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18:44
18:44

MPs Demand Review of Chinese Firm Licence 2

The Natural Resources Committee Chairperson, Alex Byarugaba, says the company disregarded a directive from Professor Ephraim Kamuntu, the former Minister of Water and Environment to stop degrading Lake Victoria shores with its activities.
18:09
18:09

PAP Urged to Push for Lifting of Sanctions on Sudan jacqueline amongin 1 1

Mahadi Ibrahim, the former Minister of Communication in Sudan said that the classification of Sudan on the list of state sponsors of terrorism was without justification or proof and has instead subjected the country to economic, developmental, humanitarian and legal restrictions designed to undermine its growth and development.
18:04
18:04

MPs Flock Banks For Vehicle Money 5

Margaret Mbeiza, the Kaliro Woman MP, says she checked with her bank but didnt find the money. According to Mbeiza, she urgently needs the money to purchase a vehicle to facilitate her work in the constituency.
17:59
17:59

African MPs Demand for Permanent Seat on UN Security Council 1

The Chairperson of the African Parliamentary Alliance for UN Reforms to the Pan African Parliament Kakoba Onyango said the African Union needs to engage in a campaign of organized non-cooperation with the Security Council until the demands of the Union are met.
17:43
17:43

Refugees Warned Against Informal Settlement 2

A host of South Sudan nationals, running away from violence, scarcity of food and financial instability caused by the renewed fighting in Juba, have settled among the communities in Arua, Koboko and Adjumani districts in Ugandas West Nile region. A number of them have also acquired property in the region.
17:35
17:35

Barlonyo Survivors Drag Govt to Court barlonyo idp camp 2

In their application, the Barlonyo survivors claim in October 2003, government ordered people in war torn areas of Lira district to move to Barlonyo Internally Displaced Peoples Camp in Ogur Sub County.
17:07
17:07

Mitchell Hall Residents Protest Poor Sanitary Conditions makerere university 4 3

Aggrey Kizito Katulege, the Chairman Mitchell Hall, says they have used all avenues to plead with the university to address their concerns in vain.
17:01
17:01

Salva Kiir is Not Dead- South Sudan Govt uganda--south sudan

Moments ago, South Sudan information Minister told journalists in Juba that Salva Kiir is not dead describing the rumor as unfortunate.
16:47
16:47

Govt To Ring fence Counterpart Funding of Projects 5

State Minister for Investment, Gabriel Aridru Ajedra told Parliaments National Economy committee today that the decision was made due to several concerns over loan performances over the years due to non-release of counterpart funding from Uganda government.
16:37
16:37

NDA Examines Ten More Defective Medicines substandard drugs 3

National Drug Authority says it has received several complaints from members of the public indicating that the medicines have quality and standard challenges which can potentially result into physical, psychological or emotional injury.
16:37
16:37

Buganda's Lukunyu Palace in Ruins lake victoria 2 1 Top story

Lukunyu Palace sits on the site where Buganda once launched her wars of expansion against the Bahaya and Kiziba kingdoms in present-day Tanzania. The Palace was a beloved private residence of Edward Mutesa II where he occasionally went with members of the Royal Family. A stench emanating from bats droppings disrupt you at the entrance of the main palace, once a centre of power, authority and royalty.
16:05
16:05

MPs Grill NFA Officials Over UGX 2billion mp anita among 2 1

In his 2014/2015 financial year report, the Auditor General, John Muwanga noted that NFA had weaknesses in budgeting and financial controls.
15:37
15:37

Research Into Business Opportunities for Rural Women Launched 5

A research project that explores business opportunities for rural women in Eastern and Southern Africa has today been launched in Kampala. Peace Mutuuzo, Minister of State for Gender and Culture, launched the research project that would support agricultural and business opportunities for rural women in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and Zimbabwe.
15:07
15:07

Update; Kasiwukira Killers Jailed 20 Years sandra nakkungu

The judge today was in agreement with evidence presented before court by John Bosco Kimasule, a bodaboda rider who saw Jaden seated in the same car that killed Kasiwukira, minutes before the alleged accident. The judge also found out that the car belonged to Nakungu, the second convict.
13:07
13:07

Jinja Hospital Private Wing Develops Cracks 2 1

Rex Achilla, the Jinja Resident District Commissioner told URN that they are disappointed by the shoddy job executed by the contractor. According to Achilla, the building has been under key and lock for two years.
11:49
11:49

Widow Acquitted, Sister Convicted for Kasiwukira Murder

The convicts include Sandra Nakkungu and a police officer Jaden Ashraf. Court ruled that they had a common intention to kill Kasiwukira.
11:08
11:08

Prosecution Asks for More Time in Besigye Treason Trial nakawa high court

Moments after the state submission, Besigye expressed displeasure about the delay in execution of the trial. Besigye had appeared before the court for mention of the case, which has been in the court system for close to six months.
10:23
10:23

Court Sets Date to Rule on Kabale University Case interim order 1

Speaking to journalists shortly after the court session on Tuesday afternoon, Professor Ezra Mishambi Twesigomwe, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor in charge of Academic Affairs Kabale University wondered why the two workers rushed to court yet they were not fired from their jobs.
09:38
09:38

Karamoja Children Get Nutrition Boost from Japan world food program

Japans contribution will be used to purchase 1,700 metric tons of specialized foods, sugar and fortified vegetable oil for the vulnerable groups. The food will be enriched with protein, vitamins, minerals and other nutrients essential in a childs first 1,000 days, from conception to the childs second birthday.
09:34
09:34

Fuel Scarcity Hits Police Force police budget 1 1 Top story

Internal Affairs Minister, Gen Jeje Odong, says the fuel crisis is normal and will be resolved soon.
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