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19:58
19:58

We Don’t Need Court Victory to Endorse Our President -NRM Election Petition 2 1

Emmanuel Dombo who was responding to Robert Kyagulanyi's decision to withdraw his Supreme Court petition says all that matters to the NRM is the Electoral Commission’s declaration. He says the party is not concerned about securing legitimacy in the court.
19:55
19:55

MPs Demand Sanctions Against Judges for Delayed Judgements Judiciary 4 1

This was during a Monday meeting with officials from the Judiciary led by the Permanent Secretary Pius Bigirimana. The team had appeared before the committee to respond to the Auditor General’s report for the financial year 2018/2019.
19:50
19:50

MPs React to Kyagulanyi's Withdrawal of Petition BOBI WINE 4 1

A section of Members of Parliament have expressed mixed reactions over former Presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi's move to withdraw his petition after claiming that he would not get justice.
18:39
18:39

Judiciary’s Digital Case Tracking System Rollout Delayed by Two Months 2 1

The Judiciary Permanent Secretary Pius Bigirimana today told Parliament that the nine billion Shillings system also known as the Electronic Court Case Management Information System (ECMIS), is expected to help quicken filing of cases, track them throughout the trial and provide progress updates to relevant players.
18:24
18:24

Eng. Kakiiza Acquitted of Corruption Charges in Infamous Bicycle Scam 2 1

The charges stemmed from his failure to perform his duties when a bogus company; Ammam Industrial Tools and Equipment Limited (AITEL) was contracted to purchase 70, 000 bicycles from India. The bicycles were meant to be used by LC1 and parish chairpersons for government activities ahead of the 2011 general elections.
17:07
17:07

Lawyers Weigh in on Kyagulanyi’s Petition Withdrawal Supreme Court 1

Lawyers have said that some grounds raised by former Presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi including failure to amend his petition as strong enough to withdraw the case.
17:06
17:06

ESO, CMI Join Probe of Local Singer Arrested with 48 Passports 1

Deputy Kampala metropolitan police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, said Nambala has failed to present the owners she claims she was taking for a trip in Turkey. Unless she produces the owners, security agencies have vowed to keep her in custody as a file of human trafficking is being prepared.
16:40
16:40

UWA Starts Licensing Ugandans to Milk Snakes for Cash Snakes Uganda 3

Some of the requirements for one to open a snake farm include getting approval from their neighbors, having not less than two acres of land and ability to pay an annual fee that is yet to be set. Besides conservation of species that face extinction, the most compelling justification for snake farming is milking them for venom.
16:06
16:06

60 Suspected Criminals Arrested with Military Materials in Kampala, Wakiso 1 1

Two of the suspects were found with military tee-shirts belonging to Uganda Peoples Defence Forces-UPDF and one bullet, phones, laptops and handbags as well as rudimentary weapons like Pangas, Axes, nails, and hammers which they have been using to assault the members of the public in several attacks and robberies.
12:59
12:59

Victims of Kamwokya Night Curfew Operations Nursing Deadly Injuries Mulago Hospital 3 3 Top story

Sam Onyapidi, a waiter at Munyonyo Resort hotel and resident of Kifumbira Zone in Kamwokya claims that police officers stabbed him in the stomach along Mawanda Road on Sunday night while returning from duty. Onyapidi is in the Intensive Care Unit-ICU at Mulago National Referral Hospital.
12:55
12:55

Journalist Epenu Struggles to Recover Eight Years After Accident 2 1

Natasha explains that besides feeding Epenu, who has not worked for close to eight years, she needs Shillings 600,000 for physiotherapy and occupational therapy, which is done three times a week at the International hospital Kampala and Butabika hospital respectively.
12:17
12:17

Lubaga Chapati Seller Stabs Customer to Death Over UGX 500 Makindye Division 1 1

An eye witness only identified as Alex told detectives at Old Kampala police station that the argument started after the deceased asked the suspect for his balance in vain saying that he had stolen the money resulting into a fight.
11:43
11:43

Human Rights Body Wants Journalists Compensated for Torture

The UHRC condemned the actions of the officers who were seen beating up journalists and other people when NUP leader Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu went to deliver his petition to the UN agency, over alleged violations of human rights. The commission expresses exceptional concern over the recent media reports showing a blatant violation of the rights of journalists and other people by some errant security officers", says a statement.
07:53
07:53

UNEB in Financial Crisis as UCE Nears 1

“Everything is not well here. We have not received funds to operationalize the Standard Operating Procedures-SOPs. Management requested for a supplementary, which was recently approved but the money has not been processed,” the source said.
07:36
07:36

UNRA Wants Operation Fika Salama for Expressways 3 3

The Uganda National Roads Authority, UNRA, says this is a result of both lack of knowledge on the use of high-speed roads (highways) or expressways or selfishness by motorists who disregard the rights and safety of others.
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