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17:36
17:36

Mbale City Woman MP Petition: Wanyoto Asks Court to Help Her Recover Lost Victory 1 1 Top story

On Wednesday, Wanyoto took the stand for cross-examination by Nakayenze legal team led by Medard Lubega Seggona in Mbale High court presided over by Justice Andrew Basaija. Ssegona tasked Wanyoto to tell the court how many votes she garnered in the contested polls on whose grounds she wants the court to declare her winner of the Mbale City Woman MP seat.
17:35
17:35

Ugandan Traders Disrespecting Convoy Agreements in South Sudan- Minister 4 1

Government records show that 14 Ugandans were killed in South Sudan between May and August 2021. They include; Ali Mark Sony, Amati Stephen, Dada Abugo, Sadam Andama, Katongole Hussein, Abdu Makanga, Kuraish Mutebi, Sembusi Kato and Amono Anna Clara, among others.
17:07
17:07

Man Remanded Over Alleged Murder of Catholic Priest 3

Prosecution alleges that on August 18 at Lukunyu Village Mmamba Parish in Kyegonza Sub County in Gomba District, Katumba with malice aforethought caused death of Rev. Fr Josephat Kasambula
16:47
16:47

Parents Welcome Proposed Reopening of Schools 4 1

Ugandan learners have had more than 18 months of a distorted school calendar following closures that started in March 2020 and a staggered re-opening which was cut short in June 2021 after reports that COVID-19 cases had become rampant in schools. President Yoweri Museveni had earlier stated that schools would remain closed until children aged above 12 are vaccinated.
16:13
16:13

CID Recovers UGX 600M from UPPC Investigations CID Charles Twine 1 Top story

CID Spokesperson, Charles Twine spokesperson, says that the recovered money was destined for another accomplice in the crime. “The money, which was destined for another accomplice in the crime was part of the Shillings 3 Billion loot that had passed through an account of a fictitious Commission agent,” Twine said in a tweet without giving details.
15:48
15:48

Uganda, Cape Verde Tie Hangs in Balance Over Unpaid Bills- FUBA Aafrobasket games 1 1 Top story

“It is still uncertain because we haven’t received any money, we are taking it day by day, Federation of International Basketball Association, (FIBA) had given us the 29th of August 2021 to clear the bills, but we are waiting to see what they say. We wrote a letter to the first lady but we haven’t received any response,” Katabi said.
15:27
15:27

COVID19 Restrictions Affect Political Party Mobilization Activities 2 5 Top story

Alice Alaso, the National Coordinator of the Alliance for National Transformation, says they are currently unable to more than twenty (20) people because of the restrictions.
13:18
13:18

Construction of UGX 980 Million Theatre Launched at Orum Health Centre IV 1 5

The theatre will be constructed with funding from the Uganda Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services-North Lango.
13:03
13:03

Masaka Murders: Buganda MPs Want Former Security Personnel Profiled Parliament 1 3 Top story

Greater Masaka comprises Bukomansibi, Lwengo and Masaka districts. In his report to parliament on Tuesday, the Internal Affairs Minister, Gen David Muhoozi, said there is heightened security in the region, which has led to the arrest of 11 suspects in connection to the attacks.
12:36
12:36

Strange Throat Disease Reported in Gulu

Remos Oyaka, the deceased`s brother told URN that Odera first complained of pain in his throat, which later swell. This was in the subsequent week followed by a mucus discharge.
12:09
12:09

Women Entrepreneurs Call for Research on Fast Maturing Shea Nuts Arua 1 2

A baseline survey conducted by Tango Consultants across 19 Northern Uganda districts with support from UWEAL notes that although Shea butter and nuts are on high demand, the fact that they are seasonal and grow as wild trees makes the value chain is inconsistent.
11:27
11:27

Gov’t Commits UGX29.1B to Operationalize New Lower Administrative Units 4 1

Local Government Minister, Raphael Magyezi, says that government wants all the new administrative units fully operational.
09:28
09:28

Mbarara Health Officer On Spot Over Mismanagement of Covid-19 Funds 4

Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi Region Police Spokesperson says that Ssebutinde and Kamugisha have recorded statements with the police.
08:11
08:11

Contractor Directed to Fix Defects On Busia Market 4 3

They cited several defects that includes; linking iron sheets at the upper floor, broken door shutters on some of the lockups, cracks on walls and poor drainage systems among others.
07:23
07:23

Kibuku LC 1 Chairpersons Besiege RDC's Office Over Deducted COVID-19 Allowances 1 Top story

Festo Muluga, the chairperson Nalado Buseta sub-county explained that each village chairperson was meant to sign for Shs200,000 as indicated on the form but to their surprise the officers told them to sign for Shs170,000.
07:01
07:01

10 Arrested Over Alleged Murder of Surveyor in Gomba 2 1

According to the police, more than 10 residents armed with machetes and sticks attacked the group leaving Daniel Mugabi dead and injuring five others including Matsiko severely injured.
06:32
06:32

36 Former ADF Rebels Resettled in Bundibugyo District 3 1

According to Rt. Capt. Ronald Sekatawa, the western regional coordinator for the commission they have given out the packages to support the former rebels start a new life in the community.
05:43
05:43

Ugandans in Afghanistan Rejected Proposal to be Evacuated - Jeje Odongo Parliament 1 3

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Jeje Odong has said that despite calls to evacuate Ugandans trapped in Afghanistan, some of them refused to leave the middle east country.
05:34
05:34

Court Dismisses Petition Against Kashongi County MP Tayebwa 1 2

Justice Kawumi noted that if the failure to acquire ten names and signatures of persons supporting a candidate’s nomination would not affect the nomination, the legislature should have stated so in the parliamentary elections Act.
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