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22:38
22:38

Kadaga, Jordan Ambassador Discuss Strengthening of Bilateral Ties 1

The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga and the Ambassador of Hasmite Kingdom of Jordan Slaiman Arabiat today discussed means of boosting bilateral ties between the two Parliaments.
22:27
22:27

Pictorial: 1974 LDUs Passed out in Gulu gulu district 10

Lt. Col. Junior Muzami, the Commander of Lugore training wing says they initially recruited 2000 trainees but discontinued 26 following numerous factors like, being physically unfit and health complications.
20:58
20:58

Don’t Kill Your SACCO, Kadaga Tells Muslim Journalists saccos 5 1

Kadaga however noted that several SACCOs have been formed, grown and died in a “very short time, and therefore, this one “should not be part of “the graveyard of dead SACCOS”.
20:39
20:39

Stray Hyena Shot Dead in Lamwo 1

Both UWA rangers and UPDF soldiers had been deployed in the area to hunt down the wild animal suspected to have strayed from Kidepo Valley National Park.
19:32
19:32

Lands Ministry Tasked to Enhance Data Sharing During Investigations 2

Victor Amos Acidri, an officer who handles investigations at the IG says that sometimes they get no responses to their requests, while quite often, the responses are delayed. From last year, the directorate has made about 30 requests and non has been granted, albeit with no substantive reason.
19:09
19:09

Amuru RDC Dragged to Court over Impounded Charcoal businesswoman 1

The charcoal valued at 112,500,000 million Shillings were being transported from Adjumani District via Amuru enroute to Busia Sofia Marker in Busia Town at the Uganda – Kenya border. The incident happened between December 2019 and January 2020.
18:58
18:58

Kadaga Decries Unfair Treatment of Women at Workplaces 1 2

Kadaga told the meeting about her experience at parliament when she had just become the speaker, recollecting that at the time, three Police women became pregnant and were transferred by the police leadership for allagedly ‘looking ugly.’
18:41
18:41

Eight Dead , Four Critically Injured in Luweero Accident 1 3

Mjaority of the deceased persons were travelling in a taxi registration number UBE 364N, which rammed into a Tipper truck registration number UG 0209U belonging to the Uganda Prisons Service.
18:07
18:07

European Union Gives UGX 41bn to Fight Desert Locusts in East Africa 1

The EU said in a statement that the outbreak could have devastating consequences on food security in the region where 27.5 million people suffer from severe food insecurity and at least 35 million more are at risk.
17:45
17:45

No Cause for Alarm over Nalubale, Kiira Dams Water spills – Tindimugaya water spilling 1 2 Top story

Tindimugaya explained that it is normal for the excess water to be discharged through spill gates but should be controlled to avoid any damage downstream.
16:39
16:39

Imposter Promises Police Officers Promotions and Transfers 1 1

The suspect identified as Jackson Owere, 62, a resident of Kisugu in Makindye Division, has reportedly been masquerading as a senior police officer to obtain money from unsuspecting police officers who sought promotions and transfers to areas of their choice.
16:20
16:20

Lives at Risk as Nodding Disease Centre Remains Closed personal hygiene 3 1

The multi-million treatment Centre was built in 2012 by defunct Hope for Humans, a non-government organization which was then operating in parts of northern Uganda. However it was closed down in 2017 due to funding constraints.
15:12
15:12

Health Ministry to Reopen Ebola Screening Centres in Buliisa screening centers 2

At the time of the move, the health workers, who include members of Village Health teams-VHTs and Health workers attached to various health facilities in the district, were reportedly demanding more than 12 million Shillings in allowances.
14:55
14:55

Poor UACE Performance Dents Musician Bosmic Otim’s Political Ambitions 1

The musician scored F9 in General paper, F in History, F in CRE, F in Arts and X in CST. However, he told URN that his results could have been purposely altered to disorganize" him and edge him out of contesting for a Parliamentary seat in 2021.
14:36
14:36

Police Announces Traffic Diversions Ahead of Archbishop Kazimba's Enthronement 3 1

Kampala Metropolitan Police Traffic Commander Norman Musinga says that there will be diversion at Balintuma Road, Apollo Nsibambi Road junction near Namirembe Christian Fellowship Church and at Kyadondo Road near Sanyu Babies Home.
13:40
13:40

Strange Moth Invade Mukono, Blamed on Wetland Destruction 2 3

The yellow stripped colored insects invaded the villages of Ngandu and Naggalama in recent weeks, creating panic among residents, some of who, thought that they had been invaded by desert locusts.
13:25
13:25

Teachers Face Reward and Sanction Committee Over Drunkenness 2

Kwania District Education Officer Andrew Omunu says that the names of the said teachers were forwarded to his office last year by the members of the Community. Others were identified during the recent inspection and 2019 Performance and professional assessment on teachers’ conduct in the district.
13:04
13:04

Body of Congolese National Retrieved from Lake Albert fishermen 2

The deceased drowned in the lake on Sunday when a group of militiamen raided the lake to rob fishing gear from Ugandan fishermen at Kijangi landing site in Buseruka Sub County, Hoima district. It is alleged that the militiamen approached the group of fishermen and ordered them to surrender their fishing gear.
12:22
12:22

Avoid Handshakes, Hugs During Enthronement of New Archbishop- MOH Church of Uganda 2

The event is scheduled to take place on Sunday March 1, 2020. According to the Ministry, all persons attending the service will undergo screening for coronavirus (COVID -19). There will also be standby health personnel at the venue, to take them through the just created guide that has the dos and don’ts.
12:15
12:15

Parliament Passes Presidential Elections Amendment Bill 5

Candidates and their agents will now campaign from 7am to 6pm. The current law gives Electoral Commission powers to determine the campaign time and period for candidates. However the new law has prescribed specific campaign time.
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