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19:27
19:27

Cultural Leaders Ask Gov't To Establish Registry for Customary Land Ownership 3

Currently, customary land is being registered by Sub County chiefs as opposed to other tenures such as mailo, leasehold and freehold whose national registry is maintained by the Ministry of Lands Housing and Urban Development.
18:47
18:47

MUBS Students Support Mak Tuition Strike Makerere University 4 5 Top story

Romulus Tusingwiire, the MUBS guild president, says government’s claim that it was unable to fully fund public universities leading up to the 15% fees increment is incomprehensible. Asiimwe is concerned about the huge number of political appointments including the presidential advisors, RDCs and ministers who she says are draining the treasury and denying education sector the funds to function.
18:24
18:24

Parliament Adjourns Prematurely Due to Absence of Ministers plenary 3 1 Top story

The Lwemiyaga West MP, Theodore Ssekikubo asked the Speaker to suspend the house, saying there is no need to proceed, since there won’t be response from Government.
18:07
18:07

Ministry to Resume Distribution of Recalled Hepatitis B Vaccines 1

The drugs, Texavir, manufactured by Cipla Quality Chemical Industries were voluntarily recalled in July this year due to errors in their packaging.
17:23
17:23

Speaker Refers Zaake to Rules Committee for Attacking Prof. Nawangwe Makerere University 2 1

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, accuses Zaake of behaving in unruly manner, which breaches the code of conduct for a Member of Parliament.
17:11
17:11

Insurance Premiums to Increase As Players Cater for Fraud insurance fraud 1 3

It is not yet clear by what margin the cost of premiums will raise but several players said insurers will seek to transfer cost of investigation and allowance for fraud to innocent customers
16:18
16:18

MTN to Use Arua Run Returns to Improve Maternal Health Services in West Nile 2 3

The 10km Run scheduled for November 10th will attract participants from all the districts of West Nile. The organisers say over 2500 kits have been sold out, while 300 more are expected to be sold in the next two days.
14:55
14:55

UPDATE: One Dead in Ntinda-Kiwatule Accident

Kampala Metropolitan Police Deputy Spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire says that William Matovu, a cyclist, died at Independent Hospital.
14:33
14:33

PS Atwine, Ssegawa Record Statements with CID Over Unlawful Expenditure of UGX 6Bn 1 1 Top story

According to Okin PP Ojara, although parliament allocates funds according to work plans presented by the respective ministries detailing how it will be spent, Atwine and Ssegawa disbursed money ignoring the purpose for, which it was provided.
13:18
13:18

Lightning Strike Claims Two in Kasese

The duo was killed on Wednesday evening following a heavy down pour in various parts of Kasese district. Ernest Kasoke, the Muhokya Sub county LC III Chairperson told URN that Bwambale was struck by the thunderbolt in Kinyabakazi village in Muhokya Sub County where he and his wife had gone to attend to their cotton plantation.
12:44
12:44

Six Killed by Lightning in Pader 1

Francis Anywar, the councillor LCV for Laguti Sub County, says that one person died instantly while five others died from the different health facilities.
12:17
12:17

Scores Injured in Ntinda-Kiwatule Road Accident 1

The District Police Commander Kira Road Michael Kasigire says that the unidentified driver of the lorry is on the run. He says that the lorry was in a dangerous mechanical condition, a reason it could have lost control.
12:08
12:08

Lands Ministry Collects UGX 70 Billion In Registration Fees

Lands Minister, Betty Amongi called for improved funding to the Ministry to cater for recruitment of technical staff. She said about 54 percent of the 818 positions in the ministry are vacant.
11:03
11:03

Mumbere Rallies Subjects on Ebola Fight Rwenzururu Kingdom 3

Mumbere appealed to the people to desist from superstitions that could escalate the disease and hinder efforts to have it managed. The Rwenzururu leader also asked the youth to check their lifestyles and desist from practices that make them vulnerable to diseases like cancers, hypertension, diabetes and HIV/AIDS.
10:32
10:32

Proposed National Health Insurance Scheme Draws Mixed Reactions in Mbale Islamic University 1 6 Top story

Rogers Wandulu, one of the participants from Sironko district, said there is need for government to first improve the health sector before thinking about introducing Health Insurance scheme.
07:55
07:55

Rains Slowing Down City Road Works 6 1 Top story

Martin Ola Onyach, the Senior Urban Specialist at World Bank asked KCCA and the contractors to devise means of making up for the time lost. ed lanes, walkways, closed drainage solar lights. For Nakawa-Ntinda and John Babiiha, there will be signalised junctions aswell.
06:44
06:44

Giving Human Medicine to Livestock Worsening Antibiotics Resistance 7 1

Dr Freddie Bwanga, the Director of Makerere College of Health Sciences, says the practice is going to introduce a situation where humans are never cured of antibiotics unless arrested.
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