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18:16
18:16

ESO, UPDF Officer Detained Over Extortion, Assault in Kira 1 2

Henley Magola, a resident of the Kiganda zone listed some of the victims of assault as David George Macha, Opalas Sevelius, and Josh Okunyu. The four are nursing injuries they sustained after being assaulted by a group of nine men for allegedly declining to pay them for violating the nighttime curfew.
18:11
18:11

Parliament Starts Hearing Petition on Internet Tax, Water and Power Tarrifs 1 Top story

Susanne Nannozi Ggoobi, the Organization Executive Director, the petitioners say that the intervention by the government is necessary for the recovery of the country’s economy.
17:52
17:52

Back to School: Some Parents Want Learners to Skip Two Classes 1 7

Since the learners have spent nearly two years at home, some parents want them to skip two classes. On Monday, our reporter found parents at St Martin's primary school Mulago trying to convince the headteacher to allow her in a class of her choice.
16:28
16:28

Traffic Jam as Boarding Schools in Kampala Metropolitan Area Re-open 4

On Bombo Road, from Kawempe to Wandegeya, vehicles were moving at a snail pace. Boda Boda riders also struggled to find space to maneuver through.
16:19
16:19

CID Probes UPDF Captain for Hiring Guards to Torture her Builders 1 1

According to police, the guards had plucked out the fingernails of victims with pliers. One of them lost an eardrum according to the police surgeon’s report. Twine says they have commenced inquiries vide SD 49/06/2022.
15:05
15:05

MPs Demand Accountability For Funds Spent on Covid-19 Vaccines 4 1

Buikwe South MP, Dr. Michael Lulume Bayiga questioned the officials about the expenditure of the 80 billion Shillings appropriated by parliament in the current financial year 2021/2022 towards procurement of Covid-19 vaccines.
12:50
12:50

Six MPs of the 10th Parliament Defend Themselves for Illegally Getting UGX 9B Supreme Court 2 1

A panel of five Justices ruled that the Constitutional Court was right to eject the MPs from parliament for being elected in non-existent constituencies. The Justices say that the elections were neither conducted in a general election nor as a way of by-election which are the only recognized ways of electing Members of Parliament.
12:31
12:31

Can Tough-Talking Ggoobi Jumpstart New Economic Era? Budget 2022/2023 1

"Those who fail to budget for critical items next financial year will not receive any supplementary budget and will take personal responsibility," Ggoobi warned accounting officers. "We tend to have good ideas without putting them in implementation plans. How do we develop actionable implementation plans?"
10:57
10:57

Traffic Police to Arrest Drivers, Conductors Without Vaccination Cards 2 1

Without mentioning the exact date, the Traffic Police Spokesperson, Faridah Nampiima told journalists on Monday they will soon start checking drivers and their conductors for COVID-19 vaccination cards.
08:04
08:04

No Hope for Free Kits for COVID-19 Testing Volunteers in Schools Makerere University 3

Kigongo who hesitated to reveal the school said this exercise that’s to be conducted on Wednesday would have been impossible now if they hadn’t received a donation of 10,000 test kits. When they were brainstorming this initiative, he says they banked on government providing free kits but they have not yet gotten any indicator that this will happen soon.
08:04
08:04

Counsel Lukungu Appears in Court for Conspiracy to Defraud Tropical Bank UGX1B Tropical Bank Fraud 1

According to the prosecution, Lukungu conspired with the seven Tropical bank staff to defraud their employer when they irregularly processed the payment of Shillings one billion and paid Margaret Nabbona as an Administrator of the Estate of Abdurazack Elm Rabed without following the bank procedures in November 2021.
07:58
07:58

Millions of COVID-19 Vaccines May Expire in Stores over Lack of Distribution Money Ministry of Health 3 1

Without specifying amounts, Dr Diana Atwine, the MOH permanent Secretary told an emergency meeting called by Prime Minister Robina Nabbanja that at the time of depositing the money to the two procurement entities they had thought they would use money promised by the World Bank which has not yet come through.
07:02
07:02

Security Names 12 Newly Arrested ADF Terror Suspects 1

According to Enanga, the suspects were picked up from Ntoroko and Kyenjojo districts following heightened security surveillance. He explains that Joint anti-terrorism forces heightened their vigilance since the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) launched an offensive against ADF rebels in the jungles of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).]
Jan 2022 14 results