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18:51
18:51

Nicholas Opiyo: I needed A Rest After a Difficult Year USA 1

Opiyo had been accused of fraudulently receiving a sum of USD 340,000 (1.2 billion Shillings) through the Chapter Four Uganda account in Stanbic Bank. The state said that the money was proceeds of crime and was subsequently arraigned before the courts and remanded to Kitalya Prison.
17:40
17:40

Anti Atwine Protestors Frustrated Over Case Delay 1 1

Augustine Ojobile and Sharif Kawooya are accused of inciting violence when they dropped a coffin of a baby at Mulago National Referral Hospital on July 27th, 2021 and called for the annulment of Atwine’s appointment for alleged mismanagement of COVID-19 funds.
17:03
17:03

Influx of Commercial Sex Workers Worries Tororo Residents 1 1

George Olowo, the Nyangole sub-county LC III chairperson, says that some of the commercial sex workers come from outside Tororo district. Olowo says to partly solve the problem, the sub-county is going to pass a by-law to regulate entry into guests houses and lodges. He notes that due to the lucrative nature of the business, some of their young girls below 18 years have joined in the names of making quick money.
16:57
16:57

270 Driving Permits Fraudulently Issued At UDLS-Police 2 1

Charles Twine, The Criminal Investigations Directorate spokesperson has said that several employees of the company are conniving with applicants to issue permits to persons who have not gone through the laid out procedures. It is against this background that the police arrested the Supervisor Uganda Driver Licensing System in Kampala region Johnsen Sserwadda, as the prime suspect in the racket.
16:09
16:09

Gen. Mbadi Asks Kasese Leaders To Refrain From Exciting Local Population 6 2

According to Mbadi, once leaders promise things they cannot achieve they automatically create anxiety among the population with the potential of breeding conflict.
15:54
15:54

RDC Bars Residents Without COVID-19 Vaccination Cards from Accessing Public Offices 2

According to Komakech, it is now mandatory for people to present their vaccination cards before accessing public office with the priority being that of the Resident District Commissioner and district headquarters.
15:32
15:32

CAA Tasked to Produce Report on Entebbe Airport Power Outage COSASE 2 1

Sooma Ayubu, the Director of Airport and Aviation Security explained that the fault resulted from the effect of a heavy downpour on an underground cable that links to the airport lighting system.
14:29
14:29

MAAIF Runs Out of FMD Vaccines Amidst Increasing Demand Nwoya District 4 1 Top story

Dr. Rose Anna Ademun, the Commissioner of Animal Health at the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries, says that the government is unable to carry out mass vaccination of livestock in the country due to lack of vaccines.
14:00
14:00

Uganda Cranes Target Two Wins in Rwanda Double Header Coach Micho 3 1

Uganda Cranes depart for Kigali aboard this evening ahead of their clash with Amavubi stars on Oct 7th 2021 at Nyamirambo stadium. The team received a boost with the arrival of Timothy Denis Awany, Fahad Bayo and Mustafa Kizza who joined the camp at Cranes paradise hotel in Kisaasi.
13:09
13:09

14 Guns Recovered From LDU Deserters in Seven Days illegal firearms 1

Police and the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces -UPDF are conducting voluntary and forceful disarmament in the sub-region located in the neighbourhood of the armed communities of Turkana in Kenta and Toposa in South Sudan's Toposa.
12:50
12:50

Opposition Ends Boycott of Parliamentary Sittings LOP Mathias Mpuuga 1

The team has now resolved to end the boycott on the condition that the government shows a plan to ensure justice is followed. They said that they have taken stock of the boycott and have therefore resolved to go back to the house starting Tuesday.
12:11
12:11

UNOC Fails To Get Market for 40,000 Barrels of Crude Oil 1 Top story

The oil is now stored in specialised containers or called Butitainers at four locations in the Albertine Graben; Kasamene-1, Ngara-1 and Ngiri-2 well sites in Buliisa District, and Tangi Camp in Nwoya District.
11:28
11:28

Soldiers, Land Dealers Dominate Title Holders In Forest Reserves 1 2

Those with several land titles include Brig. Gen. Hudson Mukasa, who owns land titles in Kitubulu, Kyewaga, Kajjansi and Mugomba forest reserves, all in Entebbe side as well as Namanve and Namyoya in Goma Division in Mukono District.
10:52
10:52

Rakai House Fire Kills One, Injures Critically Three Others One dead 2

Mulumba says that rescuers managed to pull out three children but could not save Lugaaju who had already died and his body charred in the inferno.
10:48
10:48

Uganda First Oil 2025: Kabaale International Airport Takes Shape 2017 first rains 2 1 Top story

Construction of the airport began on April 18 2018. It should have been completed by April, 2022 but the contractor was granted a 10-month extension by the Ministry of Works and Transport. According to the revised plan, completion has been scheduled for February 17, 2023.
09:44
09:44

Sembabule Man Kills Father Over Family Land 1

John Kakooza, Lwamatengo, the area LCI chairperson, says that Mayanja was seen filing a panga on Monday afternoon little did they know he was planning to commit a gruesome crime.
08:38
08:38

Ntoroko Officials Wants Gov't To Degazette 8 Square Miles in Semuliki to Host Flood Victims 5 6

Kasoro told the prime minister that in 2019 floods submerged Katanga, Rwenyana, Kajweka, Rwangara, Kamuga and Kachwankumu parishes in Kanaara sub-county. They also affected several cells in Kanara town council and Butungama sub-county, which borders the Democratic Republic of Congo.
07:58
07:58

Mbayo’s Harassment Claims Diversionary-CID Esther Mbayo 1 1

Charles Twine, the Spokesperson of the Criminal Investigations Directorate, says despite summoning Mbayo on September 13th, 2021 she has never appeared at CID headquarters.
07:35
07:35

4000 Teachers Vaccinated in Lira City 4

Jasper Abura, the Principle Education Officer of Lira City explains that the department has met its set target and still hopes to have more teachers vaccinated. He notes that non-vaccinated teachers will not access learning institutions.
07:17
07:17

Nsangi Shooting: DPC Arrested As Residents Condemn Brutality 3 1

Luke Owoyesigyire, the Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson, says that Asiimwe together with two police officers and a driver are in custody.
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