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20:47
20:47

FDC Officially Out, DP Back for IPOD Summit 1 5

FDC officially communicated its withdrawal during the IPOD council meeting held at Netherlands Institute for Multiparty Democracy, Ntinda on Friday evening. The IPOD council is composed of Secretary Generals of all political parties represented in parliament.
20:37
20:37

Madi Delegation Delays Final Apaa Land Peace Agreement apaa land dispute 1 5

Lawrence Akuti, the head of the Madi Delegation told journalists in Gulu district that his team has received valuable input from interpretations of land and associated legal regimes of the country a meeting held today, Friday.
20:28
20:28

Uganda Introduces Measles, Rubella Combination Vaccine 2 1

Measles can be deadly for children with poor nutrition and a weakened immune system and causes about 430 deaths per day worldwide, mainly in developing countries. On the other hand, Rubella may cause miscarriage, heart problems, deafness and blindness, or severe birth defects known as congenital rubella syndrome,
20:03
20:03

Arua Muslim Faction Starts New Mosque 3 2

The group announced their official exit from Uganda Muslim Supreme Council-UMSC after a series of meetings on how to end the rift between Arua district Muslim Supreme Council and the Muktar Muslims, who have since rejected Sheik Abujaffer Shaban as the new district Khadi.
18:58
18:58

Mbarara Hospital Medics On the Spot over Alleged Extortion 1

Okello Odeke, the Mbarara regional referral hospital principal administrator says that allegations from the patients may be untrue. He, however, says that there are some people in the hospital who masquerade as health workers attached to the facility.
18:40
18:40

Ignorance of Laws Fueling Land Disputes in Masaka land evictions 3

Regina Babukiika Tronera, a senior legal officer and the centre manager for Justice Center says that a big number of land disputes they receive are as a result of ignorance of land laws.
18:22
18:22

Conflict of Interest Cited in Global Trust Bank Sale bank of uganda 1 6 Top story

Mbarara Municipality MP Michael Tusiime raised concerns saying that according to the list of shareholders of DFCU Bank availed by the Central Bank to COSASE, Bank of Uganda holds shares in the commercial bank under the Bank of Uganda Staff Retirement Benefit Scheme and Bank of Uganda Staff Pensions Fund held shares in DFCU.
17:41
17:41

Kiruhura RDC Orders Crack Down on Illegal Money Lenders

The order stems from increasing complaints in which many borrowers continue to lose property to illegal money lenders.
17:38
17:38

100 Arrested, 142 Vehicles Impounded in Arua Operation 2 2

The impromptu operation which kicked off last evening in the black spots of Arua town, netted dozens of suspects who were hiding in a half-kilometer tunnel at Barifa forest, while others were picked up from Ediofe Trading center, Mvara ward, Adriko cell and Onduparaka trading center.
17:22
17:22

Bunyangabu District Needs UGX 3.6B to Construct Water Sources 1 2

According to the Bunyangabu District Water Engineer Nathan Mugabe, safe water coverage in the district currently stands at 60 percent, with most residents trekking a distance of over 3 kilometers from their homes to the nearest water source.
17:08
17:08

New FDC Youth League Chairman Pledges to Unite Factions 1 2

Walid Lubega assumed office last week, after the impeachment of pro-Muntu youth league chairman, Iddi Ouma. Lubega was Oumas deputy national chairman.
16:52
16:52

New Wave of Cattle Theft Hits Butambala, Gomba thieves lynched 1 4

Aisha Nakubulwa, a poultry farmer in Buwama Town Council says she lost over 1,500 layers and boilers when her farms in one go. On the same day, three other farms in the area had been attacked in a similar manner.
15:33
15:33

Apaa Land Dispute Mediation Enters Final Round 1 3

The final meeting of the committee composed of 16 members of Acholi and Madi delegations is being chaired by Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda at the Presidential State lodge in fourth Division Military barracks in Gulu Town.Rugunda said the committee has come so close to finding the solution to the longstanding dispute after a heated start.
14:58
14:58

Gulu Hospital Stuck With Four Unclaimed Bodies

Currently, the mortuary is struggling to keep four bodies which remain unclaimed since April. Paul Ajur, the Senior Hospital Administrator says they are under pressure to hand over the unclaimed bodies to Gulu Municipal Council for burial in the Municipal Cemetery to create room for other bodies.
14:03
14:03

Medical Analysis Finds Defilement Victim A Virgin defense 1

Dr Barungi Thaddeus, a police surgeon attached to Bombo Road Police clinic told court this morning that he examined the victim on June 23, 2016, nine days after she had allegedly been defiled and found no injuries or evidence that she had ever been penetrated. His scientific conclusion indicates that the hymen and introitus of the young girl were virginal.
13:53
13:53

Kabale Men Shun Family Planning Services 1 5

Research conducted by the district health department in partnership with Kabale Women in Development KWID a Community Based Organisation indicates that the turn up of men in 2017 in both public and private health facilities was at only 20 percent, while for women was over 70 percent.
12:49
12:49

Leaders Accused of Frustrating Operations Against Illegal Fishing fishmongers 2 1

The commander of UPDF-FPU in the districts of Jinja, Kamuli, Mayuge, Buyende and Bugiri, Lt. Ronald Akandwanaho says that ever since Members of Parliament raised concerns of alleged torture inflicted on fishermen by the soldiers illegal fishing activities are on the increase.
12:28
12:28

Uganda Loses 30 to 39% of VAT Revenues - Study

The study shows that the compliance gap, that is the difference between actual revenues collected and the potential revenues that could have been collected given the policy framework that was in place during that year, is in the range of between 30 and 39 percent.
11:52
11:52

Pharmaceuticals Asked to Penetrate Local Market 4 1

The Minister of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives, Amelia Kyambadde said Uganda last year imported medicine worth 260 million dollars. Local pharmaceutical industries have managed to capture less than 20 percent of the local market.
11:30
11:30

Kikuube Residents Seek Tailor-made Programmes for HIV Victims patients 7

Nyansio Mugisa, one of the Persons Living with HIV in the area says that he has tried to benefit from the programme in vain, yet several other categories of people are using the same to leap out of poverty.
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