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19:56
19:56

Cross Border Activities to Resume as Uganda, Rwanda Sign Pact 1 Top story

The leaders resolved to respect and protect the rights and freedoms of the nationals of the other party residing or transiting in their national territories, in accordance with laws of their countries and desist from financing, training, and infiltration of destabilizing forces.
10:14
10:14

South Sudanese Refugees Faulted for Returning Home illegally hunger 2 1

The Lokung East sub county LC 3 Chairperson, David Ocan Kasisi told URN that eye witnesses have reliably informed them that some refugees sneak out through the porous border points at Waligo and Ngomoromo to carry out farming in South Sudan.
12:21
12:21

1st Specialized Fistula Hospital Launched in Uganda child marriage 3 Top story

Rebecca Kadaga, the Speaker of Parliament, who launched the facility on behalf of President, Yoweri Museveni, warned young girls against leading reckless lives that can lead them to get fistula.
08:31
08:31

Buliisa District Gets First Ebola Treatment Centre 4 1

Buliisa, which shares porous borders with the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC did not have any Ebola treatment unit despite the influx of refugees from parts of Congo that have battled Ebola for more than one year.
13:06
13:06

Kadaga Slams International Community Over Refugees 2 1 Top story

According to Kadaga, the Ugandan government has only realized USD 540,000, out of the total pledges of USD 358 million made during the summit, hosted by President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni and the United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. The Summit aimed at raising USD 2 billion.
15:56
15:56

Uganda Increases Food Supply to WFP 2 1

World Food Programme Country director El Khidir Daloum says the agency intends to buy Grade One Maize grains for feeding the 1.3 Million refugees settled in Uganda. He says they hope to achieve the quota in the second season after erratic rains disorganized the first planting season in most parts of the country.
07:23
07:23

UNESCO Urges Govt’s to Stop Preaching Abstinence to Teenagers 2 Top story

The agency’s HIV and Health Education Advisor for Eastern and Southern African (ESA) Patricia Machawira, said a majority of the teenagers are sexually active, adding that it is high time the governments stopped wasting time preaching abstinence but focus on promoting safe sex.
17:18
17:18

Catholic Prelates Call for Realistic Measures to Change Africa 4 2

While delivering the homily during mass held on Sunday at Uganda Martyr’s Shrines, Namungongo, the elected Vice President in charge of justice and peace Rt. Rev. Anthony Sithembele Sipuka, Bishop of Mthatha, South Africa, noted that there have been two extreme perceptions about Africa which need to be checked.
11:55
11:55

Cardinal Ouedraogo Elected SECAM President 18th SECAM plenary 1 1

The 74 year-old Cardinal Ouédraogo will replace Most Rev. Gabriel Mbilingi, Archbishop of Lubango, Angola, who had served a two-term mandate of six years
19:04
19:04

Africa Holds Hope for Pure Gospel-European Delegate faith 1 1 Top story

Fr. Michalíček told URN in an interview that despite the fact the European missionaries introduced Christianity to Africans; they have veered off the track for many years are in dare need of spiritual renewal.
16:22
16:22

No Ebola outside DR Congo - WHO ebola in uganda 1

According to 51st situational report on the Ebola outbreak in DRC, there are no Ebola cases outside DRC despite an increase in the number of people infected with the disease
14:28
14:28

Livestock Gene Bank Will Improve Productivity-Agriculture Minister Gene Bank Entebbe 1 3

Ssempijja says that the Gene Bank will increase livestock production and productivity and farmers will upgrade subsistence agriculture to commercial livestock.
14:23
14:23

Bishops Seek to Change Africa’s Negative Brand 1 3

The Uganda Episcopal Conference Chairperson Bishop Joseph Anthony Zziwa, says that the Bishops under the umbrella Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar-SECAM will spend the next five days discussing challenges that are blocking the spread of the gospel of love, in the world.
13:12
13:12

President Museveni Preaches Wealth Creation to African Bishops 3

The president made the call while addressing a congregation at Rubaga Cathedral, where African Bishops under the umbrella association of the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) converged for mass this morning.
11:31
11:31

President Museveni Surprises Prelates with Early Arrival for SECAM Mass protocal 1

The president arrived at the Church at 8: 40 a.m., ahead of the 10;00 a.m. service. There was nobody to receive him as he matched through the half-empty church quietly with a few bodyguards. A number of organizers were still setting up the Church hall and testing equipment.
19:19
19:19

Uganda Accused of Harboring Rebels in Refugee Camps 2 2 Top story

The Governor of Torit State, Eastern Equatorial Province Alberio Tobiolo Oromo alleges that intelligence information indicates that some suspected rebels are harboured in the refugee settlement in Uganda from where they coordinate their activities before intensifying attacks in South Sudan.
07:17
07:17

WHO Declares Ebola Outbreak in Congo A Global Health Emergency 1 Top story

PHEIC's are declared during an outbreak when the risk of the disease spreading to other countries is high. With the spread of the disease to Goma, chances of the deadly disease spreading to Rwanda and Uganda are high according to WHO.
17:02
17:02

Uganda on High Alert as Ebola Spreads to Goma ebola in uganda 1 1

According to the DRC Health Ministry, the disease which started in Ituri and North Kivu provinces in August is increasingly spreading to other areas. Reports show that more transmissions have been recorded in Lubero, Komanda, Bunia and Ariwara health zones in recent weeks.
14:11
14:11

Entebbe Airport Expansion to Increase Passenger Traffic 2 1

The on-going airport expansion works include erection of a new cargo centre with storage capacity of 100,000 tonnes, way higher than 59,000 tonnes of the former centre, an apron, an upgrade on the runway 12/30 among others.
16:55
16:55

Gov't to Export 80,000 Workers to UAE Government 2 1

According to the Minister for Gender Labour and Social Development Janat Mukwaya, the agreement paves way for protection of Ugandans seeking to work in the UAE, as the two countries will be able to discuss and exchange views about the workers and their rights.
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