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18:18
18:18

Illegal Connection: 8-year-old Electrocuted

8-year-old Ronald Sengonzi, a former pupil at Kabubbu R/C Primary School met his death this afternoon during a heavy down pour.
18:08
18:08

MPs Grill Naguru Hospital Management Over UGX 150m Loss financial loss 4 1

The Hospital management led by the Acting Director Dr. Edward Nkurunziza, former Director Dr. Edward Naddumba and Principal Administrator Winnie Sserwanja had appeared before the committee to explain queries raised in the 2015 Auditor Generals report.
18:00
18:00

Njeru Residents Protest Sugar Factory Emissions 4 1

Stephen Kamala, the Operation Manager, GM Sugar Factory refutes the allegations from residents, saying the emissions have since been contained.
17:42
17:42

MP Wants Open Term For EC Commissioners 4 1 Top story

The proposal, fronted as part of several amendments in the Constitutional Amendment Bill 2016, is spearheaded by Nakifuma County MP, Robert Kafeero Ssekitoleko
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UPDF Deserter Wanted For Theft of 2 SMGs army deserters 3 1

A military sergeant in Uganda Peoples Defense Forces - UPDF is wanted for deserting the army and stealing two sub-machine guns with 240 rounds of ammunition.
17:07
17:07

Police Impound Grounded Ambulance michael odongo 3

Abdul Latif, the Director Kassan Services Center, says the dysfunctional ambulance was delivered to his garage by the hospital administrator in January this year with intentions of converting it into a pickup truck for garbage collection.
16:37
16:37

Thirteen Students Arrested over Violent Strike in Kabale strikes in schools 3 1

The strike started on Sunday when students protested the failure by the school to prepare their usual weekend meal comprising of matooke and cabbage. Instead, the school prepared posho, sweet potatoes and beans.
16:15
16:15

Sports Lovers Fear Over Mushrooming Shops at Nakivubo Stadium 3

Godfrey Mabirizi, the chairperson board of Trustees Nakivubo stadium, says they opened up lockups to create jobs and revenue for government.
15:25
15:25

2017 Afcon: No Chance For Excuses – Micho 2016 olympic games 1 1

Coach Milutin Micho Sredojevic has said after Ugandas dismal performance at the just ended Olympic Games, there is now no chance for excuses for his team The Cranes to fail to qualify for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations Afcon.
15:17
15:17

Sebei Elgon Cooperative Union Struggling to Survive Amidst Financial Crisis 2

Basil Sokuton Mangusho, the unions Secretary Manager says their financial trouble started with the collapse of Uganda Commercial bank in 1992.
14:09
14:09

Two Detained for Shooting Gulu University Don uganda police force 2

Okidi, a native of Kalongo Town council in Agago district met his death last evening after picking an argument with a security guard manning a DFCU Bank Automated Teller Machine-ATM at Free-zone Hotel in Gulu town.
13:41
13:41

Driver Who Knocked Besigye Supporter Arrested 1

Police constable Benon Matsiko was arrested on the basis of a video which showed a police car knocking down a bystander as Dr Kizza Besigye drove through the Kampala suburb of Kyebando on July 13, 2016.
12:30
12:30

Kaweesi to Head Police Public Relations Department

This implies that Fred Enanga who has been the Police Public Relations Officer will now join Polly Namaye as deputies to Kaweesi.
12:20
12:20

East African Economies Urged to Tame Rising Debt 1

As a percentage of GNI, debt levels are still sustainable, with only two countries in the region Burundi and Djibouti currently deemed at high risk of debt default, according to a recent evaluation of the joint World BankInternational Monetary Fund Debt Sustainability Framework.
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11:33

CSOs condemn Arrest of Operation Wealth Creation Petitioners

The arrest of the three youths came shortly after they complained over the alleged mismanagement of the 64 heifers disbursed to the district under Operation Wealth Creation, an initiative through which Uganda Peoples Defence Forces-UPDF is coordinating agricultural extension activities at community level.
07:59
07:59

Gulu University Lecturer Shot Dead

Preliminary reports show that the deceased picked up an argument with the security guard over a motorcycle he had earlier parked infront of the building.
07:44
07:44

UWA Evicts 57 Households from Upe Pian Reserve francis okwameri 5

Violet Akurut Adome, the Katakwi woman Member of Parliament disagreed with the GPS reading providing by UWA, showing that the game reserve borders Katakwi district.
07:39
07:39

Mixed Reactions Greet Uganda's Performance in Rio jackson kiprop 6 1

Stephen Kiprotich failed to defend his Olympic marathon title, clocking 14th in the 42-kilometer mens marathon that was won by Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge, on the last day of the event. Ugandas Solomon Mutai finished the Marathon in eighth position.
07:38
07:38

Mutai – I Got My Strategy Wrong stephen kiprotich 1 Top story

World bronze medalist Solomon Munyo Mutai has said he got his strategy wrong during the Marathon race at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Jeneiro, Brazil yesterday.
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