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21:50
21:50

KCCA seeks 3% from National Budget 1 4 Top story

While presenting the KCCA budget estimates before council on Tuesday, Kitaka noted that there are several unfunded priorities recurring from the previous budget resulting from low funding. He listed the priorities as renovation and maintenance of KCCA Health Centers, Operationalization of the new landfill at Kiteezi, procurement of garbage trucks, Management of Litigation, Arbitration and Compensations and procurement of Cesspool trucks for faecal sludge collection among others.
21:27
21:27

Detectives Lack Adequate Skills To Record Statements-CID Spokesperson 1 1

According to Twiine, the inspection that was conducted last week was aimed at assessing police performance, man power, human rights observance and attitude of police officers during investigations.
20:34
20:34

Bulambuli Woman Held Over Husband's Death 2

John Robert Tukei, the Elgon Region Spokesperson told Journalists that Muzakhi was arrested on Sunday evening after the deceased’s relatives demanded to know his whereabouts and filed a complaint with police.
19:48
19:48

Two Killed in Ethnic Clashes Between Iteso and Karimojong police

A police officer in the area told URN on condition of anonymity that Oumo got angry when he saw his wife riding with the deceased on a bike and mobilized his relatives and friends to lynch him.
19:35
19:35

KCCA Passes New Property Tax Rates 3 1

The new rates are 4% of taxable value of properties generating five million and below and 6% for properties attracting revenue of five million shillings. Currently, KCCA charges a flat rate of 6% of the taxable value on commercial properties.
18:36
18:36

Man At Large For Killing Colleague Over UGX 2000 Apac district

Joel Omunu, an eye witness says the deceased gave Onono Shillings 2000 so as to use his smart phone for a day. However, the phone failed to work prompting Jogo to approach the suspect for a refund, which led to a fight.
16:39
16:39

Police Brutality, Clapdown of Opposition Activities Bad Signs for 2021 Polls-ANT 4 2

ANT spokesperson, Wilberforce Seryazi says that such brutality and clampdown of opposition activities give bad signals for the next general elections.
16:16
16:16

School Chairperson in Critical Condition After Attempted Suicide

Alat Okumu, who participated in Oring’s rescue, says that he was shocked to hear someone making weird sound inside the house around 6:00 am. He says that he called other neighbors and they decided to break into Oringa`s door to find out what was happening.
15:52
15:52

Three Arrested over Attempted Murder in Gulu

It is alleged that the trio who are all members of the same family on Saturday night while armed with bows and arrows, pangas and spears attacked and injured Walter Okello a 32-year-old, Charles Okot, 56, Bosco Okot, 30, and Bicentina Adong, 65.
14:54
14:54

Makerere Secures 15,000 Graduation Gowns Makerere University 1 1

Addressing the students on the first of the four days of graduation held on Tuesday, the Vice Chancellor of Makerere University Prof Barnabas Nawangwe said that the university was able to procure all the necessary gowns. He said all students have received their gowns.
13:12
13:12

Nansana Town Clerk Hands Over Office as Probe into Crisis Kicks Off

On Monday, Andrew Otim, the Commissioner in Charge of Urban Inspections told URN that they had started off with meeting aggrieved parties to hear their complaints. He also said the number of interested parties has since increased from councilors, technical staff and municipal mayor to include the Chairpersons of Gombe, Nansana and Nabweru.
12:46
12:46

Kitaka Gets Six Month's Extension as KCCA Ag. ED 2

The second directive extends the Acting appointment of Kitaka for a period of six months from 18th December 2019 to 18th June 2020.
11:50
11:50

Tree Planting Campaign Launched in Moroto 2

The campaign is spearheaded by the forestry department with support from National Forest Authority-NFA and local partners.
11:45
11:45

Joseph N. Biribonwa Appointed NIRA Board Chairperson Bemanya Twebaze 1 Top story

Joseph Biribonwa, the former Vice Chairman of the Electoral Commission, boasts of more than 40 years of professional experience, in the area of democracy and governance, management and administration and finance and corporate governance.
11:14
11:14

Mbale Mayor, Law Enforcement Officers Clash Over Kumi Road Taxi Park 5 1 Top story

During the meeting, the Committee Chairperson, Musa Kasaija asked members to speak freely on why the municipality has failed to realize local revenue collection so that that they can find e solutions to the problem.
10:14
10:14

Kasese Police Arrest 13 Suspected Robbers Uganda Police 2

Some of the suspects are Monica Nziabake Matafali Kabiira, Doreen Muhindo, Alex Muhindo, Rabson Thembo, Kasimu Ategeka and Moris Mumbere. Three of the suspects including Alex Muhindo, Rabson Thembo and Kasimu Ategeka were found in possession of a bullet.
08:02
08:02

Vendors Abandon Kyazanga Market Over Filth 3

Jawaduh Muwonge, the Chairperson Kyazanga Market Trader’s Association, says the poor sanitation in the market is forcing traders on the streets.
07:34
07:34

Four Boda boda Riders Killed in Mbale in One Month 2

Emma Nabende, a resident of a resident of Busiu Sub County met his death at Bubtsye village in Busoba Sub County on Boxing Day. His motorcycle Registration Number UEU 251Q was robbed.
07:06
07:06

Man Barricades Himself Inside House, Torches It domestic violence 3 3 Top story

The man only identified as Juma told residents after being rescued from the burning house that he caught his wife, Eseza Kusasira red handed cheating on him with another, which prompted him to end his life.
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