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18:06
18:06

UBC Not Capable of Signal Distribution-UCC digital migration 3 1 Top story

UCC\'s Executive Director, Eng. Godfrey Mutabazi, while speaking at a joint meeting between MPs on the Presidential Affairs and ICT committees and broadcasters at Serena Hotel today, explained that with the current financial and technical woes surrounding UBC, it may be impossible for the country to beat the June 17th 2015 international digital migration deadline.
17:43
17:43

Row Over Children\'s Bill Deepens As Minister Accused of Forgery children's act 1 1

Atiku, while addressing the media at Parliament today, claims that the certificate that the minister tabled is forged since the Ministry of Finance issued him with the document on 20th January 2015. He is demanding that the committee withdraws the government bill from being considered.
17:16
17:16

Arua Gets UGX 68 billion Water and Sewerage Project sewerage system

A 24-million-dollar agreement to build Arua Municipality's first ever sewerage system has today been signed. National Water and Sewerage Corporation signed the agreement with an Egyptian firm El-Nasr as well as Dott Services, a local civil works firm.
16:40
16:40

Arrested Drug Dealer Dies of \'Narcotic Poisoning\' at Mulago

After a few hours of interrogation and detention, Fabricio who had entered the country aboard Ethiopia Airline 33Q from San Pal in Brazil confessed to �having drugs in his stomach\'. But he was only able to excrete fourteen palates before becoming unconscious.
16:36
16:36

Archbishop Sentamu Skips Parliament Holy Communion Service 3 1

The Holy Communion Service organized by Parliament\'s Anglican Chaplaincy today flopped after the Archbishop of York John Sentamu who was listed as the main celebrant failed to show up.
16:26
16:26

How MTN Mobile Money Fraud was Uncovered mtn uganda

3 different audit documents presented to the court show that MTN management knew of the fraud but didn\'t know how to stop it. The MTN- IT team then requested Fundamo, the vendor, to resolve the matter. Up until 2014, the mater had not been resolved, the same 17 accounts continued to appear in the system; The MTN IT team didn\'t close them neither did Fundamo to whom a purported request had been made.
15:58
15:58

District Speaker Arrested over 12-year-long Defilement case lwengo nrm wrangles

His arrest comes barely three weeks after ascending to the District Speaker\'s seat in a hotly contested race against another contender William Matovu.
15:42
15:42

Police Investigates Luweero Youths Group Leaders Over Mismanagement of Funds misuse of funds

Sserunjogi says however after investigations they found out that the grain mill which they claimed they bought belonged to Amudan Muliika who later withdrew it and they just used it to hoodwink the town council to get the funds.
15:00
15:00

Land Registration Suffers Setback as Landlords Abandon Process 2

Sephatia Mboneraho, the outgoing Hoima District Land Board Chairman says several people have abandoned the land registration process after filling the forms, the first step in the land registration procedure. Each registration form costs Shs20, 000. The entire process however requires not less than shs 2million.
14:29
14:29

US Gov\'t Donates Bulletproof, Mine Resistant Vehicles to UPDF 5

Lt Col Haddock said the donation from the Department of Defence is part of the US Government\'s commitment to support the UPDF to build its capacity. He revealed that another fifteen war vehicles will be delivered to UPDF soon, specifically for use in Somalia.
13:37
13:37

Campaign to Curb Child Marriages On sexual violence 3

Under the Girls Not Brides Alliance, the activists contend that the numbers of girls pushed into early marriages has grossly affected the retention levels in schools. According to a report by 2013 African Human Development report by UNICEF, World Bank and the World Health Organisation, almost 2 million Ugandan minors are forced or lured into early marriages.
13:03
13:03

Prosecutor Seeks Delay in Confirmation of Charges against Dominic Ongwen 1 2

According to Fatou Bensouda, her office has 17,791 items; an equivalent of 94,620 pages, which will have to be reviewed at the rate of 50 pages per day per person with ten reviewers working full-time. She says the disclosure review in this case may take up to one year.
12:40
12:40

Ekiring Upset by Italian Junior Player in Uganda International Badminton Championship nigeria 2 1

The 19-year old Italian who joined the main draw after playing two games in the qualifiers on Thursday stopped Ekiring 11-7, 5-11, 11-9, 11-9. Ekiring, also Africa\'s best player said he failed to control the game because of the wind in the Arena.
12:36
12:36

Government Support Needed to Promote Business Incubation mara launchpad

Beneficiaries of business incubators want the government to develop actionable business incubation mechanisms as one of the ways of promoting micro and small enterprises in Uganda. A business incubator is a company that helps new and startup companies to develop by providing services such as management training or office space.
12:12
12:12

Remembering Danny Kyazze (1943-2015) ubc news anchor 1 Top story

The veteran best known as Mzee Kyazze was until recently a Luganda News Anchor at Akaboozi, a local station owned by Finance Minister Maria Kiwanuka. He joined Akaboozi in 2001 after years of service with different TV and radio stations.
11:39
11:39

Activists Want PWDs Bill 2014 Amended consolidated fund 3 1

Civil Society Organizations that advocate for the rights of Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) want the 2014 PWD Bill amended to make it compliant with the international convention on rights for the disabled. Meeting with Parliament\'s Gender committee of parliament today, the coalition members appealed to MPs to create a disability fund to be established under the People with Disabilities Bill, 2014 by Government that is to be charged on the consolidated fund.
10:41
10:41

UWA Defends Killing of Isingiro Lion stray lion 1

According to the officials, on the morning of 17th February 2015, Uganda Wildlife Authority received information of a lion that was in community land in Burungamo Village Ngarama Sub County Isingiro District and a big security threat to the residents.
10:25
10:25

KCCA Closes Arirang Korean Restaurant over Filth public health act 9

The facility was closed down due to poor hygiene and sanitation and unsafe way of food handling, the Authority\'s public relations department announced this morning.
09:53
09:53

Gun with 29 Rounds of Ammunition Recovered in Agago 1

The victim of the shooting, Okello Tito Ongom was attached to the anti-stock theft unit (ASTU) in Lapono Sub county, Agago district. Ongom was attempting to re-arrest James Ojara, a key suspect in the murder who had escaped from custody on a different charge. Ojara later escaped with the government weapon.
09:29
09:29

Hundreds of Acres of Crops Destroyed as Elephants Invade Moyo

Moris Vuzi Nyidanyi, the LCIII Chairperson of Dufile sub county says the over 100 elephants invaded the area from the wild yesterday destroying acres of plantations in the parishes of Dufile, Lebubu, and Chinyi.
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