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18:26
18:26

Gov’t in Talks with Turkey Over Detained Ugandans 1 Top story

Vincent Waiswa Bagiire, the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Foreign Affairs says that the Embassy has verified and validated the existence of 87 Ugandan nationals who have been detained for contravening the immigration statutes of the Republic of Turkey, during a visits to six distinct detention centres where they are detained.
18:18
18:18

Boxing Federation, Olympic Committee Disagree over List of Boxers 1

This clash comes a few days after the Uganda Olympic Committee produced a list of nine athletes that will start late preparations for the 2024 Paris Olympics due next month in Dakar, Senegal.
18:06
18:06

24 People Injured in Kisoro Road Accident 2

The accident occurred at Kibande village along the Kabale-Kisoro road when a motor vehicle registration number UBG 645E that was heading from Rwamwanja refugee camp in Kamwenge district lost control and overturned several times.
17:45
17:45

Health Worker Remanded for Rape 2

On Friday, Orikiriza appeared before Kabale Chief Magistrates Court and was charged with rape contrary to Sections 123 and 124 of the penal code act.
17:45
17:45

Home-Construction Impoverishes Retirees - Experts 7

According to Alan Lwetabe, the Director Investments at the Deposit Protection Fund says the mistake most Ugandans make is starting to construct a retirement home on retirement benefits.
16:37
16:37

Army Retires 93 Officers 1

The Army has today retired 93 officers from the force after. The function which was conducted at military headquarters in Mbuya show 17 Colonels, 13 Lieutenant Colonels and 63 Majors officially discharged from the Army.
16:17
16:17

IGG Commences Investigations in Masaka City Land Giveaway 1

The investigation comes a week, after a bitter fallout between the City Mayor Florence Namanyaja and area Members of Parliament who resisted the takeover of the Masaka Children Park by a private developer.
15:54
15:54

280 Drivers Arrested on Entebbe Expressway 1 3

Dr Hasifa Lukwata, from the ministry of health, explained that breathalyzers are now safe and unable to spread Covid-19. Uganda police acting on the advice of ministry of health had suspended alcohol testing using breathalyzers in order to control the spread of Covid-19.
15:41
15:41

Court Extends Warrant of Arrest for Besigye's Co Accused Dr Kiiza Besigye 1

Mukaaku did not turn up for the second time. His lawyers led by Musa Matovu told the court that he traveled to the United Kingdom-UK for treatment.
13:56
13:56

UNBS Tightens Maize Export Procedures to Enhance Standards

Trucks whose results are found to comply with the standard shall be released to proceed to the border, while those which fail the test shall be retained for further management in line with the agreed procedures.
13:25
13:25

CFK Badminton Academy Gets Swedish Coach 4 3

Viktor joins the Kalerwe-based academy on a one-year contract, with a possibility of renewing it on mutual agreement.
12:37
12:37

1,000 Households in Bushenyi Benefit From UGX 5.3 Billion Project 2 3

According to Esther Anykun, State Minister for Relief, Refugees, and Disaster Preparedness, the success of the project will determine whether the government will roll it throughout the country.
11:45
11:45

Man Kills Wife, Commits Suicide in Nakasongola Domestic Violence

Sam Twineamazima, the Savannah Regional Police Spokesperson says that preliminary investigations indicate that Galimaka picked a quarrel with his wife Nakazibwe which resulted in a fight.
11:13
11:13

Chief Justice Blames Acholi Leaders For Persistent Charcoal Trade 1 4

During the open court day held in Agago on Thursday, Dollo said the executive order was just an alert on a law that already existed, which the locals and leaders are not implementing.
10:13
10:13

Shortage of Personnel Hindering Enforcement of Trade Order in Kabale Municipality 3 3

Emmanuel Sentaro Byamugisha, Kabale Municipality Mayor admits that taxi, bus operators, truck drivers, and mechanics have resumed operating from the heart of the town.
10:12
10:12

Female Cargo Truck Drivers Decry Increase in Fake Spare Parts 1 3

According to the Uganda National Bureau of Standards, the Ugandan market is flooded with fake products, among them brake pads, wiring, cylinders and mirrors which are often sold at very low prices. However, these are made with inferior and substandard materials that are not built to last, which compromises their durability and performance.
09:29
09:29

Gov't Asks CSOs to Respect the Law 3

Donald Rukare, the Chief of the Party of the USAID Rights and Justice Activity Project in Uganda said that CSOs should operate within the law. He however said that there are several provisions of the law that they disagree with for the unfair limitations they impose on CSOs.
09:03
09:03

Jinja Residents Demand Civilian Staff for Boat Ambulances MOH 2 3

The boat ambulance was provided to largely evacuate patients from the Islands of Kisiima I, Kisiima II, Rwabitooke and other small islands scattered along parts of Lake Victoria in Jinja district. The boat will also support rescue operations of fishermen and other water transport users in Lake Victoria and River Nile respectively.
08:29
08:29

BRICS is a Breath of Fresh Air for Africa- Museveni State House 1

President Yoweri Museveni says that while the human race has been struggling with nature and its effects like disease, hunger, droughts, floods and earthquakes among others, there is oppression from fellow men resulting in unnecessary interruptions caused by imperialism, feudalism and other forms of dictatorships.
08:19
08:19

U.S. Ambassador Shares Hopes and Dreams for Uganda’s Future in Farewell Op-ed 1

"My tour started just prior to the presidential elections, when 54 people were killed by security forces. To this day, there has been no accountability for their deaths," writes the U.S Ambassador to Uganda, Natalie E. Brown.
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