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Oct 2016 21 results
19:44
19:44

Paris Agreement to Enter into Force as EU Agrees Ratification global warming 1 Top story

The Paris Climate Change Agreement signed at the end of last year in France, aims to limit greenhouse gas emissions and keep global temperature increases below 2 degrees Celsius.
19:29
19:29

Nankabirwa Under Fire for Defending Absentee Ministers 5 1

The Government Chief Whip Ruth Nankabirwa on Tuesday came under fire after legislators accused her of continuing to cover up absentee ministers in plenary sittings.
19:15
19:15

NRM Caucus Quizzes Energy Minister Over Karuma Project

During the two-hour meeting, the legislators tasked Muloni to explain how the seven trillion shillings projects have been riddled with concerns over concrete cracks, lack of thermal studies, improper installation of water stops and abrupt irregularities on concrete surface at the two dam sites.
17:26
17:26

Damning Report Implicates Bridge International Schools 2

The 40-page document authored by Curtis Riep, a student of the University of Alberta in Canada, implicates Bridge for putting a prime motive of making profits before students; premeditated business plan of employing unqualified staff, and delivering a highly scripted standardized curriculum that flouts the national standards.
17:22
17:22

CSOs Seek Parliament Intervention on Cost of ARV's 4 1

National Medical Stores pays US Dollars 69 230,000 Shillings for the Efavirenz drug whose global price is US dollars 20 66,000 Shillings. He also noted that Nevirapine 200mg is purchased by NMS at US Dollars 36. 6 122,000 Shillings, contrary to the global price 24 US Dollars 80,000 Shillings.
17:12
17:12

UPDF Commander Jailed For Murder

A senior officer of the Uganda People Defense Forces-UPDF in Nakapiripirit district is to spend the next ten years in jail for killing a civilian. Captain Michael Walumbe pleaded guilty for the murder of Moses Asio, a resident of Kopetatum village in Nakale parish in Loregai Sub County in Nakapiripirit district.
16:49
16:49

Christians Mourn Father Scalabrini bishop kihangire ss 1

Jessica Auma Draparaku, the Deputy Head teacher Bishop Cypriano Kihangire SS, says the death of Father Scalabrini is heartbreaking to the students he sponsors, the community of Bishop Cypriano SS and the entire catholic community in Uganda.
16:45
16:45

Opposition To Petition International Aviation Body Over Besigye Arrest dr kizza besigye 3 1

Besigye, who returned into the country on Monday morning after a months trip to the United States and the United Kingdom, was arrested by security officers, shortly after he disembarked from a Kenya Airways flight.
16:17
16:17

Herbalists Frustrating Cancer Treatment in Masaka 1 4

Dr Robert Wangoda, a consultant General Surgeon at Masaka Regional Referral Hospital ays that majority of the patients report to the facility with stage IV cancer after spending years on herbal medicine.
16:06
16:06

UPDF Moves To Probe Plunder of Zoka Forest 2

The 4th Division commander Brig. Kayanja Muhanga has instituted a probe committee that will include army officers and Amuru and Adjumani district leaders to investigate the degradation of the forest.
15:46
15:46

Vendors, Mbarara Municipality Clash Over Eviction 2

Johnson Baryantuma Munono, the town Clerk, Mbarara Municipality, says the vendors must leave as soon as they can.
14:50
14:50

Heavy Police Deployment at Kabale University police deployed 3 4 Top story

Dr. Joseph Tidyebwa, a lecturer at Kabale University, says they will not teach until the university council clears their salary arrears.
13:10
13:10

Interest Rates Unlikely to Drop - Financial Experts dr fred muhumuza 3

Interest rates charged by banks on lending to the private sector are averaging about 27 percent, despite changes in the central banks benchmark rate, also known as the Central Bank Rate CBR.
11:47
11:47

UCU Stops KCCA Leopards In Zone 5 Championship ucu lady canons

KCCA will need to win all their four remaining games if they are to have any chance of reaching the final of the tournament, so as they can secure one of the two places for the Championship to be held in Maputo, Mozambique
10:46
10:46

Togo Test Uganda Cranes 2018 fifa world cup 1

The Togo Sparrows will test Uganda Cranes in an international friendly match this evening starting at 8pm at the Stade de Kegue Stadium, Lome.
09:59
09:59

Delayed Approval of Ordinances Irks Districts attorney general 2

Moses Mugisa, the Finance Secretary Kyenjojo town council says the delayed approval of the ordinance has hindered development of the town council and affected revenue collection, since 80 percent of the structures built in the town council do not have approved plans.
09:40
09:40

Rukungiri Town Clerk in Trouble Over Tender ppda

Reuben Mbabazi whose bid was also dropped, says they decided to petition the Public Procurement Disposal of Public Assets Authority-PPDA to investigate the matter when they received a tip off from Rukungiri municipality.
07:45
07:45

Pastors held For Illicit Wildlife Trade 1

Chris Ahimbisibwe, the Officer in Charge of the Criminal Investigation Department at Kampala Central Police Station identifies the suspects as John Kiiza and Christopher Kato, both pastors in Nansana in Wakiso district and Prince Kazanga, a Congolese national.
07:40
07:40

Inequalities Increasing Climate Impacts on Worlds Poor – Report climate adaptation 1

The report shows that governments could address the root causes of inequalities and build climate change resilience. But it suggests that governments have been negligent in not closing the gap between rich and poor, putting their own people in harms way.
07:11
07:11

Heavy Rains Destroy Gardens in Kabale District crops destroyed 5 1

Milton Kwesiga, the Executive Director for Africa Disaster Reduction Research and Emergency Missions, a community based organization operating in Kabale District, faults government for failing to sensitize residents on how they can minimise disaster.
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