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22:40
22:40

EAC Single Tourists Visa to be Issued Manually 3

Sam Kuteesa the Foreign Affairs Minister says it was agreed that Uganda and Kenya should issue the Visa manually at the boarder points as a stopgap measure. Kenya has subsequently been directed to develop the sample application and share it with Partner states for input within two weeks.
19:23
19:23

Bangi Storms Quarters As Foreign Stars Dominate Uganda International Badminton Open mtn arena 1

Shamin Bangi is the only local player to enter the quarter finals of the 2014 Uganda International Open Championship which started today at the MTN Arena, Lugogo.
16:57
16:57

Letter Sent To Kadaga Had No Explosives - Minister kadaga security 2 1 Top story

Internal Affairs State Minister James Baba has dismissed claims of a letter bomb that was allegedly sent to the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga. Baba told Parliament today that the allegations of a bomb letter are not true saying that the letter did not contain any explosive materials.
16:28
16:28

Presidents Launch Single Tourist Visa 3 2 Top story

Presidents Yoweri Museveni of Uganda, Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya and Paul Kagame of Rwanda have today officially launched the Single Tourists Visa. Steven Asiimwe, the Chief Executive Officer Uganda Tourism Board, says East Africa is now borderless adding that Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda have now opened their doors to over one billion travellers across the world coming into the region.
15:51
15:51

Soroti Flying School Instructors On Strike Over Rent Allowances 1 4

An instructor who spoke to URN on condition of anonymity says despite receiving their salaries, they can’t spend it on house rent because it is too little.
15:17
15:17

Crisis As Kabale Runs out of Fuel 8 1

Mark Niwagaba, the manager of Agaba Services fuel station says they have not been able to stock any fuel since it ran out on Tuesday.
15:16
15:16

Uganda Cranes To Face Zambia In Friendly mujib kasule 1

The Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) has confirmed that Uganda Cranes will face former African Champions Zambia on March 5 in an International friendly at the Ndola Stadium.
14:44
14:44

Egypt Silent As Countries Move To Construct On The Nile

As the disagreements over the Nile waters continue, Uganda and partner countries in the Entebbe Accord have announced a string of hydro-power constructions to take place on the River.
13:02
13:02

Army Recovers 7,000 Guns In Karamoja 5th division army 2

A total of over of 7,000 weapons have been recovered by the army in Karamoja region within the past three years of operation.
12:49
12:49

Kayihura Recalls Special Squad from Lira armed robberies

During its one month operation, the squad recruited over 1,000 crime preventers across the district and enforced the deployment of various police commander in the areas.
11:53
11:53

Teen Mum Commits Suicide After Dumping Baby in Latrine depression 1 Top story

Okello explains that after questioning the suspect, they released her on police bond on Sunday to seek medication for the labor pains.
11:12
11:12

Uganda Prisons Relocates 100 Families In Nakapiripirit karamoja sub region 1 1

John Lorot, the Nakapiripirit District LC V chairperson asks the residents to cooperate with prisons since they have sufficient packages to help them resettle on the alternative land.
10:57
10:57

Tension As Fourth Person is Killed In Luweero murders in luweero 2

Samuel Ssewanyana, a resident of Kavule zone says many people now fear going out at night and are wondering police have failed to contain the situation.
09:56
09:56

More Than 100 Armed South Sudan Pastoralists Cross To Amuru 4

Anthony Omach Atube, the Amuru LC V chairperson told Uganda Radio Network says the pastoralists began settling on the former Atiak hunting ground as early as mid January 2014.
09:48
09:48

5 Clan Members Remanded For ‘Failure to Extinguish Fire' arson 1

The Chief Magistrates Court in Kitgum has remanded five suspects arrested for failure to extinguish a fire they reportedly set up during a violent land wrangle in Mucwini Sub County.
09:38
09:38

Amuria Water Officer Reinstated After 30-Months amuria district

However, the Public Accounts Committee exonerated Obaate of any wrong doing.
09:03
09:03

Safe Water Eludes Kabarole Residents For 10 Years safe water sources 2

For ten years five villages in Kabarole district haven’t had access to clean and safe water. More than 700 residents in the affected villages of Burungu, Katale, Nyankwanzi, Nyakisi and Kasenyi, have to walk for more than seven kilometres to the nearest shallow wells that are shared with animals.
08:08
08:08

MPs Decline To Receive CCEDU's Proposals on Electoral Reforms Citing Procedure Matters eelctoral reforms 2

However, the Legal and Parliamentary affairs committee turned down the request saying discussing bills that have not been tabled officially in parliament violates the parliamentary rules of procedure.
07:48
07:48

PAC Report Implicates Pius Bigirimana mp joseph sewungu 2

The report pins Bigirimana and other officials in the OPM for among other things diversion of funds, negligence of duty and spending money outside the budget frame work.
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