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17:44
17:44

Mbale Teachers on Strike Over Food 1

Teachers of Namakwekwe primary school, a government aided school in Mbale staged a strike to protest against poor feeding.
17:34
17:34

Three Businessmen Arrested for Robbing UGX 50M From Police Station robbery 1

Three businessmen have been arrested Mbale police is holding men in connection to a daring robbery at Nakaloke police station last week. The suspects are Sadik Ochede, Stephen Otim and Rogers Waniala. They are wanted for robbing of Gintel Patel, a cashier at CN Cotton Company shillings 50 million in a day time robbery.for staging a daring robbery at a police station in Mbale.
16:58
16:58

MPs To Take Oil Debate To European Parliament new oil agreements 3

The Parliamentary forum on oil and gas is putting up a petition to the European Union Parliament on the conduct of Tullow Oil, one of the oil exploration companies in Uganda.
16:34
16:34

Kasese Traffic Officer Knocked Dead

Police in Kasese are holding a 63 year old man for allegedly knocking dead a traffic officer and seriously injuring another.
16:01
16:01

Ugandan Charged with Murdering Asian Businessman murder charges

Isma Basalirwa, a former employee of Fresh Perch Factory in Luzira has appeared before Nakawa magistrate’s court for allegedly stabbing his Asian boss to death.
14:57
14:57

Hoima Farmers Less Excited By Early Rains

There is little excitement among Hoima farmers despite early rains received in the district over the weekend after a long dry spell.
14:57
14:57

Arua Municipal Secretary Resigns 2

Sarah Amonyi, Arua Municipal secretary for Works, Technical and social services has resigned citing poor service delivery to residents and mismanagement of council resources.
13:27
13:27

Karamoja Pastoralists Worried Over Looming Water Crisis shortage of water

Hundreds of pastoralists in Moroto at the risk of failing to water their animals following a huge leakage on the pipes supplying water to Kobebe dam. Kobebe dam supplies water to about 8000 heads of cattle from Bokora, Matheniko and Jie clans.
12:56
12:56

Lack of Orthography Affects Teaching of Mother Languages in West Nile lost languages 3

The introduction of thematic curriculum in schools by the government has been bogged down in many primary schools in West Nile as the local languages spoken here do not have orthography. Orthography of a language specifies a standardized way of using a specific system or script to write the language.
12:47
12:47

Prof Epelu: Protect the image of Makerere University

Professor Justine Epelu Opio, former deputy vice chancellor Makerere University warns that the university is at the verge of losing its glory because of the disputes involving its top officials.
12:32
12:32

No Fire Safety Procedures At Gov't Prisons In Kabarole katojo prison 1

At Katojo Government Prison in Fort Portal which has 627 inmates, there is no single fire extinguisher in the four cells, where the inmates are confined. The electricity wiring in the rooms is also poor with wires hanging loosely above the inmates. Behind the prison, there was an emergency exit, but it was blocked and a seven meter perimeter fence erected after the Allied Democratic Force (ADF) rebels attacked the prisons facility in 1999.
12:23
12:23

Ngoma Town Council to Reconstruct Rejected Market 1

Ngoma town council is hunting for shillings 5.6 million to reconstruct a livestock market that was rejected by traders because of shoddy work
11:53
11:53

Districts Fail to Make Contigency Plan for Disasters natural disasters

Several districts in eastern Uganda have no contingency plan and budgets for handling disasters despite being prune to landslides. They are Mbale, Manafwa, Bulambuli and Bududa.
11:49
11:49

Four Bodies Found Buried in Mass Grave mass graves

At least four people are in police custody in Kanungu in connection to the death of four people whose bodies were found buried in a mass grave on Wednesday.
07:36
07:36

Bulambuli Faces Severe Water Shortage water crisis

Residents of Muyembe Town council in Bulambuli district are facing a severe water crisis as a result of a breakdown in the water works.
06:51
06:51

Mityana Father Kills Two Children, Injures Wife 1

Francis Banda a resident of Ggulwe village in Manyi Sub County is on run after he killed two children, leaving the daughter and her mother in critical state on Tuesday night.
06:45
06:45

2012 National Population and Housing Census Rolls Out 2012 census

The 2012 Census takes place 101 years since the first ever national census for Uganda was conducted by the British. Then, Uganda’s population was estimated at 2.5 million and today Uganda’s population is projected at 33 million. In the last census in 2002, Uganda’s population was estimated at 24.4 million.
06:42
06:42

African Union peacekeepers to increase to over 17,000 amisom soldiers 1

AMISOM troops, which come mainly from Burundi and Uganda, are helping the transitional federal government to establish control over the territory and battle the Al-Shabaab insurgents.
06:42
06:42

Pirates Reap $170M in Ransoms from Hijacking somalia 1

Yury Fedotov, told the UN Security Council on Wednesday that the problem of piracy off the coast of Somalia, is increasingly becoming an issue of concern.
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