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22:46
22:46

Church of Uganda Installs First Female Provost 1 3

Dr Nyegenye was installed by the Archbishop of the Church of Uganda the Most Rev. Stanley Ntagali, taking on a key role as the priest in charge of the Cathedral. She will also be tasked to provide overall leadership in implementing the Mission, Vision, Objectives and all operations of the Church.
20:25
20:25

Witnesses Fail to Appear in Stella Nyanzi Case

The witnesses who were supposed to appear on Wednesday were summoned to give their expert opinion in the case Dr Stella Nyanzi is charged for offensive communication and cyber harassment.
20:16
20:16

Government Will Not Rush Marriage Law-Rukutana Parliament 2 1

Deputy Attorney General Mwesigwa Rukutana said he was too shy to report on the status of the bill since it has taken too long. He says that although the bill was expected to come in for a second reading, the wide nature of consultations required, implying that they might take more time in order to ensure that all interests are catered for.
19:54
19:54

Kabaka Calls for Improved Health Services in Kayunga Buganda Kingdom 2 3

Launching a health camp at Kawongo Health Centre III, the Kabaka noted that the area is struggling with poor health services. He also asked parents the especially fathers not to ignore the health care of their children.
19:45
19:45

Members of Poisoned Family Discharged from Hospital victims

The four; Agnes Fambe, Paulina Issa, Clement Atugonza and Fortunate Mwambe, all residents of Kilyango in Buliisa district, were part of a family of nine that allegedly eat food which was laced with poison a week ago. Five of the relatives died from Buliisa Hospital where they had been rushed after developing complications.
19:32
19:32

MasterCard Platform to Link Farmers to Buyers 1

When the farmers have produced, they feed information into the platform which can be seen by the market buyer who would ultimately contact them. The agents offer a price and if a farmer accepts, they transfer funds through mobile money and bank transfers, before they can pick the produce.
19:17
19:17

Envoy Tasks Police to Restore Sense of Security in Uganda 1 2

The statement comes on the backdrop of an increase in attacks on unsuspecting members of the public. At least 10 people have been strangled or shot dead by thugs in Kampala C, Wakiso and Mukono districts over the last one month. These included mobile money operators, hardware shop workers, Boda-boda riders and supermarket attendants.
19:03
19:03

Students Financing Board Wants Admissions Expedited Robert Odok Ochieng 5 1

Speaking during the Education Ministry’s 30th (JAB) admission week-long process that commenced at Makerere University on Tuesday, the Executive Director Michael Wanyama says many students fail to apply in time for sponsorship under the loan scheme due to the delays.
18:45
18:45

Financial Inclusion Alone is Not Enough – Experts 1 3

Rashmi Pillai, the Executive Director of the Financial Sector Deepening Uganda (FSDU), told a meeting at Kampala Serena on Wednesday that it was not enough for all people to have just bank accounts, access to mobile money and other financial services. Financial inclusion must reflect a positive change in their lives.
18:32
18:32

Sachet Waragi Impounded in Kitgum 1 2

The operation targeted shopping, stores and warehouses in Kitgum Municipality where several cartons and packets sachet waragi were discovered.
18:26
18:26

Broadcasters Faulted for Failing to Stand up to UCC media freedom 3 1

The matter came up this morning when a team of NAB officials led by Vice chairperson Peter Ssematimba was today appearing before the Parliamentary Committee on Human rights to answer to cases of rights violations of Journalists, UCC directives and poor pay for journalists by media houses.
17:59
17:59

Judiciary PS Snubs Criminal Investigations Team on Bank Statements 1

The detectives were tasked by Parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) to gather all documents showing the allotment of up to 32.8 billion Shillings that wired to staff personal accounts. Also required was the list of staff members who were advanced money, their personal Bank Account details and Bank Statements.
17:55
17:55

Poor State of Busolwe Hospital Worries Patients environment 3

A foul stench from stagnant water in the hospital and rotting garbage welcomes patients to the facility. The hospital is surrounded by a bushy environment. The beds in the wards are rotten; the buildings dilapidated with leaking with asbestos sheets and broken windows.
17:31
17:31

Abdullah Mubiru Named Interim Cranes Coach FUFA 2

Mubiru will be assisted by Livingstone Mbabazi and Sadiq Wasswa as assistant coach and goalkeeping coach respectively. Former Cranes skipper Geoffrey Massa will be the team coordinator.
17:18
17:18

Decomposing Body Recovered from River Namatala

Moses Bavekuno, the Deputy CID Officer in Charge of Kamonkoli police station, says preliminary investigations rule out foul play as the deceased’s body doesn’t have any visible sign of injury.
17:12
17:12

German Experts Review Gulu Municipality Structural Plan 2 1

Francis Barabanawe, the Gulu Municipal Town Clerk says that they secured funding from KfW, a German state-owned development bank, to undertake review of the structural plan.
17:00
17:00

IGP Orders Tribunal to Hasten Trial of Kajjansi Operations Commander 1 1

Amutuhaire was arrested after a fish dealer Tom Kisubika accused him of plotting to rob him on Sunday, when he intercepted his car registration number UBD 328J at Abayita Ababiri along Kasenyi Road, in Wakiso District. Kisubika reportedly had 45 million Shillings in his car at the time of the incident.
16:42
16:42

Education Minister Urges Tertiary Institutions to Embrace Online Courses Robert Odok Ochieng 4 1 Top story

Muyingo says tertiary institutions all over the world are offering online courses for continuing education that allows people to work and study simultaneously.
16:21
16:21

Congolese Refugees Escape from Kyangwali Refugee Settlement 3

Reports from the district security committee indicate that some of the refugees have started escaping from the settlement into the host communities adjacent to the Lake Albert shores.
15:47
15:47

Napak Residents Petition Land Commission over Disputed Land Industrial Park 1 1

The land measuring 168.9 hectares was registered under the names of Peter Amodoi in 2010 who sold it to Uganda Investment Authority-UIA in 2011.
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