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18:41
18:41

Six Sub Counties in Sironko Lacking Health Centres 4

Sironko District Health Officer, Dr Nicholas Wabomba says that 85% of the residents in the affected sub-counties cannot access medical services in a radius of 5kilometers because of the absence of health facilities.
17:37
17:37

Limited Funding Slowing Maritime Safety Initiatives Permanent Secretary 3 1

Although the ministry had made several stunning promises to the sub-sector, Wasswa Bageya, the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Works, says that they are constrained by funds and may not meet all the required initiatives in time.
17:17
17:17

Kenyan Registered Motorcycles Flood Busia Town 1 5 Top story

George Byansi, the Chairperson Busia Municipality Boda-boda Riders association, says also attributes the rise in the number of Kenyan registered motorcycles to the high tax levy on Ugandan motorcycles.
16:43
16:43

Witness Contradicts Himself in Musician Mowzey Radio Murder Case entebbe court 1

When Justice Abodo asked Etoru if he knew Wamala at the time Radio was killed, Etoru told court that he knew the suspect. However, the suspect's lawyer Leonard Kasibante told court that in the police statement, Etoru indicated that he did know Wamala.
15:55
15:55

Detectives Reconstruct UPDF Soldier, Civilian Shooting Scene 1 1

Yiga and Gonzanga were allegedly shot dead on Saturday by Pte Peter Okia at a construction site at Nalukolongo, Rubaga Division, in Kampala.
15:15
15:15

Police Explain Ayebare's Alleged Kidnap Polly Namaye 1 1

Nagirinya was kidnapped outside her home in Lungujja, Rubaga Division alongside her driver cum Boda boda rider, Ronald Kitayimbwa on August 8th, 2019. Their lifeless bodies were found dumped at Nama Sub County in Mukono district three days later.
14:23
14:23

Fire Guts 12 Kiosks in Karuma Town Council Business 1

Joseph Bakaleke, the Kiryandongo District Police Commander says that they suspect the fire to have originated from a charcoal stove that was left burning in one of the wooden Kiosks and spread to other kiosks.
14:11
14:11

Two Hoima Nursing School Students Killed In Fatal Accident Along Kibaale-Pacwa Road driver 2 1

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine region Police spokesperson has identified the deceased students as Josephine Kirabo, a daughter of renowned retired head teacher in Hoima district, Francis Kemara and Charity Kabigano.
13:07
13:07

Bushenyi Police Impound DRC Bound Cattle Martial Tumusiime 2

Martial Tumusiime, the Greater Bushenyi police spokesperson, says they are under instructions from the Security Ministry to impound all cattle destine for DRC because they are meant to support the activities of ADF rebels.
12:30
12:30

Kampala Youths struggling to access Youth Livelihood Funds KCCA 5

One of the group members of Nanganda Lukuli Youth Unisex Salon Joab Alinanye says that his hopes are now shattered. When he was introduced to the program, he thought it was time to put his Berber skills to use. His dreams have not come true and yet still spends money to visit the division in a bid to follow-up on the program
12:00
12:00

Kamwenge Town Councillors Demand Audit of Funds

In a letter dated September 2nd, 2019, signed by the vice-chairperson Kamwenge town council, Francis Mwesigye Apuuli, contend that the town clerk, Levi Bahemuka, has failed to give an accountability of Road funds and local revenue.
11:08
11:08

Greed Breeding Corruption in Judiciary-Principal Judge 2 1

Bamwine who was on Wednesday speaking at the burial of former Supreme Court Justice Alfred Karokora at his ancestral home in Ruharo ward, Kamukuzi division Mbarara Municipality revealed that the current generation of judicial officers has failed to prioritize service above self and instead resorted to living extravagant lives.
10:40
10:40

Bus Knocks Two People Dead in Bushenyi

The deceased who were travelling on a motorcycle were knocked by a bus registration number UAM 682 H belonging to Pokopoko Bus Company. The bus was from Kasese heading to Kampala.
07:50
07:50

Police Proposes UGX 10M Fine for Abuse of Emergency Vehicle Regulation 3

On Wednesday, the Director of Traffic in the Uganda Police Force, Assistant Inspector General of Police, Steven Kasiima appeared before the committee to present their views on the Bill. Police wants people who drive vehicles, trailers or engineering plants as emergency motor vehicles to pay a fine not exceeding Shillings 10 million or imprisonment not exceeding five years or both upon conviction.
07:37
07:37

CSOs Back Museveni on GMO Bill gmo bill 2012 1 4

Barbara Ntambirweki, a research fellow under the Trade, Innovations and Biotechnology Policy Programme at ACODE says that Parliament should be considerate of the impact of mixing GMOs material on Uganda’s farming system.
06:49
06:49

Bulambuli Family Hosts 30 landslide Victims 5 1 Top story

Beatrice Nabuyoga, a resident of Luzira village, Busiya parish in Bulambuli district and her bedridden husband have sheltered some of the victims in their home. Nabuyoga, a peasant farmer says her family decided to offer about 10 empty rooms in their home to host the landslide victims after seeing many of them suffering with nowhere to sleep.
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