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18:18
18:18

UPDF Takes Over Census in Disputed Gulu, Amuru Villages 2

The soldiers from the 4th division barracks in Gulu acted on a request by the Uganda National Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) following reports of tension that had disrupted the exercise in the villages of Mede, Oroko and Gwayi. The village in the sub counties of Atiak and Palaro host an estimated 2000 people.
17:39
17:39

Kayihura Asks For Contract Extension kayihura contract 1

General Kale Kayihura has penned an 8-page letter asking for a contract extension as Inspector General of Police. Kayihura, whose contract expires in October, notes in his letter dated July 17 that he has a lot of ‘unfinished business' in the force that requires an extension of his contract.
17:23
17:23

Kenyan Firm To Buy Green Gram From Teso cooperatives

Up to a million farmers in Teso have secured a deal with a Kenyan firm to supply green gram for a period of five years.
16:47
16:47

Ebola Scare: Uganda Sets Tough Conditions ahead of Guinea Tie uganda cranes 1

The Ministry of Health also instructed FUFA to provide information on all players of the Guinea team including names and areas of origin in Guinea. That once in Uganda, the visiting team will be advised to stay in one comfortable Hotel from where all their requirements will be met and their visa entry should not be more than five days.
15:36
15:36

General Nyamwasa Attackers Found Guilty kayumba nyamwasa

Four men have been found guilty of trying to kill Rwanda\'s former army chief, Lt-General Faustin Kayumba Nyamwasa, in South Africa. Nyamwasa, who escaped to South Africa after falling out with his former ally, President Paul Kagame, was attacked and shot in June 2010.
14:43
14:43

20 Arrested In Bulambuli For Refusing To Be Counted 2

Twenty people have been arrested in Bulambuli district for refusing to be counted and inciting people against the same in the on-going National Population Census.
13:57
13:57

Sugar, Milk Prices Lead To Decline In Inflation uganda infaltion 2

Dr Chris Mukiza, the Director Macro Economic Statistics at UBOS, said the declining trend was due to reducing prices of milk, eggs and some other vegetables in the various markets.
13:24
13:24

17 Committed to High Court Over Lira Businesswoman's Death high court lira

Seventeen people suspected to have participated in the killing of a Lira-based businesswoman have been committed to High Court for trial. Susan Akidi 30, the proprietor of Good-Lord Hardware Shop in Lira town, was shot dead on January 6th this year as she was entering her residential gate at Ireda Lumumba village in Lira Municipality.
13:19
13:19

Sironko LC 3 Chairman Arrested for Assaulting a Census Enumerator population census 2

Meanwhile, Mubaraka Magomu, the Sironko Resident District Commissioner, says his office and the police are hunting for three other LC I chairpersons from Zesuyi parish in Buteza sub county who have also been accused of inciting the public against being counted in the on-going exercise.
12:52
12:52

Political Parties, CSO's face Thorny Stride in Anti-Money Laundering Law 3

If not prevented, can undermine the integrity of financial institutions and thus public confidence in the country’s banking industry, undermine financial stability and cause highly destabilizing financial flows across borders. It’s on the basis of this fear that political parties now have to meet a whole new string of demands before they can access aid.
12:24
12:24

Lamwo Police Foil Inter-clan Attacks Over Land

Police in Lamwo district has quashed plans by members of Lugwar clan in Palabek Ogili Sub County to carry out revenge killings against another clan.
11:54
11:54

Border Dispute Disrupts Population Census in Moyo, Yumbe Districts 2

The dispute stems from a piece of land that was once occupied by refugees from Sudan and DR Congo. Each district is claiming rights over the land although, when the refugees were being hosted, the land belonged to Moyo District Local Government and had been set aside for the establishment of a faculty for Muni University.
11:21
11:21

S. Sudan Crisis; Flights to Bentiu Remain Grounded fighting in bentiu 1 1

The UN humanitarian Coordinator and the deputy head of UNMISS; Toby Lanzer observes that; “The scale of need in Bentiu is so high that we need to start flying (there) as soon as possible.” “But at the end of the day, the safety of our personnel (and) equipment comes first,” he added.
10:56
10:56

Hoima Abattoir Project Stalls as Ugx 9 Million Goes Missing 2

Members were alarmed to learn that the land has never been purchased yet the money cannot be traced. The Deputy Mayor Ronald Basiima revealed in the executive report that despite having an Ethiopian investor wanting to construct a modern abattoir, council has failed to secure land for the planned project.
10:19
10:19

Acholi Region Secures Ugx 25Billion Water project for resettled IDPs resettlement

The Ugx 25 Billion project to be executed by the ministry of water and environment will see the construction of 75 deep boreholes the districts of Amuru, Gulu, Nwoya, Lamwo, Kitgum, Pader and Agago. Six piped water facilities will be supplied in Koch goma, Unyama, Awere, Kitgum Matidi, corner Kilak and Adilang rural growth centers.
07:46
07:46

Kabarole Banana Farmers Abandon Markets roadside markets 1

Banana farmers in Kabarole district have abandoned five new markets constructed last year to enable them sell their produce. The district spent 300 million shillings for the construction of markets located in the sub counties of Bukuku, Karambi, Busoro, Harugongo and in Kitumba, Fort Portal municipality.
07:22
07:22

Lamwo Census Officials Turn To Dry Cassava For Lack Of Chalk

Census enumerators in Lamwo district are using dry cassava to put marks on households found without adults. The officials are also lacking erasers for correcting errors made on the census forms.
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