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Masaka Diocese Promise to Pay Widow UGX 20M land wrangles

Masaka Diocese has promised to pay a 90-year-old woman shillings 20 million shillings as court ordered last year.
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Uganda's Exports To South Sudan Drop By 46% - BOU bank of uganda 2

Formal exports from Uganda to South Sudan in December 2013 declined to 23.5 billion shillings, a drop of 45.9percent, according to statistics from Bank of Uganda (BoU). South Sudan is Uganda’s largest export market and in November 2013, exports were valued at 43.4 billion shillings. The drop has been attributed to the political crisis that halted trading and export activity.
16:23
16:23

Arua LCs Petition Municipal Authorities to Ban Betting 2

The LCs say cases of theft, pick pocketing and robbery are on the increase in the villages because youths have resorted to selling household items to get money for betting. Those who do not own household items have resorted to stealing, the LC officials say.
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South Sudan Political Parties Want To Be Included In Peace Talks south sudan updf

Up to 18 political parties in South Sudan say they should be included in the next round of talks between the government and the rebel forces loyal to former vice president, Dr Riek Machar.
15:53
15:53

Nurse Who Injected Child With HIV Blood Denied Bail nurse namubiru

Chief Magistrate Olive Kazaarwe observed that in such a case, bail is only granted at the discretion of the court saying the court cannot be swayed by the mere fact that the suspect is of advanced age and HIV positive to grant her bail.
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15:52

Micho – We Need Early Preparations Ahead Of 2015 Afcon Qualifiers uganda cranes 1

Uganda Cranes Coach, Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic has said early preparations will be paramount as they embark on preparation for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifiers.
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Hundreds Left Homeless in Mubende by Destructive Wind heavy winds 2

About one hundred people in fifteen families have been left homeless after strong winds broke down their houses in Kasambya sub county Mubende district.
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15:23

Ex-NFA Bosses Convicted over Namanve Land Deal

The duo were charged with abuse of office for having allegedly prepared and approved a grant of license to Midland Holdings for use of 200 acres of land without the approval of the entire six-member board of NFA and without following of the outlined procurement procedure.
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15:06

17-Year-Old Commits Suicide over Poor PLE Results suicidal depression 2

Relatives say Okot refused to share in the family meal after learning about his dismal performance and instead preferred to isolate himself. He was later discovered pulsating in pain and rushed to Kitgum Main Hospital for treatment. Doctors at Kitgum Main Hospital told family members that Okot had consumed pesticide.
14:44
14:44

Trigger-happy UPDF Soldier Arrested in Gulu uganda police 2 Top story

An eyewitness who preferred anonymity says that the UPDF officer and the deceased had a disagreement over a woman who is also among the injured. He adds that the deceased had fought Adrani and removed his shoes before he retracted only to return with a gun.
13:46
13:46

Locals Storm Kabale District Headquaters over Land Wrangles 1 2

Those arrested include Callist Bagumaho, God Mujuni, Keneth Nabaasa, Guard Turyamusimira, Dan Kasigaire, Dilliano Tumugabirwe, Charles Mugarura. Also arrested in the same group was Kashambya sub county district female councilor Mable Kiruhura who was later released on police bond
13:04
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Rehabilitation Programs Give Hope To Juvenile Offenders 2

The programme emphasizes creating meaningful rehabilitative programs that provide each youth, upon leaving the juvenile justice system, with at least one way to earn a living. Under the rehabilitation programme, several projects including carpentry, tailoring, catering and brick making have been set up at Fort Portal remand home in Kitumba, where there are more than 60 juvenile offenders.
12:42
12:42

More Players Abandon Masaka LC Football Club 1 2

The latest resignation came from striker Sam Kayongo, defender Tom Hire, and Morgan Kibuuka. Others are Aloysius Lubega, Johnson Lumansi, and Ronald Lubega. Sam Kayongo and Ronald Lubega have already joined Kira Young.
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12:40

PTA Chairperson Arrested After Suspicious Death Of Head Teacher

Two suspects have been arrested in connection to the murder of Raymond Epilu, the head teacher of Kaburepoli Primary school in Ochero Sub County, Kaberamaido district. The Police identified the suspects as Joseph Oule, the Parents Teachers Association (PTA) chairperson at the school and his nephew Simon Okiring. The duo is suspected to have killed Epilu before hanging his body inside his house at the teachers’ quarters.
12:10
12:10

Lira District Probes Alarming Teacher Resignations upe schools 1

It’s reported that over 30 teachers, most of whom are from UPE schools have abandoned the teaching profession in the recent past. The impact of the resignations is evident through the number of abandoned classrooms, a week after the new school term began, a URN reporter observes.
11:48
11:48

Radio Managers Eat Big In RDC Reshuffle rdc reshuffled 2

Ambrose Mwesigye, the Manager Life FM in Fort Portal who is now deputy RDC Hoima, while Africano Aharikundira, the manager of Kyenjojo FM, has been appointed deputy RDC Mitooma district. Veteran journalists Tuguragara Matojo Sulaiman Salongo and Henry Baguma are now RDC Lyantonde district and deputy RDC Sembabule respectively.
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11:10

MPs Question Sustainability Of SAGE Program government 3

The Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee PAC has questioned the sustainability of the Social Assistance Grants for Empowerment SAGE, a welfare program directed to the elderly people.
11:07
11:07

Kalungi Sentenced to 4 years in Prison cerinah nebanda 1 Top story

Adam Suleiman Kalungi, key suspect in the death of former Butaleja Woman Member of Parliament (MP) Cerina Nebanda has been sentenced to four years in jail.
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09:44

Teachers Transfer; Kampala Issues Remain Unresolved unatu teachers 2

At the end of last year, the authority stretched its arm into the religious founded educational institutions effecting the transfer of several teachers and Head teachers in a move which was described as provocative by the religious institutions. They also accused KCCA of usurping the powers of the religious institutions.
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Mixed Feelings as NRM Retreat Opens in Kyankwanzi nrm power wrangles 5

A URN reporter talked to a cross section of members whose expectations are more inclined on the performance of the economy and the scientists report on homosexuality.
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