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22:21
22:21

Tear Gas, Live Bullets Rock Tororo Town as Police Battles Rowdy NRM Supporters 2

The protest came a few days after Arimpa Kigagi, the NRM Electoral Commission Vice Chairperson declared the Mineral State Minister, Sarah Achieng Opendi as the NRM party candidate for the Tororo Woman MP seat.
21:30
21:30

NRM Tribunal Overturns Kasese Woman Primary Results 1

Amon Mbusa, the Kasese NRM District registrar had earlier on announced Kabugho as the winner with 40,791 votes against Baleke’s 40,465 votes.
21:11
21:11

Mwesigye Opposes Fresh NRM Polls in Nyabusozi County 2

In a twist of events, NRM has withdrawn the flag from Mwesigye and decided to conduct fresh elections. Through his lawyers of Okello Oryem & Co Advocates, Col. Mwesigye has written to Odoi, seeking an explanation on the results, his declaration and endorsement as NRM candidate for Nyabushozi constituency.
19:35
19:35

Cheptegei Leads Team Uganda to World Half Marathon UAF 1

The World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020 was originally scheduled for March 29th 2020 in the northern Polish Baltic Coast City in Poland but was postponed to October 17, 2020, due to the Corona Virus outbreak.
19:26
19:26

Habib Buwembo Elected FDC Flag Bearer for Rubaga South 2020 Elections 4 5

In the elections held on Tuesday, delegates voted Buwembo with 49 votes against Nakanwagi’s 4 votes.
18:49
18:49

DP Struggling to Get Signatures for Mao’s Presidential Bid democratic party dp 2 6

Each of the aspirants is required to present at least 100 signatures from 2/3 of the districts across the country. Uganda currently has 146 districts, implying that a candidate is required to have signatures from at least 96 districts, prior to their nomination. Each of the seconders is expected to be a registered voter with a National Identification Number.
18:33
18:33

KCCA Wants Treasury to Chop UGX3.1b from Makerere University kcca property rates 2

Two years ago, government waived 21 billion Shillings in property rate arrears owed by government institution. This however did not encourage many of them to start paying the dues that accrued thereafter. Currently, government institutions owe the Authority 8.4 billion Shillings
16:32
16:32

Security Guard Shoots Street Kid Dead in Mbale 2 4

Erick Kamugo, a driver and eye witness to the shooting claims that the security guard was guarding a vehicle in front of Mpologama and saw street kids tampering with it and asked them to leave in vain.
15:14
15:14

RDC Orders Arrest of Fishing Enforcer Over Battering of Kalalangala Fisherman 2

Musana who was allegedly assaulted by FPU's Kabogere Zigga accusing him of using in illegal fishing methods was first rushed to Bukasa Health Center on 04th October, but his condition worsened as he was passing blood and was on the 10th October transferred to Kalangala HCIV
14:47
14:47

Shock As Tanzanian Driver Dies on Steering Wheel 1

Herman Muzeyi, one of the residents, says initially they thought robbers had blocked the road, but upon a closer look, they realised the trucker was dead on the steering wheel.
14:35
14:35

Schools Stuck; No Funding as Reopening Dates Draw Closer 9 1 Top story

Lira District Inspector of Schools Patrick Olwit explains that in the absence of funding, schools will be incapacitated as they start a new journey, filled with unusual arrangements, and uncertainty.
11:32
11:32

Bamasaba Cultural Institution Speaker Tasked to Account for UGX 14m 1 2

Geoffrey Wepondi, the General Secretary of Bamasaba Cultural Institution says that the money was raised by local governments in the region to facilitate the launch of the circumcision ceremony at Mutoto cultural site in 2018. Mbale and Sironko districts contributed five million Shillings each, while Bududa district, contributed four million Shillings.
11:06
11:06

Bulambuli County MP Alex Burundo Granted Bail 3 1

The Sironko Grade One Magistrate Patrick Kityo granted him a non cash bail of 20million and two sureties were asked a non cash bail of 10million each.
10:49
10:49

Stop Abusing People, Acholi Elders Urge Politicians FDC 1

According to Ocaya, the use of abusive languages not only degrades the respect one deserves but also breeds hatred among the candidates which may turn into violence if not addressed.
09:38
09:38

Vet Doctor Arrested for Distributing Contaminated Meat 1

East Kyoga police spokesperson David Mudong told URN that the Motor vehicle was intercepted after a tip-off that five cows which had been declared diseased and recommended for destruction in Moroto, had been transported to Teso.
08:38
08:38

Most Candidates in 2021 Election are Just "Merchants After Money" - Activists 2021 Elections 1 4

The ACFIM executive director Henry Muguzi said that most people seek leadership in political parties and national offices to use influence of the office to enrich themselves.
08:08
08:08

Kyegegwa Town Council Bank Accounts Frozen Centenary Bank 2 2

The issue arises from 2005 when Jotham Bagyenda claimed to have bought Kyegegwa Playground from Kyegegwa Sub County at 10 Million Shillings. The Sub County then was still under Kyenjojo district.
08:06
08:06

Kyambogo Hostel Owners Oppose University Accommodation Fees Guidelines Kyambogo University 3 1

But some students who are already in Banda like Jimmy Odongo and Aggrey Atwiine say that the university has enough space in its halls of residence, so if they care for the students, they should accommodate all the finalists rather than "stressing hostel owners!"
07:42
07:42

Crash Programme on to Inspect Wakiso's 3,000 Schools by Thursday 2 3

The district is having to surmount the huddle to inspect 2,346 private and 258 government primary schools together with 550 private and 33 government secondary schools which should be given certificates confirming that they have implemented the SOPs required of them to open up and readmit learners
07:26
07:26

High Court Dismisses Petition Seeking to Block Nomination of Lwengo Woman MP Court of Appeal 2

In her ruling, Justice Nakintu, concurred with Namujju’s defence team, saying the controversy on the names of Namujju's academci documents was determined in a case filed by Nkonge’s supporter, Paul Sserwanga before Masaka High Court in 2016 and later the Court of Appeal where it was dismissed.
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