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18:57
18:57

Government Drafts New Minerals Policy artisanal miners 1

Joseph Okedi, an Assistant Commissioner in Charge of Mining in an interview neither denied nor confirmed the allegations that corruption is undermining the sector. Okedi says the Mineral and Mining Policy of 2016 is just one of the reforms in the sector.
18:39
18:39

Public University Support Staff Plot Strike Over New Salary Structure 4 2

Bruce Twesigye, the Vice chairperson of NUEI, Makerere Chapter has warned that once the over 3500 affected employees under the support staff category in public universities sit tomorrow, they are likely to declare a strike to protest the insensitivity of the Public Service ministry officials.
18:21
18:21

Hoima Women Write To Parliament Over Refinery Project

The women are part of the 83 households that were five asked to vacate their land five years ago to pave way for the construction of the oil refinery in Buseruka.
18:09
18:09

Pictorial: Demolition of Illegal Structures at Centenary Park business

National Water and Sewerage Corporation-NWSC today embarked on the demolition of illegal structures at Centenary Park in Kampala.
17:56
17:56

Anger as Bundibugyo District Suspends School Management Committees education act 2008 2

Arnold Bagonza, a parent of Ntandi Primary School says the district was harsh in its decision. He says the SMCs members have been visiting the school and interacting with teachers and the parents frequently.
17:45
17:45

Street Children Terrorize Moroto Residents uganda police force 5 2

Fatuma Rukutai, a business woman in Moroto town, says the street children steal and beat people in town especially during late night hours. She notes that the grown up boys have started raping women at night as they move armed with machetes.
17:08
17:08

Amuru Woman Abandons Nine Children At Police Station 1

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River Police Spokesperson, says three of the children have been taken over by a community based orphanage in Chewing-Chewing Village in Atiak Sub County.
17:06
17:06

Farmers, Produce Dealers Embrace Post-Harvest Handling Ordinance 4

The ordinance launched last week prohibits any form of adulteration of agricultural produce, release of adulterated agricultural produce into the channels of commerce and generally regulates the post-harvest handling of agricultural produce and provides for incidental matters thereto.
15:59
15:59

Gov't Hikes Verification Fee for Imported Medicines quality chemicals 2

The 2 percent verification fees for commercial consignments and donations to commercial organizations and government ministries, departments and institutions is set under the National Drug Policy and Authority Fees Regulations statutory instrument 2014. However, the instrument gives the responsible ministry powers to revise the figures.
14:04
14:04

Kabale Leaders, Locals Speak Out on Presidential Age president museveni 9

Christopher Mureeba, a lecturer at Bishop Barham University College, a constituent college of Uganda Christian University, advises that although amending the constitution is permissible, it should be backed by need and objective reason.
13:17
13:17

Katakwi Starts Campaign Against Sale of Food Crops katakwi district 2

Walter Elakas Okiring, the Katakwi LC V chairperson, says they are using community meetings to conduct the campaign aimed at boosting food security in the area. Okiring warns residents against selling the little food available, saying the district is still food insecure.
12:40
12:40

Demolitions Underway at Centenary Park godfrey nyakaana 2 1

Tenants at the park are racing against time to clear properties from the structures in the presence of a team of police personnel and SOGEA contractors, the company implementing the project on behalf of National Water.
12:33
12:33

Anti Museveni Activists Fail to Appear in Court mbarara

Police in Mbarara have failed to produce in court three people who were arrested on Thursday for allegedly conducting a mock funeral for President Yoweri Museveni. Rwizi regional police spokesperson Samson Kasasira says the police are waiting for a file on the matter from the Directorate of Public Prosecutions.
12:07
12:07

Pictorial: Inauguration of Bunyoro District Khadi Sheikh Ashiraf Mustafa Kugonza

The Mufti of Uganda, Sheikh Shaban Ramadhan Mubaje presided over the colorful event. URN brings you the event in pictures.
11:44
11:44

Police Investigates Suspected Poisoning of Woman in Kabale 1

Police in Kabale has launched investigations into the death of a 61-year-old woman died amidst allegations of poisoning. The deceased has been identified as Enid Kyita Kanagizi, a resident of Kibungo cell, Nkumbura parish in Kaharo Sub County. She is a wife to a prominent businessman, George William Kanagizi, the proprietor of Kibungo Bus Company Limited.
11:09
11:09

Pastoralists Start Withdrawing from Amuru 2

The group of herdsmen entered Nwoya and Amuru district in 2012 with thousands of livestock and spread out to Palaro, Paicho and Awach in Gulu district while some are in Aswa Ranch in Pader and Lamwo district. Their invasion triggered friction between pastoralists and residents.
11:01
11:01

Depression: The Little Known Mental Illness jinja hospital 5 1 Top story

Janet Martha Akullo, a Psychiatrist nurse at Jinja Hospital says although depression is common and treatable, it is lethal because at most times it is diagnosed very late.
07:52
07:52

Former Kamdini LC III Chairman Held for Criminal Tresspass

Najibu Waiswa, the Oyam District Police commander, says Arac was picked up following a complaint by his neighbor, John Ogwang. It is alleged that Arac entered one of the huts in Ogwangs compound on Friday night and attempted to defile his 14-year-old vehicle.
07:14
07:14

Moroto Hospital Delays To Procure Oxygen Plant 1

The Auditor General, John Muwanga notes that the delayed procurement and installation of the plant hinders effective service delivery. Dr. Alfred Francis Ogwang, the Acting Director Moroto Regional Referral Hospital, says construction is underway and is managed at the Ministry of health.
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