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22:20
22:20

Attorney General, EC Agree to Review Voter Registration Period 1 7

During their interface, Members of Parliament questioned why the Electoral Body had chosen to close the registration of voters, a year before the general election hence closing out a number of people who will have attained the age of 18 from participating in the political activity either as voters or candidates.
21:57
21:57

Countries Failing to Protect Children- Report WHO Geneva 1

According to the report, the futures of 250 children in low and middle income countries have been cut short due to environmental degradation, climate change and unhealthy commercial advertising that has led to an increase in childhood obesity
21:29
21:29

Kadaga Blocks Oil Roads Loan Request Over Jinja Expressway 1 3

The request had been tabled by State Minister for planning David Bahati. The loan, which required parliamentary approval was sought from Industrial and Commercial Bank of China.
21:11
21:11

Pictorial: Desert Locust Invasion in Kitgum Desert locusts

Large swarms of desert locusts on Tuesday invaded Gogo and Abudere villages in Lukwar Parish in Labongo Akwang Sub county in Kitgum district.
19:37
19:37

Khartoum to Host Regional Nile Day Celebrations nile cooperation 1

Nile Day commemorates the establishment of the Nile Basin Initiative, and is celebrated annually on the 22nd of February across Nile basin countries riparian states.
19:01
19:01

Censure Motion Against Gen. Tumwine Collapses Gen Elly Tumwine 4 1

MPs have withdrawn the censure motion against General Elly Tumwine after they failed to garner adequate signatures to propel to motion.
19:00
19:00

Tear Gas, Bullets Rock Kigezi College Butobere as Students Strike 3 3

Sam Arineitwe, the Chairperson for Disciplinary Committee on the School Board of Governors condemns that students act of harassing new comers in form of bullying. Arineitwe says that the board resolved that any students found bullying his fellow be suspended with immediate effect as investigations continue.
18:51
18:51

Four Clubs To Face Demotion from Northern Regional League 1

According to article 25 sub section 4, all teams who wish to participate in any FUFA sanctioned league must have qualified in five aspects including financial capacity, tournament or league qualification, administration and stadia facilities.
18:28
18:28

Locust Invasion: Kitgum Residents Turn Dreaded Insects Into Food Local Government 2 7 Top story

Several residents spent the better part of Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning picking the locusts for food. Some have since fried the locusts for eating.
18:11
18:11

Research: Ugandan Officials Might Have Hidden UGX 267bn Aid Money World Bank 1 Top story

In East Africa, Tanzania was also studied and researchers found at least $145m had been hidden by its elites. Researchers concluded that this was because politicians, elites and their cronies got access to aid money and instead of using it to work on projects that developed their countries, they hid it away for personal use.
18:07
18:07

Kadaga to Attackers: We will Deal with You Severely Parliament 1 1 Top story

Kadaga says it is an offense for any person to create disturbance, which interrupts parliamentary proceedings. She called on whoever wants to demonstrate against Parliament to use other means other than try to invade on the space of MPs.
17:46
17:46

People Talking About Poverty Should Be Arrested - Gen. Elwelu Soroti district 1

Gen. Elwelu, speaking at the belated NRM function in Kamuda Sub County, Soroti district this afternoon said that there is no reason for anyone, especially in Teso to cry and speak about poverty. He explained that there are immense opportunities in the region, including fertile soils that can change lives better but many people, have instead opted to rally in for unproductive ventures like politics.
17:38
17:38

Attorney General, Legal Committee Clash Over Opposition Constitution Amendment Bill vice president 6 1 Top story

Some of the proposals that require government response include scraping the representation of the army in Parliament, repeal of the office of Prime Minister and Vice President, reinstatement of presidential term limits, prohibiting the appointment of Ministers from among MPs and others.
17:35
17:35

Ryeru Sub County Chief Interdicted Over UGX40 Million Accountability 1 6

Richard Kimunyu, the Ryeru Sub County LC 3 Chairperson, says he had earlier warned the chief about accountability but he didn’t heed to his warning.
17:18
17:18

Kisoro LC 5 Chairperson, Councilors Bicker Over Land Abel Bizimana 2 1 Top story

Expedito Byensi, the Representative of Nyakabande Sub County, says although they are fully aware of the work of NGO targeting the revival of the livelihood of the Batwa, they didn’t discuss the land allocation.
17:06
17:06

Rotary in Drive to Raise UGX 367m to Equip Mengo Blood Bank nakasero blood bank 1 2

Ronald Kawaddwa, the chairperson of Mengo Rotary Blood Bank, told journalists in Kampala that the money, once collected, will be used to complete the blood processing cycles that will be used for equipping the facility. He says the intervention will boost to the recently acquired transfusion transmissible infection testing machines.
17:04
17:04

Red Top Men Attack MPs in Parliament 1 1 Top story

Parliament was at 4;00pm attacked by two men who jumped from the strangers gallery to the floor of the house attacking Members of Parliament.
17:01
17:01

Karamoja Districts Struggling to Monitor Desert Locusts 2

Wasswa Swaliki Masokoyi, the Amudat Chief Administrative Officer, says they are struggling with inadequate resources to carry out surveillance work, which he says requires a special budget if the exercise is to run smoothly.
16:47
16:47

Tooro, Ankole Worst Places for PWDs to Live-Report TRAC.fm 3 1

The study titled- 'Disability Rights in Uganda-A Community Perspective' was carried out by the National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda-NUDIPU in collaboration with TRAC FM -an NGO that organizes public debates on policy and governance. The study aimed at finding out what people think of PWDs through radio talk shows.
16:18
16:18

Two Arrested at Elegu Border Attempting to Sell Pangolin Elegu Town Council 1 1 Top story

Tens of thousands of pangolins are poached and killed for their scales for use in traditional Chinese medicine. It is believed their meat is a delicacy among some ultra-wealthy in the Asian continent.
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