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21:52

MP Ssewanyana Complains of Torture Masaka high court 1 2

In attempts to substantiate this claims of suffering from grave effects of torture allegedly occasioned to him by security operatives, Ssewanyana raised his hand and asked that he be allowed to show the judge his swollen genitals which he says were squeezed by military operatives that chaotically rearrested him at the gates of Kigo prison on September 23rd.
21:16
21:16

Health Workers Asked to Embrace Covid-19 Vaccination to Curb Infections 1

To date, 120 health workers have succumbed to the COVID-19 since March 2020. The majority of the doctors died during the second wave between May and June.
20:55
20:55

Disagreements over Boda Boda Operations at Transport Public Dialogue 8

The debate on the Boda Boda industry has been revived following the lynching of a motorist in Rubaga Division by a mob on Sunday after he allegedly knocked two motorcycles.
18:23
18:23

Construction of 42 Kilometers Kyegegwa Road Resumes 3 1

John Kisoke, the Kyegegwa LCV Chairperson says that the contractor will continue with the road works. According to Kisoke, district leaders and George Sande, the Managing Director met at the Office of the Prime Minister over the matter.
18:17
18:17

Mind Your Language, Speaker Oulanyah Tells MPs Parliament 5 1

The Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah has asked Members of Parliament to refrain from using unparliamentary language while debating, saying the debates are broadcasted live to all Ugandans.
18:01
18:01

DPP Opts for Anatomic Dolls to Prosecute Over 700 SGBV Cases 2 2

Rachael Odoi, the Senior Technical Advisor on Governance and Security/Access to Justice Program Uganda (formerly Justice Law and Order Sector) saysthat most of the people affected in SGBV cases are children and they can't ably describe what happened, and that each home and tribe has a different name used to refer to sexual organs.
17:50
17:50

Mulago Records High Number of Pregnant Women With Rare Heart Disease

41 of the 236 women were diagnosed with PPCM, putting the prevalence of the condition at 17%. When this figure was compared with literature from elsewhere, they found the condition affects one in 1000 pregnant women in South Africa, and one in 100 in DRC and Nigeria.
17:45
17:45

Pharmacist, Six Others Arrested Over Stolen Government Supplies Kampala

"Phramacist Ambrose Kamugisha directed me to store medical waste bins containing medical supplies on five different occasions, but his colleagues, most of whom are fellow health workers would come and load the medicines in his vehicle," mortuary attendant Godfrey Lutalemwa says.
17:44
17:44

High Court to Rule on Mityana Woman MP Election Petition on Friday 2

Justice Emmanuel Baguma on Wednesday issued the notice that the judgment will be delivered on Friday, October 22.
17:25
17:25

Private Teachers Petition Education Committee on Relief Funds 1 3

The private teachers’ leaders under the National Private Schools Teachers’ Association -NAPSTA on Thursday appeared before Parliament’s Education Committee to respond to a recent motion in parliament urging government to come up with a recovery plan for private education schools.
17:23
17:23

Magyezi Intervenes in Sale of Former Nakaloke Town Council Land Row 2 3 Top story

In January last year, George Mwanika, the former Nakaloke town council NRM chairperson protested the sale of the land. He petitioned the Statehouse Anti-Corruption Unit on January 13th, 2020 complaining about the fraudulent sale of public citing the Town Council
17:03
17:03

EAC Member States to Hold Joint Peacekeeping Training COVID-19 1

This FTX aims at fostering collective participation of EAC armed forces in tackling future threats to peace and stability within the region.
16:46
16:46

Tour Operator Handed 3 Year Jail Term For Fleecing Tourists 3 1

Mpamu had used social media to communicate with tourists. Police arrested him on October 10th and arraigned the suspect before the court on October 15th, 2021 on charges of obtaining money by false pretence.
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16:43

Health Ministry Embarks on Mass Treatment of Trachoma Ministry of Health 1 3

Odiirah Nansamba, a Public Relations Officer in the Ministry says that the door to door exercise that is being conducted in the Karamoja region will be extended to border parts of Kenya. Every person above five years in the household will be given the oral drug.
16:29
16:29

Caught Defiling a Minor, Mzee Digs his Way to Freedom from Police Cell 1 2

The victim’s father says he caught Thomas Tabu, 48, having sex with his 13-year-old daughter, a Primary Four (P.4) pupil at around 3:00 pm on 18 October 2021. The case reported the case to Patiko Police Post vide SD Ref: 08/18/10/2021 leading to the suspect’s arrest on Tuesday 19.
16:25
16:25

Alupo Directs Ministry Of Energy to Find Investor for Kilembe Mines 2 6

Alupo gave the ministry up to two weeks to have advertised for investors. Alupo said that if an investor is sought, it will control resource wastage. She added that letting the mines waste away denies Uganda a lot of revenue but also slows down the progress of Kasese district.
16:03
16:03

MPs Baffled by Birth, Academic Certificates of New CAA Boss Joel Ssenyonyi 1 4

Members of Parliament have asked the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority Director General Fred Bamwesigye to produce his birth certificate and academic papers to help ascertain proof of his age.
15:52
15:52

Private School Owners Seek UGX 100m Recovery Fund Per Institution 6 2

Education Institutions were first closed on 18th March, 2020 when President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni announced a national lockdown in a bid to curb the spread of the Covid-19 virus. This directly impacted 73,240 government and private preprimary, primary, secondary, tertiary and higher institutions with 15.12 million learners and 548,182 teachers.
15:31
15:31

Police Extends Bond For Masaka Priest

Mugisha returned to Masaka Police Station on Thursday for further questioning. According to his lawyer Alexander Lule, police extended the bond to Tuesday because the state prosecutor was not ready with the file.
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