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22:36
22:36

Gaddafi Nasur Asks Court to File Additional Affidavits in Katikamu North Election Petition

On Thursday, Gaddafi through his lawyers led by Asuman Nyonyintono told the court presided over by Justice Margaret Apiny that affidavits of five witnesses swore before a commissioner of oaths Carmel Nakalyowa who lacked a valid practising certificate as an advocate of court.
21:37
21:37

Mountains of the Moon Lecturers Demand Answers On Delayed Gov't Takeover 1

The lecturers have vowed not to hold with online teaching until they are briefed about the progress of the takeover.
19:34
19:34

Arua City Mayoral Election Petition Withdrawn 2 5

During the preliminary hearing of the petition on Thursday at Arua High Court, Kato’s lawyer Paul Manzi asked Court for leave to withdraw the petition with an order that each party bears its own cost.
16:52
16:52

Police Disperse Kyagulanyi’s Wife, MPs with Teargas in Nakaseke Nakaseke Police 1 2

Their presence attracted crowds as residents gathered to catch a glimpse of the legislators. They were intercepted by the police as they approached the health Centre and asked to handover the items to the district COVID-19 Taskforce at Butalangu.
16:43
16:43

Court to Rule on Affidavits in Bushenyi-Ishaka Municipality Petition Mbarara High Court

During the session, Tayebwa presented 13 affidavits that he said should be considered during the hearing of the petition.
16:31
16:31

CID Chief Dispatches Investigators to Probe Masaka Killings 1 1 Top story

Charles Twine, the CID Spokesperson, says that on top of heightened police deployment to curb the vice, the CID boss has dispatched a team of investigators to probe the cause of the killings.
15:50
15:50

Many City Traders Ignorant of Presidential Stimulus Package 5

Juliet Mukasa, a trader at Superior Arcade, says the stimulus package wouldn’t be a bad idea. She, however, says that given the bureaucracy involved in the government projects, the money may not benefit them.
14:42
14:42

Court Dismisses Bail Application by UPDF Lt. Col. Facing Murder

The suspects reportedly shot the deceased to death before arresting his 9 family members. They were arrested and charged with murder contrary to section 188/189 of the Penal Code Act, conspiracy to commit murder contrary to sections 188 and 189 of the Penal Code Act.
14:27
14:27

55 Groups in Moroto Cleared for Emyooga Program 1

The groups, which received about 1.9 Billion Shillings in May have not been able to access the resources due to failure by the district to organize capacity building on financial literacy for association leaders.
13:39
13:39

Court Rejects Application to Dismiss Petition Against Sironko Woman MP 1 1 Top story

On Wednesday, Nambozo through her lawyers of Wamukoota and Company Advocates asked the court to dismiss the petition on grounds that the late Enoc Samson Kyabakaya, who prepared Lumolo’s affidavit didn’t have a valid practising certificate by the time she administered the oaths.
12:54
12:54

Uganda Cranes Depart For Ethiopia for Friendly Match 2 1

On Thursday, the team departed for Ethiopia aboard Emirates Airways. They will play Ethiopia in a friendly game before they face Kenya in the world Cup qualifiers.
12:48
12:48

Police Officer In Trouble for Cattle Theft in Bukedea 2 2

Charles Denaya, the acting Bukedea District Police Commander, says that the suspect abandoned his assignment on the counter and went to steal cattle using government property.
11:56
11:56

UNICEF Renews Commitment To Support Kasese Build Strong Child Protection Systems 3 2

Dr. Mohamed El Munir A. Safieldin, the UNICEF Country Representative, says prior to the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak, teenage pregnancies stood at 24% but the prevalence in Kasese now stands at 34.8%.
11:49
11:49

Sugarcane Farming: Why Busoga Has Remained The Poorest Sugar cane 1 3 Top story

There is concern that despite the cultivation of sugarcane on a bigger portion of arable land, farmers in Busoga seem not to be reaping from one of the world's most traded crop. Dr. Mbowa observed that while sugarcane production has grown from about one million tons in 1961 to about five million tons by 2018, farmers in areas like Busoga continue to live in poverty.
11:33
11:33

MPs Question Mbale City Officials over Selection Criteria for Covid-19 Cash Beneficiaries 3 1

The city authorities led by the City Town Clerk David Kyasanku, the Resident City Commissioner Pamela Watuwa and the City Mayor Kassim Namugali failed to explain to the MPs why the names on the list were not in the categories prioritized by the government.
11:30
11:30

General Ward, Dental Clinic at Kakuuto HC IV In Appalling State 1 5 Top story

Gertrude Nansubuga, the In-charge General Ward, says that the state of the ward worsened after the September 10, 2016 earthquake that left several cracks in the walls and ceiling.
11:08
11:08

COVID-19: Apac Village Under Total Lockdown Ministry of Health 3

Robert Adoko, who was attached to Pentecostal Assemblies of God-PAG West Lango Pastorate succumbed to COVID-19 and was laid to rest at his ancestral home in Akuli village on Wednesday.
10:37
10:37

Lango MPs Concerned About Delayed Construction of Apac-Lira Road 4 3

During a site visit on Wednesday, the MPs were concerned that the contractor Gulsan Construction Company had not started construction works.
10:20
10:20

Kasingye Lists Four Changes By Late Gen. Lokech that Improved Police Operations AIGP Asan Kasingye 4 1

Speaking to URN about the legacy of the deceased in the police force, Asan Kasingye revealed that the “lion” of Mogadishu as the late general was fondly known introduced four major changes, which have improved police operations. He noted that Lokech brought a lot of wealth and experience, which eased tension in police operations right from the village to city levels.
09:01
09:01

Masaka Killings: Death Toll Reaches Nineteen As 60-year-old Woman Is Butchered 3

Nampijja’s death brings to five, the number of people killed since Monday this week. She also becomes the 19th victim in the spate of unexplained killings in the region in just under two months.
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