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21:35
21:35

Namokora Massacre: Survivor Narrates Horror Events, Escape From Death 3 1 Top story

The father of seven children says after the over throw of Gen Tito Okello Lutwa’s government in January 1986 that ushered in President, Yoweri Museveni’s regime, residents in the area adjusted to the change positively. Namokora was at the home of Gen Tito Okello, an area he enjoyed massive support and loyalty.
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Museveni Finally Allows Return of Tooro Kingdom Assets 1 Top story

The Tooro Kingdom Information Minister, Charles Mpagi Mwangushya, says the kingdom had only regained 5 percent of its assets since the restoration of Kingdoms in 1993. He says the president has now allowed the return of the remaining percentage.
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Anite Needs Mental Check-up-Rukutana 5 1 Top story

Rukutana has downplayed Anite's claims, saying she should consider a mental health check-up.
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20:45

IGG Investigates Kampala District Land Board Secretary for Corruption 2 Top story

In an August 15th letter to Andrew Kitaka, the Acting Executive Director, Kampala Capital City Authority, the Deputy Inspector General of Government, Mariam Wangadya notes that the Inspectorate of Government is in receipt of several complaints where in it is alleged that Komugisha is corrupt and has exhibited unethical conduct while executing her duties.
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Parliament Abolishes Mandatory Death Sentence court 2 1 Top story

Following the approval of the bill, judges will have the discretion to impose the death sentence depending on the circumstances and offences committed. The MPs replaced death sentence with life sentence and mandatory death sentence with discretionary sentence.
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White-Eared Kob Sighted On Ugandan Soil After Two Decades 2 Top story

The White-eared Kob was sighted by the Ecological Monitoring and Research Unit of Uganda Wildlife Authority – UWA on May 23rd, 2019 between 09:09am and 09:13am while conducting a ground trothing study of vegetation change analysis in the park.
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Oulanyah Hails Golola for Elevating Kickboxing 2 1

Oulanyah hailed Golola for his dedication and hard work in promoting Kickboxing in Uganda and congratulated him on his recent victory against Umar Semata in what Golola has described as the fight of the Century.
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19:52

City Tycoon Buchanan Remanded for Illegal Gun Possession Sam Buchanan 3 Top story

Prosecution led by Major Samuel Maserejje told court that on August 16th, 2019, Buchanan a resident of Buziga in Makindye division was found in possession of a pistol of 18 rounds of live ammunition, which are ordinarily a monopoly of Defense Forces.
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19:52

Flying Squad Arrests State House Masquerader 2 Top story

Luke Owoyesigyire, the Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, says Segawa was picked from Nkrumah Road in the City Centre after being trailed for some time. According to Owoyesigyire, the arrest was prompted by numerous complaints against the suspects by some people implicating him for threatening them.
18:59
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Battered Reuters Journalist Seeks UGX 100M Compensation Attorney General 1 Top story

In his application, Akena says that he was beaten by soldiers on August 20th, 2018 while on duty as a photojournalist. Akena alleges that around 11am exactly one year ago, he was attracted by people going about their business around Kiseka Market at the intersections of Kyagwe Road/Nakivubi Road in Kampala as they were hiding and running for safety.
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UWA Sets New Park Entry Tariffs 2 1

Under the new rates, Gorilla tracking permits has been increased from 600 US dollars to 700 US Dollars for foreigners not resident in Uganda while foreigners living in Uganda will enter the park to track the Gorillas at 600 US Dollars, up from the previous 500 US Dollars.
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18:30

Study Predicts Violent 2021 Polls 2021 elections 3 1

Findings of the study conducted between April and March 2019 show that 89 percent of the voters interviewed predict violent polls. A total of 450 people from 13 regions around the country took part in the study. The study was both qualitative and quantitative in nature.
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18:14

Kitgum Leaders Faulted for Shunning Namokora Massacre Anniversary president museveni 3 3

Annually, scores of locals under Namokora Survivors and United Relatives Association [NASURA] hold memorial prayers to commemorate the brutal massacre of over 70 people by the National Resistance Army-LRA rebels on August 19th 1986.
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18:00

Family Demands UGX 4M from Deputy Chief Justice For Burial Expense Gulu town 1 1

The deceased’s family was stranded at Gulu Main Hospital Mortuary on Tuesday afternoon when their pleas to the Deputy Chief Justice through his driver to cover the burial expenses failed to yield results.
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17:59

MPs Ask Gov't to Regulate Energy Drinks red bull 1 2

Members of Parliament have tasked Government on the regulation of reportedly harmful energy drinks being sold in the Ugandan market.
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17:31

140 Motorcycle Riders Fined for Violating Traffic Rules Boda Boda riders 1 Top story

The Boda boda riders were intercepted on Tuesday morning after they were caught riding without helmets, permits and insurance contrary to the Traffic and Road Safety Act 1998.
17:20
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MPs Oppose Proposal to Cap Election Finances Electoral Reforms 4

The proposal was fronted by the Alliance for Campaign Finance Monitoring –ACFIM, a loose coalition of civil society activists advocating for increased transparency in financing political parties and election campaigns in Uganda
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17:18

Suspected Criminal Gang Members Arrested in Njeru

Although she declines to reveal their identities, Butoto says the suspects have been behind most murders, robberies and other violent crimes in the area in the last one year.
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Kawempe, Kiruddu Hospitals to Return Mulago Equipment, Specialists Ministry of Health 4

Dr. Lawrence Kazibwe, the Acting Director, Kawempe hospital, says they are in meetings to harmonize what belongs to them and what doesn’t.
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