𝐄𝐗𝐏𝐋𝐎𝐑𝐄𝐑 𝐍𝐄𝐖𝐒 𝐑𝐎𝐔𝐍𝐃𝐔𝐏
𝐍𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐦𝐛𝐞𝐫 𝟏𝟒, 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟐
🇺🇬𝐕𝐢𝐜𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐢𝐚 𝐌𝐨𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐬 𝐡𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐬 𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫 𝟕 𝐨𝐢𝐥 𝐰𝐚𝐬𝐭𝐞 𝐦𝐚𝐧𝐚𝐠𝐞𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐬𝐩𝐞𝐜𝐢𝐚𝐥𝐢𝐬𝐭 𝐭𝐫𝐮𝐜𝐤𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐄𝐧𝐯𝐢𝐫𝐨𝐒𝐞𝐫𝐯
📌Vehicle dealers, Victoria Motors, yesterday handed over the first batch of seven Renault Trucks to EnviroServ Uganda, a waste management services company to manage all the waste generated during the drilling activities at Tilenga oilfields found in Buliisa and Nwoya districts. The trucks were handed over at an event held at the Victoria Motors assembling yard on 5th Street Industrial Area in Kampala.
🇺🇬𝐏𝐨𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐞 𝐚𝐫𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐬 𝐌𝐮𝐬𝐥𝐢𝐦 𝐂𝐥𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐜 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐚𝐥𝐥𝐞𝐠𝐞𝐝𝐥𝐲 𝐝𝐞𝐟𝐢𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝟗-𝐘𝐞𝐚𝐫-𝐎𝐥𝐝
📌 The greater Bushenyi region Police spokesperson, Martial Tumusiime revealed that a primary school teacher, Mpagi Yusufu, 43, who is also a religious leader (Sheikh) has been arrested by Police in Sheema district after he was accused of allegedly defiling a 9-year-old girl in a mosque near Itendero Primary School, where the perpetrator teaches.
🇺🇬𝟏𝟎𝟎𝟎 𝐛𝐨𝐝𝐚 𝐛𝐨𝐝𝐚 𝐫𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐫𝐬, 𝟒𝟎𝟎 𝐩𝐚𝐬𝐬𝐞𝐧𝐠𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐤𝐢𝐥𝐥𝐞𝐝 𝐢𝐧 𝟗 𝐦𝐨𝐧𝐭𝐡𝐬 𝐨𝐧 𝐔𝐠𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐚𝐧 𝐫𝐨𝐚𝐝𝐬
📌 According to the Traffic Police spokesperson, ASP Faridah Nampiima, a total of 1,021 Boda Boda riders were killed in a period between January and September in various accidents on Ugandan roads. “Whereas we had 1021 riders killed in accidents, we also had 401 passengers killed in these accidents,” Nampiima said.
🇺🇬𝐆𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐝𝐞𝐛𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐬 𝐛𝐢𝐥𝐥 𝐭𝐨 𝐬𝐭𝐢𝐦𝐮𝐥𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐥 𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐬𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐨𝐫
📌 According to Henry Irumba Harrison, the Assistant Commissioner and Policy Analyst at the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, the ministry is on its final touches on the Real Estate bill, aimed at streamlining the operations of agents, developers among other stakeholders in the sector. He adjuncted that the law will stimulate and channel more investment into the sector and set it onto the recovery path from the current economic crisis fuelled by global inflationary pressures.
🇺🇬𝐑𝐨𝐥𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐫𝐨𝐜𝐤𝐬 𝐝𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐨𝐲 𝟐𝟎 𝐡𝐨𝐦𝐞𝐬, 𝐜𝐫𝐨𝐩𝐬 𝐢𝐧 𝐌𝐛𝐚𝐥𝐞
📌 An exclusive phone interview with Muhamed Mafabi, the LC5 chairperson of Mbale district, yesterday revealed that twenty homes in Buyango village, Buyango parish, Busano Sub County in Mbale district have been destroyed by rolling rocks following heavy rains during the weekend.
