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20:34
20:34

Kampala CID Team to Arraign 200 in Courts Over Theft, Drug Abuse 2 3

A joint security team commanded by Moses Kafeero launched a crackdown on suspected robbers, muggers and thieves on March 5, after various people complained that they had been victimized along Northern Bypass. The operation which also covered areas of Kawempe, Wandegeya, Kalerwe, Kyebando, Kisasisi, and Kiira road, was conducted by Local Defence Unit- LDUs, Field Force Unit- FFU, Crime Intelligence, 999 Patrol Unit.
20:06
20:06

Water Shortage Hits Nakasongola Town as NWSC, Army Row Over Plant disease outbreak 2

There are more than 1,000 subscribers on the National Water grid in Nakasongola district. But, these have not had water supply for more than a month, forcing them to resort to valley dams for water. A jerry can of water now costs not less than 500 Shillings.
19:43
19:43

Author Petitions Registrar Over Delayed Judgment in NDP II Copyright Case Edward Mashate 1

Mashate dragged the government to court seeking compensation for damages and costs for allegedly using his work in the National Development Plan II without his permission. The said literary work was used on the concept of Greenhouse Tourism and embedding the Greenhouse effect.
19:18
19:18

Crime Intelligence Arrests Seven Suspected Robbers 1 1

Under the command of Assistant Commissioner of Police Thomas Kasimo, crime intelligence launched a hunt for Rubinga’s killers on February 29, a day after thugs raided Nakiwaya village, Kikandwa Parish, in Mityana District in an attack that claimed one life and injured three others.
18:58
18:58

MP's Want NIRA to Charge for Data Shared with Telecoms National IDs 1

The demand was made by members of the Defense and Internal Affairs committee of parliament saying that for NIRA to be self-reliant, Telecoms, and government departments and Agencies need to start paying for the biodata supplied to them by NIRA to do their work.
18:19
18:19

Police Officer Shoots UPDF Soldier in Bar Fight 2

. A detective at Kamwezi police station told URN on condition of anonymity that Mperize developed a quarrel with Twongeirwe while at drinking at Joseph Akampurira’s bar in Kabirizi trading center around 11:00PM on Saturday night.
17:59
17:59

Lukwago Unveils KCCA Executive Committee Kyambogo University 1 4

While unveiling the committee members, Lukwago assigned each of them Ministries, under which they will operate. Each member shall be aligned to different directorates at KCCA such that they supervise, monitor and report about activities in those directorates.
17:37
17:37

Kiruddu Rationing Treatment After Exhausting Drug Budget Executive Director 3 1 Top story

Dr. Charles Kabugo, the Executive Director Kiruddu National Referral hospital told Uganda Radio Network that this challenge arises from the fact that they received an overwhelming number of patients that they hadn’t anticipated when they introduced new clinics.
17:22
17:22

Mukono Municipal Headquarters Operates Without Sanitary Facilities mukono municipality 1 1

William Makumbi, the Ggulu ward councilor in Mukono central division reveals that once the municipality fails to address the matter in time workers are bound to use it as an excuse to dodge their duties.
16:56
16:56

Supreme Court Constitutes Panel to Hear Mabirizi's Appeal Against Kabaka Male Mabirizi 1 Top story

However, the Court of Appeal quashed the decision saying that it was unlawful and Mabirizi had not proved to court that he was representing many other people whose freedom and rights to property had been violated by the Kabaka’s actions.
16:33
16:33

Usafi Taxi Operators Storm City Hall 4 2 Top story

Joseph Kato, a driver on Entebbe stage, says that continued stay of taxis on roads reduces the number of passenger going to Usafi Park, which affects business.
16:23
16:23

Keeping Fingers Away from the Face Could Save you from Coronavirus COVID 19 4 1

Over 60 per cent of the COVID cases reported in the world is believed to have spread through facial structures of either the eyes or nose- that is protected by the mucous membrane. Habits such as rubbing eyes or poking the nose are highlighted as innocent behaviour that assists in the transmission of the disease.
16:05
16:05

PAC Queries Funding to Uganda Media Council 4 1

Established under the Press and Journalist Act, 1995, the UMC is mandated with the regulation of Mass Media and the journalism profession. The Council is also charged with the arbitration of any disputes within or related to the industry.
16:05
16:05

Students Struggling with Career Development in Soroti career guidance 4 1 Top story

At Soroti Secondary School, one of the colonial schools with more than 2,000 students, some students in ‘A’ level took subject combinations basing on the preference of their parents.
15:55
15:55

27 Suspected Zombo Attackers Flown To Gulu Barracks

Maj. Caesar Olweny, the fourth Division Infantry Spokesperson told Uganda Radio Network that the suspects will undergo interrogation to ascertain the motive behind the attack. He says the suspects were arrested from the sub counties of Jangokoro, Nyapeya, Atyak, and Paidha were the army mounted heated operations.
15:50
15:50

Eleven Suspects Arrested for Pelting Bottles at Musician Bebe Cool 1 1

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga said police had deployed overt and covert personnel who picked up whoever was sighted throwing bottles. The suspects were identified as Ssempala Juma, Otim Ashraf, Nasur Nyanzi, Kasule Herman, Kasim Ssemwogere, Lubaga Fahima, Jawad Jimmy, Muhwezi Gift, Habuyi Suleiman, Habimana Innocent and Ndabangi Godwin.
15:20
15:20

More Women Still Unable to Use Mobile Internet – Report 1

For Uganda, the study found that while 69 per cent of women own phones, only 13 per cent were able to use them to access the internet. On the other hand, 84 per cent of men own phones with 24 per cent able to use them to surf the internet.
15:13
15:13

FDC Invites Kawalya for Dialogue 3 1 Top story

Kawalya has welcomed the invitation to dialogue with the top party leadership. “I have no problem with any dialogue. My problem is about me apologising to the party as requested by some top officials,” Kawalya said
15:10
15:10

PAC Questions ICT Ministry Officials on Funding Shortfalls 3 1

According to the Auditor-General, a review of the Non-Tax Revenue estimates and rates for the ministry shows that out of the budgeted revenue of 41.79 billion Shillings, only 36.59 billion Shillings was collected, representing a shortfall of 5.2 billion Shillings.
14:50
14:50

IPOD Wants Gov't to Expedite Approval of POMA Regulations 3

During the IPOD summit in 2018, it was noted that there was need to harmonise the interpretations and implementation of POMA since security organs were using it to block opposition political activities. Members agreed that there was need to review POMA and formulate regulations to the effect.
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