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20:46
20:46

House Suspends Rules, Approves Amendments to Administration of Parliament Act 3 1

During plenary on Tuesday afternoon Chaired by the Deputy Speaker, Anita Among some legislators took to the floor and proposed immediate consideration of the Bill. They proposed a suspension of some of the rules that require the proposed piece of legislation to first go before a Committee of Parliament for 45 days.
20:19
20:19

Chief Justice Lifts Ban on Execution of Court Orders 1

In his Oct 5, 2021 circular, the Chief Justice directs Registrars and Magistrates to ensure the authenticity of the court judgements, orders and decrees before they process them for execution in accordance with the relevant laws and practices
19:52
19:52

Ndeeba Church Demolition: DPP Drops Charges Against Dodoviko’s Agents 1 Top story

The Chief State Attorney, John Kunya presented the DPP’s letter withdrawing the charges before the Anti-Corruption Court Chief Magistrate, Joan Aciro on Tuesday.
19:31
19:31

Leaders Push for Expedited Uganda – South Sudan Border Demarcation 3 1

Geoffrey Osborn Oceng, the Amuru Resident District Commissioner says the protracted border impasse has resulted into insecurity, interrupted cross border economic c activities and displacement of communities.
18:53
18:53

Jim Muhwezi; The Ugandan Politician in The Pandora Papers

Yesterday, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists-ICIJ released the now-famous Pandora Papers where it reviewed more than 11 million documents from 14 organizations that help powerful people across the globe hide properties overseas in offshore accounts away from the intriguing eyes of the public and tax collectors. According to reporting by ICIJ, Muhwezi owned and held shares in two shell companies.
18:51
18:51

Nicholas Opiyo: I needed A Rest After a Difficult Year USA 1

Opiyo had been accused of fraudulently receiving a sum of USD 340,000 (1.2 billion Shillings) through the Chapter Four Uganda account in Stanbic Bank. The state said that the money was proceeds of crime and was subsequently arraigned before the courts and remanded to Kitalya Prison.
18:32
18:32

Global Insurer Allianz Enters Uganda Through Jubilee 4

The acquisition follows the execution of an agreement signed on September 29, 2020, whereby Allianz agreed to acquire the majority shareholding in the short-term general (property and casualty) insurance business operations of Jubilee Holdings Limited, in the five countries.
18:24
18:24

Court Sets Tough Bail Conditions for OPM Officials in Kasese Blanket Scandal 1

Three of the five officials, who include the undersecretary, Godfrey Kaima, the Principal Disaster Preparedness officer, Cyprian Dhikusooka and Kizito Mugerwa, the Procurement Officer allegedly procured and supplied substandard items to be distributed as a relief to the people of Kasese who were affected by floods after River Nyamwamba burst its banks.
18:21
18:21

Uganda Crested Cranes Exit COSAFA Women’s Championship After Zambia Defeat 1 Top story

Coach George William Lutalo’s team exited after falling 1-0 to the Copper Queens of Zambia in a Group C match played this afternoon at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.
17:40
17:40

Anti Atwine Protestors Frustrated Over Case Delay 1 1

Augustine Ojobile and Sharif Kawooya are accused of inciting violence when they dropped a coffin of a baby at Mulago National Referral Hospital on July 27th, 2021 and called for the annulment of Atwine’s appointment for alleged mismanagement of COVID-19 funds.
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17:03

Influx of Commercial Sex Workers Worries Tororo Residents 1 1

George Olowo, the Nyangole sub-county LC III chairperson, says that some of the commercial sex workers come from outside Tororo district. Olowo says to partly solve the problem, the sub-county is going to pass a by-law to regulate entry into guests houses and lodges. He notes that due to the lucrative nature of the business, some of their young girls below 18 years have joined in the names of making quick money.
16:57
16:57

270 Driving Permits Fraudulently Issued At UDLS-Police 2 1

Charles Twine, The Criminal Investigations Directorate spokesperson has said that several employees of the company are conniving with applicants to issue permits to persons who have not gone through the laid out procedures. It is against this background that the police arrested the Supervisor Uganda Driver Licensing System in Kampala region Johnsen Sserwadda, as the prime suspect in the racket.
16:31
16:31

Fewer Females Embracing COVID-19 Vaccination in Kitgum 4 1

Jennifer Lalam, a single mother of two and resident of second Jenge village in Central Division, Kitgum Municipality says she hasn’t been vaccinated because of the anticipated bad side effects of the vaccine that has been widely spoken about. Lalam says there were rumours that the vaccine could make a woman barren while men develop erectile dysfunction.
16:09
16:09

Gen. Mbadi Asks Kasese Leaders To Refrain From Exciting Local Population 6 2

According to Mbadi, once leaders promise things they cannot achieve they automatically create anxiety among the population with the potential of breeding conflict.
15:54
15:54

RDC Bars Residents Without COVID-19 Vaccination Cards from Accessing Public Offices 2

According to Komakech, it is now mandatory for people to present their vaccination cards before accessing public office with the priority being that of the Resident District Commissioner and district headquarters.
15:32
15:32

CAA Tasked to Produce Report on Entebbe Airport Power Outage COSASE 2 1

Sooma Ayubu, the Director of Airport and Aviation Security explained that the fault resulted from the effect of a heavy downpour on an underground cable that links to the airport lighting system.
15:13
15:13

Luwero Magistrate Asks MPs to Abolish Lengthy Committal Process 2 1

Now, Samuel Munobe, the Luwero Chief Magistrate, says that as Members of Parliament discuss bail reforms, there is need to amend the MCA law and scrap the committal process, saying it's inconsistent with article 28 (1) and 44 (C).
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MAAIF Runs Out of FMD Vaccines Amidst Increasing Demand Nwoya District 4 1 Top story

Dr. Rose Anna Ademun, the Commissioner of Animal Health at the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries, says that the government is unable to carry out mass vaccination of livestock in the country due to lack of vaccines.
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14:00

Uganda Cranes Target Two Wins in Rwanda Double Header Coach Micho 3 1

Uganda Cranes depart for Kigali aboard this evening ahead of their clash with Amavubi stars on Oct 7th 2021 at Nyamirambo stadium. The team received a boost with the arrival of Timothy Denis Awany, Fahad Bayo and Mustafa Kizza who joined the camp at Cranes paradise hotel in Kisaasi.
13:46
13:46

Only 600 Guests to Attend Independence Celebration 2

Ogwang said that the 36-years of NRM rule have seen Uganda transform in reaps and bounds and that despite challenges of corruption, poor service delivery, sectarianism and tribalism, the leadership is still on course to achieve Vision 2040 that which will see Uganda transformed into a prosperous country.
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