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18:36
18:36

UN To Conduct Outreaches During Anniversary Celebrations kampala woman

Malango explained that their outreach in Kawempe Division will cover Health and Sanitation, Nakawa Food and Nutrition, Rubaga Education and Makindye Environment and Urban Development.
17:58
17:58

Busujju MP Joins Anti-Age Limit Campaign age limits 3 1

David Lukyamuzi Kalwanga, the Busujju County Member of Parliament is the latest legislator to openly oppose the lifting of the presidential age limits. An NRM-leaning Independent, Kalwanga accuses President Yoweri Museveni of trying to use Parliament to fulfil his personal ambitions.
17:51
17:51

0ver 300 Pupil Enrollment Officers Strike Over Pay

Ivan Kimbowa, one of the affected enrollment officers told URN that they couldnt continue working without any money. He explained that NIRA doesnt provide them lunch and transport allowances yet they have to work daily.
17:31
17:31

Some NRM MPs Want Disciplinary Action Against Museveni, Nankabirwa age limit 3 1

The twelve MPs have written to the partys Secretary General Justine Kasule Lumumba protesting what they call illegal and arbitrary expulsion from the NRM Parliamentary Caucus last Friday. The MPs were evicted from the caucus meeting held at the Office of the Prime Minister for openly opposing the amendment to Article 102b of the constitution which seeks to lift the 75-year cap on the presidential age.
17:30
17:30

Health Ministry Undertakes Steps To Stop Marburg Threat 3

Dr. Aceng says to mitigate the current Marburg threat, the Health Ministry has deployed a rapid response team comprising of highly experienced Epidemiologists, Risk Communication Experts, Case Management infection control and Prevention experts, Ecological environmental experts and laboratory experts to the affected areas of Kween and Kapchorwa districts.
17:03
17:03

Age Limit Debate Should Reflect Interests of Ugandans - Tooro Kingdom president museveni 2 1

Tooro Kingdom leaders have said the proposed constitution amendment on presidential age limits is a sensitive matter that should take into account interests of all Ugandans. Prime Minister Bernard Tungakwo says Members of Parliament are elected by people and they should put interests of people who dont sit in parliament into account when debating the issue.
16:56
16:56

UNATU Leadership Split Over Secretary General contract

Tweheyo told URN on Thursday morning on phone from Kampala that he was in his office at the union secretariat and slammed the resolution that threw him out.
16:00
16:00

Budget Speech: Govt Prints Simplified Version 1

In an attempt to simplify the long and winding budget narrative for ordinary Ugandans, the finance ministry has started publishing an abridged version in order to aid its understanding by various stakeholders. Finance minister Matia Kasaija today launched the first ever Know Your Budget citizens guide to the 2017/18 budget in Kampala.
15:48
15:48

Age Limit: Police Blocks Two MPs from Nateete Consultative Meeting age limit debate

The two MPs were turned away when they turned up at Natete Lorry Park for a consultative meeting on the presidential age limit removal organised by the Rubaga South MP, Kato Lubwama.
15:43
15:43

Tooro Calls for Immediate Return of Kingdom Land tooro kingdom 2 1

Polly Kateeba, Tooro minister for lands, says since the restoration of kingdoms in 1993, the kingdom has only received 17 land titles equivalent to 13 square miles of land. Kateeba says government is still holding 120 land titles equivalent to over 120 square miles. Keteeba says the land government is holding is equivalent to 95 percent of Tooros titled land.
15:27
15:27

Muhakanizi to MPs: No Money for Age Limit Consultations age limit removal 1

While addressing the media in Kampala today, Muhakanizi said as far as he is concerned Parliament has so far been given 50 percent of monies for expenditures as it appropriated by law and which does not include consultations on the contentious Article 102b of the Constitution.
15:15
15:15

Age Limit: Police Seals Off Kabale stadium Ahead of FDC Consultations police deployment 1

Ely Maate, the Kigezi Region Police Spokesperson, says they cant allow any gathering in the stadium because they werent notified.
15:09
15:09

Public Servants Must be Paid by 28th of Month – Muhakanizi 1

Addressing the media in Kampala on the release of 6.69 trillion shillings for the first half of 2017/18 financial year, Keith Muhakanizi said the government has made good on its target of releasing funds in time, adding that any recipient who has not received any payment should hold the accounting officer responsible.
13:05
13:05

Environment Ministry Embarks on Restoring Masindi Wetland registration 5

Ombedra Yose, the Coordinator Community Development and ConservationAgency CODECA, the lead community organization, which is leading the restoration exercise, says encroachers signed commitment agreements, which compel them to look after the restored wetland.
12:43
12:43

Heavy Police Deployment in Nateete Ahead of Opposition Consultations 1

URN overheard Kayima telling police that Uganda is a home of all and people shouldnt be treated this way, adding that he had done nothing wrong.
12:15
12:15

Ntungamo RDC on the Spot for Influence Peddling uganda coaches

Godfrey Kiiza, the Chairperson Ntungamo primary School Management Committee, says they are tired of influence peddling, which has continued to undermine the schools performance.
12:01
12:01

IPU Forced to Drop Gay Debate 1

The IPU Committee on Democracy and Human Rights says it decided to table the matter for discussion by the assembly after receiving overwhelming support in the Committee.
11:37
11:37

Pilgrims Trek To Paimol Martyrs Shrine In Agago 2 1

Pilgrims started assembling at the shrine last week. Rev. Father Joseph Okumu, the Rector Wipolo Martyrs Chapel, says the shrine is set for this years anniversary.
11:21
11:21

Pictorial: Pilgrimage At Wipolo Martyrs Shrine In Agago

Daudi Okello and Jildo Irwa were allegedly speared to death on October 20th 1918 by people believed to have been agents of Arab slave traders for preaching against slavery.
11:00
11:00

UCC Orders Suspension of Two Kanungu Radio Presenters 2

In his October 17th letter addressed to James Musinguzi Garuga, the Managing Director Kanungu Broadcasting Services, the UCC Executive Director, Godfrey Mutabazi accuses the duo of breaching the minimum broadcasting standards.
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