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Sep 2023 22 results
17:28
17:28

Over 1,200 War Debt Claimants Cleared for Payment in Soroti Soroti District 1 1

Abraham Ekwaru, the Soroti District Communications Officer, explained that the new list includes claimants who have completed all the necessary procedures outlined by the Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs to receive compensation.
16:55
16:55

East African States Collaborate to Lobby, Share Notes on Climate Financing 1 5 Top story

In East Africa, individual states are diligently preparing to find the crucial funds and recognize the need for a collaborative approach that involves sharing experiences and expertise.
16:45
16:45

Religious Leaders in Teso Caution Police Against Brutality, Political Bias Teso sub region 1 3

Speaking at a meeting with the Police top leadership at the East Kyoga Regional Police headquarters in Soroti City on Wednesday, Rev. Fr. Gonzaga Waziwazi Ongereny, the Soroti Catholic Diocesan Chancellor told the Police that acts of brutality and political bias have put the police on the spot for failing to deliver effective service to the community.
16:38
16:38

Connivance Hindering Timely Payout of Survivor's Benefits-NSSF 1 2 Top story

Patrick Ayota, the Managing Director of NSSF, addressed journalists about the fund's performance for the 2022/23 financial year and expressed concern over the increasing prevalence of this issue. He noted that it is affecting the payment duration of other benefits as additional measures are implemented to verify the information provided.
16:32
16:32

Maracha District to Delete Staff From Payroll for Missing Validation Exercise 1 1

Among those who missed the validation exercise that took place between 7th-15th June 2023 include, 12 education assistants, two Local Council III chairpersons, a laboratory technician and a senior education assistant.
16:25
16:25

Experts Push for Human Settlement Policies in New Affordable Housing Campaign housing deficit 2

Paul Mayende, an official at the organization’s Uganda office listed half a dozen approved guiding documents that have provisions on informal settlements but said when they did a survey in selected Kampala slums, they found these to be largely not biting. Some of the policies listed include the National Housing Policy which was updated in 2016, the National Urban Policy 2017, and the National Human Settlements Policy.
15:42
15:42

Luwero Executive Asks Police to Investigate Veterans for Fraudulently Acquiring Land Title buganda land board 4

Kibirango explains that the veterans acquired the land by forceful occupation in 2016 and later in 2019 forged minutes of the area land committee as well as signatures of land officers to apply for land title.
15:20
15:20

Kampala Central Deputy Mayor Seeks Bail, Further Remanded Hanipher Mpungu 2 Top story

During her appearance before the Nakawa Chief Magistrate Ritah Neumbe Kidasa, Mpungu denied the charges and was remanded. On Wednesday, Mpungu returned to court from prison where she has spent over a month on remand, and applied for bail.
15:05
15:05

Disability Rights Activists Decry Deprivation of the Deaf in Sign Language Development 2

Robert Nkwangu, the UNAD’s Executive Director says Uganda Sign Language is a natural language developed by deaf people and is structurally distinct from spoken languages but equal in status. He notes that while sign language originated, developed, and evolved from the deaf people themselves, the deaf people are being treated as “spares” in sign language services.
14:11
14:11

Former UNBS Director Ebiru Loses Bid to Block Bribery Trial 1 1 Top story

On Wednesday, the Anti-Corruption Division Judge Jane Okuo Kajuga ruled against the application filed against the Attorney General, stating that it was incorrectly filed before the High Court due to a lack of territorial and material jurisdiction to enforce Ebiru's human rights.
12:39
12:39

Trial for Woman Accused of Stealing Church Vehicle Postponed Shamim Batariro 2

According to reports, Batariro made a stopover in Rubare town before continuing her journey at night. However, her luck ran out when she was intercepted by police at the Nyeihanga town council checkpoint around 10:00 p.m.
12:13
12:13

MP Appeals for More Aid for De-roofed Nakasongola School 1

In early September, a severe downpour accompanied by strong winds swept through the school, causing extensive damage. The initial impact of the storm was the complete removal of the roof from one of the classroom blocks.
12:02
12:02

Alleged Capitation Fraud Rocks Mbale School for the Deaf, Anti-Corruption Unit Expands Investigations 1 Top story

Sources within the education community suggest that the challenges at Mbale School for the Deaf run much deeper than inflated student numbers. "It's a situation that goes beyond what's immediately apparent. There are hidden influences at play here. To give you an example, the headteacher has wielded considerable power, almost as if the school were her personal domain. She has significant connections," noted one source.
11:45
11:45

Alur Kingdom Turns to Football to Retain Girls in School 1 2

According to the available information from the Alur kingdom secretariat, primary school Completion rate for boys stands at 47 percent and 27 percent for girls with an overall completion rate of 37 percent for both boys and girls.
11:18
11:18

UPDF-FARDC Hand Over Rescued Civilians Operation Shujja 1

Major General Dick Olum, the overall commander of Operation Shujja, emphasized that the rescued individuals would undergo rehabilitation before their complete reintegration into their respective communities.
08:59
08:59

Illegal Connection: Woman Electrocuted in Buyende

Eyewitnesses recounted hearing a loud blast before seeing Namulondo collapse to the ground. Some of the residents acted fast and switched off the electricity to prevent further harm, as the accident happened in a densely populated area.
08:40
08:40

TotalEnergies Displays Local Content Milestones in Uganda's Oil and Gas 5

Mariam Nampeera Mboowa, the Deputy General Manager of TotalEnergies EP Uganda said these involved the supply of locally sourced goods and services by mainly the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).
08:27
08:27

Nursery Bed Operators, Association Leaders Clash Over Transparency 7 3

Katabaazi is accused of misappropriating 39 billion Shillings received from the government through the National Agriculture Advisory Services (NAADS) meant to compensate affected tea farmers.
08:18
08:18

Uganda to Enhance Financial Integrity Via Information Exchange Transparency Review 3

John Musinguzi, the Commissioner General of Uganda Revenue Authority (URA), emphasizes that this exercise is part of strategic initiatives to remove Uganda from the transactional grey list, signifying a dedicated effort to promote international financial integrity.
08:04
08:04

Five In Custody in Connection to Strangling 4-year-Old Child to Death suspects 1

Basemera went missing from her parents' home on Saturday last week under unclear circumstances. Her disappearance prompted her parents and residents to launch a search in vain.
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