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20:55
20:55

MPs Start Censure Process Against General Tumwine Torture 2 1

Parliament has adopted the Report of the Human Rights Committee to start a censure process on Security Minister General Elly Tumwine over contempt of Parliament.
20:46
20:46

Nkuuhe Undertakes to End Fights at Animal Genetic Resources Centre 1 2

Nkuuhe made the observation after it emerged that the institution is tainted by infighting between the administration led by the Executive Director Charles Lagu and senior staff who have spent more than 10-years of service, in the organization.
20:23
20:23

Tumwine Liable for Frustrating Probe into Safe Houses – Committee torture 1 2

The committee chaired by Buvuma Islands MP Janepher Nantume Egunyu had attempted to investigate the reports that several Ugandans had been illegally incarcerated and tortured in safe houses across the country. The focus was mainly on safe houses in Lwamayuba in Kalangala and Kyengera in Wakiso district, against which several complaints had been lodged.
20:03
20:03

Woman Arrested For Giving False Information to Police

It is alleged that Evelyn Atuhairwe 26 years reported at Katwe Police Station that her twins had been kidnapped, a handbag, 360,000 shillings and two phones stolen along Salama road.
19:58
19:58

Retired Supreme Court Judge George Kanyeihamba Sued for Defamation Dr Esther Kisaakye 1

The book reportedly contained a defamatory letter authored by Professor Kanyeihamba who was reportedly complaining about Dr Kisaakye’s academic qualifications, judicial conduct and corruption. The letter, to the Chief Justice Bart Katureebe, also indicated that Kisaakye was always dissenting judgements that would affect the Executive arm of government.
19:36
19:36

Ambassador Kilonzo Praises Ex-President Moi for Transforming Kenyan Politics

Speaking to URN at his office in Kololo Kiema Kilonzo said although Moi had shortcomings like any other leader, the political growth that Kenya as registered over the years was as a result of Moi’s decision to open up political space.
19:33
19:33

DP Organizing Secretary Annuls Election of Party Leaders in Masaka 4 1

There were reports that the elections that were held on January 30, 2020, were marred with grave irregularities. It is on this basis that Kidandala called for fresh elections in Masaka, overturning the outcome of a process presided over by the party’s National Vice President and DP district Chairman Fred Mukasa Mbidde.
19:25
19:25

Poor Roads in Buhweju Irk Residents 4 2

Tumusiime John, a farmer in Kibiimba Village says that they have failed to transport their agricultural produce and tea to the market because the roads are impassable.
19:07
19:07

Govt Approves UGX 25b for Coronavirus Preparedness Ministry of Health 3

Reports indicate that the death toll from the coronavirus outbreak in mainland China has risen to 490 after more deaths were reported in Hubei province. There are now more than 24,600 cases in China alone, with a much smaller number of cases in about 25 other countries around the globe.
18:43
18:43

Wedding Convoys Cautioned Against Concealing Number-Plates 2 1

Mugisha said police have noticed an increase in the number of vehicles chauffeured with concealed number plates. He cited wedding convoys in which number plates are covered with names of newlywed couples while some individuals have also been found covering the number-plates with names of politicians, musicians and artistes.
18:39
18:39

Dunamiscoins Victims In Arua Petition Museveni 3 3

Following the closure of Dunamiscoins ltd and the remand of its directors to Luzira Prisons, depositors in W. Nile ran to court and secured orders to freeze its business accounts in Centenary Bank with UGX 10 Billion and Stanbic Bank with UGX 300 million without success.
18:18
18:18

Teachers Storm Out of Revised Curriculum Training over Allowances 2 4

This afternoon, the teachers stormed out of the meeting upon learning that each of them will receive 30,000 Shillings at the end of the training. Many said they had been made to believe that each of them is entitled to a daily allowance of 30,000 Shillings. They argued that the allowance is not enough to cover their transport cost, especially for those who travelled from neighbouring districts.
18:10
18:10

Luweero District Education Department, UMSC Officials Disagree Over Teachers Transfers 5 1

Sheikh Ramadhan Mulindwa the Luweero Acting District Kadhi says that although transfers are normal but they should be done in transparent and consultation with foundation body.
17:58
17:58

Minister Mutuuzo Discourages Teenage Girls from Labia Elongation Uganda Media Center 6

Rashida Sanyu, a businesswoman says labia elongation shouldn’t be blamed for girls dropping out of school. She says peer pressure and other factors are responsible and that government should focus its effort on solving the real challenge that force girls out School rather than tampering with culture.
17:28
17:28

No Ugandan has Tested Positive for Coronavirus - Minister Aceng MINISTRY OF HEALTH

Minister Aceng said there are 71 Ugandan students quarantined at their residences in China and none of them has tested positive.
17:22
17:22

Parliament Rejects Odonga Otto’s Statement on Fracas With Akol 4 1

presenting a statement on Wednesday, Otto instead involved in other issues which included Madhvani land in Amuru, issues of Amuru sugar, Land distressed people, incomplete bridges among others, which Kadaga rejected saying they are controversial and don't qualify to be a personal statement.
17:21
17:21

Bunya East MP Majegere Reports Death Threat 1

Bunya County East Member of Parliament Waira Kyewalabye Majegere has reported that he is living in fear after a Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) soldier sent out a message threatening his life.
17:13
17:13

Ggulu Cultural Site Management, Buganda Land Board Clash BLB 1 2 Top story

Jamidah Nakalema, the Caretaker of Ggulu cultural site, says that only one of the five acres of the land occupied by the site has been parceled out to private developers by Buganda Land Board-BLB.
16:51
16:51

Owino Market Vendors Win Case Against KCCA 1 2

In 2010, the defunct Kampala City Council leased the land occupied by Owino Market to the vendors through their Association in a meeting that was held on February 3rd 2010 at a premium of shillings 4 billion payable in advance, and shillings 200 million as ground rent per annum.
16:20
16:20

Police Quells Teachers Strike in Iganga transport 2 4

The teachers had been informed that they were to sign for a transport refund of 30,000 Shillings each. They stormed out of the training hall at around 12:30 pm demanding their facilitators to either increase the transport costs or cancel the training.
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