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22:08
22:08

Police Shoots Protestor Dead in Butebo District

The Police deployed shot live bullets during an exchange between them and a rowdy mob mostly boda boda riders. The protestors reportedly wanted to burn the police patrol car blaming it for causing an accident which claimed the life of their colleague.
21:58
21:58

Anita Among Overwhelmingly Elected Deputy Speaker Parliament 1 2 Top story

The Bukedea Woman MP Anita Among has been declared Winner of the Deputy Speakership race after she garnered 415 votes in the Monday evening elections.
21:30
21:30

MPs Treated To Comedy as Gen Ali, Ssegirinya Are Nominated Parliament 4 1

Members of Parliament were treated to some comedy on Monday evening following the nomination of two unlikely candidates; General Moses Ali and Muhammad Ssegirinya for the position of Deputy Speaker.
19:09
19:09

KCCA To Review Old Taxi Park Stages Before Reopening 2 1

The Chairman of the Uganda Transport Development Agency- UTRADA Mustafa Mayambala says they also need to resort the issues of leadership at stages outside the Park. At Burton street there is a Bweyogerere stage just like there is in the Old Taxi Park.
17:59
17:59

Speakership Race: Online News Sites Discard Objectivity 1

Kampala Times, an obscure online site on Monday last week published a story claiming that a total of 118 Members of Parliament of the 131 sworn in on the first day had declared support for Kadaga. How did the website source its story?
17:01
17:01

Assailants Kill Former UN Employee in Kasangati 1 3

According to Owoyesigyire, Muwonge met his death in the wee hours of Monday morning. His lifeless body was found by one of his relatives covered in a Polythene bag outside in his compound. Owoyesigyire says that the assailants took off with the deceased’s mobile phones, saying that they are treating the case as an aggravated robbery.
16:35
16:35

Private Schools Prioritize Teachers' Saving Schemes 6

Some private schools in Kampala have embarked on planning on how to best support their teachers and school staff to recover and at the same time build capacity to enable them to build resilience against similar situations in future.
15:51
15:51

Ssekikubo Raises Concern Over Museveni’s Presence as MPs Elect Speaker Parliament 1 2

The Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo today overruled Lwemiyaga MP Theodore Ssekikubo for raising concern over President Museveni’s presence in parliament as MPs voted.
15:48
15:48

Mulago, Entebbe ICUs Full of COVID-19 Patients 2 Top story

Dr. Rose Baynyima, the Deputy Executive Director at Mulago National Referral Hospital and the head of the COVID-19 treatment unit says they had to re-open the unit especially the high dependency unit (HDU) and ICU when hospitals began referring critical patients.
15:29
15:29

Newly Sworn in Kagongo Division Chairperson Perishes in Accident 1 1

Mushabe died on Monday morning on his way to Ruhoko Health Center III. The accident occurred around 11:00 Am along Kashuku road in Ibanda Municipality.
14:51
14:51

Former Makerere University Student Found Dead 1 1 Top story

Luke Owoyesigyire, the Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson identifies the deceased as 27-year-old James Eyangu, the former president of Makerere College of Veterinary Medicine. He graduated on Wednesday in Biomedical Laboratory Technology.
14:16
14:16

Thugs Kill One, Critically Injure Another in Arua 2 3

The 23-year-old Jonathan Econi, a resident of Ndriva village former Dadamu Sub County Ayivu East in Arua City was found lying lifeless in a pool of blood along Arua-Mvara road in the wee hours of this morning. Econi’s colleague William Ocatre was clobbered and his jaws smashed by the thugs. He is currently hospitalised at Arua Regional Referral hospital.
13:43
13:43

Priests Warned Against Alcohol 3

The bishop said some priests have taken to excessive consumption of alcohol forgetting that they are church leaders who carry and serve the body and blood of Jesus Christ at the church.
13:30
13:30

UGX 500M Maternity Ward Construction Stalls at Ogwete HC III Ogwete HCIII 5 1

In 2019, the Health Ministry upgraded the facility from Health Center II to HCIII status. The district then contracted Otada contraction company Ltd to construct a maternity ward, placenta pit and latrine stances at the facility at Shillings 500 million.
12:55
12:55

Kilembe Mudslide Victims Ask For Relief mudslides 8 2

Stanley Muhindo, who lost two children, says that the heavy rains began around 9:00 PM on Saturday and went on until 11:00 AM on Sunday.
12:18
12:18

Heavy Rains Claim Life, Ravage Crops and Household Property in Lamwo 2

Morris Alana Lanek, the Pabwoch Village LCI Chairperson, says that the evening downpour that was accompanied by heavy wind ravaged immeasurable acres of maize, soybeans, simsim, beans, sweet potatoes and vegetables.
12:16
12:16

Tayebwa Withdraws From Deputy Speakership Race NRM 1 1

Thomas Tayebwa, the Ruhinda County North MP has withdrawn from the race of the Deputy Speaker of Parliament.
11:11
11:11

NUP MPs Await Party Decision On Who To Vote As Speaker Jacob Oulanyah 2 1

Members of Parliament of the National Unity Platform (NUP) which is the majority opposition party in Parliament will wait for a directive from their party before voting for the Speaker of Parliament.
10:40
10:40

Police Intercepts Gate Way bus Trafficking 17 Karimojong Children

Security intercepted the vehicle at the same checkpoint where the bus was intercepted. Guard Murungi, the Napak District Police Commander, says that they also arrested the driver and conductor of the bus, saying they will appear in court today.
09:12
09:12

Tondeka’s Dubious Birth, Apparent Demise And Shareholders Denying Shares 1 3 Top story

“They showed us a letter signed by the president allowing them to bring buses in Kampala,” says Mustafa Mayambala, the Chairperson of Uganda Transporters Development Agency (UTRADA). “As people who work closely with the president, we couldn’t reject it.”
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