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23:10
23:10

Lawyers Speak On Pivot Payments Ltd Suspension

We are working with the regulator and relevant stakeholders to have the licenses reinstated and normalise business operations as soon as possible, the company said.
22:58
22:58

NUP Asks Mpuuga To Step Down Over 500 Million UGX Service Award 1

“At the meeting, Rt. Hon. Mpuuga admitted that he indeed took part in this wrongdoing and apologized for the same. In light of this, he was strongly advised that the moral thing to do in the circumstances is to step down from his role as parliamentary commissioner with immediate effect.” Reads part of the statement
17:56
17:56

Pupils in Napak District Demand Classrooms 2 3

The community school that was established in 2013 has an enrollment of 302 pupils and has only one temporal classroom constructed with only poles and iron sheets.
17:53
17:53

Locals Up In Arms against Hire Of Bugoma Forest NFA 3 8

According to the residents and leaders, for one to acquire an acre of land in the forest reserve for cultivation, he or she should pay shillings 300,000. This money is paid to agents deployed by NFA officials within the communities and after transacting the business, the agents’ hand over the money to top NFA management in the district and the region. The officials do not issue out receipts for the money paid to them fearing to be tracked and arrested.
14:55
14:55

Professor Jeffrey D. Sachs Visit to Makerere in Pictures

Professor. Jeffrey D. Sachs, a renowned American economist was in Uganda for a two-day visit to Uganda. Jeffrey Sachs was the keynote Speaker at a High-Level Dialogue on the theme “Accelerating the Sustainable Development Goals through Leveraging Innovative Financing, the Parish Development Model, and Science and Technology" The dialogue was opened by Prime Minister, Robina Nabanja who later hosted him. During the address at Makerere, Prof Jeffrey Sachs urged Ugandans to prioritize their development before the foreign investors do. "No one cares about your development other than you," he said.
14:30
14:30

One Arrested Over Botched Robbery of UGX28M 1

Onyango said the money that had been stolen included 50,000 notes worth 18.8 million shillings, 20,000 notes worth 4.68 million shillings, 10,000 notes worth 3.49 million shillings, and 5,000 notes worth 1.66 million shillings.
14:25
14:25

Cost of Instructional Materials Worry Private Schools 1 2

Ali Kaggwa Ddamulira, the association’s General Secretary also Deputy Headteacher of St Jude Secondary School Kyabakuza in Masaka City, indicates that many Uganda Certificate of Education-UCE examination centers in private schools may fail to provide the required materials and experiment apparatus for their candidates over affordability challenges.
14:03
14:03

Leaders Meet In Nairobi, Discuss a Global Plastics Treaty plastic pollution 5 4

The new plastics treaty will address the full lifecycle of plastics, including their production, design and disposal.
13:53
13:53

Court Extends Criminal Summons Against Kitutu Over Ugx 1.5 Billion Loss Jude Byamukama. 1

When the matter came up today, Sseremba and Masagazi were in Court but Kitutu and Atuhirwe were absent.
13:17
13:17

UWA To Translocate Other Wildlife Species To Ajai Wildlife Reserve In Madi Okollo District 3 1

While speaking during an extra-ordinary council meeting at Madi Okollo Headquarters on Wednesday, John Makombo, the Director in Charge of Conservation at Uganda Wildlife Authority explains that as part of the activities under habitat manipulation, they plan to translocate a number of Uganda Kobs and Buffaloes as pioneer stock for habitat suitability preparation for the white rhinos.
12:27
12:27

Gunfire Rocks Luwero Town As Police Rescues Suspected Motorcycle Thief 1 3

According to a Police crime report released last week,atleast 35 people were killed in mob action within Luwero in the year 2023 and the cases increased from 18 registered in 2022. The district was ranked with the highest cases of mob justice across the country.
12:16
12:16

2,686 People Vaccinated Against Measles In Hoima health officials 1

The outbreak was confirmed last week in four villages of Runga and Kavava in Kiganja sub-county, and Tonya and Rwentale in Buseruka sub-county, along the shores of Lake Albert with children between the ages of one and five years being the most affected demographic group.
11:30
11:30

Katanga's Widow Seeks Bail On Charges Of Murdering Husband Molly Katanga 2

She lists a Minister, a Uganda People's Defence Forces General and One of the men who married President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni's daughter (Museveni's son in law) as her proposed sureties to Court.
10:49
10:49

Mubende Solar Plant Due For Commissioning Next Month 4 2

Kanaabi says that after the end of the 20-year Xsabo contract, the plant will be handed over to the government under the Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Ltd.
10:13
10:13

Uganda To Vaccinate Over 10,000 Health Workers Against Ebola 2

This revelation was made by Dr. Henry Kyobe, a Ministry of Health epidemiologist, and the leader of the Ebola response taskforce, shortly after receiving a donation of up to 25,000 double doses from the Johnson and Johnson company on Wednesday.
07:52
07:52

UWA Backtracks On Plans To Expand Ajai Wildlife Reserve 1 4

In December 2022, UWA announced plans to acquire an additional 26.58 square kilometers of land on the southern part of the wildlife reserve, following a recommendation of the rhino habitat feasibility study that found out that the current state of the reserve cannot support substantial rhino breeding.
07:45
07:45

US Ambassador Reaffirms Continued Support Of Health Care In Uganda

During the visit, Dr. Alex Adaku, the Fort Portal Regional Referal Hospital Director revealed that the Rwenzori region is prone to epidemics and the hospital needs support in research and containing such epidemics.
04:54
04:54

ICC Orders UGX 200 Billion Compensation to Ongwen’s Victims Dominic Ongwen

In a reparation decision made on Wednesday, the Judges at the Trial Chamber IX noted that the reparation will be made collectively to the victims given the magnitude of the atrocities and the number of victims.
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