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21:56
21:56

Relocation of Market Vendors Starts in Soroti soroti main market 1 2

The relocation of more than 1,300 vendors started on Tuesday after months of disagreements between city authorities and the market vendors. The disagreement started after reports that more than 2,000 people applied for space in the new market and that in an attempt to appease all of them, leaders had taken bribes and double allocated some of the stalls.
21:26
21:26

Bwanga Namirembe Remanded for Disguising as State House Employee 1

Namirembe, also known as, Hildah Faridah Naluwembe, 45, a resident of Kelezia zone in Makindye division, Kampala was arrested over the weekend by Police and the State House Anti-Corruption Unit and subsequently arraigned before Luwero Chief Magistrate Samuel Munobe on impersonation charges.
21:09
21:09

Ministry of Finance Says No More Tax Discretionary Reliefs 5

The ministry on Tuesday promised the aggrieved traders a solution to their concerns within a week, which prompted them to call off their planned strike. But the Secretary to the Treasury Ramathan Ggoobi says that such measures distort the planning and implementation of programs for the country.
20:51
20:51

Museveni Pushes for a Malaria Vaccine at Global Meeting Makerere University 1 4

Museveni said he had launched a full war against Plasmodium falciparum, the parasite that causes malaria but wondered why it has been impossible to have a vaccine yet pathogens such as SARS COV-2 virus that only emerged recently have vaccines.
18:23
18:23

Mitala Hailed as Incorruptible as He Hands Over Office to Nakyobe 3 2

Nakyobe was appointed to the office during changes that were made by President Yoweri Museveni among Permanent Secretaries on July 15, ending Mitala’s 19-year tenure, in the same office having been appointed to the position in 2002. Nakyobe will be deputized by Deborah Katuramu.
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18:16

Govt Policies Abetting Alcohol Misuse Among Youth- Brewers 5

A study by scientists led by Dr Leon Matagi from the School of Psychology and Dr Luis Kamulegeya, a researcher at the Infectious Diseases Institute at Makerere University shows that 86 per cent of students at universities drink alcohol, ‘recklessly’.
17:59
17:59

Masaka Murder Suspects Complain of Torture in Detention Centres 1

The two groups of suspects who were on Wednesday afternoon aligned before the Masaka Grade One and Chief Magistrate courts accused security operatives of torturing them to accept the offences preferred against them.
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17:36

Mbale City Woman MP Petition: Wanyoto Asks Court to Help Her Recover Lost Victory 1 1 Top story

On Wednesday, Wanyoto took the stand for cross-examination by Nakayenze legal team led by Medard Lubega Seggona in Mbale High court presided over by Justice Andrew Basaija. Ssegona tasked Wanyoto to tell the court how many votes she garnered in the contested polls on whose grounds she wants the court to declare her winner of the Mbale City Woman MP seat.
17:35
17:35

Ugandan Traders Disrespecting Convoy Agreements in South Sudan- Minister 4 1

Government records show that 14 Ugandans were killed in South Sudan between May and August 2021. They include; Ali Mark Sony, Amati Stephen, Dada Abugo, Sadam Andama, Katongole Hussein, Abdu Makanga, Kuraish Mutebi, Sembusi Kato and Amono Anna Clara, among others.
17:07
17:07

Man Remanded Over Alleged Murder of Catholic Priest 3

Prosecution alleges that on August 18 at Lukunyu Village Mmamba Parish in Kyegonza Sub County in Gomba District, Katumba with malice aforethought caused death of Rev. Fr Josephat Kasambula
16:47
16:47

Parents Welcome Proposed Reopening of Schools 1 4

Ugandan learners have had more than 18 months of a distorted school calendar following closures that started in March 2020 and a staggered re-opening which was cut short in June 2021 after reports that COVID-19 cases had become rampant in schools. President Yoweri Museveni had earlier stated that schools would remain closed until children aged above 12 are vaccinated.
16:40
16:40

Court Convicts Mak University Deputy Academic Registrar for Abuse of Office Makerere University 1 Top story

Justice Margaret Tibulya delivered the verdict after finding Etuusa guilty of fraudulently procured Exxon Contractors Limited, JAALC (U) Limited and Juliet Mirembe of EPRC Restaurant to provide phone custody services and food vending services respectively during the 67th graduation ceremony.
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16:13

CID Recovers UGX 600M from UPPC Investigations CID Charles Twine 1 Top story

CID Spokesperson, Charles Twine spokesperson, says that the recovered money was destined for another accomplice in the crime. “The money, which was destined for another accomplice in the crime was part of the Shillings 3 Billion loot that had passed through an account of a fictitious Commission agent,” Twine said in a tweet without giving details.
15:48
15:48

Uganda, Cape Verde Tie Hangs in Balance Over Unpaid Bills- FUBA Aafrobasket games 1 1 Top story

“It is still uncertain because we haven’t received any money, we are taking it day by day, Federation of International Basketball Association, (FIBA) had given us the 29th of August 2021 to clear the bills, but we are waiting to see what they say. We wrote a letter to the first lady but we haven’t received any response,” Katabi said.
15:47
15:47

Hoima District Officials On the Spot for Hiring Out Road Equipment grader 2 1

The road equipment that included a grader and a vibro roller machine was impounded on a private farm owned by an Indian investor in Kaduku village Kigumba town council Kiryandongo district last week.
15:27
15:27

COVID19 Restrictions Affect Political Party Mobilization Activities 2 5 Top story

Alice Alaso, the National Coordinator of the Alliance for National Transformation, says they are currently unable to more than twenty (20) people because of the restrictions.
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14:33

Owiny-Dollo Criticizes Gen. Saleh Over Parish Dev’t Model Design 4 1 Top story

Justice Owiny-Dollo says that the design of the Parish Development Model doesn’t take into consideration that Acholi Sub-region underwent 25 years of armed conflict, the longest any region in the country experienced.
14:26
14:26

EAC Businesses Not Ready for Continental Free Trade Area-Experts 4

There are fears by some countries that are less advanced economically than others could fail to benefit from the arrangement, the reason why many have not yet ratified it.
14:19
14:19

Police Officer Demoted, Suspended for Aiding Cattle Theft in Bukedea theft of naads hoes 1 1 Top story

The officer was arrested last week when residents allegedly found him guarding thieves loading stolen cattle at night. Elwanu is said to have abandoned the counter, where he was deployed at night to help unknown men steal cattle at Okolimeri Village in Bukedea Sub County.
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14:01

Influx of Truckers at Elegu Border Threatens COVID-19 Fight in Amuru Nimule-Juba Highway 2 3 Top story

Robert Onekalit, the in charge of Elegu port health revealed that as the truckers’ protest enters the 10th day, residents are at risk of infections because the drivers are freely mingling with the border community.
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