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Parliamentary committee sets up a team that will read all documents submitted by Bank of Uganda

By Edwin Muhumuza The parliamentary committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises(COSASE) yesterday decided to set up a team that will read all documents...

46,659 candidates will sit for the UBTEB exams.

The number of candidates joining vocational and technical institutions is increasing according to the Uganda business and technical examination board showing that people have started...

Kadaga Honored for defeating LGBTQI agenda in Uganda

By Edwin Muhumuza Parliament has moved a motion to commend the speaker Rebecca Kadaga towards her stance against homosexuality on the global scene. This upon...
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Donors from Europe are behind the increased begging among the disabled people on Kampala streets.

Uganda Member of Parliament representing the disabled people William Nokrach has accused some donors from Europe to be behind the increased begging among the disabled...
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The Supreme Court sets new dates for Age Limit appeal hearing.

By Sania Babirye The Supreme Court has set the 15th and 16th of January 2019 to hear an appeal filed in respect of a  Mable...
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Start censuring the ministers who have failed on their duties – Hon. Ssekikubo

The Member of Parliament for Rwemiyaga county Theodore Ssekikubo asks parliament  to start the process of censuring the ministers who have failed on their duties....
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Rakai school fire suspects 8 arrested.

By Alice Lubwama Government has confirmed that eight people suspected to have caused the fire at St. Bernard secondary school have so far been arrested....
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Democratic Party’s Deo Hasubi Njoki declines job offered by Museveni

The Democratic party Busia LCV by election candidate Deo Hasubi Njoki has declined the Uganda human rights commission Job offer by president Yoweri Museveni. Njoki...

Uganda’s Parliamentary committee scrutiny for the defunct banks kick starts

The parliamentary committee on commissions, statutory authorities and state enterprises has today started scrutinizing  the closure of the  defunct banks by questioning the criteria which...
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Government will not give supplementary exams to pupils who missed out on their primary leaving exams.

Government  will not give supplementary exams to pupils who missed out on their primary leaving exams. While presenting a statement on the matter  before parliament...

Uganda City traders abandon business for multi-million grasshopper trade

By Robert Segawa Hundreds of trader’s in the city center have resorted to grasshopper trade until the season ends abandoned their normal businesses. This is...

10 Students die in Dormitory of St Benard SS Manya in Rakai district

Police is to use DNA to identify students that died in the Dormitory of St Benard SS Manya in Kifamba sub-county Rakai district left 10...
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Dr. Stellah Nyanzi has pleaded not guilty to charges relating to attacking the privacy of President M7

By SANIA BABIRYE Makerere University Researcher Dr. Stellah Nyanzi has pleaded not guilty to charges relating to attacking the privacy of President M7 and his...
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0ver 27000 youth in Northern Uganda benefit from a US $11.5 million grant

By Edwin Muhumuza A range of partners from the donor community, government, and the private sector have moved towards having more youth get employed through...

Pick pocketing: Police arrests over 300 suspects ahead of Christmas.

Over 300 suspects have been arrested in Kampala metropolitan during operations in different divisions of Kampala aimed at reducing crime on  streets  and make city...
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Child rights activists unite to end violence against children

By Edwin Muhumuza Six of Uganda’s leading child rights organizations on Tuesday launched a joint operation dubbed “Joining Forces” aimed at fast tracking progress on...
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UGX 152 Bn has been released for road maintenance across the country

The Uganda road fund has released 152 billion shillings for road maintenance across the country, for the quarter two financial years 2018 /2019, though halting...
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Court fears Kittata’s release will interfere with witnesses

By Sania Babirye The General Court Martial at Makindye has  dismissed a second bail application filed by jailed Boda-Boda 2010 patron Abdullah Kitatta. The seven...
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Movember is here, the prostate cancer awareness month

By Deo Wasswa Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer among men. Statistics indicate that 1 in 9 men are affected. It is known...
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Legislators return to parliament today, issues to discuss include land

By Alice Lubwama The parliament of Uganda resumes business today 6th after a one month recess. While sending Members of Parliament for recess ,the deputy...
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KCCA operation leaves many street vendors in tears over confiscated merchandise

By Robert Segawa Kampala Capital City Authority law enforcement officers have this morning raided streets of Kampala in which several street vendors have been apprehended...
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New standard Gauge railway to use majority local labor

By Moses Kidandi The Government has started mapping out a total of 60 KM sites for installation of High voltage Electricity supply to the standard...
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Woman who threatened to hit the president denied bail

By  Sania Babirye Susan Namata  a woman who was on Wednesday  charged and remanded to Luzira prison on charges  relating to insulting the person and...
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Police ready to maintain law and order in examination period

By Deo Wasswa Over ten thousand (10.000) scouts have been deployed in the field by Uganda examination board (UNEB) to conduct supervision and monitoring of...
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NRM aspirants complain about postponing of party primaries

By Daudi Zirimala The NRM parliamentary and LCV aspirants in seven new created districts are not happy with the lengthy party primaries which were postponed...
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UNEB releases more examination guidelines

By Alice Lubwama With just a few  days   for  Primary Seven candidates   to sit for their Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE) , Uganda national examinations board...
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Eng. Mutabazi calls for revision in Kampala city plan

By Alice Lubwama Poor drainage systems, lack of job opportunities and politicking have been named as some of the major challenges that have seriously affected...
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BOU scrutity pushed to next week

By Alice Lubwama Parliamentary Committee on commission’s  statutory authorities and state   enterprises (COSASE)  starts hearing  into the closure  of some commercial banks with a directive ...
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Campaign to draft NRM party primaries election roadmap is on

By Daudi Zirimala The NRM electoral Commission has embarked on a campaign to draft election road map for party primaries ahead of the 2021 general...
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Entrepreneurship is key to development in Africa -Elumelu

By Edwin Muhumuza Nigerian economist, entrepreneur, and philanthropist Tony Elumelu has reiterated his commitment to championing Africa’s economic development by supporting and training a new...
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Heads of cultural institutions asked to be part of first ever annual art and culture day

By Alice Lubwama Uganda will be hosting the first annual art and culture day at the national theater starting 3rd next month in a bid...
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Kawempe North MP Sebagala visits Lusaanja victims

By Daudi Zirimala The Kawempe North legislator Latif Ssebagala has provided tents to shelter residents of Lusaanja village who were evicted off their land by...