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21:51
21:51

Pictorial; Lt. General Pecos Kutesa's Remains Returned Home

Today, his remains were carried in the belly of the Emirates aircraft that landed on Friday afternoon at Entebbe International Airport. The widow, Dorah Kutesa who had traveled with another relative to nurse the husband was received by a delegation from the army and family members at the airside.
21:42
21:42

Multiple Borrowing, Diversion of Funds Ruining Emyoga Program in Lwengo Emyoga projects 3 1

Gonzaga Muteesasira, the greater Masaka regional coordinator for the program, reveals that the habit of multiple borrowing have been unearthed among the youth leaders and media practitioners SACCOs that were registered at levels of the three constituencies in the area.
21:21
21:21

MP Bagala Presents More Evidence as Court Sets Hearing Date 3 2

Bagala won the January 14 polls with a margin of 16,000 votes to defeat Nabakooba. But in March, Nabakooba filed a petition to challenge the outcome of the polls, alleging that Bagala was not validly elected to represent Mityana District in Parliament, on grounds that the Electoral Commission failed to secure conditions necessary for the conduct of the election.
20:29
20:29

43 Senior Police Officers Graduate in ICT, Crime Management 3 3

The graduates were cohorts of the intermediate command and staff course intake which started on April 9. The group which was trained at Bwebajja Police Senior Command and Staff College included some police officers serving as Regional, District and Division commanders.
17:14
17:14

One Dead, Three Injured in Nakawa Accident 3 1

John Kabanda a resident of Banda and a taxi driver was knocked dead by a YY bus registration number UAV 205T that was heading to Mbale.
16:50
16:50

Court Condemns Government for Non-Payment of Batwa over Eviction 2

“…the Batwa have been left disadvantaged, owing to their eviction from the said land, and also due to the nonpayment to them of adequate compensation which would have facilitated in their relocation to similar lands. This had rendered them landless and has severely affected not only their livelihoods but has destroyed their identity, dignity and self-worth as a people and as equal citizens with other Ugandans,” Justice Musoke ruled in a lead judgment.
16:29
16:29

DNA Results Confirm Recovered Remains in Lira Are For Missing 4-Year-Old Girl 2 2

In April Akello went missing from Dilish Adero, her mother at Timber Yard in Lira City East Division. She was last spotted moving with a stranger from a restaurant within the same area.
15:03
15:03

Court Dismisses Election Petition against MP Nathan Byanyima Mbarara High Court 1 2

The petition was filed by Jeremiah Kamurari, a challenger for the same seat in the just concluded elections challenging Nathan Byanyima’s academic qualifications. Kamurari had argued that Byanyima did not have the requisite qualifications to contest for a parliamentary seat.
14:50
14:50

Court Orders Fresh Elections in Aruu South Gulu High Court 1 Top story

According to Justice Asiimwe, Komakech wrongly addressed his resignation to the Executive Director of Butabika Hospital instead of addressing to the Permanent Secretary Health Service Commission by the fact that he is a pensionable public servant, as in accordance to the Public Service Standing Order.
13:25
13:25

NGO Bureau Suspends Operations of 54 NGOs 3

According to the Executive Director of the NGO Bureau Stephen Okello, they conducted investigations which revealed that 23 NGOs are operating with expired permits, 15 failed to file annual returns and audited books of accounts while 16 were operating without registering with the bureau.
12:23
12:23

Uganda Men's Netball Team in Camp Ahead of International Championship 1 1

Uganda received an invitation to take part in the tournament from the South Africa Netball body.
12:15
12:15

Court Throws Out Application Seeking EC to Provide BVV Machines Election petition 2 5

Mbaju said that they are interested in the BVV machines to cross-examine the captured figure prints if they correspond with the marked names of those who voted in four polling stations.
11:49
11:49

CAA Approves Uganda Airlines' Airbuses 2

Uganda Airlines had initially planned to start flying to Dubai on July 16, 2021, but postponed the launch because CAA had not approved the two A330-800Neo Airbuses to be included on the Air Operators Certificate- AOC.
11:44
11:44

DPP Drops Charges against OPM Senior Officials 1

Guwatudde was arrested by the State House Anti-Corruption Unit in April last year and charged jointly with the Head of the Procurement Unit Fred Lutimba Kyeyune, Under Secretary Joel Wanjala and Martin Owor, the Commissioner in charge of Relief and Disaster Preparedness and Head of the COVID-19 Relief Management.
11:36
11:36

Omoro Hailstorm Victims Ask Gov't For Relief Lalogi Sub-County 1

The farmers from the parishes of Gem, Opwac and Jaka parishes in Lalogi Sub County lost over 600 acres of crop gardens that were due for harvest to a heavy rainfall that was accompanied by strong wind and hailstorm and lasted for several hours.
09:11
09:11

Boda-Boda Riders Accuse Wandegeya Police officers of Extortion 3 3

This came after an operation in which hundreds of motorcycles said to be operating without the required documents were impounded in an operation conducted on Thursday. Most of the motorcycles were impounded at Wandegeya Traffic lights by Field Force Unit personnel and traffic police officers.
06:10
06:10

Slain Catholic Priest Buried, Suspect Arrested 2 2

Rev. Fr Josephat Kasambula, 68, was allegedly stabbed to death on Wednesday evening, by a man he had gone to evict from his land at Kikunyu Village, in Kyegonza Sub County, Gomba District.
05:33
05:33

Three NUSAF Officials Arrested in Pader for Supplying Blind Cattle 3 1

RDC Dusman Okee ordered for the arrest of the three who were instantly picked up by armed personnel and taken to Pader Central Police Station where they had their statements recorded on allegations and sabotaging government programs.
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