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20:25
20:25

Witnesses Fail to Appear in Stella Nyanzi Case

The witnesses who were supposed to appear on Wednesday were summoned to give their expert opinion in the case Dr Stella Nyanzi is charged for offensive communication and cyber harassment.
20:16
20:16

Government Will Not Rush Marriage Law-Rukutana Parliament 2 1

Deputy Attorney General Mwesigwa Rukutana said he was too shy to report on the status of the bill since it has taken too long. He says that although the bill was expected to come in for a second reading, the wide nature of consultations required, implying that they might take more time in order to ensure that all interests are catered for.
19:32
19:32

MasterCard Platform to Link Farmers to Buyers 1

When the farmers have produced, they feed information into the platform which can be seen by the market buyer who would ultimately contact them. The agents offer a price and if a farmer accepts, they transfer funds through mobile money and bank transfers, before they can pick the produce.
19:03
19:03

Students Financing Board Wants Admissions Expedited Robert Odok Ochieng 5 1

Speaking during the Education Ministry’s 30th (JAB) admission week-long process that commenced at Makerere University on Tuesday, the Executive Director Michael Wanyama says many students fail to apply in time for sponsorship under the loan scheme due to the delays.
18:45
18:45

Financial Inclusion Alone is Not Enough – Experts 1 3

Rashmi Pillai, the Executive Director of the Financial Sector Deepening Uganda (FSDU), told a meeting at Kampala Serena on Wednesday that it was not enough for all people to have just bank accounts, access to mobile money and other financial services. Financial inclusion must reflect a positive change in their lives.
18:32
18:32

Sachet Waragi Impounded in Kitgum 1 2

The operation targeted shopping, stores and warehouses in Kitgum Municipality where several cartons and packets sachet waragi were discovered.
18:26
18:26

Broadcasters Faulted for Failing to Stand up to UCC media freedom 3 1

The matter came up this morning when a team of NAB officials led by Vice chairperson Peter Ssematimba was today appearing before the Parliamentary Committee on Human rights to answer to cases of rights violations of Journalists, UCC directives and poor pay for journalists by media houses.
17:55
17:55

Poor State of Busolwe Hospital Worries Patients environment 3

A foul stench from stagnant water in the hospital and rotting garbage welcomes patients to the facility. The hospital is surrounded by a bushy environment. The beds in the wards are rotten; the buildings dilapidated with leaking with asbestos sheets and broken windows.
17:31
17:31

Abdullah Mubiru Named Interim Cranes Coach FUFA 2

Mubiru will be assisted by Livingstone Mbabazi and Sadiq Wasswa as assistant coach and goalkeeping coach respectively. Former Cranes skipper Geoffrey Massa will be the team coordinator.
17:18
17:18

Decomposing Body Recovered from River Namatala

Moses Bavekuno, the Deputy CID Officer in Charge of Kamonkoli police station, says preliminary investigations rule out foul play as the deceased’s body doesn’t have any visible sign of injury.
16:42
16:42

Education Minister Urges Tertiary Institutions to Embrace Online Courses Robert Odok Ochieng 4 1 Top story

Muyingo says tertiary institutions all over the world are offering online courses for continuing education that allows people to work and study simultaneously.
15:09
15:09

Mak Gold Scam Suspects Have a Case to Answer City Hall Court 3 2

The Grade One Magistrate Beatrice Khainza on Wednesday observed that having studied the evidence provided in court by the state, the accused have a case to answer. They will now appear in court on August 27th to defend themselves.
13:41
13:41

Court Issues Criminal Summons Against Bobi Wine Buganda Road Court 3 1

Prosecution led by Janet Kitimbo argued that the absence of Kyagulanyi and Lule was stalling the trial.
13:09
13:09

Encroachers Target Kabasheshe and Rushebeya Wetlands 3

Rev. Fr. Richard Denis Sebugwawo, the Priest of Sacred Heart Catholic parish in Ntungamo district, says environmental degradation is at its highest peak and requires quick intervention.
12:54
12:54

City Markets Choke on Uncollected Garbage 5 1

At Kalerwe market, the sight of garbage which includes rotten pineapples, oranges and mangos dumped all over the place is common. Traders say that everyday, they battle with the bad smell and flies roaming all over the place.
11:02
11:02

Kasese Pupils Skip Classes to Guard Vanilla Gardens kyondo sub county 4

Asanairi Masereka the assistant headteacher at Kaghorwe Primary School says that the school’s enrollment has been adversely affected by the vanilla harvesting season. The enrollment of pupils has since dropped to about 100 pupils from 200 last term. URN visited villages of Kaghorwe, Kaberere, Kinyabisiki among others and found children, some of them as young as 8 years seated and part of the vanilla protection force.
10:56
10:56

Broken Sheema Bridge Paralyses Transport 3

The bridge has been closed for the past three months leaving the residents crying foul. The culverts at Mukombesa Bridge curved in forcing heavy trucks to use longer routes to access Masheruka sub-county and Buhweju district. A mass of water also crosses the road making it hard for pedestrians to use this section of the road.
07:57
07:57

Rubona SS Gets Girls’ Dormitory Anglican Church 3 1

The head teacher, Margaret Nabudde, says that dormitory will accommodate students from hard to reach areas of Katebwa Sub County and Kyamukube Town Council, who have been reporting late or missing classes.
07:52
07:52

Padibe Authorities Accused of Stealing Relief Food

Mathew Opwonya Labreste, the Laguri village Chairperson, says that upon interrogation the Boda boda rider, said he was hired by Beatrice Abalo, the area female youth councilor to transport the maize flour to her home.
07:46
07:46

Government Tasked to Explain Lubowa Hospital Controversies ministry of health 1 Top story

Soon after, news emerged that the joint venture between Finasi and Roko had collapsed. Reports indicate that the Italian investor Enrica Pinetti had edged out ROKO Construction Company in favour of China power. Roko has since secured an interim injunction from the High court stopping its ejection.
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