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Apr 2019 28 results
19:59
19:59

Elderly Man Dies in Senior Citizens Payment Queue kisoro district 2

The deceased has been identified as Mark Semakuba, 89, a resident of Gatete Village, Kisoro District. John Ntabibazo, one of the eyewitnesses said that Semakuba had gone to the Sub County in expectation of payments for the month of February and March 2019.
19:55
19:55

City Lawyer Released on Police Bond

Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, said Tumushabe has been released from Kira Road police station custody where he had spent two days.
19:26
19:26

Physical Infrastructure Committee Suspends Public Hearings over Funds 6

The Bill seeks to provide for the declaration, control and protection of road reserves on public roads, to introduce express penalties and to reform laws on development, management, and maintenance of public roads.
19:22
19:22

Over 100,000 People Set to Receive Free Healthcare Ministry of Health 2

The campaign targets at least 100,000 People who will receive immunization services, family planning and maternal health services, HIV/AIDs testing and counselling, dental examination and extraction, malaria testing and treatment, safe male circumcision and health education. The drive will be unveiled in Gulu district this Saturday.
18:49
18:49

URA Issues Tough Guidelines Cargo Consolidators

The consolidators use the approach to lower freight rates for such importers who can’t afford to pay a full container on their own. But the URA commissioner for customs Dicksons Kateshumbwa says that the customs department has endured perennial challenges related to importation and clearance of consolidated imported cargo into Uganda.
18:40
18:40

IGG Wants Leadership Code Act Amended 4 1

The Inspector General of Government (IGG) has appealed for urgent review of the recently amended Leadership Code Act, 2017 citing inconsistencies in the legislation also warning that these are to render the enforcement by the IG problematic.
18:22
18:22

Kyambogo Student Says Police Purposely Crushed His Hand with Canister Kyambogo University 1 1

The student, Abraham Tumusiime dismisses reports that he picked up the canister during running battles with the anti-riot police. The canister had been discharged by personnel deployed to disperse rowdy students who were protesting against a new tuition policy which required them to have cleared tuition by the 12th week of the semester.
18:20
18:20

Sugar Bill Re-tabled kakira 1

The Sugar Bill 2016, which scraps off zoning and puts a standard pricing for sugarcane has been re-tabled be in Parliament following its rejection by the President.
18:13
18:13

Former State Research Bureau Director Opens up on Politics, Security village 4 1

Itabuka, who lives a humble life in Itonko village in Namutumba town council in Namutumba district, told URN in an exclusive interview that leadership is the willingness to serve and not a profession, which requires experience.
17:53
17:53

Court Asked to Dismiss Sudhir Case Against Lawyers 2

In 2017, Sudhir’s Company Crane Management Services sued DfCU Bank over rent arrears amounting to 2.9 billion shillings. The money was in respect to the properties that were formally owned by Crane Bank but have since been sold to DFCU by the Bank of Uganda in a takeover process.
17:19
17:19

Prison Warder Tortured for Helping Inmate to Escape torture in cells 2 1

Ochen is accused of aiding the escape of an inmate David Anguria last month. He was picked at Soroti Prisons where he had reportedly surrendered himself on Friday, March 29th and allegedly tortured by Norman Aruho and Latif Muyamba, the officers in charge Moroto and Soroti prisons respectively.
17:14
17:14

Five People Drown in Lake Victoria

Deputy police spokesperson Polly Namaye says that the capsized boat, destined to Mukono from Kalangala was carrying 10 passengers and several sacks of charcoal when the tragedy occurred.
16:35
16:35

ISO Faulted for Failing to Investigate South Sudan Payments 3 1

Officials from ISO were on Wednesday appearing before the committee to answer to questions regarding the payment of 41 billion shillings to 10 companies that supplied goods to South Sudan prior to the 2013 conflict but were never paid.
16:35
16:35

Construction of IG Tower Bogged Down By Litigation- Mulyagonja 3 1

Justice Mulyagonja disclosed that they have so far set aside Shillings 12.5 billion to kick off the construction works and were expected to increase the money to Shillings 33 billion in the coming financial year but no funds have been provided.
15:46
15:46

Refugees, Host Community To Plant Two Million Trees In Lamwo 3 1

Dina Nabaweesi, the Project Officer, Environment with Lutheran World Federation – LWF reveals that each household is estimated to be using 20kg of wood each day, which calls for urgent need for environmental protection and conservation.
15:36
15:36

Gunmen Kidnap Tourists, Demand Ugx 1.8b 1 Top story

The incident occurred between 6-7 p.m., along the Edward track, a section located between Katoke gate and wilderness camp in the park, according to Deputy Police spokesman Polly Namaye. The kidnapped tourists are identified as Kimberley Sue Endecott, a US citizen and one John Paul, a tour guide from World Frontiers Safaris Uganda.
15:23
15:23

Bunyoro Business Community Ignorant of National Suppliers Database farmers 6

However, most individuals in the Albertine region owning businesses are ignorant on how they can get registered on the NSD. They fault the government for not doing enough to sensitize them about the database.
14:43
14:43

Makerere University Asked to Deposit UGX 320m in Court decision 1

The money is to be deposited to the Court's bank as security for the due performance of the decree within 21 days from the issue of the order.
14:38
14:38

Tycoons Lock City Arcades in Ownership Row

The shops have been sealed off since Tuesday night, reportedly on the orders of city tycoons Drake Lubega and Mansur Matovu commonly known as Yanga. Hundreds of traders have since remained stranded outside the buildings.
13:57
13:57

Middle East Overtakes EAC as Uganda’s Top Export Destination

The figures show that exports to the Middle East could have been propelled by only gold. United Arab Emirates (UAE) took the giant share of Kampala’s exports at USD 65 million (240 billion Shillings) out of the total USD 68 million (251 billion Shillings) the country earned from the Middle East, in January 2019.
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