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19:47

Residents Petition RDC over Shoddy Latrine Construction 1 2

Residents led by the village chairperson, George Kiwanuka argue that the 20 million shillings allocated for the construction of the 5 stance toilet was allegedly misappropriated.
18:36
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Makerere Students Petition Parliament Over Intermittent Lectures makerere university 2

In their petition to the Education Committee of Parliament, a group of students led by Joel Roy Mucunguzi, a law student, say it is unfortunate that Management, the University Council and staff have failed to come to an understanding, which has taken a huge toll on them.
18:31
18:31

Parliament Seeks Special Fund for Female LRA Abductees 5 1

The motion tabled by Gulu Municipality MP Lyandro Komakech notes that whereas several women were captured against their will, and came out of captivity with offsprings, the government has not taken responsibility to rehabilitate them, in order to give them a new start and hope in life.
18:01
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Dokolo Finance Boss Interdicted attorney general

Joseph Balisenyuka, the Dokolo District Chief Administrative Officer, says he was prompted to interdict Odada pending the completion of his trial because several activities had grounded to a halt due to lack of a signatory to the district accounts.
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Police Gets Human Rights Policy uganda human rights 3 1

The policy which has been in the pipeline for the last four years was funded by the British High Commission in partnership with Uganda Human Rights Network HURINET.
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Man Held Over Ex-Lover's Death police custody 1

Vincent Twesige, the Rwenzori East Region Police Spokesperson told URN on Wednesday afternoon that two suspects are in police custody in connection to the murder.
16:50
16:50

Bushenyi District Lacking Ambulance Services 3

The district has got only one pick up which is attached to Kyabugimbi health center four and is the one that is on some occasions used as an ambulance. This puts citizens at risk in respect to rapid response to emergences. Citizens still trek for long distances to get health services in many of the sub counties.
16:25
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Report Pins Gov't on Human Rights Violation political interest 3 1 Top story

Court of Appeal judge, Kenneth Kakuru said the report raises serious concerns which must be condemned by all Ugandans. The current human rights, he said appears to be opposition politicians. Justice Kakuru said government should stop criminalising political activism.
16:10
16:10

Two Dead, Three Injured in Mbale Accident 1

The Noah with 10 people on board was heading to Mbale town from Budadiri in Sironko district when it stumbled upon a motorcyclist who was making a U-turn in the middle of the road. The cyclist who was rushing to meet a passenger, died on the spot, alongside the taxi conductor, only identified as Hakim.
15:13
15:13

Iteso Cultural Union on Spot over UGX 20 Million Debt 1

The money accrued from hotel services they offered to the union during the Iteso heritage day held last year at Kumi Boma Grounds. The hotels are Kumi hotel, Greenland Top hotel, Pal hotel and Stay free Annex Guest house.
15:02
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Mak VC Faces Social Media Backlash barnabas nawangwe 1 Top story

A copy of the communication was posted on the university social media pages. But this has sparked wide criticism over the uncompromising university management. The communication drew mixed reactions from social media users.
13:50
13:50

Mak Council Delays Face-Off with Education Committee parliament 1 1

Members of the University Council and management were expected to appear before the committee yesterday, to respond to concerns about the state of affairs in the university. However, only the Vice Chancellor Prof Barnabas Nawangwe showed up and was turned away, with advice to come back with his team today, Wednesday.
13:40
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Kidnapped Bushenyi Child Found in Masaka 1 1

Martial Tumusiime the Greater Bushenyi regional police spokesperson says that the childs mother had gone to the market at the time Mukiiza was kidnapped. Tumusiime says that the police tracked the kidnappers and found them in a rented house in Masaka town where they were arrested from.
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Three Arrested for Alleged Murder of UPDF Soldier 1

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River Police spokesperson says preliminary investigations reveals that Odokonyero could have died in a scuffle over Florence Nalubega. He says Police detectives recorded statements from the scene indicating that the four were drinking at a local pub together.
13:21
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L. Albert Oil Project Final Investment Decision Now Expected in June cnooc uganda 1 1

The government has been banking on the Joint Venture Partners, Tullow, China National Offshore Oil Corporation-CNOOC and Total to make a Final Investment Decision with regard to the project, to unlock value in the countrys oil and gas sector.
12:46
12:46

Specialists Welcome Plan for Wider Road Reserves roads bill 2018 6 1

The nod comes amid the discussion of a draft law seeking to expand road reserves, currently under scrutiny by the physical infrastructure committee of parliament. Specialists say that Uganda requires wider roads with multiple carriageways and effective utility systems to be able to meet the needs of a growing and vibrant population.
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Fate of Interdicted Public Servants Remains Uncertain

Sasagah was interdicted in March, 2018, alongside the Commissioner for Immigration Anthony Namara, for allegedly misusing funds for the procurement of equipment for the e-passports under the department of immigration.
11:50
11:50

UNEB Summons Ntoroko Schools over Withheld PLE Results

According to the Ntoroko District Inspector of School DIS, Rev David Kibonwa, UNEB has also summoned the Chief Administrative Officer, Resident District Commissioner, Chairman LC V, District Education Officer and Invigilators.
11:24
11:24

Thugs Break into Wakiso District Offices 2

This is the second time in a space of two months for thugs to break into the same offices. During the first raid, they took a desktop computer from the water officers office but never touched another thing else.
08:03
08:03

Makerere University Council Quashes Probe on Suspended Staff 1

In a statement released shortly after the meeting which ended at 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday, the Council members resolved that matters relating to the suspension of staff any other matter concerning the governance of the university be handled in accordance with the laws, policies and procedures governing the University.
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