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20:15
20:15

Key Suspect in Murder of IHK Nurse Arrested 2 2

Samson Kasasira, Rwizi regional police Spokesperson, says that people came out voluntarily to give police information about the whereabouts of Shimanya leading to his arrest.
19:39
19:39

UNBS Translates into Luganda Food Safety Guidelines 1 2

The standards agency said it plans to translate these standards into other languages like Luo and Runyankole.
18:50
18:50

Banks That Charged Lowest Rates on Loans Named Wilbrod Owor 1 1

Finance Trust and Opportunity bank were the most expensive banks to borrow from between January and June 2020, BOU data shows.
18:45
18:45

Kole RDC Remanded For Aggravated Robbery 2 1

According to prosecution, on 3rd April 2020, while at Corner Kakoge A, in Ojwina Division, Olweny in the company of his bodyguards who are still at large allegedly assaulted Ronald Opio who is deaf and Janan Okot for defying the curfew.
18:33
18:33

Approving Proposal For All Ministers to be Ex-officios Would Be A Nullity- Report 1

Niwagaba's proposal meant that the Vice President, Ministers, Attorney General and Deputy Attorney General shouldn’t be selected from elected MPs. And that once appointed by the president they should be ex-officio members of parliament.
18:08
18:08

UPDF Captain, State House Official Remanded for Extortion NEMA 2

It is alleged that on August 8th, 2020 while at Masheda Farm in Buyala along Mityana Road in Mpigi District, the accused persons presented themselves to Norman Ekyarisima as officials from the National Environment Management Authority who were conducting an Environmental Impact Assessment on his fish farm.
18:00
18:00

Ssekandi's Political Rival Released on Bail 1

The release followed a bail application filed by Sebamala's lawyer Charles Nsubuga who argued that bail is a constitutional right and his client had substantial sureties.
17:28
17:28

Kyagulanyi Sues IGP, RDC for Blocking His Talk Show 1 1 Top story

Through his Lawyers of Wameli & Co. Advocates, Kyagulanyi says the actions of the respondents, their agents and those who acted under them are not acceptable or demonstrably justifiable in a free and democratic society.
17:17
17:17

Bobi Wine Appoints Four NUP Deputy Presidents Mathias Mpuuga 2

They are Mathias Mpuuga, as Deputy President in charge of the Central region, John Baptist Nambesh, in charge of Eastern Uganda, Jolly Mugisha Ekyomugasho, in charge of the western region and Dr Lina Zedriga, in charge of the North.
16:55
16:55

New Covid-19 Task Force Formed as Cases Rise in Kampala Kampala City 2

The multi-disciplinary technical task force will be headed by Maj. Gen Geoffrey Muheesi and will be deputized by Senior Presidential Advisor on Epidemics Dr Monica Musenero.
16:39
16:39

10 DP Members of Parliament Defect to Bobi Wine’s Party 2021 elections 2

Those who have crossed today include Busiro East MP Medard Lubega Sseggona, Bukoto East MP Florence Namayanja, Bukomansimbi Woman MP Veronica Nanyondo, Kyotera Woman MP Robinah Ssentongo, Butambala County MP Muwanga Kivumbi, Kalungu West MP Joseph Ssewungu Gonzaga, Masaka Municipality MP Mathias Mpuuga, Mukono municipality MP Betty Nambooze, Makindye Ssaabagabo MP Ssempala Emmanuel Kigozi and Makindye West MP Allan Ssewayana.
16:33
16:33

KCCA Executive Skips Council Sitting Over Induction Deputy Lord Mayor 4 4 Top story

"The City Executive's position therefore is that the above council meeting be stayed until after the induction processes are exhausted…the Clerk to the Authority has been accordingly instructed to organize the next induction session scheduled for next week where all council members shall be inducted,” read Nyanjura’s letter.
16:10
16:10

Mbale Mayor Defeated in FDC Party Primaries 3 2

Mafabi has now decided to contest as an independent candidate for the Mbale Mayoral seat citing intrigue in the party.
15:46
15:46

PAC Queries Incomplete Uniforms Supplied to Kabale Hospital 4 1

The consignment of the incomplete uniforms cost the government Shillings 62.7million.
15:40
15:40

Kasese Flood Victims Want Gov't to Construct Food Storage Facilities silos 2

In Kitholhu sub county over 200 families in the area are still struggling to get food after heavy rains washed away gardens, carried sand and rubles into their land.
15:28
15:28

Flood Affected Communities Benefit From WASH Project sanitation 5 1

Rashid Mawejje, the Public Health Promotion Team leader at OXFAM, says their initial findings indicated that most water sources in communities affected by floods were contaminated with fecal matter resulting from open defecation.
14:51
14:51

Experts Predict Widespread Lung Damage of Patients Recovering from COVID-19 2

Dr Bruce Kirenga, the Director Uganda Lung Institute says that while Uganda has largely had mild cases of the respiratory disease, many of those that are testing positive will suffer lung damage that will be difficult to treat, requiring lung rehabilitation services which are quite rare in Uganda.
14:32
14:32

Government To Construct 20 Fish Ponds In Kitgum fish farming 1 4

The state Minister for Environment also the Kitgum Municipality legislator revealed to URN in an interview on Thursday that the project will be undertaken through her ministry.
14:30
14:30

24 Arrested for Drinking in Kumi Kumi Municipality 2 1

David Ongom Mudong, the East Kyoga Region Police Spokesman, says the group has been charged with doing a negligent act likely to cause the spread of infectious disease contrary to Section 171 of the Penal Code Act.
14:10
14:10

COVID-19 Deaths Rise to 11 MOH 1 Top story

The statement also shows that 21 of the 4,108 samples tested on Wednesday turned positive. Eight of the samples were taken from truck drivers who arrived from Kenya via Malaba border.
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