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19:33
19:33

Vote on Motion to Approve Cities Suspended Due to Lack of Quorum 3 4

For the motion to pass, Oulanyah noted that it will require majority support from 223 MPs out of the 443 legislators with voting rights. He made the decision after establishing that there were less than 223 MPs in the chambers.
19:05
19:05

Four Hacked to Death in Nakasongola

Patrick Lugonvu, the Parish Internal Security Officer says that the assailant armed with a panga attacked the victims in different places on Thursday between 1 and 3 pm.
18:32
18:32

Kigorobya Residents Welcome Select Committee Report evicted residents 3 1

The families were evicted from their ancestral land measuring 438 hectares on February 13, 2019 when a joint security team comprising of the army and police raided the village under the guise of tracking down people involved in subversive activities.
17:05
17:05

Energy Ministry Assured of Ownership of Kampala Oil Terminal Land accusation 2 1

The piece of land measuring 299 acres is situated at Namwambula village in Kiringente Sub County in Mpigi district. It was purchased by the Ministry at a cost of 13.5 billion Shillings from an Indian firm N. Shah and Company Limited.
16:29
16:29

Muhakanizi Warns Accounting Officers Over Loan Deductions accumulated arrears 2

Muhakanizi warns that any accounting officer who approves staff loans beyond the 50% of the gross pay and cause staff to go off the payroll will be held personally and pecuniary accountable.
16:17
16:17

CSOs Call for Regulation of Drug Prices Minstry of Health

Dennis Kibira, the Coordinator of Medicines Transparency Alliance revealed that while conducting the survey they found huge price disparities for contraceptives giving an example of implants where at some facilities the commodity would go for as low as Shs3000 to be inserted and yet at another facility the same device of the same brand went to the highs of Shs20,000.
15:58
15:58

Uncertainty Surrounds Proposed Relocation of Busaka Residents land 3 1

The inland port project had for long suffered from land woes involving 1,285 current occupants and the government. However, the two parties later reached an understanding that the earmarked land close to 500 acres situated in Bukasa in Kira Municipality belonged to the government since it was a gazetted forest.
15:49
15:49

Masaka Municipal Council Issues Strict Guideline on Grasshopper Handling 1 1 Top story

A circular issued by Masaka Municipal Health department requires all grasshopper vendors to register with local authorities as well as undergo medical examination by the Principal Medical Officer to ascertain their health status.
13:17
13:17

Residents Reaping From Flooded Hamurwa Bridge 5 2

Ronald Besigye, a resident of Karukara in Hamurwa town council, says following the flooding they volunteered by helping people to cross safely. He however, says they later realised they can make some money and decided to charge a few.
12:43
12:43

Limited Manpower, Funding Hampering Corruption Fight-IG 4 1 Top story

Sam Agaba, the head of the Inspectorate of Government in Charge of Kigezi sub region, says that his office receives an average of five corruption related cases each day.
12:18
12:18

Lira RDC's Impersonation Case Refered to DPP Lira District 1

Odongo is being accused by another person, Milton Odongo, a teacher at Omwonylee Primary School in Otuke District of using his academic papers both for Primary and Uganda Certificate of Education, O'level certificate.
12:08
12:08

Select Committee Faults Minister, Agaba and Security Agencies Over Kigorobya Evictions 2 Top story

Among the key findings are that the families were illegally evicted and displaced from their homes forcing them to take refuge in nearby bushes, villages and Budongo Forest in Masindi district.
11:16
11:16

Suspected Land Grabber Arrested, Charged 1

On Thursday, Muzungu was charged in the magistrates’ court. It is alleged that he and two others George Tindyebwa and Ayub Tukundane last month used bow and arrows and machetes to rob up to 12.4 million shillings, 9 bags of cement, 30 hoes, 35 pangas all valued at UGX 35 million from a store in Katabi town council.
10:59
10:59

Dozens Suffer Losses in Sham Cryptocurrency Scheme Bank of Africa 4 1 Top story

John Marry Ssemujju, who is in his senior six vacations, has been working as a Sales Person for DUNAMISCOIN Resources Limited. He says the company fleeced them of all the money they paid for interviews and registration, with promises of paying them high interest in dollars.
08:01
08:01

RDC, Police Commanders Disagree On Marijuana Exhibit Ahmed Musakana 1

Namulindwa says that since police hasn’t opened a case of possessing drugs against the suspects, the marijuana should be burnt to prevent it from falling into wrong hands. She has since directed the Luweero District Police Commander, Ahmed Musakana and the Savannah Regional Police Commander, Caroline Akoth to publically destroy the marijuana.
07:32
07:32

Space Crisis Hits Kitgum General Hospital 1 1 Top story

Celestine Omoding, the in Charge of the Pediatric Ward told URN in an interview on Tuesday that the ward has only 30 beds yet they sometimes admit patients twice the numbers of bed available.
07:20
07:20

Bududa Landslides: 2 More Bodies Recovered, Over 30 Still Missing 4 1 Top story

Wilson Watira, the Bududa District LC V chairperson, says the tools being used to search for the bodies are inadequate.
06:57
06:57

Security Guard Shoots Kampala University Student Dead people 1 Top story

A student, who spoke to URN on condition of anonymity, says that she heard a gunshot at around 08:45pm and ran towards the administration block only to find Katagwa’s lifeless body
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