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19:16
19:16

No Evidence of Theft From Polish Tourist-Police Report Uganda Police Force 1

In a report to the Director Criminal Investigations, AIGP Grace Akullo, Detective ASP Abdu Nasser Mulimira, the Divisional CID Officer for Old Kampala said the available evidence is insufficient to implicate anybody.
18:46
18:46

EC Appeals Against Constitutional Court Judgment Christopher Madrama 1

According to the appeal dated December 30, 2019, the commission through its legal department notes that it was not satisfied with the decision and they intend to challenge the judgement.
18:29
18:29

Teenagers Struggling to Raise Children Sired by Road Contractors in Kalungu 1 3 Top story

During the period, the contractor excavated stone aggregates from a quarry located at Kyaggunda village in Bukulula sub-county, where some of their workers settled as they blasted stones used in the project works. While they settled, they also engaged women in sexual relationships, which resulted in pregnancies.
18:07
18:07

Besigye Commits to 'Fight to the Grave' in Push to Liberate Uganda 4 4

This’ he said while delivering his end of year address, at his home in Kasangati, wakiso District, where he declared 2020 as a year of ‘double action.’
17:22
17:22

Upcountry Bus Fares Stable festive season 4 1

Transport to Gulu which was 40,000 shillings to 50,000 shillings a week ago, has reduced to 20,000-25,000 shillings. To Agago district, transport is now 35,000-40,000 shillings from 60,000 shillings.
17:09
17:09

40 Kenyan Nationals Blocked from Joining UPDF in Kapchorwa 4 2

According to the UPDF recruitment criteria, all recruits must be citizens of Uganda and in possession of an Original National Identity Card and duly signed Letters of recommendations from LC I, LC III, and GISOs, to confirm that they are citizens of good conduct with no criminal record.
16:16
16:16

Mbabazi's Former Body Guard Released on Bail Christopher Aine 2

Aine who is facing charges related to obstructing police officers together with four others was released on Monday on a cash bail of two million shillings by Buganda Road Grade one Magistrate.
15:46
15:46

Police Fires Live Bullets to Disperse Mob in Mukono 1 2

The unidentified suspect was intercepted by cyclists at the Kampala-Jinja-Bugerere junction in Mukono town, where he was found riding a stolen motorcycle, registration number UAR 217S. The motorcycle is allegedly owned by one Godfrey Ssekyewa.
15:39
15:39

Ugandans Hold UGX 7.8 Trillion in Bank Savings adam mugume 2 1

In total, there is 16 trillion Shillings in the bank accounts in 2019 with about 8.2 trillion Shillings held on-demand deposit accounts where Ugandans can just walk in the bank and withdraw at any time. According to the Bank of Uganda’s annual report 2019, banks are able to lend out much of this money.
15:16
15:16

Bomb Kills One in Pader Latanya Subcounty 2

Vincent Okello 22 died after sustatining severe body injuries from the bomb shrapnel on Sunday morning.
14:26
14:26

Deceptive Politicians in Omoro Face Cultural Chiefs Wrath 3 2

A number of politicians have been paying courtesy visits to clan chiefs of Puranga headed by Rwot Jimmy Ocan Luwala for a blessing. However, Rwot Luwala, also the Chairperson of all clan chiefs in Omoro has warned that incumbent politicians who never delivered on pledges they made during the 2016 campaigns will be out rightly denied further blessings.
13:42
13:42

Police SACCO Members to Access Savings in March, 2020 exodus sacco 1 1

The Police Exodus Cooperative Savings and Credit Society, with a share capital of 20 billion Shillings has been marred with controversies in recent months. During the time, members were not able to access or withdrawal their savings, arousing controversy on its management and panic among its members, composed of Uganda Police personnel and their families
13:38
13:38

Herdsmen Raise Concerns over Cattle Thefts in Bunyoro security 1 5

Cattle thefts have been rampant for the past three months in Buliisa, Hoima Kikuube, Kiryandongo and Masindi districts.
13:01
13:01

Militiamen Rob 10 Boat Engines in Hoima, Kikuube Districts 1

The militiamen staged two different attacks near Sebigoro landing site in Kabwoya Sub County and Runga landing site Kigorobya Sub County, in Kikuube and Hoima Districts respectively, on Sunday night.
12:01
12:01

8,000 Trained to Teach Swahili in Schools 1 2

According to the Ministry of Education, the teachers will be deployed in all private and public primary schools in the country right from Primary Four to Seven. Dr Tony Mukasa Lusambu, the commissioner of Basic Education says that the move to deploy the trained teachers is well planned.
10:44
10:44

Mercury Exposure; The Ticking Time-Bomb for Buhweju Communities environment 1 3

The groups say that artisanal miners are continuously using toxic mercury to extract minute pieces of gold that is mixed in the soil, and other materials. The process entails mixing mercury with materials containing Gold, in order to form a mercury-gold amalgam, which is later heated to a temperature that vaporizes the mercury and leaves behind the Gold.
10:38
10:38

Kampala Youth Groups Court Big Dreams Under YLP 1

Anthony Kawuki, a graduate of Economics from Makerere University says they intend to set up marketing outlets around Kampala to drive their sales. Currently, they are only producing ladies’ handbags on orders which can be as high as 500 pieces.
10:00
10:00

Rukiga CAO Accused of Incompetence rukiga district 1 3

District staff and political leaders accuse Ssemogerere of continuously absenting himself from work and failing to oversee the implementation of district projects.
09:40
09:40

Mariners Call for Government Commitment to Develop Industry 1 1

The industry has suffered setbacks in the development of the different harbour, piers and landing sites that in turn lives private investors unable to open routes to several destinations across water bodies in the country.
09:17
09:17

Bududa District Chairperson Cautions Against Politicizing Relief Supply 2 4

Watira says that many people are taking advantage of the disasters to Bududa to hype their political interests. Some, Hijack items donated by the government and personalize them, he said, adding that several others claim that the items are sent to the area as a result of their lobbying.
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