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18:52
18:52

Busia CAO In Trouble over Misappropriated Funds 4 1

The RDC says that they want to reduce on corruption among district officials in the area and also reduce the irritating issues of Masafu sub-county.
18:36
18:36

Two Arrested as Police Investigates Murder Of Gomba Businessman 1 1

It is alleged the late Muhanguzi, a resident of Kisoga village was attacked and murdered while on his way from Nsambwe Trading Center where he had gone to buy fuel on Monday evening.
17:40
17:40

Sixteen Sex Workers Arrested for Defying Curfew Time in Gulu City 2 3

David Mudong Ongom, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN in an interview that the suspects were rounded up alongside 20 men found drinking in illegal bars while others were arrested after being found roaming in the city center beyond 7pm.
17:23
17:23

DP Condemns President’s Proposal to Quash Bail for Capital Offences 1 3

Okoler called upon all right thinking Ugandans and opinion leaders to condemn the move by President Museveni with utmost contempt, equating it to the abuse of the Judiciary during Idi Amin's era that saw Chief Justice Benedicto Kiwanuka murdered. Nalukoola said the president's speech being made by the main celebrant at the occasion of commemorating an icon of justice was a mockery of justice.
16:40
16:40

Katikkiro Mayiga Calls for Maintaining of Court Bail 4

According to Mayiga, a person being accused of murder does not mean that he is guilty. He says the accused person deserves a right to be bailed as investigations go on till the person is presented before court to prove whether he or she is guilty or not.
16:25
16:25

2-Year Old Killed in Petrol Inferno fire outbreak 2

Selling petrol in bottles which is behind the frequent fires is now a booming business as boda boda riders and car owners prefer petrol in bottles to fueling form the fuel stations, where they say pump attendants cheat them by giving less than the specified amounts.
15:21
15:21

National Boxing Trials: Olympians Shadir Musa, Ssemujju Storm Quarter Finals The Bombers 4 4 Top story

Uganda Boxing Federation-UBF organized a mini boxing tournament for the selection of the national boxing team for the forthcoming 2022 Commonwealth games. The games started on 25th September and they are expected to end on 5th October 2021.
15:09
15:09

250 Curfew Violators Spend Night in Custody, 712 Motorcycles Impounded 3 1

According to Owoyesigyire, the officers mounted roadblocks on major access routes, which led to the arrest over of 250 riders, drivers and pedestrians for flouting the curfew.
14:23
14:23

Sironko Woman MP Election: Asha Mafabi Lumolo Files Notice of Appeal 2 1

Lumolo’s Lawyer Hassan Kamba contested the judgement, saying some evidence disappeared from the court records. As a result, Lumolo and her team have filed a notice of appeal before Mbale High court.
12:59
12:59

Elderly Man Kills Attacker, Injures Another

Eighty-four-year-old Jaliwo Mulongo, a resident of Nangada Village in Kabuna Sub-County managed to kill one of the attackers and injured another when they stormed his home around 8:30 pm to steal Shillings 200,000 he received under the Social Assistance Grants Empowerment [SAGE] program.
12:38
12:38

Masindi Health Officials Investigating Sale of COVID-19 Vaccination Certificates Health workers 3 1

According to Dr. Musinguzi, such people are frustrating the fight against COVID-19 warning that they may become a burden to the sector in future when they get severe disease after failing to get vaccinated.
12:17
12:17

Luwero Kadhi Summons Imams Over Non-Certified Marriages 1 2

According to the guidelines from Uganda Muslim Supreme Council-UMSC, the couple is expected to obtain a marriage certificate issued by the presiding imam, which is then authenticated by the Kadhi before it is presented to Uganda Registration Services Bureau-URSB for official registration. Sheikh Mulindwa has expressed concern that most of them are presided over by his subordinates.
11:00
11:00

Sub county Chairperson Closes Trading Center Over Lack of Latrines 2

Olowo decided to close the One-Stop Trading Center citing the lack of sanitary facilities, which comprises hygiene. According to Olowo, the traders had resorted to defecting in polythene bags and dumping them in the nearby bushes and the roadside.
10:46
10:46

Election Petition: Court Dismisses Case Against Sironko Woman MP 4 1 Top story

“This court having found that the first respondent is the only daughter of Peter Wamala Kisiro with the names of Nambozo Florence Wamala who has Advanced Academic qualifications, it hereby confirms that the said Nambozo Florence Wamala is validly elected as the Woman Member of Parliament for Sironko District,” he said.
10:28
10:28

Gulu District Seeks Additional 6,000 FMD Vaccines Palaro Sub County 1 1 Top story

According to Latek, the district has written another letter to MAAIF seeking more vaccines in order to cover the entire district, adding that the only communication they received is that their request is yet to be granted.
09:05
09:05

Kapchorwa District, Security Officers Disagree on Demolition of Illegal Structures on Gov’t Land 3

Kapchorwa LC V Chairperson, Evelyn Kubalika, says that they held a meeting on Thursday last week involving the district and municipal council authorities where they resolved to demolish the illegal structures at Boma grounds.
08:05
08:05

Three Kilometre Crack Tears Through Ten Sironko Villages 2

The most affected are Washango, Bumagaba, Simi, Salo, Bukilindya, Zamugogoni, Bunagudi, Zubugila, Gagali and Jamliko villages, all in Bukilindye parish.
07:58
07:58

Mbarara City Council to Prosecute Over 200 Owners Of Illegal Structures 1 4

According to Mugisha, they have given the owners of the stalls and kiosks two months to remove or else face forceful eviction.
07:22
07:22

Two in Custody in Kamwenge Over Impersonation 1

Mable Twegumye, the Officer in Charge of the Criminal Investigations Department at Kamwenge Central Police Station told URN that Kamwesiga and Kaijabwango have been masquerading as Kamwenge district Human Resource Officer and Deputy Human Resource Officer respectively to con money for desperate job seekers.
07:08
07:08

Govt Tightens Grip On External Labour Companies 3

Titled “The Employment (Recruitment of Ugandan migrant workers) Regulations 2021 Statutory Instrument 47 of 2021”, the regulation aims at among others revoking the Employment (Recruitment of Ugandan migrant Workers Abroad) Regulations, 2005, Statutory Instrument 62 of 2005, upholding the dignity and rights of migrant workers by prescribing the appropriate terms and conditions of their employment and providing mechanisms for regulating activities of companies and their agents.
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