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Oyam South Voters Want Minister Amongi Sanctioned land laws in uganda 6

Some voters in Oyam South, Oyam district, are up in arms against Lands Minister Betty Amongi over the proposed amendment of Article 26 of the Constitution to enable government to compulsorily acquire land for public projects. Amongi represents Oyam South in Parliament. But some angry voters in the area call her a total disgrace to the constituency and Lango sub region for advancing a proposal that they say seeks to rob people of the only asset left for their livelihoods.
17:08
17:08

Isingiro Woman Wanted for Burning Co-Wife with Acid acid survivors 3

Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi Region Police spokesperson, says Naturinda waylaid her victim outside the saloon and poured acid on her face.
16:24
16:24

Rubanda Man Found Dead in Lodge high life pub 2

Ely Maate, the Kigezi Region Police Spokesperson, says they have taken the deceaseds body to Kabale Regional Referral Hospital mortuary for postmortem to establish the cause of death.
15:10
15:10

Civil Servants Without National ID to Miss Salary

Public officers or pensioners who do not have the National Identification Card will not be paid salaries, according to a directive from government. The Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development has directed the Ministry of Public Service to ensure that with effect from August 2017, no public officer or pensioner without a National Identification Number or NIN is paid salary.
15:04
15:04

Voters Turned Away at Kenya Embassy 4 5

Several voters were turned away today at the Kenya High Commission in Kampala where they gathered to vote in the countrys general elections. There was tight security manned by the Uganda Police personnel. By reporting time, about ten people had been turned away after they were told they couldnt vote from Uganda since their names were reflected in Kenya.
12:57
12:57

Kenya-Uganda Buses to Travel During Day – Operators 2 1

Bus operators now fear for a possible recurrence of the 2007 events and have suspended operations on the route. A few others have reduced the number of buses in operation.
12:55
12:55

DP Women League Leader Battles Aggravated Torture Charges 2 Top story

Bayo told court they intend to amend the charge sheet so that the suspect appears in high court. Amony who had earlier in pleaded guilty to the charges, said she requires proof that the flat iron she used to inflict injuries on the maids is indeed a deadly weapon as claimed by the prosecution.
12:10
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Kampala Minister Regrets Hawker's Death law enforcement 5

Namugwanya explained that instead, government is trying to create markets to accommodate the street vendors and hawkers to ensure that everyone can operate easily.
11:50
11:50

Araptany, Chemutai Battle In 3000m Steeplechase Final jacob araptany 1

Two Ugandan athletes Jacob Araptany and Albert Chemutai will battle in the 3000m steeplechase final at the on-going IAAF World Championship in London tonight.
11:27
11:27

Measles Outbreak Confirmed in Kampala, Wakiso 1 Top story

A total of 67 cases have so far been identified and seven of them confirmed by laboratory tests, according to surveillance and case finding reports. The cases are scattered in all the five division of Kampala, as well as several suburbs in Wakiso district.
11:03
11:03

Gas Cylinder Kills Two, Injures Two Others

The dead have been identified as 35-year-old Joseph Ayepa, a resident of Ocama Ayom village in Dokolo and Isaac Ojok, a resident of Atonga Village in Amolatar district.
10:55
10:55

EC, NRM Clash over Roadmap in New Districts party primaries 1

However, the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM party had declared August 8-9 as nomination dates for candidates seeking the party ticket and August 15 as election for the NRM party candidate in the new district. But the party election date falls for days ahead of the date set by the national Electoral Commission.
08:03
08:03

Gilbert Arinaitwe: Medical Examinations Confirm Rape

He reportedly hoodwinked the school girl into meeting him in undisclosed location in Nakawa, a Kampala suburb where he raped her. Preliminary investigations show that Arinaitwe met the victim at CID headquarters in Kibuli, a week ago and took her contacts.
08:00
08:00

Govt Alarmed by High Demand for Pesticides fall armyworm 2

Stephen Byantwale Tibeijuka, the Acting Commissioner in charge of Crop Protection, says the Ministry of Agriculture is alarmed by the number of farmers asking to be supplied with pesticides. Byantwale says chemical pesticides are harmful to the environment, the users and to those who consume farm products, noting that pests could also develop resistance over time.
07:40
07:40

Kotido Secondary School Suspends 17 Students 2 1

The head teacher Kotido Senior Secondary School, Jackson Matsanga, during the meeting, the School Board of Governors resolved to indefinitely suspend 17 students for their role in the strike.
07:18
07:18

Woman Held for Attempting to Sell Grandchild child trafficking

According to Kamulya, Nabaje approached Kawu and Wanande in Butaleja town council looking for someone to buy the six-year-old, saying she didnt have money to look after him.
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Flash Floods Kill Three In Kasese Town kasese municipality

John Kisembo Siriwayo, the Railway Ward LC IV councilor, says the floods caught many people unaware since it didnt rain in Kasese town. He says most households lost property since the floods occurred while they were at their work places and therefore couldnt protect them.
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