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17:41
17:41

IGG Seeks Time to Respond to Kitutu's Contested Charges 1

Kitutu seeks a declaration that the IGG's acts in summoning and subsequently initiating parallel criminal charges against her contravene her right to a fair hearing. She further wants the court to declare that initiating additional criminal proceedings on allegations arising from the mismanagement of supplementary funds violated her due process.
17:34
17:34

Four Police Officers Arrested For Robbing Kenyan Businessman USD30, 000 Fred Enanga 1

The officers were arrested for allegedly robbing USD 30,000 (approximately UGX 114 million) from Muhammad Olad Abdirahman, a Kenyan businessman last week. It all started when Muhammad and two others sought assistance from a manager at Royal View Hotel Buziga to find the best exchange rate for their USD 30,000.
17:14
17:14

Pictorial: Parliament Pays Tribute to the Late Cecilia Ogwal Top story

President Yoweri Museveni accorded the fallen MP a state funeral and her body is to spend the night at Parliament. The head of State is expected to attend the vigil. Cecilia Ogwal, 77, has been one of the longest-serving legislators, having served since 1996.
17:07
17:07

Parliament Pays Glowing Tribute to the Late Cecilia Ogwal 1 Top story

According to the Speaker, the state of Ogwal’s ill health was not known to many because she wanted it treated as a private matter. Cecilia Ogwal,77, was the Chairperson of the subcommittee of spouses and accompanying persons during the 27th CSPOC which was held between 3rd and 7th January, 2024 at the Commonwealth Resort hotel, Munyonyo.
16:48
16:48

Trust Bank Sale, More M&As Expected - Experts

In December 2022, the Minister of Finance, Planning, and Economic Development issued the Financial Institutions (Revision of Minimum Capital Requirements) Instrument, 2022, raising the minimum paid-up capital for commercial banks to 120 billion Shillings by December 2022.
16:40
16:40

Kyotera Leaders In Showdown With Speculators Targeting Mutukula Road Project 1 1

Johnpaul Lukwago Mpalanyi, the Member of Parliament for Kyotera County and chair of the District Roads Committee, voices worries that the much-awaited project may face obstacles due to speculators attempting to secure properties along the designated route, including encroachment on road reserves.
16:05
16:05

Who will Preside Over Makerere University's 74th Graduation? 1 3

The appointment of the Chancellor rests with the President, upon the recommendation of the University Council. Although the deadline for Chancellorship applications was January 11, 2024, the process is yet to yield results, raising concerns just a week before the anticipated graduation ceremony.
15:51
15:51

Court Issues Arrest Warrant For Katanga's Widow, Suspects Committed For Trial Katanga Murder Case 2 Top story

The Prosecution argued that Molly's alleged sickness couldn't be substantiated in court, and they sought the warrant based on completed investigations and urged the court to commit the case to the High Court for trial.
14:34
14:34

We Haven't Established City Lawyer’s Killer Gun Was Licensed-Police 1 2

Police apprehended Ahamya, and recovered the pistol and bullet cartridges. On Monday morning, Luke Owoyesigyire, the Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson told URN that they are yet to establish the legality of the firearm.
14:12
14:12

FortPortal City Heightens Surveillance Over Foot and Mouth Quarantine 1 3

The Fort Portal City Veterinary Officer Gilbert Ategeka says that they have formed surveillance teams to inspect dairy outlets, butcher shops, hotels, and restaurants to ensure there is compliance.
10:38
10:38

Muni University Health Science Laboratory Project Stalls Over Funds 1 1

The Vice Chancellor of Muni University, Associate Professor Simon Anguma, attributed the delay to both the pandemic and insufficient funding received by the university. He mentioned that during the Financial Year 2022/2023, the university received a budget that was inadequate for its development needs.
10:15
10:15

MOH Interdicts Commissioner over Corruption in Intern Deployment Ministry of Health 3

According to a letter written by Dr. Joseph Okware on behalf of Dr. Henry Mwebesa, the Director General of Health Services, the unit summoned thirty-nine interns deployed at sites across the country to understand circumstances surrounding their deployment with heightening allegations of extortion, influence peddling, and unethical behavior by some officials.
08:31
08:31

Entebbe Mayor Urges Gov’t for Enhanced Specialized Healthcare at G77 Spouses' Meeting 3 1 Top story

Mayor Rulinda underscored the challenges faced by underprivileged individuals in accessing high-quality and specialized healthcare, often hindered by the prohibitive costs associated with such services.
08:18
08:18

Accident claims Nyakibale Hospital Health Worker 1

Abaho had completed his duty at the hospital around 1:00 AM and was riding a motorcycle registration number UDY 134Y from Rukungiri town to his residence in Kebisoni town council.
08:07
08:07

25 Killed, 35 Permanently Injured in Mountain Elgon National Park Boundary Disputes 3 4 Top story

Samuel Amanya, the MENP chief warden, explained that enforcement operations to protect the park's borders often lead to violent encounters with locals, especially in the Kween district. To address this issue, UWA has shifted its strategy to coexistence with locals, implementing the "Taungya" program in troubled areas.
07:55
07:55

Kiplangat Confirms His Debut at 2024 Tokyo Marathon athlete 1 Top story

Kiplangat aims to have his body in peak condition by late February, anticipating strong competition from elite athletes at the event, including Kenya's Marathon icon, Eliud Kipchoge, who has also confirmed participation.
07:49
07:49

Minister Rallies Pastors on Unity 3 1

Namuganza emphasized that the born-again setups should focus on poverty alleviation rather than engaging in endless internal conflicts, citing the book of Matthew 9:37, which states that "the harvest is many, but the laborers are few."
07:41
07:41

UPDF-FARDC Forces Kill Three Suspected ADF Rebels, Rescue Children and Women Operation Shujja 1 1 Top story

Maj. Bilal Katamba, the spokesperson for Operation Shujja and the Mountain Division revealed that the three rebels were neutralized on Saturday following a confrontation on the west bank of River Lunah in Matunguru Valley, North East of Maitattu, Irumu territory in Ituri province.
07:33
07:33

Ogora Clan Enthrones New Chief After a 10- Years Leadership Gap 4 1 Top story

Following the enthronement, Odur Ebii took the opportunity to encourage the Ogora clan and the entire Lango community to show respect for their leaders.
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