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19:54
19:54

DP Petitions Parliament Over EC Appointees 3 1

DP President Norbert Mao presents the petition to Speaker, Rebecca Kadaga, calling for the Appointments committee not to vet the new commissioners.
19:45
19:45

8 Killed As UPDF Attacks Armed Youth in Rwenzori rwenzori insecurity 1 Top story

Eight people are confirmed dead in a military operation against armed youths in the Rwenzori Mountains. Brigadier Peter Elwelu, the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces UPDF Second Division Commander, told URN that his forces raided training camps for a group that calls itself Esyomango syObusinga, a youth group associated with Rwenzururu Kingdom.
18:32
18:32

Hyuha Disagrees With Mamdani Over Makerere Future education 3 1

The former Makerere University Academic Registrar says Makereres past and current crises are linked to inadequate funding. He says Makerere at the moment is not equipped to offer mainly graduate programmes.
17:43
17:43

MPs Demand Funds For Uganda's AU Nominee 4

Juliet Kyinyamatama, the Rakai Woman Member of Parliament, says although Dr. Namaras campaign will run under the auspices of the AU Department and the Uganda Permanent Mission to AU in Addis Ababa, government hasnt provided any funding for this cause.
17:27
17:27

Minister, MP Clash Over Mulago Baby Deaths kawempe hospital 5

In her statement to parliament, Opendi said only 31 babies have died at Kawempe hospital ever since the university was closed on November 1. She attributed the deaths to severe birth asphyxia and complications associated with immature births.
17:13
17:13

UPDF, Police Attack Armed Youths In Kabarole rwenzori region

The army and Police in Kabarole district have launched an operation against the Kirumira Mutima, a group of youths who have been attacking security installations in the area.
16:57
16:57

Pictorial: EU Ambassadors Retreat In Gulu

They addressed victims of the May 19th 2004 Lords Resistance Army Massacre in Lukodi Village in Bungatira Sub County, 17KM North of Gulu Town calling for truth telling, reconciliation and accountability.
16:15
16:15

New PS Bagiire Wants All Govt Services Accessed Online 4

Dr Jimmy Samanya outlined some of the successes of the ministry, citing a rise in mobile phone subscriber base from two million in 2000 to 23 million currently; mobile internet users currently standing at 13 million; growth in numbers of television and radio stations, while mobile money transaction users are 19 million from 2.3 million in 2011.
16:13
16:13

S6 Candidates Miss Filling PUJAB Forms uneb 2 1 Top story

Edward Kanoonya, the Head teacher Kololo Senior Secondary School, says none of the 230 senior six candidates at his school has accessed the PUJAB forms.
15:33
15:33

Kiwedde to Face Fresh Charges after Extradition from Zimbabwe kiwedde escapes 1 1

Pastor Muwanguzi, popularly known as Kiwedde, was arrested last week in the Zimbabwean capital Harare after more than a year since his escape in October 2015. Kiwedde had been convicted in 2013 for impersonation. Kalisizo magistrate court found him guilty of impersonating a catholic priest and robbing unsuspecting Christians.
15:21
15:21

MPs Want Chinese Contractor to Refund UGX 1.8B UNRA Money 1 4

A Chinese contractor has today been ordered to refund 1.8 billion Shillings that was irregularly requested for in form of a fine from Uganda National Roads Authority UNRA.
14:12
14:12

Uganda Maintains Top FIFA Ranking In Cecafa Region senegal 1 Top story

Uganda has remained top in the Council for East and Central African Football Associations Cecafa as per the latest Fifa rankings released today in Zurich, Switzerland.
13:43
13:43

Acholi Paramount Chief to Lead Delegation to Ongwen Trial icc 1 4

The trial is due to start on Tuesday December 6 at the International Criminal Court ICC in The Hague, Netherlands. Ogwen, one of the five Lords Resistance Army-LRA commanders indicted in 2005, faces up to 70 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity.
11:38
11:38

Mbarara Municipal Engineer Held over USMID Project police

On July 28th, 2016, Engineer Byarugaba submitted a report to the Municipal Works Committee showing that they had graded Katanywa, Lower circular, Rwagaju-Kakooma and Mugume roads and put murrum. He also informed the committee that USMID projects being undertaken by Abubakar technical services were near completion.
11:19
11:19

Hungry Locals Overwhelm FDC Food Donation in Isingiro food shortage 3 2

Thousands of residents on Wednesday turned up at Mureme primary school in Isingiro district with the anticipation of receiving free food from the the Forum for Democratic Change --FDC leaders.
10:50
10:50

Jinja Municipality Abattoir Lacks Cold Room, Incinerator jinja abattoir 4

Nasur Kamya, the Chairperson Jinja Abattoir Traders Association, says the abattoir is dilapidated. According to Kamya, the roof of the abattoir leaks while the water trenches are choking with rubbish.
09:39
09:39

World Bank Admits Weaknesses in Monitoring Kamwenge Road world bank uganda 1 Top story

The World Banks Board of Executive Directors has discussed and approved the Inspection Panels investigation of a string of abuses in the construction of Kamwenge-Fort Portal Road. The Bank also admits that in a substantial manner it failed to comply with its own policies and procedures.
09:34
09:34

Ministerial Appointees Should Quit Parliament – Petition Top story

Although article 113 of the constitution mandates the president to appoint ministers from among Members of Parliament, clause four of the same article stipulates that a minister shall not hold any office of profit or emoluments likely to compromise his/her office.
07:49
07:49

Bars, Restaurants Dominate Kitgum Trade Fair 3 1

Margaret Ocitti Atek, the event manager says the turn up of exhibitors is generally low.
07:17
07:17

Fort Portal Municipality Feels Pinch of Losing Out on USMID Project road infrastructure 1

Paul Omoko, the Town Clerk Fort Portal Municipality has promised to rectify the mistakes to enable them access USMID funds in the next financial year.
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