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18:57
18:57

URSB Partners with Muslim Center for Justice to Popularize Marriage Registration 3 2 Top story

Although there is no conclusive research, Mercy Kainobwisho, the Registrar General of URSB, says that the low registration of marriages among Muslims are informed by lack of sufficient knowledge on the matter and myths that mislead people to think that some marriages are not supposed to be registered by the government.
18:46
18:46

Suspension of Bus Operations in Kenya Hits Busia Touts Hard 2

Josephate Mudakwa, a tout operating at Busia county Bus Park in Kenya, says that he has been earning a minimum of Kshs 500 (About UGX 17,000) daily but ever since Uhuru suspended bus operation he often sleeps on an empty stomach. He says should the situation continue like, some of them may resort to crime for survival.
18:34
18:34

Poor Sanitation in Lira Bus Park Endangers Passengers, Occupants 5

Nancy Ayugi, a food vendor at the park says the garbage problem has greatly affected them since customers have chosen to eat from outside the park because of the smell of the area.
18:03
18:03

Suspension of Public Way of the Cross Hampers Conversion of Non-Christians- Luweero Lay Leader 2 1 Top story

Speaking to Uganda Radio Network, Yvonne Ssenvuma, the Leader of the laity of Kasana Cathedral Small Christian community, under Kasana Cathedral Parish, says that for two consecutive years now as leaders in Kasana-Luweero Diocese, they have missed out on attracting people from other religious denominations.
18:00
18:00

Excitement as Masindi Port Ferry Resumes Operation Months after Suspension 2 2

Anthony Okucu, the UNRA Lira Station Engineer says the ferry has resumed normal operation and is capable of conducting 22 trips a day. He asked the travelers to resume their normal travel schedules.
17:12
17:12

Dwindled Local Revenue Constrains Council Sittings in Bududa Local Government

This is because since the introduction of five town councils of Bududa, Bushigayi Nangako, Kikholo, and Kuushu which are semi-autonomous, revenue from their markets is now retained to run their town activities.
16:42
16:42

Police Unwittingly Recruits Some Criminals, RPC Complains recruitment 2 1

The Ag RPC of Aswa noted that at the time of the recruitment, local leaders tend to recommend some criminals from the community whose characters are difficult to tame in the training.
16:32
16:32

UPDF Fisheries Protection Unit Destroys Illegal Fishing Gears on Lake George 1 3 Top story

Hajara Namugabu, the chairperson of the Mahyoro landing site says that they have been partnering with FPU to impound illegal fishing gears.
15:33
15:33

Experts Weigh in on Uganda Cranes Failure to Qualify for Afcon finals FUFA 8 1

Uganda Cranes started the campaign with a promising performance after collecting seven points in the first three games. These included a draw to Malawi, two wins against South Sudan and Malawi respectively, which helped them to top the group.
15:30
15:30

Bududa RDC Overwhelmed by Land Cases, Suggests Family Planning 1

According to him, a total of 20 cases have been referred to his office for mediation in two months since he came to Bududa as RDC with most of the cases unsolved.
14:44
14:44

NRM Says it Paid Medical Bills of Injured Supporters in Election Violence 2 1

Emmanuel Dombo, the party Director of Communication told Uganda Radio Network that supporters received support in form of transporting them to better medical facilities from upcountry and payment of bills.
14:35
14:35

Police Investigate Mysterious Death of S4 Student 1 Top story

The school headteacher, Robert Mbasa, says that they waited for the student to return and seat the Kiswahili paper in vain. “We sent Brenda home last week to prepare herself and come back for her last paper today. We waited up to 11: 00 am and decided to contact her family members but they were also surprised that she left for school on Monday evening,” the head teacher said.
14:31
14:31

Defiled 13-Year-Old Girl Runs to Police 1

The victim was allegedly defiled by Mutebi Serugo Geofrey, aged 26, from Buyindi Village in Mugoye Sub County of Kalangala District on Monday this week. She ran to Bumangi Police post to report Serugo over defilement.
14:01
14:01

Four Critically Injured after Speeding Taxi Overturns in Luweero 1 2

The Commuter Taxi, a Toyota Hiace model infamously known as ‘Drone’, which was loaded with passengers coming from Nakasongola to Kampala, lost control and swerved off the road in a bend before overturning twice.
11:45
11:45

"Unknown" People Settle on Muhokya IDP Camp Land 3 1 Top story

Joseph Singoma, the Senior Planner Kasese District says they received reports that some of the displaced persons were inviting relatives to come and illegally establish structures in the camp.
11:05
11:05

MV Kalangala Resumes Operations Ahead of Easter Feast 5 2 Top story

Sadala Musoke, the Executive Director Nation Oil Distributors Limited that operates MV Kalangala, says the vessel is set to resume operations this afternoon with a testing route voyage from Nakiwogo at 2pm to Lutoboka in Kalangala.
09:21
09:21

Luweero Couple Held for Suspected Kidnap of 3-Year-Old Girl 2

Abraham Tukundane, the Luweero District Police Commander, says they have commenced investigations to establish how the minor ended up in the suspect’s home.
09:06
09:06

Former Kaberamaido RDC Begs for Financial Assistance Kumi District 1 1

Oonya, who quit his job last year to contest in the National Resistance Movement primary elections for the Kumi County parliamentary seat, was involved in a motorcycle accident on January 31st, 2021 while collecting information on the presidential elections in Anyara Sub County.
07:53
07:53

Muslims Oppose Succession Bill Passed by Parliament 3 1

Kasim Mwasa, the head of Research at Muslim Center for Justice and Law-MCJL, a Ugandan faith-based NGO dedicated to promoting and advancing Justice, Tolerance and Human Rights says that the Act doesn't take into consideration the interests and teachings of Muslims. Mwasa says Succession and specifically, inheritance are acts of worship in the Muslim faith, whose implementation is already stipulated in the Qur'an, the Muslim Supreme law.
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