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19:30
19:30

Hundreds Disqualified in UPDF Recruitment Exercise 1 2

The UPDF recruitment exercise seeks to address the human resource deficit arising out of the retirement of a similar number of personnel who will be leaving the forces over the next two years. Up to 1700 of these will be retiring in November, this year.
19:24
19:24

Ugandan Celebrities Join Anti-Poaching Campaign wildaid 1 2

Some of Ugandas top celebrities, Anne Kansiime, Irene Ntale and Maurice Kirya have joined conservation groups in a news campaign aimed at combating poaching.
19:20
19:20

Buganda Premier Cautions Against Age Limit Amendment 4

Buganda Kingdom Premier Charles Peter Mayiga challenged government to respect the opinion of different people in the country concerning the proposed age limit amendment. Mayiga also cited need for consensus among all parties saying it is a sign of democracy.
17:23
17:23

Prospective Recruits Bribing Their Way into UPDF 7 1

Col. James Nambale, the in charge of the recruitment exercise which started today at Kololo Independence Grounds in Kampala, said that they have intercepted a number of people who were offering bribes to officers so that they can be let into the army without facing any hurdle.
16:08
16:08

Byandala, 6 Others to Answer for Katosi Road Scam abraham byandala 1

Justice Gidudu ruled that prosecution team led by Sarah Birungi; the Director of Legal Affairs in the Inspectorate of Government has proved beyond a reasonable doubt that the group had a role to play in the scam that resulted in a financial loss of 24.7 billion shillings for the government of Uganda.
15:46
15:46

Multi-billion Shilling Solar Park Opens in Tororo solar energy 1

The plant with a capacity of 10 MWp, consists of 32,240 photovoltaic panels distributed over a 14-hectare site. The facility is designed to generate around 16-gigawatt hours GWh of energy annually, catering to the energy needs of more than 35,838 people in the area.
14:44
14:44

Thousands Turn UP for UPDF Recruitment Exercise deborah mbabazi 1 2

Thousands of people have today turned up for the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces - UPDF recruitment exercise at Kololo Grounds in Kampala.
11:13
11:13

Magyezi's Bill That Was Never 'Private' age limit removal 10 1 Top story

President Yoweri Musevenis revelation on Friday that he supported the age limit bill was the climax to a badly kept secret about the move engineered by Igara West Member of Parliament, Raphael Magyezi. It is the speed at which the Magyezi Bill has moved through parliament with full support from cabinet, a rare thing for private members bills, that has raised questions.
10:49
10:49

Customary Land Tenure System under Threat- Acholi Leaders Forum 1 4

The Forum says it has established, through extensive analysis and empirical research, that gaping loopholes exist within the current legal framework to effectively secure the customary land tenure system. They say unless preserved and protected, the customary land tenure system will vanish in the near future due to weaknesses within the existing legal regime.
10:20
10:20

Bamasaba Clan Football Match Ends Prematurely police fire teargas 1 2

Both the police and organizers of the match attempted to control the fans to allow the match to continue in vain. As a result, Police started firing teargas prompting the football fans to run to Bududa trading centre.
07:46
07:46

Bukomansimbi Struggles to Open Up District Roads muhammad kateregga 1 2

The district received about 80million Shillings from the central government for road rehabilitation this quarter. The money, according to the district chairman Muhammad Kateregga, was used to procure culverts among other materials to fix some of the roads.
07:44
07:44

Napak Residents Decry Peanut Compensation On Road 1 2

Joseph Lomonyang, the Napak LCV chairman agreed with some of the concerns raised by his electorate especially on discriminatory valuation of property.
07:22
07:22

Foot And Mouth Disease Hits Four Districts In Bugisu Region 2

Patrick Wanzala, a resident of Nakaloke Town Council in Mbale district told URN that his four cows presented with high fever for three days followed by blisters in the mouth and on the feet, which affected their movement.
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