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11:56
11:56

Six AFIEGO Staff Detained Over Alleged Illegal Operations 4

"AFIEGO is not an NGO. It is a company. But AFIEGO staff do not constitute the non-profit company, a legal entity of its own that can sue and be sued. To be arrested for operating without a permit was therefore irregular," Bariyo says. "So police is hiding these people from court because the charge against them cannot stand in court," he adds, "But if police thinks it has a good case, it should produce them in court and we defend them."
17:40
17:40

Museveni’s First Press Secretary Laid To Rest in Kabale 3 7

Jim Katugugu Muhwezi, Minister for Security described Kishande as a patriotic Ugandan who played a very big role in saving his life during the 1991-86 bush war.
14:28
14:28

Absence of Service Commission Affecting Service Delivery in Gulu District promotion 3 1

In 2014 and 2017, Gulu emerged the best performing district council, according to the Local Government Councils’ Scorecard Report. However, in September 2021, out of 153 local governments assessed by the Office of the Prime Minister - OPM, Gulu did not make it among top 10 districts.
09:16
09:16

Museveni Launches Mandatory Testing For In-Bound Passengers At Entebbe Airport 3 3

Museveni launched the exercise on Friday evening, saying it will be conducted by the government. He says the exercise will commence with immediate effect, saying the Entebbe international airport laboratories will used as government testing facilities for all incoming passengers through our airport.
21:52
21:52

MP Ssewanyana Complains of Torture Masaka high court 1 2

In attempts to substantiate this claims of suffering from grave effects of torture allegedly occasioned to him by security operatives, Ssewanyana raised his hand and asked that he be allowed to show the judge his swollen genitals which he says were squeezed by military operatives that chaotically rearrested him at the gates of Kigo prison on September 23rd.
13:02
13:02

Gender Minister Intervenes in Lango Cultural Institution Conflict 4

Meeting the clan heads on Wednesday in Lira City, Amongi confirmed Yosam Odur Ebii as the legitimate paramount Chief of Lango after being gazetted by the Government. She also says that Okune will be informed of the decisions of the meeting.
16:02
16:02

IPOD Seeks Meeting with National Unity Platform to Discuss Membership Issues

Upon the expiry of the MoU, the IPOD secretariat embarked on a process of drafting a new MoU seeking input from former members. At the same time, the secretariat invited two parties, the NUP and the People’s Progressive Party which won seats in parliament to join the organization.
16:00
16:00

Prison Officers Trained to Handle Extremist Inmates 5

Dr John Byabashaija, the Commissioner-General Uganda Prisons Services, says that the training is timely because it will prepare the personnel on how to handle violent extremist prisoners. The training is facilitated by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime-UNODC, with funding from the European Union, the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the UN Office on Counter-Terrorism.
15:46
15:46

“Don’t Deny Us Access to Mobile Phones” Say Teens teenage preganacies 1 4

The two girls who have been out of school for two years say the restrictions on access and ownership of mobile phones to school-going pupils has adversely affected adolescent girls.
14:40
14:40

Oil Pipeline: Masaka Security Committees, Land Board Officials Meet Over Rights Violations 4 1

Yisito Muddu Kayinga from the Community Transformation Foundation Network (COTFONE), attributes the confusion surrounding the oil pipeline project to poor information flow between the Total, New Plan field teams and district leaders.
10:00
10:00

Police Deploys in Old Taxi Park 2

Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire said that they received information that taxi drivers wanted to enter the park before its completion.
09:00
09:00

Absence of Laws Affecting Management of Taxi Industry-Lukwago 4

Lukwago said that the wrangles between associations of taxi operators, Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA’s failure to collect tax and the uncontrolled fares set by taxi operators all are due to the absence of a guiding law.
21:29
21:29

Uganda Receives Over Ten Million Doses of Polio Vaccines 2 2

Dr. Yonas Tegegn Woldemariam, the WHO Representative in Uganda is convinced that Uganda will meet the target of ten million children within three days based on its past polio vaccination record. Tegegn however hopes that the exercise will not disrupt or be disrupted by the ongoing Covid-19 mass vaccination campaign.
20:02
20:02

Vendors of Roasted Chicken in Wandegeya in Fear Over Eviction 8 1

Fred Mayanja, one of the vendors who has been roasting chicken in the market since 2015, says that Kalema, who claims to own the space they operate from, keeps threatening to evict them for declining to pay monthly dues.
19:22
19:22

Uganda Receives More 700,000 Sinovac COVID-19 Vaccines 3 1

The Chinese ambassador to Uganda, Zhang Lizhong handed the second batch of the Chinese vaccines to the National Medical Stores-NMS in Entebbe municipality on Tuesday. He said the donation brings to 1million, the number of Sinovac vaccines donated to Uganda.
18:15
18:15

Interviews for EAC Jobs Postponed After Uganda's Protest EALA MPs 1

The Secretariat early this year advertised over 50 jobs attracting more than 15,000 applications. However there have been concerns especially from the Ugandan side over unequal distribution of the jobs among the six member states of Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, South Sudan, Rwanda and Burundi.
10:05
10:05

Kenyans Attack Bobi Wine for Supporting A Politician Accused of Attempted Murder

Babu Owino, whose real name is Paul Ongili was charged in a Kenyan court in January 2020, after he shot at a popular DJ Felix Odhiambo commonly known as DJ Evolve. The two had a brawl in a bar that resulted in Owino pulling out a pistol and fired at DJ Evolve. The case is yet to be disposed of as Kenya heads into the 2022 general election.
17:54
17:54

Court Upholds Election of Bukoto West MP Muhammad Ssentaayi Masaka High Court 1 1

Ssentaayi, a member of the National Resistance Movement-NRM party, emerged as the winner of the January 14, parliamentary polls with 12,882 votes ahead of the independent candidate Olivia Mugabe who polled 6,115 votes. But Mugabe challenged the outcome of the polls on grounds of voter harassment, bribery, and intimidation of polling agents.
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