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May 2017 28 results
21:43
21:43

Police Torture: Kasingye Threatens to Resign kaweesi murder 1 Top story

Uganda Radio Network understands that police spokesperson Asan Kasingye threatened to resign on Wednesday during a meeting of the senior officers when his colleagues asked him to retract his statement that four suspects had been arrested in connection to Byamukamas torture.
19:50
19:50

Govt Ban on Kaveera Fails to Bite 2 1

The Uganda governments ambitious move to impose a nationwide ban on plastic bags has become a complete failure two years after a formal announcement was made to this effect.
19:20
19:20

Army Court Has No Mandate to Order My Arrest – Kabaziguruka summons 2

Kabaziguruka was speaking to journalists at parliament after the Makindye-based military Court issued criminal summons for the legislator for missing court proceedings. The MP is said to have missed court twice for mention of the case where he is accused of treason alongside 26 others including Uganda Peoples Defence Forces UPDF soldiers.
19:01
19:01

Govt Borrows UGX900 Billion in 2016/17 Fiscal Year uganda debts 2 1

State Minister for Economic Planning, David Bahati, now says the government has actually borrowed 900 billion shillings domestically instead of the promised 612 billion shillings.
18:58
18:58

KCCA Councillors To Get Tablet Computers on Loan jeniffer musisi 2 1

The issue of giving councillors tablets came up during todays city authority council meeting in Entebbe when many reports and papers being discussed were not availed to councillors. The proposal was initiated by Central Division mayor Charles Sserunjogi arguing that it will save money and improve efficiency.
18:30
18:30

Lands Probe : Government Chief Valuer Operating Under Scattered Laws land acquisition 2 1

Kermundo, whose mandate involves carrying out valuation of all government Ministries and Departments, stunned the Commission when he disclosed that the Lands Ministry has been operating for the last fifty years without a policy on land acquisitions, resettlement and rehabilitation.
18:20
18:20

Speaker Directs MPs to Inspect Nalufenya Police Facility 2 1 Top story

Kamateeka who appealed to the Inspector General of Police Kale Kayihura to reign on his officers who torture suspects, said that her committee is up to the challenge and optimistic that police will be forthcoming with information.
17:40
17:40

KCCA Approves Allowances for Valuation Court Members property rates tax 1

According to the local government rating act, 2005 which guides the valuation process, the court is supposed to complete its proceedings within six months after receiving complaints. KCCA has already received over 240 complaints from the property owners in central division.
17:10
17:10

Mugabe Stops Pakistan's Khan In Baku azerbaijan 1

Ugandas top tennis player Duncan Mugabe Kasumba has qualified for the second round at the on-going 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku, Azerbaijan.
17:04
17:04

Parliament Questions UGX 23. 1bn State House Supplementary Budget Request travel abroad 3 1

The State House Comptroller, Lucy Nakyobe appeared together with the Presidency Minister, Esther Mbayo before the Budget Committee to defend the supplementary budget request.
16:16
16:16

Hoima Road Workers Impound Equipment Over Non-payment usmid road project 2

Led by Peter Mukasa, the workers threatened to impound more equipment unless the company clears their wages worth Shillings 10M. According to Mukasa, they left their homes in January to work on the project hoping to earn money in vain.
15:18
15:18

State House Spent UGX 2.4 Billion on Mak Visitation Committee state house budget 4 1

State House Comptroller Lucy Nakyobe says that the committee, which is yet to present its investigation report, has spent 2.434 billion Shillings in allowances and travel abroad. This includes an expenditure of 1.811 billion Shillings on allowances and 623 million Shillings on travel.
15:13
15:13

COPA 2017: Kitende, Kibuli, Masaka SS Storm Quarter Finals copa coca-cola 1 2

Sylvester Obore, the Games and Sports teacher St Josephs College Layibi, says his players performed well despite the defeat.
14:57
14:57

31 Heifers Distributed Under OWC in Apac Have Died naads 2

Almost half of the heifers distributed to farmers in Apac district under Operation Wealth Creation OWC in the financial year 2015/2016 have died. Col. Godfrey Okello, the Apac District OWC Coordinator, says that of the 73 heifers distributed, 31 have so far died due to what he described as negligence from the beneficiaries.
14:52
14:52

Police Recover 120 Stolen Motorcycles, Pick Up Five Suspects uganda police force 1

According to Mubi, the operatives also recovered 120 motorcycles, which are in custody at Namutumba and Busembatya police stations in Iganga.
13:41
13:41

Police to Actualise Digital Crime Record Management System uganda police force 2 1

The Uganda Police Force says it is ready to actualise its Digital Crime Record Management System, four years after embarking on the process.
13:36
13:36

Kooki Fails to Secure Frequency for Planned Radio Station kooki chiefdom 2 1

The Chiefdom envisaged a plan to promote its cultural values and beliefs through the radio platform which was unveiled four years ago. The platform was also anticipated to feed into the much anticipated revival of the Lukooki dialect which is on the verge of extinction. Majority of Kooki subjects speak Luganda, Runyakitara and Kinyarwanda.
12:57
12:57

Jinja Municipality Stuck with UGX 1.3B Power Bill 1 2

Majid Batambuze, the Mayor Jinja municipality and Chairperson Urban Authorities Association, says municipalities unable to sustain street lighting because of the heavy power bills. He wants government to direct power suppliers to incur the cost of street lights across the country.
12:49
12:49

Mixed Reaction as Court Halts Issuance of Land Titles in Bunyoro buktarepa 1 4

The court order, issued last week by Masindi High Court Assistant Registrar Julie Acio, followed a petition by Bunyoro Kitara Reparations Agency-BUKITAREPA, a community organisation based in Bunyoro region. The group accuses district land boards of Masindi, Kiryandongo, Buliisa, Hoima, Kagadi, Kibaale and Kakumiro of trespassing commissioning surveys and issuing titles on ancestral land, without the consent of Bunyoro Kingdom.
12:13
12:13

Police Recovers Kotido Court Keys

A senior Police officer told URN on condition of anonymity that they found the court keys abandoned at Old Shops village in Kotido municipality next to a police motorcycle registration number UP 1008, which is about 100 meters from court.
May 2017 28 results