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21:08
21:08

MPs Want UNATU Off Teachers' SACCO Money parliament 3

Members of Parliament have supported the Education Committee recommendation to keep Uganda National Teacher’s Union (UNATU) out of the teachers’ five billion shillings SACCO fund.
19:40
19:40

Priest, 3 Others Arrested For Burning Kigezi Diocesan Offices church split 2 1

Police in Kabale have arrested four people including a Reverend in connection with the burning of Kigezi Diocesan offices.
16:36
16:36

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16:35
16:35

Debate On Teachers\' Pay Rise Pushed To Next Week teachers salaries 3 1 Top story

Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has this morning deferred a heated debate on the plight of teachers in regard to their salary increment of 20% to next week. In her ruling she also directed that the Finance Ministry co-operates with Parliament’s Budget committee in the process.
15:44
15:44

8 Injured in Gateway Bus Accident in Soroti bad roads

At least eight Gateway Bus passengers have sustained serious injuries in an accident. The passengers were travelling in a Gateway Bus registration number UAH 745Y.
15:17
15:17

Use of PrEp in Uganda Needs Interim Guidelines hiv/aids treatment 2

According to Dr. Patrick Ndase a regional HIV Prevention Research expert with the Microbicide Trials Network, if the sero status of the HIV negative partner has to be maintained then a drug like PrEp could just be the right answer, but the Ministry of health should issue interim guidelines.
14:53
14:53

Gulu Man Kills Stepmother after Domestic Quarrel step mothers

Police in Gulu are holding a 26 year old man for killing his step mother after she refused to attend to his wife in hospital.
14:17
14:17

Abim District Engineer Arrested Over Shoddy Work.

The district engineer presented a false report which was rejected by the community during a public accountability dialogue. Community members at the meeting claimed that the report presented by the district engineer was false since some of the listed roads were impassable even to the pedestrians yet millions had reportedly been spent on their construction and repairs.
13:53
13:53

8 Vie For Buhweju Parliamentary Seat

Eight contestants are seeking the NRM flag for the Buhweju district woman Parliamentary seat just nine days after the death of Joy Arinaitwe Kariisa.
13:33
13:33

Police investigates alleged Sejusa number at bus stops

Police wants to establish whether the number is linked to General David Sejjusa, the former coordinator of intelligence services who fled the country to United Kingdom over two months ago.
13:11
13:11

60 Children Undergo Successful Sophisticated Anus Operations masaka hospital 4 2

Succesful operation procedures were conducted on children between one to 10 years who were born with imperforate anus\' and other urinary problems.
12:50
12:50

Report: Inaction May Fail MDG On Reduction Of Child Mortality

The 2013 progress report, titled Committing to Child Survival: A Promise Renewed, states that if no action is taken to fast-track reduction in the deaths of children under 5 years of age, as many as 35 million more children could die, mostly from preventable illnesses, between 2015 and 2028. This is despite the fact that between 1990 and 2012, global child deaths fell from about 12.6 million to 6.6 million annually.
12:47
12:47

Over 400 Circumcised in Kibaale Campaign fighting hiv-aids 2 2

The campaign is one of the measures aimed at reducing the spread of HIV/Aids amongst sexually active males. It follows evidence from land mark-randomised trials in Uganda, South Africa and Kenya indicating that circumcision could reduce a man’s risk of contracting HIV/Aids by up to 60 per cent.
12:13
12:13

Legislators Want Parliament To Hire Own Lawyer peter nyombi 4 1 Top story

Legislators on the Human Rights Committee want Parliament to hire its own lawyer saying the Attorney General represents the interests of the ruling National Resistance Movement.
11:33
11:33

Kajura Wants Ban On Tobacco Company Lifted tobacco farmers

Public Service Minister Henry Muganwa Kajura has petitioned the Office of the President pushing for a ban on Continental Tobacco Company operations to be lifted.
11:26
11:26

Micho – Am Not Worried by Drop in FIFA Ranking uganda cranes

The national football team coach, Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic has said he is not worried by Uganda’s drop in the latest Coca Cola FIFA rankings. In the rankings released yesterday, Uganda dropped four places to 81st behind the likes of Belarus and Jamaica.
11:03
11:03

Police Frustrated By Delays At DPP opm scandal

The Uganda Police Force says its morale in investigating corruption cases has been dampened by failure by the Directorate of Public Prosecutions to sanction their files.
10:41
10:41

Court Reinstates Sacked Kalungu Speaker incompetence 1

Court has also ordered council to pay Kisekka 35 million shillings as general damages, his salary arrears from the month of July to date and also to pay all court costs from this application.
09:36
09:36

UGX 94M Allocated to Purchase Sanitary Towels for Women Inmates human rights 6 1 Top story

In the Internal Affairs Ministerial Policy Statement 2013/2014, 400 million shillings had been allocated for all sanitary requirements inclusive of sanitary pads, soap and razor blades. The allocation stems from the Uganda Prisons’ vote function of prison and correctional services, welfare and rehabilitation. Out of the 400 million shillings, the Ministry has now allocated 94 million for sanitary pads only.
07:43
07:43

Lawyers Want Anti-Corruption Court Judgements Nullified

The Constitutional Court has been asked to nullify all the judgments and proceedings made by the suspended Anti Corruption Court since its inception in 2009.
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