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17:28
17:28

Over 5000 Children at Risk of Cholera in South Sudan - UNICEF cholera increase 1

Nineteen people, including two children under 5 years of age, have died from cholera in the most recent outbreak to hit South Sudan. The first cholera case was reported on 27 May in the Protection of Civilians site in Juba. Since then, 170 suspected cases have been reported inside the site and in villages across Central Equatoria Stat.
17:06
17:06

Students Lose Billions to Fake University Scam in Arua fraud

Guma rented a classroom in Arua District, which he named Victoria University-Northern Uganda campus, used the name of Victoria University, its logos and admission forms to recruit and retain students.
16:55
16:55

Youth Kidnaps Self to Extort Money from Family ransom 2

At about midday, Bbale\'s phone number called Mr Ssemuga the elder brother who is a resident of Katwe, a Kampala suburb but the person on the other side of the phone was not his young brother and neither did he sound friendly.
15:50
15:50

Uganda Lures Nordic, American Businesses to Set Up Free Trade Zones 1

A free trade zone is a geographic area where raw materials and goods may be landed, handled, manufactured or reconfigured for export without being subjected to export and import duties. The aim is to encourage productivity and value addition in order to boost exports.
15:20
15:20

District, Locals Bicker Over Rehabilitation of Key Road in Kabale

However, the locals say the exercise should be halted. They argue that part of their customary land is taken up without due compensation while the grading also exposes their houses to landslides.
14:36
14:36

Jamil Mukulu Appeals against Extradition Order

Yesterday, a Tanzanian court issued the much awaited ruling paving way for Mukulu\'s extradition after Uganda produced additional evidence linking him to recent murders in Busoga sub region, eastern Uganda. Magistrate Cyprian Mkeha said he was satisfied that the suspect would face a fair trial in Uganda where he has been wanted since the 1990s.
13:38
13:38

Technical Glitch Impedes National ID Issuance in Masaka 3

The program did not start as announced. Nathan Nabaasa, the Masaka district Returning Officer says the issuance could not start because of a technical problem. Nabaasa declined to divulge details of the fault but said the computers cannot detect thumbprints in their current state.
13:12
13:12

South Sudan Crisis Adding to Uganda Shilling woes - Analysts 1

Kassim Andama, a Ugandan businessman who trades in various merchandise and also transports goods on behalf of other businessmen to South Sudan says the biggest challenge now is that there is very low supply of the dollar in the world\'s newest country. Andama says because many South Sudanese business people depend on the dollar, its shortage has affected their purchasing power tremendously.
12:53
12:53

Teso Clergy Seek Special Govt Program to Lift their Welfare 1 3

The Vicar of Kumi Diocese Rev. Charles Okwi said programmes such as the National Agricultural and Advisory Services-NAADS and capital ventures that target other members of the community should also be extended to the clergy to overcome poverty among them.
12:46
12:46

Non-Governmental Organisations Want Powers of NGO Board Clipped margaret sekaggya 2

Margaret Ssekagya, the Executive Director of Human Rights Center Uganda, notes that the Board could misuse its powers in cases where the organization is not given a fair hearing to defend itself, except before the Minister of Internal Affairs. Ssekagya suggests that the decision to dissolve an organization be done through the courts.
12:03
12:03

NFA to Revive Collaborative Forest Management forest reserves 1 3 Top story

Under the arrangement, communities sign agreements with NFA to jointly manage forest reserves. The communities are allowed to undertake activities that do not harm the existence of forests. These include tree planting and bee keeping among others.
11:37
11:37

Four Teachers Face Probe for Torturing Pupil corporal punishment 4 2

Dr. Alex Alidria, a Doctor at Arua Hospital says the minor suffered severe injuries on the knee and on the head, which could manifest into Traumatic Brain Injury. He advised that the child be treated and monitored for epilepsy for a period of six months with routine medical reviews in the future.
10:58
10:58

Lamwo Families Celebrate Reunion with Former LRA Captives 1 3

Songs of gratitude replaced the long-term tears and grief upon the return of Irene Lakica who arrived home in Guru Guru Village in Palabek Sub County, Kitgum district on Sunday with three minors, one of whom was born to LRA Commander Dominic Ongwen.
10:21
10:21

Bishop Barham Students Protest Ban on Opposite Sex Visitors 5

The Dean of Students Kiiza Godwin says the decision to stop opposite sex visitors is in accordance with the code of conduct of Uganda Christian University and efforts to limit the possibility of infiltration by terrorists.
09:12
09:12

Police Blocks Bubukusu Cultural Kingdom Fundraising Drive 2

Jacob Opolot, the Elgon Zone Regional Police Commander says the ceremony is illegal. He was responding to a letter by the Bubukusu cultural leader Wash Joseph Kanyanya seeking for Police Protection at the ceremony.
08:27
08:27

Uganda Could Save Ugx9Trillion by Combating Neglected Tropical Diseases - Report

Uganda is one of 10 countries, home to 70 percent of the people affected by bilharzia worldwide. Globally 261 million people worldwide need treatment. It has also adopted ongoing surveillance to detect and treat intestinal worms, eliminate elephantiasis by 2020.
08:03
08:03

World Must Fast-track AIDS Response or Risk More Deaths - UNAIDS hiv aids

The report is critical of countries that have become complacent, highlighting that some countries with previously stable or declining HIV epidemics have shown trends of increasing risky sexual behaviors among at-risk groups over the past five years, with new HIV infections on the rise.
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07:42

Young Athletes Should Compete in All Africa Games - Kipsiro congo brazzaville 1

Kipsiro who won gold in the 5000m of the last All Africa Games held in Maputo, Mozambique, will miss out on this year\'s event in Congo Brazzaville because of poor form and lack of enough competition this season.
07:36
07:36

Parliament Approves Ugx268billion Market Construction Loan matip 1 3

To date only seven of these markets have been completed with two others steadily progressing, a report by the National Economy committee of Parliament shows. The completed markets include Lira, Jinja, Mbale, Wandegeya, Hoima, Gulu and Mpanga.
07:12
07:12

Three Chinese Nationals Arrested over Illegal Gambling Business 2 1

The three, now detained at Masaka Central Police Station were picked from Maria-Flo hotel in Masaka town where they were staying as resident visitors. Each of them was identified only by one name as Shijack, Shikai and Xing.
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