🇺🇬𝐈𝐠𝐚𝐧𝐠𝐚 𝐭𝐨 𝐠𝐞𝐭 𝐧𝐞𝐰 𝐦𝐨𝐝𝐞𝐫𝐧 𝐦𝐚𝐫𝐤𝐞𝐭 𝐮𝐧𝐝𝐞𝐫 𝐌𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐩 𝐧𝐞𝐱𝐭 𝐅𝐢𝐧𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐢𝐚𝐥 𝐘𝐞𝐚𝐫
📌Government of Uganda together with the World Bank partners have set aside Ugx15b for the construction of Iganga Modern main market come June next year. This was disclosed by the program director of Markets and Agricultural Trade Improvement Project (MATIP) JJ Ettebu, who led a delegation of government officials from different ministries for a tour of the proposed site for the market construction.
🇺🇬𝐁𝐮𝐤𝐞𝐝𝐢 𝐘𝐨𝐮𝐭𝐡 𝐞𝐧𝐝𝐨𝐫𝐬𝐞 𝐏𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐌𝐮𝐬𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐧𝐢 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟔 𝐏𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐚𝐥 𝐄𝐥𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬
📌A section of Bukedi sub region youths drawn from districts of Tororo, Pallisa, Butebo, Butaleja, Busia, Kibuuku and Budaka have endorsed President Museveni as National Resistance Movement (NRM) presidential flag bearer come 2026 general elections. The endorsement that was led by the Eastern Uganda youth MP, Bernard Odoi Onen Mutusa, which took place yesterday on top of Tororo rock where they were joined by the Tororo district police commander and Tororo deputy RDC Albert Amula.
🇺🇬𝐌𝐢𝐧𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐀𝐧𝐢𝐭𝐞 𝐥𝐢𝐠𝐡𝐭𝐬-𝐮𝐩 𝐀𝐫𝐮𝐚 𝐇𝐢𝐥𝐥 𝐏𝐒 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐬𝐨𝐥𝐚𝐫 𝐩𝐚𝐧𝐞𝐥𝐬
📌 Evelyn Anite, the Minister of Investment and Privatization took the Arua Hill Primary School pupils, teachers and Arua City authorities by surprise on Monday when she surfaced at the school with solar panels which will be connected to light-up the entire school premises. Anite, who is a former pupil of the school, followed a continued outcry by the pupils and the teachers of the school.
🇺🇬𝐔𝐠𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐚 𝐠𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐚𝐩𝐩𝐞𝐚𝐥𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐞𝐱𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐚𝐥 𝐥𝐞𝐧𝐝𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐟𝐮𝐧𝐝 𝐢𝐭𝐬 𝐛𝐮𝐝𝐠𝐞𝐭
📌The Government of Uganda is seeking to borrow 500 million euros (about Shs2 trillion) to fund its budget through international creditors, including a Eurobond. According to a letter written by Finance Minister Matia Kasaija, the government is inviting possible lenders to structure medium-term and long-term financing, including a possible Eurobond issue, a debt instrument that’s denominated in a currency other than the home currency of the country or market in which it is issued.
🇺🇬𝐑𝐞𝐬𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐬 𝐢𝐧 𝐬𝐡𝐨𝐜𝐤 𝐚𝐬 𝐬𝐤𝐮𝐥𝐥𝐬 𝐠𝐞𝐭 𝐬𝐭𝐨𝐥𝐞𝐧 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐊𝐢𝐛𝐮𝐤𝐮 𝐠𝐫𝐚𝐯𝐞𝐬
📌Residents in Kibuku District are in fear after unknown people raided multiple graves at different homes and exhumed human remains in Bukamugewo Parish, Buseta Sub County. According to police, the tomb raiders took only human skulls, leaving behind other parts of bodies mostly buried over four years ago. Local authorities suspect that traditional healers might be behind the incident.
🇺🇬𝐕𝐢𝐜𝐞 𝐩𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐀𝐥𝐮𝐩𝐨 𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐝𝐬 𝐚𝐫𝐦𝐲 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐭𝐫𝐨𝐥𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐜𝐚𝐭𝐭𝐥𝐞 𝐫𝐚𝐢𝐝𝐬 𝐢𝐧 𝐓𝐞𝐬𝐨 𝐫𝐞𝐠𝐢𝐨𝐧
📌The Vice President, Ms. Jessica Alupo commended the army for managing to keep the warriors under check from raiding animals in Katakwi District. Mid this year, the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) deployed additional forces in Katakwi and areas of Kapelebyong District following a spike in cattle raids by suspected warriors from Karamoja Sub-region. Ms Alupo, who is also the Woman MP for Katakwi, made the remarks on Saturday while handing over a Shs317 million grain bulking centre constructed by the Islamic Development Bank for Ongongoja Fruit Farmers’ Cooperative Society.
