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21:54
21:54

Prosecution Fails to Present Witnesses in Masaka NUP Leaders' Case

The Masaka Grade One Magistrate Author Zirabamuzale was forced to adjourn the case to February next year after the state prosecutor Jacob Nahurira told the court that the witnesses had not appeared in court.
20:56
20:56

Busia Residents Protests Missing Names In Mosquito Net Distribution 6 3

Lwanga Wanyama, another L.C.1 chairman of Bujwanga village in Masaba sub county says that they collected data that showed the area requires 224 mosquito nets but they only received 165 nets which are too few.
20:41
20:41

Namutumba LC V Chairman Laid to Rest coronavirus 1

Kumbuga succumbed to Covid-19 on Wednesday morning at Mulago National Referral Hospital after spending two weeks in intensive care unit.
20:36
20:36

Gulu Man Charged With Defiling a 3-Year-Old Girl Gulu City 1

Court heard that the accused was caught red-handed having sexual intercourse with the minor on her mother’s bed by the victim’s elder brother. The accused who is the victim’s cousin, is said to be HIV Positive.
20:30
20:30

Mugisha Muntu Plegdes To End Beggar Mentality by Empowering Ugandans 1 1

According to Muntu, if given the mandate, he will ensure the social economic transformation through East Africa community integration to enable Ugandans do cross border trade in the region without stringent restrictions.
20:18
20:18

Tear Gas, Stand-Off in Bwaise as Security Battles Amuriat 3

For over ten minutes, Amuriat and local leaders from the FDC exchanged words with police and Ministry police personnel that were blocking him and directing him to Mambule Road which heads to Kyebando on Gayaza Road.
20:11
20:11

Boda –Boda Cyclist Remanded over Colleague's Murdering in Gulu gulu central prison

Court heard that the accused picked up a quarrel with the deceased on October 20th at around 10pm and that he assaulted the deceased to coma. The deceased was then rushed to Gulu Regional Referral Hospital for treatment where he died on October 22nd, just two days after his admittance.
20:07
20:07

Judiciary Starts Training Officers in Election Cases Handling Court Petitions 3

According to Jameson Karemani, the Judiciary Public Relations officer the judicial offices like judges, Registrars, Chief Magistrates and lawyers both private and government are being taken through issues that arose in the previous election petitions and how they can overcome them.
19:44
19:44

Opposition's Strategy to Stop Sitting Gov't Snatching Victory if They Win on Jan 14 4 1 Top story

The document spells out details on how they seek to work together to take power, how to behave upon achieving their desired goal and an alternative plan to counter the sitting government’s effort snatch their victory.
18:40
18:40

Kyagulanyi Vows to End Museveni’s Rule. 2 2

Robert Kyagulanyi commonly known as Bobi Wine, started his campaign tour to Kigezi sub- region yesterday in Kisoro district and ended it in Rukungiri district before taking off for Mitooma district in Greater Ankole. Before entering Rukungiri town, Kyagulanyi was first blocked by the security agencies at the entrance but was later escorted by the police to the district main stadium where he addressed his supporters.
17:54
17:54

Four Jailed for Breaching SOPs on COVID-19

Prosecution led by the Abim Resident State Attorney, Patrick Angulipa had prayed for a deterrent sentence arguing that there was general laxity by the public to adhere to the SOPs especially wearing of masks, social distancing and washing hands hence exposing lives to the danger of COVID-19 infection.
17:47
17:47

20-Year-Old Mother Shot in Kyagulanyi Riots Rots at Home 2 3

Shakirah Nyemere, who is still suffering from bullet and the operation wounds cannot afford treatment and appeals to well-wishers to extend a hand of help so she can get the prescribed medication
16:57
16:57

NFA Gulu Fetches UGX 148M From Illegal Charcoal Business Fines 2

Haruna Busubozi, the NFA Sector Manager for Gulu disclosed to URN on Thursday that they auctioned over 2000 charcoal bags at between Shillings 20,000 and 25,000 and sent the money to the national treasury.
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16:35

Kumi Caretaker Bishop Odurkami Set to Quit Diocese Following Death Threats 2 1 Top story

Bishop Odurkami was appointed by the retired Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, The Rt. Rev. Stanley Ntagali to caretake the troubled Kumi Diocese following the failed consecration of Rev. Charles Okunya over inconsistency in his age among other things.
16:03
16:03

MoH Commits to Upgrading Ober HC III Ober HCIII 4 2 Top story

Jimmy Aner, the Ober Health Center Management Committee Chairperson argued that despite its small capacity, the facility is offering services to a vast number of people.
15:02
15:02

People Living With HIV/Aids in Kaabong, Kotido Cry for Gov't Help 1 Top story

Christine Napeyok, one of the clients said lack of special projects targeting people living with the virus in Karamoja was making it difficult for them to improve their household income. He noted that most of the projects that the government or NGOs have started in the region exclude them.
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14:00

Amuriat Battles Security as He Campaigns in Nakawa 6 3 Top story

Amuriat left the market and was intercepted by police at the junction leading to Naguru remand center. He wanted to proceed to Nakawa Market but was also stopped. He battled security before he was sprayed with pepper and his supporters dispersed with tear gas.
13:49
13:49

NRM Explains Security Officers' Role at Museveni's Vote Protection Meet Uganda Police 1

In a press statement sent to Uganda Radio Network, the NRM says that security was invited because the heightened political season has put security on high alert following the detection of large numbers of coordinated groups operating in the field
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13:45

Museveni Delivers Ten In-calf Heifers to Wakiso Women Leaders 4 1

Sherry Kalyegira, the chairperson of Wakiso district women council, who received the ten heifers on behalf of her council, says initially Museveni promised to give three animals to each women district council but has since increased the number to ten.
13:33
13:33

Bulambuli Council Finally Approves District Service Commission Members

On December 4th, 200, a group of councillors led by Charles Wepukhulu, the representative of Buyaga town council and his Buluganya sub-county counterpart, Moses Mwayafu rejected the nominees citing incompetence and extortion.
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