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19:21
19:21

Uganda Opens Ebola Screening centers at Border Points with DRC, Kenya ebola in congo

Dr. Aceng also ordered for a Passenger-Tracking Record for all airlines to enable the Screening Center to identify potential Ebola suspects. The Passenger-Tracking Record indicates the origin of the trip and the various stopovers that a passenger has made during the trip.
17:37
17:37

Total Concludes UGX 5B Compensation Of Buliisa Farmers 2

In a press statement issued today, Total E&P said it had compensated 13,666 gardens belonging to farmers from ten villages in the two sub counties. According to Chris Ocowun, a Public Relations Officer at Total E&P, said the compensation cost five billion Uganda Shillings to the oil company.
15:26
15:26

Police, Umeme Agree on Joint Night Operations to Crack Down on Power Theft electricity costs 1 1

As a result, Umeme officials led by Duncan Mwesigwa, the Masaka branch manager convened a crisis meeting with residents to discuss power theft. During the meeting, Mwesigwa claimed that majority of the residents in the area consume unmetered power.
15:15
15:15

Nyombi Pleads for More Time in Karamagi case andrew karamagi

Last week Nyombi told court that he felt embarrassed and annoyed by the incident in which Karamagi grabbed his written speech while he was addressing lawyers at the opening of the Annual New Law year at the High Court in Kampala, early this year.
15:09
15:09

Tooro Kingdom Elder Dies 1

Abooki Nyakato, as she was commonly known in Tooro, was in 1992 appointed by King Patrick Olimi Kaboyo to spearhead the drafting of the Kingdom constitution. Nyakato together with lawyers from Tooro finalized the drafting of the constitution in 1995 the same year Kaboyo died suddenly and was replaced by Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV.
14:11
14:11

1 Million Farmers Petition Parliament over Agro-Input Taxes 3

The farmers are concerned that although agriculture is considered as one of the primary sectors meant to unlock the binding constraints to the transformation of the economy, it remains among the least prioritized sectors, compared to other sectors like public sector management and administration.
13:50
13:50

Police Names Boating Accident Victims boat capsizes 1

At least seven people including a child have been confirmed dead after the boat they were travelling in capsized in River Nile last week on Thursday evening at Obira village, Purongo Sub-county in Nwoya district. The victims of the accident include Pirachen Gladys from Nebbi, Atimango Jennifer from Nebbi,Onim Joyce from nebbi,Ogen Charles from Zombo,Akumu Odima from Kiryandongo, and Munukoma and unidentified 2 year old baby who died later.
12:58
12:58

Lango MPs Fail to Reconcile Warring Cultural Factions lango conference 2

But the Paramount Chief and his ministers claim that they were never invited for the meeting convened by Dialogue for peace together with Lango parliamentary group. However, the rival faction headed by Prime Minister Baine Ocan together with other clan heads numbering over 50 attended the meeting I Lira yesterday.
12:46
12:46

Police Recovers Two Stolen UN Vehicles

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa Regional police spokesperson says when the suspects approached the check point they refused to stop forcing police to open fire.
10:25
10:25

Inspector: Amuria Schools Employ School Drop Outs amuria district 3

He says as a result of using school dropouts, most schools don’t follow the syllabus and curriculum, which is contributing to poor performance.
10:22
10:22

UPDF Colonel Investigated for Issuing Fake Dollars to SA Embassy 2

Without disclosing the name of the colonel, Wendy Sherman told URN that she has reported cases of government officials involved in fraud while applying for visas. The officer under investigation was applying for a transit Visa and was required to pay US $61 for the transaction.
09:33
09:33

UNAA Board of Trustees Resigns fraud Top story

On May 21, 2014, UNAA President Brian Kwesiga presented a document to the Bank of America effectively locking out from the account both the elected Treasurer and elected Secretary as co-signatories to the account. Mr. Kwesiga was now the sole and only signatory to the UNAA accounts. Mr. Kwesiga at the time claimed that an executive meeting had removed Mr. Ssempungu from access to the bank account, but no such meeting ever took place.
06:52
06:52

Mixed Reactions As Maternal Health Project Winds Up In Kabarole pregnant women 2

Francis Obit is the Kabarole district health officer. He says that since 2012, maternal deaths in the district have dropped from 350 to 100 in a year and the number of women delivering in health centers has also increased from 150 to 400 a year.
06:33
06:33

Gunfire in Hoima As Police Evict Residents 1

An officer who spoke to URN on condition of anonymity since he was not the overall commander of the operation said they were forced to open fire since the resident had turned violent.
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