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19:20
19:20

Gulu District Plans Takeover of Relegated Gulu United FC fifa 1 3

Peter Douglas Okello, the Gulu district local council speaker says they are currently involved in negotiations with the leadership of the team to agree on terms before the district could assume management of the club.
19:01
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Kiprotich Glad to Beat Star Gebrselassie in Tokyo Marathon stephen kiprotich

Kiprotich, who was also voted sportsman of the month of February by the Uganda Sports Press Association (USPA) on Monday, told URN on phone that he feels very proud of his achievement despite coming third in that race. The Ethiopian legend, who has dominated long distance races for over a decade, came in fourth place.
18:49
18:49

Aalbaek leads Tennis Ladder Challenge

Anders Aalbaek has maintained his lead in the current on-going Tennis Ladder Challenge that enters week six.
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Official: No Need for Fire Drills in Uganda Prisons mysterious fire 1

At Luzira Prison, inmates sleep on mattresses which Baine believes do not burn fast in case of a fire outbreak and that is why they are not scared of such an outbreak. This is despite the prison having only three fire extinguishers and no fire fighting vehicles exclusive to the prisons.
18:36
18:36

Man Arrested for Infecting His Sister with HIV

Arua police is holding a man accused of defiling his 9-year-old step sister and infecting her with HIV. 30-years-old Francis Luambo is a resident of Arua Hill Cell in Awindiri ward in Arua Municipality.
18:24
18:24

Funds Shortage Delays Road Construction Works dan alinange

Dan Alinange, Uganda National Roads Authority—UNRA spokesperson said on Tuesday that a total of 2,000 kilometers of roads in the country have been designed but the construction work cannot commence due to lack of funds. Alinange says each of the 2,000kms will cost approximately one million dollars.
18:14
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Wobulenzi Town Council Scraps VAT on Water 1

Wobulenzi town council has finally scrapped the 18 percent Value Added Tax-VAT that was imposed on water following protests from residents and councilors.
17:40
17:40

Police Drafting Law to Bar Officers from Early Retirement uganda police 1

The Human Resource department of Uganda Police is drafting a law that will make it difficult for officers to leave the force before their official retirement age.
17:29
17:29

Lukwago, Musisi Agree to Amend Pioneer Bus Contract pioneer easy bus

In a rare show of unity both Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago and the city Executive Director Jennifer Musisi, have agreed to review the contract with Pioneer Easy Bus.
17:09
17:09

Taxi Owners Petition Parliament Over Bus Services pioneer easy bus

Ali Mutebi, the chairman of the National Union of Taxi Operators (NOTU) expressed fear that once the bus lanes are set out by KCCA, the taxis will not be allowed to park in the areas either to pick or disembark passengers. This move, they say, will push the taxi owners out of business.
16:33
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NRM Caucus Fails to Reach Consensus on Mutebile

The NRM caucus has once again failed to reach a consensus over the fate of Emmanuel Mutebile, the Central Bank governor over his role in the exorbitant compensation of city businessman Hassan Basajjabalaba.
16:23
16:23

Inzikuru, Husband Fight For Property dorcus inzikuru

Inzikuru, accompanied by her relatives, on Monday reportedly went to her home in Arua and confiscated some of the property she co-owns with her husband, Martin Bosco Acidri.
15:40
15:40

97 Admitted as Cholera Cases Increase in Mbale cholera in uganda

The number of cholera cases in Mbale has risen to 97 since the outbreak of the disease in the district more than a month ago.
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15:13

Northern Uganda Journalists to Document War Experience lra war 1 1

After spending over 24 years covering the rebel Lord Resistance Army insurgency in Northern Uganda, local journalists have decided to document their experiences. The journalist mooted the idea, during the second annual general meeting of Northern Uganda Media Club-NUMEC.
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14:57

Marie Stopes Nurses Arrested over Botched Abortion post abortion care 1

Masaka Police is holding three nurses attached to Marie Stopes Uganda for helping a 16-year-old girl to abort but she died two days later.
13:18
13:18

MPs Demand Relocation Of Field Artillery School

MPs from Katakwi are protesting the decision of government to relocate the field artillery school from Masindi to their district without consulting local leaders.
13:02
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Colonel Kulayigye: We Are Ready for ADF Attack

The Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF) says it is aware of the latest plans and re-organization by rebels of the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) to attack Uganda from their bases in the Democratic Republic of Congo DRC.
12:47
12:47

District Fisheries Officer Under Probe Over Extortion

Hoima District council has instituted a five member probe committee to investigate allegations of extortion against James Mwesigwa, the district Fisheries Officer.
12:25
12:25

Bududa Residents Adopt Mitigation Measures Against Landslides 1 1

Residents of Nametsi, the village by the 2010 landslide in the mountainous eastern district of Bududa have come up with local mitigation measures aimed at curbing landslides.
12:08
12:08

BOU Hands Over Tropical Bank traffic law

Government has handed back Tropical Bank to the Libyan Foreign bank, a year after it took it over in compliance with a UN Security Council resolution.
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