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17:12
17:12

Justice Ssebutinde Threatens to Resign over Student Strikes violent strike 1 1 Top story

While presiding over the sixth graduation ceremony at the University main campus at Kirumba Masaka, Justice Ssebutinde observed that the past one year has been very challenging as a result of the violence mounted by students. She adds that if the trend is not reversed, she would end her tenure of service.
16:46
16:46

FDC's Political Actions Register Success – Besigye 2

Former Forum for Democratic Change presidential candidate Kiiza Besigye has said FDCs major achievement has been the awakening of Ugandans.
16:08
16:08

Six Lango Cultural Foundation Officials Arrested

The arrested include Vincent I. Oling, the chairman of the cultural foundations Electoral Commission, his deputy Joan Pacuto and Tom Odur Anang, a member of the commission. Others are Martin Odongo, Hamza Okello and Lucy Awino.
15:06
15:06

FDC In Early Campaigns For Aruu North Seat 2016 byelections 1 3

The seat fell vacant after a February 6th Court of Appeal ruling that nullified the election of Lucy Achiro Otim for non-compliance with electoral laws after Electoral Commission failed to conduct a vote recount. The by election is expected to take place within 60 days after the ruling.
15:01
15:01

Military Spokesperson among Missing M23 Combatants army 1

Sources indicate that he left Kampala two weeks ago, destined for Bihanga military training school in Ibanda district to join other ex-combatants of the M23. However, there is no record of his presence at Bihanga.
14:35
14:35

Survey: Developing Countries Ask For Clean Energy Financing renewable energy 1 Top story

Countries in Africa, Asia and the Caribbean say they are finding difficulties implementing the recommendations of the Paris Climate Change Agreement in 2015 without financial support from the developed world.
13:52
13:52

Security Intense as Muteesa I University Graduation Gets Underway

Chancellor of the University Lady Justice Julia Ssebutinde has applauded Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II for introduction of Kabaka Education Fund which has enabled the sponsorship of especially women to upgrade their education.
12:44
12:44

Mbarara Woman Burns Son's Hands over Meat arrest 2

Phoebe Niwampaire 27, a resident of Kashanyarazi cell, Kamukuzi division in Mbarara municipality reportedly used paraffin to burn his six-year-old sons hands. She was arrested by residents in response to the boys uproar and handed over to police.
11:25
11:25

Zombo Leaders Push For District Hospital st aloysius nyapea

Zombo district leaders have reminded President Yoweri Museveni to honour his pledges by constructing a district hospital which he promised during the 2016 election campaigns.
11:13
11:13

Soroti Schools Record Low Turn-up of Pupils kaberamaido 2

About 150 out of a student population of 700 pupils had reported at Fr. Hilders Primary School located in senior quarters ward; Western division while less than 120 out of 500 pupils reported within the first week of the term at Akisim P.7 School in Soroti town.
10:01
10:01

Police Arrests 23 for Encroaching on Nakivale Settlement land

The arrest comes a day after residents turned rowdy, uprooted all sign posts and blocked the Isingiro - Rugaga road.
07:25
07:25

Police: Robbers Targeted Equity Bank, City Oil uganda police 1 1

The Uganda Police says that intelligence reports indicate the suspected robbers who were arrested at City Oil petrol station had also planned to rob Equity Bank.
07:11
07:11

Lorry Plunges Into the Nile at Karuma karuma falls

A cargo lorry laden with cotton seeds from neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday afternoon plunged into Karuma Falls in Kiryandongo district. Inspector Patrick Otika, the officer in charge of traffic at Kamdini out post in Oyam district, says the vehicle fell 7.5 metres into the deep of Karuma water falls. He told URN on phone that the driver of the vehicle, Nelson Eric Nsubuga, emerged from under the bridge few minutes later.
07:08
07:08

Uganda on Alert as Fall Army Worm Spreads to Burundi maize 1 3

Dr Georg Goergen, an Entomologist with Biological Control Centre for Africa and International Institute of Tropical Agriculture IITA confirmed in an email that the fall army worm is already in Burundi.
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