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17:39
17:39

DR Congo Closes Border with Rwanda Over Presidential Polls 1

Armed security personnel were deployed at major border entries to prevent people or vehicles from crossing between the two countries. Additionally, flights at Goma International Airport in Goma City, North Kivu province, have been suspended.
17:31
17:31

Cabinet Approves CNOOC's License for LPG Facility at Kingfisher 3 1

The approval marks another significant milestone for the company, which has already mobilized equipment and commenced oil drilling activities at its Kingfisher Oil field in Kyangwali Sub-County, Kikuube District, located in mid-western Uganda.
17:22
17:22

Sipapa, Wife Deny Aggravated Robbery Charges, Parties to Review CCTV Footage 2

Police forensic analysis reportedly tied Sipapa to 12 additional robbery cases. Sipapa gained notoriety in Kampala for causing traffic disruptions to distribute money and engaging in incidents at National Unity Platform (NUP) offices.
17:11
17:11

Mpuuga Slams Speakers for Defending PM Nabbanja’s ‘Incompetence’ 3 1 Top story

Mpuuga accused Nabbanja of rarely attending plenary sessions, noting that if she surfaces in the House, she is less knowledgeable and hardly spends enough time to attend to pertinent issues that require a timely response from the government.
17:06
17:06

Retired Judges Get More Benefits Than Retired Presidents, Speakers of Parliament security guard 1 Top story

Taking to X, Kyagulanyi said a country that is struggling to feed its citizens, cannot afford to buy such luxurious vehicles for former leaders who are already well-off. Each of the five vehicles that were publicly given out, cost the taxpayer Shs 600 million.
16:42
16:42

Luwero Caretaker Bishop Criticizes Christians for Fundraising for Ssemakula Luwero Diocese 1 2

Ssebaggala explains that the nullification of Kasana’s elections shocked some Christians and these are yet to come to terms with the decision but they should accept the truth.
16:19
16:19

Tension as CAO, Ministry of Public Service Clash Over Delayed Salaries Unpaid salaries 2

In a December 19, 2023 letter, Bitarakwate, rebutted Ndifuna's assertions, confirming the completion of payment files by December 15, 2023. She directed Ndifuna to promptly disburse staff salaries without further delay.
16:13
16:13

DPP Withdraws Charges Against Women Implicated in CPS Bombing IPS and CPS Bombing 1 Top story

The discontinuation of charges against all the ladies in this case now leaves 14 men on file to answer to charges of Terrorism and Belonging to a Terrorist Organisation, the Allied Democratic Forces -ADF.
15:59
15:59

Oil and Gas is a Matter of 'Life and Death'-Kasaija Matia Kasaija 3 2 Top story

During a comprehensive visit to the Kingfisher Development Area (KFDA) in Buhuka village, Kyangwali sub-county in Kikuube district on Tuesday evening, Kasaija reasserted the government's steadfast dedication to ensuring the inaugural oil drop by the targeted year of 2025.
15:16
15:16

Cabinet Extends Women’s Local Council Elections for Six Months 2

Addressing the media after the Cabinet's session on December 18, the State Minister for Information, Godfrey Kabyanga, clarified that the extension wasn't due to financial constraints. Instead, it aims to ensure all administrative aspects concerning these elections are properly resolved.
15:02
15:02

Bishop Slams Parliament for Buying Luxurious Cars For Former Speakers Luwero Diocese 1 2

While delivering his Christmas message, the caretaker Bishop of Luwero Diocese Rt. Rev James William Ssebaggala, said that although it’s good to remember the former speakers, this wasn’t the right time to do so as the majority of Ugandans are languishing in abject poverty.
14:36
14:36

33 Street Children Accuse UPDF of Torture 1 2

Jordan Megolonyo, a Legal Officer at ACTV, said the victims of torture reported to their office after their community dialogue on human rights and torture in Aywee, Cubu in Gulu City, and Madi Opei sub-county in Lamwo district.
14:16
14:16

Gunmen Steal UGX 24m from Coffee Dealer in Namisindwa

According to John Wafula, the LCIII Chairperson of Bukokho sub-county, the gunmen broke into the house at midnight and demanded money from Buyombe.
13:32
13:32

Handover of Kabalega International Airport Pushed to Next Year SBC 1

The contractor, a joint venture of Israeli-British firms, Shikun & Binui International-SBI/Colas Limited, had initially planned to officially hand over the airport to the government on December 26th.
13:25
13:25

Yumbe Procurement Officer Arrested for Soliciting UGX 23M Bribe 1

Kana is accused of soliciting a bribe of 23 million shillings from Emmanuel Obua, the Managing Director of Apogee Logistics Company as a condition to be awarded the contract for the construction of culverts and the rehabilitation of a 4.3 km access road for the financial year 2022/2023.
10:36
10:36

Museveni Hails Bishop Zziwa’s Wealth Creation Gospel 1

The President made the remarks while meeting the Bishop of Kiyinda-Mityana Diocese, Joseph Anthony Zziwa at State House, Entebbe. P Museveni advised the Diocese to guide people to select suitable and profitable enterprises that could benefit them such as growing coffee and rearing cows for milk, among others.
09:41
09:41

Thugs Shoot Soldier Dead in Mobile Money Raid In Gulu Armed Thugs

Preliminary police reports indicate that Ojok was attacked from his kiosk by two gunmen dressed in green military jackets who had disguised as customers.
08:34
08:34

Security Forces Crack Down on Unregistered Motorcycles, Foreign Number Plates in Karamoja 1

Michael Longole, the Mt Moroto Regional Police Spokesperson, expressed concern about potential criminal activities anticipated within communities, with motorcycles potentially being used to facilitate crimes.
08:15
08:15

Luwero District Hunting for UGX 400M To Buy Road Equipment excavator 4 2

Over 30 roads in Luwero district are currently cut off by floods. These include Wobulenzi-Waluleta, Namunyaga-Ndeeba-Lunyolya, Kalagala-Luteete-Kibirizi and Sekamuli-Wobulenzi. Others are Kanyanda-Semiyungu, Namunsasala-Kirolo, Kakakala-Nakigoza-Ndalike, Lukomera-Kyalugondo, and Kasana-Lugogo among others.
08:04
08:04

Wanted Namutumba Man Arrested in Bugiri

According to Logose Esuka, who attempted to mediate between the couple before the incident, Omaga attacked Mayo, cutting and strangling her.
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