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22:02
22:02

Parliament Passes Constitutional Amendment Bill independent mps 1 1 Top story

277 MPs voted in support of the Bill that amended Article 60 Clause 1 of the Constitution changing the name of the Electoral Commission to the Independent Electoral Commission. Only six MPs voted against the bill passing while one abstained in a session chaired by Deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyah.
19:04
19:04

Opposition Storms out, NRM MPs Vote Constitutional Amendment Bill 9 1 Top story

The storming out also followed the majority National Resistance Movement NRM MPs voting in favor of the government constitutional amendment bill with 290 votes to 33 opposition votes. Only four MPs abstained at the vote.
18:55
18:55

Police Intercepts Over 100 Indian Nationals 1 2

Moses Binoga, the head of the Anti-Traffic in Persons Department in Uganda Police says they picked up the Indians on a tip off from a concerned citizen who had seen them at Diplomat Hotel.
18:52
18:52

Kyambogo University Bosses Fails to Explain Admission Without Application 1 2

In his 2014 Special Audit report, the Auditor General queried that a total of 10,486 students were admitted by the university without applying and consequently Shillings 533million was not collected as application fees.
18:12
18:12

Information Minister: Government to Train Radio Presenters 1 1

Jacob Oulanyah, the Deputy Speaker of Parliament, who opened the meeting urged journalists to remain objective in their reporting to avoid antagonising the public.
18:08
18:08

China Gives UPDF Equipment For Somalia Mission amisom 1

The Chinese government has today donated equipment worth over Shillings 11 billion to the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces in a ceremony at the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence headquarters at Mbuya, Kampala.
17:44
17:44

Voters\' Register Stolen voter registration 1 Top story

The Criminal Intelligence and Investigations Department -CIID Officer Raymond Jaggwe, says they are investigating the matter and only after investigations will police prefer a case against the display officer.
17:33
17:33

NRM EC Chairman, Ministers Clash Over Use of Government Vehicles 2 2

Gabriel Aridru, the State Minister for Investment reluctantly directed his driver to Park his official vehicle outside the NRM Electoral Commission premises.
17:08
17:08

Mukono Municipal Council Withdraws Tender From Private Firm

Mukono Municipality Council has taken over the collection of taxes from taxi operators from a private company.
16:23
16:23

Mbale Town Clerk Ordered to Vacate Official Premises dagira 2 2

In the eviction notice, the law firm notes that despite serving the Town Clerk with various notices to vacate the premises, he has defied the orders.
16:19
16:19

IGG Asks for A Month to Complete Katosi Investigations

Magistrate Borore granted the IGGs wish and ordered that they update the court on how far the investigations have gone on September 15, 2015.
15:52
15:52

Police Officer Arrested for Shooting Civilian 2

The Special Police Constable is accused of shooting at Fredrick Walugembe of Kasoma zone in Luweero town after a verbal exchange at around 10: 45pm on Monday night.
15:27
15:27

DP Hikes Nomination Fees norbert mao 1 1

The Democratic Party has hiked the application fees to be paid by those applying for nomination into elective positions within the party by 50 for key positions and 10 for other positions.
15:26
15:26

Softball Team Travels For 2015 Little League World Series In US us embassy 1

Ugandas team finally traveled to US on Monday night ahead of the 2015 Little League Softball World Series.
15:10
15:10

Gunfire Rocks Pader as Police Disperses FDC Supporters 1 Top story

Police used live bullets and teargas this afternoon to disperse opposition figure Kizza Besigyes supporters in Pajule trading center in Pader District.
12:35
12:35

Muhanga Town Council Hit by Water Crisis 2

Eudia Mutabazi, the Muhanga Town Clerk says the gravity flow scheme was closed by officials from the Water and Sanitation Development Facility in late June.
11:50
11:50

African Union Gives Uganda Money To Demarcate Disputed Borders 2 1

Uganda has secured an undisclosed amount of money from the African Union-AU to demarcate all disputed border areas with her neighbours.
11:14
11:14

Government to Spend Over UGX 4 Billion on Scouts Centenary Jamboree 2 1

Muruli Mukasa, the Minister of Gender, Labor and Social Development says the Shillings 4 billion is too little compared to what they had proposed for the international event.
11:03
11:03

UPDF Soldiers Abandon Base Due to Lack of Water 3 1 Top story

Colonel Stephen Mugerwa, the Commander of the troops says lack of adequate clean and safe water in the area prevented them from establishing a military detach within the boundary between Uganda and South Sudan.
10:55
10:55

NRM Electoral Commission Starts Receiving Nomination Forms 1

Odoi says they also expect all aspirants holding public offices to have resigned and attach both their resignation and discharged letter on the nomination forms.
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