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Sep 2023 17 results
16:50
16:50

Kasubi Tombs Removed from List of World Heritage in Danger 1 Top story

The decision was reached during the extended 45th Session of the World Heritage Committee, which is currently taking place in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
15:41
15:41

Constitutional Court Okays Secret Vetting of Presidential Nominees 2

The decision arises from a 2015 petition filed by Legal Brains Trust, a non-profit organization together with Journalists Simon Kagwa Njala and Sulaiman Kakaire against the Attorney General. The petitioners ran to court to interpret rule 153 (2) of the Procedure of Parliament 2012, which states that the proceedings of the Appointments Committee of Parliament shall be closed.
14:59
14:59

Three Boda boda Riders in Trouble For Staging Unlawful Assembly

The Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire identifies the suspects as Stephen Komakech and Byamukama. The third suspect, who hasn’t been named is in custody at Jinja Road police station.
14:29
14:29

Magyezi Orders Investigations of Kabale Businessman Over Encroachment on Public Road 1 4

The disputed area in question is situated along Corryndon Road, which connects to the Kabale-Katuna roundabout and Makanga Hill. Mashemererwa is presently involved in the construction of commercial properties on this land.
13:11
13:11

Cracks Emerge at Pan-African Parliament Over Corruption Allegations 1 Top story

The controversy began with an August 30, 2023 letter from the 2nd Vice President of PAP, Dr. Ashebir Woldegiorgis Gayo (acting President at the time), addressed to Speakers of national Parliaments and Senates.
12:48
12:48

Court Upholds Shamba Boy's 20 Year-Jail Term for Aggravated Defilement 1 Top story

In their decision, the Court of Appeal Justices, Buteera, Gashirabake, and Kihika, agreed with the Prosecution that the sentence was lenient and saw no reason to interfere with it.
12:11
12:11

Alleged Malpractices, Complaints Mar Entebbe PDM Launch 4

Steven Mulindwa, the Entebbe Municipality Commercial Officer overseeing the program, explained that the presidential directive had caused delays due to necessary adjustments, as some beneficiaries had requested smaller amounts.
11:53
11:53

Family Heads to pay Shs15000 for Each Dependent in New NHIS Proposals 1 2 Top story

Grace Kiwanuka the Executive Director of the Uganda Healthcare Federation (UHF), says that the government’s proposal to have everyone pay irrespective of their financial capacity is a welcome move as it will protect the integrity of the fund.
10:57
10:57

Makerere University to Host 6th Geopolitics Conference 1 2

Professor Barnabas Nawangwe, the Vice Chancellor of Makerere University, emphasized the conference's focus on equipping the youth, who constitute a significant portion of Uganda's population, with knowledge that can prepare them for future leadership roles.
09:47
09:47

New Manifesto Launched in Push For Countries to Approve More HIV Prevention Options 4

In his remarks, Dr. Nelson Musoba the Director General of the Uganda AIDS Commission said as a solution they are changing their communication strategy to ensure different messages are tailored to address special challenges faced by different categories of people.
09:36
09:36

80 Youths Terrorize Locals in Pader 1

Milton Odongo, the Pader RDC in his September 9thm 2023 letter to the District Police Commander notes that the group is always armed with knives, machettes, timber with nails, and chains and is operating around Cuk Adek market, causing sleepless nights among the locals.
09:25
09:25

Busoga Kingdom Prepares for Coronation Anniversary of HRH Gabula Nadiope IV 1 2

Michael Kifubangabo, the spokesperson for Busoga Kingdom, announced that they have initiated flagship activities, including tree planting. Over 10,000 seedlings were distributed to more than 20 government and private schools across Iganga district.
09:06
09:06

Gulu City Resumes Disbursement of PDM Funds After Four Months of Setback 3 1

Gulu City initially received 3.390 billion Shillings from the PDM Secretariat for the benefit of 32 groups. However, the disbursement was temporarily halted due to reported irregularities, fraud, and a lack of human resources.
08:59
08:59

Heavy Rains Destroy Houses in Kahendero 1 2

Alube Juma, the local council one Chairperson for the area, confirmed that the intense rainfall, along with gusty winds last night, resulted in the collapse of several houses. Roofs were blown off, and an unspecified number of domestic animals and birds lost their lives.
08:48
08:48

Security Zeroes on 4 Suspects Over Last Week Bomb's in Kampala 1 1 Top story

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, stated in a joint announcement that two of the suspects were released because of lack of evidence connecting them to the IEDs found at Pr. Kayanja's church, Lungujja Zone Eight, Peace Guest House in Bunamwaya, and Mabiito Hub in Nateete.
08:02
08:02

Kyagulanyi Blasts NRM Gov't Over Persistent Land Evictions in Bunyoro Bobi wine 4 4 Top story

During a rally held at Kitana Primary School playground in Kigorobya town council in Hoima on Monday, where he was endorsing Moses Aguuda, the NUP candidate for the upcoming by-election for the Hoima LC V Chairperson’s seat, Kyagulanyi highlighted the dire situation in Bunyoro.
07:48
07:48

Uganda's Dairy Exports to Algeria Starting Next Month 2

At the opening of the 16th African Dairy Conference in Kampala, Samson Akankiza, the DDA Executive director, stated that the supply, which is currently only for powdered milk, had to go through Algeria's procurement procedures, which is now complete.
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