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20:17
20:17

Museveni's Billion Causes Embarrassing Fight Among Kigezi Elders 6 3

In 2015 Museveni invited a group of selected elders from Kigezi and gave them one billion shillings as a reward for the mediation between him and his former prime minister Amama Mbabazi. Mbabazi a resident of Kanungu district was sacked by Museveni in 2014 and went ahead to try and take Museveni's job in the 2016 elections.
19:39
19:39

NSSF Interest to Savers Cannot be Taxed -Court 1

The NSSF says if the court had ruled in favour of URA, it would have meant that the interest payable to savers annually, reduces drastically. Patrick Ayota, the NSSF Managing Director, says this would have been another disincentive for Ugandans to save.
19:09
19:09

Hoima District Gets 310,000 Mosquito Nets Malaria

According to records from the district health department, cases of malaria are common in Busiisi in Hoima West division, Kitoba, Kigorobya and Buseruka Sub Counties.
19:03
19:03

Supreme Court Summons Petitioner Over Abusive Language Eric Sabiiti 1 2

In his petition drafted in form of talking points before the Justices, Ssebaduka wondered how a sensible person would subject presidential aspirants to going to look for signatures of their supporters from two thirds of the country and then afterwards subjected them to virtual elections and campaigns.
18:48
18:48

New Facility Set Up for African Economies to Access Medical Supplies

Through this, central banks, commercial banks and private businesses that meet the criteria can speedily access financial assistance to import medical supplies as well as agricultural equipment aimed at addressing the food deficit caused by the lockdown.
18:38
18:38

World Bank Maintains Funding Freeze on Tororo – Kamdini Road The World Bank 2 1

According to Works Minister Gen. Edward Katumba Wamala, the World Bank is still not satisfied with the social safeguards in place, following controversies surrounding the compensation of households affected by the quarry used by the approved contractor Mota-Engil in Katine, Soroti District. The project has been halted since 2018.
18:35
18:35

Two Security Guards Arrested Over Murder, Robbery 1

Deputy Kampala Metropolitan police spokesman, Luke Owoyesigyire, said the guards whose names have been concealed are suspected to have participated in murder and robbery at Dembe factory in Nama Sub County in Mukono District.
18:08
18:08

Six Arrested Over Rukungiri Woman's Murder 1

Elly Maate, the Kigezi Regional police spokesperson indentified the deceased as Generous Komugisha, a resident Bwanda parish, Buhunga sub-county in Rukungiri district. She was apparently strangled. Maate also indentified the arrested as David Bamporwari , Annette Tushabe , Jane Twijukye, peace Turyahabwe , Alex Muhumua and Ponsiano Kaharuza all residents of Bwanda parish, Buhunga sub- county Rukungiri district.
17:49
17:49

Kampala Minister Courts Boda-Boda Riders on Political Tolerance 1 1

"A Group of boda-boda men engaged themselves in violent encounters with other Boda-boda men all because of being supporters of different political parties; we also saw a group of people, wearing shirts of their party colors, were moving in different shops in down town Kampala warning people who will not be wearing a particular color not to open their shops,” says Amongi.
17:32
17:32

UJCC Joins Struggle to Protect Bugoma Forest Hoima Sugar Limited 3 1 Top story

Rt. Rev. Archmandrite Constantine Mbonabingi, the UJCC Executive Secretary, says the giveaway of Bugoma forest doesn’t only affect the people of Bunyoro but the entire country as Uganda moves towards oil and gas production.
17:22
17:22

Angry Youth Launches Protest Against Police "Brutality" police brutality 1 2

The protest tagged ‘End police brutality in Uganda’ was started on Tuesday evening by a 25 year –old man identified as Render Namanya, a resident of Kampala. It is an online protest on twitter.
17:17
17:17

Nakaseke Hospital Hit By Drug Stock Out shortage of drugs 3 1

The staff complained about the lack of surgical gloves, sutures, refrigerators and drugs among others.
17:02
17:02

SPC Recruitment Postponed in Busoga Sub Region Over Low Turn up Kiira

Michael Kasadha, the Busoga North police spokesperson says that they have reached out to local leaders to mobilize their communities to embrace the SPC recruitment exercise.
16:52
16:52

Mental Health Experts Want Counselling Services at COVID-19 Testing Centers 1 1

The experts argue that counseling be availed as a means of preparing people for any outcome of the test to avoid anxiety.
16:24
16:24

Kabarole Receives 20,000 Face Masks for Learners Steven Asiimwe 1

Fort Portal Tourism City will get 9,000 that are to be distributed to 45 public and private schools, 30 of which are primary and 15 secondary.
16:16
16:16

Presidential Elections Set for January 14, 2021 1 6

The date was declared just a day after the conclusion of nominations for presidential candidates, a race which attracted 11 candidates.
16:09
16:09

Busia Health Workers, VHTs Protest Over Delayed Payment of Allowances 4 Top story

On Wednesday afternoon, the affected VHTs and health workers stormed district headquarters with bed sheets, saying they will not leave unless they receive their allowances for the exercise that was concluded on Wednesday last week.
16:01
16:01

Bobi Wine Rejects Gov't Security Escorts 2021 elections 4 10

Kyagulanyi accuses some of the officers who were given to him by the EC and promised protect him, of instead helping his tormentors in arresting, beating and dehumanizing him.
15:27
15:27

NFA Impounds 450 Bags of Charcoal in Amuru 1 1

The bags were impounded from Ober Parish in Amuru Sub County along the Apaa-Pabbo road while being transported to Kampala aboard a vehicle registration number UAL 590N.
15:21
15:21

Karamoja NUP Supporters Demand IGP's Resignation Over Kyagulanyi Arrest Fred Enanga 4

NUP supporters in Karamoja called for the resignation of the IGP following Kyagulanyi's arrest moments after he was nominated to contest for the presidency, on Tuesday. He is one of the 11 candidates nominated by the Electoral Commission to faceoff with the incumbent Yoweri Museveni.
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