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18:49
18:49

MPs Quiz Works Ministry Officials Over SGS Contract 1 4

Members of Parliament sitting on the Physical Infrastructure committee have today cross-examined officials from the Ministry of Works and Transport over gaps in the mandatory vehicle inspection contract.
18:47
18:47

Former Toroma Parliamentary Candidate In Trouble Over Demo soroti 1

Peter Ogwang, the Usuk county Member of Parliament has urged the youth to stay calm, saying they will soon begin community consultation and sensitization on the bill.
18:31
18:31

Mak Council Sets Up Committee to Harmonise Staff Salary makerere university 1

Makerere University Council has set up a special committee to streamline salary scales for the staff at the institution. The eight-member committee will be chaired by Thomas Tayebwa, the current Ruhinda North Member of Parliament and a council committee chairperson for Finance and Planning. It will be composed of a member from each of its sub-committees plus a member from each association to work on staff demands.
18:25
18:25

BOU Approves International Mobile Money Provider mtn mobile money 1

A statement from TerraPay, says with the addition of Uganda, it becomes the only licensed mobile payments switch equipped to deliver cross-border payments to mobile wallets in the East African region.
18:16
18:16

Criticism Makes Me Strong, Claims New UIA Boss jolly kaguhangire 1 2

Kaguhangire, formerly working with Uganda Revenue Authority URA, was appointed UIA chief executive just over three months ago.She replaced Dr Frank Sebbowa whose contract was not renewed after a whistle blower accused him of underhandedness and nepotism in recruitment of staff. When she was unveiled, Kaguhangire promised some positive changes in her first 100 days in office, but before she could complete the 100 days she was already embroiled in many alleged scandals.
18:10
18:10

KCCA Law Enforcers Charged With Manslaughter, Granted Bail law enforcement 1 Top story

Ntwiba Kaine, the State Prosecutor told court that on August 4, 2017 while at Mukwano Round-about in Central Division in Kampala District, the four unlawfully caused the death of Oliver Basemera.
18:09
18:09

Parliament Gets Confidential Documents On SGS Deal bribes 1 2

The State Minister for Transport, Aggrey Bagiire tabled a confidential document on officials suspected to have taken bribes over the vehicle inspection deal.
17:41
17:41

Kayihura Cracks Down on Unauthorised Officers Speaking to Media kale kayihura 1

A month ago, Police Spokesperson, Asan Kasingye tried to enforce the directive, saying only authorised officers should speak to journalists. He said non authorized officers would have to get clearance and consult with the department of Public Relations
17:12
17:12

UNRA Delays Tarmacking Kijura-Fort Portal Road margaret muhanga 1 1

Amos Ajuna, the operations manager Kijura tea factory says that the bad state of the road affects the delivery of their finished products to markets in Kampala, Fort-Portal, Kasese and Mbarara because several trucks break down
16:43
16:43

Two Arrested Over Inmate's Death At Wakyato Prison torture of inmates 2

Paul Kangave, the Savannah Region Police Spokesperson, says they picked up the duo following information from other inmates implicating them for torturing Kato.
16:19
16:19

Kamya Condemns Brutality of KCCA Law Enforcement drowning accident 1 3

Kamyas rebuke comes days after the drowning of a hawker, 35-year-old Oliver Basemera in Nakivubo Channel.
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16:00

Collapsing Wall Kills One Pupil, Injures Four Others mbarara

Boaz Nduzya, the head teacher of Mabira Parents school, says the pupils were alone in the classroom when the structure collapsed. He says by the time teachers rushed to try and save the minors, Owembabazi had breathed his last.
15:28
15:28

Five Police Officers Held Over Nansana Robberies igp

Vincent Ssekate, the Police Professional Standards Unit spokesperson, says the arrest was part of a larger operation to rid the town council of crime.
15:22
15:22

Gov't Urged on Rights Protection Without Discrimination kampala 1

Joseph Suna, the Executive Director Community Development Resource Network, says the cycle of poverty that the indigenous minorities are trapped in also results in lack of political representation at both the district and national levels.
14:17
14:17

Hoima Refinery Affected Persons Get Houses oil in uganda 1

The refinery project displaced 73 households 47 of whom opted to have constructed for them while others opted to be compensated with actual land.
14:15
14:15

Rugby Cranes Target 2018 Sevens World Cup Slot tolbert onyango 1

The Uganda Rugby Cranes are targeting qualification for the 2018 Sevens World Cup to take San Francisco, US.
13:16
13:16

Lightning Strike Leaves 12 Pupils Hospitalized lightening

Naboth Kajungu, a resident of the area, says most of the schools in the area lack lightning arresters, which exposes pupils to danger. He calls on the local authorities to install lightning arresters to avoid a repeat of last nights incident.
12:39
12:39

Muntuyera High School in UGX 230M Debt Crisis debts 1

The School head teacher, Stephen Atuhaire says they have also failed to service a loan of Shillings 330million they secured from Stanbic bank in April 2009 for the construction of a two storeyed multipurpose block.
10:45
10:45

Police Block anti-Constitutional Amendment Demo in Soroti land laws in uganda 2

Police in Soroti district have blocked a demonstration by a group of youths protesting the proposed amendment of Article 26 of the Constitution currently before parliament.
10:21
10:21

UPDF Completes CAR Withdrawal

The contingent commenced a phased withdraw of troops from the Central African Republic on 19th April 2017, ending nearly eight years of manhunt for Lords Resistance Army LRA warlord Joseph Kony. In a statement the statement says the final batch of the troops began trekking from their concentration base in Nzara South Sudan three days ago under the overall command of Brigadier Richard Otto who has been the Ugandan Contingent commander in CAR.
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