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21:28
21:28

Museveni Eulogizes Kavuma buganda kingdom 1 Top story

The vice President, Edward Sekandi, who represented, President, Yoweri Museveni, eulogized the late Kavuma as one of the greatest patriots Uganda has ever had. "My relationship with Kaaya Kavuma dates back to our bush days when we used to meet in Nairobi,” read the president's speech delivered by Sekandi.
20:26
20:26

Electoral Commission Boss Welcomes Proposed Electoral Reforms 2

Byabakama says that the commissiom was consulted and had its input in the reforms. He says the reforms are relevant especially when they involve different stakeholders.
19:36
19:36

Police Retrieves Bodies of Three Pupils From Lake Victoria Busia

Jackson Wandera Musooro, a fisherman at Busime landing site, says the pupils were riding on boat, which capsized because of strong winds. He says that he saw one of the pupils clinging on a fishing net they were using before he drowned.
19:20
19:20

Namirembe Hillside Students Released on Bond 1 1

The students who were arrested on July 28 spent over seven days in police custody at Kasangati Police Station without being taken to court which is contrary to the recommended 48 hours.
19:01
19:01

Electoral Reforms: Government To Delay Creation of New Districts Nabilatuk 3

Ajuri County MP, Hamson Obua says that much as he agrees with the government on deferring elections in such districts and constituencies, it will create a leadership and administrative vacuum.
18:12
18:12

Misdiagnosis, Low Case Detection Hurting Pediatric TB Treatment 2

Reports from Ntungamo District Health Department indicate that only forty percent of the suspected pediatric Tuberculosis cases have been diagnosed. The district has got only three Genexpert TB testing machines. The challenge is however worsened by missed diagnosis with most of the children with Tuberculosis instead of being given treatment for cough and Pneumonia which worsens the situation. Some of the children do not get any treatment at all.
17:21
17:21

Uganda On Track to Eliminate River Blindness By 2020 Ministry of Health 1

Aceng says tests done by the Molecular Laboratory in 24 districts are constantly coming out negative and have now resolved to phase out mass treatment in those districts.
17:09
17:09

Two Suspected Congolese Militiamen Arrested on Lake Albert gun 2 1 Top story

According to Obura, four Congolese militiamen, armed with an AK 47 rifle raided Lake Albert waters near Nkondo landing site in the wee hours of Tuesday morning and started robbing fishing gear including fishing nets, hooks and boat engines from Ugandan fishermen.
16:46
16:46

Another Mak Staff Suspended for Leaking Documents Makerere University 1

Isaac Anyaku, a Custodian at the University College of Business and Management Sciences –CoBAMS was suspended last month, Uganda Radio Network has learnt.
16:07
16:07

Police Destroy Narcotics Drugs Worth UGX 4Billion Entebbe airport 3 Top story

The Director of Criminal Investigations Directorate, Grace Akullo, said the drugs were confiscated between April and July 31 this year being smuggled out of the country. She disclosed that only one person was arrested with drugs destined for Uganda but majority were only using Entebbe airport as transit route.
15:19
15:19

One-Year-Old Boy Killed In Suspected Ritual Murder Ahmed Musakana 4 1 Top story

According to Nakanjako, the minor’s naked body was discovered by her grandson who was sweeping the compound this morning. He immediately alerted her and later the LC 1 Chairman.
14:54
14:54

EAC Army, Police Chiefs in Uganda for Counter Terrorism Conference 2

Deputy Army and Defence Spokesperson, Lt Col Deo Akiiki, said the training is being held in Jinja at Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF)’s Rapid Deployment Capability Center and Junior Staff College.
14:41
14:41

Police Officer Arrested in Entebbe Road Robbery Granted Bail Armed robbery 1 1

Amutuhire, the Commandant of Operations at Kajjansi Police Station was arrested last month with Richard Musinguzi, another Police officer attached to Kajjansi Police Station after an attempt to rob Tom Kisubika, a fish trader as he travelled to Kasenyi Landing site with 45 million shillings.
13:46
13:46

EC Bans Street Processions Ahead of Polls in Hoima, Kaabong 2

The Parliamentary seats in the two districts fell vacant when legislators Tophace Byagira Kaahwa and Rose Lilly Akello opted to switch to the newly created districts of Kikuube and Karenga.
12:52
12:52

Boda Boda Murders: Police Question Arrest of Constable, Informant By ISO John Bosco Mugisha 1 1 Top story

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, says the duo has been very helpful in the investigations into the gruesome murder of Boda-boda riders. According police, Lusiba and Sserwadda provided information that led to the arrest 21 suspects in connection to Boda boda killings.
12:39
12:39

Unanswered Questions Surround Musician Zigy Wyne’s Death 4 1

Alinda, 29, an artist, IT technician and Social Media Blogger, was pronounced dead on Sunday night at Mulago National Referral Hospital, where he had been admitted after being dumped by yet to be identified people.
12:21
12:21

Public Service Commission Re-advertises Over 60 KCCA Jobs Top story

A section of KCCA staff protested the recruitment process accusing Lule of favoritism. The disgruntled staff petitioned the Inspectorate of Government to investigate the process.
11:54
11:54

Busoga Chief, Former MP Munaba Fight Over Forest Land district 1 1 Top story

The soldiers handed over Ntale and the three civilians identified as Elvis Bagyananseko, Dennis Kalulu and Joshua Kalulu to Mayuge police station. The two royal guards whose identities have been withheld were detained in the forest.
11:16
11:16

Police Officer Arrested Over Missing Gun Paul Kangave

Paul Kangave, the Southern Region Police Spokesperson has confirmed the incident, saying that police investigations into the matter have kicked off. He says Kasujja was picked up to help police investigations into the theft of the gun.
07:58
07:58

Family, Mourners Fight Over Zigy Wyne’s Body 3

The artist passed on yesterday, a few days after he was allegedly dumped at Mulago Hospital by unknown people. At the time of his admission, he had reportedly been tortured, his fingers chopped, his left eye plucked out and had visible burns all over his body.
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