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21:35
21:35

Minister Onek’s Opponent Faces Disqualification Over Bankruptcy 1

Part III Section 4 (2) (d) of The Parliamentary Election Act 2005 stipulates that a person shall be disqualified for election in parliament once has been adjudged or otherwise declared bankrupt under any law in force in Uganda.
21:11
21:11

Mao Pledges to End "Rule of the Gun", Recover All Stolen Assets Nobert Mao. 2 2

While addressing supporters at Arua Primary School playgrounds on Wednesday evening, Mao, who is on his Presidential campaign said Uganda is still nursing wounds from the gun rule and needs healing through the ballot.
21:06
21:06

Children Born in LRA Captivity Still Face Stigma, Social Exclusion 3

Gum-Perom, the boy child born in captivity remains unable to inherit property and land from the mother’s side since in the Acholi custom land is customarily owned and inherited by those that belong to the paternal clan. He adds that many of the children born in captivity have already approached adulthood, and are facing an identity crisis because of their paternity uncertainty.
20:51
20:51

Government Processing Karusandara Land Titles- Baryomunsi 2 1

Baryomunsi who met a few leaders and locals from the sub-county said the government was aware of the tensions in the community and has been working to ensure that it's controlled. “There issue of land titles should not be a concern anymore because we are handling it and soon you will receive them.” He said.
20:24
20:24

Court Extends Bail for UCAA Director Accused of Defacing Museveni Posters 2 1

The posters had been pinned on the gate, the walls and other environs around the building, raising complaints that CAA is a public office which should not be seen to be advancing interests of any presidential candidate.
19:34
19:34

ISO, Police Officers Join Museveni’s Vote Protection Team President Museveni 3 1

The event held at the National Chairman’s Office in Kyambogo attracted politicians, Civil Servants and members of the security agencies from Kampala and all over the country who pledged to secure the votes come 2021.
19:32
19:32

Govt Sends Mixed Signals on Reopening Theatres, Art Galleries. 1 1

But Samuel Okello Kelo, the chairperson of the Board of Trustees of the Uganda National Culture Centre (UNCC), told journalists in Kampala that they had worked with the authorities to develop Standard Operating procedures that will be followed to operationalise the places.
18:27
18:27

Voters Avoid Presidential Candidates Fearing Police Brutality 2 1

Patrick Mwanamoiza, a resident of Kanyumu town council in Butebo district says that the teargas canister found him in his house and shattered his left leg. He said since vowed never to attend any presidential campaign rally in the district.
18:01
18:01

Electoral Commission Sets Dates for Nomination of Special Interest Parliamentary Candidates

According to the Commission, the nomination of candidates for Workers, Youths, Persons with Disabilities and Older Persons parliamentary representatives will take place on Dec 22nd and 23rd, 2020.
17:31
17:31

10-Year-Old Electrocuted Trapping Grasshoppers 2 1

Expedito Magezi, the line Engineer with Bundibugyo Energy Cooperative society told URN on the phone that due to coronavirus pandemic and the effects of the lockdown, they scaled down on monitoring, which has fueled illegal connections.
17:04
17:04

Alcohol Still Main Cause of Gender Based Violence in Kabale 6 1

Margret Kamihanga, the Officer in Charge of the Child and Family Protection Unit at Kabale Central Police Station, says the biggest number of cases was registered in Kamuganguzi Sub County followed by Kitumba and Buhara Sub County.
16:08
16:08

Apaa Residents Reject Gov`t Mosquito Nets Apaa Township

Wilson Acuma, a member of the local council executives also told URN that they have submitted a fresh list of the over 5000 residents to the district health department through their village health teams.
15:44
15:44

Katakwi Closes Seven New Sub Counties Citing Lack of Funds cao seraphine alia 1 2

Seraphine Alia, the Katakwi Chief Administrative Officer, says all the technical staff posted to the new sub-counties, have been idle due to lack of money. He says the workers have been redeployed in their mother sub-counties as they wait for funds.
15:18
15:18

Live Bullets Rock Kachumbala as Residents Try to Evict Police Officers 5

Sam Odongoi, who led the protesters, said that on Monday night residents staged a roadblock and intercepted a vehicle of suspected cattle thieves after one of the residents raised alarm about the theft of his bull.
13:34
13:34

Namutumba LC V Chairperson Succumbs to Covid-19 death 1 1

The deceased’s nephew, Hajji Siraji Gusongweire, who also doubles as the Namutumba District National Resistance Movement-NRM Chairperson, says his uncle was admitted two months ago with cardiac-related illness.
13:20
13:20

Businessman Shot Dead in Gulu Gulu district 1

Michael Fadul Ali, a businessman who operates mobile money and a grocery shop at Coo-pe Trading Center, Bungatira Sub -County in Gulu District was shot at around 11 pm from his shop.
12:59
12:59

Masaka District Woman MP Candidate Dies Aged 76 2 Top story

Hajj Umar Ssebulime, the Masaka NRM Region Administrative Secretary, says they received the news of their candidate’s death with shock. “This is a great loss for the party in Masaka region and the entire country she has been a strong supporter of the party and a great politician who cannot easily be replaced it’s a big loss for the area,” he said.
12:45
12:45

Kasensero Fishermen Call For Harmonisation Of Cross-border Fishing On Lake Victoria 4 1 Top story

Joseph Kimera Ssuuna, one of the affected fishermen, says about 20 fishermen are attacked and some killed each month. He says it is through regular harmonization meetings that such practices can reduce.
12:21
12:21

Gov't Reaches Settlement with Tenants of Uganda House Nairobi 3 1

The contracts for renovations and consulting engineers were awarded in October 2015. However, Uganda’s High Commission declined to sign the Shillings 17.2bn renovation contract for fear of committing government because of a pending court case filed by the tenants opposed to their eviction to pave way for the works.
12:05
12:05

Accused YouTube Channels Protest Govt Move to Block Their Operations Inciting violence 1 3

Tamale Mirundi, the founder of TMO (Tamale Mirundi Official) and former Press Secretary to the president, is one of those whose channel is listed for removal. According to Mirundi, earlier attempts by government to have his page removed didn’t yield results, as YouTube asked Government to ask him to pull it down.
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