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08:25
08:25

Lands Ministry Rallies Jinja City Residents to Embrace Draft Physical Plan country 3 1

The draft physical plan within the nine villages located in Namizi ward comprises the location of roads, health facilities, schools, green spaces, residential and industrial areas.
12:47
12:47

Fisheries Protection Unit Accused of Aiding Illegal Fishing in Serere RDC Geoffrey Okiswa 2 1

Illegal fishing activities are on the rise in Serere due to the alleged collusion between FPU and the fishing communities.
13:34
13:34

Gov’t Halts Land Evictions During COVID-19 Lockdown Abid Alam 1 Top story

The intervention comes at the backdrop of complaints, mostly by tenants, filed from different parts of the country with the most recent incident occurring at Bukompe village in Kassanda district where city businessman Abid Alam’s men forcefully destroyed homes and plantations in a bid to evict settlers. The matter has since been taken over by the Statehouse Anti-Corruption Unit.
19:06
19:06

COVID 19: KCCA Bans Weekly, Open and Roadside Markets Law Enforcement 5 2

The Minister for Kampala Metropolitan Affairs, Betty Amongi, says only gazetted markets will be allowed to operate. She says weekly market commonly known as Mubuulo are usually overcrowded and bring together traders from different parts of the country, which poses a health risk.
14:40
14:40

U.S Department Pins Uganda on Human Rights Violation Jinja 4

The report shows that there were several reports where the government or its agents committed arbitrary or unlawful killings, including due to torture in 2019.
16:10
16:10

Kampala Central Mayor Calls for Regulation of Street Vendors Law Enforcement 3

KCCA Director of Gender and Community Service Harriet Mudondo says they are yet to complete the process of gazetting some roads in all the five divisions of Kampala for vendors.
14:36
14:36

Bobi Wine to Resume Consultations Next Week Uganda Police Force 6 4 Top story

According to Ssenyonyi, when they wrote to police, the only response they got was through media reports the next day by the Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, saying they hadn’t followed the laid down guidelines.
15:21
15:21

Court Upholds Appointment of Jinja District Land Board Chairperson Attorney General

The order which was issued on Friday by the Jinja High Court deputy registrar, Fred Waninda. It followed an application that was filed by Musenze, after the former Minister of Lands Betty Amongi criticised the manner in which he was elected.
13:59
13:59

EU Alarmed by Excessive Force and Arrests of Journalists at Mak Makerere University 1

The university has been the theatre of violence and the use of excessive force by law enforcement agencies, as students challenged a 15 per cent cumulative increment on tuition and functional fees. The increment, which started this academic year, will affect all first-year students, for the next five years.
21:01
21:01

Four Arrested in Clash Between Kalerwe Market Vendors, KCCA Officers Luke Owoyesigyire 3 1 Top story

Luke Owoyesigyire, the Deputy Spokesperson Kampala Metropolitan Police, says the suspects are locked up at Wandegeya Police Station for inciting violence. He declined to divulge details, saying the operation that led to the arrest of the suspects was conducted by KCCA, which handed them to police.
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.
18:56
18:56

Residents Clear Kitechura Forest Reserve for Marijuana Growing Kyenjojo 2 1

A source who preferred anonymity implicated the NFA staff for conniving with the marijuana growers.
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