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Mar 2017 25 results
18:08
18:08

Workers MPs Want Pension Reforms Bill Shelved 5 1

The Retirement Benefits Sector Liberalisation bill, 2011 seeks to repeal the Pensions Act, Cap 286 and the National Social Security Fund Act, Cap. 222. The bill seeks to open up the pension sector that will consequently end the monopoly of the National Social Security Fund-NSSF. It also seeks to allow those who have saved money for more than 10 years to access 30 per cent of their savings to secure mortgages or loans from any financial institution for the purchase of a house.
18:06
18:06

Mak Varsity Seeks UGX 12.9bn to Clear Staff Incentive Arrears muasa 1 1

Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, the Makerere University Deputy Vice Chancellor in charge of Finance and Administration, says they have already paid two months and are left with 3 more months.
17:43
17:43

Gulu University Facilities Unfit 3 1

Dr. David Kitara Lagoro, the chairperson Gulu University Academic Staff Association-GUASA says the existing infrastructure is appalling while many other facilities are missing or inadequate.
17:26
17:26

URA Launches Card Swiping Payment System online tax payment 1 4

Uganda Revenue Authority URA has today launched an online tax payment method powered by Visa Cards and MasterCard. Some of the already existing revenue payment modes in URA are by Cash, Cheque, Swift, Electronic Funds Transfer EFT, Payway, Mobile Money and Real Time Gross Settlement RTGS transfer.
17:19
17:19

Two Finance Ministry Officials Held For Alleged Bribery bribery allegations 1 Top story

In a statement issued this afternoon, the Finance Ministry Spokesperson, Jim Mugunga, says the officials were picked up in a Police operation at the Ministry headquarters this morning in relation to an ongoing investigation.
17:14
17:14

Report: 43% of Companies Not NSSF Subscribers nssf act 3 1

A survey conducted by Uganda Retirement Benefit Regulatory Authority URBRA and Uganda Bureau of Statistics UBOS has indicated that only 57 percent of the companies assessed are registered with National Social Security Fund NSSF while 43 percent are not registered.
16:26
16:26

Nadduli, LC 5 Chairman Clash Over Witchcraft Ban 3

Mutyaba Muwonge, the Chairperson of Uganda Neddagala Lyayo, Luweero branch, says people run to witch doctors for help to drive out demons from community, which may cause harm unless addressed.
16:22
16:22

Lecturers Petition Education Minister Over Pay Rise salary enhancement 1

Lecturers from public universities have presented a petition to Education and Sports minister Janet Kataaha Museveni asking government to consider including their salary enhancement in the budget.
15:53
15:53

Arua Refugee Camp Officials Resolve Unemployment Impasse 2

The two organisations had reportedly recruited staff and carried out the interviews in Yumbe district. Out of the 25 staff recruited, 17 were from the local communities. Despite this, the recruitment did not please the youth from the area who insisted that the recruiters should have hired only people from within.
15:52
15:52

Tooro Kingdom Land Occupants Shun Titles over Costs 2

Jacinta Karamagi, a resident of Kibiito Town Council, Kibiito Sub County who has lived on the kingdom land for 20 years explains that although she was excited at the issuance of land titles, her joy was short-lived and she abandoned the process due to the high costs involved.
15:51
15:51

Woman Held for Suffocating Own Baby to Death rukungiri 1

According to Police, Tumusiime was seen drinking at a local joint in Nyamiko trading center on Sunday evening with her child on the back. She was found sleeping by the roadside the next morning with the child.
15:15
15:15

Kadaga Urges on Affirmative Action for Former War Captives lra rebels

Speaker Kadaga added that hundreds of these women are discriminated against and stigmatized and this is making life difficult for them. She says Government should design a deliberate plan to help child mothers, women stuck with their children and the children without identities.
15:06
15:06

Sport Fishing Boosts Conservation in Murchison Falls 2 1

In early March, some 60 professional fishers concluded sport fishing here after paying USD 200 each in entry fees and caught between 600 and 800 Kilograms of fish which they tagged for research before releasing them back into the wild water.
14:58
14:58

Luweero Man Kills Wife, Commits Suicide domestic violence 2

Tito Ddamulira, the elder son of the couple, says their father spent the entire night quarreling with their mother. According to Ddamulira, shortly before the incident his father chased him and his brother from the house or else he sets it ablaze.
13:27
13:27

Gov't Extends Amnesty for Rwenzururu Guards

Major James Mwesigye, the Kasese Resident District Commissioner announced the extension four days to the expiry of the amnesty period while addressing residents of Kasangali in Market in Bwesumbu Sub County in Kasese district over the weekend.
12:54
12:54

South Sudan Refugees Clash at Imvepi Camp 1 Top story

Clashes started on Sunday when two trucks full of refugees were brought from Palorinya reception centre in Moyo district. According to eyewitnesses, the refugees arrived late at night and were supposed to be offloaded at Imvepi. However, on arrival, when the other tribes realized that the people who were supposed to be dropped there were Dinka, they started pelting the vehicles with stones and other objects.
12:28
12:28

Public Universities Non-Teaching Staff Plot Fresh Strike ministry of finance 2

Jackson Betihamah, the Chairman Public Universities Non-Teaching Staff Executives forum PUNTSEF, says the next financial year will be a year of problems if they dont receive their salary arrears.
12:12
12:12

Two Dead, 38 Injured in Kabale Accident

The incident occurred when a fuso lorry registration number UAW 638F collided with a breakdown truck registration number UAE 469S before veering off the road.
12:05
12:05

Kaweesi Shooting: Did Composite Images Match Eyewitness Descriptions? 1

Just hours after the shooting incident, the police circulated composite images of people they thought were the prime suspects. The first composite image was released barely three hours after Kaweesi was gunned down and subsequently others came out in the days that followed with the latest having been released on the night of Tuesday, March 21, hours after Kaweesi was buried at his home in Lwengo district.
11:57
11:57

Construction of Mbale Fistula Ward Hits Snag

Emma Gidudu, the Mbale Rotary Club, says they suspended the project when the hospital broke the MOU they signed to construct the ward.
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