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18:51
18:51

Kampala Valuation Court Calls for Amendment of Local Government Act 1 2

Muyizzi, who took over the chair of this court in July 2022, says that there are several people who could not file their complaints and were hence locked out by the court.
18:43
18:43

Irony: Taming Inflation in Cash-Strapped Economy 3

Deputy Governor Michael Atingi-Ego says if Ugandans reduce their demand for the highly-priced international commodities, inflation at home can be tamed. Dr Muhumuza says Uganda is suffering largely imported inflation and not local inflation that arises from too much money in public hands.
18:39
18:39

Parliament Reconsiders Position on Excise Duty Amendment Bill 1 2

On Tuesday, during the plenary chaired by Speaker, Anita Among, MPs agreed with the President’s position and removed the tax. It came after the Kiboga East MP, Keefa Kiwanuka tabled a report from the Finance Committee parliament, which concurred with the President and the reasons that he gave for his objection.
18:30
18:30

Malaria Prevalence Hits 70 Percent in Soroti Soroti district 1 3

Emmanuel Ekodeu, the Malaria Focal Point Person in the Soroti district, says that the malaria situation in Soroti is worrying. He notes that the current situation shows that there is an outbreak of malaria in the district, something he notes needs urgent attention.
18:22
18:22

Leaders Worried Over 96 Landless Persons Stuck At Sub County Offices eviction from land 1

Frank Katimbo Kanyesigye, the LC 3 Chairperson of Wakyato sub-county says that the affected people were ferried to the village by Steven Ssengooba, the Buganda Kingdom chief in the sub-county locally known as Musaale.
18:06
18:06

Suspects Accuse State Witness of Murdering Mbale Police Officer Bob Anichan 1 Top story

The military court heard that while at Namwasi village along Mbale-Nabumali Road in Mbale District on May 16th, 2019, the accused person with malice aforethought unlawfully caused the death of detective Sergeant, Fred Chemonges.
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18:00

Former KCCA Staff, Wandegeya Market Leaders Granted Bail

They were arrested on Monday for allegedly conspiring to defraud eligible vendors of Wandegeya Market of stalls through multiple acquisitions of stalls at the expense of other vendors.
17:45
17:45

Two Drown in a Valley While "Escaping" FPU Operations in Kasese 1 5

Hannington Baluku, who was supervising the deceased on the farm told URN that because of the highhandedness of the FPU personnel, people in the area are often scared whenever they unexpectedly encounter them.
17:37
17:37

Three Remanded Over City 5 Gin Deaths 1 2

Tukahaabwe charged the suspects with nine counts of manslaughter, manufacturing selling, distribution, and possession of products not conforming to the standard specification under the Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) Act.
17:33
17:33

LOP Mpuuga Questions Process of Electing EALA Representatives EALA election 1 6

Ahead of the elections due next month, the ruling National Resistance Movement party in July resolved to maintain all its six incumbent representatives at EALA in recognition of "their exceptional performance" to continue their tenure for another term. The incumbent NRM members are; Mary Mugyenyi, Rose Akol, Stephen George Odongo, Denis Namara, James Kakooza, and Paul Musamali Mwasa. On top of the six NRM candidates, the party in a recent Cooperation Agreement signed by President Yoweri Museveni and Democratic Party’s President General , Norbert Mao agreed to support the election of a DP candidate to EALA. Gerald Siranda, the DP Secretary General has already been nominated as the party candidate.
17:26
17:26

Scammed Job Seekers Want Recruiting Firm Directors Arrested 1 3

Angella Nalubega, a victim, said that most of them paid in January and February this year, with the assurance to start working within the next three months. She, however, says that the company has been postponing their travel with endless excuses.
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17:13

Three Jinja City Officials, Guard Arrested Over Theft of Road Equipment police spokesperson 1 1

The Kiira Region Police Spokesperson, James Mubi told journalists that whistleblowers tipped off police about the matter prompting them to open up a general inquiry file on August 25, 2022, where witnesses provided evidence implicating the suspects for masterminding the theft of the road construction unit.
17:05
17:05

UPDF Imposter Further Remanded Over Aggravated Defilement, Child Trafficking

Steven Aine, a 39-year-old resident of Lira City West division was arrested last week and charged with aggravated defilement and trafficking of children.
17:03
17:03

Head Teacher in Trouble Over Sodomy sodomy in schools 1 4

Abel Opolot, the Director of Vikings High School, says that he terminated Adunya’s contract with the school in June 2022 after receiving complaints from parents and students about his alleged involvement in sodomy.
16:35
16:35

FUFA Upholds Decision Relegating Kyetume FC 1 1

The FCLAC noted that your club had no players on the dashboard in the FUFA connect system as no player was uploaded onto the system by the deadline (10th August 2022) as a minimum club licensing requirement."
16:03
16:03

Cereal Prices Soar in Gulu City Amidst Scarcity prolonged dry spell 1 4

Alfred Ojok, the Chairperson of Produce dealers at Cerelenu Market in Gulu City says the increment in cereal prices this time is the highest they have registered as traders.
15:53
15:53

Two UMEME Impostors In Custody in Jinja regional police 1 Top story

The two suspects were picked up from Bwase zone in Buwenge town council in Jinja district. It is alleged that while Bwase zone, the suspects informed residents that they had been directed to replace their old Yaka meters with new ones.
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15:36

Education Review: Anglican Church Recommends Cost Sharing, Vocationalisation of Education 8 1 Top story

While presenting their memoranda to the Nuwe Amanya Mushega-led Commission, Rev Dr. Paul Kakooza, the Director of Education Services in the COU province noted that the scrapping of PTA funds might create a crisis in schools in areas like feeding, which isn't funded through the capitation grant.
15:05
15:05

Lamwo Accounts Assistant Interdicted Over Alleged Forgery 2

The Chief Administrative Officer Francis Majjeme says Akena’s case is too complex and criminal in nature since during his interdiction it was discovered that he forged documents and signatures of his accounting officer and withdrew 14 million Shillings from the sub-county bank accounts.
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14:23

UCDA on Drive to Enlighten Rwenzori Farmers on New Coffee Act coffee farmers 5 1

The regional quality manager Uganda coffee development authority, Gordon Katwirenabo says that although the legislation is meant to boost quality coffee production, they have received a lot of public criticism.
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