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21:25
21:25

Encroachment on Gov't Ranches Still a Concern-Minister Kabatsi 4 Top story

Speaking to URN on Tuesday, Kabatsi said a lot of government land has been taken over by people who arrogantly use malicious means to acquire titles.
21:08
21:08

Let Us Look Beyond Financing If We Are to Understand Agriculture Problems – Bankers 1 3 Top story

The banker’s said the country needed to look at the entire eco-system – from loans, market access, governance, and productivity – which all lumped together make financial institutions fear the sector.
21:04
21:04

Overwhelming Turn Up at LDU Recruitment Training 3 1

Colonel Felix Abucha, the head of the recruitment team I told URN that they targeted to 96 recruit youths in Kampala Central Division.
20:29
20:29

Kabuleta Out On Police Bond Joseph Kabuleta 1 Top story

The former New Vision Sports journalist and Pastor of Watchman Ministries regained his freedom from the Special Investigations Unit-SIU in Kireka on Tuesday evening.
20:13
20:13

Bodaboda Murders; Lookalike Suspects Puzzle Police 1 1 Top story

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, says their forensic team is still struggling to get a clear image of the suspects. According to Enanga, they have three suspects who look alike at the Special Investigations Division (SID) in Kireka in Wakiso District.
19:44
19:44

Mak to Close Fees Collection Accounts lawyer eron kiiza 1 4

The university has six fees collection accounts with Stanbic Bank Uganda, dfcu Bank, Centenary Bank, Post Bank and United Bank for Africa –UBA.
19:35
19:35

Anti-Corruption Court Judge Asks AIGPs to Exit Force 2

Speaking at the opening of Crime Intelligence Officers meeting drawn from all top Uganda security agencies on Tuesday, Gidudu said the rate at which technology is evolving, AIGPs need to pack their bags and pave way for young and vibrant officers.
19:20
19:20

8 Remanded over Illegal Entry into Protected Area 1

They appeared before Kotido Grade II magistrate, Paul Abunyala on Tuesday and denied charges. They were remanded until July 18th and 25th for the second group and the first group respectively.
19:04
19:04

UNRA Tasked to Explain Huge Expense on Contingency Liabilities 4 1

According to the report, out of the 3.8 trillion shillings of the approved budget for UNRA, the authority set aside 430 billion shillings for lawsuits against it, most of which were land-related.
18:58
18:58

Kabuleta's Lawyers File Application for His Production 1 Top story

The application is supported by an affidavit by Kabuleta’s wife, Rebecca Kabuleta. In her affidavit, Rebecca Kabuleta contends that her husband is illegally locked up in Kireka following his arrest at Lugogo ahead of his Friday evening fellowship at UMA show grounds in Kampala last week. She also contends that she is sure that the detention of her husband is unconstitutional because it amounts to human rights violation.
18:34
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Ebola Sudan Vaccine Trials Start in Kampala Ministry of Health 1 Top story

Dr. Betty Mwesigwa, the principal investigator of the study, says the vaccine that will be used is experimental in nature. “The vaccine that we are using is still in its experimental stages. We don’t know if it will work to prevent the Sudan strain of Ebola.”
18:32
18:32

Over UGX 17 Billion Missing from Police Accounts 1 4

Police officials led by Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIGP) Asan Kasingye and Under Secretary Rogers Muhirwa on Tuesday appeared before the committee to answer audit queries raised in the June 2018 report. During the meeting, PAC Chairperson Nathan Nandala Mafabi asked Muhirwa to confirm the total budget that parliament appropriated to the Force in financial year 2017/2018.
18:15
18:15

Rift Between Fort Portal Mayor and Town Clerk Escalates 2 1

Since January when Bamanyisa was transferred to Fort Portal, there has been a rift between him and the Mayor.
18:14
18:14

Ntinda Residents Install Security Alarms in Homes 5 4 Top story

The device comprises of a control center with 3 buttons. One of the buttons is used for setting the alarm, the other for cancelling and the third is for confirmation of notification.
17:33
17:33

Poor Remuneration Demoralising Village Chairpersons in Lwengo 3 1

Apparently, government pays 120,000 shillings to village council chairperson as their annual ex-gratia; translating to into 10,000 shillings per month. However, George William Mutabaazi, the Lwengo district chairperson says this money is too little to keep village chairpersons effectively perform their responsibilities, hence many of them being demotivated.
17:21
17:21

Mufti Mubaje Backs Contested Project On Luweero Muslim Land 3 1

The Mufti Sheikh Shaban Ramadhan Mubaje has thrown his weight behind the council to utilize the land to generate some income and protect it from grabbing.
17:14
17:14

Makerere Suspends Staff Promotions Amid Financial Crisis Makerere University 1

The Vice-Chancellor Professor Barnabas Nawangwe says that two major errors were made during the said exercise. The appointments were made against positions that had fallen vacant in the previous year and it was assumed that all stop-gap staff (approximately 200 staff) would cease with effect from March 31 2019.
17:03
17:03

UVRI Demands Funding for Research Laboratory 1 2

Steven Balinandi, the Laboratory Scientist for UVRI says that the government only pays salaries of a handful of staff at the institute.
17:00
17:00

Missing Ntungamo Pupil Found Dead

Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi Region Police spokesperson, says they initially suspected that the teenager had been lured to go and work when his family reported his disappearance since no one had contacted them for ransom
16:48
16:48

Patients Need National ID. Numbers to Access Services in New Mulago Hospital 1

David Nuwamanya, the hospital Principal Administrator said that the old paper records are currently being migrated and integrated into the new electronic system whereby one’s health information will be accessible online to the different medical departments once one’s unique number is punched in.
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