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22:55
22:55

Seeta Traffic Police Officer was Knocked by Judge 2

Closed Circuit Television –CCTV footage released by police and a picture taken by an onlooker on Sunday evening showed occupants in the Rav4 guarded by a police officer in a Khaki police uniform driving off the scene as Ayesigye appeared almost dead on the ground.
21:02
21:02

Kitgum District Approves UGX 32.9 Billion For 2020/2021 Financial Year 6 1

The draft budget was presented before the district council by Gaston Billy Graham, the District Vice Chairperson on Wednesday at the district Council Hall.
20:17
20:17

MPs Split on Proposal to Involve Museveni in NSSF Bill Scrutiny President 3 1

A joint team of members of the gender and finance committees is scrutinizing the NSSF bill, which among others, seeks to make it mandatory for all workers to register and contribute to NSSF, allow for self-employed people to contribute to NSSF and allow midterm access to benefits for voluntary members.
19:49
19:49

17-Year-Old Refugee Arrested for Killing Brother in Domestic Brawl arua cps 2

According to the Arua District Police Commander Dennis Ochama, who visited the scene of the crime on Wednesday, the minor, now a juvenile offender, picked a quarrel with his younger brother on Tuesday afternoon.
19:30
19:30

Political Parties Seek New Plan for 2021 Elections IPOD council 4 3

The new head of the IPOD Summit Asuman Basaalirwa says elections need to go on despite the interruptions that have affected all political parties. He noted the need to devise ways to hold the election amidst a pandemic anticipated to last longer.
18:30
18:30

Banks to Close at 2pm to Allow Staff Beat Curfew DTB 1

The biggest challenge for most people working in the city centre has been the traffic jam that builds up from 3pm with snarl-ups stretching for kilometres as people rush home before curfew.
18:25
18:25

MPs Want Curfew Time Adjusted 3 1

MP Maurice kibalya told parliament that the curfew directive has not only landed private car owners in trouble but also many Ugandans who have since the lockdown been severely beaten and others killed by law enforcers for failing to respect the set curfew time.
18:10
18:10

MAK Dons Query Govt’s COVID-19 Community Interventions Makerere University 4

Dr Joseph Matovu a behavioral scientist and Senior Research Associate at the School of Public Health said the COVID-19 fighting team has instead imported measures that are being implemented in other countries with different systems wrongly thinking that they can work here.
17:48
17:48

Former ADF Commander Jamil Mukulu Seeks Bail Anthony Wameli 1

Mukulu was arrested from Tanzania and extradited to Uganda in 2015 on charges of terrorism, murder, aggravated robbery, attempted murder and being a member of a terrorist group. He had reportedly commanded members of the allied democratic forces to acquire firearms, training and funding for dissident activities.
17:31
17:31

Singer Eddie Kenzo Petitions Parliament for Evacuation from Ivory Coast 1 2

Kenzo left the country for business in March. However, his return was put on hold when President Yoweri Museveni directed the closure of Entebbe International Airport and all other borders, to forestall the spread of coronavirus disease. Media reports indicate that the BET award winner is quarantined in a hotel room in Ivory Coast.
17:08
17:08

Vanilla Farmers Want Curfew Until Harvesting Period 4 2 Top story

The farmers usually harvest the highly prized crop between June and July. A Kilogram of fresh vanilla fibre costs more than Shillings 200,000 on the market. Middlemen buy a kilogram at around 160,000 Shillings while established companies can buy it at as much as 200,000 Shillings per kilogram.
16:28
16:28

Asymptomatic COVID-19 Patients Suffered Organ Damage- Study 2 1

In the country’s first study whose results were circulated on Tuesday, the scientists from Makerere University found 12.8% of the patients to have evidence of liver damage, whereas when lung damage checks were done using chest X- rays and CT scans, three patients were found to have significant lung damage.
16:16
16:16

Coffee Quality Likely to Drop as Farmers Struggle to Offload Unsold Harvest ucda 1 Top story

This is according to the Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA) Managing director Emmanuel Ilamulemye, who spoke during an online meeting on the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis to farmers, on Wednesday afternoon. He said that coffee markets have stagnated with disruptions from Coronavirus measures, affecting the farmers’ ability to reach markets.
16:10
16:10

Public University Staff Withdraw Labour over Salary Enhancement Woes 1

Rev Dr Grace Lubaale, the Chairperson of the Forum for Academic Staff of Public Universities, an umbrella that brings the staffs together, says they want the funds allocated evenly across the board. He says the demands were cleared stated but were ignored by the authorities.
15:56
15:56

NEMA Halts Issuance of Permits in Wetlands 3 1

The NEMA Executive Director Dr. Tom Okurut notes that the decision is part of the temporary intervention to reduce the ever-rising cases of misuse and encroachment of wetlands and other sensitive areas in several parts of the country.
15:38
15:38

Police Warns on Using Essential Workers’ Stickers, RDC Letters During Curfew 1 1

Senior Superintendent of Police –SSP Norman Musinga, also Kampala metropolitan traffic police commander, said police wont spare vehicles with essential stickers including those with letters of RDC because they usefulness has already expired.
15:35
15:35

Three Arrested Over Death of Woman in Matugga Shrine 2 1

The Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigire has identified the deceased as 36-year-old Noeline Nansamba. She died in a shrine belonging to Shaban Kayiza, a witchdoctor in Matugga.
15:30
15:30

Local Government Ministry Intervenes in Nansana Municipal Woes 4 1

The rift between the councillors and the municipal leaders started after councillors rejected a budget proposal from the executive committee for purchasing road equipment worth 900 million, using funds raised from property tax. The bickering reached its peak last week, Thursday when councillors passed the budget in the absence of members of the executive committee.
14:56
14:56

Mob Kills Two People in Masindi District Poison 2

Albertine region police spokesperson Julius Hakiza says that Nyakumbe was lynched to death by angry residents on Tuesday, a day after the death of a 59-year-old resident of the same area, who succumbed to suspected poisoning. His family suspected Nyakumbe was involved in a plot that ended his life.
14:49
14:49

Bill to Regulate Mobile Money Transactions Gets Committee Nod 1

Besides the regulation of mobile money transactions, the Bill also provides for the protection of the payment and settlement systems against insolvency proceedings by providing for transfer orders finality and protection of collateral arrangements.
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