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22:43
22:43

Kwoyelo Accuses State of Adding Fabricated Evidence For Trial Thomas Kwoyelo 1 2

Speaking through his defense lawyers on Monday, Kwoyelo alleged that some of the correspondents presented in court recently are new and could be fabricated with the intent to add more evidence to pin him.
20:59
20:59

Installation of Kumam Cultural Leader Pushed to February 2023 1 2

George William Omuge, the Chairperson of the Kumam General Assembly, the body steering the election process and installation of Won Ateker Papa Kumam says that there was delay in the submission of resolutions from some sub counties in Amolatar and Dokolo districts which make part of the Kumam Cultural Heritage.
20:37
20:37

Flying Squad Hunting for 22 Thugs Vandalizing Electric Power Lines 1 2

Flying squad together with the crime intelligence has so far arrested 16 suspects who have revealed their accomplices and the search is ongoing in areas of Lugazi in Buikwe district, Nsangi in Wakiso district, and Lubaga division in Kampala.
18:31
18:31

Village Saving Groups Cautioned on Possible Attacks as Festive Season Nears 6

The Village Savings and Loan Associations have between 15-30 members, who save between 10,000 and 40,000 Shillings every month. The money is either banked in the group account or stored in a wooden box kept in one of the executive member’s homes.
18:30
18:30

Hearing of 50 Criminal Appeals Start at Mbarara High Court Court of Appeal 1 4

The cause list has 16 murder cases, 21 aggravated defilement cases, five aggravated robberies, and 7 cases of rape and attempted murder, Theft and forgery with one each.
18:10
18:10

Court Martial Sentences Five Rustlers, Remands LC III Chairpersons 1 1

According to the UPDF accounts, the sub-county chairpersons collaborated with cattle raiders in Kaabong district to steal 242 cows from Turkana in Kenya and later branded them to destroy their identity. The court martial chaired by Col. Bernard Tuhame, remanded the three sub-county chairpersons to Moroto government prison until December 6th, 2022.
17:47
17:47

East Africa Undertakes Another Costly Venture to Pacify DRC

Burundi was the first country to send troops under the regional arrangement in August, adding to the already unknown number of soldiers it had ‘secretly deployed’ against a rebel group, ‘Red Tabara’ which has made raids across the border in the past.
17:45
17:45

IGP Orders Police Officers to Stop Arresting Sex Workers, Gamblers 5 1

In his statement delivered by the Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, Ochola says that any police officer who will be found arresting any person on any offenses related to rogue and vagabonding that include idle and disorderly, gambling, and prostitution will face the police disciplinary court.
17:14
17:14

Gov’t to Lower Entry Requirements to Attract Nurses in Critical Health Programs   4 1 Top story

Helen Mukakarisa Kataratambi, the Executive Secretary of Uganda Nurses and Midwives Examinations Board- UNMEB revealed this during a press briefing on their 34th examination series.
16:38
16:38

LOP Rejects Calls to Submit Fresh Lists of Missing Persons 2 3 Top story

Speaking at a fundraising drive in Masaka city, Mpuuga noted that they are not ready to submit a new list of their missing supporters to any government agency describing the calls as hypocritical. He also demands that the government first accounts for the people on the lists of missing persons they previously tabled before parliament.
16:23
16:23

Shortage of HIV Test Kits Hits Arua City 1 3

Jimmy Itedra, the In Charge of Ayivuni health center III in the Ayivu division, explains that they ran out of stock of the HIV testing kits a month ago. He says that the shortage of kits is threatening efforts by the city to achieve the 95-95-95 targets of ending HIV by 2030.
16:15
16:15

ILO Rescues 3,000 Children From Child Labour 2

According to a performance report by the Nascent Research and Development Organization- NRDO-U, the implementers of the program in the selected districts, the intervention covered up to 1,626 households in the coffee and tea commercial farming value chains. From this report, 1,620 of the rescued children were male and 1,726 females aged between 5 to 13 years.
15:31
15:31

Muslim Parliamentary Caucus Demand Unconditional Release of Sheikh Mwanje 7 1

Led by Asuman Basalirwa, the Bugiri Municipality MP, the Muslim legislators addressed a press conference at parliament on Monday where they condemned the illegal arrest of Muslim leaders and their continued detention without trial.
15:19
15:19

URSB Registers Over 15,000 Interests Under Movable Properties Law 1 3 Top story

Stella Olimi, the head of the Chattel Securities Registration Unit at URSB told URN in an interview that although the law was passed in 2019, the numbers started increasing drastically when the COVID-19-induced lockdown was lifted early this year;
14:55
14:55

Declining Animal Population in Karamoja Affects Livestock Trade 1

Abraham Loi, a South Sudan trader told URN at Nadunget weekly cattle market on Monday that this year has been one of the most difficult years. "We burnt our fuel all the way from Juba to Karamoja thinking the cattle market will be full as usual but to our surprise, there are no animals," he said.
14:38
14:38

Man Arrested for Clobbering His Wife to Death 1

According to Okema, incidents of couples killing their spouses are on the rise. Okema appealed to married and cohabiting couples to be careful when responding to the challenges in their homes and learn to respect relationships.
14:15
14:15

Prisons Fail to Produce MPs Segirinya, Ssewanyana in Court

The two legislators are facing trial for several charges including murder, attempted murder, and aiding and abetting terrorism stemming from their alleged involvement in killings that took place in the district of Lwengo and Masaka between March and June 2021.
13:26
13:26

12-Year-Old Drowns In River Ruzaire Drowning 2

His father, Jimmy Aheebwa, says the minor drowned around 7 pm while trying to run away from a stray dog that had attacked him together with two other children.
12:49
12:49

Oledo Used Medical Students, not Doctors to Praise Museveni- Medical Association says 3

Dr Herbert Luswata, the General Secretary of the association said on Monday that the president didn’t act as a member of the association but rather as a member of the ruling National Resistance Movement party. He says while the president claimed he was speaking on behalf of doctors, he had only gathered medical students who he lured into escorting him to the event masquerading as doctors.
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