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12:04
12:04

I Have No Communication on New Cabinet Ministers– Kadaga 1 1 Top story

In her communication to parliament this morning, Kadaga said she also learnt of the appointments through the media, saying she can’t start the vetting process in the absence of official communication from the appointing authority.
19:04
19:04

Opposition Doubts Competence of New Cabinet 1 6

The new faces in the cabinet that was announced on Saturday include Kyaaka County MP Jackson Kafuuzi, Ajuri County MP Denis Hamson Obua, Usuk County MP Peter Ogwang, Kakumiro Woman MP Robinah Nabbanja, Kitgum Municipality MP Beatrice Anywar, Igara West MP Rafael Magyezi, and Serere Woman MP Helen Adoa.
12:53
12:53

Our Appointment to Cabinet is a Calling- New Ministers new cabinet 1 5 Top story

Some of those appointed in the new cabinet announced last evening include Kyaaka County MP Jackson Kafuuzi, appointed as the Deputy Attorney General, Ajuri County MP Denis Hamson Obua, the new State Minister for Sports, Usuk County MP Peter Ogwang, the Minister of State for ICT, Kakumiro Woman MP Robinah Nabbanja, the Minister of State for Health (General Duties) and Serere Woman MP Helen Adoa, the new Minister of State for Fisheries,among others.
08:36
08:36

Who are the New Faces in Cabinet? 1

Among the new faces making it on the cabinet list, is Igara West MP Rafael Magyezi, who was appointed Minister of Local Government, Mityana Woman MP Judith Nabakooba, the new Minister of Information, Communication and Technology (ICT), Kitgum Woman MP Beatrice Anywar, who has been named Minister of State for Environment and Kyaaka County MP Jackson Kafuuzi who becomes the Deputy Attorney General.
18:16
18:16

Kyambogo Pitches to Museveni Shs 57‬bn University Funding Needs Kyambogo University 4 3 Top story

President Museveni on the other hand praised Kyambogo University for finally waking up from slumber and focusing on innovations. He re-echoed his disgust for social science courses and urged the institution to focus on science and entrepreneurial related courses.
14:10
14:10

West Lango Diocese Needs Ugx 600M for Bishop’s Consecration Bishop Alfred Acur 1 1

He will be consecrated on December 15th, 2019 at St. Peter’s Church of Uganda by the Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, Rev. Stanley Ntagali in a ceremony which President Yoweri Museveni has confirmed to be the Chief guest.
17:31
17:31

Museveni Wants Gov't Agencies to Recruit Staff With Integrity Anti corruption 2 1

Museveni who was on Wednesday speaking at Kololo Independence Grounds after the match against corruption said that recruiting staff based on academic papers is common in Uganda Revenue Authority-URA and the Inspectorate of Government.
17:57
17:57

Lango Clan Heads to Petition President Museveni Over Cultural Institution 1 1

Isaac Opio Opeo, the deputy speaker of Council of Owitong says much as they had previously met President Museveni, the council has resolved to write to him over the same. Phillips Ogile, the deputy press Secretary at Lango Cultural Institution says they want President Museveni through Ministry of Gender, Labor and Social Development to expedite the process to legalize their operation.
10:28
10:28

CSOs Write to President Museveni Against Building Dam on Murchison Falls 1

In their joint letter to President Museveni, CSOs appeal to him to unequivocally declare that his government will never build a dam at Murchison and Uhuru falls or any other place in Murchison falls National Park.
11:38
11:38

Lango Residents Collect Signatures to Counter Petition to ICC 1 2

Jackson Etwop, a resident of Aduku Sub County in Kwania district and lead petitioner, said they have so far collected more than 1,000 signatures in Lango.
09:08
09:08

Government Launches Cotton Farm in Kitgum 1 4 Top story

Johnson Byabashaija, the Commissioner General of Uganda Prisons, said President Museveni gave Uganda Prisons services a target of 44,000 acres of cotton to revive the textile industry. He explained that in the first season of 2016 they produced 261 acres of cotton as a pilot and in the second season produced 2,359 acres and in 2018 they planted 4,600 acres of cotton respectively.
15:34
15:34

Gulu Offers Land for Construction of Regional Industrial Hub State House 3

The industrial hub project will provide vocational skills training including carpentry and joinery tailoring, shoemaking, stone cutting, bakery, craftsmanship and hairdressing specifically for the youths from the eight districts of Acholi and parts of West Nile Sub Region.
10:33
10:33

Lira University Teaching Hospital Starts Implementing Presidential Directive 2 1

Last week, President Museveni asked authorities at Lira University Teaching Hospital in Lira District to stop offering free medical services. Ocen insists that the payment is done under co-funding scheme and it shall help the facility to enhance and continue providing better services.
10:49
10:49

A Teacher's Experience Teaching Children from the First Family 9 1 Top story

According to Kasole, he was picked up in a Mercedes Benz dispatched by State house escorted by two heavily protected vehicles. Kasole says he kept asking himself what could have landed him in trouble and remembered a Luganda proverb ‘Bakuyita embuga si buganzi’ loosely translated as ‘Being summoned by people of authority is not necessarily a good thing’.
18:25
18:25

AU Court Questions Uganda’s Commitment to African Human Rights Protocol 1 2

The Article empowers individuals and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) whose rights have been abused to file complaints at the African Court on Human and People’s Rights for redress by the Court on condition that domestic mechanisms have been exhausted.
12:40
12:40

Lango Cultural Institution Fails to Reposses Defunct Lira Spinning Mill cotton production 2

The proposal for repossessing the spinning mill was presented to President Yoweri Museveni, during the first Lango International Socio-Economic Conference held at UTC-Lira in 2012, paving way for years of negotiations.
15:55
15:55

Male Mabirizi Travels to Arusha for Hearing of Application to Block 2021 Elections 5 2

The application will heard on October 29th and 30th by Lady Justice Monica Mugenyi, Justice Dr Faustin Ntezilyayo, the Deputy Principal Judge, Justice Audace Ngiye, Justice Dr Charles Nyawello and Justice Charles Nyachae at the East African Community Headquarters.
10:45
10:45

Ikwera Girls SS, Kwania District Bicker over UGX 150m Presidential Pledge 1

The money was sent to Kwania district local government by the Ministry of Finance to purchase a new Mini-bus for the school.
15:33
15:33

Museveni Cautions Leaders Against Abusing Divine Trust 1 4 Top story

Museveni observed that leaders faced a lot of temptations, which can be avoided for the Glory of God. He cautioned that falling prey to temptations, tantamount to mocking God who blessed them with leadership positions and abilities.
17:48
17:48

Amuru Residents Reject UGX 70b Irrigation Scheme 7

Alem Kidega, a resident of Oloyo Mung village told URN this morning that during the tour, he discovered that the local community wasn’t benefiting from Agoro Irrigation Scheme, adding that many of them were negative about the project. He also says that those using the scheme pay Shillings 50,000 and have since lost their land rights.
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