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22:08
22:08

Police Shoots Protestor Dead in Butebo District

The Police deployed shot live bullets during an exchange between them and a rowdy mob mostly boda boda riders. The protestors reportedly wanted to burn the police patrol car blaming it for causing an accident which claimed the life of their colleague.
21:58
21:58

Anita Among Overwhelmingly Elected Deputy Speaker Parliament 2 1 Top story

The Bukedea Woman MP Anita Among has been declared Winner of the Deputy Speakership race after she garnered 415 votes in the Monday evening elections.
21:30
21:30

MPs Treated To Comedy as Gen Ali, Ssegirinya Are Nominated Parliament 1 4

Members of Parliament were treated to some comedy on Monday evening following the nomination of two unlikely candidates; General Moses Ali and Muhammad Ssegirinya for the position of Deputy Speaker.
20:25
20:25

Heavy Deployment in Jinja, Kamuli After Kadaga’s Defeat For Speakership election 2

By 6:00pm, uniformed and plain clothed security personnel were seen patrolling different streets where several youths had reportedly planned to launch their protests.
19:28
19:28

I'll Execute My Mandate With Utmost Diligence -Oulanyah 2 1 Top story

The Speaker of the Eleventh Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah has pledged to execute with outmost diligence the mandate given to him as head of the legislature.
19:09
19:09

KCCA To Review Old Taxi Park Stages Before Reopening 1 2

The Chairman of the Uganda Transport Development Agency- UTRADA Mustafa Mayambala says they also need to resort the issues of leadership at stages outside the Park. At Burton street there is a Bweyogerere stage just like there is in the Old Taxi Park.
19:09
19:09

Kigezi Diocese Bishop Announces Early Retirement Diocese of Kigezi 1 9

Bagamuhunda says that he feels he is no longer strong enough to carry out effective work and ministry of the Bishop in the very big diocese of Kigezi like he used to do, and says that he has already shared with Archbishop Samuel Stephen Kaziimba Mugalu of the Church of Uganda, who granted him the go ahead.
17:59
17:59

Speakership Race: Online News Sites Discard Objectivity 1

Kampala Times, an obscure online site on Monday last week published a story claiming that a total of 118 Members of Parliament of the 131 sworn in on the first day had declared support for Kadaga. How did the website source its story?
17:51
17:51

Jacob Oulanyah Elected Speaker of Eleventh Parliament Speaker election 4 1 Top story

Oulanyah won the hotly contested race with 310 votes against 197 votes garnered by former Speaker of the Tenth Parliament Rebecca Kadaga.
17:01
17:01

Assailants Kill Former UN Employee in Kasangati 1 3

According to Owoyesigyire, Muwonge met his death in the wee hours of Monday morning. His lifeless body was found by one of his relatives covered in a Polythene bag outside in his compound. Owoyesigyire says that the assailants took off with the deceased’s mobile phones, saying that they are treating the case as an aggravated robbery.
16:50
16:50

ASTU and UPDF Recover 8 SMGs, Kill 10 Rustlers in Three Weeks in Karamoja 1 1

Other than eight SMGs recovered and killed rustlers, ASTU has faced off with armed groups in at least 40 incidents, in which security has been able to recover 380 cows and 13 goats in the last three weeks of operations.
16:42
16:42

Pictorial: Election of Speaker of Eleventh Parliament Speaker election Top story

The Speaker contest is mainly between Omoro County MP Jacob Oulanyah and Kamuli Woman MP, Rebecca Kadaga who has been serving as Deputy Speaker and speaker in the Tenth Parliament.
16:35
16:35

Private Schools Prioritize Teachers' Saving Schemes 6

Some private schools in Kampala have embarked on planning on how to best support their teachers and school staff to recover and at the same time build capacity to enable them to build resilience against similar situations in future.
16:35
16:35

Teenage Commercial Sex Workers Worry Buseruka Sub county Authorities leaders 4 Top story

Buseruka sub-county authorities say more than 500 girls have dropped out of school ever since the COVID-19 pandemic broke out in the country.
15:51
15:51

Ssekikubo Raises Concern Over Museveni’s Presence as MPs Elect Speaker Parliament 1 2

The Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo today overruled Lwemiyaga MP Theodore Ssekikubo for raising concern over President Museveni’s presence in parliament as MPs voted.
15:48
15:48

Mulago, Entebbe ICUs Full of COVID-19 Patients 2 Top story

Dr. Rose Baynyima, the Deputy Executive Director at Mulago National Referral Hospital and the head of the COVID-19 treatment unit says they had to re-open the unit especially the high dependency unit (HDU) and ICU when hospitals began referring critical patients.
15:29
15:29

Newly Sworn in Kagongo Division Chairperson Perishes in Accident 1 1

Mushabe died on Monday morning on his way to Ruhoko Health Center III. The accident occurred around 11:00 Am along Kashuku road in Ibanda Municipality.
15:19
15:19

Speaker Elections: Security Deploys at Homes of Winners and Losers 1 1

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, said they have realized that the positions of Speaker and Deputy Speaker are hotly contested and they have effectively deployed overt and covert security teams.
15:16
15:16

Families Plead with Gov't to Reopen Nodding Syndrome Treatment Centers Kitgum District 5 1

Michael Odur, a resident of Labworomor village in Akwang, says that caring for the children affected by the nodding condition since the closure of the treatment centers has become an uphill task for him and the entire family due to resource constraints.
14:51
14:51

Former Makerere University Student Found Dead 1 1 Top story

Luke Owoyesigyire, the Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson identifies the deceased as 27-year-old James Eyangu, the former president of Makerere College of Veterinary Medicine. He graduated on Wednesday in Biomedical Laboratory Technology.
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