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17:41
17:41

Kasese Killings Scare Away Tourists - UWA kasese unrest 2 1

The recent violence in Kasese district has reportedly interrupted vacation activities in Queen Elizabeth National Park, according to Uganda Wildlife Authority UWA.
17:10
17:10

Anti Corruption Activists Call for Witness Protection Act 5 1

Christopher Opiyo Ateker, the anti-corruption coordinator in Acholi Sub-region says government lost almost 80 percent of corruption related cases because of the absence of the witness protection law which would guarantee their safety especially after testifying in court.
16:38
16:38

Works Minister Sued over Ongoing Motor Vehicle Inspection dmc vehicles

In their complaint, the petitioners contend that the Works Minister is conniving with a Swiss-based company; Socit Gnrale de Surveillance-SGS to dupe Ugandans by sanctioning what they call an illegal compulsory Motor-vehicle inspection. Also sued is the Permanent Secretary, Waiswa Bageya.
15:58
15:58

Policemen in Drive to End Gender Based Violence un women 3 2

In the campaign dubbed Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, male officers donned womens clothing, shoes and carried handbags in a journey that started at the Railway grounds through the streets of Kampala to Simbamannyo building- the headquarters of the Ministry of Gender.
14:31
14:31

Archbishop Ntagali's Son Dies canon amos magezi 1 1 Top story

Peter Ahimbisibwe Ntagali, son of Church of Uganda Archbishop Stanley Ntagali has died after a short illness
14:03
14:03

Acholi Leaders Issue Statement on Ongwen Trial

The delegation was jointly led by the Acholi Paramount Chief David Onen Achana II and the Archbishop of Gulu, John Baptist Odama. They noted that the nature of the crimes committed violated traditional, Ugandan and international law and therefore warranted action against perpetrators. The statement adds that the trial will ultimately help people reconcile with their past and move towards peace.
13:25
13:25

Makerere Gives Mixed Signals on Staff Salaries makerere university 3 1 Top story

Charles Barugahare, who is the chief accounting officer of the university, says that for as long as the university remains closed and students are not paying tuition, it is hard for them to pay salaries. This week, however, Prof. John Ddumba-Ssentamu, the vice chancellor, said that once the University receives an order from Council, they will be able to pay salaries.
12:30
12:30

Canada Name Team For World Cross Country Event In Uganda stephen kiprotich 1

Olympian Sasha Gollish will lead Canadas team to the 2017 IAAF World Cross Country Championship to take place in Uganda.
11:53
11:53

New UN Secretary General Takes Oath on Monday un general assembly 1

Guterres officially takes office of UN Secretary General on 1st January 2017.He succeeds Ban Ki Moon who has been UN Secretary General for ten years after succeeding Ghanaian, Kofi Anan.
11:50
11:50

Uganda Secures Funding for Muzizi Hydro Power Project isimba dam 3 1 Top story

Under the agreements, signed this morning, KfW will provide a concessional loan of EUR 40 million 153 billion Shillings and a grant of EUR 5 million 19 billion Shillings while AFD contributes a concessional loan of EUR 45 million 172 billion Shillings.
11:47
11:47

Health Concerns As Roadside Markets Spring Up In Luweero commercial officer 2 2

Roadside markets are mushrooming in Luweero district amidst concerns over poor sanitation and lack of physical plans. The latest markets to spring up are Balikyejusa, Kasana Piida, Kikoma and Naluvule, all located along Kampala-Gulu highway. Others are Balikyewunya, Kasana, Wekembe and Busula among others.
11:10
11:10

Kasaija Tells Ugandans to Stop Importing, Begging uganda imports 2

Kasaija said due to its low local manufacturing base, Uganda is now a big supermarket for products manufactured in the region and other parts of the world. He was opening the East Africa Economic Outlook Round Table in Kampala.
10:36
10:36

Outrage as Sewage Flows into Kabale Town sewerage 2 1

The sewer line discharges human waste, flowing from Kabale Regional Referral Hospital to the town center between Makanga hill to Kabale Post Office and Kigezi Twimukye building.
10:11
10:11

Over 500 Million Children Live in Conflict Stricken Countries – UNICEF south sudan crisis 1

Sub-Saharan Africa is home to nearly three-quarters 393 million of the global number of children living in countries affected by emergencies. In South Sudan alone, 59 per cent of primary-aged children are out of school and 1 in 3 schools is closed in conflict affected areas.
07:54
07:54

Karangura Residents Want Permanent Security Presence kabarole district 2

In the aftermath of fighting in the Rwenzori region, residents of Karangura Sub County in Kabarole district want permanent presence of security in the area.
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