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21:14
21:14

FDC Members Reflect on Thorny 15-Year Political Journey accusation 1 5

While celebrating 15 years at a function held at Mandela National Stadium, Namboole, on Monday, members looked back at the journey which, according to them, brings memories of agony and ecstasy. They stressed that their journey is characterized by thorns, creepers, valleys, and mountains formed by the brutality meted on them by the ruling government.
20:36
20:36

MP Zaake Tightlipped as Committee Probes him for Misconduct rules committee 3 1

The committee on Rules has granted Mityana Municipality MP francis Zaake two days to scrutinize a video evidence in which he reportedly harassed Professor Barnabas Nawangwe.
20:11
20:11

Police Impounds Laptops from Street Muggers 3

The operation in which the laptops were recovered was commanded by Kampala Central Police Station –CPS Operations Commander, ASP Ivan Nduhura. It was a follow up on the members of the infamous Kifeesi criminal ganga whose leaders were apprehended on Friday evening.
19:59
19:59

Services For Refugees in Uganda Running Out in January 1

The warning was issued today by 40 International Non-Governmental Organizations operating in Uganda, ahead of the Global Refugee Forum due to take place in Geneva this week. They say that the international community is failing in its commitment to share responsibility for responding to one of the world's biggest refugee crises.
19:49
19:49

Humility, Simplicity Defined Fallen Bishop Henry Ssentongo - Mourners 2 2

The Right Reverend Damiano Giulio Gezzetti, the reigning Bishop of Moroto Diocese who led the requiem mass this afternoon, eulogized his predecessor as a hardworking man with a strong footprint in the Karamoja region, despite the tough times under which he served in the area.
19:37
19:37

Mentally Ill Man Shot Dead in Nakasongola

Fred Mbeta, a resident of Wajjala village in Lwampanga sub-county was killed from Namayonjo village where he was found walking with a panga at around midday. Amon Kijjumbi, a brother to the deceased says that Mbeta was suspected to be among the panga welding men who have terrorized the area in recent weeks.
19:17
19:17

Kenyan Fishermen Join Search for Engineer Who Drowned in Achwa River Aswa river 1 2

Dusman Okee, the Pader Resident District Commissioner says that the Kenyan fishermen volunteered to join the search for Wafula’s body after police marine divers were called for an emergency rescue in Kampala three days ago.
19:04
19:04

Opposition Doubts Competence of New Cabinet 6 1

The new faces in the cabinet that was announced on Saturday include Kyaaka County MP Jackson Kafuuzi, Ajuri County MP Denis Hamson Obua, Usuk County MP Peter Ogwang, Kakumiro Woman MP Robinah Nabbanja, Kitgum Municipality MP Beatrice Anywar, Igara West MP Rafael Magyezi, and Serere Woman MP Helen Adoa.
18:48
18:48

Ugandan Develops App to Increase Access to HIV Drugs Ministry of Health 1 3 Top story

Studies have shown that PrEP reduces the risk of getting HIV from sex by about 99 per cent when taken consistently, thereby providing an effective biomedical prevention option for HIV-negative people at substantial risk of acquiring HIV infection.
18:30
18:30

Inter-Parliamentary Games: Uganda Defeats Kenya in Men's Volleyball 4 3

The first set ended 25-18 in Uganda's favour before Kenya fought back to win the second set 25-23. Kenya won the third set before Uganda won the last two sets.
18:14
18:14

Police Science Cadres Decry Poor Remuneration 2 1

The officers, at a rank of Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASPs), trained in different science fields and were appointed as science cadres by the Public Service Ministry. At the time of their appointment, in August 2015, the officers were receiving a gross pay of 1.08 million Shillings.
17:48
17:48

CSO's Re-ignite Black Monday Campaign Action Aid 4

The campaign first launched in 2012 had slowed down. However, the organizers say that the reasons that led to the slowdown have been addressed and that the campaign is returning with a thump. It will involve dressing in black every Monday as well as identifying and talking against the corrupt.
16:54
16:54

Clerk to Parliament Faulted for Defying Speakers Directive on Private Members Bill MInistry of Finance 2 1

The Deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyah, on December 3, directed the Clerk to Parliament to gazette the Bill to enable its First reading on the floor of parliament after Niwagaba failed to obtain a Certificate of Financial Implication for the Bill within the time frame of 60 days stipulated in the Public Finance Management Act.
16:31
16:31

Guest House Managers Held Over Theft from Polish Tourist Uganda 1 1 Top story

Luke Owoyesigire, the Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson told URN on Monday that Police swung into action following complaints of loss of property and money by the tourist.
16:22
16:22

Tax Collection Drops Further in November 1

Pay as you earn, which is paid by employed people fell – an indicator that either employers postponed their payments to a later date or reduced on the workers they employ.
15:47
15:47

Running Water Claims Five Lives in Kapelebyong 1 Top story

Ekwaru says the situation is alarming as the topography of the district is low, which has left several areas submerged. He says that some parts of the district are only accessible by a boat, which was recently provided by Uganda National Roads Authority, UNRA.
15:45
15:45

Nine Machete Wielding Thugs Arrested in Kampala Security Swoop 1 1

The suspects, now in police custody, were identified as Med Ssewankambo, Kalali Muhammed, Denis Sekyanzi, Rodgers Tumusiime alias Robert Mugume, Sharif Mawanda, Senyondo Hamidu alias Munomuno, Mariselo Kwizera, John Paul Ssendagire and Kassim Kalumba.
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Muto Hardware Robbery: Convicts Get Death Sentence susan kigula case 2 Top story

Court heard that the degree of participation of the suspects in the robbery, which led to the murder of Shafik Kiggundu, a casual laborer and Moses Musinguzi, a security guard at Muto Hardware on July, 1st, 2018 during the robbery differed.
15:28
15:28

Makerere University Student Found Dead in Hostel 1

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, said the police broke into her room upon being alerted by hostel custodian, Henry Kitaka. Police suspects she died of electrocution.
15:17
15:17

Tanzania’s Coach Mgunda Warns Uganda Ahead of CECAFA Challenge Cup Semi Final 1

The two teams will clash in the knock out stage at the StarTimes Stadium, Lugogo. Defending champions Kenya will battle the tournament’s surprise package Eritrea in the first semi final.
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