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19:55
19:55

Age Limit - MAK Students Released After Fresh Protests uganda police force 1 6

Police has this afternoon engaged and dispersed Makerere University students who had started blocking roads along Bombo Road Kubiri protesting the detention of their colleagues who were arrested in a riot on Thursday. A total of 56 students who were detained at various police stations in Kampala have finally been released on bond. The students face charges of inciting violence after they were arrested during the anti-age limit removal demo in Makerere.
19:02
19:02

UNSA Calls Govt to Action over Entebbe Killings 1 2

The students, through their umbrella body Uganda National Students Association UNSA made the call at a press conference held at Nkumba University in Katabi Town Council. The area is the scene of more than a dozen killings of mainly young women, the last two bodies having been found three days ago.
17:34
17:34

Nuclear Still Uganda's Priority in Electricity Mix- Muloni nuclear energy unit 2 1 Top story

Training is going on of staff in nuclear for them to operate two units of nuclear plants each with 1000 MW of electricity.
16:57
16:57

NRM Scoffs at Opposition over Age Limit Fracas 2 1

The group led by Government Chief Whip Ruth Nankabirwa downplayed reports that the opposition scored highly by blocking a session in which a controversial bill for the amendment of Article 102 b of the constitution would have been tabled.
16:13
16:13

Hoteliers, Tour Operators Push for More Training ministry of tourism 4

Stakeholders in the tourism, hospitality and hotel industry have asked training institutions to impart more skills and expose students to the industry. Hoteliers and tour company operators believe that there is a big mismatch between what students are taught in tourism - hospitality industry and what is exactly needed by the employers.
15:49
15:49

Minister Accuses Bukalasa College of Frustrating Lands Project land wrangles

The State Minister for Lands Persis Namuganza has accused Bukalasa Agricultural College of frustrating the construction of Luweero zonal lands office.
15:06
15:06

Rugby Cranes To Face England In Munich 1

Uganda Rugby Cranes will face an acid test when they line-up against the England and Argentina in the group stages of the inaugural Oktoberfest 7s tournament in Germany.
13:54
13:54

Can Uganda Achieve Universal Electricity Access by 2030? renewable energy 1 4 Top story

Dr Frank Sebbowa, a former Chief Executive Officer, in an interview expressed doubt on Ugandas ability to meet the National Development Plan aspirations. He noted the fact that power generation in the country is likely to double from the current 825 MW to 1757 by 2020.
13:23
13:23

UPC Supporters Demand Akena's Position on Age Limit 1

Uganda Peoples Congress -UPC supporters in Lango sub region are demanding that Jimmy Akena, the party President should declare his position on the current debate on the Presidential Age Limit.
12:57
12:57

MPs Launch Transition, Term Limits Reinstatement Campaign sam lyomoki 2

The five legislators are among members of the ruling party currently opposed to a proposal to amend article 102 b of the constitution which caps the presidential age at 75. They state that the fear to talk about succession within the NRM party is likely to create a disaster for Uganda.
11:52
11:52

Lira Head Teacher Arrested For Abuse of Office 1

Odwar was arrested on Thursday evening on the directive of Lira Resident District Commissioner-RDC Robert Abak. He is accused of disobeying official instructions, lack of standard conduct and integrity and absenteeism.
11:31
11:31

Watuwa, Wopuwa Win Namisindwa Seats namisindwa district 3 1

In the district LCV race, George William Wopuwa, the former Chief Administrative Officer of Busia emerged winner with 26,403 votes against his main challenger Jackson Wakweika an independent candidate who had 14,861 votes. Fred Wekesa Wangila, the Forum for Democratic Change - FDC candidate had 1,906 votes.
10:56
10:56

NRM Takes Pakwach Woman MP, LCV Seats pakwach district 1

National Resistance Movement NRM candidates emerged winners in races for woman member of parliament and district chairperson for the newly created Pakwach District in West Nile.
10:54
10:54

New High-Quality HIV Drug to Cost UGX 14,000 1 1 Top story

The new agreement is now expected to accelerate treatment roll out as part of global efforts to reach all 36.7 million people living with HIV with high-quality antiretroviral therapy. UNAIDS estimates that in 2016, just over half 19.5 million of all people living with HIV had access to the lifesaving medicines.
10:38
10:38

Pictorial: Chaos, Destruction As Makerere Students Join Age Limit Protests military police

Makerere University may still be counting losses a day after protests against presidential age limit removal left a trail of destruction.
07:19
07:19

NRM Sweeps Seats in Rukiga, Bunyangabu Districts general elections 1 2

In Bunyangabu, Peace Mutuuzo, the State Minister for Gender and Culture was declared Woman MP after polling 24,820 votes. Mutuuzo defeated the Forum for Democratic Change party candidate Dorothy Nyakaisiki who polled 5,536 votes and Lydia Kiiza, an independent candidate with 1,892 votes.
06:59
06:59

Democratic Party Wins Kyotera Woman MP Seat kyotera elections 1

Ssentongo polled 21,731 votes to beat her main challenger, Rachael Nakitende from the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM party who polled 15,511 votes.
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