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19:16
19:16

Traders Carry Coffins into Kakande's Church kakande ministries 3 1

A group of coffin dealers at Kubbiri round-about in Makerere Zone 1 in Kawempe Division, have today staged a protest against Pastor Samuel Kakande, the leader of Synagogue Church of All Nations.
18:57
18:57

15 Held at Makerere for Conducting Illegal Business uganda police force 2 1

Fifteen youths are in police custody at Makerere University after they were found selling graduation gifts without permission from the university.
18:48
18:48

Govt Allocates UGX 41B for Food Relief agriculture funding 1

Cabinet has today made adjustments to the 2017/2018 budget raising an additional 15 billion Shillings for immediate food relief to the country.
17:15
17:15

Park Yard Market is no-go Area for Politicians - Police 1

Speaking to Uganda Radio Network after the arrest of Kampala Lord Mayor, Erias Lukwago and other politicians, Kaheebwa said the police do not want any inconvenience caused to the business community in downtown Kampala. This followed a flopped meeting between the Park Yard Market vendors with Lukwago and city MPs Moses Kasinbante, Mubarak Munyangwa and Allan Ssewanyana over the planned eviction of the vendors.
17:13
17:13

When Women In Uganda Bear the Agony of Infertility mulago hospital 4 1

Women who have not had children in most of the communities across the country have been socially ostracized or divorced, and suffered stigma.
16:53
16:53

Barlonyo Memorial Technical School Struggles to Operate barlonyo lra attack 3 Top story

From 15 learners at the time of inception, the enrollment at the Technical school has stagnated at only 30 students, the minimum number required by Uganda Business and Technical Examinations Board -UBTEB to sit at a centre.
16:36
16:36

Makerere Perimeter Wall Drive Gets Momentum dr tanga odoi 1

The drive is being steered by the Makerere University Convocation, an organization that brings together Makerere University Alumni. During todays graduation, Convocation chairman Dr Tanga Odoi implored graduating students and their parents to contribute whatever they have towards the fundraising.
16:09
16:09

Police Explains Lukwago, MPs Arrest uganda police force

Kampala Metropolitan area deputy police spokesperson Paul Kangave notes that the arrest of the politicians was merely for their protection in a riotous situation. He says that after the mob had been calmed down, the arrival of Lukwago and the three MPs created chaos forcing police to intervene.
15:51
15:51

Parental Laxity Exposing Minors to Online Threats 4

A survey by Uganda Radio Network across internet cafes in Kampala indicates that young people are not protected from the menaces associated with internet freedom. Our reporter established that there are no controls for explicit content as public caf operator focus more attention on earnings.
15:18
15:18

Kamuli Municipality Elections Set for April 12 electoral commison 1

The Electoral Commission EC has set April 12, 2017 as voting day for the Member of Parliament for Kamuli Municipality in Kamuli district. The seat fell vacant on February 14th when the Court of Appeal nullified the election of Rehema Watongola over the authenticity of her academic documents. This is after the Forum for Democratic Change FDC candidate Salaamu Musumba challenged Watongolas election.
14:52
14:52

Family of Fronasa Fighter Still Waiting on Museveni Pledges unfulfilled pledges 7 2 Top story

The family of James Karambuzi, one of the victims of the 1973 public executions in Kabale District, wants President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni to fulfill a pledge he made two years ago. Karambuzi, from Igabiro cell in Southern Division, Kabale Municipality, was among the first recruits into the Front for National Salvation Fronasa, a rebel group formed by Museveni to fight the Idi Amin government. General Amin had come to power in a January 1971 military coup.
14:20
14:20

Traders Earn Big as Rain Affects MAK Graduation business 5 1

Graduands had to brave the rain to make it to Freedom Square at Makerere University as the 67th graduation ceremony entered day two. As expected prices of goods such as umbrellas shot up and ranged between 7000 and 20,000 shillings. A group of students stationed at different entrances targeted anyone with mud on their shoes. Those without vehicles had to pay between 1,000 and 2,000 shillings to have their shoes cleaned.
14:12
14:12

Oil Production May Start without Local Participation – Rubondo oil jobs 3 1 Top story

It is emerging that citizens and international oil companies have found it difficult to meet the 48 percent equity participation requirements with hardly three years left to the 2020 target for first oil production.
13:22
13:22

Mbarara Farmers Embrace Organic Manure maize 1

Farmers in Mbarara district have embraced the use of organic manure produced from the municipalitys dumpsite at Kekombe. A medium sized lorry of manure goes for 80,000 shillings while a big lorry goes for shillings 100,000 shillings.
13:04
13:04

Lango Leaders Dispute Barlonyo Attack Records lra attack 3 1

Kennedy Odongo, the LCI chairperson of the former camp says the figure that government has insisted on over the years is not genuine. Odongo who survived the gruesome incident says that although records indicate only 201 deaths, the unofficial death toll was above 300 people.
12:05
12:05

Lukaya Town Council Struggles to Provide Social Services 2 1

Located along Masaka-Kampala Highway, Lukaya Town Council has a population of 25,000 people. It was elevated to Town Council status in 1995. However, it still doesnt have a Physical Development Plan to regulate developments and land use in the town.
11:43
11:43

Mbarara Leaders Want Former Town Clerk Probed mayor 1

Robert Bushweta, the representative of Kakoma Ward in Kakiika Division says the transfer should be followed with thorough investigations into his actions to assess the damage he could have caused to the municipality.
11:38
11:38

French Player Blondin, Ekiring Arrive For International Event simon mugabi 1

Ugandas top player Edwin Ekiring and Yannick Blondin France have arrived ahead of the 2017 Uganda International Badminton Open Championship.
08:03
08:03

Report: Human Rights at Risk in Eastern Africa horn of africa

Amnesty International AI has released its 2016/2017 report highlighting growing authoritarianism and conflicts as the main drivers of human rights violations in Eastern Africa. Muthoni Wanyeki, Amnesty Internationals Regional Director for East Africa, the Horn and the Great Lakes says leaders who want to cling on to power have fomented conflicts.
07:25
07:25

Govt to Supply Relief Food Items to Schools food relief 4

Most food insecure regions include Teso, Karamoja, Bukedi, the Cattle Corridor, Busoga, Lango, Acholi and parts of central Uganda, according to a statement presented by State Minister for Disaster Preparedness Musa Ecweru
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