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20:47
20:47

Gomba District Woman MP Election Petition: Court Orders for Retrial

Ssentamu, who held the flag for the National Unity Platform petitioned the High Court in Mpigi challenging the election of Sylvia Nayebale as the elected woman member of parliament for Gomba district citing election mal-practice. The Electoral Commission declared Nayebale as winner after collecting 30,253 votes against Ssentamu’s 22,657 votes following the 14th January, 2021 general elections.
19:31
19:31

Court Martial Sentences Soldier to 30 Years For Murder 1 1

The court martial presided over by Col. Gabriel Wamala heard that on the 14th February 2022 the accused UPDF soldier allegedly shot a civilian identified as Emmanuel Kica a resident of Arogo Village, Kal parish in Madi Opei Town Council.
19:18
19:18

Rains go to Waste as Farmers Avoid Gardens due to Insecurity in Karamoja

Joseph Kolibi a model farmer in Sidok sub-county in Kaabong district said all their gardens are now battlefields where the UPDF is battling cattle rustlers.
18:26
18:26

400 Arrested as Machete Assailants Kill One in Nansana 2 1

Christopher Muyimbwa, the area defence secretary said Seruwo was killed while coming from the bar, by assailants who were preparing to raid homes.
17:12
17:12

Kitgum District Rejects Immature Seedlings Worth UGX 24m 2 2

The district received 8,000 seedlings that were supplied by three different suppliers under Operation Wealth Creation (OWC). But only one supplier met the specifications to supply seedlings of between 30 to 75 centimetres.
17:00
17:00

Suspected Cattle Rustler Shot Dead, Prison Gun Recovered 1 1

Michael Longole, the Mt. Moroto region police spokesperson, says that the incident happened around 9:00 pm on Sunday after the joint security team comprising the police and UPDF officers on night patrol within Acholi inn found the warrior trying to sneak into a bar with an SMG rifle and five rounds of ammunition.
15:35
15:35

Court Martial Tries Soldier For Shooting Civilian in Lamwo 2

The UPDF 5TH Division Spokesperson Captain Amos Nsambu, says that the court-martial comprising ten people is being chaired by Col Gabriel Wamala sitting at the UPDF Bana-Bana Lamwo Battalion.
15:22
15:22

Vigilante Group Commandant Killed by Cattle Rustlers in Agago 1

The deceased has been identified as David Ogwang, a resident of Pakodongo village, in Parabongo Sub County who was shot dead on Sunday at the foothills of Ogili Hills.
15:13
15:13

AS Kigali Sacks Mike Mutebi, Jackson Mayanja 1 Top story

Mutebi, who tresses his coaching style from the former Netherlands player John Cruyff commonly known as the tic-tac style, often identified by over possession of the ball, has failed to impress in Kigali.
15:02
15:02

Insecurity Renders 300 Karamoja Tour Guides Jobless

Mark Tebanyang, another tour guide in Kotido district, said he had employed five boys to work with him under Tobongulore tour guide but he has since stopped them because he does not have money to pay them.
14:56
14:56

Suspect Hangs Himself In Kalisizo Police Cell

The deceased has been identified as Robert Luyima, 35, a resident of Matale village, in Kalisizo town council. It is said that Luyima had been arrested for whipping his nephew who messed up a house that was left in order.
12:16
12:16

Five Suspected Arms Dealers Escape from Military Custody in Karamoja

Major Isaac Oware, the UPDF 3rd Division spokesperson confirmed the escape of the suspects but hastened to add that some have since been rearrested. He said they are investigating to establish whether there was foul play in their escape.
11:53
11:53

UPDF Provides More Troops for Deploying at Kenya Border 2 1

Major Isaac Oware, the UPDF 3rd infantry division spokesperson said that they are continuing to receive more troops throughout this week amounting to a battalion that comprises 740 soldiers.
11:46
11:46

Businessman, Cleric Survive Arrest for Using Gov’t Tractor to Clear Wetland Katakwi district 3 1

On Sunday, Katakwi Resident District Commissioner, Maj. Geoffrey Katamba, the Acting District Police Commander (DPC), Robert Oken and the Katakwi District Environment Officer, Simon Okello stormed Aputon Village to sort out the matter.
11:16
11:16

IG Stops Sham Purchase Of Project Tractor In Lamwo 2 6

Burukung Watershed Strategic Investment Fund in Palabek- Kal Sub-County reportedly recieved Shillings 185million under the project to construct a produce store and install a value addition machine.
09:54
09:54

Mother, 38-Year-Old Man Arrested Over Child Marriage 1

Betty Nesihwe, the Butaleja District Senior Probation Officer told URN in an interview last month that several defilement cases are resolved by local council village leaders in connivance with the parents who want money and bride price. He also said police is hunting for the minor’s father who is on the run and all other people who were involved in the marriage to have them aligned in Courts of law.
08:23
08:23

What the National Library of Uganda Does 8 1

Helen Muyomba, the in-charge of the information and referral service at the library, says that 150 authors submitted 17096 books last year, a good sign that Ugandans are writing and recognizing the importance of the National Library.
07:15
07:15

Microfinance Support Centre to Support Former Rwenzururu Royal Guards, Wives 3 1 Top story

The state minister of Micro Finance, Haruna Kasole Kyeyune has directed the MSC to begin mobilising the former royal guards immediately to ensure they are supported.
07:02
07:02

Museveni, Kagame Discuss Regional Peace and Stability

In a press release by the state House, president Museveni says that the problems affecting the region including the crisis in Congo need a collective approach from all regional members.
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