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18:01
18:01

Construction of Arua Modern Abattoir Halted over Environmental Flaws 1

Arua Municipal Town clerk Francis Byabagambi the suspension followed recommendations by a committee of technical officers in Arua municipality together with World Bank officials that the current location is not suitable for an abattoir and is likely to cause environmental pollution once set up.
17:35
17:35

Busia District Embarks on Free Rabies Vaccination 5

Dr Patrick Barasa, the district veterinary officer says that since 2004 when mass rabies vaccination was last conducted, the district has registered more than 2,000 animal bites, most of them among women. He said this year alone a total of 3 people have died after they were bitten by stray dogs and infected with rabies.
17:26
17:26

Lukwago Mobilises Supporters as Besigye Returns to Court besigye treason

Kampala Mayor Erias Lukwago urges Besigyes supporters to join him in Nakawa Chief Magistrates Court and do the same even when his case is transferred to Luzira.
17:17
17:17

Security Heightened at Uganda Police Headquarters security beefed up 2

Deputy Police Spokesperson Polly Namaye says police offices are now deemed to be under threat following three consecutive attacks in Gulu district, Northern Uganda and a number of cases from different parts of the country.
16:52
16:52

DP Preparing Candidates for Parliamentary By-elections democratic party dp 1

Norbert Mao, Democratic Party president says following the successful petition against election of Peter Sematimba who was elected on NRM ticket in Busiro south, the party has now opened another round of application for its members to express their interests to contest the vacant positions
16:39
16:39

Parliament Approves Increase in Number of Ministers uganda cabinet 5

Some of the new portfolios created include the cabinet Minister for Kampala, the Minister in charge of Science, Technology and Innovation, Minister for Karamoja Affairs and the Minister for Information, ICT and Communications. These were previously state portfolios under the presidents office and Office of the Prime Minister.
16:23
16:23

Aruu North MP Says Vote Annulment is Justified aruu north county 2 1

Her lawyer Samuel Odonga Otto said after a meeting this afternoon that the ruling by Justice David Matovu, which called for fresh Parliamentary elections in Aruu North, Pader district, was acceptable and that appealing would be time consuming.
16:03
16:03

Zimbabwe Request to Host Cricket Team steve tikolo 1 1

The Zimbabwe Cricket Association ZCA has requested to host Ugandas team for a number of international build-up matches.
15:46
15:46

Iguma To Miss Comoros Tie 2017 afcon 1 1 Top story

Defender Denis Iguma will be suspended for the Uganda Cranes crucial Group D home tie against Comoros in a 2017 Africa Cup of Nations Afcon qualifier in September.
15:37
15:37

Opposition Calls for MP Kabaziguruka's Release 4

Kabaziguruka was detained at the Special Investigations Unit in Kireka over alleged links to a rebel group plotting to overthrow government. However, Kiiza criticized government for continually intimidating the opposition and slapping trumped up charges against them.
15:13
15:13

Unlicensed Tour Guides Hurting Tourism in Kigezi 1 2

James Mukwase, a tour transporter in the area, says that the presence of the fake guides frustrates visitors some of whom have ended up cancelling their visits. He implores the Uganda Tourism board to clean up the sector and ensure that ill-intentioned individuals do not infiltrate the industry.
15:11
15:11

8 Bodies Disappear From Sango Bay Graveyard 2

Iddi Ibin Ssenkumbi, the Southern Region Police Spokesperson, says the received complaints from the camp officials and district officials about the missing bodies. The bodies are said to have been exhumed during different days. According to Ssenkumbi, the disappearance of the bodies is disturbing since the camp is protected fulltime by officers at the nearby police post.
14:09
14:09

Pictorial: Space Crisis in House Starts to Bite parliament

At some point, Kawempe North MP Latif Ssebaggala requested the Speaker to allow MPs occupy the strangers gallery but Kadaga declined saying that the MPs would then become strangers to the House. She then asked MPs to squeeze and allow more members sit in the chambers.
14:04
14:04

Lwengo Family Banished Over Alleged Child Sacrifice 1

The decision follows the release from police custody of seven people who were rescued from an angry mob after they were cited in a botched plan to sacrifice a minor. The said child had been reported missing by his mother, Veronica Nanyondo.
13:59
13:59

Falsified Simcard Data Hinders Police Investigations northern uganda 1

Police spokesperson, Fred Enanga, says Katende is one of the few suspects who have confessed to have paid a telecommunication agent to alter his details.
12:44
12:44

Dr Ruhakana Rugunda Approved as Prime Minister ruth nankabirwa 1 5

Rugunda was approved with 262 votes. Three legislators voted against his appointment while four others abstained. Rugunda is currently in New York.
11:50
11:50

How Army Officers Were Arrested For Plotting Coup 2

A reliable source in the Uganda Peoples Defence Force UPDF told URN that Oyala was interrogated for more than 13 hours before he revealed a plan that was in place to attack security installations including police Stations, Military detaches and Baracks. Among the names he mentioned is Nakawa Member of Parliament Micheal Kabazinguruka and the Entebbe Airbase gallison commander Col Dan Opita Ondwee and more than 35 other soldiers. Some police officers have also been arrested.
11:15
11:15

Court Orders Fresh Parliamentary Election in Aruu North aruu north county 2 1

Kidega, a member of the ruling National Resistance Movement NRM party lost the race to Lucy Achiro Otim, an independent candidate in the race that attracted five candidates, with a difference of two votes. She polled 8,599 votes against Kidegas 8,597, according to results released by Pader district returning officer Joseph Amone.
10:07
10:07

Kibaale Men Arrested Selling Human Skull

Nathan Karaki, the Officer In charge Kakumiro police station says the suspects were picked up on Monday evening from a witchdoctors shrine where they had taken the skull for sale. They wanted Shillings 300,000 in the skull that was wrapped in a cement bag.
08:14
08:14

Vetting of New Ministers Starts Today ruhakana rugunda 1

The meeting of the Appointments Committee will be preceded by the Approval of the Prime Minister this morning. Dr Ruhakana Rugunda was reappointed to the post in a cabinet named last week by President Yoweri Museveni.
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