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21:51
21:51

IGG Arrests Lyantonde Officials for Alleged Embezzlement Of UGX 30M igg office 1

A team of detectives from the Inspectorate of Government-IG picked up the suspects from their offices on Tuesday afternoon. The IG Spokesperson, Munira Ali confirmed the trio’s arrest, saying they face charges of abuse of office and mismanagement of public funds among other cases.
19:44
19:44

Lira University Gets UGX 2bn for Infrastructure Expansion Lira, District 1

The funds from government are meant to finance the completion of facilities at the faculty of education. Construction of the facilities which include lecture rooms and the administration block had previously stalled due to lack of funds.
19:35
19:35

Electoral Reform Bills: EC Opposes Move to Delay Elections in New Districts Political Parties 4 1 Top story

Electoral commission has opposed the proposal that elections in newly created districts and constituencies should be halted until the next round of general elections. The proposal is among several others in the Parliamentary Elections Amendment Bill, 2019.
18:55
18:55

USAID Boosts Ebola Fight With UGX 5.5 Billion 3 1

Dr. Lisa says through partnership with the National Ebola Task Force, the Center for Disease Control assisted the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) in testing more than 600 Ebola surveillance samples collected from the porous border with DR Congo in which Four were confirmed to be Ebola.
18:25
18:25

Mbale Woman MP Supporter Ngotowa Granted Bail court 1 1

Prosecution alleges that that Ngotowa posted messages on different WhatsApp groups abusing Nakayenze’s rival, Lydia Wanyoto.
18:21
18:21

Plan to Eliminate Spies in Settlements Sends Refugees into Panic 5 1

The distress comes barely a week after the Office of the Prime Minister announced that that the mass recognition of refugees had been suspended on security grounds to prevent criminal activities. Initially, such groups of people were provided temporal protection for up to two years before they are asked to apply for refugees’ status in Uganda.
18:06
18:06

Water inequality threaten shaky SDG progress, UWEZO report uwezo uganda 1 2

While the report says majority of Ugandans (75%)can access water from improved sources, less than 20% have access to piped water.
17:49
17:49

Clock Tower Floods Due to Heavy Down Pour 4

The water has also flooded the compound of Uganda Police Directorate of Fire Prevention and Rescue services. Boda Boda Riders and youthful men are ferrying people across the flood water at Shillings 1000.
17:37
17:37

Kiwa Heritage Changing Face of Local Tourism in Kasese 8 1 Top story

Sylvester Kule Walyuba, a team leader at Kiwa Heritage says the site was established in 2013 to interest the community in environmental conservation and preserve the positive cultural norms and values of the Bakonzo people.
16:19
16:19

Cabinet Approves Establishment of Swahili Council 2

The National Swahili Council is meant to guide the planning process, implementation of interventions and allocation of resources to the usage and development of Kiswahili as a Lingua franca-a language that is adopted as a common language between speakers whose native languages are different.
15:50
15:50

US Reduced Funding Assistance to Uganda in 2018 3 1

The support fell from 3.6 trillion shillings in 2017 to 3.3 Trillion shillings in 2018. The Third Report to the Ugandan People published by the US Embassy in Uganda indicates that 1.9 Trillion shillings was spent in the Health Sector to among others provide 2 Million insecticide treated mosquito nets to residents.
15:02
15:02

Ugandan Appointed to Head UN Climate Technology Centre Climate Change 1

She replaces Mr. Jukka Uosukainen of Finland who served as CTCN Director from 2014-2019, and will address the CTCN’s Advisory Board for the first time when it gathers at its 14th meeting on 11 September in Paris.
12:28
12:28

Nabweru Residents Welcome Drainage Channel Expansion 4 1

Ignatius Kitonto, a resident of Nabweru Sub County has been a victim of flooding since 2011. He says his house is often submerged by runoff water from the drainage channel whenever it rains heavily.
11:33
11:33

KCCA Seeks to Recruit over 200 Health Workers 1

Richard Lule, the Director Administration and Human Resource in KCCA told council on Monday that the Authority has written to the Public Service Ministry for a new human resource structure for KCCA Health Centers.
11:23
11:23

Every 40 Seconds, Someone Loses Their Life to Suicide – Report 1

The figures imply that suicide accounts for more deaths than war and homicide combined, and is the second leading cause of death among those aged 15-29, behind road injury. According to the World Health Organisation, close to 800,000 people die by suicide every year, and for each death, there are more than 20 suicide attempts.
07:01
07:01

Social Media Posts Put Mbale Woman MP's Supporter in Jail 2 1

John Robert Tukei, the Elgon Region Police Spokesperson, says they have forwarded the suspect’s file to the Resident State Attorney for sanctioning.
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