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Oct 2013 22 results
17:48
17:48

Luweero Police Clears Pakistani National on Terrorism Charges pakistan national 1

Police in Luweero have finally cleared a Pakistani national who has been under investigation over suspicions he could be linked to terrorists groups that want to attack Uganda.
16:25
16:25

Heavy Rains Destroy Gardens, 10 Houses in Kibaale gardens destroyed

At least 10 houses have been de-roofed and several crop gardens destroyed by a rainstorm in Kakindo sub county, Kibaale district. The storm which started at around 7:30pm on Thursday evening killed several animals.
15:48
15:48

2 Shot Dead During Attempted Highway Robbery armed robbers

Two traders lost their lives on Wednesday night along the Kyankwanzi– Hoima highway after the truck they were travelling in was shot at by robbers.
15:10
15:10

Man Drinks Self to Death alcohol abuse

A man who had been drinking for three days straight in Palenga Village, Gulu district, has been found dead in his house. His body was discovered by concerned neighbours.
14:43
14:43

Police Officer Defiles and Infects 15-year-old Girl with HIV/AIDS rape

A police officer attached to Paicho police post in Gulu is going to be charged with aggravated defilement after it was found that he had defiled a 15 year old girl and infected her with HIV/AIDS.
14:34
14:34

50 Year Old Arrested for Luring 14 Year Old Into Marriage

Topher Gimei, the Luweero CID officer says Police received a complaint from Eria Basekka 48 the victim’s father, who never knew the whereabouts of her daughter over a month ago. since then, Police, residents and the parents have been on the look out for the girl who as later sighted at Ssembajjwe’s home.
14:12
14:12

Man Gets 15 months Jail Term For dealing in counterfeits kibaale district

Court heard that on April 13th this year, Kiwanuka disguised as a customer and paid a 50,000 shillings fake note to Peter Mwesige a shop attendant in Busenge Trading center, Kakumiro town council after buying a bar of soap.
14:07
14:07

Moroto Tutors Call Off Strike moroto district 2 1

At least 36 tutors on Friday last week went on strike in protest of non-payment of their salaries ranging from seven to 15 months.
13:53
13:53

Three Nominated In Buhweju Woman Parliamentary By-election dr badru kiggundu 5

Those nominated are NRM’s Oliver Koyekyenga, FDC’s Jane frida Bwiruka and an independent candidate Alison Byamukama who was fronted by six of the candidates who lost in the NRM primaries.
13:10
13:10

Government Calls For Vigilance Ahead of Eid Adhuha 1 2

Information Minister Rose Namayanja says that precaution and vigilance would avert any possible attacks on Uganda during this time when our Kenyan neighbors are recovering from the September attack on West Gate Shopping mall in Nairobi.
13:08
13:08

Kampala Conman Arrested In Mbale With Fake US$ 5000 fake mercury deal 2

Police in Mbale are holding a 43-year-old man for conning a couple of 15 million shillings in a fake mercury deal. Juma Mustafa Masaba, a resident of Naguru Kasenge in Kampala, was found with 5,700 counterfeit US dollars.
12:47
12:47

Hoima Municipality Fails To Evict Wetland Encroachers 3

Hoima Municipality is failing to crackdown on wetland encroachers, with officials saying about 90 percent of wetlands in the municipality have been encroached on either by settlers, farmers or owners of car washing bays.
12:30
12:30

Sub County Authorities Stop Schools From Re-admitting Child Mothers girl child 2 1

The Sub County authorities argue that the directive will curb the practice, since some parents deliberately marry off their daughters, because they will return to school after delivering.
12:29
12:29

Seven Injured as Hailstorms Devastate Bukomansimbi and Lwengo Districts climate changes

A heavy storm with hailstones shattered Sselinya primary school in Butenga Sub County. It however injured two people; Sylvia Nakkazzi a teacher and Anthony Mukasa, the Chairperson school Management committee.
12:16
12:16

Gunmen Kill 2 In Kibaale stolen guns

Gunmen have shot dead two people and injured another in Kakindo sub-county, Kibaale district, during a robbery.
12:01
12:01

MPs Seek Clarity On Definition Of Traditional Leaders king oyo of tooro 1

Members of Parliament sitting on the Defence and Internal Affairs Committee say there is need for Constitutional Clarity in the definition of traditional leaders and kings. The MPs argue that one can be a traditional leader without necessarily being a king and this needs to be clarified in the law.
11:31
11:31

5 Killed by Lightning in Kabale lightning strikes

A total of five people have been confirmed dead after being struck by lightning in separate incidents in Kabale. Among the dead are a mother and her two sons and a wife who was trying to harvest rain water.
11:12
11:12

Report: 40 Women Raped Daily In DRC

A report released by the Ministry of Gender, Family and child protection in the Democratic Republic of Congo—DRC indicates that at least 40 women are raped in the country every day.
11:09
11:09

Ex-professionals Must Work Hard to Earn Places on Cranes CHAN Team uganda cranes

Uganda Cranes team has embarked training ahead of the 2013 Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup and the 2014 Africa Nations Championships.
10:42
10:42

Two Toddlers killed in Ssembabule House Fire accidental fire 2

Two toddlers have died in a fire that burnt the house they were sleeping in Katwe village, Lwebitakuli sub county, Ssembabule District, last night.
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