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18:18
18:18

Cabinet Discussed Oil Cash Reward Informally – Mitala oil cash probe 1 4 Top story

While appearing before the committee, John Mitala who also doubles as the Secretary to Cabinet told the committee that the reward was informally discussed by cabinet after the former Attorney General Fred Ruhindi alluded to it.
17:51
17:51

Court Remands Woman Suspected Of Killing Two Weeks Baby rat poison

The Magistrates Court in Hoima district has remanded Scovia Asiimwe, the woman suspected of killing and secretly burying her two-week-old baby.
17:36
17:36

SMEs Failing to Utilise Opportunities in the Stock Market stock markets 3

According Paul Bwiso, the Uganda Securities Exchange Chief Executive Officer, Ugandan SMEs are finding it difficult to list on the stock market primarily due to corporate governance challenges.
17:27
17:27

Luweero Bans Exorcism Gatherings exorcism operation 2

The Luweero District Security Committee has banned operations aimed at exorcising demons and removing fetishes from villages citing extortion by traditional healers.
15:38
15:38

KCCA Rolls Out Citywide Sanitation Drive 2

The project funded by GIZ and Bill and Melinda Gates foundation, will cost 250 million Shillings across the five divisions of Kampala.
14:49
14:49

Members Split Over Amending Tooro Kingdom Constitution 1

The disagreements are on Article 15. In the 1999 constitution, the article called for the removal of the King on medical grounds, misconduct or misbehaviour. It also gave powers to members of the ruling clan, the Babiito, in consultation with the kingdom parliament to appoint a successor. In the amended version of the constitution, however, the section was scrapped, drawing mixed reactions.
14:45
14:45

Pictorial: 40th Anniversary of Janani Luwum Martyrdom

On February 16, Christians commemorated the 40th anniversary since the martyrdom of the third Archbishop of the Church of Uganda Janani Luwum at a colorful ceremony in Mucwini Sub-County Kitgum district.
14:37
14:37

Karamoja, Parts of Northern Uganda to Receive Little Rain food security 1 2

Festus Luboyera, the executive director of the Uganda National Meteorological Authority noted that Karamoja will also experience localized, episodic flash flood events as result of isolated heavy down pour. He said such trends are likely to disrupt economic activities.
14:37
14:37

UGX 1.5 Billion Gulu Fish Project Left to Watse 2 1

Gulus largest fish project remains non-functional more than eight years after it was rehabilitated. Government spent Shillings 1.5 billion in building and equipping the project in 2008 to promote fisheries and research in aquaculture in Northern Uganda. However, since then the centre has been idle without major activities.
14:11
14:11

Kabale Politicians, Health Inspectors Bicker over Poor Hygiene political leaders 3 1

The disagreement stemmed from a recent impromptu visit by municipal leaders which found fecal matter littered behind most of the buildings and drainage systems. Sewerage was flowing directly from buildings into open drainage channels while hotels were found operating in unhygienic conditions.
13:59
13:59

Onyango Ready For CAF Super Cup Against TP Mazembe denis onyango 1

Uganda Cranes first choice goalkeeper Denis Onyango has said he is motivated and ready ahead of the 2017 CAF Super Cup on Saturday evening at the Lucas Moripe Stadium, Pretoria.
13:24
13:24

Katuna Residents Decry Rampant Theft katuna town council 4

The traders and farmers claim that their merchandise, crops and animals are normally stolen at night. Thieves allegedly cross the border and sell them in neighbouring Rwanda.
13:20
13:20

Oil Rich Areas Cautioned Against Possible HIV Surge ministry of health 4

Dr Allan Muluuta, the assistant commissioner for disease control in the Ministry of Health says that the availability of oil and gas resources could trigger migration of people seeking to tap into opportunities in the region. Some of these could be Most at Risk Populations like long route drivers and sex workers.
12:46
12:46

Late Payment or No Payment: the Dilemma of Makerere Contract Staff makerere students 1 Top story

As Makerere holds its 67th graduation ceremony next week, there are questions about the treatment of contract staff involved in the day to day academic life of the university.
12:33
12:33

Lack of Judicial Services Fueling FGM in Amudat fgm ban 2

The practice which involves altering the female genitalia for non-medical reasons was outlawed in Uganda in 2010 with a law that imposed harsh penalties for perpetrators. The law provides for a 10 year jail sentence for any person convicted of practicing FGM and life imprisonment for incidences that lead to death, disability or result in the victims infection with HIV/AIDS.
12:26
12:26

3500 Cases Heard Under Plea Bargain case backlog 3

Principal Judge Yorokamu Bamwine says that the programme, since its launch two years ago, has proved to be cost effective and helped to de-congest prisons. Patrick Masiga Makokha, the Regional Prisons Commander for South Eastern Region, says that the programme is needed to de-congest the prison. He notes that Jinja Main Prison was constructed in 1930 with a capacity of 336 inmates. However, the facility now has over 1,000 inmates.
11:32
11:32

Student Numbers Dwindle over Severe Food Shortages food crisis 3

In January, the district disaster preparedness committee confirmed that over 17,000 households were starving after a prolonged drought that devastated gardens during first and second planting seasons.
10:21
10:21

Rubanda Grade Two Magistrates Court Sits in Compound 4

In the new arrangement, handcuffed suspects, witnesses, sureties and the audience sit on the ground as they listen to the cases read by the magistrate.
10:00
10:00

South Sudan Institutions Relocate To Uganda 4

A number of South Sudanese religious and educational institutions are relocating to Uganda as the civil war in the country intensifies. Already a health training institution from Kajokeji town has relocated to Arua district with all its students. In Moyo, preparations are almost complete to relocate the Catholic Diocese of Kajokeji to Moyo town.
08:24
08:24

FIFA President Infantino To Visit Uganda qatar 1 Top story

The President of the Federation of International Football Associations FIFA, Gianni Infantino will visit Uganda next week.
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