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20:20
20:20

BOU Tightens Interest Rates as Cost of Living Worsens Inflation 5

BOU Executive Director for Supervision Dr Twinemanzi Tumubweine says the slowdown in borrowing is because there are lower business activities, while the commercial banks are also worried about the increasing risk to lending.
19:40
19:40

Police to Cough an Extra UGX2.3Billion for 773 Promoted Officers' Salaries 2 1

The promoted officers include five promoted to the rank of Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIGP), nine promoted to Senior Commissioner of Police (SCP), 33 promoted to Commissioner of Police (CP), 70 promoted to Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), 137 promoted to Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), 215 promoted to Superintendent of Police (SP) and 173 promoted to Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP).
19:09
19:09

Science Teachers Shocked as New Salaries Fail to Reach their Accounts 4 1

Aron Mugaiga, the General Secretary Uganda Professional Science Teachers Union says they are currently overwhelmed by the volume of complaints they are receiving from different parts of the country over the same matter.
18:37
18:37

Professor Nawangwe Re-appointed Makerere University Vice Chancellor 1

Nawangwe’s reappointment was announced on Friday by University Secretary Yusuf Kiranda.
18:25
18:25

Masaka City Leaders Demand Validation of Road Gangs Masaka City Council 2

The leaders argue that the city spends huge sums of money to cater for the routine manual road maintenance, but the work is not commensurate with the expenditures.
17:59
17:59

Ntoroko Residents Want FPU Operations Halted 6

They argue that they can longer access the lake following the deployment of the Unit which has affected their livelihood.
17:59
17:59

Elderly Woman Brutally Murdered in Kasese 2

Sylvester Masereka, the area local council chairperson who described the deceased as a peaceful elder who had no known conflict with anyone for the nine years since she settled in the area
16:47
16:47

Farmers in Acholi Abandon Gardens Over Rainfall Uncertainty unreliable rainfall 1

Johnson Obalim, a farmer in Oroko village, Palaro Sub-county, one of the areas that registered poor harvest due to prolonged dry spell says he isn’t interested in farming this season because of the losses he suffered previously.
16:44
16:44

Mabirizi Drags Mao to Court on Common Nuisance Charges Democratic Party 1

However, in his application filed before the Entebbe Chief Magistrate's Court, Mabirizi acting as a Private Prosecutor has preferred four charges including common nuisance, disobedience of statutory duty and conspiracy to defraud against Mao for posing as the President General of the Democratic Party.
16:43
16:43

Kenya Elections: Gain for Uganda Stock Market

“The markets have already priced in post elections development and given that so far the electoral process has gone fairly well, markets will bounce back. It is only temporary,” said Steven Kaboyo, the Managing Director Alpha Capital Partners.
16:08
16:08

MP Freed of Phone Theft Charges, Agrees to pay Owner UGX30M Siena Owomugisha 1

According to the settlement agreement, the parties have agreed that Nsubuga pays 30 million shillings to settle the matter and this money is supposed to be paid within one month from today.
15:16
15:16

Kasese Diocese Hands Over Kilembe Hospital Medical Equipment 4 2

The equipment included, an ambulance, beds, oxygen cylinders, artery forceps, generator, sterilization drum, and motorcycles, among others.
13:56
13:56

Guard Held for Shooting Suspected Mentally Impaired Man Dead school

The deceased has been identified as Daniel Agama, a mentally impaired resident of Nakamini village, in Namalemba sub-county, Bugweri district. The suspect, whose particulars have been concealed for the purposes of aiding investigations, was guarding Naigombwa Seed Secondary School at the time of the incident.
13:03
13:03

Mabirizi Asks Court to Halt Trial Against MPs Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana Allan Ssewanyana 2

Mabirizi wants the pretrial hearing halted until the determination of his constitutional petition challenging the legality of the charges against the legislators and five others.
12:44
12:44

Man Arrested for Attempting to Disarm UPDF Soldier in Arua City 2

Adiga who was armed with an Axe and Machete reportedly sneaked into the detach and attacked a UPDF soldier who was resting inside his grass thatched house and attempted to grab his gun. In the ensuing fight with the suspect, the soldier whose identity has not been disclosed got injured.
12:19
12:19

MPs Task Gov't Over Inadequate Power Supply in West Nile Electromaxx 1 3

Tayebwa issued a seven-day ultimatum during plenary on Thursday requiring the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources to report back their findings to the House in a bid to compel the Government to devise a lasting solution to address the persistent irregular electricity supply.
12:18
12:18

Half of Uganda’s Young People Don’t Understand Business Contracts-Twaweza Twaweza Uganda

These findings are based on data from a mobile phone survey dubbed Sauti za Wananchi where 1,597 young people aged 18 to 34 and 2,900 other respondents were randomly selected from across the country to determine perceptions of the challenges and opportunities for young Ugandans in starting and running businesses.
11:34
11:34

Mubende- Kakumiro Road PAPs Protest Compensation Rates UNRA 5 2

The residents of East Division and Kiyuuni Sub-county in Mubende District claim that some of their properties were undervalued during the construction of the 30km road that was commissioned in 2020.
11:31
11:31

Religious Leaders Seek Divine Intervention for Teso Cultural Woes Paul Sande Emolot 3 1

A cross-section of religious leaders drawn from Uganda and Kenya are leading the new drive which will start with an interdenominational prayer breakfast slated for August 20, 2022. This is informed by the sharp divisions that marred the succession processes of the former Emorimor, Augustine Osuban Lemukol who died in February 2022.
10:44
10:44

EAC Election Observation Mission Commends Kenya for ‘Satisfactory’ Polls 1

Speaking during a press briefing convened to release the preliminary findings of the EAC mission in Nairobi, the Head of Mission, Dr Jakaya Kikwete, lauded the Independent Electoral Boundaries Commission (IEBC) for the improvements made in regard to transparency, preparations, and management of the 2022 Kenya General Election.
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