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Mumbere Case: State Completes Investigations mumbere arrest 1

In his submission at Jinja Magistrates court today during the mention of this case, the state prosecutor James Muliro said investigations are complete and they are currently working on the committal papers so that the suspects are committed to International Crimes Division ICD of the High Court.
17:49
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MPs Reject Health Ministry Budget Over Faulty Figures finance ministry 5 1

Legislators sitting on parliaments health committee have for the second time halted the consideration and approval of the 1.8-trillion-Shilling health sector budget citing inaccuracies in the figures. Pleading with the committee, Minister Aceng apologised for the errors blaming them on the programme based budgeting system that was rolled out by the finance ministry very late in the course of the financial year.
17:03
17:03

Viral Disease Claims More Than 600 Goats in Kasese livestock 1

Swizin Bukenya, the Nyakatonzi Sub county LC III chairperson who also doubles as a livestock dealer explained to URN how the disease is almost eating away their entire livestock. According to Bukenya, the disease has claimed more than 200 goats in Nyakatonzi Sub County alone.
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16:45

Moroto Road Works Stall moroto municipality 1 2

Work on the 1.9-kilometre Independence Avenue started in November 2016 and was scheduled to end in February 2017. More than two months after the scheduled deadline, however, the rehabilitation work is far from complete. A total of 738.8 million shillings had been allocated to this activity in the 2016/2017 financial year.
16:09
16:09

Algeria Police to Oversee Uganda's CCTV Camera Project cctv cameras

Algeria has already sent a liaison officer who will coordinate the programs. Controller Salim Baba who is at the level of a Police Director will handle the technical beat of the implementation of the CCTV Camera installation. It is however still unknown when of the project will begin given that it remains under the unfunded priorities for the 2017/2018 financial year.
16:03
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Mbarara Municipality on the Spot for Mismanaging Bodies cemetery 3 1

Salim Kigozi is the local council one chairperson of Makenke cell where the cemetery is found. According to Kigozi, the bodies are disposed of in a very dehumanizing manner.
15:47
15:47

Extension Services Funding Falls Short Under Single Spine System ministry of finance 2 1

Researchers, academia and civil society groups say that the prospect of the single-spine extension system playing a successful role is doomed by insufficient financial allocations to the District Agricultural Extension in the national budget. The service was allocated 14.4 billion Shillings to be shared among the 126 district local governments this financial year.
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Uganda Police Ranks Top In Media Violations 2 1

Emilian Kayima, the Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson says he is surprised that police still ranks top in media freedom violations. He however, says they will analyze the report and make appropriate response.
15:14
15:14

FUFA POLLS: I Will Win Elections - Magogo masindi 1 1

Eng. Moses Magogo, the current president of the Federation of Uganda Football Associations Fufa has said he is confident he will be re-elected for a second term when the polls take place August 5th in Masindi.
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14:55

Govt Releases Programme for Wacha-Olwol Burial

Government has released the programme for for the burial of Mzee Joel Hunter Wacha-Olwol, a former member of the 1980 Presidential Commission, who passed away today in Kampala. Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah, says the office of the Prime Minister has informed his office that the deceased will be accorded a State Burial.
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Mubende Accident Claims 2, Injures 11 1

Norbert Ochom, the Wamala Region Police Spokesperson, says the conductor of the Costa identified as George William Ssenono and a pedestrian, Mary Buknya Mary were killed on spot.
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13:09

1300 People in Bulambuli Benefit from Free Medical Camp 2

Wycliffe Mwambu, the President Kiwatule Rotary Club, says they decided to organise the free medical camp in the area after realizing that most of the residents cant afford medical services. According to Mwambu, the goal of the medical camp is to improve the lives of residents.
11:47
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Lango Leaders Mourn Mzee Wacha-Olwol

Leaders in Lango sub region have described Mzee Joel Hunter Wacha Olwol, a former member of the 1980 Presidential Commission of Uganda who passed on today, as an exemplary leader. Together with Justices Saulo Musoke and Polycarp Nyamuchoncho, Wacha-Olwol governed the affairs of the state of Uganda between May 22 and December 15, 1980. This was after the Military Commission headed by Paulo Muwanga and deputised by Yoweri Museveni overthrew the government of President Godfrey Binaisa.
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Ex-Uganda 'President' Wacha-Olwol is Dead 1979 liberation war 1 Top story

Wacha-Olwol was a member and head of the three-man Presidential Commission that governed the affairs of the state of Uganda between May 22 and December 15, 1980. This was after the Military Commission headed by Paulo Muwanga and deputised by Yoweri Museveni overthrew the government of President Godfrey Binaisa. The other members of the presidential commission were Justices Saulo Musoke and Polycarp Nyamuchoncho. It is this commission that handed over power to President Milton Obote after the controversial December 12, 1980 general elections.
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Museveni Cautions Against Bad Mouthing Investors 1 2

According to Museveni, the continuous hatred of Ugandan traders towards foreign investors spells doom for the countrys economic prosperity.
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Mbarara Cyclists Call for Restrictions on Night Operations murders 3 1

Robert Nabimanya, the Mbarara District Internal Security Officer, says some of the boda boda motorists operate in violation of the security guidelines that require them to always wear identification cards, reflectors and inform their stage chairpersons on their movements.
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07:11

Rains Frustrate Transport in Karamoja 1

By Monday evening, only Teso Coach Bus had managed to maneuver its way to Moroto, several minutes past 5pm. The Moroto bound buses always arrive by 3pm. Vincent Lokuda, one of the passengers aboard the Gateway bus, says he spent more than Shillings 50,000 to connect to Kampala for a business meeting.
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Speech By President Museveni on International Labour Day

Today we commemorate Labour Day at a moment in our history when workers are enjoying the economic dividends of the peace and stability which were brought about by the NRM Government.
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