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20:52
20:52

Nakasongola Bans Daytime Fishing on Lake Kyoga Illegal Fishing 1

Mariam Nabutaka the District Female Councillor for Lwampanga sub county says that they directive was brought in good faith to fight illegal fishing and fishermen should adhere.
20:40
20:40

NRM Requires Aspirants to Test for COVID-19 Before Nomination NRM primaries

Speaking to reporters at the NRM Electoral Commission headquarters at Plot 13 Kyadondo Road, Dr Tanga Odoi, its chairman said they are going to ensure that the Presidential directive is enforced. Last week the President said all political aspirants must first test for the virus before they go to the population to canvass for votes
20:11
20:11

Court of Appeal Begins Hearing Criminal Cases in Mbale Via Zoom Technology 1 2

Owinyi-Dollo wishes that if every time a district is created, there is a recruitment of a magistrate to take care of the district adding that the number of Judicial Officers should be Commensurate to the Population in the country. He said that as government thinks of creating new constituencies they should also think of recruiting judicial officers for each of a constituency or district created arguing that government should now recruit 47 Judges for the 47 constituencies recently approved by parliament.
19:30
19:30

Speaker Kadaga’s Convoy Knocks Three in Fort Portal

Muhindo says both are in stable condition and health workers are working tirelessly to enable them get healed.
18:47
18:47

Confusion as Private Teachers Wait for Relief Fund 5 1 Top story

In his last national address on Covid19, President Yoweri Museveni promised to inject Shillings 2 billion in Private Teacher’s Savings and Credit Cooperative Society-SACCO.
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URA to Waive Penalties for Taxpayers Who Do Voluntary Disclosure Vincent Seruma 2 1 Top story

The window for voluntary disclosure comes after an amendment of section 66 of the Tax Procedures Code Act, 2014. The amendment gives the URA commissioner general a discretion to ask taxpayers to voluntarily disclose and be forgiven on the penalties and interest on money they hadn’t paid.
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Radio, TV Stations Asked to Write to Police About Late Night Guests Uganda police force 3 6 Top story

According to Enanga, this will enable them to alert their officers on the ground about the categories of people to be excused from those being held apprehended for violating curfew directives.
18:01
18:01

Five LC Officials Charged for Stealing Resident's Properties in Mukono 1

They were sued by their fellow resident Justine Nakasujja who accused them of organizing a mob against her, vandalizing her house from where they removed windows and doors before banishing her from the community. One goat, sheep and 50 hens were also confiscated. She was allegedly accused of practising witchcraft.
17:44
17:44

CID Dispatches 13 Detectives to Hunt for Poachers in Murchison 1

When contacted, ACP Olugu confirmed that he was in Murchison National Park particularly in Nwoya district for investigations related to poaching. However, Olugu declined to divulge details of cases being followed and number of suspects they are targeting.
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17:41

Bundibugyo Flood Victims Cryout for Help As District Closes IDP Camps 5 2 Top story

Cecilia Asiimwe, 80, is one of those who lost all their house hold property to the floods. Asiimwe who returned to her empty house in Busunga town, which borders R. Lamiya, says the family doesn’t have any food.
17:40
17:40

PAC Probes UGX 398m Unaccounted for by the Courts 4 1

The undersecretary Maureen Kasande had been asked to explain an expenditure of 398 million Shillings which lacked supporting documents as per the Auditor General's report for the 2018/2019 financial year. Kasande had appeared before the committee alongside other accounting officers of institutions under the Justice Law and Order Sector (JLOS), on Monday.
17:07
17:07

Soroti Man Lynched for Child Sacrifice 1 2

According to Mudong, the suspect succumbed to pressure from the community and led residents to two different scenes where the body parts of the victim were found wrapped in a polythene bag.
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16:50

Bundibugyo Radio Stations Introduce Airplay Charge for Political Songs 2 1

Development FM, one of the stations in Bundibugyo now charges 300,000 Shillings per month for each song to be played twice a day. The station has already received about five aspirants who have paid for their songs to get airplay.
16:26
16:26

Heavy Rains Worsen Road Network in Pader 2 1

Pajule Sub-county Chairperson Brilliant Tito Okello, who is also the Roads Committee chairperson says that many community access and district roads in his area have been heavily devastated by rains. The most affected include Pajule-Amoko lgwai and Acholi bur-lira roads.
16:13
16:13

Mbale City Chokes on Uncollected Garbage, Stench 5 1

Stephen Mudomo, a butcher along Kumi road says the stench and flies from the garbage have chased away his customer.
15:48
15:48

Uganda Records Fifth COVID-19 Death MINISTRY OF HEALTH 1 Top story

According to the Health Ministry, samples from the deceased analyzed at three different laboratories including Makerere University, Uganda Virus Research Institute-UVRI and Central Public Health in Butabika turned out positive for Covid19. He says the deceased had been battling asthma and diabetics, both risk factors for COVID-19.
15:37
15:37

Former MP Tonny Kipoi Loses Petition to Stop Army Court Trial 2 1

However, a panel of Constitutional Court Judges led by Kenneth Kakuru this afternoon dismissed the petition on grounds that Kipoi's lawyer Retired Major Ronald Iduuli had not yet renewed his Practicing Certificate for this year.
15:34
15:34

Excitement as Kotido Finally Connected to National Grid 1 2

Simon Peter Opolot, a mechanic says the power is now crucial factor in small industrial work citing himself who has now been able to start a metal fabrication workshop at Ministry of Works Village in Kotido town.
15:07
15:07

Kabale Lost 4 Mothers, 38 Babies During Lockdown-Health Department 2 1

According to Besigensi, the four mothers who died arrived at health facilities with complications. He explains that the mothers couldn’t make it to the health facilities in time because of transport hardships.
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DHO Issues Verbal COVID-19 Results to Reduce Delays Amuru District 3

Masaka District DHO Dr Stuart Musisi says that since they stopped taking their results to the testing centre in Mutukula, it takes them an average of three days to receive results from the Entebbe-based Uganda Virus Research Institute.
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