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21:57
21:57

MUST Staff Chairperson Handed Vote of No Confidence 2 1

The decision to fire the MUSTASA chairperson comes barely a week after staff resumed their strike following the expiry of a two weeks ultimatum they gave management to address their concerns including among others conducting a forensic audit into university finances and reinstating the public relations officer.
21:23
21:23

MPs Query KCCA UGX 27Bn Expenditure on Legal Costs 2 3 Top story

According to the Committee, the Shillings 27 billion was above the Shillings 16.3 billion budgeted for the legal costs in the financial year in question. The approved budget for KCCA was Shillings 563.8 billion in that financial year. Shillings 280.8billion came from World Bank while Shillings 150. 3billion was from the central government and other revenue sources.
21:10
21:10

3 Firms Fail Lose Bids To Collect Garbage in Masaka Municipality 1

The town Clerk, Paul Omoko, says all the three firms that submitted bids that he declined to name fell below the required standards, which prompted council to reject their proposals.
20:51
20:51

Radio Station Premises Closed Over Tax Arrears Uganda 3

Bagamuhunda also operates Freedom Institute for Law and ICT Studies (FILIS) under Freedom Radio in the same building. Our reporter visited the radio station premises along Bwankosya drive in Kabale municipality and found it locked with two padlocks.
20:18
20:18

School Compensates Student Over Corporal Punishment police 2

It is alleged that a teacher in the school identified as Felix Ereso administered corporal to Lona Kia, a senior three student on May 27, 2019 for alleged failure to put on her school stockings. Kia sustained injuries on the neck was admitted to Loro Clinic in Apac district.
19:50
19:50

Leaking Court Ceiling Interrupts Kwoyelo's Trial trial of kwoyelo 3 Top story

A team from the Police Fire and Rescue services from Gulu Central Police station rushed to the court room and tried to drain water from the tank in an attempt to stop the leakage in vain. A female inmate from the holding cells tried to mop the floor but this couldn’t help the situation either.
19:39
19:39

Parliament among KCCA Ground Rent Defaulters 4

The Auditor General noted that KCCA collected Shillings 38billion in property rates in the 2017 financial year down from Shillings 42 billion in 2016 and Shillings 13.1 billion in ground rent the same year down from Shillings 13.4 billion.
19:29
19:29

Body of Indian National Killed in Yusuf Lule Road Accident Repatriated

The repatriation was conducted in collaboration with Indian Association and Indian Embassy in Uganda. An Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) also one of traffic police lead investigators but preferred anonymity, intimated to Uganda Radio Network (URN) Kalakada’s body was demanded by relatives living in Uganda.
19:04
19:04

Nabilatuk Struggles to Operate Without Councils 1 1 Top story

Joachim Loduk, the Nabilatuk Sub county LC III chairperson who is currently caretaking the Town Council, says he doesn’t even know how much money was allocated to the town council this financial year.
19:02
19:02

MP's Impounded Vehicle Released district

The car registration number UAZ 523F was seized within Iganga town last month, where Naigaga had gone to attend an event, following a report filed by one Tabitha Minsa, indicating that the same vehicle was used to rob her 45 million outside Centenary bank, Bugiri branch early this year.
18:47
18:47

KCCA Dragged to Court Over UGX 26Billion Advertising Fees 1 Top story

According to the revised rates seen by URN, the registration fee was hiked from Shillings 2 million to Shillings 5 million, the application fee was hiked from Shillings 10, 000 to 50,000, Bus Adverts from Shillings 1.5 million to 2.5 million, LCD/LED Boards from Shillings 1.3 Million to 5 million per sign and roundabout Shillings 10 million among others.
18:46
18:46

Police to Recruit 4,500 Constables 1

Deputy police spokesperson, Polly Namaye, shared a statement on police website announcing the forthcoming recruitment of 4,500 probation police constables. Uganda police last recruited 3,000 constables in the 2015 and since then there has been no fresh recruitment.
18:27
18:27

UGX 227bn Needed for Construction of Heart Institute Ministry of Health 2

277 billion shillings is required for construction, but so far only 150 million shillings is available. The Institute’s Executive Director Dr John Omagino, says that the available funds are for securing an environmental assessment certificate.
18:20
18:20

Masaka Referral Hospital Operates Without Functional Board Ministry of Health 2

The Hospital management guidelines issued by the Health Ministry in 2003 provide for a Board of Governors. The board that is mandated with among other responsibilities to; provide a strategic vision and direction for the Hospital on behalf of the Health Ministry within the framework of the national health policy.
17:46
17:46

28- Year- Old Found Dead in Kabale in Suspected Suicide 3 1

Frank Mugisha, a close friend to the deceased alleges that Mutabingwa was last seen on Monday. He explains that due to stress, the deceased had visited Kabale regional referral hospital looking for guidance and counselling services.
17:43
17:43

Police Investigates NFA Officers Over Bugoma Forest Shooting 1 1 Top story

Deo Obura, the Albertine Region Police Commander-RPC, says Mawa’s body was recovered on Saturday last week. According to Obura, the NFA officers shot the deceased on June 25, 2019 when they found him together with nine others reportedly cutting trees in the forest.
17:22
17:22

PAC Summons Judiciary PS Again over Audit Queries 1 3

PAC Chairperson Nathan Nandala Mafabi on Tuesday tasked the Judiciary Chief Registrar Esta Nambayo to deliver the committee’s letter to Kagole requiring him to appear on Wednesday morning to answer to audit queries raised by Auditor General John Muwanga in his 2017/2018 financial year report.
16:33
16:33

NRM Youth Drop Piglets in Jinja Town strike 1 2

The piglets which were painted in yellow were dropped on Obote Avenue. The youth allege that they have made several proposals to meet the President Museveni over the pledges he made in 2016, but have been frustrated by the NRM leaders.
16:18
16:18

Kaweesi Murder Suspects Rearrested anthony wameli 3 2 Top story

The suspects are Abdul Majid Ali Mugoya Byantuyo, a hawker of cosmetics and herbal medicine and resident of Nakalama in Iganga District, Dhikusooka Faisal Hibwagi Sinani alias Farouk, a peasant farmer and resident of Butaleja District and Abdul Kaala Tigasitwa alias Ibrahim Chris Kato Ibra, a chapatti baker from Bwaise, a Kampala suburb.
16:04
16:04

High Interest Rates Attributed to Poor Loan Payment Bank of Uganda 1 4

Doctor George Wilson Ssonko, the head of Financial Consumers Protection Unit at the Bank of Uganda, says the problem arises from many borrowers failing to promptly meet their obligations of loans repayment.
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