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21:40
21:40

Court Accepts Fresh Evidence Against Stella Nyanzi Derrick Bazekuketta 1

The exhibits were initially opposed by Nyanzi’s lawyers, Isaac Ssemakadde and Derrick Bazekuketta on grounds that they were disclosed to them after the completion of the investigations as directed by on November, 9th, 2018.
21:20
21:20

MPs Task Makerere University Officials on Toilets 2 1

The Committee Chairperson, Jacob Richards Opolot, the Pallisa County MP noted with concern the poor state of toilets at the university as brought to the attention of the committee by students recently.
20:18
20:18

Activists Condemn Arrest of Anti-Corruption Crusader Lira District 1 2 Top story

Major Telesphor Turyamumanya, the 5th Division Army Spokesperson, confirmed the arrest of the suspects, saying they will appear before the court martial. He says the decision to try the suspects in the court martial was reached following consultations with the CID headquarters.
19:35
19:35

Former Parliamentary Aspirant Apenyo Rushed to Mulago Hospital 1 Top story

It is alleged that Apenyo developed health complications shortly after being remanded. His brother, Dickens Okello, says Apenyo started passing blood before he fell unconscious.
18:59
18:59

Japan Donates UGX 27bn to Refugee Agencies 2 1

The five agencies include the United Nations Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), the World Food Program (WFP), International Organization for Migration (IOM), the United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund-(UNICEF) and the United Nations Office for Project Service (UNOPS).
18:57
18:57

Land Board Gave Away Karibu Market Irregularly-former Board Member alex waibale 3

Muhammad, who deals in water transport plying the Mwanza-Uganda route, represented Jinja Municipal Council on the District Land Board from 2010 to 2015.
18:32
18:32

Pentecostal University Lecturers Strike Over Pay 1 1 Top story

Our reporter was unable to establish how much the university owes the lecturers as they declined to speak to journalists.
17:48
17:48

Proposal to Relocate Entebbe UN Base Deferred un entebbe base 1 1

The proposal to relocate the United Nations (UN) Entebbe Regional Service Centre has been deferred until the next General Assembly in September.
17:29
17:29

Uganda Considers Granting Gen. Bashir Asylum sudan 2 1

According to Oryem, Uganda is open to providing Bashir asylum since he was a co-guarantor of the South Sudan peace agreement and played an important role that deserves credit.
17:26
17:26

Family Blocks Access to Water Source 3 1

The family of the late Nyamweha have now closed the access route by fencing it inside their plot of land. At the same time, water supply to the area has been cut off and for two weeks now, NWSC staff has failed to get access to the water tank to make repairs.
16:47
16:47

Mushrooming Drug Shops in Refugee Camps Worry Arua Leaders 2 1

Solomon Osakan, the Refugee Desk Officer in Arua, has asked both the district and National Drug Authority-NDA to action before the situation gets out of hand.
16:27
16:27

Gov't Proposes Cut on Money Paid to Whistleblowers

According to new suggestions contained in Tax procedures code (TPC) (amendment) bill 2019, the government seeks to reduce the payment to informers to 5% from the 10% it has been paying.
16:09
16:09

Court Asks For Written Submissions in City Trader's Case Erias lukwago 1 Top story

Justice Nkonge said that if there is any rejoinder, it should be made before May 3rd, saying Judgment will be on notice.
15:16
15:16

Mob Lynches Two Suspected Motorcycle Thieves rakai police

Preliminary police investigations indicate that the duo ran out luck when they tried to steal a motor cycle from a local pub, which angered revelers. They pounced on the suspects and beat them to death.
15:16
15:16

ERA, Umeme at Crossroads after Licence Modification 2 1

The modified license which came into effect last Friday set new investment and performance parameters for Umeme. The regulator slashed operation, distribution and maintenance costs that Umeme had applied for, to guarantee effective and efficient service delivery.
14:37
14:37

Lira CAO Held for Alleged Embezzlement Lira District 1

Tivu was arrested from Kampala after hours of interrogation by the police detectives at Kibuli CID headquarters on Monday evening.
14:22
14:22

Renovation of Mbarara's Old Bull Irks Locals 2 4

The move to renovate the bull comes barely a month after the locals in Mbarara and the entire country protested a move to have in place a metal with the semblance of the Ankole Bull.
14:02
14:02

Parliament Starts Fresh Investigations into Apaa Land Dispute 4 1

Agnes Ameede, the vice chairperson of the Parliamentary Committee on East Africa Community is heading the six member select committee. She told URN that they interested in uncovering evidence of settlement as well as ownership of the area. She says they are looking for evidence such as ancestral graves, graduated tax tickets of those claiming to have occupied the area and land registration certificates amongst others.
12:58
12:58

JLOS Integrity Committee Lauds Kotido for Speedy Trials case backlog 2 1

Anthony Jabwor, the Kotido Resident State Attorney says that many people in Kotido don’t register complaints with the police or through the formal justice system but opt for the traditional justice system.
12:21
12:21

Substandard Renovation of Itoojo Hospital Shocks MPs 2 1

The MPs who are in Western Uganda to follow up government projects and those that are yet to be fulfilled made an impromptu visit to the hospital, where over 700 million shillings was spent on renovation two years ago.
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