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Four Arrested in Sheema for Refusal to be Counted in Census

Police in Sheema District have arrested four individuals for refusing to participate in the national population and housing census. The spokesperson for the Greater Bushenyi police, Marcial Tumusiime, identified the suspects as Gaston Bamwesigye (37), Subi Yonasan (64), Evas Katurere (50), and Aidah Bahendeka (80) from Kishabya West, Shuuku Town Council in Sheema District. All four are currently detained at Sheema...

Court Reduces Guard’s Sentence to 25 Years in Businessman’s Killing

A former security guard has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for the murder of businessman Ahamed Tamale. The decision came after an appeal reduced his initial sentence. Bosco Ogwang, also known as Daniel Komakech, and four other security guards followed Tamale in his car to the home of his mother, Hajjati Zawedde, in Ntinda zone, Seeta Mukono. Once...

Ten NRM Activists Making a Big Impact Despite Little Recognition

Meet The Ten Most Underappreciated NRM Activists Grassing Despite Immense Sacrifice - Having power in most cases translates into “falling in things” for party members and this is the reason why most activists in opposition will do all they can, including taking immense risks to win such power. Four time Presidential candidate and former Museveni Bush war comrade, Rtd Col...

Parliament Approves UGX 152 Billion for Hoima City Stadium Construction

The Ugandan Parliament has approved a supplementary budget of UGX 152 billion for the construction of Hoima City Stadium. This funding is part of the UGX 288.6 billion Supplementary Budget Schedule No. 03 for the financial year 2023/2024, which was passed during a plenary session chaired by Speaker Anita Among. The decision to approve this budget was driven by the...

Jail Fear Pressure Pushes Businessman Asiimwe Out Of Hideout

Jail Fear Pressure Pushes Businessman Asiimwe Out Of Hideout - Following the tough warning by the Chief Magistrate – Buganda Road on May 3, 2024 to cancel bail of city businessman and company director at Taifa Partners Limited, Emmanuel Asiimwe for dodging court, the latter appeared in good shape. Asiimwe, who is accused of forging and uttering false documents had...

African Union and Somali Forces Strengthen IED Defense Skills

A three-day training program commenced in Mogadishu, the capital city of Somalia, , focusing on enhancing the capabilities of around 80 officers from the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) and Somali security forces. The training, organized by the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS), aims to equip participants with skills to detect and neutralize improvised explosive devices (IEDs). The...

Kasese Enumerators Face Arrest for Forging Census Data

Kasese Enumerators Face Arrest for Forging Census Data - Over 2,033 enumerators have been hired for the current census in Kasese district, along with more than 200 supervisors. However, concerns have arisen about some enumerators filling in census forms with information not provided by residents. This has led to serious warnings from district authorities. Joseph Isingoma, the Kasese district census...

Uganda Land Commission File Missing in Solicitor General’s Office Amid Land Dispute

Last year, a controversy arose over land ownership in Mbale City involving Mrs. Sheila Akandanaho, who hails from the first family. The disputed land, situated on Cathedral Avenue Lane, has housed Yahweh Church Ministries for 12 years. Despite the Uganda Land Commission's decision to lease the land, Mbale City authorities claimed ownership and allocated it to Mrs. Akandanaho. Simultaneously, State Minister...

Kigezi Potato Farmers Call for Weighing Scales to Stop Exploitation

Kigezi Irish Potato Farmers & Sellers are demanding the use of weighing scales during business transactions to reduce the rate of exploitation. This was revealed on Tuesday, 14th May 2024, during a comprehensive one-day training workshop organized by Delphy, a Dutch organization specializing in Irish Potato cultivation, in collaboration with Batuma Holdings Company. The event took place in Murambo 1 cell,...

Jomayi Bankrupt Since 2014, New Report Claims

Jomayi Property Consultants Ltd, once Uganda’s most prominent real estate company, has been sent into liquidation after being declared insolvent. The order to wind up comes after NC Bank failed to recover sh868,250,000 from Jomayi and petitioned the court to declare the company insolvent and unable to pay its debts. In 2018, one Ssemwogerere John Baptist was the registered proprietor...