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18:13
18:13

Nansana Division Leaders Spend Night In Police Cell For Violating Curfew

Luke Oweyesigyire, the deputy spokesperson Kampala Metropolitan Police area, says police picked up the leaders for violating the Standard Operating Procedures instituted by the government to stop the spread of COVID-19.
15:45
15:45

Entebbe Airport Unfriendly for PWDs -MPs 4 3

Joel Ssenyonyi, who is COSASE chairperson and Nakawa West MP, and the other committee members including Mpindi, Alex Ruhunda of Fort Portal Central Division questioned UCAA officials about the absence of rumps at the existing passenger terminal buildings and also the modified building that will be an extension for the current departures and arrivals sections.
15:24
15:24

Opposition Parties Accuse NRM of Hijacking Uganda’s Independence Day Celebrations 3

"When you go to hospitals and find mothers giving birth of floors, you can’t talk about independence; it means nothing to them. Young people are running away to become slaves elsewhere simply because they have no opportunity here." - NUP Spokesman, the Hon Joel Senyoni.
14:38
14:38

Controversy as KCCA Disburses UGX 99 million to "Volunteer" City Cleaners

According to the disbursement list, over Shillings 23.6 million has been sent to Makindye Division Community Cooperative Savings and Credit Society Limited, Shillings 11.56 million to Rubaga, Shillings 25.6 million to Kawempe, Shillings 14.69 million to Nakawa and Shillings 23.7 million to the Central Division Community Cooperative Savings and Credit Society Limited.
13:59
13:59

UPDF Back to Drawing Board Over Disarmament of Karimojong Gen Peter Elwelu 1 1

So far 88 guns have been recovered out of the estimated 500 illegal firearms in Karamoja, says the Division Commander, Brig. Joseph Balikudembe who has led the two-fold disarmament that includes, voluntary and cordon and search operations
13:32
13:32

Uganda Cranes Captain Okwi Joins Rwanda’s side Kiyovu SC 2 1

The striker has signed a one-year contract with the Rwanda outfits. This will see the striker regain his fitness levels and find his way back into the Uganda Cranes squad.
13:21
13:21

High Court Dismisses Election Petition Against Bukanga County MP 1 2

Dr Mpeirirwe was seeking a declaration that the election was conducted in non compliance with the electoral laws and principles and a declaration that the first respondent was not validly elected and an order that the second Respondent conducts fresh elections for Bukanga County.
13:15
13:15

Over 900 to Benefit from the AGRI-LED Cage Fish Project in Kabarole 5 2

Grace Kazigati, the NAADs coordinator of Kabarole district, says that cages are intended to enable communities near creator lakes to engage in fish farming with an aim of boosting their household incomes.
12:59
12:59

Fuel Tanker Bursts in Flames area 2 4

Mulawa Waiswa, a resident within the area says that the crash has resulted into panic within their community and most of the parents have resolved to locking up their children inside the houses, as a means of deterring them from being exposed to the accident scene.
12:56
12:56

CP Closes Offices Citing Lack of Money 3

Alfred Kasozi, the Deputy Secretary-General of CP told Uganda Radio Network –URN that they have been struggling for several months until they decided to close their Kampala and regional offices for the meantime as they source for possible funders.
12:39
12:39

District Leaders Accuse Transferred RDCs of Refusing to Report to Work in Karenga

Mr. Felix Lochale the district LCV chairperson Karenga said absence of resident district in the district makes hit hard for the implementation of government projects in the district.
12:22
12:22

Luwero Family Buries Wrong Man, Son Resurfaces Three Days Later dead man 2 3 Top story

Kazirya, however, says that as they were healing from the shock of burying their son, his brother, Godfrey Kawalya received a phone call on Friday indicating that they had buried the wrong person.
12:21
12:21

Bukwo District Spends UGX 635 Million on Non-existent/ 'Ghost' Projects 1

“I have seen that Bukwo district is a terribly rotten district where many things are not clean,” said Samuel Mpimbaza Hashaka. The new Bukwo RDC. The district secretary for social services Sia Nyeko says NUSAF 3 in Bukwo can only be found in the district officials' pockets.
11:42
11:42

Kenyan Fish Mongers Protest Over Impounded Trucks 6 4

Godfrey Ongwabe, the national chairperson of cross border trade, told URN that when he followed up on the impounded fish with the Ministry of Agriculture he was told that it was immature and lacks a clear place of origin.
11:32
11:32

Court Reschedules Busongora South Election Petition Judgement

According to a notice issued by the assistant registrar His Worship Matenga Dawa, the judgment has been rescheduled for next Monday 11th October from 25th October as had been delivered by Justice Victorious Katamba .
11:04
11:04

Who Hoisted Uganda's Flag 59 Years Ago? Fourth Claimant Emerges 1 3 Top story

Although Maj. (Rtd) Kanuti Akorimo (deceased) is officially recorded as having hoisted Uganda's flag for the first time on October 9th 1962 at Kololo, other claimants of the honour for which Akorimo was even decorated as national hero have emerged. The latest and fourth claimant is an 89-year-old retired colonel who says he doesn't want a reward or even recognition, but wants the government to re-examine its own records to avoid perpetuating a 'falsehood'.
10:45
10:45

Police Completes Upgrade of Digital Crime Record Management System 2 3 Top story

speaking to Journalists at the ICT Research, Development and Innovation Center in Kikandwa in Wakiso district, Allan Nshimiye Rugayampuzi, the Public Relations Officer of the Directorate, said that their experts have made several changes to this system and made it more user friendly by any record officer.
10:03
10:03

Mityana School Turns Into Guest House 3 2 Top story

Prior to its closure, Alliance Modern Nursery and Primary School, which is found in Thurban Road LC1 in Central Ward Parish, Central Division, Mityana Municipality had an enrollment of more than 1000 pupils both in nursery and primary levels.
09:15
09:15

U-20 Women Coach Happy with Progress Coach Ayubu Khalifa 1 2

Star striker Juliet Nalukenge, Hadijja Nandago and Margaret Kunihira were all on target as Uganda stopped Kenya from advancing to the next round at St. Mary’s stadium in Kitende.
08:52
08:52

Fisheries Protection Unit Destroys Illegal Fishing Gears Impounded from Lake George 3 5

Robert Otim Robert, who led the operation, says that they destroyed the boats and nets to account to the public that the government is committed to ending illegal fishing activities on Ugandans lakes.
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