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May 2015 13 results
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17:48

Paris Climate Agreement Negotiations Gets Underway in Bonn climate adaptation 1

Work on the text of the Paris 2015 universal climate agreement will continue when climate experts, civil society and environment ministers meet in Bonn Germany.
17:12
17:12

Govt Bans Extraction of Fish Maw from Immature Nile Perch fish exports 1

Between 200-800 pieces of immature fish are needed to obtain 1kilogramme of fish maw and 5 to 10 pieces of Nile Perch needed to obtain 1kilogramme of fish maw from a fully grown Nile Perch. The minister says this does not give opportunity to young fish to mature leading to depletion of fish stocks.
16:27
16:27

South Sudan Parallel Peace Processes Merged uhuru kenyatta 3 Top story

Speaking at State House Nairobi after a lengthy meeting attended by representatives of the IGAD peace process, the Arusha peace talks and 10 former SPLM officials, President Kenyatta announced that the South Sudan peace process will now have a new impetus to bring the war to an end.
15:20
15:20

MPs Question Inequity in Rural Electrification Project loan approval 3

The demand came to the fore during a debate in Parliament, prior to the approval of a 165billion Shillings loan request to finance the rural electrification grid extension project in central and Western Uganda. The loan will be procured from the French Development Agency.
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13:42

Five Suspects Escape from the Special Investigations Unit Kireka prison breakout

A source told URN that the suspects include Brigadier Robert Rutinywa, a Rwandan fugitive who had been staying in the Democratic Republic of Congo before his arrest. Brigadier Rutinywa was arrested in 2012 at the border of Uganda and Congo and has been at Special Investigations Unit cells for the last three years on tentative charges of illegal entry.
12:03
12:03

Bugembe Town Council Gets Solar Powered Street Lighting solar street lights 1

Steven Wante, the LC3 Chairperson Bugembe town council told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that under the pilot project, the town council will install solar powered street lights in each of the five wards of Bugembe town council.
11:27
11:27

Jinja Central Market Plunged in Darkness over Unpaid Power Bill power blackout 4 1

The market, managed by Jinja Municipality has failed to settle its utility bills with National Water and Sewerage Corporation and UMEME, the power service providers. While UMEME demands 5.7million Shillings, National Water and Sewerage Corporation is demanding 12.2million Shillings in arrears.
11:00
11:00

Kabale Leaders Bicker over UGX600m Grant 3

Benson Ainebyoona the Chairperson of the finance committee and Kamwezi sub county councilor presented amendments that recommended that at least 95million Shillings of this would be spent on a leader\'s trip to Kigali. Another 12million Shilling would be spent on meals and refreshments after council sessions.
09:52
09:52

No Traditional Justice on Crimes against Humanity, War Crimes - Court northern insurgency 2

The ruling follows a plea by local leaders in Northern Uganda and relatives to rebels in the Lord\'s Resistance Army who have been advocating for a traditional justice system instead of modern courts of law in the trial of the arrested LRA commanders.
08:20
08:20

Select Committee on School Land Granted 3 Week Extension 1

The committee constituted in March this year was tasked to investigate the demolition of Nabagereka Primary School after a private developer Boost Investments Ltd claimed that its land, located in Mengo-Kisenyi was leased to him by Buganda Land Board in 2010.
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08:01

Rwenzururu King Dissolves Peace Dialogue Committee rwenzururu kingdom

The Omusinga told URN that the two kings had resolved to hand the task to the Premiers during their historic meeting in Mubende district on October 12, 2014, a decision which rendered the committee irrelevant.
07:48
07:48

NRM Sued Over Controversial T-shirts Deal

A Dubai-based company Bright Arrows Trading in October 2010; allegedly supplied to Kampala Modernity Stationers and Printers Ltd 1 million pieces of Round Neck T-shirts, 30, 000 pieces of Collar T-shirts, 600,000 pieces of Scarfs and 150,000 pieces of Sleeveless T-shirts.
07:16
07:16

Parliament Raises Red Flag on Police Cadet Recruitment 3

The directive followed complaints from several legislators that the recruitment process was marred by discrimination, while some districts were left out of the process.
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