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21:50
21:50

KCCA seeks 3% from National Budget 1 4 Top story

While presenting the KCCA budget estimates before council on Tuesday, Kitaka noted that there are several unfunded priorities recurring from the previous budget resulting from low funding. He listed the priorities as renovation and maintenance of KCCA Health Centers, Operationalization of the new landfill at Kiteezi, procurement of garbage trucks, Management of Litigation, Arbitration and Compensations and procurement of Cesspool trucks for faecal sludge collection among others.
20:38
20:38

Judicial Service Commission Advertises Chief Justice Position 1

Justice Bart Katureebe is set to retire on June 20th 2020 having reached the mandatory retirement age 70 years. The Chief Justice is the head of Judiciary and is responsible for the administration and supervision of all courts in Uganda.
20:34
20:34

Bulambuli Woman Held Over Husband's Death 2

John Robert Tukei, the Elgon Region Spokesperson told Journalists that Muzakhi was arrested on Sunday evening after the deceased’s relatives demanded to know his whereabouts and filed a complaint with police.
19:35
19:35

KCCA Passes New Property Tax Rates 3 1

The new rates are 4% of taxable value of properties generating five million and below and 6% for properties attracting revenue of five million shillings. Currently, KCCA charges a flat rate of 6% of the taxable value on commercial properties.
18:37
18:37

280 People Died of Malaria in December- Ministry of Health Report

The report, malaria situation update also shows that by January 7th 2020, 280 malaria deaths had been recorded by the surveillance team being reported at health facilities since the beginning of December.
18:36
18:36

Man At Large For Killing Colleague Over UGX 2000 Apac district

Joel Omunu, an eye witness says the deceased gave Onono Shillings 2000 so as to use his smart phone for a day. However, the phone failed to work prompting Jogo to approach the suspect for a refund, which led to a fight.
18:08
18:08

Nabbanja Shows up With family, Village mates at Handover Ceremony Ministry of Health 3 3 Top story

The entourage comprised among others Nabbanja’s daughter, mother, sister, brothers, neighbor, village priest, LC 1 chairman, catechist, childhood friend and a nurse from a health center in her constituency. The newly appointed minister took time to introduce each member of her team.
16:39
16:39

Police Brutality, Clapdown of Opposition Activities Bad Signs for 2021 Polls-ANT 4 2

ANT spokesperson, Wilberforce Seryazi says that such brutality and clampdown of opposition activities give bad signals for the next general elections.
15:55
15:55

Violence Against Officers Worries Police Leadership 2 1

Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga, says when people don’t respect police, it culminates into high levels of violence that is often meted at Police officers executing their lawful duties. He cited last week’s attack and murder of police constable Moro Majid.
15:15
15:15

Health Ministry Budget Hasn’t Been Cut-Minister Aceng press conference 2

Aceng noted that she isn’t aware of any budget cuts since they have just received the first budget call circular from government, which isn’t conclusive because it doesn’t contain external funding and other sources like loans.
14:50
14:50

Father Arrested For Selling Son Over Ritual Sacrifice district 1

Gamba’s mother, Olivier Naibilo says Ssebukera who disappeared in December last year showed up on January 1st, 2020 and confessed to have teamed up with four other people to sacrifice his child.
14:04
14:04

MP Theodore Ssekikubo Released on Bail 1 1

Masaka Chief Magistrate Deogratius Ssejjemba released Ssekikubo on a noncash bail of 10 million Shillings. His five sureties were also executed on a non-cash bond of 25 million each Shillings. The sureties included MPs Barnabas Tinkansimire, Anifa Kawooya, Mary Kabanda, Florence Namayanja and Lwemiyaga sub-county councillor Johnstone Kamugisha.
13:12
13:12

Nansana Town Clerk Hands Over Office as Probe into Crisis Kicks Off

On Monday, Andrew Otim, the Commissioner in Charge of Urban Inspections told URN that they had started off with meeting aggrieved parties to hear their complaints. He also said the number of interested parties has since increased from councilors, technical staff and municipal mayor to include the Chairpersons of Gombe, Nansana and Nabweru.
12:46
12:46

Kitaka Gets Six Month's Extension as KCCA Ag. ED 2

The second directive extends the Acting appointment of Kitaka for a period of six months from 18th December 2019 to 18th June 2020.
12:06
12:06

Soroti Residents Question Ownership of Golf Club, Arrow Square land pressure 2 1 Top story

Arrow Square that was in the custody of the Indian community has of late been contested by a businessman in Soroti who wants to set there an arcade. The same applies to Soroti Golf Club where Pilgrim Africa, a non- governmental organization has acquired a land title.
11:44
11:44

Fisheries Protection Unit Destroys 1500 Illegal Fishnets government 2 2 Top story

Maj. Joseph Ssebukera, the Commandant of the UPDF Fisheries Protection Unit on Eastern Lake Victoria, says the impounded nets carry electric current, which peels off fish skin causing it to die and float on the lake.
11:14
11:14

Mbale Mayor, Law Enforcement Officers Clash Over Kumi Road Taxi Park 5 1 Top story

During the meeting, the Committee Chairperson, Musa Kasaija asked members to speak freely on why the municipality has failed to realize local revenue collection so that that they can find e solutions to the problem.
10:14
10:14

Kasese Police Arrest 13 Suspected Robbers thugs 2

Some of the suspects are Monica Nziabake Matafali Kabiira, Doreen Muhindo, Alex Muhindo, Rabson Thembo, Kasimu Ategeka and Moris Mumbere. Three of the suspects including Alex Muhindo, Rabson Thembo and Kasimu Ategeka were found in possession of a bullet.
07:34
07:34

Four Boda boda Riders Killed in Mbale in One Month 2

Emma Nabende, a resident of a resident of Busiu Sub County met his death at Bubtsye village in Busoba Sub County on Boxing Day. His motorcycle Registration Number UEU 251Q was robbed.
07:06
07:06

Man Barricades Himself Inside House, Torches It domestic violence 3 3 Top story

The man only identified as Juma told residents after being rescued from the burning house that he caught his wife, Eseza Kusasira red handed cheating on him with another, which prompted him to end his life.
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