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14:34
14:34

Judge Halts Court Martial Hearing of 'Ghost' Pilot's Case emblezzlement 1 1 Top story

It is alleged that between October 2005 and 2016, the trio entered an employment contract with a non-existent Russian pilot, Valerie Ketrisk on behalf of the Defense Ministry. During the same period, they fraudulently received money up to USD 618,000 ( 2 .7 billion Shillings ) that was purportedly meant for the non-existent Russian pilot. The money was channelled through Barclays Bank.
16:56
16:56

Widow Disputes Army Version of Killed Kasese Lay Reader updf 2 4

According to the widow, they left their home at 6:45 am and when they reached Ngarambi Farm near the Cobalt factory in Hima they were stopped by UPDF soldiers who were manning the checkpoint.
17:07
17:07

Police Officer Remanded for Defrauding UPDF General UGX 17m Joan Acaa Ketty 1

Emmanuel Omoko Ricky obtained 17 million shillings from Major General Innocent Oula and promised to buy him a motor vehicle.
15:40
15:40

Security Beefed Up in Kamwenge to Enforce Covid-19 Directives updf 1 1

Recently the Chief of Defence Forces (CDF), Gen. David Muhoozi, directed the Deputy Chief of Defense Forces, Lt Gen Wilson Mbadi, to create an enforcement team to work with the Ministry of Health.
14:58
14:58

UPDF Intensifies Deployment at Hotspots along Arua-DRC Border 1 1

The borders were officially closed as part of a presidential directive to forestall the spread of COVID-19, a new strain of coronaviruses that has spread across the world. So far the disease has attacked more than two million people and claimed 135,662 lives. Uganda has recorded 55 infections over the last one month.
18:01
18:01

MPs Demand List of Patients Treated at Nakasero Hospital UPDF 1 1

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has asked the Ministry of Defense and Veterans Affairs to present a comprehensive list of all army patients treated at Nakasero hospital.
18:59
18:59

Battered Reuters Journalist Seeks UGX 100M Compensation Attorney General 1 Top story

In his application, Akena says that he was beaten by soldiers on August 20th, 2018 while on duty as a photojournalist. Akena alleges that around 11am exactly one year ago, he was attracted by people going about their business around Kiseka Market at the intersections of Kyagwe Road/Nakivubi Road in Kampala as they were hiding and running for safety.
10:45
10:45

Heavy Deployment on Lake Albert Shores updf 2 1 Top story

Samuel Kisembo, the Hoima Resident District Commissioner-RDC who is also care taking Kikuube told Uganda Radio Network on Thursday morning that they decided to step up deployment to counter any attacks by suspected Congolese militiamen following the arrest and detention of their colleagues.
07:42
07:42

Evicted Families Out in the Cold eviction 5 1

Dovicko Okumu, the Rwesambya Village LC I Chairperson, says the evicted families are now staying under trees with nowhere to turn for help. He says the army has maintained presence on the disputed land to block residents for harvesting their crops.
14:08
14:08

UPDF Soldier Jailed for 80 Years for Murder army court martial

The 3rd Division Army Court Martial presided over by Lt. Col. Jackson Katongole passed the sentence after Okello pleaded guilty to the murder of four family members, all residents of Okut village, Alebtong district on December 12, 2018.
11:55
11:55

UPDF Soldier Pleads Guilty to Murdering His Brother alebtong

The soldier identified as Isaac Newton Okello, attached to the 3rd Division in Moroto district is charged for the murder of four family members, all residents of Okut village, Alebtong district on December 12, 2018.
15:59
15:59

UPDF Asked to Embrace Cancer Screening tarehe sita 1 5

Lieutenant Colonel Robert Nahamya, the Commander of 19th Battalion in Kabale district says admitted that cancer has claimed several UPDF soldiers resulting from smoking and alcoholism.
17:56
17:56

Defence Ministry Seeks UGX 70bn For LDU Operations ministry of defence 1

Rwamirama said the money is to cater for LDUs who are currently undergoing training.
17:29
17:29

Over 400 Evicted From Maruzi Ranch apac district

Robert Olinga Otolo, the Akokoro sub county LC III chairperson, blames residents for ignoring several warnings to vacate the disputed land. He says at least 400 people have been evicted amidst protests.
17:05
17:05

Security Guards In Trouble For Extortion updf 3 1

Corporal Alex Mugisha, the Commander Nakisunga Sector, says they were on patrol when they caught the security guards red handed extorting money from civilians.
07:35
07:35

CDF Orders Deployment of Fisheries Protection Unit on Lake Albert illegal fishing 1 4

Gen. Muhoozi directed the Hoima District Security Committee to register all Fishermen on the Lake Albert waters to combat the escalating crime along the Uganda-DRC boarder.
10:22
10:22

Heavy Deployment A head of Kikuube, Hoima NRM Primaries updf 1 1

Five candidates including Mary Grace Mugasa, Harriet Businge, Naume Kojo, Aisha Kabaramagi and Bennerdetta Plan are vying for the NRM party ticket.
13:55
13:55

Fishermen Demand Police, UPDF Withdrawal from L. Albert marine police 1 5

The fishermen who spoke to Uganda Radio Network explain that they have continued to face attacks by Congolese Militia without any intervention by the Ugandan security forces despite their presence on the lake. The concern comes barely a day after another attack in which Congolese militia killed seven Ugandan fishermen.
22:02
22:02

UPDF Takes over Security in Lira Town uganda police force 1 Top story

The clashes saw police fire countless live bullets and teargas in an attempt to disperse a rowdy group that had taken over major streets in Lira town.
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16:16

Police Fires Live Bullets to Disperse Rowdy Mourners in Kole updf

The deceased was buried today at his ancestral home at Dok-Gudu Cell, Alito Sub County. However, the event was marred by chaos as mourners blocked SSP Peter Nkulegi, the North Kyoga Regional Police Commander and Kole DPC Ahamed Musakana from addressing them. They accused them of mismanaging the case.
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