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17:48
17:48

Youth MPs Warn Anite Over Sidelining Opposition Youths evelyn anite 3 1

Youth representatives in Parliament have tasked the incoming Minister of State for Youth and children Affairs, Evelyn Anite to serve the interests of all youths in the country, regardless of their party affiliation. President Yoweri Museveni recently reshuffled the Cabinet; appointing Anite to the position, in what political pundits believe is a reward for her role in spearheading the sole candidacy of Museveni in the forthcoming 2016 general elections.
16:56
16:56

Large Cracks Emerge in Roads in Northern Uganda

60 year old James Kilara, a resident of Latanya Parish in Pajule Sub County attributes the foul smell to insects, amphibians and other aquatic animals dying in the streams. He says birds which should have fed on the dying creatures have migrated to cooler areas along bigger streams. Bush fires have weighed in on tree plantations and homesteads.
16:35
16:35

Agago School Stops Packed Meals Over Food Poisoning

George Okello, the P.3 Class Teacher told Uganda Radio Network on Monday that sample of vomits collected from the children contained poison.
16:33
16:33

Statement on the Crest Foam Factory Fire 1 Top story

Preliminary findings are that Crest foam factory is not registered with the Ministry of Gender, Labour & Social Development contrary to S.40 and 41 of the Occupational Safety and Health Act, No. 9 of 2006.
15:49
15:49

Husband hands Himself to Police Following Wife\'s Death suspected murder

Zole, a veterinary doctor in Adjumani district presented himself to the authorities after they announced his search in relation to the mysterious death of his wife. Padusia was found dead in her home in Kirombe, Layibi division in Gulu district over the weekend, in what police suspected to be a crime of passion.
15:13
15:13

Bugoma Forest Boundaries Marked with Concrete Pillars forest encroachment

The Bugoma forest boundary line has been a source of contention between NFA and Veterans under Tulipona Veterans Association after the latter encroached on part of the forest in Nyairongo village Kabwoya Sub County, in 2012.
14:59
14:59

President Violated Constitution on Cabinet Composition-Lawyer cabinet reshuffle 2 1

According to constitutional lawyer, Peter Walubiri, the recent reshuffle was done without due consideration of the principles of the Constitution, which mandates that the cabinet is inclusive of ethnic, religious, ideological, political and cultural diversity.
14:23
14:23

3 Arrested with Explosives in Jinja kakira sugar works 2

The arrests followed petition by sugarcane out growers in Jinja district over rampant fires and a demand for subsidies to cover for the losses incurred last month. David Ojwang, the Kakira Sugarcane Out growers Chairman says 19 fire outbreaks were recorded in the Sub Counties of Butagaya, Buyengo, Busedde and Budondo since the beginning of this year.
13:31
13:31

Six Bodies Retrieved from Burnt Crest Foam Factory 1

They have now been taken to the City Mortuary in Mulago and will later be referred to the National Analytical laboratory for DNA testing.
13:15
13:15

8 Hospitalised As Stray Dogs Terrorise Sembabule rabid dogs 1

Local leaders say the dog attacks have been on the rise in different communities since December 2014. The most affected villages are Kanoni, Nakasunzu and Kasaana in Mijwala Sub-county, and Tangirizi, Lwemiyaga, Kigere, Lwesankala, Kakoma, Kasambya in Lwebitakuli County where more than 30 animals were also killed.
12:54
12:54

Court Set to Hear Appeal against \'Tonku\' Death Sentence tom nkulunjira

Throughout his trial, Nkulungira maintained his innocence on the basis of his absence from scene of crime. He claimed that he was socializing with his friends in bars during the time of Karamuzi\'s death. His accomplice was sentenced to five years in jail after court found him guilty of being an accessory in the crime.
12:30
12:30

Government Blocks Relocation of Jinja District Offices 2

The resolution to relocate the district headquarters was passed in December 2007 by the Jinja district council in anticipation of the elevation of Jinja municipality to a city status. But close to eight years down the road, the district authorities have not submitted a formal application for the advancement.
11:10
11:10

Kasese District Vehicles Attached over Fuel Debt court bailiffs

The vehicles, a Toyota Double Cabin registration number LG 0014/18, a Toyota Double Cabin registration number LG 009/18 and a half bus UG 0585R were attached by Straight Auctioneers and Court Bailiffs on behalf of Bakwanye Trading Company limited, a company contracted by Kasese District Local Government in 2007 to supply Fuel to the district.
10:44
10:44

Women Urged to Spearhead Campaign against FGM 2

Although Ugandan law makes it a crime to carry out FGM, the ritual is still practiced mostly in parts of Karamoja sub region and among the Kupsabiny communities in Kapchorwa district. Mutilated girls have their external female genitalia partially or totally removed for non-medical reasons.
09:32
09:32

Shs 10million Needed to Demarcate Boundaries in Sheema and Buhweju Districts land wrangles 3 1

However, a few individuals went ahead and secured land titles for the communal land leading to a dispute between those with land titles and those without.
07:36
07:36

Mbale Pastor Arrested in Child Theft Scandal 2

Namono testified that the baby was stolen on March 1st at about 7:00pm from her home in Busaka village. Later, the baby was found with the three suspects heading towards the Green-Yellow Cross Church prompting the arrests.
06:59
06:59

Muntu Pledges To Improve UPDF Welfare campaign 2 1

According to Muntu, �Government under the FDC will never tolerate a situation where ex-service men and women have to trek distances to come to parliament as the only means to secure their welfare and a dignified retirement.
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