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19:43
19:43

UPDF Opens New Barracks in Kabarole 3 2

It sits on 1,638 hectares of land that was donated to the army by Erisa Kakyomya, a businessman in Kabarole.
19:18
19:18

Deceased Boxer's Family Unhappy with Museveni over Delayed Justice IGP Okoth Ochola 2 1

Although police have powers to investigate and arrest suspects, in this case they cannot since the President is involved, and as the senior-most official involved with the case, police requires his permission first before they can arrest the suspected killers.
18:45
18:45

KCCA Postpones Implementation of Road User Fees 1 2

The Director of Revenue Collection at KCCA Samuel Sserunkuma says the fees whose implementation was meant to start in January shall only be implemented after the Ministry of Transport and Works has issued permanent route charges to taxis and buses.
18:40
18:40

Thieves Empty Kraals as Owners Engage in Final Campaigns 2

The community herdsmen learnt about the attack moments after they returned home from their respective polling stations on Wednesday, only to discover that the kraals were already empty. They had left their homes to participate in the election of sub-county leaders for the area.
18:09
18:09

Tragic Childhood Shaped Agnes Auma's Achy Journey to Parliament NRM Party 2 5

At two years, Auma lost her father; Major General David Oyite Ojok, a man who commanded one of the forces that overthrew President Idi Amin Dada in 1979 and later became Chief of Staff of the Uganda National Liberation Army (UNLA).
17:45
17:45

Ministry of Finance Tables UGX 292 Bn Supplementary Request COVID-19 Vaccine 1 1

The Ministry of Finance Planning and Economic Development wants an additional 292 Billion shillings to mitigate the effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic and support the economy.
17:15
17:15

UNEB Seeks UGX10.5 Bn for SOPs During Exams, MPs Suspect Corruption Examinations 1

The Uganda National Examination Board (UNEB) is seeking for an additional 10.465 Billion Uganda Shillings to conduct examinations in fulfillment of the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) set up to contain the spread of COVID-19. But MPs have punched holes in UNEB's quoted prices which appear grossly inflated
17:13
17:13

LCIII Elections Cancelled in Bundibugyo, Kanungu Sub Counties 1

In Bundibugyo town council the picture of independent candidate Thedison Balyegonza was missing. In Tokwe pictures of councillors representing Kanyamwirima had all their pictures missing on the ballot papers.
17:06
17:06

LCIII Candidates Worried of Low Voter Turnup Low voter turn up 1 2

Patrick Okiror, a Candidate for Orungo Town Council LCIII seat said that voters asked him for transport to reach the polling stations. Okiror is worried about the outcome of the polls since few people will now determine the next leader.
15:25
15:25

Sub County Elections Halted in Kasangombe, Nabingoola 1

Four candidates were nominated to contest for the seat. They include incumbent James Makande (NRM), Sam Mutibwa (DP), William Semeere (NUP) and Fredrick Kakooza. But the names of DP Candidate Sam Mutibwa were wrongly written as James Mutibwa on the ballot paper, a mistake that was only identified as voters converged to participate in the exercise today.
15:18
15:18

Biometric Voter Verification Kits Slow Down Polling in Jinja, Entebbe station 2 1

At some of the polling stations visited by URN reporter visited, presiding officers who spoke on condition of anonymity say that they had been directed to use BVVK machines without fail and directed to in turn suspend the polling exercise in case of any technical breakdowns.
15:04
15:04

MPs Ponder Between Principled Oulanyah and Lenient Kadaga 2021 elections 3 1 Top story

According to Bunyole West Member of Parliament James Waluswaka Oulanyah is very strict on time and challenges the MPs so much, while Kadaga is accommodative, even for those who are less informed, comical, spontaneous and somewhat ill-prepared for debates.
14:44
14:44

45 Polling Agents of Musician Walukagga Arrested 1 2

The Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire said the operation followed information that the group of people had gathered at the musician's home in big numbers.
14:23
14:23

Two Injured in Ngora as Rival Supporters Clash At Polling Station Ngora District 1

The two and several others picked a fight with supporters of Charles Peter Obelon, another rival candidate in the race. The fight followed reports alleging that Obelon was bribing voters.
14:06
14:06

Palabek Abera Sub County Polls Delayed over Missing Ballot Papers 1

At Agwata Dog Tangi polling station, voting that was slated to commence at 7 was later delayed after it was realized that ballot papers meant for female council representatives for Agwata and Cubu parish were missing in the ballot box.
13:04
13:04

Lack of Photos on Ballot Papers Irks Candidates in Luwero 1 3

Unlike the ballot papers for candidates of LCIII Chairperson Seats, the ballot papers for candidates of Parish councillor seats have only symbols and names of candidates.
12:11
12:11

Over 35 Refugees Escape From Kyegegwa Camp, Get Stranded in Lyantonde 3 1

It is said that the refugees, led by Dezzi Ndehere, escaped with their families and hired a Fuso truck to transport them to Kisoro district and Kasese district to start a new life.
11:58
11:58

900 Residents Hit by Water Scarcity in Gulu Palaro Sub County 2 1

A 60-year-old Margret Auma, a grandmother in the village living with 16 children says they are forced to trek more than 6 kilometers of distance to fetch water from a nearby borehole in a neighboring sub-county.
11:36
11:36

High Court Rejects Busia Municipality MP Election Vote Recount Appeal

He also contended in his appeal that the trial Chief Magistrate erred in law and fact in her holding that the evidence presented was insufficient and could not warrant an order for a recount thereby reaching her decision per in curium and that she erred in holding that the alterations on the declaration forms [DR] for Kisenyi B [N-Z] were comparable to other alterations thus rejecting a recount application.
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