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21:25
21:25

Nyakato Finishes 4th in 1500M Race at World Deaf Championship 1

The athlete went for a double at the event, 800m and 1500M. She will now shift focus to the 800m race, which is her area of expertise if she is to win any medal in the ongoing World Deaf championship.
20:40
20:40

Uganda Medical Association Gives Gov't Three Months Ultimatum On Proposed Pledges 1 4 Top story

UMA General Secretary, Dr. Mukuza Muhereza issued the ultimatum while addressing journalists in Fort portal Tourism city on Tuesday. He explained that medics in various health units across the country have continued to risk their lives COVID-19 patients without protective gears, which has continued exposing them to infection.
20:14
20:14

Mukwano Arcade Traders Protest Payment of July Rent Arrears 7 2

Another trader, who declined to identify himself, says that even after the last lockdown Mukwano arcade didn’t exempt its tenants for even a single month yet other landlords exempted their tenants since they hadn’t worked for several months.
16:57
16:57

Acholi District Councils to Hold Joint Sessions to Honour Gen. Lokech Pader Town Council 1 1

Justine Ocen, the District Vice Chairperson Pader says during the joint council session, the executive committees from the various districts will come out with their proposals that will be adopted for implementation in memory of Gen Lokech.
15:44
15:44

Court Allows Additional Affidavits in Lubaga South Election Petition

In her ruling, Justice Nabisinde granted leave Nassolo to file the additional affidavits. He explained that he could not reject the affidavits whose contents they didn’t know.
15:12
15:12

Uganda Cranes Midfielder Disappears From Camp 1 Top story

“He went out of camp but he never asked permission from authorities, if you are to get out of the bubble you must ask for permission from team manager, Geoffrey Massa or head coach Micho, there is high competition amongst the players you can’t make that mistake,” Isabirye said.
14:10
14:10

Agago District Leaders Want Contractors Blacklisted for Incompetence 2

According to the reports from the education, works and production committees, the companies are being accused of acquiring multiple projects works, reporting late to sites and failure to accomplish projects, which led to the return of huge sums of money to the national treasury in the 2020/2021 financial year.
14:06
14:06

Three People Hacked to Death in Masaka 2

Masaka Regional Police Spokesperson Muhammad Nsubuga says that the deceased have been identified as Sulaiman Kakooza 56, Kizza Luswa, 50, and Dan Kiyimba, 38.
13:38
13:38

Kabarole Residents Demand Answers on Stalled Agro-Industrial Park 2 2

Construction of the park was supposed to commence in 2019, but three years down the road, there is no activity.
13:26
13:26

Protest as Two Kenyan Truck Drivers Are Shot Dead in South Sudan Juba City 3 2 Top story

Geoffrey Osborn Oceng, the Amuru Resident District Commissioner told URN that the bodies and vehicles of the deceased truckers were still in South Sudan by the time of filing this story. He noted that it is still unclear, which group attacked the truckers.
12:11
12:11

Accident Claims Four in Mbale City, injures Three Others 1 3 Top story

According to eyewitnesses, the accident occurred after a speeding Fuso Truck registration number, UAQ 094W lost control and rammed into two Boda boda cyclists killing them instantly before knocking a pick up belonging to Mbale district local government registration number UBE 669Q.
12:11
12:11

Court Asked to Dismiss Petition Against Lira District Woman MP Lira High court 1 4

Auma’s lawyer Paul Idambi told the court that the people who swore affidavits are not voters and that the signatures attached to their names are forged.
11:57
11:57

Transport Paralysed as Kazinga Channel Ferry Breaks Down 3 4 Top story

Emmanuel Kakuru, a truck driver from Kanungu district, says the situation at the bridge has brought everything to a halt. He says that they were told that it will take two days for the ferry to resume operations.
10:22
10:22

Kalungu District Gets UGX 2bn Piped Water Project 1 5

Engineer Silver Mugisha, the Executive Director of the National Water Sewerage Corporation-NWSC said that the project will be completed in two years and targets at least 10,000 people in the area.
09:46
09:46

Court Rejects Eight Witnesses in Petition Against Nantaba Harriet Nakwede 1 2

Justice Mukwaya rejected the witnesses after Nantaba’s Lawyer Ambrose Tibyasa cross-examined Nakwede. Nakwede told the court that all the witnesses and supplementary affidavits presented lacked credible evidence to support her claims in the petition.
08:13
08:13

UPDF Soldiers Guard Ngetta ZARDI 3 5

Dr. Laban Frank Turyagenda, the director of the institute has confirmed the deployment of UPDF soldiers to guard the institution.
07:11
07:11

Rubanda Deputy Speaker Arrested In Emyooga Scandal 4 2

Kabale Resident District Commissioner, Darius Nandinda ordered the trio’s arrest for their involvement in the alleged mismanagement of Shillings 36 million dispatched to the journalist’s by the government as start-up capital.
06:34
06:34

Moroto District CID Boss Suspended

According to Longole, Byayo ignored advice from the regional police commander and Zonal commander of the Anti-stock Theft Unit not to release the impounded sugar until they do conferencing-involving UNBS, Mayuge Sugar and Interpol. He says that the officer will appear before the court as soon as possible to answer charges of disobeying lawful orders, corruption and negligence on duty.
Aug 2021 18 results