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 2020-01-25 15:22 

News24

Mexican children take up arms in fight against drug gangs...

With baseball caps and scarves covering their faces, only their serious eyes are visible as a dozen children stand to attention, rifles by their side....

 2020-01-25 15:22 

Uganda Radio Network

NRM to Expel Members Who Contest Independents after Losing Elections...

Speaking at the NRM National Delegates' Conference-President Yoweri Museveni who is also the party chairman said that there will not be any justifiable reason why anyone would stand as an independent candidate, now that the party was moving towards ha...

 2020-01-25 15:18 

Daily Nation

Homeboyz sink Sharks to go top of KPL table...

The win pushes Homeboyz to the top of the log....

 2020-01-25 15:12 

Daily Nation

Beijing to suspend domestic, overseas Chinese group tours...

Hotel and plane ticket bookings from Chinese travel agencies will be suspended from Monday....

 2020-01-25 15:10 

Daily Nation

AFC Leopards claw All Stars...

The win lifts Leopards to sixth in the standings with 34 points....

 2020-01-25 15:07 

Uganda Radio Network

Opposition Demands Public Debt Repayment Schedule...

The Leader of Opposition Betty Aol Ocan argues that government is at the verge of failing to pay its domestic debt and that borrowing being undertaken on highly competitive rates as compared to external loans....

 2020-01-25 14:56 

Daily Nation

Confusion, breach of protocol mar Mombasa BBI rally...

Ruto allies occupy seats meant for other leaders....

 2020-01-25 14:53 

Uganda Radio Network

Kira Municipality Releases Road Improvement Plan to Curb Gridlock...

Kira Municipal Town Clerk Benon Yiga stresses that over time, they have focused on short term interventions like road maintenance and filling potholes. Yiga says that the municipality will now embark on the installation of traffic lights to guide traffic ...

 2020-01-25 14:26 

Daily Nation

Gor Mahia rout Bandari to seal league double...

Gor are now second on the log with 38 points....

 2020-01-25 14:22 

Uganda Radio Network

Masaka Veterans Excited Ahead of Somalia Mission...

The army is recalling about 2,700 veterans to back-up the soldiers deployed on an African Union Peacekeeping Mission in Somalia. The mobilized veterans will form Uganda Battle Group 31 and 32 to augment UPDF operations under the mission....

 2020-01-25 14:22 

News24

The journey of a 9-year-old in search of a better life in South Africa: 'I thought I would be shot'...

Children, often undocumented and unaccompanied, risk the dangerous crossing into South Africa in hope of a better life....

 2020-01-25 14:06 

Uganda Radio Network

Disintegration of Groups Slows Recovery of Youth Livelihood Funds...

Charles Rwakairu, the Youths Councilor at Wobulenzi Town Council and Ishahak Mugema, the Luweero district Youth councillor admit that many of the groups disintegrated because they were formed with a purpose of accessing funds but not working together....

 2020-01-25 14:05 

Daily Nation

Leading pros face-off at Sigona...

Snow has already claimed three titles in the on-going series....

 2020-01-25 13:50 

Daily Nation

When did the customer stop being King?...

Listen and act instead of hiring online influencers to defend your brand....

 2020-01-25 13:38 

Daily Nation

Posta make light work of Wazito...

The loss is Wazito's 11th this season, leaving them just one point above relegation zone....

 2020-01-25 13:30 

Daily Nation

NCPB rain on Kaluluini's parade at Kaloleni...

Odhiambo praised their opponents despite demolishing the young charges....

 2020-01-25 13:22 

Business Live

Japan's justice system not about being guilty, says former detainee...

Carlos Ghosn's dramatic escape from Japanese custody is seen by some as a sensible move from a system that wants convictions at all costs...

 2020-01-25 13:21 

Business Live

Discriminating against older workers makes no business sense...

Older workers aren't less productive, and any deficit in areas such as memory are offset by greater experience, writes Leonid Bershidsky...

 2020-01-25 13:20 

Business Report (IOL)

Chinese New Year celebrations cancelled amid fears of deadly Coronavirus...

As of December 2019, a deadly outbreak of coronavirus has caused great terror in China, which has resulted in over 1263 infections, and 41 deaths....

 2020-01-25 13:20 

Business Report (IOL)

WATCH: Chinese New Year celebrations cancelled amid fears of deadly Coronavirus...

As of December 2019, a deadly outbreak of coronavirus has caused great terror in China, which has resulted in over 1263 infections, and 41 deaths....

 2020-01-25 13:18 

News24

'Prayer really helped me a lot' - SA man describes leaving Wuhan as coronavirus spreads...

A South African man working in Wuhan, China, says he was lucky to get a flight out of the city for the Lunar New Year break as the country widens its travel restrictions to halt the coronavirus outbreak....

 2020-01-25 13:12 

Uganda Radio Network

Traffic Police Director Stephen Kasiima Hands Over Office on IGP's Order...

At the rank of Assistant Inspector General of Police AIGP, Kasiima and six of his colleagues have had no contracts over the last one year and have been working on a promise letter issued by Internal Affairs Minister Jeje Odongo....

 2020-01-25 13:04 

Daily Nation

Tanki wins South Rift Cross Country...

Kericho County swept the podium in the senior women's 10km race....

 2020-01-25 13:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Vietnam's tough new drunk-driving law is hurting beer sales...

Vietnam's new get-tough-on-drunk-driving law is reining in one of the world's fastest-growing beer markets....

 2020-01-25 12:56 

Uganda Radio Network

2900 Local Defence Unit Personnel Passed Out for Karamoja Mission...

The personnel, drawn from parts of Teso, Bukedi, Bugisu and Karamoja will all be deployed in Karamoja to beef up security with a primary mission of reducing cattle theft. This is according to the Deputy Commander of the Defence Forces Lt. Gen. Wilson Mbad...

