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20:47
20:47

Wife Pins Husband in Court for Killing Mobile Money Agents in Zana 1

The group today appeared before the General Court Martial, where Robinah Nalwoga, the wife to Issa Ntale told the court that her husband returned home with a black bag containing money and hid it under their matrimonial bed on the day the said crime was committed.
20:16
20:16

US Envoy Wants Children Mentored to Fight Gender Based Violence arrest 1 2

She was launching the annual 16 days of activism against Gender-based Violence at Waluwerere primary school in Bugiri district on Monday. The annual international campaign that kicks off on November 25, and runs until December 10, is used as an organizing strategy to call for the prevention and elimination of violence against women and girls.
20:04
20:04

Construction of Seed Secondary School Commences In Kitgum 1

The contractor was awarded a contract on April 10 and later handed the 21 acres’ site on May 22, this year, to kick start the 2.5 billion shillings’ World Bank-funded school project as part of a government commitment to construct 127 Seed Secondary Schools in sub-counties across the country.
19:33
19:33

Climate change: Greenhouse Gas Concentrations in Atmosphere Reach yet Another High 1 1 Top story

According to the World Meteorological Organization’s Greenhouse Gas Bulletin, since 1990, the so-called “long-lived” greenhouse gases have caused a 43 per cent increase in total radiative forcing - the warming effect on the climate.
19:23
19:23

Next Edition of Kabaka Birthday Run to Focus on HIV HIV/AIDs 4 1

For the previous three years, the Birthday Run held ahead of Kabaka’s birthday on April 13, has focused on fighting the Sickle Cell Disease. Proceeds from the run were as such, dedicated to raising awareness and procuring test kits through the Uganda National Health Laboratory Services. This year, 494 million Shillings was realised in the Run.
19:09
19:09

Gov’t sets March, Next Year for Start of e-Procurement Keith Muhakanizi 2 1

Keith Muhakanizi, the Secretary to the Treasury said on Monday that the arrangement where bidding for government contracts will be online, will start in March with ten entities as a pilot and then all agencies at the central government level in September 2020.
19:05
19:05

Police Offers Free Swimming, Lifesaving Skills in Memory of Templar Boat Victims 1 1

At least 33 lives were lost on November 24, 2018, when the boat which was headed for K-Palm Beach sunk about 200 meters near Mutima Beach in Mukono District. Police said the accident was a result of a mechanical problem that led to the failure of engines while in the middle of the lake. I
18:54
18:54

Six Held for Killing Colleague in Oyam Uganda Police Force

According to the Police, the group attacked Oming and beat him into a comma. He died moments later. Police add that the arrested persons, had spent time together in a drinking joint on Saturday night but It remains unclear, what sparked off the fight.
18:19
18:19

Two drown after Boat capsizes in Aswa River Angagura Subcounty

Dickson ojok, the angagura sub county LCV Councilor told URN this afternoon that the boat the deceased were traveling in capsized following strong storm in the water coupled with fast flowing speed of the water.
18:00
18:00

Man Kills Brother in Domestic Brawl 1

Patrick Okello Oryema, the Nwoya District LC V chairperson told URN on Monday that the two siblings returned home drunk and separated to their different homes. He explains that Okello picked a quarrel with his wife, Christine Atto over food prompting Ojok to intervene and separate the duo and went back to his house. He adds that Okello later in the night at around 9:00 p.m followed his brother who was already sleeping inside his house and hit him severally on the head with a hand hoe killing instantly.
17:33
17:33

Museveni Anti-Corruption Walk is Mockery-Gen. Muntu Gen Mugisha Muntu 3 1

Charles Tukamusaba, the ANT Coordinator for Luweero district, says Museveni uses money to bribe voters and critics and can’t walk to stop it. Tukamusaba asks Museveni to walk the talk on corruption and arrest his officials who siphon money from the National Treasury.
17:04
17:04

Budaka District Wants Private Lawyers to Handle Their Court Cases Solicitor General 5

Budaka district is struggling with a court order to reinstate and compensate two staff who were irregularly dismissed from service six years ago.
16:48
16:48

Files of Teachers Accused of Sodomy, Defilement Handed to DPP 1 1

The Deputy Police Spokesperson, Polly Namaye, said the files of both suspects are being reviewed by the DPP, saying the suspects will appear in court once the files are sanctioned.
16:10
16:10

Women Demand Permanent SGBV Court to Curb Violence Domestic violence 3 1 Top story

Addressing journalists at the National Theater to kickstart the 16 days of activism against Gender-Based Violence, the UWONET Executive Director, Rita Aciro noted that 56 per cent of Ugandan women and girls have experienced physical assault while 28 per cent have experienced sexual violence.
16:04
16:04

Court of Appeal Commences Hearing Criminal Cases in Gulu 1 3

All the 44 cases under consideration in the Gulu Circuit emanated from High Court sittings in Acholi and Lango sub-regions. They include 23 cases of murder, three rape cases, 13 defilement cases, one case of man slaughter and three robbery cases.
15:53
15:53

Town Clerk on the Spot for Diverting Funds Meant for Renovating Mortuary Councilors 1 3 Top story

Godfrey Azoora, the Bujura Ward Councilor in Bujnumbura division faults the town clerk for allegedly diverting funds meant for renovating the mortuary.
15:36
15:36

Gov’t to Decentralize Payments to Departmental Level Ministry of finance 2 1

Keith Muhakanizi, the Secretary to the Treasury, told reporters on Monday, that this will reduce the mischarge issue where money was being moved from weaker departments to those headed by connected people politically or those regarded as powerful.
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15:33

Police Council Empowers RPCs to Make Transfers Asan Kasingye 2 1 Top story

The Deputy Police Spokesperson, Polly Namaye, says the Police Council resolved last week to empower RPCs to transfer non gazzeted officers under their jurisdiction.
15:22
15:22

Lamwo Village Chairpersons Undergoing Orientation on Responsibilities 5

The four-day-long capacity building training that commenced on Friday is facilitated by the Institute of Parliamentary Studies (IPS), to specially acquaint the local leaders with budgeting processes, revenue mobilization and enhancement amidst other issues.
15:15
15:15

Residents Decry Poor Services at Buyiga Health Center Mpigi 4 1

Buyiga Health Center Management Committee Chairperson, Robert Ssentongo confirms receiving enormous complaints from residents whenever they visit the health center that they don’t get medication.
Nov 2019 34 results