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Sheikh Yunus Kamoga applies for bail siting old age and deteriorating health

By Sania Babirye The convicted and jailed  Tabliq sect leader Sheikh Yunus Kamoga has applied  for bail  before the Court of Appeal. The bail application...
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Residents discover another body of Sironko mudslide victim

Residents have recovered the remains of 16-year-old Sam Wayanga, one of the Sironko mudslide victims more than a month after the incident. Residents recovered Wayanga’s decomposing...
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Byandala has a case to answer says Anti-corruption court

By Sania Babirye Anti corruption court Justice Lawrence Gidudu has ruled that the former works minister Abraham Byandala and his six  co accused have a case to...
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Former KCC employee sues KCCA boss over unpaid salary

By Sania Babirye The   executive Director of Kampala Capital  City Authority( KCCA)Jennifer Musisi has been summoned by the high court in Kampala on allegations of...
Kikuubo

Shops down town open to business amidst “togikwatako” tension

Streets in Kampala’s central business district (CBD) are bustling with activities despite public anxiety and heavy deployment over the upcoming presidential age limit debate in...
Judge speaks out on why Mathew Kanyamunyu was denied bail.

Kanyamunyu applies for Bail for the forth time

By Sania Babirye Mathew Kanyamunyu Muyogoma who is charged with the murder of Kenneth Akena a social worker at Lugogo in Kampala in 2016 has...
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Mwanje and others return to court for trial over Kigundu

 By Sania Babirye The former acting Amir of Nakaserero Mosque  sheikh  Yahaya Ramathan Mwanje and seven others have been committed to the international crimes division...
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Heavy rain in Isingiro washes homes and livestock away

Hundreds of people are homeless in Nyamiyanja and Birere Sub counties in Isingiro district following heavy rains that have been pounding the area since Sunday....
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Civil society urged to strengthen digital departments

By Edwin Muhumuza Civil Society Organizations are rooting for the strengthening of cyber security in a bid to safe guard them- selves from attackers. Executive...
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Semwanga’s body will not be exhumed, court rules

By Sania Babirye The High court in Kampala has dismissed an application that was seeking  orders to  have  the body of the late Ivan Ssemwanga...
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Ugandans urged to screen housemaids for crime before employment

Dr. Fred Yiga, the Police Director Interpol and Peace Support Operations has asked Ugandans to get their house maids screened for crimes before employing them....
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Minister Jeje Odongo says Entebbe murders are ritual sacrifices

Ritual cleansing, domestic disputes and land conflicts could have fueled a spate of mysterious killings in parts of Katabi Town Council and Nansana Municipality, Wakiso...
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Justice Chibita slaps fresh charges against Major Kiggudu suspected murderers

By Sania Babirye The Director of Public Prosecutions Mike Chibita has this morning formally withdrawn charges of murdering Maj. Muhammad Kiggudu and his bodyguard   against...
food

Sironko mudslide victims receive food relief from Government

Government has finally delivered 500 bags of maize flour to mudslides victims in Sironko district. The maize flour was delivered to Sironko district headquarters on...
food

Ugandans are faced with food insecurity, officials blame it on past drought

The population of food-stressed Ugandans has increased to 26.5 percent from the 16 percent reported in July 2016, according to a report from the Office...
sevo

Tooro Queen mother warned against evicting people from land

President Museveni has warned Best Kemigisa, the Queen Mother of Tooro Kingdom against carrying out illegal land evictions. Museveni issued the warning while appearing on...
roads

MPs THREATEN TO DEMONSTRATE OVER THE DELAYED CONSTRUCTION OF MBALE –TIRINYI ROAD

By Edwin Muhumuza Members of parliament from the eastern region of Uganda have vowed to demonstrate on Monday next week if the Uganda National Roads...
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Work at standstill as judicial officers continue with their strike

By Sania Babirye The Judicial Officers strike has entered its second day with many suspects who are on bail stranded at court as they reported...
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Kaweesi murder suspects sent back to Luzira

By Sania Babirye The 20 suspects charged with the murder of  the former police spokesperson AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi have been remanded back to Luzira...
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Justice Owiny set to replace Justice Steven Kavuma

President Yoweri Museveni has appointed Justice Alphonse Owiny-Dollo as the Deputy Chief Justice. In his August 18 letter to the Speaker of Parliament, the president...
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Telecoms fail to verify four million sim cards due to mismatching NINs

The Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Information, Communication and Technology says that details of nearly four million Sim Cards submitted by subscribers cannot be...
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Kamoga and two other face life imprisonment

By Sania Babirye The international crimes division of the high court has handed a life imprisonment sentence to the Tabliq sect leader Sheikh Yunus Kamoga ...
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Security tight at High court as Muslim clerics murder suspects await judgement

By Sania Babirye The international crimes division of the high court will at 2 o’clock  deliver its judgement  in a case in which  14 people...
murder

Woman gang raped and murdered in Entebbe

By Robert Segawa Another woman has been killed in Entebbe Wakiso district bringing the total number  to seven women killed in the area in last...
sugar

Security beefed up in Amuru land surveying commences

By Robert Segawa Security has been tightened in Kololo, Amuru district as government starts surveying land set aside for business man Madhvani to grow sugarcanes....
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Boda Boda rider fined over Ugx 1M for operating without a permit

By Sania Babirye A boda boda rider has been fined 1.1million shillings  for operating without a  permit. Azizi Ssekitoleko was found guilty by City hall...
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Kihika expected in Court today

By Sania Babirye Former UBC managing Director Paul Kihika is today expected to appear before Nakawa magistrate court for  his second bail application. Last week...
death

Police man kills one, injures two others at a party

Police in Kole district are holding a constable identified as Charles Ayepa for shooting a civilian dead and injuring two others. North Kyoga Regional Police...
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President’s chair arrives at Bomas as Kenyans wait with bated breath

The president’s chair and a security team have already been taken to Bomas in anticipation of IEBC’s announcement of Kenya’s president. The seat is so...
bail

KCCA law enforcers granted bail after being charged with Manslaughter

Four Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA Law Enforcement Officers picked up in connection with the death of Oliver Basemera, a hawker, have appeared in court. The...
cancer

National Drug Authority impounds fake cancer drugs on Ugandan market

National Drug Authority (NDA) has impounded packages of unregistered and counterfeit cancer medicines that are being sold on the Ugandan Market. The drugs include Avastin...
Raila

NASA’s Raila says Late Msando’s identity was used access IEBC systems

Hackers used the late Chris Msando’s identity to access IEBC systems, claims NASA chief Raila Odinga who earlier dismissed poll results as fake. Raila, who...