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19:51
19:51

KCCA FC To Face Two North African Teams tunisia 1

Uganda League champions KCCA FC have been handed a tough draw against two North African teams in the group stage of the CAF Total Confederations Cup.
19:36
19:36

Parliament Asks Govt to Declare State of Emergency over Hunger 5

Parliament this evening passed a motion seeking to declare a state of emergency in the country over the hunger. The Legislators unanimously voted in favour of a motion moved by Kumi Woman Member of Parliament Monica Amoding, stating that Government has failed to handle the situation and people are suffering from hunger.
19:12
19:12

MPs Warn Minister on Funding Gaps in Education Sector science teachers 1 1

According to the Ministry of Education and Sports ministerial policy statement, there is a funding shortfall of 18 billion Shillings needed for the next cohort of students under the Students Loan Scheme. This is in addition to recruitment of 2,000 science teachers for secondary schools that also requires 18 billion Shillings, construction of 100 primary schools costed at 49.1 billion and 20 secondary schools in sub-counties without any government-aided secondary school costed at 9.4 billion Shillings.
18:26
18:26

Uproar As UPE School Moves to Buy Vehicle for Head Teacher richard alituha 2 1

Parents of Njara Hill Primary School in Fort Portal have protested a decision by the Parents Teachers Association PTA that each pupil contributes 22,000 Shillings to purchase a vehicle for the head teacher. The PTA committee wants to purchase a Toyota RAV4 at 20 million Shillings as a reward to John Bagonza for good performance. The Universal Primary Education school with 900 pupils was the best in Kabarole with all its 79 candidates passing in Division One.
18:22
18:22

Luweero DP Leaders Vow to Defy Police on Meeting dp wrangles 1

On Tuesday, Erasto Kibirango, the Luweero DP Chairperson wrote to the District Police Commander, Paul Wataka notifying him about their planned party meeting at Valley Inn in Wobulenzi town council.
17:59
17:59

Nyanzi Bail Application Referred to Magistrate's Court

In her ruling this afternoon, Justice Kabanda said High court will hear the bail application after knowing the outcome of the application on Nyanzis mental health status, which can only be heard by the Magistrates court.
17:15
17:15

Uganda Amnesty Commission Issues Postdated Certificates 3 2 Top story

The Commission on Tuesday issued certificates of blanket amnesty to 45-year-old Bosco Kilama and 21-year-old Simon Peter Ochora. The certificates were signed by Justice Onega Obel, the chairperson of Uganda Amnesty Commission and postdated to take effect on May 24th this year. The implication on the beneficiaries is that they are liable to be sued for alleged crimes within the one-month window unless they are recalled immediately.
17:12
17:12

Gov't Delivers Cassava Cuttings worth Over Ugx 100m to Farmers kaberamaido 2

Based on the demand, Bululu and Otuboi sub counties received 200 bags each, Apapai received 123 bags, Aperikira got 166 bags and town council got 44 bags. They were procured under Operation Wealth Creation- OWC.
17:02
17:02

Re-elected MPs Sworn In bye elections 4

Both Achiro and Watongola bounced back in by-elections following the nullification of their previous election victory. Atyang was elected to replace the late Annie Logiel, the former Moroto Woman Member of parliament.
16:39
16:39

EAC Travel Expenditures Reduced By Ugx 12 Billion eac budget

EAC secretary general Ambassador Liberat Mfumukeko announced then that the secretariat was reducing the number of days spent in technical meetings, conference durations and per diem for travels. The communication adds that all air tickets shall be booked and issued based on the most direct route.
16:38
16:38

Police Recover Gun from KK Bus Terminal

Joshua Tusingwire, the Officer in Charge of Criminal Investigations at Kampala Central Police Station, says the gun was found wrapped in a polythene paper.
15:53
15:53

Burundi Refugees Not Going Back - Minister Onek

Burundian Nationals who sought refuge in Uganda will not go back any time soon despite attempts by their government to persuade them to return. Theres been chaos in Burundi since April 2015 when President Nkurunziza decided to run for a controversial third term of office in violation of the constitution and the 2000 Arusha Agreement. The agreement was signed between different warring parties and the government to end a decade-long civil war. Since 2015, more than 500 people have been killed and about 400,000 have fled to neighbouring countries.
15:36
15:36

Transfers in Church Founded Schools Spark Dispute in Luweero Diocese 2

Luweero Diocesan Secretary for Education Reverend Paul Kakooza accuses Nakasongola district Education Officer George William Kajura of changing their ownership from church founded to community schools, appointing school management committees as well as posting and transferring head teachers without consulting the Diocese.
14:22
14:22

Minister, MP Clash Over Kaweesi Murder Suspects 5 1 Top story

Tempers flared today in Parliaments defence and Internal Affairs committee over the suspects recently named in the murder of Assistant Inspector General of Police AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi.
14:21
14:21

Court of Appeal Throws Out Kyadondo East MP apollo katinti

The three Court of Appeal Judges concurred with the judgment of High court Judge Henry Kaweesa that the elections didnt comply with electoral laws, which substantially affected the final results.
13:57
13:57

Lira Issues Ultimatum on Eucalyptus Trees in Wetlands

Lira District has issued a one-month ultimatum to those who have planted eucalyptus trees in wetlands to ensure they are cut down and removed.
13:41
13:41

Night Bodaboda Operations Suspended in Kaberamaido boda boda 3

The riders have been a target of violent attacks by gunmen and iron-bar hit-men. They have also been used to abet crime and promote lawlessness, according to Kaberamaido District Police Commander Ahmed Madri.
13:24
13:24

No Easy Game In World Division III Event – Tikolo us 1 1

Uganda Cricket Cranes coach, Steve Tikolo has said there will be no easy game when they battle in the 2017 International Cricket Board ICC World Cricket League Division 3.
13:15
13:15

Olweny Irrigation Rice Scheme Rehabillitation Works Stall olweny rice scheme 3

Engineer Dr. James Wana-Etyam, the project consultant says government is aware of the delays. He says the contractor was advised recently to reduce his workforce at the site as he waits for payment.
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12:52

Ugandans Gradually Embracing Elderly Care Homes old peoples homes 5 1

Veronica Akankunda developed the idea of starting up a home for the elderly, when her mother was forced to resign from her job to look after her ailing grandmother. The Idea matured with the birth of Golden Age Elderly Homes in 2013
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