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9-year old missing as Nwoya locals are evicted in land row


For the last two years, the residents and one Mr Vincent Lalobo have been battling over ownership of the of land

Apaa residents defy UWA, NFA directive to vacate disputed land


Residents say Apaa is their customary land, calling attempts to evict them illegal

National parks boundary opening starts


Government plans to open boundaries for 10 national parks and 12 game reserves

Girls drop out of school over sharing pit-latrine with boys


The pupils have a number of times requested the school authorities to construct a separate pit-latrine for boys and they are yet to get a response

Man captured on video beating child summoned to police


Following a social media uproar, police sent a team of officers from Mawanda Road Police Station to Marto Nursery School to establish the circumstances under which the child was facing corporal punishment

Hearing of age limit petitions transferred to Mbale amidst protests


Some of the lawyers in the petitions say the transfer of court sitting to Mbale District is an inconvenience to them and their clients

49% women okay grounds for wife beating – survey


A representative sample of 20,880 households resulted in 18,506 women successfully interviewed with an average of 1,200 complete interview per domain

Terrorists targeting East, North Africa, say spy chiefs


The regional spy chiefs are meeting in Kampala as East African chapter, one of the five intelligence blocs that make CISSA, a primary committee that gives intelligence to African Union for policy making

FDC’s Amuriat issues report card of his100 days in office


He, however, said he will not bother to reach out to the ruling National Resistance Movement because they are not interested

I’m a victim of injustice - Alam


The businessman is accused of committing atrocities during evictions, including arrests, torture and detention of occupants on the disputed land

Kampala Archdiocese sued over Shs85m


A businessman has sued Kampala Archdiocese demanding Shs85m for supplying bales of special printed holocaust clothes six years ago

100 retired teachers still on government payroll


The findings are contained in the ministry database to being developed to guide human resource planning

No witness to pin Kirumira for releasing suspect who stole ‘Kayihura’s Shs100m'


Mr Kirumira said he could not defend himself against an offence that has no witnesses before he asked police court to acquit him

Four die, scores injured in Iganga accident


According to Mr Yusuf Maganda, an eyewitness, the accident occurred when the Fuso driver tried to overtake at a wrong point

President’s daughter charters plane to deliver a baby in US


The country’s Presidency has not yet reacted to the news

Pupil hangs self over school fees


The boy, who had been sent home to bring the fees balance, was reportedly upset by his father’s response

#StayInYourLane: More errant drivers exposed


The campaign dubbed “Stay in Your Lane” will see photographs and videos of errant road users published in Daily Monitor newspaper, NTV and all their online platforms

Museveni's former aide to head COMESA’s Egypt election observer team


Egyptians go to polls on March 26-28 in what the current president Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi, who is seeking another term, is almost assured of victory after would-be strong challengers were jailed or withdrew from the race

New IGP Ochola quashes Kayihura transfers


Stephen Tanui has been sent back to Field Force Unit as the deputy commander. He had been removed by Gen Kayihura recently

Facebook rocked by data breach scandal as investigations loom


Stamos advocated investigating and revealing manipulation of news at the social network by Russian entities, to the chagrin of other top executives, the Times reported, citing unnamed current and former employees

 How Cambridge Analytica influenced Kenyan poll


In a three-part series titled ‘Data, Democracy and Dirty Tricks’, Britain’s Channel 4 exposes how the right-leaning digital marketing firm targets voters with propaganda to influence their voting decisions.

Amuriat claims success 100 days at the helm of FDC


Mr Amuriat says he has also engaged leaders of other opposition parties which is creating unity to take on the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) as a united force

Floods destroy property in Rukiga


Mr Ngabirano asked local leaders to compile the magnitude of the loss to enable him make a report that will be taken to the Office of the Prime Minister for possible assistance

Laziness major cause of poor hygiene - minister


Statistics at the Ministry of Health indicate that latrine coverage in Kole is at 80 per cent but hand washing is as low as 26 per cent

Brain drain to blame for lack of jobs - Muyingo


The minister says skilled people that would create more jobs are instead leaving for employment outside Uganda