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22:57
22:57

Mathias Walukagga Wins Kyengera Town Council LCIII Chairperson Seat wakiso district 1 1

Walukagga who contested on a NUP ticket polled 17133 votes followed by Geoffrey Ssebagala of the NRM party with 5,882 votes, Adrian Sseryazi an independent scored 1,371 votes in the third place while Democratic party –DP David Muweera got 1245 votes in the fourth position while FDC’s Sulaiman Ddumba Seriso polled 199 votes.
19:28
19:28

Seven Arrested in Kampala for Dealing in Counterfeit Currency 1

Patrick Onyango, the Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson said the suspects were arrested with fake 320,000 US dollars.
19:26
19:26

NUP Takes Over Leadership for Eight Sub Counties in Luwero 1 1

According to results declared by Nathan Nabaasa, the Luwero District Returning Officer, NRM retained only seven of the seats, while independent candidates took over three seats. Among the NUP winners is an upcoming artist John Buwembo, who won the LCIII Chairperson's seat for Luwero Town Council after defeating incumbent Paul Mukungu Ssenyonga. Buwembo scored 4,609 votes whereas got 3,571 votes.
19:01
19:01

EC Tally Gave Museveni Zero at Stations Where He Polled 252 Votes 3 1 Top story

But according to interviews conducted with more than a dozen people from the two villages, Museveni did not score zero in the area: he scored 100 votes at St. Kizito Primary School (N-Z) and 152 votes at Nyambulie, giving him a total of 252 votes.
18:43
18:43

Parliament Demands Answers on Stranded Workers in Saudi Arabia 3 1

Kadaga said that the matter was a human rights issue and noted that the Minister for Gender labour and Social development needed to update the house on the situation of the stranded migrant workers on Tuesday next week.
18:33
18:33

Farmers Advised Not to Start Planting 1 2

Vincent Bamulangaki Ssempijja, the Minister for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries says the rains are not reliable for planting crops and are a spillover from the previous season.
17:23
17:23

EU Delegation Meets Kyagulanyi Magere. 1 2

Speaking to journalists shortly after the closed-door meeting, Joel Ssenyonyi the National Unity Platform Spokesperson said that they told the EU team about the continued human rights abuses committed by security personnel on NUP supporters.
16:52
16:52

NRM Wins Sub County LCIII Chairperson Seats in Lamwo, Kitgum 1

Out of the 19 sub-counties and town councils in Lamwo, NRM secured 15 sub-counties chairperson seats, with three independent victors while the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party secured only one slot.
16:30
16:30

UPC Sweeps LCIII Seats in Seven Sub Counties in Kwania 4

The Uganda People’s Congress-UPC party has won seven out of the eleven LCIII Sub County Chairperson seats in Kwania district.
15:47
15:47

ANT Wins Sub County LCIII Seat in Serere Teso sub region

Serere district elections for sub county chairperson were dominated by NRM which secured eight seats followed by FDC, four seats and two independents.
15:09
15:09

Polling Official Assaulted in Kagadi supporters 1

Ovard was rushed to the clinic on Thursday in critical condition after supporters of Apollo Muhumuza pounced on him beating him to coma.
13:49
13:49

National Building Review Board Investigating Rwenzururu Palace Fire Rwenzururu Kingdom 3 2

On Wednesday a team led by Irene Kobusinge an investigator with the national building review board-NBRB in the Ministry of Works were in the district to establish the possible causes of the fire outbreak.
13:17
13:17

Kyenjojo Woman MP Elect Roots for Free Education, Equipping Hospitals 5 1

Faith Kunihira notes that Universal Primary Education – UPE and Universal Secondary Education – USE is not achieving the intended objectives as most of the schools have since put a fee payable by all learners with an excuse that they are underfunded.
13:09
13:09

NRM Party Sweeps LCIII Elections in Busia 3

NRM won the leadership in 12 out of the 20 positions that they contested for. Independent candidates won six slots while the Forum for Democratic Change won two seats; Western division and Namungodi Town Council
12:49
12:49

Three Supporters Knocked by Rival Group in Bukedea 2020 NRM primaries 1

The three who include James Okia, Agnes Adikinyi and Agnes Kokoi were travelling to St. Dennis Polling Station in Bukedea Town Council when they were knocked by Sam Muron.
12:08
12:08

Special Needs Schools Struggle to Operate Amidst COVID-19 Restrictions 4 1

Approximately 2.5 million children in Uganda live with some form of disability, according to an assessment by UNICEF. These include learners with muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, down syndrome, autism, dyslexia, processing disorders, bipolar, oppositional defiant disorder, the visually impaired, and those with hearing impairments.
11:46
11:46

Completion of Old Taxi Park Renovation Works Behind Schedule 3 1

Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA is yet to complete renovations of the old Taxi Park nine months after works commenced.
11:12
11:12

DP, NUP, NRM Share Sub County LCIII Seats in Masaka

The National Unity Platform, Democratic Party and National Resistance Movement have shared seats in the four sub-counties of Masaka district in the LCIII elections.
07:51
07:51

Mukamanayamba Factory in Gulu Closed over Poor Waste Disposal Gulu City 2

The decision follows an outcry from the community who accused the factory owners of disposing of liquid wastes in the open hence, causing foul smell and health risks.
07:38
07:38

Key Workers in 145 Countries to Receive COVID Vaccines Under COVAX Initiative 1 Top story

Some 1.2 million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine which requires ultra-cold chain storage, are to be delivered to 18 countries in the first quarter of the year, out of an agreed total of 40 million. An additional 336 million doses of the AstraZeneca/Oxford jab is to be lined up for dispatch to nearly all countries that have signed up to the COVAX scheme, once it has been approved for use by the UN health agency.
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