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20:47
20:47

Museveni Declines Request by Israel Prime Minister to Open Embassy in Jerusalem 1 2 Top story

Speaking at a press conference at State House Entebbe, Netanyahu who has been on a one day visit to Uganda, said Israel was returning to Africa in a big way and as such Uganda should lead the way in opening up an embassy in the contested city between Israel and Palestine
19:36
19:36

Police Arrests 18 Suspected Drug Dealers, Smokers 2 1

Assistant Superintendent of Police –ASP Luke Owoyesigyire, also deputy Kampala police spokesperson, said police team launched a hunt for the suspected drug dealers, smokers and thugs leading to the arrest of 18 people.
19:28
19:28

HIV Vaccine Trial Halted over Efficacy

The NIH discontinued the study after a review found no evidence of vaccination preventing HIV infection.
19:02
19:02

Police Hunt for Businessman Ssonko Over Worker’s Death 1 1

Deputy Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire said Ssonko is needed to face charges of negligence since he could have hired machines to dig deeper his Well other than contracting manual workers.
18:41
18:41

Children Should Formally Enroll in School at Five Years-Experts 5

Innocent Byaruhanga, the Assistant Commissioner Family Affairs in the Ministry told URN in an interview that they have recommended to Ministry of Education that children should enroll at least at five years.
18:41
18:41

UPDF Officers Overwhelmed by Garbage Congestion in Arua Town 3 3

Over 50 UPDF officers who were deployed to carry out a cleaning exercise in Oli Health Center Four and the streets in the area today were forced to abandon the exercise due to too much garbage, water scarcity and people failing to give way on Iddi Amin Dada and Lemerijoa roads.
18:15
18:15

Pictorial: Tarehesita Celebrations in Jinja Town

The commandant of the Jinja based non commissioned officers’ academy-NCOA Col. Saad Katemba who led the team, says UPDF is part of the community and therefore ready to support them in handling their daily needs.
18:00
18:00

Dfcu Retains Interest in Former Crane Bank Properties – BOU dfcu bank 1

In a notice, Dfcu publishes 16 branches it has vacated, including the main branch at Kampala road. Others include Hoima branch, Arua branch, Ibanda branch, Ntinda, Mbrara, and Kikuubo, and Kireka branches. In total, the bank took over 48 properties from Crane bank.
17:52
17:52

Kayihura's Co-Accused Apply for Bail Court Martial 2 Top story

Ndaboine presented Local Government Raphael Magyezi, John Bosco Kananura, the Katwe Town Council LC III Chairperson in Kasese District and Twesigye David Kamara, the Director Itendero High School as his sureties.
17:18
17:18

Nkumba University Council Overturns Guild Impeachment 1 Top story

The Nkumba University Guild Constitution stipulates that for a Guild President's impeachment to be successful, the students’ electorate must vote the guild president out of office. This means that the university must have organised a fresh general election for a new guild president, in case one is impeached two months before his/her tenure ends.
16:36
16:36

Police Stuck with 8 Unclaimed Bodies Recovered Last Week Polly Namaye 1 2 Top story

According to police, the bodies were recovered from Gayaza, Kigo around Lake Victoria shores, Mutundwe and other places outside Kampala. However, none of the bodies had identification documents.
16:24
16:24

Worship Ban Stirs Fury at Kabale University 6 4

Last week, the university administration banned worshiping within the university and ordered worshipers to go to churches outside. On Sunday students subscribing to catholic faith defied the directive and organized a Mass in one of the tents in the university compound.
16:13
16:13

Gov't Commissions Kaberebere –Nyamiyanja-Ryamiyonga Road Construction Bright Rwamirama 2 5

The 23.1km road stretch will cost Shillings 1.68 billion provided under the Development Response to Displacement Impacts Project [DR DIP], which covers refugee hosting districts.
16:04
16:04

Nobody Eats GDP- ADB President Says in Call for Inclusive Growth 1 Top story

According to the report, these figures do not tell the whole story. Across the continent, the poor are not seeing enough of the benefits of robust growth. Relatively few African countries posted significant declines in extreme poverty and inequality, which remain higher than in other regions of the world.
15:31
15:31

Sigh of Relief as Bunyoro Receives Early Rains pasture 4 1

John Rwemikora, a farmer in Tonya Buseruka Sub County in Hoima district, says there is reason to smile since the dams that had dried up have now been filled with water and his animals can easily access water.
15:23
15:23

Education Helps Death Row Inmate to Hope Against Hope for Freedom Inmates 1 2

Sentenced to death for murder, Okurmur is one of the candidates who sat for the Uganda Certificate of Education Examinations last year. He scored 56 aggregates, and was ranked in Division Four, a result which he says gives him satisfaction and pride.
14:52
14:52

MPs Want New UCE Curriculum Stopped new curriculum 1 3

A section of Members of Parliament want the new Education curriculum halted over concerns that vital subjects have been made optional, and that wide consultations have not been done.
13:50
13:50

Mak Ordered to Prove Search for Deputy VC in Two Weeks Makerere University 1

Justice Musa Sekaana of the Civil Division of High Court made the directive in presence of Hudson Musoke, the university lawyer and advocate Anthony Wameli appearing with his client Professor Anthony Mugisha appearing before court today his Chambers.
13:12
13:12

Court Dismisses Charges Against Rwabwogo Stalker 1 Top story

Rwabwogo dragged Isiko to court for persistently sending her annoying love messages. This morning, court heard that it was the seventh time that Rwabwogo had failed to show up yet she is the only prosecution witness in the matter.
12:34
12:34

Limbless PLE Star Counting Fortunes as Rukutana Adopts Him 2 3 Top story

Despite writing with his feet, Kakama scored 16 aggregates in the recently released Primary Leaving Examinations-PLE. He obtained 4 in English, 5 in Mathematics, 3 in Social Studies and 4 in Science. He is among 51 candidates who passed in second grade out of the 1,128 special needs pupils who sat PLE last year.
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