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19:14
19:14

Buganda Caucus Split Further Over Speaker's Election buganda mps 2 1

The eight member task force is chaired by Mubende Woman MP Benny Namugwanya. Other task force members include Kampala Central MP Muhammed Nsereko, Wakiso Woman MP Rosemary Sseninde, Buikwe Woman MP elect Judith Babirye, National Female representative for PWDs Safia Nalule, MP elect for Entebbe Municipality Rose Tumusiime and others.
18:58
18:58

Presidential Committee Calls for Immediate Appointment of Kampala State Minister frank tumwebaze 4

Fred Mwesigye, the Presidential Affairs Committee Chairperson notes that is becoming practically impossible for one minister to adequately pay attention to the issues for the presidency, Kampala and metropolitan, without the help of the state minister.
18:39
18:39

Angry FDC Members Evict Chairperson fdc party wrangles 1 1 Top story

Bernard Mugenyi, the Masaka District FDC Publicity Secretary, says they asked Kayemba to give them money for the agents but he declined. Kayemba told URN on phone from undisclosed location that he no longer wants to associate with FDC party members, saying the party office has been infiltrated by government spies.
18:11
18:11

Mbarara High School Sends Home Students 1

Benon Twinomugisha, the Head teacher Mbarara high school, says they were forced to send away the students for fear that they may cause more havoc. He suspects that the students could have taken advantage of the situation to avoid sitting their end of first term examinations.
17:57
17:57

Gov't Announces Countrywide vaccinationAgainst Rabies refugees

Announcing the countrywide vacation this morning at the government owned Media Center, Bright Rwamirima, the state Minister for Agriculture, Animal Industries and Fisheries, said the exercise will kick off in Kampala after the World Veterinary day celebrations before it rolls out to other parts of the country until the next World Rabies day in September.
17:21
17:21

Bugoma Forest Boundary Reopenning Draws Mixed Reactions 3 1

Gideon Tumwebaze, the coordinator Tulipona Veterans Association, who claim part of the forestry land in Nyairongo is however happy that the joint boundary survey veterans have long awaited, has kicked off.
17:15
17:15

East African Countries to Start Cross-Border Phone Tapping 1 Top story

This implies that any of the partner states will be able to gain access to data in the possession of a sister state, although the real terms under which that can be done is not yet clear.
17:05
17:05

Radio Sapientia Apologizes to MAK Don for Calling Him Insane dr wasswa matovu

The friction between Dr Wasswa and the radio station began on July 2, 2011 when they aired alleged slanderous words against him in one their news bulletins. They reportedly quoted the then Vice Chancellor of Makerere University Prof Venansius Baryamureeba stating that Dr Wasswa had been retired from his teaching duties for being mentally disturbed.
16:48
16:48

Teargas in Luweero as Police Battles Protestors 3 2

Angry residents, armed with placards, mounted barricades along Kampala-Gulu highway for close to 30 minutes. The protest was centered at Kasana trading centre, where one of the transformers was reported to be faulty.
16:13
16:13

Abiriga Asks Court to Order EC to Gazette him Arua Municipality MP high court 1

Abirigas lawyers led by Edwin Karugira argued that the academic papers submitted by their client were genuine and certified by the National Council for Higher Education.
16:06
16:06

South Sudan Opposition Chief of Staff, Troops Land in Juba splm factions

He arrived aboard a chartered Tarco Aircraft that also carried 195 soldiers together with 20 PKMs and 20 RPGs. The weapons were agreed by the government and opposition in a plan last week for the arrival of SPLM-IO Chairman Riek Machar.
15:35
15:35

John Bagoole Reclaims Luuka North Parliamentary Seat vote recounts 2 3

Bagoole challenged the process leading to todays decision in which High Court Judge Patricia Wasswa Basaza set aside the outcome of the recount. Justice Basaza ruled that the magistrate court erred to order a vote recount without evidence of irregularities in the tally.
15:12
15:12

Guard Held Over Mbarara High School Dormitory Fire fire incidents

Collins Kaganzi, the Rwizi Regional Police Commander, says they are holding Mugume to explain why he locked the dormitories and fled raising suspicion that he couldnt have been behind the act.
14:25
14:25

Three Arrested for Killing Stray Elephants in Agago

Agago District Police Commander Albert Onyango says the three; Martin Ojok, Franco Okello and Paul Otto, were arrested with freshly extracted elephant tusks. They were arrested from Kaket Village in Lapono Sub County.
13:51
13:51

ICC Launches Probe into Burundi Political Crisis burundi crisis 1

ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda says her office has reviewed a number of communications and reports detailing acts of killing, imprisonment, torture, rape and other forms of sexual violence, as well as cases of enforced disappearances in Burundi over the last one year.
12:43
12:43

Luuka Farmers Embrace Coffee Planting coffee growing

Dimintiriya Byobona, a resident of Bugomba village is one of the farmers who have abandoned sugar cane growing in favor of coffee. Byobona owns 31 acres of land, which has been using for sugar cane growing.
12:38
12:38

Ekiring On The Brink Of Missing Olympics edwin ekiring 1

Top Uganda badminton player Edwin Ekiring is on the brink of missing out on the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil.
11:46
11:46

Cholera Claims 1, 52 Admitted in Kibuku proprietors

On Sunday, Kibuku district closed more than 400 food kiosks, make shift restaurants and banned roadside food vending to curb the spread of cholera. Bumba said majority of the restaurant owners have failed to observe proper hygiene, which is likely to fuel the spread of the disease.
11:22
11:22

Donors Withdraw Support for Machar's Flight to Juba riek machar

The British Embassy noted, however, that there is also lack of preparation for Machar to arrive on Monday. We regret in particular the Governments denial of landing permission to flights scheduled on April 23 for the return of opposition leader Dr Riek Machar. There has been a further lack of action to enable flights on 25 April.
11:07
11:07

Police Hunt for Suspect Behind Killing of Four Minors

David Ibanda, the Rakai District Criminal Investigations Officer, says they had launched investigations into the killings when they got reliable information pointing to Sserugo as the prime suspect. He says Sserugo disappeared from Kyotera before he could be picked up for interrogations.
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