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17:53
17:53

KCCA: Government Directive on Vendors Final 1

According to Kaujju, government had already taken a decision to force the vendors to operate in gazetted places such as Usafi and Wandegeya markets.
17:42
17:42

Agriculture Ministry Denies Issuing Fish Farming Permits To Investors 4 2

Dr. Edward Rukuuya, Acting Commissioner Fisheries Resources Management, says the illegal sand mining activities have affected fish breeding areas on the shores of Lake Victoria, which in turn affects the stock in the lake.
17:28
17:28

MAK Strike Enters Day Two As Semester Nears End makerere university 5 1

The sit-down strike by Makerere University lecturers has entered day two as 40,000 students miss classes just 44 days to end of the semester. Two days ago, close to 1,800 lecturers through their umbrella association Makerere University Academic Staff Association Muasa declared a strike vowing not go to class unless the university fully clears their incentive arrears dating back to February.
16:45
16:45

Parliament Insists on Tax Exemption Clause finance committee 2 1

In his letter to the Speaker of parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, Museveni noted that he was opposed to the decision by members of parliament to exempt themselves from taxes, saying it is injurious to the countrys revenue effort and not politically and morally correct.
16:23
16:23

Regional Medical Councils to Jointly Track migration of Health Workers amref health africa 3

Health workers who wish to migrate to foreign countries will be required to first register with their respective medical councils. Starting next year, all health workers will be tasked to fill the standardised application form indicating why they are migrating, where they are moving to, and where applicable how much they will be paid.
15:57
15:57

Opposition House Recall Plot Hangs in Balance 4 1

Wilfred Niwagaba, the Shadow Attorney General who was mandated to draft the recall petition, told URN that his instructions were simply to draft the motion and send it to the mover, Mukono Municipality MP, Betty Nambooze.
15:50
15:50

West Nile Veterans Want Govt to Speed Up Pension Payment

Major Michael Chothembo, the zonal pension officer for West Nile region told the meeting that when Public service ministry decentralised the issue of pension verification to districts, a total of 5,878 officers were listed to get pension in 2014 in the entire region.
15:01
15:01

Three Ndejje University Students Arrested at Education Ministry

Nuwamanya told URN that they decided to seek audience with the Education Minister to intervene in their matter.
13:10
13:10

Central Buganda Diocesan Council Meets Over Rejected Bishop church of uganda 1 Top story

Daudi Maragala, the Chairperson of the Consecration Committee says they also invited the aggrieved Christians to listen to their concerns.
12:36
12:36

Muslims Protest Sale of Pork in Open Market

Sheikh Otile Ali, another Muslim youth leader, says their patience is running out, adding that they may storm the market and forcefully evict the pork vendors if their concerns arent addressed by the end of this week.
12:08
12:08

Student Held for Attempted Murder 1

Elly Maate, the Kigezi Region Police Spokesperson, says investigations into the matter are ongoing under police file number CRB2990/2016.
12:07
12:07

Minister Orders Lira Leaders to Return OWC Heifers 1 1

Esther Mbayo, who is in Lango sub region for a fact-finding visit of the government initiated programmes, says she has reports that some leaders recently received heifers under the programme in a manner she described unscrupulous.
11:59
11:59

UCU Canons Defeat Pemba Warriors lugogo mtn arena

The Uganda Christian University Canons were in good form beating Pemba Warriors lat night to make it 1-1 in the quarter finals of the National Basketball play-offs.
11:02
11:02

Construction of Resource Centre Stalls contruction 2

Emmanuel Niwagaba, the representative of Lower Bugongi ward to the division, says although council passed a resolution to use the 25 percent from local revenue for the construction of the resource center, nothing was done.
08:02
08:02

Minister Refuses to Commission School Building Over Shoddy Work 3 1

Esther Mbayo was on Wednesday invited by Oyam district authorities to commission the building that houses a multi-purpose hall, offices and school library which was constructed through a pledge by President Yoweri Museveni.
07:35
07:35

Kabale University Lecturers Receive Three Month Salary Arrears 2

Judith Atukunda, the Public Relations Officer Kabale University, says the remaining arrears will be cleared once the Auditor General releases his audit report into the university accounts
07:09
07:09

Pictorial; Highlights from Makerere University Protests strike

The protests followed a recent strike over the quality of food served in halls of residence. As a result, 15 students, believed to be the masterminds of the food protests were indefinitely suspended.
06:51
06:51

Resident District Commissioners Reshuffled 1

In the changes, Otuke Resident District Commissioner Robert Abak is transferred to Lira district to replace George Odongo, while his deputy Emmanuel Mwaka Lutukumoi is transferred to Kitgum district in the same capacity. Odongo now takes over Otuke district.
06:46
06:46

MPs Threaten Protests Over Eviction of Street Vendors 4 1

The evictions came a day after the KCCA political wing led by the City Lord Mayor; Erias Lukwago passed a resolution allowing the street vendors to operate between 5 to 10pm on selected city streets including Allen road, Kafumbe-Mukasa road, Nakivubo mews and Mackay road.
06:44
06:44

UCE: One Held For Impersonation koboko district 2

Josephine Angucia, the West Nile Region Police Spokesperson, says Aluma was picked up on a tip off from Koboko Municipal Education Officer, David Dimba.
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