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18:08
18:08

Mairungi Growers Petition Court over Ban mairungi growing

The farmers under their umbrella organisation of Wakiso Miraa Growers and Dealers Association Ltd, claim that the disputed act intended to prohibit the growing of mairungi is not backed by scientific evidence proving the plant as a narcotic drug.
17:46
17:46

Four Injured in Kisoro Bus Accident kabale-kisoro road 1

Four passengers have been critically injured in an accident involving a bus belonging to Bismarkan Coaches Limited. The accident occurred on Monday morning at Kanaba Corner in Kanaba Sub County along Kabale Kisoro road in Kisoro District.
16:58
16:58

Reopening of Makerere Excites Business Owners makerere strikes 2 1

Excitement is high among business owners in and around Makerere University following the reopening of the campus today after two months of closure.
16:53
16:53

Govt Dragged to Court over Nakasero Mosque Raid

In their suit, filed before the High Court in Kampala today, the petitioners contend that a few minutes after midnight on December 27, 2016, joint security forces raided Nakasero mosque without a search warrant and made off with an unspecified amount of cash, computers, and motorcycles, among other valuable items.
16:41
16:41

Most Peaceful New Year Transition in Years – Police 2 1 Top story

The Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesman, Emilian Kayima, says for once the police and the people of Kampala have to congratulate themselves for transiting from 2016 to 2017 in the most peaceful manner ever.
16:37
16:37

One Arrested As Bar Fight Claims Life in Masindi

Albertine Police Spokesman Julius Hakiza identifies the deceased as Vincent Tibareke, a resident of Kijujumbwa village in Kimengo Sub County. He reportedly died as a result of head injuries sustained after he was pushed to the floor by the bar owner only identified as Kyamalire.
16:11
16:11

Police Investigates Death of Mbarara University Student

Alex Rukaari reportedly fell off a balcony at Sabbs Bar Restaurant along Bananuka Drive in Mbararas central business district on Sunday morning. He died in the evening at Mbarara referral Hospital where he had been rushed for treatment.
16:08
16:08

Erratic Water Supply Irks Mbarara Municipal Residents 1

Residents are accusing the corporation of failing to maintain constant flow of water over the last six months and offering no explanation for the shortfall.
15:25
15:25

Besigye Renews Call For Dialogue, Sets Terms national dialogue 3 1

Citing numerous attempts calls for dialogue; Besigye says he will not be party to talks called by Museveni, stating that an independent person must be trustworthy and credible and should look at a mechanism to implement solutions.
13:47
13:47

Low Student Turn-up as Makerere University Reopens 1 Top story

The reopening of the university follows protracted negotiations and a resolution by lecturers through their Umbrella; Makerere University Academic Staff Association MUASA, to end a strike that had paralyzed work at the institution leading to its closure on November 1, 2016.
13:12
13:12

MP Kato Lubwama's Election Formally Challenged in Court habib buwembo

Buwembo, a member of the Jobless brotherhood pressure group, is challenging Kato Lubwamas election as a Member of Parliament on grounds that he does not possess the required academic credentials. Ugandan MPs are required to have an equivalent of the Advanced level A-level Certificate of Education as a prerequisite.
12:09
12:09

Extreme Levels of Food Insecurity Expected in South Sudan south sudan crisis

Food insecurity is particularly severe among IDPs in Leer, the majority of whom are displaced to nearby swamps and lack access to food aid or basic health services. Most are surviving on wild foods and fish, and some have recently moved to the areas of Panyijiar and Fangak.
10:48
10:48

Drunkard Shot as He Attempts to Access Dokolo Prison

A 25-year-old man in Dokolo district is nursing bullet wounds after he was shot by a warder on duty for attempting to forcefully enter the prison on New Years day.
09:59
09:59

UPDF Investigates Rebel Recruitment in Masaka 2 1

Brig. Joseph Ssemwanga, the Commandant of the Armored Brigade says they have received intelligence reports about a group of people going around the sub region, meeting and registering youths with intent of recruiting them into suspected rebel activity.
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