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23:39
23:39

Lawyer Bob Kasango Dies in Prison 1

According to the Spokesperson of Uganda Prisons Frank Baine, Kasango died on Saturday as he was being transported from Murchison Bay prison to Mulago National Referral Hospital for further treatment.
22:52
22:52

EAC Presidents Allow Individual States to Negotiate EU Trade Deal

At the just ended virtually-held 21st Heads of State Summit, the leaders agreed to let those that wish, to go on and engage the EU on how to move forward without the others, under the "Variable Geometry" principle. Under this, some countries in a bloc are allowed integrate at different levels and pace, depending on the situation in the respective country.
18:09
18:09

Why Police Takes Less Than 25 Percent of Car Theft Cases to Court 1 1

CID Spokesperson, Charles Twine, admits that investigation and prosecution of car thieves is one of the most challenging crimes. Twine attributes the difficulties to victims who negotiate with arrested suspects before cases go to court.
17:58
17:58

Court of Appeal Overturns Man's Conviction for Murder 1

Adiga was then convicted of murder by Justice Wilson Kwesiga and sentenced to life imprisonment on July 29th 2010. However, Adiga through his lawyer John Patrick Adar appealed against the sentence based on four grounds.
17:50
17:50

Uganda Netball Federation President, Executive Reject Calls to Step Down 3 4

Anek was re-elected to a third term in November 2017, an election that had been pushed from February that year because Uganda was hosting the 2017 Africa Netball Championships. According to Anek, since she was elected in November 2017, her term is supposed to end in November 2021.
17:39
17:39

Security Guard in Busia Arrested Over Colleagues's Death 4

Okello is accused of being involved in the death of his colleague Denis Ouma. Ouma was on Saturday morning found dead at the BRAC financial institution offices located at Madibira B village, Western division of Busia Municipality.
17:32
17:32

Repeated Katosi Water Works Irks Mukono Town Traders 2 1

Joseph Tayebwa, the owner of Bilal Restaurant says they are yet to suspend work until works are completed. He notes that they adhered to the plan of construction works last year but they have been surprised again to see the contractor removing pipes and relaying them again.
17:23
17:23

Court of Appeal Upholds Man's 24-Year Jail Sentence for Rape 1

In 2016, Richard Okello, a resident of Ageno Village in Nebbi District was sentenced to 24 years in jail for rape by the then Arua High Court Judge Stephen Mubiru.
17:05
17:05

Traffic Police to Drop White Uniform for Khaki 1

A reliable source has intimated to Uganda Radio Network- URN that the logistics and welfare directorates have been spearheading the sewing of a new Khaki uniform which is expected to be distributed to all traffic personnel starting next Monday.
16:51
16:51

Brokers Lose Deals as Property Owners Prefer Self-Marketing 5 1

He advises that since Gulu has become a city, presenting numerous real estate prospects, there is need for the brokers to organize themselves and come up with figures that show their true worth.
16:03
16:03

Vipers Beats Onduparaka to Regain Table Lead Onduparaka FC 1

The win for the Vipers takes them back to the top of the table with 24 points, displacing Express FC which has 22 points, Express had topped the league earlier after their game on Friday.
15:19
15:19

Nalugala Residents Demand Heightened Security 5 2

Gian Nambi was shot by unknown assailants. The assailants shot Nambi at the entrance of her home around 8:50 pm and ran away with an unspecified amount of money.
15:09
15:09

Rider in Kawempe Sustains Skull Injuries During Curfew Enforcement AIGP Edward Ochom 2 1

Joseph Sseguya, a resident of Kazo-Angola in Kawempe Division a city suburb was rushing his daughter to Kawempe hospital a few minutes to 9:00 pm on Thursday when he was intercepted by a policeman along Keti falawo Road.
14:47
14:47

Man Hacks Brother to Death over Charcoal Proceeds charcoal burning

Thomas Ojok Akala, Wol Sub-county LCIII Chairperson in his report to the police on Friday noted that the deceased and the suspect had been engaged in cutting trees for producing charcoal in Atut parish.
14:42
14:42

Ugandan Boxers Welcome Latest IOC Boxing Task Force Rankings 1 1

Featherweight Isaac Masembe (57kg) also has 300 points putting him 7th in the world. Men’s middleweight David Ssemuju emerged 5th in the world and second in Africa with 300 points, Heavy weight Bwambale Alex emerged 13th with 185 points while Shadir Musa of welter weight emerged 14th with 200 points.
14:29
14:29

Missing Student Found Killed In Nakasongola

Noah Bukeera a son to Bogere David a resident of Namakukulu village in Nabiswera Sub County was found murdered and his body dumped at Kyabacwezi village in Migeera town council.
14:22
14:22

Nakasongola Demands Better Services For Re-Electing Museveni land grabbing 2 1

In the 2021 Presidential elections, Museveni popularity in the Nakasongola district declined to 65% from 84.46 % which he scored in the 2016 elections. The NUP Presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu made inroads and obtained 33% of the total votes cast in the district.
12:47
12:47

FUFA Big League to Start Next Month Decolas Kiiza 3 2

According to FUFA teams will be grouped into Rwenzori and Elgon groups.
12:22
12:22

Bushiyi Health Center III Stuck with Faulty Solar Power System Ministry of Health 2

The system which was installed in 2000 by the Ministry of health during the construction of the facility was meant to facilitate deliveries and other medical services at night.
11:36
11:36

Security Personnel in Napak Recover Stolen Gun

Brigadier Joseph Balukudembe the UPDF 3rd division spokesperson says that the gun was recovered on Friday after a tip-off by residents.
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