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22:40
22:40

Grenade Explosion Kills Child in Mengo grenade blast

A child has died and eight others critically injured in an explosion in Mengo Kisenyi. Police spokesperson Fred Enanga confirms the incident.
21:23
21:23

Questions as Uganda heads to third multiparty poll uganda elections 3 1 Top story

Uganda heads for the third multiparty election on Thursday 18th February but is multiparty system producing real democracy Is the country being run under constitutionalism.
19:30
19:30

Busoga Region Set for Polling Day 3 1

Musinguzi says enough Biometric Voter Verification Kits have been delivered to serve all polling centers while the tally centers also have the transmission technology tested and running.
19:06
19:06

Making Markets to Fight Newcastle Disease in Uganda new castle disease 1

Poultry farming is becoming an important source of income and food for rural families across Uganda but this business is highly threatened by Newcastle disease, a highly infectious viral disease. While there is no cure for Newcastle Disease, vaccination is enough to control the disease and protect poultry now a new I-2 vaccine in Uganda is making a difference to farmer in parts of the country.
18:58
18:58

Businessmen Petition Court over UK Stolen Vehicles

The cars were impounded in July 2015 in an operation code-named Operation Navigation, involving the URA, Interpol Uganda, the UKs National Police Chiefs Council and the National Vehicle Crime Intelligence Service, among other agencies.
18:28
18:28

Court Okays Upper Madi Okollo Parliamentary Election arua high court 1

The Court of Appeal this afternoon overturned the ruling, paving way for elections to be held on Thursday February 18, when the rest of the country will be voting for the President and Members of Parliament.
18:26
18:26

150,000 Personnel to Man Poll Security uganda decides 1

Asan Kasingye, the Chairman of the Police Communication Task team, says the 150,000 security personal dont include polling constables.
18:11
18:11

How Money Would Determine Outcome of 2016 Presidential Poll electoral commison 3 1 Top story

The use of money could largely determine who could end up being voted President after the Thursday February 2016 presidential elections.
18:01
18:01

Police Deploys In Hotspots in Luweero Ahead of Polls 3

Charles Tukamushaba, the Luweero FDC secretary urges the security teams to stick to their roles of maintaining peace and stopping electoral irregularities as opposed to intimidating voters.
17:24
17:24

Mbabazi: I Will Accept Results From Free and Fair Polls uganda decides 3 1

Mbabazi also dismissed rumors circulating on social media that he intends to step down in favor of Dr. Kizza Besigye, the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party, presidential candidate.
17:19
17:19

Ministry of Health Deploys Ambulances Ahead of Polls road accidents

The ambulances have been deployed to ease safety and referral of persons who could need emergency care of any kind. Upcountry hospitals have also been instructed to avail their ambulances in their respective regions.
17:00
17:00

UPDF Deploys in Kalangala Ahead of Election kalangala security 1 Top story

Caleb Tukaikiriza, the Kalangala Resident District Commissioner, says they were forced to deploy after receiving complaints about a group of armed men who are attacking residents.
16:57
16:57

Police Arrests 54 Kifesi Gang Members 1

The group was targeting a gathering at Kololo airstrip where the National Resistance Movement Party candidate Yoweri Museveni was addressing his final rally. The other was targeting supporters of Forum for Democratic Change candidate Dr Kizza Besigye in Nakawa division.
16:30
16:30

City Centre ‘Deserted' Ahead of General Election uganda decides 2016 2

Davine Ayikobua, a trader in Arua Park, says for nearly a week now business has been slow. He says many South Sudanese traders have also kept away.
16:01
16:01

Polling Officials Threaten to Boycott Elections 1 2

Geoffrey Drani, one of the affected presiding officers, says during their recruitment, Electoral Commission promised to pay them Shillings 60,000 and polling assistants Shillings 40,000 . He however, says they were shocked this morning to receive appointment letters showing that they will receive Shillings 20, 000 each day.
15:54
15:54

Religious Leaders Call for Harmony after Polls election violence 1 2

Acting IRCU Chairperson Sheik Ramathan Mubaje told journalists in Kampala that conceding depicts high levels of integrity and respect for democracy.
15:22
15:22

Eight Held For Raiding Candidate's Home 1

Josephine Angucia, the North Western Regional Police Spokesperson, says the suspects were rounded up on Tuesday night as they were entering Boroas home.
15:04
15:04

Electoral Commission Sued over Mobile Phone Ban uganda decides 2016

Legal Brains Trust says that the ban has no legal foundation, is unrealistic, and violates the fundamental rights of the voters. It further argues that mobile phones and cameras are used at polling stations world over for purposes of advancing democratic elections.
14:55
14:55

Mbabazi Lawyers Working to Secure Omodo's Release intimidation 2 1

Mansul Sowed, the North Kyoga Regional police spokesperson, says the suspects face charges of defacing campaign posters contrary to section 78 2 of the presidential elections act.
12:58
12:58

Isreal's Zilberman Top Seed For Uganda Open edwin ekiring 1

Misha Zilberman Israel is ranked top for the 2016 Uganda International Badminton Open Championship slated for February 25-28th at the MTN Arena, Lugogo.
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