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19:49
19:49

Masaka City Speaker Thrown Out of Office Over Misconduct Masaka City Council 1 2

Ssempijja who is the councilor representing Kimanya-Kabonera division was impeached on Wednesday in a majority vote, during an extraordinary council session presided over by the Minister of Local Government Raphael Magyezi, assited by the Ministry’s Permanent Secretary Ben Kumumanya.
19:38
19:38

Engineer Dies with Two Other Colleagues in Septic Tank Komamboga 1 2

The residents have also appealed to the Police authorities to put emergency rescue teams at each of the police Divisions, which would help in saving more lives.
18:55
18:55

Govt Maintains Ban on Export of Unprocessed Minerals 2 1

President Museveni slapped a moratorium on the export of unprocessed iron ore and other minerals in a bid to spur the growth of local industries through value addition and to create employment opportunities for Ugandans.
18:18
18:18

Electronic System To Ease Processing Permits For Expatriates In Oil Sector work permits 3 1

The Petroleum Authority expects that it will be able to process the application with in three days as opposed to the current turnaround time of more than a week.
17:38
17:38

East African Court Rules Against Civil Society In EACOP Case STOP EACOP 1 Top story

The Court held that the applicants should have filed the case as early as 2017, rather than in 2020 and as a result, the court does not have jurisdiction to hear the matter. The ruling means that the applicants cannot proceed with the merits of the case.
16:25
16:25

Gov't Completes 2nd Financial Inclusion Strategy

Mackay Aomu, Director, of the NPS Department at BoU, says major achievements were met by the previous strategy, though they were affected by the outbreak of COVID-19, as well as budget constraints and inadequate accountability.
16:13
16:13

Court Quashes Decision Dismissing EALA Election Case Jude Byamukama 1 Top story

"In the result, I find that the trial Judge erred in dismissing the petition for lack of jurisdiction, without recourse to the EACJ preliminary reference mechanism for a preliminary ruling on such issues raised in the petition as called for Treaty interpretation,” said Mugenyi.
15:47
15:47

Three Arrested For Vandalizing Electric Wires in Luwero UMEME 1

Sam Twineamazima the Savannah Regional Police Spokesperson explains that on Tuesday Police got an alert after residents saw men cutting electric wires from the poles at Kitasure village in Kikyusa sub county.
15:25
15:25

Women Rights Activists Reiterate Call for Human Rights Defenders Law 2 3

Dorothy Esther Kiyai, the acting programs manager, says a law is needed to guide on who a human rights defender is as well as define the roles and responsibilities of all key stakeholders including individuals, civil society organisations, and the state involved in the human rights defense.
15:10
15:10

Experts Warn Against Transporting Children on Motorcycle Fuel Tanks 1

Rev. Evatt Mugarura, the founder of AYLDH, highlighted the dangers faced by children riding on the fuel tanks of Boda bodas, stating that they become vulnerable and act as a shield for the rider. Even minor collisions or encounters with obstacles can result in the child being the first to fall off.
14:59
14:59

Man Arrested For Allegedly Defiling Daughters to Get Wealth

The wife, whose identity is withheld, revealed that Kadhumbula frequently stayed alone with the twin girls while she worked in the garden with their other children. Initially, there were no suspicions of any inappropriate behavior, given that he was their biological father.
14:58
14:58

UMSC Loses Bid to Block Sale of Properties 1 2

Justice Gashirabake ruled that UMSC has not brought sufficient evidence that it will suffer harm that cannot be atoned by an award of damages.
14:02
14:02

Madi Okollo Seeks Relief for 8,000 Flood Victims 1 1

Ronald Afidra Olema, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Lower Madi fears that hunger and water-related diseases like cholera and typhoid could break out since over 575 latrines collapsed due to the floods.
11:38
11:38

Museveni Wants More Open Market for African Products 1

Museveni also appealed to developed countries like Russia to cooperate with Uganda to initiate specialised education in areas like nuclear energy and Artificial Intelligence.
08:06
08:06

UPDF Advices RDCs to Inspire Communities to Cherish Gov't Programs 2 1

Maj. Gen Don Nabasa, the UPDF 3rd Division Commander, emphasized this during a Three-day capacity-building program while addressing the Resident Commissioners and District Internal Security Officers at Wash and Wills in Mbale City.
07:59
07:59

Energy Minister Inaugurates New Power Station for Eastern Region

Last year, the government, under the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development through the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA), allocated 3.2 billion Shillings to UMEME for the construction of a substation at Mbale Industrial Park.
07:47
07:47

Over 13,000 Residents of Alebtong Still Practicing Open Defecation SNV-Uganda 6 1

The survey data highlights that out of the total population, 80,257 individuals have limited or shared toilet facilities, 122,391 have access to improved toilets, and 31,816 have basic toilet facilities. Additionally, 275,739 households have handwashing facilities, whereas 4,873 have handwashing facilities without soap, and 6,019 have both handwashing facilities with soap.
07:25
07:25

Gov't Rolls Out GROW Project to Districts 2

Dominic Mafabi Gidudu, the State Minister for the Elderly at the Ministry of Gender, addressed a sensitization meeting of district leaders at the Colline Hotel in Mukono. He highlighted that the project aims to provide an integrated package of services to female-owned enterprises, rather than isolated interventions.
07:15
07:15

New HIV Infections Pose a Big Threat 1 2

Musooba expressed concern over the persistently high rate of new infections, averaging 1,000 people per week, predominantly affecting young individuals, which poses a significant threat.
05:38
05:38

Pastor Asks Court To Join Gov't In Upholding Anti Homosexuality Law 2

Earlier, the Constitutional Court presided over by Justice Geoffrey Kiryabwire consolidated four petitions and 19 applications filed by different parties that are challenging the Anti-homosexuality Law 2023.
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