Home News Live At 9

Live At 9

Accurate, bold, balanced and authoritative news. Comes to your screens everyday at 9pm only on NBS tv

The state minister for the environment Dr. Mary Goretti Kitutu has dispelled fears that Mabira forest is on the verge of extinction. The minister who conducted a tour of the forest says efforts are also on to reduce the pressure facing the threatened reserve.
AMREF Uganda has handed over 700 million drying beds to Kitgum municipality in a drive to improve sanitation in the district. The facility which is part of health-related facilities will provide solid waste management, access to water, sanitation and hygiene. Benson Ongom has more on this report;
The Uganda human rights commission wants individual security personnel responsible for the violent attack and arrest of journalists prosecuted. The commission is concerned that more security operatives are committing crimes against civilians with impunity contrary to the laws of the land.
NRM rebel Members of Parliament have asked the public to snub the Kiboga NRM celebrations set for Sunday where the 317 legislators who voted for the lifting of presidential term limit will be meeting for a token of appreciation.
Hosts Uganda are aiming for gold at the ongoing international badminton tournament at the Lugogo indoor Arena. To achieve this though they will have to face off with representatives from 15 other countries around the world.
On Saturday a new baby will be born on the Uganda football scene and the Kyabazinga of Busoga and Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga have accepted to baptize him. The long awaited ‘FUFA the drum’ football tournament will kick off the Eastern region with Busoga up against neighbors Busoga....
10 investors risk losing their land in Namanve Industrial Park due to failure to develop the plots of land allocated to them. Towards the end of 2017, government revoked the allocation of plots to more than 12 businesses in the Kampala Industrial and Business Park, Namanve and reallocated them...
Uganda has been credited for being the best in the East African region and second on the African continent in ensuring that the national budget is transparent throughout the budget process. According to the 2017 open budget survey an initiative by the international budget partnership, Uganda’s overall performance in...
A disease many have labeled the orphaned disease, is still claiming lives and leaving others helpless in northern Uganda. Our reporter Nabaasa Innocent who was in the region, brings us the story of 18 year old Adonga Michael, one of the hundreds of children that have struggled with nodding...
Toro kingdom has castigated government over what they call protracted efforts to give away kingdom assets which has increased land wrangling and evictions. This after the kingdom was dragged to the land inquiry commission by its subjects over numerous cases of evictions.
Assistant Superintendent of Police Muhammad Kirumira has been temporarily released on bail and given stringent bail terms. Kirumira who was applying for bail a second time was barred from speaking to media and will be required to report to the police head quarters at Naguru daily. Kirumira has been...
A family in Kyanja is searching for their 28 year old son Philip Tumwebaze, who left home on Saturday to go and buy airtime at a neighboring shop but never returned. According to his mother, Tumwebaze was scheduled to go for his wedding meetings, so he needed airtime to...
Uganda maintains second last position in the Corruption perception Index 2018 finishing behind Rwanda, Tanzania and Kenya in the East African region. Rwanda remains in top position in the East African region, and is 55th globally out of 180 Countries. A report by Transparency international has pointed fingers at...
Suppliers of the agricultural inputs to the National Agricultural Advisory services, NAADS on Thursday faced the wrath of legislators sitting on the Parliamentary committee on Commissions, State Authorities and State Enterprises for lack of supporting receipts to their payment. According to the committee chaired by Bugweri County legislator Abdu...
Heads of state from eastern Africa are meeting at Speke Resort Munyonyo to discuss the progress of the projects they are expected to undertake as a regional block. It is during this summit that south Sudanese President Salvar Kiir has warned against over relying on donors saying it is...
As the planting season draws closer, farmers have been warned against buying farm inputs especially seeds and fertilizers from uncertified agro input dealers to avoid cases of ending up with counterfeits. Stakeholders in the seed sector admit that fighting dealers in counterfeits has become a big challenge, which is...
It is exactly two weeks to the FIFA world cup trophy visit of Uganda on the 6th of March. NBS TV is already giving out tickets to lucky winners but for those who won’t win on tv, Coca Cola has you covered as their marketing Manager Maggie Kigozi narrates.