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23:02
23:02

Career Discrimination Worsens Among People Living with HIV

The data shows that 10 out of 13 countries recorded a 30 per cent or higher unemployment rate for people living with HIV, with a greater rate among HIV-positive youth. And women living with HIV are less likely to be employed than their male counterparts because of unpaid care responsibilities, and a lack of independent income.
22:06
22:06

Constitutional Court Okays Presidential Age Amendment age limit amendment 2 1 Top story

Four of the five members of the panel have said that the amendment of article 102 b of the constitution did not contravene the constitution, neither did it contravene parliaments rules of procedure.
21:36
21:36

KCCA Secures UGX 4 Billion for Redevelopment of Old Taxi Park feasibility studies 4 1

Amb. Bakker, says that the funds will be used by KCCA to conduct feasibility studies of the intended re-development. The studies are expected to start in a months time.
21:35
21:35

Police Cautions Public Transport Drivers To Be Vigilant uganda police force 4

Lameck Kigozi, the greater Masaka deputy Regional Police Commander and area police spokesperson, observes that there is an emergence of new wave of organized robbery targeting passenger groups in public transport vehicles.
21:16
21:16

MPs Welcome Rejection of Parliament Term Extension anti age limit mps 1 1

Theodore Sekikubo, a member of the ruling National Resistance Movements NRM Party, said that the judgment and positions of the judges have humiliated parliament.
21:11
21:11

MPs Donate UGX 43m To Para- Badminton Star Mwesigwa 2 1

Members of Parliament have this afternoon resolved to contribute Shillings 43.6 million for para-Badminton gold medalist Elizabeth Mwesigwa, for the 2020 paralympic games in Tokyo, Japan.
20:36
20:36

Refugee Children Get New Education Curriculum 2 1

The curriculum will condense the Uganda Education Curriculum into three levels that will each last the duration of a year
20:06
20:06

Justice Kakuru Orders Annulment of 2017 Constitutional Amendments kenneth kakuru 3

Kakuru is the first of all five members of the bench to declare that parliament erred in its decision to lift the cap on the presidential age. He said that although he did not find any reason to suggest that Members of Parliament could not vary the qualifications of the president, the manner in which the amendment was effected was questionable.
19:51
19:51

Police Deploys in Njeru Hotspots Ahead of Mayoral Polls security beefed up 2 1

Hellen Butoto, the Ssezibwa police spokesperson, says that police has deployed in hot spots. They include the areas of Wakisi and Nyenga divisions.
19:20
19:20

Judges Quash Extension of Parliament Tenure 2 2 Top story

Justice Kenneth Kakuru was the third Justice of the Constitutional Court judges to decide that the amendment was not erroneous. The position is in line with decisions made earlier by Justice Cheborion Barishaki and Elizabeth Musoke upholding the decision taken by the parliament in December 2017.
19:14
19:14

Mubende Community Library in Ruins 3 2

Despite the conducive location and the demand for library services in Mubende, the facility is in ruins. The roof of the library was blown off by strong winds in 2016.
18:18
18:18

Party Offices Deserted as Court Delivers Age Limit Judgment nrm 3 1

At the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party headquarters in Najjanankumbi, the Acting Administrator Officer of the Party, Pauline Namyazi said that most of the party leaders had pitched camp in Bugiri where their Candidate Eunice Namatende is tussling with NRMs Francis Oketcho and JEEMAs Asuman Basalirwa.
17:59
17:59

Land Probe Grills Minister Hillary Onek 1 4

The Land Probe has today grilled Eng. Hilary Onek, the Minister for Relief, Disaster Preparedness and Refugees over threats and insults he hutled at the former Tooro Kingdom Premier, Steven Irumba in regard to a 200-acre land dispute.
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17:50

Justice Musoke Offers Second Nod to Age Limit Amendment elizabeth musoke 3 1

She also rejected the clause to reinstate the presidential term limit and its entrenchment which was introduced by Budadiri West MP Nathan Nandala Mafabi during the debate of the amendment. First, she argued that the amendment contravened article 1, of the constitution that vests power in Ugandans to decide how they should be ruled.
17:12
17:12

Kasese Courts Investors to Utilize Industrial Park 3

In 2010, the Municipality gazetted 217 acres of land in Kahokya cell, Central Division for light and heavy businesses and manufacturing enterprises. However, only 80 acres have been put to use.
15:48
15:48

Retired Bishop Oyanga Laid to Rest lira diocese 1 1

Bishop Oyanga was buried on Thursday at Lira Diocese Bishops Ground next to the grave of the first Bishop Fr. Caesar Asili.
15:37
15:37

New Program to Improve Uganda's Health System Unveiled

Valued at USD 32.8 million 120 billion Shillings, the program is projected to cover the regions estimated population of 2.3 million people living across the nine districts with services on maternal and neonatal child health, family planning, HIV/AIDS, TB, malaria, nutrition, water, sanitation, and hygiene.
15:24
15:24

Doctors Caution Against Use of Medical Marijuana 4 1

An Israel firm, Together Pharma Limited, has reportedly secured land in Uganda to cultivate marijuana on a commercial scale. The rm said to be the manufacturer and distributor of medical cannabis, disclosed that production will start January next year.
15:15
15:15

Age Limit Petition: Costs Awarded to Petitioners, Respondent 2

Justice Barishaki said although one of the petitioners had prayed for awarding of damages, , he has taken into consideration that the petition is of great public importance and constitutional governance of Uganda and transcends any unique benefits to the petitioners.
13:23
13:23

MOH Warns Districts Against Recruiting Unqualified Personnel 4

The warning follows the arrest of two women by the Health Monitoring Unit for practising medicine without qualifications. Sarah Nakigozi and Justine Nzikidwa were arrested in Buikwe district. It is alleged that they were working as nurses at Kawolo Hospital and Njeru Health Center III respectively since 2013.
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