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Jun 2019 33 results
19:49
19:49

Committee Approves 1-Year Jail Term for Unlawful Eviction of Tenants 1

The government proposes that where a tenant fails to vacate the premises after notice, the landlord shall apply to a court for an eviction order instead of an illegal forceful eviction.
19:47
19:47

Police Confirms 859 Cadets police cadets 1

The cadets have for the past three years been on probation. Under normal circumstances, they should have been confirmed into police service after six months’ probation, however, this was delayed due to investigations by the IGG into reports of flawed recruitment exercise.
19:41
19:41

Nebbi District Stuck with Former LRA Abductee 2

The woman, identified as Apio Justine was abducted in 1993 at the age of five, from South Sudan where she was residing with her maternal aunt. Apio says her parents were Apolonia Muding a South Sudan national and Julius Odongo, an officer of the Uganda People’s Defense Forces UPDF.
19:25
19:25

Moyo Students Strike over Poor Administration 1

The students on Wednesday stormed the District headquarters in a peaceful demonstration to express their dissatisfaction over the administration.They accuse the head teacher Fred Ojara of exercising dictatorship, promoting tribalism, failing to account for entertainment funds for last term and cancelling the visitation Day.
19:24
19:24

Sickle Cell Patients Cry Out as ‘Magic’ Drug Remains Scarce sickle cell disease 1 2

Hydroxyurea, a myelosuppressive agent, is the only effective drug proven to reduce the frequency of painful episodes and the need for blood transfusions, among persons living with sickle cell disease, a severe genetic blood disorder, which affects individuals who inherit genes that code for abnormal haemoglobin from both of their parents.
18:56
18:56

Residents Clear Kitechura Forest Reserve for Marijuana Growing Kyenjojo 2 1

A source who preferred anonymity implicated the NFA staff for conniving with the marijuana growers.
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18:51

CID Director Wants Junior Police Officers to Declare Wealth igg 1

The law requires senior Government officials to declare their income, assets and liabilities routinely through the inspectorate of government, as a measure to stop corruption. Under the police, the law requires that only officers above the rank of two stars declare their wealth.
18:18
18:18

UBC Seeks UGX 1 Billion to Air AFCON Games 2019 AFCON 5 1

According to a letter to Parliament, UBC Managing Director Winston Agaba said UBC requires support to acquire rights to broadcast the tournament which starts on June 21. The Letter shows that UBC had engaged the African Union of Broadcasting (AUB) in a negotiation which was concluded with a final offer of Euros 350,000, earning a 53 per cent discount from the initial offer.
17:54
17:54

Global Coach Drivers Under Scrutiny Amid Bad Driving Concerns road safety 2 5

The decision followed public uproar in the wake of an accident involving one bus registration number UBB 195N that collided with a Tipper in Kayabwe town along the Kampala-Masaka Highway. The accident claimed two lives and left 20 others with injuries.
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17:17

Why Are Police Ambulances Rarely Seen at Tragedy Scenes? 2 1

The ambulances were recently seen in use when Minister Ronald Kibuule’s twins drowned in a swimming pool in Mukono. Prior to that, they had only been seen at the site where former Police Spokesman Andrew Felix Kaweesi and two other police officers were killed from.
17:13
17:13

Absenteeism Hurting Health Service Delivery in Rukiga 5

At Kafunjo Health Centre II in Bucundura parish, Kashambya Sub County, and Rwenyangye Health Centre II in Kamwezi Sub County, the facilities were closed for three days after health workers failed to show up for work
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16:38

Forensic Experts Analysing Voice of Susan Magara Murder Suspect 1 2

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, says that investigators comprised of senior detectives and forensic are analysing the voice that was extracted from Pato upon his extradition last month with that of the person who was demanding a ransom.
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Kadaga Directs Health Committee to Probe Theft of Govt Medicines government drugs 3 1

Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has directed the Health Committee to study an investigative documentary on illegal sell of government drugs by BBC News Africa and NBS Television with a view of making recommendations to parliament.
16:15
16:15

Israel Firm Reports First Cannabis Harvest from Uganda 1 Top story

The Statement, which is signed by CEO Nissim Bracha, indicates that the company completed the first harvesting of Cannabis inflorescences at its farm in Uganda on June 18, 2019, and sowed another 10 dunams on the company's farm in Uganda on the same day.
16:05
16:05

Fishermen in Masaka Protest Exorbitant Taxes 3 1

During a meeting with Members of Parliament led by the Opposition Chief Whip and Kira Municipality MP Ibrahim Ssemuju Nganda, the fishermen opposed the exorbitant fees.
15:49
15:49

Pictorial; Dancer Takes a Touch of Japan to Karamoja karamoja sub region

The dancer is in the country to draw attention to Japan’s cooperation with Africa ahead of a key August conference on African development in Japan. He has gone through the hillsides of Namalu in Nakapiripirit district, visiting schools and communities, courtesy of the World Food Programme.
15:39
15:39

Katabi Town Council Moves to Tax Urban Farmers urban farming 2 1

The town council suggests that urban farmers should be able to contribute to the locally generated revenue in their area, out of the activities through which they earn a living. The levy will cover persons practising farming on both a commercial and subsistence scale, according to Katabi Town Clerk Paddy Kakumba.
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15:18

Kotido Leaders Task Police to Find Missing Juveniles 2

The children all residents of Rengen Sub County in Kotido district were arrested on allegations of cattle thefts.
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14:47

OPM, Defence Ministry Accounting Officers Withdraw from Office 2 1 Top story

The Secretary to the Treasury Keith Muhakanizi revealed this in a letter addressed to the Clerk to Parliament Jane Kibirige. The letter, dated June 18, 2019, contains a list of appointed and designated accounting officers in different ministries, agencies, referral hospitals, missions abroad and local governments for the financial year 2019/2020.
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14:08

Toll Free Lines Used to Curb WFP Food Theft in Karamoja karamoja sub region 2 1

The development follows cases of mismanagement of food in schools, health facilities and community, specifically in Karamoja Sub Region, where WFP assistance reaches nearly a quarter of a million people. Reports indicate that quite often, aid food has ended up in the market where it is openly sold to willing buyers.
Jun 2019 33 results