Breaking

Archive

Jun 2017 16 results
19:35
19:35

MPs Demand Action Against Minister Namuganza desciplinary action 5 1

Fronted by Kasilo County MP Elijah Okupa during the plenary session, legislators reported that Namuganza had recently described her counterpart Aidah Nantaba, the state minister for Information and Communication Technology as a prostitute.
19:25
19:25

Parliament Tasks Agriculture Ministry on Elimination of Ticks fake farm inputs 4

The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has directed the Ministry of Agriculture to address the problem of ticks in cattle once and for all. Twenty-seven districts in Central, Western and Southern Uganda are affected by resistant ticks.
18:53
18:53

Parliament Moves to Scrap Idle and Disorderly Offence penal code act 1 1

Section 167 of the Penal Code Act criminalises wandering persons, those gambling for cash or prostituting as being idle and disorderly. If convicted by court, they, if prostitutes or involved in soliciting for immoral purpose, face a maximum seven years imprisonment while other aspects of the offence attract three months in jail or 3,000 Shillings in fine or both.
18:37
18:37

Police Decline to Enforce Qualicel Terminal Evictions charles muhangi 3 2

The controversy surrounding the ownership of Qualicel Bus Terminal in Kampala has taken yet another twist, with police refusing to evict businessman Drake Lubega, currently occupying the building. Muhangi and Lubega have been in court since 2008 over ownership of Plots 50-52 on Nakivubo Road which houses Qualicel Bus Terminal measuring approximately 0.57 hectares, formerly Baganda Bus Park.
17:46
17:46

Refugees Urge World To Emulate Uganda world refugee day 5 1 Top story

A section of refugees in Uganda have called on the world to emulate the countrys open door policy.
17:35
17:35

Kadaga Rallies MPs on Marriage and Divorce Bill stalled bills 1 1

While delivering her communication to the House today after a two-week recess, Kadaga listed three bills that have stalled saying they should be cleared this year. Among the bills is the controversial Marriage and Divorce Bill which in its various repetitions has been waiting for parliamentary approval for almost 50 years. With only a mention of the bill by Kadaga, MPs responded with a lot of excitement halting the Speakers communication for minutes.
16:47
16:47

Anite Defends Remark on ‘Mandatory' UTL Simcard 1 1

Mnister Anite insists that owning a UTL simcard is a sign of patriotism and support of the country.
16:33
16:33

I'm Learning Luganda to Fight Corruption – Minister Anite 5

Opening the 3rd Kampala Private Equity Conference in Kampala today, Anite says on a daily basis she meets potential investors in her office being fronted by Ugandans bent on getting kickbacks, locally known as enjawulo.
16:32
16:32

Kadaga Tasks Parish Chiefs on Food Security, Nutrition 5 1

Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga noted that parish chiefs have become complacent in mobilizing the communities in ensuring sufficient food production and nutrition.
15:59
15:59

Uganda Signs Nuclear Deal With Russia nucler energy 1 1

Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya and lately Ethiopia have so far signed memoranda of understanding with Russias state atomic energy body, ROSATOM, to exploit the vast uranium deposits for power.
15:11
15:11

Tenth Parliament Out-Performs Previous One in First Year absenteeism 4 1

Atkins Katusabe, the Bukonjo County West MP describes the absenteeism of ministers that has marred the first session of the tenth parliament as a tragedy and national scandal.
14:11
14:11

Uganda Prisons Transfers Inmates over Congestion kigo prison

Uganda Radio Network has learnt that two weeks ago over 100 prisoners were moved from Luzira Maximum Prison in Kampala to prison facilities in Eastern Uganda to decongest the countrys main prison. However, Uganda Prisons spokesperson, Frank Baine says the exercise affects all prison facilities across the country. The number of prisoners has increased from 40,500 in 2014 to over 55,000 today.
14:01
14:01

Kasule To Petition Fifa Over Mess In Ugandan Football mujib kasule 1

Proprietor of Proline Football Club, Mujib Kasule has said he is going to petition the Federation of International Football Associations FIFA over the mess in Ugandan football.
13:44
13:44

Mak Lecturers Block Proposal to Introduce New Courses at Jinja Campus makerere university 4

Prof. Edward Kasujja Kirumira, the Principal of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, says the university was still committed to helping Prof. Nyakaana with the courses in case he follows the right procedures.
13:00
13:00

Do-Or-Die For KCCA FC In Nigeria rivers united fc 1

It will be a do-or-die this evening as KCCA FC face hosts Rivers United FC in a Group A Total Confederations Cup tie at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium in Port Harcourt.
12:44
12:44

KCCA Councilors Criticize Museveni Over Bus Deal councillors 2 1

Kennedy Okello, the Nakawa II Councilor says mass transport is the way to go but says the president is doing things in a haphazard manner. He says bringing buses requires planning and consultations before signing a memorandum of understanding.
Jun 2017 16 results