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16:55
16:55

NRM Honors Outgoing Parliamentary Committee Chairpersons 1 5

Those acknowledged for exceptional services include Robert Kasule Ssebunya - the chairperson of the finance committee, Vincent Bagiire -the chairperson of the ICT committee, Mathias Kasamba -the chairperson of the agriculture committee and Amos Lugoloobi - the chairperson of the budget committee among other members.
16:35
16:35

Niwagaba, Nsereko in Talks over Deputy Speaker Post 2 1

URN has learnt that the two independent legislators held negotiations today to agree on who should be fronted as a candidate for the position. The agreed candidate will then face-off with Jacob Oulanyah, the incumbent Deputy Speaker of Parliament.
15:47
15:47

Media Should Challenge Defiance Coverage Ban in Court - Rukutana 1 1

Rukutana says that the directive announced by Information Minister Jim Muhwezi is based on a court order issued by Deputy Chief Justice Stephen Kavuma on April 29. The order follows a constitutional application lodged by the Attorney General seeking determination of the legality of the defiance campaign and its activities.
14:55
14:55

EC Degazettes Lwemiyaga County MP Theodore Ssekikubo 10th parliament 1

The action contained in a brief statement issued by EC chairman Eng. Badru Kiggundu today, comes hours after Masaka Chief Magistrate; Samuel Munobe ordered for the degazettement of Sekikubo, on the basis of an application filed by his main challenger in the race Patrick Nkalubo.
14:51
14:51

Police Blocks UPC National Council Meeting 1

Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson Patrick Onyango says UPC did not follow provisions of the Public Order Management Act in convening the meeting that was due to take place at Emerald Hotel, Kampala today. The law requires organizers of public gatherings to inform the Police a week before the meeting.
13:32
13:32

Kalungu District Fails to Attract Skilled Staff local governments 4

Kalungu Chief Administrative Officer, Ddembe Davis Bayeze says the districts remoteness frustrates skilled people from taking up offices. The district is located 21 kilometers northeast of Masaka, the largest metropolitan area in the sub-region.
12:43
12:43

Businessmen Tricked to Pay for Tax Identification Numbers 1

Francis Kasumba Zziwa, the chairperson of Masaka Traders Association challenged the operation stating that acquisition of TIN numbers is a free service. He called for the intervention of authorities to save the business community from exploitation.
11:47
11:47

Kabale Hospital Intern Doctors Strike over Allowances 2

Kabale Regional Referral Hospital Administrator Richard Apio says that consultations are ongoing with the line ministry to resolve the crisis. He says that the signs of the strike started on Monday when morale was visibly low until today when the interns laid down their tools.
11:18
11:18

Uncertainty Looms over Planned Opening of Soroti University

The Chairperson of the University Task Force Prof Robert Odongo Ikoja says the institution does not have the capacity to start operating within the stipulated time because most of the facilities are not in place and as such, the environment may not be conducive for learning.
10:43
10:43

Ekiring On Waiting List For 2016 Olympics edwin ekiring 1

Ugandas top badminton player, Edwin Ekiring has been placed on the waiting list for qualification for the 2016 Olympic Games.
10:24
10:24

Lack of Testing Kits Hampers Hepatitis B Vaccination Drive in Lira 2

An estimated 240 million people are chronically infected with hepatitis B globally and approximately 780,000 persons die each year from hepatitis B infection, according to statistics by the World Health Organization.
08:08
08:08

19 Arrested in Kampala, Entebbe over FDC Defiance Campaign 1 Top story

Patrick Onyango, the Kampala metropolitan police spokesperson says the suspects were arrested for participating in a demonstration that was against the constitutional court order halting all activities under the FDC defiance campaign.
07:46
07:46

Midwives Bid for Tax Exemption, Better Working Conditions 1 4

Betty Catherine Odeke, the commissioner for nursing says midwives in Uganda are challenged by poor pay despite the huge number of mothers they attend to adding that a tax exemption would motivate them to work better and save lives.
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