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Oct 2018 34 results
21:15
21:15

Hima Cement Slams URA Tax on Biomass in Cement Manufacture biomass energy 1 4

Hima has been promoting coffee cultivation in Kasese and neighboring districts. After harvesting and drying, the coffee grains are usually separated from their husks, which were formerly treated as waste. They could then be transported to the cement plant, burned in the furnaces for clinker production.
21:05
21:05

Police Tightens Security on Marine Vessels capsizing 2 1

Hassan Kihanda, the Deputy Director of the Police Fire Prevention and Rescue Services, says they have stepped up security for marine vessels by deployed more officers to ensure rapid response whenever a vessel breaks down.
20:28
20:28

ICC: Attacks Mean We Are on the Right Track to Justice court 1

He says since other countries are trying to withdraw, they are building momentum and calling on other party states to stand up.
20:11
20:11

Economy Grows by 7% - Bank of Uganda 3

According to Mutebile, because of the seven percent economic growth in the past eight months, it is suggestive that the economy would grow by about 6.5 percent in the next 12 months.
20:10
20:10

Abiriga, Kagezi's Assassins Still At Large-Police 3 1

The Deputy Inspector General of Police-DIGP, Brig. Sabiiti Muzeeyi, says a hunt is still on for the assassins in both murders. He says the exhibits recovered from Abirigas murder scene are still undergoing a forensic audit to find the killers.
19:24
19:24

Africa Gold Refinery Threatens To Quit global witness 3 1 Top story

Alain Goetz, the proprietor of Africa Gold Refinery told Uganda Radio Network the company is unhappy with the recent decision by government to license two new gold refineries.
19:17
19:17

Mutebile Defends Floating of the Shilling, Exchange Rate 2

Responding to media concerns about the recent depreciation of the Shilling, trading in the range of 3,800 against the dollar, Governor Mutebile says they have a policy to allow the Shilling trade freely and only intervene when there is sharp volatility.
18:56
18:56

Gov't Withdraws Retirement Benefits Bill pension reforms 1 1

The Retirement Benefits Sector Liberalisation Bill, 2011 sought to repeal the Pensions Act, Cap 286 and the National Social Security Fund Act, Cap. 222. It sought to open up the pension sector that would consequently end the monopoly of the National Social Security Fund-NSSF.
18:33
18:33

Rainfall Worsens State of Ayugi Bridge region

John Bosco Ocan, the Amuru District LC Vice Chairperson, says the state of the bridge worsened under heavy rains and traffic after big Lorries started plying it in search for tree logs and other agro produce.
18:32
18:32

Challenges Hinder Operations of PTCs understaffing 1 5

Herbert Ssemuwemba, the Principal Kabulasoke Core PTC in Gomba District who also doubles as the chairperson of principals from central region, says that each year it is becoming difficult to run the college. Ssemuwemba says that the challenges facing the TPCs translate into poor quality output. He wants the government to allocate more funds if quality of education is to improve.
18:13
18:13

Cervical Cancer Patients Fail to Report to UCI Over Funds matany hospital 2 1

Joyce Nalibe, an attendant to one of the patients with cervical cancer in Kaabong hospital, says they cant afford transport and related costs of taking their mother to Kampala for cancer treatment.
17:59
17:59

Journalist in Trouble Over Crocodile Skin amolatar district 1

Nyalo was picked up from Muntu Sub County on Tuesday in an operation conducted by the Uganda Wildlife Authority-UWA.
17:54
17:54

Central Bank Lending Rate Raised to 10%

According to the Governor Bank of Uganda, Emmanuel Tumusiime Mutebile, the increase is due to inflationary pressures with inflation projected to rise above the target of five perecnt within the next 12 months.
17:39
17:39

Assailant Shoots Cyclist Dead

According to Owoyesigyire, residents notified police, which rushed to retrieve the body from the scene and transferred it to Mulago National Referral Hospital for postmortem. He says they have commenced investigations to find the killer.
17:20
17:20

Over 600 Drown in Buvuma District Annually drowning 5 1

Edward Kayegwa, the Tome Parish LC 2 chairperson was among the participants. According to Kayegwa, welcomed the training saying they didnt have skills to rescue drowning victims.
17:19
17:19

2,000 Candidates Fail UBTEB Exams 7 1

Onesimus Oyesigye, the UBTEB Executive Secretary, says that out of the 7,097 candidates who sat for the examinations 5,060 representing 71.3 passed.
16:18
16:18

Museveni Issues New List of RDCs, Deputies bundibugyo 2

On 13th June 2018, President Museveni released an RDC transfer list which was faulted for having inconsistencies and inacurancies. Some of the issues included; appointing of dead people like Aluma Geofrey for Amudat and Aya William, appointed deputy RDC Pader, appointing serving LC5 chairpersons as RDCs like Andrew Napajja who was appointed as RDC Kaabong and yet he is the LCV chairperson for Moroto.
15:49
15:49

Gun Fingerprinting Starts 2 1

According to the Deputy Inspector General of Police Brig. Sabiiti Muzeeyi, the fingerprinting process started on 18th September 2018. He explains that a central databank is being created to make it easy for investigators to identify the type of firearm used and trace its origin when crimes involving guns are committed.
15:20
15:20

Edith Byanyima's Lawyers Protest House Raid luke owoyesigyire 1

A reliable Source in Police told URN that police had received information from an informer that there was a ware house at Byanyimas place which was printing people power t-shirts, overall and caps. Before the information was verified, a team of detectives was dispatched to go and search the place.
14:28
14:28

Lightning Kills 3 Pupils in Yumbe

The incident occurred at 9:30 am on Wednesday during a heavy downpour, when pupils and teachers were in class. 60 pupils were rushed to Mingoyo Health Center II for treatment.
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