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17:56
17:56

Nankabirwa to Mediate Speaker, Journalist's Row media freedom 5 1

Joseph Sabiiti, the vice president Uganda Parliamentary Press Association UPPA asked parliament to face facts, saying the rules committee of parliament has no mandate to try journalists.
17:36
17:36

Stigma Affecting Treatment of Mental Illness mental health unit 2

Cases of mental illness in the Rwenzori region have been attributed to the high incidence of HIV and drug abuse.
17:25
17:25

Criminal Gangs Puzzle Security Officials in Jinja security threats 2

Eric Sakwa, the Jinja Deputy Resident District Commissioner, says the groups are operating freely because they are assisted by a section of leaders.
17:11
17:11

No Money For Village Polls-Finance Ministry 3 1

Last year, Parliament passed the Local Government Amendment Bill, 2014 providing for lining up behind candidates during elections of chairpersons for village LC1 and parish LC2 levels.
16:53
16:53

Another Man Jumps off Garden City Rooftop suicide attempts 1

Amit Talreja, the General Manager of Golf Course Holdings LTD who reportedly called for emergency, told URN he was mesmerized by the attitude of the onlookers who were simply struggling for space to take pictures instead of helping the dying man.
16:38
16:38

Ediofe Rioters Face Charges 1

Josephine Angucia, the North Western Region Police Spokesperson, says the suspects have been charged under Arua CRB 2586/2016.
14:29
14:29

Security Forces Cordon Off Ediofe Trading Centre arua diocese 2

ohn Bayom a retail shop owner in the trading center says he has lost more than 100 thousand Shillings from the time police forced them to close shops.
13:56
13:56

Court Allows Bridge Schools to Open for Third Term education

In July this year, the Education Ministry ordered Bridge International Academy to close its 63 campuses nationwide for allegedly flouting the curriculum, employing none qualified teachers, operating without a license and poor hygiene.
13:01
13:01

Absence of Street Lighting Hurts Ntungamo Traders 4

Julius Tatwangire, a businessman along Ntungamo -Mirama hills road, says thugs take advantage of darkness to rob residents and business people before vanishing into the nearby Rufuha swamp.
12:38
12:38

Idi Amin Road Turns Into Open Market 3 1

Hassan Agobia, a firewood vendor says the authorities have been pushing them away from the town.
12:02
12:02

Hoima Saccos in Court for Defaulting 1

John Tumusiime, the Hoima District Commercial who supervises the Saccos, says some of them were formed with ill intentions where as others have been mismanaged.
11:17
11:17

Air Travel: Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda lead as Uganda lags behind

Jonathan Worsley, an organizer of the two conferences, said if what is happening in Rwanda becomes a yardstick against which other East African countries measure themselves, he would expect this strong growth to continue.
10:59
10:59

Gunfire Rocks Arua Diocese 2 1 Top story

James Okuni, a parishioner of Ediofe Parish, says police picked up 16 suspects, prompting Christians to ring the church bells attracting more people.
10:17
10:17

Heavy Rains Destroy 20 Houses in Ibanda

John Tushemereirwe, the Kacuzi Sub county LC V councilor, says the rain started on Tuesday at 2pm and stopped before resuming in the wee hours of Wednesday morning.
07:46
07:46

Civil Societies Demand Introduction of National Peace Policy musa ecweru 2 1

Speaking at the National Celebrations to mark the International Peace Day in Bundibugyo district, Rev. Sylvester Arinaitwe, the Secretary Uganda Joint Christian Council-UJCC, faulted government for delaying to introduce the policy, which he says has affected resolution of conflicts in different parts of the country.
07:36
07:36

Government Doubles Funding to Nakaseke Hospital 4 3

Doctor Badru Ssesimba, the Nakaseke District Health Officer, says that following the petitions to the Health and Finance Ministry, an additional Shillings 420 million has been earmarked for the 2016 /17 financial year of the hospital.
07:09
07:09

MPs Query List of Accredited Yellow Fever Vaccination Centers ministry of health 4

Moses Kasibante, the Rubaga North MP wondered why Mulago National Referral Hospital, which receives thousands of cases across the country and Masaka Referral Hospital, where there was a recent outbreak, dont appear on the list.
06:56
06:56

Kwoyelo's Pre-trial Suffers Another Setback 1 1 Top story

The lead defense lawyer, Caleb Alaka, told court that they were uncomfortable proceeding with the pre-trial hearing before a judge who is not a judge in the International Crimes Division of High Court.
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