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13:58
13:58

NRM Liberation Day Celebrations Underway in Ibanda District Rebecca Kadaga 2 2

It has attracted thousands of NRM supporters from all walks of life. Students, farmers, politicians, and members of the business community started converging at the venue as early as 7 a.m. As celebrations went on inside the ground, hundreds remained stuck in slow-moving lines, to go through the mandatory security checks.
13:33
13:33

Church Still Struggling to Reclaim Ntawo Land CoU 1 2

The Church owns 649.2 acres of land donated to it by the family of the late Ham Mukasa in 1921. However, its ownership was later transferred to Bishop Tucker Theological College, present-day Uganda Christian University-UCU.
13:08
13:08

Gulu Road Users Still Ignorant of Zebra Crossing Rules Gulu town 4 1

Under the law, drivers are required to look out for pedestrians waiting to cross and be ready to slow down or stop to let them cross. However, the highway code legally bounds drivers to stop only if a pedestrian has stepped onto the crossing. The code also bars drivers from overtaking on or near a zebra crossing as well as parking vehicles within five meters of the crossing.
12:32
12:32

Courts Incapable of Enforcing Human Rights –Law Don corruption 4 4

According to Dr Tusasirwe, the courts were initially not designed as rights enforcement mechanisms but as instruments of law and order and regulation of transactions such as business, land and marriage among others. He argues that in their current state, courts look at enforcement of rights as a secondary role.
12:16
12:16

Bududa Landslide Victims Thrown Out by Host Families 2 5

More than 120 victims have now established a camp in a piece of land which was donated by one of the residents in Luwambi cell, in Nangako Town Council after going through the same ordeal. They have built temporal shelters made of tarpaulins, with each small shelter accommodating between seven and 14 people sleeping on banana fibres and leaves as beddings.
11:37
11:37

Mixed Sentiments at Celebration of NRM Liberation Anniversary 3 2

The holiday commemorates the date in 1986 when the NRM Captured Kampala to overthrow the government of the day, after a five-year protracted struggle that started in 1981 at Kabamba Barracks by the National Resistance Army Fighters led by Yoweri Museveni.
10:58
10:58

NRM Electoral Commission Sued for Endorsing Independent Candidate 2 3

Kemigisha was vying for the position of Finance Secretary in the NRM National Youth Council. But her candidature was invalidated when party’s district registrar Maurice Mugenga Keitaba blocked all the youth leaders from Kabale municipality from participating in voting exercise on Tuesday. Keitaba subsequently announced Ezra Aryanyijuka unopposed for the post.
10:36
10:36

Land Grabbing; Village Chairman Released on Police Bond Land grabbing,

Mutegeki was arrested during a heated village meeting held at Buyanja village on Friday afternoon when residents accused him of conniving with investors to forcibly take their land.
10:30
10:30

20-Year-Old Woman Loses Sight after Drug Reaction resident 2 2

According to a medical report obtained from Jinja Regional Referral Hospital where Ntono was admitted for the past eight weeks, she suffered a Steven Johnson syndrome, a serious disorder of the skin and mucous membranes, that usually occurs as a reaction to a medication or an infection.
10:13
10:13

MUASA Risks Having an All-Male Executive Again Dr. Stella Nyanzi 1

A list of nominated candidates released by Michael Byaruhanga, the Chairperson MUASA Electoral Commission, has only one woman Dr Christine Mbabazi Mpyangu, a Lecturer in the Department of Religion and Peace Studies, nominated for a position.
09:54
09:54

Leader of Opposition Questions BoU Continous Recapitalization Bank of Uganda 1

The query is carried in her response to the National Budget Framework Paper for the coming financial year 2020/2021. The government indicated in the framework paper, that up to 482 billion Shillings will be needed to recapitalize the Central Bank next financial year.
19:59
19:59

Two Arrested for Theft of Motorcycles in Lira UGanda Police Force 1 3

The suspects; Okello Bonny and Okidi Jolly Joe, all residents of Ober Kampala Ojwina Division in Lira Municipality, were arrested during a joint security patrol conducted last night.
19:25
19:25

Measles Cases Rise to 26 in Lamwo Agoro Subcounty 1

The first five confirmed cases of measles were registered in the four villages of Agoro sub-county on January 10, 2020, from a sample of 18 children who had suspected symptoms of the disease. Lamwo District Health Educator Obote Odwar says that 21 patients who had similar symptoms were confirmed to be positive a week later.
19:13
19:13

Dr Ahikire Promises Transparent, Flagrant Mak College 1 4

Ahikire is a sole contender in the race to substantively become the Principal of the college, a position she has held for the past two years in an acting capacity, following the departure of Professor Edward Kirumira.
18:48
18:48

Fire Guts Kabale Regional Referral Hospital Mortuary 1

The fire which was first seen by hospital staff and patient attendants at around 3 p.m, destroyed the ceiling before extending to the mortuary, where it burnt the body of Julius Byaruhanga, a resident of Rubuguri Town Council in Kisoro district. The 23-year-old died aboard a Kampala bound Jaguar bus early today.
18:22
18:22

NRM to Expel Members who Contest for Seats after Losing Party Primaries Rogers Milindwa

Speaking at the NRM National Delegates’ Conference-President Yoweri Museveni who is also the party chairman said that there will not be any justifiable reason why anyone would stand as an independent candidate, now that the party was moving towards having more transparent elections.
18:07
18:07

Opposition Demands Public Debt Repayment Schedule 1

The Leader of Opposition Betty Aol Ocan argues that government is at the verge of failing to pay its domestic debt and that borrowing being undertaken on highly competitive rates as compared to external loans.
17:53
17:53

Kira Municipality Releases Road Improvement Plan to Curb Gridlock street 4

Kira Municipal Town Clerk Benon Yiga stresses that over time, they have focused on short term interventions like road maintenance and filling potholes. Yiga says that the municipality will now embark on the installation of traffic lights to guide traffic flow on top of widening all the major roads linking the municipality to Kampala.
17:22
17:22

Masaka Veterans Excited Ahead of Somalia Mission 3

The army is recalling about 2,700 veterans to back-up the soldiers deployed on an African Union Peacekeeping Mission in Somalia. The mobilized veterans will form Uganda Battle Group 31 and 32 to augment UPDF operations under the mission.
17:06
17:06

Disintegration of Groups Slows Recovery of Youth Livelihood Funds 3

Charles Rwakairu, the Youths Councilor at Wobulenzi Town Council and Ishahak Mugema, the Luweero district Youth councillor admit that many of the groups disintegrated because they were formed with a purpose of accessing funds but not working together.
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