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19:37
19:37

Kitgum Lira Road Cut Off by Floods, Several Vehicles Stuck 2 1

Two trailers, one belonging to Steel and Tube industries with registration number UAG 836 Q and another with a foreign number plate KDG 585 R got stuck in the middle of the road blocking both diversions and the main road. Other vehicles estimated to be 20 in number failed to retreat back to Lira and have since been stuck at the swampy area.
19:04
19:04

Court Awards Accrue 200% on Interest, Parliament Told cost of litigation

A case of Picfare industries was cited saying it accrues a tune of 22%i interest on a Ugx 18bn award. The award rose from a case involving unlawful eviction from Plot 23-26 along Entebbe road.
18:30
18:30

Justice Ministry Fails to Explain Budget Excesses 1

Committee Chair Alice Alaso stated that the Justice Ministry posted the extra Ugx 88bn as miscellaneous expenditure in its financial Performance report for the year ended 30th June 2013. However, the expense was not backed by any proof.
17:37
17:37

MPs Accuse Nyombi of Frustrating Efforts to Have a Chief Justice benjamin odoki 2 2

Members of Parliament on the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs committee have accused Attorney General Peter Nyombi of frustrating the efforts to get a substantive Chief Justice (CJ).
17:16
17:16

Hoima Property Owners Petition President over World Bank Project 1

Although the work is progressing in the other municipalities, the project has suffered a setback in Hoima following disagreements between the authorities and property owners protesting demolition of their buildings without adequate compensation. The property owners claim they were only involved within a period of two weeks prior to the planned demolition.
17:03
17:03

Gulu Commissions UGX 16B Road Project gulu municpality 2

Gulu Municipality has rolled out a 16 billion shillings project that will see five roads with a stretch of 3.5 kilometres constructed. The project is financed by the Government of Uganda through the Uganda support to municipal infrastructure development (USMID). China Hennan International Group of Company (CHICO) has been contracted to undertake the works over a period of 12 months.
16:02
16:02

Isolated German National Tests Negative to Ebola in Rwanda Top story

\"We would like to inform you that the suspected case of Ebola tested negative,\" the Ministry of Health said in a statement. \"There\'s no Ebola in Rwanda.\" The government statement read.
15:51
15:51

Meat Shortage Hits Mbale As FMD Quarantine Bites

Meat consumers in Mbale have been hit by shortages following an enforcement of quarantine in the district and 24 others following an outbreak of foot and mouth disease in June. Most butchers in Mbale town have closed business while the few that are operating say they are importing their supplies from as far as western Kenya.
15:41
15:41

Angry Mob Attacks Kibaale LC3 Chairman for Hiding Suspect mob justice

Barikagira was arrested by residents and local council officials on Monday night after he was found digging up a grave where the body remains of one Paul Karusigarira had been laid to rest on Monday morning. He was rushed to Owomugisa’s Home for protection.
15:15
15:15

Minor Perishes In Kitgum House Fire 2

A five-year old juvenile was burnt to death in Layamo Sub County, Kitgum district on Monday afternoon. Residents of Lemo Lela Ngu Village in Pagen Parish say the deceased minor, Bosco Oloya Otto, got caught up in a fire he started on his grandmother’s hut as he attempted to rescue household items from burning and put off the inferno.
15:13
15:13

UN Security Council Envoys Push for Peace in South Sudan south sudan crisis

The Council’s mission to Africa also includes a meeting with the IGAD Mediation team in Nairobi, which might allow the two bodies to have a frank discussion about how they can sequence their expressed willingness to adopt sanctions in an effort to achieve some progress with the two warring parties.
14:24
14:24

Ugx 2.5 Billion Budgeted for Cranes AFCON Group Games uganda cranes 1

Coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic’s team will play away to Ghana on September 5th in Kumasi before flying back in time to host Guinea five days later. In October Cranes will have two back-to-back games against Emmanuel Adebayor’s Togo team before a home game against Ghana on November 15th and the last game away to Guinea four days later.
13:39
13:39

NRM Seeks Action against LOP over Loan Cash Bonanza 2 1

The money that is reportedly channeled through the office of the Government chief whip has been shared by both members of the ruling party-NRM and opposition groups. Wafula Oguttu recently confirmed that up to 18 opposition legislators are being investigated for taking a share of the loot whose source is still doubted.
12:42
12:42

Grounded Ambulance Piles Woes for Sembabule Health Centre IV lack of ambulances 2 1

Sembabule had only one double cabin pick-up used as an ambulance. However, the latest development implies that the health centre is left without any transport means for patients. Residents told Uganda Radio network that they have to hire private cars or motor cycles to transport patients to Masaka Hospital in case of referrals.
12:08
12:08

NDA Impounds Expired Drugs Worth Ugx 80m in Northern Uganda 2

Some of the units were found operating under pathetic unhygienic structures while some were managed by unqualified personnel. Some of the outlets were found with stockpiles of expired drugs.
11:41
11:41

East African Leaders to Meet over South Sudan Crisis

In an unusually harsh statement, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry faulted both sides for their failure to settle their differences and to meet an Aug. 10 deadline to form a transitional national unity government. “Deadlines keep passing and innocent people keep dying yet neither party engaged in peace talks seriously.” John Kerry stated yesterday.
11:13
11:13

4 Asian Traders Detained in Kitgum over Work Permits 3

The Ministry of Internal Affairs recently revised rates for annual work permits from US $1,000 (Ugx 2.5 Million) to US $ 2,500 (Ugx 6.25 Million) per annum. Illegal immigrants are charged fines ranging from US $ 500 to 3,000 and risk being deported to their countries of origins.
10:53
10:53

NRM Caucus Sets up Committee to Harmonize Anti-Homosexuality Law 1

Government Chief Whip Justine Kasule Lumumba says the caucus meeting in Entebbe resolved that the Attorney General does not appeal the recent constitutional court ruling that annulled the law. Instead the proposed committee chaired by Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi scrutinizes the law away from the would-be lengthy court process.
10:04
10:04

Kagame Cup; Bobby Questions Umony Status at KCCA FC rwanda 1 1

With the team already in line to face an early exit from the regional tournament, the Scot is already crying foul wondering why Brian Umony who scored KCCA FC’s second goal against Gor Mahia is allowed to play without a contract.
08:04
08:04

Residents, Leaders Call For Review of Decentralization Policy sylvia rwabwogo 2

Local leaders and residents in Kabarole district want a review in the decentralization policy if effective service delivery is to be realized. In Uganda, the decentralization policy was introduced in 1993, aimed at involving and empowering the local governments in decision-making, identifying their own problems, setting priorities and planning and ensuring better use of resources, and value for money.
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