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19:24
19:24

Education Ministry On the Spot Over Lack of Strategic Plan 2 1

Members of Parliament today questioned education ministry officials over why the ministry has been operating for two years without a strategic plan.
18:55
18:55

Govt Halts Teacher Recruitment Process education ministry 3 1

The finance ministry has halted the recruitment process of over 4,700 teachers by the Ministry of Education. The education ministry had kick-started the process of recruiting teachers for secondary schools across the country with a recent advert calling for applications.
18:17
18:17

Mbale Hospital Battles Blood Shortage mbale blood bank 1 1 Top story

Our reporter also counted about nine patients from Busia, Tororo and Soroti who were referred to Mbale Regional referral hospital for blood transfusion.
18:11
18:11

FDC Plots for Bunyangabu Seats silver atwongire 2

The opposition Forum for Democratic Change FDC party has fronted candidates to contest for elective offices in Bunyangabu district. Last week the Electoral Commission announced August 29th as voting day in the newly created districts which started operations in July this year. FDC has often come under criticism from a section of its supporters for lacking grass-root structures especially below the district level.
17:38
17:38

Scouts to Plant 50 Million Trees uganda scouts

The plan by Uganda Scouts Association to plant trees and protect the environment comes amidst reports that the country has lost nearly a third of its forests in the last two decades and could lose most of its tree cover in about 40 years unless measures are taken to reverse the situation.
17:08
17:08

Oyam South Voters Want Minister Amongi Sanctioned land laws in uganda 6

Some voters in Oyam South, Oyam district, are up in arms against Lands Minister Betty Amongi over the proposed amendment of Article 26 of the Constitution to enable government to compulsorily acquire land for public projects. Amongi represents Oyam South in Parliament. But some angry voters in the area call her a total disgrace to the constituency and Lango sub region for advancing a proposal that they say seeks to rob people of the only asset left for their livelihoods.
17:08
17:08

Isingiro Woman Wanted for Burning Co-Wife with Acid acid survivors 3

Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi Region Police spokesperson, says Naturinda waylaid her victim outside the saloon and poured acid on her face.
16:32
16:32

Prison Officers Accused of Torturing Inmate to Death 4 2

Wilson Walugembe, a brother to the deceased says prison authorities could have tortured Kato in the process of extracting confessions from him.
16:24
16:24

Rubanda Man Found Dead in Lodge high life pub 2

Ely Maate, the Kigezi Region Police Spokesperson, says they have taken the deceaseds body to Kabale Regional Referral Hospital mortuary for postmortem to establish the cause of death.
15:42
15:42

Karamoja University Set To Open 3

Karamoja International University KARIU, the first university in Karamoja sub region is set to start lectures soon. The University located in Alerek Sub County, Abim district, along Abim- Kotido road, sits at Alerek Progressive Secondary School premises.
15:10
15:10

Civil Servants Without National ID to Miss Salary

Public officers or pensioners who do not have the National Identification Card will not be paid salaries, according to a directive from government. The Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development has directed the Ministry of Public Service to ensure that with effect from August 2017, no public officer or pensioner without a National Identification Number or NIN is paid salary.
15:04
15:04

Voters Turned Away at Kenya Embassy 5 4

Several voters were turned away today at the Kenya High Commission in Kampala where they gathered to vote in the countrys general elections. There was tight security manned by the Uganda Police personnel. By reporting time, about ten people had been turned away after they were told they couldnt vote from Uganda since their names were reflected in Kenya.
12:57
12:57

Kenya-Uganda Buses to Travel During Day – Operators 2 1

Bus operators now fear for a possible recurrence of the 2007 events and have suspended operations on the route. A few others have reduced the number of buses in operation.
12:55
12:55

DP Women League Leader Battles Aggravated Torture Charges 2 Top story

Bayo told court they intend to amend the charge sheet so that the suspect appears in high court. Amony who had earlier in pleaded guilty to the charges, said she requires proof that the flat iron she used to inflict injuries on the maids is indeed a deadly weapon as claimed by the prosecution.
12:10
12:10

Kampala Minister Regrets Hawker's Death law enforcement 5

Namugwanya explained that instead, government is trying to create markets to accommodate the street vendors and hawkers to ensure that everyone can operate easily.
11:50
11:50

Araptany, Chemutai Battle In 3000m Steeplechase Final jacob araptany 1

Two Ugandan athletes Jacob Araptany and Albert Chemutai will battle in the 3000m steeplechase final at the on-going IAAF World Championship in London tonight.
11:27
11:27

Measles Outbreak Confirmed in Kampala, Wakiso 1 Top story

A total of 67 cases have so far been identified and seven of them confirmed by laboratory tests, according to surveillance and case finding reports. The cases are scattered in all the five division of Kampala, as well as several suburbs in Wakiso district.
11:03
11:03

Gas Cylinder Kills Two, Injures Two Others

The dead have been identified as 35-year-old Joseph Ayepa, a resident of Ocama Ayom village in Dokolo and Isaac Ojok, a resident of Atonga Village in Amolatar district.
10:55
10:55

EC, NRM Clash over Roadmap in New Districts party primaries 1

However, the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM party had declared August 8-9 as nomination dates for candidates seeking the party ticket and August 15 as election for the NRM party candidate in the new district. But the party election date falls for days ahead of the date set by the national Electoral Commission.
10:17
10:17

Kisomoro Vocational Institute Struggles to Operate 3

Suzan Kabahuma, a student studying metal fabrication says that government should provide support to the institute. She explains that without vocational training there would be no qualified support staff to work in the construction and mechanics sector.
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