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21:38
21:38

One Arrested For Allegedly Killing Sembabule Farmer

Coleb Muhumuza, 42, a resident of Mazinga village, was attacked on Sunday night on his way home. The killers took an unknown sum of money from the deceased before tossing his body in the community pond where it was found by residents on Monday morning.
19:59
19:59

Over 1,000 People Homeless as Floods Devastate Kapelebyong 3 2

The worst-hit areas are the six villages of Kobatum, Oburiateng, Ajeesai, Acanga, Amero and Oitu- all in Acowa Sub County, which were submerged after a heavy downpour that hit the area last week.
19:53
19:53

Pork Consumption Causes Boom in Nakasongola Pig Farming 1

Gerald Kitaka Sserubombwe a prominent pig trader in Nakasongola town says that residents have embraced rearing pigs because it's easy to sell them and get money to respond to an emergency unlike other animals.
19:45
19:45

Four Hotels Face Probe for Violating COVID-19 Control Measures 5 3

Security and health officials argue that the hotels work normally during the day by serving food and soft drinks, but change the business into dancing clubs under the cover of darkness. Monalisa Lounge and Little Liz Hotel's reportedly play loud music at night and operates bars, despite the continued closure of bars.
19:21
19:21

Re-opening of Old Taxi Park Hangs in Balance 4 2

Last month, KCCA resolved to open the park on October 20th October, 2021 after renovating administration offices, fencing the park, demarcating stages and painting the kerbs.
19:20
19:20

Petrol, Diesel Prices Soar to Record High Across Kampala 3 3 Top story

Earlier this year as economies picked up, pump prices in Uganda rose sharply from 3,700 Shillings to 4,150 Shillings per litre of petrol at Shell and Total stations and have been largely stable since April. New tax measures also saw a 100 Shillings increase in the Excise Duty per litre, although this did not take immediate effect on the prices, at least in the first two months of the financial year.
19:01
19:01

Mwiru Loses Bid to Eject Igeme from Parliament election 2 1

Nabeta won the race with 5,621 votes against his closest challenger, Paul Mwiru who contested on the Alliance for National Transformation (ANT) party ticket who got 5,355 votes. But Mwiru challenged the outcome of the polls on grounds that Nabeta connived with Electoral Commission officials to engage in election malpractice.
18:37
18:37

Kotido Registers Highest Maternal Deaths in Karamoja, 18% of Victims Teenagers maternal health 3

At least 39 maternal deaths have been recorded since September 2020 including 7 teenagers aged between 15-19, which is 18% of the fatalities.
18:29
18:29

Absence of Banking Services Frustrate Cross-Border Traders in Elegu Elegu Township 1 3

The Town Council has a population of 17,000 people with more than 500 of them engaged in cross-border trade. They deal in general merchandise, agricultural produce, hardware, restaurants and supermarkets among others.
17:54
17:54

Court Upholds Election of Bukoto West MP Muhammad Ssentaayi Masaka High Court 1 1

Ssentaayi, a member of the National Resistance Movement-NRM party, emerged as the winner of the January 14, parliamentary polls with 12,882 votes ahead of the independent candidate Olivia Mugabe who polled 6,115 votes. But Mugabe challenged the outcome of the polls on grounds of voter harassment, bribery, and intimidation of polling agents.
17:50
17:50

17-Year Old Arrested for Announcing IGP Ochola Dead CID 1 1

Charles Twine, the CID spokesperson said on September 22, 2021, a post Facebook by an account under the name Brison Olywl Oz declared that Ochola had “finally died” and that he should “rest in peace” prompting investigations into the incident.
17:17
17:17

Bukomansimbi Murders Suspect Killed in Kassanda Robbery 1 1

Ismail Musisi who has been on Police's wanted list of suspected brutal killers who were murdering people using machettes in Bukomansimbi district was on the weekend shot dead during a robbery at a plywood factory in Kassanda district.
16:54
16:54

Stop Regulator from Taking Our UGX 6 Billion/Year from NSSF, Workers to MPs midterm access 7 1

URBRA which is mandated to regulate and supervise the establishment, management and operation of retirement benefits schemes in Uganda levies a compulsory annual fee paid by NSSF and other retirement benefits schemes of up to 0.0256 % of the Total Asset Value in the statement of financial position.
16:53
16:53

Kamya Roots for Special Committee to Scrutinize IGG Reports 3 4 Top story

Kamya said that the Ministry of Finance did not allocate, and parliament did not appropriate funds for the core business of the Inspectorate that entails investigation, prosecution, recovery of assets and education, leaving the responsibility to donors, She added that due to the standoff between the Executive and Democratic Governance Facility (DGF), all foreign funders have since suspended funding for Inspectorate of Government.
16:33
16:33

Murder Charges Preferred Against Zombo Barracks Attackers UPDF 1

They were arrested from Packwach Zombo and Arua districts in the aftermath of the attack and arraigned before the 4th Division Court Martial in Gulu District at different intervals on holding charges of treason.
15:45
15:45

Health Workers to Access Loans at 15.5% Interest Rate Under New MOU Stanbic Bank 4 1

Speaking to journalists, Dr. Nathan Onyach, in charge of the operations of Regional and National Referral hospitals, said that like many professionals, health workers also suffered effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and have been frequenting his office seeking approval for loans, which often come at high-interest rates.
15:44
15:44

IGP Directs Heavy Traffic Deployments to Curb Mob Actions on Roads Traffic Police 2 2

The directive follows a weekend incident where a 40-year-old former driver with the United Nations-UN was lynched by a group of violent boda boda riders in Mengo-Katale after knocking one of their colleagues on Sunday.
15:33
15:33

Gov’t Eyes Pader to Accommodate More South Sudan Refugees 1 2

The development comes as Palabek Refugee Settlement in Lamwo District is running out of space to accommodate the surging population of refugees fleeing unrest from neighboring South Sudan.
15:01
15:01

Outlawing Bail is Tantamount to Overthrowing Constitution - Justice Kanyeihamba 1

Speaking to the media today at his home in Buziga, Kanyeihamba who was once a minister in President Museveni’s cabinet before being appointed a justice said the right to bail is one of those that are inalienable and implored parliament to disregard the President’s renewed push to limit it.
14:49
14:49

Security Arrests 13 Suspected Terrorists, Rebels 1 2

Those arrested from Njeru have been identified as Openjulu Hoard, Openjulu John, Jaker James Michael, Obratum Juventin, Olinga Simon Peter, Ngambi Jeraso Peter and Bob Patrick. The three others arrested from Zombo town include Warom Felix, Mutumba Muhamood and Bamusungire Robert.
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