🇺🇬𝐀𝐌𝐔𝐃𝐀𝐓: 𝐏𝐨𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐞 𝐚𝐫𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐬 𝐭𝐡𝐫𝐞𝐞 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐚𝐧𝐠𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐚 𝐔𝐏𝐃𝐅 𝐝𝐞𝐬𝐞𝐫𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐭𝐨 𝐝𝐞𝐚𝐭𝐡
📌Police in Amudat district is holding three suspects in connection to the strangulation of a UPDF deserter to death for allegedly failing to clear her bar bill. The deceased has been identified as Lorisa Cheporoke, who met her death on Sunday night in Multasukan village, Loppedot parish, Abilyep sub-county in Amudat district. Micheal Longole, the Mt. Moroto Regional police spokesperson explains that “the deceased went to a bar within the village to drink and left without clearing the bills, prompting the son of the bar owner to follow and strangle her to death.
🇺🇬 𝐍𝐀𝐌𝐀𝐘𝐈𝐍𝐆𝐎: 𝐑𝐞𝐬𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐬 𝐢𝐧 𝐒𝐢𝐠𝐮𝐥𝐮 𝐈𝐬𝐥𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐒𝐮𝐛-𝐜𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐭𝐲 𝐨𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐬𝐩𝐨𝐭 𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫 𝐢𝐥𝐥𝐞𝐠𝐚𝐥 𝐟𝐢𝐬𝐡𝐢𝐧𝐠
📌Leaders in Sigulu Islands Sub-county revealed that there are still elements of residents still engaging in illegal fishing. This followed the arrest of Mr. Okello Mathias with immature Nile perch at Rabolo village in Lolwe East parish. Residents alleged that two boats full of immature fish are smuggled every day in collusion with some elements in AFALU and FPU to Marenga beach in Kenya
🇺🇬𝐊𝐀𝐓𝐀𝐊𝐖𝐈: 𝐆𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐮𝐜𝐭𝐬 𝐚 𝐧𝐞𝐰 𝐒𝐞𝐞𝐝 𝐒𝐞𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐝𝐚𝐫𝐲 𝐒𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐥 𝐢𝐧 𝐓𝐨𝐫𝐨𝐦𝐚 𝐒𝐮𝐛-𝐜𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐭𝐲
📌Toroma Sub-county leaders commended government for constructing a new Seed School in Toroma parish at Morunyang village. Sanitation Africa Company Limited was contracted and started work yesterday.
🇺🇬𝐁𝐔𝐘𝐄𝐍𝐃𝐄: 𝐌𝐮𝐬𝐥𝐢𝐦 𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐝𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐚𝐭𝐭𝐞𝐧𝐝 𝐚 𝐜𝐚𝐩𝐚𝐜𝐢𝐭𝐲 𝐛𝐮𝐢𝐥𝐝𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐤𝐬𝐡𝐨𝐩 𝐨𝐧 𝐈𝐬𝐥𝐚𝐦𝐢𝐜 𝐟𝐚𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐢𝐧 𝐈𝐫𝐮𝐧𝐝𝐮 𝐓𝐨𝐰𝐧𝐂𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐜𝐢𝐥
📌AIF District Coordinator, Sheikh Gabula Yusuf stated that Muslim leaders in Buyende District attended a one-day capacity building workshop on Islamic faith at Irundu Masjid Abubakar. It was organized by Awutad Islamic Foundation (AIF) aiming at strengthening the Islamic norms and values among Muslim leaders.
🌍𝐈𝐑𝐀𝐍: 𝐓𝐞𝐡𝐫𝐚𝐧 𝐜𝐨𝐮𝐫𝐭 𝐬𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐞𝐬 𝐟𝐢𝐫𝐬𝐭 𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐨𝐧 𝐭𝐨 𝐝𝐞𝐚𝐭𝐡 𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫 𝐩𝐚𝐫𝐭𝐢𝐜𝐢𝐩𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐢𝐧 𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐭𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐬
📌 A court in Iran has issued the first death sentence to a person arrested for taking part in the protests that have engulfed the country,
A Revolutionary Court in Tehran found the defendant, (names with held) had set fire to a government facility and was guilty of “enmity against God”.