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Youth leaders welcome Plan to transfer Youth fund to statehouse

  By Ritah Kemigisa Youth legislators have welcomed the latest move by government to move the Youth Livelihood fund from the management of the gender ministry to statehouse. The shakeup follows the auditor general’s report that showed an existence of ghost beneficiaries under the program where shs Shs527 million untraceable. The Northern Region Youth MP Oscar Omony tells kfm that the gender ministry has mismanaged the funds and that they have made no impact. Omony is hopeful that with statehouse more youth will be able to get a share of this money an opportunity he argues many have missed out while it was under the gender ministry. He however asks the state to consult the youth leaders to know which …

MUK hit with Graduation hoods crisis

By Damali Mukhaye. Makerere University has been hit with the crisis of the Graduation hoods, one of the attire students put on during graduation ceremony. This comes with only four days left to the graduation ceremony slated to take place next week from Tuesday the 15th of January to Friday 18th. Speaking to KFM, students slated to graduate say that they have bounced several times due to graduation hood stock outs on campus, yet the money for the whole attire was included on the functional fees. Meanwhile, the vice chancellor of the university Prof Barnabas Nawangwe says that the problem hoods stock out has been rectified so students can start picking them.

Porter charged for stealing 3 pairs of jean trousers

By Ruth Anderah A porter has been arraigned before City Hall Court and charged with offence of stealing 3 pairs of jean trousers valued at 90,000 shillings. 19 year Isaac Ndaulaa resident of Naguru has been charged with theft offence, which he denied before a grade one magistrate Patrick Talisuna. Prosecution led by Lydia Batiibwe states that on 2nd January 2019 at Mulimira zone in Kampala, Ndaula stole three pairs of jean trousers valued at 90,000 shillings the property of Christopher Bataganya. He was remanded until January 25th 2019 for trial to kick off.

Parliament to investigate KCCA

By Ssebuliba Samuel. The shadow minister for Kampala and local government Hon Betty Nambooze has petitioned parliament to take interest in existence many employs in KCCA on acting basis. According to Nambooze, ministry of public service recruited 280 competent works to be employed by KCCA, they were put on halt on basis of lack funds to pay them. She said that despite that excuse since 2010 KCCA has been employing 742 workers on a four month renewable contract. She has now asked KCCA The speaker has now forwarded the petition to parliamentary committee on presidential affairs to scrutinize it with care.

MUK Clears MUBS students to graduate

By Damali Mukhaye. Makerere university management has cleared the students of Makerere university business school in Nakawa to graduate their students during the 69th forth coming gradation ceremony slated for next week. Makerere university had during the previously graduations blocked of students of Mubs from graduating over 4.5 billion shillings mubs owed Makerere in functional fees. Speaking to KFM, the vice chancellor of Makerere University prof Barnabas Nawangwe says that Mubs management were able to sort out their debt and issues they had between the two. He says that their students have also been cleared to graduate during the fourth coming 69th graduation ceremony which kicks off on 15th to 18th of January next week. Mubs will graduate their students …