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18:49
18:49

Lawyer: Gashumba May Appear in Court Tomorrow frank gashumba

This morning, the operatives picked up Gashumba from Kireka and drove him to his home in Bunga and his offices in Industrial where they conducted another search.
18:26
18:26

Electoral Commission Shies Away From Age Limit Debate age limits 2 1

The Commission Chairperson, Justice Simon Byabakama told the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee on Wednesday afternoon that they are waiting for the decision of parliament following consultations with Ugandans to notify them the category of candidates to prepare for polls in 2021.
18:05
18:05

UNEB Secretary: No Fresh Exams for Senior Four Candidates uce exam leakage 1 2

Dan Nokratch Odongo, the UNEB Executive Secretary, says the data collected so far on the examination leakage doesnt warrant setting other papers.
17:50
17:50

Head Teachers Caution Candidates Against Exam Malpractice updf 2 1

Ketty Wakwale, the Deputy Head teacher East Kololo Primary School says that they have cautioned their candidates not to accept any leaked examination papers.
17:22
17:22

Bribery, Coaching Mar Ssekandi's Age Limit Consultations edward ssekandi 1 1 Top story

According to information obtained by URN, prior to his visit to Kyesiga and Kyanamukaka sub counties, Ssekandi sent a team led by Mulindwa Birimumaaso, a senior presidential advisor to select and register those who would participate in the consultations.
16:53
16:53

Police Contemplates Providing Legal Representation to Detained Officers 1

Police Spokesperson, Asan Kasingye, says that once it is proved that the officers acted within their mandate, the force will have no choice but to represent them.
16:30
16:30

Police Search Ndawula's Home

The detectives whisked Ndawula from Kira Road police this afternoon where he was locked up on Tuesday evening and led him to his home in Kisasi, a Kampala City Suburb.
16:29
16:29

MPs Grill Law Reform Officials Over Mbabazi Petition Recommendations electoral reforms 5 1

Legislators sitting on Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee have grilled officials from the Uganda Law Reform Commission accusing them of failure to advise Parliament on necessary electoral reforms. The Reform Commission officials led by the Chairperson Vastina Rukimirana Nsanze appeared before the committee chaired by West Budama South MP Jacob Oboth-Oboth to respond to the proposed Age Limit Bill, 2017.
15:36
15:36

Rugunda Tips Procurement Regulators on Using Technology to Fight Corruption 6 1

Public procurement regulators in East Africa have been urged to embrace new technologies of procurement and financial transactions in order to curb corruption in the sector.
15:36
15:36

Publishers Demand Unconditional Release of Detained Journalist 1

Stanley, who has previously criticized the police leadership, states he was provided documents to sign for police bond which was not granted to him before being driven to Kira Road Police Station in Kampala where he is incarcerated.
14:52
14:52

Uganda Maintains Nuclear Power Ambitions nuclear weapons 1 1

Muloni said that the Government of Uganda continues to prepare for the introduction of nuclear power as part of the diversification strategy for meeting future electricity needs for social economic development.
13:30
13:30

Land Probe Returns to Lwera As Thousands Face Eviction lwera wetland 3

The commission concluded its public hearing in Masaka region early last month. But Nakayi says several additional complaints have been registered from the area prompting a return. One of the complaints was submitted by a group of residents threatened with eviction to pave way for sand mining in Lwera.
13:13
13:13

Bangi To Face Algeria's Mazri In Casablanca 2020 tokyo olympics 1

Ugandas top female player Shamim Bridget Bangi will battle Linda Mazri in the first round of the 2017 Morocco International Open Championship.
12:31
12:31

UCE Exam Leakage Traced to Iganga District

UNEB Executive Secretary Dan Odongo says preliminary investigations have traced the leakage to storage station in Busesa. He adds that the area supervisor and scouts have since been arrested to aid investigations into the matter.
12:28
12:28

Mbale Police Barracks in Power Blackout for over two weeks 1

Another officer told URN, many of them have resorted to candles, which exposes the barracks to the risk of catching fire. Suwed Manshur, the Elgon Region Public Relations Officer confirms the power crisis in the barracks.
12:24
12:24

Uganda Embarks on Second APRM Review ruhakana rugunda 3 1

Mozambican Anglican Bishop, Dinis Salomo Sengulane, a panel member of the Africa Peer Review Mechanism Eminent Persons is leading a team of experts who have started Ugandas second peer review. The team of 17 experts from over 10 African countries will be in the country for two weeks.
11:48
11:48

Three Held for Altering River Rwizi Boundaries mbarara

The three; Isaiah Tweheyo Kakuru, 30, and Janet Twinomugisha, 31, both residents of Kakoba ward, and Birari Ndolero, 50, a driver from Kamukuzi division, were arrested after uprooting demarcations erected by the National Environmental Management Authority-NEMA.
11:24
11:24

Kotido District Councillors Disagree On Age Limit Removal article 102 b 1

In the meeting, held on Tuesday at the Youth Centre in Kotido town, six councillors voted to reject the proposed amendment while nine abstained. Those who rejected the proposal, brought as a private members bill by Igara West MP Raphael Magyezi, vowed to protect, preserve and defend the constitution.
10:01
10:01

MUASA Issues Fresh Threats Over Incentive, Salary Harmonization makerere university 1 1

Dr. Deus Muhwezi Kamunyu, the MUASA Publicist, told URN shortly after the Emergence General Assembly that their patience has run out.
07:17
07:17

Education Ministry Forms Committee To Spearhead School Feeding Program 2 1

David Ssegenddo, Head teacher Buganda Road Primary School applauded the establishment of the working group, saying it has been long overdue.
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