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20:14
20:14

Parliament Wants Law to Regulate Judges on Special Assignments 2 4

According to the judiciary website, six justices of the Court of Appeal currently have special assignments. They include Justice Geoffrey Kiryabwire and Justice Monica Mugenyi who were appointed to the East African Court of Justice and Justice Solomy Balungi Bossa who is at the International Criminal Court.
19:38
19:38

Strangers Charged for Attacking Parliament, Sent to Luzira 1

The strangers, later identified as Darfala Ssenjako and Charles Mutaasa Kafeero jumped into the Chamber from the public gallery and disrupted parliament business as MPs debated a ministerial statement on the Land Information Systems Conference.
19:05
19:05

2,000 Delegates to attend G77+China Summit in Kampala 1 3

The G77 is the largest intergovernmental organization of developing countries in the United Nations, used as a platform to articulate and promote their collective economic interests and enhance their joint negotiating capacity on all major international economic issues. The coalition which was started by 77 countries, now has 135 member countries from Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean.
18:43
18:43

UCU Student Accused of Cyber Harassment after Opening up about Rape Granted Bond

In a statement, the Women's Pro Bono Initiative, an entity that provides legal aid to women whose rights have been trampled upon said that the computer misuse Act under which Bagaine is charged is being taken advantage of to censure women from speaking out about the crime.
18:34
18:34

Uganda Lauds S. Sudan Factions for Assenting to National Unity Gov't

President Salva Kiir Mayardit and his political nemesis Dr Riek Machar on Wednesday agreed that the much-awaited transitional government will start on Saturday, February 22, as agreed in a summit held in Entebbe last year. The current government is going to be dissolved today and subsequently, Machar will be appointed the first of the four vice presidents while Kiir will remain president.
18:15
18:15

Anglican Church Reverend Charged for Self-Kidnap, Granted Bail 1 1

Police obtained CCTV footage showing that he had exited his car without any attack from anyone contrary to his own statement. The footage shows him parking his car at Namisigye village in Seeta-Mukono before jumping in a motorcycle to an unknown destination, moments before he was declared missing.
16:42
16:42

Magezi Revisits Role of Cultural Institutions in Local Government Structures Local Governments 1 3 Top story

Magezi observes that while traditional governance systems have, to a large extent, been replaced by modern state structures and systems at the national level, they are still relevant at local levels in many parts of the country.
16:35
16:35

Police Arrests Three, Recover Gun in Kasese gangs

The 3 suspects were picked in a joint security operation conducted on Thursday night from Kyondo, sub county, Bokonzo, Kasese District.
16:21
16:21

Four Arrested for Killing Retired Teacher in Kaberamaido 1

The deceased include a retired teacher, Moses Kafeero Amooti and his nephew Benson Bogere who were hacked by assailants in Kobulubulu sub-county, where they had gone to collect payment of 4.5 million Shillings from the sale of land in Murem Landing Site in Kobulubulu.
16:16
16:16

Soroti Municipality Receives UGX6.6 Billion to Improve Road Infrastructure World Bank 1 1

Soroti Municipal Council received UGX. 6.6 billion for the construction of School Road, Harridas Road, Edyegu Road, Adams Road, among others under Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructural Development-USMID, funded by the World Bank. Another UGX. 2.7 billion has been allocated to provide street lights in all major roads and digitalized traffic lights at Soroti junction.
15:52
15:52

Hoima RDC Intervenes in Hoima Boma ground Saga Hoima boma grounds 1 1

The two administrative units have been bickering over the failure by the district to surrender the title for the land hosting the ground to the municipality. The land title is currently being held by the district chairperson Kadir Kirungi, who insists that its ownership and mandate is with the district.
14:46
14:46

Dispute with Kenya Hits Uganda’s Export Earnings – Finance President Museveni 1

According to the Ministry of Finance performance of the economy January 2020 report, Uganda exported merchandise worth USD 86.94 million (319 billion Shillings) to the region in December 2019 and imported merchandise worth USD 106.71 million (391 billion Shillings). This translates into a deficit of USD 19.77 million (72 billion Shillings).
14:36
14:36

Two NRM Chairpersons Arrested for Confiscating National Voters Register Local Government 3

Apollo Wanasolo, the NRM Chairperson of Bunambatsu parish in Nakatsi Sub County was arrested alongside Augustine Kuloba, the chairman NRM in Nabusera village, allegedly confiscated the registers from Bukusechi and Buchunya primary school, where they had been displayed by the Electoral Commission.
13:56
13:56

Ministry Intervenes in Hoima Land grabbing Saga Eviction 3

The affected villages include Ryobunyonyi, Kirindasojo and Kihohoro where the family of Fred Mugamba is claiming ownership of the disputed land.
13:07
13:07

Power Extension Excites Bukusu Trading Centre Residents development 3 1

Located less than 10-kilometres off the Kampala-Gulu highway, the trading centre has operated without electricity over the years.
12:49
12:49

Kasese District Set to Roll-Out Second Disaster Management Plan 3 2

Kasese has been prone to disasters owing to its geographical and human activities which have led to the displacement of residents from their homes. Residents here have been exposed to prolonged dry spells, landslides/mudslides, storms and disease epidemics for both animals and human.
12:01
12:01

I Won’t Subject Myself to NRM Primaries - Luweero Chairman intimidation 1 3

Ndawula says that he has decided to contest as an independent candidate and be voted on merit rather than subjecting himself to an exercise which may unfairly lead to him suffering defeat.
11:16
11:16

No Money to Fight Desert Locusts in Kole District 5 1

However, Francis Acobi, the District entomology officer has declared that the district doesn't have money to control the locusts. He says they are waiting on the central government to use the army to control the locusts by spraying.
08:01
08:01

Body of Arrested Rwandan National Buried in Kampala Cemetery Emmanuel Magezi 1

Magezi was reportedly arrested by the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence in March 2019 together with another Rwandan National, Theogen Sendegeya. For more than 10 months, their whereabouts were unknown, as family and relatives couldn’t locate them in all gazetted detention facilities.
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