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22:17
22:17

EU Envoys Pledge Support for GBV Special Courts European Union 5 1

Dr. Roswitha Kremser, the Head of Office of Austrian Development Agency, said that they observed a dire situation of women in particular citing testimonies about the continued existence of female genital mutilation, lack of access to land, gender based violence and others. Roswitha cited a need to establish special courts for cases on Gender Based Violence noting that they are to engage government through the Justice and Constitutional Affairs Ministry about the matter in order to support their establishment and operation.
22:04
22:04

Uganda Defeats Kenya in Inter-parliamentary Netball, Football 4 2

Uganda crushed Kenya 3-0 in football and 53-23 in netball.
20:05
20:05

Police Sets Tough Guidelines for FDC Celebrations 1 2

Ochola’s tough conditions include restricting FDC from inviting any non-party member or else the celebrations will be cancelled.
19:53
19:53

Mak Gold Scam Suspects Acquitted City Hall Court 3

Court in its ruling on Thursday noted that the charges brought against the accused had glaring gaps, inconsistent and full of contradictions.
19:37
19:37

Opposition Leaders in Eastern Uganda Petition EU Ambassadors on General Elections European Union 4 1

A section of Opposition Political Party leaders in the Eastern region have petitioned European Union ambassadors on the upcoming 2021 General Elections
19:14
19:14

Physical Infrastructure Committee to Investigate Isimba Bridge Construction Ministry of Energy 2 1

The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has referred the Isimba Dam bridge matter to the Physical infrastructure committee for scrutiny.
18:40
18:40

Court Rejects EC's Request in Prisoners Voting Case Steven Kalali 1

Langa has explained that the matter before her was interim application for injunction and seeks to restore fundamental inherent human rights which doesn't fall in the ambit of section 15 of the electoral commission’s Act which the commission had relied on to seek dismissal.
18:21
18:21

Man Beheads Wife in Domestic Brawl 1 1

Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, said Mpuluriza picked a quarrel with Kansiime over unknown reasons and in the scuffle he used a machete to chop off her head.
18:13
18:13

I Deliberately Refused to Participate in Anti-Graft Walk-Archbishop Lwanga 1 1

Speaking at National Youths Conference hosted at Kasana –Luweero Diocese in Luweero town,Dr Lwanga explained that although he supports efforts to fight corruption, he deliberately turned down an invitation to participate in the walk.
17:50
17:50

Jinja Hospital Operates without a Pathologist Iganga 1 Top story

“The hospital administrators are not clear on when the pathologist will resume duty. Bodies are collected from crime scenes and delivered to the mortuary where they can spend two nights in fridges without postmortem, which kills cases,” he said.
17:37
17:37

Vehicles, Motorcycles Impounded in Arua Traffic Operation 2 1

The crackdown that started on Thursday targeted motor vehicles without number plates, third party insurance, in dangerous mechanical condition, drivers without permits and helmets.
17:00
17:00

Former Uganda’s Deputy US Ambassador Files For Divorce Foreign Affairs 2

Ogwang, who now works as a Foreign Service Officer in the Diaspora Department in the Foreign Affairs Ministry, was married to Otengo for 7 years until their marriage collapsed in 2018.
16:59
16:59

Umeme Secures UGX 258bn Loan to Invest in Power Distribution umeme limited 1

Umeme said in a statement that it would use the money to invest in the distribution network for the next two years.
16:40
16:40

Security Intensifies Surveillance To Avert Cross Boarder Crime armed robberies 3 1 Top story

Some of the porous border points with heightened security include Ngomoromo in Lokung Sub county and Apiritii in Madi Opei Sub County in Lamwo district, Orom Sub County in Kitgum, Elegu in Amuru and Paimol Sub-County in Agago.
16:15
16:15

Court Issues Criminal Summons to Bobi Wine’s Co Accused People Power 3

The two did not show up in court prompting the State Prosecutor Barbra Kyomugisha to ask court to issue the summons on grounds that their absence has delayed the case.
15:53
15:53

FPU Commander Calls for Establishment of Special Court for Fishery Issues member 1

Akandwanaho notes that cases of illegal fishing practices have increased and over 2500 illegal boats commonly referred to as “bao tatu” and 800 beach seines have been impounded in the past seven months.
15:20
15:20

UNBS Opens UGX 22bn Food Safety Laboratory 1 1

The Shs 22bn laboratory constructed next to the standards body head office in Byeyogerere in Kira municipality in Wakiso district would be the centre where the standards of various products including juice, water, food, and other beverages are tested before given a go ahead to the be sold to the general public or exported
14:58
14:58

Sluggish Voter's Registration, Verification Picks Up In Kitgum After Deadline Extension 4 1 Top story

Betty Aciro, a Voter’s Register Update officer at Te acut Polling Station in Town Ward, central division, says they just started receiving voters four days ago unlike when the exercise commenced.
14:32
14:32

Constitutional Court Justices to Besigye-Seek Remedy in Your Court Attorney General 1 Top story

The judges note that since Besigye argues that there is no validly elected government, it implies that there are no legally constituted courts of law and therefore they can’t grant him the remedies he is seeking.
13:56
13:56

Six arrested for Alleged Robbery of Powdered Milk Worth sh500m 2 1

However, some of the suspects claim that four men two of them dressed in white attire resembling that of the traffic police together with one in kaki dress again similar to that of the police and another in plain clothes armed with a rifle intercepted them and stopped the vehicle on its way to Kampala, tied him up with others who were on board and locked them in a Wish car.
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