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21:42
21:42

Namutumba Residents Nursing Teargas Related Injuries district 6 1

Farouk Bwiiso, one of the victims, says that a teargas canister landed at the entrance of his door on Saturday night, injured his right leg and damaged all his household items.
21:25
21:25

Nyakato Finishes 4th in 1500M Race at World Deaf Championship 1

The athlete went for a double at the event, 800m and 1500M. She will now shift focus to the 800m race, which is her area of expertise if she is to win any medal in the ongoing World Deaf championship.
21:08
21:08

Democratic Party Sets Agenda for Teso Soroti City 3 1

Key among the issues cited by Mao include improving the quality of education, health especially an overhaul of Soroti Regional Referral Hospital and streamlining security.
20:40
20:40

Uganda Medical Association Gives Gov't Three Months Ultimatum On Proposed Pledges 4 1 Top story

UMA General Secretary, Dr. Mukuza Muhereza issued the ultimatum while addressing journalists in Fort portal Tourism city on Tuesday. He explained that medics in various health units across the country have continued to risk their lives COVID-19 patients without protective gears, which has continued exposing them to infection.
20:14
20:14

Mukwano Arcade Traders Protest Payment of July Rent Arrears 7 2

Another trader, who declined to identify himself, says that even after the last lockdown Mukwano arcade didn’t exempt its tenants for even a single month yet other landlords exempted their tenants since they hadn’t worked for several months.
19:06
19:06

Buyende Town Council NRM Chairperson Perishes in Road Accident police station 1

Fatinah Nakyisuyi, one of the eyewitnesses says that the truck driver lost control and parked abruptly forcing Musenero to ram into his vehicle. “The vehicle was being driven at breakneck speed. While running over the humps, the driver parked the truck abruptly, Musenero who was riding from the opposite direction rammed into it and died instantly,” she said.
17:18
17:18

When Uganda Hosted Polish Refugees 3 1 Top story

Between 1942 and 1944, Uganda offered over 7,000 Polish refugees mainly women and children, who were being persecuted by the Soviets and the Nazi Germany sanctuary after getting amnesty from forced labour camps deep in Siberia.
17:13
17:13

MPs Block Gov’t Statement on UMEME Performance 4 1

Energy Minister Ruth Nankabirwa was scheduled to present a statement on the general overview of the performance of UMEME in the plenary session chaired by the Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulannyah. However, Kira Municipality MP Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda objected, saying that it was procedurally wrong to discuss a matter which had been concluded.
16:57
16:57

Acholi District Councils to Hold Joint Sessions to Honour Gen. Lokech Pader Town Council 1 1

Justine Ocen, the District Vice Chairperson Pader says during the joint council session, the executive committees from the various districts will come out with their proposals that will be adopted for implementation in memory of Gen Lokech.
16:34
16:34

Lwengo LC5 Loser Withdraws Election Petition Masaka High Court 1

Balikuddembe has withdrawn the petition citing a lack of enough evidence to sustain the petition. According to Balikuddembe, his petition was frustrated by a court ruling that denied him permission to submit additional evidence to support his complaints.
16:22
16:22

MPs Divided on Merger of Rural Electrification Agency 5 1

Emmanuel Otaala the Committee Chairperson suggested that the REA merger is halted until the committee discusses and makes a decision on the matter.
16:07
16:07

Wife, Children Arrested for Alleged Killing of Family Head murder 1

The suspects are Medias Behemurwaki, who is wife to the deceased and two of her sons Ronald Talemwa and Francis Wamani, all residents of Mburamaizi village in Kinyarugonjo Sub County in Kagadi district.
15:51
15:51

Parliament Approves Seven New Judges 1

The two approved Court of Appeal judges are the former Deputy Solicitor General, Christopher Gashirabake and Jinja Resident Judge, Eva Luswata.
15:44
15:44

Court Allows Additional Affidavits in Lubaga South Election Petition

In her ruling, Justice Nabisinde granted leave Nassolo to file the additional affidavits. He explained that he could not reject the affidavits whose contents they didn’t know.
15:12
15:12

Uganda Cranes Midfielder Disappears From Camp 1 Top story

“He went out of camp but he never asked permission from authorities, if you are to get out of the bubble you must ask for permission from team manager, Geoffrey Massa or head coach Micho, there is high competition amongst the players you can’t make that mistake,” Isabirye said.
15:11
15:11

Judge Advises Arua Election Petition Parties to Embrace Mediation 2 1

While meeting different parties on Monday at the High Court ahead of the scheduling of the petitions for hearing, Wamala said there is still room for all the parties to seek out of court settlement.
14:30
14:30

Police Cites Identity Theft in Busiro North Election Petition Paul Nsubuga 2 1 Top story

“Mukalazi Peter holds out as Nsubuga Paul and was elected as a member of parliament for Busiro County North,”, the police report concludes.
14:27
14:27

First Day of School Postponed for 140m First-Time Learners – UNICEF COVID-19 pandemic

In 2020, schools globally were fully closed for an average of 79 teaching days. However, for 168 million students, after the pandemic began, schools were shuttered for nearly the entire year. Even now, many children are facing an unprecedented second year of disruption to their education, and prolonging the first year of School which sets up the building blocks for all future learning, with introductions to reading, writing, and math.
14:10
14:10

Agago District Leaders Want Contractors Blacklisted for Incompetence 2

According to the reports from the education, works and production committees, the companies are being accused of acquiring multiple projects works, reporting late to sites and failure to accomplish projects, which led to the return of huge sums of money to the national treasury in the 2020/2021 financial year.
14:06
14:06

Three People Hacked to Death in Masaka 2

Masaka Regional Police Spokesperson Muhammad Nsubuga says that the deceased have been identified as Sulaiman Kakooza 56, Kizza Luswa, 50, and Dan Kiyimba, 38.
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