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Punched Magistrate: Accused charged with assault, remanded


Fred Kyaligonza lost his cool and punched the magistrate after being convicted of failure to pay a debt of Shs4.8 million

Michael Mawanda declared winner of Igara East MP poll


The ruling National Resistance Movement's Andrew Martial came second with 12,991 votes

Faulty traffic lights sow chaos on Kampala roads


Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) officials have attributed the incidents to malfunction and vandalism

Jopadhola warn Iteso over cultural day event


The Iteso are scheduled to hold their first heritage day celebrations between today and Sunday at King George Memorial Stadium

600 structures face demolition


Mwesigwa said the number of developers seeking approval for their building plans had reduced by 30 per cent, which he blamed on the increasing number of unscrupulous engineers

Why Mukono junction expansion has stalled


Mr Kagimu says due to these disagreements, Unra has decided to abandon its earlier plan and resorted to repairing and beatifying the junction

50 government-aided schools face eviction


The KCCA spokesperson acknowledges the fact that majority of city schools do not have land titles, but he notes that they are engaging relevant bodies to protect schools’ land from land grabbers

Fire guts Tropical Bank in Masaka


Police say the fire was caused by a short circuit

One dead, seven injured in car crash


The driver of one of the cars died on spot

Security tightened in Bushenyi ahead of vote tallying


Six candidates including a former MP took part in the race for Igara East MP seat

How Museveni, NRM MPs agreed on 7-year term


New details emerging from the closed-door NRM Caucus meeting chaired by the President on Tuesday point at “a give and take deal” between Mr Museveni, who is the NRM chairman, and the MPs

Kadaga rejects calls to investigate Kutesa over bribery allegations


Ms Kadaga says it is premature given that it is not clear if the New York Southern District Magistrate’s Court, where a complaint in the allegation was made, is ready to proceed on the matter

Residents embrace energy saving stoves to save forests


The indiscriminate cutting of trees in Bwindi and Mgahinga national parks has been threatening the future of wild animals, especially the gorillas

Violence, voter bribery mar Igara East by-elections


There were reported cases of voter bribery, fighting amongst the voters due to misunderstandings at the polling stations and several arrests have been made pending investigations

250 drivers arrested as police tightens rules ahead of Christmas


Police have arrested at least 250 motorists along Kampala-Masaka Road over traffic related offences ahead of Christmas and New Year festivities

Parliament to debate age limit on Monday, says Kadaga


Parliament is in the process of amending Article 102 (b) of the Constitution which bars any person aged below 35 or above 75 from standing for President.

Doctors propose mental health tests for presidential candidates


This will give the electorate an idea of how the prospects are emotionally, how well they can reason and recall and perform daily tasks

UPDF deploys at Uganda-DRC border over rebel attacks


Uganda People’s Defence Force (UPDF) has deployed heavily along the Uganda-DRC border line in Bundibugyo district following last week’s attack on a United Nations base in Goma, Eastern DRC

Government to increase salaries for science teachers


President Museveni promised to increase salaries for all science teachers across the country saying head teachers and deputies will still earn slightly higher

Two children perish in fire


Police in Kampala have started an inquiry into the circumstances that led to the death of two children in ablaze

Land probe: Kween county MP quizzed over land grabbing


Kween County Member of Parliament, Lawrence Cherop Mangusho has been quizzed over alleged fraudulent acquisition of thousands of acres of land in two Sub counties in Kween and Kapchorwa districts

Water scarcity hits Ntoroko


Residents line up as early as 6am and pay Shs500 for every 20-litre jerrycan of water they take.

High Court sets date to decide Sudhir petition


Court has set December 21 to determine whether Bank of Uganda lawyers prosecuting the case against property mogul Sudhir Ruparelia over closure of his Crane Bank are guilty of conflict of interest in the matter

Makerere University to screen all politicians for sicknesses


Speaking at the launch of the drive on Wednesday night, Prof. Charles Ibingira the chairman organizing committee said they have lined up series of activities among which includes screening Members of Parliament, Ministers and district chairpersons for sicknesses so as to raise awareness about the campaign as well as raise money for the 2018 Makerere University International NCD symposium

Uganda, DRC agree to boost security


The communiqué was signed last week following a two-day bilateral meeting held in Mbarara and attended by political, military, security and administrative leaders along the common borders