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Jul 2023 23 results
17:04
17:04

Assailants Strangle Boda Boda Rider to Death murder 1

Muhammed Barongo, the area LC III Chairperson, revealed that Mugisa was last seen in the area on Sunday afternoon. He says that residents were shocked to find his lifeless body outside his house and immediately notified the authorities.
16:24
16:24

Kalongo Catholic Parish Prepares for 1st Anniversary of Blessed Ambrosoli 3

Quinto Owot, the chairperson of the event's organizing committee, has already reached out to potential supporters by sending written appeals for financial contributions. Owot appeals to the public to generously support the event, aiming to make it a vibrant and memorable occasion.
16:06
16:06

Ugandan Troops Launch Campaign to Combat Cholera in Eastern DR Congo 2 2

Colonel Michael Walaka Hyeroba, the Ugandan Contingent Commander in the area says that poor sanitation and lack of access to safe drinking water have been attributed to the main cause of Cholera since in the community use contaminated water as well as eating food coupled with poor fecal waste.
15:51
15:51

Lawyer Sues ULS for Nominating Representatives to Statutory Bodies Uganda Law Society 1 2

Kalali argues that the ULS leadership has been handpicking representatives to the professional bodies since 2016, contrary to the governing Act and election regulations, which mandate members to elect their representatives through the Annual General Assembly.
15:00
15:00

Land Commission Chokes On UGX 1.5BN Debt 4

Bujara explained that the Land Commission, utilizing the Land Fund, has acquired more than 500 square miles of land from various areas such as Kakumiro, Rwampara, and Mbarara districts at over 250 billion Shillings.
14:59
14:59

77 Lives Lost, 441 People Injured in Road Crashes Last Week 1 4

Most of the victims were motorcyclists and their passengers, accounting for 38 deaths followed by pedestrians who were 26, according to a report released by the police this morning. All deaths have been attributed to reckless driving.
14:46
14:46

Maracha Leaders Propose Peace Accord to Curb Inter School fights 1 1

Joseph Ecega, the acting deputy head teacher of Maracha Secondary School, said that their preliminary findings indicated that the conflicts were being fueled by former students, highlighting the need to address this issue effectively.
14:14
14:14

Missing Kikuube Child Found Dead murder 1 1

Twinamatsiko vanished from his parent’s home on July 3, 2023. His father had left him playing with his peers as he departed for the garden. Upon his return, Alinaitwe discovered that his son was missing and his playmates could not provide an explanation for his disappearance.
14:00
14:00

Iranian President Expected in Uganda for Two Day's Visit 1

In a brief statement, Kirunda says that President, Sayyid Ebrahim will hold bilateral talks with his host, President, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni at State House Entebbe on Wednesday before they jointly address the media at 11 am.
13:45
13:45

National Building Review Board Ordered to Compensate Developer Whose Project it Halted 1

The board had directed the State House Anti-Corruption Unit to halt the development on grounds of non-compliance to building regulations and criminal transgression. According to the board, the structure did not have an approved Traffic Impact Assessment Report, Stormwater Drainage Plans, Calculation reports as well as Approved and Certified Electrical drawings.
13:45
13:45

Police Constable Arrested, Another on the run For Shooting Three in Kikuube police officers 1 2

The suspect is Harold Mwesigye (PC Number 64523), and his colleague, who is still at large, is Constable Denis Arinaitwe (PC Number 76519). Both constables were assigned to Kinogozi Police Post in Kikuube District.
13:29
13:29

Security Guard Shoots Woman Before Taking His Own Life

Fred Mugoya, the LC 1 chairperson of Bugadde North village, says that he heard three gunshots in the morning and decided to open his house to establish what was happening. He explains that on noticing him, Anyanya fired two live ammunition in the air so as to scare him off before shooting himself in the chest.
12:23
12:23

Terror Alert: Kikuubo Traders Decry Decline in Sales as Police Tighten Security 1 3 Top story

All entrances to Kikuubo have been blocked, requiring traders and customers to use main entrances where police have stationed metal detector machines to screen everyone accessing the premises.
12:13
12:13

UPS Refutes Reports of Inmates Getting HIV in Jail 1

The Prisons Spokesperson, Senior Commissioner of Prisons (SCP) Frank Baine, says that most of the prisoners who were found to be HIV positive were already infected prior to their incarceration, but were unaware of their status.
12:03
12:03

Acholi Province Team Summons 44 Players Ahead of Clash With Teso 1 1

The players and technical team were summoned by head coach Godfrey Akena. They include seven goalkeepers, ten defenders, eighteen midfielders, and nine strikers.
11:55
11:55

Human Rights Watch Wants Uganda Oil Projects Stopped

The 47-page document titled, "Our Trust is Broken”: Loss of Land and Livelihoods for Oil Development in Uganda, says the Tilenga oil fields in Western Uganda and the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) have affected the livelihoods of 100,000 people.
08:57
08:57

Rethinking Modernization: Embracing Integration for a Sustainable Future 1 Top story

Modernization is the process of updating something to function effectively in contemporary times. Examples include advancements in technology like computers, high-speed internet, artificial intelligence, and mobile phones. Modernization, when implemented as a political and economic strategy, should be guided by science and logic, considering it a process of social change.
08:24
08:24

Unemployment, Peer Pressure Feasible Contributors to Violent Extremism

Another method used to recruit people into acts of violent extremism such as terrorism is through peer influence where indoctrinated youths are used to encourage their peers to join violent extremist groups.
08:08
08:08

FDC Mourns Late Charles Angiro Gutmoi 4 1

The FDC party president Patrick Oboi Amuriat described Angiro as a vocal advocate who held the government accountable, stating that his passing is not only a significant loss for the party but for Uganda as a whole.
07:57
07:57

Uganda Faces Surge in Internet Addiction-Related Mental Health Cases PACTA Uganda 4 1

Owor pointed out that the new emerging mental disease is currently internet addiction, resulting from the overuse of the internet, and various digital tools for different reasons including pleasure-seeking, company, work, sports betting, and trying to evade alcohol and drugs.
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