Uganda

Arua to Host National Wildlife Day Celebrations

Uganda Radio Network - 2 ore 22 min fa
Arua district Tourism officer Rebecca Agani says that the district will use the occasion to demand from government the reinstatement of the White Rhinos in Ajai Game reserve where they lived in the late 1970s before they were wiped out during the 1979 war.
Categorie: Uganda

Betty Nambooze: Museveni's Sole Candidature Not A Surprise

Uganda Radio Network - 2 ore 26 min fa
Nambooze, who is also the Shadow Minister of information in the opposition, says that the intention of the regime is to make Ugandans remain focused towards the next election, and yet most of the issues in the past general elections that remain unresolved.
Categorie: Uganda

Mayors' Alliance Proposes Compulsory HIV Testing for Men

Uganda Radio Network - 2 ore 31 min fa
The urban council leaders under the umbrella Alliance of Mayors and Municipal Leaders on HIV/AIDs in Africa-AMICAAL-Uganda chapter made the suggestion in Masaka district on Wednesday, during a meeting convened to take stock of the progress in campaigns against HIV.
Categorie: Uganda

Ministry Roots for Community Service to Decongest Prisons

Uganda Radio Network - 2 ore 55 min fa
The Director Community Service Paul Kintu says the move is aimed at rehabilitating people through different community programmes than holding them in custody. Seeking for justice through detention is more like revenge, yet, very expensive for government in terms of feeding and welfare, Kintu said.
Categorie: Uganda

MPs Ogong, Lyomoki Oppose Museveni's Sole Candidature

Uganda Radio Network - 3 ore 41 min fa
MPs Felix Okot Ogong representing Dokolo South and Workers Representative Sam Lyomoki have in the past expressed interest in running for the partys presidential flag bearer but were locked out.
Categorie: Uganda

RDCs Cautioned Against Fueling Land Evictions

Uganda Radio Network - 3 ore 42 min fa
Mbayo was speaking at the opening of a one-week Induction Retreat for Resident District Commissioners-RDCs and Deputy Resident District Commissioners at the National Leadership Institute-NALI in Kyankwanzi on Wednesday afternoon.
Categorie: Uganda

Kasubi Market Construction Starts in April

Uganda Radio Network - 4 ore 18 min fa
Kampala Capital City Authority KCCA Acting Executive Director, Eng Andrew Kitaka released the roadmap for the construction of the market today while leading a team of KCCA officials to the proposed market site, situated about a kilometer from Kasubi junction.
Categorie: Uganda

Luweero Man To Serve 11 Years In Jail For Kidnap

Uganda Radio Network - 4 ore 28 min fa
Luweero, UgandaAlok added that Ayesiga committed the offense with intention of asking for ransom and during examination he was found normal.
Categorie: Uganda

Minister Cheptoris: National Irrigation Master Plan Ready

Uganda Radio Network - 4 ore 29 min fa
Sam Cheptoris, the minister of Water and Environment has assured Members of Parliament that a National Irrigation Master Plan is ready.
Categorie: Uganda

Tax Dispute: URA Closes Observer Offices

Uganda Radio Network - 5 ore 7 min fa
Kampala, UgandaThe Observer disputes the claims, saying that it has been engaging the tax body since December 2018 to try and clear discrepancies between their figures and those of URA.
Categorie: Uganda

Kitgum Councillors Protest Refusal by District to Host Labour Day

Uganda Radio Network - 5 ore 8 min fa
The CAO, in her January 30th reply to the Ministrys Permanent Secretary argued that the district will be overwhelmed as it was hosting the 38th Tarehe Sita anniversary on February 6, and subsequently International Janani Luwum Day on 16 February.
Categorie: Uganda

Bush Fire Ravages Atiak Sugar Plantation

Uganda Radio Network - 5 ore 35 min fa
The incident comes barely four months after the factory suffered losses of more than 250 acres of sugar cane plantation.
Categorie: Uganda

MP Allan Ssewanyana Released on Police Bond

Uganda Radio Network - 5 ore 46 min fa
Ssewanyana was arrested by the police on Monday for trying to close Kiruddu Hospital over the defective sewage disposal system. He was charged with unlawful society.
Categorie: Uganda

Five Killed in Boat Accident on River Nile

Uganda Radio Network - 5 ore 53 min fa
Muzoora says the five were returning from Nwoya district this morning where they had gone for cultivation on a canoe loaded with sacks of foodstuffs, which were too heavy for the water forcing it to capsize. The deceaseds bodies were recovered from different spots following a joint search by marine officials and residents.
Categorie: Uganda

UGX 18.6M Required for Minor's Heart Surgery

Uganda Radio Network - 7 ore 48 min fa
Moses Arineitwe, a resident of Burambira village in Kabale Municipality was reportedly abandoned by his mother after showing signs of bad health and was taken up by his grandmother Lydia Twesigye. Cardiologists later confirmed that Arineitwe was battling four severe defects.
Categorie: Uganda

AG Disputes UGX 1.9 Trillion Compensation for Lango War Claimants

Uganda Radio Network - 9 ore 13 min fa
In 2008, the claimants through Makmot-Kibwanga Co. Advocates, petitioned Lira High Court claiming for the compensation of 1,100,055 lost heads of cattle and 796,377goats. In 2014, former High Court Judge, Justice Simon Byabakama awarded the claimants 1.9 trillion as compensation of their lost animals.
Categorie: Uganda

Experts Call For Balanced Investment In Infrastructure

Uganda Radio Network - 9 ore 28 min fa
Both experts from government, research institutions and international agencies spoke in unison during a Tuesday afternoon discussion on social sector financing organised by Makerere University Economic Research Centre and United Nations International Childrens Emergency Fund UNICEF Uganda at Hotel Afrcana.
Categorie: Uganda

Bukedi College Kachonga Lacks Functional Board

Uganda Radio Network - 9 ore 40 min fa
Butaleja, UgandaAccording to Weere, his board was dissolved in June 2018 and hasnt been replaced since then. Weere says the absence of a substantive BOG means there is no government representation in the school.
Categorie: Uganda

Lyantonde Councillors Petition Anti Corruption Unit over Missing UGX 47M

Uganda Radio Network - 9 ore 56 min fa
Lyantonde, UgandaAccording to the petitioners, the alleged misappropriation of funds by the town council officials were meant for construction of some key district roads and other social services.
Categorie: Uganda

Gomba Officials Split Over Contracting Private Lawyers

Uganda Radio Network - 10 ore 26 min fa
Gomba, UgandaGabriel Katungwesi, the Gomba District LC V Vice Chairperson, says they found it necessary to contract a private law firm despite the fact that they are expected to get legal representation from the office of the Solicitor General.
Categorie: Uganda