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19:05
19:05

Renovation of Old Taxi Park to Start Next Year KCCA 5

The Acting Executive Director KCCA Kitaka says the committee recommended that KCCA goes ahead with the renovations despite contestation from taxi operators.
18:44
18:44

300 Suspected Dealers in Stolen Items Arrested 2 1

Uganda People’s Defence Forces –UPDF, police ‘s Field Force Unit, Crime Intelligence, conducted operations in areas of Katwe particularly at Muganzirwazza Complex, Cooper Complex and Mutaasa Kafeero Plaza targeting shops allegedly dealing in stolen motorcycle spare parts and electronics.
18:10
18:10

Only 1.6 Million Ugandans Are Covered by Social Security- New report social protection

Even the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) that covers the highest number of people at 1.8million, the report shows only 830,000 were active members by June this year.
17:58
17:58

Arua Municipality Cleared to Start USMID Road Works 2 4

School and Adroa roads totalling to 5kms were set for upgrading, but the works stalled due to design changes and encroachment by land and property owners along the roads.
17:03
17:03

Besigye Criticizes Ongoing Verification of Voters Register 4 1

Dr Kizza Besigye told journalists in Kampala that it’s totally wrong to put partisan local leaders in charge of the exercise. He adds that this could be a well-hatched plan by the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM party, to disenfranchise political opponents.
16:49
16:49

Security Guard, Manager Kidnapped As Thugs Raid Kagadi Nile Depot Robbers 1

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine region police spokesperson says that the thugs are believed to have disarmed Richard Edema, the security guard and later put the deport manager Joseph Mugume at gunpoint and ordered him to surrender to them all the money he had in his possession.
16:29
16:29

Compensation Demands Dominate East African Pipeline Public Hearings 3

They have however expressed dismay at the delayed compensation for their land which falls in the route for the 1,443km crude oil export pipeline envisaged to transport crude oil from Hoima to the Chongoleani peninsula near Tanga Port in Tanzania.
15:55
15:55

Court Allows Mumbere to Travel Abroad for Treatment margaret oumo oguli 1

Justice Margaret Oumo Oguli, however, declined to allow him permission to travel to Kasese on grounds that he can easily interfere with state witnesses in a case in which he faces 41 charges related to murder, aggravated robbery, and terrorism among others.
13:52
13:52

Milestone: Another Strain of Polio Eradicated Worldwide 1 Top story

The last case of WPV3 was detected in northern Nigeria in 2012. Since then, the strength and reach of the eradication programme’s global surveillance system have been critical to verify that this strain is truly gone.
13:05
13:05

Minister Opendi Directs Regional Referral Hospitals To Install Cameras Ministry of Health 3

She says that the corruptions cases reported at public hospitals scare away patients especially expectant mothers and end up in the hands of unqualified practitioners and traditional birth attendants which she says fruscontrates governments move of reducing mortality rates in the country.
12:20
12:20

Uganda Becoming Global Hub for Health Research - Experts Makerere University 5

Dr. Charles Batte a Makerere University College of Health Sciences based Health Economist says the country has gained clout because of previous success in fighting HIV/AIDS, guinea worm and coverage of immunization that to date remain a challenge to a lot of countries in Africa.
12:11
12:11

Suspected Robbers Kill Police Constable in Jinja crime 3 1

Muzamilu Izimba, a cyclist operating opposite the taxi park who witnessed the incident says that the deceased arrested two suspects at around 5:30 am. He adds that as Tanga was opening the police post cells, one of the suspects pushed him and cut his head before fleeing the scene.
11:03
11:03

Storm Destroys Kamengo Police Quarters 4 2

The officer in- charge Kamengo Police Station, Mugoya Yudaya says that the thunderstorm which lasted about two hours also destroyed property including Television sets, radios, clothes, beddings, and electric appliances among others.
07:52
07:52

Minister Tasks Masaka Hospital Board to Investigate Encroachment On Land Ministry of Health 2 1

More than 250 squatters have encroached on the 47 acres of the hospital land. The encroachment has affected the hospital's plans for expansion and the construction of a regional Heart Institute in the area.
07:27
07:27

Truck Knocks Police Officer Dead in Napak napak district

Corporal James Oluka, attached to Kaithelem Police Post in Napak District died on Wednesday when he collided with a Fuso lorry registration number UAX 489B at Corner Kapel area in Napak district, along Moroto- Soroti Road.
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