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19:43
19:43

UPDF Opens New Barracks in Kabarole 3 2

It sits on 1,638 hectares of land that was donated to the army by Erisa Kakyomya, a businessman in Kabarole.
19:18
19:18

Deceased Boxer's Family Unhappy with Museveni over Delayed Justice IGP Okoth Ochola 2 1

Although police have powers to investigate and arrest suspects, in this case they cannot since the President is involved, and as the senior-most official involved with the case, police requires his permission first before they can arrest the suspected killers.
18:50
18:50

UNBS Recruits Private Labs to Test for Standards product standards 2

According to Principal Certification Officer, Mariam Nalwoga, the move is in line with the UNBS Laboratory Recognition Scheme established to ensure that laboratories outside UNBS scope or privately owned are recognized at the national level to conduct product testing.
18:45
18:45

KCCA Postpones Implementation of Road User Fees 1 2

The Director of Revenue Collection at KCCA Samuel Sserunkuma says the fees whose implementation was meant to start in January shall only be implemented after the Ministry of Transport and Works has issued permanent route charges to taxis and buses.
18:40
18:40

Thieves Empty Kraals as Owners Engage in Final Campaigns 2

The community herdsmen learnt about the attack moments after they returned home from their respective polling stations on Wednesday, only to discover that the kraals were already empty. They had left their homes to participate in the election of sub-county leaders for the area.
18:20
18:20

Kawempe Man Kidnaps Himself, Gets 3 Million Ransom from Wife Patrick Onyang 1 1

A man in Kawempe has faked his own kidnap and successfully got three million shillings from his wife. Police is now hunting for the man but the wife is no longer cooperative as she doesn't want the suspect who duped her to be arrested.
18:15
18:15

Women Councilors Election Cancelled in Kitgum After New Name Found on Ballot 3 1

The Electoral Commission nominated three candidates for the LCIII Women Councilors position in West Land A ward. They are Paula Aleng, the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC candidate, Beatrice Ayako of National Resistance Movement party-NRM, and Margaret Aneno, an independent candidate. However, this morning when voters turned up to witness the ballot box opening to kick off the election process in Te-fene and Tecwa polling stations, they were shocked that four names instead of three were on the ballot. The new name was that of Josephine Akello Komakegum, a candidate who lost the recent LCIV female councillors election in West Land A ward.
18:09
18:09

Tragic Childhood Shaped Agnes Auma's Achy Journey to Parliament NRM Party 2 5

At two years, Auma lost her father; Major General David Oyite Ojok, a man who commanded one of the forces that overthrew President Idi Amin Dada in 1979 and later became Chief of Staff of the Uganda National Liberation Army (UNLA).
17:45
17:45

Ministry of Finance Tables UGX 292 Bn Supplementary Request COVID-19 Vaccine 1 1

The Ministry of Finance Planning and Economic Development wants an additional 292 Billion shillings to mitigate the effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic and support the economy.
17:38
17:38

Gov’t to Secure UGX1.4 Trillion from World Bank for Electricity Connections 2 1

In a statement, Minister Kitutu says that the suspension of the free Electricity Connectivity Policy was informed by the high number of applications for new connections which required a high budget. According to Kitutu, the backlog of electricity connections due to funds constraints by end of July 2020 stood at 200,000 countrywide.
17:15
17:15

UNEB Seeks UGX10.5 Bn for SOPs During Exams, MPs Suspect Corruption Candidates 1

The Uganda National Examination Board (UNEB) is seeking for an additional 10.465 Billion Uganda Shillings to conduct examinations in fulfillment of the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) set up to contain the spread of COVID-19. But MPs have punched holes in UNEB's quoted prices which appear grossly inflated
17:13
17:13

LCIII Elections Cancelled in Bundibugyo, Kanungu Sub Counties 1

In Bundibugyo town council the picture of independent candidate Thedison Balyegonza was missing. In Tokwe pictures of councillors representing Kanyamwirima had all their pictures missing on the ballot papers.
17:06
17:06

LCIII Candidates Worried of Low Voter Turnup Low voter turn up 1 2

Patrick Okiror, a Candidate for Orungo Town Council LCIII seat said that voters asked him for transport to reach the polling stations. Okiror is worried about the outcome of the polls since few people will now determine the next leader.
16:55
16:55

Wife Petitions Court Over Missing Husband Pace Advocates 2 1

Through her lawyers of Pace Advocates, Nassolo says that her husband who owns a printery business was kidnapped on January 21, 2021, by unknown men dressed in military uniform at his workplace at Modern Sarah Building located at Nasser Road.
15:25
15:25

Sub County Elections Halted in Kasangombe, Nabingoola 1

Four candidates were nominated to contest for the seat. They include incumbent James Makande (NRM), Sam Mutibwa (DP), William Semeere (NUP) and Fredrick Kakooza. But the names of DP Candidate Sam Mutibwa were wrongly written as James Mutibwa on the ballot paper, a mistake that was only identified as voters converged to participate in the exercise today.
15:18
15:18

Biometric Voter Verification Kits Slow Down Polling in Jinja, Entebbe station 1 2

At some of the polling stations visited by URN reporter visited, presiding officers who spoke on condition of anonymity say that they had been directed to use BVVK machines without fail and directed to in turn suspend the polling exercise in case of any technical breakdowns.
15:04
15:04

MPs Ponder Between Principled Oulanyah and Lenient Kadaga 2021 elections 3 1 Top story

According to Bunyole West Member of Parliament James Waluswaka Oulanyah is very strict on time and challenges the MPs so much, while Kadaga is accommodative, even for those who are less informed, comical, spontaneous and somewhat ill-prepared for debates.
15:01
15:01

Kyagulanyi's Lawyers Finally Serve Election Petition to Museveni NRM 4 2

Kyagulanyi’s lawyers later served the Museveni’s lawyer and Lumumba who had waited for them close to an hour before they could arrive at court. The Registrar has also informed the parties that she will be giving them dates for when to conduct the pre-hearing by next week once all parties have put in their responses.
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