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Police Arrest Suspected Ringleader of Wakiso Machete-Wielding Gang Fred Enanga 1 1

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, says that a team of Police officers in Entebbe picked up Ssekasi when they responded to an alert as he was preparing for another robbery mission.
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16:57

UIA Gets Free Land for Development of Industrial Parks in Western Uganda

Kisoro District alone has offered 620 acres of land located in Kibaya in Kirundo Town Council, on the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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Police Arrest Four For Raiding Mosque in Mukono Mukono RDC 2 2 Top story

Kisitu, who is one of the suspects in police custody, claims that the mosque stands on the six acres of land belonging to his late father, Damyano Mukasa. However, Sheikh Saziri Lumala, says that they built the mosque on part of the land donated by Abdul Karim Ddumba who bought it at Shillings 20M.
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Ugandans Struggling To Meet Revised UAE Travel Requirements 1 4 Top story

Dr. James Eyul, who is in charge of Port Health at Entebbe Airport on behalf of the Ministry of Health, says that samples are currently picked from UAE air bound passengers at the airport and tests are carried out at Peniel Beach.
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Judge Orders Police to Produce Certified Statements of Witnesses 2

In his petition, Tumuramye alleges that his rival engaged in voter bribery, intimidation, and ballot stuffing. He also alleges that his agents were chased away from polling stations.
14:58
14:58

Uproar as WENRECo Declares Week Load Shedding in West Nile 1 4

“WENRECo informs its customers that there will be load shedding of electricity supply from Monday 16th to 22nd August…the areas affected include Arua Central Business District, Zombo Nebbi Pakwach …among others,” reads the notice in part.
14:09
14:09

Court Dismisses Petition Against Eastern Youth MP Benard Odoi 3 1

Justice Kakooza threw out the petition at Mbale high court on Wednesday morning on grounds that it lacks merit. Balunywa ran to court to nullify Odoi’s victory on grounds that he was ineligible to run for the youth parliamentary seat.
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FUFA Postpones Stanbic Uganda Cup Again Ahmed Hussein 1

“The FUFA Competitions Department has postponed the Semifinals of the Stanbic Uganda Cup that were due to be played between 19th and 30th August 2021. The decision was taken to give the National team more time to continue with preparations for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Qualifiers as the Uganda Cranes will play against Kenya and Mali next month. The Competitions Department will communicate new dates”. Hussein revealed
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13:30

Illegal Land Claimants Emerge Along Kitgum-Kidepo Road 1 5

The Uganda National Road Authority (UNRA) is currently carrying out an assessment and evaluation exercise on properties that will be destroyed along the 115 km road stretch that has been earmarked for the upgrade to tarmac this financial year.
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12:45

26 Year- Old on the Run for Murdering His Mother Uganda Polce Force

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the North Kyoga Police Spokesperson, says that investigations into the matter are ongoing. “Alwedo was found dead but half-naked in the family’s pit latrine with several cut wounds on her head and had her mobile phone,” he said.
12:45
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SACCO Chairperson in Namisindwa Arrested Over Missing Emyooga Cash 3

Benjamin Mudumbi, the Namisindwa District Criminal Intelligence Department says that the missing money was meant for 18 groups.
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Health Ministry Agrees to Shift Boat Ambulance to Buvuma Ministry of Health 3 1

During the meeting, Buvuma officials raised concern why the Ministry continues keeping the water boat ambulance meant for the district in Entebbe yet they have health emergencies to attend to in the islands.
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Evicted Fishermen at Wanysolo Landing Site Resort to Charcoal Burning 3 1

The change in economic activity has however prompted over 2,500 evicted fishermen at Wanysolo landing site to charcoal business as an alternative livelihood source.
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MYUG Wi-Fi: Free Internet Users Baffled With Restricted Access NITA-U 3 1 Top story

Bill Balwana, a free internet user explains that whenever he tries to sign in, the MYUG site tasks him to either use an access code or pay for the internet. He has since given up and resorted to BBC free wireless internet, which is accessible in the same area.
10:45
10:45

Gulu University Facing Shortage of COVID -19 Vaccines for Medical Students 2 1

On Tuesday, Gulu University Faculty of Medicine conducted a covid-19 vaccination exercise for all the staff of the faculty and medical students. However due to the shortage, only 100 who include students and staff were vaccinated.
10:39
10:39

Six Arrested For Lynching Man for Preventing Them From Partying During Curfew Time 2

Muhammad Nsubuga, the Masaka Region Police Spokesperson, has confirmed the arrests, saying that police picked up the suspects on separate days.
09:45
09:45

Bunyangabu County Loser Withdraws Election Petition 1 4

Appearing before the court on Tuesday presided over by Justice Jesse Byaruhanga, Zeresire's lawyer, Robert Mugabe announced that his client wanted to withdraw the petition. Mugabe told the court that Zeresire had lost interest in the petition.
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08:38

Election Petition: Judge Orders Post Bank to Produce Financial Statement of Lira Woman MP 3 1

Through his lawyer, Joe Adoko, Aliro asked Justice Vincent Emmy Mubago to direct Post Bank Uganda to provide Auma’s bank statement covering the period between July 2020 to February 2021 for inspection to confirm whether she reimbursed all the money she received as RDC.
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Busiro North Loser Ordered to Make Formal Application Introducing New Ground Edgar Lubadde 2 1

Lubadde who garnered 199 votes challenged the election of Nsubuga who obtained 21,401 votes on grounds that he lacked the requisite academic qualifications to contest as a Member of Parliament as required by law, at the time of his nomination.
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08:05

Rights Activists Concerned by Increasing Torture Cases in Acholi Sub Region 1 4

Francis Odongyoo, the Executive Director of Human Rights Focus (HURIFO) disclosed that some of the cases include the torture of Emmanuel Olanya, a resident of Bardege-Layibi division by armed Uganda People`s Defense (UPDF) soldiers and Local Defence Unit (LDU) personnel on June 21st, 2021 under the command of Lieutenant Colonel, Hillary Onekalit that was captured on video.
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