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20:31
20:31

Kampala Mobile Money Agents Boycott Planned Strike 4 2

Uganda Radio Network reporters found that mobile money operations remained normal in parts of Wandegeya, Ntinda, Kamwokya and Nakulabye. Only a few scattered traders opted out of the business, in line with the plan, which is intended to push the government to suspend the taxes on the mobile money.
20:11
20:11

Government Valuer Denies Involvement in Isimba Compensation land probe 2 1

Kermundo denied knowledge of any new compensation rewards by his office. He accused John Moses Magala, the Senior Valuation Officer in the Lands Ministry of deceitfully coming up with the compensation reward without his knowledge and authorization.
20:00
20:00

Museveni Directs Finance Ministry to Procure Escort Vehicles for MPs 1 Top story

The Presidents letter which has been provided to all 456 MPs in their pigeon halls says that Members of Parliament have been singled out for intimidation and possible attack and that he has decided to protect the MPs as the country awaits putting in place other security systems.
19:51
19:51

Students Start Voluntary Construction of Kitgum Public Library 1

The students have agreed to offer free casual labour towards the construction of the community library that is expected to cost at least 640 million Shillings to enhance reading and research culture in the northern Uganda District.
19:45
19:45

Lira Police Search for Tortured Expectant Mother lira district 1

The woman identified only as Lucy was allegedly first stripped naked before she was canned by Hillary Owino, a resident of Bar Opuu B village, Adekokwok Sub County in Lira District.
19:26
19:26

MPs Push for Suspension of Social Media, Mobile Money Tax 1 6

The demand followed a statement by Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda that the government was expediting a review of the taxes with a view of presenting to parliament an amendment by Thursday, next week.
19:23
19:23

Heavy Police Deployment in Kasese LC1 Elections electoral commison 3

On Wednesday, police was deployed heavily at Kanyangeya Kyabolokya 1 and 2, and Kyalhumba 1 and 2 polling stations to ensure the elections went on smoothly.
19:15
19:15

Former Energy PS Defends Land Takeover for Public Projects land probe 3 1

Kaliisa, currently a Senior Presidential Adviser on oil, gas and mining industries, told the Land Probe team led by Justice Catherine Bamugemereire that the current law breeds ground for inefficiency.
18:42
18:42

Kitgum Market Draft Plan Gets Positive Review 3

The architectural design was presented at a meeting presented by SABA Engineering officials at a meeting attended by Kitgum municipal engineer, the district Chairman, the Resident District Commissioner, District Councillors and Market Vendors.
18:41
18:41

26-Year-Old Wins Katanga LC1 Elections 3 1

Bagonza of the Forum for Democratic Change FDC party polled 285 votes against his rival independent candidate Fred Isabirye who obtained 19 votes. DPs Isaac Zirimumpeke was third with 13 votes.
18:11
18:11

Acholi Leaders Back Move By Apaa Residents to Pitch Camp in UN Compound apaa land crisis 3 1

The group says they are sensing danger after Electoral Commission stripped them of their rights to vote by de-gazetting the area from the electoral database last Friday. They told URN stripping them of voting right is indicative that the brutal forces will return to haunt them after February evictions left several homes burnt down.
17:50
17:50

Kasanja Village Elections Cancelled over Theft of Voter's Register candidates 5 1

The elections were between Hajji Yusuf Kamya of the FDC party and the incumbent LC1 chairperson Saziri Bajje Kyazze of the NRM party.
17:36
17:36

Police Commissioner Okello Makmot Dies in Dubai condition 1 Top story

Makmot breathed his last aboard an Emirates flight this afternoon while in transit to Dubai on his way to Uganda from the USA where he had for training on small arms proliferation.
17:18
17:18

Kifumbira Zone II Candidates Accept to Share Power area 3 1

As a result, the residents resolved to converge in a bar opposite Hormisdallen School where they agreed on a power sharing deal, which saw Joseph Bahemuka Magimbi Amooti, an independent candidate take the chairpersons seat.
17:17
17:17

Abim RDC Pushes for CAO Handover abim cfo ben oryono 2

The RDC told our reporter that the continued stay of the outgoing CAO in the station might jeopardise the ongoing investigations about the 16 officials arrested in April. The RDC also claims that Akileng interdicted a teacher, Richard Oyel in the district after his term of office in Abim.
16:30
16:30

Delayed Arrival of Polling Officials Angers Voters, Candidates road 2 1

Jamawa Kwegemya, a voter in Mafubira zone C village told URN at 12:40pm that despite arriving at the polling station at 9am, the presiding officers were nowhere to be seen.
16:27
16:27

Kabarole RDC Accused of Meddling in LC1 Elections vally kanzira 2 2

The residents, led by Idirisa Isingoma, say that Asiimwe went with police at their poling station yesterday and threatened to cause arrest of all those who were against NRM Candidate Alozio Gusalire.
15:58
15:58

Suspect Asks Court For Transfer from Luzira Upper Prison kidnap

Shakur Mugabe Kamada is jointly accused with Ali Dumba Salongo, a witch doctor from Masajja, John Bosco Olo, Frank Sendi, a boda-boda rider from Kawempe, Brain Kaaya and Herbert Lukwago, a property broker from Makindye Division.
15:43
15:43

Security Lapse Delays Mbale Local Council Elections 1 2

Mbale District Assistant Returning Officer Robert Mugabe said polls could not start without security deployment, in order to avoid a repeat of the chaos that marred the elections on Tuesday.
15:42
15:42

Chaos Rocks Soroti LC1 Elections 2 2

On Wednesday morning, chaos continued in some villages. At wire cell, Soroti Municipality, the voters refused to line up behind their candidates demanding that the election officials first tally the voters register using their national identity cards.
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