Breaking

Archive

Aug 2017 26 results
22:14
22:14

Kawempe Mayor Arrested for Disrupting KCCA Law Enforcement

Sserunjogi was arrested for trying to block KCCA law enforcement team from evicting tax drivers who have established an illegal parking on Mambule Road. Situated in Bwaise, Mambule Road is among roads being enlarged under the ongoing Kampala Infrastructure and Institutional Development Project.
20:14
20:14

Total Chief Assures Uganda On Pipeline oil and gas sector 1

Patrick Pouyanne in a statement sent reassurance to Ugandas oil and gas sector saying there would be no impact on a plan to build the crude oil export pipeline from Uganda.
19:07
19:07

How City Lawyers Grabbed Bukasa Cemetery Land land probe 3 2

In what appears like a well-orchestrated and long-term plan by a group of lawyers to acquire 13 acres of the Bukasa cemetery, the commission of inquiry into land matters heard that City lawyer, Herbert Kiggundu Mugerwa, acquired the land from another lawyer, Muzafaru Lwere Lwanyaga at an unspecified amount of money.
19:02
19:02

Relatives, Friends Break Down as Muslim Clerics Get Lengthy Sentences tabliq 4 1

Sheikhs Muhammad Yunus Kamoga, Siraji Kawoya, Murta Mudde Bukenya and Fahad Kalungi were sentenced to life imprisonment while Yusuf Kakande alias Abdallah and Abdusalam Sekayanja alias Kassim Mulumba are to spend 30 years in jail.
18:22
18:22

Kayihura Orders PSU to Investigate Officers at Police Headquarters

The investigations will focus on the Human Resource Administration department, which is in charge of promotions and deployment of police officers as well as the Directorate of Logistics and Engineering.
17:46
17:46

Two Arrested With Registers in Kyotera NRM Elections 1

Two people have been arrested in Kyotera district for allegedly being in possession of National Resistance Movement NRM party registers and inciting violence during primaries.
17:23
17:23

UHRC Condemns Police Over Excessive Use of Force 1

Medi Kaggwa, the Chairman Uganda Human Rights Commission-UNHCR, says despite organizing numerous trainings for Police officers on human rights, their efforts to eliminate the use of excessive force in the police force havent yielded results.
17:21
17:21

Gov't Departments Meet Over Simcard Validation Deadline telecoms 1 1

The meeting chaired by Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda is attended by the ministers of security, internal affairs, information, communication and technology ICT as well as officials from the Uganda Communications Commission UCC, National Identification and Registration Authority NIRA and others.
17:20
17:20

Motorists Renew Calls For Humps Along Kampala-Gulu Highway 1 3

Motorists and local leaders in Luweero district have renewed calls for the re-installation of humps along Kampala-Gulu highway to curb rampant accidents.
16:32
16:32

Sheikh Kamoga, Three Others Get Life Sentence tabliq 4 2 Top story

Trouble for the clerics started after they were picked up together with 8 others and arraigned in court for the alleged murder of Mustafa Bahiga, the former Kampala District Amir and Hassan Ibrahim Kirya, the former spokersperson Kibuli based Muslim faction and the attempted murder of Dr. Harouna Jjemba, the leader of a rivarl tabligh faction.
15:01
15:01

NRM Suspends Butebo Primary Elections Over Border Conflict nrm party

Richard Oseku, the Kibale County Member of parliament, says it is unfortunate that the elections in Butebo district was suspended over the border conflicts yet the people of Butebo needed to exercise their rights to vote their representatives.
13:41
13:41

Fresh Controversy Erupts on National Seeds Policy fake seeds

Joseph Bazaale, the assistant commissioner for seed certification and inspection, said the policy has never been passed by cabinet, due to conflicting interests despite a comprehensive process in formulating the draft policy.
13:15
13:15

KCCA Needs Ugx 600 Billion to Renovate Schools kcca festival 2

The authority is running 79 Universal Primary Schools in Kampala with a population of more than 70,000 pupils. Most of these were constructed in the early 1960s and 1970s. Today, they are covered in dilapidated structures due to lack of renovation, coupled with population pressure that has reportedly put excessive stress on the available infrastructure.
13:07
13:07

Confusion in Kyotera Polls Over Missing Names On Party Register nrm elections 4 1

Patrick Kintu Kisekulo, one of the candidates says the arrangement of their names on the ballot papers is messy.
12:22
12:22

Endless Suits Against Kabaka Worry Buganda Loyalists buganda kingdom 3 1

Last year, City Lawyer, Male Mabirizi filed a suit before high court challenging Kabakas authority over land. In his suit, Mabirizi wants court to declare that contrary to popular opinion, the Kabaka is not a land lord but only a trustee of the land in the kingdom.
11:34
11:34

Delays Mar Start of NRM Elections in New Districts peter musinguzi 1

In Bunyangabu district, voting was expected to start at 8: 00am from the 101 polling stations in the district but kicked off at 10:00am. In Rukiga district, voting materials were still being ferried to the polling stations by 8am when the exercise was slated to start. In Namisindwa district the exercise delayed to start due to late delivery of voting materials. Voting was supposed to start at 8:00 am but it did not start until after 9am.
11:26
11:26

Stolen CPS Guns Hired to Criminals-Preliminary Report frank mwesigwa

Frank Mwesigwa, the Kampala Metropolitan Police Commander, has confirmed the ongoing investigations but declined to divulge details.
11:14
11:14

Excitement Over Oil Fizzles As Reality Sets In oil in uganda 5 1 Top story

Managing public expectations remains a challenge for the government of Uganda as the country edges ever closer to producing her first crude oil. Dr. Earnest Rubondo, the Petroleum Authority Executive Director, is however excited that Uganda has smoothly navigated through the anxiety and expectations than previously thought.
11:00
11:00

Minister Orders Prosecution of Officials over Youth Fund Mess kibaale district 3

Whistle blowers in Kibaale District pinned the former district YLP Focal Person Stevenson Mutyaba for extorting money during the implementation stage of the government project. They added that each group paid not less than 800,000 Shillings to have its project endorsed for the funding.
10:56
10:56

Kafumbe Vendors Launch Campaign For Removal of Presidential Age Restriction 1 1

Speaking to URN, Florence Mayanja, a political mobiliser of the ruling National Resistance Movement in Kampala, said Museveni deserves another term in office given the fact that he has served well.
Aug 2017 26 results