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23:50
23:50

Mabirizi Petitions Judicial Service Commission On Justice Ssekaana’s Conduct Male Mabirizi 1 1

Mabirizi accuses Justice Ssekaana of misconduct and incompetence. This stems from the manner in which he handled a case challenging the appointment of Justice Simon Byabakama as the chairman of the Electoral Commission without resigning as a Justice of the Court of Appeal.
23:16
23:16

Uganda Sends 10 Athletes for All Africa Paralympic Games 2 3

The 10 athletes include eight males and two females. They include 2016 Paralympics T46 1,500m silver medalist David Emong, Abdul Karim Lubega, Richard Ocira, Fred Masisa, Sam Mubaje, Wilfred Ocen, Al Bashir Bwaga, Alex Wilson Legu, Peace Oroma and Monica Ilalo. Ssenkungu says that if such a number of athletes qualify, then it will be good progress, considering that Emong was the only athlete who participated in the 2016 Rio Paralympics.
23:08
23:08

Congolese Militia, Ugandan Fisherman Drown in Lake Albert drowning 1 1

The duo drowned on Sunday night following a scuffle that erupted between the Ugandan fishermen on the lake with the suspected Congolese militiamen who invaded the lake robbing fishermen of their fishing gear.
22:45
22:45

Law Graduates from Rwanda Petition Kadaga over Failure to Practice Law in Uganda Parliament 3 1

Rwanda’s legal practice is premised on the civil law widely used in the Francophone countries, while Uganda practices common law, under the common wealth system. In common law forinstance, one is innocent until proven guilty, while in civil law, one is guilty unless proven innocent.
20:46
20:46

How Crime Intelligence Arrested Kololo Female Phone Snatcher 1 1

It all started when Kololo residents working out in the evening or early morning hours complained of a woman who was grabbing their phones. The suspect could sometimes disguise as a jogger when her actual mission is targeting her unsuspecting joggers.
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19:49

UPC Party Launches Nationwide Census Ahead of 2021 Election 2 1

The faction has been in court battling the legal standing the “allied NRM UPC” of jimmy James Michael Akena since 2015.
18:33
18:33

Funding Deterring Roll Out of Ebola Test Kit- Prof. Ibingira 2

Prof. Charles Ibingira, the Principal of the school told journalists on Monday morning that they are only waiting for funding from government to roll out the kit after receiving approval from World Health Organisation last year.
18:29
18:29

Over 240,000 Pupils Drop Out of UPE Schools Before Reaching Primary Four - Report 5 1

According to the findings that were released last week, it is estimated that 8 percent-representing 80,000 learners studying in Universal Primary Education schools across the country drop out of school every year. As such many of them do not make it to upper primary.
18:23
18:23

Chaos Rocks Kampala as Police Vehicle Knocks People Power Supporter 1 Top story

The deceased’s sister, Prossy Namaganda says Nabukenya was returning from Mukono-Seeta when she was knocked. “She called in the morning and notified me that I should pack for her some people power clothes, which she was to wear before joining her colleagues,” she said.
18:08
18:08

AG Unearthes Eight Plots Illegally Curved from Bukalasa Agricultural College Land encroachers 1 2 Top story

The plots were discovered during the field verification of the school land by the Office of the Auditor General. In his 2018/19 financial year audit report, the Auditor General, John FS Muwanga explains that further subdivision of Bukalasa Agricultural College land without its knowledge may hamper the college administration when it comes to practical lessons and demonstrations that require adequate land.
17:31
17:31

Business Stalls in Ndeeba as Police Engage People Power Supporters 3 5 Top story

Police blocked access to part of the road that leads to the hotel, which ignited people power supporters. They started shouting at police questioning why it was blocking their meeting yet it was happening indoors like police has always ordered.
17:24
17:24

Thugs Stub Security Guard to Death in Busia 2

Ssemu Okumu the manager Child Fund Busia Branch says that he learnt of the theft this morning and reported to police immediately. He says that the security guards were recruited early this month to guard the offices.
17:00
17:00

Barley Farmers Stuck As Company Halts Purchase Uganda Limited 5

Joseph Oryem, the Coordinator and an Accountant Agro Ways in Kapchorwa district told Uganda Radio Network that the company stopped buying the crop because of the failure by farmers to follow the right procedures during planting and end up producing poor quality barley.
16:18
16:18

Attractive Earnings on Gov’t Securities Help Uganda Shilling Stay Stable - Expert 1 1

Eva Othieno Wanjiku, the Africa Strategist for Standard Chartered Bank, said they expected the Ugandan currency to lose more value in June last year as companies paid dividends to their shareholders abroad. It didn’t happen and instead, they saw a lot more money come into the economy supporting the local currency against the US Dollar and other major currencies.
16:00
16:00

Flying Squad Recovers 7 Suspected Stolen Motorcycles, Arrest 3 Suspects 3 1

The suspects were picked up in a raid on Kyebando, Kisenyi 1, Mulimira and Kisalosalo.
15:58
15:58

MPs Want Glass Screen, Live TV for Strangers in Parliament red top brigade 1 6

Nwoya County MP Simon Oyet says Parliament should borrow from courtrooms that have glass screens to protect witnesses from anyone who would wish to attack them. He observes a need to have a live TV link to allow strangers to watch parliamentary proceeding on a screen from a space where they can also be monitored by MPs.
15:39
15:39

Kakumiro DPC Sent on Forced Leave residents 2 2

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police spokesperson told Uganda Radio Network on Monday that Waiswa was sent on forced leave by the by the Regional Police Commander, Deo Obura over the weekend following numerous complaints from the public about his conduct and mode of operation.
15:27
15:27

Refugee Shot from Kyangwali Refugee Settlement Area sudanese 1 1

The refugee, identified as John Datta was allegedly shot in the right thigh by unknown people at 3 a.m. The residents who came to his rescue took him to Maratatu Health Centre II where he is currently undergoing treatment.
15:06
15:06

Crime Intelligence, Flying Squad Rescue Kidnapped Boy 1 1

In her statement at Kawanda Police Station, Kakeeto’s mother said unknown people kidnaped her son who was playing in the compound while she was inside the house.
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14:32

Police Storm Suspected Robber's Hideout village 2 3 Top story

Fatumah Namuddu, a resident of the area, says the group has instilled fear in the community as they freely move with a gun and machetes in broad day light.
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