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18:30
18:30

Algeria, Italian Players Qualify For Uganda International Championship Main Draw edwin ekiring 1

Foreign players showed good form as the 2015 Uganda International Badminton Championship started in Kampala on Thursday.
17:47
17:47

Premier League Clubs Throw Weight Behind Azam TV richard omongole 1 1

Omongole also told URN that he had not seen the court order, which stops the broadcast of the live matched.
17:18
17:18

Government, Opposition Fight over Bill children's rights 3

There was drama at Parliament today when, in an unprecedented event, government and a Member of Parliament tabled two similar bills before the House for consideration. Trouble started when the Minister for Gender, Labour and Social Development Mary Karoro Okurut presented the Children Amendment Bill 2015, which seeks to align the provisions of the Children\'s Act with exisiting laws such as stringent regulations on inter-country adoption and all forms of exploitation.
16:26
16:26

ANC Pledges Support For South Sudan Peace Process juba peace process

The introduction of the ANC comes after interventions from Ugandan President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni who argued that the two warring factions were not upholding resolutions taken by IGAD and as such they were delaying the peace process.
16:24
16:24

Police Re-arrest Kinoni Model Village Officials 1

Baker Kawonawo, the Ntungamo district Police commander says that they re-arrested the suspects after receiving information that they were planning to flee the country.
16:21
16:21

Lack of Boats Fuelling Aids on Buvuma Islands 2 1

Forty horse power motorized boats that were budgeted for in the 2014/15 financial year to help residents of Buvuma islands access health facilities have not been procured, leading to a surge in Aids infections, a Parliamentary inquiry has learnt.
15:09
15:09

1,421 Teso Veterans Have Unclaimed Gratuity date for the east 1 1

According to Amuu, he has asked Chief Administrative Officers in districts in Teso zone to mobilize veterans with unclaimed gratuity.
14:36
14:36

Mbabazi: I Don\'t Need Permission To Stand nrm wrangles 3 1 Top story

Amama Mbabazi, the former prime minister says he doesn\'t need permission to join the people\'s struggle. Mbabazi whose tenure as NRM secretary general was cut short say he has participated in many struggles and can\'t go on leave in the middle of a struggle. He was responding to a request by the pro poor NRM youths to challenge President Yoweri Museveni in the 2016 polls.
13:22
13:22

Rakai CIID Officer Transferred Before Solving Nine Family Members Murder police transfers 2 Top story

Taban Chiriga, the Criminal Investigations and Intelligence Officer in Rakai, also the chief investigator in the Pastor Steven Mugambe murder case of nine family members, has been transferred. Uganda Radio Network (URN) has learnt of Chiriga\'s transfer to the CID Headquarters in Naguru from fellow detectives.
13:04
13:04

Ishaka Town Agent Held Over Theft of UGX 48 Million swindling of funds

He says they have launched a manhunt for two other officials involved in the financial scam.
12:03
12:03

Uganda\'s 2015 Nobel Peace Prize Nominee Speaks Out 2 2

Ochen was nominated alongside A Russian newspaper, critical of President Vladimir Putin, Edward Snowden, Pope Francis and an Eritrean priest helping African migrants.
11:46
11:46

Opposition Demands Scrapping of PM Question Time 2 1

Since his appointment as Prime Minister in September 2014, Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda has been absent without explanation during Parliament's question time. The Prime Minister's question time is set aside for him to answer questions from MPs every Wednesday afternoon. This has rattled the opposition in Parliament.
11:21
11:21

Delays Cited in Rural Electrification Compensations audit queries 3 1

Officials from the Rural Electrification Agency led by the executive Director Godfrey Turyahikayo told Parliament\'s Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) that they cannot avoid audit queries on outstanding compensation for way leaves with the minimal allocations from government.
11:01
11:01

Government to Roll out Mass Hepatitis B Vaccination 1

Opendi says the mass vaccination exercise that will start in March this year will cover districts in Eastern and Northern Uganda.
10:57
10:57

Debate forms over selection of Russians for oil refinery bid. rt global resources

There is debate forming over the government\'s decision contract Russian-RT Global Resources for the bid to build and operate the over two billion dollar crude oil refinery in Hoima.
10:28
10:28

Pader LCV Celebrates Suspension of DPC and OC CID 3

According to Akena, they were particularly concerned that after arresting the defilement suspect the cops released him under suspicious circumstances.
09:28
09:28

KCCA: 60 Percent of City Traders Yet to Renew Trading Licences 1

Samuel Serunkuma, acting director revenue collections says amongst all the taxes, the biggest defaulters are those for trading license that accounts for about 60 percent Peter Kauju, the KCCA spokesperson says in December, they published notices in the media reminding traders to clear their dues but only about 40 percent responded.
07:35
07:35

Masaka Public Schools in Latrine Crisis 2 3

On Wednesday, URN found Jessica Namusoke, a pupil at Hill Road Public school struggling to access the only available latrine.
07:01
07:01

PWDs Protest Exclusion from Cattle Restocking Exercise 2

Despite being amongst the targeted beneficiaries, PWDs are complaining of being left out.
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