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20:12
20:12

Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago's Compensation Case Fails To Take Off 1 1

In 2014, Lukwago was reinstated as the Lord Mayor for Kampala after being impeached by the Kampala Capital City Authority Councillors over abuse of office and incompetence. Justice Lydia Mugambe also ordered KCCA and Government to compensate Lukwago all the costs he incurred as a result of unlawful impeachment which is approximately 562million shillings.
19:40
19:40

Debate on Administration of Judiciary Bill Deferred 4

The bill seeks to provide for and strengthen the independence of the Judiciary. The proposed law is meant to operationalize articles in the constitution that deal with the Judiciary as an independent arm of government.
19:18
19:18

Poor City Planning Exposing Kampala Dwellers to Cholera- Minister cholera outbreak 3

According to Kaducu, several settlements in the suburbs of Kampala are located too close to the drainage channels, and dumping grounds, exposing city dwellers to poor hygiene, a catalyst for spreading cholera, an acute diarrheal infection caused by ingestion of food or water contaminated with bacteria.
19:15
19:15

Father Arrested for Torturing 4-Year-Old Son 1

Godfrey Abigaba, Kaberamaido District Police Commander says that Obang allegedly tortured his child accusing him of stealing food.
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19:00

Gen. Muhoozi: Uganda Facing Increased Foreign Security Threats 2 1

Speaking in Gulu 4th Division Military barracks on Wednesday, Gen. Muhoozi said the spectrum of urban crimes is becoming a big headache to the Police and the Intelligence which explains why the military is often called to reinforce. He said some of the security threats are delivered through social media while others target post conflict vulnerability in the region.
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18:40

Security Denies Holding Congolese Militiamen lake albert 1 1

Initial reports of the arrest and unconditional release of Congolese militiamen in the Albertine region first circulated on social media on Sunday. But Julius Hakiza, the Albertine region police spokesperson told Uganda Radio Network on Wednesday afternoon that the allegations are baseless.
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18:40

High Court Adjourns Case Challenging Elioda Tumwesigye Election

The Mbarara Resident Judge Justice Andrew Bashaija adjourned the hearing of the case to 16th January 2019 to allow the lawyers of the Electoral Commission-EC to study the affidavit. Eric Sabiti, the EC lawyer had told court that the petitioners served him the affidavit on Friday and asked for more time to read it and prepare a defense.
17:57
17:57

BoU Legal Department Not Consulted on Crane Bank Sale crane bank closure 3 1 Top story

The accusation came after reports that Bagyenda engaged external lawyers from MMAKs Advocates to offer financial advisory services on the closure of Crane Bank Limited without the involvement of the Legal Department in Bank of Uganda.
17:54
17:54

Oulanyah Asks Committees to Expedite Budget Process 1 1

The framework paper, containing budget proposals for the next financial year was presented to parliament by the Minister of State for planning David Bahati last week. It indicates a proposed increment in the national budget of 4.9 percent from this financial years budget of 32.7 trillion Shillings to 34.3 trillion shillings.
17:48
17:48

Another Mobile Money Agent Shot In Mbale 3

Robert Tukei, Police Spokesperson Elgon Region identified the victim as Andrew Ivan Kimboma, 26 a mobile money agent operating in Kikamba-Mooni trading centre , Wanale division in Mbale Municipality.
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17:21

Makerere Faces Shortage of Gowns Ahead of Graduation Week makerere university 2 6

A source from the University Ceremonies Committee told URN that during a crisis meeting held on Friday, members of the University Management resolved to look for gowns elsewhere to boost the insufficient supply by Team Uniform Limited, a company contracted to solely supply gowns this year.
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17:20

Double Deployment of Headteachers Irks RDC ple

Aharikundira says that demotions are likely to demotivate the teachers and warned the education department of implementing such unfair resolutions.
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Court Dismisses Case Against DP Activist samuel muyizi

It is alleged that Bigirwa on December, 29th, 2018 at Top Radio said that the government had hatched a plan to assassinate Kyaddondo East legislator Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu during the Arua by election fracas.
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Bagyenda Admits Documents Were Ferried Out of BoU stolen documents 4 1

Appearing before the committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises COSASE on Wednesday, Bagyenda was tasked to explain what was contained in the bags and boxes that were carried out of the Central Bank by her aides.
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15:27

Dr. Stella Nyanzi Asks for Adjournment Citing Miscarriage dr stella nyanzi 2

Justice Lydia Mugambe of the High Court Civil Division was scheduled to start hearing the application filed by Dr. Nyanzi through her lawyer Isaac Ssemakadde in November last year accusing Makerere University of disregarding orders by Makerere University Staff Appeals Tribunal reinstating her.
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14:59

Govt Urged to Reconsider Change in Senior Citizens Grant 4 1

The Ministry of Gender has announced that effective July 1, 2019; only persons aged above 80 will be included on the new list of SAGE recipients. But the change will not affect senior citizens aged above 65 that have been benefiting from the project since its inception.
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14:31

Gunmen Kill Peace Committee Member In Kotido kotido district 1

Simon Peter Awot, the parish councilor of Loletyo in Panyangara suspects that the peace actor could have been targeted because of his hard stance on theft of livestock in the area.
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14:27

Police Still Using Rudimentary Ways to Identify Unknown Persons body 1

According to Owoyesigyire, they try their best to describe the appearance of the unknown person and make announcements calling up friends and relatives with a missing person to identify them.
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Abim Leaders Call for Operationalisation of Karamoja University karamoja sub region 2 1

District Chairperson Abim, Jimmy Ochero says council will come up with the resolution to seek any possible assistance from government to enable the university starts operations.
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Bishops Council Remain Resilient On Sexuality Education 3 1

The Bishop of Kiyinda-Mityana Catholic diocese, Joseph Anthony Zziwa, also the chairperson of the Uganda Episcopal Conference insists that their committee still maintains their stand against the policy in its current form.
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