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18:27
18:27

Former MPs Re-ignite Debate on Patient Rights Law healthcare 2

Milton Muwuma, former Kigulu South MP who drafted the bill, says the essence of the bill is to help patients know their rights while receiving care, in the wake of violation by medical practitioners.
18:04
18:04

ISO Faulted Over Procurement of Biometric Kits 3 1 Top story

Godfrey Sasaga, the Director Citizenship and Immigration Control distanced his team from the purchase of the biometrics kits, saying the procurement was hijacked by ISO following a cabinet resolution.
16:38
16:38

Luwandagga Was A True Sports Hero - Mourners namirembe cathedral 6 1

Moses Magogo, Federation of Uganda Football Association FUFA President and his predecessor, Lawrence Mulindwa also lauded the late for his passion towards football, having served in different leadership capacities in football clubs like S.C Villa and FUFA.
16:33
16:33

Uganda's Public Debt Still Healthy – BoU 1

Dr. Adam Mugume, BoUs Executive Director for Research and Policy, says Ugandas debt-toGDP ratio for 2016/17 financial year is 35 percent, making it one of the lowest in the East African Community as well as Sub-Saharan Africa.
16:11
16:11

KCCA Slashes Cost of Lockups, Stalls in Markets wandegeya market

The cost of lockups in Usafi market will drop from 480,000 to 288,000 Shillings. Stalls which were previously hired at 150,000 Shillings will now cost 90,000 Shillings while those hired at 45,000 Shillings will now go for 13,000 Shillings. The 6500 Shillings stall remains unchanged.
16:04
16:04

Jinja Public Library Fails to Meet Student's Needs 4 1

Godfrey Ariyeno, a student of Business Statistics at Makerere University, Jinja campus, says in addition to the absence of books in line with his curriculum, the library is poorly stocked.
15:22
15:22

Prolonged Drought: Livestock Farmers Count Loses disease 2 2

Tumukunde says he has been feeding his animals on banana peelings he collects from peoples homes, but he can no longer find them because the bananas are out of season.
14:47
14:47

DEO Probes Cause of Strikes at Gulu High School school strikes 1

On Monday, Ceaser Akena, the Gulu district education officer held several meetings with teachers and student leaders at the school. He was accompanied by Jose Jola Achire, the principal Municipal education officer and Phiona Grace Atim, the municipal inspector of schools.
14:01
14:01

Panic as Masaka Moves to Demolish 100 Houses masaka municipality 2 1

The affected houses, located in Kimanya B, Kimanya A, Kisuuna and Katafaali zones, were cited for demolition after a survey undertaken by the area local government leadership. The survey found that many of the houses were constructed in road reserves and without approved plans, according to Masaka Town Clerk Innocent Ahimbisibwe.
12:44
12:44

Hepatitis B Worries UPDF Recruitment Team In Hoima 3

At least six people missed being recruited into the army at Hoima recruitment centre after testing positive to Hepatitis B virus.
12:39
12:39

Activists Target Uneducated Councillors on School Committees 4

Robert Kakuru Byamugisha, the Executive Director Kick Corruption Out of Uganda, a non-Governmental Organization, says such councilors have created a very big setback in the education system.
12:05
12:05

Man Arrested with 15 Kgs of Hippo Teeth police 2

The hippo is a highly aggressive and unpredictable animal, ranked among the most dangerous animals in Africa due to the threat posed on them by habitat loss and poaching for their meat and ivory canine teeth.
11:51
11:51

Three Police Officers Held Over Robbery

David Ongom Odong, the North Kyoga Regional Police Spokesperson, says the officer in charge of the Armory he declined to name is out on bond as investigations into the matter continue.
10:45
10:45

Tobacco Farmers Stuck With Harvest global leaf limited 3 1

Johnson Abigaba, the Chairperson of the farmers contracted by Global Leaf, says the company had promised to buy their harvest at Shillings 4000 per kilogram after deducting money for the inputs.
09:20
09:20

Uganda to Get UGX5.4 Billion FIFA Grant in 2017 william blick 1 2

The Federation of International Football Associations -FIFA will remit a total of 5.44 billion Shillings in grants to Uganda in 2017.
08:01
08:01

Cranes Need UGX7 Billion For 2017 Afcon gabon 1 1

The Finance Director of the Federation of Uganda Football Associations Fufa, Decolas Kizza has said they will need to budget UGX7 billion for the Cranes at the 2017 Total Africa Cup of Nations Afcon campaign.
07:54
07:54

Bullets As Gulu High School Students Strike Again uganda police force

Captain Santos Okot Lapolo, Gulu Resident District Commissioner, says he has ordered comprehensive investigations to establish how the 12 students collapsed, adding that details will be available to the press this morning.
07:53
07:53

South Sudan Rebels Demand Ransom for Abducted Ugandans 2

Until end of August, a total of 41 known Ugandans had been reported captured by a rebel group believed to be loyal to the former First Vice President Riek Machar. They were picked from Kampala bound buses and along border districts.
07:37
07:37

Influence Peddling Cited in Gulu UPDF Recruitment 2 1

Col. Jeff Kupe Mukasa, the head of the recruitment team in Gulu, says most applicants had god fathers pushing for their recruitment. He says the team had to disregard the pressure to achieve its target of 52 recruits from Gulu, Omoro, Nwoya and Amuru districts.
07:22
07:22

DDA Closes Twelve Dairies in Kabale milk products 1 1 Top story

Steven Aikiriza, the Coordinator Dairy Development Authority South Western Region, says he was shocked to find that 80 percent of the dairies in Kabale Municipality were selling adulterated milk, which exposes consumers to the risk of catching diseases.
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