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19:48
19:48

Joint Campaigns for FDC Presidential Candidates Commence wasswa biriggwa 6 5

The first phase of the campaigns was held on Thursday at the party headquarters in Najjanankumbi moderated by the FDC Electoral Commission Chairman Toterebuka Bamwenda
19:34
19:34

COVID-19 Patients in Pader Protest Poor Conditions at Isolation Center

One of the patients who preferred anonymity for fear of reprisals told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that access to food, water and electricity at the facility remains a big concern.
19:12
19:12

FDC Wins in Rukungiri Youth Elections

FDC Youths won in most of the polling stations in the five parishes that make up Nyakagyeme sub- county beating candidates from the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM)
19:05
19:05

Nyamabuye Hydropower Investor Grilled at Electricity Disputes Tribunal ERA

Elemental Energy holds a license to construct a 7MW Nyamabuye Hydropower Project on River Kaku in Kisoro district, South Western Uganda.
19:04
19:04

Chaos As KCCA Council Fails to Discuss Owino Market Dispute 4 4

The KCCA Speaker, Abubaker Kawalya expressed dismay on the behaviour of members absconding from duty and wondered how people's grievances shall be attended to without council sittings. Kawalya observed that the market dispute had come up for the third time, saying several vendors had turned up seeking answers to their grievances.
18:08
18:08

Parliament Tasks Finance Ministry to Investigate Platinum Credit, Bayport loans 1 2

On Thursday afternoon, Gulu Municipality Member of Parliament, Lyandro Komakech raising on a matter of National Importance in parliament, said the behavior of the financial firms is hurting school teachers who are already suffering because of the lockdown.
16:58
16:58

Moroto Municipality Remains Calm after Prison Break 2

After the prison break, gunfire rocked Moroto town as security personnel engaged the armed escapees, bringing business in the area to a standstill. By 7:00 pm, all streets in the town were deserted.
16:20
16:20

Minor Teargassed as Police Disperse People Power Protesters 3 Top story

NUP Spokesperson, Joel Ssenyonyi accuses police of abdicating their responsibility by failure to take action against Sipapa. “He is guarded by police and other fellows who carry guns, he has one himself. The other day he came here and shot at our gate. One of our fellows got injured and the young people are saying we want answers,” he said.
15:04
15:04

Policeman Arrested For Shooting One Dead, Injuring Two Others 2

Anthony Mubiru, one of the residents accused the police officer of being negligent, saying he should have shot in the air to disperse the crowd instead of shooting directly at residents.
12:49
12:49

30 Buildings in Mbale City Stolen, Sold, Mortgaged 1 2

According to the Members of Parliament led by the Committee Vice Chairperson Ibrahim Kasozi, over 30 buildings in Mbale town were fraudulently sold off to people, who have mortgaged them in banks
12:45
12:45

Hima Town Council LCIII Loser Disputes NRM Primaries Results 2 4

John Katura Musana with his agents accused the party leaders of siding with his opponent Tom Maate Wa'bukombi.
12:27
12:27

Police Battles People Power Activists in Kamwokya 3 Top story

The activists put up resistance forcing police to use tear gas and live bullets to disperse them leading to running battles. One of the activists accused police of failing to take action against the continued provocation by Sipapa despite filing several complaints at Kira Road Police Station.
12:12
12:12

Najjemba, Sentabile Win NRM Primaries in Entebbe Muncipality 3 4

Najjemba, a bio- statistician at Nsambya Hospital, was contesting for LCIII Chairperson Division A garnered 2,062 votes, followed by Farouk Muyimbwa with 1,175 votes, John Abiine (237 votes) and Duncan Gracious Kato with 104 votes.
12:05
12:05

Three Saracen Guards Arested Over Robbery

The Southern Region Police Spokesperson, Muhammad Nsubuga, says the two firearms were recovered from the former Crane bank building in Masaka town where the suspects have been working as security guards.
11:18
11:18

Moroto Prison Break: Three Escapees Shot Dead 2 1 Top story

On Wednesday more than 200 inmates overpowered prison staff before accessing the armoury and stole 15 riffles. The prison break happened at 4:30 pm.
10:51
10:51

Suspect Jumps To Death From Police Vehicle 1

Benon Byamukama, the Kalangala District Police Commander, says the suspect was arrested alongside others and bundled on a police patrol van for transportation to Kalangala Central Police Station for custody.
08:00
08:00

Ireda Estate Tenants Protest Eviction Notices Lira City Council 8 2 Top story

“A number of staffs have applied to occupy the staff quarters but we cannot allocate them houses since you are still occupying them," the letter reads in part.
07:32
07:32

Pictorial; Tear Gas, Heavy Deployment in Hima NRM Polls security deployment 4

There was a heated contest between the incumbent, John Katura Musana and his sole rival Tom Maate Wa’bukombi. The election was characterised by heavy security deployment in the town council because of the high tension between supporters of the rival camp.
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