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20:54

Journalists Not Asking Right Questions - Eric Chinje acme lecture 1 3 Top story

Eric Chinje stated that whereas journalists are supposed to set the agenda and transform their nations and the entire continent, this has not been realised due to shallow research. He added that by asking the wrong questions and twisting information, journalists have made authorities give lousy answers and in some cases undermine the media.
20:13
20:13

Ongwen's 'Wives' Among Prosecution Witnesses lra war crimes 1 Top story

ICC Senior Trial Lawyer Benjamin Gumpert told the Judges that seven of the victims who will testify in the Court as witnesses are women raped by Ongwen. The lawyer says Ongwen forced them to be his wives and produced children with them against their will.
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19:46

3 Arrested for Arson in Kitgum arson charges 2 1

Three people have been arrested in connection to a fire that burnt a truck loaded with merchandise in Owino market, Kitgum Municipality.
19:28
19:28

Rugunda Hits at Opposition over New EC Team ipod 1

Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda has described as hypocrites opposition political parties with membership in the Inter-party Organisation for Dialogue IPOD.
19:07
19:07

MPs Reject Loan for Busega-Mpigi Road unra 6 1

During the plenary session chaired by Speaker Rebecca Kadaga, MPs debated the National Economy committee report that had okayed borrowing from Africa Development Bank ADB a sum of 329 billion Shillings and another 216 billion Shillings for the project.
18:45
18:45

Showdown Looms Over UPC National Council Meeting upc wrangles 1 1

One of the UPC factions led by Joseph Bbosa has organised the national council on December 10, 2016 at the Ankrah Foundation in Mukono. Lira Municipality MP Jimmy Akena, who heads another faction of the party, says the meeting is illegal and must be stopped.
18:27
18:27

Makerere Could Lose Staff - VC makerere university 3 1 Top story

Prof. John Ddumba Ssentamu, the Vice Chancellor Makerere University has said that the university risks losing staff to other institutions if the current stand-off is not resolved.
18:08
18:08

Soldier Kills One, Injures Two in Nakapiripirit local defence unit

A soldier is in police custody in Nakapiripirit Town Council for shooting dead a humanitarian worker attached to Concern Worldwide, an Non-Government Organisation operating in Karamoja region.
17:48
17:48

Army Links Opposition Mobilisers to Kasese Clashes mumbere arrested 3 1

Brigadier Charles Bakahumura, the director of military intelligence, is reported to have told Members of Parliament that many of Omusinga Mumberes royal guards belong to Power 10 P10, which was a mobilisation group in villages recruited by opposition Forum for Democratic Change FDC during the 2016 elections.
17:03
17:03

Businessman Impounds Masaka Municipal Road Unit masaka municipality 2 1

Businessman George Babumba last week won a case seeking compensation for a piece of land that was allocated to Bannabikira nuns by Masaka District Land Board. Babumba had secured a sublease from Masaka municipality for the land in question.
16:44
16:44

MPs Propose Special Committee to Oversee Gov't Regulations 1 2

The idea was fronted during discussion of the proposal to amend the Uganda communications bill to eliminate a clause that mandates the minister to seek parliaments approval before issuing regulations on the sector.
16:18
16:18

Appalling Sanitation Irks Rwahi Town Residents grabage 1 3

Known to many as the home of onions, Rwahi is trading point for thousands of traders from Kampala, Tanzania, Rwanda and south Sudan. It is also a popular stop over for travelers plying the Mbarara- Kabale highway.
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Kitgum Market Vendors Reject Relocation Site kitgum main market 2

The site was chosen last month after an evaluation undertaken by the technical planning committee. Two other sites were considered. They include a private land with an existing market for rent in Pager Division and an open space at the entrance to Kitgum General Hospital.
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14:27

Revival of Granaries Boosts Food Security In Kabarole drought 2

In 2014, Tooro Kingdom, Kabarole district production department and Civil Society Organizations- CSOs started a campaign to revive the granaries following reports that several farmers were selling their entire harvest. Two years later, the campaign is yielding results.
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13:55

Pictorial: Hundreds Converge in Abok to Witness Ongwen Trial

According to scope of the confirmed charges by International Criminal Court, in Abok IDP Camp, Dominic Ongwen is accused of carrying out attack on civilian population, murder, attempted murder, torture, cruel treatment, other inhumane acts, pillaging, enslavement, destruction of property and persecution. Others include sexual and gender based crimes, conscription and use of child soldiers committed between at least 1 July 2002 and 31 December 2005.
13:37
13:37

Pictorial: 7th EAC Inter-Parliamentary Games in Mombasa

Uganda parliament won several races in athletics on the opening day with former Olympian turned legislator Julius Acon taking on Kenya marathoner turned legislator Wesley Korir.
13:35
13:35

Ugandans Biggest Pork Consumers in Africa - Research 4

Dr. Lukuyu, an animal nutritionist, said the per capita consumption of pork in Uganda is 3.5 kilogrammes, making Uganda the biggest consumer of pork in Africa and second to China in the whole world.
13:15
13:15

Jinja Hospital Intensive Care Unit Lacks Specialists health emergencies 1 3

The 5 billion Shillings facility, donated by ASSIST International is equipped with cardiac monitors, ventilators, pulse oximeters and defibrillators capable of treating patients with critical illnesses of the lung, heart and kidneys. However, URN has learnt that the hospital does not have the technical expertise to run the facility.
12:02
12:02

City Oilers Face Algeria's GSP In Africa Champions Cup fiba 1

The Oilers who are the defending champions of the national basketball league was drawn in a tight group B Tuesday night with Angolas Libolo who were 2014 Champions and 2015 runners up,Nigerias Customs,Morroccos AS Sale, and Cameroons B.E.A.C.
12:00
12:00

Registration of Wetland Occupants Gets Poor Reception environment 2 1

The registration that started late November covers the districts of Mbarara, Bushenyi, Isingiro, Ntungamo, Kabale, Kisoro, Kanungu, and Rubanda. It comes at the backdrop of complaints on the failure to control developments on the banks of River Rwizi in Mbarara and other major wetlands.
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