Breaking

Archive

Nov 2016 23 results
18:08
18:08

MPs Fault Energy Officials over Isimba and Karuma Dams energy ministry 3 1

This afternoon, Prisca Bonabantu, the Under Secretary in the Energy Ministry confirmed to PAC that the procurement process was terminated due to interference by Cabinet, which opted to identify contractors through a bilateral arrangement between Uganda and China.
17:50
17:50

Govt to Brief Parliament on Akena Shooting matthew kanyamunyu 2

Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda has said government will brief parliament on the circumstances under which Kenneth Watmon Akena, a community development officer in Pader district, was shot dead at Lugogo Forest Mall parking area.
17:32
17:32

Umeme Worker Killed While Erecting Electricity Pole killed on duty 1 Top story

Amos Mayembe, a boda boda cyclist says the Umeme workers were overpowered by the huge pole.
17:28
17:28

Museveni Yet to Sign Cancer Institute Bill Passed in May parliament 2

On May 5, 2016, the 9th Parliament passed the Bill, whose objective is to give the Uganda Cancer Institute semi-autonomous status and receive a separate vote. It also gives the institute mandate to coordinate prevention and treatment of cancer and conduct research on cancer in the country. Article 91 3 of the constitution requires the President, on being sent a bill passed by Parliament, to assent to it within 30 days or write back to the Speaker, rejecting it.
17:07
17:07

Stray Elephants Destroy Nwoya Crop Gardens

Bakit Babu Olanya, the Supervisor Murchison Falls National Park, says he has dispatched a team of game rangers and Uganda Wildlife Authority-UWA official to drive the elephants back to the park.
16:25
16:25

Lugogo Shooting: Priest Calls for Speedy, Detailed Investigation acodev 4 1

During a requiem mass at Mbuya today, Reverend Father Paulino Twesigye Mondo said Kenneth Watmon Akena loved God and people as evidenced by his commitment to serving children, the church and community. He says the police now has a task to investigate circumstances of his brutal killing.
16:13
16:13

We're Ready for Visitation Committee- Makerere University 2 1

On November 14th, president, Yoweri Museveni appointed a nine member visitation committee chaired by Dr. Abel Rwendeire, the deputy chairperson of the National Planning Authority to investigate into the affairs of Makerere University.
16:03
16:03

MPs Propose Cheap Energy Options at Morocco Conference renewable energy 1

Members of Parliament from around the world are looking at possibilities of building renewable energy super grids so as to make a rapid worldwide transition to clean energy possible.
15:43
15:43

Schools Suspend Lunch Scheme Over Food Shortage food insecurity 3

Sarah Nakamya, the Nakasongola District Agriculture Officer, says 70 percent of the families in the district are battling a food crisis due to crop failure in the past two seasons.
14:43
14:43

Rugby Cranes Prepare For Dubai 7s tolbert onyango 1

Ugandas national rugby has intensified preparations ahead of the 2016 Dubai 7s tournament slated for December 1-3.
14:34
14:34

Kiggundu Wants Diaspora, Inmates to Vote 3

Outgoing Electoral Commission chairman, Engineer Badru Kiggundu suggests that during electoral reforms, government and Parliament should consider allowing Ugandans in the Diaspora, prisoners and patients in hospitals to vote.
14:18
14:18

Pupil Needs UGX 40M to Remove Tumor kampala hospital 4 4

When the national examinations body UNEB releases the primary seven results in January 2017, Ssendagala Mahadt Ssewanya hopes to be among the over 640,000 pupils waiting. The 14-year-old sat the recently concluded 2016 Primary Leaving Examinations PLE barely a week after Doctors at Mulago National Referral Hospital carried out a minor operation on him.
13:11
13:11

Candidates Endure Rain On Day Two of UACE Exams city high ss

Another morning downpour in Kampala soaked several candidates sitting the Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education UACE examinations as the exercise entered its second day across the country.
12:30
12:30

Legal Brains Trust Sues Bridge Academies 1 Top story

In her ruling, Justice Patricia Basaza Wasswa said that despite efforts by the Education Ministry to engage the management of Bridge International Schools to remedy the inadequacies, they never took advice seriously.
12:16
12:16

South Africa Prepare To Sign Micho 2018 fifa world cup 1 Top story

Uganda Cranes coach Milutin Micho Sredojevic is in advanced talks to take over as South Africas head coach.
12:05
12:05

Akena Murder: Family Prays for Transparency & Fairness lugogo shooting 2 1

The family says they expect the police to do its work without giving room for prominence of the suspects or the suspects relatives to overshadow the justice they deserve. Akena, a Community Development Officer in Aruu North County in Pader District, died at Norvik Hospital on Sunday morning, hours after he was reportedly shot while at Lugogo Forest Mall parking area.
11:56
11:56

Man Held Over Brother's Death siblings 2

abana Chiriga, the Officer in Charge of Criminal Investigations at Mbarara Central Police Station, says they have preferred murder charges against Mukundane.
11:38
11:38

Kole Health Official Offers to Refund UGX 17M

Jimmy Agaba Mogi, the Kole district Criminal Investigations Officer, say they are still recording statements from more complainants whose funds were allegedly swindled by the officer.
11:22
11:22

Masindi Police Holds Four for Gang Rape

According to Bakashaba, the suspects found their victim catching grasshoppers at around 3am on Monday. They reportedly overpowered her drunken husband and dragged her to the house of Bagombe where they took turns to rape her.
10:50
10:50

Makerere Closure: Student Leaders Demanding Meeting With Museveni makerere university

Speaking at a joint meeting held at Dinners Caf at Ham Towers on Monday, Robert Bukembo, the Gulu University Guild President and Chairperson Public Universities Students Leadership Forum, said the decision to close Makerere indefinitely was high handed and harsh.
Nov 2016 23 results