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21:56
21:56

One Feared Dead as People Power Activists, Police Clash in Nansana Nakawa

The activists were returning from the burial of their colleague, Ritah Nabukenya in Kiboga district. Nabukenya succumbed to injuries she sustained in a motor accident in Nakawa on Monday.
21:50
21:50

Religious Leaders Concerned About Excluding Young Voters 2

Speaking at their offices in Mengo along Ssentema Road on Monday, IRCU through their Chairperson Sheikh Shaban Ramadhan Mubaje, the Mufti of Uganda, said although it was necessary to follow the dictates of the law stopping the registration of new voters in 2019 will leave out so many would be voters.
21:27
21:27

Kwania Pupils Study Under Trees After Storm 3 1

Galdino Obwor, the School Management Committee Chairperson, says they have held several meetings with parents to forge a way forward without success.
19:34
19:34

Gulu Attack: Army Prosecutors Withdraw Charges Against LC Chairperson, 17 Others Remanded gulu attacks 2 2 Top story

The charges were instituted against Okello in 2016 together with 17 others following a botched attack on Opit Army Detach and Central Police Station in Gulu District, which claimed the lives of two soldiers, four Policemen and left scores injured.
19:03
19:03

Apac Municipality Receives UGX 487M under USMID 2

According to Ogwang, the money will be used to furnish the office, finance the physical planning and urban system development, specialised technical plan and equipment, assess comparative advantages of localities and development of investment profiles. However, the Municipality is expected to receive an overall total of 34 billion shillings under the 3 years project that will end in the Financial Year 2021/2022
18:48
18:48

MOE Revising School Management Committee Guidelines 4

According to Dr. Lusambu to make sure that SMC are fully functional in every school across the country, they will be appointed at the same time for the same duration of time. As it stands now, members are voted when and if a school decides to have a SMC.
17:50
17:50

Bukalasa Agricultural College Embarks on Multiplication of Grafted Tomatoes 3 1 Top story

Gelvan Kisolo Lule, the Principal of Bukalasa Agricultural College explains that they grafted the tomatoes with disease resistance seeds and high yielding seedlings to come up with good seedlings.
16:50
16:50

Uganda seeks UGX 16B to Recoil Hatching Locusts Eggs 1 2

Agriculture Minister Vincent Bamulangaki Ssempijja told journalists in Kampala that a technical field expert team which was sent to neighbouring Kenya has confirmed that the locusts had hatched in billions in almost the whole of Turkana, an area closer to Uganda’s Karamoja region.
15:55
15:55

People Power Supporter’s Death Dents Uganda Police – ANT 1 1

A motorcycle on which Nabukenya was seated was allegedly intentionally knocked by a police patrol pick-up having seen her donning a People Power beret and red clothing headed. Nabukenya was reportedly heading to Buganda Road Court, where Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi was set to appear before the grade one magistrate, Olga Karungi.
15:36
15:36

Kibaale Councilor Suspended for Misconduct Suspension 1 1

According to the letter, while serving the suspension, Bizimungu will not receive any allowance as a punitive measure. Bizimungu told URN on phone on Monday evening that he was yet to receive the suspension letter.
15:19
15:19

Vendor Drags KCCA, Wandegeya Market Management to Court

According to Kalema, the closure of his stall was unreasonable and no reason was given. He argues that the closure was malicious and intended to derail his business, which he says amounts to economic sabotage.
14:47
14:47

Desert Locusts Disrupt Business in Soroti Town Soroti Municipality 1 2

Desert locusts that invaded Uganda over two weeks ago through Karamoja have been seen mostly in rural areas. But this morning, the insects invaded Soroti, the biggest town in Teso, sending many residents in disarray.
14:41
14:41

Anne Juuko Appointed New Stanbic Chief Executive patrick mweheire 1

Juuko will replace Patrick Mweheire that has been the chief executive since 2015 but is now heading to Nairobi Kenya to be the regional chief executive for Stanbic operations for Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, Ethiopia, and Tanzania.
13:42
13:42

Moroto District Seeks UGX 230m for Desert Locust Surveillence Desert locusts 2

The money, according to the Chief Administrative Officer Charles Komakech Olubo will be used for field visits, monitoring the movement of the desert locusts, community sensitization and enhancing reporting mechanisms.
12:59
12:59

One-Year-Old Dies In Septic Pit 2

The deceased’s father, Lauben Thembo, says the toddler had gone to play in the neighborhood after the afternoon meal when he met his death. According to Thembo, they got concerned when they spent several hours without seeing the child and tried searching for him in vain.
12:38
12:38

Parliament Attackers Complain of Torture 2 1 Top story

Mutaasa Kafeero and Darfala Ssenjako were remanded to Luzira prisons by City Hall Magistrate, Fatuma Nabirye on Friday last week minutes after being charged with malicious damage to property and trespass.
10:54
10:54

EC to Decide on Bobi Wine's Failed Consultations 1

“Its true Kyagulanyi wrote to us requesting a meeting between February 24-28 and I think we are still within that time scope. We are going to sit and deliberate on the matter and take a decision,” Byabakama said.
10:41
10:41

Teachers at Bulambuli Resettlement Camp School Go 8 Months Without Pay 2 2 Top story

Michael Kitutu, the head teacher of the school, says the school has a challenge of teachers who haven’t been paid since the school started. He says parents tried to contribute some money for teachers in the nursery section but failed along the way.
07:55
07:55

Mobile Money Agents Decry Poor Relations with Telecom Companies 3 1

Nyombi explained that mobile money agents face a number of challenges including increased insecurity in the form of kidnaps, robberies and illegal transfer of cash from their accounts. The association has over 180,000 agents across the East African region. However, Nyombi says that the association has tried to engage the managers of the telecom companies in vain.
07:04
07:04

Eight Injured in Tembo Steel Mills Blast factory 1 1 Top story

Ibrahim Mwanja, one of the victims told URN at Mercy health center where they were rushed for treatment that the explosion occurred minutes after they dropped a round shaped metallic block in the furnace, which poured hot liquid on their skins.
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