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Age Limit Petition: Should Speaker Of Parliament Be Summoned? togikwatako 3 1 Top story

The Deputy Attorney General, told court that the Speaker of Parliament, Deputy Speaker and Parliament officials under a Parliamentary Act had immunity and privileges including against being summoned before court as witnesses.
17:58
17:58

Two-year Empaako Project Kicks Off empaako tradition 1

Steven Rwagweri, the Executive Director Engabu Za Tooro, a cultural organisation in the region which initiated the Empaako inscription, says that the clan leaders will take charge of sensitising members of their respective clans on the importance of the tradition. He explains that the leaders will ensure that the Empaako traditional naming ceremonies are revived in communities.
17:30
17:30

Man Electrocuted on Kampala Street

The Police Fire and Rescue Services Directorate has for the last two months been advising on safety precautions during this rainy season.
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17:18

Economic Activity Improved Across all Sectors, says BoU bank of uganda 1

According to BoU Governor Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile, the agricultural sector grew by 6.1 percent in 2017 from minus 0.4 percent in 2016. The services sector grew by 8.1 percent from 4.5 percent, while industry grew by 4.4 percent from 4.2 percent in the same period.
17:06
17:06

Vendors Back On Luweero Streets 4 2

Vendors are back on the streets of Luweero town council, four months after the police evicted them on directive of district Security Committee.
16:34
16:34

URA Impounds UBC Vehicles Over Tax Arrears

URA Public Affairs Manager Ian Rumanyika says that the five vehicles were impounded to compel UBC to clear arrears in Value Added Tax, Withholding Tax, And Pay as You Earn-PAYE, which have accumulated over a period of nine years.
16:25
16:25

ISO Impostor Arrested in Ibanda ibanda district

Humura was picked up from a video hall following a week long hunt by the police. The Ibanda District Police Commander, Rodgers Chebene, says the suspect is wanted for extorting money from residents, saying he works with the Internal Security Organization.
16:01
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Age Limit Petition: Constitutional Judges Promise Justice third term 3 1 Top story

Deputy Chief Justice, Alfonse Owiny-Dollo is leading a panel of four other judges to hear the petition filed by Uganda Law Society and six opposition Members of Parliament. Other justices hearing the petition are Kenneth Kakuru, Elizabeth Musoke, Remmy Kasule, and Cheborion Barishaki.
15:37
15:37

Anti-Pornography Sensitisation Campaigns Taken to Schools 5 1

The Pornography Control Committee PCC has kicked off campaigns to sensitise students and school administrators on the dangers of pornography.
15:31
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Mbale Roads Closed as Age-Limit Petition Hearing Kicks Off 1 2

Manshur Suwedi, the Elgon Region Police spokesperson, says they decided to divert traffic to provide necessary silence court needs to conduct business without interruption.
15:31
15:31

Private Sector Foundation Backs NSSF Amendments informal sector 1

The amendments, unveiled by Gender, Labour and Social Development Minister Janat Mukwaya, last month NSSF make NSSF a mandatory Social Security Scheme for all Ugandans employed in the formal and informal sectors.
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14:54

Chesang Wins Second Gold for Uganda mercyline chelangat 1 Top story

Stella Chesang has won the 10,000m womens gold medal at the on-going 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia.
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Anti-Pornography Campaign Excites Gayaza Students gayaza high school 5 3

Students and teachers at Gayaza High School have commended the work of a government committee set up to fight pornography in the country. The Pornography Control Committee-PCC, headed by Dr Annette Kezaabu, was at Gayaza High School on Saturday where they met a section of Advanced Level students as part of their nation-wide campaign to sensitise young people about pornography and its dangers.
14:12
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Bank of Uganda Maintains Lending Rate at 9%

Governor Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile, while delivering the monetary policy statement for April 2018, says maintaining the CBR at nine percent is consistent with supporting economic growth and achieving the inflation target over time.
13:56
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Police Hands over Kidnapped Son to Family 1

Alyenyo was allegedly kidnapped from Maga Maga, along with the Jinja-Iganga Highway, on March 30. It was later reported that his kidnappers were seeking a 15 million Shillings ransom for his release.
12:55
12:55

Socialite Bryan White Makes Headway in Out-of-Court Bargain

Today, his legal team comprising John Bulungu and Rama Omungu told Makindye Chief Magistrate Erias Kakooza that out of court negotiations between the parties were complete and that the two sides had reached an agreement for amicable settlement of the matter.
12:16
12:16

Unspecified Number of People Killed in Mbale-Tororo Road Accident 1

According to information obtained by URN, the accident occurred at a sharp bend just after Lulwanda childrens home when a Fuso truck registration number UAL 092X lost control and hit the guard rails before plunging into a valley.
12:13
12:13

Simbwa Punches Out Nigeria's Lawal regan simbwa 1

Ugandas heavyweight boxer, Regan Simbwa, has stopped Lukmon Lawal of Nigeria to storm the quarter finals at the on-going 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia.
12:09
12:09

Police Officer Held for Shooting Student in Kisoro 2

Police-constable Offen Ogond, attached to Field Force Unit-FFU at Kisoro police station is accused of unlawfully injuring Emmanuel Twesigye, a student of Muhabura Shine Secondary School.
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Women Using Relief Aid Blankets, Leaves to Soak Menstrual Blood 2 1 Top story

They sometimes use animal skins, leaves, and tree trunks, pieces of mattresses, woollen blankets, rags and even stones to conceal their bleeding. A number of others said they wear multiple knickers as the best alternative, while others dig holes in the ground to collect their menstrual blood.
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