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17:40
17:40

Bamuturaki Says Uganda Airlines Needs Three More Years To Break Even Jenifer Bamuturaki 1 3

To curb losses, Bamuturaki says the company has invested in managing the cost of fuel and oil, maintenance, rentals, and crew through personnel training, process automation, airplane seat configuration, and extension of routes among others to enable the entity to move towards break-even.
17:37
17:37

Ankole Districts Allocate Land for Construction of Remand Home 1

According to Mitooma District Chairperson Benon Karyeija, the district chairpersons agreed to construct the remand home in Kiyanga Sub County in Mitooma district. The land measures 5 acres.
16:49
16:49

Manpower Audit: Police Numbers Reduced by Over 2,000 1

A senior police officer who preferred anonymity to speak freely said the recent audits revealed that many police officers have been earning salary yet their physical presence remains a mystery.
16:30
16:30

Gov't Seeks Ugx 102.9 Billion to Construct New Prisons Frank Baine 3 2

There are currently 266 prisons in the country, which are collectively keeping 76,432 inmates, far above the holding capacity of 21, 000 inmates, according to Prison Spokesperson Frank Baine. Most of these are criminal cases as seen in the Judiciary's Annual Performance Report released in October 2023.
16:21
16:21

UMSC General Assembly Suspends Delegates for Alleged Misconduct 1 4

The new UMSC Secretary-General Hajji Abbas Sekyanzi Muluubya identified the suspended delegates as Hajj Abdul Kiyimba delegate from Lwengo, Sulaina Kigongo from East Buganda, Kamara Zuraika from Kampala, Musa Muyinda from Rubaga, and Huzairu Ssendegeya from Sheema, along with Yasin Kakuru from Kiruhura.
15:59
15:59

Skepticism Over Impact of UN Resolution on Taxation of Multinationals 4

Sponsored by the Africa Group at the UN General Assembly, the resolution provides that multinationals will pay at least 15 percent of the profit in taxes to the countries the do business in.
15:49
15:49

Armed Thugs Rob UGX 3m from Mobile Money Agent in Kagadi Armed robbers 1

The three-armed robbers disguised as clients and later held the agent identified as Scovia Kansiime at gunpoint until she surrendered all the money she had in her possession. The incident took place at around 9:30 p.m. on Thursday.
12:41
12:41

Impounded Fishing Gear Returned to Owners in Entebbe President Museveni 4 1

The fishing gear, 113 motorcycles, three bicycles, and one vehicle were impounded last year in different operations to clamp down on fishing malpractices in several areas of Entebbe.
11:43
11:43

Museveni Cancels Makerere University Land Offer in Nakasongola

In 1989, President Yoweri Museveni instructed the Ministry of Lands and Surveys to allocate 10 square miles of land to enable them to set income-generating activities and education multi-faced agricultural projects.
10:47
10:47

Lower and Upper Secondary Should Be Merged - Prof Nyeko 1 3

Prof. Nyeko, a renowned veterinarian, and academic administrator says his recommendation is part of broader efforts to streamline the education system and alleviate the burden of national examinations on students.
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10:39

Busoga Leaders Want GROW Project to Prioritize Rural Women Entrepreneurs 4

The government secured a substantial grant of USD 217 million from the World Bank to fund the project, including USD 40 million dedicated to supporting refugees and host communities.
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10:17

Corruption, Political Interference Frustrating District Service Commissions in Karamoja 1 4

The Ministry of Public Service established that many staff were in acting positions for over years due to a lack of qualifications or corruption. The commission noted that there has been a common practice for districts to return money to the treasury when there are staffing gaps but kept for relatives who are still in school.
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09:11

Dealers of Building Materials, Manufacturers Agree to Better Construction Industry 8

Accusations and counter-accusation dominated what was also the first dialogue for the building materials supply chain actors over the standards in the construction industry.
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08:22

Buyende Leaders Demand Sensitization on Nuclear Power Plant Vision 2040. 2 1

After a feasibility study in 2019, the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development identified Buyende as one of the eight potential sites in the country for the establishment of the 34.359 trillion Shillings power plant. Other sites are Nakasongola, Kassanda, Kiruhura, and Lamwo Districts among others.
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