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Mar 2020 22 results
19:34
19:34

Security Guard Strangled to Death in Bukasa 1

Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, says that the guard identified Rodgers Nasasira and attached to Security 2000 Company was strangled to death by unknown assailants on Wednesday.
19:20
19:20

Apaa is 8km Inside Adjumani- Select Committee UWA 1

The committee travelled to London to retrieve the Uganda map indicating district boundaries as at Independence and also talking to experts and residents in the disputed areas.
18:37
18:37

UCC Directs Broadcasters to Air Free Coronavirus Prevention Messages

In a letter to broadcasters on Wednesday, the Commission’s Acting Executive Director Irene Kaggwa Sewankambo said that the announcements should be aired during prime time and should only be halted when the government declares that the virus is no longer a threat to Uganda.
17:46
17:46

More than 1000 Stalls, 86 Lockups in Hoima Central Market Remain Vacant vendors 3 1 Top story

Umar Nsubuga, a vendor of second hand clothes says he gets more customers when he operates on the streets compared to the market. He asks the municipal authorities to halt the plans to force them in the market, saying they can’t afford the rental fees.
17:42
17:42

People Power Activists in Jinja Arrested Kiira 4 1

The activists who were being led by their Busoga regional coordinator, Moses Bigirwa had on Wednesday planned to address journalists on their new activities when police officers attached to the field force unit surrounded the hall and arrested them.
17:32
17:32

Museveni Praises Special Forces Command Charles Engola

Speaking at the passing out 110 SFC Commandos who completed 16 months of specialized training at Butiaba in Buliisa district, Museveni said that he was satisfied with the quality of training and skills acquired by the Special Forces.
16:05
16:05

Pupil Battered by Father for Failing Homework Succumbs to Injuries 2 1

Initial reports indicated that the girl was badly beaten by her father Alex Ssebuliba, a resident of Jinja Kaloli, upon noticing that she had failed all the questions in her homework book. In addition, Nambalirwa had drawn several zigzag lines in the book thus rendering unusable.
15:56
15:56

23 Drivers of China Railway Seventh Group Company Held Over Mob Justice 1

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region police spokesperson, says the suspects who also drivers attached to the company ganged up against Otieno accusing him of reporting them to their Chinese bosses for siphoning fuel from Company vehicles.
15:48
15:48

Former Nakaseke DHO Seeks UGX 95m for Prolonged Interdiction Embezzlement 2

The Court ordered that Ssesimba be paid all the withheld arrears and interest of 18% per annum from 4th June 2018 when he was acquitted the cases until payment in full.
15:04
15:04

Lira LDC Campus to Enroll Pioneer Students in October 3

Bakunzi explains that students will be enrolled at the Kampala center through a computerised system that will determine which student goes to which campus. He says the centers are not established to be tribal or regional centers that accommodate people from the areas they are located.
14:36
14:36

Bankers, Technology Companies Partner to Fight Online Fraud cyber security 1 1

Online attacks by hackers saw a whopping USD 52 million (192 billion Shillings) stolen from different organizations in Uganda, including banks in 2018, the latest survey shows. This was a growth from the USD 44 million (162 billion Shillings) stolen in 2017 and USD 30 million (110 billion Shillings) stolen in 2016.
14:36
14:36

We Need to Test Teachers to Improve Performance- Educationist Soroti district 2 1

Martin Okiria Obore, the National Chairperson of Secondary Head Teachers Union in Uganda,says that whereas government has done a lot in promoting science oriented education, the results are still wanting.
14:01
14:01

Pay Back Time Due for First Group of Student Loan Beneficiaries 4

Micheal Wanyama, the Executive Director of the Higher Education Students' Financing Board revealed this in an interview this morning that the grace period of one year that they were given to settle in the job market has since elapsed.
12:58
12:58

Former Local Government PS Kashaka Denied Bail Bicycle Scandal 1

On Wednesday, court presided over by Justice Lillian Tibatemwa denied Kashaka bail on grounds that he was convicted by the two lower courts.
12:54
12:54

Inadequate Training Cost Ugandan Boxers in Olympic Qualifiers-Muhangi Tokyo 2020 Olympics 5 2

Muhangi attributes the team’s dismal performance to inadequate training for the qualifiers. He explains that the team underwent training for 20 days compared to their opponents who prepared for close to 6 months.
11:20
11:20

Kampala Minister Blames Faulty Street Lights on Lack of Maintenance Ministry of Kampala 2 1

Namugwanya explained that there are plans to design, build and operate a model to sustain street lighting in Kampala.
10:53
10:53

Parliament Maintains UGX 3M Nomination Fees for Aspirants William Byaruhanga 5 1 Top story

the Budadiri West Member of Parliament, Nathan Nandala Mafabi called for the revision of the nomination fees for parliamentary candidates from Shillings 2 million to Shillings 200,000.
10:26
10:26

Mbale Municipal Council Closes Over 50 Businesses Over Trading License 4 1 Top story

Musa Kasaja, the Chairperson Mbale Municipality Revenue Collection, says tax evasion has made service delivery in Mbale a challenge citing the failure by Mbale Municipality to correct garbage, opening up roads, installing security lights among others.
09:56
09:56

Construction of UGX 40b Aquaculture Park to Commence in Apac European Union 2 2

According to the project design, the project meant to cover 556 acres of land acres of land will consist of 81 fish ponds, an ice plants and hatcheries in the 1st phase of the project that will run for a period of 4 years.
07:59
07:59

Residents Team Up to Save Mubuku Irrigation Scheme River Sebwe 5 3

Henry Mutabazi, the Sebwe zone LC I Chairperson, who also doubles as Sebwa Water User’s Association Chairperson, says they formed the association to advocate for the restoration of the river because of degradation.
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