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Oct 2011 34 results
20:37
20:37

Heckling, Shouting Characterise Oil Debate in Parliament mbabazi kutesa onek

Parliament was on Tuesday characterized by heckling and shouting as several NRM MPs, especially women fought to shout down contributions by fellow legislators. The legislators wanted to push three ministers, including Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi to step aside to allow for uninterrupted investigations of corruption in the Oil sector.
19:44
19:44

Sudanese, Congolese Traders Stifle Profits for Ugandan Wholesalers

Baker Kakondah, an Arua-based businessman who has spent over a week in search of sugar and rice, says competition from mainly Sudanese and Congolese buyers is making it difficult for Ugandan wholesalers operating upcountry to access basic commodities.
18:50
18:50

Government Tables Public Order Management Bill public order bill

Government on Tuesday tabled before Parliament the Public Order Management Bill, 2011. The bill is intended to regulate public meetings, the duties and responsibilities of police, the organizers and participants in relation to public meetings.
18:42
18:42

Two Miss Nomination for Luweero By-election nomination fees

Two aspirants in the by-elections for the Luweero Woman Member Parliament abandoned nomination on Tuesday after failing to raise the clearance fees of 200,000 shillings to be registered.
18:07
18:07

Tororo District Councilors Plot to Censure Chairman censure motion

The lead petitioner, Tonny Okae, the Osukuru sub county councilor is currently soliciting for signatures ahead of the full council meeting due on Thursday.
17:58
17:58

Court Gives KCCA 19 Hours to Respond to UTODA Petition

Kampala High Court has ordered Kampala Capital City Authority to respond to an application filed by Uganda Taxi Owners and Drivers Association on Tuesday seeking an interim order to restrain KCCA from interfering with their contract.
17:47
17:47

Muslims Back out of Pilgrimage as Economic Meltdown Bites

Hajj Lubega explained that unlike last year where pilgrims paid Shs7.3 million as travel fares, this year each pilgrim parted with $3,600 (Shs10.2m). The expenses include a return ticket, accommodation, medication, meals and Saudi tax.
17:33
17:33

We bribed police to stop torturing us- Suspects Tell Court murder suspects

Atim Maureen, one of the suspects told court presided over by Justice Paul Mugamba, that she paid the police officers 4.3 million shillings to stop them from torturing her. She was arrested on July 19th and detained at Lira Central Police station.
17:29
17:29

Mbale Farmer Turns to Biogas 1

The high cost of energy has forced some rural farmers in Mbale district to turn to biogas as a source of energy for cooking and lighting their homes. Biogas is produced by anaerobic digestion of biodegradable materials such as biomass, manure, sewerage and plant materials.
17:20
17:20

Head Teacher Arrested For Selling UPE Iron Sheets

Police in Kumi have arrested a primary school head teacher for alleged illegal sale of the school iron sheets worth 300,000 shillings.
17:06
17:06

Traders to Petition President Over Kakira Sugar

Sugar dealers in Kampala, Jinja, Iganga and Mbale districts have agreed to petition President Yoweri Museveni over what they call harassment by Kakira Sugar Works.
17:03
17:03

Nakapiripirit Chairman Returns District Ambulance

John Lurot, the LC 5 chairman of Nakapiripirit district has returned the district ambulance he had reportedly grabbed from the health department for personal use. The vehicle, a land cruiser registration number LG 00 92 -52, was donated by UNICEF to facilitate the maternal and child health department.
16:49
16:49

Parliament to Form ad-hoc Committee on oil oil debate

Parliament will on Thursday name the ad hoc committee that will investigate the oil bribery allegations leveled against three cabinet ministers.
16:25
16:25

Ekiring Targets Top 100 to Qualify for 2012 London Olympics ugandan sports

Uganda’s top badminton player Edwin Ekiring says he is targeting to be among the world’s top 100 ranked players to be able to qualify for the 2012 London Olympics.
16:06
16:06

Women ruggers ready for 2013 World Cup qualifiers in Botswana

Uganda\'s 7s women rugby team leave on Friday aboard Kenya Airways for Botswana for the 2013 World Cup qualifiers. The qualifiers will attrcat eight teams including giants South Africa.
15:57
15:57

Moroto - Nakapiripirit Road Re-opens karamoja roads

The Moroto – Nakapiripirit road has finally re-opened, three months after it was cut off following the torrential rains that washed away Lorengedwat Bridge in Nakapiripirit district. Lorengedwat is the main bridge that connects the two districts.
15:41
15:41

14 Jailed In Amolatar For Being Idle idle and disorderly

14 people in Amolatar district have been remanded over illegal possession of drugs and being idle and disorderly. Kenneth Akomekech, the Amolatar grade one magistrate on Tuesday remanded the suspects after they failed to get sureties to guarantee their bail.
15:33
15:33

Village Health Teams in Hoima Suspend Activities malaria treatment

Village health teams are a government initiative aimed at improving the health of needy communities, but a chronic shortage of drugs is thwarting the activities of VHT’s in Hoima.
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