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Naguru Hospitals decries congestion in their maternity ward

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 16:08
Dr John Wanyama, the Head of the Maternal and Child Health department at the hospital, said although they receive 30 expectant mothers every 24 hours, the ward has only 25 beds which compromises the quality of health service delivery at the hospital’s ward.

UWA starts translocation of kobs to Kidepo

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 15:03
Uganda Wildlife Authority [UWA] has started translocation of more than 100 kobs from Murchison Falls National Park in Nwoya district to Kidepo Valley National Park in Karamoja region, north east of Uganda.

Manufacturers cry foul as Tobacco law comes into full force

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 15:02
BAT had earlier filed a petition against the Government of Uganda challenging the constitutionality of the Tobacco Control Act 2015

Iron bar hit men terrorise Gulu, kill town clerk

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 13:16
In the same area, Mr Justin Oloya, a resident of Kanyangoga A ward in Bar-dege Division, was also attacked on Sunday morning by unidentified thugs around Pentagon Bar as he returned home from a night out

NIRA launches mass ID registration of pupils

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:27
The launch held at Mbarara oxford inn on Tuesday, was attended by leaders from 22 districts in western Uganda in preparation for the exercise which will cover all primary and secondary schools, across the country

All smiles as Trump meets Pope

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:32
The private audience with the pontiff, which lasted just under half an hour, was preceded by a handshake for the cameras.

Obote family lose claim on land

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:04
Ms Miria Kalule Obote, had sued Mr Charles Akora, a close member of the Obote family, claiming that the contested land was part of the 700 acres belonging to her late husband.

Hundreds evicted as land disputes escalate

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 10:55
The residents were forced off the land on April 25 after court bailiffs and police acting on behalf of WACU stormed their villages and demolished their houses.

Government to stop funding poorly performing health centres

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 10:50
Health permanent secretary says funding to health centres with poor results will be diverted to those that are performing well.

Luweero referral health facility runs out of blood for transfusion

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 10:46
Dr Sinani Mabuya, said the facility has for the past three weeks not had blood for transfusion forcing the medical personnel to make referrals for major operations

Government wasting resources on higher education, says Dr Kasekende

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 09:04
By educating people who cannot get jobs, Dr Kasekende says the government is wasting resources on higher education sector which he described as "ill-suited for Uganda's development.

Museveni asks Rockefeller Foundation to support agriculture

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 08:12
The President made the call yesterday during meeting with a delegation from Rockefeller led by its president Rajiv J. Shah, at State House, Entebbe

Trump calls North Korea's Kim Jong-Un 'madman with nuclear weapons'

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 07:58
A White House readout of the April 29 call characterized it as a "very friendly conversation." Days after the conversation, Trump said publicly that he would be "honoured" to meet with Kim

Samsung investigating Galaxy S8 'iris hack'

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 07:51
The launch of the Galaxy S8 was a key step for the world's largest smartphone maker as it sought to move on from last year's humiliating withdrawal of the fire-prone Galaxy Note 7s, which hammered the firm's once-stellar reputation

Tycoon, striker or banker: Liberia seeks new president

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 07:36
A dizzying array of candidates have lined up for the October poll to replace Nobel Peace Prize winner Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Grief-torn Man Utd summon nerve for final test

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 07:26
What should have been a showpiece occasion will instead carry a sombre tone, with players joining together for a pre-match minute's silence in memory of the 22 people killed at Manchester Arena on Monday

Britain raises terror threat level after suicide bomber massacred 22 at concert

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 07:06
Prime Minister Theresa May warned late Tuesday that a new attack "may be imminent" and there was a possibility of "a wider group of individuals linked to this attack"

UN questions DR Congo probe of experts' murder

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 06:55
Congolese authorities on Saturday said they had completed a 10-week investigation and that two men will face trial for the murders of American Michael Sharp and Swedish-Chilean Zaida Catalan in central Kasai province

Debt Crisis: Muhakanizi receives 10 loan proposals to government daily

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 06:41
Mr Muhakanizi said that on a daily basis, he receives an average of 10 requests from creditors, both local and international, who want to lend to the government

Minister Tumwebaze apologises for defying parliament's resolution on SIM card registration

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 06:25
Buhweju legislator, Francis Mwijukye appealed to Parliament to take action against what he termed as a “blatant disregard of Parliament resolutions” by a minister, who is also a Member of Parliament