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UTN ON HANDS ON FOR INTERNEES

By UTN Reporter

At a time when Hands on Skills is most needed in almost all sectors, the Uganda Television Network, UTN is working Institutions of Learning to provide hands-on

GOVERNMENT INCREASE EDUCATION BUDGET IN THE 2018/2019 FINANCILA YR-MINISTER
By Madman Matte

Government has increased its funding towards the education sector from 2,112.17bn to 2,445billion shilling a head of its struggle to improve

Islamic Primary Leaving Exam Results 2016 released

Kampala. Link Islamic Schools in Uganda has released the 2016 Islamic Primary Leaving Examination results with the performance increasing by 21.1% compared to last year.

Of the 2020 students who sat for the 2016 exams, 569 passed in

MAKERERE DONS TRASH VERSITY COUNCIL PLEAS

Principles of Constituent Colleges at Makerere University have trashed the pleas by the University Council to prevail over the dons to take the offer of one month salary and other incentives.

In a heated meeting chaired by the University Council Chairperson Eng Wana Etyem

COURT CLOSE BRIDGE INTERNATIONAL ACADEMIES

The High Court in Kampala has agreed with the Ministry of Education to have Bridge International Academies closed over failure to meet minimum sanitation requirements of operation

Delivering her ruling on Friday morning, Justice Patricia Basaza Wasswa held that

ISLAMIC PLE 2016 BEGINS

A total of 2700 from 451 qur’an schools are set to sit for this year’s Islamic primary Leaving Exams starting tomorrow Wednesday. This marks the end of year Islamic Primary Leaving Examinations indicating an increament in the number of schools registering for these exams compared to last year.

This years exams comes at a time when Examinations

PUNSEF THREATENS HUNGER STRIKE AT CONSTITUTIONAL SQUARE

NON-TEACHING PIN TECHNOCRATS IN FINANCE AND PUBLIC SERVICE Non-Teaching staff who are currently on strike in all public universities have threatened to change the method of strike by marching to the constitutional square if at all; pressure from

DEPUTY AG MWESIGWA RUKUTANA ON TALENT DEVELOPMENT AND JOB CREATION

At a time when most Ugandans struggle to get absorbed in the labor sector, the Deputy Attorney General has criticized parents who often discourage their children to take part in Music and sports.

The Deputy Attorney General Mwesigwa Rukutana was presiding at the Nabisunsa Girls school

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KABAKA MUTEBI CHALLENGE UGANDANS ON CORRUPTION

By Ntongo Rajbah

The Kabaka of Buganda, Ronald Muwenda Mutebi ii has called upon government and all Ugandans to take deliberate action to end the ceaseless corruption that continues to plague the nation.

The Kabaka made the remark during

Three Remanded Over Billion Van Theft

Three people are charged before Buganda Road Court in connection to the recent theft of shillings one million from a bullion van in the city on December 30 last year. Godfrey Makhoha, 33 years, a security officer Personnel attached to Security Group Uganda Ltd,

POLICE IN FESTIVE TRAFFIC OPERATION

Kampala - Traffic Police has arrested over 7,000 traffic offenders in the Christmas season operation, part of the popular Fika Salama. The offenders mostly on high ways have tested the wrath of the Police in the festive season in an effort to curtail road carnage. Operations have been mounted on Kampala-Masaka High way targeting offenders

UNRA, KCCA JOIN POLICE, JUDICIARY IN CORRUPT RACE

A survey report by the Uganda Bureau of Statistics have ranked Police as the most corrupt government institution, flanked by the Judiciary and the Local government in that order, with UNRA and KCCA as new entrants into the “most corrupt” list. The survey that was done by the Statistics body was carried out on a house hold level, reaching the lowest unit in the Uganda community.

WHIP ON CHINESE PETTY TRADERS

SEATINI, a Civil Society Organization together with Kampala City Traders Association-KACITA have called for an immediate expulsion of all foreign traders and business men involved in petty retail Businesses.

THOUSANDS DESERT KAMPALA AHEAD OF POLLS

Kampala - Transport fares from Kampala to up country destinations have been hiked as thousands of passengers flock to the villages barely a day to the 18th Polls.

With only few hours for Ugandans to elect their preferred

MUSLIM CLERICS ACCUSE IGP ON TRUMPED UP CHARGES

The 32 Muslim clerics at Luzira Prison have accused the Inspector General of Police Gen Kale Kayihura of coercing them to admit the chrges and later be state witnesses against Tabliq Sheikh Younus Kamoga.

SPLITTING KASESE NOT A SOLUTION - ANALYSTS

The executive director, Advocates Coalition for Development and Environment Dr. Arthur Bainomugisha has put to balance the need by political leaders and elders in Kasese District to split the district into four new administrative units. Dr. Bainomugisha says creating new districts is not a remedy for proper service delivery but rather increasing inefficiency

PENSION SCAM SUSPECTS HAVE CASE TO ANSWER

The Anti Corruption Court has ruled that three jailed former top officials of the Ministry of Public Service have a case to answer in connection to the alleged irregular budgeting of Shs88bn pension money.

In his ruling of ‘no case to answer’ presiding judge Lawrence Gidudu