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20:47
20:47

Gomba District Woman MP Election Petition: Court Orders for Retrial

Ssentamu, who held the flag for the National Unity Platform petitioned the High Court in Mpigi challenging the election of Sylvia Nayebale as the elected woman member of parliament for Gomba district citing election mal-practice. The Electoral Commission declared Nayebale as winner after collecting 30,253 votes against Ssentamu’s 22,657 votes following the 14th January, 2021 general elections.
19:38
19:38

Court of Appeal Orders Retrial in Agule Constituency Election Case Election Appeals 1

As a result, the High Court Judge Dr Andrew Bashaija dismissed the case on grounds that the affidavit in support of the petition sworn by James Nadhongha was invalid and incompetent since the Commissioner of Oaths whom he had sworn the affidavit in support of the petition did not possess a valid practicing certificate at the time.
19:31
19:31

Court Martial Sentences Soldier to 30 Years For Murder 1 1

The court martial presided over by Col. Gabriel Wamala heard that on the 14th February 2022 the accused UPDF soldier allegedly shot a civilian identified as Emmanuel Kica a resident of Arogo Village, Kal parish in Madi Opei Town Council.
19:18
19:18

Rains go to Waste as Farmers Avoid Gardens due to Insecurity in Karamoja

Joseph Kolibi a model farmer in Sidok sub-county in Kaabong district said all their gardens are now battlefields where the UPDF is battling cattle rustlers.
18:36
18:36

Government Asked to Address Knowledge Gap in LC Courts kibinge sub county 2

The courts at lower local government administrative units are charged with adjudicating minor cases and making relevant orders for; compensation, reconciliation, declaration, costs, restitution, apology, attachment, and sales among others.
18:26
18:26

400 Arrested as Machete Assailants Kill One in Nansana 2 1

Christopher Muyimbwa, the area defence secretary said Seruwo was killed while coming from the bar, by assailants who were preparing to raid homes.
18:23
18:23

Over 1.9 million COVID-19 Vaccines Wasted 1 2

Uganda has received a total of 44.7 million vaccine doses since March 2021. But of these, 1,986,297 vaccine doses were wasted during the vaccination process, the majority of them as a result of closed vial wastage which occurs when vaccine vials are not kept at the necessary temperature during storage or transportation.
17:12
17:12

Kitgum District Rejects Immature Seedlings Worth UGX 24m 2 2

The district received 8,000 seedlings that were supplied by three different suppliers under Operation Wealth Creation (OWC). But only one supplier met the specifications to supply seedlings of between 30 to 75 centimetres.
17:07
17:07

Coffee Deal Probe: Italian Investor Snubs Parliament Trade Committee coffee agreement 3 1

According to a coffee document dated February 10, 2022, Ramathan Ggoobi the Secretary to Treasury signed on behalf of government while Enrica Pinetti, an Italian investor and the Board Chairperson of Uganda Vinci Coffee Company Limited on behalf of the company. The company was given free land in the Industrial and Business Park at Namanve measuring 27 acres after it indicated its capability of establishing a coffee processing facility in Kampala. It will be given exclusive rights to buy all Uganda’s coffee and its concession will end in 2032, but subject to renewal.
17:00
17:00

Suspected Cattle Rustler Shot Dead, Prison Gun Recovered 1 1

Michael Longole, the Mt. Moroto region police spokesperson, says that the incident happened around 9:00 pm on Sunday after the joint security team comprising the police and UPDF officers on night patrol within Acholi inn found the warrior trying to sneak into a bar with an SMG rifle and five rounds of ammunition.
16:39
16:39

Principal Judge Zeija’s Motorcade Was Hit by Improvised Bomb- Police 2 1

Speaking on behalf of security agencies, Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, said that the IED that damaged two vehicles in Dr. Zeija’s motorcade was built using improvised materials such as aluminium, nails, and broken bottles and plastics.
16:27
16:27

Museveni Expresses Discomfort With Muhoozi’s Tweets 3

"You should not externalize your passion. Work on the issues of the tweets and the surroundings of the tweets,” said President Museveni.
15:35
15:35

Court Martial Tries Soldier For Shooting Civilian in Lamwo 2

The UPDF 5TH Division Spokesperson Captain Amos Nsambu, says that the court-martial comprising ten people is being chaired by Col Gabriel Wamala sitting at the UPDF Bana-Bana Lamwo Battalion.
15:33
15:33

President Museveni Summons NRM Parliamentary Caucus 3 1 Top story

President Yoweri Museveni has summoned legislators under the National Resistance Movement (NRM) Parliamentary Caucus to discuss the escalating commodity prices, among others.
15:22
15:22

Vigilante Group Commandant Killed by Cattle Rustlers in Agago 1

The deceased has been identified as David Ogwang, a resident of Pakodongo village, in Parabongo Sub County who was shot dead on Sunday at the foothills of Ogili Hills.
15:13
15:13

AS Kigali Sacks Mike Mutebi, Jackson Mayanja 1 Top story

Mutebi, who tresses his coaching style from the former Netherlands player John Cruyff commonly known as the tic-tac style, often identified by over possession of the ball, has failed to impress in Kigali.
15:02
15:02

Insecurity Renders 300 Karamoja Tour Guides Jobless

Mark Tebanyang, another tour guide in Kotido district, said he had employed five boys to work with him under Tobongulore tour guide but he has since stopped them because he does not have money to pay them.
14:56
14:56

Suspect Hangs Himself In Kalisizo Police Cell

The deceased has been identified as Robert Luyima, 35, a resident of Matale village, in Kalisizo town council. It is said that Luyima had been arrested for whipping his nephew who messed up a house that was left in order.
14:41
14:41

Gov’t Finally Kicks Off Construction of Butiaba Health Center III Lake Albert 3 1

Dr. Nelson Naisye, the Buliisa District Health Officer-DHO told URN in an interview that the construction works for the health facility have commenced and are expected to be completed within six months.
14:14
14:14

Lawyers Petition Court to Quash Agreement Between Gov't, Vinci Coffee Company Michael Aboneka 1 2

Byansi notes that the coffee sector in the country has many stakeholders including farmers, exporters, associations, and unions such as Bugisu Cooperative Union and Ankole Coffee Produce Cooperative Union among others who were never consulted on the agreement in question.
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