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22:28
22:28

Security Personnel in Gulu Want Scrap Metal Businesses Regulated metal scrap 3 1

The Fourth Infantry Division Commander Brig. Bonny Bamwiseki noted that whereas there are genuine people dealing in the metal scrap business, some bad people can take advantage to use the materials for other ill motives.
22:16
22:16

Bus Operators Fail to Enforce Hiked Transport Fares passengers 4 1

Caroline Apalat, a booking Clerk for Gogolon Transporters Ltd that plies the Kampala-Moroto route via Mbale, Kumi and Soroti in Eastern Uganda says several passengers who booked cancelled their Thursday trip forcing them to charge the initial rates.
21:54
21:54

New Transport Policy to Curb Road Accidents, Vandalism 6

The new policy aims at providing “reliable, safe, efficient and effective transport infrastructure and services that benefit all people and contribute to the social and economic development of the country.”
21:32
21:32

Chief Justice Asks New Magistrates to Respect Litigants 2 2

On his part, the Deputy Chief Justice Richard Buteera who has equally witnessed the administration of oaths, has warned the Magistrates against poor writing of judgments and late delivery of their decisions which he says is one of the noticeable vices in the Judiciary.
21:05
21:05

Two Killed in Iganga-Busia Road Accident Busoga 1

It is reported that the two were traveling in a commuter taxi registration number; UAT 445P, from Busia to Iganga town.
20:31
20:31

Bundibugyo Residents Ask Gov't to Relocate Them in Wake of Attacks on ADF UPDF 4 1

Residents especially those in Bundingoma Sub County where UPDF camped on Tuesday say that due to the sound of heavy artillery some fled their homes and others developed health complications due to fear.
19:56
19:56

Gov't Bans Movement of Livestock in Amuru District 2 3

Rwamirama ordered that no livestock will be allowed into the district until January 25 next year when a comprehensive audit of the balalo herdsmen is completed by a select committee comprising the district security committee, local leaders, and the cultural institution.
18:41
18:41

Dont Steal While in Congo -Gen. Muntu Pleads with UPDF 2

Uganda participated in the 1996 regional coalition formed to fight Rwandan Hutu rebels and Ugandan rebels operating in DR. Congo and said to be supported by then President of Congo Mobutu Sese Seko. However, Uganda People's Defence Forces-UPDF was accused of illegal exploitation of resources from the Congo in what came to be known as military entrepreneurialism. The United Nations -UN in its report named top military commanders and officers involved in what they called an elite network.
18:31
18:31

Wakayima's Victory Challenged Again in Court of Appeal 1 Top story

Through his lawyers of Kabega, Bogezi and Bukenya and Co Advocates, Walusimbi says Justice Wolayo erred in fact and law when she ruled that Wakayima possessed the minimum academic qualification for election as Member of Parliament whereas not.
18:23
18:23

WHO Reports 54% Surge in COVID-19 Cases in Africa 1

The two southern Africa countries account for 62% of cases reported globally, said Dr. Abdou Salam Gueye, Director of Emergency Preparedness and Response at WHO Africa Regional Office at the weekly press conference. He said Omicron has a high number of mutations in its spike protein at 32, and preliminary evidence suggests an increased risk of reinfection, when compared with other variants of concern.
17:57
17:57

31 RPCs Graduate in Operational, Leadership Skills 3 4

Presiding over the pass-out, the Inspector General of Police, Martin Okoth Ochola said that the Police force will continue conducting different pieces of training for the officers in the ongoing efforts to fight terror threats.
17:36
17:36

Law on Mandatory Vaccination, Wearing Masks to be Tabled Before Parliament wearing of Masks 1 4

In her presentation to Parliament, Aceng noted that her Ministry is preparing to table the Public Health Bill next week to cater for a number of issues including mandatory vaccination, wearing of masks and penalties. The Minister did not reveal more details about the proposed law.
17:07
17:07

Gov’t Asks for More Time to Report on UPDF's DRC Deployment 1 2

In his statement, Ssemujju said that the DRC government had briefed the country’s Parliament and gone ahead to obtain parliamentary clearance for the ongoing fighting in its provinces of Ituri and North Kivu.
16:49
16:49

Absence of District Service Commission Frustrates Recruitment of Parish Chiefs 3

In August 2021, Busia district council approved three nominees to the district service commission and forwarded the names to the Public Service commission for confirmation. However, to date, the Public Service Commission is yet to confirm the nominees, which has affected the appointment of key district staff.
16:22
16:22

UGX 24M Katete Bridge Stand Poles Collapse 6 3

The Shillings 24 million stand poles were constructed four months to prevent heavy trucks from using the bridge. Only vehicles carrying 6 tons are allowed to use the bridge.
16:06
16:06

New Hub to Support Africans Develop Technologies to Fight NCDS Opens 2

Dr. Ann Aerts who heads the Novartis Foundation that is funding the project told journalists attending a press conference on Thursday that they will initially host 30 start-ups. Among them is a start-up by Ugandan innovator David Lwangwa who is creating a platform for cancer patients to take charge of their treatment using Artificial Intelligence.
15:55
15:55

Court Orders State to Produce Sheikh Kirevu's Widows 1

Security has since held Kirevu’s widows and sister incommunicado, which prompted them to sue the Inspector General of Police – IGP, the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence – CMI, the Director of Criminal Investigations Department – CID, the Commandant of Special Investigations Unit – SIU and the Attorney General- AG.
15:55
15:55

Congolese, Ugandan Armies Start Ground Offensive on ADF Rebels 1

According to Léon-Richard Kasonga, spokesman for the Congolese army, after a successful air bombardment at several ADF positions in North Kivu and neighboring Ituri province to the northeast of DRC on Tuesday, the infantry troops have now jointly begun ground action against the enemy.
15:30
15:30

Omicron Variant: Govt to Carry out Genome Sequencing for all Passengers' Samples WHO 3

The minister of health, Dr Jane Ruth Acenf says the variant has not yet been detected in Uganda. She however adds that as a measure to ensure early detection of the variant, genome sequencing will be carried out on all COVID-19 positive tests of travelers entering the country by land or air.
15:11
15:11

ANT Demands Repayment Plan for Entebbe Airport Loan 1 3

At a recent investigation by the Parliament Committee on Commissions Statutory Authority and State Enterprises- COSASE, it emerged that the agreement compelled Uganda to establish an escrow account to hold all revenues. The agreement also gave China powers to approve CAA budgets before spending the money and China to inspect CAA and Uganda’s books of account something interpreted as eroding Uganda’s sovereignty.
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