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19:58
19:58

Gov't Mama Kits Sold at Mulago 5 1 Top story

On Friday last week, Moses Kamabare, the NMS General Manager told journalists that they are closing the this financial year with over 300,000 mama kits. According to Kamabare, no expectant mother in a government health facility should be made to pay for mama kits because there are already paid for by government.
18:41
18:41

Court Orders EC to Degazette MP Ssekikubo patrick nkalubo

Prior to his ruling, Munobe sought interpretation from the constitutional court on the mandate of his court to determine this matter, since it had been overtaken by events.He sought to determine whether section 55 clause 2 of the parliamentary election Act overturned the powers of the Chief Magistrate court to hear vote re-count applications.
18:04
18:04

Panic as UPDF Jets Hover Over Kampala Skies fdc 1

However, Defense Spokesperson, Lt. Col Paddy Ankunda, said the jets were flying in rehearsal for the swearing in ceremony for President Yoweri Museveni. Asked on why they didnt notify city residents about the exercise, Ankunda, said there is no law that requires them to do so.
17:36
17:36

Nakivubo Blue : We Were Not Aware of FDC Rally 2

However, the head teacher Nakivubo Blue Primary school, Agnes Mugisha told URN that she wasnt aware of any planned FDC activity at her school. Mugisha told URN that she had neither received any written or verbal communication from FDC party officials requesting to use the school playground.
17:08
17:08

Court to Decide Whether Pension Suspects Have Case to Answer

Justice Lawrence Gidudu fixed the date this afternoon after listening to arguments from the prosecution and defense on the matter. I will give my decision on Monday on whether the three accused persons have a case to answer or not Justice Gidudu said.
16:52
16:52

NRM Maintains Kadaga, Oulanyah in Parliament nrm caucus 1 1

Government Chief Whip, Ruth Nankabirwa has asked the MPs to respect the decision of the NRM CEC and work towards strengthening the party through their work at Parliament.
16:40
16:40

Police Holds Eight FDC Red Top Brigade Members 1

According to Baguma, the suspects face charges of disobeying lawful court orders banning all activities under the FDC defiance campaign issued on Friday last week by the deputy chief Justice, Steven Kavuma.
16:11
16:11

Kadaga, Oulanyah's Camp Trade Accusations of Bribery 6 1

But Raphael Magyezi, the lead campaigner of Kadaga has dismissed the allegations. According to they only give the legislators a transport refund ranging between Shillings 50,000 to 150,000.
15:33
15:33

Cabinet stops live broadcast of defiance campaign uganda 1 Top story

Government feels that since the electioneering season is now over, there is need for our people to return to work and production. Besides, in the past, such unlawful and acrimonious actions have disrupted business and put the lives of our people - including journalists, at risk.
15:27
15:27

Police Blocks Key Opposition Leaders in Their Homes fdc 1

Poly Namaye, the Deputy Police spokesperson, says the opposition leaders were blocked from leaving their homes following the declaration to participate in the defiance campaigns to protest the outcomes of the February 18th polls.
15:04
15:04

Busia FDC Supporters Defy Court Order 3 4

Ahamed Kuzima, Busia District FDC party mobiliser claims Besigye won the elections with 52 compared to Musevenis 44. He says they will not sit and watch Museveni sworn in as the next President yet he lost the elections.
13:23
13:23

Gulu Hospital Suspends X-Ray Services 1 1 Top story

Dr. Nathan Onyachi, the Medical Director Gulu Regional Referral Hospital, says they need more than Shillings 70 million to fix the x-ray machine that broke down in 2014.
13:13
13:13

Government Bans Live Coverage of Defiance Campaign dr kizza besigye 2

Information and National Guidance Minister, General Jim Muhwezi, says any media house that violates the ban on covering the defiance campaign risks losing its license.
12:50
12:50

Lightning Injures Two In Mayuge

Abdu Nasser Mulimira, the Officer in Charge of Mayuge Central Police Station has asked residents to install lightning conductors on their homes to avoid similar incidents. He also advises residents against standing under trees whenever it is raining to avoid lightning strikes.
12:20
12:20

Activists Root For More Male involvement in Parenting women emancipation 4

Dr. Josephine Ahikire, an Associate Professor at the School of Gender Studies at Makerere University, says although most women equally work like men, they still bear the full responsibility of child upbringing yet men could ease the burden.
11:55
11:55

Ten Countries Give Pan African Parliament Legislative Powers african union

At least 28 member states are required to ratify the protocol before it comes into effect. I would like to take this opportunity to express our gratitude to the Republic of Mali, Sierra Leone and Mauritania for the ratification of the instrument, said Roger Nkodo, the President of the Pan African Parliament, while presenting the PAP Activity report on Wednesday.
11:42
11:42

Police Fires Teargas to Disperse Traders

The arrest of the two men sparked off protests drawing in other people. The protests prompted traders on Gazaland, Mukwano and Shopping arcade to close their shops for fear of being caught in the chaos.
11:18
11:18

Onyango Wins League Title With Sundowns uganda cranes 1

Uganda Cranes goalkeeper Denis Onyango last night helped South African side, Mamelodi Sundowns win the 2015/2016 ABSA Premier League title.
11:16
11:16

Over 255 Admitted With Malaria at Apac Hospital

Dr. Mathew Emer, the Apac District Health Officer has urged residents to embrace the use of insecticide treated mosquito nets. Some of the residents use insecticide treated mosquito nets for poultry instead of using them to prevent mosquito bites.
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