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17:58
17:58

Suspected Impersonator Picked Up in Masaka Hospital 2 1 Top story

Rose Nabakooza, the mother of Kato, says she was in the ward when Ssemakula approached her and identified herself as Dr. Sarah Ssemakula. According to Nabakooza, Ssemakula asked her to come out with her child to get treatment.
17:27
17:27

Hundreds Hustle to Avoid New Driving License Rates face technologies 5 1

Government proposed to increase driving license fees from 66,000 to 150,000 Shillings for new permits while renewal of permits will increase from 60,000 to 130,000 Shillings effective July 1, 2016. Another permit that expires within five years will be introduced at a cost of 250,000 Shillings.
17:02
17:02

Lower Division Basketball Games Resume Next Week

However, 27 out of 37 teams have now registered after paying the annual 300,000 Shillings subscription fees and have met the requirement of having a Coach, a Manager and enough players. The other teams have up to end of this month to pay or risk being de-registered
16:44
16:44

Political Parties Too Infused in Parliament Work-MPs 10th parliament 3

Ruhinda North MP Thomas Tayebwa noted that the process of electing the Speaker and Deputy Speaker of Parliament as well as the appointment of parliamentary commissioners and committee chairpersons should be left in the control of MPs.
16:25
16:25

Man Sues TASO for Declaring Him HIV Positive taso uganda

The summons to TASO follows a suit filed by Balikuddembe Mukasa; a resident of Masaka District who claims to have been declared HIV Positive after a test conducted by TASO yet subsequent tests revealed that he was HIV negative.
16:11
16:11

IGP Transfers Senior Police Officers

Mugenyi replaces Haruna Isabirye who is now appointed commander of the Anti-Stock Theft Unit ASTU, which has been separated from Field Force Unit -FFU to ensure effective command and control of administration. He is the first AIGP to head ASTU.
15:04
15:04

Northern Uganda Leading in Agro-Processing – UIA

Northern Uganda bore the brunt of a grueling and bloody armed conflict pitting the government against the Lords Resistance Army. The war had devastating effects on all facets of life, including agriculture and other means of livelihood.
14:49
14:49

Moroto Earmarked as Refugee Host District karamoja region 1 2

Refugees who cross into Karamoja region into the border districts of Kaabong, Kotido and Amudat will be rounded up and taken to Naakabat, a former gold mining camp located in Moroto, about 30 kilometers to the Uganda-Kenya border.
14:21
14:21

Police Shoot Unidentified Man in Old Taxi Park uganda police force 1

A statement recorded by one of the officers who was deployed at the park, shows that the suspect approached one of the officers pretending to seek help.
14:00
14:00

Nadduli Finally Returns District Vehicle abdul nadduli 3 2

This morning, Nadduli drove to Luweero district headquarters and handed over the vehicle to Ndawula in the presence of the Chief Administrative Officer, Eustace Gakwandi and other leaders. He said there was no need to hang on to the vehicle since he had received another one following his appointment as minister without portfolio.
13:12
13:12

Turinawe Held at Jinja Road Police Station journalists beaten 4 1

Siraje Bakaleke, the Kampala East Metropolitan Regional Police, says Turinawe was picked up for disobeying lawful orders.
12:50
12:50

UPC's Dan Odiya Further Remanded upc party 1

The trio appeared this morning before Magistrate Paul Owino for mention of their case. However, Prosecutor Paul Wepondi asked for an adjournment to enable the state complete investigations into the matter.
12:45
12:45

Kakira Sugar Limited Fails to Meet Production Target sugar production 1

David Ojwang, the Vice Chairman Kakira Out growers Rural Development Fund, says plans are underway to review their contracts with the out growers. He says this will help them to identify farmers promoting poaching, which has affected production at Kakira sugar limited.
12:21
12:21

Last Batch of Refugees Leave Sango Bay Camp 5

Christopher Kalemba, the Kakuuto County Member of Parliament has applauded the relocation, saying it has been long overdue. According to Kalemba, the refugees had increased pressure on Kakuuto Health Center IV leading to severe shortages.
11:39
11:39

Failure to Return Ambulances Irks Residents 3

Abert Mastiko Mutungwire, the Kabale Chief Administrative Officer, has confirmed reeving the complaints of the residents about the ambulances. Mutungwire admits that the ambulances were withdrawn by the former District Medical Officer Dr. Patrick Tusiime, who has since taken over a different assignment at the health Ministry.
11:38
11:38

Ugandan Wins World Food Prize for Combating Malnutrition

The World Food Prize is the most prominent global award for individuals whose breakthrough achievements alleviate hunger and promote global food security. This years 250,000 US Dollars prize will be divided equally between the four recipients.
09:58
09:58

Besigye Pleads for Speedy Trial besigye defiance 2 1 Top story

Besigye also noted that investigations into threats on his life have been slow yet state had asked for two weeks to conclude. He further revealed that the prisons authorities are violating his rights by refusing him to communicate with his supporters.
09:48
09:48

Kitgum Business Woman Injured in Gun Attack 2

Paul Nyeko, a resident of Lulojo has asked security to intensify night operations in trading centers around the Municipality. Walter Livingst Too-oroma, the mayor Kitgum Municipality faults security for the slow response to public distress calls.
08:23
08:23

Boda-Boda Cyclists Accuse Police of Extortion boda boda riders 6

The police have been conducting operations aimed at apprehending errant cyclists. And now some of the cyclists along William Street claim that they are arrested by people in civilian clothes and are made to pay a lot of money even when they have all the requirements.
07:53
07:53

Eight Held Over Mvara SS Strike 1

Police public relations officer for North Western Region Josephine Angucia confirmed the arrest to URN on Tuesday and says four of the students were arrested on Monday and another four picked on Tuesday morning. They are detained at Arua central police station and charged with malicious damage to property.
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