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20:55
20:55

MPs Start Censure Process Against General Tumwine Torture 1 2

Parliament has adopted the Report of the Human Rights Committee to start a censure process on Security Minister General Elly Tumwine over contempt of Parliament.
20:23
20:23

Tumwine Liable for Frustrating Probe into Safe Houses – Committee torture 1 2

The committee chaired by Buvuma Islands MP Janepher Nantume Egunyu had attempted to investigate the reports that several Ugandans had been illegally incarcerated and tortured in safe houses across the country. The focus was mainly on safe houses in Lwamayuba in Kalangala and Kyengera in Wakiso district, against which several complaints had been lodged.
20:03
20:03

Woman Arrested For Giving False Information to Police

It is alleged that Evelyn Atuhairwe 26 years reported at Katwe Police Station that her twins had been kidnapped, a handbag, 360,000 shillings and two phones stolen along Salama road.
19:25
19:25

Poor Roads in Buhweju Irk Residents 2 4

Tumusiime John, a farmer in Kibiimba Village says that they have failed to transport their agricultural produce and tea to the market because the roads are impassable.
18:39
18:39

Dunamiscoins Victims In Arua Petition Museveni 3 3

Following the closure of Dunamiscoins ltd and the remand of its directors to Luzira Prisons, depositors in W. Nile ran to court and secured orders to freeze its business accounts in Centenary Bank with UGX 10 Billion and Stanbic Bank with UGX 300 million without success.
17:58
17:58

Minister Mutuuzo Discourages Teenage Girls from Labia Elongation Uganda Media Center 6

Rashida Sanyu, a businesswoman says labia elongation shouldn’t be blamed for girls dropping out of school. She says peer pressure and other factors are responsible and that government should focus its effort on solving the real challenge that force girls out School rather than tampering with culture.
17:22
17:22

Parliament Rejects Odonga Otto’s Statement on Fracas With Akol 4 1

presenting a statement on Wednesday, Otto instead involved in other issues which included Madhvani land in Amuru, issues of Amuru sugar, Land distressed people, incomplete bridges among others, which Kadaga rejected saying they are controversial and don't qualify to be a personal statement.
15:53
15:53

Link Bus Worker Arrested for Illegal Possession of Army Attire UPDF 3 1

Lt. Col. Richard Omony, the Commandant of the 4th Mountain battalion based in Rukoki in Kasese district, says the suspect was found with a military cap.
15:41
15:41

IFMS Tier One Hindering Road Maintenance in Nebbi District 3

A number of activities in the district have been suspended due to challenges of the system. Among the activities that have been suspended in the district include maintenance of a 261 km road network in the financial year 2019/2020 due to poor coding to access UGX 320 million from the Uganda Road Fund URF.
15:23
15:23

Lamwo NRM Party Chairperson, Administrative Secretary Impeached 1 3

The Lamwo District NRM Woman League Chairperson, Elder Amony moved the motion to impeach the party chairperson. She was seconded by the PWD representative, Simon Peter Lokuta and the Elder’s League Chairperson, Atanasio Okwera.
14:28
14:28

Farmers Worried as Strange Pests Invade Plantations in Masaka 2 5

Many believed that the type of green bubble-coloured, short-horned grasshopper which was cited in different plantations in Lwega parish was a swarm of highly destructive wild locusts, which were in the recent past cited in Kenya.
14:26
14:26

Lack of Cancer Control Plan Complicates Cancer Response cancer in uganda 1 2

The World Health Assembly passed a resolution in 2005 urging member states including Uganda to develop cancer control programmes and plans aimed at reducing cancer incidence and mortality and improving the quality of life of cancer patients and their families.
14:23
14:23

Abim Residents Block Road to Protest Corruption 2

The Morulem Sub County LC III Chairperson, Bismarck Ogwang confirmed the ongoing protest by residents on Wednesday morning. He explained that despite holding a meeting with the aggrieved community members on Tuesday, they have vowed to maintain the barricade until Abim District LC V Chairperson, Jimmy Ochero goes on ground to listen to their problems.
13:43
13:43

UNOC Needs UGX 3.1 Trillion for Capitalization patrick mweheire 1 2

Proscovia Nabbanja, the CEO of UNOC told reporters in Kampala on Wednesday that the money will be needed in a phased manner in five years. This means each year, the company should be receiving at least $168m (UGX 618bn).
13:07
13:07

Gov't to Compensate Lango War Victims Next Finanicial Year Tekwaro Lango 3 2

According to the State Minister for Northern Uganda Grace Freedom Kwiyucwiny, the validation exercise of people affected by war is yet to be completed in Lango. She says that 20 billion shillings has been budgeted for compensation.
12:44
12:44

Mudslides Trigger Fear among Namisindwa Residents 3 3 Top story

Namisindwa District Environment Officer Stella Watsemba says that the mudslides have swept through Bupoto, Buwabwala, Bumbo, Mukoto, Tsekululu sub-counties and Namisindwa town council, affecting 75 per cent of the district.
12:06
12:06

Busia CAO Halts Distribution of Tractors to Farmer Groups 4

Busia district local government received two tractors for two selected farmer groups; Busia District Farmers Association- BUDFA and Sihubira Area Cooperative Enterprises. But on Tuesday, the groups assembled at the district to receive the tractors from the Chief Administrative Officer Joseph Balisanyuka. However, he said that groups would not receive the tractors until they fulfil the required guidelines.
11:56
11:56

Defense Team Seeks More Time to Face UPDF Jet Ranger Probe 1

A sub-committee of the Public Accounts Committee of Parliament was due to meet the Ministry team today, to respond to queries related to the procurement of spare parts for the Uganda People's Defense Forces - UPDF jet Ranger which crashed in Bulo last month.
11:49
11:49

Mixed Reaction as Epidemiologists Arrive in Moyo to Document Yellow Fever Health Ministry 4

The team leader Dr Peter Muwereza says that the team will sensitise residents on the disease in addition to compiling an on-site report about the yellow fever threat in the district. He added that the Ministry is also mobilizing resources to carry out mass vaccination against yellow fever in the district.
08:00
08:00

Mixed Feelings In Karamoja About New Curriculum 1

Fr. John Bosco Kutegana, the head teacher Moroto High School argues that the curriculum needs adequate funding from the Education and Sports if it is to be implemented successfully. He cited subjects like agriculture and woodwork, which he says need resources to establish a poultry farm or workshop for practical lessons.
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