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23:59
23:59

Travelers Irked By Prolonged Absence of MV Kalangala 4 4

However, last week, Gen. Katumba Wamala, the minister for Works and Transport announced that the ferry will resume operations end of this month.
23:39
23:39

Deputy IGP Camps in Sembabule As Tensions Rise Ahead of NRM Primaries 2

Muhammad Nsubuga, the greater Masaka regional Police Spokesperson says the deputy IGP has moved in purposely to secure the area of any eventualities that may interfere with peace in the area.
23:24
23:24

Pictorial: Bishops and Priests at Msgr Kimbowa's Burial Ceremony at Rubaga Cathedral 30

At 80 years of Age, Monsgor Charles Kimbowa passed on at Nsambya hospital having served in different offices of the catholic church since the 1960s when he was ordained priest. He has risen to the level of Monsgnor a single step to becoming a bishop.
20:02
20:02

Leader Of Opposition Ochan Decries Failure by Parliament to Trim President’s Powers 2

Betty Aol Ochan believes the President is too powerful and parliament has not done its part to put in place checks to prevent abuse of power by the head of state. She notes that government has deliberately avoided forming a constitutional review commission that would address some of these issues.
19:54
19:54

Former Kampala Archdiocese Chancellor Kimbowa Laid to Rest 6 3

The long time serving clergy with the title of ecclesiastical dignity- Monsgnor Kimbowa was mourned by Emmanuel Cardinal Wamala and other members of the episcopal conference who praised him for having taught and mentored priests in the country.
18:59
18:59

Uganda Runs Out of Election Symbols, Creates More 6

Returning Officer Ivan Munanura says they have registered such high numbers of candidates in some electoral areas that have exhausted the ten symbols originally approved by the national EC
18:31
18:31

EC accused of Forging Lawyer's Signature To Disenfranchise Diaspora Ugandans, Prisoners Steven Kalali 1 2

Kalali, bitter that his signature was forged to mislead court that he had reached agreement with the EC, now wants court to set aside the contentious order such that prisoners can go ahead and vote in 2021 general elections
18:25
18:25

80% of COVID-19 Deaths had Diabetes - MOH Mengo Hospital 3

Dr Gerald Mutungi, who heads the Non- Communicable Diseases (NCDs) Division in the Ministry says that Non-Communicable Diseases have had the most causalities because many people went off their hypertensive drugs during the lockdown and the onset of community transmission found their immune systems already down.
18:03
18:03

Mob Batters Three, Kills One In Failed Cattle Theft Thieves

Kigezi region Police Spokesperson Elly Maate said that the two survivors were forced to carry their accomplice's corpse back to Kamwezi at the Uganda Rwanda border
17:48
17:48

Police Officers Arrested Over Selling Gun Released After 1 Month 1

“We preferred charges of corruption against the policemen but the DPP has returned the file demanding that we fill some gaps. We decided to release the policemen on bond as we fill the gaps raised,” ACP Olugu said.
17:44
17:44

URC not Ready to Resume Commuter Train Six Months after Suspension COVID-19 1 1

The Uganda Railway Corporation (URC) has said that it is not yet ready to resume passenger train services due to ongoing works to ensure COVID-19 Standard Operating Procedures.
17:41
17:41

Experts Cautious as Activists Push for Access to Abortion Drug unsafe abortion 3

Fatumah Nakalembe an Outreach officer at an NGO – Community Health Rights Network (COHERINET) that promotes sexual reproductive health and rights, says that with restrictions to access to drugs that can safely help in pregnancy termination to a trained health worker, many women and girls resort to using crude methods that end up costing them lives.
17:39
17:39

Kyambogo University Sets Date for Reopening 2 1

The teaching will last for only four weeks and then the final exams on will take a period of two weeks.
17:12
17:12

DPP to Take Over Second Age-Falsification Case against Bobi Wine Male Mabirizi 1 2

The matter was taken to court by lawyer Male Mabirizi, who accused him of falsifying documents to indicate that he was born in 1982, yet there is enough evidence, to show that he was born two years earlier. The falsified documents were used to secure a passport, and in his nomination as a parliamentary candidate.
17:06
17:06

Nansana Man Killed in Bar; another killed with married woman 1 2

Owoyesigyire said efforts are underway to have Noeline arrested since all trouble emanated from her actions, and it is only her who could tell them where her dead lover came from so that the body can be handed over to his relatives.
16:50
16:50

Three Suspects Escape from Police Custody in Kawanda 1 1

The escapees have been identified as Tumusiime Siraj, who was arrested on allegations of aggravated defilement, Micah Muzamir who was arrested on allegations of Burglary and theft and Faizo Carbon alias Atim Moses on allegations of theft.
16:35
16:35

Vitafoam Mattress Store, Processing Plant Razed to Ashes njeru municipality 3 3

Although police and the factory management have not yet ascertained the cost of damages caused by the fire, a store with about 10, 000 pieces of mattresses, cushions, raw materials and equipment was razed to ash. The fire which started at around 9 a.m., lasted about four hours.
16:12
16:12

CCTV Footage Lands Bobi Wine’s Bodyguards In Deeper Trouble 1 1

Police spokesperson Fred Enanga identified the duo as Rashid Kavuma and Matovu Adam who beat police officers on duty at Court of Appeal - Twed Towers on Friday when ordered to vacate the place where they were waiting for their boss
15:18
15:18

Uncertainty Veils NRM Sub County Nominations in Sembabule 1 1

The declaration of winners in Rugusuulu was delayed following a dispute on the validity of results from two villages. This has now generated a sharp controversy among the contestants as the deadline for nomination of local government candidates’ by the National Electoral Commission draws closer.
15:06
15:06

NSSF Pays Savers 10.75% As Gov't Rejects Mid-term Access 3

At 1.28 trillion shillings, the savings grew by only 5%, the lowest rate of growth in its history. Most of the fund’s investments, including savers’ contributions were affected by the global Covid-19 pandemic, which saw businesses struggle to remit workers’ savings
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