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20:19
20:19

Pakistan National Jailed for Illegal Entry 1

The prosecution lead by the Senior Resident State Attorney Jonathan Muwaganya told court that Gitulam was arrested on June 15, 2019, taking photographs at Nasuuti in Mukono Central Division where he has also been residing.
20:03
20:03

Kasese Residents Protest Over Dusty Road 2

Residents of Kigoro cell, Nyamwamba Division of Kasese Municipality carried stones and placed them in the middle of the road to prevent any vehicle from using the road. The road is under construction by China Railway No 3 Engineering Company Limited.
19:39
19:39

UIA Executive Director Finally Sacked 2 1

In November last year, IGG exonerated the board triggering alloy of processes to search and find a new Executive Director to steer the Investment Authority.
19:24
19:24

MPs Want Palm Oil Project Agreement Re-negotiated Finance Ministry 5 1

During PAC’s meeting with Finance officials led by Under Secretary Betty Kasimbazi, it was discovered that government has breached the contract by failing to provide a balance of 10,000 hectares of land as agreed with no documentation to show that the ministry has made any follow-up on the matter.
19:11
19:11

COSASE Writes to CID over Equal Opportunity Commission Investigations 5

The commission told the audit team at the time that the police had taken all documents for investigations.The management also informed the Auditor General that the commission had requested police to release the documents in vain.
18:59
18:59

KCCA Wants 44bn Tax Arrears Written Off 3 1

In a letter dated 3rd July 2019, KCCA Standing Committee on Revenue Chairperson Doreen Sabuka says KCCA accumulated 44 billion shillings in property rate arrears over six years ago.
18:39
18:39

Two National Gaming Board Officials Charged with Embezzlement abigail agaba 1

Prosecution alleges that Agaba and Kazoora and others still at large between October 17th, 2018 and February 14th, 2019 at their offices in Kampala stole 710 million shillings.
18:28
18:28

Gulu Youth Reject Cassava Cuttings over Late Distribution Paicho sub county

The cassava cuttings were delivered in late June for distribution instead of April. The cuttings meant for youth groups in Lalworo village, Kal Ali Parish in Paicho Sub County have been abandoned at Cwero primary school in Cwero Sub County.
18:18
18:18

Three Health Workers in Kamuli Interdicted over Alleged Extortion woman

The three were interdicted after soliciting a bribe of 600,000 Shillings from a cervical cancer patient whose names have been withheld before agreeing to carry out surgery.
18:07
18:07

64 Percent of Pupils in Luweero Drop Out of School 3 1

According to Luweero District Child Status report released in June, 35,109 pupils were enrolled in schools in 2012 but only 12,650 (36%) pupils managed to register for Primary Leaving Examinations in 2018 and 22,459 (64%) dropped out of school.
17:57
17:57

Landlord of Murdered Boda Boda Cyclist Arrested for Theft 1 1

Police Spokesperson for Kampala Metropolitan, Patrick Onyango, said Mutebi broke into Mulindwa’s house after learning of his death.
17:43
17:43

PAC Directs Forensic Audit on Namboole Stadium finance ministry 6 1

During the meeting, Kalungu West MP Joseph Ssewungu alleged that there were plans to privatize the Stadium, He tasked the Finance officials to inform the committee about the ownership and management of the Stadium and where 875.3 million shillings arose from.
17:25
17:25

Evicted Hoima Mechanics Return on Streets Municipal council 1 1

In May, the more than 300 mechanics were forcefully evicted by Majimoto Auctioneers and Court Bailiff operatives who were contracted by Hoima Municipality authorities.
17:14
17:14

Opposition, Speaker to Meet over Electoral Reforms elections 2021 1 1

Government has failed to table the electoral reforms before Parliament citing lack of finances and need for harmonization of the different electoral reforms.
17:02
17:02

Arua Treason Case Suspects Committed to High Court Gulu High Court 2 1

The accused were arrested on 13th August, 2018 and charged with treason on allegations that they were involved in the election-related fracas in Arua that resulted into damage on a vehicle in the Presidential motorcade.
16:44
16:44

Family of Judge Ssekaana’s Driver Seeks UGX 211m Compensation High court 1

He was shot dead on July, 3rd 2018 by Police Constable Daisy Nagasha who was guarding Ssekaana’s home in Bukasa Muyenga, a Kampala suburb. This followed an argument with Nagasha on whether her gun was functioning or not.
16:16
16:16

Minister Aceng's Visit to Arua Angers Immigration Officials 1 2

On arrival at Lia customs border point, Aceng proceeded with her team to the Ombayi checkpoint on DRC side and took a photo with the WHO and health officials without getting a briefing from the immigration and security officials, who are currently ill-equipped to screen for Ebola.
15:48
15:48

Mukono Youth Protest over Uncollected Garbage mukono municipality 3 2

Enock Kazungu, the group leader notes that garbage that is supposed to be collected is instead dumped on the streets, markets, corridors and restaurant areas, putting the lives of the residents at risk.
15:26
15:26

Lack of Drone Regulations Threatening National Security – UPDF 1 1

Major David Rusoke, an IT officer at the Uganda Peoples Defense Air Force says that many drones are still held at the Customs department for scrutiny because they are deemed to be a threat to National Security.
15:09
15:09

Chinese Firm Sets Up First Mobile Phone Manufacturing Plant in Namanve 8 2

Ares Chow Yu Qing, the Executive Director ENGO Holdings Limited says the firm will unveil the first generation of products manufactured and assembled from the plants to the market before close of 2019.
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