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22:02
22:02

Rev. Canon Baluku Elected 3rd Bishop of South Rwenzori Diocese 1

Baluku will succeed the Rt. Rev. Jackson Nzerebende, who has been the Bishop of the Diocese since 2003. A statement issued by the COU Provincial Secretary, Rev. Canon Captain William Ongeng shows that Rev. Canon Baluku will be consecrated and enthroned as the 3rd Bishop of South Rwenzori diocese on December 13th, 2020 at St. Paul’s Cathedral, Kasese.
21:49
21:49

Kadaga Riding on Constitutional Amendments for Re-election Persis Namuganza 1 Top story

In 2017, 317 members of parliament mainly from the NRM voted to amend the constitution to allow Museveni who will be 76 in 2021 to contest for the 6th elective term as president. Prior to its amendment, article 102(b) of the constitution restricted persons vying for presidency to between 35 and 75 years of age.
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Controversy Surrounds Kipoi's Release From Jail bubulo west 1 2 Top story

Iduuli told the Judges that Kipoi was a freeman after being released on bail. However, the Justices were shocked when the representative of the Attorney General, Jeffrey Atwiine tendered documents in court indicating that Kipoi was released by the Military Court after being granted Amnesty.
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20:30

Naguru Hospital Management Ejected from PAC Over Flawed Accounts 1 4

The MPs noticed a number of anomalies in the financial statement while interrogating the team on the poor absorption of funds by the hospital. In his report, the Auditor General noted that the hospital received Shillings 8.4billion in the financial year and only spent Shillings 8bn leaving a balance of 399M.
20:05
20:05

Nine Pick Presidential Nomination Papers From EC 6 5

Each of the aspirants is among other requirement required to collect 100 signatures from every district to support their nomination.
20:00
20:00

Bobi Wine Accused of Forging Signatures That Changed NURP to NUP 2 2

The former NURP founder members made the accusations through city lawyer, James Byamukama, who addressed journalists in Kampala on Tuesday. Byamukama said NURP has 395 members who claim that the party name was changed by only 51 members.
19:19
19:19

NSSF, Finance Ministry Sabotaging Midterm Access-Lyomoki nssf bill 1 4

Workers MP Sam Lyomoki has said there are plans to sabotage the National Social Security (NSSF) amendment Bill 2019 that seeks to allow for midterm access for member’s savings.
18:12
18:12

Ndeeba Faithfuls Plan to Rebuild Razed Church 2 4 Top story

Patrick Wakonye, one of the lay leaders at the church, says following their outcry to the authorities, they have been allowed to reorganize and rebuild the church as the matter is being resolved legally. He says they will reconstruct the church using contributions from willing members.
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COVID-19: Artists to Get UGX 6.6bn Stimulus Package COVID 19 2

The State Minister for Youths and Children Affairs Florence Nakiwala says that the Department of Culture in the Ministry is compiling the list of beneficiaries and working out modalities to run the fund.
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17:52

Kyagulanyi Challenges Church Leaders to Speak Out against Injustices 2 1

His comments came up just a day after the demolition of the structure that housed St Peters Church, Ndeeba, under Namirembe Diocese, in what appears to be the climax of a four-decade property wrangle between the Church of Uganda and the joint administrators of the estate of the late Evelyn Nachwa, a Buganda Kingdom Princess.
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17:43

Mukono Resident Battles Chronic Constipation for 19 Years 3 1

Apayo, 42, says he spends between one to four hours struggling to pass stool. But this also happens once in a blue moon, and when it does, the relief is just temporal. The pain, he says, cannot be easily described, although he points to a feeling of sluggishness and bloating.
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Buliisa Flood Victims Demand to be Resettled Lake Albert 1 4

The victims now want the government to acquire land and have them resettled since the floods are not likely to end soon and could affect their livelihoods for many years.
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Mayiga Asks Voters To Stop Pestering Aspirants for Money coffee farming 1 3 Top story

Erasto Kibirango, one of the aspirants for the Luweero LC V Chairperson’s seat, says the Covid19 restrictions, which forced them to hold town hall meetings have exposed them to huge expenses.
17:06
17:06

UPDF Captain Arrested Over Alleged Extortion 1

Captain Abaho was arrested alongside his alleged accomplice, Wilberforce Turyakira, by operatives at Café Javas in Kampala on Monday evening.
16:51
16:51

Fishermen Want Ban on Night Fishing Lifted As Piracy Increases lock down 2 4

The fishermen however told URN that since the curfew was announced, Congolese counter parts have been stealing their fishing gears including boat engines, nets, boats and their fish.
16:49
16:49

USD 14 Million Spent On Condoms in Three Years – Study condom use 2

Commenting on the assessment, Vastha Kibirige, who coordinates the Condom Unit at the Ministry of Health said they are challenged by the fact that the government free condoms received by the people are not targeted revealing finding them in big hotels in Kampala yet they are meant for those that can’t afford.
16:32
16:32

Police Arrest Kasese People Power Coordinator, 5 Others

Baluku, who is also eyeing the Kasese Municipality parliamentary seat, was picked up together with Walid Mako as they were planning to launch the NUP offices in Nyakasanga division in Kasese municipality on Tuesday afternoon.
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16:15

Court Sets Date For Hearing Rwanda-Uganda Border Closure Case Nicholas Ntarugera 1

According to the summons, the Registrar of East African Court of Justice Yufnalis Okubo is summoning both parties to appear for the hearing which will take place on September 14, 2020, via video conferencing.
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15:43

Lightning Kills Teenager in Amuru Lightning strikes

Apollo Okello Kaggwa, the Amuru District Health, Education and Sports Secretary, says the deceased was killed around 3pm on Monday during a heavy downpour.
15:27
15:27

Democratic Party Moves to Revive Party Support in Kasese DP 2 3

According to Kule, there are more than 3,000 DP party members in the district.
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