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18:47
18:47

Woman Raped, Murdered in Kamwenge District 1

DPC Diana Namutunzi says the scene of crime was visited but because it was already tempered with, they could not use their dogs to trace the criminals. The DPC says the deceased’s body had all signs that she had been brutally raped and murdered.
18:21
18:21

UMEME Launches Countrywide Sensitization Against Power Theft 2 1

Travor Higenyi, operations manager UMEME North Eastern region, says that in 2016 before the launch of the operations on illegal connection, Bugisu region was leading country wide with high cases of illegal power connection. It has come down to 32% but still leading country wide.
18:05
18:05

Nomination Fees Locked Potential Candidates Out of Politics in Karamoja residual election 2

Candidates contesting for positions in Lower Local Council are required to pay 20,000 Shillings, those vying for district Council positions pay 50,000 Shillings, Municipal Councilors pay 50,000 Shillings while Members of Parliament pay three million Shillings for their nomination.
17:34
17:34

MPs ask UNBS, URA to Resolve issue of 2000 Cars Stuck at Border standards 3 1

Although the cars belonging to Masaka United Motor Dealers Association were cleared by UNBS for standards as being worthy to run on Uganda's roads, they were in October blocked by URA in Kenya and Tanzania for being over the age of 15 years which is the new requirement for the importation of used vehicles.
17:24
17:24

MPs Summon Energy Drink Producers to Explain Safety, Efficacy of their Products advertisement 3 1

In the meeting, several MPs said the different energy drinks producing companies were misleading people with adverts indicating that their products boost sexual stamina and correct erectile dysfunction.
16:31
16:31

Inmate Dies in Mutufu Prison 1

According to prison authorities, the deceased developed some illness and was attended to by the medical staff of the prison.
14:08
14:08

Families Marrying Off Children for Food as Acute Hunger Reaches New Peak - Report 1 Top story

The agency said families facing acute food insecurity, are being forced to make devastating choices to cope with the rising hunger. A vulnerability analysis across the 43 countries surveyed, shows families being forced to eat less or skip meals entirely. Sometimes children are being fed, while parents sacrifice meals, and are forced to go hungry.
13:38
13:38

Presidential Directives Generate Mixed Reactions Among Interim Market Leaders 3 1

Mohamed Ssegwanyi, the interim spokesperson of USAFI market also welcomed the presidential directive, saying that they are ready to go back to the elections come February after the approval of the market ordinance.
11:54
11:54

Sembabule Woman MP Petitions Speaker Accusing Kawooya of Harassment, Intimidation 1

According to Begumisa, the minister and fellow National Resistance Movement (NRM) party members is using her position to hound, torment and humiliate her publically.
11:30
11:30

Minister Kasolo: Gov’t Will Not Compensate Kyotera, Sembabule SACCOs Members For Stolen UGX2.6bn 2 1

The State Minister for Micro-finance, Haruna Kyeyune Kasolo, says that his ministry can do nothing to revive the SACCOs that have spent 10 years without operating, adding that they cannot compensate the affected members for the loss.
10:10
10:10

Kiyindi Town Council Residents Decry Poor Service Delivery 2 5

Alice Nakato, a vendor in the Kiyindi market, says that they are choking on garbage in the market as the cleaners take their time to clean the market.
09:47
09:47

Fear Not, I Won't Evict You! Big Landowner Assures Lusanja Residents 6 1

The affected residents occupy 76-acres of land adjacent to the site of the brutal evictions in 2018.
08:31
08:31

Mbale RCC, Clerk Clash Over Recruitment of Parish Chiefs 1 3

The Mbale City Clerk, David Kyansanku, argued that they had filled up some of the positions using staff from the old structures and only 14 positions were remaining.
08:04
08:04

Public Transporters Banned from Loading Along Roadsides in Gulu City Gulu Main Bus Park 3 1

Denise Odongpiny, the Gulu Resident City Commissioner who also doubles as the Gulu City Security Committee Chairperson, says that the resolution to ban public transporters from the streets is part of the committee’s move to reorganize the city and contain crime.
07:50
07:50

Minakulu Health Center II in Sorry State 2 1

Merry Akulu, one of the health workers attached to the health center, says that all the walls and the roof of the facility are on the verge of collapsing.
07:11
07:11

Christians Reject Priest In Mediation of School Ownership Row In Agago 3 1

Rev. Wilson Kitara, the Bishop of Kitgum Diocese who was in attendance noted that the magnitude of the row was beyond Fr. Ocen, a reason they forwarded the matter to ARLPI.
06:51
06:51

Church Losing Chunks of Donated Land Due to Lack of Proper Documentation land titles 3 1

According to Bishop Ssemogerere, many people have been donating land to the Church over the years, which has enabled it to construct Churches, schools and health centers among others. He says that unfortunately, most of the people who donated land to the Church over 80 years ago have already died.
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