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Police Claim Action Aid Is Funding “Illegal Activities” action aid uganda

According to the search warrant issued by Nakawa Magistrate Nakitende Juliet on September 20th, 2017, police was allowed to search the organizations computers, accessories, mobile handsets, money transfer-related documents and bank money transaction documents.
18:34
18:34

'We Had No Option But To Annul Presidential Results- Kenyan Judges rule of law 1 Top story

The Supreme Court in neighbouring Kenya has given a more detailed explanation why it annulled the August 2017 presidential elections.
17:59
17:59

Police Raid Action Aid Offices police action

A top official at Action Aid told URN phone that about 20 police officers stormed their offices at 5:05pm this evening this evening, saying they are under instructions to close the premises.
17:55
17:55

Poor Turn up in Lira Schools as Academic Term Opens

Jasper Abura, Lira Senior Education Officer, says the inspection report in his office indicates that private schools have registered a high turn up of pupils compared to government schools. He said at least more than 80 percent of pupils in private schools had reported for third term compared to government schools which has registered less than 50 percent.
17:26
17:26

Inside Kibinika Slum Where Booze Took Over From Tea alcohol 8 4

Located at the lower end of Kifumbira, a bigger and more known slum that neighbours Mulago, Bukoto, Kamwokya and stretches all the way down to Kalerwe, Kibinika is full of activity with noise from the video shacks and bars that serve cheap local brew. Kibinika originated from an old woman who used to sell black tea in the area. The said woman had a huge kettle, ekibinika, which she used to boil water. She notes that at whatever time one came to her, there was always tea in her huge kettle.
16:53
16:53

Rukiga NRM officials, Crime Preventers feud Over Allowances elections 1

Morris Mugenga Keitaba, the Kabale District NRM party Registrar, says his office has not received any complaint about the unpaid allowances.
15:47
15:47

NRM Caucus Votes to Support Motion Scrapping Presidential Age Limit article 102 (b)

The Igara East Member of Parliament, Raphael Magyezi is expected to seek leave of parliament on Thursday to prepare and table the motion seeking to scrap article 102 b of the constitution, which restricts the presidential age to between 35 and 75 years of age.
15:29
15:29

Accident Claims UPDF Colonel

Colonel David Katorogo was driving a landcruiser vehicle registration number H4DF 970 together with his wife, Beatrice Asimwe, son and bodyguard, Masin Guma.
15:00
15:00

Murole Town Council Residents Demand for Garbage Skips sanitation 2

David Byamukama, the LC I Chairperson Murole trading center, says the situation is worsened by the market.
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14:46

70-Year-Old Woman Killed in Luweero strangled to death 2

Savannah Regional Police Spokesperson Paul Kangave says that preliminary investigations indicate that the deceased was strangled to death and her body dragged to the kitchen where it was found by school children on Wednesday.
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13:06

Early Cancer Detection Still A Challenge in Uganda cancer in uganda 2

Dr Medad Karyoko Ebyarimpa, a healthcare practitioner attached to Ntinda Medical Centre says that although cancer can easily be detected through both evasive and non-evasive procedures, most of the cases are detected long after they have spread far away from the origin into other organs of the body.
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12:59

Parents Reject Relocation of Pupils from Mudslide Areas 1

Joshua Namuuni, the LC I Chairman Salanje village in Bufupa parish, says Bukinyale primary school where government wants to relocate their children is only one and half kilometers away from the two schools, which makes no difference.
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11:41

New Details Emerge About Rot in Minerals Sector eiti 1 1 Top story

The Office of the Auditor General says the management assessed royalty and awarded exports for 93 kilograms of gold worth 11.82 billion Shillings. But corroborative reports from the Customs and Excise Department of URA indicated that 5,316 kilos of gold had been exported. The gold exports were valued at close to 700 billion Shillings, according to the Auditor General.
11:40
11:40

Moroto District On The Spot Over Recruitment of 33 Teachers

Michael Kidon Onyang, the Moroto District Service Commission Chairperson has not yet commented as he couldnt be reached by the time of filing this story.
11:18
11:18

Mobile Money Agent Shot Dead in Pader District

The agent identified as Moses Mambe, 31, was reportedly shot by unknown assailants who attacked his outlet last night. According to security, Mambe was shot four times in the chest, waist and in the jaw and he died instantly.
11:02
11:02

Four Injured in Good Luck Bus Accident

Julius Allan Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police Spokesperson identifies the injured as Calvin Odongo, the turn man of the bus, Richard Otim, Steven Okullo and Peter Okello.
10:28
10:28

Funding Shortfalls Continue Hindering Blood Collection parliament

She explains that Uganda Blood Transfusion Services needs an addition Shillings 15 billion to compliment the Shillings 17 billion provided in the 2017/2018 financial year budget.
08:14
08:14

Parents Lock Out Head Teacher Over School Land

Charles Wanzala, the School Management Committee Chairperson, says they have repeatedly petitioned the Chief Administrative Officer to transfer the head teacher in vain.
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07:44

Dramatic Scenes Crown Final Rallies in Kyotera nrm wrangles 4 3

Gloria Mbabazi, a mother of two is one those who abandoned the campaign rally to catch a glimpse of the chopper.
07:12
07:12

Oulanyah Defends Police Deployment at Parliament age limits 1

The deployment comes amidst heightened tensions on the proposed scrapping of article 102B from the constitution, which restricts the presidential age limit to between 35 and 75 years of age.
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