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18:52
18:52

2,467 minors Defiled, Impregnated in Kabale Teenage Pregnancies 8 2

Monica Muhumuza Nzeirwe, Kabale District Probation Officer revealed to our reporter on Friday afternoon that her office has recorded 2,467 cases of girls aged under 18 who were impregnated since March 2020.
17:54
17:54

Court Issues Criminal Summons Against Jobless Youth in Piglets Case The Alternative 2 2

Ojobile is jointly charged with Robert Mayanja, for allegedly dumping pig heads at Kampala Central Police Station in November 2018, while protesting alleged corruption in the Bank of Uganda. According to them, corruption had been the sole ingredient for the closure of commercial banks in Uganda, over the years.
17:39
17:39

Man Kills Wife and Housemaid she Caught him Raping 1 1

Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire has identified the suspect as Shaban Musisi resident of Kasenge village in Kyengera town council of Wakiso district, who killed both his wife Ruth Nakkazi and his rape victim Scovia Abed today.
16:58
16:58

IGP Ochola Appoints Regional PSU Commanders 1

Assistant Commissioner of Police –ACP Emmanuel Muheirwe signed the appointments of new PSU heads on behalf of IGP Ochola. The new PSU heads are tasked to ensure every incident of corruption, bribery, extortion, human rights abuse and any other scandalous manner is captured and headquarters alerted to it.
16:52
16:52

Natural Resource Departments Have no Funds to Monitor Pipeline Project 4 1

According to Godfrey Mutemba, the Lwengo District Natural Resources Officer, their departments don’t have a vote within the EACOP budget and are as such, incapable of following up on environment-related concerns that were indicated in the Environment Impact Assessment report.
16:43
16:43

Police Constable Shot Dead in Gulu City 1

David Ongom Mudong, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN in an interview that the deceased who was in uniform and armed with his gun Ak47 Registration number 56-5827712-32506 with 30 rounds of ammunition was shot four bullets in the chest, lower abdomen, arm and leg.
16:30
16:30

Uganda's Economy Projected to Grow By 3.1%- Kasaija 1 3

Before the outbreak of COVID-19, the government had projected the economy to grow by 6.3 per cent, but this was disrupted when Uganda and its trading partners shut down their economies, virtually halting most of the economic activities.
16:16
16:16

Sand Cranes Intensify Preparations Ahead of Beach Soccer AFCON in Senegal Bashir Mutyaba 3 2

Team assistant coach Bashir Mutyaba says the technical team has opted to organize friendly games in between the players dividing them into two teams as a way of assuring match fitness.
16:15
16:15

Minister Ecweru in Closed-Door Meeting with Bishops Over Attack on Clergy 1

It is attended by the retired Bishops of Soroti and Bukedi Dioceses, Rt. Rev. Charles Bernard Ebitu Obaikol, Rt. Rev. Nicodemus Okile Engwalas, priests and other religious leaders in Soroti. Also in attendance is the Resident City Commissioner, Robert Adiama who also Ecweru’s young brother.
16:04
16:04

Ndayishimiye woos Ugandans to Invest and Trade with Burundi

President Ndayishimiye made the remarks after a tour of the new state-of-the-art Picfare Industries plant in Kampala Industrial and Business Park, Namanve, where he was shown products ranging from scholastic materials to apparels.
15:20
15:20

Finance Ministry Allays Fear of New $900 Million IMF Loan 1 3

According to government projections, debt will exceed the 50 percent Debt to GDP ratio in the 2021/22 financial year to reach 51.9 percent and then decrease to about 51.2 percent in FY22/23 and further decrease to 49.9 percent in FY 2023/24.
15:03
15:03

Obote’s Chief Bodyguard Returns Home With USD 100 after 50 Years in Exile Teso sub region 2 5

Obodo, then the head of the VIP protection unit at the president's office had been at Kenya's Jomo Kenyatta International Airport awaiting Obote's return from Singapore where he had gone to attend a Commonwealth conference when he learned of a military coup in Uganda.
14:14
14:14

Police Pursue Couple Over Aunt's Killing 1

It is reported that on Wednesday night, the deceased identified as Carla Adul had a quarrel with her nephew's wife called Lakot over a water bucket belonging to the deceased. In the fight, the old woman sustained the fatal wound on her head.
13:09
13:09

Twelve Arrested in Kiruhura For Flouting FMD Quarantine 2

Last month, Kiruhura District banned the movement, sale and slaughtering of cattle following the outbreak of Foot and mouth disease.
12:44
12:44

FID for Oil and Gas in Uganda: What It Is/Is Not

“So FID is a series of actions that basically ensure the projects are sanctioned for execution, it's never a one event or a contract that is signed. With the signing of the contracts that was done on the 11th, the projects have really been sanctioned," the Chief Legal and Corporate Affairs Officer at the Uganda National Oil Company, Peter Muliisa clarified. "You will soon see Parties committing to spending by grant of contracts to subcontractors.”
12:21
12:21

Fisheries Protection Unit Accused of Abetting Illegal Fishing on L. Kyoga illegal boats 6 1

Last year, the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries lifted the ban on Lake Kyoga but directed that only boats with an interior overall length of 28-feet, recommended fishnets and registered fishermen are allowed on the Lake. Although the ministry maintained the deployment of unit personnel to enforce the guidelines, the same are now accused of abetting illegal fishing.
11:48
11:48

Makerere University Virtual Graduation Stirs Mixed Reactions 2 1

This year’s graduation will be conducted virtually to observe the Standard Operating Procedures-SOPs prevent the spread of Covid-19. However, only PhD graduands will be expected to be present at Freedom Square.
11:20
11:20

Kabale Muslims Struggle to Complete Khadi’s Accommodation 4 3

Sheik Ibrahim Byomuhangi, the County Sheikh for Ndorwa and Kabale Municipality says that because the house completion hit a snag due to lack of funds, the incumbent district Khadhi, Sheik Khabu Lule is forced to rent in Rushaki.
11:11
11:11

Acholi Muslim Districts Lose 2,800 Acres of Land to Encroachers Amuru District 1 3

Sheik Khelil says that their institutional land was abandoned by the Muslims when Amin's government was toppled, and many of them went into exile for fear of political persecution by the UPC government led by Apollo Milton Obote.
May 2021 26 results