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22:39
22:39

Tour Operator Arrested For Cheating Tourists 4 1

Elly Maate, police spokesperson for Kigezi region says that Tusasibwe had been on the run until Monday when he was arrested while hiding from one of the islands at Lake Bunyonyi.
19:08
19:08

KCCA Public Health Office Suffers Break-In 2

This is not the first time KCCA offices are being broken into this year. On 11th June unidentified people broke into the Directorate of Engineering Department of road surveyor and took off with the Central Processing Units-CPUs.
18:45
18:45

National Oil Company Gets New Boss UNOC 1

Nabbanja, 41, has been the chief operating officer upstream at UNOC. According to a profile on UNOC website Nabbanja has 19 years of experience in oil and gas industry.
18:37
18:37

Uganda Reviewing Membership to International Organizations 2 1

According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Permanent Secretary Ambassador Patrick Mugoya, up to 28.4 billion Shillings is needed annually, to finance Uganda’s contributions to the organizations. However, the ministry gets an annual allocation of 9.1 billion Shillings which covers only 32 per cent of the required amount.
18:21
18:21

Luweero FDC Chairperson Absolom Bwanika Bbaale is Dead opposition leader 1

Luweero district FDC spokesperson Geoffrey Kaddu says that Bwanika’s life deteriorated a month ago, after his return from India, where he had gone for specialized treatment. He was then admitted at Kampala hospital, where he breathed his last.
18:14
18:14

Museveni to Meet Public University Staff Over Salary Enhancement public universities 1 Top story

Khalid Mahmoud, the Deputy Spokesperson Gulu University, says have received an invitation to meet the President at State House, Entebbe on Tuesday to discuss their salary matters. Both teaching and non-teaching staffs across public universities laid down their tool early this month to compel government to fulfill the president’s directive to enhance their salaries.
18:04
18:04

Parliament Committee Cautions Gov't on Expensive China Loans external debt 1 1

Committee Chairperson Hajat Bbumba adds that the Committee is concerned with the high debt accumulation rate in the short and medium-term and recommended that debt contracting by the government should be scaled down to only projects that have a high economic and financial return in the medium term and target cheaper loans to finance the investment pla
17:43
17:43

Energy Ministry Stops Receiving Hardcopy Applications for Mineral Rights 1

In a statement issued today, Robert Kasande, the Ministry of Energy Permanent Secretary said that from 12-29, August 2019, the government will not receive any mineral right application on the counter as it prepares for the online mineral applications and licensing system.
17:30
17:30

Committee Needs UGX 200m for Regional Consultations on Electoral Reforms 2 1

The Parliamentary Committee which was tasked to scrutinize the proposed amendments resolved to kick start the review of the Bills with regional consultations. Committee Chairperson Jacob Marksons Oboth says they need 200 million Shillings to cater for daily allowances of the 29 committee members and technical staff for a period of one week.
17:13
17:13

Two Police Officers Arrested Over Death of Suspect Luke Owoyesigyire 1 1 Top story

The Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, says the accused officers claim to have rescued Lubiika from a charged mob that was assaulting him on suspicion of stealing a goat.
16:44
16:44

CID Probes Fake Gold Deals Involving Italian National 1 1

Initial reports had indicated that Franco Corona had been kidnapped, prompting a joint operation by the Police Crime Intelligence, Counterterrorism and CID. The report was filed by his mother Mereira Corona on Thursday, August 8, saying that her son had been kidnapped and tortured from Ivory Castle hotel, Muyenga, on the outskirts of Kampala.
16:44
16:44

Rwakafuzi's Health Improving Nsambya hospital

His family members told URN on condition of anonymity at Nsambya hospital that Rwakafuzi suffered a stroke while in sleep.
16:28
16:28

Armed Thugs Rob Russian Investor in Mityana Central Division 1

In his statement at Mityana Central Police Station, Svobodin says three men armed with AK 47 rifles stormed his home pretending that they were searching for opium.
15:53
15:53

Mabirizi Petitions Against Appointment of Military Officers in Police Ranks attorney general 4 1

The Inspector General of Police, Martin Okoth Ochola communicated the appointment of the military officers in his communication on July 2, 2019. However, in suit against the Attorney General, Mabirizi wants court to declare the appointment of the army officers into Uganda police force illegal and procedurally improper.
14:55
14:55

LOP Forced to Trek 3 Kilometres in Protest Over Bad Road mp betty aol ocan

The residents led by Bardege Division LC III Chairperson, Patrick Oola Lumumba tasked Aol, who also doubles as Gulu woman MP to step out of the comfort of her vehicle and walk with them to taste the bad condition of the road, which has lasted for close to six years.
14:40
14:40

Kakumiro Man Hacks Two Children to Death Murder 1

According to Hakiza, Tumwesigye picked a machete and hacked the children to death and attempted to flee but was arrested by residents who handed him over to Kakumiro police station.
13:39
13:39

Soroti NRM Administrators Split 3 1 Top story

According to information obtained by our reporter, trouble between the party officials started in 2018 when they applied for the position of Soroti District NRM Administrator.
13:10
13:10

14 Arrested for Killing 7 Elderly Persons 1

According to Enanga, at least 7 elderly people living in their houses alone were hacked to death between July 14 and August 10th, 2019. He says they have registered ten incidents involving attacks on elderly persons countrywide over the past one month.
12:56
12:56

Residents Protest Increasing Accidents on Mbale-Soroti Road Motor accident 4 5 Top story

Godfrey Mwesigye, the Elgon Region Traffic Police Commander called for calm among residents, saying that have communicated to UNRA over the same road.
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