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18:43
18:43

Businessman Seeks UGX 600M from KCCA For Demolished Property

Kizito has filed a suit the Civil Division of High Court against KCCA, Moses Atwine, the Directorate of Physical Planning KCCA and Joan Kyalimpa from the same directorate through his lawyer, Paulsen Nalubega and Co. Advocates.
18:16
18:16

Kamwenge Ban Residences In Taxi Park 3

The Town Council LC 3 chairperson, Geoffrey Byamukama announced the decision during the council sitting on Thursday. He explained that the facilities in the taxi park can’t handle the high volume of people with some opting to reside there.
18:02
18:02

Jinja Officials Resolve to Sell Off Gov't Property to Finance Headquarter Construction job 1

However, the Jinja LC 5 chairperson, Titus Kisambira, says the works have stalled due to lack of funds. "We cost the construction works at an estimated fee of Shillings 4.3 billion. We are currently stranded due to lack of funds,” he said.
17:43
17:43

Bushenyi-Ishaka Municipality Town Clerk in Trouble Over UGX 194M Accountability 1 5 Top story

Jackson Kamugasha, the Mayor Bushenyi-Ishaka Municipality, says the decision to close municipal offices was reached in the extra ordinary council meeting held Friday.
17:21
17:21

Poor Road Network Threatens National Oil Palm Project in Buvuma NOPP 3 1

Alex Mabiriizi, the Buvuma District LC V Chairperson, says farmers risk making losses once the seedlings are not delivered on time because of bad roads.
17:00
17:00

Acholi Paramount Chief Irked by Encroachment on Royal Land physical plan 3 1

Speaking to URN on Friday from the Acholi Cultural Institution office in Bardege Divisionin Gulu Town, Acana said it was wrong for the district authorities to plan access roads on the royal land without permission.
16:35
16:35

Makerere University School of Public Health to Relocate 4 2 Top story

The School Dean, Professor Rhoda Wanyenze, says the ambitious project is aimed at strengthening scientific research, teaching and learning for the growing student population, currently at more than 800, 85% of them graduate students.
16:21
16:21

Hearing Impairment: Ogwang Scores Sufficient Points for Gov’t Scholarship Uganda 1 1 Top story

Charles Owilli Adur, Deputy Head teacher Wakiso Secondary School, who also has a hearing impairment, observes that from day one Ogwang was determined as he was focused on his lifelong desire of attaining university education. “For a special needs student to break all the barriers this is great news.
15:51
15:51

Busia Residents Face Eviction From Market Land 5

In 2013, government through the Ministry of Trade and Industry surveyed 117 hectares of land covering Musigenge, Buwanda, Masafu and Busikho villages to pave way for the construction of the Export Zone Market. However, the land is currently home to over 25 households, Pentecostal church and school. Some of the occupants claim ownership of the land since the late 1910 long before Uganda got independence.
15:20
15:20

Kisoro Leaders Split Over Proposed Allocation of Land to King Ceaser University 5 1 Top story

In 2008, the proprietor of King Ceaser University, a prominent businessman and Honorary Consul of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to Uganda, Ceaser Mulenga wrote to Kisoro district requesting to be allocated Saza ground in Kisoro municipality for development.
14:35
14:35

Museveni Urges Ugandans to Take Personal Precaution Against Corona Virus Coronavirus 1 Top story

“Take personal precautions, and look out for your colleagues too. The government will take all measures to safeguard you as well. Meanwhile, we shall keep studying this Coronavirus,” Museveni tweeted.
14:22
14:22

Luweero Accident Death Toll Rises To 12 1 Top story

Shortly after the accident, Police said eight people had died and four others escaped with injuries. However, this morning, police increased the death toll 12 people.
13:45
13:45

South Sudan Archbishop, 2 Others Graduate with PhDs at UCU 1 1 Top story

Reverend Arama Badi and Emmanuel Mukeshimana graduated with doctorates in Theology while Mary Naula graduated with a doctorate in Literature.
13:29
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Dr. Mushengyezi Outlines His Vision for UCU 3 2

Dr. Mushengyezi, whose installation is scheduled for September, says the university has for long been relying on tuition, a challenge he hopes to solve by constructing a mall on campus where students can go for recreation and shopping to supplement the university income.
12:54
12:54

Gonhill Nakaweesa Granted Bail Buganda road court 1 1 Top story

The Buganda Road Court Senior Magistrate, Stella Maris Amabilis granted Nakaweesa cash bail of Shillings 25 million on Friday. Court also directed the suspect to deposit a land title in her names with court.
12:39
12:39

Former Police SACCO Chairman Kalulu Grilled Over Pseudo Suppliers 1 1 Top story

A Source at the Naguru based headquarters has told Uganda Radio Network –URN that Kalulu was summoned on the directives of the Deputy Inspector General of Police–Maj Gen Stephen Muzeyi Sabiiti and his successor, after unearthing gaps in the names of suppliers and procurement processes.
11:23
11:23

Soroti Voters Relegate Display Exercise to LCs Soroti Municipality 2 1

At Pamba Primary School in Western Division, only two voters had turned up to confirm their particulars when our reporter visited the station on Thursday afternoon. Our reporter also observed that less than a quarter of the registered voters at some polling stations had turned up for the exercise since it began almost a week ago.
10:36
10:36

Worship Places Battling Cases of Theft 3 1 Top story

Every Sunday, Rev. Can Michael Mukhwana, the Vicar at St Andrews Church Bukoto reminds the congregation that “not all of us have come to pray.” According to Rev Mukhwana, it is important to inform the congregants to secure their belongings even before they settle down in church because of rampant theft.
08:48
08:48

Dusty Road Irks Kalungu Town Council Residents Paul Ssemuwemba 3 1 Top story

Patrick Jjombwe, a retail trader in Kalungu town council, says the heavy dust from the road is impacting heavily on their businesses.
08:26
08:26

Teacher Found Dead in Staff Quaters UGanda Police Force

It is alleged that Akol was well when she went to bed with her daughter on February 27th, 2020. However, the girl reported to the duty master, Bosco Ochol the next morning indicating that her mother was sick.
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