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18:22
18:22

Court Overturns Elections In New Municipalities mps lose seats 1 Top story

The unanimous judgment by five Constitutional Court justices led by the Deputy Chief Justice, Alphonse Owiny-Dollo stems from an application filed by the former Bufumbira East MP, Eddie Kwizera challenging the legality of a number of constituencies created after the 2016 general elections.
18:12
18:12

32 Arrested in Police Operations In Entebbe Uganda Police Force

While addressing the press on the interventions put in place to control illegalities in the festive season, the Deputy RDC in charge of Entebbe Noor Njuki said the security committee in Entebbe had engaged the Magistrates in the area to ensure that those arrested in illegal activities be remanded immediately to Kigo Prison as investigations continue.
17:42
17:42

Relatives of Mother Who Died After Three Botched Operations Consider Legal Action 1 3 Top story

Agimo was rushed to Kawempe National Referral Hospital on November 29th while in labor after medics at Kitebi Health Center IV failed to handle her on grounds that her unborn baby seemed too weak to be delivered normally. The deceased’s friend, Angella Aigo, says when they arrived at Kawempe National Referral Hospital, doctors said that she was able to deliver normally and asked that they give it time for labor to progress.
17:35
17:35

Rejects Cry Foul at UPDF Recruitment in Kampala 3

William Ejoi from Makindye Kizungu zone, a diploma holder in Education was turned away for having a scar. He sustained a scar in 2016 during a motor accident. Asked what his plans are going forward, Ejoi said he has none.
17:14
17:14

LC Chairperson Held for Illegal Possession of Gov't Stores 1

The suspect is Alfred Jala, the LC I Chairperson of Bur-okango B Village in Myene Sub County. He was picked up on Thursday and locked up at Kamdini police station.
16:46
16:46

Suspect Found Hanging in Police Cells Luke Owoyesigyire 1 1

The Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, said Busingye was taken to the police by the security guard and a tenant from the house where he was found wandering without any reason.
16:38
16:38

Women Shun UPDF Recruitment in Arua 3 3

The recruitment for West Nile region is taking place at the Arua town police grounds has a target of 158 successful recruits for the whole region comprising 12 districts.
16:19
16:19

Pictorial: UPDF 10 Day Countrywide Recruitment Exercise Starts Henry Obbo Top story

Prospective applicants must be Ugandans aged between 18 and 25 years (regular recruits) while professional recruits are required to be between 18 and 30 years.
16:17
16:17

Unemployment, Serving Country Drives Thousands to Join UPDF UPDF recruitment 6 1

Robert Weere, a first class holder in Industrial chemistry is among the thousands of enthusiastic people seeking recruitment into the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) at the ongoing exercise at Kololo Airstrip.
15:22
15:22

Army Operations Persist in Buvuma Islands In Disregard of Parliamentary Resolution Human Rights 2 1 Top story

The soldiers reportedly pulled down four days and confiscated two boats. Patrick Kawuka, the LC I Chairperson of Bugulu Village and one of the boat owners explains that the soldiers claimed that his boat was once involved in the transportation of immature fish.
14:53
14:53

64 Suspected Thieves Captured on CCTVs Arrested 3 2

Deputy Police Spokesperson for Kampala, Luke Owoyesigyire, said some suspects were arrested based on intelligence revealed by covert security personnel and volunteers from the public.
14:36
14:36

Kamuli Residents, Police Engage Pastors to End Witchcraft county 1 7 Top story

Zaina Nakirya, a resident of the area says ghosts have been forcefully engaging her in sexual intercourse for the past two years. She says this has caused her psychological torture and also led to a breakdown of her marriage eight months ago.
14:35
14:35

Number of Applicants Overwhelms UPDF Recruitment Team at Kololo 3 2 Top story

Faridah Mayanja Mpiima, the Resident City Commissioner of Kampala also says they have received overwhelming numbers. She however says this is a sign of patriotism because the applicants are qualified and self-motivated people who are seeking to serve their nation.
12:22
12:22

Nakasongola Introduces Ordinance To Combat Vandalism Attorney General 1 4 Top story

According to proposed ordinance, Bogere wants the district to restrict the business of dealing in scrap to adults above 18 years following reports that children are dropping out of school to sale scrap. He also wants the district council to compel scrap dealers to have known collection centers where people can sale old metals rather moving house to house, which abets vandalism.
12:04
12:04

Kagadi Teenager Stabbed Over UGX 2000 2

Judith Tumwekwase, the Ibanda Village LC I Chairperson, says was wakened up by good Samaritans around 2am informing her about the victim who was bleeding profusely. According to Tumwekwase, she immediately mobilized for a Boda boda motorcycle to take the stab victim to hospital.
11:25
11:25

Catholic Church to Unveil Museum in Memory of Muteesa I kingdom 1 1

According to Archbishop Lwanga, the said grand museum will among other things bring together several items telling the 141-year story of the catholic church in Uganda from all the four ecclesiastical provinces with some other artifacts of significance relevance brought other countries.
11:03
11:03

Two Admitted After Waragi Drinking Competition

Jorem Ogwang, an eye witness says the duo collapsed after taking 3 liters of crude waragi. He says the two had boasted that they can take three liters of waragi within 30 minutes. Residents suspect that the three couldn’t have taken alcohol on empty stomachs.
10:18
10:18

26 People Rescued from Drowning in L. Victoria During Festive Season Marine Police Unit 1

Anthony Amanya, the Commandant of the Marine Police Unit told Uganda Radio Network on Friday morning that those rescued had gone swimming in crowded places after taking alcohol, which undermined their ability to swim.
08:47
08:47

Agago Dog Bite Victims Struggling to Get Treatment Agago District

At least 11 people have suffered dog bites in Agago district over the past one week. Peter Odong, the Ogole Parish Council in Lapono Sub County, says the dog bites are common in his area.
08:29
08:29

Teen Suspect Breaks Out of Police Cells

Albert Gwaki, the Officer in Charge of Lusha Police Post, says the teenage suspect whose identity has been withheld by URN, had been locked for breaking into the home of Christopher Masiga, a prominent businessman in Namahe village.
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