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21:33
21:33

MPs Push For Increment Of PWD Grant To Ugx 10B 1 3

Ssekabira notes that each group in district allocated two million shillings which should be shared by 12 members something that cant create meaningful impact.
21:26
21:26

File on Kirumira Murder Trial Returned to DPP for Review muhammad kirumira 1 1

According to Irene Nakimbugwe, the Deputy spokesperson of the Directorate of Public Prosecutions, there was fresh evidence which needed to be put into consideration before the suspect is committed to the High Court. The file was sent to headquarters for consideration before committal, Nakimbugwe told URN.
21:19
21:19

Public University Staff To Strike Over Pay 1 4

The teaching and the non-teaching staff from the nine public universities in Uganda have declared an indefinite, comprehensive nationwide strike effective next year 2019. This is after failure by government to clear the outstanding salary enhancements balance of shillings 29.5bn in the Financial Year 2017/2018.
21:13
21:13

Supreme Court Endorses Sarah Kulata's Trial

Kulata is accused of illegally registering plots of land worth 11 billion Shillings in the names of Kikonyogo Investments Ltd, a company which was not the legitimate proprietor. The land measuring about 300 acres in Wakiso district was believed to belong to M/S Lakeside City Limited and owned by the Damani family of Asian origin.
21:11
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We Are Not Supporting Insurgents in Uganda -EU Envoy the eu agreement 4 1

Ambassador Pacifici says such claims have come up with in the government questioning the EU support to civil society actors in areas of human rights and governance.
20:47
20:47

Charcoal Dealers Flee Amuru District 1 4

The operation that was launched last week in Atiak Sub County has seen more than 200 charcoal dealers arrested by Police and soldiers of the Uganda Peoples Defense Forces UPDF for illegally engaging in extraction and trade in forests products.
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Uganda Railway Police Overpowers Armed Robbers in Soroti railway slippers 1 2

The incident happened today at around 3:30am in Odudui village- Arabaka parish Arapai Sub County in Soroti district. Last month, again police recovered 73 railway slippers in the same location.
19:32
19:32

Bagyenda Defends Sale of Closed Banks Assets 1 1 Top story

Bagyenda said that for over eight years the Central Bank had been selling off the assets of the three banks and they were of the opinion that those that they had failed to sell were not that good. She insisted that the Central Bank hired M/S Bageine, a private firm to carry out the valuation of the bank assets. However, she could not table the valuation reports before the committee.
19:02
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Activist Blasts Judiciary for Shelving Petition against Public Order Law uganda police force 4 1 Top story

The petition was filed by six civil society groups including Center for Constitutional Governance after President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni assented to the law. The petitioners cited several grounds seeking the annulment of the Public Order Management Act which they said contradicts several articles of the Constitution.
17:53
17:53

Entebbe Murders: Court Sets Date to Start Trial ivan katongole 1 1

Kwesiga gave the prosecution until December 10th, 2018 to the start the trial, saying he will proceed listen to Katongoles bail application and perhaps release him on bail should they fail to do so.
16:57
16:57

Man Hangs Self in Church michael odongo 2 1

Michael Odongo, the East Kyoga Region Police Spokesperson, says Okoches body was found dangling in the church around 10:00am on Monday.
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16:44

Pader Leaders Raise Concern Over Aswa Dam Construction aswa river 1 2

The power station is one in a cascade of five power stations planned on Achwa River. They are expected to produce 109 megawatts which will be distributed via a 132kV high voltage transmission line to a substation in Lira, where it will be sold to Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited - UETCL.
16:44
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Bagyenda Ordered to Deposit Passports with Police missing documents 1 3

Committee Chairperson Abdu Katuntu directed Bagyenda to deposit both her International and East African Community EAC passports with the Parliament Police officer in charge, by close of business today.
16:23
16:23

FDC To Unveil Committee Of Elders 1 5

The party national chairman, Waswa Birigwa says the committee of elders will be unveiled on Thursday when FDC national council convenes. The national council is made up of LCV party chairpersons. Birigwa told journalists at FDC headquarters as he addressed weekly press conference that they will ask the national council to confirm council of elders as one of the party structure.
16:09
16:09

DPP Asked to Expedite Arua Fracas Investigations 1 1

This morning, State Prosecutor Paul Weponde asked the court for more time to conduct further investigations into the matter. The request was made in the presence of some of the suspects who had appeared before Magistrate Isaac Kintu for the mention of the case.
15:36
15:36

Hunt for Hit-men Underway in Arua 2 1

According to some eyewitnesses, the men with masked faces, driving a white numberless saloon car shot four times before speeding off. They, however, did not pick anything from the shop. One of the witnesses; Hamza Zakaria Anguyo, a brother to the deceased said the sight of the shooting was horrifying.
15:27
15:27

FDC May Skip IPOD Summit - Biriggwa 1 3

Biriggwa came close to announcing that FDC will not participate in the first ever summit of leaders. He argued that IPOD summit is not serious and premature. Biriggwa statement is a contradiction of the commitment made by FDC vice president for Eastern Uganda, Salaamu Musumba last week at the official unveiling of programme for IPOD summit.
14:08
14:08

Bukwo Leaders Task Government on Radio, Television ubc 3 1 Top story

According to Teete, UBC was expected to spear the efforts to boost the signals in the district. The UBC Managing Director, Winston David Agaba hasnt commented on the matter as he didnt answer repeated calls or respond to text messages to his mobile.
13:51
13:51

Pictorial: The Last Voyage of MV Templar

Thirty three people are confirmed to have died and 27 others rescued. The exact cause of the boat accident is still unknown. However, reports show that the boat was in sorry state and wasnt worthy to operate.
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