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21:33
21:33

Zanzibar Eject 10-Man Uganda Cranes derrick nsibambi 1

Zanzibar have stormed the finals of the 2017 regional Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup after a hard fought 2-1 win over a 10-man Uganda Cranes.
18:12
18:12

Makerere Graduation Gown Cost Hiked makerere university 2

The university entered into an agreement with a tailoring company, Team uniform Limited, to supply gowns graduation ceremony at 75,000 Shillings. The attire has Makereres emblem and colours, two features that, until January this year, were a preserve for doctoral graduands. However, the price has since increased to 98,000 Shillings.
17:51
17:51

Specialists Shun Health Service Commission Jobs 2

Three people were needed to fill the position of anaesthesia consultants; another three required for the position of Ear Nose and Throat ENT specialists and three others for the position of a psychiatrist, However, no application was received for all the positions, even after running extensive advertisements.
17:39
17:39

Minority Report Wants Parliament to Reject ‘Age Limit' Bill 1 Top story

The minority report signed by eight legislators is against the recommendations carried in the committees main report signed by 20 MPs. The main committee report agrees with the Bill recommending for the removal of the upper presidential age limit and a reduction of the lower limit to 18 years.
17:21
17:21

Electronic Waste Poses Growing Risk to Environment, Human Health 2 1

The Global E-Waste Monitor 2017, released by International Telecommunication Union-ITU, the UN University UNU and the International Solid Waste Association ISWA, highlights increasing levels of e-waste and its improper and unsafe treatment and disposal through burning or at dumpsites.
16:53
16:53

East African Legislative Assembly to be Inaugurated on Monday mike ssebalu

The stalemate in Kenya and South Sudan caused a deadlock in the regional body because it cannot conduct any business in the absence of one partner state. As such, the administration of oath for the other legislators in the assembly was suspended indefinitely
15:47
15:47

Kyambogo Council Approves Medical Insurance for Staff kyambogo university

Kyambogo University Council has approved medical insurance scheme to cover medical and surgical expenses for staff. All employees of the University on permanent and contractual terms are to enrol after showing proof of employment with the University. The maximum age for being a member of the medical insurance scheme has been set at 74 years.
15:20
15:20

Committee Endorses Presidential Age Limit Removal committee report 1 Top story

According to the committee, age, as a qualification for election is not useful in limiting unsuitable persons from attaining the office of President. The report indicates that the committee did not receive any evidence that all persons above the age of 75 suffer from cognitive decline and therefore unable to lead.
14:23
14:23

Fault at Bujagali Caused Nationwide Blackout on Wednesday - UEGCL 1

He says whenever there is a blackout they receive instant messages. The Wednesday blackout, Mutikanga says, happened when he was in a meeting at Electricity Regulatory Authority ERA and the instant message he received was that it had been caused by an external factor. He says the external factor turned out to be a substation fault at Bujagali dam.
13:53
13:53

Male Speakers Silencing Female Councillors' Voice, Participation – Scorecard 1

ACODE Research Fellow, Lilian Tamale, says although the gap looks insignificant, it is not because it instead shows how great women councillors performed because of the challenges they go through in mostly male-led district councils.
13:47
13:47

Doctors Indefinitely Suspend Industrial Action doctors strike

Dr Ekwaro Obuku, the President of Uganda Medical Association says the UMA executive decided to extend their suspension until further notice as they await a review from government. Dr Obuku says that the body will make an announcement in April, 2018 regarding the matter.
13:02
13:02

City Oilers Gets First win in FIBA African Champions Cup 1

The Oilers who have lost three straight games in the event at the Rades city arena in Tunisia put up a spirited fight to overcome the DRC side 81-60. Oilers led the first quarter with a huge 23-13 before the New Generation side took a second-quarter lead of 18-16.
12:31
12:31

Uganda Receives UGX 67 Billion for Lifesaving ARVs hiv in uganda

In 2016, PEPFAR supported the provision of life-saving antiretroviral treatment for 853,365 people in Uganda, extended testing and counselling services to more than 8 million people and provided antiretroviral medications for 85,169 pregnant women living with HIV/AIDS to reduce the risk of mother-to-child transmission.
12:19
12:19

South Sudan: Global Action Needed to End Humanitarian Crisis south sudan war

Amnesty International has called for urgent and sustained international action to end what it calls horrific human rights violations taking place in South Sudan. In a statement today, Amnesty International says tens of thousands of people have been killed, thousands more subjected to sexual violence, and close to four million displaced since the conflict began exactly four years ago today.
11:46
11:46

55 Somali Nationals Among Commissioned Officer Cadets updf 1

Fifty-five Somali nationals considered under a bilateral arrangement Uganda and Somalia are among 275 officer cadets commissioned on Thursday. In his speech, President Museveni noted that the concept of crystalizing a national army has not been easy for many countries, hence prompting the intervention of the United Nations which he referred to as outsourced security.
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