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19:17
19:17

SEATINI Petitions Court over Public Private Partnership Law 3 1

Projects being implemented under the PPP Act 2015 include Kampala – Entebbe Express Way, Bujagali Power Station, Kampala Solid Waste Management Project, Nakawa – Naguru Housing Project and the Uganda People’s Defense Force Housing Accommodation amongst others.
18:59
18:59

Mbale Residents Accuse UWA of Encroachment protesters 4

The residents of Bubyangu, Budwale, Wanale and Busano sub-counties on Friday stormed Mbale District headquarters to raise their grievances over the recent UWA land demarcation.
18:04
18:04

WFP Mentors Smallholder Farmers on Post-Harvest Handling 3 1

The UN Food Agency says the training Programme introduces small holder farmers to International Food Safety standards set by the World Health Organization (WHO) and UN Food and Agriculture Organizations (FAO). The other is to teach techniques of post-harvest handling, food processing, storage and packaging among others.
17:54
17:54

Investors Cautioned Against Mortgaging Gov't Land for Loans government land

In a letter to heads of three agencies – Uganda Investment Authority, Uganda Land Commission, and the Uganda Free Zones Authority – Betty Amongi, the Minister of Lands and Urban Development said all land leases must have a provision prohibiting investors from using government land in the banks.
17:27
17:27

Bobi Wine’s Appearance At Lugai’s Funeral Angers Oulanyah Pajule Town Council 2 2

The pop star turned politician was accompanied by the Kilak South Member of Parliament Gilbert Olanya, who days ago was appointed as the People Power Mobilizer in Acholi Sub-region.
17:26
17:26

Dr Stella Nyanzi Jailed 18 Months for Cyber Harassment Gladys Kamasanyu

Nyanzi’s heard her sentence through video conferencing live from Luzira Prison, while hundreds of her supporters filled the courtroom. On the live link, she was seen stripping naked and heard uttering obscenities, in what was interpreted as a sign of protest. But the images and the volume were muted by the technical team.
16:53
16:53

Tumwine, MPs Clash Over Disciplinary Probe Rules Committee 5 1

Today, Tumwine questioned why the setup microphones were not working and investigation proceedings not recorded. He also queried documents that had been sent to him as submissions made by witnesses saying that some of them were not signed by the Committee Chairperson, while another submission had been sent late.
16:36
16:36

Police Recover Gun in Nebbi Municipality 1

Nicholas Natajja, the OC CID Nebbi Central Police station says detectives recovered the gun following a tip-off from support staff of Nebbi Municipal Council, who were slashing the compound on Thursday.
16:12
16:12

Court Orders KCCA Surveyors to Re-mark Lusanja Land persis namuganza 1

According to the order issued by Justice Tadeo Asiimwe, the surveyors Ronald Bwire and Henry Sembajjwe should use any form of visible and identifiable objects to separate Plots 206 and 671 found in Sekanyonyi Mpererwe Kampala District from Lusanja in Wakiso District.
15:50
15:50

Eastern, Southern Africa Loses 70,000 Girls to Pregnancy Related Complications 2 1

The study conducted by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, UNESCO, revealed that three to seven girls aged 15 to 19 in the region are either pregnant or have ever been pregnant.
15:25
15:25

Police Officer Killed in Arua

The deceased was discovered on Thursday lying in a pool of blood at Ayivuni sub-county headquarters. According to police sources, Chandwong was attacked while in sleep.
14:08
14:08

Thousands Bid Farewell to Deputy Acholi Paramount Chief 4

Lugai 93 passed on last month from Gulu Regional Referral Hospital in Gulu District after a long battle with pneumonia and prostate cancer.
13:42
13:42

Mukono Municipality Leaders Demand Physical Development Plan 3 1

Most of the houses located on the main road of Kampala-Jinja highway in Mukono Municipality where set up without parking yard space, toilets and proper drainage water systems.
13:25
13:25

Uganda Airlines Sets Date for Maiden Commercial Flight 1 Top story

Now it has been confirmed that the aircraft will fly to Nairobi and Juba twice daily and Mogadishu, Somalia three times a day. The aircraft is also expected to fly to Dar es Salam and Kilimanjaro once a day, Bujumbura and Mombasa three times a week.
13:23
13:23

Access to Kampala's Public Spaces Remains Controlled sheraton hotel 3 3

Urban planning experts say that such spaces provide opportunities for social interaction and social inclusion, and can facilitate the development of community ties. They provide an opportunity for children and young people to meet and play, read and recreate during their leisure time.
13:20
13:20

UWA Gives UGX 2M to Family of Catechist Killed by Stray Elephants murchison falls 1

Wilfred Chemutai, the Karuma Sector UWA chief warden says the money is to facilitate the burial arrangements, pending other administrative decisions by the higher authorities regarding compensation as the per law
11:41
11:41

Attacks on Boda Boda Cyclists High in Gulu Police 1

In the past two weeks, two Boda Boda cyclists have been killed and five others injured after being clobbered by unknown people. 21 motorcycles have also been stolen since the beginning of last month.
11:27
11:27

Stella Nyanzi Conviction A Blow to Freedom of Expression –Amnesty International

Amnesty International’s Director for East Africa, the Horn and the Great Lakes Joan Nyanyuki described the conviction as outrageous. She says that the decision by the courts demonstrates the depths of the government’s intolerance of criticism and flies in the face of Uganda’s obligations to uphold the right to freedom of expression for all people.
10:51
10:51

Leaders in Busia Town Want Security Cameras Installed 4

The concern follows an attempted murder of the Busia district engineer Sylvester Egesa who was attacked at his home in Sibarar.
10:43
10:43

Lamwo Leaders Ordered to Return Oxen Distributed Among Themselves 1 5

The directive follows a petition presented to his the office of the Resident District Commissioner, by a section of residents, pinning their leaders for distributing amongst themselves 54 herds of oxen and 34 ploughs meant for distribution to 12 community groups under the Discretionary Development Equalization Grant (DDEG).
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