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19:40

State House Anti Corruption Unit Detains Hoima LC5 Chairman, Three Councilors LC5 Chairperson 3 Top story

The State House anti-corruption unit detained the officials when they appeared before the Criminal Investigations Directorate headquarters in Kampala on Monday to respond to various accusations leveled against them.
19:21
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NSSF Confident of Performance of its Investments 5

In 2019, for example, the Fund reported losing 402 billion shillings due to what it called exposure in the regional equity market, especially the Nairobi stock exchange. The MD Richard Byarugaba says that currently the total equity (stocks) investment portfolio earns the Fund 13% per year, which is a commendable rate of return, and therefore should not be changed.
19:02
19:02

Health Authorities Suspend COVID-19 Vaccination in Busia Municipality 4 1

Busia District Health Officer, Dr. Mathias Wabwire Panyako, says that they have decided to suspend the vaccination of teachers in Busia Municipality from September 6 to 19th due to Cholera vaccination exercise.
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Building Review Board Questions KCCA Inspection of Collapsed Building 3

Eng. Omoding further notes, the building was constructed at a fast rate which didn't permit the materials to gain strength. KCCA says, by 29th July, the building was only two levels and that the third and fourth floor were all constructed in August.
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UPDF Interviews Persons Shortlisted for LDU Recruitment in Rwenzori 1 1

On Tuesday UPDF begun the interview process that also involves medical screening, verification of academic documents and answering an aptitude test before the candidates are scheduled to undertake basic military training.
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Parliament Approves Gov’t Takeover of Mountains of the Moon University 6 1

In 2017, the management of the University asked the government to take it over and turn it into a public university.
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MPs Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana Charged with Murder, Remanded 2 1

They were charged with three counts of murder and attempted murder, offenses they allegedly committed on 23rd August this year, at Ssetaala and Ssenya villages located in Kimanya-Kabonera division in Masaka city.
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Kidnapped Rubaga Carpenter Found Dead 2 2 Top story

Ssempija left home without informing anyone about the people who called him and only told them that he had a client and didn’t return. His family started searching for him in various places including police posts within the area, which advised them to check at Old Kampala Police Division hoping that he could have been picked up during curfew.
16:56
16:56

Express FC Intensifies Preparations Ahead of CAF Champions League 1

Express FC, the reigning Champion of Uganda Premier league signed defender Deus Bukenya on a one-year deal as a free agent to help in the defence, while Kasozi joined on a season-long loan from Kyetume FC.
16:43
16:43

Minister Matia Kasaija Sad as Africell, Smart Telecom Quit Uganda 1

In a letter circulated to its employees, the company say its services will stop of October 7, this year, and the staff will remain in employment until November 30. The Minister for Finance, Planning and Economic Development, Matia Kasaija says it is sad that foreign companies are exiting the Ugandan market at this time, saying distressed companies should instead approach the government for advice or help.
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16:42

Police Officer in Gulu City Arrested Over Escape of Suspect 1

Special Police Constable Leobenik Ojok, is accused of negligence while on duty at the Gulu Central Police Station leading to the escape of one Emmanuel Ouma, a habitual criminal in Gulu City.
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Mukono High Court Sets Dates for Ruling on Six Election Petitions 1

Since last month, Justice Mukwaya has been hearing seven election petitions at Mukono High Court.
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18 Arrested as UPDF Starts Recruiting LDU Personnel 2 3

Maj. Charles Kabona, the Spokesperson of the UPDF First Division, says that some of the suspects presented documents that don’t belong to them.
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Busia Woman in Trouble over Child Neglect 3 1

Her arrest comes after the neighbors got concerned about her locking the minors in the house leaving them without food, and on Sunday reported the matter to the village chairman who intervened and broke the house door to release the children.
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Uganda Defeats Burkina Faso in African Nations Volleyball Championship Opener 1 Top story

Although Burkina Faso put up a spirited fight to pull back the third set scoring 28-26, they surrendered the fourth set to Uganda ending in 25- 13. This helped the Volleyball Cranes to win its first-ever game at the continental championship.
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15:51

Parliament Honours Orthodox Archbishop Jonah Lwanga 1 1

Oulanyah described the late Archbishop as a true spiritual leader who was unequivocal on issues of human rights and democracy.
15:32
15:32

10 Houses Torched as Residents Protest Death of LC 1 Chairperson LC1 Chairperson 1 Top story

On Monday evening, the deceased’s relatives ganged up together with other residents attacked Nsibomwana’s family. They torched more than ten houses, destroyed crop gardens and killed several animals including goats and cows.
15:31
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Experts Recommend Polio Boosters for Adults Ministry of Health 1

According to scientists, while most adults were vaccinated against the disease when they were children, the immunity provided for by the vaccines has since been reduced and needs to be revamped.
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Medical Students Decry Forced Vaccination As Postmortem for Deceased Colleague Delays 5 1

Boniface Osodi, the president of the Federation of Uganda Medical Students Association (FUMSA) told URN on Tuesday that he has received six letters from students since Friday calling for the reversal of the directive compelling them to take the COVID-19 jab before accessing training.
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