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17:58
17:58

Uganda Secures US$100m from World Bank to Improve Competitiveness tourism in uganda 4 1 Top story

Finance Minister Maria Kiwanuka reveals that US$54million, more than 50percent of the acquisition will be for the lands sector, US$25million for business registration and licensing, US$25m for tourism marketing, administration and training, and US$8million as grants to SME’s under the Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU).
17:43
17:43

Jinja Side BUL FC Unveils New Players

Ssempiira is BUL’s fourth signing of the January transfer window.The others are attacking midfielders Edgar Luzige from Vipers FC and Aziz Kebba who joined the team on a permanent deal, and Martin Kivumbi who signed a six months loan contract from IBV FC Iceland.
17:20
17:20

UNEB Defends PLE Results Credibility mathew bukenya 4 Top story

The fears were based on the chaos that marred the examinations body in the recent past pitting the Board Chairman Fagyl Mandy against Executive secretary Mathew Bukenya. There was also an alleged technical hitch which interrupted the marking and compilation of results.
17:04
17:04

January Inflation Edges Up Slightly Due To Food Prices souring food prices 2

Uganda experienced a 6.9percent rise in prices in January 2014 due to food price pressures, figures from the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) released today have revealed. Food prices rose by 11.1percent compared to 9.2percent recorded in December 2013. Dr Chris Mukiza, Director Macroeconomics at UBOS, said this was because of reduced supplies in the market compared to what it was in December 2013.
16:49
16:49

30 Students Injured in Pader Accident uganda police force

ASP Sabiiti Ambrose, the Pader District Police Commander says those injured escaped with head cuts and bruises on their limbs while others complained of serious chest pain. Some were rushed to Kalongo Hospital while those with minor injuries were treated at Pader Health center III.
16:21
16:21

Bududa Gravity Water Project Stalls As Residents Protest 4

The 19.5 billion shillings jointly-funded Netherlands and the African Development Bank project was meant to serve three sub counties of Nabweya, Bukigai and Bushiribo which are located on the hill. It is a fulfillment of part of President Yoweri Museveni’s presidential pledges during his 1989 visit to the area. Nabweya was then still under greater Mbale District before Bududa district was established.
15:37
15:37

Locals Accuse UMU Kabale Campus Of Land Grabbing 2

A row has erupted between Uganda Martyrs University—UMU Kabale Campus and local residents over a move by the University to enclose the land which the locals claim belongs to them. The land in question is found in the areas of Rwamagana and Kamatojo cells in Mwanjari Ward Southern Division in Kabale Municipality, where UMU Kabale Campus is located.
15:25
15:25

Wafula Oguttu Replaces Nandala as LOP in Parliament fdc wrangles 1 Top story

The FDC National Executive Committee confirms Wafula Oguttu, the new Leader of Opposition replacing Budadiri West MP Nathan Nandala Mafabi.
14:44
14:44

PLE Results Out fagil mandy 2 Top story

Fort portal municipality and Ntungamo District emerged as the best performing areas with no failure rates recorded. Others with marginal failure rates are Mbarara, Kabarole district, Entebbe, Masaka, Jinja, Rukungiri and Gulu districts.
13:56
13:56

Adam Kalungi Convicted over Nebanda Death hon cerina nebanda 1 Top story

In her judgment, Magistrate Nambayo noted that Kalungi feared that journalists would embarrass his girlfriend (Nebanda) while taking her to the hospital for treatment given her social status in society as a Member of Parliament, which omission the magistrate said led to her death.
13:16
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Archbishop Ntagali Comments on Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Bill gay ugandans 1 Top story

The Church of Uganda is encouraged by the work of Uganda’s Parliament in amending the Anti-Homosexuality Bill to remove the death penalty, to reduce sentencing guidelines through a principle of proportionality, and to remove the clause on reporting homosexual behaviour, as we had recommended in our 2010 position statement on the Bill.
12:55
12:55

Archbishop Ntagali Hits Back At Anglican Leader On Anti-gay Law

The Archbishop of the Church of Uganda Stanly Ntagali has responded to a letter written by two senior Anglican Church leaders on recent passing of anti-gay laws in Uganda and Nigeria.
12:31
12:31

FDC Nominates Wafula Oguttu To Replace Nandala As LOP fdc factions 1

Wafula was proposed for nomination by FDC party President Maj. Gen Mugisha Muntu during a management meeting sitting at the party headquarters in Najjanankumbi this morning. He is the FDC Party Spokesperson and Member of Parliament for Bukhooli North.
12:11
12:11

Man Charged with Defilement, Infecting Minor with HIV charged for sodomy 1

Information obtained from the police indicates that Othieno, a resident of Boke ‘B’ zone on 21st January 2014 at UCI boma grounds, grabbed the victim whose identity is concealed because she is a minor, put her at knife point before having carnal knowledge with her. The unfortunate incident happened in the wee hours of the morning.
11:36
11:36

Kitgum Woman Remanded For Impersonating Army Officer impersonation 2

A 28-year old woman has been sent to jail in Kitgum district for impersonating a Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) officer. Suzan Ageno was remanded to Kitgum Government Prison until February 12th when the case will come up again for mention. She has allegedly been moving around claiming to be Lt. Lamunu Favour, and conning people of colossal sums of money.
11:16
11:16

US Army Rewards Ex Combatants for Information on LRA. ex-combatants 1 2

The Rewards Program is a US Government Initiative that offers incentives for information. It provides monetary, goods, or services rewards for information and other nonlethal assistance beneficial to force protection or operations against international terrorism.
10:45
10:45

Soroti Teachers Protest Transfers as School Term Nears hiv patients 2

Most teachers decry the appalling conditions at their new duty stations. They claim they have been moved to remote areas with no access to basic services, yet still with no option for teachers accommodation.
10:09
10:09

Kabarole Farmers Invest In Post-harvest Handling Technologies 2

Farmers in Kabarole district have invested in technologies to reduce food losses resulting from poor post-harvest handling. The farmers have been harvesting large quantities of maize and rice but most of which has been wasted due to poor cleaning, drying and storage. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization and the World Bank, sub-Sahara Africa is losing as much as four billion US dollars every year due to post-harvest grain losses.
10:04
10:04

Flying Squad Deployed to Quell Murders in Rwizi Region 1

The Deployment comes at the peak of murders and robberies that have hit the area claiming over 20 lives in a space of two months in the region which consists of the districts of Ibanda, Kiruhura, Ntungamo, Isingiro and Mbarara.
09:50
09:50

Government Set for National ID Mass Enrollment updf 1 1

The Ministry of Internal Affairs spokesperson, Pamela Ankunda explains that the directorate of Citizenship and Immigration control is already testing equipment at the National ID registration Secretariat at Kololo airstrip.The equipment being tested includes cameras, laptops, spare batteries, finger print readers, scanners and generators.
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