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22:55
22:55

Aine Kaguta, Kawooya Win NRM Residual Primaries in Sembabule 1 Top story

George William Katokoozi, the NRM elections registrar for Sembabule declared Kaguta aka Sodo the winner with a total of 17, 343 votes beating Shartsi Musherure Kuteesa who polled 16,104 votes and Salim Kisekka who emerged last with 4,274 votes
19:24
19:24

Demarcation of Wetlands Starts in Bukedi Region 3 1

According to Ministry officials, the move is aimed at restoring wetlands in the country, and Bukedi Region in particular whose wetlands have been encroached by rice growers.
19:19
19:19

Namanve Central Forest Reserve Partitioned into Plots NFA 3 3

Mike Ssempereza, a resident at Seeta and one of the land beneficiaries noted that about two weeks back a team of about 100 unknown people cut down the trees. He says that the same group turned up today to partitioning the plots, yet their attempts to demand answers on where the team got the powers to take over the land remained futile.
19:10
19:10

Fishermen in Amolatar Decry Low Fish Catch 4 1

Despite the growth in the number and sizes of fish in the lake, most of the fishermen in Kampala landing site are still registering very low fish catch that has left them stranded.
18:59
18:59

Experts Ask Politicians to Stop Offering Ambulance Services Ministry of Health 4

Dr Olive Kobusingye, a trauma and injuries expert based at the Makerere University School of Public Health warns that this is all wrong and should be quickly fixed. For her, it’s not a responsibility of an MP to offer such a service and it's worse that they are offering care that can endanger beneficiaries, although it looks a noble cause since they usually don’t have health workers on board.
18:50
18:50

KCCA Drivers Seek Permanent Contracts 5 1

For more than ten years, drivers been operating on a four-months renewable contract which they say makes then uncertain of the future. Their current contracts expire on 31st October 2020 and they say they have not received any information of renewal. Usually, the renewal process starts in the third month of the contract.
18:45
18:45

Bushenyi Female Youth NRM Primaries Suspended Again 3 1

On Wednesday, Bushenyi NRM registrar, Archangel Barekye, says the voting was suspended because the youth who petitioned the party's electoral commission were demanding for the findings from the tribunal which were not yet ready.
18:41
18:41

Chameleone Chest Thumps: I'll Win Without NUP Ticket 3 4

In the weeks leading to today's nomination exercise, Mayanja was involved in a number of controversies in pursuit of the NUP flag, which he eventually failed to get and chose to contest as an independent candidate.
18:34
18:34

Gandhi Centre Project Delay, Bank Loan Interest Anger Migereko Tourism 4

Speaking at the inauguration of the 4th Board of the Uganda Tourism Board, the Chairman Daudi Migereko accused the management of UTB of being 'too slow' at implementing some projects. He said, Uganda had lost a lot during the COVID-19 pandemics and that it would be difficult to catch up with global trends unless they changed the way they do work.
18:33
18:33

NUP's Nabillah Ssempala Vows to Unseat Lukwago as Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago 3 4

Naggayi was nominated this afternoon at the Kampala district electoral commission offices in Ntinda amidst enchantments of joy and ululations from people power, National Unity Platform-NUP supporters.
18:04
18:04

FDC Loses Kabale Municipality Youth Committee Elections 4 1

The FDC candidate Anthony Muhwezi who was defeated by NRM’s Ronald Bagamuhunda for the Committee Chairperson seat claims that the Resident District Commissioner Kabale Darius Nandinda bribed each youth with 30,000 shillings to vote only NRM candidates.
18:01
18:01

East African Court Upholds Uganda’s Age Limit Removal Age Limit Law 2 2

The decision by the court now implies that Museveni who recently turned 75 years of age and will have been president for 35 consecutive years by next year's election, is now eligible to seek election for the sixth term of office and again and again indefinitely
17:53
17:53

SGS Country Manager Tasked to Expalin Bribery, Tax Evasion Allegations 1 3

The matters resurfaced this morning when Kanvaly Bamba, the SGS Country Manager appeared before the Physical Infrastructure committee of parliament to discuss the relationship between the company and government agencies, as well as its newly negotiated contract with the Ministry of Works.
17:24
17:24

Woman Assaulted by LDUs Accuses UPDF of Neglect 1

Maria Namakula, who was beaten while returning from a clinic in Mityana Municipality, said she was promised by senior UPDF officers that she would be taken to an army hospital for treatment.
17:12
17:12

Political Parties Cry to Parliament over Delayed Funding from Gov’t IPOD 2 1

As it stands now, NRM gets the biggest chunk of this funding, followed by the FDC, DPC, UPC and JEEMA gets the least. However the political parties say they have not got this money now for two years despite it having been appropriated by Parliament.
17:04
17:04

Uganda Reports Wrong Data of Road Traffic Crashes-Study 3

Police statistics show that 3,880 people perished in road traffic crashes in 2019 in Uganda. Another 9,653 people were reported as having sustained injuries on Uganda's roads in the same year. But researchers at Makerere University School of Public Health questioned the figures after a four-year-long survey.
16:54
16:54

EC Sticks to Roadmap Despite Amendment of Local Gov't Election Act Paul Bukenya

On Tuesday, parliamentary fast-tracked an amendment to the Local Government Elections Act which capped the age of Sub County, municipal and division chairpersons to between 30 and 75.
16:49
16:49

Indian Association Pledges to Woo More Investors to Acholi Sub Region 1 2

According to Mohamed Nazuruheen Vaheed, the Indians consider Uganda their home and pledged to attract investors to Acholi since the region has restored peace and stability. He also revealed he will will support sports development especially like Badminton, Crickets and Football which he has been doing Soroti, Jinja and Kampala.
16:27
16:27

Pader Task Force Stuck with COVID-19 Patients Hosted in School Premises Ministry of Health 2 1

At least 90 students, among them 83 males and seven females, all in their final year are expected to resume classes at Kilak Corner Technical Institute in Pader Sub County when schools reopen on October 15. But the district is currently stuck with 29 COVID-19 patients at the school dormitory which was turned into isolation centre a month ago.
16:03
16:03

IGP Dispatches Team to Investigate Domestic Violence in Kigezi 2

Last week in Kisoro, a man hacked four of his family members to death. Gerald Ndikumukiza admitted killing his wife Maliserina Mujawimana 26, his mother Bonconsira Nyiraguhirwa 75, father Deogratius Sebitama 80, and sister-in-law Joan Nyiramana 20.
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