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20:53
20:53

Storm Devastates Villages, Mpigi District Headquarters 2

The rain that was characterised by a storm razed down several homes and plantations. Joseph Ssempijja, the Mpigi District Production Secretary, says Kiringente and Kamengo Sub counties are the most affected.
20:30
20:30

Masaka Inmates Want Mentally Unstable Colleagues Relocated 1 2

Deogratias Oqwapit, the In-charge of Masaka Prison also raised concern about congestion in the cells. He explained that there up to 1,041 inmates in the facility that is meant for 380 inmates.
19:41
19:41

Strong Winds Destroy Houses in Kisoro 1

The incident occurred on Tuesday following heavy rains. Ronald Tumwesigye, a resident of Shozi village in Nyakabande Sub County says that he was digging in his garden when he witnessed heavy winds destroying houses in the area.
19:41
19:41

COSASE Grills URA Officials Over Missing Fuel 1

In his report, the Auditor General noted that despite the fact that URA seized up to 110,000 liters of petrol from a company belonging to John Imaniraguha more than 9000 liters went missing.
19:14
19:14

We Shall Not Apologize to Besigye-Mao 1 1

Addressing a press conference at Floral Gardens in Wakiso district on Tuesday, Norbert Mao, the Democratic Party President, said that the DP bloc has nothing to apologize. He says that they are concentrating on a plan to share their vision of new Uganda and open Ugandans to the reality they live in.
18:46
18:46

Civil Rights Defenders Courting Health Workers to Defend PWDs Ministry of Health 1 5 Top story

Richard Musisi, the Executive Director MADIPHA, says reports from their group members indicate that many are still finding it hard to access healthcare due to different impairments, something that worsens their vulnerability.
18:29
18:29

Tour Guides Trained on Indigenous Wildlife Names 2

The Director Education at the International Wildlife Association of Zoos Isaac Mujaasi, says that the training is due to the ignorance of tour guides about indigenous names of wildlife in the different game parks and wildlife education centres in Africa.
18:22
18:22

NWSC System in Jinja Under Threat walukuba 5 1

The NWSC Jinja Service Center Manager, Charles Okuonzi told the Commission that NWSC has 84 kilometers of sewer lines in Jinja, which are under threat from private developers.
17:55
17:55

Couple Cry Foul Over Missing Child kidnap 4 1

Isaac Kizibwe and Justine Nabakooza say their child Marvin Ssemindi was stolen from their home in Wabusana trading center in Kikyusa Sub County around 9pm on Saturday.
17:47
17:47

New UDC Executive Director Takes Office 1 2

Dr. Birungi is an economist. He is a former economist lecturer at Makerere University and United Nation Development Programme chief economist. Dr. Birungi’s immediate former portfolio was at National Planning Authority as director for development planning.
17:37
17:37

Parliament Probes Uganda’s Role in S. Sudan’s Dura Grain Fraud South Sudan 1 1 Top story

The South Sudan government reportedly paid up to USD 1 million (3.7 billion Shillings) to hundreds of domestic contractors to supply food to state governments ahead of a projected famine in 2008. However, the food was never delivered.
17:25
17:25

Land Speculators Dominate Jinja District Land Board- Deputy Town Clerk 3

Waidhumba says the Land Board sold the land without consulting the municipality, which is the planning authority.
17:20
17:20

Defense Completes Submissions in Boda Boda 2010 Case 1

Through their lawyer, Shaban Sanywa, the suspects on Tuesday argued that the prosecution witnesses said that they recovered military uniforms and caps when they conducted a search in the absence of the accused persons. This is because the search was reportedly done when the suspects were already in custody at the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence and they never signed on the search documents to show ownership of the recovered items.
16:54
16:54

Pictorial: Through the Lens after a Downpour in Kampala street Top story

The rain started a few minutes after 6:00 am and took the better part of Tuesday morning. Road users, business, school children, among others, were affected in a downpour that preceded almost two hours of inactivity.
16:43
16:43

Paidha Black Angles Fires Deputy CEO 1

In an April 6th, 2019 letter, the Club Chairperson, Rasul Oryem claims that Akena has been receiving money on behalf of the club on numerous occasions without accounting for it.
16:35
16:35

Katosi Road Scam Convicts Granted Bail abraham byandala

Their taste of freedom was delivered in a ruling delivered by the Court of Appeal Registrar Ayebare Tumwebaze on behalf of Justice Cheborion Barishaki, pending the disposal of an appeal they filed challenging their conviction and sentences. Two of them; Senkeeto and Ssenjako were bailed on health grounds.
16:30
16:30

Scientists Investigate Elephantiasis in Kamwenge 4 3

One of the issues under probe is the possibility that it is spread by Mosquitoes. Previous studies had linked the spread of disease in Kamwenge to walking on barefoot.
15:59
15:59

Traffic Lights Excite Hoima Residents Municipality 4 1

The traffic lights are found between Hoima Central Police station and Hoima Regional Referral Hospital along Government road in Kahoora division Hoima Municipality.
15:59
15:59

Rally Driver Ponsiano Lwakataka Granted Bail Court 1 1

Appearing before the Mukono Grade I Magistrate Patience Koburunga on Tuesday, Rwakataka requested court to grant him bail on grounds that he has a family to take care of and poor health.
15:47
15:47

Health Minister Disowns Israeli Firm’s Cannabis Farm Plans minister of health

The deal involves a Tel Aviv Stock Exchange-listed firm Together Pharma Limited, which produces and exports medical cannabis around the world. The firm is working with a Ugandan company; Industrial Hemp Uganda Limited, which is linked to former Bunyaruguru County MP Benjamin Cadet.
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