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20:44
20:44

Salamu Musumba Withdraws Petition against Kadaga election 2 1

Musumba had filed the petition before the High Court in Jinja faulting both Kadaga and Electoral Commission for allegedly orchestrating irregularities, which affected the outcome of the January 2021 general election.
18:11
18:11

KCCA Traffic Flow Control Masterplan Taking Shape 2 1

Robert Kyukyu, the Manager for Strategy Management at Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) told Parliament’s Presidential Affairs Committee that the master plan followed a grant agreement worth USD 23 million, (81.16 billion Shillings) signed with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in February 2019, towards traffic flow improvement.
17:56
17:56

Imam, Three Others Remanded for Assaulting Worshipers at Masaka Mosque 1

Abaasi Nseera, together with Hakim Nseera, Farouk Mulumba and Musa Tamale appeared before Masaka grade one magistrate Grace Wakooli, and charged with threatening violence and inflicting bodily injuries on two members of the Muslim community in Masaka. The offences were allegedly committed on May 26, this year.
17:00
17:00

Police Arrest Suspected Ringleader of Wakiso Machete-Wielding Gang Fred Enanga 1 1

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, says that a team of Police officers in Entebbe picked up Ssekasi when they responded to an alert as he was preparing for another robbery mission.
16:57
16:57

UIA Gets Free Land for Development of Industrial Parks in Western Uganda

Kisoro District alone has offered 620 acres of land located in Kibaya in Kirundo Town Council, on the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo.
16:36
16:36

Police Arrest Four For Raiding Mosque in Mukono Mukono RDC 2 2 Top story

Kisitu, who is one of the suspects in police custody, claims that the mosque stands on the six acres of land belonging to his late father, Damyano Mukasa. However, Sheikh Saziri Lumala, says that they built the mosque on part of the land donated by Abdul Karim Ddumba who bought it at Shillings 20M.
16:27
16:27

MPs Demand Answers on Proposal to Host Afghan Refugees 3 1

Uganda is among the African countries that the US has courted to host the Afghan refugees after Taliban militants ousted Ashraf Ghani’s government. The Taliban were two decades ago deposed by American troops. Media reports indicate that government officials on Tuesday evening held discussions about arrangements of hosting the refugees at the request of United States- US and these are proposed to first be hosted at Mandela National Stadium where they will be quarantined for Covd-19.
16:06
16:06

Ray of Hope as President Issues New Orders on Construction of John Kale Institute 3

President Museveni promised in 2017, to construct the Institute in memory of the late John Muhima Kalekezi, the father of the former Inspector-General of Police Edward Kale Kahiyura for his role in instilling the spirit of Pan-Africanism amongst Ugandans. In the same year, the President laid a foundation stone for the construction of the institute on 168-acres’ of land at Rwivovo village in Nyakabande sub-county.
15:50
15:50

Ugandans Struggling To Meet Revised UAE Travel Requirements 4 1 Top story

Dr. James Eyul, who is in charge of Port Health at Entebbe Airport on behalf of the Ministry of Health, says that samples are currently picked from UAE air bound passengers at the airport and tests are carried out at Peniel Beach.
15:49
15:49

Judge Orders Police to Produce Certified Statements of Witnesses 2

In his petition, Tumuramye alleges that his rival engaged in voter bribery, intimidation, and ballot stuffing. He also alleges that his agents were chased away from polling stations.
15:37
15:37

Court Dismisses Election Petition Against Deceased Kayunga LCV Chairperson Kayunga District 1 1

Justice Olive Kazaarwe Mukwaya on Wednesday threw out the application on grounds that Bandikubi and Sserubugo’s lawyers were not in court. She also based her ruling on the notice of withdrawal that was submitted by Bandikubi and attached to the application.
15:23
15:23

Prisons Stuck with Close to 7,000 Inmates 3 1

Frank Baine, the spokesperson of the Uganda Prisons Service says that 4,440 suspected capital offenders completed their mandatory six-month remand period and were committed for trial in the High Court and another 2,472 are still waiting for committal to the High Court for trial.
14:58
14:58

Uproar as WENRECo Declares Week Load Shedding in West Nile 1 4

“WENRECo informs its customers that there will be load shedding of electricity supply from Monday 16th to 22nd August…the areas affected include Arua Central Business District, Zombo Nebbi Pakwach …among others,” reads the notice in part.
14:37
14:37

Experts Attribute Polio Resurgence to Missed Immunization Makerere University 3

Dr Annet Kisakye, the Immunization Focal Person at the World Health Organization Uganda Office says that while the Ministry of Health is attributing the outbreak to cross border movement from South Sudan, there’s a big gap in immunization in the capital city with a lot of children only taking bits of the three-dose jabs.
14:09
14:09

Court Dismisses Petition Against Eastern Youth MP Benard Odoi 3 1

Justice Kakooza threw out the petition at Mbale high court on Wednesday morning on grounds that it lacks merit. Balunywa ran to court to nullify Odoi’s victory on grounds that he was ineligible to run for the youth parliamentary seat.
14:09
14:09

FUFA Postpones Stanbic Uganda Cup Again Ahmed Hussein 1

“The FUFA Competitions Department has postponed the Semifinals of the Stanbic Uganda Cup that were due to be played between 19th and 30th August 2021. The decision was taken to give the National team more time to continue with preparations for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Qualifiers as the Uganda Cranes will play against Kenya and Mali next month. The Competitions Department will communicate new dates”. Hussein revealed
13:55
13:55

Bamunanika MP Irked By Delays to Hear Electoral Petition

Ssekitooleko’s lawyer Chrysostom Katumba says that they are ready to proceed with the case anytime.
13:30
13:30

Illegal Land Claimants Emerge Along Kitgum-Kidepo Road 5 1

The Uganda National Road Authority (UNRA) is currently carrying out an assessment and evaluation exercise on properties that will be destroyed along the 115 km road stretch that has been earmarked for the upgrade to tarmac this financial year.
13:06
13:06

1000 Kikuube Flood Victims Languishing in Abject Poverty floods 3 1 Top story

John Karingo, a resident of Nsonzi landing site, says that the floods submerged his five houses and he currently stays with his family members in the neighbouring Church of Uganda-CoU building since he has nowhere to go. He wants the government to find land and resettle them.
12:45
12:45

26 Year- Old on the Run for Murdering His Mother Uganda Polce Force

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the North Kyoga Police Spokesperson, says that investigations into the matter are ongoing. “Alwedo was found dead but half-naked in the family’s pit latrine with several cut wounds on her head and had her mobile phone,” he said.
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