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23:15
23:15

Daniel Kazibwe Narrowly wins NRM Mayoral Flag in Nakawa NRM Primaries 1 1

Kazibwe defeated his closest rival Ssebana Kizito With 3,804 votes against Kizito's 3,170 votes according to partial results read out by the NRM electoral team at the tally centre, Naguru Infant Primary school following elections held on Friday. Ahmed Bogere Masembe got a paltry 104 votes in the same race.
22:29
22:29

WHO Warns against Potential Ebola Spread in DR Congo and Beyond

The outbreak in Equateur Province emerged in early June and has now spread into another of its 17 health zones, bringing the total number of affected zones to 12. So far, there have been 113 cases and 48 deaths.
22:19
22:19

Kazibwe Defeated in NRM Kampala Central Lord Mayoral Race NRM primaries 1

The results announced this evening at Nakasero Primary School by the Kampala Central Division NRM Returning Officer Caroline Akitwi follow a primary election held in the five Divisions of Kampala City. However, the ultimate winner of the race will be determined by results from the remaining Divisions of Kampala Capital City including Makindye, Lubaga, Kawempe and Nakawa.
20:19
20:19

Violence Breaks Out at Lubaga Tally Centre as NRM Declares Results NRM Primaries 2020

An agent who couldn’t be identified by the time of filling this report lost his cool after his candidate Fred Kazibwe was declared as having lost the Flag for Lubaga South III representing Ndeeba and Lubaga parishes.
20:12
20:12

RCC Changes Officials at Kampala Central Tally Centre NRM primaries 1

Ndege together with the Kampala District Internal Security Officer (DISO) Moses Tashobya and other police officials raided the tally centre at Nakasero Primary School where they found a handful of NRM election officials locked up in a room with candidates and their agents outside.
18:56
18:56

Heavy Deployment at Bukedea Tally Centre Bukedea district 2 1

Hajji Ramathan Walugembe, the Resident District Commissioner of Bukedea says he doesn’t want a repeat of last week’s primaries when supporters of candidates overpowered the police deployed at the tally center.
18:55
18:55

COVID-19 SOP's Defied in Luweero NRM Primaries 2 1

The Standard Procedures include maintaining a social distance of at least two metres between persons, using hand sanitizers, washing hands with soap more frequently and wearing of facemasks while in any public space among others.
18:36
18:36

Government Offers new Incentives for Domestic Tourism Covid 19 3

Lilly Ajarova noted the opportunity presented by the COVID-19 pandemic; saying that because of the pandemic, destinations have been inclined to look inwards.
18:30
18:30

UNDP Supports Uganda's Development Programs

Ambassador Adonia Ayebare said the Government approves of the new UNDP programme for Uganda and pledged Government’s support during implementation.
18:20
18:20

Kamoga, Kigula Leading in NRM Primaries in Greater Luweero vote counting 1

According to provisional results for LC 5 Chairperson NRM Flagbearer for Luweero district obtained by URN from 370 out of 606 polling stations in the district, Uthman Kamoga Jjuuko has so far polled 15,268 votes followed by Abbey Ssozi Bakisula with 1545 votes and the current District speaker Dithan Kikabi with 1312 and Rashidah Birungi with 91 votes.
18:09
18:09

Uganda Gets UGX 480 Billion Grant from World Bank for Infrastructure transport

The funds got from the International Development Agency, IDA will also help and improve access to social services and job opportunities Projects to benefit from the grant include the Uganda Roads and Bridges in the Refugee Hosting Districts which will upgrade 105 kilometres of the Koboko-Yumbe-Moyo road from gravel to bitumen.
18:01
18:01

Security Beefed Up as Tallying Starts in Kawempe 2020 NRM primaries

At Makerere Yellow primary school, over 30 police personnel, as many as 10 Uganda Police and other security persons have been deployed to ensure smooth conduct of tallying process of election results in the Kawempe NRM elective district.
17:54
17:54

IGP Ochola Shuffles Another 71 Officers 1 1

Namaye says that the new officers are coming with new skills that will improve on the way police has been handling issues a involving implementation of Covid-19 guidelines in the regions.
17:35
17:35

Lawyers Build Army To Prosecute 2021 Rights Violators 2021 Election 3 1

Human rights defenders and advocates have already started training for the assignment and have held a meeting at Africana Hotel in Kampala preparing lawyers to handle cases of violence against citizens as they arise.
17:26
17:26

LCV Chairperson Candidates in Jinja Decry Violence in NRM Polls security 2 1

The contestants say that their agents were blocked from accessing polling stations which undermines the credibility of the whole electoral process.
17:13
17:13

NRM Bicycles Stir Controversy In Kalungu District 3 2

A section of NRM members from Lwabenge sub county have put up stiff resistance during the distribution of bicycles in that area, arguing that some village chairpersons are completely inactive with no relevance to mobilization.
17:03
17:03

Tumukunde's Lawyers, Justice Ssekaana Clash Over CID Director Akullo 1 2

The proceedings turned chaotic when Justice Ssekaana also declined to remove the attorney general from the list of the respondents which would make Akullo remain on the suit alone. The judge accused the lawyers of precipitating the drama that ensued.
16:48
16:48

Two Drown In Kampala City Floods 1 1

Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson Patrick Onyango has identified the deceased as female juvenile aged 12 years, identified as Namazzi Alyera, a resident of Nsambya Kitooro, Makindye Division in Kampala while the second body is yet to be identified.
16:42
16:42

Limited Knowledge About Candidates Keeps Kitgum Voters Away from NRM Polls 4 1

Lucy Acan, a vendor at Mon Bunyu market in Pandwong Division says only one of the aspirants made a last minute appearance soliciting for votes from them on Thursday evening which wasn’t adequate to warrant him victory.
16:34
16:34

Teachers Protest Release of Suspects Accused of stealing Their sh10.8 bn Teachers' Funds 3 2

Three top officials of Microfinance Support Centre and one teacher are accused of stealing 10.8 billion shillings that was meant for helping private school teachers who have not been earning anything since the lock down, through their Savings and Credit Societies.
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