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12:19
12:19

Why Your National ID is Simply Not Enough for Bail Makerere University 4 1 Top story

David Musiri, a student activist at Makerere University has been in and out of jail for various reasons. He told URN that he was once denied bail, simply because his sureties couldn’t present introductory letters from their Local Council 1 Chairpersons despite presenting their National IDs.
21:00
21:00

Kabalagala Police Holding 10 People Power Supporters 1 1

The arrest of the group came just a few hours after police blocked Kyagulanyi from holding a consultative meeting on his presidential ambitions that was scheduled to take place at Pope Paul Memorial hotel in Kampala.
13:54
13:54

Fire Guts Ham shopping Mall in Kampala 2 2

According to some eyewitnesses, the fire is suspected to have started from one of the shops at block C that housed over 40 sewing machines and clothes before spreading out to several other shops minutes to 6 a.m.
18:29
18:29

Over 240,000 Pupils Drop Out of UPE Schools Before Reaching Primary Four - Report 5 1

According to the findings that were released last week, it is estimated that 8 percent-representing 80,000 learners studying in Universal Primary Education schools across the country drop out of school every year. As such many of them do not make it to upper primary.
12:23
12:23

Mak Council Blocks Approval of Prof. Nakanjako's Principal Job Uganda 1 Top story

“The recommended candidate for Principal MakCHS, has never been Chair/ Head of Department, but has been a substantive Dean (School of Medicine) for only three months, having service previously as Deputy Dean –a position that does not exist in the University Structure,” say staff of the college in their petition to council.
18:15
18:15

Police Fires Teargas to Disperse Protesting Boda-boda Riders 2 3 Top story

This afternoon, angry Boda-boda operators left Mini price in the City center in a procession to Wandegeya before heading to Lumumba Avenue at the office of the Resident City Resident Commissioner (RCC) to demand an explanation on why they are being haunted.
17:59
17:59

Cascade Factory Workers Strike 2 1 Top story

Mary Egwang, a casual laborer at the factory complained of sexual harassment by their supervisors.
15:37
15:37

Court sets Date to Rule on Mak Vice Chancellor’s Excessive Powers High Court 2 1

While appearing at court, however, students were blocked by Anti-riot police from entering the court premises angering several of them. Eron Kiiza, the students’ lawyer says this is the latest display of impunity by the security forces in collusion with university managers.
08:07
08:07

Rwanda, Uganda Agree to Resume Exchanging Security Intelligence paul kagame 1

According to the communique signed by Uganda Foreign Affairs Minister Sam Kutesa and Rwanda’s State Minister for East African Affairs Ambassador Olivier Nduhungirehe, “both parties agreed to resume the collaboration between their defense and security organs...in the interest of their national security”.
17:01
17:01

Opposition MPs Accused of Dodging Tumwine Censure Petition torture 5 1

A section of Members of Parliament have faulted the Human rights committee of Parliament and the Opposition for evading the censure Process against Security Minister Elly Tumwine.
20:46
20:46

Internal Affairs Minister Irked by Crowds at NIRA Offices 4 3

General Odongo says the crowds at NIRA offices are symptomatic of the inefficiencies at the ID Authority which requires the new Board’s immediate intervention.
19:02
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WFP Worried About Impending Food Shortage in Refugee Settlements Government of Japan 1 3 Top story

WFP supports 1.2 million refugees in Uganda with food and monetary aid. But the available food in its stores can only last until May, 2020 while the money they give to refugees is expected to be depleted at the end of February, 2020. Up to USD 16 million Shillings is needed to save the situation.
18:33
18:33

New NIRA Board Tasked to Expedite Issuance of Identity Cards Makerere University 4 4

Justice Owiny-Dollo who presided over the oath taking at the High Court in Kampala on Thursday said it was wrong for the Authority to make the access of the Identity Cards, a night-mare for citizens and urged them to provide the service at a record time.
11:24
11:24

Mak Lawyer Steps Out of Tribunal Citing Conflict of Interest School of Law 2 Top story

Muhumuza asked to step down from the case filed by Dr. Denis Asiimwe Katebire, formerly an assistant lecturer at Makerere Law School’s Public Interest Law Clinic-PILAC while appearing before the Justice Patrick Tabaro-led Staff Appeals Tribunal on Wednesday to represent the University.
11:07
11:07

Palliative Care Should Be Included in National Health Insurance Scheme-PCAU 4 1

Mwesiga says that the National Health Insurance Scheme Bill should provide for palliative care services, hospice organisations and palliative care specialists.
12:05
12:05

Makerere University Lecturers Elections to Cost Shs14M 2 2

Michael Byaruhanga, the association’s electoral Commission chairperson says the team expected to spend the money in printing and distribution of fliers, civic education, nominations and conducting of elections.
19:34
19:34

Pictorial; Celebrating Black History Month in Uganda Sauti Ya Africa

A special concert featuring music spanning three centuries that reflects the African American experience in the United States from slavery in the 1800’s up through the Civil Rights era of the 1960s and through the present day left many upbeat, as they walked down memory lane.
17:34
17:34

Kira Municipal Mayor Halts Chaotic Boda boda Polls 3 2 Top story

Hundreds of riders who turned up for the polls at Namboole International stadium became chaotic after suspecting that the elections wouldn’t be free and fair. They blamed Mutebi for harboring interests and supporting Badru Sinan who was in contest with Suleiman Kintu.
07:37
07:37

MPs to Conduct Public Hearings on National Health Insurance Scheme Bill 1 1

Bukenya says that committee has so far received submissions from 15 stakeholders including the ministry of health, Insurance Regulatory Authority, National Social Security Fund-NSSF. However, Bukenya says that most of these stakeholders are based in Kampala while some are lobbyists, elitist and therefore may not have presented the views of people in the countryside, who will also be affected by proposals in the Bill.
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