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19:48
19:48

Uganda Airlines First Flight for July 4

The minister for Works and Transport Eng. Monicah Azuba says the national airline will launch its first flight three months after the arrival of the two air crafts that have been purchased.
18:09
18:09

MPs Demand More Funds for President’s Office 3 1

According to the ministerial policy statement for the Office of the President presented to Members of Parliament on Wednesday by Esther Mbayo, the Minister in charge of Presidency, the Office of the President has a funding gap of 701 billion shillings in the financial year 2019/2020.
17:49
17:49

Court Halts Chris Obore's Termination from Parliament

The order was issued by Justice Henrietta Wolayo following a request filed by Obore, to restrain the Parliamentary Commission from terminating his services, pending disposal of the main petition challenging the decision.
17:28
17:28

Gov’t to Capitalize BoU, UDB Kampala, Uganda 1 1

The Accountant General, Lawrence Ssemakula told Parliament’s Finance Committee on Wednesday that part of the 627.2 billion, 484.2 billion will be allocated to capitalize Bank of Uganda (BOU).
17:21
17:21

More Ugandans Seeking Weight Loss Surgical Procedures obesity in uganda 3 1

The most common procedure is Bariatric surgery, which involves reducing the size of the stomach with a gastric band, and the gastric bypass surgery which involves re-routing the small intestine to a small stomach pouch. Through the gastric bypass, surgeon’s make a small pouch that skips most of the stomach, going straight to the intestine.
16:37
16:37

Justice Bamugemereire Wants Amendment of Land Acquisition Act land valuation 3 1

Bamugemereire says that the law does not clearly define the person who has powers to acquire land compulsorily.
16:23
16:23

Ishungisa Is New PPDA Board Chairman procurement 5 1 Top story

The State Minister for General Duties, Gabriel Ajedra inaugurated the new board members in the Finance Ministry boardroom on Wednesday morning.
15:54
15:54

Parents Exposing Children to Pornography – Report administrator 2 2

The most startling was the confession that parents had equally exposed their children to pornography, while actions by some parents had initiated their offspring’s into sexual activity. Students said they accidentally found their parents having sex or their neighbours having sex. These concerns were particularly raised by Day Scholars.
15:33
15:33

Gen. Kyaligonza Snubs Court Summons Police 5 1

Kyaligonza’s lawyer Caleb Alaka of Alaka told court presided over by Juliet Hatanga that his client could not appear in court because he is out of country.
14:59
14:59

Moroto Leaders Suspend Market Construction 2 1

Ambitious Construction Company Limited is undertaking the construction of Lopeduru Central Market, which is located in South Division of Moroto Municipality.
14:52
14:52

Priests Decline to Bury Members of Banished Families

The deceased Primo Bilia, 75, who died on Monday and Willy Asea, 30, who died on Tuesday, were both members of Andruvu clan, in Pokea Parish Pajulu Sub County. But David Maliyamungu, the spokesperson of the three clans says that the Church had sent a statement indicating that the priests could not be involved in the sendoff of people who had rejected the Church in life.
14:39
14:39

Entebbe's Quest for City Status Suffers Setback 2 1

The elevation of Entebbe has faced a setback after several leaders of Wakiso District disagreed on merging Kajjansi and Katabi to Entebbe Municipality.
14:31
14:31

Police Recover Firearm, Arrest Five Suspects area 1 1

Police has pressed charges of illegal possession of a firearm and suspected murder against the suspects who are locked up at Jinja Central police station.
14:12
14:12

Media Managers Express Reservations on New PWD Law Vision Group 1 6

The Persons with Disabilities Act, 2018 provides, among others, that all newscasts on public and private television stations must have a Ugandan sign language interpreter, to facilitate communication for people with hearing impairments. The task combines signing, finger spelling, and specific body language translated between a spoken and a signed language.
13:07
13:07

Hoima Boda-Boda Cyclist Stabbed to Death motorcycle 2

Felix Irumba, a Boda-boda rider at Balma stage told Uganda Radio Network that they were shocked when they received a phone call indicating that their colleague had been murdered by his passengers.
12:42
12:42

Shortage of Medical Equipment Affects Moroto Hospital Operations 4 1

Joyce Iduwan, a nursing officer who was on duty told URN that working without the said equipment has always forced them to refer mothers to Matany, one of the missionary hospitals in Karamoja.
12:16
12:16

Demand for Avocado Soars as Overseas Market Opens Agriculture exports 1 Top story

Between 1996 and 2016, the demand for the fruit has seen tremendous growth expanding by 88.2% in 2016 alone, according to Tridge, a platform that tracks global trade in different goods. In three years, the fruit exports grew by 315% and expanded by Shs 1005.6% in the last five years, Tridge said.
12:12
12:12

Police Officer Released on Bond

It’s alleged that Wakasada with soldiers attached to Kawempe Internal Security Organisation (ISO) arrested Mbirire on allegations of hiring out his gun to criminals. He was then tortured to death.
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