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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.
18:35
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.
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.
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.
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.
11:43
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.
07:41
07:41

Early Warning System Eludes Uganda's Disaster Response bududa landslides 3

While Uganda continues to face increasing cases of disasters like floods and landslides in different parts of the country, there is little being done in terms of early warning systems and disaster risk reduction. A source at the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) told URN on Monday that there was no early warning to alert victims of the latest landslides in Bududa district.
07:35
07:35

Government Yet to Adopt Revised Youth Policy 1

The policy document was drafted by the National youth council in consultation with other stakeholders in 2010 and 2011.
07:18
07:18

Ochaya Finally Undergoing Trials With Germany Side egypt

He said they wish the player the best of luck and hope he will be back from Germany before the crucial Uganda Cranes 2014 World Cup qualifier against Senegal next month.
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