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21:08
21:08

Court Orders LC to Produce Register of Lusanja Residents Medard kiconco 2 Top story

According to Ssejjemba, most of the people contesting the eviction in court are nonresidents and therefore unknown to the area village council. The judge said that this matter will be resolved if the local council leaders present a register for all their residents, over the years.
20:44
20:44

Two Security Officers Arrested For Kidnapping Tanzanian National 1 1 Top story

Paul Kangave, the Southern Region police spokesperson, says the suspects were picked up from a Guest house in Kalisizo where they were hiding after receiving the ransom from their victim’s relatives.
20:31
20:31

Government Rejects Proposal to Export Sugarcane to Kenya 5

Kyambadde told the House that the government discourages unprocessed exports so as to promote industrial growth through value addition. She argued that although Busoga sub region has recorded 500,000 tons of excess sugar cane in the last two months, the existing sugar millers can process all the mature canes.
19:51
19:51

KCCA Defends Valuation Process, Property Rates 3

Nowere, the acting Director Tax Collection in KCCA, says they only tax 50% of the ratable value. He says that 22% of the valuable rate is left to carter for utility bills and between 25 and 30 for any other costs like absence of tenants. Different Urban Council charge differently.
18:34
18:34

Mob Kills Pakwach Widow 1

Robert Odia, the LC 3 chairperson Alwi Sub County, says another 50-year-old woman identified as Christine Lemachu who was administering the herbs to the boy was also critically injured in the fracas.
17:45
17:45

Health Assistant Interdicted for Being Public Nuisance dokolo district 1

According to Balisanyuka, Ongom will receive half pay during the interdiction until he is cleared by Court. Trouble for Ongom started after he appeared before the Dokolo Magistrate’s Court on June 06, 2019 for assault and being a public nuisance.
17:21
17:21

MPs Plot to Abolish Medical Board Approval for Treatment Abroad parliament 4 1

Pian County MP Achia Remigio, the mover of the bill, observes that the process of obtaining a recommendation from the Uganda Medical Board is lengthy and cumbersome. He adds that the process affects members access to funds for medical treatment or retirement on medical grounds.
16:39
16:39

Government Reassures She Cranes on World Cup Funding 4

The State Minister for Planning, David Bahati, says the Finance and Education Ministries are working round the clock to ensure that funds are released to enable the team travel and participate in the international event.
16:18
16:18

Coffee to Be Supplied Through Cooperatives-Kyambade Ethiopia 3

According to the Trade and Industries Minister, Amelia Kyambade, the move is aimed at ensuring coffee farmers get fair prices for their produce.
15:40
15:40

Man Caught with Stolen Side Mirrors in Kamwokya Kira Division 3 4

The suspect told URN that he is a mason but was tempted by his two friends venture into the theft of side mirrors for quick gain.
15:21
15:21

Police Officer in Trouble Over Loss of Gun 2

Kavumbi is locked up at Kisoro Police Station in connection to the loss of his sub machine gun regision number Police 56-3617886 with 30 round of ammunition.
15:03
15:03

Uganda Hopes July Africa Trade Summit Can Address Non-Tariff Barriers 2

The Agreement, a free trade area among 52 of the 55 African Union nations, was adopted during the 30th ordinary session of the African heads of state in Addis Ababa in January 2018. It brings on the table a market of 1.3 billion people. Literally, it means Africa wants trade where all its countries can trade with each without major restrictions.
15:00
15:00

KCCA Suffers Two Office Break ins

According to the whistle blower, unidentified people broke into the Directorate of Engineering Department of road surveyor on June 11th, 2019 and took off with the Central Processing Units-CPUs.
14:47
14:47

Health Ministry Downplays Calls to Declare Kasese Ebola-Free KASESE DISTRICT 3 1 Top story

A call had been made by the District Deputy Resident District Commissioner Joshua Masereka for the district to be declared Ebola-free on grounds that disease had been contained with no new infections recorded since the first group which was confirmed on June 11, 2019.
12:55
12:55

Three Entities Apply to Offer Islamic Banking Services

Dr. Kasekende explained that one of the applicants currently offers traditional banking services in Uganda and seeks to open an Islamic finance window while the other two are foreign entities.
12:21
12:21

Police Probes Cattle thefts in Apac District livestock theft

Another recent livestock theft was recorded on June 16, where, one Wilson Kabandize, a herdsman from Gomba District reportedly disappeared with 53 head of cattle belonging to a group of farmers from the Kraal of Patrick Adoko. It is said that Adoko had gone to Church, at the time the cattle were stolen.
10:53
10:53

Parliament Has Destroyed Property Market-Knight Frank

The real estate developers argue that they borrow money in US Dollars to put up buildings because it is cheaper, at about 10 per cent compared to Uganda shilling loans, which average at 20 per cent. Borrowers have to pay back loans in dollars.
10:23
10:23

Manafwa Residents Live in Fear of Fresh Landslides 2 5

In May last year, landslides hit three sub counties in Manafwa district and displaced hundreds of people, buried livestock and other properties. 60-Year- old Jenifer Khainza, a resident of Bunabuzale Village and survivor of the 2018 landslides, says they spend sleepless nights since heavy rains started for fear of fresh landslides.
07:52
07:52

Mixed Results for Uganda at FIBA Zone Five Qualifiers mtn arena lugogo 2 1

A standing ovation and cheers from the home crowed motivated the Ugandan side to close the gap to only 5 point difference but the determined Kenyan side would later stretch the lead in the fourth quarter of the game 61-70.
07:36
07:36

Kagadi Police Hold Man for Killing Own Brother land conflict 1

Twinomujuni was rushed to St. Luke’s clinic in Burora Sub County where he was pronounced dead on arrival. Rubanga told URN that Kugonza was arrested and detained at Burora police post waiting for transfer to Kagadi Central police station.
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