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19:48
19:48

Tanga Odoi Re-Elected Makerere University Convocation Chairperson dr. tanga odoi 2 3

Dr Odoi has been the chairperson of the Convocation, an association of alumni and current staff of Makerere University since 2015. He was re-elected together with his former executive including Diana Nyago, the Vice Chairperson, Justus Nuwajuna, the Convocation Treasurer, Convocation Publicist Dr Deus Kamunyu Muhwezi, and Gerald Ochwo Majanga as the Convocation Administrator.
19:32
19:32

Lira Municipal Council Recovers UGX 20M lira municipality 1

The money was in October deposited on the Stanbic bank account of Jimmy Otim, an Estate Officer at Uganda Technical College, Lira under unclear circumstances.
19:02
19:02

Jail Sentence of Man Who Punched Magistrate Reduced to 5 years masindi

On Friday, Masindi High Court Judge Albert Rugadya Atwooki reduced the sentence for both offences from seven years to five years. Justice Rugadya also ruled that Kyongoza will serve both sentences concurrently.
18:36
18:36

Police Maps Out Hotspots Ahead of Christmas Season police patrols 4 1

Paul Kangave the Savannah Regional Police Spokesperson says that the crime hotspots are Kasana trading centre in Luweero town, selected zones in Wobulenzi, Kikyusa, Kiwoko, Semuto and Nakasongola town council among others.
18:19
18:19

Energy Minister Muloni Pins Impersonator Before Court buganda road court 3

Muloni told court presided over by Grade One Magistrate Esther Nahirya that Ndugga, alias William Musinguzi hoodwinked several individuals by promising them contracts to work under the UgandaTanzania Crude Oil Pipeline UTCOP, also known as the East African Crude Oil Pipeline EACOP.
18:08
18:08

Lawyer Kasango Jailed 16 Years for Theft of Pension Cash bob kasango 1

Justice Margaret Tibulya of the Anti-corruption Court found them guilty of diversion of funds, fraud, forgery, theft, and conspiracy to defraud government funds. She ordered that in addition to the 16 years in jail, Kasango should also compensate the government 5 billion shillings. Lwamafa was also ordered to compensate government 3 billion shillings.
17:27
17:27

Committee Struggles to Locate Departed Asians Property in Masaka custodian board 2

The chairperson of the committee, Herman Ssentongo says that though one of their terms of reference is to identify all properties of Asians in the district, they cannot fulfil this obligation because they dont know the properties.
16:42
16:42

Fisheries Protection Unit Shoots Kalangala Fisherman shooting 1

Robert Kayanzi was shot on Friday at Bosa landing site in Bufumira Sub County, Kalangala District as he tried to flee from Uganda Peoples Defence Force-UPDF soldiers.
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16:21

Fresh Wrangle Threatens Proposed Kampala Oil Terminal 2

The land, measuring 299 acres in Kiringente Sub County, Mpigi district, was identified in 2007 as a strategic location for storage of petroleum products. The terminal is also expected to hold products of the proposed Kenya - Uganda - Rwanda Petroleum Pipeline.
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Christians Urged to Revisit Purpose of Christmas namirembe diocese 1

Namirembe Diocese Bishop Wilberforce Kityo Luwalira says that due to the festivities that surround the commemoration of the birth of Jesus, many people currently put more emphasis on food and merrymaking, losing the point of diligently searching the purpose for which Jesus Christ came.
14:57
14:57

Waste Sorters Daring Disease in the Search for Money waste disposal 2 2

Mubirus work day starts at 7 a.m., and unlike others, endures hours of standing at the back of a filthy garbage filled truck. At every stop, bags of unsorted garbage are loaded, covered in various stenches, giving him more work for the day. Where you see garbage, he sees a treasure.
14:42
14:42

Committee Recommends Scrapping of Political Head Title from KCCA Act 1

The committee which has been scrutinising the amendment bill of the KCCA Act says the title, poltical head is irrelevant.
14:16
14:16

Gulu Recruits Village Agriculture Agents to Boost Production 1 1

Jackson Lakor, the Gulu district production officer says the village agents will be trained in pest control, disease management and proper post-harvest handling to minimize food losses among smallholder farmers.
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Anti-Corruption Court Convicts Lwamafa, Obey of Theft jimmy lwamafa

Lwamafa was convicted alongside the former Principal Accountant in the Pensions Department Christopher Obey, and Stephen Kiwanuka Kunsa, the former Director Research and Development and city lawyer Bob Kasango.
13:17
13:17

Trust Fund For Victims Extends Assistance in Northern Uganda scott bartell 1

Pieter W. I. de Baan, the Executive Director of the Trust Fund for Victims says the six organizations will receive a minimum grant of 50,000 Euros approximately 212 Million shillings to continue implementing assistance programme for physical rehabilitation, psychological rehabilitation as well as material support for victims of the conflict.
12:59
12:59

Ministry of Works Engineers Inspect Wreckage of MV Templar capsized boat 1

On Thursday, more than four engineers from the ministry of works and transport were seen inspecting the boat and taking measurements.
12:57
12:57

Family Drags Heir to Police for Disowning Sibling family members 4

Petero Musisi Lubeeba, 40, inherited 16-acres of land bequeathed by his father Petero Lubeeba who died close to 30-years-ago. But Musisi later sold the land at a cost of 110 million Shillings and asked the persons occupying the same land to vacate it for the new owner.
12:17
12:17

Kabonero Sub County Executive Members Resign resignation 3

Gabriel Kagira, the Secretary for Production and Environment and Bernard Ntoraine, the Secretary for Education and Health tendered in their resignation letters to the Sub County deputy speaker Joseph Akugizibwe on Thursday. They accuse the Sub County Chairperson, John Kyaligonza of incompetence and acting against development of the area.
12:15
12:15

Pictorial; Parliament End-of-Year Party music concerts

Kyaddondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi was in his comfort zone last evening, singing for fellow legislators, and parliamentary staff, a number of whom, followed the days dress code to the dot by dressing in the 1960s outfits, known to fashion-stars as the most impactful era of fashion.
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MOE to Construct UGX 700 Million Seed Secondary School in Kikuube seed school 5

Robert Mulondo, the Kikuube Chief Administrative officer says the funds have already been wired onto the district account. He explains that they are waiting for the community to avail land where the school will be constructed.
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