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19:40
19:40

Cultural Leaders Cautioned Against Punishing Suspected Offenders 3 1

Avubieng observed that any physical violence or abuse of rights tantamount to crime and should be handled according to the laws of Uganda. He pointed out early marriages, denial of women’s right to property ownership, sexual and gender-based violence among others as bad cultural norms which should be dealt with.
19:15
19:15

Two Lynched for Allegedly Stealing Motorcycles in Butambala 3

The victims were killed by a group of cyclists who followed them from Kalamba sub-county, Butambala district where they are suspected to have stolen the motorcycles from.
19:08
19:08

Judicial Service Commission PS Dr Rose Nassali Interdicted financial loss 1

Nassali was charged before the Anti-Corruption Court in August this year, for abuse of office and causing financial loss to the government after reportedly paying 33 million Shillings arbitrarily to AH Consulting Limited in the financial year 2014/2015.
17:49
17:49

Domestic Manufacturers Celebrate Growth of UMA Trade Fair 5 1

To protect domestic manufacturers from undue regional and international competition, Uganda Manufacturers Association recently introduced Innovations, Quality and Best Exhibition Awards among others to inspire members to innovate and showcase their progress. Some of the awards include Best Food Exhibitor, Best Exhibitor in Metal Category and Overall Best Exhibitor of the year.
17:37
17:37

Gulu Marathon to Raise Awareness on Suicide Prevention suicide in uganda 3

The post-conflict region has registered the highest number of suicide cases over the years. A number of cases have been attributed to alcoholism, trauma and domestic violence.
14:01
14:01

Masindi Speaker Rejects Petition to Impeach LC5 Chairperson councilors 3

However on Friday, the Speaker said the councillors did not follow the rightful procedures while signing the petition. He explains that according to the rules of procedure of the local government councils, all petitions have to be filed in his presence, which he says was not the case with the councillor’s petition.
13:52
13:52

FUFA Clears Kakyeka Stadium to Host League Matches 3 1

The Federation of Uganda Football Associations (Fufa) has cleared Kakyeka stadium in Mbarara municipality to start hosting Uganda Premier League matches. Kakyeka Stadium, home of Mbarara City Football Club had been deemed unfit to host the games by the Federation on grounds that the facility was in bad shape and the grass messed up. The facility’s playing field had visible bare spaces which FUFA revealed could not be tolerated. The decision to have Mbarara City FC matches played in Kampala saw the local fans miss out on the home matches.
13:31
13:31

Agriculturalists Call for Efforts to Preserve Traditional Foods 4

They noted that most of the traditional food varieties and delicacies such as yams, mushrooms, cassava, sweet potatoes, millet have disappeared from the menu and given rise to western type of food which has affected nutrition and are unhealthy.
12:41
12:41

UBTEB Students Struggle with Sciences at Diploma Level ministry 1

From analysis of the results, 602 candidates (about 28%) were negatively affected by modules such as engineering surveying, engineering mathematics II, Strength of Materials, AutoCAD (a commercial computer-aided design and drafting software application) and Thermodynamics.
12:11
12:11

Court Orders Namilyango College to Allow Expelled Student Sit for UCE Exams Mukono High Court 2

On Thursday, the Deputy Registrar of Mukono High Court Harriet Ssali Nalukwago ruled that the school did not follow the right procedures when expelling Eronda. The school rules note that any student must be subjected to the student’s disciplinary committee before is taken to the teacher’s disciplinary committee. The headteacher then appeals to the board of governors before the final decision is taken.
11:46
11:46

Barclays Uganda to Become Absa Uganda On November 11th 1

In a statement to customers today, Barclays wrote that “Barclays Bank of Uganda will officially change its name to Absa Bank Uganda Limited on 11 November 2019.”
11:25
11:25

Minister Tasks Mbale to Tap into Mt. Elgon Tourism Potential 5 1

The minister said that people in Bugisu need to market the region through the Mountain, the weather, and the Kadodi cultural dance.
10:50
10:50

Kasese Teachers Cautioned Against Examination Malpractices 4

Kule who was a guest during the fundraising drive for a girls dormitory at Kasese Secondary school on Thursday, said the ministry together with examining bodies have put in place stringent measures to curb on the rate of malpractice within schools.
07:24
07:24

Uganda Manufacturers Seek 30 Acres in Naguru Housing Estate 3 1

Mubarak Kirunda Nkutu, the Director Membership Services at Uganda Manufacturers Association – UMA says that the current showground has become too small. He says they need more land to expand the available space to reflect the impressive growth the trade fair records every year.
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