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20:24
20:24

MPs Query Co-operative Bank Asset Transfer Agreement cooperative bank 5 Top story

Over the past few weeks, the commissions commitee of Parliament has been probing how the Cooperative Bank in 1997 was incorporated replacing and taking over assets and liabilities of a previous Bank, incorporated under the Cooperative Societies Act in 1964, under the same name.
19:57
19:57

Luweero Money Lenders Defy Directive to Obtain Licenses 3

Sadat Kazibwe, the Manager of Kanana Associates Limited in Luweero town says that the idea of obtaining a license from UMRA is still strange since they already have a trading license issued by Luweero Town Council and another from the Magistrates Court which allows them to operate.
19:47
19:47

Residents Petition RDC over Shoddy Latrine Construction 2 1

Residents led by the village chairperson, George Kiwanuka argue that the 20 million shillings allocated for the construction of the 5 stance toilet was allegedly misappropriated.
19:28
19:28

MP Nandala Mafabi Takes Over PAC Leadership 1

The Public Accounts Committee PAC is mandated to examine the audited accounts by the Auditor General showing the appropriation of the sums granted by Parliament to meet the expenditure of the central government and judiciary.
19:17
19:17

Govt to Assess Neglected Practical Skills in Primary Schools primary education 5 1

State Minister for Primary Education Rose Mary Nansubuga Sseninde observes that the neglected learning areas were integrated into the curriculum with an objective of arousing the pupils creativity and free expression and to equip them with skills that would enable them to survive in the world after school.
19:03
19:03

Evicted Hoima Families Starve famine 4

Margaret Akumu aged 67 one of the evicted residents says that they are struggling to survive without food. She also says that they have been denied access to their gardens by the soldiers who have been deployed on the disputed land.
18:36
18:36

Makerere Students Petition Parliament Over Intermittent Lectures makerere university 2

In their petition to the Education Committee of Parliament, a group of students led by Joel Roy Mucunguzi, a law student, say it is unfortunate that Management, the University Council and staff have failed to come to an understanding, which has taken a huge toll on them.
18:31
18:31

Parliament Seeks Special Fund for Female LRA Abductees 5 1

The motion tabled by Gulu Municipality MP Lyandro Komakech notes that whereas several women were captured against their will, and came out of captivity with offsprings, the government has not taken responsibility to rehabilitate them, in order to give them a new start and hope in life.
18:01
18:01

Dokolo Finance Boss Interdicted attorney general

Joseph Balisenyuka, the Dokolo District Chief Administrative Officer, says he was prompted to interdict Odada pending the completion of his trial because several activities had grounded to a halt due to lack of a signatory to the district accounts.
17:50
17:50

Police Gets Human Rights Policy uganda human rights 3 1

The policy which has been in the pipeline for the last four years was funded by the British High Commission in partnership with Uganda Human Rights Network HURINET.
17:41
17:41

Security Company Sues Government Over 173M Debt uganda limited

According to the contract documents seen by URN, Protectorate SPC Uganda Limited was expected to bill government through the Agriculture Ministry for immediate payment upon receipt of the invoices.
16:55
16:55

Man Held Over Ex-Lover's Death police custody 1

Vincent Twesige, the Rwenzori East Region Police Spokesperson told URN on Wednesday afternoon that two suspects are in police custody in connection to the murder.
16:50
16:50

Bushenyi District Lacking Ambulance Services 3

The district has got only one pick up which is attached to Kyabugimbi health center four and is the one that is on some occasions used as an ambulance. This puts citizens at risk in respect to rapid response to emergences. Citizens still trek for long distances to get health services in many of the sub counties.
16:44
16:44

BoU Tasked to Explain Foreign Currency Payment to MMAKS Advocates crane bank limited 4 1

The lawyers from MMAKS Advocates were paid USD 230,000, which translated into 759 million Shillings at the 2017 exchange rate, for services relating to the transactions by the Central Bank in the closure and sale of Crane Bank Limited.
16:25
16:25

Report Pins Gov't on Human Rights Violation political interest 3 1 Top story

Court of Appeal judge, Kenneth Kakuru said the report raises serious concerns which must be condemned by all Ugandans. The current human rights, he said appears to be opposition politicians. Justice Kakuru said government should stop criminalising political activism.
16:10
16:10

Two Dead, Three Injured in Mbale Accident 1

The Noah with 10 people on board was heading to Mbale town from Budadiri in Sironko district when it stumbled upon a motorcyclist who was making a U-turn in the middle of the road. The cyclist who was rushing to meet a passenger, died on the spot, alongside the taxi conductor, only identified as Hakim.
15:31
15:31

Police officer Arrested after Shooting at Soccer Fans in Kisoro kisoro district 2

The bar was hosting scores of sports fans who were watching a Champions League game between Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germaine PSG. In the company of Kenneth Nkurunziza, a Uganda Peoples Defense Forces UPDF soldier attached to 35 Battalion at Nyakabande, Okotto ordered for the immediate closure of the bar.
15:13
15:13

Iteso Cultural Union on Spot over UGX 20 Million Debt 1

The money accrued from hotel services they offered to the union during the Iteso heritage day held last year at Kumi Boma Grounds. The hotels are Kumi hotel, Greenland Top hotel, Pal hotel and Stay free Annex Guest house.
15:02
15:02

Mak VC Faces Social Media Backlash barnabas nawangwe 1 Top story

A copy of the communication was posted on the university social media pages. But this has sparked wide criticism over the uncompromising university management. The communication drew mixed reactions from social media users.
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14:37

Ugandans Decry Hostility by Tanzanian Border Communities 3 1

Moses Muddu, a resident of Minziiro says that due to the inadequacy of social amenities on the Ugandan side, many of them have attempted to seek services from Tanzania where they are however mistreated by both the locals and authorities.
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