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23:52
23:52

Mweheire Rallies South Africa To Invest in East Africa 1

Stanbic Bank Uganda Chief Executive Officer, Patrick Mweheire says East Africa’s highly diversified economies offers immense opportunity for South African investors. He said the region's economies are growing northwards of 6% in a highly integrated regional market offering great fortune for potential investors.
20:01
20:01

Kadaga Seeks Gov't Assurance on Murchison Falls tourism 1

In her communication to the house on Tuesday, Kadaga said that she was seeking the assurance on behalf of the citizens who are concerned about fate of the falls.
19:44
19:44

Four Arrested in Fake Money Printing Scam 1

Police said the suspects defrauded some people over 30 million shillings promising to sell to them a money printing machine. The victims were duped to first send the money in order to acquire the whole machine.
19:35
19:35

Mutebile Tight-lipped On BOU Procurement Scam BOU currency saga 1 1

Mutebile, who was reading the monetary policy statement to journalists at BOU offices in Kampala on Tuesday afternoon, said the only investigation he knows is that of extra pallets on the plane not the one of printing extra currency which he says is not true.
19:12
19:12

UPDF Soldier Shoots Colleague Dead, Commits Suicide Jinja 1 1 Top story

It is alleged that the two soldiers attached to the marine brigade have been engaged in endless arguments, after Ouma refused to grant Katusiime a pass leave.
18:50
18:50

Music Promoter Bajjo Remanded 2

Mukasa appeared before Buganda Road Grade one Magistrate Stella Maris Amabilis and two charges of incitement to violence and offensive communication were read to him.
18:24
18:24

Man Shot by LDUs Hospitalised

Gonzaga Ssempijja, who was shot by Local Defence Unit (LDUs) personnel in the wee hours of Tuesday morning, along Entebbe Expressway, has been admitted at Entebbe hospital. Patrick Onyango, Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson, said Ssempijja was shot when he attempted to escape after LDUs who had sighted him alongside another man, Innocent Turinawe, vandalizing wire meshe
17:54
17:54

Mukono Residents Using National IDs As Collateral for Loans money lenders 5

According to Kenneth Kkonde one of the creditors in the area says borrowers understand the value and the pain of acquiring a new card which prompts them settle their debts.
17:07
17:07

Japanese Dancer Urges Karimojong Farmers to Embrace Irrigation Technology 3 1

Usami, who concluded his two- day visit to Moroto and Nakapiripirit districts in Karamoja observed that there is a lot of potential in the region that can transform the region except that people have limited technology.
16:43
16:43

Jinja Hotel Training Institute Wants Training Levy Operationalized 1 1

The Uganda Hotel and Tourism Training Institute-UHTTI in Jinja has sought parliament’s intervention to operationalize the collection of training levy to facilitate funding of the Institute.
16:27
16:27

Mak Staff Appeals Tribunal to Resume in July law 1

Justice Tabaro, who was appointed by the Makerere Chancellor Prof. Ezra Suruma last month, says they have held several meetings to ensure proper operations of the tribunal.
16:00
16:00

Kadaga Roots for Intergrity Studies in Schools child rights 2 1

Kadaga noted there is need for studies on corruption to be part of the school curriculum because the young generation is interested in the fight against corruption.
15:37
15:37

One Pupil Killed, 36 Injured in Kalungu Accident

The deceased identified as Abdullah Nsubuga is a pupil of Bright Primary school. The accident which occurred on Tuesday at Rukerere village along Bukulula- Kalungu road involved a truck canter registration number UAY 211B.
15:07
15:07

Trust in Banks to Boost Insurance Sector -Sanlam CEO 1 1

Insurance coverage in Uganda is extremely low – at less than 1% of the population. This is partly because people don’t trust the industry in that if I get a cover and get a problem they will be able to pay my claim or not
14:30
14:30

Gulu Litterbins Turned into Dumping Sites Garbage collection 1 3

The metallic bins were installed along the 13 newly constructed roads under the Uganda Municipal Infrastructural Development – USMID project funded by the World Bank. The roads are Ring Road, Cemetery road, Acholi Lane, Alokolum road, Lumumba Avenue, Commercial Road and Crane Avenue are visibly filled with waste producing a filthy smell.
14:13
14:13

Tooro Province FC Management Faces Criticism for Misusing Funds Alex Ruhunda 1 1

President Yoweri Museveni donated 50 million Shillings to the club in May, which he handed over to the Federation of Uganda Football Association-FUFA delegate in Tooro sub-region, Michael Wandera. However, some of the public members have come out to task the team’s management to provide accountability on how the funds have always been spent.
14:01
14:01

Hotel and Tourism Institute Seeks Loan Scheme Benefits 2 1

Patricia Sempa, the UHTTI board chairperson observes that hospitality training is one of the youngest disciplines of training in the country compared to Medicine, teacher education and Law. She noted that apart from being young, hospitality training is expensive and highly specialized.
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13:42

Kenyan Fishermen Decry Torture By Uganda Police Marine officers security 1 2

The fishermen allege that the marine officers arrest and detain them for weeks without trial which affects their livelihoods.
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13:40

Opondo Maintains BoU Scandal Is Not About Extra Currency 2 1 Top story

Speaking today at the media centre, Ofwono noted that there are no police investigations into any extra cash but only the five extra cargos on a BOU chartered plane belonging to thirteen individuals.
13:02
13:02

Sachet Waragi, Cosmetics Worth UGX 600m Impounded in Kampala 2 2

Interpol Director Benson Oyo Nyeko says the operation followed a tip-off on trucks transporting fake waragi and cosmetics. Nyeko said a team of police officers was deployed and indeed two trucks loaded with substandard waragi and cosmetics were found offloading in the City Centre.
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