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20:33
20:33

Suspected Terror Attacker Shot Dead In Kyebando Fred Enanga 1 2

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga has identified the deceased as Hamid Nsubuga, a suspected suicide bomber who escaped from Pader district in Northern Uganda in August.
17:45
17:45

Mbale City Transporters in Bitter Row Over Parking Space 5 1

The Taxi drivers under their umbrella Mbale Taxi Drivers, Conductors and Owners' Association accuse the proprietors of Express Transport Companies of parking along the streets and transporting passengers yet they are licensed as courier service providers.
17:06
17:06

Opposition Whips, Shadow Cabinet to meet over Plenary Boycott Parliament 2 1

Although the two legislators had been granted bail, they were re-arrested in separate events from the precincts of Kigo prison. It's on the basis of this that the Leader of Opposition Parliament led a boycott of the parliament sessions, in protest of the re-arrest and continued detention of their colleagues.
16:10
16:10

Health Center Construction Works Stall Four Months after Launch Ating HCII 3 1

Anjilo Opio, the area LC I chairperson says the workers approached him on Saturday, saying that they would leave the site due to nonpayment and of construction materials on the site. He says that the workers handed the keys for the store, which has a few bags of cement, iron bars, gumboots and some overalls.
15:52
15:52

Former Sub-County Chief Ordered to Refund Shillings 6.7M

While appearing before the district Works & Technical Services Committee, Ongee Galdino confessed to diverting the conditional grant for running the sub-county during the first lockdown.
15:34
15:34

Kikyuusa Police Boss Runs to Town Council Authorities over Dilapidated Station 4

The five roomed structure has developed cracks, which has triggered fears among police officers. It’s against this background that Muhindo has sought intervention from Kikyuusa Town Council authorities and Town Clerk.
15:04
15:04

Awach Sub County Councilors Petition Electoral Commission Over Election of LC III Chairperson 2 1

Bernard Thierry Kinyera, the speaker of Awach Sub County, says that his office has already written to the Gulu Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), Geoffrey Okaka asking him to notify the Electoral Commission to conduct a by-election for the LC III chairperson within a month’s time.
14:21
14:21

Uganda Airlines Departs with 80 Passengers on Maiden Flight to Dubai 1 2

The 259- capacity Airbus A380-800 Neo aircraft left Entebbe International Airport after 12:18 pm on Monday, with 76 passengers in its economy class and five other flying business class. The maiden flight to Dubai was initially scheduled to take place at an earlier date but was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
13:46
13:46

President Museveni Offers Land For Multipurpose Sports Facility Boxing in Uganda 1 1

The facility worth USD 5 million was donated by the International Boxing Association- AIBA in response to a request from Moses Muhangi, the Federation's President, whose plan is to set up an academy that will provide core and supporting programs to cover development courses for athletes, coaches, Referees and Judges, as well as sport and competition managers.
13:28
13:28

East African Development Bank Gives UGX 1.8 Billion For SMES Along EACOP Route Local content 1

Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) business linkages project is expected to boost business linkages along the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) route.
13:20
13:20

Manpower Shortages Hamper Services in Agago District understaffing 2 1

Agago District Chairperson Leonard Ojok Opio says that they are working around the clock and engaging the Public Service Commission for an increment in the wage bill to allow them to recruit more staff. He says currently the district has a shortage of close to 500 teachers while the health sector alone requires about 100 staff considering that some health facilities will be elevated from Health Center II to Health Center III.
12:54
12:54

UPDF Hunts for 20 LDU Deserters in Karamoja

According to Capt. Edrine Mawanda, the UPDF 3rd division Spokesperson, the LDUs deserted the force with guns two months ago for unknown reasons. "These people deserted even before they were given numbers and so far, we have recovered 14 guns from them but we are hunting for the remaining hunting for 6 guns, “he said.
12:05
12:05

Gulu University Offers Land to NFA in Exchange for Forest Land 1 1

James Ojok Onono, the Deputy Spokesperson Gulu University told URN in an interview that the University is seeking to authenticate its ownership of the 70-acre piece of land on which its buildings stand.
11:48
11:48

Security Hails Karamoja Women for Spearheading Gun Recovery

Capt. Edrin Mawanda, the UPDF 3rd Division Spokesperson, says that women have been great partners since the army and police launched the second phase of the disarmament exercise on July 17th, 2021.
11:30
11:30

Nsangi DPC Shoots Reveler Dead in Curfew Operations 1 Top story

According to residents, Wakiso District Police commander, Medard Asiimwe together with three other officers raided a pub in Nsangi and questioned the revellers why they were drinking past the night curfew time, which resulted in altercations. Police attempted to arrest the revellers, who put up resistance.
06:54
06:54

Ntungamo District Health Officer Collapses to Death In Sauna 2 1

Anthony Kushaba, the Ntungamo district Communications Officer, says that Bakamuturaki collapsed in a Sauna at Ntungamo Resort Hotel on Sunday evening and was rushed to Amazing Grace clinic where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
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