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Human rights

20:04
20:04

Fresh Tensions Mount over Disputed Land in Kyengera 2 1

The Commission heard that the dispute involving two families headed by widows has become a security threat to area residents. The tension followed the commencement of construction works on the disputed piece of land, hardly two weeks after the destruction of crops planted earlier on three acres.
16:55
16:55

Algeria Declared Malaria-Free By World Health Organisation mauritius

The certification by the World Health Organisation is granted when a country proves beyond a reasonable doubt, that it has interrupted the chain of indigenous transmission of the disease for at least 3 consecutive years. Records indicate that Algeria last reported its last case of indigenous malaria in 2013.
10:26
10:26

51 Huts Burnt in Gulu Revenge Attack

Gerald Alfred Ocen, the Oitino Parish LC3 councilor says the violence which started at around 3:00p.m left several residents homeless. He says the situation was contained by armed Police personnel.
19:01
19:01

Cabinet Approves Amendments to 5 Property Management Laws

The laws are Administrator General's Act, Succession Act,1906 and Estates (Small Estates) (Special Provisions) Act,1972. The Estates of Missing Persons Act, 1973 and the Probate Resealing Act,1936 will also be amended.

Slideshow

07:47
07:47

Pictorial: Gulu Foot Pilgrims Trek to Namugongo gulu archdiocese

The pilgrims started the walk with just their Bibles, Rosary and faith in their hearts determined to arrive at the final resting place of the Uganda Martyrs at Namugongo, located about 332 Kilometers away from their homeland.

Business and finance

15:49
15:49

Economic Growth Forecast Cut amid High Trade Tensions, Uncertainty

Growth for 2019 is now predicted to be a moderate 2.7 per cent, down markedly from 3.4 per cent in 2018. Developing countries are likely to be hit hard, particularly those whose economies rely heavily on markets likely to be affected by any additional tariffs and subsequent retaliatory measures.
13:50
13:50

Garbage Makes It Hard For Us to Break Fast – Mbale Vendors 1

Fruit vendors in Mbale Central Market have raised complaints about a stench emanating from uncollected garbage near the entrance to the market, with some saying it is hard for them to break their fast.
13:33
13:33

Cost of Beans Up in Bugisu as Traders Opt for Imports 2 3

They attribute the increment to the fact that most of the beans on the market are imported from neighbouring countries, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo following substantial yield reductions in Busigu and Sebei regions early in the year.
13:00
13:00

Cipla Profits Drop 85%, No Dividend to Shareholders 1

Last September, it sold 657 million shares, equivalent to 18 per cent of the firm’s total equity to be listed at the Uganda Securities Exchange. But, the people who bought shares in the company will have to wait for another year before they can earn a dividend, the company has announced