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20:48
20:48

NRM Candidates Storm State House Over Delayed Facilitation 2 1

The candidates, from Kiruhura, Mbarara, Jinja and Mbale arrived by 7am in Entebbe, camped at the Municipal offices until after 4pm when they tried to access State House.
19:40
19:40

Consult Public, Cooperate with Gov't, Taxi Operators Tell Kampala's New Leaders 4

Mayambala Mustafa the vice chairman Joint taxi operator’s consortium {JOITCO} says there has been misrepresentation when it comes to setting laws that effectively impact Kampala people, caused by the technical and political gap between the policy makers at city hall and the people.
18:41
18:41

Two Unidentified Bodies Discovered In Lwengo 2

It is believed that the deceased were killed from different places and their bodies dumped in these villages since the residents and local authorities could not identify them.
17:59
17:59

Motorsport Fraternity Mourns Celebrated Co-driver Nekusa Dipu Ruparelia 2 1

The celebrated navigator was a co-driver to rally legends Sam SSali earlier in the 80s and later partnered with Karim Hirji and participated in different rallies across the country including the historic WRC Safaris rallies.
16:35
16:35

A Week After Presidential Election, EC Hasn’t Published Results 2 1

There were indications that results were about to be uploaded on the EC website; on Wednesday, a section of the 2021 General Elections results was created on the EC site. This section, which was under Elections and Results has now been deleted.
16:18
16:18

Health Committee Decries Stagnant NMS Budget in 2021/2022 Estimates Drug stock out 1 1

According to the Budget Framework Paper the budget allocation to the national medical stores has increased by just 10bn shillings from 410bn shillings in the current financial year. Dr. Bukenya says this increment is to be shared among the regional referral hospitals only and so the NMS budget remains stagnant.
15:12
15:12

Bamasaba Umukuka to be Buried at His Ancestral Home in Bududa 1 1

Eric Mukhwana the spokes person at Inzu ya Masaba said they have proposed that the program begins on the 27th with taking the body to St Andrews cathedral for prayers, from where they will take it to the cultural institution site and the next day take it to Mutoto cultural site and later to Bududa for burial.
15:03
15:03

27 Incumbent Councillors Defeated in Busia District 3

The incumbents are both from the National Resistance Movement-NRM party and Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party.
14:15
14:15

Women Still Struggling to Compete in Direct Constituencies – Amongi 1 3

The 11th parliament will have a total of 356 directly elected MPs, up from 304 in the current parliament. The rest of the women are joining parliament because of affirmative action, representing districts and cities. Amongi says that the numbers are frustrating for a country that has invested so much time and effort in empowering women and preaching the emancipation gospel.
13:45
13:45

FDC Leaders in Kasese Promise to Seize Lost Seats from NRM Bigogo 1 2

The FDC party performed poorly in last week's parliamentary elections. It lost three seats to the NRM party. NRM won the Busongora South, North and Kasese municipality seats. FDC retained the Bukonzo, West, East and Woman MP seats.
12:45
12:45

UPDF Soldier Arrested for Shooting Teenager to Death in Pader Pader district 1 1

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN that Akena shot and wounded the minor in the stomach after he suspected him of stealing an item from the site he was guarding.
12:32
12:32

Police in Mazinga Arrests Woman who Kidnapped Baby, Strangled its Mother 3 2

Anita Nakanyike aged 37 allegedly kidnapped the baby from Wakiso Village Nama Sub County in Mukono District after strangling Caroline Nakiguli, the mother of the kidnapped baby.
12:13
12:13

189 Fighters Killed in UPDF Raid on Al-Shabaab Hideouts 4 Top story

The interdiction and on spot ground target operations in Sigaale, Adimole and Kayitoy villages, neighbouring Janaale in Lower Shebelle region, also saw the forces destroy a number of military hardware and items used during attacks. These included two mounted weapons “technical” and motorbikes in separate fire strikes.
11:48
11:48

144,252 People in Kasese Did Not Vote in Presidential Elections 4 2

According to records from the Electoral Commission, in the 2016 general elections, 244,720 voters in Kasese voted for the presidential election exercise out of the 335,162 registered ones.
11:39
11:39

Campaign Time was Too Short for Presidential Race -Kalembe Nancy Kalembe 1 3

Kalembe says that the limited time within which presidential candidates had to reach the electorate denied them a chance to reach out to a larger portion of the electorate. "Many missed the message, Many did not have a chance to meet the candidates," she says.
10:54
10:54

NRM Officials in Lamwo on Spot For Alleged Embezzlement of Campaign Money 2 1

The funds were part of the 230 Million Shillings that was delivered to the district by the NRM secretariat to facilitate party officials in mobilizing support for their presidential candidate and party flag bearers.
10:38
10:38

Kyotera NUP, DP Supporters Released on Bail 1 1

It is said that they had been hired by Democratic Party’s John Paul Mpalanyi, the newly elected MP for Kyotera County and Kyotera District Chairperson Patrick Kintu Kisekulo, to disrupt presidential, parliamentary and Local Government elections.
08:51
08:51

Lango Region Votes All Incumbent Chairpersons Out 2 1

According to the election results, Uganda People’s Congress-UPC party won five seats in the entire Lango sub-region. The ruling National Resistance Movement won three seats, Forum for Democratic Change-FDC won one seat and only one Independent candidate sailed through the race successfully.
08:00
08:00

Sembabule Candidate Challenges Results over Altered Name

Migadde who lost the race to Patrick Nkalubo of the National Resistance Movement-NRM, says that his name was wrongly spelt on the ballot papers, presenting him as Josephat instead of Joseph. He says that because of this error, many people that would have voted for him were confused.
07:38
07:38

Supporters Waited All-day for Museveni's Two Minute Stopover 5 3

But even with that level of preparation and waiting, Museveni stopped for just a few minutes. His address was a thank you and a caution about COVID-19. "Thank you, thank you, thank you," Museveni said, in company of the First Lady, Janet Kataaha Museveni, before returning to his vehicle, which was immediately driven off.
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