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18:46
18:46

Legal Committee Defers 'Age Limit' Bill for 2 Weeks 2

The Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee of parliament has resolved to defer the consideration of the presidential age limit Bill for two weeks. Igara West MP Raphael Magyezi last week tabled the Constitutional Amendment No. 2 Bill, 2017 before parliament and Speaker Kadaga referred the bill to the legal committee for scrutiny. The bill seeks to, among others; repeal Article 102b of the constitution to remove presidential age limits.
18:32
18:32

Commission Orders Arrest of Masaka Land Board Chairman illegal land deals 1 Top story

Trouble for Ssenkungu started when he appeared to testify before the Justice Bamugemereire Commission at Brovad Hotel in Masaka Town. The Commission tasked Ssenkungu to explain the circumstances under, which he allocated 600 acres of land to Major Gen. Wilson Mbadi, the Deputy Chief of Defense Forces in Bukakata at just Shillings 800,000.
18:08
18:08

Buruuli Chiefdom Protests Reconstruction of Kabaka's Palace 1 3

Samuel Kaweesi, the Spokesperson of Buruuli Chiefdom, says they dont want to confront Mengo, which appears to be provoking them.
17:48
17:48

Suspended MPs Return, Vow to Continue Protests age limit removal 1 3

Members of Parliament opposed to lifting of the presidential age limit say they will continue with their protests as they return to parliament.
17:19
17:19

Govt Suspends Efforts To Resolve Apaa Land Dispute apaa land conflict

Government has suspended her latest efforts aimed at resolving the bitter land dispute in the contested areas of Apaa in northern Uganda district of Amuru. Ben Kumumanya, the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Local Government, has however written to Adjumani and Amuru district leaders notifying them of the suspension of the efforts indefinitely.
17:16
17:16

Uganda Has Deficit of Mining legislation - Kadaga

The Chair of the Board of Trustees of Uganda Chamber of Mines and Petroleum, Richard Kaijuka, says if Uganda focuses on minerals in five to 10 years the country would be earning more money than oil.
16:21
16:21

40,000 Receive Yellow Fever Vaccine mulago hospital 4

At least 40,000 Ugandans are to receive their yellow fever vaccinations by end of business today.
16:06
16:06

Gov't Warns Against Parallel Independence Celebrations 1 3

The Presidency Minister, Esther Mbayo, says government has received information that some people are planning to hold parallel Independence Day celebrations and boycott the National event.
15:43
15:43

NPA Mourns 'Respectful' Rwendeire dr joseph muvawala 1 2

Respectful, responsive, cooperative, active, knowledgeable and smart in his response to government programmes are some of the words that Dr Kisamba Mugerwa used to describe Dr Abel Rwendeire who died today.
15:33
15:33

National Instructor's College Short of Instructors technical education 1

Eng. Jorem Adutu, the College Principle emphasizes the need for government to consider and invest more in technical and vocational education.
15:10
15:10

Todwong Defends Museveni Silence on Age Limit Debate 1 2

But NRM Deputy national Secretary General Richard Todwong says the passive stand of President Yoweri Museveni on the debate is justified under a multi-party dispensation where decisions are taken by parties other than individuals.
15:03
15:03

Cholera Outbreak Contained-MOH 1

Vivian Ssewanja, the Health Ministry Public Relations Officer, says only six people are still under observation at Bwera Hospital.
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13:42

Museveni Misguided on Arts Courses- Makerere Dons makerere university 7 1 Top story

The lecturers say research, not political pronouncements, should inform the choice of courses and content taught at universities. Last month, while installing Professor Barnabas Nawangwe as Makereres vice chancellor, President Museveni advised universities to scrap courses that do not contribute to national development in favour of sciences, information technology and business courses.
13:28
13:28

Rugby Cranes To Open With Ghana In W/ Cup Qualifier tolbert onyango 1

The Uganda Rugby Cranes will play their opening match against Ghana in the 2018 World Cup 7s qualifier at the Legends Club, Lugogo on Friday morning.
13:22
13:22

Legal Committee in Closed Door Meeting Over ‘Age Limit' Bill age limits

Jacob Oboth, the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee Chairperson confirmed to URN that his committee was meeting to plan on how to go ahead with the business before them, adding that they expect to start scrutinising the bill next week.
13:01
13:01

Ankole Opposition Leaders Fundraise for Museveni's Retirement Package 1 Top story

Wilberforce Ongomu Ahimbisibwe, the former FDC candidate for the Rwampara County MP seat, said as the opposition they will not sit back and watch the country slide back into anarchy. He says they will appeal to all Ugandans interested in witnessing a peaceful transition to contribute at least Shillings 10,000 each to give President Museveni and his family to cater for his needs when he retires from office.
12:26
12:26

Nwoya NRM Faithful Express Support for Age Limit Removal age limit debate 1

Supporters of National Resistance Movement NRM party in Acholi sub region on Wednesday marched on the streets of Anaka Town council in support of the bill seeking to lift presidential age limits from the constitution.
12:22
12:22

Moroto Leaders On the Spot for Sale of Waragi moroto district 2 3

John Lorot Apamulele, the former South Division LC III Chairperson claims he abandoned the business after several confrontations with police and other leaders. He told URN that he quit the business when police arrested him with Waragi worth Shillings 35 million.
10:29
10:29

Fresh Trouble at Makerere Institute of Social Research makerere university 1 Top story

Now that the facts are pointing otherwise, to a consolidation of the program, it should also not be surprising that he has decided to fabricate his own facts. Should the university allow him to spread these falsehoods in the public domain with impunity, hoping to bring on the collapse he has all along predicted gleefully - Prof. Mahmood Mamdani.
09:57
09:57

Dr. Rwendeire is Dead 1 Top story

According to sources, Dr. Rwendeire complained of slight chest pain while at the Rotary Club of Kololo on Tuesday this week.
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