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19:46
19:46

CDF Katumba Wamala: Soldiers Deserting to Look for Greener Pastures army deserters 1 3

While appearing before Parliament’s Committee on Defence and Internal Affairs to defend the Defence Ministry’s policy statement, the Chief of Defence Forces General Katumba Wamala revealed that the most glaring cause of army desertions is the income some of the army officers receive in foreign services citing African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM ).
19:01
19:01

MTN CEO: New Taxes Threaten Telecom Performance mtn uganda 1

The MTN CEO Manzen Mroue says that higher taxes will mean less business for the telecoms as their clients will be forced to look for alternative communication options like Skype, WhatApp instead of the traditional phonecall.
18:58
18:58

Skipper Mwesigwa Travels 5 Hours To Join Cranes Team uganda cranes 1

Uganda Cranes skipper Andy Mwesigwa endured a five-hour long journey by road from Cairo to El Gouna today ahead of a vital international friendly against the Pharaohs on Wednesday.
18:35
18:35

Museveni Signs Second Oil Bill Into Law petroleum law

The Petroleum (Refining, Conversion, Transmission and Midstream Storage) Act 2013 became operation on July 26, a month after the president signed it on June 27, according to the Petroleum Exploration and Production Department (PEPD). The assent ended months of waiting since parliament passed the bill in February.
18:14
18:14

4,000 Children Defiled Annually In Northern Uganda defilement

Pontiano Bimeny, the coordinator of Justice for Children in Agago district says the trend is worrying.
18:00
18:00

Govt Rules Out IDP Camp For Bududa Landslide Victims bududa landslides 2

Government has ruled out any possibility of establishing an Internally Displaced People’s –IDP camp for the more than 2,000 people displaced by the landslides in Bududa district. Musa Ecweru, the State Minister for Relief and Disaster Preparedness, says government is not able to maintain these people in the camp.
17:26
17:26

Patients Overwhelm Masaka Outpatient Department 1 2

Our reporter who visited Masaka Regional Referral Hospital on Tuesday, found more than 400 patients scrambling to see a consultant at the general Out Patient Department.
15:49
15:49

Two Students Held for Assaulting Head Teacher violence in schools 1

The students are accused of violently assaulting Mike Ssekago, the head teacher Luteete Secondary School and a security guard only identified as James.
15:37
15:37

Archbishop Ntagali Talks Tough On Homosexuality church of uganda 1

Archbishop Stanley Ntagali of the Church of Uganda has attacked gay clergy-men saying they do not belong to the Anglican faith. Speaking at a press conference at his residence on Namirembe Hill on Tuesday, Archbishop Ntagali said having gay bishops is an ‘unbiblical decision’ and a ‘spiritual cancer’ in the Anglican faith.
15:34
15:34

Egypt Coach: We Expect a Great Game against Uganda bob bradley 1

Egypt’s national coach, Bob Bradley has said he expects a very tough game against Uganda when the two sides clash tomorrow in an International friendly at the El Gouna Stadium.
14:58
14:58

Parents Worry over Shortage of Immunization Vaccine

Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary Asuman Lukwago says government realizes there is a problem and is doing all that is necessary to sort it out.
14:38
14:38

Police Warns of Increase in Child Sexual Abuse Cases anppcan 4

Rose Nalubega, the head of the Sexual and Gender Based Violence Department at the CID Department says that after sodomizing the minor, the suspect warned him against revealing what had happened threatening to end his life.
14:19
14:19

Police Deploys to Foil Moroto Demo napak district 1

Okullo dragged Matany school of Nursing to court following her dismissal from school.
12:20
12:20

Stars Mutumba, Mawejje Join Cranes In El Gouna uganda cranes 1 1

Uganda Cranes stars Martin Mutumba and Tony Mawejje have arrived in Egypt ahead tomorrow’s game against the hosts in an International friendly at the El Gouna Stadium.
12:19
12:19

DRC MP Held For Allegedly Abusing President Kabila 1

Muhindo Nzangi, the MP for Lubero area in North Kivu Province, appeared on Monday before the Congolese Supreme Court of Justice, where he was charged with insulting President Kabila. It is alleged that while appearing on Radio Kivu in Goma city on Sunday, Nzangi made utterances which were prejudicial to the internal and external security of the state.
12:07
12:07

Friday Meeting to Decide FDC Bickering Over Elections fdc nec meeting 1

Pro-Muntu and Mafabi factions in the party all agree that the Friday, August 16 meeting will be crucial in deciding if FDC remains united or splinters further into irreconcilable groups.
11:57
11:57

Shortage of Doctors Hits Mayuge District

An acute shortage of medical doctors in Mayuge has forced the district service commission to outsource for applicants. The district council executive resolved to provide accommodation, transport and salary top up of shillings 100,000 to every doctor as an incentive to maintain them.
11:43
11:43

Training Imbalances Cited In Shortage of Specialized Practitioners entomologists 3

Prof. Pius Okong, the Chairperson of the Health Service Commission blames the shortage in specialized health practitioners on imbalances in training.
11:28
11:28

Power Outage: Soroti Traders Count Loses counting losses 2

Janet Biriwali, a widow and a mother of seven who operates a metal fabrication workshop says she has been hit hard by the power outage.
11:26
11:26

Ntoroko District Gets Tough On Teacher Absenteeism teacher absentseem 2

Efforts by Ntoroko leaders to address the problem of teacher absenteeism in the district are beginning to pay off. Last year, Ntoroko was ranked first with the highest rates of teacher absenteeism in the Rwenzori region, which was responsible for the poor performance in schools in the district.
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