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19:49
19:49

Kyagulanyi Petitions Court Over Vehicle Recall by URA 1

Through his lawyers; Wameli and Company Advocates, Kyagulanyi says that he has been targeted since his participation in politics especially after the recently concluded presidential elections. He says that his properties, including vehicles, have been unlawfully impounded or retained by the government.
19:47
19:47

Declare 1st March a Public Holiday -Bududa Residents 1

They have also asked government to put up a monument like a church at Nametsi where the public and grandchildren of those who perished in the disaster can go to remember them. They said most of those people who were buried there have no graves for their people to look at in remembrance for them.
19:23
19:23

46 Inmates Sit UCE at Luzira Maximum Security Prisons Uganda Prisons 1 1

The examinations started at 9 a.m. prompt at the Luzira Maximum Security Prisons where access to outsiders has been limited to invigilators while movement in the upper prison is also restricted. One can only access Prisons through the main gate as three of the small gates have been locked due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
19:22
19:22

Lecturers’ Strike, Missing Timetables Shock Makerere Freshers 3 3

The ongoing public universities lecturers’ strike and absence of timetables have given Makerere University first year students a rude welcome at the institute of higher learning.
18:45
18:45

Mengo Dismisses Accusations of Negligence in C-section Mishap Mengo Hospital 4

Dennis Bwanika, Mengo hospital’s Public Relations Officer told URN on Monday that the new mother’s allegations are baseless saying they have conducted an internal investigation following her complaint which show she left the hospital in good shape three days after the operation. Without revealing details of what they have found, Bwanika said in case she needs an explanation the hospital is ready to take her through what they have found privately in respect of the medical code of conduct.
18:31
18:31

25 Unexploded Ordnances Found in Agago and Nwoya Districts 1 1

According to Okema, fifteen out of the nineteen explosives found in Nwoya have already been gathered in a safe place in Anaka Town Council by police only waiting to be detonated, while the other four are still in the communities.
18:26
18:26

Makerere University Extends 71st Graduation ceremony to May 1

Prof. Umar Kakumba the Deputy Vice Chancellor Academics, notes that the postponement was based on the request of the University Ceremonies Committee which wanted more time for proper planning and organising the event.
18:21
18:21

Four Arrested for Robbing City Businessman of 100,000 Euros 2 1

On his recovery, Kannankutty Krisnamoham registered the case at the Central Police station-CPS in Kampala, but the case was later handed over to the special investigations Division headquarters in Kireka for further investigations and tracing for the suspects. According to Twine the four were nabbed over the weekend in various areas in Kampala.
18:10
18:10

RDC Writes to Museveni over District Headquarters Dispute UWA

The two bodies are locked up in a dispute over ownership of over 10 acres of land where the site for Karenga district headquarters is situated. UWA claims the land hosting the headquarters that are still under construction is a gazzeted area and part of Kidepo National Game Park. Late last year, UWA asked the district authorities to halt construction and demolish the structures but the district has remained adamant saying the land for district headquarters at Nakidiir, in Kidepo Parish belongs to the community.
18:01
18:01

Minister Odongo Will Release List of Missing Persons -Police Uganda police 1 1

Fred Enanga the police spokesperson said that there were circumstances that led to the delay in releasing the list to members of the public but noted that following a directive by the Speaker of Parliament, the Internal Affairs Minister would soon make the list public.
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17:54

Re-opening for Non-Candidates: Schools Skeptical on Enforcing SOPs 7 1

Aron Balinda, Director of Studies Kisaasi College says they were unable to implement all SOPs with only candidates. With two other classes added, he says they cannot enforce them. According to him, few schools can accommodate huge numbers of learners in the boarding section with the recommended social distancing.
17:45
17:45

Medical Personnel Want Sickle Cell Tests Made Free 1 3

Dr. Florence Oyella, head of pediatrics department at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital says the prevalence of sickle cell in Acholi is worrying, to the extent that even some doctors who should be knowledgeable about the disease, have children suffering from sickle cell.
17:12
17:12

Mabirizi Petitions Court to Halt Proceedings in Kyagulanyi’s Presidential Election Petition male mabirizi 2 2

This development has come at the time when the Supreme Court has fixed March 4 2021 to hear an application in which Kyagulanyi wants to withdraw his petition as a whole.
17:06
17:06

Pader Village Chairperson At Large for Killing Wife, Injuring Son

Ramadan Tai, the Pader District Police Commander, says investigations into the murder are underway. He says the deceased body has been taken to Pajule HCIV for post-mortem to ascertain what killed the deceased.
16:46
16:46

Race for Speaker Turns Nasty Online Parliament 1

Online gangs have taken the race for Parliament Speaker to the gutters, running smear campaigns against the top contenders and crowing out reasonable debate about what the speaker's role and challenges are.
16:43
16:43

Luwero Accident Claims Three, Critically Injures Seven Others 1 2

Abraham Tukundane, the Luwero District Police Commander, says the speeding taxi driver destined for Luwero town from Kasana town knocked dead a motorcyclist before he overturned and killed his own conductor.
16:25
16:25

Gov't Gazettes Kyagulanyi's Application to Withdraw Presidential Election Petition 1 2

Judiciary Spokesperson Solomon Muyita says the process doesn’t end when the notice for withdrawal has been put in the gazette, but that the court has to reconvene and the hearing of the application has been fixed for March 4th 2021.
16:11
16:11

Starving Breastfeeding Mothers Cry Out as Drought Hits Karamoja 2

Jenifer Naput, a mother of twins and a resident of Bazza village in Moroto Municipality, said the babies are "over suckling" her yet her breasts have ran dry and cant produce milk due to lack of food.
16:10
16:10

BCU Unveils Farmers SACCO 1

John Musila, the BCU Vice-chairperson, says that they have kicked started the SACCO with Shillings 2 billion to help farmers save their money and an access low interest rate loans to improve their livelihoods.
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