construction Uganda Limited, to construct the school within three years at a cost of 2.55 billion Shillings. However, the contractor has failed to complete the work in the last three financial years and the funds have been returned twice to the consolidated fund.
16:13
16:13

Parliament Directs Prime Minister on Arts Teachers Interventions teachers strike 4 1

On Monday, Teachers under the Uganda National Teachers’ Union (UNATU) called off their strike that started on June 15th in a quest for salary enhancement, with equity and harmonization across the board.
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