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23:38
23:38

Seth Wambede Retains Mbale North Seat In Parliament 3 1

Lady Justice Kavuma ruled that the petitioner did not satisfy court with enough evidence to support his allegation that there was preticking of ballots.
22:54
22:54

Court Upholds Elections of Juliet Achayo Lodou in Ngora County Soroti High Court 2 1

The court found that there were four different results for the two candidates leading to the confusion. Achayo was first declared winner of the Ngora County elections with 9,517 votes. Abala who had garnered 9,226 votes was instead declared winner by the Electoral Commission in Kampala.
21:06
21:06

Gender Based Violence: 27 Women Raped in Amudat GBV 2

Joyce Alungat, the Chairperson of Women’s Network Amudat explains that the rapists killed their victims with the purpose of defeating justices for their heinous crime. She said that the rapists killed the women in Karita, a cosmopolitan area along the Uganda- Kenya border area.
21:00
21:00

Karamoja, Busoga most affected by Trachoma World Sight Day 3

Karamoja and Busoga sub regions still record the highest number of people suffering from trachoma, a disease that has largely been defeated in other parts of the country. This according to a report by the ministry of health.
20:40
20:40

There Will Be No Social Distancing When Schools Reopen- Museveni 4 1 Top story

Through its General Secretary, Filbert Baguma, UNATU noted that as the planned school reopening draws closer, the government needs to look at means of expanding the existing school infrastructure and recruit more teachers.
20:18
20:18

Tororo Residents Petition Parliament Over Delayed SGR Compensation DFCU Bank 5 1

The residents under the Kasoli Tenants SACCO Ltd acquired the loan in 2013 to construct 250 housing units under the Kasoli Housing Project on 5.5 hectares of land and that 250 families had been identified with over 2000 people to benefit from the project.
20:08
20:08

Former UCAA Official Petitions COSASE Over New Director General Fred Bamwesigye 1 Top story

In his October 11, 2021 petition, Jabbe Pascal Osinde Osudo, the former Director of Human Resource and Administration at UCCA, says Bamwesigye was irregularly recruited as he didn’t meet the criteria in the advert. He contends that Bamwesigye lacks the integrity to run such a highly specialized agency with regulatory powers.
19:29
19:29

Three Arrested Over Brutal Killing of 61- Year-Old Man resident

Suleiman Dhabasadha, a resident of the area, says that Mukasa was a peaceful man whose murder has shocked his community members.
19:20
19:20

Oil Curse Or No Curse : Life Is Changing in Hoima and Buliisa Districts resource curse 1 Top story

While the discovery of oil and gas in the Albertine has raised fear of a likely resource curse , some residents in Hoima and Buliisa districts say they are witnessing some transformation even before oil comes out of the ground.
18:44
18:44

BUSIA CAO, RDC, Other Senior Officials Admitted After Food Poisoning 4

They ate the suspected food during the independence prayer breakfast held on Friday at the district headquarters. The food was supplied by a to hotel in Busia town.
18:29
18:29

Vendors in Fort Portal City Exempted from Daily Dues 5 1

According to the Fort Portal City Mayor Edison Asaba, the daily dues being paid by the vendors are a form of extortion meant to frustrate the marginalized city dwellers from growing their small scale businesses.
18:16
18:16

Mobile Money is Part of the Deal, MTN Assures Buyers of Shares 1

“You are buying shares into MTN Uganda Ltd., which includes 100% of the MTN Mobile money company," says the CEO. Mobile Money is the second most important source of revenues for the company, accounting for a quarter of total earnings, after voice which brings in half of the company’s revenues. Data accounts for 20% while the remaining 5% is from other digital services, wholesale and device sales.
17:44
17:44

Victims of Security Brutality in Masaka Struggle to Get Justice Judiciary Uganda 3 2

Jamiru Walugembe, the Chairperson of Kimayanya B cell in Kimanya-Kabonera division and one of the victims sued the Chief Defense of Forces-CDF, the Kasijjagirwa UPDF Armored Brigade Commander Brigadier General Deus Sande, and the Brigade Intelligence Officer Major Fred Kasimoni Mushabo, over torture he suffered in the hands of the military.
17:29
17:29

Who are the Overpriced Condos in Uganda’s Real Estate Market Built For? 1 1 Top story

Fiona Nshemerirwe Kabwama, the General Manager of Uganda Housing Cooperative Union says that that what is provided on the market isn’t responding to the actual needs given that most Greater Kampala residents are low income earners, arguing that a one-bedroom condominium costing 200 million shilling is largely unfordable and targeting the wrong market.
17:24
17:24

FUFA Excludes SC Villa from Uganda Premier League Fixtures 1 1

FUFA’s Competition Director, Aisha Nalule, says that SC Villa was left out because it does not have a Chief Executive Officer, which is one of the basic licensing requirements.
17:21
17:21

Koboko Councilors Reject District Service Commission Nominees 1 3

When Muki presented the names, the angry councillors demanded answers why the names that had earlier been presented and approved by the council had been rejected by the public service commission.
17:03
17:03

Africell Employees in Court Over Termination of Contracts Teddy Kisekka 1

Through their lawyers of Cristal Advocates, the petitioners contend that they have been employed by the Africell in various capacities for varying periods ranging from 10 and 15 years under Africell, which has had different names including among others Hits Telecom Uganda Limited, Orange Uganda Limited and Africell Uganda Limited.
16:42
16:42

Acholi Leaders Want Large Parishes Allocated Additional Funds in New Program financial inclusion 3 1

Some leaders in Acholi have argued that before the disbursement, the government should consider allocating the funds based on the population size in a particular parish.
16:31
16:31

Panic as Rubindi Sub County Offices Get Eviction Notice 3

Rubindi Sub county has three parishes of Kariro, Rwamubizi, Nyamiriro and collects approximately 10million Shillings annually. The leadership is looking for 31 Million Shillings to construct new Administrative block.
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