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19:27
19:27

200 Homeless as Cyclone Sweeps Through Kalangala

Up to 200 people are homeless after a tropical Cyclone swept through Lujaabwa landing site in Kalangala district on Thursday morning.
19:02
19:02

3 NRM MPs Petition Court To Block Expulsion From Party mp wilfred niwagaba

Three National Resistance Movement (NRM) vocal legislators have today petitioned the High Court in Kampala seeking an interim order blocking party disciplinary proceedings against them that could result into expulsion from the party. Ndorwa East MP Wilfred Niwagaba, Theodore Ssekikubo for Lwemiyaga and Barnabas Tinkasiimire, the MP for Buyaga West, claim the NRM party is planning to expel them without according them fair hearing.
18:10
18:10

Review Road Policy, MP Asks Govt poor roads 2

Wafula Ogutu, the shadow works minister wants government to review the road policy especially on costing and choice of roads.
17:52
17:52

Kadaga Sends MPS on Recess over Marriage and Divorce Bill cohabiting rights 4

Parliament has been sent on early Easter holiday recess to enable MPS to also consult on the now controversial marriage and Divorce Bill. The action follows growing demands by political and religious leaders to have more time to consult on the bill.
17:14
17:14

Cholera Outbreak Hits Koboko, Arua

An outbreak of cholera in Koboko district has left two people dead and more than 30 others infected in the last two weeks.
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16:54

Ndejje Varsity Team Prepares for Africa Volleyball Event in Madagascar paul mark kayongo

Ndejje University women\'s team preparations for the Africa Club Volleyball Championships in Madagascar are in top gear.
16:35
16:35

3 Held for Beating, Disarming UPDF Soldier In Karamoja napak district

Three suspected Karimojong warriors are in police custody at Moroto Central Police station for allegedly beating up and disarming a Uganda Peoples Defence Forces soldier at Nabwal village in Napak district.
16:17
16:17

LRA's Kwoyelo To Submit Evidence Before African Commission thomas kwoyelo

The African Commission on Human and People’s Rights has asked for evidence on Thomas Kwoyelo, a former Commander of the Lord’s Resistance Army who has remained in detention despite court pronouncements to set him free.
16:08
16:08

Mubende Hospital Medics on Strike over Detained Colleague doctors on strike

Doctors and nurses at Mubende Regional Referral hospital are on a sit down strike over the arrest of their fellow worker Kivilewo Lamecka.
15:40
15:40

Francis Travels By Bus On First Day As Pope pope francis

Pope Francis has begun his first day as head of the Catholic Church, attempting to set out his vision for his papacy amid a testing schedule. The Pontiff, formerly Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Buenos Aires, began the day on Thursday with a visit to Rome\'s main basilica dedicated to the Virgin Mary, Santa Maria Maggiore, for a private prayer.
15:30
15:30

Arua to Start Charging Patients to Use Ambulances access to medicine 1 1

Patients who need ambulance services in the various health facilities in Arua district should be prepared to pay for the service.
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14:53

Police Officer Found Dead in Hut strange death

A police officer has been found dead in Hoima police barracks.
14:06
14:06

Kabarole Councillors Attack Chairman, CAO Over UGX 100M richard rwabuhinga

Richard Rwabuhinga, the Kabarole district chairman and the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), Juma Nyende, are in trouble over 100 million shillings meant for the architectural design for Buhinga stadium.
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13:05

ICC Scales Down Presence In Uganda 1

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has reduced its presence in Uganda following years of no judicial activity despite initiating a prosecution process in the country nine years ago.
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13:02

Only 28 Countries Have Comprehensive Road Safety Laws - WHO

Only 28 countries, covering 7% of the world’s population, have comprehensive laws on all five key risk factors on road safety, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO) road safety report for 2013. According to WHO, about 1.24 million people die each year on the world\'s roads and between 20 and 50 million sustain non-fatal injuries. Young adults aged between 15 and 44 years account for 59% of global road traffic deaths.
12:39
12:39

Shs22 million up for grabs in Caslte Lite Uganda Open Tennis Open cedric babu 2

The 2013 Castle Lite Uganda Open Tennis Championship that starts on Saturday with the qualifiers at the Kampala Club will have a cash prize of UgShsX 22 million in total.
12:13
12:13

African Army Worms Devastate Crop Fields in Jinja 1 1

Dr. Steven Kiwemba, Jinja district Production Officer, says the pests have destroyed about 100 hectares of potato crop and are spreading. He says the worst affected areas are the sub-counties of Busedde, Butagaya, Kagoma and Buyengo.
12:10
12:10

Prominent Dealer Found Dead as Police Continues War on Drugs illegal drugs

The drug dealing business in the Kigezi region has for the last few months been on the increase with most of the drugs dealers operating in Kabale, Rukungiri and Kanungu.
08:02
08:02

UPDF Officers Linked to Mbuya Attack, Says Kiyonga 3

Lieutenant Augustine Moro, the suspected lead attacker on Mbuya military barracks had been paid by some officers in the Uganda Peoples Defence Force, according to Defense Minister, Dr Crispus Kiyonga.
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07:41

UCDA To Spray Kibaale Coffee Farms Over Twig Borer coffee twig borer 1

The Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDF) is considering massive spraying of coffee farms in Kibaale district to control the Black Coffee Twig Borer.
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