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23:46
23:46

Entebbe Airport to Finally Reopen on October 1st - UCCA 4 4

The Uganda Civil Authority-UCAA says Entebbe International Airport will be reopened for scheduled commercial passenger flights on October 1st, 2020. However, the flights are restricted to only Ugandans returning home and tourists leaving or coming into the country. .
21:51
21:51

Makerere to Start Fundraising Drives to Rebuild Iconic Ivory Tower 3

Many who took their social media handles offered to donate money has it has been done in many other areas where such building which is seen as public or national treasures. Now, the Makerere University council during its extraordinary sitting has approved the proposal. Professor Barnabas Nawangwe, the university vice-chancellor, says that upon getting the council approval they are going to put out bank accounts and other platforms where donations can be sent.
21:34
21:34

Entebbe Road Pump Fuel Station Catches Fire 1 1

Luke Owoyesigyire, the Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, says the fire later spread to Sedan vehicle before it was extinguished by fire officers who arrived at the scene in time.
21:21
21:21

Vigilante in Kitgum Kill Suspected Karimojong Warrior Orom Sub county

The Kitgum Resident District Commissioner, William Komakech told URN in an interview that the deceased was part of two other armed warriors who had invaded Kamading village on the fateful morning from Kotido district.
21:11
21:11

Over 100 Miss Out on Day One of Nomination Nominations 1 3

Several aspirants who turned up for nominations for local council at the electoral commission offices in Ntinda left frustrated after they failed to get nominated.
21:09
21:09

Archbishop Kazimba Prays for Police to Stop Mak Fire, Carry Out Timely Investigations 4 1

According to Archbishop Kazimba and Mugisha Muntu police needs to carry out timely investigations that will reveal what caused the fire and the motives behind the incident
20:25
20:25

Bunyoro-Tooro Regional Kadhi Impeached Impeachment 2 1 Top story

Top on the accusations against Sheikh Irumba was the allegation that he forged a minute of the Regional College of Sheikhs meeting in Fort portal that he used in the failed dismissal of Bunyoro District Kadhi Sheikh, Ashraf Kugonza last year.
19:56
19:56

NRM Sets Dates For Residual Party Primary Elections 2020 NRM primaries 2

Dr. Tanga Odoi, the NRM Electoral Commission Chairperson, says the residual primary elections will cover eight categories including special interest groups (SIG and National Youth Committee representatives and parliamentary candidates.
19:53
19:53

Teenage Vendor Hit by Police Bullet in Kamwokya Seeks Treatment 2 1

According to Susan’s mother Ajolina Gaturude her daughter was injured by a rubber bullet by police officers when they fired rounds of bullets and tear gas even in the market where innocent people including her daughter where carrying on their normal activities
19:45
19:45

Kapir County NRM MP Flag Bearer Dr. Isamat in Trouble 1 2

“I wish to confirm to you that Dr. Abraham Isamat is a senior Veterinary Officer in Ngora District; who I heard was intending to contest for Kapir Constituency in Ngora in the general elections for 2021. I wish to state however that by close of business today 14th, September, 2020, he had not yet submitted his resignation letter”, the CAO’s letter reads.
19:35
19:35

Jacobsen Seeks Renewal of Thermal Power Generation Contract Thermal energy 3

Uganda is expected to have a power generation capacity of about 1,600 megawatts by the end of this year, against a demand of 950, leaving a surplus of more than 500 megawatts. There have therefore been calls on the government of Uganda abandon the thermal energy which is considered expensive and also environmentally not friendly
19:22
19:22

Councilors Demand Transfer of Aduku Town Clerk Local Government 1 4

During a council session, the councilors accused the Town Clerk of abuse of office, incompetence, failing to implement council resolutions and having poor working relationship with the technical staff.
19:13
19:13

Ex-MP Kipoi Acquitted Of Plotting To Overthrow Museveni's Government 1 1

The group was previously accused of plotting to overthrow the government of Uganda by organizing meetings, mobilizing funds; acquisition of firearms and military training in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo and also by mobilizing and recruiting people
19:05
19:05

NUP Overwhelmed By Petitions As Members Go Independent 4 3

Mercy Walukamba, the Chairperson of the Party Election Management Committee, admitted that there are hundreds of complaints received from Kampala and Metropolitan areas alone. She however adds that the redress process has started and they are set to hold a meeting tomorrow -Tuesday- with some of the petitioners.
18:23
18:23

Vicks Kingo Blocked From Seconding His Son kampala central 4 5

Kingo threatened that "when" he becomes president, he will change the entire Electoral Commission because they make it so hard and complicated for people to freely exercise their rights as Ugandans
17:42
17:42

Now Mabirizi Sues EAC Secretary General Male Mabirizi 2 1

He also wants Court to issue an injunction permanently restraining the Secretary General of the East Africa Community from issuing any further unlawful statements of that nature against him.
17:32
17:32

Two NRM Aspirants Boycott Residual Primaries in Sembabule 2 3

The NRM had planned to repeat primaries in four out of the nine villages in Sembabule Town Council and in two polling stations in Rugushuulu Sub-county after the process was reportedly interrupted by the chaos that delayed the declaration of final results in the initial process, a week ago.
17:22
17:22

Child Murder: Boy Beheaded, Body Dumped in Mityana Murdered 3 1

Wamala Regional Police spokesperson Racheal Kawala says the body of the deceased aged between 5 to 6 whose identity has not been established yet has been taken to Mityana hospital mortuary as the search for the suspects who took off with the victim’s head is mounted.
17:18
17:18

ICU Experts Want Physiotherapists Integrated in COVID-19 Care 2

Already, according to Dr. Bruce Kirenga, a Lung Expert who has been involved in treating critical COVID-19 cases says they have added a form of physiotherapy called proning on their cocktail of care for critical patients.
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