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Oct 2018 32 results
19:01
19:01

East African Community Anthem a Hurdle for Ugandans 1 2

The Anthem which is taught in schools across the country and sang at national functions evokes the history, struggles and integration of the community. Its lyrics in Swahili, the official language of the EAC, start with a commitment to protecting and guarding the community.
17:56
17:56

Arua Residents Abandon Independence Fete after MPs Speech 1 2

Wadri was initially not included on the days programme as a speaker. But as soon as he arrived at the venue, a councillor who represented the Mayor at the function demanded to know why the area MPs speech was omitted.
17:45
17:45

Uganda Pseudo Democracy-FDC President people 5 1

The FDC National Chairperson, Wasswa Biriggwa clarified their position on the people power campaign, saying it is a child of defiance. He called onto opposition parties to harmonize their forces in the struggle to liberate Uganda.
17:01
17:01

Adjumani District Celebrates Independence in Style 4 1

As if responding to a cue, thousands of pupils and students from primary and secondary schools started descending on Central Adjumani, in exhilarating and ecstatic celebrations, a rarity in Uganda today.
16:47
16:47

Independence Pictorial; Celebrating the Adjumani Way

At a time when many parts of Uganda have lackluster celebrations of Independence Day, in Adjumani District the local Madi people celebrate the day as if they have just experienced independence.
16:38
16:38

Luweero Councillors Survive Attack as Land Row Escalates 5

Joy Namulindwa the district councillor of Luweero Sub county condemned Patel and asked President Museveni to restrain him from grabbing the peoples land.
16:24
16:24

Agriculture Officers Confiscate Counterfeit Agro-Chemicals lives 2

Byaruhanga explains that only one of the six Agro-Chemical shops they inspected met the standards set by Ministry of Agriculture.
16:23
16:23

Kampala CCTV Command Centre Commissioned ict 1 4 Top story

The cameras so far installed, cover the areas of Rubaga and some parts of Kawempe Division on the outskirts of Kampala. They include Fixed Cameras, rotational Pan Tilt Zoom-PTZ cameras, facial recognition and Number plate Recognition cameras.
16:06
16:06

Uganda's First Female Legislator Speaks Out girl child 1 3

Lubega told URN that her main focus in parliament was the well being of women across the country. Asked for her advice to Ugandans, Lubega asked them to emulate the principles on which the country was founded such as being God fearing and hard working.
16:05
16:05

Another Measles Outbreak Confirmed in Amuru

At least 32 children have been isolated for treatment in various health facilities in Amuru and Gulu districts. Atiak Health Center IV is treating 13 cases while 17 are in St. Marys Hospital Lacor in Gulu.
15:49
15:49

Bunyoro Hunts for UGX 2.6 Billion for Palace Renovation bunyoro kitara 2 1

The renovation works will involve the construction of the perimeter wall and gates, landscaping, furnishing and repair of drive and walkways.
15:36
15:36

Rukiga Political Leaders Demand Validation of Civil Servants ghost workers 1 3

They argue that the payroll, for the district which was curved out of Rukiga in 2017, has several names of non-existent workers adding that the exercise will help to identify ghost workers and persons who draw salaries from the district without any formal posting.
14:51
14:51

Mak Appointments Board Yet to Reinstate Dr Nyanzi dr. stella nyanzi 2 1

Five days after the ruling, Ritah Namisango, the Makerere University spokesperson says that no response has been made towards the tribunal ruling arguing that the institutions managers await a special sitting of the University Appointments Board.
13:49
13:49

Refinery Consortium Pays USD 17 Million Performance Bond uganda first oil 1 1

The bond is one of the conditions to guarantee the effectiveness of the Project Framework Agreement for the construction of the USD 4 million Oil Refinery in Hoima district. It is part of the expenses that the consortium will incur before the Final Investment Decision is signed, to pave way for the Implementation Agreement.
13:25
13:25

Moroto Civil Servants Demand Pay Slips new financial year 1

In Nakapiripirit, officers say they last received pay slips in 2016. Jane Asege, a health worker in Nakapiripirit says they are at the mercy of their bosses since they dont know how much money they are supposed to get.
13:15
13:15

Violent Storm Kills One, Injures 24 in Agago 1

Santa Omara, an eye witness says several revelers were cut by iron sheets propelled by strong violent winds. Omara says two people were gravely hit unconscious by debris.
13:03
13:03

Jinja Municipal Leaders Agree to Redesign Roads usmid road project 1 1

The residents were particularly concerned by the decision of the municipality to block Kutch and Nizam road from crossing through main street road, saying that the decision to block the roads will cause traffic jam and slow down traffic in the central business district.
12:46
12:46

Consumers Body Starts Tobacco Control Campaign in Jinja police 1 1

Through the Act, the government banned public smoking, the advertising, promotion and sponsorship by tobacco manufacturers, distributors and sellers, the use and sale of electronic cigarettes, also known as e-cigars, and the use of water-pipe tobacco Shisha, smokeless tobacco and other flavored cigarettes.
12:40
12:40

Town Council Chairperson, Residents Oppose Gerenge Beach Construction area 3 1 Top story

The Katabi Town Council Chairperson, Ronald Gavins Kalema, says all developments that are in a 200-meter buffer zone must have environmental impact assessments from the National Environment Management Authority NEMA, which most developers dont have.
12:19
12:19

Kasese District Excavator Stuck in River Mubuku 1 1

According to Lawrence Tibesigwa, the Officer in Charge of Mubuku Irrigation Schem, the excavator was hired to desilt River Mubuku whose flooding was wreaking havoc in the area only to get stuck in the river.
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