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18:45
18:45

Court of Appeal to Handle Over 120 Matters in One Month 1

The cases to be handled consist of 39 Constitutional Petitions and 22 applications, 43 Civil Appeals, and 18 Applications. Among the 43 Civil Appeals to be handled are two Election Petitions filed in 2020 and 2021 respectively.
18:25
18:25

Housemaid Charged with Murdering and Robbing her Employer

Namaganda and others at large allegedly robbed Tumusiime of two smartphones , three suitcases containing clothes, hair weaves, perfumes, a laptop bag, and 35,800 shillings cash.
18:13
18:13

UWA Boss Cleared of Murdering Apaa Truck Driver Adjumani District 2

Lt. Col. George Nambafu, the Chairman Fourth Division Court Martial told URN that the UPDF Director of Prosecution who first sanctioned the file against Malinga wrote that they should drop the case against him due to lack of evidence to pin him and that they were left with no other option but to comply.
18:05
18:05

Private Schools Understaffed as Teachers Abandon the Profession 4

Gordians Ahaisibwe, the headteacher Emma High School, says the school lost three teachers but was not ready to recruit more staff due to the financial constraints. He explains that given the staggered manner in which they are operating, the school decided to let the available teachers handle as they wait for the entire school to reopen then think of bridging the gap.
17:44
17:44

Defensive Driving Training for Taxi Drivers as Kenyan Insurer Introduces Medical Insurance Master Drive 4 1

With premiums of Shs.80, 000 per year, taxi drivers will have access to health services of up to 400, 000 Shillings. The driver can also enroll one dependent on the same package by paying an extra Shs70, 000.
17:18
17:18

Oil Pipeline; Compensation of PAPs May Cost Up to UGX 65Bn 1 1 Top story

Dickens Kamugisha, the Executive Director at Africa Institute for Energy Governance -AFIEGO, says for about three years, EACOP has been carrying out the valuation of property in affected areas. However, he adds, none of the project-affected persons knows the rate which is being used.
17:15
17:15

Two Feared Dead as Speeding Fuel Truck Plunges into Karuma Falls karuma bridge 1

Joshua Odong, a regular transporter along the Gulu-Kampala highway, observed that Karuma which was built in the 1960s during the colonial era is notorious for killing travelers because it does not have the requisite safety standards.
16:49
16:49

Court Upholds Ugx 51 Billion Telecom License Fees for MTN Uganda

In his decision delivered electronically justice Musa Ssekaana ruled that there was no procedural impropriety in the decision made by UCC in imposing transition fees based on a pro-rated assessment.
16:25
16:25

Congo Plunder Case: Ignore Uganda's Calls for Death Certificates, ICJ Told 1 1

Debarati Guha-Sapir, the Director of Center for Research on the Epidemiology of Disaster (CRED) and a Professor at University of Louvain School of Public Health, in Brussels has urged International Court of Justice -ICJ to ignore argument by Uganda that Democratic Republic of Congo must produce evidence such as death certificates in its claim for compensation.
15:22
15:22

Multiple Rooftop House Break-ins Frustrates Lungujja Residents. 3 2

Fredrick Lubega, the chairman Kyobe zone in Lungujja parish attributes the new crime wave to the increasing levels of unemployment within the country, saying last week he was also attacked by the same burglars when they broke through the house ceiling and gained access to the house drugged them with suspected chloroform and took everything.
14:41
14:41

Museveni Promotes 40 Senior UPDF Officers, One Woman on the List army promotions

Brig. Gen Agnes Musoke, the one woman among the officers promoted, is a member of the General Court Martial, a position she was appointed to in 2016 while at the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.
14:02
14:02

Namuganza Blames Minister Amongi, Chairperson Byenkya for Land Commission Mess land compensation 10 1

The Minister of State for Lands, Persis Namuganza has attributed the mess in the Land compensation to the dealings of the current chairperson of the commission Beatrice Byankya and former lands Minister Betty Amongi; compensation was deferred when the chairperson imputed massive criminality by claiming that the ministry was paying already paid persons, and also that the acreage was inflated.
13:28
13:28

Court to Decide on Ziwa -Rhino Fund Uganda Eviction on Monday 1

Court heard that the respondents breached the contract by cancelling Rhino Fund Uganda license and therefore if an interim order is not granted, they will suffer irreparable damages.
13:21
13:21

Bungatira Sub County Councilor-Elect for the Elderly Dies in River Unyama

Grace Pande, the officer in charge of crime investigation at Gulu Central Police Station, says preliminary investigation indicates that Akena was thrown into the river after losing control of a motorcycle he was riding and hitting the bridge rail.
13:16
13:16

Kamwenge Town Council Chairperson-Elect Dead 1

Matovu, who has been in intensive care unit at Mbarara regional referral hospital for three weeks, was pronounced dead at 3am on Saturday.
13:11
13:11

Gov't Worried as 99% of Teachers Shun Covid-19 Vaccination 2 Top story

Ismail Mulindwa, the Director Basic and secondary education says that the government had a target of vaccinating over 550,000 teachers however, of these only a mere 7,000 - that is 1.2% of the teachers have turned up for the jab.
12:50
12:50

Study Finds Malaria Parasites Protect Against Severe Forms of COVID-19 MOH 2 1

Findings from the studies show that 30.2 per cent of the patients who were not infected with malaria developed severe forms of COVID-19 with 3.8 percent succumbing to the disease.
12:20
12:20

New EAC Boss Pledges to Eliminate Trade Barriers, Push Political Unity 1 3

The EAC belongs to all of us - the people of East Africa, and I have taken on the duty to work towards a prosperous, secure and politically united region, that is people -centered and private sector driven -Dr. Mathuki
11:49
11:49

Rukungiri Man Arrested After Stabbing of Woman to Death

According to the Kigezi Region Police spokesperson Elly Maate, Babweyoreka was arrested and is in custody at CPS Rukungiri.
11:10
11:10

Kanungu Sand Miner Killed After Defying Guidelines

The incident comes barely 24 hours after Kanungu District Security Committee issued conditions for reopening the sand mine and put in place a committee to enforce the strict guidelines that were put in place.
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