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19:29
19:29

14% of Uganda's Land Mass now Belongs to Big Owners - Expert Report

They say that over 14 percent of the total land mass in the country is held under large scale land acquisition. Large scale is land which is at least 200 hectares. This means that all that land is held by a single person or entity.
19:27
19:27

Women with Disabilities in Acholi Decry Abuse and Discrimination 3 1

Some of the women with physical disabilities note that they are deprived of basic needs such as food, clothing and shelter. They also cited abuse by their spouses who impregnate them and disappear leaving them to languish.
19:00
19:00

Ten Million Presidential Ballot Papers Arrive 5 3

Printed by United Printing and Publishing of Abu Dhabi, the materials which also include declaration forms were delivered aboard Emirates flight 9865.
18:50
18:50

Amuriat Pledges to Stop Bududa Landslides 1 1

Amuriat criticized the ruling government for concentrating on relocation other than finding out what causes landslides to come up with solutions for them, something that he says is more dangerous and exhausts the taxpayer.
18:21
18:21

Kabuleta Tells Supreme Mufti Kasule “We are Squatters in this Country” Joseph Kabuleta 2 1

Presidential candidate Joseph Kabuleta has told the Supreme Mufti, Sheikh Siliman Kasule Ndirangwa that he seeks to ensure that in his Presidency, Ugandans will have a stake.
18:14
18:14

Bulambuli Councilors Reject District Service Commission Nominees

Charles Wepukhulu, the councillor representing Buyaga town council, alleges that the district chairperson extorted 15 Million Shillings from each member.
18:03
18:03

UN Secretary General Decries Repressive Enforcement of COVID-19 Guidelines Security 1 1

The United Nations (UN) Secretary General Antonio Guterres has said that COVID-19 pandemic has provided a pretext for repressive security responses that curtail civic space and media freedom.
17:59
17:59

Missing Police Officer Found Dead in Funve Forest Reserve 3 1 Top story

Emmanuel Elweu reportedly disappeared when he went for patrol in Funve forest reserve together with Idris Nassur and Geoffrey Mbabazi, the Forest supervisor in Kyamuswa County. His lifeless body was found on Thursday morning with in the middle of Funve forest reserve together with his gun.
17:50
17:50

Anti-Graft Agencies Outline Progress in Corruption Fight Anti-Corruption 7 1

During a conference to mark International Anti-corruption day in Kampala, the agencies outlined their achievements and progress in fighting corruption.
17:31
17:31

110 Arrested For Flouting COVID-19 Guidelines uganda police 1 1

The Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, says the suspects include managers of arcades and people who were found without wearing face masks.
17:30
17:30

Judiciary to Increase Number of Chief Magistrates Ahead of 2021 Elections Judiciary of Uganda 1 2

The judiciary anticipates a rise in the number of petitions from the 2021 general elections, following an increase in constituencies.
17:28
17:28

Karimojong, Turkana Want Cross Border MoU Reviewed President museveni 1

The pastoralists are saying they are not seeing any impact of the signed memorundum of understanding given the fact that there is still growing cattle rusttling between the Turkana, Karimojong and West Kenyan Pokot cattle keepers.
17:08
17:08

Disagreements Split NUP Leaders in Tooro Robert Kyagulanyi 1

The disagreements stem from a number of issues including failure to account for the party funds on the side of some of the leaders while others are accused of supporting opponents of NUP candidates in the different races.
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16:49

Defence Ministry Employee Found Dead lt col deo akiiki 1 1 Top story

Godfrey Kaleti, the Officer in Charge of the Criminal Investigations Department at Kalerwe police station, says the deceased’s body had decomposed, an indication that she could have died last week.
15:35
15:35

Amuriat Pledges Better Roads in Namisindwa District 1 Top story

According to Amuriat, once voted into office he will improve the main roads in the district beginning from Munamba- Magale road, which leads to Namisindwa district headquarters. Amuriat also promised to ensure equal distribution of resources in the country.
14:31
14:31

Artisanal Miners Want Minerals and Mining Bill Expedited 3

Bosco Bukya, the Chairperson of the Association, says that they have advocated for the law in vain.
14:07
14:07

Bunyangabu District Headquarters Closed After Nine Staff Test Positive for Covid-19 1 1

Jane Asiimwe the Resident District Commissioner who also chairs the District COVID-19 taskforce, says they have decided to close the offices to stop further spread of the virus as they also disinfect the offices.
13:14
13:14

Museveni Cancels Campaigns in Entebbe, Kisoro 4 1

According to the Electoral Commission’s campaign schedule, Museveni was expected to hold campaign meetings in Kisoro and Entebbe Municipality on Friday.
13:00
13:00

Five Presidential Candidates Fail to Campaign in Busia 6

According to the presidential campaign program, Kalemba was expected to campaign in Busia on November 13th, 2020. She only passed through Busia town and didn’t address rallies citing time and proceeded to Tororo Municipality.
11:06
11:06

Residents Stop Campaign Meeting Over Kyagulanyi's Poster 2 1

Ronald Yiga, the Nakatiba Landing site LC I vice-chairperson, says they had pinned up some posters despite the resolution by the committee members but they were plucked off by unknown people.
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