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20:44
20:44

Blocked Waterway Caused Pakwach Floods 2 3

A part of River Nile in Nwoya district burst its banks on Tuesday causing floods that paralyzed business and transport on the road, the main gateway to West Nile region. Hundreds of vehicles and Trucks remained stranded as the Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA closed the adjacent Bridge.
20:10
20:10

Two Arrested for Murder, Cattle Theft in Kajjansi

Kajjansi police first registered a case of cattle theft and disappearance of a herdsman on Tuesday when businessman Simon Ssekaayi, reported that his cattle and sheep valued 36 million Shillings had been stolen by unknown people and that his herdsman was missing.
19:54
19:54

MPs Want Voter Verification Exercise Reviewed 3

Arua Woman Member of Parliament Maurine Osoru raised a matter of national importance. Osoru noted that lack of adequate equipment is hindering Electoral Commission (EC) officials from carrying out the voter verification exercise.
19:51
19:51

Parent Sues Kibuli S.S for Suspending Daughter for Sugar Theft

The parent, Barbara Lubwama Nakku contends that her daughter was illegally suspended indefinitely from the school after being coerced by the matron to confess to sugar theft. the Matron, Christine Nalwadda reportedly battered the student and put her under duress to write a letter to the School's Disciplinary Committee confessing to the theft.
19:40
19:40

Cecafa U-17 Women's Challenge Cup: Rains Affect Uganda's Training Sessions in Njeru team 1 1

The team under coach Ayub Khalifah is preparing for the 2019 CECAFA U-17 Women's Challenge Cup slated for December 9-18th.
19:16
19:16

Parliament asked to Guarantee Safe Environ for Sexual Violence Victims to Testify 5

Mpuuga, the Shadow Minister of Education, was appearing before the education committee of Parliament to justify a motion to institute a probe into the unrest that broke out at Makerere University on 22 October. The students were protesting against the implementation of a 15 per cent tuition increment policy.
18:52
18:52

Parliament Adopts Commitment to be Honest, Ethical corruption 1 5

The commitment signed on behalf of Parliament by the Deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyah also pledges that henceforth, Parliament shall provide timely service to the people of Uganda, negotiate all government contracts with integrity and ensure zero tolerance to corruption.
18:42
18:42

Gov’t to Borrow UGX 2.4 Trillion from Stanbic, Trade Bank budget deficit 1 1

According to a domestic loan request presented to Parliament this afternoon, government says that out of the 2.43 trillion Shillings, Euros 300 million is to be borrowed from Stanbic Bank Uganda Limited and another Euro 300 million from the Trade Development Bank.
18:32
18:32

Health Ministry Statistics on NCDs Misleading-Medical Bureau MINISTRY OF HEALTH 2

Sadly, many health workers in rural health facilities cannot ably diagnose these diseases, according to Dr Tonny Tumwesigye, the Executive Director of the bureau. The study covered 25 facilities, among them nine hospitals, three Health Center IVs, 10 HC IIIs and three HCIIs.
18:17
18:17

Police in Teso On the Spot Over Case Mismanagement Teso Sub Region 1 1

The Regional PSU Officer for East Kyoga, Joseph Kabongech attributes the vice to inadequate training of the officers in the police detective unit. He observed that mismanagement of cases arises when officers use their offices for selfish gains.
17:59
17:59

DRC Strike Takes Toll on Uganda's Business at Mpondwe Border 3

A Congolese national who talked to Uganda Radio Network at the Mpondwe border post, on condition of anonymity, said that the Congolese are protesting against the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission (Monusco) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo for failing to protect them against violence.
17:31
17:31

Museveni Wants Gov't Agencies to Recruit Staff With Integrity Anti corruption 1 2

Museveni who was on Wednesday speaking at Kololo Independence Grounds after the match against corruption said that recruiting staff based on academic papers is common in Uganda Revenue Authority-URA and the Inspectorate of Government.
16:56
16:56

Kitgum Residents Dump Waste in Pager River River Pager 5 2

The seasonal river bank which snakes through the Municipality is currently congested with varied plastic and food wastes. The river serves hundreds of people within the Municipality with water for domestic use and Agriculture.
16:41
16:41

Women in Karamoja Take Up Leadership Positions in ANT 2

The regional and district leaders were unveiled on Tuesday in Moroto town during a regional induction workshop organized by the party to equip the leaders with knowledge on leadership and public speaking.
13:52
13:52

Rwanda Announces Partnership with French Club PSG in Battle for Tourists 1

In a statement today, the club said: “Visit Rwanda branding will benefit from premium exposure on the back of the training kit and pre-game warm-up kits of the men’s team and also on the sleeve of the kit worn by the women’s team during their matches.”
13:30
13:30

Without Attitude Change, Fight Against Corruption is Just a Show -Oulanyah Anti corruption 3 1 Top story

In a place filled with top government officials, Oulanyah said that Ugandans are all guilty of abetting corruption, and called for internal reflection from everyone in order to stem corruption out of the country. Amidst cheers from the crowd, Oulanyah said it was time to stop the pretence and stop being corrupt.
13:07
13:07

Police Blocks Parallel Anti-Corruption Walk in Mbarara 1

The group led by Stanley Katembeya the FDC party chairperson for Western Uganda were planning a walk similar to the one that was organised on Wednesday by the State House Anti-Corruption Unit where the chief walker was President Yoweri Museveni. The group led by Stanley Katembeya the Forum for democratic change –FDC party chairperson for western Uganda was intercepted by police as they set off from Nyamityobora in Kakooba division destined for the office of the inspector General of Government –IGG located at Boma hill in Kamukuzi division.
12:09
12:09

Companies Hired More Workers in November – Survey stanbic bank 1

The Purchasing Managers Index, published by Stanbic Bank and IHS Markit, shows that the business environment improved to 58.6 points in November from the 56 in October.
11:40
11:40

WHO Calls for Plans to Curb Insecticide Resistance in Malaria Endemic Countries

The report also shows that resistance to pyrethroids, the only insecticide class currently used in bed nets is widespread and was detected in at least one malaria vector in more than two-thirds of the sites tested, and was highest in malaria-endemic countries of sub-Saharan Africa.
11:32
11:32

MPs Demand Boundaries for Proposed Cities 4 1

MPs led by Busiro East MP, Medard Sseggona, Leader of Opposition Betty Ocan, Ndorwa East MP, Wilfred Niwagaba asked Butime to present clear boundaries for the proposed new cities.
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