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19:34
19:34

Police Officers Demoted for Beating Besigye Supporters uganda police 1 Top story

The disciplinary court of the Uganda Police Force has convicted three of its commanders over neglect of duty in a case where former presidential candidate Kiiza Besigyes supporters were beaten.
19:21
19:21

MPs Approve Creation of EAC Standby Force parliament 2

Legislators have this evening approved the creation of the East African Community EAC Standby Force to deal with conflicts in the member states.
18:26
18:26

URA Tax Assessor Missed on Oil Cash Bonus oil cash probe 2 1

Bernard Sanya was a Commissioner with URA when Uganda initiated proceedings against Heritage Oil and Gas Company. He assessed the tax that was the foundation for the case that was won by Uganda.
18:10
18:10

State House, Land Lord Row Over Tenancy Agreement okello house 5 1

A row has emerged between State House and the owner of Okello House over the currency in which the latter should pay rent bills. While Alexander Okello, the owner of the five-storey building wants to be paid in Dollars for the facility, State House insists it has to pay in Uganda Shillings.
18:05
18:05

60 Netted in Luweero Police Operations 3 1

Paul Wataka, the Luweero District Police Commander, says following the attacks, police decided to mount operations to arrest those giving residents sleepless nights.
17:32
17:32

Hoima 'Missile' Maker Arrested illegal firearms

Anatoli Kiiza, a 29 year-old mechanic in Hoima district known for fabricating machines to make what he calls a missile, has been arrested.
17:05
17:05

Cultural, Religious Leaders Strain Our Budget – State House state house budget 7 1 Top story

Alex Byarugaba, the Isingiro South MP, claimed that some of the religious leaders get more State House support compared to others.
15:58
15:58

Kasese HIV Positive Children Stigmatized 3

Faith Makombo, the Programs coordinator NACWOLA Kasese branch, says most of these children are stigmatized by the community members and their families.
14:41
14:41

CAF Elections: Hayatou Not Happy With Cecafa Region madagascar 1 Top story

The President of the Confederation of African Football Caf, Issa Hayatou is not happy with members of the Cecafa region ahead of the elections on March 16th in Addis Ababa.
13:52
13:52

Kony Battling Severe Stomach Ulcers 1 2 Top story

Regimental Sergeant Major, Peter Labeja Kidega told URN at the UPDF Child and Family Protection Unit in Gulu district on Friday last week, that Konys health gets unpredictable each passing day.
13:49
13:49

Police Officer Shoots Wife, Self

Godfrey Sabiti shot his wife, Esther Caroline Akol dead at around 6:30am this morning before shooting himself. The couple has been living with their three children identified as Daniel Odeke, Blessing Kayeng and Gloria Rwoth.
13:46
13:46

Jinja Road Accident Victims Identified road accidents

Those identified include Buwumbe Muzahamu, 32, a resident of Njeru town council and owner of the taxi, Ssenyondo Denis 37, the taxi driver and 43-year-old Nakamya Gertrude from Iganga district.
13:31
13:31

Potter Occupies Health Center Emergency Room for 13-Years 3

Dr. Marrie Samanya, the In Charge Busamaga Health Centre III, says although the presence of Mayekus family impacts on their work, she cant do much since she found him there.
12:33
12:33

125 Motorcycles Stolen In Bunyoro In 2016 crimes 1

Said Maani, the Chairperson Hoima District Boda Boda Riders Association, says motorcycle theft remains the biggest challenge to their work. He says most of the motorcycles are stolen by people who pretend to be riders.
11:16
11:16

Does Uganda Need Genetically Modified Food to Quell Hunger? drought 2 1 Top story

Scientists are saying the longer Uganda takes to adopt the technology that has been in place for two decades, the more it will continue to suffer with low agricultural productivity. They say GMO technology could offer solution for increased productivity.
10:55
10:55

Stray Aminals Take Over Rubaare Town council ntungamo 1 1

Benson Kansiime, the Rubaare town council LC III Chairperson, says they are faced with a challenge of manpower. According to Kansiime, they passed an ordinance, where the owners of the stray animal pay a fine of Shillings 20,000 for each animal impounded.
10:10
10:10

KCCA to Install Traffic Lights on Nankulabye, Kira Roads kampala traffic

The Kampala Capital City Authority KCCA has embarked on installing traffic lights in 32 junctions in different parts of the city.
08:01
08:01

Bank staff Arrested over Fake MAK Transcript makerere university 1

UBA authorities took Kasibantes academic transcript to Makerere University for verification but his registration number 07/U/3826/EVE couldnt be traced in the system. The university decided to file a case of forgery and impersonation at Makerere Uinversity police, which was recorded under SD 12/27/01/17.
07:44
07:44

Parliament Approves 2017/2018 Financial Year Budget Framework Paper 3

David Bahati, the State Minister for Planning said government is taking steps in ministries and departments intended to address the problem of increasing domestic arrears.
07:07
07:07

MPs Complain About Faulty Ipads health sector 3

William Nzonghu, the Busongora North MP, said his Ipad has been dysfunctional for the last two months.
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