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Feb 2014 23 results
17:47
17:47

Nandala Mafabi: LOP is a Challenging Job 4

Nandala said as LOP there is pressure to act in a dignified manner yet their opponents can act without honor, provocatively and almost in a mob justice style.
17:17
17:17

Parliament Committee Chairpersons to Face Sanctions Over Delayed Reports 1

While chairing the first session Jacob Oulanya, the deputy speaker of parliament warned that there will be sanctions for all committee chairpersons who fail to submit their reports in time.
16:47
16:47

International Arrest Warrant Issued for Illegal Ivory Dealers ivory trade

Owino Odhiambo, a Kenyan national and his colleague Emmile Kayumba Ogane believed to be Congolese were implicated a scandal which involved the trafficking about 1000 kilograms of ivory impounded by Uganda Revenue Authority last year.
16:34
16:34

Uganda, South Sudan Feud Over UPDF Funding 1

Foreign Affairs Minister Sam Kutesa says the Ugandan government is footing the bill for its army currently deployed in South Sudan. The statement comes in the wake of comments made by the South Sudan Defence Minister Kuol Manyang that the South Sudan government was fully funding UPDF’s operations in South Sudan.
16:16
16:16

Mafabi: Wafula Oguttu Has My Full Support as New LOP fdc wrangles 1 Top story

I want to assure you Rt. Hon. Speaker and Members that the incoming new Leader of Opposition is a distinguished gentleman, elder and statesman. I want to assure Honorable Wafula Oguttu of my total support. Please call on me whenever need arises.
16:01
16:01

UPDF Withdraw From South Sudan Expected In Two Months - Minister 1

A phased withdrawal of Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) will take place in not less than two months, the minister for Foreign Affairs Sam Kutesa has disclosed.
15:51
15:51

Kilak County MP Asks Army to Vacate Community Polytechnic 1

The army occupied the community polytechnic in 2008 at the height of the LRA insurgency in the region and has since stuck there.
15:44
15:44

Masaka Municipality Rejects Rent Demand for Disputed Office Building 1 1

In 2011, Fr. Joseph Kaita, the former Masaka District Land Board Chairperson allocated the Municipality chambers to Brig. Moses Silver Kayemba, a senior UPDF officer at an estimated cost of UGX 800million. The transaction has however been contested as fraudulent.
15:15
15:15

Kitgum Police Holds 8 Over Violent Land Clashes

Area residents told the committee led by Captain Okot Santos Lapolo, the Kitgum District Resident District Commissioner that the Pajong clan is behind the renewed land conflict.
14:58
14:58

School Director Held for Extortion, Illegal Registration 1 2

Victor Muwumba was found registering children in Kabale town. He was reportedly planning to transport them to Buyende under the guise of offering them scholarships.
14:49
14:49

Anti-Pornography Law Coming At The Right Time - Lokodo child ponography 3 2

Ethics and Integrity Minister Father Simon Lokodo says the anti-pornography Act will mend gaps where insidious enticements, misleading behavior and poisoning character of persons has been perpetrated. Lokodo announced today that President Yoweri Museveni early this month signed into law the Anti-Pornography Bill 2011, which was passed by parliament in December last year.
12:56
12:56

UDB's Ojangole Suspended patricia ojangole

Beleaguered Chief Executive Officer of Uganda Development Bank Ltd (UDBL) has been interdicted from office due to the ongoing criminal charges of conflict of interest against her at the Anti Corruption Court.
12:49
12:49

Lira Politician Accuses Lira Cops of Theft of UGX 2 Million lira district 2

However, Odur claims that during his arrest, cops stole his money amounting to 2 million shillings.
12:24
12:24

Kabale Priest Attacks NRM MPs for Endorsing Museveni nrm caucus 2

The Kigezi inter Religious Council Chairperson Rev. Fr. Gaetano Batanyenda has blamed the National Resistance Movement (NRM) legislators for endorsing President Yoweri Museveni to be the party candidate in 2016.
12:05
12:05

Kasese Officials Welcome Return of Captain Mwesigye as RDC

Godfrey Kabbyanga, the Mayor Kasese municipality said the district has been like a lost sheep for the last two years adding that, they had lost hope of mobilizing support for the ruling National Resistance Movement.
11:31
11:31

Mombasa Pipeline, Single Customs Territory Blamed For Fuel Shortage

The shortage in Kampala and most towns has seen the price of a litre of petrol increase from 3600 to 3800 shillings. The fuel companies blame this on a pipeline shutdown in Mombasa, which has slowed deliveries.
11:02
11:02

Museveni Signs Anti-Pornography Bill Into Law 1 Top story

President Yoweri Museveni has signed the Anti-Pornography Bill into law, exactly two months to the day it was passed by Parliament on December 19.
10:51
10:51

Suspected Tepeth Warriors Raid Over 60 Heads of Cattle rustlers

He says so far UPDF has impounded 96 heads of cattle from the kraals on the slopes of the mountain with the aim of recovering the animals from Turkana.
08:07
08:07

CRB to Track Students Loan Defaulters 2

Patrick Muinda, the Assistant Commissioner of Communications and Information Management at the Ministry of Education says there are ongoing processes that will ease the loan acquisition procedure for prospective students.
07:49
07:49

Human Rights Commission Moves To Handle Oil-related Injustices oil and gas sector 1

Human rights violations linked to the oil and gas sector activities in Bunyoro are attracting attention of the Uganda Human Rights Commission-UHRC. Since the oil discovery in the Albertine region, there have been reports of human rights violations especially those to do with land ownership.
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