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19:18
19:18

UN Rights Experts Want Public Order Law Repealed

Three independent United Nations experts today called on the Uganda Government to repeal the newly passed Public Order Management Bill saying it places restrictions on the freedom of peaceful assembly and of association. The experts want the government to prepare a new law that complies with the country\'s international human rights obligations.
18:35
18:35

Suspected Arsonists Attempt To Burn Kigezi Bishop's Vehicles kigezi diocese 2

Security has been beefed up at the Kigezi Diocesan offices at Rugarama Hill in Kabale Municipality, after suspected arsonists made an attempt to burn the Bishop’s official vehicles.
17:58
17:58

Father of 12 Commits Suicide delayed salaries

Conflicting reports claim that the husband of three and 12 children could either have been depressed over the delay of his salary or had a domestic misunderstanding with one of his wives.
17:38
17:38

Museveni Commissions Multi-billion Shillings Waste Recycling Plant hydro power project

President Yoweri Museveni has commissioned the Kitere Municipal Solid Waste Composite Plant in Fort Portal’s West Division and a power line to Kitere.
16:54
16:54

School Children Being Tricked into Taking Drug Disguised in Candy drug abuse 4

According to the circular issued by the Headmaster of Kabojja Junior School, the candy known as ‘strawberry quick’ or crystal meth is reported to be like a strawberry lollipop which sizzles and pops. When ingested, its effects on human life are manifested in form of drowsiness, general body weakness and black outs requiring emergency medical attention.
15:54
15:54

Rwanda's APR withdraw from NSSF-KAVC International Volleyball Event mofhat masaba

Rwanda’s army side APR mens’ side has withdrawn from the 2013 NSSF-KAVC Volleyball International tournament which starts tomorrow in Kampala.
15:42
15:42

George Agaba Back at KCCA\'s Physical Planning Department luzira shooting

Formerly interdicted Physical Planning Director George Agaba is back in office at Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA). Agaba was accused along with his bodyguard Santos Komakech Makmot of shooting and killing one person and injuring five others during a KCCA eviction exercise in Luzira in January 2012. KCCA PRO Robert Kalumba says he has been in office for over three months.
15:09
15:09

Desperate Residents Want Soroti Municipal Mortuary Relocated local government 2

Ocen claims that one time the residents had to endure five days of a persistent unpleasant smell of unclaimed dead bodies. When the smell becomes overpowering, Ocen says it is impossible eat a meal or sleep.
14:21
14:21

12 Schools In Lyantonde Operate Without Toilets 1

At least 12 government aided primary schools in Lyantonde district are operating without toilet facilities, classrooms and teachers staff quarters after government failed to release money to have them constructed.
13:50
13:50

3 Held For Siphoning Fuel From Lake Kyoga Ferry

Two ferry operators and a taxi driver have been arrested for allegedly siphoning about 320 litres of diesel from a government ferry operating on Lake Kyoga in Amolatar district.
13:21
13:21

5 Police Officers Arrested After Suspects Escape inmates escape

Police in Kabale district are holding five of their own in connection with an incident in which suspects escaped from cells at Kabale Central Police Station.
13:01
13:01

300 Squatters In Masaka Face Eviction From Buganda Land 1

At least 300 squatters have been ordered to vacate land and structures belonging to Buganda in Masaka, days after Government signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the return of the kingdom assets. On Friday last week, President Yoweri Museveni handed over to the Buganda Kingdom officials a MOU that he and Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi signed on the return of the kingdom properties.
12:52
12:52

BCU Saga Deepens As CSOs Mount Pressure On Govt 4

Mainza Wotaluka, the General Secretary UNAFED, accuses the government of steadily liquidating the cooperative movement in Uganda. He argues that the aim is to grant financial muscle to what he terms an economic syndicate that seeks virtual monopoly and control of resources of the country.
12:03
12:03

Police Patrol Truck Knocks Pedestrian Dead overspeeding

A speeding Uganda Police patrol truck attached to Kasensero police station has knocked a pedestrian dead.
11:29
11:29

Masindi Muslims Still Waiting For Museveni Pledges eid el fitr

Muslims at Masindi town mosque on Thursday used Eid-El-Fitr prayers to express disappointment over unfulfilled promises by President Yoweri Museveni. During the 2011 election campaigns, President Museveni pledged 130 million shillings towards the construction of Masindi town mosque.
11:01
11:01

St. Kizito SSS Students in Karamoja Stage Violent Strike school strikes

Students of St. Kizito SSS - Lorengedwat in Nakapiripirit district are on strike protesting poor administration, feeding and ailing health care system in the school. The students even managed to repel an attempt by police to take over the school and calm the situation down.
10:46
10:46

Tumukunde Stops Nemeth To Win World Kickboxing Title kick boxing

Ugandan kick-boxer John Tumukunde is the new world kickboxing light weight champion after out-smarting Richard Nemeth in a poorly attended match at Hotel Africana on Thursday night.
10:31
10:31

Luweero District Health Officials Fail To Account For Ebola Funds plan uganda 1 2

Luweero district councillors have rejected a report containing expenditures on the fight against Ebola outbreak after the Health department failed to account for 300 million shillings.
08:02
08:02

Proposed Nomination Fees Will Reserve Public Office for the Rich democracy 2

Western Region youth MP Gerald Karuhanga says that Obua’s proposal is discriminative and will leave leadership to only the rich who are not necessarily the best in society.
07:35
07:35

MOH: Two more Areas Pass River Blindness Elimination Test 2

The Onchocerciasis Elimination Experts Advisory Committee has ascertained that the interruption of the vector transmission has been achieved in Rwambabya Rwamarongo in Hoima District, and Kashoya Kitoma in Buhweju, Kamwenge, Ibanda and Rubirizi Districts.
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