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20:11
20:11

One Arrested Over Death of Hoima-Based Businessman suspect 1

Katusabe, a dealer in second-hand motorcycles in Duhaga, Hoima West division, went missing on Friday after he left his work station to meet a yet to be known person, in Kyangwali sub-county, Kikuube district, where he was going to buy a motorcycle.
20:02
20:02

Property Managers Blame Landlords For Vacant Premises Knight Frank Uganda 4 3

As the landlords were seeking the much-needed revenues from the tenants who were hit by months of closure, much of the period was spent negotiating a common position on the due rent. However, many property owners decided to take a firm stance on the rent arrears, locking up the premises, forcing the tenants to abandon them. Many have remained unoccupied despite being put up on the market.
19:55
19:55

Sembabule Leaders Seek Access to Land Fund 1 1

Sembabule is one of the districts with the highest number of land disputes in the greater Masaka sub-region; where hundreds of people are threatened with eviction, mainly by prominent figures that claim ownership of chunks of land.
19:41
19:41

Parliament Approves Mid-Term Access to NSSF Savings NSSF Bill 1 2 Top story

In September last year MPs disagreed over the clauses relating to midterm access and the supervision of the funds. At the initial stages of the Bill, the government wanted the Ministry of Finance to supervise the fund, which had earlier been transferred to the Gender docket.
19:21
19:21

U.S. National Loses UGX 21 Billion to Police Deserter in Gold Scam 1 1

The suspects remanded include former Police Constable Martin Bwayo alias Capt Bob while his accomplice has been identified as Enock Katwesigye alias Col Frank. The duo, according to Belesis, masqueraded as senior UPDF officers who transact gold on behalf of key government officials.
18:58
18:58

KCCA FC Hold Express FC at Wankulukuku 1

Express Captain Enoch Walusimbi said that his team failed to convert several chances.
18:47
18:47

Families Plead for Release of 'Abducted' Relatives 9 2

Today, some of the relatives of the 243 people that the National Unity Platform-NUP said have gone missing without trace were at the party’s headquarters at Kamwokya to join Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu while he addressed a press conference on the subject.
18:39
18:39

101 in Every 100,000 Ugandans Suffer Snake Bite Injuries Each Year-Survey Snakes Uganda 1 4

Dr. John Ddamulira the Principal Investigator on the study conducted across six districts of Arua, Gulu, Kamuli, Kasese, Nakapiripirit, and Mubende last year revealed on Wednesday as the results were being launched that while a lot of people die of injuries with mortality rate estimated at 560 per 100,000 people, only 1.4% seek proper medical care for the injuries.
18:16
18:16

MPs to Meet Kadaga over Funding for Electoral Violence Probe Parliament 1 2

Last week, the committee postponed investigations into cases of electoral violence due to lack of funding.
17:29
17:29

Auditor General Failed to Carry Out 14,000 Audits in 2020 2 1

Auditor General John Muwanga together with several officials from his office today presented a performance report for financial year 2019/2020 and half financial year 2020/2021 to Parliament’s Finance Committee.
17:14
17:14

Family of Missing Kisekka Mechanic Cries Out to Museveni Kiseka Market 2 3

According to Ssemujju, they have searched everywhere in police stations including Central police Station, Old Kampala, Wandegeya, Kitalya and Luzira prisons for his brother in vain. “We don’t know whether our brother was killed. It's now two months since we have not heard anything about him. We have visited all police stations, prisons maybe we’re left with the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence –CMI only,” the distressed Ssemujju told URN”
17:06
17:06

Traffic Police, KCCA Disagree Over Congestion Caused by Potholes 2 3

Lawrence Niwabiine, the director traffic police, has blamed KCCA for digging and widening potholes they are not ready to attend to. He also says that KCCA contractors do not put reflectors or signage to warn drivers on spots where road works are being done.
16:48
16:48

South Sudan Concerned over Continued Smuggling of Mairungi by Ugandans 1 1

Geoffrey Oceng Osborn, the Amuru Resident District Commissioner says he has received several concerns from the local leaders in South Sudan asking the Ugandan government to ban the sale of the drug, which is hindering their efforts to totally abolish the drug in their country.
16:16
16:16

Military Police Assault Journalists Covering Kyagulanyi’s Petition to UN 4 3

As soon as the vehicles stopped, the commanding officer jumped out of it and then thundered. “All of you get out of here.” But before he could finish the sentence, the military had already pounced on journalists and everybody whipping them with batons indiscriminately.
15:54
15:54

Gov’t Set to Recruit 2500 Teachers seed schools 2

Prof Samuel Luboga, Education Service Commission Chairperson, says 82 schools across the country will benefit from the recruitment as part of government’s efforts to ensure each sub-county has public school.
15:46
15:46

Water Shortage Hits Sub County in Kasese District water crisis 1 3

The boreholes broke down and community wells dried up forcing residents to share water with animals from swamps and streams.
15:22
15:22

LCI Boss Burns Church to Ashes on Ash Wednesday Catholic Church 1 1

Gerald Irikot, the LC-1 Chairperson Amorwongora Village in Ngariam Parish is being blamed by Christians for the fire that resulted into the loss of their worship place on the eve of Ash Wednesday.
15:18
15:18

NFA Impounds 600 Bags of Charcoal in Gulu, Amuru 1 1

300 bags were impounded from the charcoal dealers` camp in Patiko Sub County in Gulu district on Tuesday evening. Another 300 bags were impounded on Monday evening from Apaa Junction in Pabbo Sub County Amuru district aboard a vehicle destined for Kampala but without movement permits.
15:04
15:04

Army Brutality Cost Museveni Votes from the Islands - Voters buvuma island 6 3

Unlike previous elections where Museveni won in both districts, he lost to the National Unity Platform (NUP) candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu also known as Bobi Wine. Bobi Wine won Buvuma district with 64 per cent of the total votes cast while Museveni scored 32 per cent, a drop from the 57 per cent score against Kiiza Besigye in 2016.
14:59
14:59

Silverfish Price Remains High in Gulu Despite Increased Supply Gulu Main Market

According to information obtained by our reporter, a sack of silverfish costs Shillings 950,000 while a basin costs Shillings 45,000 in Entebbe and Kalangala district.
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