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21:31
21:31

Sembabule Sub-County Contestant Drops from Race

According to Beine, following the candidate’s withdrawal voters will now cast their votes for the directly elected council since Mwesigwa has sailed through unopposed.
21:01
21:01

Masaba Cultural Council Resolves to Petition to Ministry Over Umukuka III 1 1

Speaking during the Bamasaba Cultural council assembly held at their headquarters at Malukhu on Tuesday, the Speaker Inzu Ya Masaba Sister Rose Nelima accused Mudoma’s faction of misleading the minister.
20:21
20:21

Teachers, Parents Welcome School Reopening Nod Ministry of Health 7

Filbert Baguma, the Secretary-General of the Uganda National Teachers Union-UNATU says the decision to re-open schools is timely and welcome. He says following the re-opening of markets, arcades, public transport and places of worship, it was high time that schools were re-opened.
20:17
20:17

NUP Decries Continued Security Office Siege NUP Office 2 1 Top story

"Since the 15th of last month our offices have been under siege there is no activity we can carry from there, we have written to the Inspector General of Police, the Electoral Commission chairperson, but they are also waiting for the orders from above. This is unconstitutional,” said David Lubongoya, the NUP Secretary-General.
20:05
20:05

Uganda Sugar Exports to Kenya Rise Steadily –Trade Minister 1

But the dumping of foreign sugar by Ugandan smugglers has hurt the Ugandan sugar farmers most, with the sub-region of Busoga most affected. The latest permit for exporting 20,000 tons is part of the annual duty free 90,000 tons agreed upon by both governments, on condition of submission of proof that it is not dumped from external markets.
19:22
19:22

Gov't Seeks More Time on NSSF Bill MInistry of Finance 4 1

The government has told Parliament that it needs more time to consult on the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) Amendment Bill 2019 especially on which Ministry should supervise the funds.
17:43
17:43

Gov't Yet to Decide on Resettling Kasese Flood Victims disaster 2 4

The Assistant Commissioner Disaster Preparedness Office of the Prime Minister Gerald Menhya says the government has not yet given guidance on permanent resettle plans for the flood victims.
16:09
16:09

Madi Okollo to Hold LCV Chairperson Residual Elections on Monday 3 2

The elections were cancelled after the names and photos of Bruno Onzima an Independent candidate were attached to that of Suleiman Onzima of FDC and vice versa.
15:29
15:29

UMEME Office Closed Over Unpaid sh6 Million Bill Laroo Division 1 1

The office, located along Gulu Avenue was locked up at around 8am by a team of enforcement officers led by Moses Abonga, the Laroo Division Chairman.
15:15
15:15

I Opposed Revival of National Airline- Minister Kasaija 3 4

According to Kasaija, when the idea was fronted in the cabinet he and other people were of the view that the government should slow down on the revival or form an East African Airline.
13:54
13:54

URA Officers Shoots at Suspected Smuggler’s Car, Find Nothing 2 4

One of the gun-totting URA officers, who spoke on condition of anonymity, told our reporter that they got information from their secret agents that the car was loaded with smuggled goods from Kenya which prompted them to follow up, but that it seems the cargo was offloaded at a certain point before they reached on the car.
13:45
13:45

Business Paralysed in Moroto As UPDF Battles Rustlers 1

The killed warrior was part of a group of Jie cattle rustlers from Kotido who had crossed to raid animals in Kobebe grazing area in Moroto district on Monday.
13:29
13:29

Cabinet Approves Reopening of Schools 1 Top story

The Ministers resolved that in order to complete the academic year and ensure progression, all semi candidate classes, which include Primary Six, Senior three and senior five should report back to school in the short term and study with the candidate classes.
12:38
12:38

Two Charged with Murder for Killing Police Informer 2 1

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa region Police Spokesperson says the two suspects who also relatives to the deceased beat him to death for reporting them to the Police following a land dispute in 2019.
10:56
10:56

NRM’s Benard Odoi Wins Eastern Region Youth MP Seat 4 1

Odi garnered 967 votes beating his closest rival Sumaya Aliza Balunywa who scored 448 votes. Other candidates in the race were independents Jacklyn Ajego who got 208, Nabuyanda Solomon with 01, Thaddeo Wanyama who got 105 and Alfred Ogwene who scored 11 votes.
10:03
10:03

Relatives of Abducted Kyotera People Demand Their Release 2

The residents of Kyotera accuse security agencies of abducting their relatives, husbands and colleagues on 8th January 2021 and since then they are being held in unknown places.
09:21
09:21

Educated Karimojong Challenged to Show their Community Fruits of Education 1

According to Mr.Byabagambi most of the educated Karimojong have shunned the region and that they don’t want even to be associated with the local Karimojong on the ground.
06:59
06:59

NRM’s Agnes Kirabo Beats Six Men to Become the Central Youth MP 3 1

Kirabo who was the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) flag bearer polled 780 votes while her closest competitor, Independent Ivan Bwowe collected 85 votes only. Also in the race was Michael Katongole who garnered 78 votes then came Simon Sennyonga in the fourth position with 49 votes while Ziritwawula Abdel Kareem collected 09 votes.
06:50
06:50

NRM’s Boniface Okot Wins Northern Region Youth MP Race Pece stadium 2 1

According to Okot, his main agenda for the five year –term is to economically empower the youth of Northern Uganda so that they are able to eradicate poverty.
06:42
06:42

NRM’s Edson Rugumayo Elected Youth MP Western Region 3 4

Rugumayo was declared the winner of a race that attracted six other candidates, including, Denmark Adios Beineomugisha, (FDC) James Kamukama(NUP), Edwin Muramuzi, Paul Kato, Arnold Turwomwe, all Independent candidates.
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