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18:27
18:27

Bubulo West Voter Petitions Court to Stop Investigations Against MP Kipoi

Wekoye argues that the conclusions of the committee without hearing from Kipoi were in breach of article 28 and 44, which provides for non derogation from the principle of the right to fair hearing in determination of civil rights and obligations.
17:53
17:53

Father, Son held for Defiling 15-Year-Old-Girl rape 2

In her statement to police, the defilement victim says Ouma has been waylaying her in the garden to force her into sexual intercourse.
17:26
17:26

Mafabi\'s Supporters Move To Form New Party 5

A group of supporters of the Forum for Democratic Change – FDC party loyal to Budadiri West MP Nathan Nandala Mafabi have announced a breakaway from FDC and plan to form a new political party. On Friday, FDC leader Major General Mugisha Muntu removed Mafabi as Leader of Opposition in Parliament and replaced him with party publicist, Bukhooli Central MP Wafula Oguttu.
17:12
17:12

PAC Grills Mulago Officials Over the Delayed Purchase of a Cobalt Machine cancer treatment 2

According to the auditor general’s report ending 30th June 2011, the treasury released 2.2 billion shillings in the 2010/2011 financial year for the purchase of a cobalt machine to aid the treatment of cancer patients.
16:47
16:47

SC Victoria University Drop Serumaga Ahead Of DRC Trip dr congo 1

Sports Club Victoria University, Uganda’s representatives in the CAF Confederations Cup, have today expelled attacking midfielder Mike Serumaga for indiscipline. Leon Ssenyange, the team’s Media and Communication Manager, told URN that the player has been sent home after missing a meeting on Sunday evening. The player reportedly sneaked out of the team hotel in Kireka and returned under the influence of alcohol.
16:13
16:13

Gulu Doctor Wants Special Needs Education For Nodding Victims dr nathan onyachi 2

The director of Gulu referral hospital has appealed to the government and donors to help in establishing a special needs education centre for children with nodding syndrome. Dr. Nathan Onyachi told Members of Parliament in Gulu that there are currently only 30 children with nodding syndrome who are pursuing primary education under the normal system.
16:12
16:12

64 Foreign Players for Uganda International Badminton Championship 1

Simon Mugabi, the Chief Executive Officer of the Uganda Badminton Association (UBA) confirms that the Malaysian team has registered renowned players like Ian Wong Jien Sern, Chong Chun Quan, Chen Tang Jie and Yeoh Seng Zoe for the men’s singles, while Chong Chun Quan and Yeoah Seng Zoe feature in the men’s doubles.
16:12
16:12

Dealers Hike Prices of Scholaristic Materials As Schools Reopen 2 2

Irene Adiru, an attendant at Luweero Step by Step Stationery blames the hike in the prices of stationery on their counterparts in Kampala.
15:52
15:52

MP Sewungu Calls for UPE Policy Review mp joseph sewungu 1 2

Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) should ideally separate results of pupils under UPE from those in private schools as the only feasible way of evaluating UPE schools, Sewungu states. He adds that government should own UPE results by declaring them as opposed to hiding them within private school results.
15:28
15:28

Low Turn Up in Karamoja as Schools Reopen for Term One karamoja sub region 2

A URN reporter visited schools around Moroto Municipality where he established that some had few or no pupils in attendance while others were completely padlocked showing no sign of business.
15:19
15:19

UNEB Warns Head Teachers Against Charging For Result Slips ple results 2

Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) has warned head teachers and district officials against selling Primary Leaving Examination (PLE) result slips to the pupils.
15:15
15:15

Two Held Over Murder of Lwengo Video Operator

Wataka says a 12-year-old boy who was in the company of the deceased says Seruwa was attacked by two strange men who grabbed him from behind.
15:07
15:07

UWEC integrates New Chimps at Entebbe 2 1

She says UWEC has now embarked on the integration of the new chimps a process which started with the youngest of the rescued lot. The new group members were allowed to integrate with Niper, the youngest of the old guards aged 6, and then Sara aged 9 and finally Zakayo, the elder who is respected by all the other chimpanzees.
14:41
14:41

Lawyer Karamagi Charged with Common Nuisance, Granted Bail andrew karamagi 1 Top story

An employee of Human Rights and Peace Centre at Makerere University, Karamagi bypassed the attentive group of advocates, approached the pedestal, grabbed Nyombi’s Speech and tore it apart. He reportedly said Nyombi was not fit to speak before the ‘learned friends’.
14:41
14:41

Excitement Gulu Market Construction Nears Completion gulu market vendors 1

At least 4,400 market vendors in Gulu are in preparations to enter the new modern market as the first phase of the building is nearing completion.
13:05
13:05

Lwengo Closes 97 Schools

Doreen Ankunda, the Lwengo District Education Officer says a big number of the affected schools have been operating without qualified teachers and basic facilities such as a classrooms and toilets, which exposes learners to hygiene related diseases.
13:04
13:04

Kabale Man Held for Defiling and Infecting Minor with HIV capital offences

The girls Parents got concerned after observing persistent sickness since last month and decided to take her for a medical checkup at Kabale regional referral hospital where she tested positive to HIV. A subsequent counseling session revealed that the minor was a victim of rape and defilement.
12:29
12:29

ADB wants Increased Funding to Social Service Sector 2 1

Medjomo Coulibaly, The ADB country director observes that there exists a wide funding gap that needs to be addressed in the education and health sectors. He says only increased funding will promote positive change in rural Uganda, where service delivery is overwhelmingly lacking.
12:15
12:15

Education Ministry Moves to Amend UNEB Act jessica alupo 1

During the release of the Primary Leaving Examination results of Friday Jessica Alupo, the education and sports minister was also bombarded with questions as to why her ministry had taken two decades to amend the act when UNEB continues to face challenges, which its cant resolve because of complications in the law.
11:53
11:53

Police Fires Live Bullets to Save Quack Traditional Healer mobile money thefts 3

The situation however went out of hand when the healer used scare tactics to demand for the money. He reportedly splashed chemicals on Arinanye and told her that she would get a pile of problems if she failed to meet her side of the bargain. This prompted Arinanye to sound an alarm which brought in angry locals
Feb 2014 29 results