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19:20
19:20

4000 Ugandan Leaders Face Probe for Refusing to Declare Wealth Leadership Code Act 2

Wangadya says that of the 25,000 leaders that were expected to declare their wealth, only 20,778 (83.11 per cent) were able to do so. The most compliant institutions in the 2021 declaration include the Presidency, the Vice Presidency, the Amnesty Commission, the National Citizenship and Immigration Control Board, The National Children Authority, the Deposit Protection Fund of Uganda, the Inspectorate of Government, the Leadership Code Tribunal and New Vision.
18:44
18:44

DRC Insists Uganda is Trying to Undermine 2005 ICJ Judgement 1 2

DRC lawyers today told the Hague based court that Uganda’s demand for evidence seeks to throw the 2005 ruling into the dustbin. Uganda only admits that between 1997 and 2003 when its soldiers occupied parts of Eastern DRC, they killed 32 people yet Congo is demanding compensation for more than 180,000 lost lives.
17:20
17:20

Two years later, Lubowa Hospital Remains at Foundation Level Parliament 7 1 Top story

While the Ministry of Health handed over the site on June 10, 2019, it hoped that the construction would be completed by June 2021. However, the project remains at the foundation level and, according to Health Minister Dr Jane Ruth Aceng, it has been extended for now 15 more months.
17:14
17:14

Kabarole Council Lifts Ban on Tooro Kingdom Anthem 1 1 Top story

The district leadership chose Busoro Sub County to host the new district headquarters. However, the decision sparked a serious dispute between the district and Kingdom.
16:53
16:53

Man Gets Ten Year Jail Term for Defiling Step-Daughter 3

The State Attorney, Mariam Njuki told the court that Tayebwa defiled the victim on two separate occasions. He reportedly first defiled his victim in the garden where her mother had sent her to collect food and did it again at home while the victim’s mother was away.
16:36
16:36

Pastoralists Given Two Weeks to Leave Lamwo District 3 1

According to Kidega, the residents are accusing the pastoralists of entering their land illegally and grazing cattle in their gardens. He adds that a number of community members have been mistreated after complaining about the mayhem caused by the animals.
16:07
16:07

Construction of OPD At Katabi Health Centre III Resumes 3 3

Construction of the OPD was halted last month after the municipal council made changes to the initial design. These changes include adding worktops at the reception and laboratory and also painting the exterior of the block.
16:02
16:02

Agago Town Council GISO in Trouble for Illegal Possession of Live Ammunition

Yunus Sedirumbi, the officer-in-charge of Patongo Police Station confirmed Laboke’s arrest to URN. She declined to reveal more details and referred our reporter to Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson.
15:58
15:58

Fake Job Racket Busted in Lyantonde, 14 Arrested 3

Denis Odoki, the Lyantonde District Police Commander, says they have so far arrested 14 members of the group which was trading as Global Alliance In Motion, an organisation that was later found to be non-existent. Before their arrest, the group paid for radio announcements for job opportunities which they purportedly had at their factory and main office in Lyantonde.
15:46
15:46

Two Families Camp at Chairperson’s Residence Over Blocked of Pathway 8 Top story

“I bought this land in 2008 from Abudu Mayanja with a pathway, which leads to various properties in the area. Pastor Kakande also bought the neighbouring land from Abudu’s brother, Kaddu and put up his school and church five years later. He started encroaching on the pathway claiming it is part of his Kibanja, which is not true,” Wasswa said.
14:05
14:05

Security in Agago Recoveries 26 Stolen Cattle 1 1

Leonard Opio Ojok, the Agago District LC V Chairperson told URN this morning that security traced the footmarks of the suspected rustlers forcing them to abandon the cattle and flee for dear life.
13:46
13:46

KCCA Earmarks UGX9 billion to Deal with Potholes in Kampala 1 2 Top story

The Minister for Kampala Betty Amongi told journalists at the Uganda Media Center Wednesday morning that they had sought permission from the Ministry of Finance to have all the money meant for infrastructural works in the fourth quarter from April to June 2021 dedicated to emergency road repairs at key points and sections over the next two weeks.
13:09
13:09

Deforestation: What Can Charcoal Burning Save? 5 3

A government national charcoal survey in 2016 found districts in the Central region as the leading producers of charcoal (40.9%) followed by northern regions (39.5%). It also revealed that central region districts were the main source of charcoal supplied to Kampala (63.4%). The leading supplier districts of charcoal in the central region to Kampala were Nakasongola, Nakaseke, Luwero, Kyakwanzi.
12:25
12:25

Bunambutye Settlement Camp Residents Demand for Secondary School 5 1

The residents argue that for more than two years ago since they were relocated to the camp, their children have remained at home.
12:13
12:13

Gov't Asked To invest More In Cotton Value Chain To Open Up Employment Opportunities 1 3 Top story

Jolly K Sabune, the Director of Cotton Development Organization-CDO says the opportunities in the cotton value chain that include production of fertilizers, soap and edible oil are not fully exploited because many people do not have the resources to invest in the business.
11:58
11:58

Karimojong Cattle Rusttlers Kill Child, Drive Away 1,000 Cows in Moroto

John Nangiro, the LC 1 chairperson Tanyabel village, says the Tuesday night attack by Jie warriors from Kotido was the biggest ever in Rupa sub-county.
11:05
11:05

Gulu City Market Traders Want Street Vendors Evicted Gulu Main Market 1 1

Patrick Omaya, the Market Vendors` Chairperson wants the new Gulu City Council leadership to prioritize abandoning roadside and street vending immediately when they assume offices in May this year.
10:54
10:54

End of Term: Parliament to Sit Daily to Conclude Business 10th parliament 1 1

According to Kadaga, the 10th parliament is remaining with limited time and they still have a lot of work to complete. She asked the legislators to get ready for the double sittings daily so that they execute their cardinal duties as outlined in the constitution.
10:20
10:20

MPs to Visit Disputed Land Due for Compensation uganda land fund 1

The Adhoc committee of parliament led by Kaberamaido County Woman MP Veronica Bichetero is currently investigating compensation concerning land in Ndeeba on which a Church structure was razed last year, and the other in Lusanja, Wakiso district where scores of families had been evicted by one Medard Kiconco.
10:20
10:20

Karimojong Youth Desert the Region Ahead of Planed Disarmament 1

Joseph Mudong, one of the parish councillors in Ngoleriet Sub County in Napak district, says ever since the army started delivering military equipment and making public announcements on the planned disarmament in the region, many youths who used to loiter around Kangole and Matany town councils have disappeared.
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