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Museveni Guides NRM Caucus After EALA Election Mess state house entebbe 1 7

In a closed-door session at State House Entebbe shortly before heading to fresh polls, President Museveni guided legislators on how elections should be conducted without causing chaos.
19:07
19:07

750 M23 Ex-Combatants Unaccounted For m23 rebels 2 1 Top story

A total of 750 former M23 rebel combatants are missing from Bihanga Military Training School in Ibanda district where they were taken for demobilisation.
18:01
18:01

Oil Cash: URA Staff Pocketed UGX 50M for Filing Documents 2

MPs tasked Joseph Angura, a former Clerical Officer in the Litigation Division at Uganda Revenue Authority URA to explain his role in the case. Angura said he received Shillings 50 million for filing and serving pleadings. He told the Committee that although he didnt want to insinuate that he did something extra ordinary, he believes they were appreciated for the work done.
17:22
17:22

Rotary International to Build Blood Bank At Mengo Hospital mulago hospital 1 Top story

A statement from Rotary Club of Uganda says Emmanuel Katongole, the Past Governor of District 9211, conceived the idea of constructing the blood bank in 2014 after losing his sister who bled to death during child birth and inadequate blood transfusion services in the country.
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16:51

Rubanda NRM Party Members Seek Autonomy rubanda district 3

They argue that most party leaders remained under Kabale even after the operationalization of Rubanda district in July, 2016. They add that the leaders have now concentrated their efforts in Kabale, while totally sidelining Rubanda, which does not have any structures in place.
16:15
16:15

Residents Threaten to Frustrate Indoor Residual Spraying

John Bosco Okullu, the Koch Goma Sub county LC 3 chairperson, told URN that his office is yet to receive the threats from residents to frustrate the programme. He said it would be unfortunate if the residents were left out of mosquito nets distribution.
15:28
15:28

Court Orders UPDF to Open Access to Guardian Community School

Muwaya petitioned court through Musuuza and Company Advocates on Tuesday this week after the army blocked access to the school, which sits on plot M144 Kibomba road in Kimaka Parish in Mpumudde division of Jinja municipality.
15:04
15:04

Uganda's Economic Growth Slow for Middle-Income Status – World Bank world bank uganda 2

Ugandas population is 35 million according to the 2014 census. In fiscal year 2017/18, Ugandas economy is projected to grow at 5.5 percent and increase to about six percent in 2018/19 factors remaining constant.
13:18
13:18

Rubanda Reshuffles Teachers Over Poor Performance transfers

Jogo Kenneth Biryabarema, the Rubanda District Chairperson, says hard working head teachers from active schools were transferred to those that are performing badly.
12:53
12:53

Ex-LRA Director Remanded Further

Onen is facing charges of aggravated defilement for, which he was arrested in January this year.
12:39
12:39

Tullow Oil Posts Losses for Third Consecutive Year oil revenue 1 Top story

The loss means that Tullows revenue dropped by 21 per cent in 2016 to 1.2 billion dollars. The company in its full year 2016 results statement says it could cease being an operator in Uganda in 2017.
12:34
12:34

BoU Governor, World Bank Disagree on State of Financial System 6

World Bank argues that while the Ugandan financial system, has some positive elements it is constrained by, among other things, high cost of credit, lack of public confidence, limited inclusion and governance challenges.
11:44
11:44

FUBA Introduces Age Limit in Lower League city oilers uganda 1

Basketball players above 25 years of age will no longer participate in the National Basketball Developmental League, according to the new guidelines introduced by the Federation of Uganda Basketball Association FUBA.
10:32
10:32

UCC Bans Outdoor Community Broadcasters

Commenting on the ban, Kin Karisa, the Chair of National Association of Broadcasters of Uganda NAB-U, says the development is welcome because it sanitizes the broadcasting industry.
09:42
09:42

Mumbere Donates Items to Inmates omusinga mumbere

Clerance Bwambale, the Rwenzururu Kingdom Spokesperson, says Mumbere donated the items in appreciation of the support he received from the inmates during his stay in Luzira Prison on remand.
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08:00

UNRA to Re-Value Property Affected by Road Works in Kitgum, Lamwo compensations 1 4

Uganda National Roads Authority UNRA is to undertake a fresh valuation of the persons affected under the Acholibur-Musingo road construction project. This follows numerous complaints raised by the affected persons over irregularities in the earlier process.
07:54
07:54

East Africa Needs More Land for Burundian Refugees burundi crisis 1

According to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees UNHCR, more than 384,000 Burundian refugees have fled to Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo since the outbreak of violence in April 2015.
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07:48

Residents Embrace Solar Water Disinfection 3 2 Top story

Under the Solar Water Disinfection technique, residents pour water in plastic bottles, and leave it under the sun for several hours before they can consume it.
07:28
07:28

Cost of Credit Too High for Average Ugandan - World Bank 2

The Uganda Economic Update released on Tuesday says that reducing the cost of credit requires a comprehensive long-term effort to increase levels of competition and to improve credit infrastructure.
07:09
07:09

NRM To Hold Fresh EALA Primaries Today chaos 1 3 Top story

The Government Chief Whip, Ruth Nankabirwa, says fresh polls will be held at 2pm this afternoon at State House Entebbe under clear guidelines. She explains that they have also dropped the decision to vote candidates based on regions, saying, each MP will vote their best six candidates, two of them women.
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