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19:21
19:21

Re-opening of Old Taxi Park Hangs in Balance 2 4

Last month, KCCA resolved to open the park on October 20th October, 2021 after renovating administration offices, fencing the park, demarcating stages and painting the kerbs.
19:20
19:20

Petrol, Diesel Prices Soar to Record High Across Kampala 3 3 Top story

Earlier this year as economies picked up, pump prices in Uganda rose sharply from 3,700 Shillings to 4,150 Shillings per litre of petrol at Shell and Total stations and have been largely stable since April. New tax measures also saw a 100 Shillings increase in the Excise Duty per litre, although this did not take immediate effect on the prices, at least in the first two months of the financial year.
17:50
17:50

17-Year Old Arrested for Announcing IGP Ochola Dead CID 1 1

Charles Twine, the CID spokesperson said on September 22, 2021, a post Facebook by an account under the name Brison Olywl Oz declared that Ochola had “finally died” and that he should “rest in peace” prompting investigations into the incident.
17:17
17:17

Bukomansimbi Murders Suspect Killed in Kassanda Robbery 1 1

Ismail Musisi who has been on Police's wanted list of suspected brutal killers who were murdering people using machettes in Bukomansimbi district was on the weekend shot dead during a robbery at a plywood factory in Kassanda district.
16:54
16:54

Stop Regulator from Taking Our UGX 6 Billion/Year from NSSF, Workers to MPs midterm access 1 7

URBRA which is mandated to regulate and supervise the establishment, management and operation of retirement benefits schemes in Uganda levies a compulsory annual fee paid by NSSF and other retirement benefits schemes of up to 0.0256 % of the Total Asset Value in the statement of financial position.
16:53
16:53

Kamya Roots for Special Committee to Scrutinize IGG Reports 3 4 Top story

Kamya said that the Ministry of Finance did not allocate, and parliament did not appropriate funds for the core business of the Inspectorate that entails investigation, prosecution, recovery of assets and education, leaving the responsibility to donors, She added that due to the standoff between the Executive and Democratic Governance Facility (DGF), all foreign funders have since suspended funding for Inspectorate of Government.
16:33
16:33

Murder Charges Preferred Against Zombo Barracks Attackers UPDF 1

They were arrested from Packwach Zombo and Arua districts in the aftermath of the attack and arraigned before the 4th Division Court Martial in Gulu District at different intervals on holding charges of treason.
15:45
15:45

Health Workers to Access Loans at 15.5% Interest Rate Under New MOU Stanbic Bank 1 4

Speaking to journalists, Dr. Nathan Onyach, in charge of the operations of Regional and National Referral hospitals, said that like many professionals, health workers also suffered effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and have been frequenting his office seeking approval for loans, which often come at high-interest rates.
15:44
15:44

IGP Directs Heavy Traffic Deployments to Curb Mob Actions on Roads Traffic Police 2 2

The directive follows a weekend incident where a 40-year-old former driver with the United Nations-UN was lynched by a group of violent boda boda riders in Mengo-Katale after knocking one of their colleagues on Sunday.
15:01
15:01

Outlawing Bail is Tantamount to Overthrowing Constitution - Justice Kanyeihamba 1

Speaking to the media today at his home in Buziga, Kanyeihamba who was once a minister in President Museveni’s cabinet before being appointed a justice said the right to bail is one of those that are inalienable and implored parliament to disregard the President’s renewed push to limit it.
14:49
14:49

Security Arrests 13 Suspected Terrorists, Rebels 1 2

Those arrested from Njeru have been identified as Openjulu Hoard, Openjulu John, Jaker James Michael, Obratum Juventin, Olinga Simon Peter, Ngambi Jeraso Peter and Bob Patrick. The three others arrested from Zombo town include Warom Felix, Mutumba Muhamood and Bamusungire Robert.
11:51
11:51

CAF Changes Uganda's U-20 Women World Cup Qualifiers Fixture FUFA 1

“Previously, the system erroneously published a few incorrect fixtures. This has since been rectified,” reads a press statement from CAF.
11:02
11:02

Non-Synchronized Lights Causing Traffic Gridlock on Acacia Avenue 5 1

Vincent Ahimbisiwe, a taxi driver plying the Kampala-Ntinda route, blames the gridlock on the newly installed traffic lights, which he says are creating more chaos than calm on the route.
19:35
19:35

How Debutants Arua Hill Shocked Defending Champions Express in UPL Opener Arua Hill FC 2 1

Two goals from Robert Eseru and Rashid Kawawa in each halves were enough to help the visitors to sail past the Red Eagles in the opener. Former express player Alfred Aleku assisted in both goals.
17:38
17:38

Committee Investigating Agricultural Fakes Doesn't Know Extent of the Problem fake agro inputs 3 1

Muwema who is also Director Legal Affairs at the ACN said Uganda has a batch of laws aimed at averting counterfeits but enforcing the laws has been difficult due to general lack of will by both government and dealers in agricultural inputs.
13:04
13:04

Online Hackers Steal UGX14 Billion from Uganda –Interpol 1 2

Paul Senoga, an IT expert and dealer in security system like vehicle tracking, agrees with police that banks conceal a lot of information about their illegally accessed systems. Senoga says hackers keep testing the systems until they gain access using malwares. As a solution, Senoga urges companies to always hire permanent and competent people who keep testing their own system purposely to spot loopholes early enough.
11:13
11:13

Arson Convict Acquited On Second Appeal Attempt 1

He immediately appealed against both the conviction and sentence by the Magistrate but High Court judge Jane Frances Abodo dismissed his appeal on 25th October 2018. Rwakasama again appealed against the decision of High Court on grounds that the appellant judge (Justice Abodo) erred in law when she confirmed the conviction based on unreliable and uncorroborated evidence of a single identifying witness.
16:51
16:51

Science Teachers Curse UNATU for Sabotaging Their Salary Enhancement 5

Vicent Elong, the national chairperson of Uganda Professional Science Teachers Union -UPSTU says as scientists in the teaching profession under their union they are not going to look on as the UNATU leaders continue to sabotage them hence vowing to fight for their rights through their Union but also calling upon fellow teachers to embrace the initiative positively as it’s a milestone to the teaching profession in total.
16:34
16:34

URA FC, AL Masyr Clash in CAF Confederations Cup Tough Hurdle in Kitende 1 1

The team under the stewardship of veteran coach Sam Timbe is depending depend on the experience of and form of midfielders Saidi Kyeyune and skipper Shafick Kagimu plus also inform strikers Steven Mukwala and Cromwell Rwothomio.
14:08
14:08

IGP Directs CT to Monitor All Spaces After UK Terror Warning 2

Three days after the United Kingdom issued a terror alert for its citizens in Uganda, the Inspector General of Police –IGP Martin Ochola, has directed the force’s Counter-Terrorism –CT unit to increase vigilance on vital spaces. The UK indicated that terrorists are planning an indiscriminate attack on among others places frequented by foreigners.
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