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21:38
21:38

Police Commanders, EC Officials Disagree On Early Campaigns ec road map 1 4

Joy Namulindwa, an aspirant for the Luweero District Woman parliamentary seat, says they commit no offense to consult and market themselves ahead of the general elections. Namulindwa asks police to ensure EC implements the roadmap rather than threatening aspirants.
21:18
21:18

Electoral Commission Sets Date for Demarcation of Electoral Areas Kampala District 9 1 Top story

Demarcation of electoral areas is the process of identifying and creating electoral areas for purposes of representation of citizen in accordance with the law. Whereas, reorganization of polling stations involves placing voters in the right polling stations in an electoral area.
21:06
21:06

Jinja District Surveyor Placed Under Further Investigation 1 Top story

When pressed to name the members, Kitimbo identified them as Daudi Musenje and James Mukembo, adding that the Jinja West Municipality Member of Parliament Moses Grace Balyeku and Jinja District LCV Chairperson, Titus Kisambira added to the pressure.
20:49
20:49

More than 100 Bugolobi Residents Live Under Eviction Threat 1 4

Moses Mugisha Okwera, the LC 5 Councilor Nakawa 1, says they are working with National Housing to ensure that the people are compensated before they leave. He however expresses discontent over way NHCC is handling the matter.
20:19
20:19

Judge Refers MUST Vice Chancellor's Case to Mbarara High Court 2 3 Top story

Julius Taremwa, an Assistant Lecturer at MUST in the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering ran to court seeking the nullification of Professor Obua’s reappointment as MUST vice chancellor for the next five years effective October 25, 2019.
20:03
20:03

DPP Fails to Secure Land Titles for Regional Offices 1 4 Top story

The PAC Chairperson, Nathan Nandala Mafabi issued the ultimatum following a query by Auditor General, John Muwanga in his June 2018 report noting the failure by the DPP to process and acquire the titles in the 2017/2018 financial years as planned.
19:56
19:56

Police Teams Guard, Probe Anite’s Death Threats 1 1 Top story

"We have increased security visibility both close body and at her residence. We would like to inform members of the public and her family that her security has been increased and she is very well protected,” Enanga said.
19:38
19:38

Gunmen Attack Family, Kill One, Injure Two Others 2

Michael Odongo, the East Kyoga Police Spokesperson identifies the deceased as 25-year0old Solomon Malinga, while the injured at Sarah Aguti, the wife to the deceased and Richard Okiror, a relative.
18:59
18:59

Dairy Farmers Threaten to Abandon Union Over Milk Prices, Processing Plant Money 4

Yona Bashaija, a dairy farmer from Kiruhura district, says the union has failed to deliver to their expectations, which affects their operations.
18:34
18:34

Successor of Late Pajule Chief Named 1 1

Phillip Okot Ongom, the Prime Minister Pajule Chiefdom told URN in an interview the Royal council of elders of Pajule Chiefdom appointed Peko as the successor of the chiefdom on August 24th, 2019 after passing all tests.
18:09
18:09

African Swine Fever Outbreak Contained- Ibanda Authorities 1 2 Top story

The Ibanda District Veterinary Officer, Dr. Hillary Arinaitwe, says they haven’t registered any new case of swine fever in the district in the last three weeks.
17:58
17:58

Japanese Instructors to Equip UPDF with Engineering Skills Uganda 1 3 Top story

Kameda says Japan has extended aid worth US$ 70 million to different African countries with the aim of purchasing heavy road machinery and offering training skills.
17:32
17:32

Rural Electrification: Agago Residents Protest Cutting of Shea Trees 4

Agnes Matura Mabel, the Environment Officer CYLEX Engineering Ltd, says they have encountered resistance in the execution of the project from a section of residents led by cultural leaders in Parabongo, Lapono, Paimol and Wol Sub Counties.
17:28
17:28

Case Against Alteration of Rubuguri TC Boundary Pushed to Next Year 1 5

Rubuguri Town Council was carved out of Kirundo Sub County through a resolution by Kisoro district council on March 27, 2017. The council, on February 15, 2019, resolved to expand the town council to include the villages of Nyabicence, Kashaka, Rutoma, Rushabarara and Higabiro.
17:02
17:02

National Primary School Music Festival Kicks Off in Gulu mosquito nets 2 2

Dr. Tony Mukasa, the Commissioner Basic Education under the Education and Sports Ministry told URN in an interview that the festival is aimed at exposing learners to other cultures and allow them to appreciate them.
16:54
16:54

Harvard Student Sues Ugandan Gov't Officials for Blocking Him on Twitter Asan Kasingye 1 3

The student identified as Seguya Hillary Innocent Taylor using twitter handle @HillaryTaylorVI was blocked from accessing president Yoweri Museveni’s handle @KagutaMuseveni, on July 20, 2019. He was days later blocked by Government Spokesperson Ofwono Opondo (@OfwonoOpondo) and most recently on August 8, by Assistant Inspector General of Police Asan Kasingye (@Akasingye).
16:32
16:32

PAC Grills DPP Officials Over Low Case Clearance case backlog 1 5 Top story

“During the year 2017/2018 a number of newly recorded cases were 111,065 resulting in a total number of cases of 573,577 of which 46,016 were concluded leaving outstanding backlog of 527,561,” reads part of the audit report.
16:09
16:09

Dairy Farmers Call For Regulation of Milk Farm Gate Prices 2 Top story

Emmanuel Kyeishe, the Chairperson Kiruhura Dairy Farmers Union, said the prices are set by the processors who dictate both what to pay farmers and the price of the final milk products.
15:50
15:50

Former Pader District Executive Members Orders to Reliquish Gov't Motorcycles 3 Top story

In an August 23rd, 2019 letter, the CAO gives the former district officials five days to hand over the motorcycles, saying failure to comply will leave the district without any other option but to impound the motorcycles.
15:28
15:28

Police Fires Live Bullets, Teargas to Disperse Rowdy Kabale University Students 4 2

Kabale University Guild Vice President Chris Agaba says that the protest is aimed to show their dissatisfaction with the increment which he says is not affordable for a number of student’s, majority of who, are from poor families.
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