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16:22
16:22

Four Arrested Over Bugiri Imam's Death

Jeff Sebuyungo, the Bugiri District Police Commander, who declined to identify the suspects, says that, they were arrested on Saturday and are being detained at Bugiri central police station. He says that the suspects recorded statements and the information shall be useful for the progress of this case in the investigations.
16:04
16:04

Masaka Municipality Bans Roadside Car Washing Bays 2 1

Emmanuel Gakyalo, the Masaka Municipality Deputy Town Clerk explains that the decision is meant to curtail the rising number of washing bays operating in ungazetted areas with some being put so close to roads leading to their destruction before their lifespan is due.
15:50
15:50

Court Summons RCC Kampala For Blocking Arrest of Suspect in LC Bicycle Scandal Buganda Road Court

Ndege is accused of stopping police officers from arresting the former principal civil engineer in Ministry of Works Eng. Robert Kakiza.
15:13
15:13

Kadaga Warns Busoga Leaders Against Frustrating Government Projects parliament 2 1

Speaking at the commissioning of construction works along two roads in Jinja town, Kadaga says that, she receives numerous reports of intrigue and corruption by both technocrats and local leaders from Jinja district, which frustrates the progress of infrastructure projects.
14:52
14:52

UCI Highlights Advances Made in Treatment of Childhood Cancer 4

Dr Jackson Orem the Executive Director said that unlike before, the institute is now better positioned to handle childhood cancer cases leading to better treatment outcomes.
14:44
14:44

EC Seeks UGX 100b for Biometric Voter Verification Machines 2 2

Justice Byabakama says the biometric system will enable the elections body to quicken the voting process.
14:28
14:28

Eyewitnesses Give Account of Deceased Imam Before He Was Shot Dead home 4 3

The deceased’s 10-year old child whose names have been withheld says that he accompanied Mutumba to purchase sugar from Iwemba trading centre and saw a man trailing them but mistook him for a guest. The child further states that the man who was clad in a black hood stood beside a tree but he eventually shot Mutumba twice and fled.
13:16
13:16

Minister Opendi Receives Global Accolade in Health Care Ministry of Health

The former state minister of health in charge of General Duties was awarded during the World Health and Wellness Congress in Mumbai India. She was recognized for her efforts mobilization efforts towards ensuring effective health service delivery.
13:07
13:07

NEC Suspends Kidandala as DP Organising Secretary 1

According to Mao, Kidandala was suspended with immediate effect untill further notice and replaced with his deputy Shafik Dembe.
11:31
11:31

Residents Feud with NFA Over Forest Reserve 3 1

NFA started demarcating the land last week, which angered the community. The forest reserve has been a key area for grazing cattle for more than 3,000 people in Alwa Sub County.
10:58
10:58

Court Quashes COSASE Recommendations on Presidential Handshake Abdu Katuntu 1

The money was given to government officials following court victory against oil company, Heritage in London in 2015. Here, the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) dismissed a case filed by Heritage, which had challenged a decision by URA to collect a Shs 1.1 trillion capital gains tax. This was after Heritage sold its stake to Tullow Oil.
10:49
10:49

Ugandans Asked to Prepare for Above Normal Seasonal Rains 1

A statement of the country’s seasonal outlook issued by Doctor Festus Luboyera, the Executive Director, projects increased likelihoods of receiving rains above 125 percent that will be associated with thunderstorms, lightning, strong winds and hailstones in many of country.
10:34
10:34

BTVET Institutes Demand for Additional Slots at Selection Exercise government 5 1

At the concluded selection process for post lower secondary education, over 70 BTVET Institutes were present. However, each was allocated a maximum number of 50 students. The said number was fixed by the ministry and it matches the available capitation and other funding which government injects in such institutions.
10:14
10:14

Unfulfilled Pledges, Land Woes Hold Back Bishop Luwum Memorial Centre Wii-Gweng village 5 1 Top story

The Kitgum Diocese Bishop, Rt Rev Wilson Kitara notes that pledges that were made by individuals and stakeholders towards supporting the memorial center development haven’t been fulfilled.
09:32
09:32

Workers Protest Closure of Nyamuliro Wolfram Mines 7 4

KI3R Minerals International Limited has been employing 2200 workers per day and buying raw wolfram from miners at shillings 12,000 per kilogram.
08:46
08:46

Witnesses Pin Businesswoman for Defrauding UGX 300m Buganda road court 1 1

Nakaweesa is facing 26 counts for obtaining money by false pretence claiming that she would get jobseekers lucrative jobs in Dubai.
08:21
08:21

Pictorial: Pilgrims Complete 510km Journey to Janani Luwum's Burial Ground

The pilgrims began their journey on January 29th visiting, Namirembe, the former archbishop’s palace, Kampala Serena hotel, the former Nile Manson and Nakasero, the former headquarter of the then state research bureau were Luwum was killed.
08:07
08:07

Rwanda, Uganda Agree to Resume Exchanging Security Intelligence paul kagame 1

According to the communique signed by Uganda Foreign Affairs Minister Sam Kutesa and Rwanda’s State Minister for East African Affairs Ambassador Olivier Nduhungirehe, “both parties agreed to resume the collaboration between their defense and security organs...in the interest of their national security”.
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