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18:01
18:01

Kampala Schools Land Titles Missing parliament

Angeline Osege, the Soroti District woman MP asked parliament not to consider the KCCA budget for the 2014/2015 financial year, until the authority explains why it is allocating school land to investors.
16:17
16:17

Minister Bakkabulindi Asked To Mediate Maroons, Fufa Case maroons fc

High Court Judge Stephen Musota has asked the Sports Minister Charles Bakkabulindi to mediate in the football row involving Maroons Football Club and Uganda’s governing football body FUFA. Justice Musota explained to the lawyer for Maroons, Sam Kyozira, that according to the regulations of the world football governing body—FIFA, football clubs are barred from seeking redress from ordinary courts once engulfed in disputes.
15:43
15:43

MPs Pin Fort Portal Hospital Boss Over Expired Drugs ministry of health 2

Legislators sitting on Public Accounts Committee have this morning blamed the Fort Portal Hospital director Dr. Charles Olara for failing to plan properly and accumulating expired drugs. Dr. Olara was responding to audit queries of 2012/2013 financial year which indicated that the hospital stored expired drugs alongside the good ones.
15:29
15:29

Soroti Regional Hospital Disposes Off Expired Drugs Worth Unspecified Amount of Money 1 1

He declined to reveal the specifics of the expired drugs and their monetary value and instead referred our reporter to pharmacy officials, who were tight lipped on the matter.
15:06
15:06

Bunyoro Targets Oil Sector As Kingdom University Opens 1

Bunyoro Royal University, a kingdom founded higher institution of learning, will be opening on September 15.The Omukama on Tuesday morning made a tour around the Kingdom administration buildings where the University will be accommodated. He later in a rare move interacted with journalists at his Karuziika Palace and allowed them to interview him.
14:40
14:40

Kabale Gravity Water Flow Schemes Left to Waste residents 3

Residents of Ibumba Parish in Rwamucucu sub county accuse the district leadership of abandoning the gravity water flow scheme in their area making it useless because it discharges dirty water that is not fit for human consumption.
13:44
13:44

Acholi MPs Plot On Regional Govt donors 1

Members of Parliament from the Acholi sub region want a regional government formed for better service delivery and easy lobbying opportunities with donors.
12:36
12:36

AMISOM, US Forces Attack Al-Shabaab Bases al-shabaab millitia 1 1

The United States forces carried out a covert military operation in Somalia on Monday, the Pentagon spokesperson John Kirby has confirmed. The operation whose details the US has refused to disclose was targeting key al-Shabaab leaders in the capital Mogadishu which is also guarded by the Ugandan contingent under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM).
11:54
11:54

350 Jobless As Two Fish Processing Plants Close unemployment 3 4

Up to 350 people are jobless after two fish factories in Rakai and Masaka districts closed as fish stocks in Lake Victoria dwindle.
11:16
11:16

Energy Ministry: Oil Camps Open to Census Enumerators 1

Lydia Asiimwe, the Hoima district census officer on Sunday said the census enumerator was turned away, with the camp security insisting that he needed clearance from the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development.
10:21
10:21

Lyantonde Butchers Strike strikes

Noordin Kawooya, another butcher says they were surprised to receive notification from the operators of the abattoirs that slaughter fees had been increased effective this month yet they have failed to improve sanitation at the slaughter house.
09:53
09:53

Use of Agricultural Chemicals Takes Toll on Bee Keeping in Busoga honey bees 2

Bee farmers in Busoga region are counting losses after several hives have been depleted by prolonged use of agricultural chemicals.
07:47
07:47

ICRC Introduces Program To Comfort Families Of Missing Persons 5

Mike Atube, the ICRC Field Protection Officer for Kitgum district, says families of missing persons suffer many challenges and difficulties. This affects their functionality, some adapt negative coping mechanisms like isolation, alcoholism, or become aggressive or engage in family disputes arising from blame amongst their families for the circumstances that led to ‘missing’ the relative.
07:10
07:10

Hoima Census Official Sacked For Wrong Enumeration 3

Twenty-one year old Innocent Kyalisiima, an enumerator for Kyarwabuyamba enumeration area in Bujumbura Division, Hoima Municipality, was arrested on Sunday evening by district census officials after a complaint by a person he enumerated.
07:04
07:04

Mbarara Man Stabs UPDF Soldier to Death 1

Major Ronald Kakurungu, the second division army spokeperson says the soldier met his death as he was returning to the barracks from an evening walk.
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