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22:59

Algeria, Ghana Book Afcon Quarter Final Slots 2015 afcon 1

The Desert Fennecs of Algeria and Ghana on Tuesday booked places to the quarter finals of the on-going Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon).
18:46
18:46

Buganda Writes to Buruuli over Katikkiro Mayiga\'s Visit 1 2 Top story

However, the letter does not address Isabaruuli as the cultural leader of Buruuli chiefdom but as Ssalongo Mwogezi Butamanya of Nakasongola. It also seeks to inform rather than seek permission to visit his territory.
18:12
18:12

Govt Tasked to Probe Abuses in Rwenzori Attacks Aftermath 1

HRW lead researcher for Africa Maria Burnett told URN in an interview today that the Ugandan government is yet to present a satisfactory trial and prosecution of soldiers that perpetrated human rights abuses in the attacks that happened in July.
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17:23

CAF Relocates Two 2015 Afcon Quarter Final Ties tunisia 1

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) on Tuesday agreed to relocate two quarter final matches at the on-going Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) to bigger stadiums.
16:56
16:56

Lira Earmarks shs 700Million to Redevelop Mayors Garden 2 2

As part of the wider infrastructural expansion, the municipality shall in the next financial year use shs 700 million to redevelop the 10-acre Mayor\'s garden. Currently the space is covered by Mvule and mango trees planted by colonial administrators, although it is often hired to private companies for exhibitions.
16:34
16:34

Farmers Embrace Organic Practices crop yields 3

Farmers growing crops on 5 to 20 acres of land in Busoga region have embraced organic crop agriculture skills acquired from different resource centres in the region.
16:19
16:19

78% of School Girls Sexually Abused - Government Study child sexual abuse

Out of the 3,121 Primary school samples, 2,427 said they experienced a sexual relationship or abuse at school representing 77.7 percent of the sampled population. Of these, 19.4 percent (752) were in Eastern Uganda, 16.8 per cent (652) in Central, 14.9 per cent (578) in Northern Uganda and 11.5 per cent (445) in Western Uganda.
14:58
14:58

WFP Cuts Food Supply to Refugees in Uganda over Funding world food program

The cut which takes effect today came as WFP struggles to raise an additional US$30 million for its operations in Uganda for the next six months. The declaration will affect almost 150,000 refugees.
14:37
14:37

Chinese Firm Seeks SGR Bid Approval from MPs 1 Top story

The Plea was presented to members of the select committee of parliament investigating the contested procurement of a contractor for the multi-trillion Standard Gauge Railway-(SGR) during a meeting in Beijing, China.
14:11
14:11

38 Head Teachers Face Demotion over Poor PLE Results 3

The demotion will be based on a performance agreement signed between the head teachers and the district authorities in 2012, requiring each school to produce at least three candidates in Division I, each year.
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13:40

CAA Unveils Gulu Airport Master plan Execution regional trade

CAA spokesperson Ignatius Igundura says that the master plan and engineering design as produced by Gauff Consultants Limited have been completed and handed over to the Government. He says Government is now sourcing for the shs 120 billion required to redesign the airport to international standards.
11:11
11:11

Two Fathers Held for Marrying off Underage Children early marriage

Two men have been arrested in Lira for trying to marry off their underage children to each other. The two men are Tom Onyango (38) and Edward Okello (35). Onyango was trying to marry off his 12 year old daughter to Okello\'s 16 year old son.
10:49
10:49

EU Criticizes Ban on The EastAfrican Newspaper eu in uganda

The European Union says in a statement released this morning that the government decision gives rise to concerns about freedom of press in Tanzania. The statement is also backed by the High Commission of Canada and Embassies of Norway and Switzerland in the region.
10:08
10:08

School Heads Arrested for Misusing NUSAF Allocations

The arrested include, Ogali Darius Atigo, the deputy head teacher of Awila Primary school, in Akokoro Sub County, Otile Polino, the chairman of the school procurement committee and Adoc Joyce, the committee treasurer.
09:38
09:38

NRA Loyalists in Katebwa Still Counting on Pledges gerald musinguzi 2

The place is one of the historical places in the Luweero triangle that acted as a guerrilla hideout for the National Resistance Army (NRA) from 1981 to 1986. Commanded by the late Brigadier Chefe Ali, NRA fighters in the area used Katebwa as a launch pad for capturing most areas in Tooro during the 1986 liberation war.
Jan 2015 15 results