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18:04
18:04

Attorney General to Guide After Expiry of Ministers' Term President Museveni 1 1

Ofwono Opondo, the Director of Uganda Media Centre says that the Ministers’ tenure expires tomorrow with the swearing-in of the President. He says no Minister can represent the government in public functions.
17:22
17:22

Kasese Councillors Agree to Reduce Their Emoluments over Low Revenue Collection 4 5

The council also resolved to cut down on the emoluments of the council’s speaker, the mayor and their deputies.
16:56
16:56

Parliament Closes with the Approval of 5 Trillion Shillings Loans in 2 Days 10th parliament 2 1

The 10th Parliament has come to an end with the approval of five loans worth 4.8 trillion shillings in just two days.
16:14
16:14

NUP Declares National Fasting and Prayer Day as Museveni Swears-in 2 4

Party spokesperson and Nakawa East Elect Joel Ssenyonyi said they have declared Wednesday a day of prayers and fasting to seek God’s intervention for the country that is covered by human rights abuses, extra judicial killings, and bad governance.
16:14
16:14

Eight Arrested Over Armed Robbery in Omoro aggravated robbery 1 2

The suspects who are being detained at Gulu Central Police Station include Robert Komakech alias KK, Robert Olal, Gerald Ongole, Morish Ogwal, Winnie Abang, Stella Akullu, Nancy Apio and Winny Prisca Ajok while other suspects still at large.
15:57
15:57

Farmers in Rwenzori Advised to Follow Planting Schedule 1 4

The State Minister for Agriculture Henry Aggrey Bagiire says some farmers were found to have replanted their crops soon after the floods that hit several areas in the region.
15:17
15:17

Drop in Gulu District Budget Worries Leaders 1 3

Christopher Opiyo Ateke, the incoming Gulu District Chairman says there is a very big difference between the running budget and the one for the next financial year and that the operation of the district will not be easy.
14:45
14:45

Kasese, Soroti Market Vendor Resettlement Exercise Postponed to Next Week vendors 4 1

The exercise involves a meeting of key stakeholders including municipal council technical staff, head of sections in the market and allocation of space to the vendors.
14:16
14:16

Heavy Deployment in Major Towns Ahead of Museveni’s Swearing-in Ceremony 7 1

URN reporters in Masaka, Jinja, Mbale, Hoima, Luwero and Arua have observed unusual deployment of anti-riot police and Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF soldiers patrolling the towns in anticipation of possible protests by opposition supporters.
13:42
13:42

Creation of New Electoral Areas Crafts UGX190M Funding Gap for Kitgum 4

According to Lapyem, the district initially used to allocate a shillings 63,000,000 of their budget on wages and facilitation for district councilors in each financial year but with the number increasing from 23 to 42 leaders implies that their entitlement would require shillings 132,000,000 translating to a shillings 69,000,000 funding gap.
12:17
12:17

Lack of Transport Hampers Immigration Operations on Kenya Border 3

Officers handling Immigration, Customs and Agriculture affairs at Busia say they have failed to implement the regulations against illegal practices taking place along the porous border due to lack of transport means.
11:38
11:38

Suspected Armed South Sudanese Raid Cattle in Lamwo 2

The Lamwo Resident District Commissioner James Nabinson Kidega says during the pursuit, the security had a brief gunfire exchange with the armed rustlers believed to be eight in number in the areas of Lolum and Ore-4 hills bordering Madi Opei on Tuesday morning.
11:34
11:34

Men in Military Uniform Rob Moroto Businessman 3rd updf division 4 1

Jimmy Odoongo, the attendant says the men who stormed the place at 10.00 pm first tied him with a rope, blind folded his face with a cloth threatening to shoot if he did not tell hand them the keys to the slot machines.
11:27
11:27

Bodaboda Riders Annoyed over Stage Closures Ahead of Swearing-in Ceremony 3 1

The stages that were temporarily closed include the Kireka police stage with 50 members, the super deal stage Kyaliwajjala with 50 members, the Kira-Kayembe stage with 40 members, and the Bweyogerere avocado stage with about 30 members.
11:22
11:22

Peter Walubiri's UPC Faction Names Cabinet 2

Walubiri says that the election of a cabinet is to ensure that the party continues to function normally and to carry out its mandate.
11:09
11:09

Four School Girls Drown in River Nambale 3

Perezi Musamali, the Chairperson LCIII of Bumbobi sub county said one of the girl wanted to save a friend who was drowning but she was swept away by the raging waters to her death.
10:55
10:55

Free up ‘Bottlenecks’ Stifling Africa’s Agri-Food Sector - FAO Chief

FAO Director-General QU Dongyu says that such bottlenecks are holding back potential and need urgent interventions to increase coordination and upskilling human capacity in African nations. He added that funds must also be unlocked and public finance systems streamlined, “so that the scarce resources we have do not go unspent”.
10:32
10:32

Interim Sub County Chairpersons in Gulu Demand UGX 92.4m Arrears Gulu District 2

They have been in the acting capacities since July 1 2018 when the newly created Sub –Counties started operations.
07:35
07:35

Local Government Ministry Pledges Support to Tooro Kingdom Projects 1 3

Magyezi, who had been invited by the Tooro king, Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV, said the ministry is so willing to be a kingdom’s development partner and he will be sending technical people to assess the projects that are underway for support.
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