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17:57
17:57

Vetting Committee to Reconsider Two Rejected Ministers ismael orot 1

Chris Obore, the Director of Communications and Public Affairs at Parliament, says the Committee will reconvene at 9:00am on Friday this week to vet the two appointees. He says the news of the rejection of the duo was speculative, saying they just had a few things to sort out.
17:39
17:39

Rwenzururu Independence Day Passes Without Activity rwenzururu kingdom 1

Bwambale says that there werent sufficient preparations because the royal guards, clan leaders and elders who perform rituals on the day have been involved or affected by the recent conflicts. He says another date will be communicated when the celebrations will be held, adding that any subject who cant let the day pass should celebrate it in his or her home as a sign on loyalty to the kingdom.
17:10
17:10

We Are Not to Blame for MP's Academic Paper Mess-Tanga Odoi 2

Tanga Odoi, the NRM party Electoral Commission chairperson, says it wasnt their responsibility to verify and certify academic qualifications of candidates. According to Odoi, the NRM party EC neither has the mandate nor capacity to verify and certify candidates papers.
16:58
16:58

Pictorial: The Late Joshua Wanume Kibedi Funeral

The late Kibedi succumbed to rheumatoid arthritis and lung fibrosis on June 13th 2016 at St. Thomas hospital in London and his body arrived in the country on Wednesday.
16:06
16:06

Mourners Eulogise Late Kibedi 7 1 Top story

Speaking at the funeral of the late Kibedi at All Saints Catheral in Nakasero this morning, the speaker of parliament, Rebecca Kadaga described the deceased as a great Ugandan and Musoga, saying he took a lot of courage when serving as a young minister to denounce Amin publicly.
15:41
15:41

Gulu Woman MP Accused of Masterminding Attack on Charcoal Dealer mp betty aol ocan 2 2

Daniel Okello, the Nwoya District Police Commander confirms they have opened a case against the legislator via police file number SD Ref; 20/28/06/2018. He says they are still waiting for the file to be transferred to Nwoya Police station from Koch Goma police post before they summon the MP through the office of the speaker of parliament to record her statement.
15:06
15:06

Mbale Man Arrested For Sodomizing Three Minors 8

Hadijja Nabwire, the mother of the sodomy victims, says she was informed about the incident by crime preventers but she feared to report the matter to police for fear of being evicted from the suspects house.
14:35
14:35

Ignatius Musaazi Hailed for Role in Establishing Cooperatives 4

Dr. Julius Kiiza, a lecturer at Makerere University, says despite going to elite schools like Mengo Secondary School, Kings College Buddo and eventually United Kingdom, Musaazi identified with ordinary citizens and fought sectarianism.
14:02
14:02

EC To Spend UGX 1 Billion on Elections in New Districts omoro district 2 1

Catherine Ndamira, Kabale Woman MP and Betty Aol Ochan, Gulu Woman MP, will retain their positions. EC has also set August 26 to hold elections for female and male youth councilors, persons with disabilities and older persons.
13:49
13:49

Police Impersonator Charged with Treason

AProsecution led by Innocent Obale, the Kitgum Resident State Attorney told court that Ojara illegally gained access to Kitgum Central Police Station and 501 UPDF Brigade in Pajimo between Monday June 20th and Thursday June 23rd.
12:50
12:50

Soldier Injures Four at Jinja Pub soldier shoots

According to Wangu, the soldier came after Mama Kayanja for allegedly interfering in his relationship with his wife. However, other sources claim that the soldier rampaged after being conned by unidentified lady who turned him away. URN couldnt independently verify the claims.
12:26
12:26

Lira University Finally Independent education 2

Speaking at the same meeting, Professor Robert Oduk Ocheng, a commissioner at National Council for Higher education who represented Education Minister, Janet Museveni, appealed to the University Council to stick to the core vision of the university so that it becomes the heart of excellence for science courses not only in northern Uganda but the country at large.
11:49
11:49

Seven Heads of State Expected for 40th Anniversary of Entebbe Raid raid on entebbe

According to Okello, President Yoweri Museveni has invited seven heads of states including Israel Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, whose brother Yonatan Netanyahu was killed in the raid in 1976.
11:11
11:11

Poor State of Katete Bridge Angers Residents. 2

According to residents, currently they find it very difficult to connect between Kakooba and Nyamitanga Divisions. Currently, only those on foot and brave motorists can use the bridge.
10:33
10:33

Mbale Hospital Overwhelmed by Patients Seeking Ultra Sound Services antenatal treatment 3

Simon Kisabagire, the Principal Hospital Administrator, says the hospital is almost failing to adequately manage the number of patients seeking scanning services. There are only two of the five required ultra sound machines at Mbale Regional Referral Hospital. Kisabagire says one of the machines is used at the general service point.
10:03
10:03

Farmers Join Groups to Boost Production farmer groups 3

Peter Musinguzi, the Monitoring and Evaluation officer Kabarole district Farmers Association, says the association is advocating for group efforts, since individual farmers cant afford to buy equipment such as tractors and irrigation machines.
09:52
09:52

Man Held for Conning Legislators 2

Patrick Onyango, the Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson, says Dabibasa mostly targeted legislators who had lost in the just concluded polls.
09:26
09:26

Abducted Youths Identified

Josephine Angucia, the West Nile Regional Police Spokesperson, says much as they have not registered any new abduction, they are engaging the community to remain vigilant. She says they have also placed crime preventers in the region on high alert during the day and night until the matter is put to rest.
07:51
07:51

Prisons to Inject UGX 9 billion in Cotton Growing ministry of trade 1

Frank Baine, the Uganda Prisons Services Spokesperson, says they intend to use Shillings 9 billion for the cotton infrastructural development such as stores, buying machinery, seeds and wards for the inmates who will be involved in cotton growing.
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