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17:52
17:52

Karimojong Survive On Beer Remnants As Food Crisis Worsens drought in karamoja 1 2

Joseph Komol, the Kaabong LC V chairperson says the crisis worsens each passing day as families do not have what to eat
17:41
17:41

KCCA, World Bank to Value City Wetlands 1

Bateganya explained that lots of money is invested to build drainage, a role the wetlands used to play.
17:13
17:13

Kadaga Throws \'Rebel\' MPs Out of Parliament rebel mps 1

The constitutional Court on Friday February 21 ruled that MPs Bernabas Tinkasiimire, Wilfred Niwagaba, Theodore Ssekikubo and Mohammad Nsereko vacate their seats in parliament since the party on whose ticket they were elected to parliament had expelled them.
17:02
17:02

Farmers Protest Restrictions Ahead of BCU Special General Meeting 4

Coffee farmers in Bugisu sub region are protesting the guidelines set by government for the Special General Meeting schedules for March 11th to resolve issues surrounding the Bugisu Cooperative Union –BCU
16:39
16:39

Tooro Kingdom, Kabarole District Clash Over Rent Money richard rwabuhinga 1

Tooro Kingdom and Kabarole district local government have clashed over funds from buildings housing Makerere University Fort Portal Campus.
16:05
16:05

Soroti Flying School Instructors Resume Work 1

Our reporter visited the school on Tuesday morning and found the instructors busy in their lecture rooms.
15:50
15:50

Tension as Bukomansimbi Muslims Clash over Animal Slaughter Rights 1 2

On Friday, Bukomansimbi RDC Mukasa Kityo convened a meeting to reconcile factions in vain as the group allied to Sheikh Swaibu Nduga boycotted it.
15:40
15:40

UGX 924M To Reverse Declining Cotton Production in Kitgum 5

Obote Acellam Karl Mark, the Manager of East Acholi Cooperative Union, says the new machines will replace an old, outdated and inefficient sets installed in 1951 to process at least 60,000 kilogrammes (60 tons) of cotton every day. The old machines have the capacity to process 40 tonnes daily. The union paid 13 million shillings in taxes for the new equipment.
15:03
15:03

23 NRM Legislators Battle for Three Slots on Parliamentary Commission nrm nec 1 1

Despite the fact that the opposition has already filled its slots, NRM is yet to announce its appointees.
14:42
14:42

South Sudan Rebels Burn Ugandan Woman and Her Child

Solomon Titre, a Ugandan eye witness says the rebel forces also killed several South Sudanese during the fierce fighting with government forces, which lasted for close to 9 hours.
14:35
14:35

NRM Caucus Wants Bigirimana Held Accountable, Exonerates Mbabazi 1 Top story

NRM MPs under the NRM Parliamentary Caucus want former Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) Permanent Secretary Pius Bigirimana held accountable over last year’s OPM Scam in which billions of shillings were embezzled by officials in the ministry.
14:34
14:34

Decline In Performance As UNEB Releases UCE Results 3 1

Out of the 289,012 candidates that sat the UCE examinations, 2001 passed in division one, 34,893 in division two, 57,947 passed in division three while 139,597 candidates were in division four. A total of 25,229 candidates failed completely.
13:29
13:29

Tooro Princess Bagaya Laid to Rest Top story

Photos from the funeral of Princess Agnes Bagaya Kakoko Abwooli who was buried on Friday. She was one of the two surviving children of Omukama Kyebambe III.
13:26
13:26

Security Investigates NRM Officials for Meeting Maj. Gen Biraaro nrm leadership 1

Also being investigated is the management of Buddu Bumu Sacco, which was started recently by Buganda officials in Buddu County.
13:05
13:05

Anti-FGM Law Yields Fruits In Sebei, Karamoja fgm act 2010 4

The enactment of Prohibition of Female Genital Mutilation -FGM Act has helped to considerably reduce the practice among the communities in the Sebei and Karamoja sub regions, according to the United Nations.
12:24
12:24

United States Reviewing Aid To Uganda - Kerry

The United States Secretary of State, John Kerry, has said his country is reviewing aid to Uganda, a day after President Museveni signed the Anti-Homosexuality bill into law. A statement issued by Kerry early this morning criticized the Uganda government for enacting this law and that it would complicate a “valued relationship.” As a result, Kerry said the United States was reviewing aid to Uganda.
12:04
12:04

Luweero Hunts For UGX 200M After Rainstorm heavy rainstorm 3 3

Luweero leaders are hunting for over 200 million shillings to renovate the district headquarters following a heavy rainstorm that blew off the roof.
08:02
08:02

Teachers Admit Failure To Implement Thematic Curriculum In Karamoja karamoja sub region 3

However, several teachers interviewed by URN have failed to implement the thematic curriculum citing lack of instructional materials such as reference books.
07:59
07:59

Mixed Feelings As MPs Get Training On Use Of iPads 2

When Parliament of Uganda spent one billion shillings on procuring iPads for Legislators, Speaker Rebecca Kadaga justified it saying the gadgets will replace stationery on which the institution spends about the same amount of money per year. Three months since the MPs got the iPads reports, order paper and other documents are still circulated in hard copy form.
07:38
07:38

Kabale Municipal Council Closes School 3 5

The officials also observed that Canan High school lacked sufficient basic facilities such as latrines and hostels for students in boarding.
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