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Banks Can Now Offer Bancassurance Services in Uganda insurance 1

Parliament in January 2016 passed the Financial Institutions amendment Act allowing insurance companies to use banks as a distribution channel for their services. It is hoped that bancassurance will create opportunities for growth for both the insurance and banking sectors. It is hoped that bancassurance will create opportunities for growth for both the insurance and banking industry.
20:16
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National Women Committee Elections for February 2018 2 1

The long-awaited women council elections will be concluded on February 1 2018, the Electoral Commission has announced.
20:06
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Minister Muyingo Challenges Teachers to Popularise Sciences Subjects jica funded project 2

The State Minister for Higher Education, John Chrysestom Muyingo, has challenged secondary school teachers to popularise teaching and learning of Sciences, Mathematics and Technology subjects across the country.
19:54
19:54

Regulations on Sim Card Vending in the Offing new regulations 1 1

Uganda Communications Commission in April this year made a directive against street vending of Sim Cards. In its April 2017 directive, the regulator asked all telecommunication service providers and their agents to stop selling or otherwise vending SIM cards on the streets.
19:32
19:32

Three Nominated in Bunyangabu Elections valley kanzira 1

The first to be nominated at 2:30pm was Peace Mutuuzo, the National Resistance Movement-NRM party flag bearer and State Minister of Gender Labour and Social Development.
19:14
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Appointment Of Justice Owiny Dollo Deputy Chief Justice Excites Acholi judiciary 2 1

The appointment of Justice Alphonse Owiny-Dollo as Deputy Chief Justice is drawing lots of excitement in the cultural, political and social spheres in Acholi Sub Region.
18:50
18:50

Museveni Sacks Energy Ministry PS ministry of energy 1 Top story

President Yoweri Museveni has sacked the newly appointed Energy Ministry Permanent Secretary, Dr. Stephen Isabalija.
18:32
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OPM Dispatches 910 Bags Of Relief Food For Elegu Flood Victims elegu floods 1 2

The Office of Prime Minister has dispatched 910 bags of relief food to victims of Elegu flush floods in Amuru district. The relief items for some 20,000 victims include 100 bags of Maize Flour, 800 bags of Rice and 10 bags of Beans.
18:29
18:29

Government Declines to Extend Simcard Validation Deadline 3 1

According to data before parliaments ICT committee, 4.7 million telephone subscribers risk being switched off after their Sim Cards could not be matched with the provided National Identification Numbers NINs while the others are corrupted.
16:52
16:52

Broadcasters give Kin Kariisa and Team Another Term peter ssematimba 1

Karisa, the chief executive of NBS Television, was reelected unopposed and in absentia as he is abroad on business duty.
16:35
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40 Hospitalized After Suspected Food Poisoning isingiro

Dr. Bruhan Kasozi, the Isingiro District Veterinary Officer, suspects the affected people ate meat from a carcass smuggled out of queen Lake Mburo National park. He says several people in the area eat meat from untrusted sources.
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Local Council 1 Elections Set for November 2017 6 1 Top story

Byabakama says that unlike the parliamentary elections no academic qualifications and nomination fees are required for people seeking to contest for the office of Village Chairperson.
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Tabligh Spokesman Condemns Conviction of Clerics yunus kamoga 1 Top story

According to Kifampa, Kakande and Kalungi are being punished for refusing to implicate Kamoga and heading security at Nakasero mosque respectively. He also argues that Kamoga is being punished for fostering unity and development amongst Muslims.
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Police Detective Arrested for Alleged Robbery of Gold Worth UGX 230M uganda police force 1

Two people including a police detective attached to Namanve Police Station are under arrest for alleged robbery of 2.5kgs of gold valued at 230 million Uganda Shillings. The two suspects are Corporal Stephen Toko and a boda boda cyclist only identified as Igime.
13:04
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Uganda Gears Up For Inaugural Future Energy Conference geothermal energy 1

Uganda is gearing up towards hosting the inaugural Future Energy Uganda conference where it is expected to showcase the enormous energy investment potential. The inaugural conference in Kampala from 12-13 September 2017 is expected to attract investors and decision makers to explore areas of renewable energy like geothermal and solar that are still under exploited.
12:25
12:25

Fire Guts Ten Houses in Katwe Police Barracks 2

Collins Agaba, the Public Relations Officer of the Police Fire and Rescue Directorate, says they received a call at around 9:30m notifying them of a fire outbreak at Katwe Police Station.
11:50
11:50

Abim District Fails to Facilitate MDD School music

Nelson Otim Olwit, the Abim Assistant Chief Administrative Officer, says the school was exempted from the regional MDD competitions because it has maintained excellent performance over the years.
11:45
11:45

Japan Donates UGX35.9B for South Sudan Refugees

The Government of Japan has donated 10 million US dollars, approximately 35.9 billion shillings, to the United Nations agencies to support the emergency response to South Sudan refugees and host communities in Northern Uganda. In June, Uganda hosted the Refugee Solidarity Summit to mobilise eight million dollars to support over 1.3 million refugees in the country. At the end of it only about 358.6 million dollars was pledged.
11:16
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Mbarara FC Holds KCCA to Goalless Draw city 1

Maqueth Wol, the captain Mbarara City FC, says the pre-season friendlies have helped them to build their confidence. Mbarara City FC has maintained unbeaten run in four preseason matches.
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NRM EC Under Fire From Namisindwa Voters nrm party 1 2

David Masaba, one of the NRM supporters accused the party Electoral Commission for deploying inexperienced staff whose computer skills were wanting.
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