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Leader of Opposition cheats death in Buwama accident


The accident happened at Kibukuta swamp between Nabusanke Trading Center and Buwama Town Council in Mpigi District

80% of P1, P2 pupils fail Uneb reading test


The assessment was conducted in October 2016 using 189 assessors and 12 data quality assurance officers

4 family members hacked to death in Mubende


Police say they have arrested a one John Sebaduka, 40, an ex-convict of a murder charge. Police say they recovered a blood stained jacket and an axe from the suspect's house

Veteran photojournalist Peter Busomoke dies


He has worked as a correspondent for reputable international agencies such as Reuters, AFP and was at Daily Monitor before he joined New Vision

Opposition councillors outperform NRM counterparts- report


This pattern is mirrored in performance of the opposition councillors on all the assessment parameters - legislative role, contact with electorate, sub-county meetings and monitoring

Iteso cultural gala: Teargas rocks Tororo as Police disperse Jopadhola protesters


Mr Richard Josel Obbo, said on Wednesday that they couldn’t allow the function to take place in Tororo Municipality, which he claims belongs to the Jopadhola community

Church leaders criticise age limit Bill


The proposed amendment to Article 102(b) of the Constitution is a threat to the peaceful and orderly transfer of power, Church leaders have warned

Strange worms destroy potato gardens in Teso


Mr Apedel Odea, the chairperson of Southern Division in Kumi Municipality, said the worms have also affected hundreds of gardens in Aterai, Oburbur, leaving farmers in the areas desperate

Why NRM lost Igara East by-election


Mr Martial, who was a protocol officer in State House stunned many by not coming out to support a proposal that is being engineered to save the political life of his former boss-President Museveni

Chaos in Kampala as police withdraw traffic officers


The traffic Police boss, Mr Stephen Kasima, said they had withdrawn from all traffic light junctions to let the traffic lights manage the city

Why BoU dropped lawyers in Sudhir case


Sources told Daily Monitor that the decision to drop MMAKS Advocates and AF Mpanga Advocates who represent Bank of Uganda in the case of Crane Bank liquidation, came after Mr Ruparelia rejected mediation talks involving the two law firms he accuses of conflict of interest

Court rejects petition to block Parliament’s age limit debate


Parliament is expected to debate the age-limit bill next week

Doctors suspend strike until next year


Doctors say part of the things taken into consideration for suspension of the strike is the festive season where safety is compromised in terms of road traffic

Congolese arrested in Uganda with Shs300m fake gold


Pierr Zanganazanga is detained at Old Kampala Police Station following his arrest at Nakulabye, Lubaga Division

Gunmen loot gold worth Shs100 million in Amudat


Mr Joseph Wamuno, a gold miner told this reporter that six armed men shot four bullets in air dispersing the miners before taking off with the gold

IGP Kayihura orders audit of all police guns


The in charge of classified stores, Commissioner of Police Good Mwesigwa is expected to implement Gen Kale Kayihura’s orders in one month

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