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21:30
21:30

EU Asks Uganda to Abolish Death Penalty, Fight Gender Based Violence

Pacifici says no one needs or deserves to die and that education programs offered in prisons and other rehabilitation services are good examples that not all is lost once one is admitted to such an institution. "History has also shown that death penalty does not deter crime more effectively than other punishments and that the abolition of the death penalty does not lead to an increase in crime" said Pacifici
19:53
19:53

Ssebulime Murder: Nantaba Accuses Police for Tampering with Evidence Mukono High Court 3

Nantaba who has today appeared as State witness for cross examination conducted by Mukono Regional State Attorney Aisha Naluze at Mukono High Court has declined to confirm that the bike presented as exhibit is the exact bike that was used by the late Ssebulime to trail her.
18:47
18:47

Kisenyi, Kawempe Have the Worst Air Quality in Kampala- Report 1

The report attributes the high AQI readings to several human, economic and social activities especially vehicular emissions during traffic congestion, dust from unpaved roads and grain mills.
18:14
18:14

Public Warned Over Resumed Attacks on Security Officers UPDF, Police 2 1

In Kampala metropolitan areas, Police and -UPDF said they have registered more than four incidents in the past one week of civilians attacking security personnel enforcing the curfew time that starts at 6:00pm for motorbikes and 7:00pm for all vehicles and persons, with intention of disarming or injuring them.
17:15
17:15

Police Slaps Aggravated Robbery Charges on 9 Members of Kayunga Gang 1 1

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, has now indicated that investigators have concluded that charges of aggravated robbery and attempted murder are befitting the gang because they also robbed victims with machetes. Another offence police have preferred against the accused persons is repeated conspiracy to commit crimes.
16:32
16:32

Taxi Operators' Sacco Buys Vehicle From Emyooga Funds 3 1

Mutanje said they were lacking jobs as taxi drivers but currently the Bududa- Kampala bound taxi has employed some of them adding that if they clear the debt and finish it, they are hopeful that they will buy another taxi to add on the one they have now.
14:09
14:09

Nakasongola Forms 13 Member Committee to Track its City Status 1 1

Samuel Kigula the LC 5 Chairman of Nakasongola says that the committee will also make further consultations on the boundaries for proposed Nakasongola West and East Divisions.
14:07
14:07

Three Remanded Over Murder of Ntoroko District NRM Boss 1 Top story

Court heard that the accused together with others still at large while in Fort portal tourism city at around 4 pm on September 2, 2021, kidnapped Japheth Kabagambe Ahebwa with intentions of murdering him.
13:42
13:42

Lack of Transport Killing School Inspection in Mbarara City MOES 4

Mbarara City Mayor, Robert Mugabe Kakyebezi, says they are aware of the challenges with transport for the technical staff and started budgeting for the vehicles in the previous financial year but prioritized buying road equipment.
13:22
13:22

Sorry State of Roads Irks Bunyangabu Farmers 2 1

“Whereas our district is known as one of the leading agricultural areas particularly when it comes to Matooke and coffee production, we feel deprived because of the status of our roads. We were happy that the season had changed and we would sell our produce at a higher price but this has not worked because vehicles cannot pass through any road to access our produce,” he said.
13:15
13:15

Five Arrested Over Brutal Murder of 42-year-old Man Lake Albert 1

The five suspects whose particulars have been concealed by police for fear of jeopardizing police investigations are accused of murdering Ramadhan Oyirwoth, a resident of Kapapi village in Kapapi sub county in Hoima district. The incident happened on Saturday night near Kamagongoro landing site in Walukuba parish Butiaba sub county in Buliisa district.
12:29
12:29

Dozens of Families in Six Villages in Mukono, Buikwe District Homeless 4 3 Top story

According to the preliminary assessment, the rains destroyed 16 houses in Lugazi and 36 in Mpatta Sub County. Some of the affected gardens belong to teachers and university students who opted for farming due to the lockdown.
11:31
11:31

Accommodation Challenges Baffle Civil Servants in Elegu Township 3 3

Wallace Bindeeba, the National Citizenship and Immigration Control team leader at Elegu, says that 17 of his staff members currently share very tiny rooms or rent in unsafe makeshift structures.
10:05
10:05

Gulu City Bans Physical Local Revenue Collection Gulu City Council 2 1

In the 2019/2020 financial year, Gulu City then, a Municipality projected to collect Shillings 4.8billion in local revenue but only realized Shillings 1.6billion. In the 2020/2021 financial year, Gulu City only collected Shillings 1.8billion out of the projected Shillings 4.7billion.
09:34
09:34

COVID-19 Lockdown: Parents Appreciate the Role of Teachers 1 6

Patrick Yosiya Wakonyi, a resident of Ndeeba, says that it is during such a crisis that assumptions start to fall apart and people start to question things they had previously taken for granted.
08:50
08:50

Reformed Warriors Threaten to Resort to Poaching

Markio Lokoru, one of the reformed rustlers, says that he handed over two guns to the government two years ago and started breaking stones for his livelihood.
08:19
08:19

Religious Groupings Adopting E-learning for Formation, Initiation Classes 1 5

Kampala Diocesan communications officer Ivan Naijuka, says from the start of discontinued religious education classes, a major concern for parents was if or when their children would receive first Communion or confirmation sacrament.
07:42
07:42

Ndejje University Elites Crowned 2021 National Female Volleyball Champions 4 4 Top story

In the semifinals, Ndejje Elites humbled Iganga based Orange Block Buster’s Volleyball Club (OBB) by sweeping the three sets. Ndejje continued with its winning ways defeating COPAB in the quarterfinals.
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