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23:56
23:56

Burundi Football Team Held In Nairobi Hotel Over Un-paid Dues 1

The Burundi national football team was on Tuesday afternoon held in a Nairobi Hotel after the Kenya FA failed to clear an outstanding debt.
18:37
18:37

Hosts Kenya, Ethiopia Storm Cecafa Challenge Cup Quarters football 1

The Harambee Stars of Kenya and Ethiopia have today qualified for the quarter finals of the on-going regional Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup.
18:02
18:02

Court Dismisses Petition Against Luweero Woman MP brenda nabukenya

In his ruling the judge argued that, since there is a substantive election petition filed by Lugudde challenging the outcome of the bye election he would be pre-empting the findings to be made in that particular election petition.
17:46
17:46

No Bail For Soroti Acid Attack Suspect 1

Andrew Francis Obirai, the suspected Soroti acid attacker has been sent back on remand after failing to secure bail at Soroti Magistrates Court. Obirai, 36, is suspected to have poured acid on and disfigured his estranged girlfriend Dorothy Atim who is an employee of Vision Group.
17:41
17:41

NRM Caucus Asks MPs to Drop Tumwebaze Censure Motion

Recently, a group legislators led by Abdi Kisosi Chemaswet, the Kween county Member of Parliament embarked on the collection of signatures to censure the minister following the controversy surrounding the impeachment of Erias Lukwago, the Lord Mayor Kampala Capital City Authority.
17:18
17:18

MPs Grill IGP Kayihura On Lukwago Saga kale kayihura 2 1

Legislators on the Committee on Human Rights have demanded the resignation of the Inspector General of Police Kale Kayihura for heading a force that continues to use violence against civilians. While appearing before the committee on Tuesday, the legislators tasked General Kayihura to explain the brutality witnessed in Kampala following the impeachment of Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago over a week ago.
16:46
16:46

Coffee Farmers Hit Hard By Prolonged Drought 2 2

David Lukwata, Manager of Kibinge Coffee Cooperative Society, an umbrella association of Coffee farmers in Bukomansimbi district says the drought not only reduced yields, but equally affected the quality of processed cherries.
16:19
16:19

Arua Gets US $ 100,000 to Develop Structural Plan 1

Arua municipality has been operating on an old structural plan, which was developed by the colonial government.
16:16
16:16

Omukama Iguru's Visit to Kibaale Cancelled brasio kikomeko

The cancellation of the visit is confirmed by Isagaara Ronald Araali, the Mugema of Bunyoro Kingdom, who was the chief organiser of the historical visit and the in-charge of Burial and cultural sites in Bunyoro. Omukama Iguru was due to visit the area tomorrow, Wednesday.
16:08
16:08

Journalists Body Condemns Latest \'Crackdown\' On Media 3

The Human Rights Network for Journalists—HRNJ has appealed to government to stop harassing journalists. This appeal comes on the heels of several cases of arrests, intimidation and relocations of journalists who have been commenting about the ongoing standoff at Kampala Capital City Authority--KCCA.
15:42
15:42

Charity Project Hangs In Balance Over Land Wrangles 2

Acholi Sally Foundation earmarked over 5 square miles of land in Lunik village in Nwoya district to establish a farm to support Orphans and vulnerable children.
15:30
15:30

Minister Defends Proposed Public-Private Partnership Law ministry of finance 1

State Minister for Investment Gabriel Ajedra has defended the Public Private Partnership- PPP Bill currently before parliament. PPPs are long-term contractual arrangements between the public and private sector in which the private sector is responsible for the implementation of the significant aspects of the infrastructure.
15:02
15:02

Excitement As New Fort Portal Market Opens mpanga market 3 4

The market commissioned by Vice President Edward Sekandi cost 11.4 billion shillings. It is one of the seven markets countrywide that are being rebuilt under the Markets and Agricultural Trade Improvement Programme (MATIP-1) – a multi-million dollar project supported by the Government and the African Development Bank.
14:53
14:53

VHTs Besiege Masaka RDC's Offices Over Allowances 2 2

According to the contract, the VHTs were meant to receive 10,000 shillings for the two days in addition to meals and transport allowances. However, the VHTs claims that they didn’t receive their money.
14:34
14:34

BOU Cuts Lending Rates inflation in uganda 3 Top story

The Bank of Uganda has reduced the benchmark lending rate for December 2013 to 11.5 percent. In the last monetary policy statement for 2013, Dr Louis Kasekende, the Deputy Governor Bank of Uganda described the move as an “accommodative monetary policy stance.”
13:12
13:12

Onek Calls For Constant Disease Surveillance Along Sudan Border local government

Disaster Preparedness Minister Eng. Hillary Onek wants government to intensify disease surveillance along Uganda – South Sudan border.
12:38
12:38

Less Ugandans Have Access to Banks - Report banking in uganda 3

The high costs of operating an account and the proximity of the bank are the other reasons fronted for not owning a bank account, Dr Sarah Ssewanyana the Executive Director of EPRC says. She however notes that reduced access to formal banking was not entirely surprising.
11:51
11:51

Kitgum District Runs Out Of Nodding Syndrome Drugs drug stock 2

Kitgum District has run out of newly procured Sodium Valprate, the most essential drug required for managing nodding syndrome in the district.
11:50
11:50

PWDs Call for Recognition, Respect 1

Annah Kobusingye, the Kabale district female Councillor for PWDS says despite the efforts put in place to promote the rights of PWDs, segregation against them has increased with some parents locking up their disabled children at home, denying them an opportunity to go to school while others kill them.
11:16
11:16

Jinja Schools Hit By Poor Sanitation pit latrines 3

Jinja district leadership has decried the appalling sanitation environment in primary schools.
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