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UN warns of cost if South Sudan blocks 'last chance' peace plan

2017-12-15T05:23:24Z

The so-called high-level revitalization forum will open in Addis Ababa on Monday, although it remains unclear who will attend



Kenyan police accused of rape in election violence

2017-12-15T05:18:07Z

The violence, documented during Kenya's election in August by HRW and other rights groups, recorded police use of excessive force against protesters, killings, beatings and maiming of individuals



Punched Magistrate: Accused charged with assault, remanded

2017-12-15T04:10:00Z

Fred Kyaligonza lost his cool and punched the magistrate after being convicted of failure to pay a debt of Shs4.8 million



Michael Mawanda declared winner of Igara East MP poll

2017-12-15T04:06:10Z

The ruling National Resistance Movement's Andrew Martial came second with 12,991 votes



‘Mediocrity will not launch us into middle income status’

2017-12-14T23:00:00Z

But there is one young lady from PwC who in my view posed a critical question to minister of Finance Matia Kasaija.



South Sudan war: A shameful failure of African leadership

2017-12-14T23:00:00Z

I will never forget the women I met who told me they have to choose between their children going hungry, or risk being raped if they leave to search for food



Fighting HIV/Aids requires adequate funding, drugs and condoms for youth

2017-12-14T23:00:00Z

At institutional level, there should be provision of leadership as well as strategic regulatory and policy measures



The 1995 Constitution is wearing thin on retreads

2017-12-14T23:00:00Z

One wondered whether Speaker Rebecca Kadaga meant what she was saying after summoning the service chiefs and directing that the Office of the President be sealed off from the gangway leading to Parliament



Put an end to doctors’ industrial action

2017-12-14T23:00:00Z

Now, the doctors say the warning to resume the strike, stems from what they say is government’s violation of the earlier joint resolutions



Zanzibar eye Ugandan scalp in Cecafa semis

2017-12-14T23:00:00Z

Zanzibar were in the same group as Tanzania, but while the mainland team suffered an early elimination



14 football players in road accident

2017-12-14T23:00:00Z

Baligasima called it a freak accident. Images from the scene and the hospital show some players with blood stained clothes while others have open wounds on the limbs and heads



Hippos knocked out

2017-12-14T23:00:00Z

For those present at the Nkana Stadium in Kitwe yesterday and particularly persons with an affiliation to Lesotho, many will also remember the Uganda Under-20 side Hippos



Last chance saloon for Uganda’s Oilers at Africa Champions Cup

2017-12-14T23:00:00Z

They have also lost all their three games thus far, conceding the most points to make this a clash of the bottom two teams



Faulty traffic lights sow chaos on Kampala roads

2017-12-14T23:00:00Z

Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) officials have attributed the incidents to malfunction and vandalism



Jopadhola warn Iteso over cultural day event

2017-12-14T23:00:00Z

The Iteso are scheduled to hold their first heritage day celebrations between today and Sunday at King George Memorial Stadium



600 structures face demolition

2017-12-14T23:00:00Z

Mwesigwa said the number of developers seeking approval for their building plans had reduced by 30 per cent, which he blamed on the increasing number of unscrupulous engineers



Why Mukono junction expansion has stalled

2017-12-14T23:00:00Z

Mr Kagimu says due to these disagreements, Unra has decided to abandon its earlier plan and resorted to repairing and beatifying the junction



50 government-aided schools face eviction

2017-12-14T23:00:00Z

The KCCA spokesperson acknowledges the fact that majority of city schools do not have land titles, but he notes that they are engaging relevant bodies to protect schools’ land from land grabbers



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