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20:27
20:27

Witnesses Recount Raid on Zombo UPDF Detach zombo Town Council 4 4

Ismail Mustafa, the LCI Chairperson of Oduk Village says he saw three different groups of about 30 men each advancing towards the detach. They were all wearing black facemasks. Out of suspicion, he informed the detach intelligence officer but it was too late. Within a moment, the place was covered in a barrage of gunfire.
20:08
20:08

3 Arrested Over Murder of Mukono Businesswoman lugazi police 1 1

After investigations and search, police discovered Kyolaba’s body dumped naked in a sugar plantation which is close to Ssebuufu’s shrine.
19:43
19:43

Embassies Issue Travel Advisories as COVID-19 Spreads COVID 19 in Africa 1 Top story

Many of the embassies, some representing countries that are hardly hit by the virus have put up travel advisories cautioning people intending to travel to 'think twice'. At the French Embassy in Kampala, travelers are advised as per Ministry of Health’s directive against travelling to countries hard hit including France which now has 1,784 cases and 33 deaths.
19:24
19:24

Ugandan Scoops Overall 2020 Commonwealth Youth Award 1

He has reached more than 800 women and young people, and 600 of them now make and sell briquettes in Uganda as part of his effort to promote the transition from wood fuel to affordable fuel briquettes. They generate bio-gas from bio-waste and recycle non-bio-waste products to create arts, crafts and basic household items.
19:22
19:22

Education, Finance Ministries Failed to Coordinate Transfer of Money to Students in China-Bahati coronavirus 1 1

Bahati who was responding to matters of national importance raised by some MPs in Parliament on Wednesday said the problem was lack of coordination between the two Ministries.
18:35
18:35

COSASE Threatens to Arrest Uganda’s Deputy Ambassador to Italy COSASE Sub-committe 2 1

According to the COSASE subcommittee members including the Kampala Central MP, Muhammad Nsereko, there are a lot of inconsistencies in Dr. Mumtaz’s submissions on the properties she dealt. He explains that Mumtaz initially mentioned three properties and changed to over 50, then over 100 and later over 200
18:23
18:23

Construction of Cross Border Markets in Amudat Near Completion cattle 1

The markets are being constructed by Amudat District local government with support from Mercy Corps, Development Initiative for Northern Uganda (DINU) and government of Uganda, through the Resilience Project.
18:18
18:18

Ministry of Health to Spray Travellers With Disinfectants 1 2

According to the health ministry, all travellers and their luggage will be sprayed as they disembark from aircrafts.
17:58
17:58

Uganda Restricts Travel to Nine Countries WHO 2 1

The affected countries include;San Marino, Belgium, USA, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Sweden, Norway, Austria and Malaysia
17:50
17:50

Voter's Register Display Exercise Marred by Low Turn in Kampala 1 1

Nsibirwa attributes the low turn up to the busy schedules that people have. Doreen Ayebazibwe, the Nakasero 4 Parish Election Supervisors, said only a small fraction of the voters turned up to check their particular as the exercise was winding up.
17:49
17:49

Four Police Officers Suspended for Shooting Student in Operation 1 1

Senior Superintendent of Police –SSP Lusoke Kitumwa, the commandant of all police officers attached to KCCA vowed to penalize all the officers who were involved in the shooting of the victims.
17:38
17:38

Bankers Association Rejects Gov’t Proposal to Pay Interest on Mobile Money Funds 1 1

Wilbrod Owor the Uganda Bankers’ Association Executive Director told MPs that the assumption that interest has been earned on the trust account presupposes that banks have invested the funds held in ‘trust’ of the subscribers and earned a return that is payable to a beneficiary.
17:22
17:22

Kadaga Asks Gov’t to Strengthen Border Points over Coronovirus Fears corona virus 2 1

The State Minister for Primary Health Care Dr Joyce Moriku told Parliament that some of the Country’s border entry points are not yet strengthened and that her Ministry was working towards reinforcing all the borders.
17:19
17:19

Luweero NRM Registrars Resort to Door To Door For Mass Registration Local Governments 4 1 Top story

Tiff Nsubuga, the Luweero Sub County NRM Party Supervisor, says village registrars were advised to move door to door so as to bring the exercise closer to people and enroll more members.
17:09
17:09

Security Guard Pleads Guilty to Murder of Bugiri Muslim Cleric Muslim Clerics 2

Speaking in the Lusogha Dialect, Mugoya Biasaali, 40, told the court the General Court Martial in Kampala that personally shot Sheikh Mutumba in vengeance. He, however, did not divulge details on what he was avenging, except indicating that the 60-year old sheikh had caused him too much pain.
16:45
16:45

Police Boss Arrested for Soliciting UGX 223m Bribe 2 Top story

Although Onyango was cagey about the particulars of the offences against the trio, sources said the suspects threatened Luyinda that they were going to reveal how he had buried a human being in his newly constructed building.
16:43
16:43

Soroti University Head of Procurement Interdicted Soroti University 1

According to Juma Nyene, the University Communications Officer, Edongu was suspended last week to pave way for investigations into circumstances under which he was recruited into Soroti University and promoted into a senior position without following the right procedure.
16:25
16:25

UNAA Wants Ugandan Diaspora to Vote in 2021 voting rights 2 1

The current Ugandan laws do not provide for the participation of people in Diaspora in the election of both local and national leaders. To achieve this, therefore proponents might need to advocate for an amendment that would result in the creation of the Diaspora Voters’ Register and provisions for proxy voting and e-voting.
16:10
16:10

Kampala Central Mayor Calls for Regulation of Street Vendors Law Enforcement 3

KCCA Director of Gender and Community Service Harriet Mudondo says they are yet to complete the process of gazetting some roads in all the five divisions of Kampala for vendors.
16:01
16:01

COVID-19 Fight: Key Public Places Resort to Sensitization as Manning Hand washing Facilities Proves Hard COVID -19 outbreak 2 6 Top story

At Nakawa Market, every after two hours, a message is relayed on the market community radio reminding vendors about the virus and why it’s important to maintain proper hand hygiene to avoid infection. William Mpoza, the General Secretary Nakawa Market, says they are constrained to do more than what they are already doing.
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