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20:32
20:32

Government,Total, respond as Tullow's $900M Farm-Down Deal Flops tullow uganda pty 1 Top story

“We are therefore confident that as Tullow moves to re-initiate a new sales process, the JVPs will remain committed to fulfilling tax obligations” said Kasande in a statement. Total’s exploration & production President, Arnaud Breuillac in a statement said despite the termination of this agreement, Total together with its partners CNOOC and Tullow will continue to focus all its efforts on progressing the development of the Lake Albert oil resources. Tullow's Paul McDade’s statement said the Joint Venture Partners had been targeting a Final Investment Decision for the Uganda development by the end of 2019, but the termination of this transaction is likely to lead to further delay.
19:41
19:41

Flying Squad Search for Kidnapped Social Worker 2 1

Nagirinya, according to her father, Francis Lubowa, and her co-workers was kidnapped at Busega zone in her Spacio car registration number UBA 570V, a few minutes to midnight.
19:22
19:22

Army, Police to Maintain Heavy Deployment in Hoima Town security 2 1

The heavy deployment started on Wednesday morning on most streets including Main Street, Fort portal road and government road among others as the candidates vying for the Hoima Woman MP seat were being nominated.
18:50
18:50

KCCA Area Land Committees Sworn-In 3 1

The Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago asked members to serve the public diligently. He warned them against engaging in fraudulent land transactions.
18:28
18:28

Land Commission Grills MP Balyeku Over Jinja Land Saga 1

The Commission deputy lead counsel John Bosco Suuza said MP Balyeku must be held accountable for the mess which led to all the frauds in the transaction. He said the anomalies include fabrication of Jinja District Council Minutes, forgeries in Jinja district Land Board Minutes as well as other paper works used in processing the freehold title over public land leased by Jinja Municipal Council for 17 years from Uganda Land Commission.
18:20
18:20

Lango Voters Want Presidential Candidates Given Equal Privileges During Campaigns Lira District 7 1

James Omara Elem, the Lira District youth councillor says every presidential candidate must be given equal privileges. Omara also says that President Museveni must not be allowed to enjoy privileges like using a helicopter during campaigns.
17:26
17:26

Court Orders for Written Submissions in Police Assault Case

On Thursday, Justice Kavuma set October 10, 2019 as the day for the applicant to present their written submissions and evidences. The respondents will reply to the suit on November 12 followed by a rejoinder on November 26, 2019.
16:28
16:28

NPA Developing Tool to Measure Progress Towards Attainment of Universal Health Coverage Joyce Moriku Kaducu 2 1 Top story

Sarah Nahalamba, the Acting Head of Department Population and Social Planning at the National Planning Authority-NPA, says they have recognized this challenge and are coming up with a tool to measure progress and where they have gone wrong.
16:19
16:19

Body of Murdered Wakiso Man Found Dumped in Buliisa police 2

The deceased has been identified as Moses Kibuka 50, a resident of Namungona in Wakiso district.
15:42
15:42

Seven Arrested over Beheaded Man murder 1

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police spokesperson, says the suspects are suspected to have masterminded Makumbi’s murder.
15:21
15:21

Police Hunt for Unknown Thugs for Punching Nails Through the hands of NRM Activist 1 Top story

Our reporter visited the crime scene and found the Kawempe Division Police Commander – DPC, Denis Odoch and Officer in Charge of Kaleerwe police station, Twahir Kasembeza trying to reconstruct the scene.
14:56
14:56

Tullow Oil PLC Terminates Total Cnooc Farm-Down 1 Top story

McDade said says following termination, Tullow will look to reduce its 33% stake in the Lake Albert project.
14:53
14:53

Mystery Surrounds Missing Student Vice Chancellor 2 1 Top story

Pascal K. Kyalimpa, the Custodian Nsibirwa hall, says the missing student was officially resident and known to the hall management hall through the academic year until the time of his disappearance.
13:19
13:19

Proposed Expansion of Lira Coronation Park Hangs in Balance Lira Municipal 2

According to Ahabwe, they had proposed to construct a storied structure and stage in the park. He however, says they can’t execute their plans until Saving Grace, a private business company that was contracted to manage the park for a year at Shillings 5 million each month leaves the park. Ahabwe says the money is meant to finance construction of a one storied structure, public Stage at the public space.
12:30
12:30

Suspected Opium Vendor Picked Up 2 Top story

Christina Mukaiwago was picked up on Wednesday night in an operation led by Ivan Nduhura, the Operations Commander Central Police Station – CPS Kampala. According to Nduhura, they have been hunting for Mukaiwago for some time but she would elude arrest until her stroke of luck ran out.
12:14
12:14

Prof. Omaswa to Recieve Global Health Award Ministry of Health 2 1

The prize honors individuals with outstanding achievements in the field of medical research and medical services to combat infectious and other diseases in Africa.
11:56
11:56

Kitaka Dismisses Allegations Against KCCA hospitals 2

According to Nyanjura, Dr. Atwine also alleged that she had written to the Director Public Health at KCCA about the matter but received no response. Kitaka refuted the statements purportedly made by Dr. Atwine’s as reported by Nyanjura.
11:30
11:30

KCCA Halts Developments in Lubigi Wetland 2

The NEMA Executive Director, Tom Okurut confirms to URN that NEMA approved the Environmental Impact Assessment in 2011. He however, says the developer took long to develop the land after receiving the certificate and hence cannot operate.
10:59
10:59

Wrangles Threaten Performance of Three Luweero Schools disrespect 2

At Kakoola Primary School, the Management Committee and Parent Teacher’s Association also accuses the head teacher, Agnes Kulabako of disrespect and failure to account for Universal primary Education funds.
10:41
10:41

Bishop Kaziimba's Election As Archbishop Excites Chirstians in Mityana Mityana District 4 1

The Christians started jubilating as soon as they received news of Kaziimba’s election. They took to the streets and singing and praising.
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