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May 2019 30 results
22:02
22:02

Minister Kibuule's Twins Drown in home Swimming Pool 2 1

The two boys allegedly aged two years are said to have gone missing for a few hours before they were discovered in a swimming pool at their home yard.
21:44
21:44

MPs Want Inquiry why Students Continue to Fail Biology UNEB 6

The budget committee wants to allocate funds for an inquiry on why students continue to fail Biology at Advanced Level.
21:09
21:09

Future of Three Police Directors Hang in Balance after Contracts Expire 1

Uncertainty lingers on three Assistant Inspector Generals of Police (AIGPs) Steven Kasiima, Joseph Mugisa and Lemmy Twinomugisha, after their contracts have not been renewed for more than six months. AIGP Kasiima is the traffic police director, AIGP Mugisa is the director fire and emergency rescue, AIGP Twinomugisha is the director welfare and production.
20:30
20:30

Mak Appointments Board Suspends Kamunyu for 6 Months Without Pay Makerere University 1

"We feel not contented about this decision. First of all he was acquitted on all other four charges but found guilty of the charge 'non-adherance to any other university policies' which I find unacceptable. It was the university supposed to prove the charge against my client. But it appears they expected us to be the ones to prove the charges. What was in the charge sheet is totally different from what they were reading in their ruling. We are going consult and definitely we shall appeal," Counsel Agaba told Uganda Radio Network.
19:08
19:08

IPOD Summit Postponed, Venue Changed 1

IPOD Executive Secretary, Frank Rusa says the decision was reached by IPOD council in a meeting on Monday. The council brings together secretary generals of political parties.
18:49
18:49

National Oil Company Boss Josephine Wapakabulo Resigns Top story

In a letter dated May 13, 2019, addressed to the UNOC Board chairman Emmanuel Katogole, Wapakabulo writes that she intends to leave office 13 August 2019 – three years since she took on the role.
18:42
18:42

Apaa Dispute Probe Continues Despite Gov't Directives apaa land 1 1

The boundary dispute started in 2012 when Adjumani district council gazetted the area as East Madi Game Reserve, a move which was opposed by authorities in Amuru district, which equally claimed rights over the same land.
18:26
18:26

Japan to Build Rehabilitation, Resettlement Centres for Retired UPDF Soldiers 1 Top story

Professor Isao Iiijima, the Special Advisor to the Japanese Cabinet signed the MOU of behalf of the Japanese government while the Defence and Veteran Affairs State Minister, Lt Col Bright Rwamirama signed on behalf of Uganda.
18:24
18:24

National Council of Sports to Get UGX 26Bn FUFA 3

The Education Committee Chairperson, Jacob Opolot notes that the Finance Ministry had proposed to allocate the NCS Shillings 16.2 billion for the 2019/2020 financial year, but they have recommended the allocation of an additional Shillings 10 billion.
17:18
17:18

Police Hunt for Kawempe Shell Robbers 2

The Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, says the unidentified thugs reportedly hit the pump attendant and unarmed security with iron bars before making off with unspecified amount of money.
17:13
17:13

FDC Snubs Second IPOD Summit 2 1

This is the second time that FDC is snubbing meetings organized by the coalition which brings together political parties with representation in parliament. These include the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM), the Democratic Party (DP) Forum for Democratic Change (FDC), Uganda Peoples’ Congress (UPC) and Justice Forum (JEEMA
17:00
17:00

DPP Refers Ssebulime Murder Suspects to Police Disciplinary Court 2

Ssebulime was shot dead by police officers on a 999 Patrol vehicle number UP5745 that responded to a false assassination alert by State Minister for Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) Idah Nantaba on March 24, at Nagojje Trading Centre, Kayunga District.
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16:00

MPs Demand Enforcement of Sachet Waragi Ban alcohol 4 1

The legislators have asked government to act against the firms still involved in the massive sachet waragi production ahead of the ban, which takes effect on May 31st, 2019.
15:49
15:49

Bunyoro Subjects Want Govt to Stop Bugoma Forest Giveaway Kingdom subjects 1 7

Bugoma Central Forest Reserve, covering 410 square kilometres of a protected area, and a stretch of forest measuring 40 kilometres, is a tropical forest in Kikuube district, gazzeted in the 1930s and taken over by the National Forestry Authority in 2003.
14:55
14:55

Kitatta, Body Guard Convicted Ngobi sowali 1 Top story

Court on the other hand found Kitatta guilty of illegal possession of a golden pistol and ammunition. Court acquitted eight others suspects on charges of unlawful possession of military stores citing failure by the prosecution to adduce sufficient evidence implicating them.
14:23
14:23

Greed is Fuelling Kidnaps – CID Report 1

But what’s driving the cases up. Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga says that ransom and the need to obtain money by false pretence are the key driving factors. He explains that a few other cases involve people seeking sympathy from family members and lover.
14:10
14:10

Former Red Cross Official Killed in Burial Ground Wrangle 4 2 Top story

Maria Tumubweine 71, a resident of the area and relative to the deceased, says the suspects recently threatened to do something to Kabagame that he will never forget if he doesn’t give up on cleaning the burial grounds.
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13:49

Cranes Line-Up Ivory Coast in Afcon Build-Up 2019 afcon 1 Top story

The two teams will use the match to prepare for the 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon).
13:20
13:20

Police Probe Death of Indian National at Speke Hotel in Kampala 1

The Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, says Naland Natsha 53, was found dead in his hotel room 101 on Saturday under unclear circumstances.
12:56
12:56

Ebola Update; Bunagana, Chanika Borders to Close at Night 4 2

The borders connecting Uganda to the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda respectively have been operating all day and all night. However, surveillance teams argue that this gives leeway to people fleeing violence from the Ebola-hit regions to cross freely into Uganda, at times when the teams are tired and relaxed.
May 2019 30 results