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20:51
20:51

NSSF Declares 11.23% in Interest to Members

The National Social Security Fund NSSF has declared 11.23 percent as interest on members contributions for 2016/17.
20:15
20:15

Suspended MPs Speak Out After Arrest 1 1

Five of the MPs are still hospitalised while others are home, some with injuries. Those still in hospital include Mityana Municipality MP Francis Zaake, currently at Rubaga Hospital after the medical team from Kadic Hospital declined to admit him because he was taken in a bad condition.
19:30
19:30

Secrecy Law Aiding Public Officials to Deny Citizens Information 5 1

Harmonising laws on access to information emerged as a major issue today when public officials, policy makers, civil society, and scholars gathered in Kampala to commemorate the International Day on Access to Information. Participants noted that despite the enactment of access to public information law 12 years ago; several public officers in Uganda still hide under the Official Secrets Act, a 1964 piece of legislation that barred public officials from disclosing information to the public.
18:09
18:09

Mak Don Warns Museveni Against Forcing Ugandans into Exile age limit debate 2

According to Mwambustya, Museveni has been an improvement from Obote but risks being compromised should he fail to listen to the peoples voices.
17:47
17:47

Slow, Quiet Start after Chaos at Parliament nrm fdc

It was a quiet atmosphere at Parliament today as legislators turned up for the afternoon sitting just a day after 25 of their colleagues were arrested amidst chaos. The singing, clapping and wearing of red ribbons, which had become a trademark for the opposition legislators over the last three sittings, were missing today.
16:57
16:57

Uganda Paralympics Committee to Popularize Sports For PWDs 4 1

Bumali says they believe that popularizing the games will open windows of opportunities for talents buried in different parts of the country to be identified to contribute to national development.
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Opposition Boycott Parliament until Suspended Colleagues Return age limit removal 1

The Leader of Opposition in Parliament, Winnie Kiiza, has announced that the opposition will boycott three parliament sessions, in solidarity with their colleagues who were suspended on Wednesday.
16:35
16:35

Ibanda Man Arrested Over Father's Death

According to Byaruhanga, pupils of Mutukura primary school stumbled on the deceaseds body while going for afternoon lessons.
16:09
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Over 50 People Sue Soroti University For Compensation evictions 1

Jumah Hassan Nyene, the Soroti University spokesperson, says they are unable to compensate the evicted families.
12:27
12:27

Mak Dons Defend Student Anti-Age Limit Protests article 102 (b) 6 1

Prof. Archangel Byaruhanga Rukooko, an expert in Epistemology, Ethics, and Applied Philosophy hails students for their activism and keeping Makerere at the top in order to ensure that their views in regard to issues that affect the country are heard.
12:03
12:03

NSSF Assets Hit UGX 8 Trillion

National Social Security Fund--NSSF has increased its assets hitting the eight-trillion-shillings mark.
11:40
11:40

Muloni: Uganda Plans To Join OPEC By 2020 oil prices fall 3 1

According to Muloni, membership to OPEC comes with benefits like stabilization of oil prices among others. She says the Ugandan government took the decision to join OPEC after consultations with other member states including Equatorial Guinea.
10:36
10:36

Fresh Pressure Against Oil Exploration in Virunga Protected Area global witness 3 1

Peter Kibuuka, an environmentalist with National Association of Professional Environmentalists warned that the natural resources of Uganda and DRC are under pressure by multinational companies.
08:03
08:03

Acholi Chiefdom Hunting UGX 400 Million for Cultural Festival 3 1

Achana said the festival provides a unique platform for unity, cultural tourism, talent identification and passing on cultural knowledge from the old to young generations.
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07:52

Kalangala Health Centre IV Grappling With Space 1 1

Samuel Mugisha, the Assistant In -Charge of Kalangala Health Centre IV, says they have a problem with space. He notes that the health center is crowed on Wednesday and Thursday when there is an open clinic for immunization.
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