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Jan 2020 37 results
21:58
21:58

UPDF Chopper Crashed During Heavy Down Pour- Eye Witness 2 1 Top story

However, Baker Kiyonga, an eye witness, said that he saw the chopper about 11.00am heading for the hill in zigzag motion during a heavy down pour before he heard a very loud bang shortly after.
21:29
21:29

LOP Urges Budget Committee to Approve Special Audit On Unspent Balances 4

According to Ocan, by the end of the 2018/2019 financial year, a total of Shillings 828.8 billion was returned to the Consolidated Fund as unspent balances.
21:09
21:09

Education Ministry Extends Holiday for Over 20 Schools Edward Kanoonya 1 2 Top story

According to the school calendar, learners are supposed to report back to school on February 3, 2020. However due to the ongoing training, the holiday in selected schools has been extended by one week.
20:44
20:44

Moroto Launches Sensitisation Drive Against Desert Locusts Moroto District 1

According to Dr. Inangolet, the awareness campaign will be implemented in all Sub Counties to ensure that the community is involved in the surveillance mechanism against the desert locusts. The campaign stems from the threat of the desert locusts, which are already wreaking havoc in the neighboring Kenya.
20:24
20:24

Masaka DP Leaders Reject Party Roadmap Democratic Party-DP 5 1 Top story

On Tuesday, Masaka DP Elder's council backed by constituency and sub county leaders convened a crisis meeting in Masaka town, in which they unanimously rejected the program citing the suspicious compilation of the party register and irregular polling process.
20:10
20:10

Teargas Rocks Kalerwe During Operation Against Illegal Power Connections 1 3 Top story

Umar Lwasa, a retail trader in Kalerwe was one of the victims of tear gas. He says police officers fired a teargas canister in his shop despite the fact that he wasn’t part of the protest.
19:15
19:15

Museveni to Judges: Don't Make Rulings that Will Affect Development 1 2

Citing the Sukulu Phosphate Project in Tororo District, Museveni asked the judges why they had halted the project yet the Chinese had a mining license. He said that the courts should not have intervened if it wasn’t an issue of compensation.
18:51
18:51

Govt Abdicating its Role in External Labor Recruitment –Gender Committee Ministry of Gender 1 Top story

According to Ndeezi, during their investigations, the Gender and Labor Development Ministry declined to take responsibility for the fraud, claiming that it is a private fund of about Shillings 30 billion.
18:29
18:29

Regional Offices to Start Processing E-passports 1 3

The Commissioner of Citizenship and Passport Johnson Namanya on Tuesday said that they are planning to equip the regional offices in Mbale, Mbarara and Gulu districts to be able to take applicants’ biodata including photos.
18:03
18:03

Museveni Gets Another Presidential Challenger 1 2 Top story

“Leadership shouldn’t be built on money and popularity but brains. This new decade has its own challenges that can’t be addressed using the approaches of the 20th century. I don’t want to remind you of the problems that Uganda faces because you already know them. I have brought solutions to problems others keep talking about,” Mugerwa who was the first president of the African Youth Union said.
17:58
17:58

Cabinet to Investigate UPDF Fisheries Protection Unit fishing community 1 1

A cabinet committee has been set up to investigate complaints against the Uganda Peoples Defense Forces (UPDF) Fisheries Unit since its inception in February 2017.
17:33
17:33

Woman Arrested Over Husband's Death in House Fire 1 1 Top story

Patrick Onyango, the Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson, says residents point accusing fingers at Kobusingye for orchestrating her husband’s death.
17:07
17:07

Nansana Municipality Gets New Town Clerk village 3 1

Thomson Obong, the former Amolator Deputy Chief Administrative Officer replaces James Ambrose Atwoko.
16:37
16:37

Distribution of 800,000 Hand Hoes Divides MPs Parliament 1 3

Members of Parliament have disagreed over the distribution of hand hoes meant for their constituents saying it was selective.
16:25
16:25

46 Soldiers Dropped from Fisheries Protection Unit district 2 1 Top story

According to Ssebukera, the move is aimed at cleaning the unit following persistent complaints of incompetence and brutality leaved against the unit.
15:55
15:55

URA Arrests Impostor For Defrauding Tax Payers 1

Batte Kasim Abdul was arrested on Monday in Kampala as he tried to convince people to pay him money to help them buy cars from URA under the auction arrangement. He's suspected to have defrauded several people of millions of cash.
15:32
15:32

Gov’t Planning to Cut 2021 Election Budget 3 1

The plan to slash the Commission’s budget was revealed on Tuesday by the Minister of Finance Minister Matia Kasaija while appearing before the committee.
15:25
15:25

Woman Commits Suicide in Mbale Guest House

Sources at the guest house identify the deceased as Chelimo, 30, a resident of Kapchorwa town. Preliminary information indicates that Chelimo checked in at the guest house on Monday evening and was found this afternoon.
15:14
15:14

Kabale NRM Offices Burnt 4 2

According to one of the workers who preferred anonymity, the arsonist poured petro through the front window before it spread to the ceiling. The fire destroyed documents which included party cards, posters of party leaders and curtains.
15:13
15:13

Rowdy Clan Members Loot Over 20 Cows In Revenge Attack medical treatment

The Koki clan members reportedly descended on Kalabong Central Village on Monday afternoon and looted over 20 cows, several kilograms of Sim sim and maize from members of Yom clan to avenge the death of 18-year-old Richard Akera Oton, a primary six pupil of Kalabong primary school.
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