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21:09
21:09

Makerere Staff Tribunal Sitting Flops Again Over Missing Minutes appeal 3 2

Speaking to URN shortly after the Tribunal session, Advocate Innocent Okong, of Kob Advocates & Solicitors, representing Dr. Ocita expressed disappointment with the university for using delaying tactics to frustrate justice of his client by failing to produce minutes on time.
20:51
20:51

Road Fund Boss Questioned on Land Ownership 3 1

The Commission Chairperson Lady Justice, Catherine Bamugemereire told Merian that she should be worried that she carried herself as a Landlady whereas she isn’t. Merian Ssebunya took over land in the names of Kiwe and Sajjabi Company Limited.
20:27
20:27

Bobi Wine: Violent People Not Part of People Power 2 1

Bobi Wine’s message comes on the heel of rising animosity between people and Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) caused by sporadic attacks on Dr. Kizza Besigye by youth donning people power berets.
20:20
20:20

Suspected Thief Gunned Down Shooting

A police officer told URN that the suspect was carrying a sack full of tiles, which he is believed to have stolen from one of the factories in industrial park. The officer said they asked the deceased to stop as the 999 patrol vehicle approached him but he threw the sack and started running.
19:29
19:29

The Momentum For Uganda's Oil Is Building Says Total Boss tullow oil 3 1

TOTAL E&P Uganda Chairman and General Manager, Pierre Jessua told the Stanbic Enterprise conference they expect a final investment Decision expected in the coming months.
19:19
19:19

Ministry of Health Needs UGX 36bn to Complete Mulago Specialised Hospital 3

Presenting a report to Parliament on the state of health service delivery in the country, the Minister of Health Dr Jane Ruth Aceng, the rehabilitation works at the hospital is currently at 91%. Upon completion, the hospital will provide specialized services including organ transplant (kidney, cornea, liver, bone marrow, and stem cell) and neuro-spinal surgery among others.
18:28
18:28

Arua Lead Farmers Receive Motorcycles, Bicycles to fight Malnutrition 2 1

Gordon Toa, the Arua District Production Officer, says their main target is to increase production and consumption of micro-nutrients in primary schools.
18:08
18:08

Karambi Sub County Leaders Petition Minister over Proposed Fort Portal City Margaret Muhanga 1

Through their lawyers, Byamukama, Kaboneke and Co. Advocates, the leaders argue that the resolution by Kabarole district council to create Fort Portal Tourism City by annexing Karambi Sub County to Fort Portal Municipality was illegal and shouldn’t be considered by the ministry.
17:53
17:53

39 Ugandan Districts Have No Hospitals 2

The minister said that the island and mountainous districts like Buvuma, Kalangala, Namayingo, Mayuge and Namisindwa deserve special attention because of their geographical location. She explained that the ministry needs 1.3 trillion Shillings to construct 41 hospitals in the listed districts. She was presenting a report on the state of health service delivery in Uganda.
17:31
17:31

Bukomansimbi District Security Committee Orders Landlord to Reopen Road 3 1

Last week, residents of Kateera parish in Kibinge Sub County, clashed with Safiina Najjengo Kaggwa after she blocked a community road that passes through her land.
17:25
17:25

Kooki Schools Drop Buganda Anthem buganda kingdom 3

A number of schools and institutions in Ddwaniro, Lwanda, Kagamba and Kacheera Sub-counties now hoist the Uganda and Kooki flags and sing both the national and Kooki anthems at their assemblies and special events.
16:51
16:51

Women Unemployment High-UBOS 2 1

Unemployment among women increased from 8.9 percent in 2012 to 13.2 percent in 2017 while among men, unemployment decreased from 6.4 percent to 5.8 percent during the same period.
15:56
15:56

Parliament Approves USD 379m to Lubowa Hospital Investor ministry of finance 4 1

Members of Parliament approved the guarantee after rejecting a minority report which had been presented by Mukono Municipality MP Betty Nambooze, to block the funding. In support of the Minority report, Butambala County MP Muwanga Kivumbi said that the cost of constructing the hospital is exaggerated.
15:49
15:49

Verbatim: President Museveni`s Speech at the Africa Now Summit 2019 1 Top story

After independence, I used to hear leaders talking of “double production” ─ meaning more production of the same product ─ raw materials. That double production did not help as long as we were at the same qualitative level ─ producing raw-materials and not adding value to them ourselves.
15:40
15:40

Justice Stephen Mubiru Appointed Alternate Judge in Kwoyelo Trial 1 1

Initially, the trial was being presided by a panel of three judges of the high court chaired by Persis Jane Kiggundu. The others are Justices Duncan Gaswagga and Michael Elubu.
15:10
15:10

Wakiso, Entebbe Leaders Disagree on Proposed City 1 7

Led by the Wakiso LC5 Chairperson, Matia Lwanga Bwanika, the leaders note that they have been pushing for having the entire district upgraded into a city district and wonder why government instead considered upgrading Entebbe which is one of the municipalities that make up Wakiso.
14:34
14:34

Court Sets March 20, to Rule on Kwoyelo's Bail Application 1

One of his lawyers Charles Dalton Opwonya told the court that Kwoyelo would like to use the bail to support his ageing mother, wife and six children financially and emotionally. He said MP Gilbert Olanya had offered to host the accused at his residence throughout the duration of the trial.
14:14
14:14

Thugs Attempt to Rob Barclays Bank -Nakulabye 1

Preliminary police findings indicate that the suspect's used break-in implements to break one of the Bank Windows which they planned to use as an entry point into the bank. However, the moment the window was broken, the motion detector alarm installed at the bank was sounded sending a signal to the Security Guard Africa (SGA) head office.
12:15
12:15

Food Prices Increase in Soroti business 2 1

David Odiako, a produce dealer in the market, says the food crops they are selling are from the first season of last year.
12:11
12:11

Poor State of Roads Anger Isingiro Residents banana 2

The roads in question are under the district works department and have not been worked on for years. Gullies and big potholes have become a common sight on the roads that are mainly used to transport Bananas and other Agricultural produce to the market.
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