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18:39
18:39

MPs Hold Prayers for Jacob Oulanyah Parliament 7 1

Reverend Christine Shimanya, the Parliament Chaplain who led the prayers asked God to grant Oulanyah victory.
18:24
18:24

New Lwengo District Leadership Pledges to Restore Human Dignity 2 5

Lwengo district, which was carved out of Masaka in 2010, has been in the limelight for the peculiar approaches used by the previous leaders in enforcing policies. The outgoing district chairman George Mutabazi is specifically known for flogging residents to meet their social responsibilities and assignments.
17:49
17:49

Gov't Delivers Relief Aid to Flood Victims in Napak OPM 2 1

Richard Sebandeke, the Napak Chief Administrative Officer, says that the items delivered to the district include, 100 bags of maize, 60 bags of beans, 500 mosquito nets, and 200 tarpaulins.
17:12
17:12

56-Year- Old Man in Kitgum Struggles to Seek Justice 1 2

According to Okeny, on May 1, Odiya who is attached to Namukora Police Station together with some sub-county officials stormed his home to arrest him. Okeny explains that when he resisted, officers beat him and later bundled him into a vehicle and abandoned him at Namukora Health Centre IV.
16:31
16:31

Lawyer Mabirizi Asks Court to Halt Recruitment Process of Judicial Officers Maria Nabulya 1 2

Mabirizi in documents filed before the Civil Division wants an injunction restraining the Commission from proceeding with the process undertaken and decisions it has reached in shortlisting, interviewing, appointing and recommending to the President for appointment of applicants for Judicial Officers.
15:37
15:37

Two Children Perish in Nalumunye Fire Outbreak 2 1

Police has identified the deceased as Hussein Lubega, 13 years, and Ali Kabanda, 17 years old who died in a fire that caught one of the houses at Hajj Imam Mwelinde Abdul Karim's home. Hajji Abdul Karim had been teaching the children Islamic studies at his home.
15:35
15:35

Ten Schools Face Eviction from Police Land 3

The order will affect ten private primary and nursery schools with more than 5000 learners in different parts of the country. The schools include Kito Pioneer Primary School in Ntinda, Testimonies Nursery School in Kireka, St Ponsiano Ngondwe Nursery School in Makindye, Elgon Infant School in Kireka and Nsambya Police Barracks Nursery/Primary School.
15:21
15:21

Investigators Rule Out Kidnap in Death of Wakiso Land Dealer 1

Musiitwa was found dead inside the car belonging to his wife Aanyu Florence Adong on April 26. This was after he had spent five days missing.
15:05
15:05

Environmentalists Appeal Against Bugoma Forest Giveaway Decision 1

But on May 7, 2021 Justice Musa Ssekaana dismissed their application saying that the environmentalists based their case on distorted facts and they attempted to suppress the real facts in order to make up their case in court by exaggerating that the entire forest is being clear for sugarcane planting which is not true.
15:01
15:01

Suspected DRC Militiamen Rob 15 Engine Boats on Lake Albert fishermen 1

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police Spokesperson says that the suspected Congolese militiamen that were dressed in DRC military uniform raided the lake and placed several fishermen at gunpoint, and ordered them to surrender the boats to them.
14:36
14:36

Gov't Starts Issuing Second COVID-19 Jab MOH 1 2 Top story

All persons going to get the second dose will have to present the Ministry of Health vaccination card that shows when they received the first dose. A number of legislators, health workers and journalists are among the first categories of people to benefit as the exercise kicked off this morning at the Ministry headquarters in Kampala.
14:35
14:35

Heavy Rains Destroy Crops in Bududa MAIF

Some of the farmers whom our reporter talked to said they have suffered huge losses and do not know how they are going to survive.
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13:29

UPDF Soldier Jailed 35-years for Shooting Civilian Dead court 2

Private Solomon Baker Bakobe, of the 11th Battalion, was convicted by the first division infantry court-martial presided over by Col. Sam Mugyenyi during a session held at St Paul Catholic Church Premises in Mparo North cell Eastern Division of Hoima city today.
12:49
12:49

COVID-19 Testing: Travelers Irked by Long Waiting Hours at Entebbe Airport 5 3

Six health workers have been deployed at the arrivals section of the airport while others are manning the testing centre that has been set up at gardens of Peniel Beach Hotel. The gardens are less than one kilometre from the airport. Emmanuel Ainebyoona, the spokesperson at the health ministry, says that since May 10, 2,200 travelers have been tested at the new centre. Of these, 18 have tested positive and are being handled at various hospitals including Entebbe Regional Referral Hospital, which is less than 2 kilometres from the airport.
12:48
12:48

Artisanal Miners Jostle with Investor over Kassanda Gold Mines 1 1

The artisanal miners are plotting against the renowned banker Abbas Mawanda, and the investor Rashed Alsuwaid of Horizon Energy Ltd in a conflict which also entangles former Member of Parliament Muyanja Mbabali, businessman Amos Nzeyi, the Maviri Family, and USU Group.
12:25
12:25

Inadequate Health Services, Poor Roads Await Kapelebyong District Leaders poor health care 3 1

Margaret Welakira, the acting district health officer Kapelebyong says they lose up to 10 babies every quarter as mothers in labour delay access to the health facilities.
12:18
12:18

Nakasongola District Council Stuck in Old Building Amidst Cultural Tensions buruuli chiefdom 5 1

Nakasongola district has been operating in an old building belonging to Buganda Kingdom since it was carved out of Luwero district in 1997. The building sits on part of the three square miles of land belonging to the Kingdom.
11:41
11:41

Corrupt Uganda Airlines Officials Must Face Consequences-Museveni 1

The president’s flight on Uganda Airlines came at a time when it has attracted a lot of negative publicity because of alleged corruption and mismanagement. The Works and Transport Minister, Gen Katumba Wamala at the end of last month suspended senior airline managers including the CEO Cornwell Muleya.
11:24
11:24

Boda Boda Riders Call for Revival of Trainings 4

The riders who are attending a training on safety by Safe Way Right Way, note that they have been infiltrated by wrong elements and authorities are not doing much to streamline the industry.
11:09
11:09

Moroto Residents Welcome USMID Project Moroto Municipality 5 1

The project, worth 5.9 billion Shillings will see Jie and Lopeduru Roads upgraded into first-class standard tarmac roads over the next two financial years. The work that starts on June 1, 2020, is expected to end in September 2022, according to Alfred Adyaka, the Physical Planner and USMID Coordinator for Moroto Municipality.
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