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21:28
21:28

Police in Fresh Shoot Out in Gulu gulu police attack

Fresh gunshots were heard in Gulu in the evening sending residents there in yet another panic. residents initially thought the bullets were being fired by suspected dissidents that attacked Gulu Central Police Station over the weekend.
18:20
18:20

URA Targets 80,000 New Clients tax exemptions 1

Akol says the Authority will focus on rental tax collection. According to Akol, there are many people making money, which isnt captured.She says that they will work with other companies like National Water and Sewerage Company and Umeme to truck down records of landlords.
18:08
18:08

Another MP Loses Seat election petitions

Ssozi was kicked out of parliament this morning by Justice Margaret Mutonyi in her judgment on an election petition filed by his rival, Dr. Nabatanzi Lugudde.
17:26
17:26

Lango Muslims Appeal For Mosque Completion

Emmanuel Mwaka Lutukumoi, the Lira Resident District Commissioner, blames the delayed completion of the mosque on Muslim leadership wrangles in the region. According to Lutukomoi, government was willing to help Muslims to complete the mosque but the process was halted pending the harmonization of two warring factions.
17:25
17:25

Residents Irked by District's Failure to Utilize Funds poor roads 3

Bernard Tugume, a resident of Karugutu town council, Ntoroko district wants the district leadership to explain why the money was not utilized. He describes the development as bad news for a district with poor roads and limited classrooms in most primary schools.
17:04
17:04

Communities Frustrating Environment Conservation Efforts 1 2

Wetlands and forests in the district are gradually becoming nonexistent as a result on massive encroachment and human activity. Bugoma, Kasongoire and Bujaawe forests have all been taken up by veterans and other residents in search of land for settlement and farming.
16:51
16:51

Another FDC Official Goes Missing uganda police force

Police spokesperson, Fred Enanga, told URN they dont have Kahema in their custody. He however, says Kahema could have been picked up by the army to help with the ongoing investigations into attempts to topple president, Yoweri Museveni.
15:04
15:04

UPC Loyalty Queried as Opposition Forms Shadow Cabinet new cabinet 1 2

Forum for Democratic Change FDC, the party with the majority opposition seats in parliament now holds mixed feelings about UPC and it is reported to be revising the shadow cabinet list to exclude UPC members who had been nominated to serve in different portfolios in the shadow cabinet.
14:43
14:43

Police to Impose Guards on Selected Opposition Legislators fdc 1

Police spokesperson, Fred Enanga, says since several opposition leaders and army officers are being investigated for treason, they cant continue operating without surveillance.
14:03
14:03

One Officer Killed, Five Others Injured in Gulu Police Attack military 3 2

A statement from the Inspector General of police, Kale Kayihura, shows that following the heavy gunfire exchange that lasted about 30 minutes, the attackers fled abandoning 5 SMG Rifles, 1 PK Machine gun, unspecified number of ammunitions and magazines, an assortment of modern bows and arrows, and 1 Pick-up truck.
13:55
13:55

Safe Boda; Can the Initiative Curtail Uganda's Death Trap? roadsafety 1 4

Kampala metropolitan area alone is estimated to have between 50,000-80,000 motorcycles as travelers opt for them over public service vans and buses. Several travelers say bodabodas are fast and convenient because they easily stroll through Kampalas bumper-to-bumper traffic and potholed roads.
12:41
12:41

Champions City Oilers Defeat Power

Powers Ikong said that they played a poor game having failed in their defence and even had a disorganized offence.
12:36
12:36

Growing Number of Teenage Mothers in Mbale Worries Authorities 4

Deogratius Yiga, the ANPPCAN executive director says each day, many girls are defiled and made pregnant. He notes that sexual exploitation of children is a vice that threatens the moral fiber that binds our communities
12:04
12:04

Court Upholds Erute North Parliamentary Results

The petitioner, Geoffrey Omara was seeking nullification of Angiro as MP Erute North over noncompliance of laws. Omara further adds that the publication of April 15 2016 in the Uganda gazette confirmed him as the winner recorded with a total of 13,506 votes against Angiros 13,334 votes.
11:46
11:46

Parents Keep Children at Home Due to Lack of Sanitary Pads 2

Josephine Baguma, another parent says that some schools lack menstrual hygiene management gears like soap, private bathing spaces and places for changing and disposing off used materials. She argues that such conditions coupled with the girls sharing latrines with the boys and teachers, affects girl child education.
11:41
11:41

Former Premier Questions Increase in Number of Ministers heavy tax burden 1

Former Prime Minister Apollo Nsibambi told Uganda Radio Network in an Interview that the cost of public administration is becoming unmanageable as the number of ministers goes surges beyond the constitutional provision.
11:11
11:11

Bunyoro Kingdom, Hoima District Mend Ties 2

In his speech, the Omukama Solomon Gafabusa Iguru said the poor working relationship between the two institutions has cost the region. Iguru accused some of the former district council leaders of failing the return of some of the kingdom land titles. Speaking in his native Runyoro, Iguru also claimed that some of the officials even plotted to kill him.
10:45
10:45

Akena Faction Okays Appointment of Amongi and Aceng to Cabinet war liberia

Michael Orach Osinde, the spokesperson of Akenas faction, says the national council unanimously agreed that Amongi and Acheng should take up the appointments.
10:02
10:02

MPs Conned Via Mobile Money parliament police 1

Paul Kato, Parliamentary police Commissioner said only one MP from Kiruhura district he declined to reveal recorded a compliant about the suspicious text message on July 6th 2016. According to Kato, the sender of the text message asked the MP to send Shillings 400,000 that would be forwarded to the office of the speaker for the official attire.
07:57
07:57

UPDF Confirms Arrest of 30 Over Coup Plot

According to Ankunda, some of the suspects were picked up from the military headquarters in Bombo and their homes in Wakiso district and Kampala in connection to the disappearance of weapons in their operational areas. He however, declined to disclose where the suspects are being held.
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