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May 2023 33 results
22:33
22:33

UNF Probe: PAC Directs CID Officials To Scrutinize Interrogate Contested Documents 1

Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) - Central Government has directed the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) to interrogate a set of documents submitted by the Uganda Netball Federation (UNF) and National Council of Sports (NCS) to rule out any cases of forgery.
22:14
22:14

Govt Plans 3-Year Universal Vaccination To Eradicate Livestock Disease

On how this will be sustained in terms of the costs, the minister said the government will asked the farmers to contribute to the cost of vaccines, though the government will subsidise it.
21:06
21:06

Businessman Remanded For Defrauding Cairo Bank Ugx 200M 1 2

Kisolo was charged in the absence of a State Attorney and therefore it couldn't be easier for Our Reporter or court to understand the progress of investigations.
17:28
17:28

Construction of Hima-Kinyabwamba-Kihyo Road Resumes Hima Town Council 1 6

The more than 8-kilometre stretch is a major route connecting Hima town council to the mountainous Kicwamba Sub County. Its construction stalled for more than two months due to heavy rains that devastated the area in recent months.
16:48
16:48

Panic As Family Returns to Reclaim Land Nakaseke District 3

Rebecca Kyomuhendo, the family representative, explains that they had to leave their land and belongings behind when they fled to Western Uganda due to the war. Now, almost forty years later, they have returned to reclaim their land.
16:33
16:33

Escalating Armed Robberies Worry Bunyoro Communities businessmen 1 2

Ibrahim Ssemaganda, a concerned resident of Hoima City, has expressed the disillusionment felt by the public due to the lack of arrests in any of the robbery cases, which he says has eroded their trust in the police and other security agencies.
16:05
16:05

CID Sends Tebangole's File to DPP 3 1

Fred Enanga, the Police Spokesperson, stated that the evidence collected from witness accounts, as well as the victim's statement, suggests that it was a case of mistaken identity.
15:59
15:59

Charcoal Dealers Abandon Tons of Wood in Agago 1 4

The Shea nut tree is highly revered in Acholi because of the cultural value attached to it. The tree is regarded as sacred and in the past people were made to believe that anyone who cut it would be cursed, and any man who climbed it would become impotent.
15:53
15:53

Judiciary Driver Remanded Over Hate Speech Stanley Kisambira 2

Kisambira denied the charges against him. The magistrate informed him that he would remain in Luzira Prison until June 2nd, 2023 when he will appear before the trial magistrate, Asuman Muhumuza, who was unavailable during the proceedings.
15:47
15:47

New Study Evaluates Antibiotic Combinations for Newborn Babies with Sepsis

According to a statement released on Monday, this trial will rank the safety and efficacy of three new combinations of older antibiotics fosfomycin-amikacin, flomoxef-amikacin, and flomoxef-fosfomycin against the current standard of care. It will also assess and validate the doses of two antibiotics (fosfomycin and flomoxef) for use in newborns.
15:41
15:41

Two SACCOs Leaders In Trouble Over Theft of UGX 21.7M PDM Cash 2

Luwero Resident District Commissioner, Richard Bwabye ordered the duo’s arrest following complaints from the beneficiaries. According to Bwabye, the SACCO received Shillings 58 million under the PDM program for providing loans to its members.
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14:52

MP Calls on Gov't to Aid 250 Homesteads Affected by Rainstorm Destruction Government 3

The heavy rainfall resulted in the destruction of hundreds of acres of food crops, including cassava, maize, bananas, and beans, among others. Additionally, numerous houses had their rooftops torn off by the forceful winds.
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14:33

Lack of Interpreters Delays Reading of Charges Shooting of Katumba's Daughter, Driver Terrorism 1

When the judge attempted to read the charges, it was discovered that there were no interpreters for the languages understood by the accused persons, namely Lusoga and Nubian. The suspects indicated that they understood English, Lusoga, Luganda, and Nubian.
14:19
14:19

Police Bans Pilgrims from Trekking in Night Hours 1 2

Every year, hundreds of thousands of people embark on a pilgrimage to the Catholic and Anglican shrines in Namugongo to commemorate the bravery of the Uganda Martyrs on June 3rd, who allegedly sacrificed their lives for their faith.
14:11
14:11

Judge Tasks Mabirizi to Reveal Source of Internal Memo in Iron Sheets Scandal Amos Lugoloobi 1 3

On April 17th, 2023, Mabirizi petitioned the Anti-Corruption Court, seeking to nullify the piecemeal investigations, arrests, detentions, and prosecutions carried out by the Uganda Police Force, Director of Public Prosecutions, or any other state agency related to the memo.
13:24
13:24

Body of Police Constable Retrieved from River Nile 2 1

According to Ignatius Dragudu, the spokesperson for North West Nile Police, the body was found during a joint search conducted by local fishermen and the Marine Ambulance rescue team.
12:19
12:19

Agago Clan Chiefs Crack Down on 500 Illegal Charcoal Dealers 3 1

Rwot Kasimiro Ongom, the clan chief of Patongo, reported the discovery of over 100 tents set up in the bushes during the operation.
12:02
12:02

Gate Collapse: RDC Halts Construction 1

Julie Namara, the Namisindwa Deputy Resident District Commissioner has since halted the construction works to allow for thorough investigations into the cause of the gate collapse.
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11:44

Man Sets House on Fire, Accusing Wife of Infidelity 1

Dan Wakuma, an eye witness says that Kituyi had a heated argument with his wife only identified as Anent, over the weekend. Kituyi accused her of providing food to men in the neighborhood whom he suspected of having a romantic interest in her.
10:56
10:56

MUASA Protests "Illegal” Suspension of Staff Tribunal 1

The Tribunal’s work was suspended last month by the University Council on the advice of the Attorney General, Kiryowa Kiwanuka. A letter written by the University secretary Yusuf Kiranda shows that the tribunal was not properly constituted. It was followed by the suspension of Chairperson Justice Tabaro.
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