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21:08
21:08

Court Orders LC to Produce Register of Lusanja Residents Medard kiconco 2 Top story

According to Ssejjemba, most of the people contesting the eviction in court are nonresidents and therefore unknown to the area village council. The judge said that this matter will be resolved if the local council leaders present a register for all their residents, over the years.
20:44
20:44

Two Security Officers Arrested For Kidnapping Tanzanian National 1 1 Top story

Paul Kangave, the Southern Region police spokesperson, says the suspects were picked up from a Guest house in Kalisizo where they were hiding after receiving the ransom from their victim’s relatives.
20:31
20:31

Government Rejects Proposal to Export Sugarcane to Kenya 5

Kyambadde told the House that the government discourages unprocessed exports so as to promote industrial growth through value addition. She argued that although Busoga sub region has recorded 500,000 tons of excess sugar cane in the last two months, the existing sugar millers can process all the mature canes.
20:10
20:10

Court Summons Nantaba, 3 Police Officers Over Ssebulime Murder Minister Nantaba 1 Top story

Hatanga has ordered the suspects to appear before court on July 15, 2019. Nakayita is represented by Counsel Muwanda Nkunyingi of Muwanda and company advocates.
19:51
19:51

KCCA Defends Valuation Process, Property Rates 3

Nowere, the acting Director Tax Collection in KCCA, says they only tax 50% of the ratable value. He says that 22% of the valuable rate is left to carter for utility bills and between 25 and 30 for any other costs like absence of tenants. Different Urban Council charge differently.
19:16
19:16

Lands Ministry Halts Boundary Opening in Moroto 1 1

The two communities have been fighting over the administrative boundary since 2002 when mining activities commenced in Moroto. The contested areas include Rata village which is a base for DAO Marble Limited and Musupo and Nakiloro parishes which have vast mineral deposits especially marble, limestone and gold.
18:58
18:58

Parliament Probes Road Construction Costs, Delays UNRA 1 2

The directive was issued this afternoon by the chairperson of the Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) committee of Parliament, Mubarak Munyagwa following concern on costs incurred, land acquisition delays, inadequate road designs, delays in completion of the projects, diversion of compensation funds and substandard works.
18:45
18:45

Residents Plead with UNRA to Tarmac Road to Kigungu Landing Site 1

Despite being close to the Airport, and hosting both historical and tourism features, the road to Kigungu remains in a deplorable state, filled with potholes and dust. The second access route to Kigungu was blocked by Aviation Security to pave way for the completion of the new cargo centre of the airport.
18:34
18:34

Mob Kills Pakwach Widow 1

Robert Odia, the LC 3 chairperson Alwi Sub County, says another 50-year-old woman identified as Christine Lemachu who was administering the herbs to the boy was also critically injured in the fracas.
18:24
18:24

Pictorial: Graduation at Senior Command and Staff College, Kimaka

The graduands comprised 31 UPDF officers, two officers from each of the East African community member states of Kenya, Burundi, Tanzania, S.Sudan, and Rwanda, and one student from South Africa.
18:11
18:11

UPDF Marines Mantain Ban on Fish Smoking 3 1

The commandant of the UPDF Marines Brig Michael Nyarwa says the armed forces need to see zero tolerance to illegal fishing before sanctioning fish smoking activities. He says that the UPDF marines will now assess the situation at various landing sites and guarantee illegal activities have been wiped out.
18:09
18:09

Police Impound UGX 5billion Drugs in Six Months, Probes City Hotels 1 Top story

The value of heroin drugs so far confiscated is just Shillings 2billion short of the amount of drugs impounded and destroyed in 2018.
17:47
17:47

10 Percent of Drug Regimens in Uganda Have Counterfeits -NDA 1 1

The World Health Organisation estimates that around 116,000 deaths in Sub Saharan Africa occur due to consuming substandard drugs. The most common type of substandard medicines includes emergency contraceptive pills and antimalarial drugs.
17:45
17:45

Health Assistant Interdicted for Being Public Nuisance dokolo district 1

According to Balisanyuka, Ongom will receive half pay during the interdiction until he is cleared by Court. Trouble for Ongom started after he appeared before the Dokolo Magistrate’s Court on June 06, 2019 for assault and being a public nuisance.
17:21
17:21

MPs Plot to Abolish Medical Board Approval for Treatment Abroad parliament 1 4

Pian County MP Achia Remigio, the mover of the bill, observes that the process of obtaining a recommendation from the Uganda Medical Board is lengthy and cumbersome. He adds that the process affects members access to funds for medical treatment or retirement on medical grounds.
16:52
16:52

UNRA Tasked to Explain Diversion of Compensation Funds 5 1

The query was first cited by the Auditor General in his report for the year ending June 2017. According to the report, UNRA charged wrong expenditure codes to a tune of 60.5 billion Shillings constituting 3.9 per cent of the total expenditure in the financial year 2016/2017. The matter is now being reviewed by Parliament’s committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE).
16:39
16:39

Government Reassures She Cranes on World Cup Funding 4

The State Minister for Planning, David Bahati, says the Finance and Education Ministries are working round the clock to ensure that funds are released to enable the team travel and participate in the international event.
16:18
16:18

Coffee to Be Supplied Through Cooperatives-Kyambade export 3

According to the Trade and Industries Minister, Amelia Kyambade, the move is aimed at ensuring coffee farmers get fair prices for their produce.
15:40
15:40

Man Caught with Stolen Side Mirrors in Kamwokya Kira Division 3 4

The suspect told URN that he is a mason but was tempted by his two friends venture into the theft of side mirrors for quick gain.
15:21
15:21

Police Officer in Trouble Over Loss of Gun 2

Kavumbi is locked up at Kisoro Police Station in connection to the loss of his sub machine gun regision number Police 56-3617886 with 30 round of ammunition.
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