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18:58
18:58

Kyegegwa District Leaders Concerned Girls Could Drop Out of School 2 1

According to statistics from January to December 2020 from the office of the district probation officer 4,034 girls below 17 years visited a hospital for antenatal care since the closure of schools in March.
18:44
18:44

Fear of Confession Hindering Treatment, Rehabilitation of Torture Survivors delayed justice 3 1 Top story

Justin Komakech, a resident of Amuru District was brutally arrested in August, and later tortured by Environment Police personnel after he recorded a phone video of the officers extorting money from a charcoal dealer in a truck. The officers forced Komakech to write an apology prompting the intervention of Amuru District leaders. He later reported the matter to the Police Professional Standard Unit in Gulu City, but to-date his tormentors are still at large, yet some witnesses declined to record statements.
18:38
18:38

Munyirwa Appeals Kagoma County Election Petition Ruling

In his appeal, Munyirwa says that the judgement was characterized with bias and unfairness, saying that the court did not consider part of his evidence despite being essential in strengthening the grounds raised in his petition.
18:33
18:33

Minister Ogwang moves to Asses Loan Projects Performance 2 1

Ogwang says that several Government projects were lying idle despite funds being readily available. Some of these projects include road works, irrigation schemes and dams, water and sewerage facilities and agricultural projects among others.
18:26
18:26

Entebbe Deputy RDC to Meet Leaders Over Kabubu Market 4 3

Ssemakula explains that the local government ministry has come up with regulations for the reconstructed modern markets, including the ban on markets operating within one kilometre of a modern market. He adds that the municipal council expects to collect over shillings 700million from Kitooro market beginning this financial year and so had to let go of the Kabubu market.
18:24
18:24

234 Recruited in Lango to Join LDU LDU recruitment 3 1

53 were selected from Dokolo, 65 from Alebtong and 70 from Lira district and city.
18:19
18:19

Government Warned Against Messing Re-Alignment of MDAs 6

The rationalization of the MDAs is one of the main financial policy measures of the government next financial year, which are aimed at trimming public expenditure and improve efficiency in service delivery.
18:03
18:03

Mob Kills Suspected Thug in Kasese Town 1

Phenhansi Wakibanahi the area LC1 chairperson says acts of robbery have increased in the area since the country went into the second lock-down.
17:55
17:55

Nakapiripirit Officials Arrested Surveying Community Land

Timothy Lobur, the secretary for defence of Kaloyam village told URN that the officers were surveying the land without consulting the local community.
17:41
17:41

Naguru Hospital Seeks More Land in Quest to Become National Referral 2 4

Even at its level as a general hospital now, the facility is often overcrowded with bed occupancy now at more than 110 per cent. Dr Emmanuel Batibwe, the Executive Director says that although the hospital has over the years transformed from a small facility at the level of Health Center II, they have remained squeezed on a five-acre piece of land donated by the Kampala Capital City Authority.
17:15
17:15

Husband to Muyenga Septic Tank Victim Planned Travel to Two Destinations after Discovery 1

The body of the woman, who was allegedly kidnapped by unknown men, on January 6 was yesterday found inside a septic tank at her matrimonial home in Muyenga, a suburb of Kampala. Shortly after, police detectives established that Onebe had made an appointment with doctors at a Nairobi hospital where he was to travel on Monday, but he quickly applied for a Visa to the United Kingdom.
17:02
17:02

Chief Justice Moots for Grade One Magistrate in Each Sub County 1 5

Justice Dollo said it is unfair for someone seeking justice to have to travel more than 80 kilometers to find a magistrate and this does not guarantee adequate access to justice. Minister Matia Kasaija directed the permanent secretary to initiate a process that will enable facilitation to solve the case backlog
16:22
16:22

Pheona Wall Re-elected Uganda Law Society President

At a function held at Mestil Hotel in Kampala, Wall was re-elected unopposed together with the majority of her executive members that include Angwech Dian-Vice President, Ritah Namakiika-Secretary and Shane Gloria Masanase as the Treasurer. This is Wall’s second and final term as Uganda Law Society President having first been elected last year.
16:12
16:12

Busoga MPs Demand for Return of Kingdom Property Parliament 3 1

The Members of the Busoga Parliamentary caucus are demanding for the return of or compensation for their kingdom property taken by Government in 1966 after the abolition of cultural institutions.
16:04
16:04

Genocidaire Kibwetere's 'Son' Arrested while Preparing to Bury Child Alive child torture

Isah Ssemwogerere, the Savannah Regional Police Spokesperson says that when Police visited the home of Rugambwa, they found the open grave and the sick child isolated in a special room.
15:43
15:43

Lwengo Boy, 13, Drowns In Community Pond

The deceased has been identified as Jonathan Ssemwogere, a resident of Kyassonko village, Busubi parish, Kisekka sub-county. The incident happened today leaving the community members shocked.
15:28
15:28

Family of Gunshot Victim Demands UGX 15M Compensation URA 4 3

Phillian Anguni, a resident of Anzuu village in Vurra sub-county Arua district was shot on the right thigh on September 5 near Opia Health Centre III. The URA enforcement team from Padeya in Zombo district was returning from Arua city.
15:04
15:04

NDA Impounds Drugs Worth 46 Million in Kampala 1

As part of the operations, 14 pharmacies, 4 clinics, three-drug shops, and two general merchandise shops were closed and drugs impounded. The drugs were got during a 12-day enforcement operation after NDA was tipped off that some pharmacies and drug shops were operating without valid licenses.
14:51
14:51

Police in Karamoja Step Up Sensitization Drive on Disarmament 1

The sensitization, headed by the Mt. Moroto Regional Police Commander Francis Chemustu, comprises of DPCs, Astu commandants, UPDF area commander GISOs and other security personnel.
14:41
14:41

Bar Owner Falls to Death while Fleeing Police in Curfew Operation

The deceased is Didas Mayinja Sseruyange, the proprietor of Mayinja Pub, in Kawanga trading centre, Mabindo sub-county. The incident occurred on Thursday night at around 9pm during a night operation against open bars and pubs.
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