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17:03
17:03

Stolen Vehicle Impounded in Kasese stolen cars

Col Mawa says that FAGIYA Uchafu agents in Mpondwe-Customs suspected the vehicle as it was being driven towards the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo.
16:29
16:29

Kitgum Man Jailed 70-years for Aggravated Defilement penal code act

The two minors were sleeping in the family Kitchen when they were suddenly attacked by an intruder. The victims told court that Oyo covered their mouths with a blanket and threatened to kill all of them if they made noise and as he defiled them.
16:03
16:03

School Guard Killed Over UGX 100, 000 armed robberies

Teachers and pupils of Adrian Nursery School Kitovu in Masaka district were shocked this morning to find the school\'s security guard dead.
15:49
15:49

Mobile Money Transactions Hit a Record Ugx 18.6trillion eprc 2

The facility introduced four years ago has grown rapidly across the country offering companies a possibility to tap a market where many people do not have bank accounts.
15:12
15:12

State of the Nation Address 2014 in Photos yoweri museveni Top story

The 2014 State of the Nation address was greatly anticipated for many reasons. Campaigns and strategies for the 2016 elections are already underway, with the most prominent being the NRM bid to have President Museveni as sole candidate. URN cameras were there to capture some of the actors in this drama.
15:09
15:09

UWEC Seeking Accreditation for Wildlife Management Courses 2

Musinguzi says the centre has already contacted Makerere University and Mbarara University of Science and Technology to initiate courses that can be accredited by the National Council for higher education.
14:14
14:14

Whistleblower Arrested over False Rebel Recruitment Alarm in Lango lra rebels 3

Fred Enanga, the Police Spokesperson says that on May 30th, 2014 while in Kampala, Adupa offered to security a report alleging that a total of 50 rebels had already been recruited in Dokolo and Lira districts by Journalists and politicians whose particulars he did not divulge.
13:52
13:52

No Sign for Kiir-Machar Meeting as Deadline Looms

Meanwhile, Peace talks between South Sudan’s government and the rebel movement had been scheduled to resume on 2 June, but have now been adjourned to an as yet unspecified date. No official explanation has been given for the delay in the resumption of talks.
13:28
13:28

Meager Resources Cripple District Environment Departments godfrey ruyonga 2

Meager funds are allocated to the natural resources departments which are in-charge of forests, wetlands and rivers among others. The department also faces a problem of under-staffing. As a result, some of the environmental laws remain on paper and have never been enforced.
12:48
12:48

Budget Director Charged with Embezzlement, Abuse of Office Top story

Samuel Wanyaka who had an arrest warrant order hanging around his neck, voluntarily appeared before Chief Magistrate Sarah Langa Siu and denied the three corruption charges of embezzlement, abuse of office and false accounting.
12:37
12:37

Masaka Constituents Push MP to End Political Career over Age nrm wrangles 2 1

Luke Ssekamwa explains that they want a younger legislator because MP Mubanda appears to be too old to concentrate in Parliament. Similarly Peter Ssenkungu, the Masaka District NRM Chairman says they need someone who is more energetic to outsmart vibrant opposition candidates.
12:35
12:35

Cervical Cancer Cases on the Rise in Karamoja matany hospital 5 1

Statistics at Moroto Regional Referral Hospital indicate 1,400 out of 20,297 women in Napak and Moroto districts in the last 20 months have been treated of lesions that translate into cancer.
12:08
12:08

Kisoro CIID Boss Arrested over Mosquito Net Saga kisoro police 2

His troubles stem from the release of two suspects who were arrested on 2nd June, 2014 for buying 126 mosquito nets supplied by government to the locals. The two; Innocent Halera and Juliet Nyirabakunzi all residents of Bunagana in Kisoro District, were arrested with Mosquito Nets which had been distributed to the locals.
11:46
11:46

Busoga Diocese to be Split into Three 1 1

The current Busoga diocese covers 10 districts with headquarters in Bugembe, the outskirts of Jinja district. However some leaders, clergy and Christians in the region agitating for a split are citing lack of accountability, inaccessibility and poor service delivery in the mother diocese.
11:11
11:11

Oil Refinery Compensations Inequitable-Hoima Leaders 2

Bashir Hangi, The Ministry of Energy’s communication officer in charge of the refinery claims that government has achieved at least 60 percent progress in clearing the compensation claims. But area leaders are complaining of unfair treatment of the residents.
10:53
10:53

State of the Nation Address 2014 uganda's economy 1 Top story

I keep telling the audiences I address that there are the four sectors for wealth creation and access to employment. Anybody wishing to generate wealth, create self employment, employ others or access employment has no alternative but choose one of these four. The four sectors are: Agriculture, Industry, Services and ICT.
10:32
10:32

Kabale Man Held for Hacking 90-Year-old Grandfather 2

The accused allegedly attacked Ntandayarwe on June 4th 2014 after complaining of his failure to apportion to him part of the land owned by the family.
10:17
10:17

6 Aspirants Vie for Amuru Woman Parliamentary Seat 2 2

The aspirants warming up for the race include; a journalist Pauline Acan, Jane Frances Okili, a runner up in preceding polls, and Concy Achiro, the former area MP. Others are Concy Adoch a business woman, Josephine Atim, a district councilor and Jane Naku, the female youth councilor at the district.
09:15
09:15

Opposition- State of the Nation Address was Silent on Salient Issues parliament 5

But the Leader of Opposition in Parliament Wafula Oguttu says the president’s address lacked a fresh feed into the critical issues about the Nation. He says the address failed to address key issues like the need for Electoral Reforms, Corruption, Health and that Status of UPDF presence in south Sudan.
07:59
07:59

Museveni: Government to Fund Ugandan Scientists makerere university 1

President Yoweri Museveni has noted that Government is to fund Ugandan scientists to enable them further their skills as well as develop the Country’s Industrial Sector.
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