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20:38
20:38

Finance Ministry Accused of Frustrating Private Members Bills 1 1

During Wednesdays plenary session, the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga attacked the Finance Ministry saying that it has resorted to deliberately denying Members of Parliament Certificates of Financial Implications with the intent to kill debate on their proposed Private Bills.
20:15
20:15

Land Commission Demands Proof of Payment for Contested Wakiso Land natasha kalenge 3

Natasha Kalenge told the commission that her family paid 4.7 Billion shillings for 159 acres of land located in Namavundu village in Kasangati Sub County.
20:04
20:04

Funding Gaps Limiting Regional Integration Efforts - Magoba uganda 2 1

The Ministry of East African Community Affairs MEACA has said limited funding is crippling activities aimed at regional integration efforts in Uganda.
19:52
19:52

Uganda Kobs Stop South Sudan 1-0 1 Top story

A late penalty converted by Mustafa Kizza was enough to give Uganda Kobs a slim 1-0 win over South Sudan in a 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations AFCON qualifier on Wednesday.
19:14
19:14

Security Intensifies Crackdown on illegal Guns in Kitgum 1 1

Eight suspects have already been arrested and four guns recovered since August 2018.
18:47
18:47

Finance Defends Move to Host Afrexim Bank in Uganda 4 1

In hosting the banks regional branch, Uganda will incur costs for the provision of fully furnished temporary offices to the bank for a period of two years, and a freehold piece of land in Kampala, measuring about 8,094 to 12,000 square meters to enable the bank to construct the permanent Branch Office Building.
18:36
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Kole Misses Road Fund over Accountability uganda road fund 1

Last week, the URF disbursed over 152 billion shillings to different districts, municipalities, town councils and sub counties for road maintenance. However Kole and Pakwach were not considered.
18:29
18:29

Rakai School Fire; Police Fire Truck Arrived Two Hours Late fire extinguisher 1 2

URN has learnt that the fire Brigade truck which was parked at the Great Masaka Policing Regional office set off at around 12:15 a.m., an hour after the fire broke out at the school and took one more hour to move the 69 kilometer distance from Masaka Police Station to Mannya, in Rakai District.
18:07
18:07

Jinja Community Blocks Encroachment on School Land residents protest 1 2

But Emmanuel Kalema, a resident of Spire Road says that Lwanyaga started fencing the school land yesterday evening under unclear circumstances prompting them to call for the attention of the Town Clerk to prevent any encroachment on the school land.
17:48
17:48

Bats Invade Omoro District Health Facilities 1

Francisco Awori Watdok, the Koro Sub County LCV Councillor who also doubles as the Omoro district Secretary for Works and Technical Services says the floor and compound of the affected health facilities are covered in droppings of the nocturnal mammals.
17:36
17:36

Finance Minister Asked to Explain Mobile Money Tax Enforcement 1

In line with the directive, parliament reduced the controversial tax in October. However, a month since the amendment, operators have maintained a 1 percent charge on mobile money withdrawals.
17:28
17:28

Gov't to Register Inmates for National IDs prisoner 2

In 2014, Human Rights activists faulted government for excluding prisoners from the National Identity Card registration. They argued that disregarding prisoners, whether suspect or convict, is a rights violation since they are then treated as non-citizens who may not qualify for national IDs and government services.
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Asian Traders Re-open Shops in Lira lira town 1

On Wednesday some shops owned by Asians opened for business. They include One Stop, Pari, Megha Shoppers Supermarkets and other hardware shops within Lira town. Joel Tubanone, the Lira District Police Commander, says the police will remain deployed at the business premises of Asians
16:13
16:13

Suspect Blames Series of Defilement Cases on Witchcraft guilty plea 1

The suspect, Ivan Ssewankambo, a resident of Mpererwe Kikuubo zone in Kawempe Division said this during a confession before a special court session set aside to fast track the disposal of Sexual and Gender Based Violence SGBV cases in the High Court, in Kampala.
15:47
15:47

Mbarara Municipality, Residents Clash Over Road Project 1

Sam Luwaga, one of the residents affected by the road expansion project says that he has tried to engage the authorities over the matter in vain. Luwaga says that his only option is to seek legal redress.
15:32
15:32

Father Pins Best Friend for Defiling His Daughter 1

The court presided over by Justice Jane Francis Abodo heard that the 10 year old was defiled by Eguki on 4th May 2018 at around 10:30pm in the rented room where she was staying together with the father and Eguki in Kibuli a Kampala Surburb
15:10
15:10

Family of Kirumira Murder Suspect Decries Delayed Investigations 2 1

Halima Kalungi, wife of the suspect, says when her husband was taken to court she thought that investigations had been completed and prosecution would proceed. However, she says that whenever he is brought in court, the case is adjourned.
14:53
14:53

Supreme Court Consolidates Age Limit Appeals judgment 2 1 Top story

The Uganda Law society, a team of Six legislators and lawyer Male Mabiriizi challenged the petition on a ground that maintaining the constitutional amendment as passed by Parliament was an ambush of justice.
14:37
14:37

Cyber Security Insurance Uptake in Uganda Low 2 1

Winnie Kiwuwa, the Chief Operating Officer of Minet, a cyber-security insurance provider, says they are concerned that the uptake of the product is low yet the problem is getting bigger and bigger.
14:35
14:35

Ministry Of Health: We are Prepared In Case Of Ebola Virus kasese

The Health Ministry has said they are on the highest alert ever of Ebola Virus Disease EVD as the outbreak enters the fourth month and case numbers surpass 300 in the Democratic Republic of Congo DRC.
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