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Residents petition Mengo over land registration

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 01:00
Several residents, including community leaders, in Luweero District are seeking audience with Katikkiro Charles Peter Mayiga over the recent compulsory land registration and acquisition of leases by tenants on Buganda Kingdom land

Government approves creation of 8 new sub-counties

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 01:00
The Ministry of Local Government, has approved the creation of eight sub-counties in Sembabule District as requested by the district council

Cyclists protest release of suspected motorcycle thief

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 01:00
Boda boda riders in Mbarara Town have protested against the release of Mr Jackson Tumwebaze, one of the 20 suspects arrested for allegedly stealing motorcycles

Buliisa resettlement committee inaugurated

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 01:00
The Buliisa District chairman, Mr Simon Agaba Kinene, heads this committee while Mr Bernard Tugume serves as the committee’s secretary

Sheikh Kamoga, 13 others choose silence

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 01:00
The leader of the Tabliq Sect Sheikh Yunus Kamoga and 13 other accused persons yesterday chose the option of remaining silent as a form of their defence

Masaka SS send warning to Copa giants Kibuli, Kitende

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 01:00
Masaka SS head to next month’s tournament at home as contenders rather than participants.

Fear grips city as armed gangs strike

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 17:10
The terrifying incidents have been reported in residential areas of Kampala City and the neighbouring sprawling suburbs of Kireka, Bweyogerere, Najjeera and Mbalwa in Kira Town Council, Wakiso District

Army worm now turns to vegetables, bananas as government mulls aerial spray

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 17:00
Farmers confirm development with Agriculture ministry saying the country’s export earning are at risk

Police arrest clinic owners protesting double taxation

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 17:00
About 20 representatives of the health workers turned up at railway grounds to march to the Constitutional Court in protest over the delay of their case challenging the tax

Makerere suspends top employees over fraud

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 17:00
The Appointments Board last Friday suspended the manager of PDU, Levi Tushabe and his deputy, Francis Ninyenda over what they termed as “gross misconduct and abuse of office”

Rugunda probes KCCA stalemate

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 17:00
The Prime Minister seeks to ascertain the cause of the continuous power struggle between Kampala minister Beti Kamya and KCCA political wing

Row over Shs3b lubricant for sexual minorities deepens

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 17:00
Dr Aceng told Daily Monitor that the Country Coordinating Mechanism, a body that oversees the implementation of the Global Fund cash, should explain the importation of the 964,000 lubricants

Locals cite fraud in compensation as Kitgum road project near end

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 17:00
Locals say that because of the delayed compensation, they are unable to relocate from the road reserve

Uganda starts visa online payments

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 17:00
According to Mr Jacob Siminyu, the immigration directorate spokesperson, the service that has been tested for two days is promising

KCCA road and Infrastructure budget down by Shs250b

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 16:46
Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA will suffer a reduction of Shillings 248 billion in the 2017/2018 financial year in the works and roads infrastructure improvement sector

MPs challenge Minister Bahati on 2020 Oil Projections

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 16:17
The Minister of State for Planning David Bahati on Monday failed to confirm whether Uganda will be ready for commercial oil exploration by 2020.

Government sponsored students to earn Shs1.7m allowances

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 16:05
Mbarara University of Science and Technology’s government–sponsored students’ living out allowance will be increased by Shs3, 000 if Parliament okays an Education ministry proposal

Take ICT opportunities seriously for the benefit of our country- Tumwebaze

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 14:17
The Minister for ICT and National guidance, Frank TUmwebaze has cautioned youth to take ICT learning opportunities that come their way for the benefit of themselves and the country at large

Man murders child, kills self on Facebook Live

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 13:55
A man in Phuket filmed himself killing his child and then himself on Facebook Live, Thai police said Tuesday, the latest example of the social network's live-streaming function being used to broadcast grisly crimes

Nyanzi returns to Luzira

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 13:24
Makerere University Researcher Dr Stella Nyanzi has been sent back to Luzira by Buganda Road Magistrate Court pending an application for the revision of her case filed in the high court by her lawyers