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Anite Needs Mental Check-up-Rukutana 5 1 Top story

Rukutana has downplayed Anite's claims, saying she should consider a mental health check-up.
20:45
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IGG Investigates Kampala District Land Board Secretary for Corruption 2 Top story

In an August 15th letter to Andrew Kitaka, the Acting Executive Director, Kampala Capital City Authority, the Deputy Inspector General of Government, Mariam Wangadya notes that the Inspectorate of Government is in receipt of several complaints where in it is alleged that Komugisha is corrupt and has exhibited unethical conduct while executing her duties.
19:52
19:52

Flying Squad Arrests State House Masquerader 2 Top story

Luke Owoyesigyire, the Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, says Segawa was picked from Nkrumah Road in the City Centre after being trailed for some time. According to Owoyesigyire, the arrest was prompted by numerous complaints against the suspects by some people implicating him for threatening them.
18:34
18:34

UWA Sets New Park Entry Tariffs 2 1

Under the new rates, Gorilla tracking permits has been increased from 600 US dollars to 700 US Dollars for foreigners not resident in Uganda while foreigners living in Uganda will enter the park to track the Gorillas at 600 US Dollars, up from the previous 500 US Dollars.
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18:00

Family Demands UGX 4M from Deputy Chief Justice For Burial Expense Gulu town 1 1

The deceased’s family was stranded at Gulu Main Hospital Mortuary on Tuesday afternoon when their pleas to the Deputy Chief Justice through his driver to cover the burial expenses failed to yield results.
17:31
17:31

140 Motorcycle Riders Fined for Violating Traffic Rules Boda Boda riders 1 Top story

The Boda boda riders were intercepted on Tuesday morning after they were caught riding without helmets, permits and insurance contrary to the Traffic and Road Safety Act 1998.
17:20
17:20

MPs Oppose Proposal to Cap Election Finances Electoral Reforms 4

The proposal was fronted by the Alliance for Campaign Finance Monitoring –ACFIM, a loose coalition of civil society activists advocating for increased transparency in financing political parties and election campaigns in Uganda
17:17
17:17

Kawempe, Kiruddu Hospitals to Return Mulago Equipment, Specialists Ministry of Health 4

Dr. Lawrence Kazibwe, the Acting Director, Kawempe hospital, says they are in meetings to harmonize what belongs to them and what doesn’t.
17:04
17:04

Woman Arrested for Fleecing UGX 48m From Fiancé in Fake Funeral Luweero District 1 1 Top story

According to Police, Nanjovu bought a coffin, placed in a banana stem and took the coffin to Kigoma in Wobulenzi town council in Luweero District for burial. She reportedly informed Nsubuga’s relatives that the child’s body was scaring and that doctors had advised that it shouldn’t be opened for viewing.
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17:01

Non Communicable Diseases Leading to Premature Births- Medics Ministry of Health 3 1

Dr Charles Kabugo a consultant physician says the situation is worsened by the fact that many especially young people are unaware that they are hypertensive.
16:45
16:45

Lyantonde Cattle Markets Closed over FMD Outbreak lyantonde district 2

The affected cattle markets are located in Lyakajura, Kashagama and Kyemmamba which neighbour Sembabule district.
14:03
14:03

Kawempe Hospital to Pay UGX 24m for Connection to Sewer Line 2

Dr Lawrence Kazibwe, the Acting Deputy Executive Director says that they have requested for extra money and have contracted NWSC to not only connect their tank but to also treat the medical waste before it is joined to the main sewer line.
13:35
13:35

Golf Club, KCCA Disagree on Cutting Down Trees 3 2 Top story

According to Karyarugookwe, the affected trees have decayed and pose a threat to the life of golfers, general public and property in and around the golf course. He says at least 8 trees have collapsed within a period of two years causing damage to the golf course.
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Busia Residents Stuck with Two LC I Chairpersons Elections 5

Augustin Okawo, another resident wants the position of chairperson declared vacant and fresh elections held to save residents from the confusion
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12:00

EU Injects UGX 37 Billion in Aquaculture Parks Construction Fish 2 1

It is hoped that through the project, Uganda will develop and effectively enforce a sound policy and regulatory framework, enhance production and productivity of fish and fish products, reduce post-harvest losses and create marketing opportunities for aquaculture fish and fish products.
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08:00

Masindi Sugar Cane Farmers to Get Fully Fledged Service Center 3

According to Gen. Saleh, the service center that will be equipped with among other things 40 tractors, sugarcane harvesting machines, training facility for tractor operators, post-harvest handlers, fertilizers and ICT lab, will be established at Kihonda agricultural demonstration farm in Pakanyi sub county.
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Private Emergency Care Providers Decry Lack of Training Entity Ministry of Health 6 1 Top story

Joseph Kalanzi, a professor at the Department of Emergency Medicine, Makerere University College of Health Science, says setting up a regulating entity alone may not be very helpful for a country with an increasing need for emergency care services.
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