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22:48
22:48

MPs Reject UGX 6.5B Defence Solar Project Budget 4

Legislators sitting on parliaments budget committee have declined to approve a Ministry of Defence supplementary request of 6.5 billion Shillings intended to kick-start a solar project in military installations.
22:31
22:31

Bugisu MPs Protest Minister Mutuuzo Imbalu Comments imbalu ceremony 1 2 Top story

Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga on Tuesday evening directed the state minister for gender and culture, Peace Mutuuzo, to present a statement on the alleged proposal to ban Imbalu a traditional circumcision ritual among the Bagisu.
20:54
20:54

Uganda's Economic Growth Down to 3.5% - IMF 3

In 2016, the Ugandan government, the Bank of Uganda, the World Bank and the IMF, among others, all projected that Ugandas economy would grow between five and 5.5 percent, only to bring it down to 4.5 percent.
19:16
19:16

BoU Projects Improvement in Private Sector Credit 2

The BoU Executive Director for Policy and Research, Dr Adam Mugume, says although private sector credit at one point in 2016 dropped to negative two percent, it has since rebound to 6.4 percent with their prediction that it will hit the eight percent mark by end of fiscal year 2016/17.
18:58
18:58

Entebbe Expressway Completion Pushed to May 2018 1 2

Allen Kagina, the executive director of Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA says that the road agency cannot beat the planned completion date due to unresolved land issues. Physical completion works for the road is currently rated at 75 percent progress.
18:26
18:26

Parliament Demands Prosecution of Police Officers over Torture torture of suspects 5

The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga observed that that the application of torture contravenes article 24 of the Constitution which outlaws all forms of cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment as a form of punishment. Kadaga noted that the acts depict total disregard of the Prevention and Prohibition of Torture Act by the police force.
18:17
18:17

Confrontation Between Gov't, Media Uncalled For- Rugunda ruhakana rugunda 2

According to Rugunda, both government and media should be fighting for a better secure and prosperous Uganda such as shared desires. He underscored the importance of divergent healthy opinions between the two institutions.
18:03
18:03

Kiiza Signs For Sudan's Al Hilal Elobeid hamis kiiza 1

Uganda Cranes striker Hamis Kiiza has signed a one year contract with Sudan Premier League side, Al Hilal Elobeid FC.
17:20
17:20

IMF: No Change in Average Income of Ugandans 3

Delivering the preliminary statement at the Ministry of Finance headquarters in Kampala, the head of the review mission, Axel Schimmelpfennid, said the country is in a state of very slow growth, translating into zero per capita for this financial year.
16:53
16:53

Land Probe: Surveys Departments Corrupt seismic surveys 3 1 Top story

Richard Masereje, the president of the Institute of Surveyors of Uganda told the Commission that the cost of surveying could be much lower if corruption at the District and National Surveys departments was eliminated.
15:40
15:40

Need To Win Opening Game - Karashani canada 1 1

Uganda Cricket Cranes team captain, Davis Arinaitwe Karashani has said that the team will need to win their opening game against Canada when the International Cricket Board ICC World Cricket League Division 3 gets underway on May 23rd
13:29
13:29

Mzee Boniface Byanyima is Dead winnie byanyima

The 97-year-old veteran politician will be remembered as a principled politician who stood his ground in the early 1960s when almost all Democratic Party DP Members of Parliament crossed the floor and joined the ruling Uganda Peoples Congress UPC.
13:12
13:12

Verbatim: Museveni's Letter To IGP on Torturing Suspects torture 1 Top story

Therefore, the use of torture is unnecessary and wrong and must not be used again if it was being used as I see some groups claiming in the media. Of course, the criminals are most annoying by using the cowardly but shallow methods of the boda bodas, taking advantage of the large number of vehicles and people in order to commit crime and hide. That, however, should not make us panic and go back to the defective traditional methods of okutatsya.
10:46
10:46

Technical Experts Deployed in Congo Amid Ebola Threat ebola virus

The teams are conducting extensive investigation and risk assessment in order to provide additional support to the community. The task includes epidemiological surveillance, contact tracing, case management, and community engagement.
07:09
07:09

Mak Ceremonies Registrar Challenges Suspension in Court margaret etuusa

According to Ssemambo, the suspension will cause irreparable damage to his client that she has earned for the last 24 years she has served at Makerere. He wants court to lift the suspension and her costs of the suit. However, the in their response, the respondents dismiss the complaints raised by the Etuusa as mere allegations and nonexistent.
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