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May 2021 37 results
21:03
21:03

Masaka Court Dismisses Case Against NUP Supporters 1 3

At least 36 people including leaders and supporters of NUP in Masaka district were arrested on November 18, 2020, shortly after the arrest of their party president and former Presidential candidate, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine while on his campaign trail in Luuka district.
20:45
20:45

MPs Trash Nakawa-Naguru Land Probe report Parliament 5 1

In the report, the Committee Chairperson, Kafeero Ssekitoleko, says that Cabinet had agreed to pay the sitting tenants Shillings 17.7 million each as ex-gratia. The committee however proposed that the money be increased.
20:18
20:18

Inzu Ya Masaaba to Conduct Fresh Elections for Umukuuka 4 2

The meeting also involved some Resident District Commissioners and legislators from Bugisu. Addressing journalists, shortly after the meeting, Tumwebaze, said that both claimants were irregularly elected because the cultural council that forms the Electoral College was split and the speaker impeached.
19:43
19:43

Counter Terrorism Officer Arrested with Two Firearms in Kikuube guns 1 1

The suspect is Sergeant Ivan Ankampulira attached to the City Tactical Counter Terrorism Headquarters in Kampala. He ran into trouble over the weekend when he raided Nyamigisa village in Butole parish Kyangwali Sub County in Kikuube district armed with a pistol and Semi-Automatic Gun-SAG on a mission to arrest Alex Mugisa.
19:39
19:39

Army Admits to Battering of Journalists, Wants Out-of-Court Settlement UPDF 1 2 Top story

Evidence before court shows that the army admits all the illegalities and allegations levied against it by Kalali and to prove this, they say the errant officers have since been apprehended and couldn't let such impunity go unpunished because they strongly condemn the beating of journalists.
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19:11

Mbale City Council Closes Business Premises Over Taxes 1 1

James Kutosi, the Public Relations Officer Mbale City Council told our reporter that they decided to close the affected businesses for failure to comply with the council tax policies. He says that the businesses will only be allowed to reopen after clearing the taxes they owe the council.
18:55
18:55

Why the State Charges Civilians in Military Courts

Speaking to Uganda Radio Network on phone, a civilian survivor of the military court Robert Darius Tweyambe said the state uses the court martial because for it takes orders and it doesn’t question them. “With civil courts although the State has influence over them, they can exercise some independence and release suspects as they have done before," Tweyambe said. "So when they want to hold you longer, they will take you to the Court Martial because there they are totally in charge.”
18:53
18:53

Pallisa Fishmonger Killed, Body Dumped in Cassava Plantation

According to Alfred Noah, the Komollo Cell LC I Chairperson Kikome went missing for several days. He says that some residents told him about Kikome’s death prompting to inform the police.
17:27
17:27

ULC Fails to Acount for Land Compensation for Past 18 Months Ndeeba Church land 1 4

Veronica Eragu Bichetero, the Committee Chairperson asked the commission members to avail a three-year compensation list, but the commission pleaded to say they have none and searching for the files were difficult.
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17:19

LDU Shoots Dead Metropolitan International University Student namungoona 3 3 Top story

The deceased identified as Matovu Ali a first year in first semester who has been pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Education was gunned down this morning at around 7:00am at the University premises next to the faculty of education and humanities offices. Ahmed Kiwanuka, the guild president Metropolitan International University, says that Matovu met his death around 7:00am at the University premises next to the faculty of education and humanities.
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17:09

Vendors Task Contractor to Expedite Completion of Kitgum Central Market 3 1

The contract deadline for the market has now been extended by five more months by the Local Government Ministry till November 30.
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17:03

Reconciliation of Rival NRM Factions in Kyotera Hits Snag After Kasamba’s Death 1 5

Before his death, Kasamba was mediating the different rival NRM factions led by Haruna Kyeyune Kasolo, the MP for Kyotera County and Kyotera NRM Chairman, Patrick Kintu Kisekulo, the Kyotera LCV Chairperson, and Magdalene Nasolo, the Mutukula NRM chairperson.
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Kwania Probation Office, Residents Decry Surge in Child Abuse 1 3

According to Opio, they have registered more than 100 cases of child abuse since this year began. Seventy of these are defile cases from Abongomola, Aduku, and Inomo sub-counties. He says that they are working closely with parents, local leaders, Police and different Civil Society Organisations to address the challenge.
15:59
15:59

Parliament Approves Death Penalty for Human Sacrifice Convicts 7 1 Top story

“Human sacrifice is a growing concern to law enforcement agencies, parents, child rights activists and the general public. Records from the Uganda Police Force show that human sacrifice cases have been steadily increasing for the last several years,” reads part of the committee report. A person who contravenes this provision commits the offence of human sacrifice and is liable, on conviction, to suffer death.
15:50
15:50

COVAX in Need of 20 Million COVID-19 Vaccine Doses COVID-19 vaccines

The World Health Organization Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has asked countries that can afford to start donating doses to cover the void.
15:29
15:29

Police Investigates Cause of Fresh Fire Outbreak At Katikamu SDA SS fire out break

Julius Namansa, the Headteacher of Katikamu SDA SS says that the school will replace the learner’s property to enable them to continue learning since the damage wasn’t much.
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15:28

Pager Division Councilors Refuse to Pass Budget over Allowances 4

Margaret Acayo, the division secretary for finance says they last received their honorarium in the 2019/2020 financial year and information indicates that their entitlement for this financial year was remitted to the municipality although it has never reached the intended beneficiaries.
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MUK Seeks Extra Time in Guild Presidential Candidate's Case Henry Byansi 3 4

On Tuesday, while appearing before the Deputy head of Civil Division of High Court Justice Emmanuel Baguma, the University through its lawyers led by Esther Kabinga asked for more time arguing that they were busy handling the application that sought for an interim injunction and didn't get enough time to respond to the main case.
15:07
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Don't Delete our Heritage, Gov't Tells Watoto Church Norman Gordinho 1

In October 2019, Watoto Church Limited through Symbion Uganda Limited, a multinational architectural firm submitted an architectural design to the Directorate of Physical Planning at Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA for redevelopment of Watoto Church.
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14:58

Night Movement of Livestock Banned in Agago 1 1

According to the new regulations, livestock movement within the district is only allowed between 6:00 a.m in the morning and 6:00 p.m in the evening.
May 2021 37 results