Breaking

Archive

Mar 2019 48 results
21:08
21:08

Govt Officials Differ On Mutungo Land Compensation Claim Solicitor General 3

Although the Deputy Attorney General said Kasasa should be compensated 26.4 billion Shillings, the Chief Government Valuer Gilbert Kermundo values the accumulated interest at 7.294 billion Shillings.
21:05
21:05

Christians Asked to Shun Social Media During Lent Diocese of Kasese 2

“Desist from things which are not correct, you can even fast by avoiding Social Media sites…. Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, where you get all sorts of things,” Fr. Yobuta Told the Christians at Christ the King Church in Arua.
20:49
20:49

Bishop Tasks Govt to Seek Settlement with Rwanda 2 1

The call comes amid growing hostility and anxiety over allegations that Uganda is hosting insurgents opposed to President Paul Kagame's government. According to Rwanda Minister of Foreign Affairs Richard Sezibera, Uganda is supporting members of the Rwanda National Congress (RNC) and Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR).
20:25
20:25

17 Government Employees Interdicted Over Corruption 2 1

The URA officials include Hassan Miiro and Ferdinand Albaker Wamala plus a clerk in the Chief Magistrate’s Court in Nabweru Sarah Namakula. They are all accused of soliciting for bribes and abuse of office and conspiracy to defraud.
20:20
20:20

UNRA to Evict 413 Encroachers on Bombo-Kafu Road Reserve 4

Engineer Moses Nyakaana says that the structures are illegal and obstructing the drivers which have led to accidents along the highway. He adds that the affected people have been ordered to vacate the road reserve before the planned mass eviction.
19:56
19:56

More Children Pin Kalangala Suspected Pedophile bernhard glaser 1

URN has come across email exchanges between the operators of Ssese humanitarian services, Glaser and the sponsors of the children under Glaser’s care indicating that some of the children had reported the matter to the sponsors.
19:54
19:54

MAK Human Resource Director Disowns Affidavit in Stella Nyanzi Case Isaac Ssemakadde 1

During cross-examination on Wednesday, Abunyang asked to amend the date to October 17, 2018, citing that it was a “typing error.”
19:33
19:33

NIRA Officials in Hoima Accused of Extortion, Harassment RDC 1

Several residents told the office of the Hoima Resident District Commissioner-RDC that Amanyire was charging between 20,000 and 30,000 Shillings to capture their data into the NIRA system.
19:13
19:13

Jinja Central Division Chairman Remanded in Prison police station 1

Kirunda’s woes stem from his plan to renovate Kakindu Stadium by constructing modern toilets and a pavilion, which however was challenged by the pastor of Christ Commission Ministries Ibrahim Omaido whose church is near the stadium.
19:13
19:13

Parliament Appoints Committee to Investigate South Sudan Compensation 1

On Wednesday, the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga appointed a committee that will establish how the 10 companies were selected, verify the actual beneficiaries, criteria of selection, status of verification of all claimants and among others. She gave the committee, headed by Ann Maria Nankabirwa, the Kyankwanzi Woman MP 25 days to report back to Parliament.
18:57
18:57

Agriculture Ministry Lifts Cattle Quarantine in Sembabule

According to the statement issued by the assistant commissioner animal health Doctor Doris Kiconco, expert investigations have established that the district is now free from FMD. Dr Kiconco explains that analysed samples picked from the affected farms have all tested negative to FMD.
18:49
18:49

Committee Set Up to Probe Hoima Land Evictions select committee 1 1

During Wednesday afternoon plenary session, Kadaga named Bukooli North MP, Gaster Mugoya Kyawa as the Chairperson of the Select Committee, Budaka Woman MP Pamela Kamugo Nasio, Makindye East MP Ibrahim Kasozi Biribawa, and Bududa Woman MP Justine Khainza as members. The other members are Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) representative Brig. Flavia Byekwaso, Oyam Woman MP Santa Alum and Busiki County MP Paul Akamba.
18:47
18:47

Uganda's Informal Trade Valued at UGX 1.9 Trillion bank of uganda 1

Uganda’s informal trade with the Democratic Republic of Congo remains the highest valued at USD 270 million (992 billion Shillings) followed by Kenya at USD 131 million (482 billion Shillings).
18:29
18:29

Amudat Leaders Protest Delayed Repair of Cholol Bridge mark ssali 1 2

Mark Ssali, the Head of Communication at Uganda National Roads Authority, UNRA says they have secured contractor to work on the bridge. He notes that actual work will commence in September this year but the contractor is expected to improvise some access through the broken bridge.
18:23
18:23

Water Shortage Paralyzes Lira Town NWSC 2

Supply in the area is restored only at night while the taps remain dry during the day. Women and girls line up at the water points long after midnight to harvest water for use the next day. At Adyel Children’s play park, near the Division headquarters, the only available borehole is often crowded from as early as 5 a.m. until midnight when it's usually locked.
18:12
18:12

Kadaga Names Select Committee To Investigate Apaa Dispute apaa land conflict 1 1

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has today named a six member Select committee to inquire into the contested Amuru-Adjumani district boundary of Apaa.
17:56
17:56

Auditor General: IGG, Attorney General Ignored Advise on Mutungo Land Purchase land probe 2

Muwanga noted that he is yet to receive a response from the Inspectorate of Government since he authored the letter in 2011. Raphael Baku was the acting Inspector of General of Government in 2011.
17:50
17:50

Parents Want Selection of Members of School Management Committees Changed 2

Kitswamba Moslem Primary School was the worst performing primary school in last year's Primary Leaving Examinations in Kasese district.
17:21
17:21

Wakiso District Chief Seeks Tough Action Against Sand Mining german 6 1

The call comes in the wake of sustained sand mining activities in Lutembe, Kawuku, Kigungu, Bendegere and Kitinda in Katabi town council as well as Mabamba in Kasanje Sub County. But none of the sand miners has the authorization to engage in sand mining,
17:09
17:09

Finance Ministry Fails to Justify UGX1.1 Trillion Supplementary Expenditure 3 1 Top story

Mugambe appeared before the Budget Committee together with the State Minister for Planning David Bahati to present expenditure for the spent money and seek parliament’s approval.
Mar 2019 48 results