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21:48
21:48

Kanyamunyu Trial: Court Accepts Ballistic Expert's Evidence Cynthia Munwangari 1 Top story

In her report, Kirinya explained that she received exhibits like Kanyamunyu's car registration number UAW 548M and that of Akena, a pair of navy blue suit and long sleeved sky blue shirt from police detectives for ballistic analysis.
21:21
21:21

Walubiri's UPC Faction to Issue Parallel Election Roadmap Jimmy Akena 2 1 Top story

Walubiri says Akena and his group are not UPC members to determine the party road-map.
20:10
20:10

EC to Spend UGX 24.5billion on Voter's Register Display Exercise 2021 elections 1

Justice Simon Byabakama, the EC Chaiperson, says they agreed to scale down on some of the activities that require money. He said however, that they are still engaging the Finance Ministry to agree on how much can be cut without affecting Commission work.
19:59
19:59

MOH Partners with NGO to Manage Procurement Data Ministry of Health 3

Speaking at the Health Ministry headquarters on Tuesday afternoon, Dr. Atwine noted that to resolve the problem, the Ministry has partnered with Africa Freedom of Information Center –AFIC, a non-government organisation to train their staff and also help with publishing all the Ministry’s procurement information.
19:18
19:18

Three Arrested Torching Kakira Sugarcane resident 2 1 Top story

Jamal Kanyesigye, the Kakira Division Police Commander, says the suspects were caught red-handed on Tuesday by a team of police officers attached to the Field Force Unit deployed to patrol the plantation.
18:36
18:36

Poor Health Services At Luweero Hospital Irk Dr. Atwine 2 1 Top story

Phoebe Namulindwa, the Luweero Resident District Commissioner says that some of the gaps found at the facility were a result of laxity by supervisors. She tasked the Chief Administrative Officer to explain some of the measures she has taken to correct the shortcomings.
17:46
17:46

Two Firearms Burnt in Police House security operatives 2 1 Top story

Samuel Kisembo, the Hoima Resident District Commissioner-RDC told Uganda Radio Network on Tuesday that they are investigating Simon Odongkara and Francis Omara, both attached to FFU. According to Kisembo, the two officers left their guns in the burn houses and left for unknown places on Monday night.
17:32
17:32

Uganda Releases, Deports 13 More Rwandans Attorney General 1

The Foreign Affairs Minister, Sam Kutesa,, says the release of the Rwandan nationals is part of Uganda’s effort to normalize relation with her neighbor that fell apart at the beginning of last year, leading to the closure of Gatuna border.
16:55
16:55

Businesses Shouldn’t Be Stopped from Mortgaging Leased Public Land – Lawyer 2 1

Philip Karugaba, the managing partner of law firm ENSafrica, said on Tuesday that the decision was likely to affect businesses and make it hard for manufacturers with leased land in industrial parks to get money for expansion.
15:49
15:49

Tax Clearance Not a Requirement to Participate in Elections- EC

EC chairperson Justice Simon Byabakama Mugenyi told reporters at the Electoral Commission headquarters along Jinja Road in Kampala that unless the law is amended to allow for the tax clearance certificates, they will not be part of the requirements for the intending candidates.
15:17
15:17

Gov’t Mobilizes Farmers to Embrace Zimbabwe Maize Export Deal 1 Top story

A poor harvest in 2014-15, historic drought in 2015-16, and the second-worst cyclone on record in 2019 have taken a toll on Zimbabwe’s agricultural sector, according to the World Food Programme, creating dire consequences for a country whose population entirely depends on rain-fed agriculture.
14:15
14:15

FDC Councilors, NEC Disagree on KCCA Speaker's Race 1 6 Top story

According to the caucus report signed by the Chairperson, Farida Nakabugo, the election was conducted and Kawalya emerged winner with ten votes. Nyanjura didn’t garner any vote since some members declined to vote.
13:00
13:00

Church Needs UGX 50bn for Anglican Martyrs’ Shrine Development Plan Uganda 1 2

The plan to transform the historical site was first outlined 2014 with a mega aspiration of setting up a 36 billion Shillings complex to house, among others, a museum with artefacts detailing the different cultures and history of Christianity in Uganda, a modern library, conference hall, computer area, and a children’s park.
11:53
11:53

Kwania Farmers Advised to Clap, Shout at Desert Locusts 7 3 Top story

Daniel Tonny Otile, a local farmer in Abwong A in Abwong parish, says he was shocked to find countless desert locusts in his 6 acre cassava plantation.
11:36
11:36

Stolen Police Gun Recovered in Amuru

According to Okema, Onencan revealed the whereabouts of the firearm while being interrogated for assaulting Corporal Walter Oling. Okema explains that the gun was stolen from an officer who was guarding the National Drug Authority offices in Hoima district.
10:46
10:46

Strange Insects Cited in Masaka Not Disastrous to Crops-Entomologists 4 1 Top story

Godfrey Ssenkaayi, a Senior Entomologist at Masaka District, says their analysis on the specimen of insects conducted alongside scientists from Ministry of Agriculture has ascertained that these were not the highly destructive desert locusts.
07:47
07:47

High Court Issues Interim Order Halting UGX 20 Billion Road Project in Arua interim court order 3 1

On Monday, the Arua High Court Registrar, Daniel Lubowa issued an interim order halting any further works until the case the application is heard by February 20th, 2020.
07:21
07:21

Flying Squad Arrests 10 Suspected Car Robbers CCTV 1 1 Top story

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, says police teams noticed thugs were targeting cars such as premios and Harriers, which they could dismantle and sell in form of spare parts at Bulenga and Bulaga township along Kampala-Mityana highway.
07:09
07:09

KCCA Speaker's Elections Set for March Kampala Capital 5 3 Top story

In a February 17th, 2020 letter to the Lord Mayor, Erias Lukwago, the acting KCCA Executive Director, Andrew Kitaka, says KCCA will hold an ordinary meeting for the election of the Speaker and Deputy speaker under the supervision of a magistrate appointed by the court registrar.
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