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20:34
20:34

No Charge Yet for FDC's Sam Mugumya-Govt james kinobe 2

The Ministry of confirmed this evening that the investigation surrounding Mugumya and four other Ugandans was still ongoing and formal charges have not yet been preferred. The confirmation was made by Uganda's envoy to DR Congo Maj (Rtd) James William Kinobe after a visit to Ndolo Military Prison in the outskirts of Kinshasa, where the suspects are being held.
19:43
19:43

Fresh Production Warrant Issued for Maid in Torture Video 1

Earlier today; the City Hall Court was set to hear out the brief facts by the prosecution of how the maid tortured baby Arnella Kamanzi and thereafter pass an appropriate sentence. Instead state prosecutor Miriam Njukyi, told court that her file has since been transferred to Buganda Road Court.
19:28
19:28

KCCA Driver Out on Bail toddler crushed

Buganda Road Court Chief Magistrate Lillian Bucyana released Anwali Baguma on a cash bail of Ugx 2 million while his three sureties were each bonded at Ugx 5million not cash. He had spent three weeks on remand.
19:13
19:13

Will renewable energy surge hurt East Africa's oil excitement? tullow oil 1 2

Adnan Z. Amin, the Director-General of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) told a media dialogue at the UN Climate Change Conference in Lima, Peru that renewable energy technology costs have in the past six years been declining at the time when fossil fuel extraction costs rise.
17:39
17:39

SGR Deal: CCECC Manager Says There Was No Bidding for Contract president museveni 3

The CCECC Manager Bai Yang told the select Committee probing the awarding of a contract for the Standard Gauge Railway that they were invited to the Country to construct the railway by President Yoweri Museveni.
17:25
17:25

12-year-old Boy Held For Killing 14-year-old Girl accidental killing 1

Rayn Sekabera and Ramla were watching television at a neighbor's house when Ramla stepped on Rayn hence the ensuing fight that led to the death of the juvenile.
16:52
16:52

Kadaga Wants a Science and Technology Ministry 2

Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has demanded for the creation of an independent Ministry to handle issues of Science and Technology. She said that Science and Technology is a complex sector which needs to be detached from other ministries in which it is embedded.
16:21
16:21

Kajura Questions Security Over Hoima Land Clash Arrests omukama iguru 1

First Deputy Premier Henry Muganwa Kajura has this Wednesday publicly taken sides in the Hoima land conflict and tasked security to explain why only Banyoro were arrested after the Rwengabi land clashes last Wednesday. Kajura who is also Hoima Municipality Member of Parliament was addressing a stakeholders meeting he convened to seek a solution to the land problem.
16:00
16:00

CIA Torture Report; Uganda Implicated Of Facilitating Torture terror suspects

The 6200 paged report has been heavily redacted and classified leaving only 7% of it (480 pages) for public consumption. In the report, it is alleged by the committee that the US ran a string of torture chambers in EastAfrica from where they used to extract information, one such chamber was located in Uganda.
15:44
15:44

Suspected Serial Human Trafficker arrested, more than 20 people defrauded travel visas 2

Unlike most fraudsters who obtain money and disappear, Twikiriza has been getting transport and travel visas for the victims only for them to be stranded when they reach Dubai.
15:32
15:32

Lira Municipal Embarks on Town Expansion city status 2

Currently Lira municipality has an estimated population of about 150,000 which is said to be far below te required 500,000 for a city status. Under this initiative, some sub counties bordering the municipality shall be in cooperated to be part of town
15:26
15:26

Police Marines Search for Missing Bodies On Lake Kwania drowning accident 1

Uganda Police Force marines have been deployed on Lake Kwania in Nabyeiso sub county in Apac district to search for the bodies of two people whose boat capsized on Tuesday evening.
14:49
14:49

Ugandan Teachers Struggle to Impart Quality Education teacher absenteeism 5

However, a few teachers have shown innovations in attempting to improve quality of performance among both the pupils and teachers, both in primary and secondary schools, though only with support of individual schools.
13:24
13:24

RCC Driver, Two others Held Over Fuel Theft fuel thieves

A driver attached to Reynolds Construction Company contracted to work on the Mbarara-Kabale â€"Katuna road has been arrested alongside two other suspects in connection with theft of fuel. Moses Kamuhangyire (35) a driver and resident of Kagarama Ntungamo district.
12:59
12:59

Case of Theft Registered Against Moroto Magistrate grace balintuma

Prosecutions alleges that on the October 22, 2001 at Housing Finance bank in Kampala, the magistrate who was once at Buganda Road Court stole over Ugx 32 million, the property of Capt. Charles Karemera.
12:21
12:21

Power Aim to Spoil Party for City Oilers national basketball

Coach Bernice Ankunda told URN they had a lot of turnovers against Oilers allowing them many offensive rebounds in their previous games. But, they are determined to turn around the table tonight and are not going to allow Oilers create a counter-attack and score.
12:18
12:18

Alur kingdom Launches Annual Gala in Arua to Promote Culture african culture 2

Speaking during the launch of the Alur Community Association cultural gala in Arua on Sunday Alur Kingdom Prime Minister, Dr Edwin Wathum, said there was need for parents to instill discipline and educate the children who could observe the traditional cultural norms to make a better society.
11:58
11:58

Waterfalls Discovery Boosts Scenic Beauty of Rwenzori Mountains

The discovered falls are tributaries flowing into the powerful Nyamugasani River that runs from the Rwenzori Mountains through Kyalhumba, Kyondo and Kisinga sub-counties to Lake Edward. They flow over rocks that present themselves like a silver lining to form a misty situation down the valley when viewed from a distance.
11:13
11:13

4 Critically injured in Kabale Bus Accident

The injured included the Bus driver, Rambekyi Bwana who has been rushed to Rwanda for treatment. The others; Patricia Kyomugisha a bus passenger, Dan, the trailer driver and another unidentified male adult Passenger are now receiving treatment at Kabale regional referral hospital's surgical ward.
11:09
11:09

Northern Uganda USAID Offices Were No Longer Sustainable logistics

The Public Affairs Officer USAID, Dan Travis told URN that USAID is closing its Northern Uganda Field Office (NUFO) in Gulu after a careful review of its cost-effectiveness as a management unit relative to running the northern Uganda programs from Kampala.
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