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20:19
20:19

Mary Stuart Hall Renovation Budget Slashed to UGX 100m makerere university 4 1

The institutions managers had previously estimated that about 300 million Shillings was required to renovate the building. However, latest figures indicate that the university will use 100 million Shillings for the task.
20:16
20:16

Motorists Cry Out as Fuel Prices Soar inflation in uganda 1 3

Pump fuel prices have been on the increase right from the beginning of the of the year. Some analysts have expressed fear that Uganda may face a situation similar to 2008 at the peak of the post-election violence in Kenya.
19:31
19:31

Four Suspects Arrested for Killing 70-Year-Old Woman in Kyengera 1 1

The deceased, Tereza Ziribaggwa, the mother to Ugandan FUFA referee Denis Batte, was attacked in her home in the middle of the night by robbers who went away with her household property after chopping her with a panga. She later bled to death.
18:41
18:41

Besigye, Lukwago to Get Extra Security from Police 1 1

Police spokesperson Emilian Kayima says different commanders have already been briefed on actions that need to be taken including appreciating their security and safety needs, improving their security in terms of deployment and guiding them on their personal security and safety.
18:36
18:36

Stanbic Pushes for Cashless Digital Transactions 1

Recent reports show out of Ugandas banked population of roughly six million people in the market; about 1.5 million have Visa cards of which 99 of all transactions are done via ATMs.
18:18
18:18

Masindi Lady finds Passion in Honey Bees honey production 3 1

Lillian Ahairwe is one of the formerly unemployed youth that have found a source of livelihood through farming and value addition, particularly apiary. The 26-year-old originally tried passion fruit farming at their family home in Masindi district but later found passion in apiculture after a swarm of bees formed a hive within her passion fruit farm for nectar.
18:17
18:17

Suspects Escape From Oyam Police Station With Firearm oyam district 1

David Mudong, the North Kyoga Region Police Spokesperson, says the suspects hit the officer living him in critical condition before they made off with his run registration number UG POL 564804 28-24076.
18:06
18:06

Mobile Money Agents Feel Pinch of New Taxes mobile money taxes 5 1

Mobile Money agents that Uganda Radio Network interviewed says customer numbers are already reducing. For instance, Namanye Jacqueline who operates a mobile money stall Kiira Road in Kamwokya says new taxes are deliberate means by government to chase them out of the business. She says the tax is more than double taxation because it involves many charges from the time one deposits the money until its withdrawn.
17:12
17:12

Ugandan Firms Shortlisted in USAID's Fall Army-worm Tech Prize fall armyworm 1 1

he Fall Armyworm Tech Prize is a Feed the Future prize funded by The U.S. Agency for International Development USAID. It has shortlisted the three app developers as part of the Africa-wide search for technologies to fight Fall armyworm FAW
15:51
15:51

Makerere Student Leaders Recommend 15% Tuition Increment makerere university 1 6

Students leaders at Makerere University have recommended a 15 percent tuition fees increment across all courses offered at the institution. This increment is to affect all undergraduate programs starting with the 2018/19 academic year for new students.
15:45
15:45

Ssemagulu Royal Museum: Memory of Uganda's Past Transport benedicto kiwanuka 2 1

Ssemagulu Royal museum recently rescued Ben Kiwanukas car at Wakaliga police station where it was dumped when his house and residence in Nalukolongo Rubaga was demolished.
15:20
15:20

Police Investigate Robbery At Masaka Hardware Shop masaka town 1 2

The incident occurred last night when armed robbers opened up fire at the Hardware shop, instantly killing a security guard and injuring one of the labourers at the station.
14:53
14:53

Government Urged To Promote Responsible Social Media Usage social media taxes 5 1

The over the top tax and close surveillance of the sites will have a long lasting effect on social media usage in Uganda. This reporter asked the French ambassador in Uganda, Stephanie Rivoal what will be the likely effect government policies on social media. Rivoal said the social media revolution has not only changed Uganda but the world at large. What should be promoted, Rivoal said is the respect and tolerance for those using social media while condemning the messages of hate, racism and violence. Human Rights Lawyer, Nicholas Opiyo says government must appreciate the benefits of social media which outweighs its negative impact.
13:18
13:18

UPC Summons Minister Amongi, Ambassador Acheng to Join Apac MP Campaigns apac municipality 2 1

The UPC Secretary General, Fred Ebil-Ebil told URN that in a bid to win the seat, they have summoned their party members in government including Lands Minister, Amongi and Ambassador Acheng to join their campaign team.
12:28
12:28

Lwala Girl's SS in Dire Need of Rehabilitation district 4 2 Top story

Our reporter visited the once prominent Lwala Girls SS on Monday and found it in dire need of major rehabilitation.
11:36
11:36

Uganda Loses World Basketball Cup Bid fifa 2 1

On the first day of the games the Silverbacks lost 66-109 to Nigeria at Lagos Stadium and suffered another lost to Mali 80-95 on Saturday.
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07:01

Floods Displace Hundreds Of People In Pallisa village 2

Simon Omasukei, one of the affected residents from Moru-Okume, says he taken refuge at a friends home. He blames the local council leaders for failing to report their plight to district authorities.
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