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21:51
21:51

Kulayigye Suspended Over Gold Scandal ministry of defence 1 Top story

The Uganda Peoples Defence Forces has suspended one of its senior officers, Colonel Felix Kulayigye over his alleged involvement in a gold scandal.
21:35
21:35

Proposed Constitutional Amendments Bill Deferred nandala mafabi 9

Several MPs, including Nandala Mafabi and Matthias Mpuuga, put up a spirited fight to block Kafeero, whom they accused of having sinister motives to present amendments which were rejected last year.
18:23
18:23

MPs Propose Separate Fund for Torture Victims 4

The 18th Annual Uganda Human Rights Commission report released last month pointed out that the Ministry of Justice is yet to pay out totalling five billion Shillings accrued from awards to victims before 2012.
18:17
18:17

PAC Summons Former Officials of Heart Institute Over UGX 464m Theft 1 3

The Heart Institute earns non tax revenue of over Shillings 2 billion annually. The money is used to run activities of the institute in line with the annual work plan.
18:14
18:14

Tooro Kingdom Yet to Implement Religious Leaders Recommendations president museveni 1

The implicated officials are still in office and kingdom assets such as land and buildings continue to be sold or leased off illegally.
17:52
17:52

UNRA Spent UGX 15.5bn On Law firms in Three Years audit queries 4 1

Abdu Katuntu, the COSASE chairperson directed a team of UNRA officials led by their Executive Director, Allen Kagina to submit detailed information on transactions and instructions to private law firms.
17:02
17:02

MPs Dissatisfied With DPP Handling Of Cases dpp mike chibita 3 1

Ndorwa East MP Wilfred Niwagaba says the DPPs resolve to take over the criminal prosecution of Inspector General of Police IGP General Kale Kayihura could be a move to discontinue the case.
17:02
17:02

US Imposes Sanctions on Warlord Joseph Kony's Children

The US department of treasury notes that Ali Kony is seen as a potential successor to Joseph Kony has been predominantly involved in LRA operational planning and its intelligence apparatus while Salim has taken over most of the LRAs field operations as the head commander of the LRAs field headquarters, and manages the LRAs financial and logistical networks.
16:40
16:40

Teachers Call for Revival of Presidential HIV Initiative in Schools hiv in schools 1 4

Choose to Abstain from Sex, AIDS Kills, Avoid Bad Touches, HIV Drains the Body, Say no to Gifts for Sex, were some of the messages used to encourage children to shun sexual activities and stay in school.
16:25
16:25

Number of South Sudanese Entering Uganda Drops refugees in uganda

Charlie Yaxley, the Associate External Relations Officer of the United Nations High Commission for Refugees, says the number of those fleeing violence from Juba has reduced compared to a month ago.
15:13
15:13

Eight People Arrested for Forging Immigration Documents forged documents 1 4

The suspects were arrested from Nkrumah road, Kampala in an operation mounted by the Department of Legal and Inspections, a unit of the Ministry of Internal Affairs. They include two women and six men.
15:05
15:05

Omoro UPC Supporters Protest Akena's Visit 5

Benjamin Oola Ameda, the Gulu district UPC party chairperson has scoffed at the threats to block Akena.
13:11
13:11

Micho Recalls Sentamu For Comoros Tie 2017 afcon 1

Uganda Cranes coach Milutin Micho Sredojevic has recalled striker Yunus Junior Sentamu to the squad that will face Comoros next month.
13:03
13:03

Kalangala Fails to Secure Title for Headquarters lack of land title 1 1

Jim Jim Kabili, the Kalangala LC V councilor says although it is very dangerous for the district operate on the land without a title, they dont have any problem with Buganda Kingdom,
12:45
12:45

MPs Call for Restoration of EAC Climate Change Unit climate adaptation 1

The Council of Ministers is now expected to make tangible proposals on how to secure the work undertaken or yet to be done under the EAC Climate Change Programme including the possibility of creating a budget line for the same.
12:21
12:21

Field Force Officer Held Over Gulu Shooting 2

Patrick jimmy Okema, the Aswa Region police spokesperson, says a disciplinary committee is being assembled to try the officer for discrediting conduct.
12:03
12:03

Hoima to Tender Out Boreholes 4 1

Oliver Naigga, a resident of Wagesa village in Buhanika Sub County says the decision to tender the boreholes is long overdue.
11:49
11:49

Nationwide HIV Impact Survey Starts ministry of health 4

The consent based survey, code-named the Uganda Population Based HIV Impact Assessment UPHIA survey 2016, will target 13,000 households with a total population of 33, 642 participants between the ages 0-64. These include 24,049 adults aged 15 to 64 years and 9,593 children aged 0-14 years.
11:04
11:04

Mbarara University Suspends Controversial Retake Policy must

Robert Nabimanya, the Mbarara District Internal Security Officer, says they held a meeting with the university administration and agreed on how best to address the concerns of the students.
10:16
10:16

Residents Shun Health Service Tracking Platform service delivery 3 1

Joseph Sserugo, the Luweero District Health Secretary, says the failure by residents to participate in health monitoring and reporting has affected service delivery in the health sector.
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