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21:03
21:03

Masaka Court Dismisses Case Against NUP Supporters 3 1

At least 36 people including leaders and supporters of NUP in Masaka district were arrested on November 18, 2020, shortly after the arrest of their party president and former Presidential candidate, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine while on his campaign trail in Luuka district.
20:18
20:18

Inzu Ya Masaaba to Conduct Fresh Elections for Umukuuka 2 4

The meeting also involved some Resident District Commissioners and legislators from Bugisu. Addressing journalists, shortly after the meeting, Tumwebaze, said that both claimants were irregularly elected because the cultural council that forms the Electoral College was split and the speaker impeached.
19:11
19:11

Mbale City Council Closes Business Premises Over Taxes 1 1

James Kutosi, the Public Relations Officer Mbale City Council told our reporter that they decided to close the affected businesses for failure to comply with the council tax policies. He says that the businesses will only be allowed to reopen after clearing the taxes they owe the council.
18:53
18:53

Pallisa Fishmonger Killed, Body Dumped in Cassava Plantation

According to Alfred Noah, the Komollo Cell LC I Chairperson Kikome went missing for several days. He says that some residents told him about Kikome’s death prompting to inform the police.
17:19
17:19

LDU Shoots Dead Metropolitan International University Student namungoona 3 3 Top story

The deceased identified as Matovu Ali a first year in first semester who has been pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Education was gunned down this morning at around 7:00am at the University premises next to the faculty of education and humanities offices. Ahmed Kiwanuka, the guild president Metropolitan International University, says that Matovu met his death around 7:00am at the University premises next to the faculty of education and humanities.
17:03
17:03

Reconciliation of Rival NRM Factions in Kyotera Hits Snag After Kasamba’s Death 5 1

Before his death, Kasamba was mediating the different rival NRM factions led by Haruna Kyeyune Kasolo, the MP for Kyotera County and Kyotera NRM Chairman, Patrick Kintu Kisekulo, the Kyotera LCV Chairperson, and Magdalene Nasolo, the Mutukula NRM chairperson.
16:52
16:52

Kwania Probation Office, Residents Decry Surge in Child Abuse 3 1

According to Opio, they have registered more than 100 cases of child abuse since this year began. Seventy of these are defile cases from Abongomola, Aduku, and Inomo sub-counties. He says that they are working closely with parents, local leaders, Police and different Civil Society Organisations to address the challenge.
15:28
15:28

Pager Division Councilors Refuse to Pass Budget over Allowances 4

Margaret Acayo, the division secretary for finance says they last received their honorarium in the 2019/2020 financial year and information indicates that their entitlement for this financial year was remitted to the municipality although it has never reached the intended beneficiaries.
15:07
15:07

Don't Delete our Heritage, Gov't Tells Watoto Church Norman Gordinho 1

In October 2019, Watoto Church Limited through Symbion Uganda Limited, a multinational architectural firm submitted an architectural design to the Directorate of Physical Planning at Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA for redevelopment of Watoto Church.
14:58
14:58

Night Movement of Livestock Banned in Agago 1 1

According to the new regulations, livestock movement within the district is only allowed between 6:00 a.m in the morning and 6:00 p.m in the evening.
14:20
14:20

Teacher Arrested On Suspicion of Sexually Abusing 6 Girls 2 1 Top story

Luke Owoyesigire, the Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, identifies the suspect as Moses Mpanga Aldo, a resident of Nansana municipality in Wakiso district.
13:13
13:13

Lira District Registers Drop in Number of Groups Seeking UWEP Funds 4

Ronnie Olao, the District’s UWEP coordinator attributed the reduction in the number of groups to failure by the first groups to pay back despite being a revolving fund.
11:46
11:46

Latest Deadly Ebola Virus Outbreak in DR Congo Declared Over

It re-emerged in February, nine months after another outbreak in the same province was declared over. Eleven confirmed cases and one probable case resulting in six deaths and six recoveries were recorded in four health zones in North Kivu, from February 7, when the Ministry of Health announced the resurgence of Ebola in Butembo, close to the border with Uganda.
10:22
10:22

Former Fort Portal Councillors Run to Court Over Sitting Allowances 2 1

Without citing a specific law mandating him to make changes, the minister went ahead to appoint the mayors of the municipalities as interim city mayors. Magyezi also promised to issue guidelines that were to be followed to form interim city councils and executives but the promise was never fulfilled.
09:21
09:21

Stop Battering Of Journalists, Catholic Priest Begs Government 3 1

“Let me remind you of this, it is not a human right to be a doctor, a lawyer or a journalist but it is a human right to be to be informed, so our profession is very special and it is part and parcel of human rights,” -Rev. Fr. Didas Kasapuli.
09:03
09:03

Three Mentally Disabled Women Test HIV+ve Daily in Gulu Gulu District 1 3

Irene Laker, a board member of Gulu Union for Persons with Disabilities revealed in an interview that the office receives at least 3 cases of the women testing positive with the infection on a daily basis.
07:50
07:50

Kasese Cultivators Cry over Compensation for Crops Lost During Resettlement of Basongora 5 1

The group mainly composed of cultivators say that during the resettlement exercise their crops were eaten by animals.
07:11
07:11

Alcohol, Drug Abuse Fueling Mental Health Illness in Uganda 4 1

J.J Paul Nyeko, the Coordinator Mental Health Uganda in Gulu which has partnered with Gulu Regional Referral Hospital, said that cases of mental health illness in the Northern Region are alarming.
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