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20:40
20:40

Stop Wasting Sewage to Save Fresh Water, says UN united nations 1

Those urging g against wastage of sewage elieve that poo and pee can still be put to better use instead of letting it to pollute fresh water resources.
19:04
19:04

Three-Gun Salute as Kaweesi is Laid to Rest kaweesi shooting 1 Top story

Assistant Inspector General of Police Andrew Felix Kaweesi has been buried at his ancestral home in Kitwekyanjovu village, Kyazanga sub county in Lwengo district. Kaweesi was given a 21-gun-salute on Tuesday as his body was lowered to the grave, bringing to an end a budding life and policing career cut short by assassins bullets four days ago.
17:56
17:56

Umeme, Stanbic Most Traded Companies on Stock Market 2

Umeme distributes 97 percent of electricity in Uganda and has a concession running up to 2025. Shares in Umeme are held by National Social Security Fund at 23 percent, with the rest held by investment funds Investec Funds, Kimberlite Frontier Africa, SCB Mauritius.
17:43
17:43

Dokolo Registers Significant Progress in Maternal Health 1 3

Anna Awino, the Nursing Officer in Charge Awiri health center II, says they have not registered any maternal and infant death for the last one year. Awino says much as they are only two health workers in the facility, they work without tirelessly to ensure good out-put.
17:28
17:28

UNDP Donates UGX308M Equipment to EC 3 1

The EC Commission Vice Chairperson, Hajjat Aisha Nalubega received the equipment valued at USA 85, 795 about Shillings 308 million at the commission headquarters this morning.
16:59
16:59

Finance Ministry To Clear Accumulated Water Bills Next Financial Year

Frank Baine, the Uganda Prisons Spokesperson told URN in an earlier interview that they struggle to pay their utility bills on time due to the meager funding. According to Baine, Government only releases Shillings 1.2 billion of the required Shillings 6.2 billion for their annual water bill.
16:16
16:16

UPC Chairman Arrested for Assault 1

David Ongom Mudong, the North Kyoga Region Police Spokesperson, says that Okello stormed the supermarket, which operates in his building and started assaulting the employees. According to Ongom, Okello chased the workers and locked up the house.
15:27
15:27

Government Stops Fresh Eviction of 225 Families in Hoima 1

Early this year, Robert Basigaraho, one of the claimants of the land made a U-turn, saying he had wrongly leased 256 acres of land belonging to the eviction victims. He went on to sign a Memorandum of Understanding-MOU with the affected families so as to hand back the contested land.
15:27
15:27

MPs Propose Increased Allowances to University Students makerere university 4

The committee is suggesting a meal allowance of 6000 Shillings per day and an allocation of 650,000 Shillings to cover the cost of accommodation. Currently, government provides 4000 Shillings a day for meals and 220,000 Shillings for a semesters accommodation to students residing out of the halls of residence.
15:07
15:07

Ethiopia Team Ready For World Cross Country Event – Jilo kenya 1 1 Top story

The technical director of the Ethiopian Athletics Federation EAF, Dube Jilo has said their team is very ready to defend the World Cross Country title.
14:53
14:53

Zai Pits Could Be a Game Changer for Karamoja climate change 3 1

A number of agencies are saying the region needs some of the proven indigenous knowledge technologies to make a difference. One of the technologies is the Zai Pit farming system originally practiced in Mali. The technique involves digging a series of pits roughly 20-40cm across by 20cm deep during the dry season.
14:12
14:12

Pictorial; A Peek into President Museveni's Kawumu Farm

President Museveni launches mulching as second project at Kawumu state lodge. He is demonstrating to farmers good agriculture practices.
14:05
14:05

Medics Cautioned Against Stealing Hepatitis B Vaccines unicef 2 1

The biggest complaints are coming from Lango and districts in Acholi where government has intensified efforts to vaccinate adults against hepatitis B. Complaints are also coming from Sembabule district where those seeking to be vaccinated were asked to pay 30,000 Shillings per shot. One needs three shots of the vaccine to be protected against the virus.
13:30
13:30

NIRA to Roll Out Mass Registration of School Pupils 3

Gilbert Kadilo, the NIRA Public Relations and Corporate Affairs Manager told Uganda Radio Network that the registration is aimed at capturing the data of the age bracket 5-16 which the authority is missing in its national registry data bank.
12:50
12:50

KCCA FC To Face El Masry In Confederations Cup vipers sc 1

Uganda League Champions KCCA FC have been drawn to Egyptian side El Masry in the second round of the 2017 CAF Total Confederation Cup.
12:41
12:41

School Creates Breastfeeding Shelter after Suspension Uproar 2

The Catholic Founded private school located in Moroto Municipality suspended Agnes Nate for breastfeeding her three months old baby at school. According to a suspension letter signed by the school head teacher Sr Rosalia Masawe, the suspension would allow the teacher time to consider options for caring for the baby while at work.
12:39
12:39

FBI, ISO in Hunt for Kaweesi Killers kaweesi shooting

General Kayihura will work with an Inter-agency team comprised of the Flying Squad, Special Investigations Division SID and Internal Security Organisation ISO. The team is to be complimented by experts from the United States Federal Bureau of Investigations - FBI.
12:18
12:18

NRM Candidates in Moroto By-election Split moroto by-elections 1

Stella Atyang, a niece to the late Woman MP Annie Logiel, is facing the former legislator Margaret Iriama to hoist the NRM flag in the by-election set for April 26th. Both women were nominated on March 16 and started campaigns on March 18.
12:01
12:01

Watongola Wins NRM Flag for Kamuli Municipality Seat 2016 byelections

Rehema Watongola has been elected National Resistance Movement NRM party flag bearer for the Kamuli Municipality parliamentary seat. The seat fell vacant on February 14th after the Court of Appeal nullified her election over the authenticity of her academic documents.
11:57
11:57

EC Office Space Bidders Failed to Meet Requirements 2

Sam Rwakoojo, the Secretary to the Commission told URN that they received bid documents from over ten companies but none was successful. The evaluation of bids has been on since January 2017.
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