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11:47
11:47

Premier Nabbanja Rejects Aid Items Sent to Kasese Flood Victims prime minister 1 3 Top story

Nabbanja said that the items that included 1,000 mosquito nets and 1,000 blankets were substandard and not fit for human use. The nets were found to be very small in size while the blankets were too light. She also questioned the quality of beans that had been given to the flood victims, saying that they were equally not good for human consumption.
23:18
23:18

11 Cabinet Ministers Lose Positions as Museveni Names New Cabinet Health Management Top story

Maj. Gen Jim Muhwezi, the Rujumbura Member of Parliament has replaced Gen Ely Tumwine- who has been serving as Security Minister since 2018. For the position of Minister for General Duties in the Prime Minister’s Office, the former NRM Secretary General, Justine Kasule Lumumba, has replaced Mary Karoro Okurut.
08:58
08:58

Busoga Kingdom Fails to Implement Development Agenda Due to Budget Constraints prime minister 1 1

Joel Kafuko, a senior citizen within Butembe chiefdom says, says it is time the subjects of the kingdom adopt a culture of financing their kingdom. “As subjects, we are supposed to financially support our king to ably implement his aspirations to the people other than expecting him to do all things by himself because it’s hard for him to ably serve us when the kingdom lacks clear sources of income,” he said.
15:02
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Clerics in Busoga Call for An End to Brutality prime minister 4

Speaking on Sunday, Bishop Wakula says that, security operatives ought to exercise lenience by lawfully arresting the culprits rather than being brutal which demean human dignity.
12:02
12:02

Tooro American Convention Cancelled Over Coronavirus Fears prime minister

Albert Bakasara, the TAA Chairman and Chief Executive Officer – CEO, says that the cancellation of the event is a painful but necessary decision. He discloses that of the over 320 people that had been expected to attend, several had already purchased their convention tickets and the association is going to refund all their registration money.
07:54
07:54

Inter-Ministerial Committee to Conduct Fresh Investigations on Lusanja Eviction resident 5 1

The land in question measuring at least 9.6 acres was given to businessman Medard Kiconco who, according to a judgement by Justice Taddeo Asiimwe, acquired it from the rightful owners in 2016 as opposed to the 148 other claimants who bought it from a one Chrispa Bitarabeho who had no right to sell the land.
17:38
17:38

Attorney General, Legal Committee Clash Over Opposition Constitution Amendment Bill vice president 1 6 Top story

Some of the proposals that require government response include scraping the representation of the army in Parliament, repeal of the office of Prime Minister and Vice President, reinstatement of presidential term limits, prohibiting the appointment of Ministers from among MPs and others.
21:15
21:15

Uganda on Food Security Threat Alert as Locusts Invade people 5 1

The Ministry of Agriculture has since passed out information warning the entire populace to stock enough food. However, the warning might have come in late as many people are likely to have already sold off a number of crops harvested in the recent farming season. Uganda last experienced a major locust invasion in 1961, with immense damage on crops which resulted in acute hunger.
13:07
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Dark Memories of 1966 Evoked as Family, Friends Celebrate Dr. Lumu's Life health 1 6 Top story

Henry Kyemba, the then Personal Secretary to Dr Apollo Milton Obote points out that as tension between Mengo and Obote continued rising, there were a lot of accusations. Kyemba notes that since Dr. Lumu was a personal friend to Kabaka Fredrick Muteesa, who was already at loggerheads with Obote, his arrest was unavoidable.
10:10
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Bible Society Hunts for UGX 1B for Runyankore-Rukiga Bible Commentary Translation prime minister 4 3

Simon Peter Mukhama, the General Secretary Bible Society of Uganda says although their target is to translate all bible verses, they are hampered by lack of finances. Mukhama says translating a single verse into Runyankore-Rukiga costs Shillings 50,000, which they are struggling to raise.
15:14
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Police Brutality Prompts FDC NEC Meeting Democratic Change 1 2 Top story

The party Spokesperson, Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda told journalists this morning at their party headquarters in Kampala that the 86 member committee headed by the party President, Patrick Amuriat Oboi will convene at the party headquarters on Friday this week.
13:16
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Pictorial: A Glimpse into the Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference prime minister Top story

The Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference (CPC) has today started at the Speke Resort, Munyonyo, 52 years after Uganda hosted the Conference.
18:22
18:22

Speaker Summons Prime Minister, Internal Affairs Minister Over MP Nakayenze's Security Rebecca Kadaga 1 3 Top story

Nakayenze complained about her security as a matter of national importance, saying the two police officers who had been deployed to guard her were withdrawn mysteriously despite the persistent security threats she continues receiving at her home in Seeta and constituency in Mbale.
07:36
07:36

UWA, Mbale District Leaders Clash over Park Demarcation Maria Mutagamba 4 1 Top story

Last week, a team of Mbale district officials led by the LC V Chairperson, Bernard Ely Mujasi, the Mbale District Council Speaker, Muhammad Mafabi and sub county LC III Chairpersons among others mobilized residents to demonstrate against the ongoing boundary demarcation in Bubyangu, Wanale, Busano and the neighboring sub counties.
07:32
07:32

Kamwenge Gets Multi-million Facilities For Hosting Refugees United States 1 Top story

The project was started by the Ugandan government in 2017 with the aim of improving access to basic social services, expanding economic opportunities and enhancing environmental management in refugee hosting districts.
19:59
19:59

Makerere Celebrates Nsibambi, the Humble Disciplinarian Makerere University 5 1

In his condolence message, Nawangwe reminisces Prof. Nsibambi’s eight universal characteristics of integrity delivered at the Bernard Onyango Inaugural Lecture on May 30, 2014, which he proposed should be emulated. The characteristics built around paying attention to detail, include accountability, trust, Honesty, modesty and care for the greater good, among others.
20:15
20:15

Residents fault Busoga Prime Minister For Wrongful Eviction people 1

Residents claim that they pay their monthly rental dues to the Departed Asians Property Custodian Board-DAPCB, which allocated them the said property in January, 2014.
11:14
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Mak Seeks Funding to Support Poverty Eradication Programs Makerere University 3 1

Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, the institution’s Vice Chancellor decried the reduced funding citing that JICA withdrew funding “at a time when East Africa needed it the most.”
12:58
12:58

Uproar As Kabale Security, NRM Leaders Endorse Maj. Gen. Mutebire for MP Seat prime minister 2 8 Top story

Maurice Mugenga Keitaba, the Greater Kabale NRM Registrar, said Maj. Gen. Mutebire has exhibited perfect leadership skills and experience for the time he has known him. Keitaba also hailed Maj. Gen. Mutebire for supporting the ruling NRM party financially during the previous elections.
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