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Court Orders Businessman Ben Kavuya to Return Fraudulently Acquired Properties 1

Wakanyiira asked court to declare that the transaction was a loan agreement not a sale agreement and that the undervaluation of the properties and cheating of stamp duties was an illegality sufficient to invalidate transfers of the properties.
22:01
22:01

No Money for Mid-Term Access –NSSF MD Parliament 5 1

According to Byarugaba NSSF currently has investments in the East African Community including money lent to the government in bonds.
18:43
18:43

All Players Vaccinated Against Covid-19 Ahead of New Uganda Premier League Season Decolus Kiiza 4 1

Decolus Kiiza, the FUFA Deputy CEO in charge of Football says that players have either received their first COVID-19 jab while others are fully vaccinated in a bid to limit the spread of the virus.
18:34
18:34

How Big is the Problem of Substandard Construction Materials on the Market? 1

One striking revelation from the report by National Building Review Board -NBRB about the building that collapsed in Kisenyi was: the building had been constructed with substandard steel produced by Pramukh Steel Ltd.
18:24
18:24

Masaka Residents Demand Update on Investigations into Killings 1 2

Although the situation was eventually contained by joint efforts of security agencies; the residents are blaming them for not giving affected communities updates on the pursuit of the killers.
18:08
18:08

MTN Shares: What Are You Buying? MTN IPO 1

Uganda Securities Exchange handled companies whose total capitalisation is about 4.3 trillion shillings, compared to MTN’s 4.5 trillion shillings. The company handles mobile money transactions worth 100 billion shillings daily, and by the end of 2020, it was holding 655 billion shillings in mobile money deposits, up from 450 billion in 2019.
18:07
18:07

Suspected Warriors in Kotido Ambush Businessmen, Rob UGX 4 Million robbery 2

The Kidepo Community Liaisons Officer, Calisto Narucha identified the victims as Michael Lochu and Albino Lopio who work at Napumpum Knitting Traders.
17:51
17:51

Six in Seven COVID-19 Infections Are Undetected in Africa-WHO 1 3

WHO found out that as of 10 October 2021 the cumulative number of COVID-19 infections is estimated to be 59 million in Africa, which is seven times more than the over 8 million cases reported.
17:47
17:47

Kasubi Royal Tombs Thatching Starts Buganda Kingdom 6 3

The thatching has started with Prince Daudi Chwa, the Kabaka’s representative handing over a brown bull to the royal builders -the wabula-akayole- to be slaughtered and its blood poured to avert any tragedy that would occur during the construction. This has been followed the Prince giving 4 strands of thatch grass to the wabula-akayole to start thatching.
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17:39

SGR Cites Loopholes in DFCU Bank, Kasoli Community Loan Facility 1 3

Eng. Wamburu, argued that the land on which the Kasoli Housing project sits is government land that was used as security to obtain a credit facility from DFCU Bank Ltd and that under the Public Finance and Management Act 2015, there was a need to obtain a no-objection from the Ministry of Finance to guarantee the mortgage using a government asset.
17:36
17:36

Gov't to Lose UGX 3b After Suspension of Certificate of Good Conduct Issuance 1 1 Top story

Interpol Director Senior Commissioner of Police, Charles Birungi, says that prior to the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak, they were issuing over 500 Certificates on a daily basis, which means they would collect more than Shillings 38million.
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Parents, Learners Consider Change of Career Path in Education 1 6

More learners with support from their parents are increasingly considering changing their line of education from academics to concentrate on vocational. Patrick Byakatonda, the executive director Directorate of Industrial Training -DIT encouraged such parents to embrace the initiative that was designed by the DIT targeting people with no qualification.
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New Study Finds Communication Flaws in Care for COVID-19 Patients Makerere University 3

Only 24.3% of these participants reveal to have undergone any form of counselling before samples were taken from them.
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17:07

Kasese Sub County Authorities Close Damaged Bridge 4 1

The authorities declared the bridge risky for travellers on Sunday following destructions by heavy trucks that ply between the two sub-counties to Ihandiro.
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17:02

Gaddafi Nassur Loses Election Petition Against Katikamu North MP 1

In a Judgement delivered to parties via email on Thursday, Lady Justice Margaret Apiny dismissed Gaddafi’s petition on grounds that he failed to adduce satisfactory evidence to support his allegations against the winner Dennis Ssekabira and Electoral Commission.
16:53
16:53

Police Arrest Suspect Wanted For Raping, Murdering 10-Year-Old Girl Jinja-road police 2 1

Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesiyire told URN that detectives traced and arrested Sematiko on Wednesday evening from Kirinya-Bweyogerere in Kira Wakiso district.
16:13
16:13

Makerere University Wants Sexual Harassment Laws Revised 3 1

Dr Lorna Magara, the Chairperson of Makerere University Council noted that one of the major challenges in handling perpetrators of sexual harassment is that the University cannot suspend implicated staff beyond three months.
16:11
16:11

58 Suspected Thugs Arrested in Makindye 2 2

Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, says that the suspects were picked up in an operation following a public outcry by residents of Masaja, Salaama, Mutundwe and Bunamwaya parishes in Makindye division.
15:34
15:34

Bukwo Officials Flee Over Ghost NUSAF Projects 1 Top story

The four officers were expected to appear at Bukwo Central Police Station on Tuesday in vain. None of them has appeared at their offices since then.
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15:29

Mukono District, Kyaggwe County Feud Over Property Kyaggwe County, 2 2

The properties include the youth centre, community resource centre building and the ground space opposite the Chief Magistrates court. The properties were handed over to Kyaggwe County by the former LCV Chairperson Andrew Ssenyonga Luzindana following approval by the district council.
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