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12:46
12:46

Statehouse Anti Corruption Unit Arrests Kaberamaido CAO State House 1 Top story

Stanley Eroku, the Spokesperson Statehouse Anti- Corruption Unit, says the CAO fled arrest when the unit interrogated officers from Lango sub region last year. “He has been hiding since March last year but we managed to arrest him yesterday. He will be produced to court soon and details of his case shall be availed shortly”, Eroku said on phone.
18:25
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Kafuuzi Still Hopeful for Parliament Approval State House 1

Kafuuzi, who missed out on the administration of oath early this week said that contrary to the queries, he has an experience spanning 13 years in the legal field, eight of them as an advocate of the high court. He is optimistic that the committee will give him a nod as soon as members reconvene to review his credentials as submitted by the judiciary.
22:47
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Environmental Degradation is Uganda's Biggest Problem-Museveni State House 2 1

According to Museveni, the biggest problem the country is facing now is disrespect for the environment which has led to the several deaths especially in disaster prone areas.
18:34
18:34

Criminals Cornered as New Security Measures Begin to Bite-Museveni State House 1 1

The 10-point security plan was first announced after a shooting which claimed the life of then Arua Municipality MP Ibrahim Abiriga, who was gunned down by gunmen near his home in Kawanda, Wakiso district in June 2018. This also followed a series of similar incidences involving high profile nationals, gunned down in different parts of the country.
12:55
12:55

Ministerial Appointments Strategic for 2021 Elections- Teso Leaders State House 3 1

Paul Omer, the Soroti Municipality Mayor says the appointments are appeasements to excite voters in the region. He notes that some positions like fisheries are a trap to the MPs with electorate whom he notes are being harassed in Lake Kyoga.
19:17
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One Arrested As Security Probes Illegal Youths Recruitment into G7 Group Lira District 1 3

A source in Police told URN on condition of anonymity that Otim was part of the FDC team that is currently in Lango sub region distributing petition forms to voters to drag President Yoweri Museveni to the International Criminal Court.
15:34
15:34

Gulu Offers Land for Construction of Regional Industrial Hub State House 3

The industrial hub project will provide vocational skills training including carpentry and joinery tailoring, shoemaking, stone cutting, bakery, craftsmanship and hairdressing specifically for the youths from the eight districts of Acholi and parts of West Nile Sub Region.
14:49
14:49

Kyenjojo Offers Land for Regional Skills Development Centre Steven Asiimwe 3 1

The allocation followed the launch of the project by the State House Comptroller, Lucy Nakyobe, at the district headquarters on Wednesday.
17:19
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Napak Chief Administrative Officer Arrested on Allegations of Embezzlement alebtong district 1

Mbaagwa was arrested by the State House Anti- Corruption Unit from his office this morning after he allegedly failed to turn up for questioning last month. Napak District Police Commander Michael Ongica told URN that the CAO had been summoned in connection to allegations of corruption, diversion of government funds and embezzlement involving nine other officials from Alebtong District.
16:00
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Soroti Mayor Runs to State House Over Police Conduct UGanda Police Force 1 Top story

The Mayor also raises concern about the slow police response into Boda- boda attacks and thefts that have triggered fear among his electorate in Soroti Municipality. Omer claims that police only work for people who have money and power at the expense of the poor.
15:45
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Moroto Hospital Staff Pinned for Illegally Removing Patients Uterus Ministry of Healt 5 1 Top story

The couple recorded the statement at Moroto Central Police Station following the arrest of the same Doctor by the State House Anti- Corruption Unit. He was arrested on Tuesday by the team led by Lt. Col. Edith Nakalema following complaints of unprofessional conduct lodged against him.
15:30
15:30

8 Moroto District Officials Released on Bond State House 1

Charles Denaya, the officer in- charge Moroto Central Police Station, says that the officials were released on Wednesday. He, however, says that Dr Phillip Akunguru, the staff at Moroto Regional Referral Hospital who is accused of stealing drugs and conducting illegal procedures including removal of uteruses is still in custody.
10:58
10:58

Moroto Hospital Internal Auditor Earns Two Salaries Education Ministry 1

Olum draws another salary from Arua Regional Referral Hospital where he also serves as an internal auditor. This came to limelight on Tuesday in a meeting convened by the State House Anti- Corruption Unit led by Lt. Col. Edith Nakalema.
19:58
19:58

State House Anti-Corruption Unit Cracks Whip in Moroto 1 1

Nakalema noted that her visit was informed by several complaints especially regarding issues at Moroto Regional Referral Hospital and boreholes that were allegedly not drilled. Other concerns were illegal recruitment of staff, misplaced priorities affecting smooth operations in the hospital and procurement-related issues.
13:47
13:47

Business on Standstill as State House Anti- Corruption Unit Heads to Moroto 1 Top story

Tension was already high by Monday evening when official communication came in indicating that the team would be meeting Moroto District Officials today. By 12:30pm, Moroto Chamber Hall, the venue for the meeting was almost empty as officers scattered to make consultations in small groups of three to five people.
18:09
18:09

Zigy Wyne Death: Witnesses Grilled at State House Robert Kyagulanyi 1 2 Top story

A source told URN that the group was briefly held at Kira Road police station before a decision was made to transfer them to the Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID) in Kibuli for interrogation. However, on their way to Kibuli, the vehicle was diverted to Nakasero State House following a telephone call from unidentified person.
11:47
11:47

Evicted Buvuma Residents Struggling for New Living general manager 7 6

John Akongere, one of the affected people, says they are struggling to recover their land. He explains that in 2014, the army burnt their houses on grounds that they were housing rebels. He says that it was until a year later that NFA confirmed that it had evicted them from the contested land.
15:37
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Museveni Faults Leaders Over Biting Poverty in Karamoja State House 2 1 Top story

He reiterated government's commitment to establish big water dams to address drought and water scarcity in the region.
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Clinic Closed over Illegal Abortions corruption

Farouk Kirunda, the State House Media Management Officer, said there have been several complaints about illegal abortions and use of unqualified staff.
18:35
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State House Health Monitoring Unit Uncovers Rot in Omoro 1

Dr Jackson Ojera Abucu, the Director Health Monitoring Unit says they uncovered rots in management of resources meant for Nodding Syndrome, abuse of office, absenteeism of health workers and mismanagement of drugs among others.
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