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17:51
17:51

Agago Councilor Accused of Raping Female Patient After Sedating Drink

Joel Ogal 54, the LCV Councilor for Lapono sub-county was arrested on Friday from Kalongo Town Council. He is accused of raping a female resident of Akado West Parish in Kalongo Town Council who had gone to seek medical attention from his clinic on Thursday.
17:34
17:34

Private Universities Defy Gov't Directive, Already Open 4

Tracy Muhirwe, a first year student, pursuing a degree in Information Technology, said she was called by her friend to come and start attending lectures in the last week of January. She hadn't known that campus had resumed.
17:20
17:20

Hosea Kiplangat Wins National Cross Country Championship 2021 3

In the highly competitive championship in Tororo, Uganda’s long distance runner Kiplangat Hosea against all odds managed to hit the finishing point before any other at 2:14:0, ahead of Kusuro Geoffrey who came second with 29:15:1 and Chibet Samuel with 29:18:5
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17:08

Election Petitions: Judiciary Deploys 30 Magistrates 1

In a statement issued by the judiciary, Langa says the changes and assignments are intended to boost service delivery in the Courts as well as address the staffing gaps in the Magisterial areas.
16:51
16:51

Agago Suspends Recruitment over Expiry of DSC Members' Terms 1

The Agago district Chief Administrative Officer, Fred Kalyesubula, in a notice to the public and the applicants, suspended the exercise till further notice due to the expiration of term of service of two incumbent members.
16:27
16:27

Supreme Court Stays Execution of Orders in Kazinda Case 1

The supreme court has issued orders staying the execution of the Constitutional Court’s decision which was permanently halting the proceedings of corruption charges against Geoffery Kazinda, the former principal accountant officer in the Office of Prime Minister.
16:17
16:17

Twenty Arrested over Illegal Fishing at Kasenyi 2 3

The UPDF Marine spokesperson, Captain Favorite Rugumayo told URN that many fishermen have resumed the use of illegally methods to catch young fish.
16:03
16:03

Mabirizi Petitions Speaker Over "Selfish" Plans to Extend MPs' Term to 7 Years 1

Mabirizi warns that Parliament’s continued selfishness may provoke Ugandans to cut short their illegal plans because the People of Uganda in exercise of their sovereign power, can do virtually anything to protect the constitution.
15:44
15:44

Three Family Members Arrested over Murder in Mbale City 3

According to David Masola, brother of the deceased, Wanaboa was beaten by the children of Lukia Nafamba, a 60-year-old widow, using stones, sticks, and bricks after finding him in bed with her in the house.
15:18
15:18

38 Suspects Arrested over Murder of Three People in Kiryandongo police 1

They are accused of attacking and hacking to death Yasin Bakati,Rosa Afiyako and Safi Ayumani all residents of Okeche cell Karuma town Council Kiryandongo district. They also critically injured Safina Chandiru who is currently admitted in critical condition nursing severe wounds at Kiryandongo General Hospital.She sustained deep cuts in the head, face, both hands and stomach.
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14:13

Mbarara Mob Lynches Two Suspected Boda Boda Thieves 1 1

Owokunda said that the theft of Boda Boda cycles has started to increase since police relaxed the implementation of curfew noting that now at least 6 cases of motorcycle theft are reported to police in a week.
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Absence of Nursery Schools will Weaken Foundation of Education Teachers Say 12 3

Sandra Beatrice Odweki, a teacher at Grand Mother's Arms Primary and Nursery School in Kasese town, says from her experience children who have gone through nursery actively participate in primary section, much more than those who start schooling from primary one.
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11:37

Disqualify Chief Justice From Hearing Kyagulanyi Petition - Lawyer Mabirizi 1 Top story

He says Owiny-Dollo's earlier relationship as Museveni's lawyer and the fact that he has held discussions with the same respondent after Kyagulanyi's petition had been filed makes the Chief Justice's presence on the panel "not only be illegal but also unacceptable under constitutional and fairness principle since justice must not only be done but must also be seen to be done”
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10:22

Man Remanded for Assaulting Woman over UGX 200 Debt

On Friday, Abim Magistrate Court presided over by Nicholas Aisu, the Grade One magistrate heard that the suspect identified as Charles Dickens Orebo, a resident of Ywee-Wii village in Angolebwal parish Morulem town council reportedly assaulted Eveline Abonyo of the same village over a 200 Shillings debt.
10:13
10:13

KCCA Bans Hawkers in Refurbished Old Taxi Park 6 2

The ongoing construction works on the park is expected to be completed by March 4, 2021. And upon completion, the authorities say, the park will have new guidelines for reducing congestion, and promoting hygiene.
09:52
09:52

Gender Ministry Revists Procedure for Accessing Disability Grant bureaucracy 2 1

Each group of between 5 to 15 people is entitled to a maximum of 5,000,000 Shillings for the selected activity. According to guidelines, PWD leaders organize groups and submit their files to the district through sub-counties or town councils for final submission to the Gender Ministry for funding.
09:43
09:43

Newly Commissioned Kyenjojo-Fort Portal Road Develops Cracks 1 1

The stretch measuring about 300 metres had become bumpy forcing the Chinese company to cordon it off.
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