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22:42
22:42

FDC Loses Out on EALA Seats Top story

For the second consecutive time opposition Forum for Democratic Change FDC party failed to secure a single seat as Parliament voted nine legislators to represent Uganda at the East African Legislative Assembly EALA.
22:17
22:17

Ground Not Level - Independent EALA Aspirants

Just minutes before Parliament announces the winners in the East African Legislative Assembly EALA elections, Independent candidates say they did not have a fair campaigning ground.
18:13
18:13

China Donates 5,983 Metric Tons of Rice to Uganda 1

According to Zheng, the donation is in partial fulfillment of the US1bn emergency food aid promised by Chinese president in 2015 to African countries hit by food crisis.
17:50
17:50

Jinja Hospital Cancer Centre Under Lock cancer treatment 1 1

Dr. Dan Baliwo Nsereko, the Deputy Director Jinja Regional Referral hospital, says the facility can accommodate 50 patients but lacks equipment and staff to run it.
17:46
17:46

Pensions Reform: Civil Servants to Start Mandatory Contributions 4

The government is exploring ways of having civil servants contribute for their retirement benefits like private sector workers are already doing.
17:24
17:24

NWSC Disconnects 50 Illegal Sewer Connections in Mbale 2

The Mbale Area General Manager, David Opoka led the operation against the illegal connections assisted by the Mbale Town Center Branch Manager, Brian Taremwa.
17:06
17:06

Newlywed Couple Perishes In Kyegegwa Accident james mugenyi 1

Sedrack Webale aged 28 and Grace Namatovu 24, were wedded on Saturday at Kaihura Church of Uganda in Kyenjojo district, shortly after holding their traditional marriage on the same day. The couple then hosted their guests to a reception at their home in Buhisi Village, Nyantungo Sub County.
16:58
16:58

Retirement: Campaign Launched to Boost Savings 3

The campaign will use print, radio, television, social media and other online platforms to create awareness on saving for retirement as well as opportunities offered by the Authority.
16:32
16:32

Kisoro LC V Chairman Apologizes Over M23 Rebel Remarks district council 1 4

Expedito Byensi, the Nyakabande Sub County representative, faulted the speaker for adjourning the council meeting prematurely, saying they wanted a written apology from the Chairperson.
16:32
16:32

EALA Campaigns: Unruly MPs Overwhelm Speaker eala race 5 1

Kadaga cautioned legislators majority of whom were dressed in their party colors against bullying, intimidation, interruption and flashing posters of their candidates as others addressed the House.
15:55
15:55

Agriculture Experts in Zambia Over Fall Armyworm Outbreak maize 1 2

The experts from the Crop Protection Directorate expect to learn from Zambia how to control the spread of the fall armyworm now said to have invaded over twenty districts across the country.
15:46
15:46

Retirement Savings Hit UGX 7.6 Trillion Mark 5

Most of this is under the mandatory National Social Security Fund NSSF with 700,000 contributors and a financial value of close to seven trillion Shillings.
15:34
15:34

Traders Count Loses as Council Demolishes Structures 1 5

Joseph Okello, whose grocery at Odokomit trading center was demolished, says he has lost property worth more than Shillings 2 million. According to Okello, he has nowhere to go since council hasnt allocated them alternative space to operate from.
15:13
15:13

Over 10 Million Ugandans Starving -Report food crisis 2

Most of the communities facing food insecurity are the poorest households with poor consumption scores, low meal frequencies, poor purchasing power and no food stocks at household level. They are found in Teso, Karamoja, Bukedi, the cattle corridor, Parts of Busoga, Lango, Acholi, West Nile and parts of central Uganda.
14:35
14:35

Uganda To Host First International Para - badminton Open In Africa simon mugabi 1

Uganda has been selected to host the first international Para-badminton Championship in Africa.
13:38
13:38

EALA: MPs Bully FDC's Ingrid Turinawe eala race 3 1

Final campaigns for the East African Legislative Assembly EALA elections turned dramatic on the floor of parliament as one of the candidates was heckled throughout her seven-minute speech.
13:21
13:21

Nakivubo Stadium Sealed Off 2

Police and plain clothed personnel are guarding the stadium, which has been a centre of controversy after a court order that stopped the Board of Trustees of Nakivubo War Memorial Stadium from terminating the agreements it signed earlier with three companies to redevelop the facility.
12:49
12:49

Five Killed In Kyegegwa Accident kyegegwa district 1

Five people are confirmed dead in a motor accident in Kyegegwa District on the Kampala-Mubende-Fort Portal highway. The accident occurred at 12:15pm at Migongwe in Kakabara Sub County.
12:35
12:35

LC Official Killed, Police Deploy to Avert Revenge Attacks land wrangles

There is heavy deployment in Kacaboi village, Kachumbala Sub County in Bukedea district as police move to restrain people from carrying out revenge attacks over the death of a local council One official. Francis Tumwesigye, the East Kyoga Regional Police Commander says the deployment was to deter revenge attacks over the death of 85-year-old Joseph Echodu.
12:25
12:25

GISO fined UGX 300,000 for Goat Theft

immy Ebil, the Kaberamaido Resident District Commissioner, says the District Security Committee will convene to decide the fate of the GISO since he has admitted to have stolen the animals.
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