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18:52
18:52

Pastors Demand Restriction of Crusades in Gulu Town 6

They say that most of the crusades hosted lately are targeted at extorting money from residents, promoting immorality, religious extremism and child trafficking instead of preaching the gospel.
18:02
18:02

Poor Grades in KCCA Schools Unacceptable, Minister Warns 4 1

State Minister for Kampala and Metropolitan Affairs, Benny Namugwanya Bugembe, has told head teachers and heads of school management committees in Kampalas government aided schools that poor performance will not be tolerated. Namugwanya has been meeting head teachers and heads of school management committees in each of the five Kampala Capital City Authority KCCA divisions.
17:41
17:41

Feeding Students Uneconomical - Makerere VC makerere university 3 1

Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, the Makerere University Vice Chancellor, has termed as uneconomical the provision of meals to students, saying its a burden that the university has been carrying on. This is after the University Council earlier this week unanimously agreed to abolish provision of meals to its 2000 government sponsored students residing inside the university. Following the decision, each of the over 6,000 government sponsored students--those residing inside the university and those living outside the university--will receive 476,000 shillings per semester for feeding.
16:43
16:43

Leaders Seek Answers for Neglected Dry-docking Facility kalangala 1 3

For the last eight years, the local facility at Luzira site has been abandoned. However, the government recently authorized Kalangala Infrastructure Services Limited to use the dry-docking site for servicing of their Vessels.
16:16
16:16

Honey Production Changing Fortunes for Amudat Residents karamoja subregion 1 1

Dr Paul Okullo, the director of Nabuin Zonal Agricultural Research Development Institute says that Amudat honey had been confirmed as the best in Uganda. He added that the institute is now collecting and processing other bee products like bee venom which is now in high demand for making antiretroviral drugs and anti-ageing products.
15:16
15:16

World University Netball Event Moved to Lugogo Indoor Arena makerere university 1 2

Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, the Makerere University Vice Chancellor has disclosed that the university will not be able to host this years world due to insufficient funds for the facility.
14:14
14:14

Shilling Weakens, then Strengthens 1

Stephen Kaboyo from financial market watchers Alpha Capital Partners, the shilling weakening was due to corporate demand pick up, while the strengthening is due to strong dollar inflows from commodities exporters.
14:02
14:02

Makerere University Scraps Evening Programmes incentive 1 1 Top story

The University Council resolved that starting with the coming Academic Year 2018/19; all new students will be admitted to study at Makerere on either the day programme from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm or on the afternoon programme from 2:00 pm to 6:00pm.
12:45
12:45

Oulanyah, Gov't Clash Over Nodding Syndrome Funding ministry of finance 2 1

The Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development Matia Kasaija was expected to present before parliament, a commitment on funding towards the management of Nodding syndrome in the districts of Pader, Gulu, Lamwo, Kitgum and Omoro.
12:22
12:22

NPA Official Roots for Joint Budget for Social Sector Ministries 3 1

Dr Sekamatte cited the Ministry of Education, Health, Labour and Social Development, Agriculture, Water, Housing and Urban Development as sectors that need common conceptualization, objectives and goals and planning if they are to contribute to Ugandas human capital development.
12:18
12:18

No Headway in Kaweesi Murder Investigations One Year On kaweesi shooting 1

There seems to be no headway in the investigations as General Kale Kayihura, who vowed to find the killers, leaves the police force. His 12 years as the top police officer ended yesterday, Thursday, when he formally handed over office to the new Inspector General of Police Okoth Ochola. The investigations have failed to proceed beyond the initial rounding up of suspects. Out of the more than 40 people initially arrested, 23 of whom were charged in court, only three have been linked to the shooting.
11:27
11:27

Kabale Hospital Stuck With Three Unclaimed Bodies burial 4 1

One of the deceased persons was identified as Allan Agaba 20, from Kebisoni in Rukungiri district who was killed and dumped along Muhanga-Kisiizi road in Bwasha cell, on February 28.Two others have however not been identified.
11:07
11:07

Sand Transporters Destroy Roads in Luweero 1 4

The business has left a trail of damage, especially on the road network. Huge potholes are snaking through stretches of both tarmac and murram roads across the district. The most affected roads include Kireka-Luwunga-Kalungu-Kiziri, Kayindu-Bamunanika, Kyampisi-Bugodo-Kibirizi-Bamunanika, Kalagala-Lunyolya-Namawojja, Kakoni-Mpigi-Kiwangula-Nakafumu-Busika, Ngalonkalu-Timba-Janda and Kakala-Nakigozi-Tongo among others.
10:25
10:25

Police Hold One Over Lira Armed Robbery

John Peter Ematu, the North Kyoga Regional Police Commander, says they have arrested a suspect in connecting to the attack. He however, declined to reveal the identity of the suspect, saying it could jeopardize police investigations.
08:36
08:36

Feminists Mourn Activist Christine Achieng uwonet 1

Women activists in Uganda are mourning the death of their colleague, Christine Achieng, a human rights defender who had risen to humanitarian organisations in Uganda, Ghana and Zimbabwe. She had over 20 years practical experience in leading and directing programmes in the fields of social development and humanitarian work having worked in Eastern, Western and Southern Africa.
08:32
08:32

Court Issues Arrest Warrant for CMI Operative court appearance

Mbine is on the remand while Ssali was sentenced to years in jail on his own plea of guilt. On Wednesday, prosecution led by Anthony Kurigishule, a State Attorney asked court to issue an arrest warrant for Sergeant Bataringaya following his failure to turn up in court.
08:05
08:05

St. George Here To Win - Vas Pinto ethiopia 1

Head coach of Ethiopias St. George, Vas Pinto has warned that they are in Uganda to eliminate KCCA FC from the 2018 CAF Total Champions League.
07:54
07:54

Security Council Renews UN Peacekeeping Mission in South Sudan peace process

The Council decided to maintain the overall force levels of UNMISS with a troop ceiling of 17,000 troops. This includes a Regional Protection Force whose capacity will not exceed 4,000, troops and 2,101 police personnel, including individual police officers, formed police units and 78 corrections officers.
07:53
07:53

Police Suspends 8 Officers Over Suspects Escape uganda police force 1

Eight police officers in Mbale district have been suspended and detained following the escape overnight of 13 suspects from Mbale Central Police Station holding cells.
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