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21:29
21:29

Kadaga Blocks Oil Roads Loan Request Over Jinja Expressway 3 1

The request had been tabled by State Minister for planning David Bahati. The loan, which required parliamentary approval was sought from Industrial and Commercial Bank of China.
19:37
19:37

Khartoum to Host Regional Nile Day Celebrations nile cooperation 1

Nile Day commemorates the establishment of the Nile Basin Initiative, and is celebrated annually on the 22nd of February across Nile basin countries riparian states.
19:01
19:01

Censure Motion Against Gen. Tumwine Collapses Gen Elly Tumwine 4 1

MPs have withdrawn the censure motion against General Elly Tumwine after they failed to garner adequate signatures to propel to motion.
18:51
18:51

Four Clubs To Face Demotion from Northern Regional League 1

According to article 25 sub section 4, all teams who wish to participate in any FUFA sanctioned league must have qualified in five aspects including financial capacity, tournament or league qualification, administration and stadia facilities.
18:11
18:11

Research: Ugandan Officials Might Have Hidden UGX 267bn Aid Money World Bank 1 Top story

In East Africa, Tanzania was also studied and researchers found at least $145m had been hidden by its elites. Researchers concluded that this was because politicians, elites and their cronies got access to aid money and instead of using it to work on projects that developed their countries, they hid it away for personal use.
18:07
18:07

Kadaga to Attackers: We will Deal with You Severely Parliament 1 1 Top story

Kadaga says it is an offense for any person to create disturbance, which interrupts parliamentary proceedings. She called on whoever wants to demonstrate against Parliament to use other means other than try to invade on the space of MPs.
17:35
17:35

Ryeru Sub County Chief Interdicted Over UGX40 Million Accountability 1 6

Richard Kimunyu, the Ryeru Sub County LC 3 Chairperson, says he had earlier warned the chief about accountability but he didn’t heed to his warning.
17:06
17:06

Rotary in Drive to Raise UGX 367m to Equip Mengo Blood Bank nakasero blood bank 2 1

Ronald Kawaddwa, the chairperson of Mengo Rotary Blood Bank, told journalists in Kampala that the money, once collected, will be used to complete the blood processing cycles that will be used for equipping the facility. He says the intervention will boost to the recently acquired transfusion transmissible infection testing machines.
17:04
17:04

Red Top Men Attack MPs in Parliament Simon Oyet 1 1 Top story

Parliament was at 4;00pm attacked by two men who jumped from the strangers gallery to the floor of the house attacking Members of Parliament.
17:01
17:01

Karamoja Districts Struggling to Monitor Desert Locusts 2

Wasswa Swaliki Masokoyi, the Amudat Chief Administrative Officer, says they are struggling with inadequate resources to carry out surveillance work, which he says requires a special budget if the exercise is to run smoothly.
15:19
15:19

South Sudanese Police Officer Arrested over Illegal Possession of Pangolin adjumani district 1

John Chol Malou, aged 42, a police officer attached to Nimule Police Station in South Sudan was arrested with two others identified as Denise Ocan aged 38 and other unidentified South Sudan Army Officer.
13:12
13:12

Turkish Fashion Retailer Announces Entry into Uganda LC Waikiki 1

The retailer, whose majority stake is owned by Turkish dollar billionaire Mustafa Kucuk, will make Uganda the 45th country where it is doing business. The store will be at Acacia Mall.
11:46
11:46

Tororo Medical Workers Arrested Over Drug Theft

The suspects are identified as Peter Opua the senior principle stores assistant Tororo main hospital, the Nangongera Health Centre IV assistant inventory officer Isaac Obbo and the senior Ambulance driver at Tororo main hospital Ochwo Usain.
11:23
11:23

Desert Locusts Overwhelm Bukwo Officials 1 Top story

Brigadier Stephen Oluka, the Head of the Disaster Response Team in the Office of the Prime Minister told Uganda Radio Network that they have dispatched a team of soldiers to combat the locusts.
07:58
07:58

Over 80 Ex-LRA Abductees Conned in Resettlement Scam 3

The two reportedly collected between 40,000 and 100,000 Shillings from their victims as transport and registration fees to help them benefit from a resettlement package in which each of them was expected to receive at least 2.5 million Shillings to help them engage in gainful livelihoods and facilitate their reintegration within their respective communities.
07:20
07:20

Makerere Legal Director Resigns Barnabas Nawangwe 1 Top story

Reports show that Mwebe quietly handed over office to his junior, Hudson Musoke early this month after clearing his desk. Sources claim that before Mwebe handed over office to Musoke, he notified his staff that was going on leave for a month ending in March this year.
06:58
06:58

Tipper Accident Claims 2, Critically Injures Another Traffic Police 1 3

According to Habarulema, the accident occurred when the driver of the tipper, which was loaded with bricks and cement lost control as he tried to negotiate a corner forcing the truck to overturn in Semuliki national park.
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