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19:41
19:41

Janani Luwum Family Rejects Reburial Plan church of uganda 2 1

Dr Olara Otunnu, a member of a committee organizing the annual Janan Luwum day celebrations, says the family rejected the proposal to exhume the remains, saying they wont allow any further disturbance. Otunnu was on Monday addressing journalists in Gulu.
19:21
19:21

Parliament's 'Oil Cash Bonus' Probe Starts oil cash bonanza 1

The committee was established by a resolution of Parliament calling for thorough investigations into the controversial payment of six billion Shillings to individuals who were involved a tax arbitration case between the Government of Uganda and Heritage Oil.
18:25
18:25

Makerere University Students Mock Headcount 2 1

Although numbers were surging in queues across all colleges on the first day of the headcount, students still believe that the exercise is a waste of time and effort. Others classified it as a big joke.
18:06
18:06

National Irrigation Policy Expected in March 1 1

At least 23.3 billion Shillings is set aside for construction of valley tanks under the agriculture ministry while 67.4 billion Shillings is allocated under the Water ministry to construct a number of irrigation schemes. They include Kabale micro-irrigation model, Rwengaju Irrigation scheme in Kabarole, Olweny irrigation scheme in Lira and 14 windmill-powered water systems in Karamoja sub-region and others.
17:35
17:35

Ntungamo Police Officer Held over Death of Suspect crime preventers

Namanya and two crime preventers are alleged to have tortured Cyprian Birakwate shortly after he was arrested from Rwamanyonyi trading centre. He later died in police custody.
17:16
17:16

Uganda Unveils New HIV Testing Services Policy hiv treatment

The new guidelines aim to simplify health service delivery for health workers and speed up Ugandas efforts to achieve the 90:90:90, an ambitious treatment target set by the United Nations, according to Prof Anthony Mbonye, the acting director of health services in Uganda.
17:02
17:02

Nakasongola District Embarks On Registration of Fishermen illegal fishing 2

Godwin Katushabe, a fisherman at Ttumba landing site is skeptical that the exercise can stamp out illegal fishing, a problem he blames on lack of enforcement and good will from central government.
16:20
16:20

Massa- We Are Hungry To Get Win Over Mali 2017 afcon 1 Top story

Uganda Cranes skipper Geoffrey Massa has vowed that the team is prepared to win their last Group D game in the on-going Total Africa Cup of Nations Afcon.
16:17
16:17

Byanyima Fails to Appear for Interrogation winnie byanyima

In 2008, Ibrahim Semujju Nganda, the incumbent Kiira Municipality Member of Parliament was arrested and charged with promoting sectarianism and incitement to violence through a radio program and the Observer Newspaper.
15:52
15:52

Tooro Resumes Talks on Return of Kingdom Assets tooro kingdom 2

The negotiations which had started in 2015 stalled after the kingdom requested the government for time to compile a list of its assets. However, Tooro Kingdom Prime Minister Bernard Tungwako says the complete list has now been sent to the Attorney General.
15:30
15:30

Katakwi Residents Demand Eviction of Karimojong Herdsmen katakwi district 3

The herdsmen mainly from Napak, Nakapiripirit and Amudat districts in Karamoja sub region came into Katakwi in search of water and pasture for their livestock. They reportedly traveled with an estimated 2000 head of cattle and settled in the villages at the border of Katakwi and Karamoja sub region.
12:57
12:57

Town Clerk Under Fire Over Absenteeism kabale municipality 3 1

Ronald Hakizimana Bifabusha, the Chairperson for Works, Water and Technical Services Committee Kabale municipality, says ever since Kimbowa reported, he rarely sits in office to perform his duties.
12:47
12:47

Police Deploys at Busoga University

The threats stem from reports that the National Council for Higher Education NCHE had revoked the universitys operating license for defaulting minimum operational guidelines.
12:07
12:07

Lax Security at Mbarara Hotels accommodation 2 1 Top story

Robert Nabimanya, the Mbarara District Internal Security Officer, says the failure by hotels and other public places to follow the laid out guidelines has given a chance to criminals to use their premise to scout around for their next target.
12:04
12:04

FIFA's Infantino Dividing Africa - Nascimento gianni infantino 1 4 Top story

President of the Football Federation of Guinea Bissau, Opes Manuel Nascimento Manuel has accused FIFA President Gianni Infantino of dividing Africa.
11:12
11:12

Residents Sue Govt Over Karamojong Herdsmen 1

Recently, the Presidency Minister directed security agencies in Lango sub region to ensure the Karamojong herdsmen are protected from any aggression by the complainants.
10:06
10:06

Funding Requirements for South Sudan Crisis Soar 1

According to the Supplementary Appeal for the South Sudan Situation, launched by the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees UNHCR, over three million people are estimated to benefit from the agencys interventions by 31 December 2017.
08:02
08:02

Numbers Overwhelm Mbarara Hospital Maternity Ward 1

Up to 700 babies are born at Mbarara hospital every month, a big number for the 35 beds in the antenatal ward, three in the labour ward and other 14 others in the gynaecology section making a total of 52 beds.
08:00
08:00

Sanitation Crisis as Kabale Municipality Closes Public Toilet 3 1

Moses Akampurira, another concerned resident wants Government to ensure that each municipality has public toilets so that people are not inconvenienced.
07:42
07:42

Absence of Hydrants Delays Police Response to Fire Outbreaks fire brigade 3 1

Mbarara Fire station, with one hydrant, serves the six divisions of Mbarara Municipality and the rest of the district. It is also used for emergencies along the Mbarara Kabale, Mbarara - Masaka and Mbarara - Kasese highways.
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