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11:57
11:57

KCCA Enforcement Officers On the Spot for Extorting Money from Vendors 3

During their routine operations, the officials arrest vendors and hawkers selling merchandise on the streets of Kampala. They also confiscate vendors' and hawkers' merchandise and inturn solicit for bribes before they can return the items to the owners.
09:20
09:20

City Abductions: Kiseka Mechanic Narrates 39 Day's Ordeal In Millitary Detention 2 1

In an exclusive interview, the father of three told Uganda Radio Network-URN that they were tortured while being forced to confess for participating in the November 18-19, 2020 riots triggered by the arrest of the National Unit Platform President, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu during his presidential campaign trail.
17:47
17:47

Wearing Face Masks Frustrating Learners With Hearing Impairment social distancing 4 1 Top story

Juliet Mary Tumuhairwe, the headteacher of Uganda School for the Deaf notes that wearing a facial mask is very challenging for her group of learners as they cannot fully understand or interpret what the teacher is communicating with them.
17:10
17:10

Parliament Directs Internal Affairs Minister to Release List of Abducted Ugandans 4 1

Latif Ssebaggala, the Kawempe North MP said that while addressing the country two weeks ago, President Museveni admitted that the missing Ugandans were in the hands of security agencies and that their names will be released to the public.
12:59
12:59

Victims of Kamwokya Night Curfew Operations Nursing Deadly Injuries Mulago Hospital 3 3 Top story

Sam Onyapidi, a waiter at Munyonyo Resort hotel and resident of Kifumbira Zone in Kamwokya claims that police officers stabbed him in the stomach along Mawanda Road on Sunday night while returning from duty. Onyapidi is in the Intensive Care Unit-ICU at Mulago National Referral Hospital.
12:17
12:17

Lubaga Chapati Seller Stabs Customer to Death Over UGX 500 Makindye Division 1 1

An eye witness only identified as Alex told detectives at Old Kampala police station that the argument started after the deceased asked the suspect for his balance in vain saying that he had stolen the money resulting into a fight.
11:43
11:43

Human Rights Body Wants Journalists Compensated for Torture

The UHRC condemned the actions of the officers who were seen beating up journalists and other people when NUP leader Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu went to deliver his petition to the UN agency, over alleged violations of human rights. The commission expresses exceptional concern over the recent media reports showing a blatant violation of the rights of journalists and other people by some errant security officers", says a statement.
06:31
06:31

KCCA Stores Running Out of Space Due to Unclaimed Merchandise 5 3

The store measuring about 60 by 10 feet is more than half full with other things like wheelbarrow, big umbrellas and Boda Bodas now placed outside in the store compound. Some of the items in the stores include shoes, bags, sauce pans and books taken from street vendors and hawkers.
17:49
17:49

Student Leaders Call for Revival of Activism in Universities Makerere University 4

Moses Byamugisha, the Guild President at the Law Development Center (LDC) told journalists on Friday that the government has rendered activism meaningless to the extent that there’s a general belief among students that for one to be heard they have to be violent.
16:46
16:46

Former Ntungamo CAO, Two Others Granted Bail

The prosecution alleges that between June and December 2019, Nakityo, now CAO for Buliisa and Andrew Byaruhanga, the Chief Finance Officer of Ntungamo and Julius Ashaba, the Information Technology officer at Ntungamo Municipality through their positions embezzled the money meant for staff salaries and wages.
15:31
15:31

Dead Baby Dumped at Kavule Garbage Site Luke Owoyesigyire 1 3

Other witnesses said that the infant was strangled by a frustrated Mother. Among these is Aisha Mabingo said the increasing cases of infanticides in slum areas these days is due to the irresponsible men who abandon them after giving them pregnancies.
08:07
08:07

Public Sceptical About Using Drone Taxis after Infamous Abductions 4 1 Top story

The vans were reported in almost all arrests conducted during campaigns and in the aftermath of the heated political season, in the capital Kampala and its outskirts. But many of the arrested people have remained missing, and families struggling to establish their whereabouts.
07:16
07:16

WHO Seeks USD 1.96 billion for 2021 COVID-19 Response Plan

The 2021 plan will have six objectives: suppressing transmission, reducing exposure, countering misinformation and disinformation, protecting vulnerable people, reducing death and illness, and accelerating equitable access to new tools against COVID-19 such as vaccines, diagnostics and therapeutics.
12:39
12:39

Victoria University Cuts Tuition Fees for New Entrants Students 7 1

According to Dr. Muganga, the decision stems from a survey carried out between August and September last year involving 10,713 students, which showed that almost 50 percent couldn’t pay tuition resulting from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
18:16
18:16

MPs to Meet Kadaga over Funding for Electoral Violence Probe Parliament 2 1

Last week, the committee postponed investigations into cases of electoral violence due to lack of funding.
17:14
17:14

Family of Missing Kisekka Mechanic Cries Out to Museveni Kiseka Market 2 3

According to Ssemujju, they have searched everywhere in police stations including Central police Station, Old Kampala, Wandegeya, Kitalya and Luzira prisons for his brother in vain. “We don’t know whether our brother was killed. It's now two months since we have not heard anything about him. We have visited all police stations, prisons maybe we’re left with the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence –CMI only,” the distressed Ssemujju told URN”
12:29
12:29

Gov’t Asks EU to Respect Uganda’s Sovereignty NUP 1 Top story

Government has asked the European Union (EU) Parliament to respect the country’s sovereignty and ensure non-interference if relations between the two is to be sustained.
09:53
09:53

Nabweru Woman Kills Baby, Dumps Body in Toilet Patrick Onyango 1 2

Police investigations so far indicate that Nanteza has two boyfriends, one who stays in Dubai and the one in Uganda who is the father of the child. However, after hearing that the Dubai boyfriend was soon returning home, she decided to eliminate the 'evidence' that she has been pregnant with another man's child.
10:20
10:20

Mutilated Man Not Tortured by Security -CID Ronald Ssegawa 2 1

The family says he was kidnapped by security agencies near Avis Company along Tula road two weeks back until his abductors dumped him near the city mortuary last week on Saturday night. Security at Mulago informed URN that plain-clothed people with masked faces driving a vehicle with a covered number plate dumped Ssegawa at the mortuary at around 10:00 pm.
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