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18:16
18:16

Parliament Recommends Lukwago KCCA Petition Be Heard Afresh select committe 1 Top story

The Select Committee report recommended to parliament that minutes of the committee of public service and local government for a meeting that was held in MP Kintu Florence’s office and drafted a committee report without a clerk be expunged from records of Parliament.
17:56
17:56

Besigye, Lukwago Released After Court Appearance dr kizza besigye 1 Top story

Former opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) leader, Dr Kizza Besigye and embattled Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago have this evening been arraigned before court, two days and three days after they were respectively arrested and detained by police.
17:08
17:08

23 People Arrested for Prostitution prostitutes 4 3

Police in Gulu has arrested 18 women and 5 men for alleged prostitution. The prostitutes were arrested from Buganda pub, a famous hangout joint in Gulu town, yesterday at around midnight.
16:28
16:28

Human Rights Parliament Committee Rejects Request to Relocate Luzira Prisons conjugal rights 3 1 Top story

The Parliament Human Rights Committee has rejected a proposal by prisons officials to relocate Luzira Prison to Mukono District.
16:14
16:14

Rakai Police Boss Rapes, Impregnates 15-year-old underage sex 1

The Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Bulanga Police Post, Rakai district, faces accusations of raping and impregnating a 15-year old girl at gun-point. Corporal Twinomugisha Justus (45) is said to have committed the offence in July.
15:33
15:33

Kampala Hooked to Google's “high-speed” Internet Fiber Project 3 1 Top story

By the roadsides in most of Kampala there has been noticeable activity. Men dressed in reflector jackets and overalls have been digging up trenches, placing coloured trenches cables in them. These cables apparently are “littered” across Kampala, covering hundreds of kilometres.
13:26
13:26

Lukwago Runs Ahead Of KCCA To Block Planned Impeachment. 1 Top story

The proceedings of the KCCA Tribunal constituted to investigate allegations against the Lord Mayor was tainted with gross irrationality, illegality, unfairness, malafide procedural impropriety, bias, none observance of the rules of natural justice, error of law on the face of the record and bad faith, Lukwago says in his affidavit.
13:17
13:17

Thugs Attack Fuel Station, Kill Security Guard 2

Noah Sserunjogi, the Southern region police spokesperson indentifies the deceased as Hebert Agaba. Aged 34, Agaba was guarding Petrocity fuel station in Nyendo, a Makasa suburb when the tragedy occurred.
13:07
13:07

6 Police Officers Held For Alleged Murder police shooting

Six police officers attached to Kamwenge police station in Kamwenge district are behind bars at the Rwenzori regional police headquarters in Fort Portal on allegations of murder.
12:33
12:33

Falcons tame Riham Warriors, KCCA Leopards storm National Basketball Play-off final steven omony 1

The defending champions Riham Warriors won game one last week, only for the charged Falcons to level matters on Sunday. In-front of a fairly big crowd on Wednesday night, Falcons gave their opponents no breathing space in all the four quarters.
12:17
12:17

KACITA; PVoC Not Ridding Uganda of Fake Goods. 4

Issa Sekitto, the KACITA spokesperson tells URN in an interview that substandard products were still making it to the Ugandan market because of reduced surveillance by the Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS).
12:13
12:13

Papal Nuncio Challenges Government on Health Care System

Blume has asked the concerned authorities to expeditiously address the challenges in health care system to enable citizens to access quality services.
11:44
11:44

Kasese Priests Mourn Bishop Kamanyire rwenzori diocese 1

Anglican Church leaders in Kasese district have described the departed former Rwenzori Diocesan bishop, Dr Eustace Kamanyire, a parent and selfless man of God. Before Kasese became South Rwenzori Diocese in 1984, it was part of the wider Rwenzori Diocese which Kamanyire led from 1981 to 2000.
11:37
11:37

Compensation Issues Delaying Works On Gulu-Juba Road-UNRA gulu juba road 2

Although the Gulu-Lacor road forms a section of the Juba road construction project launched last year, works started from Amuru district, over 40 kilometers from the gazetted point of start.
11:24
11:24

Ten Held Over Theft of Solar Panels from Water Scheme

Namaye says police has also recovered 13 solar panels, two of which were sold in Mbarara and 11 in Tanzania.
11:07
11:07

NFA Pushes for Special Fund to Boost Tree Planting Campaigns edwin muhumuza 2

Once set up, the Tree Fund shall consist of a vote appropriated by Parliament, loans obtained by government, grants, gifts and donations. The money shall then be used to promote tree planting and growing at national and local levels.
10:46
10:46

MPs Want Oil Contracts Reviewed recoverable costs

The ad hoc committee on the oil sector has urged government revisit the Production Sharing Agreements- PSAs signed between the government and oil companies. The committee that was instituted in October 2011 after the heated Special Oil Debate says in its report that some of the clauses in the PSAs are unfair to Uganda.
10:44
10:44

MPs React To Sejusa Dismissal With Mixed Feelings 5

Army MP General Elly Tumwine referred to the rules committee investigations as a ‘good product of a drama skit’ saying they set a bad precedent when they used masqueraders to represent General Sejusa before the committee and the sending of summon papers in General Sejusa’s pigeon hall well knowing that it was not accessible to him.
10:25
10:25

Institute of Certified Public Accountants Pushes for Appointment of Budget Controller public finance bill 2

According to the Institute, the office of the budget controller shouldn’t be dependent on any political decision to allow it operate efficiently.
09:50
09:50

Lack of Policy Pushes Vulnerable Children into Crime 2

Most of the OVCs lost their parents to HIV/AIDs, the Allied Democratic Force (ADF) rebellion while others are under the care of their guardians who are too old and can’t provide them with the basic necessities.
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