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20:55
20:55

Uganda to Join Bigger Trading Bloc

The resultant Tripartite Free Trade Area TFTA will comprise the East African Community EAC, the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa COMESA and the Southern Africa Development Community SADC.
18:16
18:16

Herdsmen Invade Otuke District 2

Patrick Okello, a resident says the herdsmen are a security threats to the area as some of them are grazing their animals in peoples gardens.
17:57
17:57

Four MPs Summoned over Age Limit Debate parliament 2

The MPs Muhammad Nsereko, Theodore Ssekikubo, Barnabas Tinkasimire and Allan Ssewanyana, are expected to appear before the Criminal Investigations Department in Kibuli on Tuesday September 19 at 11a.m. They will appear before Assistant Commissioner of Police Francis Olugu.
17:40
17:40

Makerere Perimeter Wall Construction Kicks Off updf 1 1

Dr. Kamunyu says the have so far collected over Shillings 50 million, which they have used to kick start the construction work.
17:16
17:16

Minister Blocks Creation of Two Sub counties in Katakwi katakwi district 2

Walter Elakas Ekiring, the Katakwi District LC V Chairperson, says the Local Ministry halted the proposed creation of the two sub counties until the land dispute between the community in Magoro Sub County and Uganda Wildlife Authority is resolved.
16:48
16:48

Is It Time to Rethink Hydropower Dam Construction in Uganda? renewable energy 1 2

The government plans to increase hydropower generation from the current 825 Megawatts to 2500 Megawatts in the next two years or 2020. Two flagship large hydropower projects are under construction. Karuma is expected to produce 600 MW while Isimba will have 180 MW of power generated.
16:14
16:14

Pornography Control Committee Starts Awareness Campaign In Fort Portal 3 1

Kezaabu says following the inauguration of the committee some people have now resorted to selling pornographic materials in secrecy for fear of being apprehended.
15:55
15:55

Court Acquits Lyantonde Journalist media freedom 3 1

Waliggos acquittal threw several journalists who attended the court session into celebrations.
15:45
15:45

Police Arrests 14 Youths Over Anti-Age Limit Protests parliament 1

The activists under the White Angels umbrella took over the city streets early morning dressed in while overall with inscriptions denouncing the proposed constitutional amendment. They used the sound of a ringing bell to capture public attention, followed by a message encouraging Ugandans to rise up and block the amendment.
15:10
15:10

Police Investigates Own Officers Over Kalerwe Robbery

Ideally, any person interested in security and police escort services is required to apply through the Inspector General of Police or deposit money directly into the police account.
13:44
13:44

Three Dropped From Mbale Union of Disabled Persons

Hussein Kabala, the Chairperson, Mbale Union of Disabled Persons, says the trio was dropped this morning for incompetence and fueling division among members.
12:59
12:59

Sematimba Retains Busiro South Parliamentary Seat

Sematimba, the National Resistance Movement - NRM party candidate had been thrown out of Parliament on grounds that he did not have the requisite qualifications for the post.The minimum qualification for a Member of Parliament is the Advanced Certificate of Education.
12:43
12:43

Lira Fish Project Left to Waste 3

Ojuka says the district is working on a memorandum of understanding to hire out the facility to a private fishery firm in Serere district for effective management and utilisation.
12:32
12:32

Tuskys Takes Over Nakumatt Supermarkets 1 Top story

Nakumatt has been faced with financial woes that have seen several stores close down both in Uganda and Kenya, as day by day, the shelves were becoming emptier. It was revealed that the company was collapsing as a result of multi-billion Shillings debts to suppliers, banks and tax bodies.
12:20
12:20

Police Yet to Begin Construction of Forensic Lab 2 1

Kayihura says the absence of a forensic laboratory makes it difficult for police to handle most cases involving forensic evidence to their conclusion.
11:18
11:18

Family Divided Over Burial of Justice Kavuma's Foster Mother land grabbing 2 1

According to Walusimbi, before her death, the late Nanozi told them to lay her remains at her ancestral home in Kilwaza-Kigavu village in Luweero district. Walusimbi says the ancestral home is the same place where the deceaseds father Silliman Ssebirumbi Mulwaza II, aunts and other relatives are buried.
07:48
07:48

Ntagali Asks Sabiny to Replace FGM

In his statement read by Sheikh Abdallah Sabila, the Kadhi Kapchorwa Muslim District, the Mufti of Uganda, Sheikh Shaban Ramadhan Mubaje, said FGM is against Gods order of creation.
07:45
07:45

Kyambogo University Outlines Vision for Teachers Colleges 1

The university says it is in advanced stages of setting up regional learning centres to de-congest the main campus and enhance access and quality of teachers education in the country.
07:35
07:35

Christians Mourn Bishop Abel Balya's Widow rwenzori diocese 2

Hundreds of Christians turned up at St.Johns Cathedral Kabarole on Sunday for the funeral service of Asta Balya Amooti, the widow of the late Bishop Abel Balya. Asta Balya died on Friday at her home in Bunyonyi in Hakibale Sub County, after suffering a stroke a year ago. Balya was the first African Bishop in East and Central Africa who spread the gospel in Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Congo and Sudan. He died in November 1979 at the age of 102.
07:15
07:15

Independent Candidate Withdraws from Rukiga Woman MP Race 3 1

Adam Juma Sheesa, the Kabale and Rukiga District Returning Officer has confirmed receiving Atukundas letter communicating her withdraw from the polls.
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