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Aug 2019 13 results
21:35
21:35

Namokora Massacre: Survivor Narrates Horror Events, Escape From Death 1 3 Top story

The father of seven children says after the over throw of Gen Tito Okello Lutwa’s government in January 1986 that ushered in President, Yoweri Museveni’s regime, residents in the area adjusted to the change positively. Namokora was at the home of Gen Tito Okello, an area he enjoyed massive support and loyalty.
20:33
20:33

Parliament Abolishes Mandatory Death Sentence court 1 2 Top story

Following the approval of the bill, judges will have the discretion to impose the death sentence depending on the circumstances and offences committed. The MPs replaced death sentence with life sentence and mandatory death sentence with discretionary sentence.
19:52
19:52

Flying Squad Arrests State House Masquerader 2 Top story

Luke Owoyesigyire, the Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, says Segawa was picked from Nkrumah Road in the City Centre after being trailed for some time. According to Owoyesigyire, the arrest was prompted by numerous complaints against the suspects by some people implicating him for threatening them.
18:00
18:00

Family Demands UGX 4M from Deputy Chief Justice For Burial Expense Gulu town 1 1

The deceased’s family was stranded at Gulu Main Hospital Mortuary on Tuesday afternoon when their pleas to the Deputy Chief Justice through his driver to cover the burial expenses failed to yield results.
17:31
17:31

140 Motorcycle Riders Fined for Violating Traffic Rules Boda Boda riders 1 Top story

The Boda boda riders were intercepted on Tuesday morning after they were caught riding without helmets, permits and insurance contrary to the Traffic and Road Safety Act 1998.
17:18
17:18

Suspected Criminal Gang Members Arrested in Njeru

Although she declines to reveal their identities, Butoto says the suspects have been behind most murders, robberies and other violent crimes in the area in the last one year.
17:04
17:04

Woman Arrested for Fleecing UGX 48m From Fiancé in Fake Funeral Luweero District 1 1 Top story

According to Police, Nanjovu bought a coffin, placed in a banana stem and took the coffin to Kigoma in Wobulenzi town council in Luweero District for burial. She reportedly informed Nsubuga’s relatives that the child’s body was scaring and that doctors had advised that it shouldn’t be opened for viewing.
15:38
15:38

IGP Orders Officers to Refrain from Illegal Mak Staff Evictions Makerere University 1 Top story

The directive by the IGP was prompted by a petition by Elias Nuwagaba, a staff whose dismissal from the university was set aside by the university Staff Appeals Tribunal early this year.
15:17
15:17

Gunmen Kidnap Two More People in Kanungu

According to Niwagaba, the gunmen tied a rope across the road forcing Twinamatisko who was riding the motorcycle to reduce speed. He says four men armed with a Sub Machine Gun-SMG, machete and a spear emerged from the bush with ropes and started tying them.
15:01
15:01

30 Labour Export Companies Under Investigation 1

The investigation was the basis of arrests conducted at Middle East Consultants, one of the popular labour export firms in Kampala. The anti-corruption unit headed by Lt Col Edith Nakalema surrounded the firm’s offices in Muyenga and arrested two directors on Monday. The arrested are Benon Kunywana and Ayamba Owen.
11:41
11:41

Makerere Disconnects Water, Power Supply to Eng. Kitumba’s Residence Kawempe Division 3 Top story

Sources in the university say employees from the Estates and Works Department accessed Kitumba’s residence on Monday evening under the instruction of the acting Deputy Vice Chancellor, Professor William Bazeyo and removed the water and electricity meters effectively cutting off supply.
11:17
11:17

Lwamayuba Island after Eviction of Fishermen torture 3 1 Top story

Ronald Ssemagulu, a trader on Bukasa Island, which is close to Lwamayuba, says it is now risky to dock on to the island without prior communication with the area chairperson, Musa Kizito.
10:28
10:28

Deputy Chief Justice's Motorcade Knocks Dead Gulu Cyclist postmortem report 1 Top story

According to police, Komakech lost control of the vehicle while trying to dodge a Sahara Pickup registration UAD 874N at Layibi, Layibi Division being driven by Isaac Wawiyala, a business man in Gulu town who made an unexpected turn along Gulu-Kampala highway.
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