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21:52
21:52

Ruth Aceng: Zaake, Bobi Wine Didn't Need to Travel Abroad for Treatment 4 1

At Lubaga, she said, Zaake had been seen by a family physician, a hospital physician, an intern doctor and a general surgeon. To save the highly prized reputation of Ugandan doctors, she said they could not let Zaake move abroad without credible medical examination.
21:28
21:28

Mityana Killer Police Constables at Large-Security Minister

Security Minister, Elly Tumwiime told journalists at a press briefing at Uganda Media Center that the two constables abandoned their guns at Mityana Police Station and fled into hiding when they heard that the Inspector General of Police had ordered their arrest.
21:16
21:16

Government Withdraws Compulsory Land Acquisition Bill court 2

The Legal and Parliamentary Affairs committee Chairperson, Jacob Oboth Oboth, says the proposals in the bill are redundant and misplaced.
21:03
21:03

Museveni to Kadaga; Refrain from Using the Word ‘Torture' 1

In his response, President Museveni says the Chief of Defense Forces and Inspector General of Police have come out to clearly state that the Armed Forces dont condone torture and have instituted investigation committees to get all the facts. He says it is premature and factually wrong to suggest that no action has been taken to arrest the wrong-doers among the security forces.
20:38
20:38

Oulanyah Halts Debate on Torture Report torture of mps 3 1

Ssegona asked the speaker to allow parliament to debate the report, saying matters such as whether MPs were found in Arua and whether their human rights were violated are not subjudice.
20:05
20:05

Acquitted former Terror Suspects Spend Night at SIU terrorism 3 1 Top story

Yahaya Mbuthia Suleiman and his brother, Muhammad Hamid Suleiman were taken to SIU awaiting deportation to Kenya, according to their lawyer, Evans Ochieng.
18:22
18:22

UPDF Board to Probe Post-Arua Security Operations 3 1

The probe follows spontaneous protests that covered the country following arrests and alleged torture of 33 people including legislators arrested in Arua municipality three days prior to the elections.
18:19
18:19

Mbale Woman MP Expresses Fear for Her Life 1 4 Top story

Nakayenze told parliament chaired by the Deputy Speaker of parliament, Jacob Oulanyah on Tuesday afternoon that unidentified people have been trailing her in and around Kampala using a particular vehicle.
17:42
17:42

Probe into Sexual Violence in Schools Starts 1 1

The committee chaired by Gomba West MP Robinah Rwakoojo was last month set up by the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga to study the causes and magnitude of sexual violence in educational institutions and its negative effects on the population.
17:04
17:04

MPs Demand Details of Museveni's Letter to Kadaga torture 4 1

The Deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyah on Tuesday told Parliament that President responded to the The speakers letter, but it was Kadaga to assess whether what was raised in her letter has been answered by the President.
16:36
16:36

50 Under Congo Crimean Fever Surveillance health ministry 1

The 50 are believed to have come into contact with the deceased. They include family members and neighbours in Mukono, staff at the clinic in Bukerere and medical officers at Naguru Hospital where she was hospitalized .
16:28
16:28

Masaka Hardware Raid; 7 Charged with Murder, Aggravated Robbery 1

The suspects allegedly broke into the shop on July 1, 2018, and stole more than 435 million Shillings. Two people among them a UPDF Reserve force officer identified as Moses Musinguzi and a casual laborer identified as Shafick Kigongo were killed during the attack.
15:57
15:57

Fr Lokodo Orders Cancellation of Nyege Nyege Festival 1

The four day festival was scheduled to take place from Thursday 6 to 9 September at the Nile Resort Beach in Jinja. 300 artists from 30 countries have been lined up to entertain revelers during the festival.
15:26
15:26

Ssemujju, Munyagwa and Others Appeal Age Limit Judgment court 5 1 Top story

According to Lukwago, the appellants are seeking re-evaluation of the records presented before the Constitutional court. Lukwago says that the judges misdirected and misevaluated facts in their judgment such as claims that the public was consulted.
13:19
13:19

DPP Withdraws Charges Against Re-Arrested Terror Suspects village 1 Top story

Anguzo informed Court that he had received orders from the Internal Affairs Minister for the deportation of Awadh Omar Awadh, Muhammad Hamid Suleiman and Yahaya Suleiman to Kenya.
12:42
12:42

Parliament Completes Scrutiny of Mobile Money Tax Amendment Bill bank of uganda 1

After a month, scrutinising the bill and interacting with different stakeholders, the finance committee is compiling the report before it can be read in the house.
12:38
12:38

Court Martial Okays Kayihura's Travel Abroad for Treatment kampala 1

A reliable source at the Makindye based military court told URN that Kayihura asked for permission from the Chairman, Lt Gen Andrew Gutti on Monday to travel to Nairobi for treatment, which was granted.
10:33
10:33

Makerere Increases Student Medical Fees to UGX 50,000 2 1

In an interview with URN about three years ago, Dr. Margret Wandera, the former Director Makerere University Hospital, said they were using the Shillings 10,000 paid by each student to run the hospital, but noted that it was insufficient.
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