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20:11
20:11

Masaka Murders: Crime Preventers Misleads Police Investigations, Charged

On August 28, the suspect is said to have called Assistant Commissioner of Police-ACP Paul Nkore, the Greater Masaka Regional Police Commander purporting to volunteer intelligence leading to the assailants. To prove his claims, Muwonge aided police in the arrest of Peter Ocheng and Francis Kayemba, who later confessed to being part of the criminal gang that was executing murders in the area.
19:43
19:43

Police Raises Red Flag Over Boda-Boda Robberies as 6 Are Murdered 1 1

Joseph Mukasa, a resident of Kijjabwemi was found dead at Kyabumba in Masaka district. His motorcycle is missing. Kuzaifa Mawanda, 24, was also killed on September 11 (last Saturday) almost at the same spot where Mukasa’s body was recovered.
19:19
19:19

Uganda Stops Rwanda to Finish 5th in African Volleyball Championship 2 Top story

Uganda’s impressive journey at the 2021 Men’s African Nations Volleyball Championship had earlier ended after a loss to Egypt on Saturday. The debuting Volleyball Cranes lost 3-1 to eight-time champions Egypt at the Kigali Arena to bow out of the tournament.
18:51
18:51

Madi Okollo Acquires Land for Industrial Park 4

The land comprising two blocks is located in Rhino Camp Sub County. Moses Dalili the Chief Administrative Officer Madi Okollo district says that the district has secured land titles for the two blocks.
18:50
18:50

Several Families Homeless As Heavy Rain Destroy Houses, Crops In Busia 5

Mathew Taab, the LC 3 chairman Masafu sub-county, says that he is stranded with the disaster victims who are approaching his office for support.
18:32
18:32

Kyambogo University Students Ask Court to Block Graduation 4 1

The students led by Keneth Masereka want the graduation that is slated to start on September 21st to September 23rd 2021 halted pending the determination of their case where they are challenging the decision to exclude them from the graduation list.
18:29
18:29

Court Dismisses Petition Against Katikamu South MP, Hassan Kirumira 2 2 Top story

In her ruling, Justice Apiny found that the petitioner did not serve EC as ordered and that in Kamba’s affidavit of service, he did not indicate whether he later served any of the Commission lawyers or sought other means to implement the service.
18:17
18:17

FUBA Cancels National Basketball League Hudson Ssegamwenge 3 1

Hudson Ssegamwenge, Vice President in charge of administration at FUBA says that the decision was taken after four clubs failed to confirm their participation. They include City Oilers, KIU Titans, Namuwongo Blazers and JKL.
18:13
18:13

Court Martial Remands Court Bailiff Kirunda over Murder 1

Court heard that Kirunda and Kyatuuka -a UPDF officer who is attached to the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence -CMI and others still at large caused the unlawful death of Mugwanya on July 14th 2021 in Kitanzi Zone, Kampala District. Mugwanya who had parked his car on the roadside saw a woman crying for help as she was being dragged by three men into a waiting car at night. He got out to help and the accused persons shot him even after he identified himself.
18:02
18:02

Katikkiro Mayiga Calls for Proper Schools Reopening 1 3

According to Katikkiro Mayiga, schools should reopen but in an orderly way preceded by the vaccination of all teachers and non teaching stuff
17:52
17:52

Onebe Denies Employing a Maid as Police Discovers Second Body from Septic Tank 2 2

Although Francis Onebe denied ever employing a permanent maid, Godfrey Akena, the defence secretary of Lower Mawanga village, said the couple had a maid who they often sent to buy foodstuffs from his shop.
17:48
17:48

Court Rejects 25 Affidavits in Ngora County Election Petition soroti high court 2 1

The affidavits were rejected by Achayo’s lawyers on grounds that the witnesses presented varying signatures and that they lacked certificate of translation. The lawyers also argued that while the witnesses claimed to be illiterate, some were able to read and write and also comprehend English, which is the official language of court.
17:40
17:40

Owner of Murram Mine that Buried two Teens in Kyotera Arrested, Four Mines Closed 2

The suspect has been identified as Saada Nakibuule, 60, a resident of Bugango village in Kabano-Sanje parish in Kasasa sub-county where the incident occurred.
17:33
17:33

Gulu Receives 4,000 FMD Vaccine Doses Gulu District 1 1

Jackson Lakor, the Gulu District Production Officer says that the vaccines from the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries will target cattle in the most affected areas in Palaro and Awach Sub –Counties. He says the vaccination exercise shall commence on Wednesday.
17:31
17:31

Hundreds Turned Away as LDU Recruitment Closes UPDF, Police 3 2

Maj. Charles Kabona, the Spokesperson of the First Division Command said that some candidates were turned away on different grounds like medical and others for lack of the requirements like academic documents.
17:24
17:24

Man Killed in Bar Brawl Over UGX 1,000

The Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson David Ongom Mudong, says that Okello was rushed for emergency medical treatment at Pajule Health Center IV but was pronounced dead on Monday morning.
17:23
17:23

24 Civil Servants Face Dismissal in Luwero District absenteeism

In his notice dated 23rd August this year, Emmy Kizito Nsubuga the Secretary for Luwero District Service Commission directed the staff to appear in person and file written submission before Commission for hearing in their disciplinary cases.
17:18
17:18

Rotary International President Flags off Construction of Cancer Bunkers nsambya hospital 4 1 Top story

According to Stephen Mwanje, the Past District Governor, the construction is to start this month and run until September 2023. He says that after the construction works, Rotary will equip the facility with the necessary equipment to establish a fully-fledged Cancer treatment center in Nsambya.
17:09
17:09

Gov't Sued Over Poor Quality of Education Inflicted on Learners in Bududa 1

According to the complainants, Bududa has continued to be one of the worst-performing districts academically at national level due to the low funding of the education sector in Uganda. The complainants want the court to order the Ministry of Education and Sports to develop a national affirmative policy on UPE education that will see more monies sent to the schools.
17:01
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Cattle Compensation: MPs Query Attorney Generals List Parliament 7 1

The Attorney General, Kiryowa Kiwanuka explained that the Ministry of Justice is currently dealing with 92,652 people from northern Uganda who are verified and not in dispute. He revealed that of this 16,946 are from Acholi, 42,042 from the Lango sub-region and 33,664 from the Teso region.
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