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18:55
18:55

External Laborers Are Killed, Fed to Crocodiles -Min Otafiire 3 1

Many labour exporters, according to Otafiire, have been using clinics to get fake results which they use to take people to work abroad. Once the laborers reach countries like Saudi Arabia, Otafiire says some are taken to other places for instance Thailand where their organs are extracted and then they become food for crocodiles.
18:28
18:28

Senior Four Student Dies in Botched Abortion

Mr. Simon Kityo the father of the deceased said he got his daughter with drugs at home but when they rushed her to hospital she died within ten minutes after arrival.
18:17
18:17

Two Arrested for Posing as State House Agents to Sell Big Jobs for Millions Busoga North

Their arrest was sparked by complaints by several youth leaders in Busoga sub-region, who accused the suspects of masquerading as state house officials, working closely with a key staff in the presidency, to defraud each of them of two million Shillings.
17:46
17:46

40 Kenyans, 13 Rwandan Nationals Remanded Over Illegal Fishing Activities . lake victoria 2

Court heard that on July 29 while on Lake Victoria in Namayingo District, the Kenyans were found fishing without a valid license issued by the Chief Fisheries Officer for purposes of sale.
17:25
17:25

Absence of Public Transport Authority Delaying Bus Rapid Transport - World Bank 3

Speaking at the public transport symposium organized by the School of Public Health at Hotel Africana, Ivan Mwondha from the World Bank said that since 2012, they have been in talks with the government to implement the Rapid Bus Transport but the process is delayed due to lack of an authority for Public Transport.
17:21
17:21

Five Arrested for Killing 40 Cows in Kikuube UPDF 1 1

The suspects have been identified as Godwin Munanura, Nelson Muhairwe, George Kamuhanda, Aston Muhwezi, and Kellen Kembabazi all residents of Bwera Village in Kyangwali sub-county in Kikuube.
16:47
16:47

Experts Call for an Inclusive, Safe Public Transport 5

Esther Bayiga, a Health Services Researcher at the Trauma, Injury and Disability Project at the School of Public Health says that inclusive and safe public transport involves the mechanical condition of the vehicle, accessibility to roads by people of all ages, and physical condition including those living with disabilities among other factors.
15:58
15:58

Principal Judge Calls for Prioritization of SGBV Cases 3 2

Andrew Mubiru the Director of Forensics in Uganda Police Force said that people need to be sensitized on what needs to be done if a case of SGBV happens so that they do not tamper with materials or crime scenes that would be of evidential value.
15:48
15:48

Mbale Industrial Park Halts Operations 3 1

Bodi Xiu, the Park Administrator, told the Leader of the Opposition in Parliament Mathias Mpuuga who visited the park on Thursday that following the floods, they decided to halt all the operations and carry out maintenance works. He said that they are yet to decide when operations will resume.
15:45
15:45

Winnie Nanyondo Qualifies for Women’s 1500-meter Final 1

She crossed the finishing line in 4 minutes 16 seconds and 4 microseconds beating competition from England’s Katie Snowden who reached 5 microseconds later and Australia’s Jessica Hull who came third in 4 minutes 16 seconds and 11 microseconds.
15:34
15:34

Fuel Prices Could Be Stabilising, But Will Remain High for Longer 1

Ordinary motorists in Kampala had predicted that by the start of August, a litre of petrol could be selling at well over 7,000 Shillings based on the rate of daily increases then. Between June 20 and July 20, for example, the petrol of fuel had risen from 6,000 to 6,500 Shillings, but has since then risen by just about 50 Shillings.
15:15
15:15

Eleven Players Selected for FIBA Africa U-18 Championship 1

The eleven players include Mary Priscilla Nambogo, Sarah Namale, Sylvia Nantongo, Atek Zoe, Mariam Namukwaya, Christine Namyalo, Nalwadda Sharifah, Tashobya Darlene, Elisa Murungi, Letaru Diana, Lamunu Shillah Aber, and Adongpiny Immaculate.
15:09
15:09

Agago Battles Mental Illnesses Amid Drug Stock-out 5

Agago District lies in one of the areas in northern Uganda that are struggling with intergenerational trauma from years of civil war, refugee migration, and child abductions orchestrated by the activities of the Lord's Resistance Army-LRA.
14:59
14:59

Setback for Mabirizi's Bid to Prosecute Police, Army Officers for Shooting-to-Kill Order Uganda Police 2

Mabirizi had on July 13, filed an oath of complaint against AIGP Ochom, Stephen Tanui, the Kampala Metropolitan Area Police Commander, and Lt. Col. Fred Mwesigye, the commandant of UPDF’s operation Tokora. According to him, the order by the accused persons made on June 29, at the Mukono district grounds in Mukono district is against human rights as suspects are entitled to a fair hearing.
14:52
14:52

Amuru District Registers 300 Cases of FMD Attiak Sub County 2 1

Michael Lakony, the Amuru LCV Chairperson says that the FMD was first reported in the area mid-last month but has been multiplying due to the lack of response to contain it.
14:45
14:45

2,000 Litres of Illicit Gin Impounded in Kitgum 1

In 2018, the district council passed the Kitgum Alcohol Control Ordinance which seeks to regulate the production, distribution, sale, and consumption of crude alcohol in the district.
12:42
12:42

Gov't Undertaking Study on Construction of Cocoa Factory in Bundibugyo Cocoa production 2 2

The proposed factory that will be managed by Bwamba Cooperative Union is meant to enhance capacity for the cocoa production to increase its quantity and quality for the benefit of local farmers and investors.
12:30
12:30

MPs Probe Ownership of Bujagali Energy Limited cost benefit 1 1

The power plant was commissioned in 2012 and has been supplying energy to the Ugandan grid. But the committee learnt that the company won a multi-billion contract before it was even registered and that the original owners of the projects forfeited their shares when the company was incorporated.
12:25
12:25

Ten Pick Nomination Forms for Busongora South By-election 1

The seat fell vacant after the Court of Appeal nullified the election of NRM’s Gideon Mujungu Thembo last month on grounds that the elections were marred by gross irregularities.
12:14
12:14

Masaka High Court Halts Works on Disputed Land in Sembabule

On Thursday, the Masaka Resident High Court Judge Victoria Nakintu Katamba issued an injunction banning Kawooya and six other parties from continuing with any developments on the disputed land.
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