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13:16
13:16

Four In Trouble for Alleged Murder in Lamwo Lamwo district 1

The suspects are accused of lynching Martin Nokrach for the alleged theft of a solar panel belonging to Walter Mwaka. Secondo Komakech, an eyewitness told police that the suspects arrested Nokrach and took him to Lagwe –dola village where they assaulted him to death.
11:16
11:16

Abil-Nino Health Centre III Faces Eviction For Trespass 2

Charles Alexander Okidi, the Lira Kato Sub County Councilor, says that the dispute dates back to 2015 when Acen dragged Agago district local government to court claiming that her paternal uncle donated the land for the construction of the health center with the consent of her family.
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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.
17:16
17:16

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.

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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

11:34
11:34

Mixed Fortunes in New Income Tax Measures

In drafting the measures, the government had in mind the adverse effects of COVID- 19 on the economy, including the failure by the Uganda Revenue Authority to meet the collection targets for 2020/21.
11:23
11:23

Rwanda Finally Repatriates Body of Ugandan 2 1

According to records from Rwanda Correctional Service (RCS), a department that handles National Prison Services in the country, Tumukorereki was arrested while smuggling illicit drugs in Rwanda.
08:11
08:11

Roadside Vendors in Kitgum Municipality Evicted 5 1

Emmanuel Banya, Kitgum Municipal Council Town Clerk says the evicted vendors will be relocated to occupy a section of the lower taxi and bus terminal which is not fully operational.
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20:12

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

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