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14:14
14:14

Government Officials Shun Free Radio Programmes ucc directive 3 1

According to the guidelines, each radio and/or TV station was tasked to allocate at least one hour of free air time every week during prime time (6.00am-10.00am or 5.00pm-10.00pm), to allow government an opportunity to explain its programmes and policies to the general public.
13:36
13:36

Government Response to Rwenzori Attack Fuelling Ethnic Tensions- Eyewitness kale kayihura 2

He says that instead, government statements have created fresh ethnic tensions amongst the Bamba and the Bakonzo. He describes the mood in the region as tense, with a number of people opting to abandon their homes while others now “sleep with open ears.”
13:12
13:12

Lira Officials in Trouble Over Erroneous NAADS Expenditure naads funds stolen

It is reported that after supplying various farmers in the area with chicks, Ojwina Division had surplus funding to a tune of Ugx 4Million which an exclusive executive meeting resolved to use in the procurement of chicks that were shared among councilors. However some committee members detested the idea and tipped the office of the RDC for appropriate action.
11:34
11:34

Excitement in Masaka as Community Shares Tones of Immature Fish 3

The distribution of the fish was sanctioned by a court order issued by Grade 1 Magistrate Hood Matovu directing fisheries authorities to give out the impounded immature fish to members of the community and prisons. The order was issued yesterday.
11:13
11:13

Kasese Gears Up for Consecration of New Bishop fr. kibira 1

Our reporter in Kasese town says that security is tightened across the district and at the cathedral to avert any occurrences following a week of tension caused by attacks mounted across the Rwenzori region. The attacks in Kasese, Bundibugyo and Ntoroko districts claimed 90 lives.
10:33
10:33

Ugandan Ambassador on Spot for Bribing Councilors 2

The bribe was allegedly to entice councilors to pass a resolution approving the diversion of money allocated for tarmacking Rwizi lane in Kakoba division to instead be used on upgrading a road to his home in Kitunzi-Kamukuzi division. Rwizi lane connects Mbarara town and Isingiro district.
10:16
10:16

UN Launches Appeal to Help Uganda, Neighbors Address Refugee Crisis humanitarian needs 1 2

At present over 400,000 South Sudanese refugees have fled into neighboring countries. Uganda alone is hosting up to 118,000 refugees who fled into the country since the fighting began in mid- December 2013.
09:42
09:42

Poor Turn Up Threatens National ID Registration as Deadline Looms 1

Along the Lake Albert Shoreline, it has been a challenge to differentiate the Alur of Congo from the indigenous Alur and so was the case with the Rwandese from Rwanda and the Banyarwanda who are dully recognized by the Ugandan constitution.
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