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21:08
21:08

Land Commission Probes Patel, MP Balyeku’s Bank Accounts 1 1

Justice Bamugemereire said the Commission requires the accounts details to aid investigation into the source of the 2.4 Billion shillings which MP Balyeku said he used in settling interests of ten individuals who also held titles over the said piece of land.
19:38
19:38

URA New Tower Floods In Afternoon Downpour URA tower 1

The 23-floor building cost taxpayers Shs 139bn. It was officially opened by President Museveni in January this year
18:11
18:11

Meteorology Authority Cannot Provide Accurate Warnings on Disasters -OPM 4

The Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) has told Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) that the National Meteorological Authority does not have the capacity to provide accurate warnings about impending disasters.
18:09
18:09

Kidnapped Kajjansi Man Found Killed A Month Later 1 2

Beatrice Nakasujja, the deceased’s daughter, told Uganda Radio Network – URN that his father moved out from his home at Bweya- Kajjansi town council at around 9:30pm but never returned home.
17:54
17:54

PAC Calls for Fresh Probe into Luweero-Rwenzori Veterans Payments 3

PAC Chairperson Nathan Nandala Mafabi tasked the Criminal Investigations and Intelligence Directorate (CIID) and the National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA) to scrutinize a schedule of over 10,000 beneficiaries that they paid during the financial year 2017/2018, to rule out the theft of public funds.
17:40
17:40

11 Family Members Hospitalized After Suspected Cholera Outbreak in Busia health 3

Bennah Nanyama, the acting Busia District Health Officer, says they have taken samples from the victims to Mbale Regional Referral Hospital for confirmatory tests.
17:28
17:28

Bobi Wine, Zaake Receive Heroic Welcome in Hoima Democratic Change 1 2 Top story

Hundreds of people welcomed the duo in a procession at Butema trading center about 5km from Hoima town on Monday afternoon. The procession paralysed traffic for close to an Hour on Coronation road when a team of security officers comprising of UPDF soldiers and Anti-riot police blocked Bobi’s convoy from entering the town center.
17:20
17:20

MP Balyeku’s Business Associate Distances Self from Jinja Land Scandal 1

The land in question, measuring 12.5 acres is located on plot 24 Kyabazinga Way in Nalufenya, initially belonged to Jinja Municipality having acquired it under a 25-year leasehold from Uganda Land Commission in 2001.
17:09
17:09

Reorganization of Polling Stations Kicks Off 2

Ronald Ndawula, the LC 5 Chairperson Luweero District has welcomed the exercise, saying overcrowded and distant polling stations had led to low voter turnout in past elections. He explains that some voters opt out of elections due to long distances and staying in queues for long.
16:39
16:39

Mineral Rights Online Portal Opening Pushed Forward e-government 1 Top story

In a statement Robert Kasande, the Ministry of Energy Permanent Secretary, said through the online system, companies and individuals would be able to submit applications online, undertake all other business processes online and view the status of their application in real-time.
16:22
16:22

FDC Condemns Attack on NRM Supporter 3

Kikonyogo however, said it is too early to speculate that Kasumba was attacked because of his affiliation with NRM, saying it is impossible for a political party in Uganda to ask its members to commit such acts of violence against opponents.
16:01
16:01

Police Use Live Bullets to Rescue Suspected Sorcerer from Angry Residents 2 1 Top story

During the meeting, Wangula accused Nasubuga for among other things collecting soil from the foot stamps of about five residents and smearing blood on doors and windows of six different houses. No sooner had the LC I chaired completed reading the accusations, than several other residents showed up accusing Nsubuga of the same.
15:19
15:19

NWSC’s Mugisha Replaces Baryamureeba as UBTEB Boss 1

Dr. Mugisha, who represents Federation of Uganda Employers, is replacing Prof. Venansius Baryamureeba, a celebrated educationist. The other appointees are Professor Umar Kakumba, the first Deputy Vice Chancellor Makerere University who will represent public Universities while Professor Mauda Kamatenesi, the Vice Chancellor Bishop Stuart University will represent private Universities.
15:08
15:08

Thugs Hack Kakumiro Man to Death Murder 1

The deceased is Vincent Lutaalo, a resident of Kyabeeya Village in Nalweyo Sub County in Kakumiro district.
14:29
14:29

UPDF Soldier Arrested For Shooting Colleague Dead police station 1 1 Top story

“It is alleged that two soldiers were deployed to guard a structure in Nalukolongo. This morning 2/9/19 at around 04:36am, Private Okia reported at Nateete police station that unknown man attacked his colleague, disarmed him and shot him dead from the compound. Okia says he came out of his room and shot the assailant dead,” Owoyesigyire said.
13:47
13:47

Ebola Emergency Preparedness Could Strengthen Uganda’s Health System-Expert Makerere University 3 1

Dr. Solome Okware, the Technical Advisor Policy at the Infectious Diseases Institute in Makerere University, notes that Uganda has heightened its capacity building efforts in coordination, social mobilization, surveillance and case management since the Ebola hemorrhagic fever broke out in the neighboring DR Congo, which can be used to strengthen health systems.
13:44
13:44

Ten Arrested Over Killed Social Worker, Bodaboda Rider 1

Nagirinya, a project coordinator for Community Integrated Development Initiative – CIDI, had attended a workshop in Muyenga along Tank Hill road before calling Kitayimbwa for a chauffeur gig.
13:22
13:22

Heavy Security Deployment As Bobi Wine, Besigye Head to Hoima campaign 1 2

The legislator is expected in the area to launch a campaign by Asinasi Kamanda Nyakato, one of the two candidates for the Hoima District MP seat. Nyakato, a member of the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC Party is scheduled to launch her campaigns today at Hoima Boma grounds.
12:59
12:59

Mak Deploys Suspended Staff Leader, Eight Months Later member 1

Kalema had been accused of committing acts that were prejudicial to the proper performance of the duties of the university and hurting the university image. Together with Bennet Magara, he was suspended by the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe on December 21, 2018, who accused them of promoting hooliganism.
10:53
10:53

Evicted Families Demand Release of Parliamentary Select Committee Report eviction 4 1 Top story

In March this year, the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga constituted a select committee to investigate the matter after the Ora County Member of parliament; Lawrence Biyika Songa brought the matter to the attention of parliament on February 21, 2019.
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