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17:50
17:50

Man Jailed 9 Years for Illegal Possession of Firearms 1 1

Rasul Akasa alias Ndale, a resident of Ogujabe village, Apo Sub-county in Yumbe District was charged with two counts of illegal possession of firearm and ammunition contrary to section 3(1) (2)(a) and (b) of the UPDF Firearms Act 2005.
17:28
17:28

New Insurance Policy Cover for Boda boda Passengers, Riders Unveiled 2 2

In 2022, Bodaboda accidents resulted in 4,534 deaths out of 20,394 recorded incidents. Godwin Arinaitwe, the Traffic commander of the Kampala Metropolitan Police, has emphasized the timeliness of this insurance intervention.
17:06
17:06

Mbale Hospital Recieves Dialysis machine 1

Dr. Erick Ebono, who is set to lead the dialysis unit at Mbale Regional Referral Hospital, says that they have been sending 2 to 3 patients every week to Kiruddu or Mulago Referral Hospitals in Kampala for kidney treatment.
16:53
16:53

Ntungamo Engineers Remanded Over Diversion of UGX 263M 1

The court heard that Mwima and Atwine, along with the Ntungamo Chief Administrative Officer Nasser Mukiibi, who is still at large used their respective offices to divert funds by depositing them into different fuel companies for their personal benefit.
16:45
16:45

Laropi-Umi Ferry Resumes Operations After Major Maintenance 1 1

Allan Ssempebwa, the UNRA Communications Officer, told Uganda Radio Network that they resumed normal operations at around midday on Thursday.
16:29
16:29

New Survey Shows no Significant Changes in Uganda’s Key Health indicators in Five Years Ministry of Health 1 2 Top story

Hellen Namirembe Nviiri, the Director of Population and Social Statistics at UBOS notes that in Karamoja, the fertility rate is as high as 6.7 children per woman, while Kampala and Kigezi, have the lowest rates, it's at 4 children per woman.
16:15
16:15

EAC Standards National Agencies Agree on Measures for Smooth Trade 5

For years, the EAC has been debating the need for the harmonisation of product standards but a concrete outcome is yet to be realised.
14:37
14:37

Businessman Seeks Dismissal of Criminal Charges Mbeya Island 1

During his appearance before the Mukono Chief Magistrate Roselyn Nsenge on Thursday, Twinamasiko's lawyer, Steven Turyatunga, raised objections to the prosecution's request for an adjournment.
14:16
14:16

Health Center Records Officer Arrested For Defilement

According to the victim's account, Mutundi restrained her by covering her mouth and tying her to a metallic bed before subjecting her to repeated acts of defilement.
14:03
14:03

387 People In Luwero Treated for STIs Due To Sexual Gender Based Violence Police 1 5

Dr. Innocent Nkonwa the Luwero District Health Officer explains that the victims of sexual violence were given Post Exposure Prophylaxis drugs to prevent them from acquiring HIV/AIDS, emergency contraceptive pills to stop unwanted pregnancies, and treatment against STIs before they were forwarded to the Police for investigations.
13:53
13:53

DPP Issues New Guidelines for Charging Suspects 3 4 Top story

The introduction of the guidelines comes at a time when the Office of the DPP has faced occasional criticism for rushing to prefer charges against individuals.
10:31
10:31

AFCON Qualifiers: Uganda Cranes in Do-Or-Die Clash Against Niger 1 Top story

To secure their place in AFCON, Uganda must claim victory against Niger and simultaneously rely on the outcome of the Tanzania vs. Algeria match, played concurrently.
09:48
09:48

Amudat District Officials Pinned in Cattle Raids 2 1

Nathan Adome, a cattle dealer from Bukedea district alleges that he was contacted by some people saying that they had over 120 cows ready for sale outside the market day.
09:13
09:13

UNCDF, EU Commission Infrastructure to Spur Economic Development in West Nile Region European Union 6 3

Caroline Adriaensen, the Head of the European Union (EU) Delegation in Uganda, revealed that the 150 million euros invested in these projects came from the European Union and received co-funding from local government entities.
08:51
08:51

Police Impound Pro-Museveni Vehicle in Lira City 2

The Toyota Premio, bearing a distinctive yellow sticker with the inscription "M7 2026-2032" on the number plate, was impounded from Uganda Technical College (UTC) lower playground and is presently under detention at Ojwina Police Station.
08:23
08:23

Museveni Warns Multinationals: Resource Exploitation Responsible for Coups, Wars in Africa 6 1 Top story

Speaking about the need for African states to protect their resources against foreign interests, Museveni said France, which has been taking uranium from Niger should have used some of it to build power plants in the country.
08:09
08:09

Incomplete, Dilapidated Churches Get Building Materials 2 5 Top story

The campaign, launched just last week, has already made a significant impact, with 1,300 bags of cement and over 1,700 pieces of iron sheets reaching their intended destinations.
07:54
07:54

People's Progressive Party Writes to FDC Urging Arbitration 2

In an August 31, 2023 letter, the Acting PPP Chairperson, Sadam Gayira, asks the FDC Party President Patrick Oboi Amuriat, to use prominent religious and cultural leaders without any political ambitions to foster unity in the FDC.
07:23
07:23

Two Mbarara City Service Commission Officials Arrested over Extortion

The Rwizi Region Police spokesperson, Samson Kasasira, says that they were arrested over the weekend, and the authorities are actively searching for Benjamin Karugaba, another member of the same commission.
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