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18:15
18:15

UMSC National Chairman Suspends Deputy Mufti Ssemambo executive committee 1 Top story

"Be notified that the Chairperson of the UMSC has received a petition of impeachment against you under Article 11(1) of the UMSC this 22nd Day of December 2023. The Petitioners fault you for conducting yourself in a manner unbefitting of your office and abrogating the constitution of UMSC contrary to Article 5(14) of the said constitution", reads the December 22 letter signed by Prof. Muhammad Kisambira Lubega, the UMSC National Chairperson.
17:57
17:57

Police Officer Killed in Luwero Accident Fatal road accident 2

Ssenyimba, who was riding a numberless Bajaj motorcycle was killed after a Toyota Hiace Commuter Taxi Registration Number UBJ 678J made a U-turn and crashed into Fuso Fighter Reg. No. UBJ 273Q at Dawson Petrol Station.
17:31
17:31

Museveni Backs European Union Ban of Coffee Linked to Deforestation Coffee Exports 1 2

peaking about the said regulations, which will also include taking coffee exports from Uganda’s registered coffee farmers, Museveni said this time round he will agree with the European Union for the first time. Museveni revealed that by coming up with the said regulations, the EU will have helped him in the fight against deforestation.
16:28
16:28

Anthrax Outbreak: Kabale Authorities Warn against Importing Animals from Affected Districts 3 2

Dr. Gilbert Mateeka, the Kabale District Health Officer, voiced concern over potential imports of infected animals or products during the festive season. He urged caution, advising consumers to only purchase meat inspected by veterinary authorities before slaughter.
16:19
16:19

First Beneficiary of Mulago Hospital Maiden Organ Transplant Surgery has Waited Two Years 3

Dr Frank Asiimwe, the head of the Transplant Unit told URN that the recipient is one of the thousands who have been battling end-stage kidney disease and had been on dialysis without chancing on surgery for two years.
15:47
15:47

IRCU, Gro-foundation Partner with Cultural Institutions to Plant 25million Trees 1

Scheduled to commence in January 2024, the project will be rolled out extensively at the grassroots level within the identified kingdoms. Its core objective is to shift community mindsets toward seeking local solutions that effectively address both climate change mitigation and adaptation.
15:34
15:34

Mbarara City Adopts new Reserve Prices For Uncontracted Revenue Sources 2

According to the new reserve prices recommended by the city executive committee vice chairperson and deputy city mayor, Priscah Mulongo Muganzi, the city projects to collect from Biharwe Matooke Market 4.6 Million shillings, Nyamityoboara daily Matooke market, 3.7 Million, Kikona Matooke Market 16 Million, central market parking 4.6 million, central market slaughter fees 4.1 million.
14:00
14:00

Bishop Kahuma Calls for Security Consciousness During Christmas Christians 1 2

Expressing concern over potential infiltrations by the rebels, Bishop Kahuma urged increased security deployment and regular patrols along the Uganda-DRC border to prevent any unauthorized entry into the country.
13:48
13:48

Four Dead, Seven Sustain Injuries in Nakapiripirit Road Accident over speeding 1

The dead have been identified as Karim, a businessman from Sironko District, his wife, Alice, Umar from Mbale District; and Abako, a woman from South Sudan. The injured were rushed to Mbale Regional Referral Hospital for urgent treatment.
13:09
13:09

Mbarara Boda Boda Riders Loose Election Case Against Town Clerk, Council

Led by Luganda Magidu, Arinaitwe Edward, Mastkio Bashir, Musasizi Evarisito, Bintukwanga Ronald Kigundu, Rukundo Aggrey, the riders under Mbarara City General Boda Boda Operators' Association petitioned the court in March seeking a judicial contesting the suspension of their association's leadership elections.
12:56
12:56

UAC Targets Phone Users in the Scaled up One Dollar Initiative 2

Worth to note, is that in the total HIV/AIDS response funding, the government contributes only 13.8 percent, with the rest coming from donors. The scaled-up One Dollar Initiative comes at a time when some donor countries are threatening to withdraw their funding to the response, due to Uganda's passing of the anti-homosexuality act which to them is an abuse of human rights. This could be a big blow to the country's ambitious target of ending the spread of HIV within seven years from now.
12:09
12:09

Mbarara City Council Extends Street Parking Contract to Allow Digitalisation 5

Deputy Mayor Priscah Mulongo Muganzi emphasized the need for studying new methods to manage street parking and mark designated lots on all city roads before reopening the bidding process.
12:01
12:01

Anti-Homosexuality Act: Museveni Tells Western Countries Uganda Can Stand Alone NAADS 1 1 Top story

Delivering his Christmas Message at State House Entebbe, on Friday night, President Museveni, emphasized Uganda's ability to stand independently, highlighting the country's historical resilience and rich indigenous heritage lasting over 2000 years.
11:47
11:47

Joshua Cheptegei Moves to Support Football in Sebei 1 Top story

Through his foundation, the Joshua Cheptegei Development Foundation (JOCDEF), the inaugural football tournament is scheduled for December 24th and 25th at his stadium in Teryet, Kapchorwa District.
10:09
10:09

Umeme Assures Stable Services, Seamless Asset Transfer as Contract Runs Out

Over the last 19 years, the number of customers has increased from 26,000 to about 2 million, while revenue collections are expected to hit 2 trillion Shillings this year, at 99 percent performance mainly due to the introduction of the prepaid system through Yaka. Babungi says that this has helped the government fund other related projects like transmission.
09:38
09:38

Mbale Police Arrest Suspected Mastermind of Number Plate Thefts

Rogers Taitika, the Elgon Region police spokesperson, revealed that the complaint leading to Manira's arrest came from Adam Wachi of Nauyo in Industrial City.
09:31
09:31

Bugweri District Council Resolves to interdict Makutu Sub county Chief

The Makutu sub-county Male Youth councilor, Charles Isiiko moved the motion to interdict Famba and was unanimously supported by all council members. Isiiko noted that the said money was paid by investors seeking rare earth minerals in the area, but Famba failed to account for the funds to the district leadership.
09:10
09:10

Lightning Strike Claims Two Minors in Rubanda

David Bitakaramire, the grandfather of the children, expressed shock and a desire for the government to investigate why Kigezi experiences frequent lightning incidents. He called for necessary advisory measures to mitigate this recurring issue.
09:01
09:01

Family of Woman Killed by Suspected ADF Rebel: We have Forgiven You 3 4 Top story

Duncan Nabasa Salongo, an in-law, also forgave the ADF rebels, though the memory of Tushemereirwe's hard work, faith, and contributions to trade and agriculture remains etched in his mind.
08:50
08:50

Delays in Custom Clearances, Insecurity Hamper Uganda-DRC Road Construction Works 6 2

The government contracted Dott Services Limited in 2021 to construct roads that will connect Uganda to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) cities of Beni, Goma, and Butembo.
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