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20:33
20:33

KCCA FC Beat Simba To Go Top george nsimbe 1 1

Coach Gorge Nsimbe’s KCCA FC has this evening gone top of the FUFA Super League after a hard fought 1-0 win over army side Simba FC.
18:49
18:49

Two Held over Buyinja SACCO Fire

The two Vincent Lubwama and Robert Bukenya were picked up from Kampala on Tuesday. The arrest was linked to a vehicle registration number UAU 229K which had earlier been discovered at Muterere trading center Bugiri district almost thirty kilometers away from the scene of crime.
18:12
18:12

Hundreds Miss Voter Registration in Luweero as Deadline Looms 2

Hundreds of residents in Luweero are likely to miss the chance to vote following confusion in the voter register exercise. The Electoral Commission set 8-12 April 2014 as dates for registration, transfer and update of Voter registers ahead by elections on several local governments and woman MP by elections scheduled on 22nd May 2014.
17:30
17:30

Inspectorate of Government to be Made Body Corporate igg office 1 Top story

State minister for ethics and integrity Simon Lokodo has told parliament that government is considering making the Inspectorate of government a body corporate with powers to sue and be sued. Lokodo said that this is aimed at making the Inspectorate stronger and more efficient.
17:12
17:12

IGAD Monitoring and Verification Teams Commence Operations in South Sudan

The first team was deployed to Bor, in Jonglei State on 1 April followed by similar deployments in Bentiu in Unity State on 5 April. Deployment to Malakal in Upper Nile State is projected on 15 April. There is also a plan to deploy more teams to Nassir, Akobo and other areas in the near future.
15:47
15:47

EC Failed to Manage Bubulo West Polls-Observers election observers 3

Yusuf Makwetta, an official from the Citizen Coalition for Electoral Democracy in Uganda (CCEDU) says some Electoral Commission officials failed to diligently execute their duties as enshrined in the electoral laws of Uganda. He noted that several polling officials were compromised and gave room for rigging.
15:22
15:22

Jinja Courts Overwhelmed with Backlog of Cases judicial officers

During the function presided over by the Principal Judge Yorokamu Bamwine, Justice Namondi shocked the gathering when he stated that out of over 50 plus judicial officers needed to handle the pending 800 cases only 20 exist.
14:43
14:43

President to Launch Students Loan Scheme on 24th April 2014 loans

Following the passage of the law to govern the students’ loan scheme, Cabinet has also approved the Governing Board for the scheme. The loan scheme has received an initial amount of Uganda Shillings 5 billion to cater for over 1,000 students at university especially those who are specializing in science subjects.
14:02
14:02

Fire Brigade on The Spot for Selling Water for Emergencies 2 1

Paul Rachkara, the National Water and sewerage Corporation area manager says police officers have been spotted selling water to persons who have been disconnected from the national grid for failure to clear water bills.
13:56
13:56

Cannibalism Suspects Receive Hostile Reception During Court Appearance

Grumbling inmates making their appearance along the cannibalism suspects insisted on a distance between themselves and the suspects in the court cells. Several inmates shouted that if the cannibalism suspects were remanded to Kalisizo prison, they would be killed by other inmates.
13:42
13:42

AG Fails to Block Lukwago's Interim Injunction Application Top story

The Attorney General through his representative Martin Mwambutysa had asked a panel of five Supreme Court judges to strike out Lukwago’s application for interim orders on grounds that he had filed the same before a wrong court. But the five justices of the Supreme Court unanimously overruled the preliminary objection on grounds that it lacked merit.
11:35
11:35

UHRC Rates Police Top Human Rights Violator

Meddie Kaggwa, the chairperson of the Commission states, that a total of 265 cases of violation of the right to personal liberty and detention beyond 48 hours were against the Uganda Police Force.
11:27
11:27

Bubulo West Contenders Reject Poll Result 4

Results released last night gave the NRM candidate Rose Mutonyi Masaba, a landslide victory with 29, 135 votes against her closet rival Ahamada Wakhweya of FDC who got 3, 270 votes. Joseph Bufwambu Masolo, an independent candidate was third with 1, 684 votes while Paul Butita of the Democratic Party only managed 662 votes and Emma Mwiyikinwa, also an independent trailed with 128 votes.
11:12
11:12

Head Teachers Demand Standards for Science Teacher Admission minimum standards

Head teachers from both government and public private secondary schools in Tororo district have asked the ministry of education and sports to set up minimum standards required in the admission of science and mathematics teachers to teachers training colleges.
11:09
11:09

Stray Buffaloes Injure Three People in Adjumani

Paul Apiku, the assistant nursing officer at the surgical ward said they have discharged the woman who sustained minor injuries but the two males are still undergoing treatment since both of them sustained severe injuries.
10:35
10:35

ULGA Rejects Discussion on Museveni's Sole Candidature. 1 1

The Motion had been tabled by Rev. Samuel Mugisha Katugunda, the district chairperson of Kiruhura district before the Uganda Local Government Association (ULGA) conference held in Kamwenge district.But ULGA regional chairperson for Western Uganda Benon Karyeija suspended the discussion saying it was a disservice to the technical staff and ULGA members who do not subscribe to the NRM.
10:27
10:27

Crowd Turns Up To Hear Cannibalism Suspects Case murder

Bandihihi managed to escape from their captors and reported the matter to police. He accused the three of hacking his wife to death with their baby. Bandihihi went on to claim that they had then proceeded to chop her body into small pieces like they were preparing meat for a meal.
09:40
09:40

General Katumba Wamala: UPDF in South Sudan to Prevent Genocide uganda government 1 4 Top story

On renegade General David Sejusa, Katumba says Sejusa took a personal decision that has no reflection on the UPDF. He says the UPDF remains united behind their commander-in-chief President Yoweri Museveni.
09:19
09:19

Taxi Drivers to Meet President Museveni over Relocation usafi taxi park 2

The developments follow a recent decision by KCCA to relocate illegal taxi stages to gazetted parks alongside a tightly enforced ban on picking passengers by the roadside. According to KCCA the new regulations are designed to streamline public transport in Kampala City,
07:52
07:52

Security Relaxed After American Planes Leave Soroti uganda army 1

Before their departure, security had been heightened at Soroti Flying School where the American planes landed. Soroti Hotel, where the Americans were staying, had also been fully booked and off limits to non-hotel staff and regular guests.
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