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21:02

New Nursing and Midwifery School Opens in Kaabong District 4

Kaabong Nursing and Midwifery College, officially launched today at a ceremony officiated by the area Resident District Commissioner, John Rex Achilla becomes the only government Nursing School in Karamoja. It brings to two, the total number of nursing schools in the region after Matany which is under the missionary foundation of Moroto Catholic Diocese.
20:45
20:45

Father Jailed 13-Years for Defiling, Impregnating Own Daughter Luweero High Court

The Prosecution led by Beatrice Alok Odongo, the Luweero Resident State Attorney told the court that during August 2016, Minani unlawfully performed sexual acts with his daughter, then aged 12, despite being her biological father.
20:43
20:43

Local Footballer Stabbed to Death in Jinja deceased 1

It is alleged that the deceased was jogging in the morning when unidentified people kidnapped and took him to Christ's Cathedral garden within Bugembe town Council, Jinja district where he is believed to have been stabbed twice in the stomach.
20:33
20:33

Dunamiscoins Scam Victims Seek Compensation from Government money lending 4 1

Records indicate that more than 1,000 customers from around the country had deposited money ranging from one million to 800 million Shillings, upon being promised a 40 per cent return on investment. At the time of its closure, the company had collected an estimated 10 billion Shillings from the public.
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Kabaka Urges Ugandans to Jealously Protect Royal Tombs kasubi royal tombs

The Kabaka says that Kasubi and other tombs symbolize the civilization of the Ganda people dating way before the coming of colonialists. He was speaking at his Palance in Mengo today where a new tomb’s administrator [Katikkiro wa Masiro], David Nkalubo was introduced to him by the Kingdoms Premier Charles Peter Mayiga.
19:59
19:59

Luweero Chief Magistrate to Make Weekly Visits to Police Cells 1

Luweero Chief Magistrate Samuel Munobe told URN in an interview on Wednesday that as a way of reducing complaints, he and other officials under the District Chain Link Committee have resolved to make weekly visits to police cells to establish why suspects are detained there above 48 hours and ensure that residents get justice.
19:57
19:57

28 Congolese Nationals Arrested for Illegal Entry into Uganda 2 1

The four women and 24 men were arrested by security operatives on Wednesday morning while travelling in a Classic Bus Company registration number GGO 5461AE/1 that was travelling to Kampala from Goma in Democratic Republic of Congo.
19:29
19:29

Mumbere's Wife Returns to Kasese Three Years After Palace Attack Rwenzururu Kingdom 4 5

As early as 8:00 am thousands of subjects had lined up along the Kasese-Fort Portal high way to welcome Ithungu. A number of young people could not hide their joy as they danced all through the afternoon waiting for Ithungu
19:11
19:11

96 UAE-Bound Ugandan Girls Intercepted in Kenya

The girls aged between 14 to 18 years were intercepted at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, where they were due to board their next flight to the emirates. The girls believed to be from Napak district in Karamoja sub-region were subsequently handed over to Ugandan authorities in Busia.
19:01
19:01

Two Dead, Scores Trapped As Building Collapses in Jinja road 2

The building collapsed at around 5:45 pm. It is believed that there were more than 45 workers on site.
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18:49

Gov’t Spent UGX 1.15 Trillion Without Parliament Approval Auditor General 1

According to a review undertaken by Muwanga on the performance and implementation of the approved budget, it was observed that during the financial year, the Minister of Finance Matia Kasaija approved a supplementary budget of Shillings 1.772 trillion but upon tabling the expenditure before parliament, only 615.7 billion was approved leaving 1.156 trillion unapproved.
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From LRA Jungle to Mak; A Former Child Soldier’s Graduation Ordeal Makerere 4 1

Born January 14, 1995, at St Joseph Hospital Kitgum Mission to Christine Apiyo a nurse and George Oluma, a politician and ex-soldier, Obedgiu studied at Mbuya Nursery School and later went to Kitgum boys for the primary one and two before moving to ABC Primary School in Rackoko, Pader district.
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MP Theodore Ssekikubo Rearrested Denis Musinguzi 1

Paul Kangave, the Greater Masaka Regional Police Spokesperson confirmed the MPs arrest but for allegedly inciting violence. He however, declined to divulge specifics of the charges against Ssekikubo but said his file has been sanctioned, adding that the MP will appear in court.
18:10
18:10

Government Gazettes KCCA Amendment Act 2020 1 1

The amendment first introduced before parliament in 2015 was passed in August 2019 and assented by President Museveni December.
17:49
17:49

Five Children Test Positive to Measles in Lamwo Agoro Subcounty 1

Charles Labalpiny, the in-charge of Agoro Health Center III on Wednesday said that the children were admitted in isolation unit at the facility last week with symptoms and signs of measles. He says their blood samples were taken on Friday last week to Uganda Virus Research Institute [UVRI] which turned positive.
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17:26

Col. Okum Hands Over Makerere University Military Operation Report 1 Top story

Now Lt. Col. Deo Akiiki, the Deputy UPDF spokesperson, says Okum has handed over the committee report to Brig William Twinomugisha, the Military Police Commandant
16:57
16:57

Ntungamo Speaker Pepper Sprayed Ahead of Council Meeting Denis Singahache 3 1 Top story

The attack came shortly after the disappearance of the keys to the district administration block, which left hundreds of officers stranded for several hours on Wednesday morning.
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16:48

Stalled Osu Bridge Angers Arua Residents 3 3

The bridge that links Arua town to Terego and Lower Ayivu County was contracted to KG Adubango Construction Company at a cost of 340 million shillings with funding from Uganda Road Fund. The construction works were commissioned in March 2019 but suddenly stopped in August leaving the local residents stranded.
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Justice Kakuru Frustrated by Delayed Judgement in Basajjabalaba Case Isaac Ssemakadde 1

Kakuru told the court that it was unfortunate that they had failed to deliver judgment for the third time, saying he feels frustrated with the delay. He explained that they had failed to deliver judgment this time round because of the one of the judge has been sick for almost a week.
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16:02

Court Orders Against Gov’t Pre-arranged- Speaker Kadaga 2 1

A garnishee order is a directive by court to allow creditors recover money from a debtor. The order can be carried out by taking money from the debtor’s bank account or from one’s salary.
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