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20:29
20:29

Govt Urged to Intensify Efforts to Save UN Regional Base antonio guterres 5

In support of the Presidents move, Lwemiyaga County MP Theodore Sekikubo noted that Uganda has all the reasons to retain the base. He said Uganda hosts millions of refugees, deployed to Somalia and other African countries to ensure peace and has also contributed greatly to the United Nations system.
20:12
20:12

Medical Council Doubts IHK's Self-Audit Ability eassi 3

The Medical and Dental Practitioners Council says that it will be hard for IHK to assess itself since it solely has a burden to prove that the case was not mismanaged. The Council registrar Dr Katumba Ssentongo Gubala says such an audit should be carried out by an independent party.
20:05
20:05

MV -Kalangala Resumes Despite Incomplete Servicing mv kalangala 2 1

Some of the dilapidated parts that were not repaired include an exhaust pipe, the lavatory service rooms and the general plumbing system on the vessel.
19:41
19:41

Mak Submits Sexual Harassment Report to MasterCard Foundation makerere university 1

MasterCard Foundation directed Makerere University to halt the admission of students on its scholarship programme for the academic year 2018/19, and asked the university to furnish them with a report on why sexual harassment cases continue to surface within in the university and what practical measures the university was putting in place to curtail the vice.
19:38
19:38

Defilement Cases High In Kitgum sexual violence 1

Overall, according to police, Kitgum district has recorded 41 cases of defilement including what FOWAC recorded. That includes both simple and aggravated defilement cases and the offenders have been remanded to Kitgum prison.
19:26
19:26

Luweero District Halts Restructuring Exercise 2

Godfrey Kuruhira the Luweero District Chief Administrative Officer told URN on Wednesday that his office is conducting a fresh review of the exercise after reports emerged it was not properly done and some staffs were intimidated.
19:16
19:16

Rugby Cranes To Camp In Cape Town Ahead Of World Cup 7s uganda rugby cranes 1 1

Uganda Rugby Cranes will camp in Cape Town, South Africa ahead of the 2018 Rugby World Cup 7s.
19:10
19:10

Uganda Land Fund Is Empty- Amongi land probe 4 1

The fund is a multi-purpose resource envelope envisaged to serve targeted beneficiaries, including tenants seeking to buy or own land, a government seeking to buy land for redistribution to bonafide occupants or resettlement of the landless, among others. It was supposed to be functional within one year after the coming into force of the Land Act in 1998.
18:35
18:35

Kidnapped Boy Found in Forest Alive ransom 2 3

Mercy Ainembabazi, a mother to the victim says that the kidnapper identified as Peter Kwarikunda a resident of Lyakarimira town council in Kabale district rang them on phone and demanded a seven million shillings ransom or else he chops off the victims head.
18:27
18:27

Museveni's Directive on Taxi,Market Fees Affects Service Delivery in Masaka taxi industry 5

However, leaders in Masaka municipality say that the directive has severely affected their local revenue collections hence affecting services delivery.
18:02
18:02

Moroto Pastor On the Spot For Instigating Family Rows moroto district 2 1

URN found members of Ejok Edeke Healing Ministry warning Apedu about his movement while others inquired about his lifestyle. His neighbors too were concerned and kept wondering how prophecy works.
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17:35

Two UPDF Officers Arrested Over Theft jinja 2 2

The stolen items include three television sets, two fridges, unspecified number of solar panels and batteries. The items were recovered from the home of Mugisha and Echima in Madhivani village in Jinja central division.
16:18
16:18

Pastor in Trouble Over Kidnap of YWCA Student kidnap and murder 1

The 22-year-old student, Brina Nalule was allegedly kidnapped from the Old Taxi Park in Kampala while on her way to school on Sunday. Phone records indicate that Nalule had been talking to Wambazu, moments before she was kidnapped.
16:13
16:13

Uganda Learning Campaign Gets Stanbic Bank Boost usaid 3 1

The Uganda Learning Campaign is in response to a 2016 study that identified low levels of parental engagement in childrens reading practice at home to be a major cause of low literacy levels in Uganda. It specifically provides pupils in government-aided schools with reading materials that they can take home and read with their parents.
16:02
16:02

MPs Collect Signatures Over Proposed Mobile Money Tax tax on mobile money 1 3

John Baptist Nambetsye, the Manjia county MP says the tax is all over and too much for Ugandans to bear.He says this move does not include Ugandans in the financial sector since the economy is doing bad and Government is not working on making it better.
15:38
15:38

Family Pleads With Gov't to Find Daughter's Kidnappers ransom 3 2

According to Sunday, he got scared and wondered how the kidnappers knew that he had involved the police raising suspicion that the kidnappers could be trailing him.
15:33
15:33

Land Probe Queries Legality of Minister Amongi's Company 1 Top story

Amongi is battling charges of influence peddling and conflict of interest for allegedly using her position as a minister and a member of the Departed Asian Property Custodian Board to acquire properties through the company which she co-owns with her sister.
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15:00

Lightning Kills One,Injures Seven in Hoima family

The Lightning struck Benon and his family members during a heavy down pour that lasted for several hours in the area.
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14:51

Ochola Stops Sale of Police Forms 1

While the Police forms are budgeted for, procured and distributed to all police stations, it has become a habit for police officers to ask unsuspecting members of the public to buy or photocopy them.
12:54
12:54

NIRA, Telecoms now Able to Verify Customer Information insecurity

He says simcard users seeking to acquire, replace or upgrade their simcard should appear to the telecom operator in person with an original national identification card. The operator is expected to match the ID data using the electronic card reader and obtain real time online verification from the NIRA database through the API.
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