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20:27

Government Dragged to Court Over Aswa Ranch 1 Top story

According to documents before the Constitutional Court, government is jointly sued with land boards from Agago, Kitgum, Amuru, Gulu, Lamwo, Nwoya, Omoro and Pader Districts. The applicants are challenging among others the presidential directive to Ministry of Agriculture on June 9th 2017 to allocate Aswa ranch to 20 individuals including companies with capacity to breed Ankole long horned cattle and others who can invest in livestock farming.
19:27
19:27

Deputy IGP Tasks Telecom Operators to Explain Multiple Sim Card Registration 1

Sabiiti, accompanied by police’s Information Communication Technology –ICT expert, said for a long time police have noticed that the customer care lines of telecom companies end up being received at police counters.
18:49
18:49

Kampala CID Boss, 20 Others Appointed for UN Mission Jobs 1

At the rank of Senior Superintendent of Police –SSP, Olal is the most senior officer among the 21 police personnel deployed for UN Mission in South Sudan.
17:49
17:49

Kasangati Protests: 40 Face Charges of Unlawful Assembly 3 2 Top story

Patrick Onyango, the Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, says a total of 45 people were picked up including MPs Robert Kyagulanyi, Asuman Basalirwa and Latif Ssebagala. According to Onyango, much as the MPs and two others were released on police bond, 40 other suspects are still in police custody pending their appearance in court.
16:45
16:45

Heavy Deployment in Kamwokya to Quell Anticipated Protests Patrick Onyango 4 1 Top story

Police intercepted Kyagulanyi alongside several other legislators at Kasangati on their way for the launch of his presidential consultative meetings for alleged failure to comply with the Public Order Management Act-POMA and some requirements set by the police force.
16:45
16:45

Steroid Misuse More Dangerous than Hydroquinone- Specialist 3 1

A fellow expert, a paediatrician Dr Richard Idro says many parents of babies with children who report with skin problems report having used unbranded mixed moisturizers which makes it hard for doctors to establish what exactly could have caused a particular reaction.
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16:00

Kyagulanyi Cancels Gulu Consultations 5 3 Top story

Addressing journalists at his office in Kamwokya this afternoon, Kyagulanyi said they got briefed by their advance team that the venue where they have planned to hold the consultative meeting had been sealed off by police and that majority of his supporters were already facing intimidation.
15:34
15:34

Civil Society Wants Court to Interpret POMA Order Management 1 5 Top story

Charity Kalebbo Ahimbisibwe, the Head of Communication and Advocacy at Citizens’ Coalition for Electoral Democracy in Uganda-CCEDU, says police often interprets POMA the way it wants.
13:23
13:23

Makerere University Officials on the Spot Over Non-Disclosure of Investments 1

The Audit Committee of Council headed by Counsel Kiryowa Kiwanuka has asked that the matters regarding the non-disclosures by the officials be forwarded to police and the IGG for investigation and determination of whether the institution has any investments and if so how much.
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12:53

MP Ogwang's Ministerial Appointment Queried Over Academic Papers Attorney General 1 Top story

You were vetted by the Parliament of Uganda on 3rd January 2020 based on falsified academic certificates contrary to the Constitution of Uganda and electoral laws. You have ignored and failed to disclose your true education qualifications to the appointing powers with intent to, again, continue drawing the tax payers’ money in form of a salary when you are not qualified so to do,” further reads the notice to Ogwang.
11:09
11:09

MP Rwakajara to Return Minimum Wage Bill 2

Rwakajara is hopeful that Frank Tumwebaze who has replaced Janat Mukwaya as minister for Gender, Labour and Social Development will consider supporting the Bill so that it is assented to.
09:46
09:46

Mak Graduation Gown Contractor Furious Over Non-Payment Makerere University 1 2

Uganda Radio Network has established that the contractor has not been paid a balance of 75 million shillings for gowns of the 69th Graduation Ceremony. The firm is paid around 900 million per year for the gowns.
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07:26

17 Arrested Over New Year’s Day Murders 2 1

Enanga said 12 out of the 29 murders, three were victims of aggravated robbery, two were shot, three lynched by a mob and the others were either strangled or hacked to death.
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07:08

Directors of Sham Crypto Currency Scheme Charged with 65 Offenses, Remanded Samson Lwanga 3 Top story

Prosecution told court that between February 14th 2018 and December 3rd 2019 at New Taxi Park in Kampala District, Lwanga and Nabunya conspired to commit a felony of obtaining money by false pretense contrary to the Penal Code Act.
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