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17:53
17:53

UPDF Soldier Commits Suicide In Moroto moroto district

A UPDF soldier on Thursday night shot and injured a colleague before committing suicide at a detachment in Moroto district. The incident happened in Kidepo village, Rupa Sub County, 10 kilometres West of Moroto town.
17:39
17:39

Opposition MPs to Fight Public Order Bill odonga otto 1 3

Following yesterday’s chaotic Public Order Management Bill Debate that led to the unceremonious adjournment of the House to Tuesday, opposition MPs have today vowed to block the passage of the bill come Tuesday.
16:22
16:22

Cranes Goalkeeper Onyango Glad to Join Bidvest Wits on Loan south africa

Uganda Cranes first choice goalkeeper Dennis Onyango has said he is happy for a new challenge after signing with Bidvest Wits University on loan for one season this afternoon. The experienced shot stopper moved on loan from giant side Mamelodi Sundowns.
16:17
16:17

Invisible Children Petitions EALA On LRA War lra rebellion

The East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) will discuss the continued threat posed by the Lord’s Resistance Army rebels in its next parliamentary session that begins this month.
13:50
13:50

Opposition MPs Petition Speaker Over Oulanyah's Conduct semujju nganda 1 1

Opposition legislators have petitioned the Speaker, Rebecca Kadaga, over the suspension of three MPs from the House.
13:39
13:39

Amnesty International Wants Public Order Bill Shelved

Global human rights watchdog, Amnesty International, has once again voiced its opposition to the Public Order Management Bill 2011 currently being debated in the Ugandan parliament. Sarah Jackson, Amnesty International\'s deputy Africa director says the bill must not be allowed to pass in its current form as it poses a grave threat to basic freedoms in the country.
13:05
13:05

Flooded Rivers Hold Travelers Hostage in Karamoja roads impassable 1

Flooded seasonal rivers and muddy spots in Karamoja have held travelers and Motorists forcing them to suspended their journeys out of Karamoja as heavy rains demolish roads rendering them impassable.
12:43
12:43

Staff Shortage Hits Mental Health Unit lack of doctors 1

There are only two medical workers at the Mental Health Unit in Fort Portal, the in-charge and one nurse who attend to more than twenty patients everyday.
12:11
12:11

El Gouna To Host Egypt-Cranes International Friendly uganda cranes

Uganda Cranes have landed an international friendly against African giants Egypt on August 14. The game will be played in the Coastal town of El Gouna, some 430km outside Cairo because of the security tensions in the Capital.
11:47
11:47

2013 FUFA-MTN Inter-region Tourney Enters Semis hoima

Defending champions Eastern, who are finding this year’s campaign tough, will face tricky side Mid North in one of the semi final ties, while in-form Buganda take on West Nile at 2pm. Buganda is the only team in the competition that has won all their three group games.
11:25
11:25

Rwanda Switches Off Unregistered SIM Cards

The Rwandan government has switched off close to half a million mobile phone subscribers for failure to register their Subscriber Identity Module commonly known as SIM cards. The SIM card registration exercise in Rwanda kicked off in February 2013 and was supposed to come to an end on the 31st day of July.
11:08
11:08

MOH Says Housemaids are Main HIV Carriers domestic abuse 3 1

Elioda Tumwesigye, the State Minister for Health and General Duties, says this is caused by the large sexual cycle that housemaids have especially at home including fathers, sons, motor cyclists, askari and shamba boy among others. This means if each of the above people have sexual partners, then the spread of HIV is more imminent.
10:30
10:30

Kiboga Passes Public Health and Sanitation Bill public toilets 1

In this ordinance, every family must have a latrine and if it fails the family head must be arrested, and penalized.
08:17
08:17

Three MPs Suspended as Public Order Bill Debate Turns Chaotic odonga otto 4 1

Tempers flared as Parliament debated the Public Order Management Bill on Thursday, forcing Deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyah to suspend three MPs.
08:06
08:06

Kigezi Diocese Gets New Bishop church split 1

Reverend Canon George Bagamuhunda has been elected new Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Kigezi. Canon Bagamuhunda is to replace Right Reverend George Katwesigye, who retires in March 2014 after heading the diocese for over 15 years.
07:48
07:48

Tororo Town College Closed Over Strike tororo district

Tororo Town College in Tororo Municipality was on Thursday indefinitely following a violent student strike. The school administration took the decision on Thursday morning after students turned rowdy and pelted stones at the school building destroying school property.
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