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22:12
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Teenager Left to Fend For Siblings As Parents Are Remanded district 1 3

Babirye’s parents, Ruth Mutasa and William Mutasa were remanded to Kayiti prison in Namutumba district on May 29th for allegedly assaulting their Village Chairperson, Geoffrey Babalanda and theft of his Shillings 3 million.
21:49
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Island Communities Oblivious of COVID-19 Control Measures Lufu island 1 3

No resident is using a facemask at Lufu and Yuwe islands, which are located between eight and 10 kilometres from the main island of Buvuma. They still meet in groups, for drink ups and other social gatherings, with no physical distancing measures and no fear of a possible outbreak of coronavirus disease.
21:47
21:47

Court Summons Chameleon Over Tax Evasion Dr Jose Chameleon 1 Top story

Mayanja faces two counts of being in possession of unaccustomed goods and failure to produce documents when required to in line with the East African Community Customs Management Act of 2004.
21:23
21:23

UPDF Gun Recovered in Kakumiro Police 1 1

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police Spokesperson identifies the firearm as an AK-47 registration Number UG- UPDF 49009707.
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Man Dies in Mukono Stone Quarry Accident 1 1 Top story

Deborah Sanyu, an eyewitness said that Bukenya was crashing rocks in the quarry into smaller pieces for sale on Tuesday evening when the huge boulder rolled down and hit him on the head killing him on the spot.
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EC Seeks to Delay Inmates Right to Vote Hamidu Lugoolobi 1 1

The High Court in Kampala issued the order last month on the basis of a petition filed by lawyer Stephen Kalali who argued that the omission and exclusion of prisoners and Ugandans in the Diaspora from voting tantamount to segregation or discrimination.
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Nansana Municipality Budget Approved Five Weeks after Deadline 4 1

The disagreement stemmed from the contention on whether a sum of 900 million Shillings from the budget, should be allocated to the purchase of a grader or the completion unfinished road works in the Municipality.
20:09
20:09

Rider Hit by AK-47 Magazine in Njeru Municipality road 3 2 Top story

It is alleged that Ssenyonga, a resident of Kilyowa village in Njeru municipality in Buikwe district was riding a passenger on a motorcycle registration number; UDV 455N to unidentified location when the LDUs who had staged a road block outside the farm ordered them to stop in vain.
19:52
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LDU Personnel Handed Life Sentence for Murder UPDF 3 4 Top story

The LDU, Thomas Jolly Opoka was found guilty of murdering a 65-year-old resident of Amati parish in Oyam District. The deceased was identified as Francis Ogwang Munu, a member of the village COVID- 19 task force, who was allegedly assaulted to death during an operation to enforce night-curfew on June 27.
19:20
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2021 Elections: NRM Opposes Calls for State of Emergency NRM Party 1 6 Top story

Kihika also said that he thinks that the President is satisfied that under the current circumstances, enough measures have been taken to ensure that there is no need to declare a State of Emergency.
17:41
17:41

NIRA to Issue Over 150, 000 National IDs to Wakiso Residents 2 1

In a letter to the Resident District Commissioner, Rose Kirabira, the Authority explains that the issuance of the IDs had been halted because of the Covid19 prevention measures.
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17:14

Salon Operators Ready to Observe Standard Operating Procedures President Museveni 1 3

Salon and Spa Operators have called on Government to reopen their sector since they have been observing hygiene and safety before the covid-19 lockdown.
17:12
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Vice Chancellors Undergo Mandatory Covid19 Test Ahead of Meeting with Education Minister 1 Top story

Dr. John Ssenyonyi, the outgoing Vice-Chancellor Uganda Christian University who also doubles as the chairperson of the University Vice Chancellor’s Forum confirmed the scheduled meeting but declined to speak on the mandatory Covid19 test.
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Gov’t advised to Follow Kenya's Approach in Reopening Worship Places MP Francis Zaake 6 4

President Uhuru Kenyatta set the stage for the gradual resumption of congregational worship to take effect in the next three weeks with only 100 congregants allowed to access worship places for services will be restricted to just an hour.
16:47
16:47

130,000 Miss Out on Face Masks in Isingiro Ministry of Health 1 4

William, Kubaryenda Rwakanuma, Chairperson LCIII Endiizi, Sub-county said they received only 5,000 masks to be given to a population of 100,000 people.
16:33
16:33

Police Returns Impounded Motorcycles to Riders in Mbale 2 3

Rogers Taitika, the Elgon Region Police Spokesperson, says they have decided to return the motorcycles to the Boda boda riders after running out of space to keep them.
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Rival DP Faction Endorses Kyagulanyi for Presidency 3 1 Top story

According to Ssegona, they will meet and decide on a joint opposition candidate in line with their party constitution.
16:11
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DP Wants 2021 Polls Postponed Until COVID Threat is No More Democratic Party 3 1

DP President General Nobert Mao says that the proposed campaign plan discredits the Constitutional right of Ugandans to free, fair and credible elections. He says that at the moment, the infrastructure for digital campaigns is inadequate, too costly and inaccessible, yet still, it does not have a legal basis.
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44 COVID-19 Suspects Discharged from Kakumiro Quarantine Centre

Health officials and the COVID-19 Taskforce in the district placed the suspects under quarantine on June 26, 2020, after they were suspected to have come into close contact with a 30-year-old man who tested positive for the virus in the district.
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Employee Not Liable to Clear Loan If Wrongfully Fired – Court Rules Court of appeal. 1

Mufumba ran to the Industrial Court over wrongful dismissal from Uganda Development Bank in 2011 where she was working as the Principal Internal Auditor. She argued she had been dismissed while on leave and was not given any reason for her dismissal. The judges of the industrial court agreed with her that she was dismissed wrongfully.
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