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20:42
20:42

Vision Group Journalist In Custody over Death of Hotel Receptionist

Mugerwa is locked up at Mbirizi Police Station in Lwengo district, as a key suspect in the murder of Janat Nakayiza, 42, a receptionist at Jozana Investments and Lodges in Mbirizi town council.
20:27
20:27

Registration For New National IDs to Start June Next Year- Otafiire 1 6

Otafiire revealed that in 2024 the country will migrate to improved and user-friendly National IDs due to the improvement in technology and demands of modernity.
20:11
20:11

MAK Students Petition Speaker Over Suspension of Guild Leadership 1

“Contrary to section 69 (1) (a) which limits the University council from reviewing or amending the students’ Guild constitution, the chairperson University council, Lorna Magara (Mrs.) acted outside the provisions of the laws governing the creation and governance of the students’ guild by constitution members of the University Council to review the student’ Guild constitution without students’ representatives. Mrs. Lorna Magara actions were rushed, irrational, and illegal,” part of the petition reads
19:56
19:56

Bukimbiri by-Election: Fight As Kwizera Storms Rival's Rally 5 4

As Turyaguenda was holding his campaign rally at Kashaka village, Nombe ward, Kwizera drove in at around 02:15 PM amidst tight police and UPDF protection. He was accompanied by Abel Bizimana, the Kisoro District LC 5 chairman, and Richard Towdong, the NRM Secretary General.
19:34
19:34

KCCA Valuation Court Starts Hearing Sessions 2

Muyizzi says the sessions shall sit on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday in open court except where necessary in chambers to hear the over 800 complaints filed. On Tuesday, the court had invited 10 parties but couldn't attend to them all since much of the early afternoon was spent in the opening ceremony.
19:03
19:03

Witness Pins 17-Old Boy for Masterminding Murder of Two Police Officers

Sendegeya explained that while on his duties, he was stopped near Padre Pio School in Kikunyu and Busunju Police Station by a person he described as a young child due to his physical appearance who asked him to take him to Ssembogo.
18:39
18:39

Panic In Masaka as Thugs Drop Threatening Leaflets 4th UPDF division 2 3

Matia Kakooza, the former Kimanya-Kabonera Division LC III Chairperson, who was listed among the targets, says the threats cannot be taken lightly, adding that they resolved to call for security meetings in the affected cells to find ways of neutralizing the threats.
18:36
18:36

Gogonyo By-elections: Independent Candidate Withdraws from Race

Taligoola announced the withdrawal on Tuesday at a campaign rally Kaukura Primary School that was attended by President Museveni.
18:27
18:27

Civil Society Actors Worried as DGF Project Nears End 1 5

In June this year, President Yoweri Museveni announced that he had lifted the ban on DGF until December 2022 but with the government represented in the facility's decision-making. The announcement followed a meeting between the president and the Danish Minister for Development Cooperation, Flemming Miller Mortensen.
18:12
18:12

IGG Arrests MP Kagabo, As Speaker Orders Investigations 2 1

“It is alleged that the MP had received a bribe of 40 million. The Inspectorate of Government received a call from the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) Parliament about the matter and we are going to investigate and if found culpable, will be arraigned in court,” Ali Munira, the Manager of Strategic Partnerships and Public Relations at the Inspectorate of Government said.
18:10
18:10

Court Martial Remands Five Suspects Over Aggravated Robbery 1

Court heard that on June 15 2022 at 10 pm while at Kiyanja Zone , Kyengera Town Council in Wakiso District, the group robbed Peter Wahadatu of his motorcycle Registration number UFJ 779M red in color. It is alleged that they were in possession of a Sub Machine Gun-SMG rifle which is a monopoly of the Defense Forces.
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Luwero Scales Up Family Planning Services As 17,470 Teenagers Get Pregnant Team Uganda 5 1

Joyce Namigadde, the Luwero District Probation Officer explains that the rampant teenage pregnancies are a result of abject poverty in homes, domestic violence, lack of parental guidance, and prolonged lockdown triggered by COVID-19 among other factors.
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17:38

Makerere Suspends "Student's Organized" Guild Election 2 1

In an August 9th, 2022 letter addressed to the chairperson of the 88th Guild Electoral Commission, Nawangwe insisted that there will be no elections at the University this semester.
17:23
17:23

Museveni Intervenes in Kyankwanzi Land Saga compensation 1 4

Judith Nabakooba, the Minister of Lands, Housing, and Urban Development, says that following a fact-finding mission on the land by the government, the president has accepted to buy off the land in favor of the residents to allow them to settle peacefully. She says that the government will process land titles for all Bibanja holders on the contested land and also compensate them for the destruction caused to their properties.
17:10
17:10

Court Martial Remands Soldier Over Indecent Relationship With Boss's Wife 1

According to the UPDF Act, once found guilty, Nuwagira is liable to dismissal with disgrace from the army.
16:54
16:54

Mak Staff Petition Varsity Council Over Delayed Search for New Vice Chancellor 1

“We contend that Makerere University, being a premier University in Uganda, Africa, and the world at large, which is also celebrating 100 years of existence and excellence deserves a water-tight, meticulous process of searching and appointment of her Vice-chancellor, members of the Top Management and Senior Academic Staff,” reads the letter.
16:45
16:45

Health Service Commission Stuck with 1,200 Vacancies 1 5

Medard Lubega Sseggona, the Committee chairperson said that the failure to recruit the required specialists has affected hospitals in utilizing the wage budget allocated to them.
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16:42

Nabbanja’s Orders Trigger Tension Amongst Landlords Near Busega Market 4

Nalwanga Lwanga, the secretary of Kigwanya market, says that the land around Busega market belongs to individuals. She said that the market was built on 3-acres of land, which was used up. She also said that the parking, which the minister wants to create was built on the rooftop of the market.
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16:40

Laboratory Professionals Petition Public Service, Education Ministries Over Unfair Salary Increment 4

Olympia Mugarura, the National Chairperson of the Uganda Science Laboratory Professionals Association, says that they were earning Shillings 377,000 under scale U7 Upper and their money was increased to Shillings 550,000, which they say is too little compared to their colleagues.
16:40
16:40

Kenya Votes Amidst Calls for Peace 1 5

A few hiccups included mixing up names on ballots, failure by machines to read the bio data of some voters. IEBC says the voters have turned out in large numbers to vote across the country. Polling stations across the country opened up at 6am.
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