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Lady Justice Dr. Winfred Nabisinde has rejected an application to dismiss a petition challenging the election of Busiro North Member of Parliament, Paul Nsubuga. Through his lawyers led by Chrysostom Katumba, Nsubuga wanted the petition filed by his rival Edgar Lubadde dismissed on grounds that they were served outside the stipulated time. They told the […]

Government Ministries are yet to agree on how to manage the Shillings 200 billion relief package that President Yoweri Museveni announced for micro, small and medium enterprises while announcing the second COVID-19 induced lockdown. More than a month later, the money is yet to be released to the would-be recipients. The cash was meant for […]

The UPDF Armoured Brigade has joined the Police force to contain the escalating murders in Greater Masaka Region. This follows the unexplained killing of 18 people in the region in less than two months. The killings started in early July and spiralled into this month. Some of the victims escaped with serious injuries. Brigadier Deo […]

The first batch of 51 Afghan evacuees arrived in the country this morning aboard a chartered flight, according to the Foreign Affairs Ministry. “The evacuees who included women, men and children underwent the necessary security screening as well as the mandatory COVID-19 testing and the required quarantine procedures” reads the unsigned statement issued by the […]

The deputy speaker of Rubanda District, Pierre Mbabazi Nyetegyereize and two others are in trouble for alleged mismanagement of funds meant for the Kabale journalists Emyooga Sacco. Mbabazi, who doubles as the Hamurwa Sub county LC V councillor was arrested on Monday for fraudulently acquiring a loan of Shillings 1.2 million from the journalist’s Sacco […]

The death of the Deputy Inspector General of Police Maj Gen Paul Lokech was caused by a blood clot.  Lokech died on Saturday morning at his home in Buwate, Kira Municipality in Wakiso District. According to the police, the post-mortem was conducted by a team of four pathologists who included Dr Moses Byaruhanga from police, Brig […]

Hundreds of people in Pader district have continued flocking to the rural home of the former Deputy Inspector General of Police, Major General Paul Lokech to mourn his demise. The country woke up on Saturday to the news of Lokech’s death. According to police reports, the Deputy IGP died because of blood clots, which affected […]

The communication suspending the operations of some non-governmental organizations has caused confusion and disruptions across a section of the affected entities and fears among others. The majority of the NGOs have since claimed they were never given prior notice, having heeded to previous warnings by the NGO Bureau. The directive affects 54 entities some of which […]

Travels at Entebbe International Airport dropped by 14,000 passengers between June and July mainly due to the nationwide lockdown and global travel restrictions. Although president, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni announced a total lockdown in June that ran for 42 days, he left Entebbe International Airport open. Despite this, Vianney Luggya, the Spokesperson of the Uganda Civil Aviation […]

The Uganda National Examinations Board has recorded the lowest number of absentee candidates in the 2020 Uganda Advanced Examination Certificate- UACE exams. A total of 952 candidates registered for the exams but did not show up. This is the lowest number of absentee candidates that UNEB has recorded in the past five years.     In 2019 […]

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