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19:05
19:05

Govt Donation to Meles Zenawi Foundation Angers MPs 3 1

Legislators sitting on parliaments Public Accounts Committee PAC have this afternoon expressed anger over a government donation of 746 million shillings to the Meles Zenawi Foundation.
18:53
18:53

Activists: Absence Of LC Courts Hindering Fight Against Domestic Violence 4

Women activists and legislators say the delay in holding LC 1 and LC 2 elections has affected the creation of lower council courts, which are mandated to handle cases related to domestic violence.
18:14
18:14

Northern Uganda Leaders Push Govt On Transitional Justice Policy 2 1

The leaders say the policy will address drivers of conflict and the negative carry-over of decades of Lords Resistance Army LRA conflict still slowing down transformation and recovery of the sub region.
18:04
18:04

Opposition Must Accept Criticism - Muntu mugisha muntu 3 1

Speaking at the FDC party workshop for Ankole sub region at Mbarara catholic social center this afternoon, Muntu noted that the opposition has not yet opened up fully to criticism and advice.
17:27
17:27

Gulu Launches Alcohol Control Ordinance 3 1

It stipulates that those seeking to sell alcoholic drinks in Gulu district must ensure that their places are located more than half a kilometre from education institutions. The others are all packaging must be in breakable bottles as opposed to polythene sachets, restricts the smallest quantity to 250 millilitres and establishes a district licensing committee to review licenses of operators amongst others.
17:26
17:26

Refugees Cultivate Own Food For Survival food rations 1

Francis Okulu, the Acting Commandant Kyaka II settlement center, says since the refugees have managed to adjust to the life in the camp, they are being encouraged to utilize the plots of land they were allocated.
17:19
17:19

MPs Query Foreign Affairs IGAD Summit Expenses 4 1

Members of the Public Accounts Committee of parliament today tasked officials from the Foreign Affairs ministry to explain how a total of 965 million Shillings was spent within a space of two days.
17:08
17:08

MP Defends Self Against Corruption Allegations 2 1

Alioni Yorke Odria is accused of allegedly using his position as a member of the Public Accounts Committee PAC to solicit for a bribe from an accounting officer, who appeared before the committee to respond to queries raised in one of the Auditor Generals report. While giving his personal statement before the House today, Alioni, who claimed to be an avid crusader against corruption, says the reports are a direct attempt to discredit his image.
16:57
16:57

Rwandan National Found dead in Kisoro 1

Ely Maate, the Kigezi Region Police Spokesperson, says they have handed over the deceaseds body to Kisoro Referral hospital for postmortem.
16:55
16:55

Kanyamunyu, Lover Remanded over Lugogo Shooting mathew kanyamunyu 1

Mathew Kanyamunyu was charged alongside his girlfriend Cynthia Munwangari and his brother Joseph Kanyamunyu before Nakawa Chief Magistrates Court this afternoon. The trio was subsequently remanded to Luzira upper prison until December 6.
16:13
16:13

Bridge Hits Back at Finance Minster Over Gay Comment matiya kasaija 2 1

Officials of Bridge International Academies in Uganda have hit back at Finance minister Matiya Kasaija over his comments that Bridge schools were closed over suspected homosexuality content.
16:10
16:10

Blue Wave Beverages Company Closed over Quality Mess 5 1

The decision came after a whistle blower petitioned Parliaments Equal Opportunities Committee, presenting before them a carton of bottled Blue Wave mineral water bottles with visible black particles. The whistle blower asked the committee to probe the company.
14:01
14:01

Police Deploys at Kabale School anti-riot police 3 1

Joab Mwebesa, a senior six candidate told URN this morning that he saw senior four candidates collecting stones, which they later hurled at their school mates leading to clashes.
13:46
13:46

Government Urged to Promote Low Value Minerals

Low value minerals, also known as development minerals, are minerals and materials that have a high degree of economic linkage and utilization close to the location where the commodity is mined.
13:44
13:44

2017 Afcon: Denis Onyango Profile south africa 2 1 Top story

Qualifying for the 2017 African Cup of Nations Afcon is one of the greatest achievements for Uganda Cranes first choice goalkeeper Denis Onyango.
13:23
13:23

Two Police Officers Shot Dead at Nalufenya Police Barracks police shooting 1 1 Top story

According to the Kiira Regional Police spokesperson Samson Lubega, the deceased have been identified as Police Constables Nuwamanya Simon and Wafula Godfrey. Lubega says that the shooting happened when a group of ten police officers returned from a bar, to the barracks at around midnight and were denied entrance at the gate because it was beyond the regulated time.
12:55
12:55

Bahiga, Kirya Killed with Same Gun - Ballistic Expert ballistic experts

The examination of the cartridges was undertaken in October 2015 by the Government Analytical Laboratory in Wandegeya based on instructions from Kajjansi, Bweyogerere and Kiwatule police stations. The intent was to establish the make and probable type of riffle that could have fired the bullets.
11:07
11:07

8 Arrested for Trespassing in Makerere University uganda police force 1 2

According to Masingano, although they have managed to keep people away from most of the facilities in the university, some people illegally use the open spaces like the Rugby grounds.
09:48
09:48

Greater Luweero Districts Fail on Food Storage food shortages 3 1

Sarah Namubiru, the Luweero District Agriculture Officer says they have received Shillings 175 million from World Bank through Ministry of Agriculture to establish demonstration sites to promote improved crop farming and storage.
07:43
07:43

Man Held Over Girlfriend's Death domestic violence

On November 14th, 2016, 9-year-old Kevin Asimwe, a resident of Nsiika cell in Rubindi Sub County in Mbarara district met was killed by his brother after following a disagreement at an animal watering point.
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