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21:28
21:28

Museveni Eulogizes Kavuma buganda kingdom 1 Top story

The vice President, Edward Sekandi, who represented, President, Yoweri Museveni, eulogized the late Kavuma as one of the greatest patriots Uganda has ever had. "My relationship with Kaaya Kavuma dates back to our bush days when we used to meet in Nairobi,” read the president's speech delivered by Sekandi.
21:10
21:10

Acholi Chiefdom Moves to Revamp Village Co-operatives 4 1

David Livingstone Amone, the Production and Engineering Minister Acholi cultural institution, says their vision is to rebuild effective production systems that were destroyed by the two decade-long insurgency by the Lord’s Resistance Army – LRA rebels.
21:02
21:02

Electoral Reforms: Gov’t Backtracks on Discharge of Independents from Parties 6 1 Top story

The Bugweri County MP, Abdu Katuntu said the government proposal sought to keep members enslaved to their political parties, arguing that processes of recruitment and membership should be a matter solely for political parties and not the law.
20:43
20:43

Archbishop Janani Luwum's Widow Succumbs to Cancer Church of Uganda 1

McLeod Baker Ochola, the former Bishop of Kitgum Diocese, says Mary Luwum will be missed for her great love for the Church, family and the country. He says Mary Luwum taught the nation the true values of perseverance
20:26
20:26

Electoral Commission Boss Welcomes Proposed Electoral Reforms 2

Byabakama says that the commissiom was consulted and had its input in the reforms. He says the reforms are relevant especially when they involve different stakeholders.
20:09
20:09

Court Clears Kaweesi Murder Suspects for Bail, Returned to Prison 2 2 Top story

On March 19th, 2019, Justice Mugambe directed the prosecution and defenses lawyers, Anthony Wameli and Ladislaus Rwakafuuzi to verify the residences and identities of the suspects before they are released. Justice Mugambe noted that although the verification had taken long because of failures on both parties, they have finally completed the exercise.
19:45
19:45

MPs Task Attorney General on Supreme Court Recommendations electoral reforms 3 1

The Committee Chairperson Markson Jacob Oboth-Oboth made the directive on Tuesday during an interface with Mwesigwa who appeared alongside Justice and Constitutional Affairs Minister Gen. Kahinda Otafire to justify five electoral reform Bills recently tabled before parliament.
19:36
19:36

Police Retrieves Bodies of Three Pupils From Lake Victoria Busia

Jackson Wandera Musooro, a fisherman at Busime landing site, says the pupils were riding on boat, which capsized because of strong winds. He says that he saw one of the pupils clinging on a fishing net they were using before he drowned.
19:20
19:20

Namirembe Hillside Students Released on Bond 1 1

The students who were arrested on July 28 spent over seven days in police custody at Kasangati Police Station without being taken to court which is contrary to the recommended 48 hours.
19:01
19:01

Electoral Reforms: Government To Delay Creation of New Districts Nabilatuk 3

Ajuri County MP, Hamson Obua says that much as he agrees with the government on deferring elections in such districts and constituencies, it will create a leadership and administrative vacuum.
18:48
18:48

Otafire Backs Private Bill on Pre-Entry Exams 2 1

Otafire was tasked to shed light on the matter noting that the Uganda Law Council had moved to scrap the exams but was surprised to find out that pre-entry exams have been scheduled for August 20th
18:42
18:42

We Blocked Minister, MPs for Safety Reasons-Lubowa Hospital Investor Finasi/ROKO 1 Top story

On Tuesday, a group of legislators from the National Economy Committee accompanied by the Health Minister, Jane Ruth Aceng and Permanent Secretary, Diana Atwiine setup to inspect the construction site of ISHU along the Kampala-Entebbe Road but were turned away by armed Local Defense Unit-LDU and Police personnel.
18:32
18:32

Ministry of Works Principal Engineer, Wife Granted Bail illicit enrichment 2

The head of Anti-Corruption Court, Justice Lawrence Gidudu granted cash bail of 10 million shillings each and their sureties have executed a bond of shillings 100 million, not cash.
18:12
18:12

Misdiagnosis, Low Case Detection Hurting Pediatric TB Treatment 2

Reports from Ntungamo District Health Department indicate that only forty percent of the suspected pediatric Tuberculosis cases have been diagnosed. The district has got only three Genexpert TB testing machines. The challenge is however worsened by missed diagnosis with most of the children with Tuberculosis instead of being given treatment for cough and Pneumonia which worsens the situation. Some of the children do not get any treatment at all.
18:02
18:02

Five Additional Charges Slapped on Arua Treason Suspects by-election 4 1

The charges include incitement of violence, disobedience of lawful orders and going armed in certain places contrary to section 75 (b) of the penal code act. Other counts include failure to prevent obstruction of traffic flow, confusion, or disorders during a public meeting contrary to Public Order Management Act, and failure to give right of way contrary to the traffic and road safety act.
17:43
17:43

StanChart New Digital App to Target Social Media Users digital banking 1 2

The bank has added a feature called SC Keyboard on their digital app, SC Mobile, designed to show up on the lower left corner of the chats whenever one has opened say Facebook, WhatsApp or any other social media platform.
17:42
17:42

Zigy Wyne Was Bruised in Motorbike Accident – Witnesses Police 1

The four who have recorded statements with the police allegedly include persons who participated in Alinda’s rescue, treatment and recovery of items from the accident scene.
17:35
17:35

‘Wives’ of Senior LRA Commanders Still Upholding Bush Hierarchies Joseph Kony, 3 1 Top story

Jackie Atingo, a Research Consultant on Justice Security affiliated to LSE revealed that the women who were viewed as married to high-ranking commanders became senior wives and upon their return and reintegration, maintained their status.
17:21
17:21

Uganda On Track to Eliminate River Blindness By 2020 Ministry of Health 1

Aceng says tests done by the Molecular Laboratory in 24 districts are constantly coming out negative and have now resolved to phase out mass treatment in those districts.
17:09
17:09

Two Suspected Congolese Militiamen Arrested on Lake Albert Fishermen 1 2 Top story

According to Obura, four Congolese militiamen, armed with an AK 47 rifle raided Lake Albert waters near Nkondo landing site in the wee hours of Tuesday morning and started robbing fishing gear including fishing nets, hooks and boat engines from Ugandan fishermen.
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