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18:47
18:47

Calm Returns to Mbarara Town After Robbery

According to Muhanguzi, the gunmen followed him to the bank in the company of his employee Vincent Mukasa, and threatened to shoot him unless he surrenders the cash box.
18:13
18:13

Police Increases Presence In Bulambuli Ahead of Elections 2 1

Alfonse Musoni, the Bulambuli District Police Commander, says the deployment is aimed at stemming cases of hooliganism and electoral violence as candidates wind up their campaigns.
18:09
18:09

Police Shoots One in Wandegeya cranes

Police opened fire to disperse Besigyes supporters who were escorting him to Makerere University, where he was scheduled to address a campaign rally.
18:05
18:05

Justice Sebutinde Warns Perpetrators of Electoral Violence uganda decides 2016 1 4

Chancellor Yvette Chesson-Wureh, the initiator of the Women Situation Room-WSR from Liberia, says the initiative has been tested in numerous African countries and acts in such a way that conflict indicators are handled instantly with the involvement of state institutions.
17:42
17:42

Besigye's Makerere University Rally Hangs in Balance

Besigye, who was due to address a rally at the freedom square at Makerere University, altered the route to cover up for the time he lost when he was briefly detained at various Police stations in Kampala early today.
17:02
17:02

Police PRO: We Picked up Besigye for Negotiations

Police spokesperson, Fred Enanga, told journalists at Kampala Central Police Station this afternoon that they intercepted Besigye at Jinja road so as to dissuade him from leading a procession in Kampala Central Business district.
16:44
16:44

Ensure A Free and Fair Election, Banda Tells EC 2016 elections 4

Dr. Makase Nyaphisi, the head of the observer mission at the Electoral Forum of Southern Africa Development Community SADC says the Commission should ensure there is no intimidation of voters on polling day so they exercise their right to elect leaders.
16:35
16:35

High Court Upholds Abiriga's Nomination ibrahim abiriga

This afternoon, Amos Kwizera, the Nakawa High Court, Deputy Registrar, upheld Abirigas nomination pending the hearing of his main suit on April 24th.
15:54
15:54

Jinja Voters Task Museveni on Unfulfilled Pledges 2016 elections 2 1

The pledges that remain unfulfilled include, among others, granting Jinja a city status, construction of Amber Court and Napier markets, construction of Kimaka Airfield, construction of a wall around the agricultural show grounds and the compensation of families that were affected by the Lakwena insurgency in 1987.
14:43
14:43

Kisekka Traders Riot Over Besigye Arrest besigye's escorts

The traders rioted following the arrest of Dr. Kizza Besigye, the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party, presidential candidate.Besigye was picked up by Police when he defied Police directives not to lead a procession through Jinja road on his way to Nkuruma road to greet his supporters as party of his campaigns.
13:01
13:01

Kizza Besigye Arrested election violence 1 Top story

Forum for Democratic Change presidential candidate Kizza Besigye is accused of disregarding a Police directive to use Mukwano road, which is considered to be less congested, for his procession to the city center.
12:39
12:39

Tisai Island Residents Decry Lack of Social Services 2

Christine Agwang, a mother of five a resident of Tisai Island, says they lack basic social services like Health, Education and water.
11:56
11:56

Kasese DPC Transferred after Controversial Promotion police transfers

The transfer follows a petition to the Inspectorate of Government challenging the promotions. The petitioners say that the list of promoted officers was edited by officers in the Police Directorate of Human Resources to add persons whose names had not been sanctioned by the appointing authority.
11:32
11:32

COWE Scam Victims Commit Suicide fraud 1 3 Top story

Twahir Anteli, the Chairperson of COWE Victims Association, says some of their colleagues decided to take their own lives after losing their savings. He says at least four people have committed suicide since 2006.
10:45
10:45

Bangi Wins Rose Hill International Open edwin ekiring 1

Top Ugandan female player Bridget Shamim Bangi on Sunday night won the 2016 Rose Hill International Open in Mauritius.
10:34
10:34

Second Presidential Debate Draws Mixed Reactions joseph bbosa 5

Defined as a historic moment for Ugandas democracy, the debate brought together all the eight presidential candidates to discuss matters of foreign policy, peace and security, regional integration and international trade ahead of the February 18th 2016 general election.
10:25
10:25

Mumbere Fires His Prime Minister 1 1 Top story

In July 2014, Nzaghale was arrested in connection with the Rwenzururu attacks on a military installation in Bundibugyo and Bigando killings in Kasese district. He was arraigned before the Uganda Peoples Defense Forces court martial together with others for masterminding the attacks and remanded to Katojo prison.
10:02
10:02

Go-Forward Petitions EC Over Presiding Officers crime preventers 2 1 Top story

Mathias Mpuuga, the Masaka Regional Go Forward Coordinator, says Electoral Commission has recruited crime preventers in Masaka municipality, Bukoto Central and Kalungu West constituencies to work as presiding officers.
09:37
09:37

Museveni Pledges UGX 100Bn for War Victims lra 1 2

Justine Boke, a resident of Nwoya district and Secretary NRM Elders league, says he is glad that Museveni has pledged to compensate the war victims, adding that they have been waiting for the compensation for too long.
07:58
07:58

Mbabazi Assures Voters of Victory go forward uganda 3

John Osile, a resident Soroti town tasked Amama to explain what he will do with corrupt officers when he wins the presidential elections. In his response, Mbabazi said his government will fight corruption without fear or favor, adding that corruption is the biggest enemy to Uganda.
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