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17:51
17:51

Minister Otafire Wants Prisons to Make Uniforms for Army, Police 3 4

Otafire made the remarks while commissioning the new garment workshop machinery at Kitalya Mini Max Prison. According to the Commissioner in charge of Prison Industries Robert Munanura the new equipment will be used to train inmates in the craft of tailoring, cloth making and stitching of all staff and prisoners’ uniforms.
15:30
15:30

Police Foils Plans by Christians to Consecrate Rev. Okunya as Kumi Diocese Bishop Ngora District 2 2

Rev. Okunya was elected by the House of Bishops as the second bishop of Kumi Diocese in November 2019. However, his planned consecration and enthronement scheduled for December were cancelled on grounds that he had altered his year of birth from 1975 to 1970 to bring himself in the constitutional and canonical age bracket, which he had not attained by 2019 when he was nominated for the position.
08:59
08:59

Mob Beats Traffic Officer into Coma for Confiscating Girlfriend's Phone Mulago hospital 5 2

Police Constable Harshim Nwenyi, 28, attached to Tororo Central Police Station was attacked by a mob in Katende zone after being accused by a woman that he had stolen his phone. The woman was later identified as his girlfriend.
08:42
08:42

Security Cordons off Ngora Cathedral, Arrests 50 People Kumi Diocese 2 2

Rev. Okunya was elected by the House of Bishops as the second bishop of Kumi Diocese in November 2019 but his planned consecration and enthronement scheduled for December was cancelled. He was subsequently banned from taking part in any future contests for the bishop’s seat after he was accused of altering his date of birth.
15:53
15:53

Most Wanted Cattle Rustler Arrested

The Karamoja Police Spokesperson Michael Longole said the suspect, who is currently in the army's custody for further interrogation, has been described by cattle rustlers who handed over their guns as a king of rustlers.
15:46
15:46

80-Year-Old Remains Lone Suspect in Fraudulent Sale of Land

He is accused of masquerading as an administrator of estates of the late Joshua Kabiine. A team of officers from the Land Protection Police Unit led by Commissioner of Police-CP Charles Mutungi arrested Muwanga after the lawful administrators lodged a complaint upon realising that the estate of their late father and grandfather had been sold without their knowledge.
16:46
16:46

Police, Army Foil Revenge Attacks in Apaa Township Disputed Apaa Land 1

The Adjumani Resident District Commissioner Peter Taban Data says that security personnel comprising of the army and police repulsed the armed men. He acknowledges that the suspects are from the Madi community seeking revenge over Wednesday’s attacks against their colleagues.
09:13
09:13

Kyambogo University Lifts Ban On Carrying Bags Universities 4 1

On Tuesday, the University Secretary released a circular indicating that only specific laptop bags, small bags for females and light bags would be accepted after thoroughly checking at the gate.
20:48
20:48

CMI Arrests Maj Okua Over Shooting of Traffic Policeman 1 1

The Army says that Maj Okua picked Constable Mukebezi from the scene, reported a case at Kira Road and drove him to Mulago hospital.
15:37
15:37

Senior Army Veterans Rally Serving Comrades to Invest Before Retirement kololo airstrip 1

Lt. Col (Rtd) Cyrus Kigongo, who served the army for 33-years since 1986 before retiring in 2019 observed the veterans who turned up for the exercise were visibly worn-out depicting misery in their lives after retirement.
14:28
14:28

Three Family Members Electrocuted in Nsangi 2 1

The Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire says that preliminary findings indicate the accident resulted from illegal power connections within the area.
13:19
13:19

Four Dead, Two Injured in Kyenjojo Accident 1

The accident involved a FUSO Truck registration number UBG 923T carrying Matooke from Bunyangabu District heading to Kampala, which collided with a Congolese, trailer Reg No: 13O9AF19 /1310AE19, that was coming from Kampala.
12:14
12:14

Rakai Family Remains Homeless Two Years After Mob Attack 5 1

Fulgencio Mande Ssenkaayi and his wife Agnes Ndagire of Namatta village in Bbaale parish, Kibanda sub-county were expelled from the village in 2019 on allegations of witchcraft and child sacrifice.
23:30
23:30

Hima Cement Factory Fire Victims Evacuated To South Africa For Treatment 1

According to a statement shared with URN reporter on Wednesday, the factory Country CEO Jean-Micheal Pons said the condition of the two victims had necessitated their evacuation to South Africa for further treatment at a specialized burns unit.
20:02
20:02

Shot Traffic officer in Intensive Care Unit after Losing Leg 3 1

Mukebezi was reportedly shot after a UPDF officer attached to the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence -CMI headquarters in Mbuya on Saturday as he attempted to tow a military vehicle registration number H4DF 1391 that had veered off the road and rammed into a signpost at Kobil Petrol Station along Kiwatule Road.
16:01
16:01

Prosecutor in Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana Trial Reports Death Threats 3 2

On Wednesday, Richard Birivumbuka, the Masaka Resident State Attorney told Masaka Grade One Magistrate Philp Nzwebe that he and his family have received death threats from people he claims are connected to the two MPs.
14:54
14:54

Former Ministers, MPs Asked to Return Official, Diplomatic Passports 1 1

Jacob Siminyu, the Ministry of Internal Affairs spokesperson explains that an MP acquires an official passport only when he or she is still a serving legislator. The same applies to ministers with Diplomatic passports that are only valid as long as they are still in the cabinet.
12:33
12:33

CID Cautions Bigwigs Against Defying Criminal Summons 2 1

CID Spokesperson Charles Twine says that many people especially those holding public offices are increasingly dodging summons even when they are delivered to them, their personal assistants or their superiors. He cited politicians, officials from different government ministries and departments, security officers, and well-established business persons.
11:58
11:58

Medics in Kotido Vacate Health Centres over Attacks 2

On Tuesday, the Kotido District Security Committee resolved to evacuate the health workers to a safe place where they shall go on leave until the security situation improves or until the attacks on the workers cease.
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