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16:40
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Parliament to Set up Beauty Parlor for Female Legislators 1 4

Parliament is considering establishing a beauty salon and a beauty shop within the precincts of the house to cater for the interests of both female legislators and staff.
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Museveni: Prime Minister Mbabazi Still NRM Secretary General yoweri museveni 1 Top story

The allegation that the Secretary-General, the Rt. Hon. Mbabazi, had been replaced by the Hon. Todwong, for instance, is not true. The Secretary-General is still the Secretary-General.
16:04
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Salary Delays To End In May 2

Salary delays for civil servants are expected to normalize after May 2014 as Public Service ministry struggles to implement its data migration program.
15:04
15:04

Head Teacher Wanted for Undressing Pupils

At least 20 pupils aged between seven and fifteen faced the wrath when Nakabanda disgracefully undressed them and forced them to return home naked.
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600 Evictees Face Hunger In Mayuge mayuge evictees 2

Williams Atube, the sub county Chairman laments that the hunger levels have hit an all-time high threatening to destabilize the area. He adds that communities are now threatened with extreme poverty, lack of shelter and land conflicts, and malnutrition.
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Police Warn Public on Solar Power Misuse school fires 1 2

Police is concerned that many people resorting to use of solar energy are not aware of how dangerous it can be. The concern was expressed through the Directorate of Fire Prevention and Rescue Services in the Uganda Police Force.
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Town Councils Miss Out On 2013/2014 Funds new districts 3

Two parishes in Ntoroko district which were elevated to town councils haven’t accessed funds for the 2013/2014 financial year. In 2012, Ntoroko District Council approved the creation of Rwebisengo and Haibale town councils. The town councils started operating in the 2013/2014 financial but are yet to receive funds, for service provision.
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200 Students Stranded As Barlonyo Memorial Institute Fails To Open barlonyo massacre 2

Over 200 children living at Barlonyo memorial site in Lira district are stranded after a Government-established technical institute failed to open this academic year. In 2004 while at the burial of over 300 people massacred by the Lord’s Resistance Army rebels, President Yoweri Museveni pledged to build a technical Institute, and a Bridge in the area in memory of the dead.
11:04
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Miniskirt Wearing Women Jailed in Bukomansimbi miniskirts demo 1 Top story

Two women who had gone to hear their breach of contract case ended up serving three hours of jail time for appearing in a Bukomansimbi court wearing miniskirts.
11:00
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Walter Ochora Family Appeals for Government Help joseph kony 1 1

Ochora, the former Gulu District Chairman passed on in March 2011 after a short illness. Three years after his Death, his family lives in uncertainty, and his children are dropping out of school while the parents are languishing in poverty.
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Farmers Suspend Growing Of Organic Cotton 2

At least 250 farmers groups in the districts of Lamwo, Kitgum, Agago and Pader say they will not grow organic cotton in 2014 unless incentives are offered.
10:08
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Court blocks JSC from Investigating Registrar Nakibuule gladys nakibuule

The Constitutional Court on Wednesday temporarily stopped the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) from investigating Nakawa High Court Deputy Registrar Gladys Nakibuule Kisekka who is facing disciplinary charges and proceedings before the same commission.
09:56
09:56

Bugembe Residents Irked over Alleged Sale of Community Property steven wante

Hakim Birigwa, the area L.C. 1 chairperson led the residents claiming they were angered by reports of land grabbing and sale of community property by the leaders. They particularly accuse Steven Wante, the Bugembe LC3 Chairperson of conniving with a cross section of councilors to sell off the community land and borehole.
09:32
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Hoima Mayor,Councilors Clash over New Modern Market 2

The Drama ensued after councilors put the mayor to task to explain how the new market allocation committee was elected without its knowledge. The market allocation committee is a 12 member team comprising of vendors, opinion leaders and technical officials. It will be responsible for allocating stalls in the new modern market.
09:18
09:18

Cattle Markets Close as Drought Kills Livestock in Ntoroko michael baguma 1

The closed cattle markets are Majumbi in Rwebisengo Sub County, Makondo and Haibale in Kanara Sub County. These markets are often frequented on Mondays, Thursday and Saturday by traders from Bundibugyo and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
09:03
09:03

Kampala Business Community Raises UGX 205m for Kasubi Reconstruction nakivubo stadium 2 2

The money was collected from St. Balikuddembe Park yard vendors, Kikuubo trading center, Ravens Hotel at Kisekka Market, and Nakivubo stadium which was a central point for all traders from Kampala arcades and well-wishers.
07:15
07:15

MTN Uganda Revenue Grows By 17.8% warid 1

Mobile telephone company MTN has announced that its revenues grew by 17.8 percent in 2013 due to a rise in money made from internet users and mobile money service. The announcement by Uganda’s largest telecom company by subscriber base means that its revenues are still in the 1 trillion Uganda Shillings range.
07:03
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Tobacco Control Bill 2014 Tabled In Parliament cigarettes 1 1 Top story

Kinkizi East Member of Parliament Chris Baryomunsi on Thursday tabled the Tobacco Control Bill, a private member’s bill that seeks to regulate the use of tobacco in the country. Baryomunsi had earlier, accompanied by health experts, told journalists at parliament that the Bill seeks to regulate the manufacture, sale, promotion and public use of tobacco products.
Mar 2014 18 results