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19:03
19:03

Jinja District Seeks UGX 200 Million for Plant and Animal Clinic plant clinics 2 1

The clinic will be a one-stop-center where farmers can take samples of the affected crops and animals for expert advice. The structure is planned to have an office, plant clinic section, animal clinic section, a holding centre for the animals and an operating theater.
18:53
18:53

MPs Demand Report On Uganda's Olympic Team Performance 2016 rio olympics 4 1

Uganda did not win a single medal with its hopes dashed on the last day of the event when 2012 gold medalist Stephen Kiprotich finished 14th in the Mens Marathon. Fellow countryman Solomon Mutai finished 8th in a race won by Kenyas Eliud Kipchoge.
18:25
18:25

Tycoon Godfrey Kirumira Named in Kasiwukira Murder ashraf jayden

Godfrey Kirumiras name popped up when one of the suspects Ashraf Jaden, informed court that his fellow police officers had asked him to link Kasiwukiras Widow Sarah Nabikolo, to the murder of her husband and that businessman Kirumira would in turn; give him 200 million Shillings, a house and a good rank in the police force.
18:12
18:12

Gulu Councillors Want Street Named After Prof. Odonga 1

At least four different proposals have been drafted to keep the memory Professor Alexander Mwa Odonga alive in Gulu district. Odonga, a veteran surgeon and author, died last week and is due to be buried at the Church Cemetery at St. Phillip Mican, the seat of Gulu Anglican Diocese on Thursday.
17:27
17:27

IGG, Lokodo Disagree On Leadership Code Bill 3 1

Justice Irene Mulyagonja told the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs committee today that the clauses shouldnt be repealed, saying it will trim the tribunals powers to recommend dismissal of leaders found guilty of breaching the leadership code.
17:04
17:04

Medical Interns Strike Paralyses Business in Major Cities parliament 6 1

The new policy will see government only facilitating government sponsored students when they go to hospitals for their internship placement. This implies that private students will not be given allowances while undertaking internship. The medical interns were in the past been entitled to a monthly pay of 600,000.
16:08
16:08

Division Protests Sale of Public Buildings kampala university 2 1

Matia Kakooza, the Kimanya-Kyabakuza division LC III chairperson, says they were not consulted before the decision to allocate the buildings and land hosting them to the university.
15:41
15:41

Parliament Spends Over UGX 2billion on Delegation to UNAA Convention 1 Top story

Each airticket for the Members of Parliament was quoted at 5,700 US Dollars an equivalent of 19,015,400 Shillings. All legislators are flying business class by Emirates Airlines. The total cost on tickets is 456,000 US Dollars, an equivalent of 1,521,230,000 Shillings.
15:31
15:31

Mob Kills Two in Alebtong

Bob Ebil, the clan chief of Okii-teki in-charge of Akura Sub County, told URN that residents were incensed when they saw the lifeless bodies of Daphne Acen and Oscar Enyang near the homes of the duo.
13:26
13:26

Lango Cultural Foundation Gets UGX 10m for Health Care 3

Cecilia Ajok, an officer from the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development said the money is to facilitate the cultural institution in developing its operational and resource mobilization plans in four key thematic areas; maternal health, sexual gender based violence, teenage pregnancy and HIV.
13:05
13:05

Gun Fire as Wobulenzi Police Rescue Suspected Robber boda boda riders 1

Police in Wobulenzi town council have fired live bullets to disperse people who wanted to lynch a suspected robber.
12:58
12:58

Councillors Protest Land Giveaway to Egyptian Firm 3 1

Bwanika Bbaale, a local politician and resident of Kiwogozi zone in Luweero town, says some investors get free land and resale it instead of using it for the intended purpose.
12:32
12:32

FDC Officials Divided After Omoro Election Loss 2016 elections 4 1

While Prossy Alanyo blames what she calls irregularities for her loss in the August 29th elections, Gilbert Olanya the Kilak South MP says the exercise was free and fair.
12:13
12:13

Arua Diocese in Land Feud With Surrounding Communities 2 1 Top story

Sam Ondoma of Alaka Co. Advocates, the lawyer of the residents, says his clients are seeking dialogue with the diocese to agree on their compensation before they can allow them to process a land title.
12:05
12:05

Teacher Found Dead in School Compound primary school

The body of John Bosco Nuwagaba, a primary three teacher at Butuuza Primary School in Kamuganguzi Sub County, Kabale district, was discovered by pupils who had reported for classes on Wednesday morning.
11:47
11:47

Nebbi Youth Groups Default On Livelihood Programme Money

Out of the 500 million shillings distributed to the groups, the district has recovered just over 40 million shillings.
11:06
11:06

Uganda Basketball Team Suffers Third Defeat In Cairo cairo egypt

Although Uganda dominated the third and fourth quarter winning 19-17 and 14-06 respectively, the Mozambique team had a greater lead in the first two quarters of the games which put them in a comfortable place.
10:49
10:49

4 Killed, Several Injured in Kween Mob Attack

Godfrey Mangusho, an eye witness told URN that members of Kaplelon clan mounted a roadblock where they intercepted some members of Kapkwech clan who were trying to flee the scene in a truck that had ferried them to the funeral.
10:06
10:06

Kayihura's Personal Assistant Under Spotlight uganda police 1 Top story

According to police sources, Baroza has also been giving orders to senior commanders and police directors since he was elevated from the rank of Superintendent of Police to Assistant Commissioner of Police in January 2016.
07:23
07:23

WHO Issues New Treatment Guidelines for STIs ectopic pregnancy 1

Growing antibiotic resistance forces updates to recommended treatment for sexually transmitted infections
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