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17:57
17:57

Ten Roadside Vendors Killed in Ntungamo Accident 4 1

The Accident involved a lorry registration number UAV 418 V which lost control and swerved off the road killing roadside market vendors. Three of the dead are from one family
17:24
17:24

National Planning Authority Wants Districts Merged 1

NPA deputy chairperson Abel Rwendeire says they have advised government against the creation of more administrative units. He says government needs to amalgamate the units into bigger blocks to ensure better administration and development.
16:57
16:57

Court Dismisses Petitions against MPs Tumusiime, Kunihira agnes kunihira

Michael Kakembo, a member of the Democratic Party filed the petition challenging Tumusiimes election on account of voter bribery and noncompliance with electoral laws. His evidence was based on the contribution of a goat for a winning team during a match that was played in December 2015.
16:35
16:35

Teenage Mothers Struggling with Stunted Children stunted growth 2

At Kisomoro Health Centre III, out of the 26 teenage mothers who visited the facility in the past three months, 16 had malnourished babies. Patricia Businge, a nurse says that sometimes the children are deprived of essential foods and the mothers also need nutrients for themselves.
16:27
16:27

Violence Against Women Still Prevalent in Karamoja

Irene Aceng, the Karamoja police spokesperson attributes the rise to excessive consumption of alcohol. She also identifies little or no respect for women in most areas of Karamoja saying these are the main causes of rampant violence against women.
15:52
15:52

UPDF Soldier Arrested over Robbery

A Uganda Peoples Defence Forces soldier attached to Makenke army barracks has been arrested by Police over robbery.
15:29
15:29

Luweero Tenants to Get Free Legal Services pro bono services 5

The arrangement involves the provision of professional legal aid to vulnerable or underprivileged persons at no cost. The service is premised on the fact that a proportion of the population lives in abject poverty leading to limited access to justice.
15:13
15:13

Dokolo North MP Paul Amoru Loses Seat 1

Presiding Judge Wilson Musene Masalu ruled this morning that Amoru was elected fraudulently. He said court established in the course of the hearing, that declaration forms from eight polling stations were not signed by the presiding officers, and that 1,617 votes were unlawfully declared as invalid.
15:13
15:13

MP Nambooze Undergoes Successful Surgery 1

A series of tests have since been carried out and this morning she successfully underwent a surgery, reads part of the statement.
15:02
15:02

Eleven Injured in Rukungiri Bus Accident road accidents

A total of 11 people have been critically injured after a bus which they were travelling in failed to negotiate a corner along the Kanungu Road.
13:00
13:00

Army to Investigate Masaka Barracks Shooting 1 Top story

Mutatina says currently, the military has not found out the motive for Arioni to shoot and kill his colleagues other than the apparent intention to steal military equipment.
12:26
12:26

Fifa's Nicola, Tanner To Meet Government football 1

The Federation of International Football Associations FIFA will send Luca Nicola and Rolf Tanner to meet representatives from the Solicitor Generals office and Ministry of Education and Sports on July 12th.
12:11
12:11

DPP Calls for Shield Law for Rape Victims, Witnesses sexual violence 3 1

DPP Mike Chibita says victims of rape, defilement and child molestation should be able to testify in courts of law without being identified, seen or recognized. He says such a mechanism will boost public confidence in judicial processes and encourage more people to testify against perpetrators of sexual offenses.
11:27
11:27

Three People Killed in Attack on Bishop McAlister College police

The dead include two security guards identified as Mbaine Paulina and Herbert Mugabe and a cook only identified as Tumusiime.
11:04
11:04

Parliament to Spend Ugx 64 billion on MPs Vehicles tenth parliament 3 1

Initial reports indicated that the money would be held until courts dispose off all electoral petitions. Up to 118 petitions were filed against Members of Parliament in the aftermath of the 2016 parliamentary election.
10:06
10:06

Uganda to Create Skills Development Authority by December

Dr Rose Nassali Lukwago, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education and Sports, says emphasis for the authority is on producing specialized and technical workforce to fill gaps in sectors like infrastructure development, health, education, oil and gas and agriculture among others.
07:56
07:56

UN Security Council Extends AMISOM Mandate to May 2017 uganda in somalia 2 Top story

The council mandated the African Union mission to take all measures, as appropriate; to reduce the threat posed by Al-Shabaab and other armed opposition groups and provide security to facilitate the political process at all levels, enabling the gradual handover of security responsibilities to Somalias security forces.
07:24
07:24

ICC Convicts to Serve Sentences in Norway 1

Currently, Mali is the only African country among the nine that have ratified the agreement on enforcement of sentences on conviction for Genocide, war crimes and crimes against Humanity. The others are Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Serbia and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
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