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18:38
18:38

MPs Want IPU to Investigate Rights Violations in Parliament nrm 1

Led by Reagan Okumu, the Aswa County, James Acidri, the Maracha East MP and Otuke Woman MP, Sylvia Akello, the group accuses Kadaga of conspiring with the state to allow the invasion of parliament.
18:22
18:22

Shelve Age Limit Bill - Mak Law Dons article 102 (b) 1 4

Lecturers at the School of Law at Makerere University have asked Parliament of Uganda to consider shelving the bill seeking to amend Article 102b of the 1995 constitution. This position was contained in joint statement by 22 law lecturers read by Associate Prof. Christopher Mbazira today at Makerere University.
18:07
18:07

Farmers Stuck With 4.6 Million Coffee Seedlings 2

Flex Cuthbert Esoku, the Mbarara Chief Administrative Officer, says they are doing everything possible to ensure the coffee seedlings are absorbed by the neighboring districts to protect the farmers from making loses.
17:20
17:20

MP Magyezi Tables ‘Age Limit Bill' 2 1 Top story

Igara West Member of Parliament Raphael Magyezi has this afternoon tabled the controversial bill seeking to lift the presidential age cap in the Constitution.
17:15
17:15

Two New Parliamentarians Sworn In new mps take oath 3

The two; Iganga Woman MP Brenda Asinde Suubi and Rukiga Woman MP Caroline Kamusiime are part of a team of legislators voted in elections last month. They comprised of one by-election and five elections in the newly created districts.
16:52
16:52

Drive to Curtail Drowning Rolled Out in Kalangala swim safe uganda 1 2

The drive is a brainchild of Swim Safe Uganda, a not for profit organisation that works to reduce cases of drowning across its east Africa. The organisation estimates that up to 5000 cases of drowning are reported every year in Uganda, mostly within Lake Victoria.
16:42
16:42

Environmentalists Destroy Crop Gardens in Mbarara Wetlands river rwizi 1 1

David Nuwagaba, the Mbarara District Senior Environment Office, says they cleared all the crops to enable the wetland to regenerate.
16:13
16:13

Uhuru Institute Condemn Police Raid, Deny Funding Illegal Activities 2 1

The Uhuru Institute for Social Development has condemned police raid of its Naguru-based offices on suspicion that its being used as a conduit for illicit funds to facilitate illegal activities.
16:02
16:02

Amuru Police Stuck With Abandoned Minor uganda police force

Police in Amuru district are still hunting for the parents of a juvenile abandoned at Atiak trading centre more than a week ago.
15:47
15:47

BOU Reduces Central Bank Rate By 0.5% cbr and lending

Central Bank Governor Emmanuel Tumusiime Mutebile says that the move is to cautiously ease monetary policy to boost private sector credit growth and to strengthen the economic growth momentum.
15:19
15:19

Fishermen Petition Minister Over Idle Fish Handling Facility spencon 4 2

Vincent Ssempijja, the Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Fisheries Minister, says even the other fish handling facilities built at Kalangala and Katosi landing sites are idle because they were not completed.
15:03
15:03

Normal Business in Kampala

Darious Serumaga, a resident of Makindye West and shopkeeper around Mini price told URN that he walked to his shop from home but didnt see his area Member of Parliament, Allan Sewanyana.
14:53
14:53

Police in Show of Force at Annual Celebrations community policing 1

Demonstrations were from International Police-Interpol, the African Police Organisation Afripol, and the Eastern Africa Police Chiefs Cooperation Organization EAPCCO, senior police officers training school Bwebajja, police support operations, colonial police and sports like netball, taekwondo and boxing.
14:27
14:27

Age Limit Bill Scheduled for First Reading raphael magyezi

However, it will be tabled before a one-sided parliament after a boycott by members of the opposition. They were protesting the suspension of their colleagues by the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga.
13:52
13:52

Rwanda Embassy Denies Intimidating Journalist over War Book 1 Top story

The Rwanda High Commission in Uganda has issued a statement dismissing reports by veteran journalist Justus Muhanguzi Kampe that he was intimidated in a bid to stop him from launching his book on the Rwandan genocide.
13:48
13:48

Govt Faulted for low Literacy, Numeracy Levels twaweza uganda 3

The indictment follows a World Bank report on education which indicated children are learning very little in school with millions lacking basic numeracy and literacy skills even after spending several years in school.
13:02
13:02

Health Ministry: Heavy Rains Likely to Trigger Water Borne Diseases 1

The Health Ministry also appeals to members of the public to observe good hygiene, and sanitation around homes and schools and boil or drink chlorinated water. The circular follows the confirmed outbreak of cholera in Nyakiyumbu Sub County in Kasese district.
12:50
12:50

Police Confirm Grenade Attacks on Legislators' Homes uganda police

A similar attack was reported in the home of the Rubaga North MP, Moses Kasibante, in Ssendaula Zone in Lungujja in Rubaga division on September 28, 2017.
11:55
11:55

UCC Media Crackdown Intended to Create Fear- Kanaabi media attacks

Last week, UCC, the government body which regulates the broadcasting sector, stopped the live broadcast of parliamentary proceedings. A number of radio and television stations have also told of how unidentified persons have directed them not to host opposition politicians, particularly those opposed to the lifting of the presidential age limit.
11:17
11:17

Mak Prof Warns on Land Reforms kabale district 4 1

Prof. Ahikire says right from colonial times, land has remained one of the unfinished businesses arguing that the 1995 constitution just fueled the already complex situation.
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