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18:03
18:03

MP Kabaziguruka, 22 Others Remanded for Treason

Lt General Andrew Gutti remanded the military suspects to Makindye Military barrack to July 12th as investigations continue. He directed that Kabaziguruka and Musa Lutwama be remanded to Kigo government prison to July 12th when their case will come up for mention.
17:46
17:46

Families Left Homeless As UNRA Demolishes Structures on Northern Bypass unra road works 1

Saleh Kyakona, a furniture dealer in Kyebando Kisalosalo Zone, says that his landlord deceived him that his workshop wouldnt be affected by the demolition exercise. He however, says the demolition exercise affected the entire structure making waste a lot of resources to move his stock since it was still intact by the time of the demolition.
17:16
17:16

Ex Kenya Speaker Wants CDF Reinstated 4 1

Wilfred Niwagaba, the Ndorwa East MP, says the money was inadequate to fund constituency activities. He suggests that if CDF is to be reinstated its allocation should be increased.
17:04
17:04

Court Issues Arrest Warrants against Three MPs judiciary 1

The legislators; Gilbert Olanya Kilak County, Phillip Okin Ojara Chua West and Simon Oyet Nwoya County are wanted alongside Gulu LCV chairman Martin Ojara Mapenduzi with whom they stood surety for Aruu South MP Samuel Odonga Otto and former Aruu North MP Lucy Achiro.
16:58
16:58

Cooperative Movement Presents Basket of Demands to Parliament cooperative bank 5 1

Presenting the petition on behalf of the group, Jane Amuge Okello, the Business Development Advisor at Uhuru Institute for Social Development, said the State minister for cooperatives and a department of cooperatives under the trade ministry are not good enough. She said the department of cooperatives is poorly staffed and grossly underfunded, which has led to inefficiency.
16:33
16:33

Unidentified Thugs Raid UWA Camp thugs attack

Wilson Katamigwa, the in charge Bokora-Matheniko Game Reserve, says the attackers killed one of them at the camp but declined to divulge details. He says the motive of the attackers is still unknown.
16:20
16:20

NDA, Police Impound Counterfeit Drugs Worth Millions in Arua 2 1

Alfred Akali, the Regional Inspector Arua office, says most of the impounded medicine is from Mac Pharmaceuticals in Kenya, which is not licensed to supply drugs to the country.
16:07
16:07

Ugandan to Head South African Broadcasting Corporation -SABC 1

In a tweet posted moments ago, the SABC Online, the digital news portal of the South African Broadcasting Corporation, revealed that James Aguma would take over from outgoing acting group chief executive Jimi Matthews, who resigned on Monday.
15:48
15:48

Tick Disease Kills 50 Cows Distributed Under Operation Wealth Creation 2

Dr. Nguma blames the death of the animals on the failure by the beneficiaries to follow the guidelines for managing the animals under zero grazing.
15:27
15:27

Financial Squabbles Threaten Africa Birding Expo 1

Early this year, Africa Birding Expo started a massive fundraising drive and has received at least 1.7 billion Shillings from the World Bank under its Competitiveness and Enterprise Development Project CEDP, through Uganda Tourism Board, to facilitate the expo that is scheduled to take place from November 18-24, 2016.
15:19
15:19

DP to Appeal Kalungu Woman MP Ruling 1

Joseph Ssewungu, the Democratic Party Whip in parliament, says they are going to appeal the ruling. According to Ssewungu, Justice Elubu disregarded all the evidences presented by the petitioner in court.
14:15
14:15

Court Orders Fresh Parliamentary Election in Tororo North mbale high court

Ekanya is however not satisfied with the ruling. He says much as Nyakechos victory has been nullified, he wanted the Electoral Commission to include the results from the two polling stations which he claims would give him an outright win against Nyakecho.
13:53
13:53

Delays to Relocate Mt. Elgon Landslide Victims Irk Leaders mt elgon region 3

Hilary Onek, the Disaster Preparedness Minister says government is aware of the urgent need to relocate the affected household, adding that it is doing everything to ensure they are resettled in a safer place.
13:40
13:40

Police Investigates Mandela Annex School Inferno

Fredrick Byenkya, the Public Relations Officer Mandela Secondary School, says none of the students was hurt in the fire as they were out of the dormitory for preps. Byenkya also rules out an arson attack, saying the school gate was closed at the time.
12:59
12:59

Court Throws Out Minister Okello Engola over Academic Papers mps exit

His main challenger Crispus Ayena Odongo successfully challenged his election on ground that a certificate from Air Defense College, Nakasongola that was presented prior to his nomination was invalid because the institution is not listed among institutions gazzated by Uganda National Council for higher education.
12:59
12:59

Masaka Municipality Fails to Resolve Local Revenue Collection Gaps service delivery 1 3

Joseph Kimbowa, the Masaka Town Clerk, says they are still struggling to manage the e-tax collection system due to lack of expertise. He says their assessors failed to determine the capacity of traders to pay particular due to lack of expertise to value traders.
12:04
12:04

Salaamu Musumba Trounces NRM's Rehema Watongola in Court mps lose seats 4 Top story

Musumba argued that by the time the National Council for Higher Education purported to equate the said awards to A-level, they knew or ought to have known that the said awards could not have been equivalent to A-Level because the awards had been given to Watongola by Busoga University, which was not accredited by then to award such qualifications.
10:52
10:52

Not All Decisions Require Caucusing-Former MP ben wacha 3 1

Professor Fredrick Sempebwa, a constitutional lawyer and don agreed. He said a powerful party leader is one who persuades members through caucuses to support government policies. Sempebwa however warns that this undermines Parliaments role to check the executive.
10:31
10:31

Dry Season Affects Hoima Crop Farms 1 3

Irene Asiimwe, a farmer from Munteme in Kiziranfumbi Sub county planted two acres of maize. Asiimwe explains that the dry season set in when her crops were flowering, which affected them.
10:02
10:02

Angry Students Abandon School To Protest Transfer of Head teacher school riot

. Kisoro District Police Commander, Edgar Akankwatsa, says they have deployed to secure the school premises and investigations are ongoing into the matter. The transfer of Fr. Tumuhaise comes at the peak of his rivalry with Rev. Fr. Marryvianney Mbonigaba, the Gisoro Parish priest, which culminated in a fight between Christians on Sunday.
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