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21:13
21:13

COVID-19 Interruptions Hurt Drug Addicts on New Opioid Treatment drug addiction 5

Twaib Wamala, the Executive Director of Uganda Harm Reduction Network (UHRN), an entity that links clients in need of the rehabilitation drug to the Butabika based Medically Assisted Therapy (MAT) clinic, says that many clients share Nalwoga’s story as they experienced interruptions and missed treatment during the lockdown.
21:07
21:07

Oulanyah Questions Access to Information Law Parliament 4 1 Top story

The Speaker of Parliament is of the view that the law has served the elite at the expense of the uneducated rural populace. But the right to access to Information activists say parliament has not played its oversight function to ensure that the law is implemented as envisaged in 2005 when it was enacted.
20:56
20:56

Kayunga Councilor Appeals Dismissal of Petition Against Nantaba Election 3 Top story

Dissatisfied with the decision, Nabadda through her lawyers of Okalang Law Chambers has filed an appeal before the Court of Appeal in Kampala citing eight grounds.
20:25
20:25

Court Quashes Election Petition Against Masindi Woman MP 1

Delivering his verdict on Tuesday, Justice Musa Ssekaana noted that the petitioner failed to provide substantial evidence to prove the allegations against Asiimwe.
19:55
19:55

Eleven Arrested Over Death of Kamuli Police Constable resident

During the scuffle to rescue the victims, Kasolo shot dead Yosam Namwindo, one of the residents in the area. As a result, residents turned their wrath on the constable and lynched him to avenge Namwindo’s death.
19:14
19:14

Court Dismisses Election Petition against Buhaguzi County MP court ruling 2 1 Top story

on Tuesday afternoon, Justice Musa Sekana upheld Kazini’s victory, saying that he was duly elected as Buhaguzi county Member of Parliament.
19:04
19:04

West Nilers Warned Against Seeking Treatment for Animal Bites from ‘Witchdoctors 4 2

Nahori Oya, the RDC Arua district who represented the Minister of Agriculture Animal industries and Fisheries-MAAIF at the national celebrations, while reading Minister Bright Rwamirama’s speech said the people of W. Nile should watch out for wild animals which may bite their dogs and transmit the deadly Rabies virus to them.
18:52
18:52

Busia CAO In Trouble over Misappropriated Funds 4 1

The RDC says that they want to reduce on corruption among district officials in the area and also reduce the irritating issues of Masafu sub-county.
18:36
18:36

Two Arrested as Police Investigates Murder Of Gomba Businessman 1 1

It is alleged the late Muhanguzi, a resident of Kisoga village was attacked and murdered while on his way from Nsambwe Trading Center where he had gone to buy fuel on Monday evening.
17:57
17:57

Uganda Warned Against Ignoring Harmful Food, Non-Communicable Diseases 6

The World Health Organisation says Uganda, like any other country has a right to ensure the people have access to safe food, but that the government has the obligation to ensure there are no barriers that make people fail to access and even afford safe food.
17:40
17:40

Sixteen Sex Workers Arrested for Defying Curfew Time in Gulu City 2 3

David Mudong Ongom, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN in an interview that the suspects were rounded up alongside 20 men found drinking in illegal bars while others were arrested after being found roaming in the city center beyond 7pm.
17:23
17:23

DP Condemns President’s Proposal to Quash Bail for Capital Offences 1 3

Okoler called upon all right thinking Ugandans and opinion leaders to condemn the move by President Museveni with utmost contempt, equating it to the abuse of the Judiciary during Idi Amin's era that saw Chief Justice Benedicto Kiwanuka murdered. Nalukoola said the president's speech being made by the main celebrant at the occasion of commemorating an icon of justice was a mockery of justice.
17:18
17:18

MP Re-arrests: Opposition Walks Out of Chamber in Protest 5 1

Attorney General, Kiryowa Kiwanuka said that it was an error on the part of the government not to inform the Office of the Speaker but everything is being done to make sure that the legislators are treated within the law.
16:56
16:56

Kitgum Runs Out of COVID-19 Vaccines 1 Top story

The acting Kitgum District Health Officer, Dr. Henry Okello Otto told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Tuesday that both stocks of Sinovac and AstraZeneca vaccines got used on Thursday last week. He says that the stock out follows an overwhelming demand for COVID-19 vaccination by the populace in the district.
16:47
16:47

South Sudanese Teenager Dies in Petrol Fire in Koboko 1 1

According to Amuza Nobert, a neighbour and eye witness, the two boys went inside to fill fuel into their small bottles for sale by the roadside.
16:40
16:40

Katikkiro Mayiga Calls for Maintaining of Court Bail 4

According to Mayiga, a person being accused of murder does not mean that he is guilty. He says the accused person deserves a right to be bailed as investigations go on till the person is presented before court to prove whether he or she is guilty or not.
16:34
16:34

Nakawa West Petition: Judge Lashes At Shumuk Lawyers For Wasting Time

“We received the affidavit for the petitioner and having had a thorough perusal, we realized that they were in contempt of the court order. They have substantially amended, the affidavit introducing issues that were never in the original affidavit,” said Denis Atwijukire one of Ssenyonyi’s lawyers.
16:25
16:25

2-Year Old Killed in Petrol Inferno fire outbreak 2

Selling petrol in bottles which is behind the frequent fires is now a booming business as boda boda riders and car owners prefer petrol in bottles to fueling form the fuel stations, where they say pump attendants cheat them by giving less than the specified amounts.
16:14
16:14

Oulanyah Suspends House Over Re-arrest of MPs Ssewanyana, Ssegirinya 5 2 Top story

During the plenary, Mpuuga raised a procedural concern questioning whether the Speaker had been notified about the re-arrests of the MPs. He also noted that the MPs had been denied access to their immediate family and that it cannot be business as normal when such violations are going on.
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