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20:19
20:19

Presidential Candidate Willy Mayambala Skips Wakiso Campaign 3

But his campaign coordinator Jamal Karim told URN that the candidate was unable to make it to Wakiso as scheduled, but was making arrangements for another date to campaign in the district. With more than 1.6 voters, Wakiso is a key voting area for candidates in the race.
19:57
19:57

Bickering Frustrates NRM Joint Campaigns in Mukono NUP 2 1

Unlike the opposition candidates who are campaigning jointly, each NRM candidate is campaigning separately after a series of bickering and wrangles, some of which can be traced to the party primaries held earlier.
19:25
19:25

Tumukunde Abandons Meetings for Door- to-Door Campaigns in Rubanda 2 1

Anti-riot police officers chased away people who were walking to meet him at Murore town council playground. During the same time, it started raining heavily forcing the spectators to abandon the plot, to instead seek shelter in the trading centres.
19:06
19:06

Police Battles Kyagulanyi Supporters in Gulu Gulu District 18 Top story

Kyagulanyi, the head of the National Unity Platform was scheduled to hold a campaign meeting at Awere Playgrounds in Layibi-Bardege division. He arrived at the campaign grounds at around 5:00 p.m, in the company of parliamentary candidates Lalam Irene and Munguriek Brian.
18:42
18:42

Political Negligence Fuelling Hostilities in East Africa - Muntu 1 3

Muntu says that there are no fundamental differences among the East African states, except the lack of a good relationship between the various leaders in the bloc. He was speaking from his home area in Ntungamo District, as part of his campaign trail for the presidency.
18:27
18:27

50 Telecom Agents, Record Officials Arrested over Pegasus Fraud 1 Top story

The hackers accessed Pegasus technologies system on October 3 and authorised mobile money transactions worth 10 billion Shillings to more than 2,000 MTN and Airtel sim cards. In the aftermath, Pegasus filed a case at Jinja Road police station but also alerted the cyber unit at CID headquarters in Kibuli.
18:14
18:14

Bunyoro Kingdom Demands Immediate Relocation of Flood Victims Floods 1 1

More than 2000 homes have been submerged by floods from the rising water levels of Lake Albert in the four districts over the last nine months. Records show that up t0 38,000 people were displaced affected in Buliisa district alone, especially in the areas of Wanseko, Katanga, Kawaibanda, Butiaba, Boma, Kigangaizi, Tugombili and Walukuba.
18:10
18:10

Amuriat Roots for Economic Growth in Teso Katakwi District 2 1

Amuriat who is currently canvassing for support in Katakwi District was moved by the high levels of poverty and suffering by people in the area. The residents told Amuriat in Kapujan Sub County that they are living in poverty because they don’t have money to buy food and other basic needs like soap and salt.
17:38
17:38

DP Supporters in Kasese Stranded As Mao Fails to Turn Up for Campaigns Nobert Mao. 2

The DP National Secretary for Women Bernadette Businge says that they are yet to establish why their candidate did not show up.
17:29
17:29

UN, Stanbic Bank Launch Fundraising Drive for SACCOs Stanbic Bank Uganda 3

The UN Capital Development Fund in Uganda offered 1 million dollars to kick-start the fundraising, while Stanbic Bank Uganda has set aside 5 million dollars towards the initiative.
17:20
17:20

Gov’t Delivers 17 Tonnes of Food Aid to Flood Victims in Elegu Elegu Town Council 3 1

The food items include 100 bags maize flour that contain 100 kilogrammes of each and 75 bags of beans 100 kilogrammes each.
17:12
17:12

High Court Dismisses Petition Against Bamasaba Cultural Institution 2

Shortly after the council meeting, the two sued Inzu Ya Masaba at Mbale high court challenging their dismissal as illegal and the decision to convene the cultural council in Kenya, which decided their dismissal. They also said they had strong evidence on the allegations levelled against Mushikori
17:09
17:09

Seven CDOs in Nakaseke Arrested For Extorting Money from Emyooga Applicants

The CDOs were arrested on the orders of State Minister for Microfinance Haruna Kyeyuna Kasolo after receiving complaints from applicants that they had asked and received money from groups.
16:55
16:55

Archbishop Kaziimba Concerned About Candidates Not Observing SOPs 3 1

Archbishop Kaziimba says that he is surprised that many politicians are speaking to crowds without wearing face masks.
16:36
16:36

Heavy Police Deployment in Gulu City Ahead of Kyagulanyi's Campaign Awere Playgrounds 1

Michael Opira, a resident of Layibi said that he is not threatened by the police deployment and is determined to welcome Kyagulanyi in town.
16:23
16:23

Applicant Responds With More Insults As Supreme Court Judges Task Him to Explain Abuses Contempt of Court 2 1 Top story

According to the Justices, Ssebadduka used abusive language in his petition when he described them as a “council of fools.” He also described Electoral Commission and its Chairperson, Simon Byabakama Mugenyi, Ministry of Health and President, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni as ignorant and unintelligible on the basics of COVID-19.
16:18
16:18

Independent Parliamentary Candidates Make Big Promises to Voters in Acholi 2021 general polls 4 1

The candidates say that once elected they will work towards eradicating poverty, create jobs for the youth, fix gaps in education and health centres in their constituencies.
15:50
15:50

MPs Yet to Agree on Proposed Radio Procurement 1 5

Government recently requested for the appropriation of Shillings 336.8 billion supplementary budget to purchase 9 million radio sets for all homesteads in the country.
15:39
15:39

Busia NRM Parliamentary Candidates To Conduct Joint Campaigns 3

Steven Mayende, the Busia District NRM Party spokesperson says the move by the candidates to hold joint campaigns is a sign of unity and will create confidence among party supporters.
15:29
15:29

Sembabule Man Jailed 40 Years for Defiling Daughter masaka main prison

Court presided over by Justice Victoria Nakintu Katamba heard that Benon Kafeero a resident of Matetet trading center in Mateete Town council in Sembabule district defiled his 8-year-old daughter in November in 2015.
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