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23:07
23:07

Update; Wadri wins Arua Municipality Parliamentary by-election 1 2 Top story

The Returning office Arua has declared the detained Wadri Kassiano Ezati, an Independent candidate the winner of the hotly contested Arua Municipality parliamentary seat,Ruth Angom Ococ declared Wadri winner with 6421 votes beating his closest challenges Tiperu Nusura who got 4798 votes.
22:36
22:36

Guns Found In Bobi Wine's Hotel Room - Police 2 4 Top story

Police of Arua has exhibited items they recovered from the room of MP Robert Kyagulanyi, aka obi Wine and Kassiano Wadri an Independent candidate in the Arua Municipality parliamentary by-elections.The items which included two AK 47 guns with 30 rounds of Ammunitions each, a Pistol with 8 rounds of ammunitions, several mobile phones, red caps, T-shirts, among other items were paraded before the press in the office of the RPC north Western at 1pm today
22:23
22:23

Wadri Wins Arua Municipality Parliamentary Seat Top story

Wadri polled 6421 while his main challenger Tiperu polled 4,798votes. Another independent candidate Robert Ejiku had 2694 and FDCs Bruce Musema had 1369 votes
21:58
21:58

Morocco's Raja Sign KCCA FC Striker For Over UGX365 million shaban muhammad 1 Top story

KCCA FC striker Shaban Muhammad has joined Moroccos Premier League side Raja Casablanca for over Uganda Shilling 365 million.
20:26
20:26

Arua Detectives in Gulu to Record Statements from Detained MPs 1

Shortly after they arrived, they conducted a suspect parade and went straight into recording statements from two Members of Parliament arrested from Arua district alongside other residents.
20:20
20:20

Jamil Mukulu Demands Formal Extradition Documents adf 2 1

Jamil Mukulu, Abdallah Omar and Muhammad Matovu, with whom they were arrested in Tanzania, are demanding that a formal procedure with details of their extradition be availed to ascertain whether the charges tehy faced in Tanzania are the same as the ones they are facing in Uganda.
20:01
20:01

Kadaga Asks MPs to Take Action Against Absentee Ministers 1 4

Speaker Kadaga said that it is unfortunate that the issue of absenteeism by ministers in the afternoon plenary is rampant, despite several warnings from her office.
19:33
19:33

Uganda Preparing for Surplus Electricity westnile power 5 1

The electricity sector went through a number of changes including liberalization, which allowed in private sector investments. Uganda Electricity Board was unbundled to create three successor companies. Those included Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited, Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited and Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited.
19:22
19:22

Judiciary Scorecard: Best Performing Judges, Courts Named 4 1

According to the scorecard report released today at Mestil Hotel Nsambya Kampala, Justice Stella Amoko was ranked best judge in the supreme court scoring 97.1 per cent while Justice Remmy Kasule toped judges in the court of appeal with 79.9 per cent.
19:06
19:06

Wadri Takes Early Lead in Arua Municipality Polls 1 Top story

Preliminary reports also indicate that Wadri, the former member of parliament for Terego County, has beaten the other eleven candidates in 31 Mvara Ward polling stations, at Niva Cell polling stations, Awindiri, Junior quarters and at River Oli headquarters polling station and three Bazaar Ward polling stations situated in the centre of Arua town.
18:57
18:57

MP Kyagulanyi to Face Army Court Martial 1 3 Top story

Moses Ali told Parliament that Kyagulanyi will on Thursday appear before the Army Court Martial after he was found in possession of a gun.
18:53
18:53

Three Relatives Arrested Over Mubende Land Grab land commission 3 1

The three relatives reportedly forged a letter of no objection which was used to dupe court into granting letters of administration for the estate of Zakaliya Ssaku Kikonyogo, registered as Block 60, Plot 1, Kitule village in Mubende district.
18:29
18:29

Biharwe Division Stuck with Dilapidated Structures 2

The structures were condemned by the municipal council but are still being occupied by the owners and tenants. The Municipal authorities are also yet to demolish them.
18:10
18:10

Schools Exhausting Learners with Excessive Classwork–Experts doomed 3 1

Christopher Kagolo Muganga, a curriculum specialist and acting Deputy Director at the National Curriculum Development Center-NCDC says that with the current rate at which schools pump learners with classroom knowledge, the education cycle is likely to become a bore because often, learners are exhausted.
18:10
18:10

Chinese Supervisor Arrested For Assaulting Employee casual workers 1 2

According to Hakiza, the suspect assaulted his victim accusing him of being lazy and selling fuel from the bulldozer. Hakiza says they have been hunting for Wangyi who has been in hiding until Tuesday night when he was picked up and whisked off to Hoima Central Police station.
17:29
17:29

Luweero District Embarks On Campaign To Minimize Post Harvest Losses aflatoxins in maize 5 1

Sarah Namubiru, the Luweero District Agriculture Officer says they started with model farmers who will help to mobilize and demonstrate to others on better maize post harvesting practices.
16:54
16:54

Speaker Adjourns House Over Missing MPs people 3

The Kapelabyong MP, Julius Ochen told the house that several pictures are doing rounds on social media showing the Mityana Municipality MP, Francis Zzake with wounds on his body, which they cant ignore.
16:51
16:51

Apaa Residents Petition Speaker Kadaga 1 3

Apaa residents today petitioned the Speaker of Parliament demanding that security in Apaa led by Uganda Wildlife Authority-UWA and Uganda Peoples Defense Forces UPDF be withdrawn.
16:21
16:21

Slain Driver Yasin Kawuma Laid to Rest 1 3

Hundreds of mourners, among them, family and friends convened at his brothers home in Lusanja, Wakiso district for his send-off, early today. They were joined by a team of youths donning black t-shirts with inscriptions; Team Robert Kyagulanyi, and a portrait of the deceased.
16:04
16:04

Arua Municipality Mayor Beaten by Angry Youths member 2 2

Josephine Angucia, the West Nile Region Police Commander has confirmed the incident but declined to divulge details, saying they are still gathering more information.
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