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22:20
22:20

Man Wanted Over Sister's Brutal Murder elly maate

According to police, the deceased’s body had multiple cuts on the head and neck, an indication that the assailants could have used a sharp object to end her life. He says the prime suspect is the deceased’s brother, Cleophas Twinamatsiko, a business man in Kampala.
21:54
21:54

Parliament Suspends Implementation of New Lower Secondary Curriculum Rosemary Sseninde 6 1 Top story

On Tuesday, Sseninde insisted that government will not halt the implementation of the new curriculum, saying it will be applied to Senior One students. She tabled sample books of the revised curriculum before parliament chaired by the Speaker, Rebecca Kadaga.
21:26
21:26

IPOD Council to Discuss Roadmap on Friday leadership 2

The IPOD Council Chairperson and FDC party General Secretary, Nathan Nandala Mafabi told URN on Tuesday that the scheduled meeting will discuss the activities to be conducted by IPOD and release a road map to the effect. According to Nandala, one of the key issues they will seek to address is Electoral reforms something FDC and the opposition as a whole has fronted for long.
21:05
21:05

Pictorial: UPDF Cleans Mpondwe-Bwera Boarder Ahead of Tarehe Sita Celebrations

Soldiers teamed up with local leaders and residents to clean Mpondwe-Bwera boarder post and Mondwe-Lhubiriha Town council in Kasese District.
20:59
20:59

UCI Calls for Vaccination of Boys Against HPV Health Minister 3

Responding to concerns raised by the World Health Organization this morning urging countries to come up with nation specific interventions to counter unnecessary cancer deaths, Orem said they are already strengthening treatment as they have now upgraded from a single radiotherapy machine to three in addition to stocking more essential medicines.
20:31
20:31

ICT Minister Asks Local Government Staff to Support NRM or Quit district 2 1 Top story

Nabakooba also took a swipe at some local government public relations officers for failing to update district websites detailing government achievements such as mechanized agricultural systems in preference of discussing political tales, which have dragged young people in abject poverty since they lack information to transform their lives.
20:15
20:15

Akena's Belongings Found with Kanyamunyu: Prosecution Witness matthew kanyamunyu 1 Top story

Akena’s brother, John Nyeko told court presided over by Justice Steven Mubiru on Tuesday afternoon he spent the entire day time with the deceased before his life was cut shot on November, 12th 2016.
19:35
19:35

Museveni Eulogizes Moi as True African

Museveni said, when Moi succeeded his boss, Jommo Kenyatta, the first president and father to Uhuru Kenyatta the fourth and current president of Kenya, many people thought that the country was going to go up in frames.
19:12
19:12

Muhakanizi: No Money for Corona Virus Emergency Finance Ministry 2 1 Top story

Muhakanzi said there is no money to manage the Corona Virus emergency once it reaches the country. He said that the matter was discussed in Cabinet on Monday as well as the issue of locusts, saying Cabinet approved the release of Shillings 15 billion from the Contingency Fund for the locust preparedness.
18:44
18:44

38 Darling Factory Workers Injured in Stampede Patrick Onyango 2 Top story

The Human Resource Manager of Darling, Sam Wambi told URN that 14 workers had already been discharged after receiving first aid.
18:36
18:36

Two Arrested in Soroti Over Illegal Gun Possession security guard 1

They were arrested on Tuesday in Asuret Sub County in Soroti district by police with the help of the UPDF officers.
18:21
18:21

Can Bobi Wine Structures Survive State Machinery Before 2021? People Power

“There was also talk that there would be another attempt at having a joint candidate for 2021 and Bobi Wine didn’t want to be left behind because using 2016 as a case study, political parties can decide not to include you. You remember at that time Erias Lukwago was one of the most powerful politicians in the country but he was left behind because he didn’t have a political party,"Kifampa said referring to the 2016 polls.
18:14
18:14

Kawaala Businesswoman Arrested Over Death of Maid 1 1

Koburungi who is currently detained at Old Kampala Police Station was arrested to explain circumstances under which her 15-year-old maid, Ashante Arinaitwe, went missing and was later found killed.
17:57
17:57

High Court Extends Interim Order Halting Impeachment of Ntungamo LCV Chairperson Local government 1 1

On Monday, Kwizera extended the interim order until the 24th of February 2020 when the case filed by Singahache will be heard in the High Court.
17:45
17:45

Works Ministry Downplays Impact of Disbanding TLB, Road Safety Council 4 1

The Works Ministry Permanent Secretary, Waiswa Bageya has downplayed the repeal of the Transport Licensing Board-TLB and National Road Safety Council-NRSC. He says the new law has instead empowered the Department of Transport Regulation and Safety as the competent authority.
17:29
17:29

PAC Grills Secretary to Treasury over Public Debt Management domestic arrears 4 1

According to the Auditor General John Muwanga’s report for the financial year ended June 2019 payables rose by 29 percent to Shillings 3.3 trillion. As of end of June 2019, the stock of public debt amounted to 46.36 trillion Shillings (USD 12.55 billion). Of this, the external debt was 30.85 trillion Shillings (USD 8.35 billion). The domestic debt was 15.51 trillion Shillings (USD 4.2 billion).
17:11
17:11

Patients Stranded As Luweero Health Centres Run Out of Drugs Luweero Hospital 1 1

Irene Nankanja says she has spent over 150,000 shillings on buying the prescribed drugs from pharmacies but she is now stuck after running out of money for another dose.
17:05
17:05

Over 700 Teachers Storm Out of Curriculum Training Over Allowances secondary schools 4 1 Top story

Andrew Lagony, a teacher from Got Apwoyo Seed Secondary School in Purongo Sub-County in Nwoya District disclosed that they have disagreed over the meager transport refund.
16:52
16:52

Kitgum District Councillors Bitter Over Slow Construction of Seed School 4 1

Construction of the school started in November last year, almost six months after Zeep Construction Uganda Ltd, the company that was awarded a contract to construct the school, failed to start works.
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Managing Current Budget A Big Challenge-Muhakanizi 2 1

Muhakanizi was on Tuesday appearing before Parliament's Public Accounts Committee to respond to Auditor General's queries raised in the financial years 2017/2018 and 2018/2019.
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