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20:49
20:49

History Repeats Itself as Minister Muhwezi Faces Censure over Torture LOP Mathias Mpuuga 3 2 Top story

Asked whether the Opposition will raise the required signatures, Mpuuga said that those convinced about their call will sign as they are not going to force MPs to sign the proposed censure motion. The ruling National Resistance Movement enjoys majority of 336 MP, the Opposition Partieshave 109 MPs while Independents are 74.
17:28
17:28

Twelve Makerere University Students Suspended Over Demonstration Universities 2 3

According to Vice-Chancellor Professor Barnabas Nawangwe, the students are accused of vandalizing university property, disrupting teaching and learning, inciting violence and physical assault.
17:15
17:15

Unknown Thugs Dismantle, Steal Gulu City Solar Street Lights 1 3

One of the locals from the Industrial Area who asked not to be named said that last week in the evening she witnessed some of the street goons dismantling the solar bulb, panel, batteries, and sensor from one of the non-functional solar lights but she could not do anything for fear of her dear life
17:03
17:03

Spirit Tanker Explosion Paralyses Mpondwe-Lhubiriha Road 1

An eye witness Samuel Masereka said, the truck whose registration number are yet to be established was heading to DR. Congo and its brakes failed shortly after the URA offices in Mpondwe and it rammed into the screening unit.
16:59
16:59

UPDF Bombs ADF Positions in Irumu Forest

Local sources in the area also confirm that detonations of heavy weapons were heard in several localities south of Irumu. They say that the situation has created fear among the locals of Boga, Tchabi, and in the Komanda region which neighbors Makolo-Makolo.
16:48
16:48

Deputy Speaker Among Restricts Debate on Oulanyah’s Health 3

Among told MPs that Oulanyah was flown out of the country on Friday after he was discharged from Mulago National Referral Hospital where he had been admitted for the last two weeks.
16:48
16:48

Opposition MPs from Acholi Defy Torture Protest, Attend Plenary 1

Led by Leader of Opposition-LOP Mathias Mpuuga, members from different Opposition Political Parties on Thursday last week walked out of parliament in protest of reported torture of citizens by security operatives, detention without trial, and missing supporters. Those who walked out are from the biggest Opposition party, the National Unity Platform-NUP, Forum for Democratic Change –FDC, Uganda People’s Congress –UPC, Democratic Party –DP, and Justice Forum –JEEMA.
16:38
16:38

Assailants Kill Jinja-Road Newspaper Vendor, Rob his Motorcycle Murder 1 2

Rashid Toko, a brother of the deceased, says Ayiman who has been vending newspapers along Jinja-Road for the last 7-years, was planning to quit vending and join the boda-boda industry, but his dream has been cut short.
16:38
16:38

Another Driver Killed in Nakasongola, Truck Stolen murder 1

Isah Ssemwogerere the Savannah Regional Police Spokesperson says that unknown robbers hired Kalanzi to transport sawdust but on reaching Kikadde zone, they turned against him and slit his throat using a knife before they disappeared with his vehicle.
16:27
16:27

Police Detain MP Joyce Bagala over Anti-Torture Campaign T-Shirts torture of citizens 3 2

Over 150 copies of the t-shirts were printed by discontented Members of Parliament bearing words denouncing the continued arbitrary arrests and abductions, torture of citizens especially the opposition supporters by security operatives.
16:15
16:15

Kasese NUP Registrar Sues Ex-CMI Director Gen Kandiho Over Torture Samuel Masereka 3 2

"I was beaten to a point of becoming numb, had serious convulsions and later woke up finding myself sleeping in a solitary confinement with blood coming from my mouth, nose and genitals."
16:13
16:13

17-Year-Old Student Stabbed to Death by Boyfriend for Aborting Murder 1

Akello’s boyfriend identified as Jordan Owili 20, invited the deceased to a friend’s house to spend some time together. According to the reports, a disagreement later ensued between the lovers as the boyfriend accused Akello of allegedly aborting a three-month-old pregnancy.
15:45
15:45

Start Up Funds For Newly Created Adminstrative Units Diverted to Pay Salaries

In a letter to all Chief Administrative Officers dated February 3, 2022, Ben Kumumanya the Permanent Secretary of Local Government says that the funds should be used to pay salary for chairpersons and technical staff, allowances for councilors, and other council expenses.
14:27
14:27

Kiryandongo Farmers Reap Big from NAADs Project livelihoods 4 6

The over 500 farmers mostly from the village of Yelekeni in Bweyale Town council are engaging in maize farming, piggery and poultry keeping among others. to boost the productivity and quality of their products, the NAADS secretariat established a grain store and donated to them a tractor and a semi-automated maize mill.
14:19
14:19

Three Amuria Traders Die, Five Critically Injured in Napak Accident Matany hospital 1

Mike Longole, the Acting Mt. Moroto Regional Police Spokesman says the traders were taking cassava flour to Moroto when the headlamp lights went off, causing the driver to lose control of the vehicle which overturned near the orange orchard in Iriiri.
14:17
14:17

Relatives of Missing Persons Ask NUP to Reconsider Position of Negotiating Their Release 2020/2021 election 2 1

NUP party leadership strongly rejected calls by some of its members to seek out government, to negotiate for the release of their supporters who were kidnapped during last year’s election cycle and remained in cells some in unknown locations.
13:11
13:11

Man in Lira Jailed 40 Years for Killing Lover Lira High court

According to the prosecution, in January 2019 at Kabalega market in Dokolo District with malice aforethought unlawfully caused the death of Amule.
13:06
13:06

Witch Doctor's Remains Stolen from Grave in Lwengo 2 1

The deceased identified as Emmanuel Lutwama died in July 2020 after a prolonged illness. But unknown people have now dug up a hole into his grave and retrieved his remains from the coffin, at a burial ground in Kasambya-Kalegero village in Malongo sub-county. The incident occurred on Monday night.
12:35
12:35

More Congolese Refugees Enter Uganda After Fresh ADF Attacks ADF Rebels 5 3

On Monday, more than 100 refugees had been recorded at Busunga. The Busnga town council clerk, Jackline Kobusinge says that they expect more asylum seekers to enter the district because many had been hiding since Wednesday night raids.
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