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19:44
19:44

Makerere Runs Out of Graduation Gowns, Prices Rise to UGX 150,000 makerere graduation

Makerere University has run out of customised graduation gowns ahead of the 67th graduation ceremony that starts tomorrow. The university had set the price at shillings 75,000 but tailors in Wandegeya counterfeited the gown and set their price at 65,000 to attract buyers.
19:28
19:28

Uganda Gets 2nd Gold Refinery in Sub-Saharan Africa 4

A gold refinery, African Gold Refinery AGR, considered the second in Sub-Saharan Africa after one in Johannesburg in South Africa, has been commissioned in Entebbe, Uganda.
19:05
19:05

Oil Cash Bonuses was Minister's Priority - Auditor General 6 billion shillings 3 1

Auditor General John Muwanga has revealed to parliaments oil probe committee that the payment of Shillings six billion to 42 government officials was treated as a priority by the finance ministry.
18:26
18:26

Oil Cash Probe: IGG Mulyagonja Says President Not Above the Law 2 1

Justice Irene Mulyagonja who was invited as an expert witness by the committee chaired by Bugweri County MP Abdu Katuntu, disagreed with the Head of Public Service, John Mitala, who told the committee that under Article 98 of the Constitution, the president as a fountain of honour can give anything.
18:14
18:14

Lawyers Angry as State Fails to Produce Mukulu in Court

Lawyers representing Jamil Mukulu, the leader of the Allied Democratic Forces ADF, are demanding an explanation from the state on where their client is. This is the fourth time that the state has failed to produce the suspect despite a directive made by Jinja Magistrate John Francis Kaggwa to produce Mukulu in person.
17:43
17:43

12 Die of Suspected Bilharzia in Oyam 4

More than 10 people have so far died of suspected Bilharzia in Otwal sub county in Oyam district.
16:57
16:57

Famine Declared in Parts of South Sudan south sudan crisis

According to the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification IPC update released today by the government, the three agencies and other humanitarian partners, 4.9 million people more than 40 percent of South Sudans population are in need of urgent food, agriculture and nutrition assistance.
16:17
16:17

Report Pins Mityana Doctors for Neglecting Expectant Mother mityana hospital 3 1

The investigation indicates that Francis Kiconco, the senior doctor who was called to attend to Nansubuga, did not show up throughout the night and only reported in the morning, long after the patient had passed on.
16:09
16:09

Rubanda Vice Chairperson Admitted After Motor Accident boda boda cyclist 1 2

Rubanda District Vice chairperson Silva Baguma has been admitted at Kabale Regional Referral hospital in critical condition after getting involved in a motor accident.
15:54
15:54

MPs Study Brazil Genetically Modified Crops Technology biosafety 3 1

The visit comes as Members of Parliament make another attempt to debate the National Biotechnology and Bio-safety Bill 2012, introduced in 2013 but later shelved after a sharp divide over the merits of Genetically Modified Organisms.
15:50
15:50

Court Issues Fresh Summons to Prisons Boss Over Mumbere Guards rwenzori attacks 1

Byabashaija was expected in court today following summons issued on 30th January to answer queries filed by the lawyers representing Rwenzururu royal guards claiming that he has failed to transfer suspects from other prisons to Luzira Maximam Prison for medical attention. Jinja Chief Magistrate John Francis Kaggwa set March 6th for Byabashaija to appear in court to answer to the claims levelled against the Prisons Service.
15:21
15:21

Water Crisis Hits Mbale Town prolonged drought 1 1

Prolonged dry spell has triggered off a water crisis has hit Mbale town with a 20-litre jerrycan going for 2000 shillings.
14:58
14:58

Bunyoro King Appoints Muganwa Kajura Advisor omukama of bunyoro 2

The Omukama also appointed Kaliisa Kabagambe, the former Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development as his Advisor on Oil and Gas and Dr Kihumuro Apuuli, the former Director General of Uganda Aids Commission, as his advisor on royal affairs.
14:05
14:05

Uganda's Banking Sector Still Strong - Report commercial banks

A new report by PricewaterhouseCoopers PwC Uganda shows that overall, the banking system is very strong, with bank liquidity and capital buffers well above the minimum requirement.
14:01
14:01

Overnight Fire Burns Elegu Border Market uganda police force 1 1

Vicky Ongia, a saloon operator told URN that the fire that started at around 2 am lasted for close to three hours, affecting hundreds of traders. She estimates that goods worth millions of shillings had been destroyed by the fire.
13:34
13:34

Police to Deploy 1000 Personnel for Makerere Graduation makerere university 2

The number has been increased from 500 personnel deployed last year, due to the presence of continuing students at the university campus, according to Makerere University security officer Jackson Mucunguzi.
12:50
12:50

50 Students Deleted From MAK Graduation List fake degrees 1 Top story

In the college of Computing and Information Sciences, 23 students were smuggled into the graduation list. These include six students of Information Systems, Four students of Information technology and three students of Science in Software Engineering. 13 others were students of Computer Science.
12:14
12:14

Rukungiri Political Leaders Divided over New Town Clerk transfer

Their resistance is based on the recent allegations that the Town Clerk illegally sold off municipality land, mismanaged public funds and awarded a five-year tender to the tax park operators. Munono was also accused of tampering with Mbarara municipality budget.
11:41
11:41

Bugamba Residents Furious over Low lying Electric Wires death 1

Wires leading to Nyamuhandagazi health centre II in Nyamuhandagazi parish are lying low and often cause sparks. The situation, according to residents, has been in place for close to two months without any action to rectify the anomaly.
11:09
11:09

Classroom Crisis Hits Hill Road Public School mathias mpuuga 1 1

Charles Nsereko, the Head Teacher Hill Road Public school says that the school admitted over 700 new pupils this year driving the enrollment to 2700 pupils. As a result, pupils are squeezed in multitudes with the available classrooms. On average, every classroom has 100 pupils.
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