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22:11
22:11

Sino Industrial Park Fire Started from Faulty Machine-Employee 1

Mbale Resident City Commissioner, Rex Achilla, said the fire seems to be uncontrable as it was spreading to the the store of the chemicals used for manufacturing mattresses.
19:46
19:46

Transport Ministry, Police Announce Tough Festive Road Safety Measures traffic police 1 4

Gen Edward Katumba Wamala, the Minister of Works and Transport on Tuesday afternoon announced stringent measures to curb accidents. He directed police to enhance vigilance and impound all vehicles in dangerous mechanical conditions, arrest drunk drivers, drivers without valid driving licenses, and hand held mobile phones among others.
18:00
18:00

School Fees: Anglican Church Signals No Change, UMSC Backs Proposed Regulations 8 1 Top story

Rev Canon Captain William Ongeng, the Church of Uganda Provincial Secretary, says that to be fair and square, the faithful and general public shouldn't expect COU schools to reduce the fees they charge unless the government is willing to take over all the items that the charges have been covering.
17:34
17:34

IG to Publish List of Corrupt Officials in Two Months

“We have been doing investigations, issuing orders and plea bargains, and assuming that people are going to pay. We have been missing a mechanism to make people pay, yet we have recovered a lot of money on paper, that is why we put up this Follow-Up unit to concentrate on this work and after two months, we are going to publish all the defaulters in cash or kind,” Kamya said.
17:33
17:33

Laws, Lockdowns Not Effective Measures for Controlling Epidemics-Experts Ministry of Health 1 3

Harriet Mayanja Kizza, a professor of Internal Medicine at the College of Health Sciences found that justice, law, and order are limited in their ability to respond quickly when outbreaks hit.
16:46
16:46

Mukono Town Clerk, Deputy Under Probe Over Unpaid Hotel Bills 1 2

Nambooze told the council that the hotel presented to her bills equivalent to Shillings 60 million indicating expenditures on alcohol and food consumed by over thirty people. She noted that the invoices indicated that the team was attending a committee meeting, yet none of the municipal committees exceeded ten people.
16:21
16:21

Goalball Competition Suspended After Only Ball Gets Spoilt 3 1

Goalball attracted two participants from Makerere University and another from Bishop Stuart University. However, only Makerere university had legible (Blind) players who were suitable for the game while Bishop Stuart had normal players.
16:15
16:15

ICC Seeks Additional Information from Victims Of Ongwen's Crimes Dominic Ongwen 1 2

Maria Mabinty Kamara, the ICC Outreach Officer for Uganda, told URN in an interview Tuesday that the additional information will help determine the type and modalities of reparations the judges could decide upon.
15:55
15:55

Alupo Calls for More Equitable Trade with China 1 2

According to records at the Bank of Uganda, Uganda imported goods worth 1.7 billion US Dollars from China but exported goods worth only 37.7 million US Dollars in the financial year 2021/2022. This, Alupo said should change especially by China reducing the non-tariff barriers to trade.     
14:42
14:42

Mukono Makeshift Bridge Endangers Travelers 1 3

On Monday evening, 65-year-old Mariam Namakula, a resident of Wasswa Village at Najjembe Division slipped off the bridge and drowned in the river. Ronald Malofu, the LC I Chairperson of Wasswa Village, says that Namakula is not the first person to fall into the river.
14:42
14:42

UPDF, Police Recapture 40 Moroto Prison Escapees 1 2

At least 224 inmates escaped from the Moroto government prison in September 2020 and went with 14 guns belonging to prison warders and wardresses. The inmates included military deserters, warriors, and other armed suspects who had just been remanded to the facility.
14:34
14:34

UPDF to Redeploy Along Uganda-South Sudan Border 1 2

Tom Olinga, the Koboko Resident District Commissioner explains that they resolved during a joint security meeting between Uganda and South Sudanese Officials held at Koboko district headquarters on Monday that the UPDF moves to redeploy along the border as one of the interventions to prevent further incursions by the bandits.
14:23
14:23

Church House Debt Down to UGX 15 Billion - Archbishop Kaziimba 2 2

The Church House was built with a loan from Equity Bank and the fundraising drive followed threats of auctioning the 16-storey building located along Kampala Road. Under the leadership of former Archbishop Henry Luke Orombi, the Church of Uganda borrowed US Dollars 17 million (62 billion Shillings) from Equity Bank to construct the structure. In the project budget, the Church contributed 30 percent, while Equity Bank provided for 70 percent of the building costs.
13:29
13:29

Ndejje University Leading Medal Tally at East Africa University Games 1 1

Ndejje University has scooped 42 medals in swimming, making it their best tally in a single discipline so far. These include 26 Gold medals, 11 silver medals, and 5 bronze medals.
13:17
13:17

Young Man Arrested for Killing His Father 1

Karim Musani, the LC I chairperson of Kapchesot village explains on Monday evening, entered the house of his father 80-year-old Juma Hussein. Musani explain that Hussein returned home around 9.30 pm and upon entering the house, the suspect hacked him repeatedly on the head using a cutlass.
12:48
12:48

MP Okabe Was an Icon of Development- Serere Voters serere county mp 1 3

Okabe and his wife died on Monday in an accident at Naboa Town Council in Budaka district along Mbale- Tirinyi Road. 
12:39
12:39

Church of Uganda Ready to Split from Canterbury Over Same Sex Marriages- Kaziimba 1 5 Top story

Kaziimba says that although the Church of Uganda is grateful to the Church of England for giving them the Gospel of Jesus Christ, they will never follow them in supporting homosexuality.
11:57
11:57

Ugand Law Society Petitions Court to Nullify Computer Misuse Law

On September 8th, 2022, Parliament passed the Computer Misuse (Amendment) Act, 2022 and on October 14th, 2022, President Museveni assented to it.
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