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18:26
18:26

Parliament Starts Debate on State of the Nation Address 3

Parliament has started the debate on the State of the Nation Address made by President Museveni to parliament on June 6th this year without the Opposition who are on a self-imposed one week absence over General Aronda’s appointment.
18:20
18:20

Forest Reserve Workers Strike Over Pay

The workers barricaded the road leading to the forest reserve with logs, blocking 6 trucks from Nile ply wood company in Jinja which, had come to ferry wood.
17:42
17:42

Lawyer Sues Minister Aronda As The General Starts Work aronda vetting 2 4

Newly appointed Internal Affairs minister Gen. Aronda Nyakairima is being dragged to the Constitutional Court for accepting appointment to the cabinet before resigning or retiring from the army. But the soldier-cum-politician seems to be unbothered by the latest developments. While taking over office on Wednesday, Gen. Aronda told a fully packed boardroom with all internal affairs department heads of a Presidential directive for him to come and complete unfinished business at the ministry.
17:32
17:32

Catholic Lawyer's Society Wants Attorney General Suspended uls

They also claim that Nyombi was quoted in the media claiming that article 142 (2) of the constitution provides for the said reappointment well knowing that the said provision does not cater for the Chief Justice.
16:46
16:46

19 Inmates Petition Acting Chief Justice

Nineteen suspects on remand at Luzira Prison, who were being tried by the suspended Anti Corruption Court, have petitioned the Acting Chief Justice Steven Kavuma to among other options reconsider releasing them on bail.
16:14
16:14

City Pastor Remanded For Alleged Fraud

Pastor Elijah Ssemugabi has been charged and remanded to Luzira Prison for allegedly obtaining money by false pretence. Pastor Ssemugabi, the founder of Christian Faith Centre in Nsambya, Kampala, was charged before Buganda Road Court Grade One Magistrate Araali Muhiirwa who remanded him till July 29 when he will reappear for bail application.
16:02
16:02

Parliament Kicks Out Police Bosses kale kayihura 1 3

Baba enraged the MPs when he said that he had come to appear for only one and half hours because he had other pressing matters to attend to.
15:56
15:56

Judgement On Godi Appeal Set For Friday jealousy

The Court of Appeal is tomorrow expected to pass the judgment in a case filed by jailed former Arua Municipality MP Hussein Akbar Godi. Godi is appealing against the 25 year jail sentence handed to him in February 2011 for the December 2008 murder of his wife Rehema Ceasar Nasur.
15:27
15:27

Tanzania's Kaseja Hopeful Ahead Of Saturday Game uganda cranes

Tanzania’s experienced goalkeeper Juma Kaseja has warned Uganda Cranes ahead of the Saturday game when the two sides face off in the second leg of the 2014 Africa Nations Championship.
15:14
15:14

BOU\'s Capital Eroded - AG recapitalisation 1 1

Bank of Uganda’s capital has been eroded over time mainly due to operating losses, according to the Auditor General John Muwanga. As of 30th June 2012, according to the Auditor General’s report, BOU’s capital excluding translation reserves was a deficit of 226 million shillings compared to 116 billion it had in 2011. He concludes that the bank may not be able to effectively execute its functions as envisaged in the Constitution and Bank of Uganda Act.
14:59
14:59

Teachers Resort to Boda boda Riding for Survival soroti teachers 1

Our reporter visited 13 boda boda stages and found teachers struggling to make ends meet.
14:16
14:16

Another Fire At Kasubi Tombs Put Out

Fire has burnt one of the huts at Buganda’s royal tombs at Kasubi, more than three years after the main hut housing tombs of four kings was destroyed in 2010.
13:19
13:19

Kamwezi Health Centre Hit by Water Crisis 1

He says that currently, they rely on unsafe water from ponds, which are located 7 kilometers away.
12:47
12:47

Lyantonde Chairperson Denies Poisoning Resident Over Land land wrangles 1 1

The deceased has been the leader of 30 people, who are involved in a dispute over a huge chunk of land in Kichwamba village measuring about 300 acres.
12:41
12:41

CSOs Warn Govt On Budget Impediments 2013/2014 budget 2

Civil Society Organizations under their association, the Budget Advocacy Group, have urged government to address hindrances to budget sustainability if Uganda is to fund an effective national budget.
12:35
12:35

MP Amuriat: 4% Salary Increment for Teachers an Insult ghost teachers 1 2

Following the NRM’s Caucus resolution on Monday this week to increase teacher’s salaries by 4% instead of the promised 20% increment by government in this Financial Year, MP Amuriat Oboi Patrick has described the suggestion as an insult.
12:02
12:02

Police Give Away Part Of Naguru Land To JLOS uganda police force 1

The giveaway paves way for the construction of headquarters for the Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs, the Directorate of Public Prosecutions – DPP and the Uganda Prisons Service – UPS among others. JLOS will in turn construct at least a 21,000 square meters of office space for the police headquarters in exchange for the land.
11:50
11:50

Sserunkuma For Trials In Eastern Europe uganda cranes

Sserunkuuma, who plays for Gor Mahia FC in Kenya’s Tusker Premier League, told Uganda Radio Network on phone from Nairobi that since it is a dream for every African player to shine in Europe, he is glad he will get a chance to undergo trials.
11:44
11:44

Three Imams Flee Over Subversive Activities khadi 1

Amin Maga, the Arua district Kadhi has confirmed receiving information that some Imams have disappeared but says he doesn’t know who they are.
11:41
11:41

MoH Starts Crackdown On Fake Laboratories 2

The Ministry of Health is embarking on mandatory registration of medical laboratories in all government and private health facilities as a way of wiping out fake ones.
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