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22:36
22:36

Busy Video Conferencing Room Delays NUP Supporters Bail Hearing NUP Uniform Tailors 2 1 Top story

The trial magistrate, Stella Maris Amabalis couldn’t access the video conferencing room, which connects Buganda road court to Kitalya, Luzira and Kigo prisons where the accused persons are on remand because it was being used by other magistrates. The suspects can’t be allowed to appear in court physically because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
21:53
21:53

UNEB Gives Schools Five Weeks to Register Candidates 1

Janipher Kalule the spokesperson UNEB says that schools have five weeks from the reopening day to start and also finish the registration process to enable the board organize.
21:33
21:33

Businessman David Katumwa Arrested Over Missing Teenager 1

According to Yasmin, she saw her daughter in Katumwa’s vehicle about a fortnight ago and sent him messengers to return the girl in vain. When Zzana police failed to act, Yasmin complained to Katwe police station, which picked up Katumwa on Monday night.
21:14
21:14

Parliament Passes UGX 3.7 trillion Supplementary Budget 2 1

According to the breakdown, Shillings 1.1 trillion is going to the Defense and Veterans Affairs Ministry for classified expenditure while State House will also get Shillings 450 Billion for classified expenditure.
20:57
20:57

Parliament Maintains Position on Beer, Wines and Fermented Beverages Tax taxes 1

In his letter, the President appealed to parliament to approve the tax proposals to together with others, saying failure to do so would exacerbate the already precarious situation arising from the poor revenue outlook. Also rejected by Parliament is a proposal to increase excise duty on wines which the President expected to generate 130 million as well as a proposal to introduce excise duty on other fermented beverages including cider, perry, mead, spears and near beer. This was expected to generate 12 billion Shillings.
20:43
20:43

NSSF Takes on Agency Service Model to Expand Reach DFCU Bank 1

The newly introduced agency system is meant to more workers, especially in the informal sector join the fund and also encourage voluntary contributors by taking services closer to them. The second phase later in the year will see NSSF services offered through the banks agencies which number more than 10,000 countrywide.
20:25
20:25

Abim CAO Interdicted Over Corruption Allegations 1

Abim Resident District Commissioner, Samuel Mpimbaza Hashaka, says Ochengel’s suspension takes immediate effect pending investigations by the Inspectorate of Government.
20:00
20:00

Seven Children Suffocate to Death in Mubende

Kawala says the deceased were children of Muhammad Kaliisa, a resident of Kisenyi village in Kitenga sub-county. The children are said to have suffocated to death on Monday evening.
18:45
18:45

Three Men Diagnosed With Breast Cancer Every Month; Beer-drinkers at Risk Uganda NCD Allaince 2

However, not many men examine their breasts and yet some are engaged in behaviors that predispose them to the disease including high alcohol consumption and minimal physical activity
18:20
18:20

IGP Ochola Apologizes to Bishop Kaggwa over Mbogo Clan Fracas 1

Ochola’s team that has this afternoon apologized to Bishop Kaggwa was led by Chief Political Commissar –CPC, Assistant Inspector General of Police –AIGP Asan Kasingye, accompanied by director human resource development AIGP Godfrey Golooba and director crime intelligence AIGP Chris Ddamulira.
17:59
17:59

Makerere University Staff Remanded Over Forged COVID-19 Results 1 Top story

Court heard that between the month of September and October 2020 while in Kampala district, the accused persons unlawfully and negligently issued negative COVID -19 results to people who had tested positive well knowing that their actions are likely to cause the spread of an infectious disease.
17:52
17:52

Regan Okumu, Aol Disagree Over Choice of Party Flag Bearers in Gulu Gulu District 4 1

Ronald Regan Okumu, Aswa County Member of Parliament and Aol Betty Ocan, the incumbent Gulu District Woman MP are divided over the selection of Alice Rose Amono Abili and Rosemary Apiyo Padi as the party’s flag bearers.
17:43
17:43

Kadaga Summons Health Minister Over Idle Clinical Medicine Interns medical interns 1 2

Speaker Rebecca Kadaga’s directive followed a matter of national importance raised by Bugiri Municipality MP Asuman Basalirwa who questioned why the Ministry of Health has failed to have students for Clinical Medicine and Community Health to do their internship.
17:23
17:23

15 Arrested Inside City Betting Hall 1

The suspects were picked up by a joint security team comprising Local Defence Units –LDUs and Field Force Unit –FFU officers under the command of Ivan Nduhura, the operations Commander Kampala Metropolitan Police Area.
17:16
17:16

Five FDC Activists Arrested in Kampala Over Unlawful Procession 8

The Kampala Woman MP candidate Stella Nyanzi said that it is despicable to see government prioritizing roads in a foreign country yet its health sector is crumbling.
17:03
17:03

Live Bullets, Teargas as Police Battles Mityana Protesters Uganda Police Force

The protesters stormed the streets of Mityana municipality this afternoon with placards demanding that the Mityana District Police Commander, Alex Mwine Mukono unconditionally releases all the motorcycles he confiscated during the security raid on Saturday.
16:45
16:45

MPs Demand Specific Date for 2021 Elections Parliament 2 1 Top story

Kira Municipality MP, Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda, says despite being asked to submit a campaign program, he cannot do so since he doesn’t know when the elections will be held.
16:35
16:35

Buchaman's crew Surrender Army, Police Uniforms to Police 4 2

Buchman, in the company of his ghetto team 'crew' of about 100 people handed over the attires to the Kampala Metropolitan South Region Police Commander James Ruhweza in Kizungu zone in Makindye Division.
16:24
16:24

Acholi Leaders Want Access Roads Opened Along Porous Karamoja Border 2 1

Kitgum Resident District Commissioner William Komakech says lack of access roads along porous border points between Kitgum, Agago and Karamoja region have created safe haven for the thugs over the years.
16:12
16:12

NUP Complains to EC Over Denial of Air Space 3

Joel Ssenyonyi, the NUP Party Spokesperson, says that they had received complaints from their members especially in Lango, Northern and Western Regions indicating that they are being denied airtime on some media houses to market their programs to voters.
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