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19:58
19:58

Mob Blocks UCC Operation against Community 'Radios' megaphones 2

On Tuesday, Uganda Communications Commissions officials led by Content Manager Paul Mukasa, backed by Environment Protection Police Unit officers went to Luweero Town Council to enforce the directive. They successfully closed down Voice of Kasana and Paradise community radios. However, they were attacked by a mob when they approached Kalaso Community Radio.
18:56
18:56

MPs Question Closure of Schools 5 1

Jackson Kafuzi, the Kyaka South MP from Kyegegwa explained that there are 580 private schools in his district. He said of these, only 8 are licensed by the ministry.
18:47
18:47

Alebtong Traffic Chief Arrested Over UGX 1M Bribe 1 1

Maxwell Robert Ocen, the police officer in charge of Traffic Department in Alebtong district is in trouble for reportedly receiving bribe.
18:31
18:31

Human Rights Bill Not Necessary - Rukutana 2 1

Mwesigwa Rukutana, the deputy attorney general today said that the Human Rights Enforcement Bill, 2015 currently before parliament is not necessary. Rukutana noted the presence of different laws on the protection, promotion and enforcement of rights and freedoms. He was appearing before parliaments Legal committee currently scrutinising the Human Rights Enforcement Bill, 2015.
18:30
18:30

Former Minister Omach To Head UNRA Board roads 1

Former State Minister for Finance, Fred Jachan Omach has been appointed Chairperson of Uganda National Roads Authority Board of Directors.
18:09
18:09

Bugembe Health Centre Suspends Theatre Operations for Two Years health centres 1

According to the deputy in-charge, Dr. Wilson Mwanje, the facility lacks an anaesthetist since the previous one died two years ago.
18:02
18:02

Uproar as Crime Preventers Don Army Uniforms army attire 4 1

Robert Kakuru Byamugisha, the Director Kick Corruption out of Uganda, an anti-corruption body and resident of Kyanamira sub-county, says what annoys him most is seeing crime preventers donning military uniform in the company of police officers at night.
17:29
17:29

Premature Arrests Blamed for Delayed Justice remand period 1

According to the report, released today at Hotel Africana in Kampala, 26,978 inmates or 52 of Ugandas 51,882 prison population have spent at least one year in prison awaiting trial.
16:53
16:53

Uganda Records Decline in Infant, Maternal Mortality Rates ubos 2 1

The survey findings released this morning in Kampala further indicate a decline in the Maternal Mortality Ratio from 438 women per 100,000 births to 338 women per 100, 000 live births.
16:36
16:36

Patiko Clan Chief Dead Top story

George Kidega, the Prime Minister Patiko Kal Chiefdom, says the cultural leader has been battling illness for some time.
16:16
16:16

Rowdy Gulu Councilors Raid CAO's Office 1 Top story

The raid on the CAOs office comes barely a day after unidentified persons dropped protest notes on manila cards at her home in Bar Dege Division, Gulu Municipality in the wee hours of Monday night.
16:02
16:02

MP Katoto Ejected from Committee over Improper Dressing dress code 1 1

MP Hatwib Katoto had appeared in the committee dressed casually in a blue Polo shirt with inscriptions of Water Aid, a casual pair of trousers and a pair of sandals. The dress code contravened provisions of the parliamentary rules of procedure which require legislators to dress in a dignified manner.
15:31
15:31

Lukwago Returns to Court over Salary Arrears jeniffer musisi 1

Lukwagos salary woes stem from his impeachment by a group of KCCA councilors who accused him of misconduct, abuse of office and incompetence and subsequent legal battles pitting him against the technical wing of KCCA.
15:15
15:15

HRNJ to Appeal Sentence Handed to former Kampala DPC 2

Robert Ssempala, the HRNJ-Uganda National Coordinator, says the court sentence handed out to Mwesigye is very light.
13:42
13:42

Complaints as Mbale Stadium Falls Into Disrepair 4 1

Mbale Municipal Stadium is littered with faeces posing a health risk to sports enthusiasts.
13:32
13:32

Municipal Workers Use Bare Hands to Sort Hazardous Waste waste disposal 1 1

In Mbarara Municipality, the cleaners, and garbage collectors at Kekombe garbage dumping site in Kakiika division use bare hands and sometimes light polyethylene material to sort garbage. The unsorted garbage is usually a collection of rotting food waste, broken glass, plastics, used needles, dangerous metals, wood and sometimes liquid waste, among others.
12:59
12:59

Moroto Approves Creation of New Administrative Units 2

Martin Jacan Gwokto, the Moroto Chief Administrative Officer, says they are reviewing the documents sent from the Local Government Ministry for more input.
12:48
12:48

Rwenzururu Premier Bail Application Ruling Pushed to Thursday rwenzori clashes

Jinja High court Judge Eva Luswata has adjourned the ruling on bail application for Rwenzururu prime minister Johnson Thembo Kitsumbire to Thursday. According to Samuel Muyizzi, one of the lawyers representing Kitsumbire, the adjournment is a big blow to his client because his health requires immediate medical attention.
12:12
12:12

Thieves Snatch 178 Laptops From Makerere University uganda police force 6 1 Top story

At least 178 laptop computers have been stolen from both students and staff at Makerere University in the last four years. This comes just days after the police revealed that 48 vehicles and 56 motorcycles have been taken out of Makerere University and none has been recovered.
11:53
11:53

Constant Power Outages Irk Consumers northern uganda 3

Patrick Obwana, a businessman in Moroto town, says although power instability has been common in past years, it intensified from December last year. According to Obwana, the power outages have been worse in the past two weeks.
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