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20:08
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.
19:41
19:41

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.
19:03
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
18:10

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.
18:06
18:06

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.
17:43
17:43

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.
17:00
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.
16:52
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.
13:00
13:00

Uganda to Deploy Ebola Frontline Workers at Tanzania Border Ebola in Uganda 1 Top story

This follows concerns from the World Health Organisation, about Tanzania’s obstinacy in investigating the suspicious death of a female student who died of an Ebola-like disease a few weeks ago. The student died on September 8, in Dar Es Salaam, after travelling to the towns of Songea, Njombe, and Mbeya.
11:42
11:42

Medical Council Cautions Ugandans on Telemedicine Ministry of Health 2

Last week, Medical Concierge Group-TMCG officially unveiled Telemedicine services in Uganda. Dr. Davis Musinguzi, the Managing Director The Medical Concierge Group, said they are interested in ensuring that all Ugandans get the health care they need in the shortest time possible.
07:23
07:23

How Schools Cheat Examinations; Accounts by Inspectors of Schools education system 1 4 Top story

URN caught up with some inspectors of schools on the most common and bizarre forms of cheating in schools they have encountered. Olivia Bulya, the Inspector of Schools in Mukono Municipality, says social media as a vibrant communication channel has been largely used to circulate examination papers and questions across the country to learners.
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