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18:31
18:31

Censure motion against Makubuya and Bbumba kicks off

The censure motion against two cabinet ministers involved in abuse of authority for issuing colossal amount of money to city businessman, Hassan Bassajabalaba, is now ready and will be handed to the Speaker on Thursday.
17:27
17:27

Work Grounds to Halt at Kisinga Sub county Headquarters kooki

Work has grounded to a halt at Kisinga Sub County in Kasese district following the closure of the various offices by the sub county political leadership.
17:21
17:21

Kadaga: There is a Plot to Discredit Parliament mps cars 1

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has told MPs that there is a deliberate plan to discredit the work of the 9th Parliament. According to Kadaga, who is also Kamuli woman MP, the debate on the car scheme for Members of Parliament is just one of the schemes to bring down their reputation.
16:51
16:51

Mayuge's Best 2011 O Level Student Making Bricks 2

David Bakaaki, who sat his 2011 Uganda Certificate of Education examinations at Hillside Secondary School in Lugolole, Mayuge district, obtained 14 aggregates in 8 subjects becoming the best in the district. He is now into brick laying business and says he cannot afford paying school fees on his own as he has no stable source of income.
16:19
16:19

Judge: Treason Case Against Pader Journalist Stands journalists rights

The ruling by Justice Wangutusi followed Monday’s preliminary objection raised by a team of defense lawyers representing a Pader-based freelance journalist Patrick Otim and 14 others.
16:11
16:11

Nakapiripirit Engineer Sues Probe Committee Members attorney general

Patrick Oketayot, embattled Nakapiripirit district engineer has dragged the attorney general and members of the probe committee that was appointed by Janet Museveni, the minister in charge of Karamoja affairs last year to investigate alleged corruption in district.
15:55
15:55

KCCA Director Defends Extra Pay to Staff 1

Kampala Capital City Authority Executive director has denied knowledge of the report by the Auditor General implicating her in financial fraud. Jennifer Musisi says the Auditor General has not released any report for the year 2010-2011 but they received a management letter on Tuesday seeking clarifications from her office.
15:46
15:46

Ugandans in UAE Petition Parliament over Status of Embassy

About 60 Ugandans living in the United Arab Emirates have petitioned parliament over pertaining the operations of the Ugandans embassy.
15:31
15:31

Unease As Catholic Priest Is Posted To Head Anglican-founded School moroto high school

Some members of the Church of Uganda in Moroto district led by Rev. Joseph Abura, the Bishop of Karamoja diocese are protesting against the recent posting by the Ministry of Education of a catholic priest as the new head teacher of Moroto High School.
14:56
14:56

Two Health Officials Arrested Over Drug Theft

Steven Kayondo, the officer in charge of Wakyato Health Center III in Nakaseke and his assistant laboratory attendant Samuel Ssemyalo are in trouble over accusations of stealing government drugs.
14:25
14:25

School Children In Moroto Take To Gold Mining gold-mining 3 1

Children in Moroto district are resorting to gold mining instead of going to school arguing that it is a better deal for them. An estimated 5,000 children are working in gold mines in Rupa Sub County in Moroto district either in actual extraction or in ancillary services such as selling food and collecting water among others.
13:26
13:26

Fire Masters in Trouble For Missing Uganda Cup Fixture bell uganda cup

Fire Masters Football Club face expulsion from this year\'s Bell Uganda Cup following their failure to honour their fixture against Mbarara based Old Timers.
13:06
13:06

Poor English, Shallow Knowledge Taint Technical Examination Results

Jessica Alupo, the Education Minister has released the results of the Business and Technical Education Examinations citing a decline in the candidate’s language of expression.
12:54
12:54

Drought Forces Nakaseke Pastoralists to Sell Off Cattle heads of cattle 1

Pastoralists in Nakaseke district have started selling off their animals at giveaway prices as the long drought in the country bites hard. A 200 kilogram head of cattle that was selling at 1.6 million shillings two months ago is now at 800,000 shillings, while those below 100 kilograms are being sold between 200,000 and 350,000 shillings down from 700,000 shillings.
12:03
12:03

Police Investigate Murder of Lwengo Student student murdered

Police in Lwengo are investigating the death of a 17 year old girl who was allegedly raped before being murdered. Winnie Musiimenta, a senior two student of Busibo Senior Secondary School was on Tuesday morning found murdered at Lwensambya Village, Katuulo Parish in Kyazanga Sub County.
11:43
11:43

Rampant Forest Encroachment Attracts Anti-Corruption Bodies 2 1

The rampant depletion of forests reserves in Hoima has drawn the attention of Anti Corruption bodies to investigate how residents secure land in protected areas. For years, National Forestry Authority-NFA has been battling encroachers on Bugoma Central Forest Reserve land.
10:42
10:42

Three Held for Gang Raping Minor In Hoima

Hoima Police is holding three suspects accused of gang raping an 11-year-old primary school pupil. The suspects are Emanuel Katusiime, Steven Kabagambe and Jonan Rwakahora, all residents of Nsonga village in Kyangwali sub county Hoima district.
10:18
10:18

Fish Traders Threaten to Demonstrate

Fish traders and transporters in Kasese have threatened to strip naked and walk to Kampala to protest the deployment of corrupt fishery enforcement officials along the road.
09:18
09:18

Gulu's Appeal on Reduced PRDP Money Wins Extra 600m local government 1

Martin Ojara Mapinduzi, the Gulu district LC5 chairman has disclosed that the Office of the Prime Minister has accepted to increase their quota by 600 million shillings to sum up to 3 billion shillings. Ojara said although the figure would still appear ‘a drop in the ocean’, it would help to finance some of the planned services for the population in the district.
08:14
08:14

Poor Sanitation Angers MUK Students 1

Makerere university students in the school of agricultural and environmental sciences have demonstrated over poor sanitation and hygiene. On Tuesday over 300 students led by Julius Mabuye a 3rd year student stormed out the lecture rooms demanding for improvement of the college sanitation environment, by working on the toilet facilities.
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