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20:13
20:13

Parliament Buys over 30 New Cars Worth UGX 16 Billion

A story from an investigation at parliament of new cars bought by the commission for a conference due to take place in March/April next year.
18:54
18:54

Ghost Vendors haunt Mbale Market as Leaders Clash ghosts

Mbale district leaders have clashed with traders over ghost vendors. A team of officials led by Paul Nangoli the Mbale Resident District Commissioner faced rough time this afternoon as they attempted to convince market vendors to vacate Mbale Main Supermarket to pave way for redevelopment.
18:48
18:48

UN Launches Urgent Appeal for Humanitarian assistance for Horn of Africa unhcr 2

Emilia Casella, the United Nations World Food Programme Spokesperson, said on Friday that the agency’s regional budget of 477 million dollar has a shortfall of 190 million dollars.
18:26
18:26

S Sudan Updates: UN Adopts Resolution for New Mission in South Sudan independence

The resolution which was adopted unanimously on Friday by 15 members of the Security Council establishes the new United Nations Mission in South Sudan for an initial period of one year.
17:57
17:57

S Sudan Updates: Sudan Officially recognizes new Republic of South Sudan khartoum

The 2005 peace agreement ended the devastating 22-year conflict between north and south Sudan and paved the way for an independence referendum in January, in which southerners voted almost unanimously to secede.
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17:46

St. Kaggwa Bushenyi School Closed Over Strike school strikes

Over 900 striking students of St. Kagwa High School in Bushenyi district were on Friday sent home. The students who had held a peaceful demonstration and walked a 3km stretch to the district head quarters to meet the district education officer, turned violent at night destroying school property.
17:43
17:43

UHRC Orders Government to Pay Shs 4 Million to Gunshot Victim

Uganda Human Rights Commission has awarded Mutwalib Mulempi, a resident of Madibira village in Kaliro shillings 4 million in damages after he was shot cops. The ruling was made today by Commissioner Mariam Wangadya at Uganda Human Rights Commissions Office in Jinja.
17:02
17:02

Clinical Officer in Trouble Over Fake Seeds alebtong

Godwin Obong, a clinical officer is in trouble for allegedly supplying fake sunflower seeds to over 1000 farmers in Alebtone district. Obong has been arrested for supplying fake seeds to farmers claiming that they were from Mukwano Industries.
16:49
16:49

S Sudan Updates: Vatican asks International Community to Support South Sudan dialogue

Lombardi noted that peace, reconciliation and respect for universal rights, especially religious liberty are the fundamental pillars, upon which to construct the new sociopolitical circumstances of the region.
16:40
16:40

AfDB Approves $89m for Health Service Improvement at Mulago Hospital africa

The money is part of the nearly $157 million in financing for projects in Chad, Mali, Senegal and Uganda, that was approved by the Africa Development Bank on Wednesday July 6th.
16:27
16:27

S Sudan Updates: Aid Agencies Seek Robust UN Presence In Southern Sudan united nations 1

Oxfam international spokesperson, said on Wednesday that the U.N. Security Council had initially planned to deploy some 7,000 peacekeepers to Southern Sudan ahead of its independence, but some council members want to send fewer troops.
16:17
16:17

First Computer Lab Excites Amuru Pupils, Teachers world vision

Several school children and teachers at Mutema primary school in Amuru district are beaming with excitement following the acquisition of a computer laboratory. The computer laboratory is equipped with new ten desktop computers, internet connection, a printer and solar power. The facilities are part of an 800 million shillings project by the World Vision.
16:10
16:10

Doctor Aggrey Byamukama Out on Bail pra suspects

Doctor Aggrey Byamukama alias Happiness Akasigazi, who was arrested for concealing treason, is out on bail. Byamukama was granted bail this afternoon, by Buganda road chief magistrate Eleanor Mary Khainza.
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15:55

Kitgum Traders Stuck With Goods As Prices Chase Buyers Away 1

Traders in Kitgum town council are stuck with their goods as the increasing prices scare away buyers.
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15:54

S Sudan Updates: Jubilations, Dances and Roaring Noise Sweeps Across Juba Town

A wave of joyful celebrations swept through Juba town on Friday Morning, With just hours to one of the decade’s historic moment, - the birth of Africa\'s 54th country.
15:38
15:38

Civil Society Organisations Pin Nebbi Town Council Over Poor Road Works

Tension is high between leaders of Nebbi town council and civil society organization over the delay to tarmac 0.6 Kilometer Uringi road stretch. Ministry of Works contracted Mukalazi Technical Services LTD in 2008 to tarmac Uringi road at a cost of shillings 235 million.
15:08
15:08

Kagadi Secondary School Closed Over Strike school strikes

Kagadi Secondary School in Kagadi Sub County, Kibale district has been closed after students staged a strike protesting against the transfer of their head teacher.
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14:52

Grenade Blast injures Two pupils in Yumbe

Two pupils of Joka primary school in Yumbe have been injured critically by an abandoned grenade they were playing with. The incident occurred last evening at Mario village in Kei Sub County.
14:21
14:21

Gulu's Lacor Hospital Sets Up Clinic For Sickle Cell Patients

Sickle cell patients in and around Gulu are having something to smile about following a move by St Mary’s hospital, Lacor to establish a clinic to treat the disease at subsidized rates. Over 1000 patients have so far benefited from the program.
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13:58

Mayuge Police Search For Drowned Constable, Gun illegal fishing

Police in Mayuge have intensified the search for the body of a police constable who drowned in Lake Victoria while on an unauthorized hunt for illegal fishermen.
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