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19:10
19:10

Jonglei, Unity State Fighting Continues As Juba Airport Opens juba violence

The two states went under fire today after a group of armed attackers stormed the military barracks in the town of Bor in Jonglei State. The fighting happened at Pan Pandiar army headquarters and Malual-Chaat Military camp.
19:00
19:00

Elly Karuhanga To Step Down As Tullow Uganda President tullow oil

After serving as President of Tullow Uganda for the last seven years, the company has today announced that Elly Karuhanga will step down from this role at the end of 2013.
18:52
18:52

Court Sentences Defiler to 12 Years Imprisonment rape

High Court in Masaka has sentenced a 30 year old man to twelve years in jail over aggravated defilement.
18:42
18:42

Parliament Gets Stuck as Part of Oil Report is in Arabic

Nathan Nandala Mafabi, the leader of the opposition in parliament said the rules of procedure do not provide for such a scenario adding that, only a few MPs understand Arabic.
18:25
18:25

UWA Increases Gorilla Permits And Park Entry Fees For Tourists tourism fees 2 1 Top story

However from January next year, foreign non residents will pay $600, foreign residents pay $500 and East Africans will pay 300,000 Uganda Shillings only. Park entry fee for locals has increased from 10,000 shillings to 15,000 shillings, while for foreign non residents and foreign residents have increased to $40 and $30 respectively. Other rates have remained unchanged from this year.
18:12
18:12

Bakabulindi asks Parliament to Provide Funds for She Cranes uganda she cranes 3

In his motion, Bakabulindi said the victory gave Uganda International recognition especially considering it played teams from the United States, Papua New Guinea, Ireland and Sri Lanka.
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17:50

Rules Committee Investigates UMEME Bribery Allegations investigations 3 1

On Wednesday afternoon, the committee received information from Paul Kato, the officer in charge of investigations at parliament who was instructed to get recordings from the CCTV camera at Protea hotel from November 26th to 6th December.
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17:46

Kipoi's Lawyers Must Produce Medical Documents investigations 1 2

Parliament’s Rules, Privileges and Discipline Committee has insisted and directed Kipoi’s lawyers Mukasa Mbidde and Nteyera Patrick to avail the committee with documents pertaining Kipoi’s travels to South Africa and DRC in line with medical attention by close of business today.
17:29
17:29

Bank of Baroda Employees Give Management Four Days Ultimatum banking

Talks collapsed on day one of the strike as employees through The National Union of Clerical Commercial Professional and Technical Employees (NUCCPTE) rejected a request for four days by the bank lawyer to scrutinize a letter purportedly written from the Bank of Baroda Head Quarters in Mumbai, India.
17:04
17:04

Acholi Leaders Pursue More LRA Defections in CAR acholi chiefdom Top story

According to Invisible Children, which is facilitating the trip under its Come Home Campaign, the presence of Acellam on the team is meant to boost the confidence of the fighters that they can be set free.
16:42
16:42

Cabinet Sets up Committee to Locate Ugandans in Juba south sudan coup 2 Top story

The committee also comprises of State Minister for Foreign Affairs Okello Oryem, Rose Namayanja, Minister for Trade Amelia Kyambadde and Internal Affairs Minister Aronda Nyakairima. His comments followed Gilbert Oulanya MP Kilak County raising the matter on the floor of Parliament stating that many Ugandans are stranded in Juba yet there is no transport back home.
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16:09

Man in Court Over Circumcision Mishap

A man, who claims his penis was permanently damaged after undergoing male circumcision, has dragged two doctors to court for professional negligence and misconduct that caused him permanent disability on to his penis.
16:08
16:08

Poor Sanitation Irks Bwondha Residents

Despite being densely populated, Bwondha trading center lacks toilet facilities.
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15:45

Man Kills Employer over UGX 7000 Debt kabale police

Upon interrogation, the suspect confessed to the crime, saying he had planned to use the money to buy some clothes for his wife ahead of Christmas but was perturbed when his now deceased employer could not pay him as anticipated.
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15:15

Jinja to Introduce Boda Boda Registration Cards boda boda thefts 1

Eriya Musobya, the chairperson Lubas road Boda boda riders Association says the registration of boda boda cyclists for security purposes is a good move.
15:15
15:15

Fate of Grounded Anti Corruption Court to be Determined on Friday

The much anticipated judgment had been scheduled for today but two of the justices reportedly had an abrupt call to State House leaving the panel shortened.
14:51
14:51

Singer Bebe Cool Awarded Millions over Centenary Park Shooting ugandan artists 1

Initially, Bebe Cool who sustained serious broken limbs demanded for UGX 800 million to cover loss of income for a period of 9 to 12 months claiming he was hospitalized and later confined to a wheel chair. He says during the period, he was forced to cancel concerts which would have earned him that much.
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14:43

Jinja Farmers Skeptical About Proposed Introduction of GMOs soil fertlity 3

Bogere also argues that since GMOs are produced outside Uganda, farmers in the country risk being held at ransom by foreign firms.
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14:27

Kalangala Based German 'Pedophile' Denied Bail bernhard glaser 1

High Court Judge Margaret Oguli rejected his Bail Plea on grounds that the state was still conducting investigations into the matter. She further remanded him until 7th January 2014 when his file will possibly be ready.
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14:08

Govt: Ugandans in Sudan Advised to Seek Shelter with UN dr riek machar 1 Top story

The Government advises Ugandans caught-up in the war situation in South Sudan to observe the following measures: • If possible, seek sanctuary at Uganda’s Embassy in Juba, South Sudan. • Where possible, seek alternative sanctuary at the nearest offices of the UN/Humanitarian
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