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22:36
22:36

Gaddafi Nasur Asks Court to File Additional Affidavits in Katikamu North Election Petition

On Thursday, Gaddafi through his lawyers led by Asuman Nyonyintono told the court presided over by Justice Margaret Apiny that affidavits of five witnesses swore before a commissioner of oaths Carmel Nakalyowa who lacked a valid practising certificate as an advocate of court.
22:02
22:02

MPs Halt Reallocation of REA Budget to Energy Ministry 4

Butambala County MP Muhammad Muwanga Kivumbi cited differences in figures presented by the Ministry of Finance, saying the money being transferred is different from the figures approved by Parliament.
21:47
21:47

MOH Wants Afghan Refugees Vaccinated Against Polio Ministry of Health 2

Dr. Alfred Driwale, the Manager Uganda Expanded Programme on Immunization (UNEPI) told journalists on Thursday that they have proposed to the technical committee handling the refugees that the visitors should be vaccinated against both type 1 and type 2 strains of the virus irrespective of their age.
21:37
21:37

Mountains of the Moon Lecturers Demand Answers On Delayed Gov't Takeover 1

The lecturers have vowed not to hold with online teaching until they are briefed about the progress of the takeover.
19:54
19:54

Pictorial: Hundreds Receive Gen Lokech's Body in Pader

Gen Lokech's Body arrived in Pader District on Thursday morning on board a Uganda People's Defence Helicopter. It landed at Archbishop Flynn Secondary School in Pader Town Council.
19:34
19:34

Arua City Mayoral Election Petition Withdrawn 2 5

During the preliminary hearing of the petition on Thursday at Arua High Court, Kato’s lawyer Paul Manzi asked Court for leave to withdraw the petition with an order that each party bears its own cost.
18:55
18:55

Man Arrested Assembling Bombs in Pader District 2

The suspect was arrested on Thursday from Atimikica Guest House, in Pader Town Council where he had booked along with another colleague who is on the run.
18:37
18:37

Africa Health Ministers Commit to End Polio Amidst Resurgence

Almost 100 million African children have been vaccinated against polio since July 2020, after activities were paused due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Although, in Uganda up to 2million children are estimated to have missed polio vaccination.
17:31
17:31

Court Declines to Dismiss Busiro North MP Election Petition Edgar Lubadde 1 2 Top story

In her ruling, Lady Justice Dr. Winfred Nabisinde dismissed the application, saying that Nsubuga filed an application seeking similar prayers on March 31st 2021 but withdrew it. According to the judge, the withdraw meant that Nsubuga was already aware that there was a petition against him.
17:01
17:01

Court Rejects Re-trial of Murder Case Against Businessman Kato Kajubi Masaka High Court 1

Justice Nakintu held that a High Court has no jurisdiction to re-appraise a decision of the Court of Appeal, adding that her court could also not act to pre-empt the office of the DPP on how to conduct their proceedings.
16:52
16:52

Police Disperse Kyagulanyi’s Wife, MPs with Teargas in Nakaseke Nakaseke Police 2 1

Their presence attracted crowds as residents gathered to catch a glimpse of the legislators. They were intercepted by the police as they approached the health Centre and asked to handover the items to the district COVID-19 Taskforce at Butalangu.
16:43
16:43

Court to Rule on Affidavits in Bushenyi-Ishaka Municipality Petition Mbarara High Court

During the session, Tayebwa presented 13 affidavits that he said should be considered during the hearing of the petition.
16:33
16:33

Uganda to Hold Two-Day Agribusiness Expo in Mombasa 3 1

According to John Mulimba, the State Minister of Foreign Affairs in charge of regional cooperation, the two-day expo that will take place from September 8-9 is aimed at promoting the agricultural sector.
16:31
16:31

CID Chief Dispatches Investigators to Probe Masaka Killings 1 1 Top story

Charles Twine, the CID Spokesperson, says that on top of heightened police deployment to curb the vice, the CID boss has dispatched a team of investigators to probe the cause of the killings.
16:24
16:24

Masaka Killings: Opposition MPs Demand Security Deployment 1 5

Speaking to journalists on Thursday, Mpuuga demanded the presence of security personnel in the area. He also said that the Minister of Security Jim Muhwezi and the Minister of Internal Affairs, Kahinda Otafire to take up their responsibility.
15:56
15:56

Imposter Arrested in Soroti Hospital 1 1

Denis Echiku, a resident of Katine Sub County was arrested by the police after a tip-off from patients. Echiku has been camping at Ward 1 and extorting money from unsuspecting patients who need x-ray services.
15:50
15:50

Many City Traders Ignorant of Presidential Stimulus Package 5

Juliet Mukasa, a trader at Superior Arcade, says the stimulus package wouldn’t be a bad idea. She, however, says that given the bureaucracy involved in the government projects, the money may not benefit them.
15:46
15:46

Acholi Districts Eulogize Gen. Lokech in Joint Council Meeting 3 1

Lokech, 55, is regarded as one of the high ranking military officers of all time that ever emerged from the Acholi sub-region.
14:48
14:48

Five Ugandans Refuse to Leave Afghanistan 2 1

Speaking to reporters on Thursday at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Kampala, John Mulimba the Minister of State for Regional Cooperation said the government is only aware of 17 Ugandans who have been living and working in Afghanistan.
14:42
14:42

Court Dismisses Bail Application by UPDF Lt. Col. Facing Murder

The suspects reportedly shot the deceased to death before arresting his 9 family members. They were arrested and charged with murder contrary to section 188/189 of the Penal Code Act, conspiracy to commit murder contrary to sections 188 and 189 of the Penal Code Act.
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