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22:50
22:50

Wanyoto Wins NRM Residual Elections for Mbale City Woman MP 2 1

Galiwango says that in the meeting with the electoral officials at the NRM headquarters, they resolved that there will be fresh elections in 125 villages but instead the notice she received from the NRM Electoral Commission showed that the re-election was to be held in only 58 villages which she objected.
22:25
22:25

ISO Director Kaka Sacked

A senior official at the ministry of security has confirmed to Uganda Radio Network that Internal Security Organization- ISO director, Frank Kaka Bagyenda, has been sacked.
19:36
19:36

UBTEB Asks Institutions Not to Increase Exam Fees COVID 19 2

The examination cycle is expected to start on October 19, 2020, following the re-opening of education institutions for finalists.
19:25
19:25

Father Kills Son Over Shs7000 2

It’s alleged that on Wednesday evening, Okwir stabbed his 22-year-old son identified as Ceaser Eran in a struggle for a mobile phone on which money had been sent
19:19
19:19

NRM Tribunal Cancels Former Minister Jessica Alupo's Election 1

The declaration was made on Thursday in Kampala following a petition filed by her Violet Akurut Adome, citing voter bribery and intimidation.
19:07
19:07

Gov't Fails to Hit Access to Water Target sdg 6 3

Alfred Okot Okidi, the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Water and Environment says the plan targeted 79% clean water access from boreholes in rural areas, but only 68.7 % was attained in the last five years.
18:54
18:54

Deeply Indebted Man, 35, Found Hanging Dead village 3

The deceased’s neighbour, Frida Namwase, says that Wambi told her how he was harboring suicide thoughts after facing pressure from money lenders.
18:45
18:45

High Court Dismisses Minister Kamukama's Petition Blocking Nomination of NRM Flag Bearer 1

On Thursday, High Court presided over Justice Joyce Kavuma ruled that the evidence the petitioner brought to court was not substantial to warrant blocking Muheesi’s nomination.
18:35
18:35

New SACCO Loan Requirements Demoralise Police Officers 2

Speaking to Uganda Radio Network on anonymity condition, policemen and women across the ranks described the new requirements one must meet in order to access the loan as tough and discouraging. Speaking to Uganda Radio Network on anonymity condition, policemen and women across the ranks described the new requirements one must meet in order to access a loan as tough and discouraging.
18:13
18:13

Biriggwa Quits Race for FDC Presidential Flag Bearer 2020 Elections 6 3

During the FDC national council sitting held on Thursday at the party headquarters in Najjanankumbi, Birigggwa said he does not want to divide the party like it was in the previous elections.
17:54
17:54

Ugandan From UK Evicts Own Children After Return Gulu West Division. 1 1

Omona's Wife Jessica Acan, says her husband had returned home with people he called developers and ordered them to vacate the land to pave way for his developments
17:42
17:42

UNATU Raises Concern Over Safety of Teachers When Schools Re-open COVID-19 4 1

Filbert Baguma, the Secretary-General of UNATU says the SOPs and guidelines recently issued do not answer all the worries that teachers have. He says teachers are worried about measures that will keep them safe from Covid-19.
17:35
17:35

MAK Crisis: Deputy Vice Chancellor Prof William Bazeyo Resigns 1 Top story

“I wish to thank you all for the support you rendered to me as I served and made a contribution to our great university. For those that I could have offended while I executed my duties. I sincerely apologize. I would like to believe that together we can make a bigger Contribution so that we leave no room to be judged by History,” reads a message posted by Prof. Bazeyo on the University Senator’s forum.
17:25
17:25

A Hundred Babies Born Dead Daily in Uganda 1 1

One of the measures recommended by WHO to reduce the occurrence of stillbirths is increasing antenatal visits to a minimum of eight for expectant mothers.
17:01
17:01

Experts Caution on Use of Steroids to Treat COVID-19 Patients in Africa 2

Dr Marybeth Maritim Cherono an infectious diseases expert based in Nairobi said people who use steroids have a higher chance of developing diabetes and also worsening those that already have the disease.
16:34
16:34

Tribunal Overturns Victory for Dodoth North NRM Primaries nrm party 1

Speaking shortly after the tribunal ruling, Modo said he was satisfied with the hearing as well as the outcome and promised to support Komol as a senior NRM cadre.
16:14
16:14

Dokolo District Receives Face Masks 4 1

This is the first batch of government face masks to be delivered to the district ever since the outbreak of COVID-19 in the country in March.
16:11
16:11

Electoral Commission Extends Nominations by One Week 2021 elections 1 2

Speaking at the closure of the prayer breakfast, Kadaga revealed that the Commission had agreed to move the nominations from Monday and Tuesday next week to Oct 19th and 20th, 2020 to allow aspirants to complete processing their deed polls.
15:40
15:40

60 Namanve Forest Land Encroachers Remanded, 15 Granted Bail 1 1

The suspects were among the 500 people who descended on Namanve forest reserve armed with pangas, sticks, and metals and parceled the forest land into small plots. After police dispersing them, 75 were arrested and 95 motorcycles impounded in the process.
15:34
15:34

Fish Farmers Decry High Price of Feeds cage fish farming 4

The price of fish feeds imported from Egypt, Israel and the Netherlands goes for 6,000, 7,000 and 8,000 per kilogram.
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