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20:15
20:15

DPC Survives Lynching by Angry Residents 1

The DPC had gone to the area to calm angry residents that stormed Ssengabi Waswa a crime preventers home and set his house ablaze accusing him to have killed their colleague in the area dumping his body into R. Rwizi.
19:53
19:53

Students Angry Over Delayed Release of End Of Semester Exam Results kyambogo university 2

Professor Elli Rwakishaya Katunguka, the acting Vice Chancellor acknowledges the problem, saying they didnt anticipate the situation. He says the problem was caused by the fact that lectures had to continue immediately after the examinations.
19:39
19:39

Museveni Returns Excise Duty Amendment Bill to Parliament finance committee 2 1

Museveni told parliament that he has information that the vice can be fought as Rwanda and Tanzania have done and that the excise duty is to help in this fight. Kadaga directed the Finance Committee to consider the presidents concerns and report back to parliament.
19:14
19:14

Foreign Affairs Proposes to Increase Allowances for Officers Abroad philemon mateke 2

Hassan Fungaroo, the Obongi county MP supported the proposal, saying many ambassadors and officers are living on shoe string budgets. He warned that unless the problem is addressed, some of the officers may turn to side jobs to survive at the expense of their assignments
18:55
18:55

Parliament Okays UGX 240bn To Capitalize Central Bank bank of uganda 1

While tabling the motion to recapitalize the Bank, Finance State Minister, David Bahati, said currently BOU has Shillings 860 billion, which makes it difficult to conduct monetary operations. He cited Section 14 2 of the Bank of Uganda Act 2000, which states that the authorized capital of Bank of Uganda may be increased by a resolution of parliament to ensure adequate operations of the bank.
18:44
18:44

Lukwago, 30 Others Out on Court Bail fdc 1

Prosecution accused the suspects of showing up for the prayers in defiance of the constitutional court order issued by the Deputy Chief Justice, Steven Kavuma on Friday last week banning all activities under the FDC defiance campaign.
18:11
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Police Deserter, 2 Others Held For Aggravated Robbery 1 Top story

Vicente Ssekate, the Rwizi Regional Police spokesperson, says they are still hunting for another police officer attached to Mbarara Central Police for hiring his gun to the suspects together with his girlfriend an employee at Hosma bookshop for her role in the robbery..
17:39
17:39

Masaka SS Board In Crisis Meeting board meeting 1

On Tuesday, some students attempted to set ablaze one of the dormitories in the school, two days after another dormitory was gutted by fire. Ten students were picked up by police after they were found in possession of bottles containing petrol.
17:36
17:36

Auditors Evaluate Demand for Independent Audit of Elections 3

Rob Newsome, a partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers, an international audit firm and leader risk assurance explains that Uganda may not be able to conduct a successful audit since the opposition lacks confidence in the Electoral Commission and other government entities. He says the Electoral Commission is the axle of the process.
17:12
17:12

Kabale Taxi Operators Abandon Park taxi park 1 1

Michael Aryaija, the proprietor of a restaurant along Kabale-Mbarara highway, says many of his customers have abandoned his restaurant due to lack of parking space. He wants the municipality to force the taxi operators to move back to the taxi park.
16:20
16:20

Retired Police Officer Hacks Family, Commits Suicide serere district

Naptali Edwaru, a sibling to Elau, says his sibling has been feuding with his wife for her alleged involvement in an extra marital affair. Edwaru explains that they tried to reconcile the couple in vain.
16:12
16:12

ICC Constitutes Dominic Ongwen Trial Chamber icc prosecutor

The Trial Chamber is responsible for the conduct of trial proceedings and is adopting all the necessary procedures to ensure that the trial is fair and expeditious. The judges will schedule a date for the opening of the respective trials in due course, a statement issued this afternoon by the ICC states.
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Police Maintains Deployment at Besigye's Home, FDC Headquarters besigye arrest 1 1 Top story

Polly Namaye, the Deputy Police spokesperson, says they will maintain deployment at various locations including the city center for the next four weeks as instructed in the court order. According to Namaye, they will not allow any unlawful activities to take place within the city center before president Yoweri Museveni is sworn in.
15:51
15:51

Uganda to Train Cancer Specialists for EAC Region uganda cancer 3

The funding was allocated to support the creation of a network of Centers of Excellence CoEs in biomedical sciences and engineering, oncology in Uganda, nephrology and urology in Kenya, cardiovascular in Tanzania and biomedical engineering and e-health in Rwanda.
15:45
15:45

MP Ssekikubo: I am not Bowing out Of Deputy Speaker Race 10th parliament 4 1

According to Ssekikubo, he is ready to tussle it out with six other candidates for the position when the NRM caucus convenes on Thursday.
15:19
15:19

Education Ministry Closes Arua Academy Boarding Section 1 1

During an inspection of the school earlier last month, officials of the ministry uncovered unsuitable dormitory structures with no separation between girls and boys dormitories with the condemned triple decker beds being used by the students
14:51
14:51

Govt Registers 274 Firearms in Drive to Curb Gun Crime updf 1

Wilfred Okello Makmot, the coordinator, Uganda National Focal Point on Small Arms and Light Weapons at the Ministry of Internal Affairs says that following the exercise, persons who will be found in possession of unlicensed forearms will be prosecuted. He adds that unregistered guns will be forfeited under section 33 of the firearms ac
14:38
14:38

Cheptegei, Chemutai For IAAF Diamond League In China joshua cheptegei 1

Top athletes Joshua Cheptegei 5000m and Peruth Chemutai 3000m will take part in the IAAF Diamond League in Shanghai, China on May 14th.
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EC Sets Date for Local Government Residual Polls residual elections 2

Voting will be taking place in 109 districts where polls at various levels of leadership were either postponed or cancelled in the recent general election. The will be voting for among others, chairpersons, councilors and women councilors for Sub County, Municipalities and Town Councils.
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12:58

Land Officer Charged With Mobile Phone Theft 2 1

Josephine Angucia, the West Nile Regional Police Spokesperson, says Ayika is said to have stolen Owachs mobile phone on April 24th 2016 when she was away from office. She says when Owach inquired the whereabouts of her phone, Ayika feigned ignorance prompting her to report the matter to police.
May 2016 30 results