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20:33
20:33

Arua High Court Circuit Overwhelmed With Case Backlog 5 3

The cases mainly comprising of Civil, Criminal, Land and Miscellaneous causes accumulated within the COVID-19 lockdown period that started in March 2020.
19:40
19:40

KCCA Issues Route Chart for Taxis in Old Taxi Park 3 1

Kisaka says they also discussed how to harmonize governance of the park amidst existence of multiple associations all claiming to be unifying bodies for the operators. She says, they want to keep a close working relationship with stakeholders to ensure that the Park is well managed, government policies like taxes are respected and that there is orderliness in the City.
19:14
19:14

Security Guard Shoots Dead Suspected Thief in Bukwo 2 1

He was shot at Chemuron Village, Nyalit Parish, Chesower Sub county by a security guard Jude Olo, attached to Knight security company. The guard was working at the China State Construction Engineering Corporation, a company working on the Kapchorwa-Suam road.
19:00
19:00

131 MPs Take Oaths on First Day of Swearing-in Ceremonies MPs Swearing in 2 3 Top story

Although the house had planned to administer oaths for 132 legislator's on the first day of the exercise, two of the elected members did not turn up. They include Kinkizi West MP Dr Chris Baryomunsi and Kabarole Woman MP Victoria Rusoke Businge who sought permission to skip the activities due to other engagements.
18:43
18:43

NSSF Nine-Month Deficit Falls to UGX 31.1 Billion 1

By March 2021, the members’ fund had grown to 14.62 trillion Shillings compared to 12.65 trillion Shillings recorded at the end of March 2020, despite a slight decline in members’ contributions over the two periods. A statement by NSSF attributes this to the ‘continued growth in investment assets and contribution collections.’ Other losses, Ushs 207 billion, came from the foreign currency exchange on investments as most foreign currencies lost value against the Uganda shilling,
18:19
18:19

CAO Rejects Councillors' Resolution to Retain Gov’t Smartphones 1

As they ended their tour of duty, the Councillors unanimously passed a resolution to transfer the ownership of the same smartphones from Nakasongola district local government to themselves, arguing that they remain a key reference point, who will be consulted often on local issues and report the same to the relevant authorities using the same smartphones.
18:06
18:06

Makerere University Posts Record Number of Doctoral Graduands 4 1

Professor Barnabas Nawangwe, the University's Vice-Chancellor says that over the years, the highest number of PhDs conferred at a single congregation was 75. He, however, is optimistic that the increase is a positive step towards their objective of transforming Makerere into a research-led university.
17:50
17:50

Medical Interns Start Strike over Working Conditions 2

The interns under their umbrella body, Federation for Uganda Medical Interns want government to increase the allowances they are given from 960,000 to Shs 3 million. They also want government to provide housing for them
17:35
17:35

South Sudan Gang to Appear Before Military Court This week 1

The suspects who have been in military detention for a month were arrested from Lucom village in Kitgum District by Uganda People Defense Forces-UPDF after reportedly making attempts to raid cattle from livestock farmers in the area. T
17:17
17:17

UPDF Captain Jailed 50-Years for Murdering Eritrean Businessman 3

The three include Captain Bumali Mangeni also known as Akeem, Benon Duncan Lumu, 33, and Andrew Kisitu, 28. The trio has been sentenced by the Kampala High Court Judge Flavia Anglin Ssenoga on the crimes that occurred on October 27, 2016, in Kololo, an upscale suburb of Kampala.
16:26
16:26

Police Hands Over Impounded Timber to NFA in Lamwo 2 1

The impounded timber was reportedly plundered from forest reserves in Aram, Opoki and Abayo in Padibe West Sub County and Ywaya, Omuwa, Paladiya, Aweno-Olwiyo, Guriya, Lelabul and Berlobo in Dibolyec parish, Lokung East Sub County.
16:12
16:12

Drylands Integrated Project Stuck With Unclaimed Friesian Cows OPM 3

However, some farmers in Nabilatuk district have abused the project by selling off the animals in order to earn quick money. At least 18 Friesian cows have been sold off since April, according to a report by the monitoring team led by the Nabilatuk Resident District Commissioner Milton Odongo.
16:00
16:00

MPs say 11th Parliament Should Focus on Pro-People Legislation MPs swearing in 1 5

Some members of Parliament have said that the 11th parliament should focus on passing legislation that is pro-people and not focus what political parties want.
15:40
15:40

Interpol Unveils Online Applications to Reduce Extortion, Crowding 1 1

The Certificate of Good Conduct also known as the Criminal Clearance Letter is issued to a person to show that they are of good character with no criminal record traceable to their name. They are mainly sought by those applying for Visas, seeking employment abroad, going for treatment abroad or seeking residence in a foreign country.
15:36
15:36

Kiplimo to Join Cheptegei for Golden Spike Event in Ostrava jacob kiplimo 1 1

At last year’s Golden Spike, Kiplimo won the 5000m clocking a Personal Best of 12:48.63. He also claimed world U20 bronze as a 15-year-old in 2016 at Personal Best of 27:26.68.
15:16
15:16

Headteacher Arrested for Stealing School Iron Sheets 2

The suspects were apprehended on Monday following a tip-off from residents who acted on suspicion when people purported to be thieves were seen the previous night ferrying iron sheets from the school. Upon inquiries, it was discovered that the padlock to the school store had no sign of breakage yet the keys were always in the head teacher's possession.
14:41
14:41

Parents Stranded as Makerere Restricts Access to Graduation Ceremony 2 2

However, on Monday morning, several parents showed up at the function but they were not allowed to go beyond the cut off point that was put around the School of Languages, Literature, and communication - just a few metres before Freedom Square.
14:41
14:41

Police to Slap Terrorism Charges Against 11 Suspects For Throwing Petrol Bombs 1 1

Security agencies have arrested 11 people suspected to have been behind the throwing of petrol bombs at motorists stuck in jam and government vehicles parked at public premises. The suspects, according to Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, were arrested on the eve of President Yoweri Museveni’s swearing in of his sixtieth elective term.
14:09
14:09

Move to Auction Public Land to Fund Budget Stirs Concern in Kisoro 8 1

Last week, the Municipal Council, led by speaker Susan Rwaretse agreed to sell an acre of land located next to Seseme Sewerage Treatment Plant in Kamonyi village, Northern Ward in order to raise money to fund the 48 billion Shillings budget which they approved.
13:35
13:35

Pictorial; New Members of Parliament Take Oath MPs swearing in

Every person elected to parliament takes the Oath of Allegiance and the Oath of Member of Parliament before they officially start their five-year term of office. The ceremony, which is following the alphabetical order of names of each legislator, will see 132 members take oath today, according to a programme issued by Parliament’s Director of Communications and Public Affairs, Helen Kawesa.
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