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22:02

Gen Otafire Defends Ownership of Munyonyo Land Parliament 5 1

On Tuesday, Otafire claimed that he is in possession of the land title and tasked Khan to prove otherwise that he actually has receipts of ground rent for the property since he claims to be a Kibanja owner.
22:00
22:00

Committee Queries Academic Papers of Three Ministerial Appointees new ministers 1 2

Isaiah Sasaga, the Budadiri East MP, a member of the committee, says that some of the appointees had missing documents. He says that others had varying names on their Ordinary and Advanced level certificates.
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Soldier, Accomplice Arrested Over Armed Robbery in Nwoya illegal road block 2

The suspects are No. RA252471 Private Ben Okite Ben from the fifth Mountain Battalion Kabwera in Kasese District and his collaborator Sam Olum, a resident of Ngai Sub-County in Oyam District.
21:00
21:00

Bright Stars hold Police FC to Maintain 5th Position 2

Joseph Janjali’s second-half goal was enough to deny the Cops a vital home win after leading almost the entire game after a long-term break of the season.
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20:48

Makindye Stone Quarry Kills Four 1 1

Owoyesigyire says that a team of police officers led by the Officer in charge Kabalagala station responded to the scene and worked with the local community to retrieve the four bodies from the rubble.
20:35
20:35

Police Resolves to Charge Mityana Commander with Aggravated Robbery 1 1

Police say the robbers hid at Nyanzi River in Kijojo village, Manyi Sub County and came out of their hideout when Serunkuma hooted. Enanga says that based on the latest report by detectives after the theft of the Shillings 35million, Serunkuma and his accomplices contacted Yoweri Kironde to provide them security.
20:12
20:12

Bank of Uganda Warns Finance Minister Over High Debt Levels 5 1 Top story

The acting Secretary to the Treasury, Patrick Ochailap says that the current budget and the other spending forecasts were made just before the second lockdown was announced earlier this month, adding they could not have predicted the future. Deputy Governor Atingi-Ego warns that the country is sitting on the edge, and that if any large-scale emergency happened, it would not be able to respond due to lack of funds.
20:01
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Banana Rust Thrips Disease Spreads to Rukungiri 2 6 Top story

Tumuramye says that he has already identified about 15 infected plants in his garden that have already turned black. He says that unless Agriculture officials rush to their rescue, banana farming will drop completely and affect the survival of several families.
18:53
18:53

Police Undecided on Charges Against Golfers Arrested for Violating Covid-19 Orders 1 1

Although Commissioner of Police, Fred Enanga and Deputy Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, confirmed the operation conducted at Golf Course Hotel, they have flatly refused to reveal names of people who were arrested violating Covid-19 orders.
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18:46

Leak Of Covidex Before Approval Was Unfortunate- MUST

The Vice-Chancellor Prof Celestine Obua says they were taken by surprise when the drug was seen being marketed on social media much earlier than anticipated.
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17:42

Pictorial: Appointments Committee Vets New Ministers cabinet ministers Top story

The others approved on Tuesday are Ruth Nankabirwa, the Minister of Energy and Mineral Development, Vincent Ssempijja Bamulangaki, the Minister of Defense and Veteran Affairs, Betty Amongi Ongom, the Minister of Gender, Labour and Social Development and others.
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17:39

Six Markets in Arua Closed Over Flouting SOPs RDC Festus Ayikobua 4 3

Some of the markets have continued to attract traders from the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC, Arua City and Zombo district posing a great risk of spreading Covid-19.
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COVID-19: VHTs to Monitor Home-based Care Patients, Oversee Burials in Masaka Ministry Of Health 1 2 Top story

Dr. Nathan Onyachi, the Medical Director of Masaka Regional Referral Hospital and coordinator of health services under the Greater Masaka Regional Covid-19 task force, says that they have agreed to proactively engage village health teams to reinforce the limited number of health workers in providing the much-needed response and case-management services in the area.
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Karamoja Leaders Want Second Disarmament Peaceful, Inclusive local leaders 1 2

During the first disarmament process that ushered a window of peace for at least 10 years, there were some reports that the soldiers used inhumane methods including torture in order to make residents disclose where they kept the illegal guns, and some have reportedly suffered permanent disabilities and deformities while others reportedly died.
17:13
17:13

Parliament Approves More Cabinet Ministers 5 1

Those who were confirmed on Tuesday by the committee chaired by Deputy Speaker Anita Among are Chris Baryomunsi, the Minister of Information, Communications, Technology and National Guidance, Frank Tumwebaze, the Minister for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, Maria Goretti Kitutu, the Minister for Karamoja Affairs.
16:35
16:35

Tororo Town Deserted as Covid-19 Bites 1 1

Gerald Osolo, a truck driver in Tororo town says that though the president permitted construction activities to go on with business, no one is approaching them to go and ferry construction materials.
16:31
16:31

Kampala Learners, Parents Unaware of Radio Lessons 6

Radio lessons for primary schools resumed on Monday June 14, 2021 following the closure of schools due to COVID-19, with several students and parents in Kampala not knowing about the program.
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16:13

Luwero Town Council, District Kadhi Clash over Market islamic teaching 3 1

On Monday, more than 100 vendors started erecting market stalls on land belonging to Uganda Muslim Supreme Council in Katale zone in Luwero town council. It is said that the District Kadhi Sheikh Ramadhan Mulindwa offered a part of the 20-acre piece of land to host the vendors to sell mainly agricultural produce.
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Museveni Promotes Senior Army Officers Flavia Byekwaso 1

According to a statement released on Tuesday by the Defence Spokesperson, Brig Flavia Byekwaso, the five officers have been promoted to the ranks of Brigadier General and Major General respectively.
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Encroachers Using Herbicides to Destroy Wetlands in Rwampara 1 3

Joconoius Musingwire, the National Environment Management Authority-NEMA regional manager in southwestern Uganda says they have identified the use of herbicides as a new and easiest method used by encroachers. Some of the herbicides used to clear wetlands include weed master 24D and DUDU.
Jun 2021 40 results