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21:54
21:54

Man Shot in Mbale Wetland Restoration Row Succumbs to Injuries

Hassan Mukasa, a resident of Nankusi village in Namayonyi Sub County breathed his last on Tuesday evening at Mbale Regional Hospital where he had been admitted.
21:46
21:46

Tension High After Killing Moroto LC 3 Chairman 1

Apollo Dan Marjery Loyomo was shot dead at Kidepo Army Barracks on Tuesday afternoon while trying to block the LDUs from impounding more than 150 head of cattle belonging to his electorate on suspicion that they were stolen from Kotido district.
21:21
21:21

Police Boss Sues Wedding Decorator for Breach Of Contract United States 1 Top story

Nganizi says that he contracted Kintu based on her professionalism, exposure and experience after she seemed to acknowledge and understand that Nganizi, the then Kampala Metropolitan North Regional Police Commander had invited high profile guests from near and abroad to be part of the celebration.
20:51
20:51

Luweero District Security Issues Guidelines To Stop Animal Theft Ahead of Xmas christmas festival 4 1 Top story

Phoebe Namulindwa, the Luweero Resident District Commissioner says that a joint enforcement committee comprising off slaughter officers, Police and local leaders has been formed to ensure compliance with the guidelines ahead of the Christmas season.
20:35
20:35

Drama as Mabirizi, Justice Ssekaana Clash in Open Court 1 Top story

After delivering his verdict, Justice Ssekaana allowed Mabirizi to speak out what he called “his rubbish he had earlier wanted to raise”. In his response, Mabirizi asked the judge to step out of the case, saying he worked as a lawyer for Electoral Commission since 2001, which casts doubt on his impartiality. He also noted that Justice Ssekaana’s conduct and discipline as a judge are wanting.
20:04
20:04

Transport Fares Soar on Major Upcountry Routes Ahead of Christmas 5 1 Top story

The new rates are meant to bridge losses Companies are suffering because of returning half empty or empty vessels from up country destinations to Kampala as their numbers tumbled below their profit margins. The situation is similar on Kampala - Lira route with the maximum being charged peaking between 35,000 and 40,000 up from 25,000 and 30,000 Shillings for ordinary and executive buses respectively.
19:52
19:52

ULGA Protest Killing of Moroto LC 3 Chairman 3

The Rupa Sub county LC III Chairperson, Apollo Dan Marjory Loyomo was shot dead Kidepo Army Barracks around midday on Tuesday. Loyomo was gunned down while trying to stop LDU personnel from impounding cattle belonging to area residents on suspicion that they were stolen from Kotido.
19:35
19:35

Security Agencies Arrest Prime Suspect in the Killings of Three Sibblings Police Spokesperson 1 1 Top story

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, says the suspect was picked up from his hide out in Bukwiri village in Butemba town council in Kyankwanzi District on Tuesday. According to Enanga, the suspect has confessed to the murder of Shurat Mutesi 4, Nusura Nayebare, 7 and Asina Natukunda, 10.
18:55
18:55

Pictorial: President Museveni Graces EAC Inter-parliamentary games 13 Top story

President Museveni showed up on the second last day of the East African Community Inter-parliamentary games.
18:52
18:52

Concerned Citizen Sues Prison Wardens For Torturing Inmate Kayunga District 1 Top story

In his suit, Rubarema contends that around February 2018 while on duty the three Prison Warders led inmates to dig on a private farm in Kayunga District, whose owner the torture victim doesn’t remember. This is according to the information Rubarema received from Tendo when he visited him in Luzira prisons in October 24th, 2019.
18:39
18:39

Luweero Health Insurance Ordinance to Start Next Year 2

According to Fredrick Makaire, the Executive Director Save for Health Uganda, a local NGO that is promoting community health insurance schemes in various districts across the country, the solicitor general has written to them guiding them on how to classify individuals and how much in premium that they will be paying.
18:22
18:22

Retired UPDF Officer Wanted for Revenge Attack in Amuru

Amuru District Police Commander (DPC), Emmanuel Bwambale told URN on Tuesday that twelve suspects have been arrested in relation to the attack and their statements refer to the retired UPDF officer as a mastermind of the attack.
18:06
18:06

Three Arrested over Illegal Possession of Ivory 1 2

The suspects were found with six pairs of ivory in Murchison Falls National Park.
18:01
18:01

Stray Bullet Injures one in Mbale Wetland Restoration Row Global Climate Fund 4 3 Top story

Abasi Were, the Namanyonyi Gombolola Internal Security Officer faulted the implementers of the program for not fully sensitizing the communities. He says the officials are rushing the program and the approach they are using isn’t viable.
17:53
17:53

18,000 Girls in Kitgum Acquire Skills in Making Reusable Sanitary Pads 4 1

According to Lamwaka, many schools especially in remotest areas in the district have had a high enrollment of girls than boys but the numbers drop down especially from Primary five to Primary seven when they start experiencing menstrual periods.
17:42
17:42

Kampala Roads Too Old To Not Have Potholes – KCCA Boss Kampala Capital 2

KCCA receives about Shillings 30 billion from Uganda Road Fund-URF to work on city roads; an amount it says is insufficient. However, URF also says it doesn’t receive sufficient funding yet it has to serve different agencies.
17:21
17:21

Optimism and Pessimism For Oil Sector in 2019 Proscovia Nabbanja 3 1

The year saw government pledge for transparency in the sector when it signed up to the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), much to the delight of civil society that has been calling for this.
17:02
17:02

What Triggered Floods in Uganda 1

Particularly, the one which triggered this year’s flood is known as the Positive Indian Ocean Dipole, Deus Bamanya, the Director of Applied Meteorology, Data and Climate Services at Uganda National Meteorological Authority says.
16:58
16:58

East African Integration Crucial For Survival -Museveni 3 2

Museveni explained that he showed up for the games to signify his respect and strong belief in East African integration. Official figures show that East African Community has 177 million citizens and a combined Gross Domestic Product of US$193 billion with potential for growth.
16:45
16:45

UPDF Captain Accused of Brutalizing Mak Students Released

Army and Defence deputy Spokesperson, Lt Col Deo Akiiki, said Lubeera and Ocira have been released on court bail. Capt Lubeera and Cpl Ocira both of 16 Battalion twere first arraigned in Unit Disciplinary Committee –UDC of Military Police Brigade Chaired by Lt Col Richard Ochen Okum at Military Police HQ in Makindye on November 29.
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