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19:23
19:23

I Was Frustrated: Former Head of Mulago Radiotherapy Department 1 4 Top story

Dr Kigula said this in an exclusive interview with Uganda Radio Network. Kigula who worked at the institute from1992 told URN that he made a decision to retire in 2014 because his bosses were frustrating efforts to have a new machine after drawing their attention to the old machine that was evidently getting worn out.
18:43
18:43

Katuna Town Council Chokes on Garbage kabale 1 2

Medard Mugisha, a businessman in Katuna Town Council, says the authorities are not bothered about the rotting garbage that has been building up in the town. He says the town council authorities only become tough when it comes to collecting dues.
18:21
18:21

Army Joins Hepatitis B Fight in Gulu hepatitis b virus

Lt. Hassan Kato, the UPDF 4th Division army spokesperson, says they joint the Hepatitis B fight on request from Uganda National Students Association-UNSA. According to Kato, with the help of the Health Ministry, they rolled out the exercise at various Senior Secondary Schools in Gulu district.
17:55
17:55

SPLA Officials Return 21 Cows 2 1

The Sudan Peoples Liberation Army- SPLA Commander in Ikwotos County, Corporal David Obwaha Kamilo, said the return of the animals opens a new chapter of cooperation between Uganda and South Sudan to stem cross border livestock theft. Kamilo asked the UPDF to tighten security surveillance over the borderline to stamp out sporadic cattle thefts
17:42
17:42

Mambule Road Works to Cost UGX 12bn 2

Mambule road serves as the main link between Bombo and Gayaza roads. The construction works will see the road upgraded to two lanes under the second phase of the Kampala Institutional and Infrastructure Development Project- KIIDP2.
17:20
17:20

Oulanyah Faults Finance Ministry for The Delayed Budget Approval 1

In his communication to the house, Oulanyah accused the Finance Ministry of frustrating their schedule. Oulanyah disclosed that he had received reports from the Budget Committee chairperson, Amos Luggolobi accusing the Finance Ministry of submitting piece documents piecemeal, which doesnt help the process.
17:00
17:00

West Nilers Celebrate Papa Wemba's life

Henry Onyai, the proprietor of Tepro Pub on Kasasiro Stage, Kamwokya, says they have dedicated this Friday night to the memory of Papa Wemba. Onyai says during the night, they will only play the songs of Papa Wemba at the Lingala music-themed pub, popular with Westnilers and Congolese revelers.
16:46
16:46

Uchumi Creditors Asked to File Claims

In a notice by the Official Receiver, Fulgence Mungereza from the Attorney Generals office, all the creditors are required to file and register their claims and supporting documents by the 16th of May.
16:18
16:18

Flying Squad Arrests Three, Recovers Six Stolen Cars theft

Herbert Muhangi, the Commandant of the Police Flying Squad, says the suspects have been selling the vehicles cheaply pretending to be in need of urgent cash. They would sell a vehicle that ideally costs Shillings 25 million at between Shillings 8million and 11million. Thats how they were able to get customers easily, Muhangi told URN.
15:49
15:49

Cabinet Endorses Uganda Wildlife Bill 2015 uwa 1

Information and National Guidance Minister, Jim Muhwezi, says the bill arose after several issues affecting wildlife conservation emerged. These include oil exploration around protected areas, increasing conflicts between people and wildlife, poaching, illicit trans-boundary wildlife trade and institutional changes.
14:41
14:41

Nsereko, Bahati Join Race for Deputy Speaker 10th parliament 1 5

Mohammed Nsereko, the Kampala Central MP, told journalists at Parliament today that he is ready to tussle it out with NRM candidates for the position of Deputy Speaker. Nsereko says even though the party has numerical strength in Parliament, it will not stop him from lobbying for support within NRM and other political parties.
14:35
14:35

Luweero Police Halts Crack Down on Fake Healers 5 1

Mutyaba Muwonge, the Chairperson of Uganda Neddagala Lyayo, Luweero branch, says those involved in the operation are unknown, which raises questions about their expertise. According to Mutyaba, one of the team members he didnt mention was arrested recently by Police in Nakasongola for aiding the ritual murder of Juma Kavuma, a barber at Kiryabyoya Trading Centre in Nakitoma Sub County.
13:32
13:32

Tullow Oil Further Reduces Capital Spending oil and gas sector 1 Top story

The business remains well funded and at the end of April 2016, net debt is estimated at approximately 4.5 billion and unutilised debt capacity and free cash at approximately 1.3 billion.The Groups 2016 forecast capital expenditure has been reduced from 1.1 billion to 1.0 billion following the identification of savings across the portfolio with further reductions expected.
12:24
12:24

Public University Non-Teaching Staff Threaten to Strike vincent abigaba 2

Vincent Abigaba, the General Secretary of Makerere University Administrative Staff Association, says the correspondences between the three ministries are a complete violation of the agreed positions.
11:46
11:46

ICC Defends Use of Government Evidence Against Ongwen 2

However, Gumpert says integrating the evidence collected by government doesnt make the court bias. He says the court only exploited the Complementarity provisions within the Rome Statute that established the International Criminal Court.
11:10
11:10

MPs Pay Tribute to Late EC Chairperson 3

Latif Ssebaggala, the Kawempe North MP, said the Late Kasujja was a person of high integrity and a role model to many Ugandans. Budadiri West MP, Nathan Nandala Mafabi commended the Late Kasujja for his commitment to Uganda while serving as Electoral Commission Chairperson.
10:53
10:53

Katakwi Officials Reject Bean Seeds 1

Filbert Ocailap, the Katakwi Resident District Commissioner, says they rejected the bean seeds because Equator Seed Limited Company supplied the wrong variety.
10:32
10:32

Finance Officials Grilled Over Delays to Compensate Legislator 3 1

Colonel Fred Mwesigye, the Nyabushozi County MP and Dokolo Woman MP, Cecilia Ogwal were bitter that government had ignored the plight of the legislator yet he urgently needs the funds.
09:52
09:52

Inadequate Rain Affect Coffee Growing in Lango rainfall season 1

Winifred Oyela, the coffee extension worker in charge Lango sub region and Kaberamaido district told URN that they registered a low survival rate of the seedlings planted in the second season of 2015.
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