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18:52
18:52

Detention of Dominic Ongwen's Lead Lawyer Will Not Affect Trial-ICC 1

Krispus Ayena Odongo, the Lead Lawyer in the defence team representing Dominic Ongwen was arrested and jailed in Lira district over a civil suit arising from 2016 election disputes with Retired Colonel Charles Okello Engola, the State Minister for Defense and General Duties.
18:37
18:37

Attorney General Wants Succession Bill Shelved 5 2

The Bill among other things seeks to amend the Succession Act, 1906 to conform to the Constitution of Uganda for gender equality and also repeal unconstitutional provisions, to eliminate discrimination regarding customary heirs and heiresses and to protect principal residential property of the surviving spouse.
17:34
17:34

Makerere University has no Money to Feed Gov’t Sponsored Students 2 1

The university identified food and accommodation allowances as a lesser priority compared to the other unfunded areas. In the changes, 285 million Shillings was diverted from the allowances vote and allocated to the dental school. Another 1. 8 billion Shillings was allocated towards equipping the Library while 1.5 billion Shillings was allocated to the renovation of toilets in the halls of residence.
17:01
17:01

Weather Update: UNMA Maintains Green Flag on Lake Victoria 2

The Authority’s latest 24-hour weather update, running from 6 p.m. on Wednesday to 6 p.m. on Thursday indicates that isolated thunderstorms are expected before midnight and later on Thursday morning over the Entebbe and the North West areas.
16:51
16:51

Kasese Leaders Want Security Officials Probed Over Bwera Market Violence 5

URN has seen a letter signed by the ISO boss, Kaka Bagyenda instructing that the companies work in shifts for security reasons. On June 19, Walusimbi wrote instructing town clerk Mpondwe-Lhubiriha town council to implement the directive and ensure that the companies work in shifts.
16:50
16:50

Water Shortage Hits Bushenyi Municipality 1

Josephat a manager at Ampex Restaurant says the costs of operating his restaurant are going high every other day. He says that they buying over 30 jerry cans at 1,000 shillings every day. He faults NWSC of doing little to address the problem.
16:45
16:45

Global Gains in Fight Against HIV Decline Amid Funding Cuts Global Fund 1 3 Top story

The report; Communities at the Centre, shows a mixed picture arising from a widening gap between the resources needed and those available to manage the disease, as donors provide less funding, and domestic investments grow too slowly to compensate for inflation. For the first time, the global resources available for the AIDS response declined significantly, by nearly USD 1 billion.
14:36
14:36

Danish Embassy Boosts Access to Justice Project in Northern Uganda 2 1

Maria Kamara Mabinti, the ICC Outreach Officer for Uganda says that the Access to Justice Project has been extended for another two years to ensure that the communities understand and be part of the court proceedings against Dominic Ongwen at The Hague.
13:34
13:34

Judge Decries High Defilement Rate in Kasese

Justice Musene is in Kasese for two weeks to preside over forty-two capital offences committed within the district. Out of the forty-two offences, twenty-four are aggravated defilement, three are rape while the rest are murder and aggravated robbery.
13:12
13:12

Mak Students Demand Reopening of Dental School Makerere University 6 1

Makerere University Guild President, Julius Kateregga says he has received calls from various students on the concerns of the school’s closure. He said a section of students in the school are worried about these continued reports of closure of the dental school.
11:54
11:54

Weather Update; No Severe Weather over Lake Victoria 1

In Entebbe and the North West, mainly light rains with good visibility and moderate winds expected during daylight on Wednesday. Similar conditions are expected over the Rakai and the South West Zone.
11:13
11:13

Kasese Man Gets 20-Year-Jail Term for Aggravated Robbery

He appeared on Tuesday before Justice Wilson Masalu Musene who found him guilty of attacking Francis Kanyarutokye a boda-boda rider and robbing him of his motorcycle registration number UEH 688E Bajaj boxer on September 24, 2016.
07:31
07:31

Kotido Municipal Council in Tax Dispute with Traders tax evasion 2

The new tax came into place in June, following a council resolution on May 31st, 2019. The tax is levied on per bag of produce sold within or brought into Kotido Municipality.
07:18
07:18

Police Probes Death of Kwera SS Student Dokolo district

Nancy Akec was found dead in her room in Abuli Village in Kwera Sub County in Dokolo district, a few minutes past minutes past midnight on Tuesday.
07:05
07:05

Over 50 Suspected Thugs Arrested in Kabarole 1 Top story

Richard Muhumuza, the West Division Gombolola Internal Security Officer-GISO, says the suspects have been breaking into resident’s homes, snatching mobile phones and bags from their victims.
06:57
06:57

NFA Burns Poor Quality Tree Seeds Worth UGX24 Million 1 Top story

The NFA Communications and Public Relations Manager, Aisha Alibhai, said they usually burn low quality seeds to stop them from making it to the market through quack agents claiming to be NFA officials.
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