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21:42
21:42

Flying Squad Arrest Two for Robbing Russian Investor 1 1 Top story

Police spokesperson, Fred Enanga, says three thugs armed with an AK47 rifle placed Svobodin at gun point and robbed him of 3 laptops, US$ 7400 (about Shillings 27 million), eight million Shillings in cash and 11 phones.
21:23
21:23

Nakaseke Hospital Staff Face Eviction from Quarters Over Poor Hygiene eviction notice 2 1 Top story

Mariam Kaberuka, the chairperson Nakaseke hospital Management Committee, says a survey done by health inspector shows negligence on the part of the occupants, which explains the sorry state of the staff quarters.
21:04
21:04

MPs Renew Debate on Regulation of Boda Boda Industry Over Murders Rebecca Kadaga 1 Top story

On Tuesday, the Ngora County MP, David Abala, tabled a motion calling on Government to regulate the business of buying and selling motorcycles and the related spare parts, develop a monitoring system where all people involved in the business of buying and selling Boda-bodas and spare parts must declare the source of their business stock on a regular basis.
20:35
20:35

Parliament Tasks Gov’t on Uganda’s Participation in 2020 Dubai Expo Dubai 2020 expo 5 1 Top story

In her communication to plenary on Tuesday afternoon, Kadaga noted that Uganda had confirmed attendance for the upcoming world expo but no funds were provided in the2019/2020 financial year to facilitate branding of the country’s stall.
20:18
20:18

Gov't Tables NSSF Amendment Bill social protection 2

The Bill proposes 29 amendments with the aim of expanding social security coverage through mandatory contributions of all workers regardless of the size of the enterprise or number of workers. It is also seeks to establish a stakeholder board, provide for midterm access to voluntary contributions and enhance fines.
20:04
20:04

Chairperson, Councilors Clash Over Revenue Collection tax defaulting 2

Kigozi explained that reports from the Finance Committee show a huge decline in the collection of trading license fees and property tax because of the chairperson’s directive to traders not to pay taxes for unknown reason.
19:34
19:34

Kyagulanyi Bids Farewell to Kyadondo East Voters 1 2 Top story

Kyagulanyi, who claims that the government has been witchhunting several people power activists across the country, says they have been left without any option to fight back using all means possible as provided for in the constitution
18:56
18:56

Police, Pornography Committee Quiz Ebonies Actress Over Explicit Photos 8 1

Dr. Annette Kezaabu Kasimbazi, the Pornography Control Committee –PCC chairperson, says when they were alerted about the porn materials circulating on social media, they sought audience with Nangendo to establish whether she intentionally released the material or someone else did it.
18:55
18:55

Elderly Woman Vacates Home Citing Death Threats 4 1

Buyinza claims that Matovu showed in 2015 claiming to be the new landlord and ordered her to surrender half of her land measuring two acres or risk forceful eviction on grounds that she had taken many years without paying ground rent.
18:37
18:37

KCCA Asks Attorney General to Expedite Market Ordinance 2

Moses Mugisha Okwera, the Nakawa 1 councilor told URN the wrangles in city markets still prevail due to lack of uniform and recognised leadership.
18:09
18:09

UIA Holding Illegal Land Title for Karamoja Industrial Park 1

The commission declared the land title illegal following investigations into its procurement processes by the Uganda Investment Authority - UIA while buying the land in 2011. The Commission says Uganda Investment Authority illegally dispossessed more than 2,000 people of their customary land when it acquired the land from improper owners.
17:57
17:57

Suspects Behind Illegal Road Block Released Without Charge 1 Top story

itgum Resident District Commissioner, William Komakech confirmed to URN on Tuesday afternoon that the suspects were released without charge. He explained that the files of the suspects were incomplete and therefore couldn’t be charged.
17:41
17:41

UCC Welcomes Africell-MTN Infrastructure Sharing Partnership 4 1

Africell and MTN announced a partnership last week that would see Africell customers use MTN agent network to top up airtime and data bundles. The deal, however, does not include Africell’s mobile money platform, Africell money. MTN has the biggest number of agents compared to any other telecom company.
17:30
17:30

Departed Asians Property Custodian Board Seal Missing cosase 4 1

This follows a dispute between the Finance Minister Matia Kasaija, and former Custodian Board Secretary Bernard Tumwesigire, who presented a Custodian Board Stamp Instead of a Seal, saying it is what he was using since his appointment in 2009.
16:14
16:14

Mulago to Revise ICU Fees Amid High Costs in Private Facilities 2

According to David Nuwamanya, the facility’s Principal Administrator, the 1 million Shillings, currently charged per week is no longer enough to cater for the requirements for patients to be treated at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).
15:30
15:30

Police Officer Charged For Extorting UGX 100,000 extortion 3

The detective attached to Lugazi Police Station in Buikwe District alleged extorted a sum of 100,000 Shillings from a one Innocent Mwebaze, as an inducement not to register a case of obtaining money by false pretence which had been filed by one Violet Nakalyana.
15:10
15:10

Budadiri H/C Official Faces Sanctions for Stealing Gov’t Motorcycle 3

Dr Chebeti was interdicted last year on allegations of stealing government drugs from the health facility. However, authorities have realized that upon his interdiction, he went with the motorcycle which he claimed belonged to him and never brought it back when he returned to the hospital after the interdiction.
15:08
15:08

Two held Over Kidnapping, Murdering Minor Samson Kasasira

Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi Region Police spokesperson, says the suspects were tracked down and apprehended on Monday evening.
14:51
14:51

Police Intercepts Taxi Loaded with Suspected Stolen Goats 3 2

The Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, says upon interrogation, the driver told police that they had bought the goats from Kisenyi market and were transporting them to Buvuma Island
14:38
14:38

South Sudanese Refugee Population In Lamwo Hits 53,000 Lamwo District 2

Lamwo LC V Chairperson, John Komakech Ogwok has tasked UNHCR and OPM to step up their efforts in ensuring that service delivery in major sectors like health and education is maintained.
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