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22:35
22:35

NRM District Chairperson Arrested in Fake Money Printing Scam Kwania district 2

Edith Basalirwa, the Kwania District Police Commander said the suspects defrauded Lydia Abuk, who represents Persons with Disability- PDWs at Aduku Town Council Shs.3.5 million, and two unidentified politicians from Inomo Sub County shs. 4.5 million.
19:12
19:12

Gulu City Leaders Struggle to Maintain Access Roads city status 2 6

The impassable roads are spread across 124 villages and 34 parishes in the two Divisions of Gulu City. Currently, some of the parishes with notable bad and impassable roads include Tegwana, Kirombe, Pece Cubu, Kabed’opong, Layibi-Techo and Kanyagoga among others.
18:57
18:57

MP Tables Constitutional Amendment on Recognition of Maragoli Tribe 1 1

The Maragoli community living in Kigumba in Kiryandongo district, Ntoma and other parts of Masindi district are a Kenyan tribe that left their homeland in the 1920s. Reports indicate that they moved from Kenya after an agreement was reached at between the then British colonial government and Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom.
18:48
18:48

Anti-Corruption Agencies Fueling Confusion- Museveni 3 1 Top story

Museveni says he brought what he called confusion by founding different agencies to fight corruption something that has not addressed the question of corruption.
18:44
18:44

Teso MPs Threaten Legal Action Against Landlords Who Protested Creation of Soroti City 2 1

Elijah Okupa, the Kasilo County MP in Serere says they are studying the document presented to various offices and will soon make a decision on whether to drug the petitioners to court. He claims that three people, whose names were included as petitioners have approached him and disowned the document.
18:29
18:29

Over 3000 Older Persons in Busia to Benefit from SAGE Funds 3

Raphael Osacha, the Busia District Community Development Officer, says each registered elder will receive Shillings 150,000 as arrears for the past six months.
18:20
18:20

Lugazi Residents Decry USMID Delays as Road Network Wanes Lugazi Municipality 4 1

Lugazi is one of the eight municipalities which were selected to benefit from the additional funding for the implementation of the second phase of the World Bank-supported project. The others are Kitgum, Kamuli, Mubende, Kasese, Busia, Ntungamo and Apac.
18:05
18:05

Wakiso Receives 2.4M Face Masks for Free Distribution Free Masks 3 2

Dr. Mathias Lugoloobi, the Wakiso District Health Officer thanked government for living up to its promise to provide masks to residents, despite the fact that it has taken some time to become a reality.
17:36
17:36

Over 30 Families in Mbale Homeless After Eviction 4 3 Top story

In 2008, Government gazetted 619 acres of land in Musoto village located about six kilometers South of Mbale Central Business District to host the industrial park. The land formerly belonged to Bugisu Co-operative Union and was allocated to Uganda Investment Authority as part of the three billion-Shilling bail out Government advanced the union.
17:33
17:33

Beirut Explosion An Eye-Opener to Uganda - Kadaga petrol stations 1 1

Speaker Rebecca Kadaga tasked the Premier Ruhakana Rugunda to direct institutions responsible for health and safety measures in factories and institutions with explosive and volatile substances to take precautionary measures so that Uganda does not suffer calamity.
17:22
17:22

UPDF Impersonator Arrested in Kitgum 2

The suspect, identified as Brian Omara alias Vincent Onyang was arrested while drunk and donning full military uniform in Kitgum Municipality on Tuesday.
17:01
17:01

DPP Withdraws Charges Against MP Francis Zaake Zaake torture

“This is to inform court that the Director of public prosecutions has decided to discontinue proceedings against Hon. Francis Zaake,” the letter reads. The letter was copied to Mityana Resident State Attorney and Regional Criminal Investigation Department Office.
16:59
16:59

Uganda Earned UGX 1.8 Trillion from Coffee in 2019/2020 – Report ucda 1 1

The Ministry says in the latest reporting that this was the highest figure the country has exported in a single financial year. As a result, the country earned USD 494 million (1.8 trillion shillings).
14:07
14:07

Residents Raise Concern About Pinning of Campaign Posters on Road Signs UNRA 7 2

In the areas of Rwakaraba and Burambira in Kabale municipality as well as Bubaare, Hamurwa, Ikumba and Muko sub-counties in Rubanda, several campaign posters especially of National Resistance Movement- NRM party aspirants have been pinned on the road signs.
14:03
14:03

Lyantonde Butchers Protest Slaughtering Fees 1

The butchers under their association Lyantonde Meat Park Investment Club are demanding for 50 percent reduction of the fees or else they will be forced to abandon the district abattoir.
13:17
13:17

Breastfeeding Link to COVID-19 is Negligible- WHO

Dr Laurence Grummer-Strawn, head of the World Health Organization’s Food and Nutrition Action in Health Systems unit said that the agency has not documented any indicator around the world, to show that COVID-19 can be transmitted through breastmilk.
12:50
12:50

Common RDTs Ineffective in Detecting Malaria - Study Ministry of Health 1 2 Top story

The researchers found, for patients who sought care in the outpatient department, the malaria parasite positivity rate was 13.3 per cent for HS-RDTs, more than double that of 6.4 per cent with the common RDTs on the same patients who were largely children and adolescents aged 5-17 years.
12:35
12:35

Flying Squad Successfully Investigates 248 Cases in Two Years 1 Top story

In August 2018, Ochola revamped the Flying Squad Unit –FSU and placed it under the direct supervision of the Criminal Investigations Directorate –CID led by AIGP Grace Akullo. He directed CID to screen all personnel in the unit, which saw 40 out of 120 personnel dropped.
12:21
12:21

Police in Koboko Yet to Recover Missing Guns 2 2

Three warders Chief 3 Khan, the OC Lobule prison, Corporal Johnson Atiku, the in-charge stores and Corporal Zebedee Zakayo, the in-charge armoury were arrested and later charged with theft and negligence.
11:44
11:44

Justice Okalany Positive about ICC Interview Despite Technical Glitch Suzan Okalany 1

Okalany is competing for the job with three others; Morris A. Anyah from Nigeria, Fergal Gaynor from Ireland, and Richard Roy from Canada, for what is arguably the most important job in the international criminal justice system. They are seeking to replace Gambian national Fatou Bensouda, whose tour of duty ends in June 2021.
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