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18:05
18:05

Buganda Tables UGX 9.64B Budget buganda lukiiko 1

Buganda Kingdom finance minister has tabled a 9.64 Billion shillings budget for six months running from January to June 2014 of the financial year 2013/2014.
17:31
17:31

UGX 43M Robbed From Gulu Sports Betting Centre uganda police force 2

The police in Gulu are investigating a case in which up to 43 million shillings was stolen on Sunday night from a sports betting shop in the town.
16:32
16:32

Buganda Unveils 2014 Resource Mobilisation Plan buganda lukiiko 2 1 Top story

Mayiga noted that Buganda has oftentimes partnered with corporate companies to implement key ceremonies in the kingdom but through a non formal arrangement. This arrangement will now be formalized to allow companies advertise during kingdom ceremonies at an agreed cost.
16:29
16:29

Kenyan Gay Rights Activists Protest Outside Ugandan Embassy

The gay community in Kenya is the latest to pile pressure on the Ugandan government over the anti-homosexuality bill that was passed by parliament in December. A section of the Kenyan gay community today protested outside the Uganda High Commission in Nairobi calling on President Yoweri Museveni to veto the signing of the bill.
16:04
16:04

UDBL Chief Patricia Ojangole Arrested, Remanded

Prosecution alleges that Ojangole while employed as the chief internal auditor and later as the acting chief executive officer of Uganda Development Bank Limited dealt with a matter in which she had a personal interests and which she was in a position to influence recruitment for the position of the chief executive officer which was advertised on October 8, 2012.
15:45
15:45

Kitgum College Tutors Living In Condemned Houses 2

Tutors at Kitgum Core Primary Teachers’ College are living in dilapidated and condemned staff housing units. Simon Charles Okwir, the college Principal, says the houses were condemned in 2008 and should have been demolished by now.
15:09
15:09

Leaders Protest RDC Abiriga's Transfer To Yumbe rdc reshuffled

Local leaders in Yumbe district have protested the decision by President Yoweri Museveni to transfer controversial former Arua Resident District Commissioner (RDC) Ibrahim Abiriga to the district. In his reshuffle for RDCs on Thursday last week, President Museveni transferred long serving Arua RDC Mojor Ibrahim Abiriga to Yumbe and appointed Peter Debele, the NRM general secretary for Arua district to replace Abiriga.
15:00
15:00

World's 1st Clitoral Repair Hospital for FGM Victims Opens in Africa 3

Clitoraid Communications Director Nadine Gary says hundreds of women are already on Clitoraid’s waiting list to have the surgery, which will be free for any woman who wants it. More than 125 million girls and women alive today have been cut in the 29 countries in Africa and Middle East where FGM is concentrated.
14:03
14:03

UGX 1.4 Billion Collected in Buganda\'s Ggwanga Mujje Drive accountability 2 2

Mayiga told the Buganda Lukiiko that UGX 1.45billion has been received since the launch of the fundraising drive. Out of this UGX 883.6million has been spent on ongoing reconstruction works at Kasubi Royal tombs. There were however bounced cheques of UGX 5.5million.
13:35
13:35

AG asks Court to Halt Lukwago Impeachment Case Hearing elias lukwago

In his application, Nyombi states that it would be improper for the High Court to go ahead and hear Lukwago’s case yet he has appealed against a decision by Justice Yasin Nyanzi not to disqualify himself from hearing the same matter.
13:00
13:00

Jinja Land Fill a Health Risk - Expert global warming 2

Stalling of work at Jinja garbage land fill could lead to increased emission of methane into the atmosphere. Moses Maganda, Jinja district Environment officer, says pilling of garbage at a land fill like the one in Masese to decompose without enough oxygen leads to formation of methane gases which are dangerous to the environment.
12:33
12:33

Teso War Claimants Case Ruling Set for Friday soroti high court

In the case, a group of more than one million petitioners is protesting government’s failure to compensate them for losses as a result of cattle rustling and the Lords’ Resistance Army (LRA) war.
12:05
12:05

Kalungu Residents Celebrate Sacking Of RDCs nrm menifesto 4 2

Some residents of Kalungu district celebrated on hearing the news that the area Resident District Commissioner (RDC) Tom Sserwanga and his deputy Teopista Mbabazi had been sacked.
11:46
11:46

Underdogs Maggwa FC target Makubuya Memorial Trophy makubuya cup

Maggwa FC now making its debut in the tournament qualified for the semi finals following an impressive group D record in which they won all three matches and went past Andy Mwesigwa FC 5-4 on penalties.
11:10
11:10

Lack Of Fishing Gear Cripples UGX 2B Fish Project shoddy works 5 2

Fish farmers in Namokora Sub County in Kitgum district are stuck with over 10,000 mature fish in Wang Kwogo Valley Dam in Ladwogi Village due to lack of fishing gears. Alfred Omony, the Kitgum district Fisheries Officer, says the valley dam was constructed three years ago by the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries to supply water for livestock in the sub county.
10:33
10:33

MP Tinkasimire Released on Bond

Tinkasimire was arrested over the weekend for allegedly attempting to cause mayhem at the wedding celebration of Denis Namara, the NRM National Youth chairperson and senior presidential advisor on Youth affairs.
10:09
10:09

MPs Asked to Individually Monitor Agricultural Programs agriculture funding 2 1

President Yoweri Museveni recently announced that he has started using the army in the Luwero triangle, the Rwenzori region and other Fronasa bases to implement the plan which NAADS failed to implement over the last 17 years. He said the program will be rolled out next financial year.
08:46
08:46

Kitgum School Fails to Open as a Result of Ethnic Clashes education 4 1

As a result, all the teachers fled the school citing threats to their lives and the lives of their pupils. Alima Lagot Primary School has a population of 400 pupils.
08:10
08:10

Gulu Hospital, Police Negotiate on Relocation of Police Station uganda police force 3

Nathan Onyachi, the director Gulu Regional Referral hospital says the proposed expansion of the hospital is part of their master plan, which requires up to 10 acres of land.
07:41
07:41

UWA Proposes 20-Year Jail Term for Poachers in New Act 2 Top story

Seguya says with a stringent law in place, those who poach wild animals will think again before engaging in the act.
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