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23:58
23:58

EC Asks Kampala MP Aspirants to Book Nomination Appointments 2020 Elections 2 1

According to the EC roadmap, MPs are supposed to be Nominated on Monday and Tuesday October 12 and 13 respectively.
23:44
23:44

Cheptegei Breaks 10,000m World Record in Valencia 1 Top story

Cheptegei who also broke the world 5,000m record last month was in good form to cover the 10,000m distance in 26:11:02 at the NN Valencia World Record Day at the Turia Stadium in Spain on Wednesday evening.
21:23
21:23

One in Three People Struggled to Find Food During Lockdown- Report food insecurity 2

The findings which were arrived at through monitoring via phone call by Uganda Bureau of Statistics and United Nations agencies in 13 urban areas, refugee hosting districts and the Karamoja region were received by Eng. Hillary Onek the Minister for Disaster Preparedness and Refugees who said this gives pointers on what areas deserve attention of government resources.
20:06
20:06

Equal Opportunities Commission Chairperson Accused of Frustrating Trial Sylvia Ntambi 1

Ntambi was expected to take plea on Wednesday on two offences in which she is jointly charged with her assistants for conspiring to defraud the government.
20:01
20:01

Modern Physio Access Glitches Push Mother to Burying Child with Cerebral Palsy Ministry of Health 4

For many of the people with this illness, physiotherapy or physio offers great relief in helping the sufferer to be able to easily make some movements or milestones like walking, sitting or straightening their hands or feet depending on the severity of one’s disease.
19:35
19:35

DTB Ordered to Refund UGX 120 Billion to Ham Kiggundu DTB Uganda 1 1

In August 2020, Kiggundu petitioned the court after 85 Billion Shillings and 34 Billion Shillings were illegally deducted by DTB Uganda and DTB Kenya from two accounts of his companies without his knowledge and consent.
19:19
19:19

Rwenzururu King Names New Cabinet 1

Omusinga appointed Joseph Kule Muranga as the new Kingdom Prime Minister replacing Johnson Thembo Kitsumbire who served in acting capacity.
19:05
19:05

Did the Phase One Self-Study Materials Serve the Purpose? 4 1

Local government leaders told URN that the supplied copies were fewer compared to the number of learners who needed support in order to continue learning. Some districts received as low as 35 copies, which were not even enough to satisfy the student population in just one classroom.
19:03
19:03

NRM Losers in Bududa Accuse NUP Boss of Sponsoring “Fake” Candidates 2

In a joint October 1st, 2020 petition addressed to the NRM party National Chairperson, the primary election losers allege that Nambeshe sponsored Khaukha Mukobe to run against the former Kumi Resident District Commissioner, Hussein Kato Matanda for the Manjiya County NRM party ticket.
18:42
18:42

Boda-Boda Cyclist Killed in Oyam District Uganda Police Force 1

The deceased has been identified as Christopher Ocen, a resident of Buga cell in Kamdini Town Council and a cyclist at Corner Kamdini Stage. His body was found along Kamdini-Atapara road near Kamdini Primary School on Wednesday morning.
18:42
18:42

Museveni, Kagame Hold Virtual Summit on Regional Security 1 Top story

The virtual summit follows two others before the outbreak of the Coronavirus that took place in Luanda in order to bridge the differences between Uganda and Rwanda. The two brotherly countries have had frosty relations in the recent years stemming from the accusations from both sides of supporting negative forces in each other’s country.
18:39
18:39

Uganda Not Yet Open For New Refugee Arrivals Hilary Onek 3 1

Onek said that the only exemption to this order was in Zombo district where a group of more than 3,000 refugees running away from DR Congo camped at the border for days until the government allowed them to enter Uganda on humanitarian and security grounds.
18:37
18:37

JEEMA Delegates Endorse Kyagulanyi's Presidential Bid 2 3 Top story

JEEMA President, Asumani Basalirwa, says they are working on a Memorandum of Understanding that will among harmonize the issue of candidates at different levels and their working relationship after taking power.
18:28
18:28

Francis Adome Handed NRM Flag for Moroto after Tribunal Hearing nrm petitions 2 2

The declaration was made today in Kampala after consideration of a petition filed by Fred Angella, the incumbent MP citing voter bribery and intimidation of his supporters by the Adome’s camp.
18:18
18:18

Crime Preventer Arrested For Stealing Motorcycle from Police Post 1

“We have him here at CPS on charges of stealing a motorcycle. This motorcycle had been parked at our Jinja Road Police Post but the suspect stole it from there and we later learnt he had sold it,” Owoyesigyire said.
18:18
18:18

Delayed Electric Fencing of Murchison Falls National Park Fueling Human-Wildlife Conflict stray wild animals 2 1

Last year in October, Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) announced that it would install 30 Kilometers of low voltage electric fencing in major human-wildlife conflict hotspots in Murchison Falls National Park. Each Kilometre will cost 50 Million shillings.
18:16
18:16

EC Rejects Proposal to Extend Nomination Dates change of names 2 1 Top story

The Electoral Commission has rejected the demand by Parliament to have the nomination for Members of Parliament extended saying there is no time.
18:16
18:16

Monetization of Campaigns Scares Female Parliamentary Aspirants in Luwero 6 1

Prossy Najjuka, one of the parliamentary aspirants says that they are disadvantaged by the large geographical coverage of their constituencies because, for each group that they meet, they are expected to spend. The district has 606 villages.
17:58
17:58

River Nile Boat Accident Death Toll Increases to 4 Josephine Angucia 1

Josephine Angucia, the West Nile Region Police Spokesperson says the accident victims were travelling to their gardens in Bira village in Nwoya district when their boat capsized because of heavy wind.
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