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22:13
22:13

Fire Destroys Major Kampala Grain Hub 3 4

The owners of the burnt grain millers as well the residents whose homes were destroyed could not establish the actual cause of the blaze. However, locals gave contradicting answers as some attributed the fire to a charcoal stove while others claimed it was an electric short circuit.
17:23
17:23

Miria Matembe Resigns as CCEDU Chairperson

In August 2021, the NGO Bureau, a body that regulates operations of Non Government Organisations- NGOs in Uganda suspended activities of CCEDU and 53 other organisations for breach of several regulations governing NGOs in Uganda.
15:23
15:23

Hundreds Turn Up for UPDF Veterans Verification in Wakiso 2

The UPDF First Division Spokesperson, Maj Charles Kabona explained that the exercise seeks to verify the veterans and their survivors. Upon completion of the exercise, a file will be opened for each of the persons to ensure that they or their children or relatives can receive their payments.
12:05
12:05

Thousands in Kitgum Face Eviction As Cooperative Union Reclaims Ranch Land 3

The disputed land in question measures about 60 square miles which stretches and covers parts of Lagoro and Lalano Sub Counties in Kitgum district, Wol in Agago district, and Latanya in Pader district.
21:01
21:01

Lira High Court Dismisses Injunction On Ibuje Rock 1

In September, Godfrey Ssalamu Ngobi, the Assistant Registrar of Lira High Court issued a temporary injunction restraining Ibuje sub-county and Matrix Lands Ltd from quarrying Ibuje rock following an application by Sophia Okune.
20:51
20:51

Gulu Univesrity Dean of Students Sentenced to Community Service for Forgery Gulu University

The Dean of Students was charged with three counts of theft, forgery, and uttering a false document in March last year following complaints lodged before the court by Mildred Anena Alou, his business associate. The two jointly owned Goma Oul Ginnery.
18:09
18:09

November Riots: Gov't Still Processing Compensation of Victims 1 4

Gen. Odongo told delegates at the 40th Universal Periodic Review of Human Rights of the United Nations virtual meeting that the compensation process is ongoing and that several families have presented their claims to the office of the Attorney General.
17:45
17:45

160 Police Officers in West Nile Set for Retirement 3 3

On Thursday, the officers were taken through psychological orientation by a team from the Police headquarters and Ministry of Public Service.
16:59
16:59

Two Mvara FC Players Die in Nebbi-Pakwach Road Accident 1

Preliminary reports show that the accident occurred around 12 Noon in Aluyi after the coaster lost control and overturned resulting from brake failure.
16:10
16:10

Two Arrested in Apaa Township 1 1

Their arrest comes barely one week after security personnel arrested two people whose identities have been concealed following the death of four people from Madi after violent clashes.
15:07
15:07

Ugandans Take Corpses to Kenya Due to Lack of a Mortuary in Border District

RDC Mpimbaza Hashaka said the development is shameful as the government allocated 300 million shillings to the district hospital for the construction of a mortuary but it has never been completed.
08:22
08:22

Pictorial: Okere City, the Community Project Changing Lives 16

Three years ago, the community members were lacking basic services like a clean water source, health services and even schools. However, the city now has an Early Childhood Development Center, a primary school, a clinic, a village bank and a community hall that also serves as a cinema, church, and nightclub.
15:09
15:09

Uganda Must Do More to Combat Impunity and Deliver Justice to Victims

Sarah Kihika Kasande, ICTJ’s Country Director to Uganda in a statement said ever since a similar appraisal took place in 2016, none of the UPR recommendations that Uganda accepted has ever been acted upon.
13:40
13:40

Verification of 2000 Veterans in Arua Kicks Off 5 2

Some of the Veterans who turned up on day one of the exercise asked the government to expedite the payment process.
10:06
10:06

Uganda to Waive Taxes on Foreign Venture Funds to Get The Domiciled Here 4

Most of the Venture Capital of Investment Fund companies that are operating in Uganda are domiciled in other countries where they are given easy conditions to establish.
08:28
08:28

Dominic Ongwen’s Appeal Hearing Scheduled for Next Month Northern Uganda 1 1

Ongwen’s defense team led by Crispus Ayena Odongo filed its appeal briefs against the conviction and sentencing of Ongwen on October 21 and 26 last year.
16:02
16:02

More Funding Needed to Fight Corruption as Uganda Maintains Poor Rank 4

In East Africa, South Sudan and Burundi were the worst performers followed by Uganda and Kenya, while Tanzania and Rwanda came top of the EAC countries. In terms of raking, Uganda moved down two places to 144th from the 2020 ranking.
15:01
15:01

Human Rights Tribunal Awards Compensation Worth UGX 116m in Soroti Soroti District 1 1

The cases included the violation of rights to personal liberty for persons detained beyond 48 hours, violation of the right to freedom from torture, cruel, inhumane and degrading treatment and punishment and violation of the right to life.
14:33
14:33

Soldiers Deployed at Aswa Ranch Accused of Extorting Money from Locals 8

Rose Aloyo, a resident of Aringoyon village says that in December 2021, she requested the village chairperson to allow her to cut trees and burn charcoal to raise fees for her six children and he accepted. But when she went to start the work, the soldiers deployed to guard the ranch asked her to pay 270,000 Shillings before felling trees, plus 20,000 Shillings every day as fees for the machine she was going to use.
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