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21:46
21:46

Moroto-Kotido Road Secured After Series of Attacks -UPDF karimojong warriors 2 1

The public has expressed fear about the safety and security situation on some of the roads following ambushes against civilians and security personnel. One of the attacks claimed the life of Abraham Lomongin, a former worker with UNICEF who was shot dead around Rikitae in Kotido just after Toror hills.
21:36
21:36

Fistula Cases Could Surge as More Teens Join Motherhood -Gynecologists Teenage Pregnancies 5 1

The medical condition comes as a result of a hole created between the birth canal and bladder and the rectum, caused by prolonged, obstructed labour. It leaves women leaking urine, faeces or both, and often leads to chronic medical problems, depression, social isolation and deepening poverty.
21:13
21:13

Deadline for LDU Recruitment Applications Extended in Rwenzori kasese 2 1

Captain George Musinguzi, the Mountain Division spokesperson said they decided to extend the deadline for receiving applications after receiving a poor turn up of candidates, while many of those who came up did not have the required documents.
20:55
20:55

Opposition in Parliament Unveils Legislative Agenda 7 1

Under the legislative agenda the Opposition in Parliament highlighted areas they are going to concentrate on to present alternative policies and Bills. These include electoral reforms, public order management, curbing of wasteful expenditure, improvement of service delivery and performance of Opposition Members.
20:41
20:41

EC, Katikamu North MP Backtrack on Cross Examining Witnesses 1

Sekabira, from the National Unity Platform, was declared the duly elected MP for Katikamu North Constituency with 18, 716 votes while Gaddafi from the National Resistance Movement-NRM came second with 10,771 votes.
20:24
20:24

Uganda to Benefit From Global Posta Strategy-UCC Boss

The strategy also, among other things aims at making its services more visible to its target market, with many people currently seeing it as no longer relevant.
20:17
20:17

MOH Disregards Call for Ring-Fencing COVID-19 Jabs for Health Workers Ministry of Health 2

As of today, according to MOH figures, only 47,165 out of an estimated 150,000 health workers have been fully vaccinated countrywide despite them being the first lot for the government to prioritize for vaccination when the jabs first arrived in the country early in March.
19:54
19:54

Gen. Lokech Laid to Rest in Pader Lt Gen Paul Lokech 3 Top story

The army accorded Gen Lokech a 15-gun salute that roared through the airwaves of Paipir village for about three minutes as his body was being lowered into the grave.
19:53
19:53

Court Dismisses Election Petition Against Nebbi Municipality MP 2 3

In his ruling on Friday, Justice Boniface Wamala said since there was a suit in 2019, whose matter was heard and determined by a competent court and the fresh petition concerns the same matter earlier determined, the same issue cannot be subject to court proceedings.
17:24
17:24

Stop Normalizing Extra-judicial Killings; Lawyers Tell Gov't 2 1

Speaking on Friday at Makerere University where the School of Law was launching a report on the violence that characterized the 2021 general election, James Nkuubi, a member of NETPIL who was the lead researcher for the report said increasingly it’s becoming normal for people to be summarily executed and somehow the government justifies it
17:15
17:15

Court Allows Minister Kania to File Additional Affidavits 2 2

On Friday, Justice Boniface Wamala ruled that filing of supplementary affidavits is not time-bound given the Covid19 lockdown situation that also restricted the movement of persons.
16:40
16:40

Uganda Silverbacks Defeats Cameroon in FIBA Afrobasket 1

The Uganda Basketball team the Silverbacks have defeated Cameroon 80-66 in the FIBA Afro Basketball finals at Kigali Arena in Rwanda.
16:27
16:27

Museveni Posthumously Promotes Maj Gen Lokech Lt Gen Paul Lokech 2

The President hailed Lt Gen Lokech for the great changes he made in the Uganda Police Force within a short time of his appointment.
16:10
16:10

Two Teenagers Drown in Kalaki Kalaki district 1

The two are reported to have gone to fetch water in a canoe from a flooded area on the shores of Lake Kyoga.
15:39
15:39

Human Rights Watch Wants Suspension of NGOs Revoked Chapter Four Uganda

In a statement released on Friday, Human Rights Watch asked authorities in Uganda to revoke the suspension noting that the NGOs were never given prior notification.
14:58
14:58

Makerere University Extends Examination Dates 1 1

In a letter addressed to the College academic Committees, Professor Umar Kakumba, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Academics noted that the examination dates have been extended to enable more preparation of students on selected assessment models.
14:31
14:31

Vipers SC Appoints Brazilian Oliviera New Head Coach vipers sports club 3 1

The newly appointed tactician was unveiled by Viper SC President, Dr. Lawrence Mulindwa at club’s home ground, St. Mary’s Stadium in Kitende this morning.
14:00
14:00

Court Dismisses Application to Amend Petition Against Mbale City Woman MP 2 1

The application was to introduce more evidence seeking to cancel the results from 147 polling stations and be declared the winner.
13:39
13:39

EC Appeals Against Ruling in Aruu South Election Petition Ondonga Otto 1 1

Last week, Gulu High Court Judge Tadeo Asiimwe ordered for a by-election the Aruu South County on grounds that Charles Komakech did not resign his position at Butabika Hospital.
13:06
13:06

Heavy Security Deployment At Gen Lokech's Funeral in Pader 5

Joint security personnel comprising the Military police, Uganda People Defence Forces-UPDF, and Counter-Terrorism Police have been deployed in different parts of Pader town and at the venue of the funeral service.
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