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22:48
22:48

Police, Military Recovered 60 Guns Used to Kill 270 People in 2020 - Report 1 1

CID states that it only took 43 out of 249-gun violence cases to court. This means over 200 cases were still pending by close of last year. Districts such as Kotido topped the list of gun murders with 19 cases, Moroto came second with 14 murders, Napaka and Kaabong tied with each recording 12 shootings.
22:35
22:35

Strong Winds Destroy Houses in Kasese District heavy winds 2 1

Vicent Sakwira the area chairperson says seven of the affected houses were completely brought down by the winds that last over two hours.
21:32
21:32

Inflation Figures Change After Ubos Rebase Statistics Ubos rebasing

The aim of re-basing is mainly to ensure that new items in the economy, which could have become more important that before, are included and their weight put into consideration. The annual headline inflation for the year ended March 2021 now drops to 2.7% from the 4.1% that was recorded before rebasing.
19:35
19:35

174 Children Defiled In Luwero District Last Year defilement 4

The report indicates that the cases put the district in the 10th position amongst districts with high rates of defilement across the country. The highest number was in the Katwe division which recorded 252 defilement cases, followed by Kamuli district with 236, Mbale with 230, Buyende with 207, Mukono division with 193 cases, as well as Tororo and Kapchorwa which registered 188 cases each.
19:14
19:14

Cargo Drivers Task East African Community Bloc on Compensation, Security Nimule-Juba Highway 1 2

Batula Hussein, an elderly mother who lost his son Hashim Ismail, 36, in the attack told URN on a phone line that the deceased trucker was the only breadwinner in the family. Hashim’s body was reportedly burnt in his truck beyond recognition and buried in South Sudan.
19:03
19:03

Minister Pleads for Funding for UBC and National Guidance Directorate ICT 2 1

Although the Ministry sought 22 billion Shillings for the national broadcaster-UBC, and three billion Shillings for the national guidance directorate, the two items have been listed as un-funded priorities for the financial year 2021-2022.
18:18
18:18

Competition, Political Interests Killing EAC Integration 6

The observation was made by professional bodies, economic analysts and government officials in the wake of trade standoffs and political quarrels, amongst EAC member states. Currently, in the region, Uganda is facing trade barriers with Kenya as several Ugandan products like sugar, poultry, milk and grain, are either blocked or restricted by quotas and tariffs.
17:52
17:52

Gulu District Struggles to Contain Hepatitis B Infections vaccination 1 1

William Onyai, the Gulu District Health Educator, says that the disease has remained a challenge noting that many people have failed to embrace Hepatitis B vaccination.
17:32
17:32

Medical Association Ponders Legal Action over Mandatory COVID-19 Jabs for Health Workers Ministry of Health 1 4

Speaking to journalists on Monday, officials of the Association said that they had received several reports that health workers are being forced into immunization with threats of withholding their pay in the wake of high abstinence by the initial target population.
17:21
17:21

Man On The Run For Strangling Wife to Death home

Namukuve's lifeless body was found lying in her bedroom around 12:00 pm on Monday afternoon. Rwampara is suspected to have killed the deceased on Sunday night.
17:11
17:11

Why Fight for Parliament Speaker's Job is a Do-or-Die Affair 1 Top story

But Kadaga who has occupied the number three seat for now 10 years says being number two, one has to work under someone else while being number three; you are a boss of the Second Arm of government. As number two, you also risk being sacked anytime of the president’s choosing.
17:09
17:09

Kyagulanyi Welcomes US Travel Restrictions on Ugandan Officials NUP

“The people of Uganda value their relationship with the global community and appreciate the concern shown by the United States on the deteriorating situation regarding human rights and civil liberties. It is our hope that other nations of the world will follow suit and support our quest for freedom and democracy,” reads the statement in part.
16:49
16:49

FUFA Women Super League: Kawempe Defeats Kampala Queens 4-0 goal 3 1

Mutebi says that their technical bench will reorganize the defence, midfield and striking lines to ensure that players avoid unnecessary mistakes to stop them from conceding goals in the remaining games.
16:32
16:32

Mother Sues Gov't for Son Killed in November Riots 2020 November riots 2 3

The son, Amos Ssegawa was shot dead on November 19, 2020, as the police and army quelled protests that followed the arrest of then-presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu during a campaign rally in Luuka district. It was reported that up to 54 lives were lost in the protests.
15:58
15:58

Over 90 Arrested In Crackdown on Bars In Busia 2

Moses Kakiryo, the Busia District Police Commander-DPC says that they conducted operations for two days in different bars targeting bars operating in disregard of the suspension by the president as part of the measures to contain the spread of COVID-19.
15:45
15:45

Kwania Prepares for Budget Shortfall in FY 2021/2022 2 1

Geoffrey Eling Owera, the Finance Secretary attributes the budget shortfall to Covid-19 pandemic which affected local government revenue collections. Eling told council that the district only managed to raise 20% of planned local revenue in the last financial year which was interrupted by Covid-19.
15:31
15:31

Ministry to Open Boundaries for Karenga, UWA Dispute

The two are locked in a land row over location of the site for district headquarters that is under construction in Kidepo Town Council. The site is allegedly situated inside part of the 956 square kilometres set aside as Karenga Community Wildlife Management Area, a protected area managed by Ateker Safari LTD, formerly known as Karamoja Safari LTD following an agreement with UWA.
15:21
15:21

Kadaga to Meet Katikkiro Over Kabaka’s Health Parliament 2 1

During the meeting, Jeremiah Keeya Mwanje, the Kasubi councillor, who read a statement on behalf of the 41 National Unity Platform-NUP councillors, said they are concerned about the wellbeing of cultural leaders.
14:11
14:11

FUFA Terminate Uganda Cranes Head Coach McKinstry's Contract Johnathan McKinstry 1 Top story

Coach McKinstry departs Uganda having won 2 in every 3 games played, recording a 67% WIN rate from the 18 games he has overseen – including 12 wins, 3 draws and only 3 defeats
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13:26

Muntu Says COVID-19 Restrictions Affected ANT Inroads in Recents Polls 2 1

While NUP and other political parties won Parliamentary and District council seats, the Alliance for National Transformation did not win any parliamentary seat, and only won only one district leadership position in the Terego district. But Muntu told a meeting convened this morning to review the party's performance in the Kigezi region, that the loss was not surprising.
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