 2020-01-25 12:48 

Daily Nation

Ruto allies hit out at Mudavadi, Wetang'ula over development...

Leaders blame former Mumias MD Evans Kidero for the financial woes facing the firm....

 2020-01-25 12:39 

Standard Digital

Coast leaders push for regional governments created in BBI...

Leaders also want an expanded executive to realise inclusivity...

 2020-01-25 12:34 

Uganda Radio Network

Turkey Seeks to Import Labour from Uganda...

The export of labour has become increasingly recognized worldwide as a pro-poor export strategy with significant development impacts especially in the poorest countries of the world according to the Private Sector Foundation of Uganda. By January 2019, Ug...

 2020-01-25 12:23 

Daily Nation

Mugambi glides to victory in Eastern Cross Country...

Mugambi led from gun to tape to upset the Embu team....

 2020-01-25 12:11 

Uganda Radio Network

Karamoja Ill-Prepared Amid Potential Invasion of Desert Locusts...

The warning comes just days after the Food and Agriculture Organisation-FAO announced that there could be a possible spillover of the crop-devouring insects into Uganda and parts of South Sudan after destroyed hundreds of thousands of acres of crops in Ke...

 2020-01-25 12:10 

News24

Two Rohingya women killed in Myanmar shelling...

Two Rohingya women were killed and seven others injured in shelling the Myanmar military and insurgents blamed on each other, days after the UN's top court ordered the country to protect the beleaguered Muslim minority....

 2020-01-25 12:07 

News24

NSRI swimmers rescue stranded whale in Struisbaai...

A Layard's Beaked Whale was found weak and beaching outside the Struisbaai harbour....

 2020-01-25 11:55 

Daily Nation

Kenya 7s falter New Zealand, Fiji, England command attention...

New Zealand, Fiji and England emerged as the unbeaten sides....

 2020-01-25 11:50 

Daily Nation

Isiolo residents ask DCI, Uhuru to help end land grabbing...

They are worried that the adjudication process will cause them to lose ownership rights....

 2020-01-25 11:41 

Standard Digital

Will Tanga Tanga be allowed access at Mombasa BBI rally?...
 2020-01-25 11:39 

Daily Nation

Hong Kong declares Wuhan virus outbreak an 'emergency'...

Authorities ramp up measures to reduce the risk of further infections....

 2020-01-25 11:20 

Daily Nation

New memoir details the story of a woman determined to reform prisons in Kenya...

How Wanini Kireri rose from a small central region village to lead the Kenya Prisons....

 2020-01-25 11:18 

Uganda Radio Network

99 Police Officers Appointed to Head Criminal Investigation Departments...

Some of the new CID commanders moved to Kampala divisions include ASP Bernard Isolet moved to Nansana, ASP Emmanuel Okot Loliba transferred to CPS and ASP Cleophas Naturinda moved to Kira Division. Most of the appointed CID bosses recently completed refre...

 2020-01-25 11:13 

Mail & Guardian

Salie-Hlophe accuses Goliath of lying and racism...

In response to Goliath's gross misconduct complaint, Salie-Hlophe says Goliath has 'an unhealthy obsession with my marriage'...

 2020-01-25 11:02 

Daily Nation

Acute water shortage hits Kericho...

Water supply had been disrupted for a month....

 2020-01-25 10:59 

News24

Coronavirus: Surgical masks selling out in New York's China Town...

Bulk purchases of face masks, as many as 250 at a time, started earlier this week in the tiny New York district....

 2020-01-25 10:47 

Standard Digital

Governor Roba arrives at Mama Ngina Waterfront for BBI rally...

Roba says BBI will enhance devolution and unite the country...

 2020-01-25 10:46 

Standard Digital

Court tells VC not to 'create tension' in UoN...

The court suspended appointment of UoN chair pending hearing and determination of the matter in court...

 2020-01-25 10:33 

News24

'If I had a tap in my yard, my child wouldn't have died' - Mother blames QwaQwa municipality for daughter's drowning...

"If I had a tap in my yard my child wouldn't have died." A grieving mother of a girl, who drowned at a dam in QwaQwa while fetching water, is blaming the embattled Maluti-A-Phofung municipality for her daughter's death.....

 2020-01-25 10:16 

Uganda Radio Network

Suicides On the Rise Among S. Sudanese Refugees in Uganda UNHCR...

Many of them have witnessed or experienced attacks, gender-based violence, sexual abuse, and torture either at home or during their escape. They are depressed, and surrounded by misery, agony, anger extreme poverty and lack of meaningful life after decade...

 2020-01-25 10:15 

Daily Nation

Powerful quake kills 20 people in eastern Turkey...

More than 1,000 people have been injured and at least 30 reported missing....

 2020-01-25 10:10 

Uganda Radio Network

Passenger Found Dead Aboard Jaguar Bus...

The bus, registration number UAT 659F left Kisoro this morning. According to Ephraim King, the bus conductor, the attendants only realized the tragic incident when the bus made its first stop over in Kabale at around 10 a.m....

 2020-01-25 10:00 

Daily Nation

MP dismisses 'non-starters' as Mt Kenya kingpin debate rages on...

Individuals including Munya, Kunjuri and Wa Iria are non_starters, Dawood says....

 2020-01-25 10:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Stolen $66m painting found in museum wall is authentic...

The mystery surrounding a $66m painting deepened after it resurfaced in the walls of an Italian gallery nearly 23 years after it was reported stolen....

 2020-01-25 09:49 

Standard Digital

Police rescue abducted girl, arrest five suspects...

The girl narrated the ordeal she went through at the hands of her kidnappers....

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