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20:37
20:37

Three Arrested In Lwengo For Assaulting 50-year-Old Man To Death 1

The suspects have been identified as Batesita Mutabazi, 36, Ashraf Kaiza, 20, and Nabona Nakibuule, a witch doctor, all residents of the same village.
15:18
15:18

Building Collapses in Rubaga, Kills One Person Rubaga Division 1 3

Area residents led by Moses Kyobe said that the building which was still under construction collapsed at around midnight and trapped five people, all builders at the same site. However, only one body was recovered from the debris, alongside mobile phones believed to belong to the rest of the builders.
14:34
14:34

Uganda Hands Over Suspected DRC Rebel Leader 3 2

Justin Olea 25 years escaped from the prison after he was arrested for allegedly leading a rebel group in Eastern DRC and stealing US $55,000 from a petrol station, a month ago.
13:25
13:25

How Teachers Were Duped into Paying Loans They Never Acquired 1 1

The was unearthed as part of the investigations into the embezzlement of 11 out of the 25 billion Shillings which was released by the Ministry of Finance as a revolving fund to improve the welfare of teachers in government schools. To qualify for the loans, one needed to be on the government payroll with no other loan from any other financial institution.
13:06
13:06

Man Confesses Murdering Stepson 28-Years Ago, Asks for Forgiveness 1 1

Apiyo remembers that one day in February 1993 she returned home only to find her son lying unconscious. She then rushed him to Koch Goma Health Centre III from where he died shortly after arrival.
12:10
12:10

Moroto CID Officer Arrested Over Corruption

Michael Longole, the Karamoja Region police spokesperson confirmed the arrest of the officer, describing his conduct as unacceptable. According to Longole, the officer acted outside his jurisdiction since investigations were still ongoing.
11:51
11:51

Kabale Parents Cry to Museveni for help Over Missing Son 4 2 Top story

Muhereza 25, a former Entertainment Minister at Bishop Barham College of Uganda Christian University was reportedly picked up from an unspecified Pump fuel station in Banda in Kampala by plain-clothed men who identified themselves as security officers.
11:05
11:05

Soldier in Trouble for Gun Misuse 2

According to Mawanda, the soldier picked a firearm from the barracks and opened fire indiscriminately following a misunderstanding with his friend.
10:42
10:42

Relatives of Accident Victim Storm Moroto Hospital, Paralyze Business road accident 1

Dozens of women forced their way through the hospital gate and other wards forcing security personnel to withdraw and watch them from a safe distance.
10:03
10:03

Police Officers Using Excessive Force Should Face Trial in Court- IGP 3 1

Ochola has directed the force’s human rights and legal directorate to ensure that every policeman accused of using excessive force towards civilians should be charged in Civil or Criminal courts so that they can serve as an example to others.
10:03
10:03

Police Arrest Cobbler On Allegations of Abetting Number Plate Thefts police station 1

A detective privy to this matter told URN on condition of anonymity that Opendi revealed that Mbasa was coordinating a racket of street children who use pliers and other sharp objects to pluck number plates from vehicles normally parked along streets for long hours.
09:07
09:07

Five Killed in Hoima-Masindi Road Accident cane cutters 1

The accident happened on Monday at around 10 pm near Waaki Bridge in Mbaarara village Kitoba Sub County, Hoima district.
08:53
08:53

Karimojong Girls Intercepted in Katakwi child trafficking 1

According to the Mt. Moroto Regional Police Commander, Michael Longole, police received information that the girls were gathered at Alekilek in Napak district and were being transported in a taxi.
07:56
07:56

UPDF Investigates Purported “Revolt Threats” in Equatorial Guinea 1 1 Top story

Last week, rumours started doing rounds that UPDF troops deployed in Equatorial Guinea under the Ugandan Military and Mentoring Team-UMTMT had threatened to revolt against their contingent commander, Col. James Kato Kalyebara for alleged mistreatment, discrimination, suspension and expulsion of their colleagues over small matters.
07:54
07:54

Gulu High Court to Start Election Petition Hearing Today 1

Paulino Ogwang, the Court Clerk says that the cases have been allocated to Justice Tadeo Asiimwe.
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