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17:35
17:35

Mbarara Opposition To Take UMEME Demo To Kigezi load shedding

After failing to stage a demonstration over load shedding, opposition leaders in Mbarara town have decided to mobilize residents from the neighboring districts to join them in their campaign.
17:03
17:03

Sango Bay Investor Offers Land In Rakai To Save Mabira mp kasamba 1

Another land owner has come out with a proposal offering the Mehta family up to 14600 hectares of land for sugar cane growing, in a bid to stop the planned give away of Mabira forest. Sharad Patel, the owner of the defunct Sango Bay Sugar factory is offering the land located in Rakai district.
16:06
16:06

Uganda Warned On Increasing Presidential Powers good governance 2

Uganda’s governance system is drifting towards presidentialism, raising fears of a resurgence of authoritarian rule that could erode past gains of democracy and rule of law.
15:38
15:38

Mbarara Opposition Demo Flops

The planned demonstration by opposition politicians in Mbarara to protest the persistent power blackout has failed to take place because of the heavy police deployment.
15:04
15:04

Crime Scene Expert Displays Kazini Murder Weapon kazini murder trial

A government forensic expert on Wednesday displayed in court the Iron bar that was allegedly used to hit the late Major General James Kazini. The blood-stained white hollow iron bar was found next to the body of the former army commander on the morning of November 10th 2009.
14:58
14:58

Hoima Top Opium Distributor Arrested

Hoima police is holding a businessman and a resident accused of planting and trading in Opium.
14:29
14:29

Amuru Villagers Demand Accountability For Public Funds As 'Baraza' Opens prdp programme 1

A forum intended to empower the community to demand accountability for public resources is taking root in Amuru district.
14:29
14:29

Road Users Threaten to Strike Over Poor Hoima-Kagadi road

Residents of Kabale and drivers are threatening to stage a demonstration to protest the appalling state of Hoima-Kagadi road.
14:08
14:08

Imam In Masaka Arrested In Armed Robbery highway robbery

The Masaka police in collaboration with the Rapid Response Unit have arrested three suspected armed robbers including an Imam of Kisugu Mosque in Bukakata Sub county.
13:21
13:21

Two Kiboga Prison Warders Arrested For Shooting Inmate inmates escape

Two prison Warders at Kiboga government prison have been arrested for allegedly shooting an inmate.
11:16
11:16

Bugiri To Import Cow Dung To Fight Jiggers jiggers in busoga

Bugiri district health officials have resolved to start importing cow dung from the cattle corridor districts for use in the fight against jiggers that are invading area again.
10:45
10:45

Tullow Oil expected to conclude deal in Uganda

Tullow has been waiting since last year to finalise a deal to bring in new partners French oil major Total and Chinese group CNOOC to start a $10 billion oil development project in Uganda.
10:41
10:41

10 Small Scale Factories Close in Kyotera as Power Outage Bites umeme disconnection

At least 10 small scale factories in Kyotera town council in Rakai have suspended their operations because of the persistent power blackout. Last week, UMEME disconnected power to Kyotera Town council over unclear reasons.
10:34
10:34

Migingo Dispute Can't Stop EAC Integration, Says Kategaya migingo island

East African Community Affairs minister, Eriya Kategaya on Tuesday said the dispute over the ownership of Migingo Island in Lake Victoria will not hinder the East African Community integration process.
10:09
10:09

3 dead, 7 injured in Kiboga Accident

Three people died on spot and seven others were injured seriously on Tuesday evening after a taxi they were traveling in over turned at Kiyamba village in Kiboga. The deceased have been identified as David Mugweri, Joel Ssenyonga and Mariam Nakayike.
09:47
09:47

Police Patrol Mbarara Streets Ahead Of Planned Demo load shedding

Anti-riot police have deployed heavily in Mbarara town ahead of a planned opposition demonstration over load shedding.
09:45
09:45

Man Lynched for Killing 7-year-old girl

A mob in Masaka has lynched a man accused of killing a 7-year-old-girl. The deceased has been only been identified as 40-year-old Kalanzi.
09:06
09:06

Farmers In Kabale Demand Bwindi Impenatrable Forest Land For Cultivation 3

Farmers in Kabale are asking government to de-gazette part of Bwindi National Park for Irish potato growing.
08:40
08:40

Police foils Kabale University Student Protests district council

Police on Tuesday foiled a demonstration of Kabale University to protest plans by the district to reclaim a chunk of land allocated to the university. Recently Kabale district local government partitioning a 101 acre piece of land that was allocated to the university into small plots for sale to private developers.
08:04
08:04

Mbarara Business Community asks Opposition to Halt Power Demo

Members of the business community in Mbarara have asked opposition politicians to halt their demonstration scheduled for today against the increasing power outages.
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