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20:48
20:48

NRM Candidates Storm State House Over Delayed Facilitation 2 1

The candidates, from Kiruhura, Mbarara, Jinja and Mbale arrived by 7am in Entebbe, camped at the Municipal offices until after 4pm when they tried to access State House.
20:22
20:22

Health Ministry Accredits 40 COIVD-19 Sample Collection Sites COVID-19

However, people who wish to have their samples tested at any of the newly accredited centres will have to part with hefty sums of money. At Mukwaya General Hospital, one will have to pay shillings 300,000 to get their sample picked and sent to a laboratory for testing
20:00
20:00

Man With Torture-caused Hearing Impairment Wants Luwero Elections Stopped Herbert Ssekabira 1 1

He says having established that the said body is an illegal entity without any legal standing in Uganda, he wonders who the complainant is against him.
19:40
19:40

Consult Public, Cooperate with Gov't, Taxi Operators Tell Kampala's New Leaders 4

Mayambala Mustafa the vice chairman Joint taxi operator’s consortium {JOITCO} says there has been misrepresentation when it comes to setting laws that effectively impact Kampala people, caused by the technical and political gap between the policy makers at city hall and the people.
19:06
19:06

Workers Came to me with Problems MPs They Voted Back Never Solved -Obuku 4 1

While some of the competitors were dishing out money, Obuku was giving fruits and packages of medications such as dexamethasone and others that can help with COVID-19 and says before campaigns could elapse members of Bakabulinde’s Allied Workers’ Union came to him pleading that he puts across their problems. For the entire campaign, Obuku spent 80million shillings raised mainly through contributions by the medical fraternity.
18:41
18:41

Two Unidentified Bodies Discovered In Lwengo 2

It is believed that the deceased were killed from different places and their bodies dumped in these villages since the residents and local authorities could not identify them.
18:29
18:29

Youth Arrested on Eve of Presidential Results Still in Cells Without Trial CID 1 1

Emmanuel Sewava, who operates a music library in Bwaise, Kawempe Division, in Kampala was arrested alongside three others on allegations of stocking fuel which they were allegedly going to use to burn the city in case the Electoral Commission announced Yoweri Museveni the winner.
18:12
18:12

220 Police Trainees Dismissed Over Academic Papers and Health 1

Enanga said all trainees underwent very thorough individual medical assessments at the training school, where it was established that 38 trainees, had medical conditions that could not meet the inherent requirements of the training and the subsequent operational policing roles in the field.
17:59
17:59

Motorsport Fraternity Mourns Celebrated Co-driver Nekusa Dipu Ruparelia 2 1

The celebrated navigator was a co-driver to rally legends Sam SSali earlier in the 80s and later partnered with Karim Hirji and participated in different rallies across the country including the historic WRC Safaris rallies.
17:16
17:16

Loser in Nakasongola LCV Chairperson Race Attributes Defeat to Intimidation, Vote Rigging

Musaazi has rejected the results citing massive rigging and intimidation of his agents at polling stations. Musaazi cited Airfield A polling station located near Nakasongola Army Barracks, where almost all voters in register cast their votes which is impossible compared to low voter turnout across the district.
17:05
17:05

Journalist, Jinja NUP Election Officer Released region 2 2

Mutoigo was arrested by a combined team of both Uganda Peoples’ Defense Forces-UPDF and the police while relaying live events at the Jinja City tally center on Thursday afternoon.
17:03
17:03

Electronic Receipts: Consumers To Foot Costs

“Over the past years, revenue collections have remained low and this is attributable to key challenges that directly impact on revenue mobilisation that include; under-declaration of sales, false refunds and offset claims, a large and difficult to penetrate informal sector (for tax purpose), poor record keeping by taxpayers,” says URA in its defense.
16:48
16:48

National Youth Delegates Demand UGX 2 Million Each Before Voting 3 2 Top story

However, the election which is supposed to have closed at 4: 00 pm today has failed to take off as the youth delegates turned rowdy demanding that each of them is paid 2 million Shillihs before voting for the candidates.
16:35
16:35

A Week After Presidential Election, EC Hasn’t Published Results 1 2

There were indications that results were about to be uploaded on the EC website; on Wednesday, a section of the 2021 General Elections results was created on the EC site. This section, which was under Elections and Results has now been deleted.
16:18
16:18

Health Committee Decries Stagnant NMS Budget in 2021/2022 Estimates Drug stock out 1 1

According to the Budget Framework Paper the budget allocation to the national medical stores has increased by just 10bn shillings from 410bn shillings in the current financial year. Dr. Bukenya says this increment is to be shared among the regional referral hospitals only and so the NMS budget remains stagnant.
15:52
15:52

Gov't Blames NRM Buganda Loss on Sectarianism but Mengo Blames Corruption, Killings NUP 3 1

The Minister for Presidency Esther Mbayo has asked the Catholic Church and Buganda Kingdom to stick to their core roles instead of meddling in politics.
15:39
15:39

Hoima West Division MP Loser Petitions Court for Recount Election 1 1

Kasule who has sued Ruyonga together with the Electoral Commission wants the court to order for a recount of all the votes cast in the Hoima West Division constituency parliamentary race and the cost of the application be paid for.
15:12
15:12

Bamasaba Umukuka to be Buried at His Ancestral Home in Bududa 1 1

Eric Mukhwana the spokes person at Inzu ya Masaba said they have proposed that the program begins on the 27th with taking the body to St Andrews cathedral for prayers, from where they will take it to the cultural institution site and the next day take it to Mutoto cultural site and later to Bududa for burial.
15:03
15:03

27 Incumbent Councillors Defeated in Busia District 3

The incumbents are both from the National Resistance Movement-NRM party and Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party.
14:15
14:15

Women Still Struggling to Compete in Direct Constituencies – Amongi 3 1

The 11th parliament will have a total of 356 directly elected MPs, up from 304 in the current parliament. The rest of the women are joining parliament because of affirmative action, representing districts and cities. Amongi says that the numbers are frustrating for a country that has invested so much time and effort in empowering women and preaching the emancipation gospel.
Jan 2021 40 results