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19:10
19:10

Security in Futile Search For Body of Murdered Woman investigation 2 1 Top story

On January 30, 2019, Mukisa led CMI operatives to a swamp in Kireka Biira Nakabugo Parish in Wakiso district where he had dumped the minors body after strangling him to death and removing some body parts.
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11:44

Farmers Associations Oppose Indigenous Seed Registration kitgum 3 1

Joseph Magezi, the chairperson Mityana Farmers Association says farmers are unsettled by the ongoing registration because it might lead to the phasing out of indigenous seeds.
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Masaka Authorities Worried Over New Wave Of Motorcycle Thefts robbery 1 1 Top story

According to Ssentongo, they have already registered 3 cases of motorcycle thefts in Masaka and Kyotera district involving the use of chloroform. He says the robbers pose as travelers and in the middle of their journey volunteer to give the riders eats laced with chloroform.
14:47
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High Cases Of Drug Abuse In Towns Irk Vice President village 3 1 Top story

The Masaka Mayor, Godfrey Kayemba says they are pushing for pushing for the enactment of strong laws to stem drug abuse because the existing laws give lighter sentences and punishments to offenders.
07:50
07:50

Grasshopper Trappers Protest Revised Power Tariff accusation 2 1 Top story

Under the revised rate, UMEME will collect Shillings 350,000 from each bulb connected directly to a power line up from Shillings 250,000 previously.
14:45
14:45

Kyotera Head Teacher Arrested For Misusing UGX 7M Exams Fees member

Musa Kayongo, the Rakai District Police Commander, says police was forced to pick up the school head teacher after failing to explain why he didnt buy the materials in time yet he received money for the materials.
15:18
15:18

Lwengo Police Hold Their Own Over Vehicle Number Plate Theft robbery 1

Kereni Namara, the Lyantonde District Police Commander, says they picked up Brian Muyanja and Simon Ssentamu with the help of operatives from the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence using the number they left behind asking one of their victims to send them money after taking his number plate.
07:04
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CBS Journalist Survives Death In Armed Robbery investigation 1 Top story

Jacob Kkule, the Masaka District Police Commander, says they responded instantly and managed to recover Tomusanges car, which was abandoned at the crime scene. He reveals that police have also recovered two bullet cartridges from the scene to aide their investigations.
15:27
15:27

More Women Planting Trees in Uganda–Center for Forestry Research man 1 1

Esther Mwangi, the Principle Scientist of the Nairobi based CIFOR, says women in Rakia, Masaka and Mpigi districts are contributing greatly in tree planting and restoring the degraded environment resulting from illegal logging and farming.
08:10
08:10

Soroti USMID Road Works Drag on construction 3 1

Gilbert Kiracho, the Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist USMID / Ministry of Lands Housing and Urban Development, acknowledges the challenges but says the work in Soroti is almost complete.
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MV Kalangala Suspends Operations Again member 1 Top story

Members of the crew and engineering departments of the vessel also told URN that one of the engines developed mechanical problems and couldnt run the vessel while the alternative engine was too weak to move the vessel without support.
18:43
18:43

Mbarara's "Bull" in Bad Shape village 1 1 Top story

Hebert Turyomurugyendo runs a restaurant in Mbarara town. He says the bull means a lot to the towns identity and shouldnt be left to look the way it does. He asks the authorities to wake up and stop taking the statue for granted.
16:43
16:43

Museveni's Response to Feedback on Social Media, Mobile Money Taxes road 1 Top story

Premaz Kirabo Mayega was for scraping the tax. Tusime Peter wonders what will happen to those who had paid the 1. George Mugwanja said tax should be simple and easily collected. Henry Othieno wonders why we do not tax the multinationals. Hackim Niwazy, commends my message but informs me that they are taxing mere deposits. I have been following up all these issues for a long time. Here are my comments on each of the points:
09:43
09:43

Masaka Bishop Preaches Against Arrogance Amongst Leaders country 1 4 Top story

According to Bishop Kaggwa, the country is currently yearning for humble and generous leaders that can help restore the sense of hope among communities.
15:46
15:46

Mukono DP Reunion On-Mao police 1 Top story

According to Mao, it was the unanimous decision of the party leadership and Mukono District DP executive that the reunion proceeds as planned. He says the party has supported Nambooze since her arrest and continues to fight for her rights.
16:57
16:57

Former Nalufenya Detainees Demand Special Inquiries kale kayihura 1 7 Top story

Retired Major Musisi Galabuzi, one of the former detainees at Nalufenya Police facility, explained that he was picked up on suspicion of assassinating the former Police Spokesperson, Andrew Felix Kaweesi.
08:13
08:13

Kigezi Leaders Demand Installation of Weigh Bridges road 5 1 Top story

Reuben Tumwebaze Byaruhanga, the Director Road Infrastructure Protection under Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA, admits that UNRA has also learnt that truck drivers heading to Rwanda, Burundi and DRC over load their trucks.
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Strategic Investments in Infrastructure Paying Off- Museveni activity 1 Top story

Delivering the 2018 State of the Nation Address in Kampala, Museveni said the economy is expected to grow by 5.8 percent this financial year, rising to seven percent in 2019/20 on account of improved tarmac road network, stable electricity and peace and security.
07:44
07:44

Impassable Feeder Roads Irk Masaka Residents area 3 1

Gerald Kawuma, the Mukungwe Sub County LC III Chairperson, acknowledges the challenge but hastens to add that the sub county is incapacitated to work on the road because of low local revenue collection.
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07:18

Charcoal Prices Rise in Masaka administrator 4 1 Top story

Jessica Kyakuwa, a charcoal retailer at Kijjabwemi roadside Market along Mbarara-Masaka road in Masaka municipality explains that their suppliers are currently rationing the available.
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