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Fire guts Tropical Bank in Masaka

2017-12-14T22:00:00Z

Police say the fire was caused by a short circuit



One dead, seven injured in car crash

2017-12-14T20:00:00Z

The driver of one of the cars died on spot



Security tightened in Bushenyi ahead of vote tallying

2017-12-14T18:24:54Z

Six candidates including a former MP took part in the race for Igara East MP seat



How Museveni, NRM MPs agreed on 7-year term

2017-12-14T16:49:17Z

New details emerging from the closed-door NRM Caucus meeting chaired by the President on Tuesday point at “a give and take deal” between Mr Museveni, who is the NRM chairman, and the MPs



Kadaga rejects calls to investigate Kutesa over bribery allegations

2017-12-14T16:03:44Z

Ms Kadaga says it is premature given that it is not clear if the New York Southern District Magistrate’s Court, where a complaint in the allegation was made, is ready to proceed on the matter



Are health centres remembered only during campaigns?

2017-12-14T14:04:16Z

In the run up to the March 2016 General Elections, the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) released a campaign manifesto in which the party committed itself to presiding over a gradual increment in the number of workers in health facilities countrywide



Uganda’s oil activities: The new test in Nile Basin relations?

2017-12-14T13:42:07Z

On the remote western edge of Uganda, the land nonchalantly drops down into the western arm of the Great Rift Valley to reveal the vast expanse of Lake Albert and the blue mountains of Congo and beyond



Residents embrace energy saving stoves to save forests

2017-12-14T13:27:41Z

The indiscriminate cutting of trees in Bwindi and Mgahinga national parks has been threatening the future of wild animals, especially the gorillas



Violence, voter bribery mar Igara East by-elections

2017-12-14T13:16:02Z

There were reported cases of voter bribery, fighting amongst the voters due to misunderstandings at the polling stations and several arrests have been made pending investigations



250 drivers arrested as police tightens rules ahead of Christmas

2017-12-14T12:56:52Z

Police have arrested at least 250 motorists along Kampala-Masaka Road over traffic related offences ahead of Christmas and New Year festivities



Parliament to debate age limit on Monday, says Kadaga

2017-12-14T12:41:06Z

Parliament is in the process of amending Article 102 (b) of the Constitution which bars any person aged below 35 or above 75 from standing for President.



Doctors propose mental health tests for presidential candidates

2017-12-14T12:39:51Z

This will give the electorate an idea of how the prospects are emotionally, how well they can reason and recall and perform daily tasks



UPDF deploys at Uganda-DRC border over rebel attacks

2017-12-14T12:15:00Z

Uganda People’s Defence Force (UPDF) has deployed heavily along the Uganda-DRC border line in Bundibugyo district following last week’s attack on a United Nations base in Goma, Eastern DRC



Government to increase salaries for science teachers

2017-12-14T11:41:19Z

President Museveni promised to increase salaries for all science teachers across the country saying head teachers and deputies will still earn slightly higher



Zimbabwe orders illegal farm invaders off land

2017-12-14T11:20:32Z

Zimbabwe's new agriculture minister has ordered people illegally occupying formerly white-owned commercial farms to vacate, nearly two decades after violent land grabs led by ousted ex-president Robert Mugabe



Tanzania calls for probe into UN peacekeeper killings

2017-12-14T11:19:52Z

Tanzania called on Thursday for an investigation into the killing of 14 soldiers serving as UN peacekeepers in Democratic Republic of Congo by suspected Ugandan rebels



Mugabe in Singapore for medical check-up

2017-12-14T11:19:00Z

Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe, 93, who was ousted from power last month, has flown to Singapore for a medical check-up



Two children perish in fire

2017-12-14T10:49:29Z

Police in Kampala have started an inquiry into the circumstances that led to the death of two children in ablaze



Land probe: Kween county MP quizzed over land grabbing

2017-12-14T10:40:06Z

Kween County Member of Parliament, Lawrence Cherop Mangusho has been quizzed over alleged fraudulent acquisition of thousands of acres of land in two Sub counties in Kween and Kapchorwa districts



Water scarcity hits Ntoroko

2017-12-14T10:04:07Z

Residents line up as early as 6am and pay Shs500 for every 20-litre jerrycan of water they take.



High Court sets date to decide Sudhir petition

2017-12-14T10:01:27Z

Court has set December 21 to determine whether Bank of Uganda lawyers prosecuting the case against property mogul Sudhir Ruparelia over closure of his Crane Bank are guilty of conflict of interest in the matter



Makerere University to screen all politicians for sicknesses

2017-12-14T08:13:26Z

Speaking at the launch of the drive on Wednesday night, Prof. Charles Ibingira the chairman organizing committee said they have lined up series of activities among which includes screening Members of Parliament, Ministers and district chairpersons for sicknesses so as to raise awareness about the campaign as well as raise money for the 2018 Makerere University International NCD symposium



Uganda, DRC agree to boost security

2017-12-14T08:09:05Z

The communiqué was signed last week following a two-day bilateral meeting held in Mbarara and attended by political, military, security and administrative leaders along the common borders



Kenyan police accused of rape in election violence

2017-12-14T07:46:54Z

Kenyan security forces raped, beat and assaulted civilians during violence in recent elections, Human Rights Watch said on Thursday



Pastoralists given 10 days to vacate

2017-12-14T07:34:00Z

Mr Richard Amoko says the landlords in the area illegally offered grazing land to the herdsmen without approval from stakeholders