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18:54
18:54

UNHCR Pledges US$ 31m for Refugees in Uganda 1

Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda welcomed the funding saying it would make the refugees lives better. He says with enough funding, better services like classrooms, health facilities and also adequate food can be achieved for the refugees.
18:45
18:45

MPs Want Railways Deal Reviewed 4 1

MPs on the Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises-- COSASE-- committee today grilled officials from the Uganda Railways Corporation URC to explain why RVR has failed to transform the railway sector under a public-private partnership deal for 25 years.
18:34
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Wanyama Tips Uganda To Book Afcon Ticket 2017 afcon 1

Kenya skipper Victor Wanyama has tipped Uganda to qualify for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations Afcon.
18:21
18:21

Speaker Postpones Plenary Amid Suspicion age limit debate 9

Pentagon Kamusiime, the Butemba County MP and Kitgum Municipality MP, Beatrice Anywar, say no communication was given on why the sitting was abruptly postponed.
18:03
18:03

Masaka Municipality Suspends Eviction of Taxi Operators 1

Godfrey Kayemba, the Mayor Masaka Municipality, says they resolved to suspend the eviction of the drivers operating in none gazette areas last week.
17:08
17:08

Suspect Dies in Mbarara Police Cells suspects 2 1

Ibin Ssenkumbi, the Rwizi Region Police Spokesperson, says the two brothers arrested their sibling and handed him over to Mbarara central police station for alleged theft of a motorcycle registration number UEE 061I.
16:30
16:30

Former DPC Aaron Baguma Charged, Sent to Kigo Prison aaron baguma wanted

Aaron Baguma, who also faces charges of aggravated robbery and kidnap with intent to murder, appeared before Grade One Magistrate Joan Aciro in the company of his lawyer Abraham Mpumwiire.
15:57
15:57

Court Kicks Out Mbale LC V Chairperson vincent magombe 1 1 Top story

Oguli made the ruling this afternoon while delivering her judgment on a petition filed by Mujasis rival, Vincent Magombe.
15:11
15:11

Total, Tullow Granted Oil Production Licenses tullow uganda 1

Government finally grants production licenses to Total EP and UKs Tullow. Total and Tullow have been waiting for the licenses in order to announce investments toward oil production in Uganda.
15:03
15:03

Luweero To Excavate 20,000 Fish Ponds fish farming 2 1 Top story

Steven Mwebesa, the Principal Fisheries Officer, Luweero district, describes the campaign as timely, saying they intend to recruit two more fisheries officers to offer advice to farmers.
14:23
14:23

Bush Fire Kills Five In Mbarara mysterious fire

Police in Mbarara district are investigating the death of five people in a bush fire in Rwampara County.
14:10
14:10

Suspected Thugs Kill Gulu Security Guard

Sixty-five-year-old Alex Bedogwa died while on guard duty at Kwok Lim welding plant in Ring Road, Pece Division in Gulu Municipality.
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14:04

Busoga Mourns Chief Kakaire busoga kingdom 1

The Busoga kingdom is mourning Chief Fred Nelson Kakaire Ntuse Mamala Menhya Zirabamuzale who passed away on Friday.
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Kasirye, Ssenono Win Silver Medal In All Africa U-19 Event morocco 2

Ugandas doubles team of Brian Kasirye and Davis Ssenono won a silver medal last night as the 2016 All Africa U-19 Badminton Championship concluded in Casablanca, Morocco.
12:52
12:52

Landlords Oppose Directive on Security Lights municipality 2

Jackson Mukundane is a landlord Buremba road. Mukundane says much as the directive for them to install security lights isnt bad, the authorities should first fix streetlights.
12:27
12:27

I Overcame Hate Speech to Win Omoro Seat - Okello 3 1

Newly elected Omoro district chairperson, Douglas Peter Okello has said his victory is a triumph over smear campaign and hate speech that characterised the campaign period.
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12:02

Health Worker Makes False Report as Accident Victim Rots primary health care 4 1

A health worker at Nakifuma Health Centre III in Mukono district is in the spotlight for reportedly forging a medical report on a boda boda accident victim. Sarah Namakula allegedly made the medical report to police without ever examining the victim, Nsubuga Amiru Mitanda, who suffered a double fracture in his right leg.
11:57
11:57

NRM Wins All Seats in Kagadi, Kakumiro kagadi town council 2

In Kakumiro, Joseph Ssentaayi Ssenkusu, the National Resistance Movement-NRM party candidate defeated his sole challenger Gerald Ssemanda Apuuli, an independent candidate to become the first chairman of the district.
11:41
11:41

Police Investigates Death of Three Fishermen

John Butagira, the Buliisa District Police Commander says two bodies were retrieved from the lake on Monday evening for a search for two days.
11:27
11:27

Players To Bag UGX33m For Afcon Qualification 2017 afcon 1 1 Top story

Uganda Cranes players will each pocket UGX33 million US10,000 if the team qualifies for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations Afcon.
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