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18:58
18:58

Two Arrested for Alleged Theft of 30 Vehicles 1 2

Turamye, in collaboration with Criminal Investigation Directorate –CID launched a hunt after receiving over 20 complaints about car thefts whose modus operandi was almost similar. CID Spokesperson, Charles Twine, said almost in the complainants Hussein Kiseka and one Habibu were being mentioned.
18:38
18:38

EC Gifted Hundreds of Bobi Wine’s Votes to Katumba in Final Tally NUP 1 6

When our reporter revisited the polling station, the revelation threw whoever heard about it into laughter wondering where Katumba got such votes. “Are you talking about Katumba oyee? They asked, before erupting into laughter. That is not possible, another resident exclaimed. Several bodaboda riders near the polling station were amazed that this had happened in their area.
18:33
18:33

Bugwere Cultural Institution Mourns Ikumbania John Chrysostom Wayabire 1 3

Wayabire died on Sunday at Entebbe Grade B Hospital in Entebbe. According to Elisa Mulwani, the Budaka District Health Officer, the deceased succumbed to Covid-19.
18:27
18:27

Fort Portal Regional Hospital Struggling to Operate without X-ray Machine, CT scan Alex Adaku 2

John Mali, the In-charge of the Department, has confirmed that the X-ray machine broke down about two months ago and they now send the patients to private hospitals for the services.
18:04
18:04

FDC Demands Apology From Internal Affairs Minister over Abductions 3 1

Addressing the party weekly press conference at the FDC party headquarters in Najjanankumbi today, the Deputy Party spokesperson John Kikonyogo noted that it’s disheartening to see the continued abductions in the country with some being carried out in broad daylight.
17:35
17:35

Four Arrested With 2,000 Mosquito Nets 1

Luke Owoyesigyire, the Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, said that when the police checked the Premio vehicle UAG 107D, they found it loaded with government labelled mosquito nets.
17:11
17:11

Court Martial Grants Bail to 13 NUP Supporters 4

The group were released on Monday on a non-cash bail of 20 Million Shillings and their six sureties who were top NUP officials have been asked to execute a non-cash bail of 50 million Shillings.
16:54
16:54

Violence, Low Voter Turnout Mar Residual Elections in Mbale City 1 2

The elections were also characterized by violence in Northern City Division East. It took the intervention of Police and the Electoral Commission Officials to restore calm before voting could proceed.
16:37
16:37

Entebbe Residual Election: Polling Assistant Arrested over Alleged Ballot Stuffing Vote Rigging 2 3

Doreen Kembabazi,a polling assistant at A-M polling station at Bugonga Boys Primary School playground. was arrested after one of the polling agents noticed that she had issued more than one ballot paper to a voter.
15:53
15:53

Suspected Iron Bar Hitmen Kill Two in Kampala 1 2

Godfrey Mwanje, a close friend to Mubiru says that Mubiru was killed while trying to save Kato from the attackers.
15:46
15:46

Karamoja-Based Artists Using Music to Battle Cattle Rustling 1

Patrick Apuun, locally known as Original Lopeta, told URN in an interview that their compositions are targeting youths who are still hiding in the bush from where they are terrorising the public. They hope that the songs will convince them to come out of the bush and get engaged in non-criminal activities.
15:28
15:28

Parliament Unveils Institute of Parliamentary Studies Inaugural Board 1 3 Top story

The institute will operate as an agency of the government under the supervision and control of the Parliamentary Commission. It is expected to, among others, conduct training of Members of Parliament and Staff, in Uganda and elsewhere in the world, as well as training for local government officials.
15:12
15:12

Candidates Transporting Voters to Polling Stations in Entebbe Residual Elections

The candidates were seen using taxis and minibuses to ferry voters to go and vote especially those whose polling stations are far from their homes.
14:36
14:36

Voting Materials Destroyed in Sembabule Residual Elections 2 1

The group of angry NUP supporters raided the polling station, accusing the elections presiding officers of conniving with their counterparts of the National Resistance Movement-NRM to rig the elections through ballot stuffing.
14:23
14:23

Elections Cancelled in Pakanyi Sub County over Mismatch of Symbols candidates 1

On Monday, Karuhanga agents were surprised to find the symbol of a clock on the ballot papers attached to her photo instead of a ball, which is contrary to what she had chosen.
13:38
13:38

Lower Health Facilities to Offer COVID-19 Testing, Management MINISTRY OF HEALTH 1 3

Dr Atek Kagirita, an Epidemiologist and a Technical Consultant at the COVID-19 surveillance task force says that the need for a home-based care model for COVID-19 patients has necessitated rolling out testing services and to improve accessibility and public uptake.
13:16
13:16

Agriculture Insurance Still a Mystery Among Farmers in Acholi 3

The policy encourages commercial banks to lend to both small and large scale farmers, whose activities focus on National Priority crops and livestock. Through the scheme, the loans disbursed by the financial institutions are protected from the effects of agriculture risks and natural disasters over which the farmers have limited or no control.
12:32
12:32

Dokolo District NRM Chairperson, Secretary on the Run Over Mismanagement of Funds NRM Party 6

The over 80 Million Shillings was meant to facilitate party flag bearers for the local council and youth elections.
12:18
12:18

Buganda Sub County Representative Sued for Defamation Buganda Land Board 2

In the execution of her responsibilities some of which include superintending over Kingdom’s properties in Bukakata, Buddu county, Namuddu clashed with the sub-county leadership whom she accused of authorizing new occupants on Kabaka’s land without consent from the Kingdom authorities.
11:55
11:55

65% of COVID-19 Deaths in Uganda Occurred During Campaign Season Ministry of Health 2

The highest number of deaths was recorded in November 2020 with 94 deaths reported followed by December with 47 deaths. Since the beginning of 2021,74 deaths were reported in the month of January. This accounts for more than 65 percent of the total number of deaths that have been reported in the country.
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