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21:51
21:51

IGG Arrests Lyantonde Officials for Alleged Embezzlement Of UGX 30M igg office 1

A team of detectives from the Inspectorate of Government-IG picked up the suspects from their offices on Tuesday afternoon. The IG Spokesperson, Munira Ali confirmed the trio’s arrest, saying they face charges of abuse of office and mismanagement of public funds among other cases.
21:29
21:29

Hoima Nursing School Principal Suspended Christopher Katumba 2

The decision to suspend the principal was reached in an emergency closed door meeting held in the Office of Hoima Resident District Commissioner on Tuesday evening following a student’s strike.
19:54
19:54

Uganda Crane's Number One Fan ‘Uncle Money’ in Trouble for Alleged Murder Patrick Onyango 1 Top story

Patrick Onyango, the Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, confirmed Ssewanyana’s arrest, saying he is being questioned to establish his role in Tumusiime’s death. According to Onyango, the deceased’s relatives insist that he was thumped to death by Ssewanya and his group.
19:44
19:44

Lira University Gets UGX 2bn for Infrastructure Expansion Lira, District 1

The funds from government are meant to finance the completion of facilities at the faculty of education. Construction of the facilities which include lecture rooms and the administration block had previously stalled due to lack of funds.
19:35
19:35

Electoral Reform Bills: EC Opposes Move to Delay Elections in New Districts Political Parties 4 1 Top story

Electoral commission has opposed the proposal that elections in newly created districts and constituencies should be halted until the next round of general elections. The proposal is among several others in the Parliamentary Elections Amendment Bill, 2019.
18:41
18:41

Heavy Police Deployment at Hoima Nursing School students 1 Top story

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police spokesperson, says they received information that the students had turned rowdy to the extent of pelting stones at any person approaching the school premises. He says police will maintain presence at the school to ensure sanity to protect school property from destruction.
18:06
18:06

Water inequality threaten shaky SDG progress, UWEZO report uwezo uganda 2 1

While the report says majority of Ugandans (75%)can access water from improved sources, less than 20% have access to piped water.
17:49
17:49

Clock Tower Floods Due to Heavy Down Pour 4

The water has also flooded the compound of Uganda Police Directorate of Fire Prevention and Rescue services. Boda Boda Riders and youthful men are ferrying people across the flood water at Shillings 1000.
16:42
16:42

Man Fakes Own Kidnap, Demands UGX 10m Ransom from Wife 1

Tayebwa, a resident of Kabalagala, in the outskirts of Kampala had called his wife Evas Ainomugisha on September 3 claiming he had been kidnapped by four people travelling in a Saloon car. While in hiding, he repeatedly used his phone number to ask the wife to send 10 million Shillings to his captors in order to spare his life.
16:19
16:19

Cabinet Approves Establishment of Swahili Council 2

The National Swahili Council is meant to guide the planning process, implementation of interventions and allocation of resources to the usage and development of Kiswahili as a Lingua franca-a language that is adopted as a common language between speakers whose native languages are different.
15:02
15:02

Ugandan Appointed to Head UN Climate Technology Centre Climate Change 1

She replaces Mr. Jukka Uosukainen of Finland who served as CTCN Director from 2014-2019, and will address the CTCN’s Advisory Board for the first time when it gathers at its 14th meeting on 11 September in Paris.
13:22
13:22

5,000 Police Recruits to Start Training on Saturday 1 2

Fred Enanga, the Police Spokesperson says that Police’s Police Advisory Committee chaired by Inspector General of Police – IGP Martin Ochola, has perused through the names of candidates and lists of successful ones have been sent to various regional and division recruitment centres.
12:56
12:56

Two Siblings Held Over Maid Devoured by Dogs 2 Top story

Neighbors led by Sadick Kiggundu told police that they heard Mirembe screaming for help but the boys didn’t open the house to rescue her perhaps fearing the dogs or out of negligence. According to residents, they couldn’t intervene because the gate was closed, saying they waited for the occupants of the house to open the door in vain.
11:33
11:33

KCCA Seeks to Recruit over 200 Health Workers 1

Richard Lule, the Director Administration and Human Resource in KCCA told council on Monday that the Authority has written to the Public Service Ministry for a new human resource structure for KCCA Health Centers.
11:23
11:23

Every 40 Seconds, Someone Loses Their Life to Suicide – Report 1

The figures imply that suicide accounts for more deaths than war and homicide combined, and is the second leading cause of death among those aged 15-29, behind road injury. According to the World Health Organisation, close to 800,000 people die by suicide every year, and for each death, there are more than 20 suicide attempts.
07:48
07:48

Police Use Teargas to Disperse Rowdy Street Kids security 5 1

Harrison Basudde, the chairperson of the group, says that they are former street children who reformed from being thieves to small scale entrepreneurs. He argues that destroying their stalls is equivalent to sending them back to wreak havoc.
07:40
07:40

Makerere Seeks Proposals for Health Research Makerere University 2

The Makerere University Deputy Vice-Chancellor in- charge of Finance and Administration Dr. William Bazeyo says that a call for researchers to submit proposals was placed last week after part of the money was availed.
07:22
07:22

Former Kidepo RPC Beaten in Land Dispute land grabbing 1 1

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police spokesperson, says when Nyabongo arrived on the piece of land, which is at the center of a family dispute, eight men emerged from the bush and surrounded him.
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