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20:28

Uganda Has Strong Case against Zambia for Fielding Over-Age Players- Watson edgar watson 1

In a letter to CAF, seen by URN, Watson mentions that the Ugandan delegation that traveled to Lusaka petitioned the match commissioner on the age eligibility of three players; Patson Daka, Enock Mwepu and Changwe kalale.
20:17
20:17

10 Terrorism Suspects Charged, Returned to Police Cells al-shabaab

The group was charged with aiding terrorism and abetting terrorism before Buganda Road Court Grade One magistrate Simon Kintu. It comprised of nine Somali nationals and one Kenyan. They are part of the 19 suspects arrested by police in a joint crack down operation by security agencies about two weeks ago in Kisenyi, Kampala.
20:04
20:04

Parliament Demands Bank Details of OPM Senior Staff 1

The directive was issued after OPM Permanent Secretary Christine Guwatudde failed to explain to the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) how a colossal Ugx9bn was advanced to personnel in the OPM In total disregard of the law. She also failed to explain why she had failed to put up mechanism for recovering the money.
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Uganda Pushes for Reforms in UN, More Efforts to End Inequities sam kutesa 3 1 Top story

One bottleneck that has bedeviled Africa has been the espousing of the pseudo-ideology of sectarianism of religion or tribe as well as chauvinism vis-a-vis the women. It is this pseudo-ideology that has fueled most of the conflicts in Africa, Museveni said. This pseudo-ideology should be banished and treated with the contempt it deserves, he added.
16:48
16:48

Masaka Sewage Plant Construction to Begin After NWSC Awarded Land land wrangles 1 1

Joseph Mugenyi, the Masaka Branch Manager NWSC says when they went to start clearing the land for the construction to start, the Municipality blocked them on grounds that the land had mistakenly been allocated to them.
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Rwenzururu Premier Sent on Leave Pending 'Rwenzori Attacks' Trial rwenzururu attacks

The changes were announced as part of a mini-cabinet reshuffle by Mumbere in a meeting at his palace at Buhikira, north of Kasese town this afternoon. He said that the Premier has been allowed to leave for a non-specified period of time to enable him concentrate on the trial before the General Court Martial.
15:44
15:44

Rugunda to be Approved Next Week-Kadaga ruhakana rugunda 1

Kadaga noted that the motion for approving Rugunda for the position would be tabled next week Tuesday and called upon party whips in the House to ensure that their members attend the session.
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Two Month Old Baby Injured in Hoima Chimpanzee Attack wildlife habitat 1 1 Top story

A two month old baby is the latest victim of a chimpanzee attack in Hoima. Julius Nkasiime, son to Rosemary Nyangoma and Nyansio Byaruhanga, residents of Kikinga in Nyarugabo parish Bugambe Sub County was attacked by the chimpanzee on Tuesday afternoon.
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14:27

Gazelles Picked Lessons from Loss to Egypt - Odeke lugogo mtn arena 1 2

On Tuesday night, Silverbacks, the Ugandan men's team failed to show the character used to stop Somalia in the opening game when they lost 77-85 to defending champions Egypt. The home side played their hearts out, but failed to tame the patient and tactically superior Egyptian team.
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Six Students Injured in Kigezi High School Fracas 3

At around 11:00am today, a group of A-Level students armed with sticks allegedly moved in to force the O-level students to remove the black trousers which they were donning. One student was reportedly injured in the ensuing scuffle.
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Kitgum School Remains Closed over Unpaid Teachers' Salaries 3

The school was founded by parents and later constructed with funding from Northern Uganda Social Action Fund (NUSAF) in 1996. But its operations were hindered by the parent’s refusal to contribute the Ugx 3,000 that was required from each household to clear teachers’ salaries. The school had six remunerated teachers.
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Amuria Hospitals Operate With Only One Doctor lack of doctors 3

Amuria Hospitals have been forced to operate with only one doctor in the district and most patients are being referred to Soroti Regional Hospital. Ketty Akol, a district councilor representing Okungur, Obalanga and Kapelebyong sub counties told Uganda Radio Network that, they have only one doctor offering services in Amuria district.
12:25
12:25

Compensation Squabbles Still Impede USMID Project in Hoima 3

Although work is ongoing in 13 benefiting municipalities, property owners in Hoima remain up in arms as they demand adequate compensation for the structures which may be damaged during the road works and infrastructure expansion. Hoima municipality has already received Ugx 3.9billion to implement the first phase of the project which however has no component for compensation.
11:35
11:35

Hoima District Authorities Probe Contentious Land Titles 5

Currently, more than 1000 residents of Rwamutonga in Bugambe Sub County are homeless after being evicted from the land claimed by Hoima businessman Joshua Tibagwa. Another 50,000 residents in Munteme parish, Kiziranfumbi Sub County are facing eviction from a 1000 acres piece of land claimed by Prince Hebert Kimera.
11:14
11:14

Luweero Mobile Money Shops Hit By Robberies mobile money thefts 3

At Seamok Mobile Money Shop, Abbey Kaggwa the director explains that he lost two million shillings last week when a conman duped her worker through depositing cash on phone and later replaced original currencies with counterfeits.
10:53
10:53

Rwenzori Attackers Return Home after Rehab, Amnesty bundibugyo attacks 3 Top story

The suspects, who surrendered in July following a call by government promising amnesty, have been undergoing a three months rehabilitation exercise in Nuyo Camp Maliba Sub-county in Kasese District. They were trained in leaving by co-existence, financial management, patriotism, humanity and the constitution of Uganda.
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10:30

Calm Returns to Lwengo as Police Re-arrest Ritual Murder Suspect police corruption 2

Calm has returned to Lwengo after two days of protest following the rearrest of a well known businessman wanted for murder. Ronald Kabenge, a businessman, is accused of murdering Moses Ssamula, a fellow businessman of Mbirizi town in Lwengo district.
10:09
10:09

Food Crisis Hits Alebtong Flood Victims

A subsequent district assessment report has indicated that a total 3307 residents are in dire need for relief items and fast yielding crops. The affected persons are said to be starving. All their crops were destroyed by the flooding waters while stocked produce is almost complete, according to Robert Okullu, the area LCIII chairperson.
09:30
09:30

UN General Assembly General Debate Opens Today

The President of this year's session Sam Kutesa says today would be a historic opportunity to formulate a post-2015 development agenda that is transformative, brings tangible results in fighting poverty and leads to improving lives of all people.
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09:07

Soroti Siamese Twins Parents Appeal for Financial Assistance 1 1

A couple who gave birth to conjoined twins in Soroti on Tuesday are begging for financial aid to enable them transport the babies for necessary operation in Kampala. Esther Akello (19), a peasant, was operated upon yesterday to help remove the siamese twins at Soroti regional referral hospital.
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