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19:58
19:58

Lawyers Call For Liberalisation of East Africa Legal Market 3 1

Richard Mugisha, the East Africa Law Society president says they have reached a mutual recognition agreement that opening the markets is important for the region but have met limited progress from the politicians.
18:19
18:19

Mbarara City FC Sacks Coach Viali Bainomugisha

According to Saddam, the coach has failed to impress the management after helping the club to gain promotion to Ugandas top flight football,The clubs administration had reportedly given the coach a top four position target which he failed to achieve.
16:54
16:54

Bad Roads Thwart Emergency Services in Marburg Hit Districts kween district 3 1

The health ministry, however, says that the poor transport means in the affected districts is a blockade for a timely response. Health Minister Jane Ruth Aceng says that often, officials have to endure sandy and worn out roads over long distances to respond to emergencies.
16:09
16:09

IGG Investigates Police Over Flawed Recruitment police cadets 1 Top story

The Inspector General of Government IGG is investigating suspected irregularities in the recruitment of cadet police officers over the last three years. A reliable source who is part of the investigations told Uganda Radio Network that the major focus in this investigation is the pass-out of 1200 cadets during the 2015/2016 intake yet only 500 slots had been advertised.
16:07
16:07

Mugabe Makes Public Appearance in Harare robert mugabe

This is Mugabes first public appearance, since an attempt by the military to seize control of the country. The 93-year-old arrived at the ceremony dressed in a blue academic gown and tasseled hat.
15:17
15:17

Ruhinda North Constituents Want Presidential Term Limits Restored consultations 1 Top story

Ruhinda North Member of Parliament Thomas Tayebwa has said his voters support the proposed removal of presidential age limits but demand that the term limits be reinstated. In 2005, in a polarising move similar to the current age limit debate, Parliament amended Article 1052 of the constitution and removed presidential term limits.
15:16
15:16

Soroti Traders Conned by Fake Microfinance uganda police force

Traders and commercial motorcyclists, among others, deposited savings on a daily basis while awaiting the approval of their loan applications. To their dismay, the company closed its operations about a week ago and vanished with all the deposits.
13:48
13:48

Moroto on Alert as Patient Dies of Suspected Marburg Fever moroto district 2 1

The primary-six pupil was rushed to Moroto Army Barracks Health Centre IV on Tuesday night with signs akin to the Marburg virus, a highly virulent epidemic-prone disease associated with high case fatality rates. The virus is transmitted by direct contact with the blood, body fluids and tissues of infected persons or animals.
13:26
13:26

Kyambogo University Staff Cancel Planned Strike

Lecturers under their umbrella Association Kyambogo University Academic Staff Association KYUASA had threatened to lay down their tools in protest of the universitys failure to clear their allowance arrears amounting to 3 billion Shillings.
13:16
13:16

Kipsiro, Kurong Enter MTN Marathon moses kipsiro 1

Star athletesMoses Kipsiro and Moses Kurong are among Ugandas high profile runners who will take part in the 2017 MTN Marathon.
12:29
12:29

UNEB Sends Wrong Exam to Schools, Candidates Stuck uce exams 1 1 Top story

Senior four candidates that do German language as a subject were on Thursday forced to leave part of the examination undone after it was discovered that a section of the paper did not match the questions set. Samuel Gittah, Director of Studies at Mengo Senior School, one of the schools affected, says they discovered after the exam had started that two parts of the paper did not match. Gittah says the dictation part of the exam did not match the questions that were set.
11:54
11:54

Museveni Extends Bamugemereire Land Probe land policy 1

President Yoweri Museveni has granted the Commission of Inquiry into Land Matters six more months. The Commission, headed by Lady Justice Catherine Bamugemereire, had been given six months which expired on November 9. A statement by the Commissions Lead Counsel, Ebert Byenkya, quotes Justice Bamugemereire as saying the instrument of extension was received a couple of days ago.
11:24
11:24

Falling Tree Branch Damages Gulu Media Centre Offices 4 1

he offices of the Northern Uganda Media Club NUMEC were damaged on Thursday after a falling tree branch hit them. The Mahogany tree branch came tumbling over the roof of the regions biggest media centre at about 10:10am in still windy weather. The weight of the falling branch damaged parts of the roof and that of a nearby sanitary facility.
11:13
11:13

UNEB Heightens Security at Examination Storage Facilities updf 2 1

The move is to ensure that there are no more leakages as secondary school candidates sail through the final lap of the examination cycle. Uganda Certificate of Education-UCE examinations are scheduled to end on October 20, while UACE will continue until December 5, 2017.
10:38
10:38

Conflicts, Bad Weather Driving Food Insecurity Up – Report fao 1

The surge indicates that the gains made in improving peoples nutrition in the region during the first decade of the century have been lost. During the first decade of the millennium, sub-Saharan Africa made progress in fighting hunger with undernourishment from 29.1 to 20.6 percent.
08:04
08:04

Museveni Avoids Age Limit Issue at Kabarole Rally nrm party 1

There was a low turn up of NRM supporters at the age limit consultation rally organised by Burahya County Member of Parliament Margaret Muhanga and addressed by President Yoweri Museveni. The rally, organised on Thursday afternoon, had received week-long massive publicity on local radio stations, including promises of transport to and from Karambi Play Ground in Kabarole district, the venue of the rally.
08:01
08:01

Proposed Age-Limit Amendment Immoral- Baryamureeba 1 3

Tabled by the Igara West MP Raphael Magyezi, the Bill seeks among other things to amend Article 102b, of the Constitution which limits the presidential age to persons aged between 35 and 75. But proponents of the amendment argue that the article is discriminatory.
07:32
07:32

Temperature Rise Could Affect Bean Production beans 4 1

Black beans, kidney beans, pinto beans, navy beans and pink beans - varieties of what is called the common bean - provide essential protein and vitamins the world over, especially in Africa and Latin America. But scientists at International Center for Tropical Agriculture CIAT say their cultivation will be affected by an increase in temperature.
07:22
07:22

Uganda's Problem is Not Aged Leaders-Tanga Odoi: age limit bill 5 1

Dr Odoi said that the Ugandas political problems are not as a result of its climate or aged population and leaders rather the personalities of leaders and ability to harness goodwill of the people towards the countrys stability and political progress.
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