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Feb 2020 16 results
21:29
21:29

Kadaga Blocks Oil Roads Loan Request Over Jinja Expressway 1 3

The request had been tabled by State Minister for planning David Bahati. The loan, which required parliamentary approval was sought from Industrial and Commercial Bank of China.
19:37
19:37

Khartoum to Host Regional Nile Day Celebrations nile cooperation 1

Nile Day commemorates the establishment of the Nile Basin Initiative, and is celebrated annually on the 22nd of February across Nile basin countries riparian states.
18:51
18:51

Four Clubs To Face Demotion from Northern Regional League 1

According to article 25 sub section 4, all teams who wish to participate in any FUFA sanctioned league must have qualified in five aspects including financial capacity, tournament or league qualification, administration and stadia facilities.
18:11
18:11

Research: Ugandan Officials Might Have Hidden UGX 267bn Aid Money World Bank 1 Top story

In East Africa, Tanzania was also studied and researchers found at least $145m had been hidden by its elites. Researchers concluded that this was because politicians, elites and their cronies got access to aid money and instead of using it to work on projects that developed their countries, they hid it away for personal use.
17:46
17:46

People Talking About Poverty Should Be Arrested - Gen. Elwelu Soroti district 1

Gen. Elwelu, speaking at the belated NRM function in Kamuda Sub County, Soroti district this afternoon said that there is no reason for anyone, especially in Teso to cry and speak about poverty. He explained that there are immense opportunities in the region, including fertile soils that can change lives better but many people, have instead opted to rally in for unproductive ventures like politics.
17:18
17:18

Kisoro LC 5 Chairperson, Councilors Bicker Over Land Abel Bizimana 1 2 Top story

Expedito Byensi, the Representative of Nyakabande Sub County, says although they are fully aware of the work of NGO targeting the revival of the livelihood of the Batwa, they didn’t discuss the land allocation.
17:06
17:06

Rotary in Drive to Raise UGX 367m to Equip Mengo Blood Bank nakasero blood bank 1 2

Ronald Kawaddwa, the chairperson of Mengo Rotary Blood Bank, told journalists in Kampala that the money, once collected, will be used to complete the blood processing cycles that will be used for equipping the facility. He says the intervention will boost to the recently acquired transfusion transmissible infection testing machines.
17:04
17:04

Red Top Men Attack MPs in Parliament Simon Oyet 1 1 Top story

Parliament was at 4;00pm attacked by two men who jumped from the strangers gallery to the floor of the house attacking Members of Parliament.
15:19
15:19

South Sudanese Police Officer Arrested over Illegal Possession of Pangolin adjumani district 1

John Chol Malou, aged 42, a police officer attached to Nimule Police Station in South Sudan was arrested with two others identified as Denise Ocan aged 38 and other unidentified South Sudan Army Officer.
15:14
15:14

How Flying Squad Tracked, Arrested Prime Suspect in Bugiri Sheikh's Murder 1 2 Top story

“Mugoya had hidden the Semi-Automated Rifle –SAR inside one of the University branches where he had deployed two security guards to protect the premises. The gun was recovered with bullets,” the source said.
13:20
13:20

Most Wanted Wobulenzi Gangster Killed At Police Station mob 2 3 Top story

Abraham Tukundane, the Luweero District Police Commander, says the five gangsters were arrested from Bombo town council after tip off and were transferred to Wobulenzi Police Station around 7am this morning to answer several criminal charges.
13:12
13:12

Turkish Fashion Retailer Announces Entry into Uganda LC Waikiki 1

The retailer, whose majority stake is owned by Turkish dollar billionaire Mustafa Kucuk, will make Uganda the 45th country where it is doing business. The store will be at Acacia Mall.
11:46
11:46

Tororo Medical Workers Arrested Over Drug Theft

The suspects are identified as Peter Opua the senior principle stores assistant Tororo main hospital, the Nangongera Health Centre IV assistant inventory officer Isaac Obbo and the senior Ambulance driver at Tororo main hospital Ochwo Usain.
11:23
11:23

Desert Locusts Overwhelm Bukwo Officials 1 Top story

Brigadier Stephen Oluka, the Head of the Disaster Response Team in the Office of the Prime Minister told Uganda Radio Network that they have dispatched a team of soldiers to combat the locusts.
10:37
10:37

Canadian Pastor Robbed in Jinja Mansion Hotel region 1

He says that although the robbery took place on Sunday night, he had been convinced by the Managers at Mansion Hotel that an in-house search would help them recover the money without the involvement of the police.
06:58
06:58

Tipper Accident Claims 2, Critically Injures Another Traffic Police 3 1

According to Habarulema, the accident occurred when the driver of the tipper, which was loaded with bricks and cement lost control as he tried to negotiate a corner forcing the truck to overturn in Semuliki national park.
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