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20:41
20:41

Opposition MPs Divided over Demand for Partisan Staff 6 1

The Opposition leadership in Parliament is divided over a demand from a section of members to have technical staff under the Office of the Leader of Opposition inclined to their ideology and mission.
20:03
20:03

Museveni Demands An End to Creation of New Administrative Units investors 5 1

Opening a retreat of NRM party MPs at the National Leadership Institute-NALI in Kyankwanzi on Friday, Museveni noted that the cost of financing new administrative units is high.
18:38
18:38

Vote Counting Underway in Mak Guild Race makerere university 2

Voting started at around 9 am amidst heavy security. Each polling station was manned by three regular police officers and armed anti-riot police on standby.
18:00
18:00

Tiperu Loses Bid to overturn Arua Municipality Poll Results 3 1

Tiperu lost the race to former Terego County MP Kassiano Wadri who was declared the winner with 6,421 votes against her 4,798 votes. But she challenged the outcome and petitioned the court to overturn the results.
17:58
17:58

President Museveni’s Speech at the Opening of NRM MPs Retreat youth 1 Top story

President Yoweri Museveni has told the National Resistence Movement (NRM) Parliamentary Caucus at the National Leadership Institute (NALI) in Kyakwanzi that Uganda needs a more investor friendly atmosphere that is free of delays and corruption of public officials and more wealth funds to convert idle youth to owners of the small businesses.
17:54
17:54

Suspected Robber Shot Dead in Mbarara 1

Samson Kasasira the Rwizi regional police spokesperson says that the police and operatives of the flying squad tracked four suspected robbers and during the exchange of fire, one of the suspected robbers Yonasani Mbaine aged 40 was shot dead.
17:45
17:45

Opposition in Parliament Dejected Over Low Staffing Levels LOP Betty Aol Ochan 1 1

The Leader of opposition Betty Aol Ochan said that their request for more staff has been rejected by the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga. The Speaker of Parliament is the Chairperson of the Parliamentary Commission, a body responsible for the recruitment of staff in the Institution.
17:25
17:25

12-Year-Old Re-admitted After Eating WFP Relief Food food poisoning 1 1

Selina Sande, a teen from Kadam village was re-admitted on Friday, just hours after she was discharged from the same hospital. She is one of the 25 people who were hospitalized in Amudat Hospital after eating food ratios distributed by World Food Programme, WFP.
16:34
16:34

Egyptian Investors to Setup Home Appliance Assembly Plant 1

The plant will be used to assemble parts of home appliances such as fridges, gas cookers and washing machines. The plan was disclosed by Egypt’s First Assistant to the Minister of Trade and Industry, Eng. Ahmed Taha, who led a high-powered trade and investment delegation that visited Uganda Investment Authority (UIA).
16:11
16:11

Kigezi High School Closed over Strike violent strike 4 2

Trouble started on Thursday when students staged a protest opposing the decision of the school management not to register the school for the 2019 Copa Coca-Cola football competitions.
15:39
15:39

LRA Abducts 39 Civilians in DRC, CAR invisible children 1

The largest group sighted was of 15-men who reportedly spoke Acholi, Pazande, and Lingala. They looted properties from several travellers’ 40-kilometres west of Sanangu in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Another group ambushed and looted civilians near Bulumasi in DRC, killed one person and abducted 12 civilians, including two boys and three women On February 9.
15:35
15:35

Mak Appointments Board Pinned for Denying Dismissed Staff Legal Representation Makerere University 1

Arinaitwe was among the 45 staff who were dismissed for alleged insubordination and failure to perform the job assigned to him.
13:36
13:36

Damage to Planet Poses Growing Risk to Health – Report

The report says that unless environmental protections are drastically scaled up, there could be millions of premature deaths by the middle of this century, adverse effect on male and female fertility, as well as the neurological development of children.
13:24
13:24

Lusanja Eviction Victims Petition Gov’t to Expedite Compensation medard kiconco 4 1

Joyce Nabukenya, a victim and mother of four, says that although they were given a green light to reconstruct their houses, they lack funds due to the losses suffered when they were evicted.
12:47
12:47

Education Ministry Stops Purchase of Exams from Commercial Bureaus education system 1

The ministry faults the schools for using the ‘unreliable tests’, some of which do not conform to the prescribed curriculum to assess learners. According to a circular issued on March 13, 2019, by the Commissioner for Private Schools Ismael Mulindwa, the practice is detrimental to the children’s future.
12:33
12:33

Residents Stuck over Poor State of Bridge 3 1

Residents argue that the bridge is important because it is used by farmers to transport their produce to Mugusu market and used by children going to schools which include Kazingo Seventh Day Adventist – SDA primary school and Smalling Peas primary, among others.
12:18
12:18

DRC Ebola Centre Attacks Worrying - UN Health Chief 2

The Thursday morning attack is the fourth on treatment or transit facilities in the DRC within the last two weeks. The attack followed the death of an individual in the community which led to escalating violence and the local Ebola transit centre being severely damaged.
11:36
11:36

NEMA, Municipal Authorities Disagree on Construction in Wetlands mbarara 3

Jeconious Musingwire, the National Environmental Management authority-NEMA focal person for south-western Uganda says that the urban authorities have failed to do their work with dignity by endorsing construction in wetlands.
10:56
10:56

Wildlife Conservation Society Decries Dwindling Lion Population 2 1

The finding shows that the number of lions has reduced from 600 to 400 in the past decade. The biggest decline was recorded in Murchison Falls National Park where the ‘king of the beasts’ decreased from 320 to 130 animals.
07:51
07:51

MP, Moyo District Leaders Clash over Refugee Funding 1

Moyo district Chairman Williams Anyama says that until Obongi becomes a district, it remains under the planning authority of Moyo District Local Government.
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