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19:33
19:33

EC Files Application to Stay Constitutional Court Ruling Nullifying Election of Six MPs Hamidu Lugoloobi 1

In their application filed on Friday before the Supreme Court, the Electoral Commission is seeking to stay the execution of the orders pending determination of an appeal which has also been lodged before the Supreme Court.
18:59
18:59

Failure to Renew Practicing Certificate Cost Kafuuzi a Cabinet Post Parliament 1

Advocates certificates are renewed on an annual basis. But Kafuuzi last renewed his certificate of practice on April 22, 2015, slightly over three years after enrolling as an advocate on January 18, 2012, according to the roll of advocates posted on the Judiciary Website http://judiciary.go.ug/data/ladvocates/
18:54
18:54

Two Priests Clash over Ownership of Orphanage in Arua 4 2

Monsignor Kasto Adeti, the Parish Priest of Ediofe Cathedral parish and Fr. Nakari Adiga the chairman board Bishop Frederick Drandua Foundation both claim ownership of the school.
18:17
18:17

Police Rescues Ugandan Kidnapped in South Sudan 1

Information obtained by police indicate that Issa Likambo Aziz illegally entered South Sudan capital, Juba on January 6th through Elegu international border post to smuggle cigarettes and was kidnapped by unknown assailants who detained for three days.
18:03
18:03

EA Court Sets Date for Ruling on Application to Block 2021 Elections Age Limit 1

This is according to a notice signed by the Registrar of the East African Court of Justice Yufnalis Okubo summoning Uganda’s Attorney General and Mabirizi to go and receive the ruling.
17:58
17:58

Nakaseke District Staff Abandon Monitoring of Gov’t Programmes lack of transport 2 1

Nakaseke District Chairman Ignatius Koomu Kiwanuka says that the district needs more than 80 million Shillings to repair the vehicles and pay debts in garages to service them. He adds that the absence of transport has crippled service delivery this financial year because district staff are incapacitated and as such, cannot monitor government programmes.
17:29
17:29

Kabale Butchers Protest Poor State of New Abattoir 2 4

The relocation is to pave way for the construction of a new market under Markets and Agricultural Trade Improvement program – MATIP III.
17:29
17:29

Police Summons Masaka Municipality Principal Treasurer over Missing Funds

The summons signed by Elias Bayiruka, the Masaka District Criminal Investigations Officer, require Sauda Namuleme municipality principal treasurer to appear before Masaka central police station on 11th January 2020 for interrogation and statement recording.
17:17
17:17

Enormous Emergencies Blamed for Mother's Death at Kawempe Hospital medical negligence 3

Dr Nehemiah Katusiime, the Executive Director of Kawempe National Referral Hospital says that an internal investigation shows that they could not conduct the surgery in time due to the overwhelming number of emergencies that kept coming and were worse than the mother.
17:08
17:08

Kenyan Authorities Raid Distributors of Ugandan Milk Lato Milk 1

This is likely to escalate the dispute between Uganda and Kenya on milk exports. This week, Kenya anti-counterfeit unit raided distributors in Meru in eastern Kenya and confiscated up to 23 tonnes of milk.
17:06
17:06

MPs Question Competence of Internal Auditor General Domestic Arrears 3 1

Henry Musasizi, the Chairperson of the Finance Committee was baffled by the appointment of an independent consultant-Ernst & Young to verify the stock of domestic arrears without the involvement of the Auditor General or the Internal Auditor General.
16:45
16:45

3,000 Former LRA Abductees Yet to Receive Resettlement Packages amnesty commission 3 1

James Okwany, the Amnesty Commission Regional Coordinator says that some 3,000 former LRA abductees from east Acholi and parts of Lango haven’t yet received their resettlement benefits.
16:37
16:37

Juvenile in Pader Wanted for Robbery, illegal Possession of Firearm Dusman Okee, 2 1

Okwera was spotted with an AK-47 rifle during an attempted robbery on a Fuso Lorry registration number UEA 517T that was parked at night along Pajule-Kitgum Road following a mechanical breakdown.
16:15
16:15

Obusinga Bwa Rwenzururu to Revive Campaign Against Harmful Cultural Practices customs 3 2

In 2010 OBR supported by Government through the Ministry of Gender, the Uganda AIDS Commission and AIDS Information Centre with support from UNFPA embarked on measures to address negative cultural customs. These included promotion of maternal health, prevent gender-based violence and HIV/AIDS, elimination of teenage pregnancies and advocate for family planning practices. .
16:10
16:10

Police Foils Robbery at National Farmers Federation Offices 2 1

Police officers from Wandegeya Police Station reportedly took cover at the offices while waiting for the invaders, who came in at about 9 p.m., only to be surrounded and arrested. Those arrested include Bashiru Okulu, Ayeko Mayo, Vincent Mukasa and Abdul Lubega, all residents of Kampala district.
15:39
15:39

Law Firm Rallies Ugandans Injured at U.S. Military Bases to Seek Compensation 4 1

The compensation is provided for under the Defence Base Act of the United States of America, and designed to give medical treatment and compensation to employees of defence contractors injured in the scope and course of employment in US military bases outside the country.
15:04
15:04

MP Ssekikuubo Faces Charges of Assault, Inciting Violence Uganda Police 2 1

Ssekikubo was arrested on Friday morning from the Lwemiyaga sub-county cattle market in Sembabule district, as the police foiled a protest by herdsmen who were forcefully taking their livestock the cattle market, despite government quarantine on livestock movement.
14:55
14:55

Court Rules Brian Bagyenda Has Case to Answer butabika hospital 1

On Friday, Justice Moses Kazibwe ruled that Bagyenda and his co-accused have to defend themselves against the evidence produced to court by the 16 prosecution witnesses.
14:47
14:47

Regulator Blacklists Dunamiscoins for Fleecing Ugandans 1

the company closed its offices abruptly on December 3, without any notice to its clients and potential staff after collecting an estimated USD 2.7 million (close 10 billion Shillings). UMRA records indicate that more than 1,000 customers from around the country were affected by the scam. They had deposited money ranging from one million to 800 million Shillings with the firm.
14:20
14:20

Uganda Needs Ugx 5 Billion to Avert Looming Locust Invasion 1 1 Top story

There are fears that some of the swarms could move further Western into Turkana county, probably by Mid-January 2020, with likely potential and risk that they could spill over into Karamoja, in the North-Eastern region of Uganda. The area shares a border with Turkana County.
Jan 2020 31 results