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19:16
19:16

MPs Want Accounting Officers Dismissed for Delaying Civil Servant Salaries 5

Problems on the payroll were a result of an intensive data migration exercise from the old payroll to the Integrated Personnel and Payroll System which saw 23,428 civil servants not paid due to process-related errors.
18:22
18:22

Parliament Passes HIV/Aids Control Bill

The Bill seeks to provide a legal framework for the national response to HIV, as well as protect the rights of individuals affected by HIV. Its passing was delayed last month by a lack of quorum in Parliament. The bill had been contested by members of the public, human rights and HIV rights advocates who claim that the HIV Prevention and Control bill has clauses that could deter the fight against the epidemic.
18:03
18:03

Opposition To Petition EC Over NRM Mobilization Money 2

The Opposition plans to petition the Electoral Commission to ask them why they are not querying the conduct of the ruling NRM party on how it is conducting its consultation.
17:03
17:03

Kadaga Wants Briefing On Progress Of ID Registration 1

Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has demanded that the minister of internal affairs updates the house on the progress of the registration for national Identity cards.
17:03
17:03

Gov\'t faulted for Disregarding Prisoners in National ID Registration 2 1

Willy Agirembabazi, a Masaka based Human Rights officer argues that disregarding prisoners, whether suspect or convict, is a rights violation since they are then treated as non-citizens who may not qualify for national IDs.
16:47
16:47

NWSC Gets US$25M For Arua Water Project 1

National water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) has launched a 25 million US dollar project to expand the volume of water supply in Arua and its surrounding areas including the construction of sewerage line.
16:19
16:19

Empango Celebrations Cancelled Due to Omukama's Ill-Health 1

The celebrations held annually on June 11 commemorate the day the reigning King Omukama Solomon Gafabusa Iguru ascended the throne following the restoration of cultural institutions by the NRM government. He ascended to the throne in 1994.
16:03
16:03

Tooro Kingdom Subjects Camp At Buloba Church steven kaliba 1

In a telephone interview with Uganda Radio Network, Vincent Mugume, the Kingdom’s deputy information minister, who is part of the subjects, says they have halted the move until Herbert Mugisa, the Local Council 3 Chairperson for South Division in Fort Portal Municipality, recovers. The 130 subjects mainly youths have pitched camp at Buloba Church of Uganda.
15:41
15:41

UYD Mobilisers Pullout of Nabukenya's Campaign Team dp delegates 3 3

According to Bwogi, Nabukenya’s campaigns have been taken over by Suubi pressure group members including MPs Betty Nambooze, Muwanga Kivumbi, Mathias Mpuuga and the embattled city Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago amongst others.
15:12
15:12

South Sudan, CAR Instability Undermining Fight against LRA- UN Report

In the report, the UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon states that the lack of national security forces including intelligence-sharing capacity in CAR as well as growing inter-communal conflict and in some cases hostility to foreign Regional Task Force – (RTF) troops, presents challenges to counter-LRA operations.
14:37
14:37

Kibaale Cyclist Kills Brother, Buries Body Secretly murder in kibaale

Police in Kakumiro town council, Kibaale district are holding a boda boda cyclist for allegedly killing his brother and burying the body secretly.
14:10
14:10

DRC Govt Defends Police After Stadium Stampede rowdy fans

The Congolese government has defended its National Police over the stampede at the stadium in Kinshasa which claimed 15 people on Sunday.
13:24
13:24

IMF Cautions Uganda Govt On Spending Pressures

Anna Lucia Coronel, the IMF Uganda Resident Representative, says the government should “resist all spending pressures that are not compatible with Uganda’s economic priorities.” Coronel’s comments come at a time the revenue collections are below target, as Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) is faced with the largest shortfall in over 5 years.
13:09
13:09

UN Security Council wants Sudan's Help to Capture Kony 1 Top story

The Council statement followed a report by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon that the LRA leader and some of his commanders may have entered the Kafia Kinji territory, which is administered by South Darfur authorities while claimed by Western Bahr al Ghazal.
12:46
12:46

Bududa Takes Precaution against Landslides as Rains Intensify landslide in bududa 3

John Baptist Nambetsye, the Bududa district LC V chairman says the ongoing rains pose a serious threat of another catastrophic landslide in the area. Nambetsye says they have now petitioned government to station equipment like excavators and bulldozers at the district as part of its preparedness.
12:17
12:17

Legal Committe: Funding Shortfall Could affect Preparations for 2016 Polls 2

Stephen Tashobya, the chairperson of the legal and parliamentary affairs committee says the failure by government to provide the budgeted amount is likely to affect the commission work.
11:56
11:56

NGOs, CBOs Protest Operational Fees gulu district 1

But Francis Odongyoo, the executive director Human rights Focus (HURIFO), an NGO operating in Gulu says the new fee reduces operating space for the organizations and also makes the NGOs incur costs that have not been budgeted for.
11:15
11:15

St. Mary's Kasaala Health Centre II Goes 8 Months Without Mama Kits 2

Government supplies mama kits to all its health facilities. However, medics at St. Mary’s Kasaala Health Center II say they stopped receiving the mama kits 8 months ago.
10:40
10:40

Kampala Politicians Barred from Luweero Ahead of By-elections 3

Key among the regulations is the restriction of entry of non residents into Luwero. He adds that politicians from other parts of the country will not be allowed into the district at least two days to polling day. Elections are scheduled for May 22, 2014.
10:22
10:22

Chimpanzee Trust Uganda Uses Contraceptives to Control Chimp Population 2

Despite the fact that the sanctuary seems big, Conservationists believe it cannot accommodate more Chimpanzees.
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