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15:25

Tayebwa Pledges Transformative African Agenda At OACPS-EU Joint Parliaments Pan African 1

Tayebwa made the remarks following his election by his peers as the East African Representative to the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States, and European Union (OACPS – EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly in the capital Luanda, Angola on Friday.
15:07
15:07

Silverbacks in Tunisia to Start Quest for 2025 Afrobasket Games Qualification 1

Uganda’s Silverbacks find themselves in Group B, alongside familiar opponents Cape Verde and Nigeria, with the fourth team in the group emerging from the zonal qualifiers of Zone 1 and Zone 2.
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14:52

Court Halts Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana Pretrial Over Sickness, Torture Issues machete killings 1 2

Lawyer Mulindwa presented a letter to the court dated January 30th, 2024, addressed to the Clerk to Parliament from the Aga Khan Hospital in Kenya, indicating Ssegirinya's critical illness. According to the letter, signed by Dr. Abel Akanyijuka on behalf of Dr. Adil Salyani, Ssegirinya has been under their care since December 23rd, 2023.
14:44
14:44

Bankers Launch Anti-Fraud Measures, Calling for Stronger Punishments for Culprits 4 1

The Banking Industry Guidelines on Mitigation of Fraud (BIGF) framework provides for a Grey List for individuals or entities who are suspected of being involved in fraud, and a Black List that will feature those confirmed or convicted fraudsters, and these lists shall only be visible to designated officers or individuals as per the guidelines.
13:24
13:24

Buyengo Residents Succumbed to Poisoning-Police

According to reports, an unidentified individual allegedly added poison to the food prepared for mourners attending the send-off of the late Ahamad Magumba, the county Sheikh of Buyengo Town Council on February 11, 2024.
13:18
13:18

Female Police Trainee Kills Prisons Lover 1

According to detectives, Alowo started residing at Jinja Road Police division staff quarters while her lover Okori continued living at his workplace in Luzira prison.
13:07
13:07

MPs Ask Gov’t to Fund Extensive Research into Nodding Disease scientific research 2 1

Apart from scientific research and more resource allocation for treatment, the Committee recommended at least three medical staff to be deployed at the designated facilities for effective diagnosis of the disease and prescription of management plans for the affected households.
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12:22

65 People Killed In Last Week's Road Crashes 1

Michael Kananura, the Traffic Police spokesperson, attributed most of the crashes to the inconsiderate use of the road, such as overtaking on bent corners, driving too closely, and operating vehicles in hazardous mechanical conditions.
12:10
12:10

Pader CID Officers, Three Others Arrested for Aiding Escape of Murder Suspect Police Flying Squad 3 1

Aswa East regional police commander, Anatoli Katungwensi, confirmed the arrests and announced that the officers would face disciplinary hearings for their misconduct, including mismanagement of case files.
11:14
11:14

Abandoned Baby Recovered From Sugar Cane Plantation

Namono Sarah discovered the baby while returning home from church, alerted by an elderly woman who heard the baby's cries from the sugar cane plantation. The infant was found in a deep manhole, concealed under dry weeds.
09:17
09:17

Akol Challenges Election of New Acholi Parliamentary Group Leaders 4 1

“Be informed that APG has 30 members and 3 ex-officios. Therefore, five members out of 30 cannot sit and appoint themselves to the leadership of the APG without following due process. The APG leaders are elected but not appointed,” Anywar’s statement reads in part.
08:07
08:07

Amudat Employees Ordered to Resume Work after Eviction by Pokot Community 1 2

George Owanyi, the Amudat Resident District Commissioner, called for the return of the staff and condemned sectarianism and hate speech attributed to certain leaders from Amudat and Kween districts. He emphasized the right of Ugandans to settle, work, and conduct business in any part of the country.
07:46
07:46

EAC to Negotiate Seven Trade Agreements But Implementation Huddles Await

The countries are some of the major trading partners with the region, with some, like the UK and Pakistan considered traditional partners as they have traded with region for more than a century
07:40
07:40

Community Team up with Partners to Restore Indigenous Tree Species in Karamoja 6 3 Top story

The project is expected to mitigate the adverse effects of climate change by utilizing trees to influence rainfall, maintain a clean environment, improve soil fertility, and prevent soil erosion.
07:30
07:30

OPM Issues Ultimatum for Stalled DRDIP Projects in Adjumani 3

This ultimatum follows the halt of at least three DRDIP sub-projects in the district, with the six-month extension period granted by the World Bank set to expire in June this year, after the initial five-year period ended on December 30, 2023.
07:23
07:23

Wife on the Run for Allegedly Killing Husband

According to reports, Kivulumwike returned home late last night and refused to explain his whereabouts to Nabirye, which reignited her anger and led to a physical altercation.
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