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21:37
21:37

Parliamentary Commission Seeks UGX 173BN Additional Funding 1 2

The Parliamentary Commission is seeking more Shillings 173 billion in the coming financial year 2019/2020 up from its current budget allocation of 497.8 billion.
21:13
21:13

Oulanyah Suspends Plenary Until After Easter 5

The Deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyah has suspended plenary sittings so that sectoral committees can consider respective ministerial statements.
19:51
19:51

Parliament Commission Not Aware of Obore Sacking Chris Obore 1 3

Appearing before the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee, Commissioners Peter Ogwang, Arinaitwe Rwakajara, Robina Nabbanja and Cecilia Ogwal denied knowledge that Obore’s job was on the line following a report by the Inspector General of Government (IGG), Irene Mulyagonja.
19:34
19:34

South Sudan Refugees Surpass Emergency Water Threshold 5 1

Juliao says crossing the emergency threshold is a significant gain made in eliminating persistent water crisis in Bidi Bidi refugee Settlement. He says before crossing the threshold, agencies had to collect and treat water from River Nile, a distance of more than 50 Kilometers using water bowser tracks for refugees to access water every day.
19:06
19:06

Busitema University to Compensate Staff 1 2

Last week, support staff under their umbrella association Busitema University Support Staff Association (Bussa) protested the destruction of their gardens by the university administration. The staff said more than 10 hectares of their gardens comprising cassava and potatoes that were ready for harvesting were destroyed.
18:29
18:29

Two More Activists Ask Court to Expel Kutesa from Public Service brian atuheire 1

According to Tugume, the minister reportedly received the bribe on May 6th, 2016 from HSBC Bank in Hong Kong through an intermediary Deutsche Bank in the New York to StanBic Bank.
18:26
18:26

IG Working Closely With State House Anti-Corruption Unit-Justice Mulyagonja 4 1

Justice Irene Mulyagonja, the Inspector General of Government (IGG) has said that they are working closely with the newly formed State House Anti-Corruption Unit in the fight against corruption.
17:58
17:58

Civil Society Sues Gov't over UGX 1.4 Trillion Lubowa Hospital Loan 2 1

In the petition filed in the Constitutional Court by Initiative for Social Economic Rights, (ISER) a civil society organization, they state that the resolution by Parliament is unconstitutional because the entire procedures leading to the approval of the resolution were improper.
17:44
17:44

Elders Abandoned in Homes as Hunger Hits Kotido hunger in karamoja 2

Loyeng Longoli, another elder aged about 80 years is living with his two grandchildren. The elder has resorted to wild fruits and tree leaves collected by his grandchildren for survival.
17:30
17:30

State House Officials Questioned over Payments for Africa Now Conference 4

Nakyobe responded that she was directed by the Minister for Finance to commit funds for the conference with the assurance that it would table a supplementary request to parliament.
17:19
17:19

Hima Accepts to Return Illegally Acquired Land Mulanda Subcounty 2 1

On Thursday, the Hima Chief Executive Officer, Nicolas George told the Commission that Hima is a reputable company, which can’t grab land.
17:04
17:04

Two Held for Lynching Kitgum Pupil 1

The suspects are Stephen Komakech and David Komakech all residents of Pandwong Division in Kitgum Municipality. They are accused of inciting a mob that lynched Jennifer Aloyo.
16:39
16:39

ESO Embroiled in Land Row state house 1 4 Top story

Ritah Nantongo, one of the affected residents, says ESO has ordered them to vacate the land with immediate to pave way for redevelopment.
16:22
16:22

Uganda’s Population Clocks 40 Million 1 7

UBOS is the principal government statistics agency. The population reached 40 million on Thursday at 4:00AM according to UBOS population clock (https://www.ubos.org/) which updates population almost per minute.
15:50
15:50

URSB Revenue Collection Hits UGX 40.5BN 1 1

The URSB Deputy Executive Director, Jane Okot P'Bitek revealed the increase in NTR collection while appearing before the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee chaired by West Budama South MP, Jacob Marksons Oboth.
15:43
15:43

Arua Municipal Officials Criticise MPs over Delays to Degazette Barifa Forest 2 3

The decision to degazette Barifa Forrest was endorsed by the Municipal Council in late 2000 following recommendation from the physical planning department to expand Arua town. The plan was proposed to be implemented on the 700-acre Barifa land, a central forest reserve on the town’s eastern outskirt.
15:21
15:21

Congolese National Drowns In Wakiso

Police are investigating circumstances under which a Congolese national has drowned in a borehole at Busingiri zone, Nyanama, in Wakiso District. Deputy Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, identified the deceased as Oswalid Balagenda, 27, and a resident of Seguku-Katala along Entebbe Road.
15:00
15:00

URSB Seeks UGX 57bn for Staff Recruitment, Regional Offices 1

The Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB) has tabled a request before Parliament of Shillings 57.5 billion additional funding for recruitment of staff, establish 4 regional offices among others.
14:46
14:46

Hima Considers Diverting UGX 930.5B Investment to Kenya Hima Cement Limited 2 2 Top story

George told the Justice Catherine Bamugemereire Land Commission on Thursday that the company has been trying to acquire land in Uganda for the past one year to set up a new cement factory in vain.
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