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18:10
18:10

Kampala Bomb Terror Suspects Yet to Face Trial

The eight suspects have for the past three years been waiting for their constitutional petition to be fixed for hearing.
17:51
17:51

Janet Museveni: Karamoja Food Security Poor But not Extreme food shortage 1 2

In a statement to explain the hunger situation in Karamoja Janet Museveni stated that the situation is more severe in Kaboong, Moroto and Napak district out of the seven districts in Karamoja region. She blames this on the fragile nature of environment and climate of Karamoja that is being aggravated by the negative effects of global warming and climate change.
17:30
17:30

Bomb Kills One in Gulu landmines 1

Okema warns the public to be cautious of unfamiliar objects that they come across.
17:02
17:02

15% Land Owners in Kampala Hold Invalid Titles land disputes 2

Land titles issued out by the Uganda Land Commission and Kampala Capital City Authority to land owners in Kampala district are fake. These are areas of the central business district, Nakasero, Kololo, Mbuya, Bugolobi and Industrial area.
16:45
16:45

Another Toddler Dies in House Fire burning candle

A house fire has claimed yet another child. The incident occurred in Tekera village, Buwunga Sub County, in Masaka District. The latest victim is a three year old girl. Miraculously, her one and half year old brother Gonzaga Kintu survived the blaze.
15:53
15:53

Bantariza Granted Bail kahinda otafiire 1

Col. Shaban Bantariza has this afternoon been granted bail by the General Court Martial sitting in Luzira.
15:16
15:16

Acting Chief Justice Backs Proposal to Rise Retirement Age benjamin odoki

Acting Chief Justice Steven Kavuma, has backed the proposal to raise the retirement age of public officers from 60 to 75, saying as one gets older, they get wiser.
14:51
14:51

Case Files Pile At DPP's Office igg 1

As a result, many case files are pending as no case can be prosecuted or withdrawn without the authorization by the DPP.
14:19
14:19

Kamwenge Town Engineer in Trouble Over Shoddy Work 1

The minister was angered by the fact that the roof of the administration block, which was commissioned in 2006 is already falling apart.
13:36
13:36

Masaka Police Recovers Pistol, Arrests Four hardcore criminals

Special Investigations Unit (SIU) police officers in Masaka have arrested four men believed to be behind a series of highway robberies, killings and recovered a pistol loaded with 4 rounds of ammunition.
13:09
13:09

Ugandan Fishermen Complain of Attacks from their Congolese Counterparts on L. Edward.

He says most of the fishermen feel neglected by the Ugandan government, which should protect them from intruders.
12:59
12:59

Woman Arrested for Strangling Step-Son abandoned

Police at Kalisizo in Rakai District have arrested a woman who has been on run for strangling her 2 year old step son. The woman was unhappy that her co-wife had dumped the child with the father to compel him to financially support it.
12:26
12:26

UPDF Soldier Survives Lynching Over Theft mob justice

A mob descended on the soldier and beat him into coma.
12:04
12:04

Busoga Fails to Celebrate Own Culture in Crafts cultural tourism 1 3

A walk through crafts and arts shops in Jinja district proves most of the crafts and arts are imported from Kenya and Tanzania or have been designed to show what foreign cultures have to offer. Arts and Crafts pieces do not display the unique cultural crafts and arts from the various regions of Uganda and Busoga in particular.
11:46
11:46

URA in Fresh Dilemma As Smuggling Escalates 1 1

He says that during the operation they impounded 98 cartons of contraband cigarettes worth 55 million shillings, 90 unregistered motorcycles, 100 bags of rice and sugar.
11:12
11:12

Taxi Drivers Hike Fares Over Revised Express Penalty Scheme Fines eps 3

The move follows the law that came into force recently following the issuance of Statutory Instrument No 9 of 2013, by the Ministry of Works in April.
10:00
10:00

150 Left Jobless As Gaso Bus Company Closes Operations bus companies 1

Gaso Transport Services Limited, a bus company that once operated in Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and Tanzania has run into financial trouble leaving more than 150 employees jobless. The buses were some of the most sought after in the 1980s and 1990s.
09:48
09:48

FDLR Rebel Commander Killed in DRC fdlr rebels

A senior commander of the rebel Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) has reportedly been killed in the DRC in a battle with the M23 rebels in the area of Kanyaruchinya, North Kivu Province.
07:27
07:27

NAADS Official In Kaabong Commits Suicide kaabong district

A National Agriculture Advisory Development Services (Naads) official in Kaabong district has committed suicide in what appears to be a case linked to failed accountability for money. Denis Omoding, who was 30 at the time of his death, has been the Naads Coordinator for Lolelia Sub County for the last three years.
07:05
07:05

Oil Companies From Troubled DRC Seek 'Refuge' In Uganda albertine region 1

Insecurity in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is forcing oil companies to operate from inside the Ugandan territory to conduct surveys on the probable existence of oil, Uganda Radio Network has learnt.
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