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20:49
20:49

Suspected Karimonjong Warriors Severely Injure Elderly Couple in Kitgum

The victims were reportedly attacked last night when the assailants armed with bows and arrows raided their home in Labongo Otal village, Gule Parish in Orom Sub-county. Security identified the victims as Faustino Oyoo, 73, and his wife Laura Apio, 65, who are currently undergoing medical treatment at Namokora Health Center IV.
20:45
20:45

Mukono Parish Chiefs Blamed for Frustrating Local Revenue Collection 2

Records at the district indicate that in the financial year 2020/2021, the district planned to collect 3.4 billion Shillings in local revenue but only realised 1.5 billion Shillings. The district collects most of its revenue from ground rent, building plans, landing sites and businesses.
20:28
20:28

Silverbacks Squad Summoned to Kickoff World Cup Qualifiers Prep 1 1

The summoned players include team captain Jimmy Enabu, Ivan Muhwezi, Fayed Baale, Tonny Drilleba, Titus Odeke, James Okello, Ben Komakech, Peter Obleng, Deng Geu, Mohamed Ghedi Abdihakim, Womala Emmanuel Timothy, Brandon Davies, Eric Rwahire and Robinson Odoch Opong.
20:13
20:13

CID Probes Kidnap of Caretaker Who Refused to Sell Boss' Land 2 3 Top story

Ssekandi, who is the caretaker of 56 acres of land reportedly leased to Eritrean businessman Ezra Ghebrengus, said he was abducted by 10 men on October 25 and detained without any explanation at Kira Road police station. His trouble started in March last year when strangers came in the night and planted bananas on six acres of the land he was protecting.
19:56
19:56

Farmers Still Using Feeds with Antibiotics Additives Despite Ban 5

Steven Kakooza, a Public Health Specialist working with Veterinarians Without Borders (Vétérinaires Sans Frontières)-Germany says already they are in their passive surveillance seeing humans developing resistance to antibiotics that are commonly used in animals. T
19:44
19:44

Delays in Debating NSSF Bill Bothers Workers MP's midterm access 2 1

After the presentation of the Bill, Deputy Speaker Among postponed the debate saying members should first read the report before the debate. Although the matter appeared on the order paper for subsequent days, it never came up for debate until today, when it was listed as business to follow.
19:28
19:28

State Seeks More Time to Complete Investigations in Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana Trial 2 1

However, Defence Lawyer Shamim Malende contested the delays and asked the court to allow the legislators to seek medical attention from specialized doctors since Kigo and Kitalya prison authorities failed to give them the necessary treatment for their ailments. Ssegirinya did not appear before the court, even through a zoom link, reportedly due to a deteriorating health condition.
19:04
19:04

ICT Minister Directs NITA-U to Reduce Internet Cost 3 1

Ssebugwawo says that now that the internet is increasingly becoming a must-have for all businesses, it’s important that its cost is affordable especially for startups and small business enterprises. She was speaking today at the Ministry of ICT in Kampala to inaugurate the first-ever Business Processing Outsourcing -BPO and Innovation Council.
18:51
18:51

Stop Disturbing My Decorated Scientist Musenero – Museveni 3 1

The audibly furiously president spent 10 minutes of his speech during the Science, Technology and Innovation exhibition at Kololo Ceremonial Grounds to caution those behind what he termed as an attack on his “decorated scientist”.
18:43
18:43

Rutshuru Attack: 960 DRC Nationals Still Camping in Kisoro Rutshuru territory 1 2

There was heavy fighting in the villages of Chanzu and Runyoni in Rutshuru, about 25 kilometres from the border with Uganda forcing thousands of Congolese nationals in the affected area to flee into Uganda through Bunagana and other porous borders in Kisoro district.
18:12
18:12

Shortage of Raltegravir Worries Clients on Third Line HIV Treatment 2

Raltegravir, an integrase inhibitor, is used by people living with HIV that are on third-line treatment. It is administered as a tablet, chewable tablet, and as granules for oral suspension, prescribed for decreasing chances of developing Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and HIV-related illnesses such as serious infections or cancer.
17:44
17:44

KCCA Finalizes Market Ordinance 2 1

Lukwago told our reporter that the city executive committee had a retreat where the Attorney General and the solicitor general’s offices were represented and they agreed to focus on public markets for now.
17:39
17:39

Sureties, Lawyers Given One Week to Produce Murder Suspect Kirabo in Court Mukono High Court 2

Justice Kaweesa ruled that Kirabo’s sureties and lawyers be given one week to produce the suspect in court or pay 50 million Shillings and be arrested.
17:38
17:38

Uganda Railways Junk Locomotives Cost Much more Than New Ones Parliament 1 4 Top story

A team of URC officials led by Managing Director Stanley Sendegeya told the committee that they had initially planned to procure six-year-old locomotives at 36 billion Shillings but they ended up procuring four eight-year-old locomotives at 48 billion shillings.
17:23
17:23

My Life is in Danger, says Former MP of Kotido 1

"I am telling you my brothers and sisters from the media that this may be my last time to address the media because I live every day as it comes, not sure of the next, soldiers and police are trailing life since the time I lost elections," he said.
17:05
17:05

Parliament Names Committee to Probe Musenero, COVID-19 Vaccine Development 1 1

The commitee will be chaired by Ibanda North MP Xavier Kyooma Akampurira. The other members of the committee are Butambala Woman MP Aisha Kabanda, Bukooli Central MP Solomon Silwany, Otuke North MP Paul Omara and Nwoya County MP Tony Awany.
16:55
16:55

Mbarara City Authorities to Delay Allocation of Space to Vendors in New Market 1 3

Robert Mugabe Kakyebezi, Mbarara City Mayor says as the central market nears completion they have written to the Ministry of local government to guide on how the allocation should be done.
16:50
16:50

No Special Recovery Fund for Education Sector – Finance 4 1

Lugoloobi instead appealed to private institutions of learning to compete for 200 billion Shillings that has been set aside under the Small Businesses Recovery Fund to provide credit to businesses affected by COVID-19.
16:48
16:48

UNBS Closes Over 20 Maize Mills in Gulu City For Noncompliance 4 2

According to Abongo, the operation specifically targeting maize mills follows the expiry of the six months’ ultimatum issued by the standards body in January this year to certify their products as well as meet all the requirements.
16:09
16:09

Suspected Nansana Machete Attackers Arrested After 3-Month Hunt Wakiso District 1 1 Top story

According to Police records, the same gang group participated in other robberies in Wamala zone-Nansana on May 18th, 2021 where they raped one of the victims. One of the gang members met his death on July 13th, 2021 at the hand of the mob in another foiled robbery in Kyebando in Kawempe Division.
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