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19:40
19:40

Political Scientists, Politicians Criticize EC Ban of Campaigns in 12 Districts 5

“You can not hold credible elections by stopping one part of the country from campaigning and allowing the other parts to continue," Prof Ogenga Latigo said. "This send a very wrong image of the entire elections because the laws say free and fair elections and in whose judgement would it be that it is fair to suspend campaigns in some places and other continues.”
19:24
19:24

Two Dead as UPDF, Kenyan Turkana Warriors Clash in Karenga 1

The cattle rustlers were gunned down on Saturday during 20 minutes of fire exchange between UPDF and Turkana warriors who had crossed to raid for animals in the Karenga protected kraal in Karenga district.
19:14
19:14

Amuriat Arrested En Route to Jinja security 1

Amuriat who was accessing Jinja district through Kamuli route, met resistance from security personnel in Buwolelo trading center and after minutes of verbal exchange, he was arrested and taken to an undisclosed location.
19:04
19:04

Mpuuga Announced Death of Kyagulanyi's Bodyguard 1

"No injustice shall go unpunished! We shall get justice for Frank, and the rest of our comrades whose lives have been taken.” -Mathias Mpuuga, NUP VIce President for Central region.
18:35
18:35

Kyagulanyi’s Bodyguard Knocked Dead Joel Ssenyonyi 1

I regret to announce the murder of my security team member Francis Senteza Kalibala aka Frank. He was deliberately ran over by military-police truck No. H4DF 2382 which blocked us in Busega on our way to Rubaga to get Kasirye Ashraf emergency medical attention -Kyagulanyi's tweet.
17:55
17:55

Only 6% of Kampala Houses are Connected to Sewerage Network 1

KCCAA also wants to improve faecal sludge collection whose collection efficiency they say stands between 60.9 percent and 75.9 percent. The rest of the sludge KCCA says is either buried onsite, or the toilets are abandoned on filling or illegally emptied into the environment during heavy rains.
14:26
14:26

Two More Journalists Nursing Wounds after Police Attack in Masaka 2 1 Top story

Mivule narrates that he was capturing footage of a scuffle between police and NUP supporters in Kyabakuza trading center along the Masaka-Mbarara highway when Enoch Abaine, the Masaka Regional Police Commander directly aimed at him and shot him in the leg.
14:11
14:11

Jinja City Woman Parliamentary Candidate Survives Road Accident vehicle 4 1 Top story

According to eyewitnesses, Naigaga was driving with three others in a Kluger vehicle registration number UBB 007K when they rammed into a motorcycle registration number UFA 324S.
13:54
13:54

NRM Unhappy with Suspension of Campaigns in 20 Districts 2 1 Top story

Yesterday, the EC chairperson Justice Byabakama Mugenyi Simon suspended campaigns in 20 districts including; Jinja, Jinja City, Kabale, Kalungu, Masaka, Masaka City, Tororo, Kampala, Luwero, Wakiso, Mukono, Buikwe, Buvuma, Kayunga, Mbarara, Mbarara City, Kabalore, Fort Portal City, Kasese and Kazo.
13:24
13:24

Kyagulanyi Suspends Campaigns Following Journalist's Shooting in Masaka 2 Top story

“The campaigns have been suspended as of today because the President has gone with Ashiraf who is badly injured. We shall communicate to the country probably before the fall of the day as to our next course of action,” said Mpuuga.
13:11
13:11

Parents Decry Poor State of Bishop’s School 6 2 Top story

Innocent Twinomastsiko, Jolly Nuwagaba, Allan Kyomukama and Bernard Kashobera, all parents at Bishop’s Kasheeshe primary school, says apart from constructing a toilet, the government has done nothing towards the development of their school.
12:16
12:16

Culture of Inheriting Women Fuels HIV/Aids in Karamoja -Officials 1

Ms. Margie said many in the Karimojong community still don’t believe that there is a disease called HIV/Aids and it kills. In Karamoja they believe HIV/Aids patients are victims of hunger and witchcrafts.
11:57
11:57

Ghetto Media Cameraman Ashraf Kasirye Shot in Masaka 1 Top story

Kasirye, who was travelling with Kyagulanyi in the same motor vehicle, was hit in the head leading to severe breeding, according to eyewitnesses. Gonzaga Mitimbo Kagumba, a political Assistant to the Masaka Municipality MP, Mathias Mpuuga says Kasirye was shot in Kyabakuza trading centre on the outskirts of Masaka Municipality.
11:36
11:36

329 Arrested in Bars on Christmas, Boxing Day Celebrations 1

"They are being held on charges of engaging in a negligent act likely to spread an infectious disease contrary to section 171 of the Penal Code Act and will appear in court on Monday 28/12/2020,” said Owoyesigyire. Kira Police Division also conducted operations in Kireka, Bweyogerere, Namugongo and Kira, which led to the arrest of 182 people from bars.
11:13
11:13

Will FDC Maintain Grip on Teso Without Besigye? Teso Sub Region 5 1

The FDC situation in the region has been made worse by the exodus of all the three party MPs, who have now become independent candidates after internal conflicts following the party’s presidential elections in 2017.
10:33
10:33

Cacabus Vegetable: The Dry Spell Companion in Karamoja 2 Top story

In Karamoja, it is believed that Cacabus is the only vegetable that can sustain households throughout the drought period until rains begin in the next year. Furthermore, the heat from the sun aids in drying the vegetable.
10:13
10:13

UPDF Veteran Drowns in Swamp While Catching Mudfish 2

Geoffrey Otim, the officer in charge Bangaladec police outpost in Namasale Sub County, says the deceased has been venturing into the swamp to catch mudfish for the last five years. He explains that Opio would go to the swamp at 4 am and return home around 11 am.
09:52
09:52

Purported Opposition Defectors Fail to Prove Membership to Old Parties Elegu Town Council 2 Top story

All was well until Olaka tasked the purported defectors to hand over membership cards from their former political parties and attires to prove they were indeed defectors. However, none of the purported defectors had a membership card of the opposition parties they were claiming to be leaving.
09:37
09:37

Seven Year-Old-Boy Drowns in Water Pool 5 Top story

A group of residents teamed up to search for the minor’s body in vain. Emma Nambale, one of those who were searching for the body, said they would dig channels to release the water to allow them to retrieve the body.
09:21
09:21

Kyagulanyi: Suspension Of Campaign Meetings Won’t Divert Us 3 1 Top story

Kyagulanyi told voters that he suspects president, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni is behind the decision since he is scared of seeing huge crowds of NUP supporters.
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