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18:20
18:20

Kadaga: We Want Woman at Prime Minister level 1 2

Betty Amongi, the chairperson UWOPA, said though affirmative action has increased the number of women in leadership positions, Uganda still lags behind. Amongi says the retention of Kadaga as Speaker will be a boost efforts to push women for the top positions in the country.
18:12
18:12

Five Injured, Scores Homeless after Heavy Storm in Nakaseke noise 2

Vincent Kaweesa, the LC V councilor Butalangu town council, says the injured were pulled from the debris and rushed to Kiwoko hospital.
17:29
17:29

Bank of Uganda Cuts Lending Rate to 16 Percent

Mutebile said real growth had dropped since the start of 2016, adding that consumer demand has remained low. He said given that the inflation outlook has improved and to ensure that real economic growth remains close to potential, the BoU believes that it is warranted to cautiously ease monetary policy, hence the reduction by one percentage point.
17:19
17:19

Security Deployment to be Maintained Until Swearing In elections 2016 1

Fred Enanga, Police spokesperson, says the officers will stay until all elected leaders are sworn-in in May because some of the election leaders may want to disrupt the swearing in.
17:17
17:17

DPP Suggests 113 Witnesses to Pin LRA's Thomas Kwoyelo lra commanders Top story

Charles Kamuli, a representative of the DPP informed court president over by justice Lydia Mugambe that they intend to adduce 113 witnesses to prove their case against Kwoyelo. Kamuli further told court that witnesses will be protected under the available witness protection mechanisms. This also includes the use of pseudonyms, masking witnesses and testifying in judges chambers where needed.
16:43
16:43

Parliament Urged to Halt Proposed Allowances for Legislators mps allowances 2

ACCU Executive Director Cissy Kagaba says that the proposals are extremely intolerable, myopic and unsustainable.
16:12
16:12

Kasese MPs Demand Withdrawal of Police Flying Squad kasese killings 3

Addressing journalists at Parliament this afternoon, William Nzoghu, the Busongora North MP, said despite the fact that the Defense minister, Dr. Crispus Kiyonga hails from Kasese, the rising insecurity, mainly instigated by security personnel is proof that government is fuelling the attacks.
15:41
15:41

Drugs Worth UGX 160M Expire in Kasese 3

Dr. Yusuf Baseke, the Kasese District Medical Officer, says the expired drugs include those of HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, diabetes, hypertension, pneumonia and diarrhea.
14:21
14:21

Magogo – We Dedicate 2017 Afcon Qualification To Dhaira abel dhaira 3 1 Top story

The Uganda FA has dedicated the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations Afcon qualification campaign to departed goalkeeper Abel Dhaira.
13:39
13:39

Besigye Vows Not to Surrender Victory defiance campaign

The former FDC presidential candidate was the first runner up in the polls when he garnered 35.4 percent against Musevenis 60.8 percent. However, Besigye wonders why he was incarcerated in his home for over a month if Museveni won the polls genuinely. According to Besigye, Ugandans spoke in the polls, but it is police, Electoral Commission and the army to blame for the pillage and rape of democracy.
13:04
13:04

Former Rwenzururu Ministers Deny Fueling Kasese Tension rwenzori insecurity

In a press release dated April 3, 2016, the expelled ministers state that the accusations are exposing them to danger. They add that the general public is now treating them as enemies of the Kingdom.
12:50
12:50

Mbale Taxi Park Dispute Deepens tax collections 2

In his letter to the contractor, Edward Lwanga, the Town Clerk Municipal Council explains that the contractor failed to fulfill the terms and conditions of the contract as required. He accuses the contractor of failing to remit Shillings 161 million.
12:03
12:03

Businessman Mohammed Ssebuwufu Denied Bail mohammed sebuwufu

Justice Musene dismissed the bail application considering the gravity of the matter which attracts a defence sentence upon conviction. Justice Musene added that it would be unfair to release Ssebuwufu on bail and leave his four co-accused persons on remand.
11:20
11:20

Latrine Crisis Hits Nakasongola Schools As Rains Set In 3 1

Mariam Nabutaka, the Nakasongola District Education Secretary, says the pit latrines in the affected schools caved in, filled up or are in a state of disrepair.
11:05
11:05

Pawor Sub County Operates Under a Mango Tree 3 1

Although the Sub County rents office space from the LCIII Chairman Mathew Maduonthwo, the rented house does not have a provision for a council hall. As result, council sessions are conducted under a mango tree, Saviour Odonkara, the Parabok Parish Chief says.
09:50
09:50

Buhweju's Only Doctor Resigns 4 1

Oliver Atukwasa, who has camped at Nsiika health center IV for a month, says she hasnt been able to see a doctor, which puts her life and that of her unborn twin babies in danger.
07:49
07:49

Gov't Accused of Deviating from Buseruka Resettlement Plan buseruka sub county 1 1

Richard Orebi, the Chairperson of the oil refinery affected persons says that the current arrangement makes the area overcrowded, typical of a resettlement camp. He says the residents need more than what government is providing to be able to manage their way of life which is characterized by crop cultivation and animal grazing.
07:39
07:39

UPDF Soldiers kill Three Turkana Cattle Raiders 1

Lieutenant George Musinguzi, the 5th Division Deputy spokesperson, says the Turkana cattle rustlers were shot dead during an attempted raid in Olodiko Sub County in Kaabong district on Sunday.
07:12
07:12

Four Killed in Kasese Palace Scuffle rwenzori insecurity 1

Major Ronald Kakurungu, the UPDF 2nd division spokesperson, says the four people were killed in two separate incidents. He says the soldiers and the boda boda motorcyclist were killed by an unidentified people who attacked them, a few meters from Mumberes palace in Kasese town.
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