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21:20
21:20

UNEB Grading Controversy Sparks Deep-Rooted Education Assessment Debate 1

The ongoing discussion is largely fueled by a social media post that seems to have been captured from a WhatsApp group of old boys of St Mary's College, Kisubi-SMACK90 and has gained traction through widespread sharing by various users.
19:46
19:46

Lawyers, Judiciary Clash Over Meeting to Discuss Museveni's Letter Tilenga Oil Project 1

The issues that were scheduled for discussion were related to the independence of the judiciary. President Yoweri Museveni in a letter dated December 7, 2023, wrote to Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo regarding the management and handling of the Uganda Muslim Supreme Council (UMSC) property case with businessman Justus Kyabahwa.
19:16
19:16

Government Urged To Regulate Rehabilitative Care Devices assistive devices 1 3

Experts have found that everyone seems to be offering rehabilitative services without any form of regulation or right prescription by qualified professionals.
18:15
18:15

Court Halts Kitutu's Trial Pending Court Of Appeal Decision Jude Byamukama 2

Justice Kajuga said that it is important to halt the trial awaiting the Court of Appeal decision such that they do not start it and then the Appellate Court rules otherwise.
17:51
17:51

Sub-Saharan Africa GDP To double by 2040 to USD 4.5 trillion Africa free trade 1 Top story

The region’s key heavyweight economies of Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania will drive this economic growth, with average GDP across all four expected to surge by 200% over the forecast period.
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15:44

IGAD Lawmakers Seek to Mitigate Impact of Violent Extremism women and children 1

Founded in 1986, IGAD, an umbrella for eight member states namely; Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Uganda, and Eritrea has been seeking harmonized regional instruments to prevent and counter violent extremism Since 2016.
15:10
15:10

FUFA Summons Onduparaka to Account for No-Show in Uganda Cup Fixture 1

The team had earlier requested a postponement of the fixture due to logistical challenges, a plea which was rejected by FUFA.
15:02
15:02

Uganda's Education, Health Prepare Child for Only 38% Productivity Potential - World Bank

According to the 22nd Edition of the World Bank’s Uganda Economic Update, the economy continues to recover from multiple shocks and a challenging global environment, with robust activity due to strong industrial and services sector performances.
14:26
14:26

TotalEnergies Seeks License to Produce Gas at Tilenga 1 1 Top story

The oil and gas explorer wrote to the Minister of Energy at the end of last month asking for a license to construct the Tilenga Liquefied Petroleum Gas Facility. According to the documents, TotalEnergies Uganda E&P (TEPU) which is part of the French super-major TotalEnergies plans to produce 80,000 tons of Liquefied Petroleum Gas per year.
14:25
14:25

Give EC Money For Civic Education- Owiny-Dollo 3 3 Top story

Local election observers during the 2021 general election highlighted the lack of civic education as one of the reasons why the country's electoral processes are increasingly being monetized and why voters demand bribes in exchange for votes.
13:28
13:28

Five Suspected Robbers Arrested in Kakumiro District police 1

The suspects have been identified as Moses Bright Rutaaba, a resident of Lwebikyoli village in Rakai district, Patrick Nuwamanya, Ssengamana alias Ssenga, Andrew Matale alias Kakati, all residents of Kakumiro district and their ring leader only identified as Lusiba, from Mubende district.
13:16
13:16

Agago District Gets 60-meter Telephone Mast to Ease Connectivity 4 1

The mast valued at 200 million Shillings stands at Akeno Village, Amyel Parish in Lapono Sub-County. It is expected to help telephone operators and media houses to access networks and expand their reach.
13:04
13:04

Pictorial: Tarehe Sita Activities in Busoga Region

Tarehe Sita celebrations climaxed with an official event in Bugweri district on Tuesday, held under the theme; "celebrating the people's struggle for unity, security and peace for social-economic transformation."
12:54
12:54

Improved Infrastructure Attracts More Factories at Namanve Industrial Park solar lighting 4 1

The government has been implementing key infrastructure developments at Namanve through contractor-facilitated financing arrangements. They include tarmacking over 44 kilometres of road networks, bridges, traffic management systems, solar lighting, water, and power distribution systems.
12:22
12:22

Bukalasa Lecturer Advocates for Resource, Facility Sharing Among Neighboring Schools 1

Joseph Sserwanga, the Deputy Principal of Bukalasa Agricultural College has expressed concern that both government and private investors find it challenging to afford the necessary resources for each school, and highlighted the critical shortage of resources like land, sports facilities, and laboratories, which are essential for effective learning.
11:27
11:27

Uganda Rugby Union Moves to Divide Northern Clubs into Clusters 1 4

Currently, the Northern region which consists of the Acholi, Lango, and West Nile Sub-regions is overseen by only one Regional Development Officer (RDO) based in Gulu. The region also consists of 15 teams that compete in the regional league.
11:16
11:16

Deserted Children Secure Scholarships Worth UGX 100m After Media Appeal 1 6

The three are part of the eight children rescued by the Luwero District Probation Office after they were abandoned by their parents and transferred to Happy Times Childcare Initiative. They were later enrolled at Happy Times Junior Primary School where they sat Primary Leaving Examinations in 2023 and all passed in the first division.
11:00
11:00

UPDF Preaches Peace, Unity in Karamoja 1 3

Busizoori said that other parts of the country have developed but Karamoja has remained backward because of tribal fights and lamentations. He appealed to the leaders to sensitize the people to desist from tribal fights but instead coexist as one to pave the way for development.
09:16
09:16

Foundation Body Seeks to Repossess Masaka Women’s Resource Centre 1 2

The women’s resource centre that operates in a building on plot 9 Edward Avenue in Masaka Town was established through a partnership by Yellow Knife City of Canada and Masaka Municipal Council Women’s Association, to support the social-economic empowerment of women in Masaka district.
08:55
08:55

Arua Hill Sports Club Relegated Over Licensing Shortfalls Arua Hill SC 1

The decision follows an unsuccessful appeal by the West Nile-based club against the withdrawal of its licence by the FUFA Club Licensing Committee for failing to meet licensing regulations.
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