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Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA has resolved to halt the implementation of a new contract issued to concessionaires involved in garbage collection in the city The political leadership of KCCA wants the authority to first audit the three companies to assess their efficiency and capacity before they can be allowed to collect waste in different parts […]

The Minister of State for Kampala Capital City and Metropolitan Affairs, Kabuye Kyofatogabye has said that the Ministry’s 2.5 billion Shillings Covid-19 response budget is yet to be considered. Kabuye was on Tuesday appearing before the Public and Local Government Accounts committees. The committees are currently reviewing a list of beneficiaries of the COVID-19 relief […]

Security personnel on Tuesday arrested 48 people for allegedly terrorizing residents of Apaa Township. They were arrested by the police and the army during a crackdown following attacks on residents of the area. The fourth division army spokesperson, Lt. Kato Ahmad Hassan says that the suspects were arrested from Aliwara Village in Itirikwa Sub County […]

A court in China has convicted a Canadian businessman of espionage and sentenced him to 11 years in prison. Michael Spavor has been detained since 2018, after being arrested with fellow Canadian ex-diplomat Michael Kovrig. The verdict will test a strained relationship between the Canadian and Chinese governments. It comes as an extradition battle involving […]

Police have used live bullets to disperse an angry mob for attempting to torch the vehicle of an Asian national for allegedly fleeing an accident after knowing 13-year-old Susan Kalende along Lubas road in Southern division in Jinja City on Sunday afternoon. The 71 year old, Patel Motibhayi was driving a NOAH registration number; UAW […]

The Rosebud Ltd flower farm, a flagship Ugandan roses exporter has been internationally accredited to sell its flowers across the globe. Managing Director Rajiv Ruparelia said on Friday, August 6 that the development, which means Uganda’s number one rose’s exporter has accreditation for Fairtrade, helps the company to sell its products in all major markets […]

Ibanda Police are investigating circumstances surrounding the death of a security guard attached to Millennium Security Firm limited and theft of his firearm.  The deceased has been identified as Levi Kasaande Asinguza, 24 and the missing firearm is registration number SAR UGPOL 4182 1051364. Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi Region Police Spokesperson, says that Kasande disappeared […]

There was drama in Makhonje Khanje village in Bumasikye Sub County in Mbale district this morning when angry residents decided to vote out their area LC 1 chairperson for alleged theft of a pig. The residents faulted Robert Masaba for not being exemplary and immediately threw him out of office by electing new leadership. They […]

Business is slow for taxi operators in Mukono district on day one of the resumption of public transport following the 42-day lockdown announced by the president to contain the second wave of COVID-19. Dozens of taxi drivers made it early to various stages expecting a big number of travellers. On Friday, President, Yoweri Museveni authorized […]

Construction works in a major wetland in Masaka City have been abandoned. In the past, leaders in Masaka city and environmental conservation activists have been at loggerheads with a senior officer of Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF identified as Major Patrice Mugume. Mugume hired trucks to dump the soil in the wetland, clearing part of it […]

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