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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.
19:35
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.
18:55
18:55

USAID Boosts Ebola Fight With UGX 5.5 Billion 3 1

Dr. Lisa says through partnership with the National Ebola Task Force, the Center for Disease Control assisted the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) in testing more than 600 Ebola surveillance samples collected from the porous border with DR Congo in which Four were confirmed to be Ebola.
18:21
18:21

Plan to Eliminate Spies in Settlements Sends Refugees into Panic 5 1

The distress comes barely a week after the Office of the Prime Minister announced that that the mass recognition of refugees had been suspended on security grounds to prevent criminal activities. Initially, such groups of people were provided temporal protection for up to two years before they are asked to apply for refugees’ status in Uganda.
18:19
18:19

Pictorial: MP’s Botched Visit to Suspected Safe Houses Top story

The visit to the facilities was prompted by a directive from the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga to the committee to investigate the alleged presence of Safe Houses in Lwamayuba and Kyengera where several Ugandans are reportedly tortured.
18:02
18:02

Family Protests Withdraw of Murder Charges Against Nantaba DPP 1 2

They contend that the decision by the DPP was rushed , and neither was it independent or public interest.
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.
15:52
15:52

Gov't to Recruit 1,300 Secondary School Teachers 1

The vacant posts include headteacher, deputy headteacher, education officers for arts and sciences, assistant education officers, bursars, steno secretaries, enrolled nurse, laboratory and library assistants.
15:50
15:50

US Reduced Funding Assistance to Uganda in 2018 3 1

The support fell from 3.6 trillion shillings in 2017 to 3.3 Trillion shillings in 2018. The Third Report to the Ugandan People published by the US Embassy in Uganda indicates that 1.9 Trillion shillings was spent in the Health Sector to among others provide 2 Million insecticide treated mosquito nets to residents.
13:49
13:49

Customers Bank Deposits Now Protected Up to UGX 10m 1 2

The increment in the insurance limit means that if a bank collapses and you had deposited there 10 million, all your money will be refunded from the fund. But if you had deposited 20 million Shillings, you will only be entitled to the insured amount of 10 million Shillings.
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.
13:01
13:01

MPs Denied Access to Suspected Safe Houses 1 Top story

Members of Parliament sitting on the Human Rights Committee have been blocked from accessing suspected safe houses in Nkokonjeru, Kyengera and Nalukolongo.
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.
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.
07:24
07:24

Nawangwe's Former PA Seeks UGX 120m for Property Loss, Special Damages 1

Elias Nuwagaba, the former personal assistant to Makerere University Vice Chancellor has said he wants the university officials involved in his attempted eviction from the house to pay his lost property.
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