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22:01
22:01

UPDF Deploys More 320 LDUs in Kira Municipality 2 3

Joseph SSekasamba RDC Kira municipal has warned the deployed LD’s to avoid acts of reckless shootings that have resulted into death of civilians, allegations of theft, and extortion leveled against them.
20:30
20:30

Desert Locusts Not Destructive-Minister Rwamirama Parliament 1 1

Government has said that the locusts that have invaded different parts of the country are mature locusts that are not destructive.
20:14
20:14

Court Orders Army, Police to Produce Arrested Rwandan National Benjamine Rutabana

The order followed an application filed by Rutabana's lawyers led by Dr David Mushabe who argued that Rutabana who is a French citizen of Rwandan descent has been in illegal detention since he was arrest in Kampala on September 8th, 2019.
19:57
19:57

LDUs to Face Stringent Penalties Over Gun Misuse 1 1

While speaking to Uganda Radio Network-URN on ongoing trials of LDUs countrywide, UPDF Spokesperson, Brig Richard Karemire, said all those that will be found guilty of being misbehaving towards civilians will be handed stringent penalties.
19:48
19:48

Parliament Grants MP Mwiru Leave to Introduce Constitutional Amendment Bill 3 1

Parliament on Wednesday evening granted the Jinja Municipality East MP, Paul Mwiru to introduce a Constitution Amendment Bill, 2020 seeking to make changes in the handling of election petitions by establishing Election Petition Tribunals and others.
19:31
19:31

Parliament Tasks Environment Ministry Over Disappearing Forest Cover forests 3 1

A section of Members of Parliament have demanded an extensive report from the Minister of Water and Environment about the country’s forest cover that they say is under immense threat.
19:18
19:18

Kanyamunyu Refused to Give Blood Samples to Aid Investigations matthew kanyamunyu 2

The blood samples were needed to match the DNA of a long-sleeved sky blue shirt and a suit which had been recovered from Cynthia and Kanyamunyu's homes respectively.
18:18
18:18

IGP Orders Arrest of Bukuya Police Boss For Shooting Dead Teenager 1 2

Last month, Francis Obbo, the Officer in- charge Bukuya Police Station in Kassanda District, allegedly shot dead 13-year-old Patrick Manihiro during an operation against stray dogs.
17:53
17:53

Jackson Kafuuzi Takes Oath as Deputy Attorney General President Museveni 1

Kafuuzi was on Wednesday sworn in at State House in Entebbe at a function presided over by President Museveni.
17:42
17:42

MPs Demand Gov't Accountability On Desert Locust Response Desert locusts 6 1

Esther Anyakun, the Woman MP for Nakapiripirit says that the government has invested a lot in the fight against locusts but has not involved the community in the affected areas.
17:21
17:21

World Bank’s Funding to Uganda Increases to UGX 7 Trillion Antony Thompson 1 1

The money is part of new funding round that the bank has put aside for the developing countries under the International Development Assistance (IDA) round 19. Antony Thompson, the World Bank Uganda country director, said they would disburse USD 500m to USD 700m annually.
16:07
16:07

Police Canteen Manager Arrested Over Missing Accountability Documents 1 1

Sources at Naguru intimated to Uganda Radio Network – URN on Wednesday afternoon that Omoding arrested, Dicken Kamugisha, after he failed to present documents of shillings 3 billion accumulated in food served to police directors.
13:23
13:23

28 Isimba Dam Workers Held in China over Coronavirus 1 1

Xia Nenghai, the Project Manager of China Water and Electrical Company Ltd working on the Isimba Dam told the Physical Infrastructure Committee of Parliament, that apart from the challenges they are facing to complete the project, some of their staff are stuck in China.
11:46
11:46

Epilepsy Patients Struggling to Get Medication 3 1

Sarah Nekesa, the Executive Director Epilepsy Support Association Uganda (ESAU) notes that while Epilepsy drugs are included on the government’s essential medicine’s list, which means they should be provided free of charge, they are not available in government health facilities.
11:28
11:28

NDA Employee Sues Bitekyerezo for Abuse of Office

Bitekyerezo who became the drug body’s head in January 2017 is being accused of among others expending public funds of the authority to his benefit since he continued paying a salary to an individual who held a non-existent position in the authority.
11:12
11:12

Locusts Invasion: Public Health Specialists Weigh in On Impact of Chemicals district 7 4

Arnold Waiswa Ayazika, the NEMA director, Environmental Monitoring and Compliance says beyond the suppressing of the locusts, NEMA is interested in monitoring the potential impact of chemicals on water sources, food crops and or any other non-target organisms.
10:14
10:14

Education Ministry Short of Funds to Implement Lower Secondary Curriculum Plan 1 1 Top story

Only Shillings 10.3 billion out of the required Shillings 40 billion for the curriculum implementation has been released by the Finance Ministry. The roll out of the curriculum consists of two stages. Phase one is supposed to be implemented by the National Curriculum Development Center and the other by the Education and Sports Ministry.
07:53
07:53

Parliament Tasks Gov't on Unfulfilled Presidential Pledge to Sports 2019 afcon 5

Ssewanyana told the House that Uganda Cranes players may strike over the unfulfilled presidential pledge.
07:17
07:17

7,000 Teachers Missed Lower Secondary Curriculum Training teacher training 1

According to officials from the education ministry, the teachers who missed out from the training were from schools that do not have Uganda National Examination Board center numbers
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