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21:40
21:40

Museveni Blasts District Service Commissions For Selling Government Jobs 7 1 Top story

The President has also vowed to take tough action against school proprietors who have unnecessarily increased school fees both in private and public institutions of learning saying it is uncalled for. He says his government will expeditiously reign over errant education institutions increasing school fees for their personal gains.
17:58
17:58

Police Investigates Mysterious Death of Two Brothers in Soroti DPC Moses Olang 2

Moses Olang, the District Police Commander of Soroti says the Police are hunting for the said witch doctor on charges of murder. He says that the suspect was paid two million shillings by Emoru to try to rescue the lives of the deceased but in vain.
17:13
17:13

Gov't Proposed Budget Increase Unrealistic-Opposition 1

Wamakuyu Mudimi, the Budget Committee Vice Chairperson in his report observes that the contribution of tax revenues to the total budget has continued to decline, hence pushing the government to costly borrowing.
16:49
16:49

Unidentified Body Recovered in Sugarcane Plantation

The body was discovered by casual labourers who had gone to harvest cane pieces.
16:21
16:21

Parliament Committee Proposes 12 Percent Budget Increase 1 1

However, Shadow Finance minister Muwanga said Kivumbi says in his minority report: "For the budget committee to identify a huge funding gap of 6.1 trillion to be added to the already exaggerated Resource Envelope of 49.9 trillion Shillings without identifying the sources of revenue renders this exercise an academic trip of no particular practical import to the budget process.”
15:58
15:58

Nwoya District Yet to Recover Swindled PDM Funds 1

145 million Shillings has so far been recovered from six civil servants implicated in the misappropriation of the fund since the intervention of Jovrine Kalisa, the Deputy National Coordinator of PDM.
15:49
15:49

Farmers in Kazo District Lose 500 Cows to Clostridia Diseases 2

Clostridia disease that includes Tetanus, Blackleg, pulpy Kidney, and Black disease is caused by bacteria of the genus Clostridium called anaerobic and spreads widely in the environment, particularly in soil, fecal matter, and are common during the dry season.
15:46
15:46

Agriculture Ministry Initiating Collaborations Between Farmers, Value Chain Actors irrigation schemes 3

Abdu Mugisha, a senior agro-business officer in the MAAIF and a technical person in the FIEFOC-2 project, said they are creating awareness among farmers on where they can access different services, and the district production department will be the coordinating center for these market linkages.
15:13
15:13

Old Kampala SS Board, Headteacher Clash Over Management 4 1 Top story

Suuna has since denied all the allegations leveled against him, saying that they are being fueled by those opposed to the changes he is bringing to the school. He explains that when he arrived in June 2022, the school was operating in an unstructured manner, with staff conducting business as they pleased and students alike.
15:00
15:00

Will Charging Utility Vandals with Terrorism Succeed in Courts? 1

Enanga said that based on the DPP approval of charging utility vandalism suspects with terrorism, five people have already been arraigned in courts of law and they are not charged with malicious damage but terrorism.
14:34
14:34

Poor Classrooms Await Learners as Hailstorm Devastates Schools in Sembabule 1 2

George William Namutegera, the Mateete sub-county LC III Chairperson and a Member of Misojjo-Lwazi Primary school Management Committee, says that they are currently stuck on how to proceed with the school reopening for the new academic year.
14:17
14:17

Tooro, NDA Partner to Conserve Traditional Medicinal Trees 2

Addressing Tooro Kingdom officials in Muchwa Fort Portal city on Wednesday, Dr. Bitekyerezo cited an example of Kibaale Forest, which he said is home to a variety of different medicinal trees and herbs that are being cut down for timber and charcoal. He adds that this has forced NDA to work with the kingdom to ensure that these trees that have medical properties are preserved.
14:12
14:12

Budget Committee Raises Red Flag on Conflicting Gov’t Debt Figures Public Debt 1 2

In the committee report on the proposed National Budget Framework paper for the next financial year 2023/2024, Members of Parliament queried the variance in figures submitted by the Ministry of Finance and Auditor General.
14:07
14:07

Between Drilling and Production, Another Two Year's-Wait for First Oil Drop 1

“The rigs used in exploration are small and are meant to extract small volumes of crude for testing purposes, they can easily be dismantled and moved from well to well,” says Gloria Sebikari, Manager of Corporate Affairs at the Petroleum Authority of Uganda.
13:53
13:53

Expert Warns Against Use of Antibiotics in Acute Cough Treatment persistent coughs 4

According to Dr. Bruce Kirenga, the Executive Director of Makerere Lung Institute, the antibiotics used in the treatment of bacterial infections such as the widely used Azithromycin and erythromycin are not supposed to be used.
13:51
13:51

100 Schools Face Toilet Shortage in Luwero 2 6

Some of the affected Universal Primary schools are Wakatayi, Kalere, Nalinnya Lwantale Girls, St Mugagga Kikungo, Bajjo Community, Bukimu, Bukasa, and Kasaala Primary school.
12:30
12:30

Construction of Nkoko Bridge on River Ssezibwa Starts 7 4

The bridge that used to connect Ntunda and Kasawo sub-counties and as well as acting as a shortcut linking Kayunga and Mukono districts was washed away by heavy rains in 2019, paralyzing transport between the districts. Engineer William Kabiiho, the Assistant Commissioner in charge of National Roads and Bridges in the Ministry of Works says reconstructing of the bridge will cost 2.139 billion Shillings.
11:56
11:56

Health Committee Wants Kilembe Mines Hospital Drug Supply Reinstated ministry of health 8 2 Top story

Joel Sebikali, the deputy chairperson the health committee of parliament said that committee will recommend the ministry of health to reactive the drug supply line for the facility as they discuss the re-establishment of another fully functional hospital in the area.
11:37
11:37

Opposition Wants Inquiry into UGX 2.8 Trillion Lost in Tax Exemptions 1 1

John Rujoki, the URA Commissioner General recently revealed that 2.88 trillion Shillings will be lost in the current financial year 2022 -23 in form of tax exemptions.
11:29
11:29

Failed Relationship: Court Orders Woman to Refund UGX 10.43M 3 Top story

In her ruling on Wednesday, the Kanungu Grade One Magistrate, Asanansio Mukobi, said that despite being served, Kyarikunda failed to file her defense. Mukobi says that since the marriage promise was not fulfilled, Tumwiine is entitled to the reimbursement of the Shillings 9,439,100 he spent on her.
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