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19:51
19:51

Muteesa Royal University Closes Auxiliary Campuses as Charter Delays 4

Despite admitting students and conducting lessons in the different academic disciplines, the centres were operated without authorization of the National Council for Higher Education-NCHE; a statutory body responsible for overseeing universities and other tertiary institutions' education in the country.
19:44
19:44

Army Imposter Charged with Aggravated Defilement, Child Trafficking Remanded 1

He appeared before Her worship Pamela Nanyanzi, the Lira Grade One magistrate who immediately remanded him until 30th August when he will appear before the same court for mention.
19:37
19:37

Tayebwa Tips New Gov’t Whip on Working with Opposition in Parliament 5 1

Tayebwa was handing over the Office of the Government Chief Whip to Obua, the Ajuri County MP who was recently appointed into the office during a mini reshuffle announced by President Yoweri Museveni. The office of the Chief Whip fell vacant after Tayebwa's elevation to the office of Deputy Speaker of Parliament.
19:29
19:29

Minister Warns UNBS on Harsh Standards Operations 5

Mwebesa specifically warned against what he called threatening approaches when conducting operations and said that instead of responding to the call for standards, the business community becomes hostile and hideous.
19:12
19:12

Uganda's Parliament Calls for Peaceful Post-Election Period in Kenya 2022 Kenya election 1 4

On Monday, Kenya's Deputy President William Samoei Ruto was declared as President-elect by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission-IEBC
19:04
19:04

Masaka City Authorities Struggling to Restore Depleted Wetlands 2

Frank Ssekiziyivu, who uses part of the Ssenya village to prepare vegetables, trees, and flower seedlings for commercial purposes, told Uganda Radio Network that the city enforcement teams only managed to evict a few people who were cultivating near the main road.
18:59
18:59

Kumi Bishop Seeks Security Intervention on Church Squabbles Kumi Diocese 1

Bishop Okwii has raised 19 complaints against the new Reformed Anglican Church -RAC group for which he seeks security intervention in. The complaints include theft, illegal and forceful conversion of church land, denial of access to church property, threatening violence, causing bodily harm, issuing death threats and vandalism.
18:50
18:50

Equal Opportunities Commission Handles 100 Cases in Mbarara, Isingiro Legal Clinic 1 4

Hajjat Safiya Nalule Juuko, the Chairperson of the Commission says that the free legal clinic was an initiative to extend the services of the commission to the people in the countryside, who would otherwise find difficulty in registering complaints in the absence of regional offices.
18:36
18:36

ICT Ministry Demands Withdrawal of MP Nsereko's Bill 3

The bill, tabled before Parliament by Kampala Central MP Mohammed Nsereko, Nsereko seeks to amend Section 12 of the Computer Misuse Act to criminalize hacking of another person’s electronic device and publishing information obtained therefrom.
18:04
18:04

Raila Odinga Rejects Election Results Kenya elections 3 1

Odinga polled 6,942,930 representing 48.85 per cent of the vote and lost the race to outgoing deputy president William Samoei Ruto who polled 7,176,141 votes representing 50.49 per cent of the vote, according to results released by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission-IEBC on Monday.
17:58
17:58

Emotions as Tortured Kidnap Victim Testifies in Military Court Aggravated Robbery 2 1

Muhayire narrated how they stopped at a fuel station and discussed whether to kill him using paraffin or petrol by pouring it in his ears or silencing him with a gun. He was however saved by Mutebi, one of the suspects who allegedly said that they shouldn't kill him otherwise it would be easy for them to be traced.
17:49
17:49

Eight DP Members Held for Criminal Trespass, Inciting Violence DP offices 2 2

Those arrested are Buikwe South MP Dr Michael Lulume Bayigga, Lubega Samson Mukaaku, Patrick Sekamatte, Alex Ntale, Mulindwa Muwonge, John Bosco, Godfrey Kaweesi and David Kyakayi, all Members of the Democratic Party who have come out to challenge the Memorandum of Understanding signed recently between DP President Norbert Mao and President Yoweri Museveni.
16:57
16:57

Gulu Detective Suspended over Bribe for Granting Bond to Human Trafficking Suspect 1 2

Corporal David Oringa, the Officer In-charge of the Criminal Investigations Department (OCCID) at Gulu University police post in Gulu is accused of taking a bribe of six hundred shillings from the family of Louis Ayella, a human trafficking suspect.
16:53
16:53

Arua Police Moves to Prosecute Parents Over Child Labour Arua City 3 1

The operation comes follows a visible rise in the children involved in selling edibles within the city centre. Children as young as five years have been seen wandering across the streets of Arua with baskets containing foodstuffs, eggs, vegetables and fruits, polyethene bags, and facemasks.
16:36
16:36

51 ADF Rebels Killed in Active Combat Since Inception of Operation Shujja 2

According to a statement issued by the operation spokesperson Maj, Peter Mugisa, the group has been defeated in the so-called triangle of death between the towns of Manono, Mitwaba and Pweto in Katanga, Eringeti triangle and the confluence of river. Lusuluhi. Eleven defectors and six ADFs were also captured during this period.
16:08
16:08

Man's 12 Years of Conning Public Servants Finally End with Arrest 2 1

So far, four suspected members of Mugarura’s group have been arrested. These are Moses Eletu, Demick Rwothomia, Patrick Mwebembezi and Arim. Senior Commissioner of Police, Fred Enanga, the police spokesperson said the five are being charged with 4 counts of personation contrary to section 381 of the Penal Code Act, counts of obtaining money by false pretense contrary to section 305 of the Penal Code Act and conspiracy to defraud contrary to section 309 of the Penal Code Act.
15:31
15:31

Court Halts Eviction of Business Operators Inside Makerere University Precious Nahabwe 1 Top story

The business had been given two weeks to vacate or else be charged with trespass. Those that were to be affected included canteens, mobile money stalls, shops, photo studios, photocopying machines and restaurants.
14:22
14:22

Married Woman Dies while Aborting 2-months Pregnancy, Friend Arrested 1 2

According to police, the suspect identified as Proscovia Ayerwot, 22, who is a resident of Kal B Cell in Pabbo Town Council Amuru district lured her 22-year-old friend identified as Concy Aryemo to ingest local herbs and drugs to terminate her two-months-old pregnancy.
12:58
12:58

Legal Expert Advises MPs how to Trim President's Powers and Check Impunity public resources. 1 3

Prof Oloka-Onyango advised that MPs should push for the Constitution amendment of the articles through the Constitutional Review Commission in order to check on the excessive powers of the President and address the impunity by appointing the Ministers.
12:51
12:51

Unreliable Water Supply Persists in Luwero Towns 3 1

Wobulenzi and Luwero Town Councils were connected to the National Water and Sewerage Corporation grid in April 2013 and has since expanded to Bombo, Ndejje and Zirobwe town councils. However, nine years later, several residents and local leaders remain unsatisfied with the Corporation for its failure to ensure reliable supply as well as connect some zones.
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