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18:10
18:10

UPDF Ready For Amisom's 'Operation Indian Ocean' 1

The Ugandan army contingent in Somalia has expressed readiness to participate in ‘Operation Indian Ocean’ – an African Union Mission (AMISOM) campaign to further neutralize Al-Shabaab forces in the war-torn country.
18:02
18:02

Chinese Investors to Establish Special Economic Zone in Uganda 2

The land would be used to start a vocational institute to train Ugandans in practical skills. Their main focus is manufacture of ceramic tiles, establishment of a cement factory and processing of cotton into textiles. They are also interested in iron ore mining in Kanungu and Kabale Districts.
17:38
17:38

Police Shields Crime Prevention Course for University Students makerere university 1

His assurance comes in the wake of renewed disapproval on the enrollment of university students at police training school Kabalye, Masindi for a two week crime prevention and skill enhancement course. Up to 1200 students started the training today
17:33
17:33

Magoola Spurs El Merriekh to Victory Over Benadir FC sudan 1

Kenyan International player Allan Wanga and skipper Ahmed Elbasha gave the Sudan giants a 2-0 half time lead. After the interval Mohamed Traore and defender Pascal Serge Wawa netted more goals.
17:33
17:33

Police Investigates Disappearance Of Human Skulls In Luweero ritual purposes 2 1

Police in Luweero have started investigations in fresh reports of unknown people breaking into graves and stealing human skulls. Over the weekend, two graves were opened and skulls stolen at Nsasi and Nabinaka villages in Luweero and Kamira sub counties. Six other cases had earlier been reported in Kamira, Butuntumula and Kikyusa sub counties in Luweero where graves were also vandalized and skulls stolen in last six months.
16:17
16:17

Kamuswaga Admits Fathering Child Outside Wedlock 2 3

Kooki Chiefdom has broken the silence and commented on the allegations of child neglect leveled against the Kamuswaga. Now, the Kamuswaga has issued a statement admitting he is indeed the father of Prince Brighton Sansa. In his statement, issued by Fred Mukasa Mbidde, the Chiefdom Attorney General, the Kamuswaga says they are in the process of taking the prince to the palace.
16:01
16:01

Gunmen Attack Tourists In Kabale

The thugs are said to have erected an illegal roadblock and later on opened fire when the driver identified as Samuel Wanyaga (44), a Kenyan National stepped out of the car to clear the logs that had obstructed the path. His counterpart is a Swedish national is identified as Daniel Lanti.
15:04
15:04

Banyoro Asked To Provide Local Evidence On UK Colonial Atrocities 2

Under Bunyoro Kitara Reparations Association (BUKITAREPA), the group is seeking to legally hold the Queen and the British government accountable for atrocities committed against Bunyoro in the colonial era.
14:50
14:50

Clerics Want Open Voting on Anti-Homosexuality Law 4 2

The Group argues that members need to take personal but not collective responsibility on the bill by openly stating their stance on the ballot through a show of hands. The demand is contained in a petition presented to the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga this afternoon.
14:17
14:17

African Countries Advised on Ebola Management ebola outbreak 1 Top story

The recommendation issued to all countries comes days after the UN body declared an international public health emergency in West African countries which are battling with an outbreak of Ebola. Over 900 lives have been lost in a space of three months when the first outbreak was reported. Another 1700 people have been infected.
13:46
13:46

Govt Appeals against Annulment of Anti-Gay Law anti gay bill

“Take notice that the Attorney General, the respondent here in, being dissatisfied with the whole judgment and orders of justices; Steven Kavuma, Augustine Nshimye, Rubby Aweri Opio, Eldad Mwangutsya and Solomy Balungi Bossa given at Kampala on August 1 2014, intends to appeal to the Supreme Court against the whole judgment and orders of the Constitutional Court,” read the AG’s notice of appeal in part.
13:36
13:36

Police To Build Polytechnic In Honour of First IGP Oryema uganda police force 1

The Uganda Police Force is to establish a Community polytechnic in Purongo sub county Nwoya district in memory Wilson Erinayo Oryema, the former Inspector General of Police who was killed in 1977.
13:20
13:20

Absconding Teachers Scraped off Pay Roll in Lira 3

Lira district hosts 93 government aided primary schools, but suffers a severe shortage of teacher’s accommodation, learning facilities and poor remuneration. As a result the level of staff turnover also remains high.
12:08
12:08

Govt Moves To Implement Public Order Law In Hoima 3

Security in Hoima district is moving to check activities of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) by implementing the Public Order Management Act. The Public Order Management Act enacted by parliament in 2013 empowers police to regulate public gatherings.
11:23
11:23

Kiir Offers Machar VP Position dr riek machar 1

President Kiir said on Sunday evening that Riek Machar could become the country’s second vice-president, if he agrees to abandon rebellion and re-join his government. Speaking at Juba Airport on arrival from the United States where he attended the U.S - Africa Business Forum, Kiir disclosed that the international community had demanded for the creation of a prime minister’s position, something he opposed.
11:13
11:13

KCCA Cecafa Defeat A Wake Up Call - Nsimbe rwanda 1

KCCA FC Head Coach George Nsimbe has said falling to Djibouti’s Telecom FC on Sunday was a good wake-up call for his team. The Ugandan champions opened their campaign at the 2014 Cecafa Kagame Club Championship in Kigali with a 2-1 win over Gor Mahia FC last Friday, but fell by the same margin to Telecoms FC.
10:31
10:31

Birembo Memorial Technical Institute Struggles To Attract Students 1

Birembo War Memorial Technical Institute in Kibaale district is struggling to attract students even as Uganda emphasizes technical skills development to meet the country’s job market.
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