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20:36
20:36

Charged BoU Officials Leave Office BOU currency saga

The three officials are Francis Kakeeto, the Assistant Currency Director Bank of Uganda Mbale Branch, Fred Vito Wanyama, the Verification Officer and the Currency Director, Charles Malinga Akol. They were charged with abuse of office and corruption
20:27
20:27

Kamwenge District Bids Farewell to Kitagwenda Mahyoro 1 1

According to a transition report that was read by the Kamwenge Deputy chairperson Peter Asaba, Kitagwenda will be made up of six Sub Counties and two town councils. The Sub Counties are Nyabbani, Ntara, Kanara, Kicheche, Mahyoro and the Town Councils are Kabujogera and Ntara-Kicwamba.
20:12
20:12

Magara Murder Prime Suspect Returned to Luzira susan magara 1

Although the file did not contain any detail on the charges for which Agaba appeared in court today, URN has learnt that the charge was in relation to the kidnap of one Joan Alupo, in May 2013. It is alleged that Agaba kidnapped Alupo with intent to procure a ransom.
19:54
19:54

Pro Bono Day Attracts Hundreds in West Nile 2 3

The Regional Pro Bono day was initiated by the Uganda Law Society to increase access to justice through the provision of free legal services by Advocates to the poor, indigent and marginalized members of society.
19:16
19:16

Imminent Eviction Sends Kigungu Residents into Panic UGanda Police Force 3 1

The Contested piece of land is located along the shoreline of Lake Victoria close to Mayanzi Village and Kigungu Pentecostal Church in Kigungu Church Zone. The land in contention is said to be registered in names of Konte Muwonge, who, according to sources, transferred powers to Gerald Mutebi in a swap deal.
18:50
18:50

Experts Meet in Kampala For Uganda’s Climate Technology Needs climate change 1 2

Speaking on behalf the National Council For Science and Technology (UNCST, The Executive Secretary, Dr. Peter Ndemere said climate technology is critical in facilitating countries’ climate adaptation and mitigation actions.
18:45
18:45

Australian Firm Announces Huge Tin Deposits in Hippo Hill 1 Top story

The company said today that its exploration of the Hippo Hill near Kikagati Tin Project in Isingiro district was successful and cassiterite, the tin-bearing mineral, was visible. Hippo Hill is located approximately two kilometres west of the main Kikagati Tin Deposit.
18:29
18:29

Kole District Leaders Make Second Attempt to Eject RDC

Kole North MP Bony Okello said he has been approached by residents and leaders accusing RDC Olweny of being biased while conducting operations against wetland encroachment. Okello said that only the poor have been ejected from wetlands while the rich and mighty enjoy uncontrolled access to the wetlands, where they are constructing permanent structures and huge investments.
18:03
18:03

Poor Communication Systems Affecting Maritime Rescue Service 1

The project stems from a fact that despite being the largest lake in Africa and accommodating a fleet of 70,000 vessels, Lake Victoria lacks any alert or rescue systems. The African development bank estimates that up to 5,000 people die in the lake each year, due to the absence of rescue systems.
17:48
17:48

Committee Constituted Over Moroto Land Market Contest 3 1

The land measuring only 0.1170 hectares, according to records from Moroto Municipal Council is located along Lopeduru Road in Nakapelimen village next to Lopeduru Central Market construction site. It also borders the new Moroto Catholic Cathedral Church construction site.
17:38
17:38

Confusion as MUASA Chairperson Receives Warning Letter from VC Makerere University 1 2

In his June 18th letter to Dr. Mwavu, Nawangwe cites statements in an article in the Daily Monitor published on the same date titled; “Mak Freezes Pay for Interns”. He accuses Dr. Mwavu of making unsubstantiated claims contrary to the university communication policy, which he says cast the university in negative light.
17:27
17:27

Sub County Chairperson Mortgages Gov’t Motorcycle for UGX 400,000 2 1

The pursuit follows a directive issued by the Kitgum Resident District Commissioner William Komakech following a tip-off from a whistleblower who alleged that Kenneth Oketayot Aroo used a government motorcycle as collateral to secure a loan of 400,000 Shillings.
17:07
17:07

Gender Based Violence Cases Worry Ntungamo Authorities 2

Ntungamo district Secretary for Health and Education Edison Turyasingura says Gender-Based Violence cases are negatively affecting the learning abilities of children in the area. He attributes the growing number of cases on alcoholism and disagreements over the sale of land. The town The councils of Rubaare and Rwahi Rwentobo are the most affected. The 2018 annual crime report released by the Uganda Police at the end of May puts Ntungamo in the fourth position among the districts with the highest crime rate after Lira, Mbarara, and Arua.
17:06
17:06

Njeru Municipal Ambulance Grounded MoH 1 2

Docus Musimenta, a resident of Mbikko, says the ambulance had improved health service delivery especially in terms of responding to emergencies.
16:24
16:24

Another Person Killed in Entebbe murdered 2

Martin Niwamumpeere, an eye witness, says he had gone to collect timber and firewood from a nearby farm when he heard people who were cutting down trees fleeing after seeing a dead body.
16:17
16:17

Poor State of Roads Irks Soroti Residents Soroti municipality 2 3

A number of roads in the municipality remain impassable as a result of the multitudes of potholes surrounding the isolated patches of fading tarmac.
16:08
16:08

Missing Kisoro Teen Found Dead 1

According to Sunday, on Thursday evening a resident who had gone to harvest a bunch of bananas for supper smelt a stench and alerted residents.
15:14
15:14

Running Water Claims 8-year-old in Kabale 2

Her father, Jackson Tumukunde, says he had sent Kyasimire to the nearby trading center to buy a piece of soap around 08:00PM on Thursday night when she was swept away by running water following a heavy downpour that lasted for over four hour.
14:47
14:47

Two Local Govt Ministry Officials Charged with Embezzlement Pamela lamunu 2

According to the charge sheet prepared by the Inspectorate of Government, Gumonye received 394, 922,200 from the government to travel to various districts in the country for routine field inspections and monitoring of government programmes, but did not visit some of the districts, and as a result, a sum of 222 million Shillings remained unaccounted for.
13:59
13:59

Attorney General, Minister Disagree on Removal of UTL Administrator Uganda Telecom 1 Top story

Early this week, State Minister for Investment Evelyn Anite said that government had encountered considerable difficulty dealing with the Administrator and completely lost confidence in his ability to continue serving the role of UTL Administrator. Anite asked the Attorney General to apply to the court for orders replacing Bemanya. But Mwesigwa Rukutana says that he had not found any fault on the part of the Administrator that warrants his removal.
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