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18:59
18:59

Prisons, Local Govt Ministry Fighting Over Land - Dr Byabashaija prison warders

The department of Prisons and the Ministry of Local Government are embroiled in a fight over land on which the 174 former Local Government Prisons are located.
17:11
17:11

Tribunal Hearings Enter Day 2 with Lukwago Team Absent kcca tribunal 2 1

Amusing to the Tribunal, Achan brought a written statement from twitter allegedly written by Lukwago telling drivers not to pay the set fee proposing a fee of 70,000shs which Justice Bamugemereire refused to take as an evidence saying that the tribunal would take it as a statement but not evidence.
17:00
17:00

Mwiri Teachers Face Transfer After Students' Strike mwiri strike

Several teachers at Busoga College Mwiri are awaiting their transfers as a remedy to regaining sanity at the school after a violent strike three weeks ago.
16:15
16:15

Masaka FDC Youth Brigade Leader Arrested For Inciting Violence fdc chairman 2

Police in Masaka have arrested the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) Youth Brigade leader Meddie Lutaaya (28) for inciting violence.
15:42
15:42

High Court: KCCA Tribunal Probe Can Go Ahead kcca probe report

Justice Vincent Zehurikize ruled that Lukwago\'s application to stop the tribunal lacked merit because he produced no evidence to show that his rights were in danger of being violated if the tribunal continued with its work.
15:07
15:07

Mystery Killings Spread to Ssembabule, 4 Killed in 3 Days unsolved crimes

Four people have been killed in the last three days in the district in a manner eerily similar to the Rakai district killings. The latest attack was on Thursday night where a man was beheaded in his own home.
13:30
13:30

Police Deployed Ahead of DP Rally in Mityana demonstrations 2

Heavily-armed anti-riot police have been deployed in Mityana town as news filters through that Democratic Party President Norbert Mao intends to hold a massive rally in the area this afternoon.
13:11
13:11

Busoga Cane Growers Want Road Maintenance Fund Scrapped 1

Sugarcane growers under Busoga Sugarcane Growers Association – BSGA have joined the chorus demanding that road taxes on each ton of sugarcane is scrapped by Kakira Sugar Limited - KSL. The growers believe 250 shillings levied on each ton of sugarcane sold to KSL has made it very unprofitable for them to grow, cut and transport sugarcane to KSL.
12:46
12:46

Masaka Shops Remain Closed Ahead of Demo Against Besigye Arrest fdc demonstrations 2

Business in Masaka town is a standstill as tense traders await the outcome of a planned demonstration against the arrest of Dr. Kizza Besigye and teargassing of Kampala Mayor Erias Lukwago.
12:15
12:15

Forestry Official Arrested For Issuing Illegal Licenses illegal timber

A forestry ranger attached to Kyenjojo District Forestry Office is in police custody for allegedly issuing forged documents to timber dealers. Charles Oleke was early this week arrested by a team of the National Forestry Authority (NFA) Surveillance carrying out their operations in Kyenjojo and Kyegegwa districts.
11:58
11:58

Man Kills Lover for Infecting Him with HIV/Aids love gone sour 1

Police in Luweero have arrested a 27-year-old man who killed his girlfriend on suspicion of infecting him with HIV/Aids.
11:53
11:53

Doctors Shun Fistula Surgery - Expert obstetric fistula

Most doctors in Uganda shun carrying out obstetric fistula surgery because it is tedious, a senior gynaecologist has said. According to Doctor Justus Barageine Kafunjo, from the department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Mulago Hospital, Uganda has only 23 specialists and it would take about 100 years for them to help over 200,000 women suffering from obstetric fistula in the country.
10:58
10:58

2 Children Die In Kasese House Fire mysterious fire

Two children are confirmed dead in Bwera Town Council, Kasese district after fire reduced to ashes the house they were sleeping in on Tuesday. In a separate incident on Thursday morning, a 14 year-old boy in Buhuna II village, Karambi sub-county in Kasese District died after a sand quarry he was working in curved in on him.
10:22
10:22

Express Promise Better Show Against Rayon Sport

Express FC stand-in coach Wasswa Bbosa has said his youthful team will put up a better show against Rwanda’s Rayon Sport at the on-going Cecafa Kagame Club Championships in Sudan on Saturday. The Red Eagles hope to do better when they play their second game of the tournament, after settling for a goalless draw against Djibouti’s Ports FC on Thursday at the Naga Stadium in El Fasher, Darfur.
10:11
10:11

Elderly Man In Rakai Sets Self On Fire arsonists

Residents of Kyotera, Rakai district, are trying to make sense of why an 80-year-old man set himself on fire in his house.
10:08
10:08

Unreliable Rains Cause Panic Among Kitgum Farmers unreliable rainfall 2

Farmers in Kitgum are worried that the current unreliable rains in the district could lead to serious famine.
08:06
08:06

2-year-old Toddler Drowns in Open Septic Tank drowning

Two parents in Luweero are being questioned by police over the drowning death of their two year old child.
08:03
08:03

Hoima Drivers Admit Knowing Little About Road Safety Tips 2

Hoima drivers have admitted to having limited knowledge about road safety laws as they receive training on passenger service driving. Uganda Drivers Standards Agency-UDSA is conducting a one-week training for drivers in Hoima and Mbarara districts. Uganda is one of the countries in Africa with the highest rate of road accidents according to a safety report by the World Health Organisation (WHO).
07:07
07:07

CSOs: "2013/2014 Budget Promotes Greater Inequality" 3

Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) say the 2013/2014 budget if passed in its current form will lead to greater inequality. Paul Onapa, the Deputy Executive Director Development Research and Training (DRT), acknowledges that although investment and infrastructure which government has prioritized is important, there is need to back it up with a similar proportional investment in other sectors.
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