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21:03
21:03

Ministry of Energy PS Detained in Parliament kabagambe kaliisa

The ad hoc Committee on Energy on Wednesday evening detained Kabagambe Kaliisa, the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Energy and Development.
19:23
19:23

I was Misled -Museveni Tells PAC

President Yoweri Museveni has confessed before members of the Public Accounts Committee – PAC that he was misled into endorsing payment of over 30 billion shillings to DURA Cement, a shadowy company whose directors and addresses have disappeared since they received the payment.
18:57
18:57

UPC Officials Want Otunnu to Reinstate a Caveat on Party Assets

Top UPC officials are unhappy with what they call dubious sale of party property by the officials of Milton Obote Foundation—MOF.
18:25
18:25

Boda Boda Cyclists Lynch Tanzanian National boda boda clashes

Security has been tightened in Mutukula town border town along the Uganda-Tanzania border to prevent clashes between Ugandan boda boda motorists and their Tanzanian counterparts. Trouble between, the boda boda motorists started on Tuesday, after Ugandan riders’ lynched unidentified Tanzanian rider suspected to be a leader of motorcycle thieves from Tanzania who have targeting bikes from Uganda.
18:19
18:19

Gulu Residents Threaten Demo Over Altered Market Plan 2 2

Initially planned to cost 26 billion shillings, the design of the market was secretly altered and reduced to cost only 15 billion shillings, a move which would effectively omit several features and the overall designed capacity of the market to only 1,800 vendors.
17:32
17:32

Women Activists Tie Themselves In Solidarity With Nodding Disease Victims 1

Women under the NGO Forum have tied themselves to trees in a show of solidarity with mothers of children suffering from Nodding Disease. In commemoration of International Women’s Day, the women say Nodding disease is a symptom of the failed service delivery in health, education, justice and other sectors that reflect an ailing government.
17:32
17:32

15000 Encroachers Resist Eviction from Sembabule Forest Reserve land clashes 2

More than 15,000 encroachers on Bigaaga forest reserve in Ssembabule have rejected an eviction order issued by the resident District Commissioner. On Saturday last week, a group of residents raided Bigaaga forest reserve and reclaimed part of its land to protest their eviction from Bigo Byamugenyi cultural site in Ntusi Sub County.
17:09
17:09

Youth Academy Excites Young Footballers in Gulu patrick ogwel 1

The plan by the national football governing body, FUFA to introduce an academy to groom young players has caused excitement among football fans and youths with the hope of becoming professional footballers.
16:45
16:45

Shell Responds to Workers' Suit shell uganda

Petroleum giant Shell has filed an affidavit in response to a suit filed by four employees who accuse the company of deliberately withholding information about its intended sale.
15:59
15:59

Panyimur residents, LC5 Chairman protest Destruction of Undersize Fishing nets

Residents of Panyimur Sub County backed by Robert Okumu, Nebbi LC V chairman are opposed to the decision to burn undersize nets impounded from fishermen saying this will not end illegal fishing practices. It comes only a few days, after fisheries minister Ruth Nankabirwa presided over the burning of over 2000 illegal nets impounded from fishermen.
15:51
15:51

Museveni, Lango MPs Discuss War Victims' Compensation lango war victims

President Yoweri Museveni on Tuesday expressed bitterness at the ongoing compensation of thousands of war victims in Lango sub region. The war victims numbering over 70,000 are currently claiming compensation from government for the loss of property during the LRA rebel insurgency in the area.
15:25
15:25

Uganda Wants Regional Basketball Championship Rescheduled

The Federation of Uganda Basketball Association (FUBA) is requesting for changes in the dates for the forth coming regional Zone 5 Under 18 Championship slated to take place in next month in Kigali, Rwanda.
15:11
15:11

Traffic Commissioner Intervenes In Hoima Bus Wrangles 3 2

Steven Kansiime, Commissioner Traffic and Road safety has intervened in the wrangles between Hoima Coaches and Link Bus Services. Tension started mounting between two bus companies after Link Buses established a branch in Hoima breaking the monopoly of Hoima Coaches.
14:46
14:46

Two Bodies Retrieved From Lake Victoria boat accidents

Two bodies have been retrieved from Lake Victoria as Police Marines and local fishermen continue the search for the victims of the boat accident. At least 14 people are believed to have perished when a boat capsized in Lake Victoria on Friday night.
13:01
13:01

More than 10,000 Street Children to Be Resettled 1

Government is to relocate more than 10,000 Karamoja street children from Kampala and major towns to Lorengecora Sub County in Napak district. It follows a petition by Karamoja Members of parliament and district leaders to Ministry of Karamoja Affairs to resettle the street children.
13:01
13:01

Nine Athletes Qualify for 2012 London Olympics dorcus inzikuru

At least nine Ugandan athletes have qualified for the 2012 London Olympics.
12:50
12:50

Five Amudat District Officials Remanded For Embezzlement naads funds stolen

Five officials of Amudat district have been remanded to Moroto Prison for alleged embezzlement of funds meant for the National Agricultural Advisory Services - NAADS.
12:35
12:35

MUK Students On Strike Over Internship Allowances masaka

Business grounded to a halt at Makerere University this morning following a demonstration staged by students over their internship allowances. The angry students stormed the Makerere University administration, demanding an explanation on the new policy on internship allowances.
12:31
12:31

26 Feared Dead as Lorry Plunges into River Ala in Arua

At least 26 people are feared dead after a Fuso Lorry registration number UAP O14Z they were traveling in overturned and plunged in to River Ala in Vurra Sub County, Arua district.
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