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21:19
21:19

Museveni Finally Allows Return of Tooro Kingdom Assets 1 Top story

The Tooro Kingdom Information Minister, Charles Mpagi Mwangushya, says the kingdom had only regained 5 percent of its assets since the restoration of Kingdoms in 1993. He says the president has now allowed the return of the remaining percentage.
21:03
21:03

Anite Needs Mental Check-up-Rukutana 5 1 Top story

Rukutana has downplayed Anite's claims, saying she should consider a mental health check-up.
20:45
20:45

IGG Investigates Kampala District Land Board Secretary for Corruption 2 Top story

In an August 15th letter to Andrew Kitaka, the Acting Executive Director, Kampala Capital City Authority, the Deputy Inspector General of Government, Mariam Wangadya notes that the Inspectorate of Government is in receipt of several complaints where in it is alleged that Komugisha is corrupt and has exhibited unethical conduct while executing her duties.
20:33
20:33

Parliament Abolishes Mandatory Death Sentence court 2 1 Top story

Following the approval of the bill, judges will have the discretion to impose the death sentence depending on the circumstances and offences committed. The MPs replaced death sentence with life sentence and mandatory death sentence with discretionary sentence.
20:23
20:23

White-Eared Kob Sighted On Ugandan Soil After Two Decades 2 Top story

The White-eared Kob was sighted by the Ecological Monitoring and Research Unit of Uganda Wildlife Authority – UWA on May 23rd, 2019 between 09:09am and 09:13am while conducting a ground trothing study of vegetation change analysis in the park.
20:05
20:05

Oulanyah Hails Golola for Elevating Kickboxing 2 1

Oulanyah hailed Golola for his dedication and hard work in promoting Kickboxing in Uganda and congratulated him on his recent victory against Umar Semata in what Golola has described as the fight of the Century.
18:34
18:34

UWA Sets New Park Entry Tariffs 2 1

Under the new rates, Gorilla tracking permits has been increased from 600 US dollars to 700 US Dollars for foreigners not resident in Uganda while foreigners living in Uganda will enter the park to track the Gorillas at 600 US Dollars, up from the previous 500 US Dollars.
18:00
18:00

Family Demands UGX 4M from Deputy Chief Justice For Burial Expense Gulu town 1 1

The deceased’s family was stranded at Gulu Main Hospital Mortuary on Tuesday afternoon when their pleas to the Deputy Chief Justice through his driver to cover the burial expenses failed to yield results.
17:59
17:59

MPs Ask Gov't to Regulate Energy Drinks red bull 2 1

Members of Parliament have tasked Government on the regulation of reportedly harmful energy drinks being sold in the Ugandan market.
17:31
17:31

140 Motorcycle Riders Fined for Violating Traffic Rules Boda Boda riders 1 Top story

The Boda boda riders were intercepted on Tuesday morning after they were caught riding without helmets, permits and insurance contrary to the Traffic and Road Safety Act 1998.
17:20
17:20

MPs Oppose Proposal to Cap Election Finances Electoral Reforms 4

The proposal was fronted by the Alliance for Campaign Finance Monitoring –ACFIM, a loose coalition of civil society activists advocating for increased transparency in financing political parties and election campaigns in Uganda
16:45
16:45

Lyantonde Cattle Markets Closed over FMD Outbreak lyantonde district 2

The affected cattle markets are located in Lyakajura, Kashagama and Kyemmamba which neighbour Sembabule district.
15:45
15:45

Barclays Rebranding, Changing Name barclays bank 1 Top story

Robinah Mukasa, the Barclays bank Uganda Spokesperson told URN they were going ahead to change all their branches to Absa. After the branding is complete, it will cease using the name Barclays and instead use Absa.
15:38
15:38

IGP Orders Officers to Refrain from Illegal Mak Staff Evictions Makerere University 1 Top story

The directive by the IGP was prompted by a petition by Elias Nuwagaba, a staff whose dismissal from the university was set aside by the university Staff Appeals Tribunal early this year.
15:14
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Medics in Bukomansimbi Concerned over Poor State of Kitanda Health Centre III Ministry of Health 3 2

The facility has three small beds with torn mattresses that are used both in the maternity and general wards.
15:01
15:01

30 Labour Export Companies Under Investigation 1

The investigation was the basis of arrests conducted at Middle East Consultants, one of the popular labour export firms in Kampala. The anti-corruption unit headed by Lt Col Edith Nakalema surrounded the firm’s offices in Muyenga and arrested two directors on Monday. The arrested are Benon Kunywana and Ayamba Owen.
13:35
13:35

Golf Club, KCCA Disagree on Cutting Down Trees 2 3 Top story

According to Karyarugookwe, the affected trees have decayed and pose a threat to the life of golfers, general public and property in and around the golf course. He says at least 8 trees have collapsed within a period of two years causing damage to the golf course.
12:50
12:50

Amuru District to Relocate Apaa Health Centre II UWA

Dr Patrick Odong Olwedo, the Amuru District Health Officer, says the current location of the facility has hindered the district`s attempt to provide health care services to the residents in the area.
12:50
12:50

Busia Residents Stuck with Two LC I Chairpersons Elections 5

Augustin Okawo, another resident wants the position of chairperson declared vacant and fresh elections held to save residents from the confusion
11:52
11:52

Kitgum Leaders Accused of Frustrating Ban on Endangered Tree Species 4

Cabinet in December 2017 issued a public notice suspending the harvest and trade in the Africana Afzelia and Shea nut tree species in Northern Uganda and West Nile Sub Regions.
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