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22:22
22:22

Cabinet Approves Creation of Nine Cities 1

Of the approved cities, five will become operational effective July 1, 2020. These are Arua, Gulu, Jinja, Fort Portal, and Mbarara.
22:05
22:05

Witnesses Accuse Uganda Land Commission of Fraud in Namboole Land Acquisition 4 1

Former Kira Municipality Mayor Mamerito Mugerwa told the Commission that those who were in charge of the land acquisition process were not transparent in their dealings with bonafide land owners in Namboole area. He said officials from Uganda Land Commission and the Ministry of Land wanted residents to surrender their land titles without compensation.
20:53
20:53

Mao Blasts FDC As IPOD Summit Begins 3 1

Like in the first summit, FDC has participated at council level but refused to attend the summit. Mao said at the opening of the IPOD summit on Monday Evening at Protea hotel in Entebbe that those snubbing.
20:17
20:17

Key Kyambogo Projects to Stall Over Budgetary Cuts poor sanitation 3 6

Out of the 14.6billion shillings required to clear debts for suppliers, only 141 million shillings has been allocated in the next financial year budget.
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20:06

Police Block Demonstration Against Sole Candidate Resolution in Fort Portal Martin Okoth Ochola 2 1

According to the Kabarole District Police Commander - DPC, Jamal Kanyesigye, they blocked the demonstration because they hadn’t been informed about it and deemed it illegal.
19:14
19:14

Two Gulu Pilgrims Discontinued from Namugongo Pilgrimage Archdiocese of Gulu 1 2

Florence Lamunu Komakech, one of the leaders of the foot pilgrims says Gena was discontinued after suffering epileptic seizures after covering about 26 Kilometers of the 332-kilometre journey while George Obwona was discontinued after engaging in dry fasting without food or water for many days.
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19:00

50-year-old Commits Suicide after Domestic Brawl village 1 1

The two reportedly had a heated argument over four million Shillings which the deceased’s wife, Hajara Nakisinge is said to have stolen. They have reportedly been bickering for several months over the money until the latest incident which left the wife and the child with severe injuries.
18:59
18:59

Ugandan Traders Complain Of Unclear Trade Restrictions Into Tanzania 4 1

In their meeting with a team from of the Ugandan Ministry East Community Affairs at Mutukula border in Kyotera district, Uganda traders have bemoaned the unclear trade restrictions imposed upon them when they attempt to cross with their merchandise into Tanzania. Jenifer Nassiwa, the Vice Chairperson of Mutukula Traders’ Association, has in her report indicated that many traders have incurred losses when their merchandise are denied free movement into Tanzania.
18:33
18:33

Lawyers Question Legality of Newly Formed Arbitration Centre ICAMEK 2 1

The centre was officially registered by the Uganda Law Society together and Uganda Bankers Association, as a private sector Led institution dedicated to advancing Alternative Dispute Resolution in Uganda and across East Africa. It was officially launched by Justice Minister General Kahinda Otafiire last month.
18:17
18:17

Four More Bodies Retrieved from Lake Albert Lake Albert waters 2 2

Deo Obura, the Albertine regional police commander says that the search will continue until all the remaining missing bodies are recovered from the lake. The retrieved bodies are for five men and four women.
18:00
18:00

90 Percent of Gov't Land Not Surveyed-ULC Chairperson land title 1

The new Uganda Land Commission chairperson Beatrice Byenkya Nyakaisiki has termed Government as a bad land owner who has failed to survey and title its land.
17:33
17:33

Kyambogo Starts Implementation of Medical Insurance Scheme 2 1

More than 940 employees of Kyambogo University are to have their salaries deducted this month as the institution implements its Medical Insurance scheme.
17:13
17:13

Namugongo Joint Security Team Formed 1

The team is comprised of commanders drawn from Police Counterterrorism Unit (CT), Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF), Special Forces Command (SFC), Internal Security Organization (ISO), Criminal Investigation Directorate (CID), Crime Intelligence Unit (CI), Traffic Police and Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI).
17:12
17:12

IPOD Delegates Angered by Museveni’s Delayed Arrival 1 1

Uganda Radio Network has learnt that Museveni, who had earlier this morning travelled back from West Nile, was scheduled to attend a cabinet meeting at State House Entebbe, before joining the summit. He had not turned up by 5 p.m.
16:49
16:49

MPs Turn Away URA Officials over UGX 100bn for Digital Stamps URA Digital stamps 8

The digital stamps are part of the additional budget proposed in financial year 2019/2020 that has been submitted to the budget committee.
16:21
16:21

Committee Suggests Ex-gratia Payment for Traders with no Proof of Supply to S. Sudan south sudan

The proposal is contained in the report of the committee which has been scrutinizing the payment of 41 billion Shillings to 10 Ugandan companies. The committee was set up after a government request for parliamentary approval to clear a debt of 151 billion Shillings owed to Ugandan traders and companies by the South Sudan government.
15:55
15:55

Police Constable Murder Suspects Released on Bond

UPDF and Internal Security Organisation (ISO) operatives arrested Gideon Mbirire on March 21 for allegedly hiring out guns to robbers.
15:35
15:35

Nabweru State Attorney Granted Bail 1

He was granted cash bail of 1 million shillings while his four sureties were each granted a non-cash bond of 20 million shillings. They are; Betty Abenakyo, Esther Mbidde, Jessy Mugero and Christopher Mugero.
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15:10

Bushenyi Municipal Authorities on the Spot over Uncollected Garbage 2 1

Christopher Ayebare a resident of Bushenyi says that the failure by the authorities to collect garbage is a clear indication that they are not serious. He says that the authorities always come up and demand for revenue but are slow when it comes to service delivery.
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14:47

Ssebulime Murder: Police say Nantaba’s Statement Was Lousy 2

Ssebulime was arrested, handcuffed and shot dead on March 24, by officers on a Police Patrol Vehicle that responded to an alarm by Nantaba that she was being trailed. Later, Nantaba accused police of concealing information about a syndicate to which Ssebulime belonged and that his shooting was a ploy to hide evidence about a clear threat to her life.
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