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21:51
21:51

IGG Arrests Lyantonde Officials for Alleged Embezzlement Of UGX 30M igg office 1

A team of detectives from the Inspectorate of Government-IG picked up the suspects from their offices on Tuesday afternoon. The IG Spokesperson, Munira Ali confirmed the trio’s arrest, saying they face charges of abuse of office and mismanagement of public funds among other cases.
21:29
21:29

Hoima Nursing School Principal Suspended Christopher Katumba 2

The decision to suspend the principal was reached in an emergency closed door meeting held in the Office of Hoima Resident District Commissioner on Tuesday evening following a student’s strike.
20:59
20:59

Buganda Princesses Drags Kabaka to Court for Alleged Tresspass

Here, the Kabaka’s agents are faulted for having misled government and the Commissioner for Land Registration to return the contentious property to the Kingdom without bothering much to research and analyze the facts that it didn’t belong to the kingdom.
20:29
20:29

Politicians Raise Red Flag on Incorporation of Civil Society in Elections Review Process Jacob Oboth Oboth 6

Joseph Kasirye, the Masaka Municipality Democratic Party-DP Organizing Secretary, says he is afraid that once appointed to a government-initiated committee, Civil society organizations will be compromised and eventually lose the impartiality with which they are perceived to execute their duties.
19:54
19:54

Uganda Crane's Number One Fan ‘Uncle Money’ in Trouble for Alleged Murder Patrick Onyango 1 Top story

Patrick Onyango, the Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, confirmed Ssewanyana’s arrest, saying he is being questioned to establish his role in Tumusiime’s death. According to Onyango, the deceased’s relatives insist that he was thumped to death by Ssewanya and his group.
19:44
19:44

Lira University Gets UGX 2bn for Infrastructure Expansion Lira, District 1

The funds from government are meant to finance the completion of facilities at the faculty of education. Construction of the facilities which include lecture rooms and the administration block had previously stalled due to lack of funds.
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19:35

Electoral Reform Bills: EC Opposes Move to Delay Elections in New Districts Political Parties 1 4 Top story

Electoral commission has opposed the proposal that elections in newly created districts and constituencies should be halted until the next round of general elections. The proposal is among several others in the Parliamentary Elections Amendment Bill, 2019.
18:55
18:55

USAID Boosts Ebola Fight With UGX 5.5 Billion 1 3

Dr. Lisa says through partnership with the National Ebola Task Force, the Center for Disease Control assisted the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) in testing more than 600 Ebola surveillance samples collected from the porous border with DR Congo in which Four were confirmed to be Ebola.
18:41
18:41

Heavy Police Deployment at Hoima Nursing School students 1 Top story

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police spokesperson, says they received information that the students had turned rowdy to the extent of pelting stones at any person approaching the school premises. He says police will maintain presence at the school to ensure sanity to protect school property from destruction.
18:39
18:39

Pader Residents Protest Return Of Herdsmen President Museveni 2 2

Simon Omara, a resident in Alim Village says that hundreds of long-horned cattle were over the weekend clandestinely brought at night to their area by the herdsman.
18:25
18:25

Mbale Woman MP Supporter Ngotowa Granted Bail court 1 1

Prosecution alleges that that Ngotowa posted messages on different WhatsApp groups abusing Nakayenze’s rival, Lydia Wanyoto.
18:21
18:21

Plan to Eliminate Spies in Settlements Sends Refugees into Panic 5 1

The distress comes barely a week after the Office of the Prime Minister announced that that the mass recognition of refugees had been suspended on security grounds to prevent criminal activities. Initially, such groups of people were provided temporal protection for up to two years before they are asked to apply for refugees’ status in Uganda.
18:19
18:19

Pictorial: MP’s Botched Visit to Suspected Safe Houses Top story

The visit to the facilities was prompted by a directive from the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga to the committee to investigate the alleged presence of Safe Houses in Lwamayuba and Kyengera where several Ugandans are reportedly tortured.
18:06
18:06

Water inequality threaten shaky SDG progress, UWEZO report uwezo uganda 2 1

While the report says majority of Ugandans (75%)can access water from improved sources, less than 20% have access to piped water.
18:02
18:02

Family Protests Withdraw of Murder Charges Against Nantaba DPP 2 1

They contend that the decision by the DPP was rushed , and neither was it independent or public interest.
17:49
17:49

Clock Tower Floods Due to Heavy Down Pour 4

The water has also flooded the compound of Uganda Police Directorate of Fire Prevention and Rescue services. Boda Boda Riders and youthful men are ferrying people across the flood water at Shillings 1000.
17:44
17:44

Treating Ebola; A Tale of Three Ugandan Frontline Health Workers Ministry of Health 1 7

At the pronouncement that it was Ebola that his colleague had succumbed to, Dr Madira says he began ‘counting coffins’ in his house. " I had treated my neighbour every day. I visited her home twice a day. I sat on her bed. Checked her temperature. I knew I was next."
17:37
17:37

Kiwa Heritage Changing Face of Local Tourism in Kasese 8 1 Top story

Sylvester Kule Walyuba, a team leader at Kiwa Heritage says the site was established in 2013 to interest the community in environmental conservation and preserve the positive cultural norms and values of the Bakonzo people.
16:42
16:42

Man Fakes Own Kidnap, Demands UGX 10m Ransom from Wife 1

Tayebwa, a resident of Kabalagala, in the outskirts of Kampala had called his wife Evas Ainomugisha on September 3 claiming he had been kidnapped by four people travelling in a Saloon car. While in hiding, he repeatedly used his phone number to ask the wife to send 10 million Shillings to his captors in order to spare his life.
16:19
16:19

Cabinet Approves Establishment of Swahili Council 2

The National Swahili Council is meant to guide the planning process, implementation of interventions and allocation of resources to the usage and development of Kiswahili as a Lingua franca-a language that is adopted as a common language between speakers whose native languages are different.
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