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Jan 2017 28 results
21:50
21:50

Four Dead, Seven Injured in Oyam Accident

According to a police officer who rushed the injured to the hospital, the accident occured at about 6:15pm at Nora village, oyam district just about 2 kilometers away from Karumba falls along the Gulu -Kampala highway.
18:31
18:31

Lawyer Writes To Chief Justice Over Arrests Within Court Premises 3

In his letter, Nicholas Opiyo described the arrest as unlawful and an affront to the judicial independence, adding that it violates the sanctity of the temple of justice.
18:29
18:29

Finance Minister Wants UBC Board, Top Managers Sacked 2

While presenting the national budget framework paper for the 2017/18 financial year before the Budget committee this afternoon, Kasaija noted that a recent audit by the Finance Ministry found that most of the problems surrounding UBC are linked to mismanagement.
18:24
18:24

MPs Demand for Irrigation Policy 4 1

The request was triggered by a proposed allocation of 129 billion Shillings for irrigation and facilitating operation wealth creation, a government program started to enhance household participation in commercial agricultural production.
18:03
18:03

Masese Market Traders Ordered to Leave 3 1

Deo Mungirio, the project manager, says the agreement between the investor and Jinja municipality doesnt provide for any compensation of the affected traders.
17:56
17:56

We Need To Play Twin Strikers – Massa 2017 afcon 1 Top story

Uganda Cranes skipper Geoffrey Massa has advised that they need to play two strikers if they are to be very effective at the on-going 2017 Total Africa Cup of Nations Afcon.Uganda Cranes skipper Geoffrey Massa has advised that they need to play two strikers if they are to be very effective at the on-going 2017 Total Africa Cup of Nations Afcon.
17:39
17:39

Kadaga Warns Judiciary against Abuse of Authority oil case 2 1

In her communication to parliament, Kadaga put Deputy Attorney General Mwesigwa Rukutana to task to think about the abuse of judicial authority in the country. She cited the same order as an example saying that Justice Kavuma issued an injunction basing on a petition that had no basis and urgency.
17:38
17:38

Poultry Farm, Residents Clash Over Chicken Droppings disease 2 1

Dr. Aloysious Lumbuye, the Luweero Veterinary Officer, says chicken droppings produce gases such as ammonia and bacteria, which can be harmful to human beings.
17:10
17:10

Lango MPs Protest Museveni's Directive on Herdsmen karamojong herdsmen 3

Jonathan Odur, Erute South Member of Parliament says such a decision by government to allow the Karamojong roam Lango sub region could spark violence
16:51
16:51

Thugs Shoot Taxi Driver in Kanungu injured 1

Elly Maate, the Kigezi Region Police Spokesperson, says Police have teamed up with the army to hunt for the gunmen. He declined to reveal more details on the incident, saying it might jeopardize their investigations.
16:25
16:25

300 Lose Jobs as Lukaya Rice Farm Starts Production 2

Saad Luwemba, a manager in the Rice Production Department says they had to let half of the workers go since they dont have any work to do at the farm. According to Luwemba, at the beginning they needed many people to plough, irrigate, and harvest the rice and maize.
15:39
15:39

Transport Paralyzed in Isingiro as Rival Taxi Groups Clash 2 4

A group of drivers accuse Isingiro Town Council Taxi Owners and Drivers Cooperative Society of overcharging and cheating them. They accuse the same group of operating without a valid contract, and torturing drivers in execution of the questionable mandate.
15:32
15:32

Onen Kamdulu Remanded for Defilement lra commanders

Just months after serving a nine-year jail sentence for aggravated robbery, Ex-Lords Resistance Army LRA director of operations Alfred Onen Kamdulu, has been remanded to Gulu central Prison, this time for aggravated defilement.
14:53
14:53

Better Days Await Cranes At Afcon - Ex-striker cranes afcon 2017 4

Moses Oketayot, a former Cranes striker who also played for Maroons, BAT and Gulu United clubs, says that going by the teams performance on Tuesday against Ghana, The Cranes need to attack much more aggressively and consistently to win the remaining games.
13:46
13:46

Africa Expected to See Moderate Growth Recovery in 2017: UN report economy 1 2

Higher global commodity prices and stronger domestic demand will support Africas growth. East Africa is positioned to remain the fastest-growing sub region.
13:42
13:42

Lokung Health Center Hit by Water Crisis 1

Charles Obita, the In-charge of the laboratory notes that results of the examinations done in the laboratory risk being compromised because of the appalling sanitary conditions.
12:32
12:32

Makerere Road Works to End in April makerere university 2 1

According to Prof. Nawangwe, they expect the road works to be completed by the end of April. On November 21, 2017, Makerere University embarked on the construction of several roads at the tune of Shillings 6 billion.
12:00
12:00

Bullying Affects One in Four School Children: UNESCO bullying in schools 1

The report found that bullies target vulnerable factors such as poverty or social status associated with ethnicity, linguistic or cultural differences. Children, who were disabled or looked different, such as being overweight or underweight, were also a prime target for bullying.
11:42
11:42

Prisoners Injured In Fort Portal Accident katojo prisons 2

The inmates were being transported to Gweri, Karambi Sub County to work in a farm belonging to Paul Kasende.
10:56
10:56

Experts Take Fresh Samples from Avian Flu Affected Areas avian influenza 6 1

Dr Kenneth Mugabi, a senior Veterinary Officer in-charge of Epidemic Animal Diseases is leading a team of epidemiologists collecting samples from affected birds at the Island areas of Masaka district. The team has visited the landing sites of Lambu and Kachanga, and some villages in Bukakata Sub County.
Jan 2017 28 results