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19:34
19:34

MPs: 40 Ugandan Sex Workers in Malaysian Prisons

Three Members of Parliament say at least 40 Ugandan women are languishing in jail in Malaysia where they were practicing prostitution. The MPs, who were recently assigned to travel to Malaysia and find out the fate of an alleged group of Ugandan women vending sex in that Asian country, confirm that there are Ugandans involved in the trade though they could only see a smaller group.
19:13
19:13

A Ride on the Pioneer Easy Bus

Travelers in and around Kampala on Monday enjoyed a new traveling experience in over 20 years following the start of operations by Pioneer Easy Bus operations on all major routes in the city.
18:45
18:45

Masaka Municipality Orders Demolition of Shoddy Classroom Block mp mpuuga 3

Masaka Municipality has ordered the demolition of a newly constructed classroom block at Binyonyi primary school and toilets in three other schools over shoddy work.
18:39
18:39

Court Blocks Shell's Intended Sale shell uganda

The High Court in Kampala has temporarily blocked petroleum giant Shell from engaging into further negotiations about its intended sale to third party until the main suit is heard.
18:19
18:19

Minister Attacks Media Over Journalist's Shooting 1

Internal Affair state minister James Baba says journalism standards in this country need to be improved. Baba says the government can’t continue to allow the country’s international reputation to be tarnished by false reports which are published as facts. The minister’s comments come on the heels of a report released by government regarding the alleged shooting of the Daily Monitor photojournalist, Isaac Kasamani.
17:59
17:59

Defilement Tops Luweero Crimes luweero high court

Defilement cases top the list of criminal offenses lined up for trial in a special High Court session in Luweero.
17:43
17:43

Bukedea Residents Protest Land Giveaway 1

Residents of Bukedea district are protesting the giveaway of 10,000 acres of communal piece of land to a private investor.
17:19
17:19

Lukyamuzi Sues Party Rivals john ken lukyamuzi

Conservative Party president John Ken Lukyamuzi has sued his party rivals led by former secretary general Dan Walyemera. The Lubaga South MP, wants the High Court stop the group from conducting any business on behalf of the Conservative Party—CP.
17:04
17:04

Gun Fire Rocks Ntungamo Town 1

Police has fired live bullets and teargas to disperse more than 200 rowdy boda boda motorists in Ntungamo town.
16:28
16:28

Namayingo Fisherman Rescued from Killer Crocodile fishermen

George Masinde, a fisherman at Musoli Landing site in Namayingo district is battling for his life at Tororo Main Hospital after he narrowly escaped being killed by a crocodile on Sunday evening.
16:20
16:20

Kaabong Security Committee Starts Disarmament Competition dodoth warriors

RDC Okoth Nyalulu says the campaign codenamed “Keep Kaabong Gun-free,” involves competition between the sub counties in the district. At the end of the year, the winning sub county will be rewarded with a tractor to open up farm land for all the residents for free.
16:01
16:01

City Travelers Welcome Pioneer Easy Bus Service pioneer easy buses 1

The flagging off of buses operated by Pioneer Easy Bus Company to ply various city routes has generated excitement amongst city dwellers. This morning, Pioneer Easy Bus Company flagged off 100 buses at Namboole stadium to ply eight major routes in the city.
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14:52

Catholic Priest Arrested For Defilement catholic priests

A Catholic priest attached to Aripea Catholic Parish, in Arua Diocese is under police custody in Arua central police station for allegedly defiling and impregnating a 16 year old girl.
14:09
14:09

MUK Students Take Grievances To Parliament makerere strike

Barely three days after winning the Makerere Guild Presidential elections, Ivan Kata is already digging into the problems of the institution with the hope of offering solutions. On Monday, Kata led a group of students to petition Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga over the welfare of students at Uganda’s oldest university.
13:53
13:53

Suspected Meningitis Kills Two in Amuru meningitis outbreak

Charles Okwera, the Amuru deputy District Health Officer has confirmed to Uganda Radio Network that the deaths occurred last week in areas of Pabbo Sub County. He says twelve other people have also been diagnosed with signs similar to symptoms of meningitis.
13:08
13:08

Gunfire Rocks Luweero Over Botched Music Concert 2

Gun fire rocked Bukenya Foundation Hall in Luwero Town council last evening following a violent riot by revelers over the failure by Jose Chameleon to perform. Trouble started after Jose Chameleon, who scheduled to perform declined to take to the stage citing the poor sound system.
12:57
12:57

MUK Students Resume Strike Over Internship Fees makerere strike

Makerere University students resumed their strike on Monday to protest changes in the university’s internship policy.
12:04
12:04

Njeru Town Council Threatens to Demolish Illegal Settlements

Authorities in Njeru town council are threatening to demolish all illegal structures in the town council.
11:20
11:20

Kabarole Schools Struggle to Revive Cricket nyakasura school 1 1

Nyakasura School and St Leo\'s College Kyegobe in Kabarole district are struggling to revive cricket, a sport that has nearly been abandoned due to lack of facilities.
10:51
10:51

Kipsiro Finishes 7th at IAAF Indoor Championships moses kipsiro

Uganda’s top athlete Moses Kipsiro failed to get to the podium position, finishing a distant seventh in the 3000metres final at the IAAF World Indoor Championship in Turkey on Sunday.
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