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21:10

Soldier, Accomplice Arrested Over Armed Robbery in Nwoya illegal road block 2

The suspects are No. RA252471 Private Ben Okite Ben from the fifth Mountain Battalion Kabwera in Kasese District and his collaborator Sam Olum, a resident of Ngai Sub-County in Oyam District.
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Karamoja Leaders Want Second Disarmament Peaceful, Inclusive local leaders 2 1

During the first disarmament process that ushered a window of peace for at least 10 years, there were some reports that the soldiers used inhumane methods including torture in order to make residents disclose where they kept the illegal guns, and some have reportedly suffered permanent disabilities and deformities while others reportedly died.
13:29
13:29

Panic As Nursing Assistant Tests Positive for COVID-19 in Gulu (COVID-19) in Gulu

The nursing assistant who has now been evacuated to Gulu Regional Referral Hospital COVID-19 Treatment Unit tested positive for the disease on Thursday last week. However before she was tested, she had earlier been mixing with patients and people in the neighbourhood.
12:27
12:27

Eyes on SFC for Abductees Whose Whereabouts Remain Unknown 1 Top story

In a clear-cut February 23, 2021 statement, Museveni revealed that SFC was holding 51 people. “By the time I made my broadcasts on this and other issues on February 13, 2021, SFC was still ‘holding’ 53 persons,” Museveni said.

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17:42
17:42

Pictorial: Appointments Committee Vets New Ministers cabinet ministers Top story

The others approved on Tuesday are Ruth Nankabirwa, the Minister of Energy and Mineral Development, Vincent Ssempijja Bamulangaki, the Minister of Defense and Veteran Affairs, Betty Amongi Ongom, the Minister of Gender, Labour and Social Development and others.

Business and finance

20:12
20:12

Bank of Uganda Warns Finance Minister Over High Debt Levels 1 5 Top story

The acting Secretary to the Treasury, Patrick Ochailap says that the current budget and the other spending forecasts were made just before the second lockdown was announced earlier this month, adding they could not have predicted the future. Deputy Governor Atingi-Ego warns that the country is sitting on the edge, and that if any large-scale emergency happened, it would not be able to respond due to lack of funds.
17:39
17:39

Six Markets in Arua Closed Over Flouting SOPs RDC Festus Ayikobua 4 3

Some of the markets have continued to attract traders from the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC, Arua City and Zombo district posing a great risk of spreading Covid-19.
16:35
16:35

Tororo Town Deserted as Covid-19 Bites 1 1

Gerald Osolo, a truck driver in Tororo town says that though the president permitted construction activities to go on with business, no one is approaching them to go and ferry construction materials.
16:13
16:13

Luwero Town Council, District Kadhi Clash over Market islamic teaching 3 1

On Monday, more than 100 vendors started erecting market stalls on land belonging to Uganda Muslim Supreme Council in Katale zone in Luwero town council. It is said that the District Kadhi Sheikh Ramadhan Mulindwa offered a part of the 20-acre piece of land to host the vendors to sell mainly agricultural produce.

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