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19:39
19:39

Katakwi Councilors Reject All proposed DSC Members Over Nepotism 1 1

Elakas had proposed Joseph Okiror Kedi, Jane Acam- Acayet and Margret Ajiro as members of Katakwi District Service Commission. But councilors noted that the proposed persons had blood relations with Elakas and his secretary, Obetel.
19:33
19:33

Fire Guts Mwena Landing Site, Destroys Property Worth Millions 2 3

Over 8 houses and millions-worth of properties have perished in a fire that gutted part of Mwena Landing Site in Kalangala Town Council
19:25
19:25

Buganda Kingdom Mourns South Africa’s Zulu King 3

Addressing Journalists at a Press Conference in Bulange-Mengo, the Katikkiro of Buganda Charles Peter Mayiga said that King Zwelithini has been very close to the Kingdom of Buganda and a close confidant of Kabaka Mutebi II.
19:20
19:20

Jinja City Surveyor Charged for Forgery ground

Kitimba who on Friday evening pleaded not guilty to all the three counts labelled against him was arrested from his Kampala hideout on Thursday.
19:13
19:13

East African Law Society Sues Uganda Gov't Over Internet Shutdown 2 3

In their petition, the lawyers who came to sue led by the East African Law Society President Bernard Oundo, also argue that despite the internet restoration, access to social media platform like Facebook remains restricted to date.
18:54
18:54

CID Grills ISO Deputy Director Taban Amin over $8million Fraud 1

Taban, the son of Uganda's former President Idi Amin, was summoned by the Criminal Investigations Directorate-CID in Kibuli this afternoon. The development has been confirmed by the CID spokesperson Charles Twine.
18:46
18:46

Apac District Leaders Raise Concern over Being Sidelined from UGX 114b Project European Union (EU) 6

Asante Odongo, the LCV vice chairperson who said he has only been hearing about DINU programs in other districts not knowing it was being implemented in his district as well.
18:42
18:42

Emyooga Beneficiaries in Oyam Demand Business Skills Training Oyam District 2

The demands from the groups come shortly after the government disbursed more than one billion Shillings to facilitate beneficiaries of the initiative, which is also known as Emyooga, in the two constituencies of the district.
18:32
18:32

Suspected Cattle Thief Commits Suicide to Escape Arrest

According to Kigezi Region Police Spokesperson Elly Maate, the suspected motive for suicide was the deceased's desire to dodge arrest, having been a habitual thief wanted by police on various charges of stealing cattle
17:47
17:47

Parliament Clears Mutebile, Ochola for New Terms 2 1 Top story

The 71-year-old economist has been at the helm of Bank of Uganda-BoU since 2001 and in January, President Yoweri Museveni re-appointed him as Governor for the next five years pending parliament approval. Sources in the appointments committee described Mutebile as physically weak but mentally sharp.
17:31
17:31

Gulu University, Ministry of Works Embroiled in Land Dispute 1

Peter Lokeris Aimat the State Minister of Works and Moroto district leaders led by Napaja Keem the LCV Chairperson and Chief Administrative Officer Charles Komaketch were on a fact mission on how the Gulu University was given the land belonging to the ministry of works without consulting the ministry.
17:09
17:09

Arua District Leaders Irked by Delays to Share Assets with City 2 3

On July 1st last year, Terego district became autonomous from Arua and was given a share of the assets like office furniture and equipment, motor vehicles among others and at the same time Arua City became operational and left Vurra County as the only residual Arua district.
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16:44

FUFA Suspends Fans for Mbarara City Game mbarara city fc 1 1

According to the FUFA disciplinary committee, Mbarara city allowed fans into the stadium without written authorization from FUFA. The committee adds that most of the fans were not wearing face masks.
16:40
16:40

Agriculture Body Seeks USD 1.1 billion to Save Starving Population

The true picture of what exactly transpired in 2020 is expected to be painted in the annual Global Report on Food Crises to be launched in April. but even before it comes up FAO predicts that the total number of people who experienced acute food insecurity at crisis or worse levels in 2020 is expected to exceed 2019's high of 135 million people.
16:35
16:35

Kadaga Woos Turkish Investors for Uganda’s Agro-Processing Industry Parliament 1

Kadaga said that in light of the ongoing trade wars between Uganda and other East African Countries, it is crucial that focus shifts to value addition in sugarcane, maize and other produce. She said that sugarcane can for instance be turned into syrups and paper, to save Ugandans who are struggling with markets for their agricultural produce.
16:22
16:22

Construction of USD 1.3M Border Export Zone Starts at Bunagana Border 2

According to Edward Katumba Wamala, the Minister of Works and Transport, the work which kicks off with immediate effect will last only 12 months for the project to be completed.
16:18
16:18

Constitutional Court Dismisses Petition Against Nansana Municipality MP Wakayima 3 1

The panel of five Constitutional Court Justices led by Deputy Chief Justice Richard Buteera agreed with the respondents and dismissed the case on grounds that it was a disguised appeal and that there was nothing constitutional for them to interpret.
16:03
16:03

Exodus of Karimojong Kids to Kampala Feared as Hunger Bites Region

Ms Esther Munyesi, the senior community development officer in charge of Gender in Napak district, said between 30 to 40girls are being trafficked in a month, something she said needs affirmative action be taken.
15:53
15:53

Headteacher Accused of Embezzling UPE Funds in Kitgum 4

The Chairperson of the School Management Committee Samuel Ochola alleges that the school headteacher Patrick Omal reportedly forged his signature and that of the treasurer to withdraw the said funds in two separate transactions from the school bank account.
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