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23:08
23:08

FDC, DP Short of Candidates in Sembabule Races electoral commison 2

By the closure of the nomination exercise by the Electoral Commission on Wednesday evening, out the 46 newly created positions; DP only managed to front nine candidates while FDC nominated only four, against 43 independents and 56 from the NRM camp.
22:52
22:52

Search for Missing Lorry at Karuma Bridge Enters Day Two

The truck registration number UAS 994 Y went into the gushing picturesque water falls shortly after its 25-year-old driver Solomon Ocen lost control. It went down the drain with Oscar Opuda, a trader in Bweyale Township in Kiryandongo Sub County.
22:18
22:18

Inspectorate of Government Still Credible - Mulyagonja presidents office 2

Mulyagonja said the IG is underfunded and cannot be expected to perform its mandate under the circumstances.
20:38
20:38

Investors Tipped on Opportunities in Northern Uganda 4 2

The calls to invest in mechanized agriculture were based on studies undertaken in the districts of Arua, Gulu, Lira, Nwoya, and Nebbi under a programme codenamed Northern Uganda: Transforming the Economy through Climate Smart Agribusiness Market Development NUTEC-MD.
20:36
20:36

Bunyangabu District Boss Accused of Extorting Money from Job Seekers bribery 4

The two say that it has come to their attention that Ategeka was asking for between UGX 1 million and UGX 2 million from job applicants some of whom were senior teachers seeking to be promoted to the level of headmaster.
20:03
20:03

Teaching Hospital to be Constructed in Mbarara 1

The teaching hospital will be named Good Care International University Teaching Hospital and will be located in Mbarara district. Construction of the hospital is set to start in July 2018
20:01
20:01

President Pledges to End Kidnaps for Ransom, Murder insecurity 4 1

He said that after the defeat of the Lords Resistance Army-LRA, Allied Democratic Forces ADF and the successful disarmament in Karamoja, which he classified as rural-based terrorism and banditry, the government is capable of wiping out masterminds of the new wave of urban terrorism activities like kidnaps and murder.
19:45
19:45

Microfinance Regulatory Authority to License Money Lenders micro-finance 2 1

Elly Avu Biliku, Executive Director UMRA, says that licencing which will start this month, will put an end to unscrupulous moneylenders who cheat borrowers.
19:38
19:38

Govt to Revive Import Substitution Policy

Uganda is a net importer of goods, meaning she imports more items than she exports, the latest figures being USD 7 billion in imports against USD 2.5 billion in exports. To reverse the trade imbalance, the government is supporting women and youth groups to acquire skills in the production of import substitution items.
19:24
19:24

Pastor, Two Deacons Arrested for Criminal Trespass 1 1

The suspects went to court presented forged documents and the Christians were thrown out of the premises
19:05
19:05

Police Still Stuck with Stranded Children uganda police 1

The stranded children were picked up by police in Namugongo last week during the Martyrs Day celebrations
18:52
18:52

James Tweheyo to Head New Anti-Corruption Unit igg 2 1

He said that said that the Inspectorate of Government had failed to execute its mandate forcing him to create a parallel unit to address the rampant cases of corruption in the country.
18:35
18:35

Five Nominated for Bugiri Parliamentary Seat country 1

Business grounded to a halt when Asuman Basalirwa led hundreds of his supporters in a procession in the company of Robert Kyagulanyi, the East Member of parliament. They danced to music, blew whistles and vuvuzelas as they drove through Bugiri municipality.
18:27
18:27

Strategic Investments in Infrastructure Paying Off- Museveni activity 1 Top story

Delivering the 2018 State of the Nation Address in Kampala, Museveni said the economy is expected to grow by 5.8 percent this financial year, rising to seven percent in 2019/20 on account of improved tarmac road network, stable electricity and peace and security.
18:23
18:23

Age Limit Amendment Derailed Parliament-Kadaga age limit bill 4 1

Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga said that consideration of the Constitutional Amendment Bill, presented by MP Raphael Magyezi derailed parliament, because of the complexities involved and chaos that marred the ensuing debate.
18:10
18:10

Nekyon's Relatives Granted Bail adams makmot 1 1

The accused persons are charged with conspiracy to commit a felony, forgery, uttering false information and electronic fraud.
17:59
17:59

Busia RDC Calls for Calm Amid Kidnap Threats 4

Residents accused the suspect of kidnaping a 2-year- old boy they found him with in Busia Taxi Park. Residents stormed Busia Police Station demanding that police hands over the suspected kidnapper prompting police to use teargas and live bullets to disperse them leading to running battles, which brought business in the border town a standstill.
17:40
17:40

Micro Finance Defrauds Soroti Residents uganda police force 1 1

James Elesu, a businessman of Soroti and member of the micro finance, says that the mangers told them to collect their savings on Wednesday. He however says when they found the offices closed, they tried contacting the directors, in vain.
17:38
17:38

Baby Stolen From Bishop Ceaser Asili Memorial Hospital 3 1

Justine Nanyonga, one of the witnesses found at the facility said the woman disguised herself as a nurse and hoodwinked the mother that the child was being taken for body measurements. Later she was seen covered in a hijab, walking out of the facility.
17:09
17:09

State of the Nation Address Verbatim district

In the coming days, the Minister of Finance will announce the financial support we intend to give to the groups that wish to join the manufacturing in the form of the enhanced micro-finance efforts and the Innovation in addition to the Women Fund, the Youth Fund and Operation Wealth Creation Fund.
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