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18:47
18:47

Assessment of Operation Wealth Creation Kicks Off In Rwenzori inadequate land

On Tuesday, the team led by Major James Nkojo visited Kasenda Sub County in Kabarole district, where they found 10,000 coffee seedlings which were distributed to farmers wasted and rotting away.
18:43
18:43

Lack of Assets Register Hinders Local Revenue Collection assests register 2

Lawrence Magezi, the acting Kyarusozi town clerk says the town council doesnt know its entire revenue sources due to lack of an assets register.
18:39
18:39

MPs Criticise UTB Officials For Failing To Market Uganda marketing uganda 4 1

Dokolo county MP Felix Okot Ogong criticised Uganda Tourism Board officials for presenting the same challenges to the committee every year without providing any solutions.
18:33
18:33

Drivers Demand Suspension of Welfare Fees transparency 4

Nasib Sserugo, a driver at Wobulenzi taxi stage says that they want the management of Bulemezi Taxi Operators and Cooperative Society to stop managing their fund due to lack of transparency.
18:21
18:21

Opposition MPs Demand Probe Into Naguru, Shimoni Land 3

Early this year, government portioned 60 acres of the Nakawa-Naguru land to the Aga Khan Development Network to build an ultra-modern university hospital to offer specialized treatment.
18:08
18:08

Kwoyelo Case Hearing Pushed to September 21 thomas kwoyelo 3 1

The pre-trial hearing of criminal case against former top Lords Resistance Army commander Thomas Kwoyelo is postponed to September 21st as two state lawyers are appointed to handle the case.
18:06
18:06

Committee Drafts Constitution to Guide Buganda Caucus draft constitution 4 1

The draft proposes the introduction of the position of Chief Whip and a Secretary for Cultural Affairs within the administration of the caucus bringing to seven, the number of caucus executive committee members.
18:04
18:04

Two Killed in Arua

Josephine Angucia, the North Western Region Police Spokesperson, says they have failed to identify the body, which is awaiting postmortem at Arua Regional Referral Hospital.
17:45
17:45

Muramagi Blasts UOC Over Pemba In Rio brazil

The General Secretary of the National Council of Sports NCS, Nicholas Muramagi has blasted the Uganda Olympic Committee UOC over poor handling of Team Ugandas contingent at the on-going 2016 Olympic games in Brazil.
17:19
17:19

Residents Empty Sewer in Rwizi River 2 2

Robert Mugabe Kakyebezi, the Mayor Mbarara Municipality says there are plans to engage property owners along the river banks to stop discharging waste into the river.
16:26
16:26

Education Ministry Ordered to Enforce School Feeding Program 3 1

State Minister for Primary Education Rosemary Seninde admitted that government is still struggling with parents to implement the programme, even though school feeding committees were set up to harness this.
16:12
16:12

Lira Renews Campaign Against Domestic Violence lira district 1

Marry Akao, the Officer in Charge of the Child and Family Protection department in Lira District; says Agali, Ojwina and Agweng sub counties register the highest number of cases of domestic violence.
16:11
16:11

Jinja Municipal Leaders Block Demolition of Ripon Falls Hotel historical sites 1

Ripon Falls Hotel is one of the countrys first hotels. Located along Nile Crescent Avenue opposite Jinja Sailing Club, it is remembered as a place where Queen Elizabeth slept on her first visit to Uganda to commission the Owen Falls Dam in 1954.
15:53
15:53

PWDS Decry Absence of Sign Language Interpreters in Hospitals lira district 1

Lira District Health Officer Dr Patrick Ocen says medical personnel find difficulty in serving persons with hearing and talking impairments because many of them do not have basic understanding on sign language.
15:17
15:17

Confusion in Kanungu as Ex-ordinary Council is Called Off placards

Dixon Kagurusi, one of the protesters tasked the district leadership to come out and explain why the council meeting was called off.
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14:51

Govt Procures Hepatitis B Drugs Worth UGX 13B ministry of health

Daniel Kimosho, the National Medical Stores NMS Public Relations Manager, says the last batch of Hepatitis B drugs worth three billion shillings was purchased late last month.
13:15
13:15

500 Makerere Students Fail To Get Admission Letters makerere admissions 4

At least 500 students admitted to Makerere University on district quota system have not received their admission letters. Members of the non-teaching staff at the eight public universities went on strike on August 1st demanding salary enhancement and arrears amounting to 28 billion shillings. The strike came into force as universities were preparing to open for the 2016/2017 academic year.
12:27
12:27

Construction of Masaka Oxygen Plant Stalls oxgyen plant 1

Ereazer Mugisha, the Principal Administrator Masaka Regional Referral Hospital, says despite completing the bidding process, procurement has dragged on.
12:17
12:17

DPP Seeks to Block Kayihura-Trial Lawyers kale kayihura

The DPP is challenging a decision by Makindye Chief Magistrates Court denying him an automatic takeover of a case in which Police Chief Gen. Kale Kayihura, and seven other senior police commanders are facing trial for police brutality against civilians.
10:08
10:08

Private Foresters Push for Charcoal Export Permits charcoal burning 2

Water and Environment minister Samuel Cheptoris says the non issuance of the production and export permits is aimed at restoring the forest cover in the region that was heavily encroached on in the last 20 years.
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