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Oct 2019 23 results
21:12
21:12

Kamwenge, Kitagwenda Clash Over Limestone Quarry Ministry of Energy 1 1 Top story

The Kitagwenda LC V chairman, Robert Mugabe, says the quarry is in Kanara Sub County and all royalties should be channeled to his district. Mugabe alleges that in 2015, Kamwenge bribed surveyors to produce a report in their favor, something he says Kitagwenda is ready to challenge at all costs.
20:39
20:39

Teachers Shun Bududa School Citing Long Distance, Hilly Terrain Wilson Watira 2 2 Top story

Buraba primary school, which neighbors Mount Elgon National park, has 350 pupils and is government aided. The only transport to the school is by foot due to lack of access roads due to the hilly terrain.
20:18
20:18

IGP Orders Release of 'Idle and Disorderly' Suspects district 1 Top story

“By copy, hereof, the Executive Director Kampala City Council Authority is also asked to comply with the directive of H.E the President of the Republic of Uganda,” Ochola directs. ‘Idle and disorderly’ laws form part of what are usually referred to as ‘vagrancy laws.’
20:15
20:15

Lands Minister Betty Amongi Testifies in Jinja Land Scandal 5 1

Amongi on Tuesday said that the registrars must be subjected to carry their cross for issuing freehold title over government land to Indian Born Ugandan investor Thummar Jay Magnalal Patel for setting up a shopping mall.
20:05
20:05

Police Holding MP Francis Zaake, 11 Others in Kasese

The youth were picked from Bamboocha Gardens Resort in Central Division of Kasese municipality when they were having a meeting with Mityana municipality MP Francis Zaake.
19:16
19:16

Anite Wants Bamugemereire to Investigate Free Zones Authority Over UGX 7bn Wakiso Land evelyn anite 1 Top story

Anite says the land, which cost taxpayers Shillings 7.4bn, has encumbrances, which makes transfer of ownership to Uganda Free Zones Authority legally untenable.
18:59
18:59

Kasese Youth Polytechnic Closed Over Students Strike 3 1

Students of the technical institute at Rukoki in Kasese town went on rampage on Monday night and started destroying window panes of some class rooms and broke some furniture of the institution
18:33
18:33

Gov't to investigate Hoima Deputy RDC for Assaulting Woman 1

Mbayo, who is the supervisor of RDCs, says that the incident will be investigated and a report released.
17:42
17:42

Parliamentary Aspirants Will Require UGX 1 Billion to Contest in 2021-Report electoral financing 1 2 Top story

Published on Tuesday in Kampala by the Alliance for Finance Monitoring (ACFIM), an NGO that focuses on addressing commercialization of politics and elections and advocating for campaign financing reforms, the report indicates that incumbents are using money as a tool to undo the challenge brought by new competitors.
17:16
17:16

Thugs Kill Kagadi Man in Cold Blood swimming-pool 1

William Magara, the Chairperson LC 1 Chairperson Kyabahiita cell, says this is the second body to be recovered from the same place where Happy’s body was found within a space of three weeks.
16:04
16:04

President Mnangangwa to Attend 57th Independence Celebrations 3 1

The National celebrations will be held in Sironko District under the theme “Consolidation of National Unity, Security, Freedom and Prosperity”
15:46
15:46

Three Arrested Over Death of Nursing Student at Kiwa Heritage 1

On Sunday night, Moses Mugume, a 22-year-old second year student of Enrolled Comprehensive nursing at Rwenzori School of Nursing drowned at Kiwa Heritage Hot Springs in Kitonzi cell of Nyakabingo ward, Bulembia Division.
15:12
15:12

CECAFA U-20 Challenge Cup: Semi Finals Move to Njeru Technical Center Ahmed Hussein 1 1 Top story

On Sunday last week, Sudan were forced to play South Sudan amidst heavy rains logged the stadium with rain water which was not glowing out of the stadium.
14:37
14:37

Cyclists Storms Itojo Hospital, Kill Suspected Robber Damiano Katwesiime

Medard met his death on Monday night after angry motorcyclists stormed the hospital and dragged him from the ward before lynching him. The suspect had been rushed to Itojo hospital for treatment after being rescued by police from being lynched by the motorcyclists along Ntungamo Main Street.
13:21
13:21

NAADS Mandate Remains Intact As Restructuring Flops 3 1

Agriculture Minister Vincent Ssempijja says the moratorium means NAADS will continue its normal operations unaffected.
12:11
12:11

Gulu Residents Blame Authorities for Wetland Encroachment 1

According to Opiru, the encroachment has led to the destruction of water ways leading to flooding. Jacqueline Apio, another resident of the area says three of her goats and five chickens were recently swept by floods.
11:47
11:47

Gulu Seeks Extra UGX28m for Mass Measles Vaccination Ministry of Health 1

The district last week received 152 million shillings from the Ministry of Health for the exercise that will start from 15th to 19th of October. However, they argue that the money is inadequate for the 163 vaccination canters in the 16 sub-counties.
11:34
11:34

Arapai University Student Protest Lack of Lectures 6

Edward Oniara, one of the students told URN that they haven’t had any lectures in four course units since the semester started on August 15th, 2019.
10:59
10:59

Mbale District Public Accounts Fueling Conflicts-Report 2 1 Top story

According to the report, 90% of the efforts of the Mbale District Public Accounts Committee members are directed at causing organizational disorder so that they can form a weak and divided council.
10:55
10:55

Former LRA Abductees in Lango Accuse Gov't of Neglect LRA Rebels 2

The group under their umbrella, Lango Former LRA Captives and Returnees Association notes that most of them are in dire need for help, yet government has done little to facilitate their reintegration into the community.
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