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19:51
19:51

Besigye Issued With Criminal Summons kcca tribunal

Dr Besigye is accused of inciting violence when he passed by Kisekka market in June on his way to attend the KCCA tribunal in Kololo.
18:41
18:41

Buffalo Population in Namugongo Peninsula Declines by 70% poaching 2

At least 400 hectares of Namugongo peninsula was cleared by unknown people for settlement. It comes a day after Mayuge district natural resources department ordered the eviction of encroachers from the peninsula.
18:19
18:19

UMEME On The Spot Over Pre-Payment Metering umeme bills

Lawyer accuses Electricity distributor UMEME of using threats to force consumers onto Yaka, the Pre-paid metering system.
17:38
17:38

Experts Query Ruling on Expelled MPs nrm rebel mps 2 1

Bugweri County MP Abdu Katuntu says the judges don’t state clearly whether the MPs will be earning half of their salaries or not. Katuntu argues that it will be hard for the Speaker to enforce such a ruling because of the ambiguity surrounding it.
16:58
16:58

High Court Rejects Kalungi's Bail Application manslaughter

Kalungi has been on remand in Luzira prison since January 7, 2013 when he was charged before Makindye court with manslaughter. Justice Lameck argued that investigations show that Kalungi was in the company of the late Nebanda, but fled to Kenya after she was pronounced dead.
15:59
15:59

UNATU Declares Nationwide Teacher's Strike 3

After three meetings the UNATU accused the committee of lack of willingness to increase the salary. This morning, UNATU resolved to call a nationwide teacher’s strike. While announcing the strike, James Tweheyo, the UNATU General Secretary said the teachers have had enough of government’s frustration.
15:31
15:31

MPs Interface with Ambassador Over Welfare of Ugandan Students in Morocco education

Over the weekend, the committee led by it chairperson Sarah Ssinabulya Namabidde held a meeting with Moses Kiwe Sebunya, Uganda’s ambassador accredited to Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco and Mauritania at the Le Merridian N’Fis Hotel in Marrakech in Morocco over the matter.
14:31
14:31

Amnesty Commission: Acellam Has Never Applied For Amnesty

Nathan Twino, the Principal legal officer Amnesty commission told URN on Friday last week that, they were yet to receive an application from Acellam, who is nursing gunshot wounds at Nakasero Hospital. Twino says the amnesty period was extended for another two years adding that, whoever denounces rebellions and applies now will be considered.
14:29
14:29

Trial of 4GC Activists Flops Again. ingrid turinawe 3

The defendants\' lawyers told the grade two chief Magistrates court that their clients had been blocked by police as they left their homes in Kampala. They requested that the case be adjourned to the 11th of November 2013 when their clients will be able to appear in court.
14:10
14:10

Court to Rule on Kalungi's Bail Application adam kalungi

Principal State Attorney Barbra Masembe has asked court to deny Kalungi bail on grounds that there are high chances of him fleeing the country. Masembe based her arguments on the affidavits of senior police officer Geoffrey Musana who investigated this matter and had Kalungi deported from Kenya days after the death of Butalejja Woman MP Cerina Nebanda
13:46
13:46

Parents Call for Regulation of Gambling and Pool Tables lwengo district 1

School-going children evade classes and turn to gambling while others have staked their school fees with the hope of reaping huge returns. As a result, parents are demanding for bi-laws to regulate sports betting outlets and pool tables.
13:05
13:05

Lakwena War Survivors Threaten Match To State House alice lakwena 5

More than 2500 families in Luuka district that were affected by the 1987 Alice Lakwena rebellion are still waiting for government compensation.
12:49
12:49

West Buganda Bishop Defends Presidential Donations 1 1

The Retired assistant Bishop of Kampala, Zac Niringire believes such donations have silenced religious leaders and affected their will to speak the truth on ongoing corruption scandals and rights abuses in the country. But Bishop Makumbi says they can\'t be compromised.
12:18
12:18

Army Arrests 2 For Presenting Stolen Academic Documents 4 1

Two women are arrested in Teso for presenting stolen academic documents to enable them join the army in the ongoing recruitment exercise.
12:15
12:15

Over 1,000 children Test for HIV in Lira Town hiv/aids

Petua Kiboko, a nursing officer at Lira regional referral hospital says that only four out of the 1258 children who under went the test on Saturday positive. She says the children will be enrolled for HIV care services, which includes treatment.
11:34
11:34

1200 Observers For Rwandan Parliamentary Election

A total of 1,236 Observers are set to oversee the Parliamentary elections in Rwanda scheduled for next week.
11:27
11:27

King Oyo Ordered Invitation Of Rwenzururu Kingdom For Empango tooro kingdom

When the master of ceremonies announced that there was a representative from the Rwenzururu Kingdom, there were murmurs in the congregation. This was the first time Rwenzururu Kingdom was being represented at a function organized by Tooro Kingdom, since it was recorgnised by government.
11:16
11:16

Estranged Husband Stabs Wife

Charles Okello, the officer in charge Kakumiro Police station says that Karumuna rushed to the lodge after receiving information that, Ijusa was on her way to her parent’s home in Kabale district following a domestic dispute. He says on arrival at the lodge, Karumuna stabbed Ijusa with a knife on the neck and the back before fleeing the scene.
10:23
10:23

Disagreements Stall Disbursement of Teacher's Revolving Fund unatu 1

This was rejected by UNATU, which requested the ministry to draft a Memorandum of Understanding specifying guidelines on how the funds would be accessed in vain. As a result, UNATU went ahead and drafted memorandum which they presented to the ministry.
09:59
09:59

M23 Rebels Set Conditions For Disarmament congo conflict

Bertrand Bisiimwa, the M23 leader says they are ready to disarm and return to civilian life as requested by the International Conference on the Region of the Great Lakes-ICGLR once the DRC government commits to address their demands.
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