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20:22
20:22

Tourists Canceled Bookings over Ebola tourism uganda 1 2

Joseph Halim, the Managing director of Dream Balloons, which operates in Murchison Falls National Park, says that the Ebola scare had caused some tourists to cancel their bookings.
19:06
19:06

ICPAU To Phase Out Uncertified Public Accountants 3

She says that they are also educating employers about the value of having their employees professionalize and register with ICPAU. As part of their strategy to operationalizing the move, the institute will continue publishing lists of professional accountants.
18:34
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African Youth Petition SECAM Assembly over Participation 2 1

The youth pleaded with the assembly that the roles of the youth in the Church should be honoured with a replica of the International Youth Day on the African continent for the youth to celebrate at the various regional blocs of the Symposium of the Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM).
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18:30

Parliament Asks Gov't to Clarify Revision of Retirement Age jobless youth 3 1

Her concern stems from a statement attributed to the Public Service Ministry Permanent Secretary, Catherine Bitarakwate on Friday last week indicating that Uganda lacks specialists because they retire at 60 years of age when they can still serve the country.
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17:57

Delayed Degazzettment of Barifa Forest Irks West Nile Leaders 1 2

The forest located in the outskirts of Arua town covering an area of over 10sq km was proposed for degazzetment nearly ten years ago but has continued to be a hide-out of suspected criminals.
17:39
17:39

Gulu Football Clubs Shun 5th Division League Registration FUFA Big League

Isaac Okwir Odiya, the GDFA Chairperson, says only four clubs namely St. Joseph’s College Layibi FC, Lyec FC, Pece United and Lacor Black Angels have so far registered for the league.
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Engineer Defies the Odds in Uganda's Oil and Gas Sector crude oil refinery 3 1 Top story

Engineer Patrick Batumbya is one of the shining examples of Ugandan engineers that defied odds by taking up jobs in areas that many thought would go to foreign oil and gas engineering firms.
17:38
17:38

MPs To Go Slow On Coffee Bill 2 1

While meeting a team from Kyagalanyi coffee limited on Tuesday, the committee chairperson Janet Grace Okori-moe on Tuesday says that following the excitement and the mixed reactions of the bill, they will meet all interested parties in the coffee sector. She says they plan to meet experts, ordinary coffee growers and also visit areas where coffee is grown.
17:27
17:27

Uganda Mourns IAEA’s Yukiya Amano 1

Energy and Mineral Development Minister, Engineer Irene Muloni in a statement expressed shock at the news that the 72-year-old Japanese Diplomat had passed on.
17:15
17:15

Low Primary School Completion Rates Worry Kyegegwa Leaders sexual harassment 2 1

According to the 2018/2019 district status report, the completion rate is at 37 percent, implying that averagely, for every 100 pupils that start primary one in any school in the district, only 37 make it to Primary Seven.
16:54
16:54

Bombardier Sale of Manufacturing Programme Won’t Affect Uganda's Order – Minister Uganda Airlines 1

Uganda has already received two planes and two more are expected in September 2019. But last month, Bombardier, the company which sold Uganda the first planes, sold its Canadair regional jet program to Mitsubishi Heavy Industries in a deal that includes maintenance and global support facilities from the Canadian aerospace firm.
16:30
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Kisoro Man Wanted for Hacking Wife police spokesperson 2 1

Erasmas Sanyu, the Chahi Sub County LC III Chairperson, says Buhahano killed Chimpaye because of a land dispute. According to Sanyu, the couple started feuding last year when Buhahano tried to sell the family land.
16:10
16:10

Two Jailed 20 Years for Aggravated Robbery in Kasese

Court presided over by Fort Portal High Court Judge Wilson Masalu- Musene heard that on the night of October 1, 2017, the duo attacked one Wilson Baguma and robbed him of his gum boots, money worth UGX 190,000 and a phone.
15:51
15:51

Pakwach Residents Want Gov't to Take Over Community School 2

P1-P5 pupils study under trees while P.6 pupils study under the dilapidated Vungadit Church of Uganda.
15:24
15:24

Parish Chairperson in Trouble for Contempt of Court Orders land

Frances Balimaino, the Chairperson of Kyabatega Youth Farmer’s group, says they secured a court order restraining the accused from using the land but Mugisa and his group ignored the orders prompting them to seek redress.
15:16
15:16

Gulu Residents Ignorant About Tobacco Control Act Ministry of Health 2

James Oloya, the Lira Stage Master at Gulu Main Bus Park in Gulu town told URN in an interview that though he is ignorant about the existing law regulating tobacco consumption, the government should come up with heavy penalties on those who smoke in public so that the rest are demoralized from the vice.
14:55
14:55

Kadaga Faults Absentee MPs over Allowances parliament 4 1

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has faulted members of Parliament for appending their signatures for allowances, yet they do not attend Plenary and committee sittings.
14:36
14:36

Air Force Soldier Knocked Dead 1 1

Tukahirwa was knocked dead by a Toyota Kruger registration number UAY 582V along Kyoga Avenue in senior quarters in Soroti Municipality around 7am this morning
14:26
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Threats to Modern African Church Dominate SECAM Bishops Summit 1

Archbishop Charles Gabriel Palmer Buckle, the Archbishop of Cape Coast in Ghana told the press that they are equally using the conference to understand the past and present challenges of the Church in Africa.
13:51
13:51

CNOOC Halts Works in Albertine Graben Amid Ebola Scare Ministry of Health 1 Top story

The suspension of activities follows the death of a suspected Ebola patient at the Buhuka Health Centre in Kikuube District on Saturday 20th July 2019.
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