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Jul 2021 34 results
18:35
18:35

Were Dozens of Earlier Suspects in Kiggundu, Kaweesi Murders Arrested on Speculation? 1

The suspects who had been arrested in AIGP Kaweesi murder included Abdu Rashid Mbazira, Buyondo Mohammed, Higenyi Aramazan Noor Din, Mugerwa Yusuf aka Wilson, Bruhan Balyejusa, Maganda Umar Aramathan, Ahamada Senfuka Shaban, Hassan Tumusiime, Ibrahim Kiisa, Osman Mohammed Omarete, Magambo Hamidu, Abdu Majid Ojerere, Kyambadde Joshua Magezi and Musa Ntende Abubaker.
18:13
18:13

Families Still Hopeful of LRA Abductees Returning Home Alice Lakwena 1 4

Between 1986 and 2006, it is estimated that the LRA rebels led by Joseph Kony abducted over 75,000 youth, including 38,000 children for use as child soldiers, sex slaves, and porters.
18:10
18:10

UNBS Scraps Audit, Surveillance Fees For Q-Mark to Ease Product Certification

Sylvia Kirabo, the Head of Public Relations at UNBS says that with effect from 1st July 2021 the certification and surveillance audits on Enterprises seeking to acquire the Quality Mark (Q-Mark) are free of charge.
18:06
18:06

How Ramathan Ggoobi Has Diagnosed Uganda’s Problems 1 3

In his writings over the years and regular appearance in print and broadcast media respectively, Ggoobi has divulged his philosophical thoughts and diagnosis of Uganda’s economic problems. On numerous occasions, he has argued that Uganda’s number one problem is poor implementation policies, strategies and laws.
18:04
18:04

City Dwellers Accuse Police of Extortion at Road Blocks 4 3

Rose Namuyiga from Katwe says that in the evening, security personnel manning roadblocks and patrolling streets arrest them and demand money.
16:41
16:41

Seven Killed in Attack on UPDF Detach in Zombo District 1

The detach located in Zeu forest was attacked by unknown gunmen on Friday morning at around 6:00 am.
16:13
16:13

Stray Elephants, Buffaloes Spark Compensation Demands in Karenga UWA 1

The wildlife from the Kidepo Valley National Park strayed Wednesday and Thursday nights destroying the maize that was just ready for harvest. The destruction comes at a time when the region is struggling to cope with a threat of hunger and food insecurity where green belts such as Karenga, Kaabong, and parts of Kitido Nakapiripirit among others are the region’s food basket are also thrown into food loses due to prolonged drought and problem animal.
15:45
15:45

Torture Complaints in Katumba Shooting Not Urgent in Lockdown -Court Anthony wameli 3 1

Lawyers wanted the case to be heard during the lockdown and medical experts to examine the wounds when they are still fresh instead of delaying and they become scars.
15:29
15:29

Kabale Hospital, Kamukira Health Centre IV Run Out of Essential Drugs for COVID 5 3

The health facilities are struggling to manage the patients at the treatment centre over shortage of drugs. The common drugs for treating COVID 19 patients are Azithromycin, Zinc, vitamin C and Vitamin D.
14:57
14:57

PLE Results: UNEB Withholds Results of 2,220 Candidates 1 2

The UNEB executive director, Dan Odongo also noted that several examination distributors in the districts of Nakasongola, and the greater Masaka areas who were entrusted with delivering the papers to different centres, opened the envelopes to access the examination papers.
14:03
14:03

Community Begs for Closure of Child Sacrifice Related Shrines 4 1

The shrine operators were arrested together with Alex Kizito, a child broker and Hellen Akiteng, a mother who confirmed to police selling her youngest daughter to witch doctors at 10,000 Shillings after they promised an additional bonus of 2million after divinely generating wealth in the few months to come.
13:51
13:51

12,000 Candidates Missed PLE 1 2 Top story

According to UNEB, a total of 749,942 candidates registered for examinations but only 736,942 candidates showed up for the examinations.
13:37
13:37

30-Year-Old Struggles to Seek Justice for Injuries Sustained During Curfew Enforcement bodily harm 3 1

Last month, Laker, 30 alleges that security personnel who include the police and the army assaulted him from his home in Kirombe Parish, West Division in Gulu City
13:35
13:35

Karimojong COVID-19 Patients Freely Roaming the Streets of Moroto, Kotido Karamoja 1 4

Moroto Resident District Commissioner Peter Lochap says that on several occasions, he has been alerted about positive persons on the streets, some driving their cars and others on foot freely mixing with the unsuspecting public.
13:15
13:15

MPs Want 30 Percent Tax Levied on Health Workers' Risk Allowance Scrapped COVID-19 Pandemic 4 1

At Soroti Regional Referral Hospital, Dr Wilson Etolu, the COVID-19 Focal Point Person at the hospital told the MPs that the health workers are demoralized by the deductions on their allowances. Etolu also said that the frontline workers delay receiving the allowances.
12:33
12:33

Two Thieves Lynched in Iganga After Attack on Chirperson area

It is reported that, the two were part of a gang of five who stormed the house of Ndimulodi, chopped his left hand and leg, before breaking into his kitchen where they started gathering his chicken.
12:23
12:23

Schools Warned Against Organizing Celebrations After Release of PLE Results 1 1

In a statement released on Friday by Uganda Police spokesperson Fred Enanga all district and regional police commanders have been directed to be on alert in their areas of jurisdictions to counter any form of celebrations and parties by schools that may decide to violate the covid-19 guidelines in place.
12:18
12:18

Ugandan Olympics Athlete Goes Missing in Japan Julius Ssekitooleko 1

"One member of the Ugandan delegation, which the city received as a host town, has gone missing and cannot be reached; the city is making all efforts to search for the individual; we have reported the matter to police," City of Izumisano said in a statement
12:09
12:09

Projects Stall as Districts Return Unspent Money to Treasury 4 1

The Public Finance Management Act 2015 section 17 (2) stipulates that a local government that does not spend money that was appropriated to a particular vote for the financial year shall at the close of the financial year, return the money to the Consolidated Fund.
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11:25

Conditioned Funds Slowing Down Covid-19 Responses in Districts 1 2

The MPs, who are on the nationwide tour to assess covid-19 management capacities in health facilities and local governments, noted that the response teams are finding difficulties to effectively operate with conditioned financial releases.
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