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18:49
18:49

Pangolin Gets Highest Global Protection To Survive african pangolin 1 Top story

The decision by the convention delegates in Johannesburg, South Africa means Pangolins cannot be traded internationally at all. One hundred and fourteen countries voted for the listing of the pangolin also known as scaly anteater to a higher protection status.
18:15
18:15

MPs Task City Lawyer Ssemwogerere to Present Passport 1

In his June 2015 report, the Auditor General, John Muwanga noted that whereas UNRA signed the Mukono-Katosi Road contract with Eutaw Construction Company Incorporation on November 15th 2013, Ssemwogerere was hired to carry out due diligence on July 2014.
17:38
17:38

Politicians, CSOs Push Govt to Respect Citizens' Rights 5

Speaking at the launch of the Parliamentary Forum on Human Rights, Rule of Law and Constitutionalism, leaders from across the political divide raised the red flag over the diminishing space for the exercise of various civil and political rights in the country.
17:31
17:31

Kitgum Councilor Shot Dead 1

In Nwoya district, a tractor ran over another resident, 35 year old Alice Akello as she hid in a bush near the farm. Akello was running away from security that had been trailing her for stealing Maize from Amatheon, a farm belonging to a German investor in the district.
17:20
17:20

Ndeija Market Operates Without Toilet Facility fruits 4 1

John Namanya, the Ndeija Sub County LC III Chairperson, admits the sorry state of affairs in the market.
16:51
16:51

Former Rukungiri Parliamentary Candidate Held over Fraud

Richard Akanyijuka, a former candidate for Rukungiri Municipality parliamentary seat, has been arrested for alleged fraud, obtaining money by false presence and uttering false documents.
16:48
16:48

Parliament to Probe Karuma, Isimba Dam Projects 2

The nine-member committee will investigate concerns over concrete cracks, lack of thermal studies, improper installation of water stops and abrupt irregularities on concrete surface which could significantly compromise the structural integrity of the dams, powerhouse and intake structures.
16:29
16:29

Ibanda Residents Refuse to Vacate Disaster Prone Area

Residents of Njembe I and Njembe II villages have ignored warning bells from local leaders, Geologists and Environmentalists. One of them said he would rather die while on his ancestral land than wander in different parts of the country.
16:14
16:14

National Archives Centre Stuck with 2 Million Micro files 2 1 Top story

The National Archives and Records Centre has failed to read over 2 million micro files containing Ugandas history following the breakdown of Micro film reading machines in 2004.
15:57
15:57

Mbarara Teachers Threaten Strike Over Pay

Johnson Baryantuma Munono, the Town Clerk, Mbarara Municipality blames the mess on the payment system.
15:47
15:47

World Bank Lending Freeze Will Hurt Economy - Muhumuza world bank funding 2

Speaking in an interview with Uganda Radio Network, Dr. Fred Muhumuza said the World Bank money, although in loan form, increases foreign exchange liquidity which in turn lowers exchange rate, create project jobs, cheapens imports and helps the central bank to tame the economy, among other benefits.
15:24
15:24

SMEs Given Survival Tips in Tough Economy 3

Development economist, Dr. Fred Muhumuza, has advised small and medium enterprises SMEs to learn how to navigate during tough economic times by following trends and seizing opportunities.
15:20
15:20

Two Held For Dumping Children On Masindi Hill

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police Spokesperson, says the suspects were picked up on Tuesday evening on a tip off by concerned residents of Kibenya village in Kabango Sub County.
15:12
15:12

Arua Sub County Chairpersons Storm CAO Office Over Funding 4

Sub county chairpersons in Arua today stormed the office of the district Chief Administrative Officer, demanding to know why government has failed to release funds for the first quarter of the financial year. Starting with the 2016/2017 financial year, government stopped sending capital funds to the district accounts, instead channelling the funds directly to the sub county accounts.
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13:25

New MV Kyoga Ferry Excites Amolatar Residents unra lira office 2

The 3.7 million Dollar 12.39 billion Shilling ferry built by a Danish company Johs Gram- Hanssen-Western Marine Shipyard, ferry is currently on a trial drive while awaiting completion of the docking site at Zengebe in Nakasongola district.
13:04
13:04

300 Detectives Thrown Out of CID police reshuffle 1

Andrew Felix Kaweesi, the police spokesperson and Director Human Resource Development, says the affected detectives could no longer measure up to the work of investigating crime.
12:45
12:45

Former MP Nsubuga Nsambu Dead conservative party 2

The former legislator, lawyer and Conservative Party CP leader served in the Constituent Assembly CA, the Sixth and Seventh Parliament before being replaced by Hussein Kyanjo in 2006. Nsambu also served as Buganda Kingdom 2nd Deputy Prime Minister Katikiiro and Minister for Heritage, Royal Tombs and Tourism.
12:38
12:38

RwandAir Launches Airbus A330-200 with Flight to Entebbe 1

The airline crew headed by John Mirenge, the Chief Executive Officer of RwandAir was met by Ugandan aviation authorities and Diplomats from the Embassy of Rwanda in Kampala. It later left for Kigali International Airport with more than 80 passengers on board.
12:29
12:29

Three Week Old Baby Dies in House Fire mbarara

Jovenis Akatukunda, a neighbor to the family, says they have been advising Turyahebwa against leaving her child unattended too in vain.
12:26
12:26

Kaweesi Yet To Assign Roles In Police PR Office 1

With the changes, Fred Enanga in particular found himself having no assignment. Kaweesi was to hold a meeting and re-distribute roles as well as delegate assignments to his juniors, especially Enanga and Polly Namaye. URN has, however, learnt that no meeting has been held to distribute roles and Kaweesi has been handling the work in the department alone.
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