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20:56
20:56

Lack of Women in UWEZO Leadership Irks Angina committee 2 1

Anginas concern followed the election of a new committee comprising Col. Godfrey Muwanguzi as the chairman Board Of Directors, Col. Francis Ongia as vice chairman, and Maj. Teddy Kavuma as the treasurer. No female representative was elected on the four-member supervisory committee.
20:33
20:33

Harsh Law Fueling Illegal Abortions -Medics abortion in uganda 5

In a two roomed sparsely furnished room with a wooden visitors bench, a table and chair, our reporter finds more than five girls waiting for their turn to see the doctor in a back room. The person in the other room is never seen until you are ready to get rid of the unwanted pregnancy.
19:40
19:40

Gender Ministry Embarks on Drive to Resettle Street Children 3 1

The exercise that begun in Kampala will soon be launched in the areas of Jinja, Iganga, Busia, Mbale, Tororo and Soroti, which host a large population of street children. So far, 70 children and two adults, picked from the areas of Makerere and Jinja road, have been taken to Kampiringisa Rehabilitation Centre.
19:26
19:26

Mbarara Chief Administrative Officer Arrested 1

The arrest followed questioning in relation to the sale of government land, abuse of office and conniving to misuse public resources by the state house team led by Lt. Col Edith Nakalema. The intervention of the anti-corruption unit follows concerns that the Municipal and district leaders had connived to sell off government land in the area.
19:14
19:14

Kabaka Mutebi Reshuffles Cabinet

Kabaka Mutebi dropped, Ambassador Emmanuel Sendawula as the First Deputy Katikkiro, replacing him with Hajj Twaha Kawaase who has been serving as Second Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Education.
19:11
19:11

Barlonyo Massacre Site to Become Tourist Attraction lra rebels 1 1

It is reported that the rebels under the command of Okot Odiambo, a then deputy to LRA Commander Joseph Kony, brutally killed more than 300 people in a space of three hours on the afternoon of February 21, 2004. They were burned alive inside their huts, hacked with machetes, stabbed with knives, clubbed with sticks and shot as they fled.
18:47
18:47

Teso Coach Proprietor Granted Bail faustine etilu

Court heard that on December 21st 2018 at Juakali in Soroti municipality, Etilu and two others obtained 69 bags of rice from Valence Mujengana, Abraham Kodet and Sam Okiror, all traders in Soroti. All the bags were estimated to cost 30 Million Shillings.
17:54
17:54

Bukomansimbi District Council Moves to Create New Constituency 4

Christine Mukiibi, the L.CV vice chairperson has presented to the district council presided over their speaker James Muhabwa, a draft motion seeking to curve a new constituency out of Bukomansimbi north county.
16:56
16:56

MP Zaake Remanded to Gulu Prison 1 2 Top story

Zaake appeared before the Gulu Grade One Magistrate, Isaac Kintu on Friday afternoon and charged with treason.
16:37
16:37

Motion to Split Burahya County Scrapped Off Order Paper resolution 1

Joseph Mashuhuko, the district councillor for Karambi Sub County says that the motion was scrapped because of illegalities.
16:23
16:23

Hope for Pension Fades for Former NRA Fighters 4 1

His narration of the liberation struggle sheds a true picture about a group that devoted time, energy and commitment on a very tough mission. However, the pride of participating in the struggle fades with the agony over the failure to access his pension.
16:04
16:04

Price of Construction Sector Inputs Increases by 2% 1 1

Cement production went up by 16.2 in January 2019 compared to December 2018 according to the figures presented. This increase is largely attributed to domestic production.
15:57
15:57

Uganda, Serbia Parliaments Sign MoU on Cooperation 2 1

The MoU was signed by the Speaker of Uganda Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga and the Speaker of the General Assembly of Serbia, Maja Gojkovic, now in Uganda for a courtesy visit. During the event, Kadaga praised Serbia for harnessing its tourism potential despite a history of turmoil and observed a need for the Tourism sector to learn from their experiences.
15:38
15:38

Manafwa Landslide Victims Run Out of Food 4

Abuneli Bwonya, Camp leader says that the Office of the Prime Minister last delivered food to the victims in November.
15:37
15:37

Erratic Rains Affecting NAADS Program rainfall 4

NAADS Technical and Agribusiness Services Manager Dr Christopher Bukenya says that although they encourage timely planting, delayed rainfall interrupts distribution of inputs and distracts orders to suppliers.
14:44
14:44

Sembabule Muslim Clerics Bicker for Animal Slaughter Rights 3 1

Sembabule district Kadhi Sheikh Nuhu Lubira Sserunjogi and says that the Old Kampala team is not legitimate and that a tender awarded to them to manage the animals slaughter business was given in omission. The old Kampala faction led by Sheikh Abdallah Ssemakula won the 27 million Shillings tender in June 2018.
14:00
14:00

Nyendo Market Traders Protest High Taxes 3

Traders also accuse Nyendo/Ssenyange Division officials of failing to evict vendors on the streets and outside the central market.
13:26
13:26

BoU Board Failed to Supervise Bank Liquidation Process -Report closure of banks 1

In the COSASE report to parliament tabled by the committee Chairperson Abdu Katuntu, the Central Bank Boards failure to supervise liquidation of the defunct banks is demonstrated in the fact that to date, they have never demanded for final reports on the liquidated financial institutions.
13:13
13:13

Inter-Tribal Land Conflict Erupts in Adjumani 3 1

An inter-tribal off shoot of the prolonged Apaa land ownership dispute has erupted on another piece of land inside Adjumani district.
13:04
13:04

Ugandan Female University Students Less Confident – Study makerere university 3 1

In the research, Sr. Justine Namaganda, sought to understand the nature of male dominant presence in higher education institutions in female students actions. The study discovered that male hegemonic presence was reflected in female students lifestyles, leadership and student electoral politics as well as academic interactions.
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