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23:09
23:09

Court Halts Developments on Contested Makindye Land 3 2

Justice Yasin Nyanzi signed the orders on Tuesday following an agreement between NEMA's lawyers Sarah Naigaga and Stella Muheki and the applicant’s lawyers, Achilles Lubega, Isa Kavuma and Adam Kirumira. In their consent agreement, the parties agreed that both residents and NEMA provide proof ownership of the suit land before they return to court on August 18, 2020.
22:42
22:42

Over 40 Houses Torched, Dozens Injured in Ethnic Refugee Clashes 3 2 Top story

The fight erupted around 7pm on Monday night after a Nuer teenager from Itula Sub County was accused of stealing maize from a garden belonging to a member of the Kuku ethnic group in Dama village.
21:51
21:51

Police Recover Body of Kitgum Nurse From River 1

Dr Pamela Atim Okot, the Medical Director at St Joseph’s Hospital Kitgum, says the deceased volunteered at the facility for a year and was hired early this year.
21:38
21:38

UNEB Bill Proposes Stringent Penalties for Malpractice 1 Top story

The bill proposes tough penalties for anyone found guilty of exam malpractice. It provides that a person who before or during an examination has in his or her possession any examination paper or material commits an offence and is liable to a fine not exceeding 2,000 currency points (40 million Shillings) or a term of imprisonment not exceeding 10 years or both.
21:11
21:11

Parliament Summons Three Ministers for Flouting COVID-19 Regulations SOPs 1 2 Top story

Aceng was captured on camera meeting hundreds of people in Aromo Sub County in Lira District on Friday where she had gone to the launch mosquito net distribution without wearing a face mask.
20:47
20:47

Only 55 Guests to Attend Kabaka's Coronation Anniversary 1 1 Top story

Kyewalabye said despite inviting a few people, they will observe all Covid19 guidelines issued by the Health Ministry such social distancing, washing hands with soap and using sanitizers, wearing masks and measuring the body temperature of all guests before they can access the venue.
20:28
20:28

Winnie Kiiza Bows Out of Elective Politics Hon Winnie Kiiza 4 1 Top story

Gorrette Biira, one of the voters in Kasese welcomed Kiiza’s decision to quit, saying its presents an opportunity to get a new person with new ideas.
17:56
17:56

15 Suspects Escape from Arua Court Cell 2 3 Top story

A source at Arua Chief Magistrate’s court told URN that the suspects used a master key to open the gate to the cells around 11:00am and escaped. Three other suspects remained in the cells yelling, which attracted the attention of court officials.
17:31
17:31

Parliament Demands Evaluation of Covid-19 Lockdown MPs 2 1

Kadaga also questioned how long the lockdown will continue. She asked the Prime Minister to prepare an evaluation.
17:29
17:29

Government to Reopen 48 Arcades in Kampala 1 4

The Minister in Charge of Kampala Metropolitan Affairs Betty Amongi said that 48 of the arcades in Kampala had met the set guidelines for Standard Operating Procedures. They include, among others, Mukwano Arcade, Modern complex, Grand Corner Plaza, Arua Park Plaza, Arua Park Annex, Magoba Shopping Mall, Mega Plaza and Sekaziga House.
17:25
17:25

Conservationists Call for Preservation of Watoto Church Building 1 4 Top story

In October last year, Watoto Church Limited through Symbion Uganda Limited, a multinational architectural firm submitted an architectural design to the Directorate of Physical Planning at Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA for redevelopment of Watoto Church.
17:05
17:05

President Yet to Assent to Traditional Medicines Act 1 1

In the Speaker’s communication to Parliament on Tuesday, Kadaga tasked the Minister for Presidency Esther Mbayo about the Act saying that if Parliament does not hear from the Head of State in the next few days about the matter, the House will go ahead to pronounce it as Law.
16:46
16:46

East African Court of Justice Dismisses Age Limit Case Age Limit Law 1 1

The panel of three Judges of the East African Court of Justice led by the Principal Judge Monica Mugenyi dismissed the matter on Tuesday after two lawyers Nelson Ndeki and Don Deya representing the politicians told the court that they were not willing to proceed with the case. Other Judges on the panel are; Justice Dr Peter Nyawello and Charles Nyachae.
16:29
16:29

Pictorial: Traders Protesting Continued Closure of Arcades Top story

Several traders opened their shops in arcades and plazas by 7am, which prompted police to use force including firing bullets and teargas to compel them to close in line with the presidential directives.
16:24
16:24

UEGCL to Take Over Namanve Thermal Plant as Jacobsen Concession Expires 1 1 Top story

Uganda government purchased power from Jacobsen at 48.1 billion Shillings in 2019. This figure is expected to drop to 42 billion Shillings in 2020, according to ERA which adds that the decrease in power purchase cost is on the account of reduced generation of thermal capacity due to the new renewable commissioned.
16:04
16:04

Police Battles People Power Supporters Over Crowds in Kamwokya Bobi Wine 9 5 Top story

The crowds were mobilized by aspirants from various constituencies, mainly around Kampala, who were returning nomination forms for endorsement by the pressure group ahead of 2021 general elections. Many of those returning nomination forms are contesting for Parliamentary seats.
15:58
15:58

Fruit Vendors in Kitgum Count Losses 1 2

Nabuzi says for more than six times, she had to throw away bananas worth 100,000 shillings that had started rotting on her stall as a result of low sales.
15:55
15:55

Three Starve to Death in Amuru HIV Patients 2 1

Opiru notes that the trio was surviving on businesses, which were suspended as part of the measures to contain the spread of the Covid-19 contagion.
15:36
15:36

Foreign Affairs Investigating Leakage of Diplomatic Correspondences ethics 1

Henry Okello Oryem, the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs says the Ugandans in South Africa should not blame the Ambassador Kintu Nyago, saying he was doing his job.
15:35
15:35

Six Arrested Over Missing Gumboots

Patience Baganzi, the Bulambuli District Police Commander, says after receiving intelligence from community members about the missing gumboots, they decided to arrest all the people involved in the theft.
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