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20:22
20:22

UJCC Against Deployment of Army During Elections 5 3

The Executive Secretary of Uganda Joint Christian Council -UJCC, Fr. Constantine Mbonabingi says the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces should not be deployed during elections to demilitarise the process.
20:09
20:09

Multiple Interests on Land Hindering Development of Slums- Musumba 3

Musumba says for government to develop such areas, they have to cater for all those with interests on the land.
19:49
19:49

Priests Cautioned Against Living A Life of Pomp Diocese of Kasese 1 3

Bishop Kibira said many religious leaders are seemingly paying more attention to their titles as fathers, nuns, brothers, pastors and end up paying little attention to their core duty of serving Christ.
19:43
19:43

270 Women to Benefit from American Entrepreneurial Programme 5 1

The participants were chosen from Kampala Omoro, Kitgum, Nwoya and Pader districts and will undergo a 13 module online business course that is designed to help them grow their small business ventures.
19:30
19:30

Kyambogo Students Protest Impeachment of Guild President 4 3

Running battles followed the October 2nd ‘s impeachment of the students Guild President Jonathan Tundulu by the Guild Representative Council –GRC.
19:06
19:06

Uganda Sides With China on Hong Kong Protests

“Hong Kong is part of China. Hong Kong’s affairs are China’s domestic affairs,” the statement said.
18:11
18:11

MV Kazinga Gets Operational Licence Great Lakes Safaris 3

The 65-seater boat was launched on Lake Edward in August. Amos Wekesa, the Director, Great Lakes Safaris, says MV Kazinga is a strong addition to the tourism menu in Kasese, which recently passed a resolution to be labeled and gazetted a tourism district.
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15:40

We must Sanction Perpetual Absentee Committee Members -Opposition Whip absentee mps 3 4

Some of the MPs attributed their perpetual absenteeism to lack of interest in certain committees or clashing in committee sittings and other engagements among other reasons. However, a number of MPs led by the Opposition Chief Whip, Ssemujju want such MPs sanctioned, saying their absence affects the overall performance of committees.
13:34
13:34

Driving Schools Ignore Mandatory Medical Examination Face Technologies 1 4 Top story

According to the regulation, for one to undergo a driving test, they must present a medical examination form completed by a registered medical practitioner. The practitioner is expected to check the physical fitness of the application and conduct eye examination to detect any medical conditions that may affect their ability to operate a vehicle.
13:25
13:25

Kapchorwa Municipality Roads In Poor State 5 1

A report by the town clerk James Andrew Ocen on the conditions and inventory of roads and bridges in the municipality as of 11th September 2019 indicates that out of the 92 roads in Kapchorwa municipality only 9 roads are in a good condition.
13:03
13:03

Sironko District Runs Out of Foot and Mouth Vaccine

In August this year, Bugisu sub region was hit by the foot and mouth disease forcing the districts affected to impose a quarantine on all livestock.
12:04
12:04

Proposed Regulation of Standards of Edible Insects Generates Mixed Reactions 4

Paul Jjunju, a Consumer of grasshoppers says before the bureau moves to control the standards of edible insects where they are packaged from and caught they should think of where these insects come from because the breeding places could be dangerous.
11:36
11:36

Bududa Sub Counties Lacking Secondary Schools 3

Students have to trek long distances to the nearest schools in the neighbouring sub-counties which has led to a surge in the school dropout especially among the girls.
11:09
11:09

Red Cross Unveils UGX 1.6 Billion Disaster Response Action Plan 3 1

Kwesiga says devastating flooding and land slide events have occurred in Bulambuli, Butaleja, Bududa, Manafwa, Mbale, Sironko, Amuru, Kasese, Nakapirirpirit, Otuke and Bundibugyo districts.
11:00
11:00

Councillors Demand Transfer of Lira Municipal Town Clerk USMID 3

Some of the notable council resolutions which they cited include removal of street vendors from major streets within Lira town including Obote Avenue, Noteber, Oyam, Kitgum among others. Geoffrey Ogwal, the Municipal Council speaker confirmed receiving two petitions from both local councilors and the executive committee. Ogwal says he has informed Ahabwe about the intentions and asking to prepare his defense.
08:03
08:03

Teryet High Altitude SS Faces Eviction 2 2 Top story

Alfred Tunde Musau, the Kapchorwa District Sports Administrator, says the secondary school wasn’t part of the project. He says it currently occupies space meant the swimming pool and hostels among other facilities.
07:39
07:39

Woman Arrested for Offering Own Baby to Neighbor to Dupe Boyfriend 1 1 Top story

According to Tumushabe, on September 28th, 2019, Kobusinge asked Kabalisa for her baby that she can present it to Musinguzi in Kampala as her own and get some upkeep. Kabalisa reportedly agreed to the proposal and handed over the child to Kobusinge that very night for travel to Kampala.
07:20
07:20

Malaria, Pneumonia Tops Hospital Admissions Ministry of Health 1

According to data from the ministry of health, over 20 million cases of the disease were recorded at both outpatient and inpatient departments of health facilities in the entire country
07:12
07:12

Nakasero Hospital Leads in C-Sections-Health Sector Report Ministry of Health 1 1 Top story

Sarah Opendi, the State Health Minister, attributes the increasing number of C-sections to a change in the mindset of expectant mothers. “Many girls today are scared to have natural deliveries. They think that they will enlarge them. So, they go for C-section not knowing the risks associated with it,” Opendi said.
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06:52

Herdsman Killed in Phone Explosion mobile phone 1 Top story

Ezra Bifabusha, an eye witness says Mwebesa was viewing himself in the side mirror of a motorcycle registration number UEQ 955T belonging to Arthur Mali when the phone exploded and killed him.
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