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May 2019 39 results
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Niece on the Run After Killing Aunt in Kotido kotido district

Relatives told our reporter that Achuka told them she had killed the old woman and fled into hiding. She didn’t disclose the motive of her action.
21:37
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Electoral Reforms: Gov't Asks for More Time 2016 elections 2 1 Top story

On Tuesday, the Attorney General Byaruhanga blamed the delay by government to table the proposed reforms on lack of funds to facilitate the Constitutional Review Commission.
21:14
21:14

Government Tables UGX 217b Supplementary Budget Request

This request brings the total of supplementary budget requests this financial year to Shillings 1.8 trillion.
20:40
20:40

MPs Should Be Stopped From Approving Own Salaries – Minister 1 3 Top story

Ajedra told reporters at the Finance Ministry on Tuesday afternoon that the issue of MPs increasing their salaries was getting out of hand, adding that there is need for government to consider changing the law to have a salary review Commission decide salaries for all public officers.
20:31
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Court Orders Immediate Release of Ex-Convict Gabula ISO 1 Top story

Justice Henrietta Wolayo of the civil division has directed ISO Director Col Kaka Bagyenda and the Attorney General to release Gabula immediately following failure for them to have him produced in court as she ordered last week.
20:28
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Solicitor General Breaks Silence on Sexual Harassment Allegations state attorney 1 Top story

On Tuesday, the Solicitor General Francis Atoke, issued a statement indicating that he constituted a Committee as required by the Employment (sexual harassment) regulations 2012 on February 6th 2019 to investigate the complaints.
19:35
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Huawei ICT Academy to Train 1000 Ugandan Professionals Annually accusation 5 5 Top story

Liu Jiawei, the Huawei Managing Director, said this partnership and academy will help in career building for all ICT providers, network experts and students.
19:15
19:15

Kassanda PWDs Bicker over 20m Presidential Donation kassanda district 1 2

Kassanda Youth with Disabilities’ Association was one of the thirteen youth groups that was promised to share over 260 million donated by the President in November.
18:58
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Museveni Commissions UGX 31Bn Hoima USMID Roads local governments 1 5 Top story

Persis Namuganza, the Lands, Housing and Urban Development State Minister, said improving the outlook of the towns, municipalities and cities across the country is one of the signals that Uganda is driving towards the middle income status.
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Fufa Worried Over Delayed Afcon Preparation Funds 2019 afcon 1 Top story

Decolas Kiiza, the head of Finance at the Federation told URN on Tuesday that with slight over a month before the kick-off of Afcon, the government is yet to release funds for the team to prepare.
18:31
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800 Former ISO Employees to Get Terminal Benefits 3

Mwesige says that 29 billion shillings has been allocated to pay the employees whose number is yet to be verified.
18:29
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Police Confiscates Drugs Worth UGX 969m, Arrest 7 Smugglers 1

According to Owoyesigyire, Nansamba and Kwagalakwe were arrested on May 9 while Musinguzi, Agnuwa and Lobato were arrested on May 11.
18:11
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Gov't Allocates 100bn for Disaster Affected Areas drought 1 1

The Minister for Relief, Disaster Preparedness has said Government has provided over 100 billion shillings to address disaster losses and damages.
17:58
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44 People Arrested from Murchison Falls National Park 2

Emmy Ongiertho, the Jonam County Member of Parliament, says much as most residents depend on the park for livelihood, they should also be aware of the laws, which prohibit illegal use of protected or gazetted areas in the country.
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Mixed Reactions Over Kitatta's Jail Sentence Shaban sanywa 4 2

Ssemuju told URN at the Makindye based General Court martial that he is infuriated by the judgment given the fact that Kitatta and Ngobi didn’t misuse the firearms to commit any crime.
17:15
17:15

Custodian Board on Spot for Illegal Allocation of Property in Masaka 2 1

The leaders led by Godfrey Kayemba, the Masaka Municipality mayor accuse the board on conniving with some unscrupulous people to forge ownership of properties that formerly belonged to the departed Asians who lived in the municipality. Kayemba says that when the Asians were expelled by President Idi Amin in 1972, some of their former properties especially buildings were taken up by Municipal council which went ahead to secure lease titles from relevant authorities that gave municipality a leeway to utilize the assets for public good.
17:03
17:03

Poverty Fueling Family Breakdown – Mutuuzo 1 1

Mutuuzo says that the government is aware of the fast rate at which the family institution is disintegrating, and as such, has established a number of institutions to mitigate the breakdown. Such institutions include Family Courts, the Family Protection Unit at police level and Family Affairs Department in the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development.
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New Committee Stops Evictions, Settlement in Apaa parliament 1 1

The Deputy Speaker of Parliament has said there should be no more movement inside Apaa and Zoka forest for settlement as the committee embarks on investigating the Amuru-Adjumani boundary dispute.
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CBO Takes over Struggling Maternity Centre maternal health 1

The maternity centre located at Nsaasi village in Luweero Sub County was established by a Canadian yoga teacher Natalie Angell-Besseling, with a dream of preventing maternal and infant mortality in communities impacted by war, poverty and HIV/AIDS in Uganda.
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UPDF to Probe LDUs For Misconduct manifesto week 2019 2

Bright Rwamirama, the Defense and Veteran Affairs State Minister, asked members of the public to report errant LDUs to their commanders.
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