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18:44
18:44

14 UPDF Officers Court-martialled For Embezzling Arrow Boys Salaries salary arrears

Fourteen officers and men of the UPDF have been arraigned before the 3rd Division Court Martial for allegedly stealing money meant for the salary arrears of the Arrow Boys in Teso region.
18:17
18:17

Domestic Violence Worries Rubirizi Officials divorce

He blames the increase in domestic violence to excessive alcohol consumption amongst the many unemployed youths.
17:57
17:57

3 Army Deserters Arrested In Mbarara 2 1

Three army deserters attached to the Second Division have been arrested in the ongoing joint security operations in Mbarara district. At least 34 other suspected hard core criminals were arrested and are currently detained at Mbarara Central Police Station waiting to be taken to court.
17:34
17:34

Ministers Miss Parliament, Blame It On Afternoon Downpour 4

Ministerial Policy Statements were not tabled before Parliament on Thursday after several government ministers failed to attend plenary due to a downpour in Kampala.
16:50
16:50

UPDF Soldier's Body Found by Roadside mob justice 1

Police in Mubende district are investigating the circumstances leading to the death of a Uganda People\'s Defence Forces (UPDF) soldier, whose body was found lying by the roadside.
15:00
15:00

Civil Servants to Wait till Further Notice for Arrears to Get Paid 2

Matia Kasaijja, the state Minister for Finance and Planning, says they must sort out the question of whether the list is genuine or ghost employees and the ball now lies in the Ministry of Public Service court. However, the money is available and the treasury is ready to pay.
14:45
14:45

New Leader Sworn In After Military Take-over In Egypt

The head of the Constitutional Court in Egypt, Justice Adly Mahmud Mansour, has been sworn in as interim president; hours after the army ousted Mohammed Morsi and put him under house arrest.
14:45
14:45

Councilors Block Transfer Of District Accounts kitgum rdc 4

They moved in quickly and blocked the transfer of the district accounts.
13:24
13:24

Parliament Establishes Committee to Investigate Private Health Facilities 3

Parliament has resolved to set up an ad hoc committee to inquire on the status of the operations of private health providers. The resolution follows the death of a parliament worker who had gone to give birth at International Hospital Kampala.
13:15
13:15

Monusco Vows To Stop M23 Advance On Goma m23 rebels

The United Nations Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) has vowed to protect the North Kivu Provincial capital of Goma from the advancing M23 rebels. In a statement released on Thursday morning, the Mission’s spokesperson Colonel Abdoul N’diaye says Monusco would do all it can to avoid a repeat of what took place eight months ago. In November 2012, the rebels captured Goma despite the presence of thousands of UN troops and the Congolese Government forces.
13:03
13:03

Wife Killer Arrested as In-laws Destroy Property infidelity 1

The police in Mubende district have arrested a man who allegedly killed his wife. They have also arrested four other relatives in connection with this murder case.
13:00
13:00

Agago Woman Protest Uncontrolled Alcohol Consumption by Men

Jane Aciro, a resident of Omia Pacwa Sub County says her husband has become a nuisance at home.
12:29
12:29

Besigye, 7 Others Deny Organising Protests 4gc

Eight opposition leaders including former FDC leader Kizza Besigye and Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago, have this morning denied their participation in the past violent protests and unrest in the country. The eight politicians appeared before Buganda Road Court Chief Magistrate Olive Kazaarwe, who later released them on a non cash bail of one million shillings.
12:19
12:19

Bishop Jean-Marrie Runiga Requests for Asylum rwanda

Sources in Kigali indicate that Bishop Jean Marie Runiga has denounced rebellion and formally applied for asylum in Rwanda.formal request to the Rwandan Government denouncing rebellion and asked for asylum.
12:16
12:16

3 Fisheries Enforcement Personnel Arrested For Extortion 1

The arrests follow an accusation by a Lira market fish seller who accused the officials of extorting 7,000 shillings regularly from her without issuing her receipts.
11:53
11:53

Govt Wants Locals To Vacate Bacwezi Sites In Kibaale

The renovation of Bacwezi cultural sites in Kibaale district is set to start after government kicked off the massive sensitisation of the locals. The nearly forgotten sites, “Munsa za Kateboha” and the Semwemwa caves, are located some 3 kilometers north of Kakumiro trading centre off Mubende-Kibaale road. The trenches were used by the legendary great King Kateboha who is believed to have reigned in the 14th century AD during the Bacwezi Dynasty in the then Great Bunyoro Kitara Empire.
11:46
11:46

9 Killed in Luweero in Five Weeks mob justice 1

The latest murder victim is Steven Sembatya, a resident of Makulubita. Sembatya was hacked to death by unidentified thugs on Tuesday, who made off with his power saw.
11:33
11:33

Murder, Suicide in Bugiri love gone sour 1

Police in Bugiri are trying to figure out what prompted a 27 year old man to kill his 25 year old wife and then hang himself.
11:04
11:04

Poor Maize Harvests In Masindi Worry Farmers severe drought

Agricultural experts in Masindi fear looming famine following anticipated poor maize yields in the district.
10:57
10:57

14-Year-old Juggles Between School and Work stone quarrying

The 14-year-old uses a huge hammer to crash stones into smaller pieces, which they sell to builders and contractors.
Jul 2013 26 results