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23:17
23:17

Uganda Cranes Midfielder Aucho Joins Tanzania’s Young Africans SC Khalid Aucho 2

Aucho 28, joins Young as free agent after ending his contract at Egyptian’s side Misr El Makkasa in June this year, the two parties agreed not to extend the contact and consequently the midfielder had to look for another opportunity.
22:09
22:09

Uganda Industry to Benefit from Campaign Against Fossil Fuels - Expert Oil and gas 2 3 Top story

Amidst all this, the migration from fossil fuel to cleaner sources of energy is also gathering pace, with the automotive industry, which is the main consumer, increasingly going for battery-powered electric engine vehicles.
21:48
21:48

Six Remanded Over Shop Break-ins in Kitgum Municipality 1

The suspects who appeared before Kitgum Chief Magistrates Elizabeth Akullo on Monday were identified as Ronald Rubangakene aka the big, Richard Opala, Richard Okello, Sam Acire, and Robert Olony. They were charged with two counts of theft and shop breaking.
20:12
20:12

Construction of Cancer Radiotherapy Bankers at Nsambya Hospital Set to Start 2 3

Upon completion, the Nsambya Hospital Cancer Unit will become a national regional centre that will serve the central region. Prof Charles Olweny, the chairman of the Uganda Cancer Institute says the facility will go a long way in reducing the congestion at the Uganda Cancer Institute.
19:59
19:59

Uganda Law Society Cleared to Conduct Online AGM ULS 1 2

The permission follows a successful application by the Uganda Law Society-ULS which was supported by an affidavit by its current president Pheona Nabasa Wall, who told the court that the ULS Act requires them to conduct an AGM annually as soon as convenient, after December 31.
19:48
19:48

Kitgum Municipality Gets Nod for New Physical Developement Plan 3 1

Kitgum Municipality, with three divisions of Pager, Central and Pandwong last developed its physical development plan in 2005 when the entity was still a town council. The new plan has been under development by Peak Partners Ltd for the last year. It is funded by the World Bank through Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructure Development programme-USMID.
19:38
19:38

Civil Society Actors Caution Against State-led Reforms on Mailo Land 1 4

The proposal comes at the height of great suspicion by the Buganda Kingdom over a proposal by the central government to cause reforms in the land administration regimes, including but not limited to abolition of Mailo land tenure system, which is most prevalent in Buganda.
19:25
19:25

Olympics; Ochola Hails Gen Kayihura for Revamping Sports in Police Force 1 2

Ochola in a statement shared to journalists by Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, said the medals won by Inspector of Police Joshua Cheptegei and Special Police Constable Peruth Chemutai, are a result of Gen Kayihura’s decision to identify and recruit talented young people into the force.
19:18
19:18

Pictorial: Kampala Returns to Normal Days after Lockdown

Many traders are attending to buyers without wearing face masks and those who have the masks are not wearing them appropriately. Streets and roads in town are also congested with motorists driving and riding close to each other, some carrying more passengers than permitted.
19:08
19:08

Court Halts Compensation of Businessman Dodoviko for Ndeeba Church Land 2 3

The Principal Judge Flavian Zeija made the ruling on Monday noting that the said compensation should be halted until the main suit in which Mwanje claimed ownership of the land will be determined.
18:56
18:56

Minister Nabakooba Intervenes in Bukakata Land Dispute 2 1

The affected persons are mainly pastoralists and peasant farmers occupying more than three square miles of land in Kasange-Kigga village, Kiteredde, Musajja, Muddu, Komoni, Biriinzi, Lutukuma, and Kigo.
18:28
18:28

Police Arrests 40 People over Crimes Committed Last Week 1 2

Uganda recorded 78 capital offence incidents in which 56 lives were lost over the last seven days. This means that an average of eight people died across the country each day. Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, said Kampala North which covers Kawempe, Nansana, Matugga, Kasangati, Masuulita, Kakiri and Wakiso recorded 28 serious crime incidents leading to over 10 fatalities.
18:20
18:20

KCCA Tasked to Account for COVID-19 Relief Funds 1 5

The joint parliamentary team, comprising the Public and Local Government Accounts committees was tasked to review a list of beneficiaries of the COVID-19 cash, which was tabled before parliament by Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja last month. Under the initiative, the government has been distributing 100,000 Shillings to selected people classified as vulnerable during the 42-day lockdown which ended on Friday.
16:14
16:14

World Cup Qualifiers: Uganda to Play Mali at Kitende FUFA 1 2

This comes months after both CAF and FIFA disqualified Mandela National Stadium from hosting the 2022 World Cup qualifiers, saying the facility is substandard.
16:12
16:12

Two Teachers Arrested for Conducting Lessons in Arua 1 2

David Ondoma, the head teacher and Margaret Wanjiri of Lauka, a private primary school in Golf Course Cell Arua Central Division were picked up today morning by police detectives at the school as they conducted lessons. The four teachers are currently detained at Arua Central Police Station.
15:31
15:31

A Family of 10 Homeless As Mob Demolishes Home, Torches Property 5 4

The mob raided the family of David Odoi, a resident of Liwira village in Sere Sub-county on Saturday last week accusing him of poisoning Dominic Owori, who is reportedly unconscious during a drinking spree.
15:13
15:13

Kiira Motors To Deliver Only 10 Buses in 2021 1 Top story

Kiira Motors Corporation says it will deliver 10 buses by end of this year, a paltry one percent of the more than 1000 buses the state owned corporation had promised to deliver by end of this year.
14:55
14:55

Bugiri Residents Recover Decomposing Body of Unidentified Man Busoga 2

A strong odour drew the attention of passersby to the body, which had deep wounds on the head and chest. Residents told URN that their attempts to identify the deceased did not yield results since he is not from their locality.
14:52
14:52

Global Warming Unequivocally Human Driven, at Unprecedented Rate- Report 1 Top story

Human-induced climate change is already affecting many weather and climate extremes in every region across the globe. Scientists are also observing changes across the whole of Earth’s climate system; in the atmosphere, in the oceans, ice floes, and on land.
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