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20:11
20:11

MP Advises Govt to Start Small in Revival of National Airline 1 1

The Buikwe North Member of Parliament Paul Musoke Sebulime has called on Government not to start big as it seeks to revive Uganda Airlines. Sebulime, a pilot who has clocked 2500 hours on freelance, says starting with six planes for Uganda is very ambitious and might not be the best for the country.
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19:27

12 Years Later, Katuutu Continues to Make Headlines 2 2

In 2005, a 16-year-old student of Nyakasura School in Kabarole district made headlines when she recited a prayer at a Forum for Democratic Change FDC rally addressed by Dr Kizza Besigye. Besigye had just returned from exile in South Africa where he ran to after the 2001 presidential elections and was campaigning to challenge President Museveni again in the 2006 multi-party elections. Today, Charlotte Katuutu who is now 28 made headlines again, this time emerging the best lawyer at the 44th graduation ceremony at the Law Development Centre LDC.
19:03
19:03

Police Public Relations Department Overhauled lameck kigozi

In the message released this afternoon, four regional spokespersons have been transferred to the police headquarters to act as liaison officers for different directorates. They include Vincent Sekate, Samson Lubega, Sophie Naggayi Kaggwa, and Evas Ainomugisha.
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18:33

Kayihura Removes Agasiirwe from Police Operations police transfers

Senior Superintendent of Police Nixon Agasiirwe, whose ranks and presence in police is surrounded by controversies, has been referred to the Human Resource Management Directorate pending deployment.
18:31
18:31

Luweero District Starts Fresh Registration of Tax Payers tax base 2

The enumeration follows internal investigations by the office of the Chief Administrative Officer and LCV Chairperson which found out that Sub County Chiefs, Cashiers and Parish Chiefs were remitting fewer collections because the district did not have precise information on its tax base.
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18:15

Attorney General Cautions Lawyers against Corruption francis gimara 3 2 Top story

Attorney General William Byaruhanga observed that the legal profession is noble and advocates are expected to exhibit the highest standard of professional conduct. He added that such conduct calls for the highest level of diligence, practice, and moral aptitude.
17:53
17:53

Mbarara Teachers Call off Strike union

Ben Twahirwa, the chairperson of Uganda National Teachers Union - UNATU in Mbarara Municipality told URN that their salaries were deposited this afternoon adding that they will all resume work on Monday. The same day pupils will be sitting for their end of term examinations.
17:15
17:15

We Have No Provision for Exclusion of Foreign Traders- Kyambadde 1

Kyambadde says Cabinet is still discussing the best possible way of eliminating foreign nationals from petty businesses after realizing that existing laws and policies did not provide for any kind of exclusion. Kyambadde says a committee was formed in January to examine the issues raised by indigenous Ugandan traders in relation to the influx of investors.
16:59
16:59

Bible Society of Uganda Condemns Destruction of Bibles 2

The Good News Bible is an English translation by the American Bible Society. It was first published as the New Testament under the name Good News for Modern Man in 1966. The King James Version is an English translation of the Christian Bible for the Church of England. Its translation begun in 1604 and was completed in 1611.
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16:25

Kabale Subscribers Forced to Pay for SIM Card Verification mtn 7 1

As they struggle to beat the deadline, MTN customers in Kabale and Rubanda districts say that they have been asked to pay between 2000-2500shillings before they can be registered. The exercise is supposed to be conducted at no cost.
15:51
15:51

Moroto Youth Leaders Put District Officials to Task over Funds youth funds 4

Moroto District Youth Chairperson Simon Kokoi says the district has consistently ignored requests for money to conduct council meetings over the last three years, as well as the induction of councilors elected during the 2016 general election. The district youth council is required to sit at least once in a year.
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15:28

Agrochemical Dealers Run Out of Army Worm Pesticide fall armyworm 4 1

But efforts to eradicate the caterpillars that march across the landscape in large groups feasting on grassy plants have been dampened by the shortage of the recommended pesticides. A number of agrochemical shops sampled by the URN reporter in Luweero said they were overwhelmed by the demand for pesticides.
14:31
14:31

Mbarara Authorities Intimidating Striking Teachers-UNATU strike 1 4

At least 1,550 teachers under the Uganda National Teacher Union - UNATU laid down their tools on Tuesday protesting delayed salaries for the month of February and March. The strike paralyzed work in schools across the municipality where students have been stranded throughout the week.
14:23
14:23

UPDF Soldier Shoots Suspected Thief In Amuru 1 1

The incident happened on Thursday evening while the victim, only identified as Odong, was trying to steal goods from a moving vehicle at Pawel Langetta trading centre in Atiak Sub County. Patrick Jimmy Okema, the police spokesperson in the area says a UPDF soldier on a highway patrol to Elegu shot at the suspected thieves injuring one as they attempted to flee the vehicle at a speed breaker.
14:10
14:10

Ugandans Told to Embrace Fund Management 2

Although this is in in-thing in developed and emerging markets, in Uganda fund management is just taking root with just six fund managers licensed.
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13:58

Pension Reforms Will Boost Informal Sector Participation – URBRA pension sector 4

David Nyakundi Bonyi says informal sector workers have for long been excluded from pensions schemes simply because there is no enabling legal and regulatory framework to involve them.
13:52
13:52

Muteesa I Royal University Guild Elections Halted buganda kingdom 1 2

The violence erupted after allegations that the University administration was rigging polls for Trust Kirya, the National Resistance Movement-NRM party candidate in the race which attracted four candidates.
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13:27

Court Halts Media Coverage of Kaweesi Murder Investigations uganda police force

Court has issued an interim order refraining journalists and media houses sued by police chief Kale Kayihura from publishing anything to do with the Kaweesi murder investigations. The Inspector General of Police IGP Kale Kayihura on Wednesday sued journalists and four media companies for allegedly compromising national security by reporting on the ongoing investigations into the March 17 assassination of Assistant Inspector General of Police, Andrew Felix Kaweesi. The interim order only affects The Red Pepper, The Investigator, The Ugandan, Chimpreports plus their owners and the chief news editors.
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Hope Fades for LRA Abductee-Families as UPDF Ends Kony Hunt 3 1

Their outcry follows the return of Ugandan troops from the Central African Republic, effectively ending the combat-equipped deployment in search for Joseph Kony, the leader of the Lords Resistance Army-LRA. The self-proclaimed prophet is believed to have killed more than 100,000 people and displaced more than two million over a period of two decades.
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UCU to Spend UGX 1.7B on Roads 1 1

David Mugawe, Deputy Vice Chancellor in charge of Development and External Relations, says the construction project will entirely be funded by students through the development fees. Students each semester pay 70,000 shillings as development fees.
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