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21:14
21:14

Two People Shot During Bryan White's Event in Arua 2 1

Socialite Brian White has been in Arua since the beginning of the week, promoting the programme which he says was started to provide funding to youths in order to help them fight poverty. But queries were raised on the criteria used to select beneficiaries. Bryan White has been giving out cash to individuals he believes are poor.
20:47
20:47

Land Commissioner Kulata Grilled Over Temangalo Land Registration land probe 1 2

Early this week, a Canadian-Asian family petitioned the probe committee claiming ownership of 366.2 acres of the land in Temangalo. Nazim Moosa one of the claimants, a resident in the Canadian city of Vancouver, said the land registered as Temangalo Tea Estate Limited TTEL, was owned by his parents Mohammed Hassnali Moosa who died in 1997 and Sherbanu Hassnali Moosa.
20:10
20:10

Kakira Denies Sneaking In “Harmful” Sugar 1

Now Kakira Sugar Limited, the biggest sugar producer in Uganda, has come out claiming the story creates a wrong impression that contaminated sugar has been imported from Kenya by a Ugandan company, re-exported to Tanzania where it was rejected.
19:55
19:55

Pneumonia Threatens Lives in Karamoja minister of health 1

UN Agency for children, UNICEF report for December 2017 indicates that 16 of deaths among children 52 children die every day due to pneumonia. At Matany Hospital, one of the leading health service providers in Karamoja, pneumonia is the number one killer with 18 deaths, as for June 2018.
19:40
19:40

Uganda on High Ebola Alert After Fresh Outbreak in DRC

No case of Ebola has been reported in Uganda at the moment. But the Ministry of Health says the outbreak in Kivu presents many risks to Uganda considering the ongoing movement from refugees from DRC to areas across Lake Albert, Bundibugyo and Ntoroko districts.
18:45
18:45

FDC Drops Winnie Kiiza, Appoints Aol to Lead Opposition 1 1 Top story

The Party has maintained Kiira Municipality MP Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda as the Opposition Whip in Parliament. He will be deputized by Bukonzo East MP Harold Tonny Muhindo who takes over a post hitherto held by Rukungiri Municipality MP Roland Mugume Kaginda who has been nominated as a member of the Inter-Parliamentary Union IPU.
18:37
18:37

Masaka Defilement Convict Escapes From Court the judiciary 2

Eyewitnesses say that Lukwago escaped through a small gate at the Office of the Resident State Attorney and jumped on a motorcycle.
18:31
18:31

Two Gulu Journalists Held for Computer Misuse, Defamation 1 1

Ronald Were, the Officer in Charge of the Criminal Investigations Department at Gulu Central Police Station says that the two were arrested on the directive of the Department of Cyber-crime following a complaint filed by Carole Ward at Police headquarters in, Kampala.
18:04
18:04

Businessman Amos Nzeyi Fails to Appear Before Land Probe temangalo land 2 1

Addressing Journalists on Friday, the land probe Lead Counsel Ebert Byenkya said that Nzeyi had written to the commission, saying that he could not appear because he is out of the country.
17:37
17:37

Buseruka Residents Demand Heightened Security rebels 6

Last week eleven people were arrested at a training camp for allegedly participating in suspected rebel activities near Kaiso landing site in Tonya parish, Buseruka Sub County.
17:04
17:04

Teachers, Pupils Flee Kalangala School over Witchcraft demons 4 1

Trouble started on Friday when three pupils Rose Nassanga, Ritah Nassali and Prime Kobusingye were allegedly attacked by demons prompting them to beat up the school head teacher Jonathan Mutagumya.
16:43
16:43

PRDP Beneficiaries Warned Against Selling Cattle 1

Isaac Lumago, the Lamwo district Veterinary Officer in charge of the restocking program explains that all the beneficiaries of the restocking program are required to graze the animals for at least five years before selling them.
16:24
16:24

Equity Bank Offering UGX 920b for Oil and Gas Loans 1 2

Dr Mwangi, the current African Banker of the Year, said the money will be given as a single loan and can be provided to up to 20 individuals or companies. According to Dr Mwangi, Equity Bank will use the big pockets of its shareholders to make the financing possible.
16:12
16:12

Kabarole Registers Drop in Malaria Cases 2

Dr Richard Mugahi, the Kabarole District Health Officer, attributes the reduction malaria to peoples positive response to preventive measures, like sleeping under mosquito nets and removing stagnant water around their home.
16:01
16:01

Equity Bank Marks 10 Years in Uganda 1 4

Equity Bank is now the eighth biggest bank in Uganda, down from the 13th position, with over 600,000 customers having 754 billion Shillings in deposits, while loans are at 600 billion Shillings and the banks asset base stands at over one trillion Shillings.
15:43
15:43

Ntungamo District,Sub County in Row over Compensation Funds 1

The money 104 million shillings was secured from Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA as compensation for the piece of land in Ntungamo Sub County.
15:15
15:15

Three People Shot By Suspected DRC Soldiers in Kanungu 2

The victims are identified as Patrick Bukora, 40, a resident of Migyera cell, Nakasongola district, Julius Saturday, 36, a businessman from Nsolo B cell, Western division-Busia Municipality, and Nassolo Sauda, 40, a businesswoman from Kiyola cell, Nakasongola district.
13:29
13:29

Rugby Cranes Ready To Battle Tunisia In Gold Cup 1

The Uganda Rugby Cranes are taking nothing to chance as they prepare to battle Tunisia in their third game of the Africa Rugby Gold Cup/2019 Rugby World Cup qualifier.
13:24
13:24

No Action against Asuman Mugenyi for ‘Age-Limit' Directive asuman mugyenyi 1 4

According to the directive issued on October 16, 2017, Mugenyi stated that consultations by Members of Parliament on the proposal to amend the presidential age which was initially restricted to persons aged between 35 and 75 should be restricted to their respective constituencies.
12:33
12:33

Kabarole Leaders, Hospital Director Reconcile staff 1

In June, the district councillors vowed to cause the transfer of Dr Florence Tugumisirize, who they accused of maladministration, leading to poor service delivery at the hospital.
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