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22:49
22:49

High Court Rejects 50 Affidavits in Lwengo LCV Election Petition Masaka High Court 2

Balikuddembe, a candidate of the National Unity Platform-NUP had sought leave of the court to submit additional evidence to support his petition to the effect that Kitatta, the National Resistance Movement-candidate connived with the Electoral Commission to rig elections in Lwengo.
22:29
22:29

Scientists Move to Assess Safety Amidst Cocktails of COVID -19 Vaccines Makerere University 3 1

So far, in addition to the AstraZeneca vaccines, the country has received a donation of Sinopharm vaccines from China and they expect Johnson and Johnson vaccines that have already been ordered through the African Union. Also, the US government has promised to deliver some Pfizer vaccines this month.
22:04
22:04

80 More Armed Rustlers Arrested in Karamoja Disarmament Exercise 1

The joint security teams embarked on a twofold disarmament exercise on July 14 after rampant cases of cattle theft and killings in the districts of Nakapiripirit, Moroto, Karenga and Kaabong. According to the Defence deputy spokesperson Lt Col Ronald Kakurungu, the arrests in Karamoja over the last one month have increased the total number of suspects to 350 people.
21:51
21:51

Pictorial; Lt. General Pecos Kutesa's Remains Returned Home

Today, his remains were carried in the belly of the Emirates aircraft that landed on Friday afternoon at Entebbe International Airport. The widow, Dorah Kutesa who had traveled with another relative to nurse the husband was received by a delegation from the army and family members at the airside.
21:42
21:42

Multiple Borrowing, Diversion of Funds Ruining Emyoga Program in Lwengo Emyoga projects 3 1

Gonzaga Muteesasira, the greater Masaka regional coordinator for the program, reveals that the habit of multiple borrowing have been unearthed among the youth leaders and media practitioners SACCOs that were registered at levels of the three constituencies in the area.
21:21
21:21

MP Bagala Presents More Evidence as Court Sets Hearing Date 3 2

Bagala won the January 14 polls with a margin of 16,000 votes to defeat Nabakooba. But in March, Nabakooba filed a petition to challenge the outcome of the polls, alleging that Bagala was not validly elected to represent Mityana District in Parliament, on grounds that the Electoral Commission failed to secure conditions necessary for the conduct of the election.
20:29
20:29

43 Senior Police Officers Graduate in ICT, Crime Management 3 3

The graduates were cohorts of the intermediate command and staff course intake which started on April 9. The group which was trained at Bwebajja Police Senior Command and Staff College included some police officers serving as Regional, District and Division commanders.
20:17
20:17

Health Ministry Lifts Ban on Travellers from India Ministry of Health 1

Other countries in this category include the US, UK, United Arab Emirates, Turkey, South Africa, Kenya and Tanzania. This categorization, the minister says is based on the presence of variants of concern in the specific country, the rate of transmission of the disease in that country, number of deaths and vaccination levels.
20:14
20:14

25 Injured as Truck Overturns in Seeta Trading Centre Accident 1 2

An eyewitness Sulaiman Ssekanwagi says that the truck driver was trying to avoid a collision with a motorcycle from the opposite direction but swerved off the road and overturned.
20:06
20:06

Museveni Wants Parish Model Fund Increased to UGX 1.1 Trillion 8 1

Addressing MPs under the NRM Parliamentary Caucus at Kololo Independence Grounds, Museveni criticized the Tenth Parliament for blocking more funds for the new model and instead allocated only 200 billion shillings which he said is inadequate.
19:47
19:47

UNEB Registers Increased Entries for Science Subjects at UACE 1

UNEB Executive Director Dan Odongo says that the development is a big milestone but more effort is needed at the lower level, to particularly improve the performance of learners at the senior four-level where nearly half of the learners have been failing to attain a minimum pass of eight in the last three years.
19:30
19:30

Gov’t to Extend Covid-19 Vaccination Centres to Schools 1 2

The Minister says that for the recently received 300, 000 covid19 vaccines and when the next consignment of vaccines arrives, the health ministry shall extend vaccination posts to schools, universities, and tertiary institutions.
17:14
17:14

One Dead, Three Injured in Nakawa Accident 3 1

John Kabanda a resident of Banda and a taxi driver was knocked dead by a YY bus registration number UAV 205T that was heading to Mbale.
16:50
16:50

Court Condemns Government for Non-Payment of Batwa over Eviction 2

“…the Batwa have been left disadvantaged, owing to their eviction from the said land, and also due to the nonpayment to them of adequate compensation which would have facilitated in their relocation to similar lands. This had rendered them landless and has severely affected not only their livelihoods but has destroyed their identity, dignity and self-worth as a people and as equal citizens with other Ugandans,” Justice Musoke ruled in a lead judgment.
16:49
16:49

Court Issues Criminal Summons Against Kawempe North MP Ssegirinya Ivan Kyazze 1

The summons was issued on Friday by the Grade One Magistrate Marion Mangeni following a request of State Attorney Ivan Kyazze. Kyazze told the court that Ssegirinya was supposed to appear today but neither he nor his lawyers showed up for further hearing of his case.
16:29
16:29

DNA Results Confirm Recovered Remains in Lira Are For Missing 4-Year-Old Girl 2 2

In April Akello went missing from Dilish Adero, her mother at Timber Yard in Lira City East Division. She was last spotted moving with a stranger from a restaurant within the same area.
15:34
15:34

Court Rejects Application to Summon Education Officials over Academic Documents 1 3

During the hearing at Kabale High Court Mutabazi’s lawyer, Akram Matovu asked the court to summon top officials from the Ministry of Education and Sports, National Council for Higher Education to appear before the court to defend the legitimacy of Bizimana’s academic credentials.
15:03
15:03

Court Dismisses Election Petition against MP Nathan Byanyima Mbarara High Court 1 2

The petition was filed by Jeremiah Kamurari, a challenger for the same seat in the just concluded elections challenging Nathan Byanyima’s academic qualifications. Kamurari had argued that Byanyima did not have the requisite qualifications to contest for a parliamentary seat.
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14:50

Court Orders Fresh Elections in Aruu South Gulu High Court 1 Top story

According to Justice Asiimwe, Komakech wrongly addressed his resignation to the Executive Director of Butabika Hospital instead of addressing to the Permanent Secretary Health Service Commission by the fact that he is a pensionable public servant, as in accordance to the Public Service Standing Order.
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