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17:21
17:21

Uganda Prisons on Spot For Deploying Inmates to Construct Masaka Drainage System road construction 3 1

Uganda Radio network has found at least 15 inmates digging trenches along Edward Avenue near Ssese and Kabula Street. Uganda Radio Network reporter monitored these inmates and found out that they spent 10 hours digging these trenches nonstop.
16:32
16:32

Waragi Destruction in Moroto Draws Mixed Reactions moroto district 1 3

Moroto Magistrate court order on the destruction of the local potent gin has received mixed reactions with some consumers welcoming the idea but dealers want their business spared.
15:21
15:21

Nwoya Oil Waste Removal Completed compensation 1

Michael Ikanut, the environmental monitoring officer with the National Environmental Management Authority (NEMA), says the exercise is now complete and authorities are restoring the dug pit to level the surface. He says the waste removal should come as a big relief to the residents who were living in fear .
15:14
15:14

House Fire Claims Two Children house fires 1

Two children aged 6 and 3 perished in an early morning fire that gutted a grass thatched house this morning at Musyenene village, Nyakiyumbu sub-county in Kasese district.
14:51
14:51

Schools, Health Center Cut Off as Only Bridge Becomes Unusable 2

Four schools and a health centre are cut off as the only foot bridge connecting Kihorezo to the rest of Rwamucucu Sub County in Kabale District has broken down. The bridge known as Kitaraka has been in bad shape for a long time but has now sunk into the swamp.
14:47
14:47

Sacked Staff Hijacks Link Bus with 50 Passengers on Board terrorism 1 3 Top story

The captor now identified as Abdallah Imarayaguha, drove the hitherto Kampala bound bus to the opposite route of Kasese - Mbarara road. He reportedly told the passengers that he was going to die with them by driving the bus into Kazinga Channel, Dinah Mwagale Mudusu one of the survivors narrates.
14:25
14:25

Widow Caned for Resisting Inheritance by Late Husbands Brother caring for widows

Her punishment was reportedly sanctioned by George Opimo, the head of Atek Okwer Ibuu clan following a meeting that convicted her of disrespect. Opimo says the move is in line with customary laws which require women to submit to being inherited by relatives if they wish to remain part of the family.
14:04
14:04

MPs Question Parliament\'s Waiver of UGX 400bn Gov\'t Tax Debt government debt 4 1

Members of Parliament sitting on the committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises have directed the Ministry of Finance to provide evidence to justify its claims that Parliament waived taxes Government owed to Uganda Revenue Authority worth over UGX 400 billion.
13:41
13:41

2 Burnt as Truck Catches Fire in Luweero

Benon Lugaba, the Savannah Regional Officer in charge of the fire prevention and safety unit says that the South Sudan bound truck registration number UAN. 565A lost control and overturned while on it's from Kampala. The incident occurred at 3.30 a.m.
13:06
13:06

Speaker Suspends House Sittings over Kyankwanzi nrm caucus 1 2 Top story

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has suspended the House until February 17th, in a decision made by the Business Committee which sat Thursday afternoon to consider House business for the 4th session of the 9th Parliament.
11:58
11:58

UCC revokes 27 Licenses from Radio Stations, Couriers

UCC public relations manager Fred Otunnu says the 27 operators whose license have been revoked failed to comply with the rules governing the industry among others, the timely renewal of operation licenses, failure to start operation within the specified period and employing people who have no capacity to manage their operations.
11:12
11:12

NRM Blocks Proposal for Presidential Transition Bill 4

The Deputy Justice and Constitutional Affairs Minister Fred Ruhindi indicated that there are ongoing negotiations on the same between Parties under the guidance of the Inter-Party Organization for Dialogue (IPOD). He says any effort in the same line would be pre-empting processes undertaken by IPOD.
10:47
10:47

Students Storm School Over Withheld UNEB Results withheld results 2

More than 40 students stormed the school\'s premises located in Kagote demanding answers from the school administration, why the results were withheld.
10:38
10:38

Masaka Sports Facilities Closed Over Poor Hygiene mp mathias mpuuga 2 2

The two, Masaka Recreation grounds and Nyendo-Kasana playground have been operating without functioning toilet facilities. The facilities were closed in 2012 due to the failure by custodian authorities to clear water bills. In addition to poor sanitation, the fields no longer have grass.
10:18
10:18

Mother Expecting Quintuplets Sustains Bus Journey to Mulago

Betty Akwii, 26 was admitted to Soroti Regional Referral Hospital and later referred to Mulago after a scan detected that she was carrying five fetuses in her uterus. Although she was not terminally ill, doctors indicated that her case was fragile and needed special attention.
10:00
10:00

Family Takes Refuge At Moroto Central Police Station karamoja sub region 1

Police has identified the household as belonging to one Etoile, from Kodonyo village,-Loputuk parish in Nadunget Sub County now camping at the station.
07:51
07:51

Angry Parents Force Head teacher Out of School 4

Their emotions were evoked by a persistent decline in performance in Primary Leaving Examinations. The parents also accused Baine of abuse of office, absenteeism and misuse of funds, a result of which management committee lost confidence in the head teacher who has served the school for the last 13 years.
07:20
07:20

State Pleads for More Time to Present Witnesses in Brig. Ondoga Trial

The state prosecutor, Maj. Fred Kangwamu told court chaired by, Maj. Gen. Levy Karuhanga, that Guti was unable to respond to the first witnesses summons because he had urgent assignments in Karamoja.He asked court to allow him issue fresh witness summons to Guti and Lt. Col. Moses Mwesigwa, the state\'s last witnesses in the case.
05:26
05:26

Violence As Ghana Eject Hosts Equatorial Guinea in Afcon 2015 afcon 1

The Black Stars of Ghana on Thursday night qualified for the finals of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) after a 3-0 win over hosts Equatorial Guinea.
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