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Sep 2019 16 results
20:03
20:03

Lightening Kills One, Five Injured in Bushenyi 1

Generous Kyomuhangi Busesire a resident of Nkuna I Village in Nyabubare Parish –Nyabubare Sub County died on Wednesday.
19:41
19:41

Mak Gold Suspect Disowns Police Statement 2

Birungi, a resident of Bulindo village in Kira Municipality, in Wakiso district is accused together with other four people of defrauding a 57-year-old dealer in rare and precious gemstones, Assi Soubhi of his over USD$189,000 in a fake gold deal in November 2017.
18:09
18:09

Teacher Conquers Trek to Arua to Save Shea Nut Tree Shea Nut Trees. 3 3

The Conservationist, Mustafa Gerima, started his journey in Kampala two weeks ago and endured extreme weather through the jungles and national parks along the route. He made nightlong stopovers at Bombo, Katuggo, Migyera, Kafu, Kigumba, Bweyale, Karuma, Pakwach and Nebbi, before arriving at his destination, Arua.
17:48
17:48

CCEDU Proposes UGX 10m Fine for Threatening Candidates, Supporters 5

Presenting the consolidated views of CCEDU on the electoral reform bills to the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee on Wednesday, the Executive Director of Constitutional Center for Governance, Sarah Birete, proposed that individuals who use a weapon to threaten, intimidate, or behaves in a manner which has an effect of threatening or intimidating a candidate, a supporter of a candidate, voter, election official or candidate's agent to be penalized.
16:54
16:54

Mak Perimeter Wall Construction on Course- Dr. Odoi resident 3 3

Dr. Odoi says they want to close off up-to the College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Bio-Security along Muganzi road before the next graduation due early next year.
16:41
16:41

Kasese Youth Cautioned Against Hate Speech KASESE DISTRICT 7

Heller said during election time, people tend to make sweeping and frivolous statements online and offline that are intended to malign others on the basis of their belonging. She argued that as they country gears up for the general election in 2021, it is high time society became cautious of hate messages and all people work towards the elimination of such information that can be dangerous to society.
16:11
16:11

King Oyo Intensifies Campaign to Protect River Mpanga 1 3

On Wednesday, the King commissioned an incinerator and forty trash cans along the river banks to help reduce on the trash that would normally be dumped into the river thereby affecting the quality and quantity of water.
15:51
15:51

Thugs Hack Soroti District FDC Secretary Michael Odongo 1 1 Top story

According to Ekudo, the thugs waylaid him on his way home in Gweri sub-county in Soroti district around 3:00am Wednesday morning.
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13:46

Gov’t Working To Revive Talks In Collapsed Oil Companies’ Deal uganda oil and gas 3 1

Towards the end of last month Tullow Oil terminated a deal in which France’s Total E&P and China National Offshore Oil Company (CNOOC) were to buy 21% of its interest in the Albertine region. The companies disagreed with government on tax to be paid and whether to grant a tax relief
13:24
13:24

MPs Resolve to Give Face Technologies 5 Year Transition Management Contract Jacob Oulanyah 5 1 Top story

In his motion, Obua noted that there is need for the planned handover by Face Technologies, a private firm that is responsible for issuing driving permits. The Works and Transport Ministry signed a contract with Face Technologies in 2003 for purposes of designing, printing and supplying computerized Driving Permits under the self-financing, build, operate and transfer basis.
12:48
12:48

Lack of Office Space Hindering Operations of Bumasheti Sub County local government 3 2

The sub-county operates in a small house and kitchen belonging to the secretary-manager of the defunct Bukibokolo grower’s cooperative society since 2009.
12:33
12:33

Gender, Finance Ministers Disagree Over NSSF Bill 7 1 Top story

Mukwaya says the tax exemption provision caters for employer’s contributions and employee’s contributions below 30 percent of their income and investment income of NSSF. She also notes members benefits shall be taxed only during payment at 55 years while those who get paid at 60 years and above will not pay taxes on any benefit.
11:37
11:37

Bushenyi Municipality MP, Former CAO On the Spot over Land Grabbing 1

The land in question is located at Nyaruzinga Bushenyi Central Division of Ishaka-Bushenyi Municipality. Residents and leaders in the district are concerned on how the officials and two other people David Byaruhanga and Tumusiime Kawempe acquired the land.
11:06
11:06

Former Masaka Mayor Ssemwogerere Dead 2

A Health Worker at Byansi Clinic told URN on condition in anonymity that Ssemwogere went to the facility on Tuesday morning for a health checkup. He however, says they were surprised when his employees rushed him to the same facility in the evening after suffering a heart attack.
07:20
07:20

Congolese Refugees Stranded at Malaba Police Station 3 1

The refugees who included 22 children and five adults fled fighting in North Kivu Province, Rucuru village and ended up in Abakiriza church in Kampala who sheltered them for some time but later were put in a bus and they ended up in Malaba border as they were seeking for asylum in Kenya.
07:04
07:04

Butchers, Milk Vendors Defy Livestock Quarantine 1

A fortnight ago, Bududa district announced a livestock quarantine to prevent the spread of the foot and mouth disease.
Sep 2019 16 results