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20:38
20:38

Draft Bills on Electoral Reforms Ready – Otafiire supreme court 1

The amendments relate to the 10 recommendations that arose out of a petition filed by former Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi, challenging the outcome of the 2016 general election. They are intended at creating reforms that will guarantee free and fair presidential elections in 2021 and beyond.
20:17
20:17

Lake Bunyonyi Waterspout Shock Still Haunts Residents cyclone 1 5

The funnel-shaped white smock descended and covered the skies for several minutes sending residents in fear from the rare weather phenomenon. Although no damage was caused the waterspout forced all the canoes which had been docked at Harutinda to float.
19:59
19:59

UGX 1 Trillion Refugee Health Response Plan Launched 1 3

The funds will cover the construction of new health facilities in communities and the hiring of new medical personnel to close the labour gap in health facilities. It will also lead to an increase in the amount of medicines and medical supplies available for the communities.
19:32
19:32

Luweero Leaders Want NRA Veterans Compensation Halted nra war 6

The demand comes on the eve of the 33rd anniversary of the NRM liberation Day, commemorating the day in 1986, when NRA fighters, led by Yoweri Museveni overthrew the military Junta led by Gen Tito Okello Lutwa. The days events will be held in Nabuyoga Sub County, Tororo district.
19:28
19:28

Makerere Management Pleads With Staff Over Strike makerere university 1 3

Associate Prof. Eria Hisali, the Acting Vice Chancellor says while they had struck a compromise on majority of issues staff raised, it was not possible to lift the suspension of their leader.
19:03
19:03

Omoro LC5 Chairperson Asks Gov't to Decentralize OWC Seeds Procurement 1 3

Okello says centrally procuring seeds from the OWC secretariat has been marred by late deliveries rendering it ineffective. He says since seed firms deal in localized seeds multiplication, there is better chance for them to supply quality seeds from research organizations.
18:59
18:59

French Ambassador Bows Out with 'Too Much Love for Uganda' 4 1

Ambassador Rivoal, who returns to France in a few months time, says she has been to over 50 countries, including Kenya and South Africa, but none of them compares to Uganda and her people.
18:41
18:41

Scores Injured as Motorists Feud over Northern Bypass Stages taxi drivers 1 3

The fights followed a plan by the Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA, to divert traffic on the highway for at least two months to enable completion of ongoing road expansion works. The works include widening the bypass into a 4-lane dual carriageway with pedestrian walkways and interchanges.
18:32
18:32

Lango War Claimants Petition Court over Delayed Compensation lango sub region

Justice Alex Mackay Ajiji, the Lira resident High Court judge has set February 16th, 2019 as the date to have Attorney General and Secretary to Treasury, Keith Muhakanizi appearing to respond to the petition.
17:55
17:55

Wakiso Opts for Temporary Wood Deck across River Mayanja sam mwesigwa 1 4

The decision was taken after failing to raise funds for the rehabilitation of the section of the along Nkowe-Mende-Sanga road, which was washed away when the river burst its banks last year.
17:53
17:53

Bundibugyo Struggles to Recover UWEP Money 1

The programme is an initiative by the Government to improve womens access to financial services, equip them with the skills for enterprise growth, value addition and marketing of their products and services. The women are availed with interest-free revolving credit to initiate or strengthen their enterprises.
17:24
17:24

Responsible Gaming Initiative to Help Problem Gamblers minsitry of finance 1 6

The National Gaming Board says it has now devised means to resolve some of the challenges through the responsible gaming initiative, a project that will target gambling addicts. These include people, who tend to spend more time betting than working, and people who are vulnerable to gambling.
16:38
16:38

KCCA Applauds Musisi on Harvard Appointment 1 1

The acting KCCA Executive Director Eng. Andrew Kitaka told Uganda Radio Network that Musisis posting is prestigious. Kitaka said Musisi will be KCCAs ambassador and will attract good things for the institution.
16:20
16:20

Arua Postpones NRM Day Event 2

Alice Apio Alice, the Deputy RDC Arua confirmed says that the celebrations will instead be held on 7th February. Apio, says that apart from the lack of funds, some of the staff supposed to organise the celebrations have spent less than a month in office and have no experience in organizing the celebrations. She cites the CAO and his deputy.
15:37
15:37

Students Present Cake to Suspended MUASA Chairman makerere university 1 3

Siperia Mollie, a student of Psychology said they decided to present a cake to show solidarity with Kamunyu and other suspended staff.
14:55
14:55

KCCA Calls for Calm as Kulambiro Ring Road Works Start 4 1

In the meeting held this morning, the residents were informed that activities in regard to upgrading the road started on January 4, when KCCA signed a contract with the project consultant, to review the design of the road ahead of its construction. The task will be completed in three months to pave way for actual works by end of April.
14:01
14:01

Kasingye Criticizes Kitgum Police for Working in Isolation 1 3

Kansingyes dissatisfaction stems from a petition to police headquarters in Kampala by Kitgum Resident District Commissioner, Christopher Omara citing insubordination; negligence and brutality of some police officers.
13:45
13:45

Uganda Secures UGX 1.2 Trillion for Water and Sanitation Projects 5 2 Top story

The financing channeled through the French Development Agency AFD, is to support access to water and sanitation programs in Greater Kampala, Masaka, Mbarara and Isingiro districts. The two projects will be implemented by National Water and Sewerage Corporation.
13:00
13:00

Educationists Demand Tougher Penalties against Examination Malpractice 2

The current law provides for a fine not exceeding 50,000 Shillings or to a term of imprisonment not exceeding two years to any person who is involved in malpractices. These include those who reveal examination material contents to unauthorized persons, those who alter the work, data, information or scores of a candidate, impersonators, and those who maliciously damage examination material.
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12:34

Nansana Property Owners Ordered to Renovate Dilapidated Buildings 4 1

According to the guidelines, all property owners along the newly constructed Nansana-Busunju road are required to upgrade their front areas by paving, applying concrete or greening. The guidelines also direct them to rehabilitate old buildings.
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