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18:28
18:28

Makerere To Re-Open On September 7th makerere closure

Makerere University is set to re-open on September 7th after lecturers agreed to call off their strike that led to the closure of the institution two weeks ago.
18:22
18:22

Commonwealth Investigates Desecration of Masaka War Cemetery land wrangles 3 3

A team of officials from Commonwealth War Graves Commission in Nairobi stormed Masaka Municipality on Thursday to substantiate reports that the war cemetery in the area had been tampered with.
17:55
17:55

Disappointed Cranes Team Make Trip Minus Promised Gov't Cash uganda cranes 1

The government today failed to deliver on time a promise to the Uganda Cranes team as disappointed players this afternoon traveled to Botswana without allowances. The coach says he may have to dig in his own pocket to motivate the team.
17:53
17:53

15 "ADF Children" Reunited With Parents adf rebel group 1

It was all joy at Butaleja District Headquarters on Wednesday as children who were recently rescued from the Allied Democratic Forces –ADF training camp in Buvuma Island reunited with their parents.
17:33
17:33

Palliative Care Providers Call for Training of More Care Givers terminal illness 3

Minister of State Minister for Primary Health Care Sarah Opendi says that currently only 69 districts have palliative care services, with the remaining 43 not accessing services because of inadequate health workers with skills to care for the terminally ill. The country needs at least 1000 specialists trained in palliative care.
17:14
17:14

Councilors Reject Accountability for Ghost Health Center 1 1

While presenting the 2012/2013 financial year report, Amongin claimed that shillings 115,761,131 was spent on the construction of Agora health centre II.
17:13
17:13

Ssembabule LDU Survives Lynching For Theft house break-in

A Ssembabule Local Defence Unit (LDU) officer has survived being lynched after he was caught breaking into a house. He was caught stealing 100, 000 shillings.
15:53
15:53

Museveni Proposes Payment of Cranes Players Monthly Stipend uganda cranes 1

Museveni said the money will help the players to buy food and remain strong for perform better performance.
15:46
15:46

Government Fails to Allocate Money to Buy Hospital Mattresses Countrywide diversion of funds 2 2

Dr Tumwesigye told the Health Committee led by MP Kenneth Omona that the National Medical Stores (NMS) in the financial year 2011/2012 had planned to procure beds and mattresses for all health facilities in Uganda at a cost of 16 billion shillings. The money was diverted by Ministry of Health to facilitate what it termed priorities and urgent needs worsened by a budget cut off in the fourth quarter hence failure to procure beds.
15:14
15:14

Fresh Jigger Infestation Reported in Mayuge jigger attacks 1

In 2010, James Kakooza, the then health state minister launched a campaign worth 400 million shillings to wipe out jigger infestation in Busoga.
14:40
14:40

About 2,500 Squatters Refuse to Vacate Atera Ranch apac district 1

More than 5000 people mostly Internally Displaced Persons-IDPs settled in the ranch at the peak of the Joseph Kony led Lord’s Resistance Army rebellion.
14:32
14:32

MUK Lecturers Call Off Strike, Get 70% Incentive salary increment

The development comes after the university council agreed to give a 70% salary incentive to the staff of Makerere effective this October. According to a letter from Council sent to the Makerere University Academic Staff Association (MUASA) executive on 27th August, the payment of the incentive will start with the month of October.
13:45
13:45

20,000 Tobacco Farmers Stuck With Produce 1

About 20,000 farmers in Bunyoro are stuck with produce as government ban on the Continental Tobacco Company operations continues to bite. In October last year, the Ministry of Trade and Industry revoked the license of Continental Tobacco Company Limited on the advice of the Parliamentary committee on Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries.
12:57
12:57

Soroti Hospital Offers to Treat Former High Jump Champ Free of Charge patrick etolu 4 2

Now, URN has reliably learnt that the management of Soroti Regional Referral hospital has relocated Etolu to a private room and pledged to offer him specialized care after learning that he was the former national high jump champion.
12:37
12:37

Concern As Theft Of Road Signs Increases In Hoima 1

Officials at UNRA Hoima say the rampant theft has left almost all major roads in the area without such important road signs. Robert Musisi, the UNRA Assistant Engineer Hoima area, says the road authority has repeatedly replaced the stolen road signs in vain.
12:22
12:22

EAC Leaders Commission New Berth eac integration

Museveni noted that trade between Uganda and Kenya had increased tremendously and that Kenya now imports 700 million US dollars’ worth of goods from Uganda. The 5.6 million Kenya shilling facility will create an additional capacity of 250,000 units at the container terminal.
12:19
12:19

Coronation Of Self-Styled Babukusu King Set For Saturday 2 3

All is set for the coronation of Wash Joseph Kanyanya, the self styled King of the Babukusu Cultural Kingdom. Kanyanya is set to be installed on Saturday amidst complaints from Inzu Ya Masaba, the main cultural institution in Bugisu sub region.
12:02
12:02

City Buildings Found Wanting On Accessibility Standards pwd's 4

Up to 95% of public buildings in Kampala Central Business District (CBD) do not meet accessibility standards, three years after the introduction of guidelines to make them accessible to people with disabilities (PWDs).
10:30
10:30

80,000 Farmers Trained on Using E-extension Services Technology 3

The android mobile application aims to help farmers access updates on extension services.
10:15
10:15

Police, Agago Residents Trade Accusations Over Gambling gambling business

Police in Agago district have come under attack from the locals for engaging in gambling and other games for money. Several residents in Agago district claim that many police officers engage in the vice yet they always arrest other people for the same offence.
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