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19:54
19:54

Lorry Carrying Illegal Logs Kills Two People in Gulu Oroko village 1

The truck which was carrying illegal logs was travelling from Moyo district to Kampala but chose to reportedly dodge security checkpoints along Gulu-Nimule highway and sneak with the logs through Gulu town. The deceased include the driver and his co-driver, whose identities are yet to be established.
19:13
19:13

Former Minister Sam Bitangaro, 3 Others Remanded over Kassanda Land Saga Land deal 1

Bitangaro, together with lawyer Francis Owor Onyango, William Tumwine, an official from the Ministry of Gender and his wife Stella Kakuba were charged with seven counts emanating from a land deal between them and Kiboga Twegatte Cooperative Society Limited.
19:07
19:07

Saracen Security Company Supervisor Commits Suicide in Kabale 2

Brian Ampeire, the Kabale District Police Commander says that Musinguzi committed suicide in front of detectives at Kabale Police Station. Ampeire explains that Musinguzi had responded to summons issued against him for allegedly defiling a 17-year girl.
18:44
18:44

Gliding Rocks Cutoff Major Road in Bulambuli District 3 5

The rocks that warped on Monday afternoon have now split into particles which are now strewn across the road at a place called Nairobi in Kamu sub-county. As a result, the entire stretch of the road from Simu through Kamu to Kaseeremu has become impassable.
18:42
18:42

Achwa Power Station Ready to Generate Power- UEDCL 1 1

Jonan Kiiza, the senior corporate affairs and public relations officer at UEDCL says the generation facility at the hydro-electric power station is complete and series of commissioning tests have been undertaken last month.
17:06
17:06

Farmers Pay for Harvesting Crops on Disputed Uganda-South Sudan Border Ngomoromo village 1 2

According to Francis Obalim, the officer in- charge of Ngomoromo Police Post, each farmer is required to pay a minimum of 5,000 shillings per sack of sim sim or their crops are confiscated.
16:59
16:59

Political Leaders Cautioned Against Influence Peddling in UPDF Recruitment 1 2

The UPDF fourth division spokesperson Major Caesar Olweny says that a number of political leaders in the the area were trying to use their influence to have their relatives recruited as part of the ongoing drive to recruit up to 4,000 personnel to join the army as both professional and regular soldiers.
16:45
16:45

Kadaga, Attorney General Meet MPs Thrown Out of Parliament asuman basalirwa 1

The meeting which was held on Thursday lasted over an hour in the Speaker’s office. The Attorney General William Byaruhanga left the meeting earlier but the MPs remained with the Speaker. The MPs confirmed meeting Kadaga and Byaruhanga but declined to divulge further details.
16:16
16:16

Countries Urged to Improve Nurses and Midwives Welfare 1 1

It is for this reason that the agency has declared 2020 as International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife; a declaration which aims to use the new year to advocate for greater investment in these crucial health workers.
15:27
15:27

Ntungamo Municipality, UNRA Clash Over Construction of Market in Road Reserve Compensation 2 1

More than 100 developers were offered space for development of market stalls at Orubera, in Kyamate ward, Eastern Division, 2 kilometres from the Ntungamo town centre.
15:23
15:23

Planned Hoima Mini Stadium Hangs in Balance over Missing Land Title Hoima Boma ground 3

Hoima Municipal Mayor Mary Grace Mugasa accused the district leadership of frustrating the project, well knowing that possession of the land title is a precondition by the World Bank, before the implementation of the Project, which is funded under phase three of the Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructure (USMID) program.
15:00
15:00

Agriculture Budget to Reduce by UGX 100b in 2020/21 Financial Year 1

In total, the sector will receive Shs 950bn in the 2020/21 financial compared to Shs 1.1trillion in the current year, according to the National Budget Framework Budget 2020/20/21 detailing what government seeks to spend on various activities.
14:28
14:28

Parliament to Vet Newly Appointed Ministers on Friday President Museveni 1

According to a communication from the Clerk to Parliament, Jane Kibirige dated December 30th, the first person to appear before the committee will be Raphael Magyezi, the Igara East MP who was appointed Minister of Local Government.
12:44
12:44

16 Injured in Rukungiri Bus Accident 1 1

The accident which involved a High Way Coaches bus company registration number UAZ 321W occurred on Thursday morning opposite UMEME offices in Rukungiri town.
12:37
12:37

Ruth Ssebatindira Appointed UTL Administrator 2 Top story

The decision follows an application filed on December 17, 2019, by the Uganda Contribution Employees Contributory Pension Scheme –UCECPS through their lawyers led by Johnson Kwesigabo. They sought orders compelling Nelson Bemanya Twebaze to be removed from office and replaced with a one Nicholas Mwasame or such other eligible Insolvency Practitioner.
11:28
11:28

Health Ministry to Prioritize Funding to Tackle Disease Outbreaks WHO 2 1

Dr Jane Ruth Aceng, the Minister of Health, says that the ministry will focus on re-enforcing their surveillance system at all levels.
10:32
10:32

Catholic Church Opens Paediatric Clinic in Ntungamo 2 1

Rev. Fr. John Baptist Tumusiime, the parish priest, says that the clinic will offer specialized treatment for children below 13 years suffering from malnutrition, pneumonia, malaria, diarrhoea and other ailments.
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