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18:41
18:41

Six Sub Counties in Sironko Lacking Health Centres 4

Sironko District Health Officer, Dr Nicholas Wabomba says that 85% of the residents in the affected sub-counties cannot access medical services in a radius of 5kilometers because of the absence of health facilities.
18:11
18:11

Judicial Officers Petition Chief Justice Over Allowances 1 Top story

The judicial officers through their umbrella Uganda Judicial Officers Association–UJOA led by their President, Godfrey Kaweesa, say there was improper computation of the consolidated allowances of lower judicial officers including Registrars, their Assistants and Magistrates.
18:08
18:08

Gov’t Struggling to Implement President’s 12 Security Points security situation 2

Gen. Odongo told MPs that phase one of the installations of CCTV cameras in the Kampala Metropolitan is at 70 percent and that they hope to conclude the process by end of September 2019 before embarking on Phase two and three.
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Oulanyah Cautions MPs on Breach of Constitutional Provisions 4 1

The Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah has cautioned Members of Parliament over the continued breach of provisions guiding processing of Bills introduced by both government, private members as well as those returned by the President.
17:37
17:37

Limited Funding Slowing Maritime Safety Initiatives Permanent Secretary 3 1

Although the ministry had made several stunning promises to the sub-sector, Wasswa Bageya, the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Works, says that they are constrained by funds and may not meet all the required initiatives in time.
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Kenyan Registered Motorcycles Flood Busia Town 5 1 Top story

George Byansi, the Chairperson Busia Municipality Boda-boda Riders association, says also attributes the rise in the number of Kenyan registered motorcycles to the high tax levy on Ugandan motorcycles.
17:15
17:15

Parliament Urges African Gov’ts on Xenophobic Attacks 5 1

Addressing Parliament on Thursday, Oulanyah noted the on-going attacks on African foreigners in the city of Johannesburg is as old as mankind given that people migrant for several reasons such as search for opportunities and security.
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Contractor Distances Self from Defects On URA Tower 1

In a statement issued on Thursday, Seyani Brothers & Company Uganda Limited says that it didn’t construct the tower poorly, but did what it was asked to do.
16:43
16:43

Witness Contradicts Himself in Musician Mowzey Radio Murder Case entebbe court 1

When Justice Abodo asked Etoru if he knew Wamala at the time Radio was killed, Etoru told court that he knew the suspect. However, the suspect's lawyer Leonard Kasibante told court that in the police statement, Etoru indicated that he did know Wamala.
16:40
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KCCA Human Resource Officer Runs to Court to Block Recruitment High Court 1 Top story

Kasulu is seeking an interim injunction to block more than 60 job placements that were advertised last month by the Public Service Commission, pending determination of his main application. In June 6th 2019, KCCA advertised more than 200 jobs following a directive from the Public Service Commission Chairperson, Justice Ralph Ochan on April 18, 2019.
15:55
15:55

Detectives Reconstruct UPDF Soldier, Civilian Shooting Scene 1 1

Yiga and Gonzanga were allegedly shot dead on Saturday by Pte Peter Okia at a construction site at Nalukolongo, Rubaga Division, in Kampala.
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Gulu Residents Raise Concern Over Abandoned, Undeveloped Plots dilapidated 4 1

Kevin Omona, a resident in Pece Division says that the abandoned plots have existed for years and the owners should be compelled to sell them off to potential developers.
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Police Explain Ayebare's Alleged Kidnap Polly Namaye 1 1

Nagirinya was kidnapped outside her home in Lungujja, Rubaga Division alongside her driver cum Boda boda rider, Ronald Kitayimbwa on August 8th, 2019. Their lifeless bodies were found dumped at Nama Sub County in Mukono district three days later.
14:55
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Online Bullying on the Rise Among Teens- UNICEF 1

In Uganda, a separate poll was conducted on August 30, 2019, among 4,057 U-Reporters aged 15-24 years old across the country, and 40 per cent said they have been victims of online violence/cyber bullying. 61 per cent also said that online abuse between young people happens mostly on social networks, especially through Facebook.
14:23
14:23

Fire Guts 12 Kiosks in Karuma Town Council Business 1

Joseph Bakaleke, the Kiryandongo District Police Commander says that they suspect the fire to have originated from a charcoal stove that was left burning in one of the wooden Kiosks and spread to other kiosks.
14:11
14:11

Two Hoima Nursing School Students Killed In Fatal Accident Along Kibaale-Pacwa Road driver 2 1

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine region Police spokesperson has identified the deceased students as Josephine Kirabo, a daughter of renowned retired head teacher in Hoima district, Francis Kemara and Charity Kabigano.
13:15
13:15

Muslims in Northern Uganda Struggle to Raise Funds for Inauguration of Khadi sheikh mubajje 2 1

However with just one week left to the occasion, the Organising Committee has raised ten million shillings out of the required 57 million shillings.
13:07
13:07

Bushenyi Police Impound DRC Bound Cattle Martial Tumusiime 2

Martial Tumusiime, the Greater Bushenyi police spokesperson, says they are under instructions from the Security Ministry to impound all cattle destine for DRC because they are meant to support the activities of ADF rebels.
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Family of Late Field Marshal Okello Want Him Declared a Hero Tanzania 2 1

The family through Ajuri County MP Denis Hamson Obua have petitioned President Museveni seeking for his intervention to ensure that Okello is awarded medals and support is given to his family.
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Kampala Youths struggling to access Youth Livelihood Funds KCCA 5

One of the group members of Nanganda Lukuli Youth Unisex Salon Joab Alinanye says that his hopes are now shattered. When he was introduced to the program, he thought it was time to put his Berber skills to use. His dreams have not come true and yet still spends money to visit the division in a bid to follow-up on the program
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