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21:09
21:09

Makerere Staff Tribunal Sitting Flops Again Over Missing Minutes appeal 3 2

Speaking to URN shortly after the Tribunal session, Advocate Innocent Okong, of Kob Advocates & Solicitors, representing Dr. Ocita expressed disappointment with the university for using delaying tactics to frustrate justice of his client by failing to produce minutes on time.
20:51
20:51

Road Fund Boss Questioned on Land Ownership 3 1

The Commission Chairperson Lady Justice, Catherine Bamugemereire told Merian that she should be worried that she carried herself as a Landlady whereas she isn’t. Merian Ssebunya took over land in the names of Kiwe and Sajjabi Company Limited.
20:27
20:27

Bobi Wine: Violent People Not Part of People Power 2 1

Bobi Wine’s message comes on the heel of rising animosity between people and Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) caused by sporadic attacks on Dr. Kizza Besigye by youth donning people power berets.
20:20
20:20

Suspected Thief Gunned Down Shooting

A police officer told URN that the suspect was carrying a sack full of tiles, which he is believed to have stolen from one of the factories in industrial park. The officer said they asked the deceased to stop as the 999 patrol vehicle approached him but he threw the sack and started running.
20:04
20:04

SFC Soldiers Shoot Drunken Royal Guard shooting 1 1 Top story

Jo Wolfram, an Australian national who stays close to the scene and survived being shot wondered how the humble royal guard turned dangerous after taking a few bottles of liquor.
19:29
19:29

The Momentum For Uganda's Oil Is Building Says Total Boss tullow oil 3 1

TOTAL E&P Uganda Chairman and General Manager, Pierre Jessua told the Stanbic Enterprise conference they expect a final investment Decision expected in the coming months.
19:19
19:19

Ministry of Health Needs UGX 36bn to Complete Mulago Specialised Hospital 3

Presenting a report to Parliament on the state of health service delivery in the country, the Minister of Health Dr Jane Ruth Aceng, the rehabilitation works at the hospital is currently at 91%. Upon completion, the hospital will provide specialized services including organ transplant (kidney, cornea, liver, bone marrow, and stem cell) and neuro-spinal surgery among others.
19:14
19:14

IFMS Tier One Irks Luweero Leaders 6

Luttamaguzi Ssemakula, the Nakaseke South Member of Parliament, has asked the district officials to petition Parliament to investigate the matter, saying some of bureaucratic tendencies are intended to benefit technocrats in ministries.
18:28
18:28

Arua Lead Farmers Receive Motorcycles, Bicycles to fight Malnutrition 2 1

Gordon Toa, the Arua District Production Officer, says their main target is to increase production and consumption of micro-nutrients in primary schools.
18:08
18:08

Karambi Sub County Leaders Petition Minister over Proposed Fort Portal City Margaret Muhanga 1

Through their lawyers, Byamukama, Kaboneke and Co. Advocates, the leaders argue that the resolution by Kabarole district council to create Fort Portal Tourism City by annexing Karambi Sub County to Fort Portal Municipality was illegal and shouldn’t be considered by the ministry.
17:56
17:56

Residents, Entebbe Tycoon Clash Over Perimeter Wall demolition 3

Kibirige also blamed the area police for protecting Ochieng to illegally construct a perimeter wall in the road reserve
17:53
17:53

39 Ugandan Districts Have No Hospitals 2

The minister said that the island and mountainous districts like Buvuma, Kalangala, Namayingo, Mayuge and Namisindwa deserve special attention because of their geographical location. She explained that the ministry needs 1.3 trillion Shillings to construct 41 hospitals in the listed districts. She was presenting a report on the state of health service delivery in Uganda.
17:31
17:31

Bukomansimbi District Security Committee Orders Landlord to Reopen Road 3 1

Last week, residents of Kateera parish in Kibinge Sub County, clashed with Safiina Najjengo Kaggwa after she blocked a community road that passes through her land.
17:29
17:29

UPDF Accused of Harassing Fishermen on Rwenshama Landing Site Lake Edward 3

The Fishermen say that without any explanation, the unit officers withdrew their licenses and declared that new licenses have been given to only those members who belong to Rwenshama Fishing Company, an arrangement which had been abolished by the government to allow issuance of licenses on individual merit.
17:25
17:25

Kooki Schools Drop Buganda Anthem buganda kingdom 3

A number of schools and institutions in Ddwaniro, Lwanda, Kagamba and Kacheera Sub-counties now hoist the Uganda and Kooki flags and sing both the national and Kooki anthems at their assemblies and special events.
16:51
16:51

Women Unemployment High-UBOS 1 2

Unemployment among women increased from 8.9 percent in 2012 to 13.2 percent in 2017 while among men, unemployment decreased from 6.4 percent to 5.8 percent during the same period.
16:42
16:42

State Asks for Time to Disprove Torture of Terrorism Suspects 1

The group, represented by Human Rights Lawyer Ladislaus Rwakafuuzi told the court earlier that they could not stand trial because their health was deteriorating as a result of injuries inflicted on them during their month-long stay at the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence.
15:56
15:56

Parliament Approves USD 379m to Lubowa Hospital Investor ministry of finance 4 1

Members of Parliament approved the guarantee after rejecting a minority report which had been presented by Mukono Municipality MP Betty Nambooze, to block the funding. In support of the Minority report, Butambala County MP Muwanga Kivumbi said that the cost of constructing the hospital is exaggerated.
15:49
15:49

Verbatim: President Museveni`s Speech at the Africa Now Summit 2019 1 Top story

After independence, I used to hear leaders talking of “double production” ─ meaning more production of the same product ─ raw materials. That double production did not help as long as we were at the same qualitative level ─ producing raw-materials and not adding value to them ourselves.
15:41
15:41

Priest in Fear as his Anti-Museveni Book Draft Leaks to ISO 4 1 Top story

Reverend Mayanja shades a picture of a government that has gradually been slipping off public expectations since the 1990’s to condone different forms of injustices mated out on underprivileged Ugandans including intolerance to divergent political opinions.
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