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18:06

Mafabi, Odonga Criticize Muntu Over Shadow Cabinet fdc 1

Odonga Otto says the decision to exclude them from the Shadow cabinet is a show of vengeance against the key supporters of Besigyes loyalists. He wonders why many senior opposition members were left out in favor of newly elected legislators.
17:45
17:45

Legal Volunteers Helping Solve Domestic Wrangles kabale 4

Joanita Asiimwe, the Legal Officer FIDA Officer Kabale, says currently her office only receives 12 cases of domestic violence each months compared 25 they would receive previously before deploying the legal volunteers.
17:18
17:18

ACME Report: Media Coverage of Elections Fell Short of Quality 2016 elections 3

Rachael Mugarura, the programs Manager Broadcast and Multimedia at ACME, observes that it is unfortunate that the presidential candidates failed to take advantage of thousands of their twitter followers.
16:43
16:43

Students Arrested over Possession of "Deadly" Weapons

Ely Maate, the Kigezi Regional Police spokesperson, says the students were planning to attack those participating in the post primary Volleyball and Netball competitions. According to Maate, some of the suspects claim they carried the weapons to protect themselves from being attacked by students from rival schools.
16:16
16:16

Masaka Principal Engineer Held Over UGX 580M Road Fund masaka engineer 2 2

Turibarungi was picked up this morning for allegedly lying to Masaka Resident District Commissioner, Joy Walusimbi that the municipality has spent over Shillings 580million for road rehabilitation works and procurement of construction materials.
16:09
16:09

Tumukunde Puts Criminal Gangs on Notice 4 1

The former Director General of Internal Security Organization ISO says his emphasis is to ensure that the country is freed of gangs that have sprouted in almost every part of the country.
15:46
15:46

Court Rejects Video Evidence Against Besigye kasangati court 1 Top story

Defence lawyers led by Ernest Kalibbala questioned the credibility of the footage on account that it had been edited to 7 minutes and 42 seconds from a record of 1 hour and 20minutes.
15:06
15:06

UPC: We Don't Care About Shadow Cabinet 2

Now, Edward Ssegane, the Secretary General of the Jimmy Akena UPC faction, says they are not bothered of being left out of the shadow cabinet since it doesnt serve any purpose.
14:29
14:29

Lyantonde Journalist Remanded For Criminal Libel facebook post

The story, published on January 17, indicated that Matojo was involved in the theft of cows from the Late Minister Eriya Kategayas farm in Buyaga village-Mpumudde Sub-county. Over 200 cows had disappeared from the farm since Kategayas death in March 2013. Kategaya was Ugandas First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for East African Community Affairs at the time of his death.
13:56
13:56

Complaints, Praises As Makerere Road Works Continue road construction 4 1

Speaking in Kiswahili, Poni says, Constructing the road is not a bad thing. We want the road to be wide and after the construction, this place will look nice. They dont disturb me. When they come with their vehicles they tell me, mum push in front for us to pass.
13:45
13:45

Police Presents Video Evidence against Besigye besigye arrest

The first state witness Brain Mark Omito, a Police Officer attached to the evidence gathering unit presented before court a video footage showing Besigyes motorcade from Kalerwe to Mulago as proof that the crowd that followed him could jeopardize business in Kampala if he had not been stopped.
13:32
13:32

Arua Charcoal Ban: Local Leaders Demand Security Assurance 1 7

Stephen Ndemere, the NFA Sector Manager Arua notes that they are still in charge of Luku Forest Reserve despite the grievances of the community. He says the concerns of the residents will bar them from implementing the ban.
12:56
12:56

Herbalists Evicted From Vicinity of Catholic Cathedral 3

Raymond Ochan, the Pandwong Division chairperson says Kitgum district is unwilling to associate with any cult practices that may confuse communities to take up arms against an elected government, as it was the case with former Holy Spirit rebel leader, Alice Lakwena and her father Severino Lukoya.
12:17
12:17

Man Kills Sons After Failing to Raise Treatment Money fnl

Nassibu Nditta, the Iganga District Police Commander, says that Luyilo also set his house and property ablaze before taking his own life. According to Nditta, they found rolls Marijuana in the pockets of the deceaseds trouser.
11:31
11:31

14 Family Members Arrested Over Human Bones 3

Nelson Nahabwe, the Busia District Police Commander, says they picked up the suspects on Tuesday on a tip off from a crime preventer. He says they found the human bones stuffed in a rolling bag inside the house of Ali Mashar, one of the suspects.
09:55
09:55

Student Strikes: Police Deploy in Lira Schools students protest

Ezra Tugume, the Lira District Police Commander Lira, says the deployments are based on intelligence reports showing that the strikes in Comboni and Lango Colleges could spiral to some of the named schools. According to Tugume, they intend to maintain light deployment in the schools for mitigation purposes but not to create tension among students.
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