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20:44
20:44

Museveni, MP Mpuuga Clash Over Wealth Creation Activities nyendo market 1 1

Official handover of Nyendo Market turned into a platform for political bickering between President Yoweri Museveni and Masaka Municipality Member of Parliament, Mathias Mpuuga.
18:39
18:39

Retired UPDF Officers Cautioned Against Subversion kasese attacks 3 2

The Chief of Defense Forces General Edward Katumba Wamala says that retired officers especially those heading to Kasese and neighboring districts need to be vigilant and report any one who seeks to recruit them into subversive activities.
18:12
18:12

Pictorial: The Flopped FDC-MAK Fundraising Drive mubarak munyagwa

The drive which was spearheaded by former presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye was slated to take place at the Makerere University freedom square. It aimed at raising 30 billion Shillings to cater for the lecturers incentive arrears.
16:58
16:58

Kabale Municipal Treasurer in Trouble for Embezzlement 2

Kabale Municipality Mayor Emmanuel Sentaro Byamugisha says Asiimwe was dragged to court on the basis of the forged transcript which authorities said was an indicator that he never attended the course for which he was sponsored. Byamugisha says the municipality is bent on recovering all swindled funds.
16:22
16:22

Govt Cancels Mass Burial for Kasese Victims kasese fighting 2

Mwesigye, speaking on phone from his home in Kilembe, said that government is envisaging a cemetery where each of the dead would be buried in a separate grave. He adds that there is still room for families to identify relatives from the pile of dead bodies at the mortuary.
15:49
15:49

Mak Students Worried Over UBTEB Exams civil engineering 3 1

Students of Makerere University have expressed scepticism in passing examinations conducted by the Uganda Business and Technical Examinations Board UBTEB.The students, from the Centre for Lifelong Learning in the College of Education and External Studies, argue that since the indefinite closure of Makerere by President Yoweri Museveni on November 1st, they have never had lectures and their course units are still midway to completion.
14:59
14:59

Counselling Services Elude Mentally ill Patients in Rwenzori butabika hospital 3

Many patients who seek treatment at the mental health unit at Fort Portal Regional Referral Hospital, dont undergo counselling sessions during and after treatment. Some care-givers are forced to resort to services of professional counsellors whose costs are high.
14:44
14:44

Voter Questions Minister Kasolo Academic Papers election petitions 2 1

A voter in Kyotera Constituency, Rakai district wants court to remove State Minister for Microfinance Haruna Kyeyune Kasolo from Parliament over alleged lack of requisite academic qualifications.
14:30
14:30

Community Service Resisters Face Six-Months Jail Term 5

The bill, which borrows its practice from neighbors Rwanda and Kenya, mandates all nationals aged between 18 and 65 years to dedicate at least four hours every month for the betterment of their environs. It also seeks to gazette the first Saturday of each month, as a national day for community service.
13:08
13:08

20 Arrested as Police Blocks Makerere Fundraising makerere security 1 Top story

Kawempe South MP Mubarak Munyagwa is among 20 people arrested in and around Makerere University as they tried to organise a fundraising drive for the reopening of the institution.
12:50
12:50

Isingiro Suspends Ban on Charcoal Burning 1 1

The district slapped a ban on charcoal burning in October citing the depletion of the forest cover in most sub counties there. It was one of the initiatives taken to end indiscriminate tree cutting and mitigate the impacts of climate change on the surroundings.
12:30
12:30

Nkangi Describes Kasese Killings As Inhuman buganda kingdom 4 1

To Mayanja Nkangi, the raid on Buhikira Palace brought back memories of the Lubiri attack 50 years ago. Prime Minister Milton Obote ordered military assault on Mengo Palace, exiling Kabaka Edward Mutesa to the UK where he died three years later. Nkangi was Katikkiro at the time of the attack.
12:11
12:11

Walukuba HCIV Theater Nonfunctional Since 2003 ministry of health 2

Inside the suite are all essential equipment needed for theatre services. Oxygen cylinders, suction machines, anesthetic machine, oxygen concentrators, and a number of operating beds lie idle in the building. But all these have never worked since they were procured in 2004,
11:31
11:31

Sand Mine Buries 3 in Kanungu buried alive

Those buried by the sand mine include one adult and two minors. One other person was injured and is now admitted at Kisiizi Hospital, Rukungiri District.
11:25
11:25

Govt Contradicts Self on Kasese Rebel Talk mumbere arrested 1

Ofwono Opondo, the Director of Uganda Media Centre, says preliminary intelligence reports link the attacks to ADF rebels. Opondo claimed that some of Mumberes guards were in touch with ADF rebels on the day of the attacks. Opondos statement contradicts that of Internal Affairs Minister, General Jeje Odongo, who on Tuesday downplayed the involvement of ADF.
11:17
11:17

Uganda, Kenya Fall In Dubai Rugby 7s tolbert onyango 1

Uganda Rugby Cranes and Kenya started the 2016 Dubai 7s campaign with defeats on Friday morning.
11:14
11:14

Arua District Council Approves Creation of Terego District maracha district 4

The decision puts an end to a protracted struggle that started in 2006 with the approval of Maracha-Terego as one district. The two counties disagreed on the location of the district headquarters a result of which they were split. Maracha was granted a district status and Terego reverted to Arua.
10:25
10:25

How Safe is Your Personal Data? centenary bank 9 2

The days of keeping your personal data jealously may be over. Some people have woken up to find copies of their most valuable document, such as academic transcripts, being used to wrap chapatti or sell roasted ground nuts. In this story, a Uganda Radio Network reporter goes on a mission to establish how vital documents end up on the streets and in the hands of those who may not know their value.
10:14
10:14

Alcoholism Threatens Uganda's HIV Success Story – Museveni world aids day 3 2

President Museveni says Ugandas success story in the fight against HIV is fading with a steady rise in new infections among adolescents. He adds that most new infections arise out of intoxication.
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08:02

Two Parliamentary Committees to Probe Kasese Killings kasese clashes 3 1

Several legislators had, among others, called for a select committee to specifically investigate the recent killings and raid on the Royal Palace of Rwenzururu.
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