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20:08

Gov’t Tasked to Explain Idle Mineral Licenses 2 1

Dr Luisa Moreno, the managing partner and analyst with Toronto-based Tahuti Global inc, said one of the issues holding back Uganda’s mining sector was the fact that most of the licenses are held by individuals or companies that aren’t using them.
20:01
20:01

CECAFA U-20 Finals Shifted to Njeru Nicholas Musonye 1

According to Musonye, the decision was taken based on logistical and the weather. He says the committee did not want to overwork Pece stadium due to the heavy rains being experienced in the district.
19:41
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UWA to Install 30KM of Electric Fence in Murchison Falls National Park 1

The fence will be installed in areas whose trenches have been silted by flash-floods, gully erosion and elephant activities. Some sections will be erected to cross rivers and landscapes characterized by hard underlying rock outcrops which prevent effective trenching.
19:36
19:36

Experts Call for Effective Usage of Oral HIV Test Kits 2

Lillian Mworeko, the Executive Director of an NGO – International Community of Women Living with HIV Eastern Africa (ICWEA) says that for the method to be put to good use, there needs to be a mechanism that provides all the necessary information from how to use it to for instance on how to deal with a positive result.
19:22
19:22

Land Commission of Inquiry Begins Probe into UGX 7.4 Billion Wakiso Land Deal 2 1

On Wednesday, State Minister for Investment Evelyn Anite formally petitioned the Commission to investigate Uganda Free Zone Authority (UFZA) and the Procurement Unit of the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development for buying the ‘ghost’ property. She said the investigation should start from Uganda Free Zone Authority to ascertain the property they bought and from whom.
19:11
19:11

CECAFA U-20 Challenge: Tanzania Defeats Sudan to Qualify for Finals 2

First half goals from Patrick Israel Mwenda on the 38th minute and on form striker John Kelvin Pius on the 45th minute was enough to eject Sudan who beat South Sudan to reach the second last stage of the championship.
19:03
19:03

UN Women Boss Hails Makerere's Resolve on Sexual Harassment United Nations 1 4

Dr. Houinato says Makerere University is one of the rare Universities in African and on the globe that has taken a strong resolve in tackling sexual harassment.
18:51
18:51

Mabirizi Challenges Museveni’s Directive to Release Idle and Disorderly Suspects 2 1

On Tuesday, the Inspector General of Police, Martin Okoth Ochola released a statement indicating that the President had directed Police officers not to arrest people for the crime of idle and disorderly.
18:27
18:27

Police Recalls 400 Guns from Private Security Companies 1 2

Grace Matsiko, Chairperson Uganda Private Security Association (TUPSA), says that police recalled their guns to review their functionality in terms of fire discharge and emission identification.
18:17
18:17

Makerere to Host Second Geopolitics Conference Makerere University 3 1

The two-day high level academic public event scheduled for 17th and 18th October will attract elites and international researchers to discuss current geopolitical questions and trends.
18:10
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Safe Houses: Tumwine Sets Conditions for ISO Director Appearance Gen. Elly Tumwine 5 1

The Minister of Security Gen. Elly Tumwine has set conditions for Parliament’s Human Rights Committee if the Director General Internal Security Organization (ISO) must appear to give information concerning alleged torture in safe houses.
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Middlemen Aiding Fake Investors to Grab Land - Anite 4 1

Anite this morning told the commission that middlemen such as Balyeku are Criminal Mafias presenting barriers to investment in the country.
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17:59

EC Sets New Deadline for National Voters Register Update 1 2

According to EC, the exercise will now start on 21st November and end on 11th December. The commission had earlier set November 2019 and January 2020 for the General Update of the National Voters Register.
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Gen. Tumwine, MPs Clash Again Over Botched Inspection of Safe Houses 3 1

Tumwine this morning slammed the Human Rights Committee of Parliament for its attempt to access safe houses reportedly run by the Internal Security Organization (ISO) in Kampala and Wakiso. He asked committee members to improve their methods of work in order to avoid casting parliament in a bad light.
17:29
17:29

Kasensero Residents Demand Marine Rescue Centre UGanda Police Force 3 1

Moses Sserunjogi, the LCIII Chairperson for Kasensero town council says despite having in place community rescue teams trained by police to offer emergency rescue services during water accidents, the teams are ill-equipped. He says that the absence of proper emergency rescue facility in the area is apparently making it difficult for them to save lives of people that regularly drown between the two Islands.
17:17
17:17

Suspected B13 Criminal Gang Members Terrorizing Omoro Residents gulu town 1 2 Top story

An LC I Chairperson in Palenga Town Council told URN on condition of anonymity for fear of his life that the gang members have now shifted to Palenga town council. He says the gangsters move to Gulu town at night to wreak havoc and retire to Palenga at dawn.
17:12
17:12

Kitgum Fails to Recover UGX 420m YLP Funds Kitgum municipality 3 1

Kilama says only 30.3 million shillings [about 10 percent] have so far been recovered from only 24 youth groups between July 2016 and August this year.
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17:00

Tension as UNBS, Police Impound Sachet Waragi in Kampala Amelia Kyambadde 1 3 Top story

The UNBS Spokesperson, Victoria Namutebi, says the operation was prompted by reports that several traders are still selling sachet and bottled Waragi of less than 200mls despite being banned by the Trade Minister, Amelia Kyambadde four months ago.
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16:52

Hoima, Kaabong Woman MPs Take Oath Hoima Woman MP 2 1

Harriet Businge was declared winner of the Hoima Woman MP seat after defeating Forum of Democratic Change-FDC party candidate Asinansi Nyakato with 33,210 votes while Christine Nakwang Tubo, the Woman MP Kaabong Nakwang defeated Forum for Democratic Change’s (FDC) party’s Judith Adyaka Nalibe.
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Church Accused of Encroaching on Clan Land Alice Lakwena 1 Top story

The clan leaders accuse New Jerusalem Tabernacle Church, which belongs to Severino Lukoya, the father of Alice Lakwena, the former head of the Holy Spirit Movement of erecting his church on one and half acre of the clan land.
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