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Uganda Moves To Phase Out Mercury In Artisan Gold Mining 2 1

Mercury use in gold mines and hospitals has not been properly regulated posing a threat to people and the environment.
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Swiss Firm Novartis Offers Affordable Heart, Cancer Drugs To Uganda 1

Patients suffering from respiratory and non-communicable illnesses such as breast cancer, cardiovascular diseases and diabetes can now access medication at less than four thousand shillings -per-month from Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis.
18:35
18:35

MPs Task Nalongo Estates to Explain Existence at Centenary Park 1 1

Sarah Nyakana Kizito, the proprietor of Nalongo Estates Ltd struggled to convince parliaments Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authority and State Enterprise COSASE over her continued stay at Centenary Park with an expired lease.
17:47
17:47

Kasaija Asks IGG To Probe Kilembe Mines Investor kasese cobalt 1 Top story

Reports have indicated that a former Minister was bribed with over 3.5 billion shillings to influence the award of the concession to the fictitious Chinese firm.
17:25
17:25

Section of MPs Wants Referendum on Presidential Age fdc 4 1 Top story

Different Members of Parliament have described the matter as highly sensitive adding that Ugandans should be given an opportunity to decide whether to lift or not to lift the presidential age limit. Kasambya County MP Gaffa Mbwatekamwa says that parliament cannot be left to solely determine the path for Uganda.
17:10
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National Water Contractor Abandons Site at Centenary Park 3 1

Godfrey Nyakana, the husband to Sarah Kizito-the proprietor of Nalongo Estates insisted that NWSC was going on with its work at the site and that they had not obstructed the contractor.
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Private Sector Expands For Fifth Successive Month uganda infaltion 1

The East Africa Regional Economist at Stanbic Bank, Jibran Qureishi, said the private sector continues to recover supported by the easing of the monetary policy stance for the better part of the last year or so.
16:05
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Operation Wealth Creation Suspends Support to individuals farmer groups 4 1

Mugasi says the decision to focus on farmers groups was made after NAADs realised that supporting individuals was not working out well.
15:47
15:47

Amudat, Kaabong Rank High In Acute Malnutrition hunger in karamoja 2 1

Simon Ondoga, a senior nutritionist at Moroto Regional Referral Hospital, says the Malnutrition rates could have doubled especially during the last few months of starvation in Karamoja.
15:09
15:09

Demolition of Condemned Buildings Starts in Gulu 1

St. Luke Guest House, one of the oldest hotels constructed by the Custodian Board in the 1960s is the first structure to be razed. Located along the Gulu-Lacor Road, the structure topped the list of 114 condemned buildings identified from a sample of 224 buildings inspected by a team of Engineers and Health Experts in 2010.
15:01
15:01

Heavy Police Deployment in Apac Town 2

David Ebong Abongo, the former Maruzi County MP and chief mobiliser of the demo, says they intend to lead a procession through Apac town to the district headquarters and camp at boma, where they will sign a petition and dispatch it to the president, Parliament, Public Service and Finance Ministries.
14:39
14:39

Trade Unions Label Retirement Benefits Authority Fraudulent 2 1

NOTU Chairperson Usher Wilson Owere labels the authority a fraudulent vehicle being used by crooks intent on spiriting away Ugandas pension savings.
13:23
13:23

Church of Uganda Sets Up Day to Fundraise for UCU

The Church of Uganda COU has designated every last Sunday of September as Uganda Christian University UCU Sunday in the whole of its province.
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Police Officer Held For Opening Fire At Worshipers uganda police force

Denis Atube, the Lungulu Sub county chairperson, says after being turned down, Mureeba left the church and returned shortly with his gun. He reportedly opened fire on the worshipers forcing them to flee for dear life.
11:51
11:51

DSTV Suspends Six Children's TV Programs homosexuality 1

The suspension comes after the Kenyan Government through the Kenya Film Classification Board KFCB banned six animated shows airing on Nickelodeon and Nicktoons to battle what it described as attempts to glorify homosexual behavior and impair the moral judgment of children.
11:32
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Report: Uganda Among Fastest Growing Economies by 2025 harvard university 1

Uganda will top the list on the fastest growing economies in the world by 2025 according to a report released by Harvard University Center for International Development CID last week. The Economic Complexity Global Growth Projections: Predicted Annual Growth Rate to 2025 shows that Ugandas economy will be growing at a 7.73 percent rate followed by India growing at a 7.72 percent.
11:30
11:30

Unidentified Thugs Kill Police Constable in Kapchorwa

Sipi Regional Police Commander Musa Nabende told Uganda Radio Network this morning that Charles Olanya was on Tuesday evening deployed together with three of his colleagues at the ongoing trade show organised by Kapchorwa Forestry Association Limited at Kapchorwa Boma Ground.
11:12
11:12

Making Sense of Prof. Baryamureeba VC Search Concerns professor nawangwe 5 1

Prof. John Opuda-Asibo, the executive director National Council for Higher Education, says there is need for a statutory instrument to guide how the process for the selection of Vice Chancellor should be. Section 31 3 of the Universities and Other Tertiary Institutions Act gives that mandate to a search committee composed of two members from the University Council and three members from the University Senate. But Prof. Opuda says this guiding instrument doesnt stipulate how the process should be, something he says allows room for manipulation.
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OPM Works Stall in Karamoja 1 1

The project design for the financial year 2015/16 under the Karamoja Integrated Development Programme KIDP was meant to construct five dormitory blocks, eight kitchens, 50 housing units for grinding mills and distribute 10,000 iron sheets to selected schools across Karamoja. According to the Auditor Generals report released in December 2016, however, only two dormitory blocks, 48 housing units for the grinding mills and one stance latrine at Lobalangit in Kacheri primary school had been completed.
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08:07

Kabwoya Sub County Raises Alarm Over Food Relief kabwoya subcounty 1

Kabwoya Sub County Chairperson Stephen Bulyahika Byamugisha says that the area, known for maize production recorded the worst yield this year as result of both the dry spell and the outbreak of the Fall Army Worm that devastated gardens in several districts.
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