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19:49
19:49

Buganda Kingdom in Campaign to Preserve Luganda 2

Mayiga told the Buganda Lukiiko early today that several people in Buganda have lost the orthography of the language at the expense of foreign dialects like English and Swahili and that the campaign, to which he is putting a lot of effort will seek to restore the confidence and pride of using Luganda among the Baganda.
19:05
19:05

Gulu University Students Protest over Missing Lectures 3

Stephen Opira, the Director of Gulu University Kitgum Campus was out of office to comment on the matter and attempts to get a comment from him on phone could not yield fruits. Other lecturers available at the campus refused to comment on the matter on record.
18:40
18:40

Uganda, Horn of Africa Receive US$8 Billion for Development

The aid, from the World Bank, African Development Bank (AfDB), European Union and Islamic Development Bank (IDB), will support efforts to boost economies and stem conflict and hunger across the volatile region. The initiative covers eight countries; Uganda, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, and Sudan.
18:14
18:14

Judiciary Planning to Discard Horsehair Wigs 2

The headpieces are worn by judges when presiding over cases in courts of law and during state functions. But Moses Ikagobya, the Kabarole district Vice Chairperson told Kavuma that the wigs are out-of-date and that some witnesses especially juveniles often fear to face the judges.
17:44
17:44

Fresh Tension As Armed Men Attack Nakaseke Residents blood sucking men 2

Lameck Kigozi, the Savannah Region Police Spokesperson says Kabugo and his family members were saved by passerbys who heard their alarm and mobilized residents from a wedding party to rescue them.
16:38
16:38

Uganda to Train More Fistula Surgeons obstetric fistula 2

Annually, 2500 women and girls suffering from fistula are repaired but with 1900 new cases annually, the reduction into the backlog may take longer. Uganda has the highest number of fistula cases in the world.
15:58
15:58

District Wants Ban on Beef, Animal Movement Lifted 2

Dr. Charles Noki, the Alebtong district veterinary officer says a total of 4,887 animals have been vaccinated in the affected and neighbouring areas. Once the viral disease is reported it takes 90 days for vaccination before lifting quarantine but Dickens Kennedy Odongo, the Alebtong District LCV chief says they have contained it.
15:57
15:57

High Hepatitis B, HIV/AIDs Rates Frustrate Army Recruitment in North

But Col. Joseph Balukudembe, the leader of the army recruitment in charge of North and West Nile region says that between 30-40 percent of the applicant who turned up for recruitment tested positive for Hepatitis B and HIV.
14:59
14:59

Professor Fredrick Kayanja Is New Gulu University Chancellor 1 1

She disclosed that in June 2014, Gulu university council recommended to professor Kayanja to President Yoweri Museveni for appointment as Gulu university chancellor.
14:35
14:35

Gulu Authorities Warn to Close NGO For Supporting Problem Kids

Komakech says that unless the NGO stops supporting the kids and concentrate on other development activities, it will face closure. He says they are looking for better ways to solve the problem of street children.
12:50
12:50

Uganda Falls to Malaysia in ICC World Cricket League Division 3 frank nsubuga 1

Hosts Malaysia beat Uganda by 4 wickets with 174 balls remaining. Uganda first put on a miserable 106/ (39.0), while the hosts chased and recorded 107/6 in 21.0 overs. Phillimon Selowa recorded the highest score of 24 runs. Uganda will now need to beat Bermuda in the last game on Wednesday to qualify for the Division 2.
12:48
12:48

Lira Waste Management Bylaw Inactive 8-Years Later 2 1

This by law was also meant to ensure that each family collects, sort and dump its garbage at specific locations. The by-law also proposed a fine of not less than 40,000 shillings or a three months jail sentence for those found guilty of violating its provisions.
12:24
12:24

Travel Time, Costs Surge as Teso-Karamoja Roads Become Impassable

The road conditions have continued to deteriorate with several gaping potholes, deep edge breaks and eroded shoulders affecting traffic flow. This has resulted into high vehicle operating costs, increased travel time and passenger tales filled with agony.
11:47
11:47

Doris Akol Appointed URA Commissioner General 2 Top story

Doris Akol, who hitherto served as the commissioner for legal and board affairs takes over from Allen Kagina.
11:42
11:42

Deaf Pupils Strike Over Poor Conditions

In their memo, the pupils complain of poor feeding, inadequate accommodation facilities, selling of oranges from the school farm and none payment of their welfare money.
11:32
11:32

Ekiring Wins 2014 Nigeria International Badminton Open in Abuja france 1

To reach the final, Ekiring who was not ranked in the tournament stopped Nigeria's Jinkam Ifraimu Bulus 11-10, 11-10, 8-11, 11-7 before seeing off the top seed from the Czech Republic Milan Ludik 11-9, 11-5, 3-11, 10-11, 11-1 in the semis.
11:24
11:24

Gulu University Justifies Peace and Conflict Studies northern uganda 1

Pen-Mogi said that it would have been insensitive and irrational for the University to ignore the needs of the population in Northern Uganda which was subjected to over two decades of untold suffering at the hands of the Lord's Resistance Army-LRA rebellion.
10:33
10:33

Suspects' Death at Lira CPS Investigated torture 1

Tony Ogwang, a resident of Telela village, Bar Sub County in Lira district died hours after being detained at Lira Central police station on October 21. He had been accused of indecent assault.
10:04
10:04

UBOS to Withhold Census Report of Border Districts uganda census 2014 2 1 Top story

The decision to withhold the results follows complains raised by district leaders that several of those counted were none Ugandans and therefore, the report would not give a true representation of the demographics in the region.
09:57
09:57

UN Toughens Stance on Illicit Charcoal Trade in Somalia alshabaab millitia 1

The UK-sponsored council resolution adopted with 13 votes in favor, none against and two abstentions aims to cut off a key source of funding for Al-Shabab militia. The UK envoy emphasized that the resolution is aimed specifically at severing a lifeline for the Al Shabab.
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