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20:10
20:10

Are Traditional Highway Stopovers Losing Their Flare? Lukaya venders 8 3 Top story

Between Kampala and Masaka, at least four of these joints have developed – with individuals investing millions of Shillings. They include Jalia city at Buyaya, Nkozi, 82 kilometres along Kampala, Masaka highway. Jalia city is owned by city lawyer Yusuf Nsibambi and is named after his mother Hajjat Jalia Kalega. Another stopover is Mirembe, a few kilometres from Jalia city.
19:42
19:42

Mbale Municipality Gets UGX 14b Additional Funding for USMID Projects 1 3

This is part of the additional financing that the Ugandan government received from the World Bank to implement the second phase of the Program covering a period of five years, effective fiscal year 2018/19. It altogether covers 18 municipalities and four refugee-hosting districts.
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Gov't Ordered to Produce Re-arrested Kaweesi Murder Suspects Anthony Wameli 1

Justice Henrietta Wolayo of Civil Division of High Court on Friday ordered the Attorney General and Police to produce the two in court on Monday and explain why they have been detained for more than mandatory 48 hours.
19:12
19:12

NSSF Trashes Proposal to Tax Savers Benefits in New Bill 1

The government had suggested that workers who wish to withdraw their savings at the age of 55 should be taxed. However, if one chooses to wait for five more years up to 60, they would not be taxed. Currently, members who attain 55 years exit the NSSF scheme after a lump sum payment.
19:02
19:02

Doctors Seek Right to Advertise Amid Pressure from Herbalists 3

Dr Fredrick Nelson Nakwagala, a Senior Health Researcher and head of the Directorate of Medicine at Mulago hospital says a lot of people are being duped into making wrong treatment choices because they are unaware about where to find authentic services.
18:57
18:57

Commonwealth Delegates Want Nomination Fees for PWDs Scrapped 1

According to the resolutions, the delegates also called upon parliaments to ensure their respective countries ratify the United Convention on Rights of Persons with Disability (CRPD) and its Optional Protocol on the transparency and accountability in upholding the rights of PWDS in order to eliminate all forms of discrimination against persons with disability seeking political offices.
18:57
18:57

Angolan Team Ejects KCCA FC In CAF Champions League 1

KCCA FC settled for a 1-1 draw against Atletico Petroleos De Luanda in the return leg of the second round played at the StarTimes Stadium on Saturday.
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18:51

PWD’s Demand Sign Language Secondary Schools at Sub Regional Level 8 3

Activists argue that the absence of secondary schools built on the foundation of enhancing sign languages has greatly affected the ability of learners to advance beyond the primary cycle of education.
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Gov’t Rolls Out Electronic Revenue Management System kira municipality 3

The online tool is used for local taxpayers’ registration, payment assessments, e-payment, reconciliation, enforcement, reporting and integration with other government agencies.
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18:17

School Director in Jinja Arrested for Flouting Education Standards 3 1

The students study in dilapidated classrooms, boys and girls share a dormitory, while sometimes the students go without meals.
18:01
18:01

Youths Call for Education Reform to Curb Unemployment

The call was made during a roundtable discussion on strategies to deal with youth unemployment held as part of the ongoing Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference (CPC) at Speke Resort, Munyonyo. During the session, Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah highlighted the need for policies that favour youth access to investment in national sectors like agriculture.
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17:44

Vandals Destroy Litterbins in Mbarara 1

The metallic bins were installed along the newly constructed roads under the Uganda Municipal Infrastructural Development – USMID project funded by the World Bank. However they have been vandalized by suspected scrap dealers and those dealing in metal fabrication.
17:23
17:23

800 Bags of Charcoal Destroyed in Gulu palaro sub county 3

Ocaka told URN on Friday that the operation was conducted in Araba village in Palaro Sub County and Akor village in Paibona Sub County. 472 bags were destroyed from Araba and 335 from Akor respectively.
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17:07

Maize Milling Plant in Busia Non-functional over Absence of Machine Operator 4 1

The 900 million project shillings plant was constructed three years ago by the Ministry of Local Government under the Community Agriculture Infrastructure Improvement Program- Project 3 (CAIIP-3) in the financial year 2015/2016.
17:02
17:02

Decision on Voting Rights for Ugandans in Diaspora, Prisoners Pushed to Next Year Steven Kalali 1 2

For the third time, judgement on the matter is pushed ahead, even after the conclusion of the case submission in December 2018. A decision which was initially expected in June was then pushed to today, September 27, 2019. It will now remain pending until March 13, 2020.
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16:37

Kitgum Nodding Disease Affected Families Facing Food Shortage 2

Joe Otto the village health team leader for nodding victims says that the last consignment of relief they received was in October.
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Hundreds of Structures Demolished from River Rwizi Catchment Area 3

Meandering through the hills of Buhweju and Ntungamo, River Rwizi pours its water in Lake Victoria through the drainage systems of Lake Mburo, Lake Kachera and Kijanebalola. The river is also critical for the cattle keeping communities in the area as the main source of water for the animals.
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15:58

Telemedicine Eases Access to Healthcare in Kampala Ministry of Health 1 3

Through the practice, healthcare providers evaluate, diagnose and treat patients using telecommunications technology such as computers for video conferencing and electronic devices like smartphones, without the need for an in-person visit.
15:20
15:20

Kisenyi Businessman Found Dead in Buddo 1

Deputy Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, said police were yet to understand how Ssekiziyivu a resident of Ndilo, Kisenyi-Mengo left his home in Kisenyi and ended up being killed in Buddo.
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Disappearance of Blood Covenants Bothers Cultural Activists in Ankole 1

Sometimes, a few drops of blood from each person would be blended in a glass and drunk by both. In either case, the blood is mixed as an indicator that the two lives are intertwined.
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