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Sep 2019 29 results
19:03
19:03

U.S. Gov't Announces Visa, Economic Sanctions against Kayihura 1 Top story

As part of its enforcement efforts the Office of Foreign Assets Control -OFAC releases lists individuals and companies owned or controlled by, or acting for or on behalf of, targeted countries. It also lists individuals, groups, and entities, such as terrorists and narcotics traffickers designated under programs that are not country-specific. Collectively, such individuals and companies are called Specially Designated Nationals. Their assets are blocked and U.S. persons are generally prohibited from dealing with them.
18:55
18:55

Lack of Contacts Delayed Retirement of Mentally Ill Staff in Nakaseke 1

The district council recently faulted the Uganda Medical Board for failing to endorse the retirement of up to 12 staff who were no longer able to perform their duties as a result of ill health. Although the affected staff are no longer working, the district could not replace them until their files are disposed of by the medical council.
18:36
18:36

Police Officers in Kasese Arrested for Smuggling 2

Twesige said the two were nabbed in a joint force of police and URA officials after they received a tip that they were using police ambulance UP 4908 to carry Caro light and Coco-pulp cosmetics which had been smuggled from the Democratic Republic of Congo into Uganda through the Mpondwe-Lhubiriha border.
18:26
18:26

Gulu Municipality Struggles With Integrated Financial Management System

The IFMS is an automated budgeting and accounting system used by government entities to initiate, spend and monitor their budgets, process payments, manage and report on their financial activities.
17:41
17:41

Kitgum Municipality Proposes Revaluation Of Property Rates 4 1

Patrick Ocan Ocitti, the Kitgum Municipal Deputy Town Clerk said in an interview on Friday that they are fetching low revenue from taxing properties because of the low percentage charged.
17:30
17:30

Caretaker Charged With Negligence over Missing Baby 1 1

Kabubi was grabbed by a female stranger two weeks ago at around 9 pm when he and other children in Katwe cell followed their neighbour Lillian Kibirige alias Maama Rose to pick a blanket from her brother.
16:26
16:26

African States Should Learn From Suez Canal Financing Experience - Egypt Loans 1 1 Top story

In August 2015, Egypt expanded the size of the Suez Canal, a man-made Canal that links the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea following financing from Egyptians who bought investment certificates worth USD 3.6 billion (13 trillion Shillings) with a maturity period of five years and an interest rate of 15.5 per cent.
16:25
16:25

Makerere Dental Students to Sit Special Exam Before Practicing - Medical Council Makerere University 2

This is because the school decided to reopen against a recommendation of the East African Community Medical and Dental Practitioners’ Council that it remains closed until they fulfil all the staff and equipment requirements pointed out by the regional council.
16:04
16:04

Lawyer James Mubiru Released on Police Bond Anthony Wameli 3 2

Mubiru was granted bond on Friday by Regional Criminal Investigations Division Officer for Jinja Road Police Station, Bernard Mugisha after presenting three sureties.
15:43
15:43

Museveni Pleads with UN to Construct Cross-Border Roads 1 1

According to Museveni, while the peace agreement cements the relationship among the pastoral communities, good road network is needed to help them connect easily. He asked agencies to help lobby for the cross- border roads as they have done in other parts connecting to other countries.
15:16
15:16

Uganda Airlines Planes Not Grounded -Management 1 Top story

The explanation comes just a few days after reports indicating that the two Uganda Airlines Bombardier CRJ900 series had been grounded, less than a month after the airline started operating. But Uganda airlines management says the reports are both malicious and false.
15:15
15:15

Failure to Utilise UGX 3.9B Angers Malaba Town Council Residents 3 1

According to records, 644 million shillings was meant for the construction of Malaba Seed Secondary School in Malaba Town council, 2.9 billion shillings for salaries of staff that were supposed to be recruited.
15:04
15:04

Kololo Hospital Operates Without a License –Council 2

Dr Katumba Ssentongo, the Registrar of the Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Council says that in order for any facility to have its license renewed, it must have approval from local authorities, a license of a previous paid year, a practising License of the supervising doctor and their commitment letter. However, Kololo hospital Kampala has failed to put these together.
14:20
14:20

Lectures Resume at Hoima Nursing School Principal

Angujero was suspended on Tuesday after students staged a strike demanding for her immediate resignation and transfer from the school.
14:08
14:08

Bushenyi Banana Factory Workers Demand Pay 3 1

Sylvia Tukamuhabwa, one of the causal labourers say that trouble started when she demanded for unpaid wages worth 400,000 shillings from the management, but instead received threats and was locked out of office.
13:00
13:00

Police Recruits Cautioned Against Unprofessional Conduct 2 1

A total of 4,500 Probation Police Constables –PPCs and 500 Learner Assistant Inspector of Police – AIPs were recently recruited in an exercise that started in July. They are due to start their training tomorrow September 14, at Police Training School – PTS Kabalye.
12:59
12:59

Kabale Municipality, UNRA Sued over Construction of Lock-Ups in Road Reserve 2 2

Traders who were operating in Kabale Central market have already occupied newly constructed permanent lockups at Kabale Police Barracks playground and in the road reserve in Kigongi, Central Division along Kabale-Mbarara Highway.
12:34
12:34

Dairy Products in Mukono Free of Bacterial Infections-Study mukono district 4 2

In her post-doctorate research, Dr Sylvia Angubua Baluka, a lecturer in the Department of Biosecurity, Ecosystems & Veterinary Public Health and her team collected a total of 184 milk, faecal and environmental samples from 33 selected dairy farms from Mukono district. The purpose was to assess the prevalence and antimicrobial exposure profiles of bacteria such as Campylobacter jejuni, E. coli and Salmonella, all regarded as most common causes of diarrheal illness.
11:56
11:56

Ministry of Lands Reviewing Land Management Regulations 4

Kabanda says the Ministry is reviewing regulations looking at Land laws including Land Commission Act, Surveyors Act and Physical Planning Act among others. Lands Regulations were last reviewed in 2004.
11:17
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Peace Centre in Kitgum Documents Dark Memories Of LRA Atrocities Refugee Law Project 3 3

Nono says over the years the center has been able to document oral testimonies from conflict victims, used films and documentaries to inspire disclosure on atrocities that happened including male rape and massacres that have all been archived.
Sep 2019 29 results