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18:30

Makerere Postpones Opening Date university strikes 1

Due to a strike by the non-teaching staff in public universities, the university management after consultation with the chairperson of the university council has extended the opening of first year students from 6th August to Saturday 13th August. Prof John Ddumba Ssentamu, Makerere University Vice Chancellor.
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17:59

Pan-African Parliament Pushes for Full Legislative Powers african union 1 1

In a communique issued today at the 8th Annual Conference of Speakers of African Parliaments meeting in South Africa, the speakers noted that to date, only two out of the 28 member states of PAP, Mali and Sierra Leone have ratified the Protocol.
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17:44

Fear in Kamwenge as Stray Lion Kills Goats stray lions 2

On Wednesday this week the lion was sighted in Buhanda sub county before crossing to Kabambiro Sub County. The lion was again seen yesterday in Katibani in Kakinga parish, Kamwenge Sub County, where it reportedly killed an unspecified number of goats.
17:07
17:07

Makerere Guild Canteen Demolished 1

Makerere University guild canteen is being relocated as the building housing it faces demolition.
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16:09

Opposition Demands Reinstatement of Sacked Health Workers 4 1 Top story

The Leader of Opposition in Parliament, Winnie Kiiza says the expulsion of workers at Nakawuka Health Centre III was a political move aimed at exciting the electorate, instead of addressing the wider concerns affecting the health sector.
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15:39

UPDF Sends 110 For Regional Military Games rwanda 1

Ugandas team to the 10th East African Community EAC Military Games and Cultural Event traveled on Friday.
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Ministry of Health Lays Off 200 Workers 1

The acting Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health Ronald Ssegawa says, in the memo, that the ministry will not be in position to renew the contracts of the affected staffs upon expiry. Contracts for 83 staff members have already expired while several others expire in September. The changes will affect 200 staffs.
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14:58

Govt Suspends Funding to 196 Health Facilities dr ruth achieng 2 1

Health minister Dr Ruth Aceng says that although the health facilities were registered as private not-for-profit, they are actually private for profit and have been benefiting.
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14:12

3 Dead In Kisoro Road Accident

Three people were killed and four others injured in an accident along Kagarama-Heisesero road in Rubanda District.
13:43
13:43

Mamdani Proposes AU Caretaker Govt For South Sudan riek machar 3

Professor Mahmood Mamdani, the Director Makerere Institute of Social Research says the solution to peace in South Sudan requires a political process under which the political transition would unfold, and this cannot happen under the same people who are political responsible for the conflict.
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13:29

Masaka Municipality Renews Demand for City Status decentralization 1 2

Masaka District Chairperson Jude Mbabaali says that all Local Council chairpersons in the greater Masaka region have resolved to stimulate debate for the elevation of Masaka municipality in commemoration of the day.
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12:23

MPs Demand Database For All Workers In Uganda work permits 3

The legislators want data of all local and foreign workers in the country captured, with a view of documenting those without work permits.
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12:06

Ntungamo Muslims, NFA Clash Over Land Ownership forestry 2 1

The disagreement between the two parties follows a move by the Muslim Supreme Council to construct three permanent structures in the land for which National Forestry Authority is claiming ownership.
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12:03

30 Lamwo Youth Recruited Into South Sudan Fighting 1

At least 30 Ugandan youth have been recruited into fighting in South Sudan from Lamwo district in northern Uganda.
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South Sudan Refugees Overwhelm Lamwo unhcr 2

At least 2,000 refugees have crossed into Uganda through Ngom Oromo, Waligo, Apiriti and Aweno Olwiyo border crossings all in Lamwo district. The office of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees has evacuated some 750 of these for resettlement in Adjumani district.
11:29
11:29

Schools Battle Dysentery as Pupils Ignore Hand Washing dysentry 2

A report from the district health department shows that although hand washing is one single intervention that is cost effective in disease prevention; it has not been prioritized, leading to an increase in the disease burden.
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11:28

MPs Bounce NFA Officials Over Accountability land valuation 2

Auditor General John Muwanga in the financial year ending June 2015 gave a qualified opinion to NFA based on non-valuation of the authoritys land and accumulated payables of 10.4 billion shillings.
11:02
11:02

Uganda Has Capacity to Handle Refugee Influx - OPM south sudan

Uganda recorded an inflow of 55,920 South Sudan refugees in less than two weeks after fighting erupted between forces loyal to President Salva Kiir and First Vice President Riek Machar.
08:01
08:01

Katende To Face England's Buatsi In Olympic Opener boxing 1 Top story

Kennedy Katende will open Ugandas campaign at the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil with a preliminary light heavy weight 81kg fight against Englands Joshua Buatsi on Sunday.
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07:36

Uganda Ready To Deploy In DRC - Museveni m23 rebels movement 1 2 Top story

President Museveni said that they will only deploy if the Congolese government accepts.
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