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21:03
21:03

Persons with History of Aggression Barred from Gen Muntu’s Party 2 1

The party has strictly forbidden the recruitment of persons with a taint of intolerance and any form of political aggression.
20:47
20:47

MPs Ayepa, Abala Bicker over Abim Land Evictions UWA 3 1

Uganda Wildlife Authority on December 15, embarked on the eviction of over 780 people from 60 square km of Moru Alokwangat game reserve which straddles Abim, Kotido and Napak districts. The encroachers are reportedly from neighbouring Teso districts.
20:35
20:35

Appellant Court Upholds MP Taban Amin's Election 1

Amin, a grandson of former Ugandan President Idi Amin Dada was elected unopposed in a by-election conducted in 2017. He had been thrown out of parliament on the basis of a challenge by his predecessor Sam Owor Otada who pointed out that his official name did not correspondent with specifics on his National Identity Card and academic qualifications.
20:14
20:14

People Power Leaders Not Dissuaded by Arrests 3 2

Lubongoya says their intention is to move to all parts of the country. The group plans to head to Gulu tomorrow, Lira District on Wednesday and Adjumani on Thursday before travelling to Yumbe on Friday. According to their programme, they plan to be in Arua on Saturday and Zombo on Sunday.
19:50
19:50

Nine Cattle Traders Injured in Amuria Road Accident road accidents 1 1

Except for Kenneth Odeke Ongwech who hails from Kaberamaido, all the other casualties are residents of Kampala. They include David Yiga, David Kabuyo, Wasoyi Azisafu, Emma Mukiza, Alex Ogola, Davis Mugerwa and Fahati Mutebi.
19:30
19:30

Entebbe Mayor, Division Chair Clash over Arrested Teenagers Uganda Police Force 1 3

The two leaders are trading counter-accusations against each other for allegedly encouraging petty theft in the area. Kayanja accuses Kabwama Mutebi of buying alcohol for teenagers and youth groups in the quest for votes instead of encouraging them to engage in productive activities.
19:06
19:06

Convicted Banker Waits Eight Years for 25-Day Reduction on Jail Sentence africell uganda 2

The trial stemmed from the theft of up to USD 50,000 (187 million Shillings) from the bank where he was working as the Head of Central Cash in 2009. The money had been transferred from the bank branch on William Street to the head office on Jinja Road in Kampala and received by Kaawe on July 13, 2009, in the absence of his co-signatory Carol Nakabembwe.
18:50
18:50

Police Orders Commanders to Disperse Political Meetings in Homes 3 1 Top story

City Lawyer, Erias Lukwago also Kampala Lord Mayor describes the directive as an abuse of the constitution and violations of the rights of people to associate. Lukwago reminds police that the Constitutional court pronounced itself that police have no authority to license public gathering but rather to provide security.
18:38
18:38

Namisindwa Residents Abandon Homes over Fresh Cracks 4 3 Top story

George William Wopuwa, the Namisindwa District LC V Chairperson, says that almost all the district is at risk because of the cracks, saying the cracks have emerged everywhere including roads. Others include Tsekululu, Mukoto, Bupoto, Bukokha, and Buwabwala sub counties.
18:20
18:20

Man Begs Magistrate Not To Release Son Fearing Revenge

Joseph Olara 57, a resident of Mucwini central village in Yepa parish in Mucwini Sub County told Paul Obuya, the grade one magistrate that he fears his son will revenge against him once he is set free.
18:17
18:17

Public Urged to Look Out for UNBS Quality Mark on Cosmetics 4 2

The caution comes a few days after the National Bureau of Standards banned 98 body cream brands, 27 skin lotion brands and ten soap brands that contain hydroquinone, a chemical that decreases the formation of melanin, the dark pigment in the skin.
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17:56

Serere Residents Flee Homes Over Fishing Operation serere district 2 1 Top story

The soldiers were seen conducting an operation against illegal fishing in Ajuba Landing Site in Kadungulu Sub County on Sunday that sent horror to all the villages along the water shores.
17:36
17:36

Luweero Service Commission Recommends Dismissal of 27 Staff Top story

Ssembajjwe says that one of the staff turned up at their offices but disappeared before he was interviewed on the accusations. He says they evaluated evidence brought against the accused staff by the district and were satisfied that they forged their academic papers.
17:05
17:05

Soroti Bishop Orders Clergy to Plant Trees Climate Change 1 Top story

While confirming 142 children in Kaberamaido on Sunday Bishop Odongo threatened that he won’t conduct any confirmation in any parish unless trees have been planted.
16:49
16:49

Kasangati OC Injured During Protest accusation 1 1 Top story

Angume was injured by a tear gas canister fired by his colleague targeting the protesters. Luke Owoyesigire, the Deputy Spokesperson Kampala Metropolitan Police confirmed the officer was injured but didn’t divulge details.
16:43
16:43

Magogo, Sseninde to Attend 2019 CAF Awards in Hurghada 1

It will be the first time Magogo attends a CAF function after serving a two months FIFA suspension related to the resale of 2014 tickets. The suspension ended on December 10th, 2019.
16:25
16:25

Gun Registration Exercise Shifts to CID Headquarters 2 2

Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga said that all private security companies and individuals who have not registered their guns with the steering committee are expected to do so before the end of this month. Enanga explains that the committee headed by Assistant Inspector General of Police Edward Ochom had shifted registration exercise of CID after traversing different regions.
15:34
15:34

Pictorial: Police Battles People Power Supporters in Kasangati

Kyagulanyi intends to contest for the presidency when Uganda returns to the polls in 2021. This morning, he was arrested alongside Bugiri Municipality Member of parliament Asuman Basalirwa, Kawempe North MP Latif Ssebaggala, Tonny Ssempebwa, the Kasangati LC III Chairperson and one Waiswa Mufumbira.
15:25
15:25

Younger Students Outperform Older Counterparts in CPA Exams 2 1 Top story

Frederick Kibbedi, the President ICPAU, says they have realized it is easier for younger students to pass because they are open to learning compared to older ones who need to unlearn what they know to be able to learn new concepts.
15:02
15:02

Police Arrest Woman for Defiling 8-Year-Old Boy 1 1

According to Enanga, the suspect was picked up following a complaint by the victim’s mother. He says the suspect first molested the minor in October last year and repeated the offense this year.
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