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SOBI: How Notorious Crime Boss Met His Death In Gomba

SOBI: How Notorious Crime Boss Met His Death In Gomba

The Territorial Police in Gomba District are investigating circumstances under which Sobi, a notorious criminal and city robber was killed by an angry mob. This apparently happened in a land wrangle at Kibaale village, Kigumba parish, Maddu sub county. Preliminary findings suggest that on Monday at around 12:30 PM, a group of 50 people armed with sticks, pangas, and spears ...

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Uganda Abolishes Visa Requirement For DRC Citizens

Uganda Abolishes Visa Requirement For DRC Citizens

Uganda has lifted visa requirements for Democratic Republic of Congo(DRC) citizens visiting the country. This move will apparently be reciprocated by DRC for Ugandans. “Starting January,1, 2024, Congolese nationals will come into Uganda without requirement for visa and Ugandans will cross to DRC without need for visa,” Ministry of Internal Affair, Simon Mundeyi announced on Monday. Last year, the Democratic ...

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Sembabule District Imposes 2-Week Cattle Quarantine

Sembabule District Imposes 2-Week Cattle Quarantine

Authorities in Sembabule District have imposed a fresh cattle quarantine on the district. This is as a result of foot-and–mouth disease (FMD) that is currently spreading in the area. Authorities have also slapped a ban on sale of all cattle products such as ghee, butter and milk, and yoghurt. Veterinary officers had lifted the quarantine early this year following the ...

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Traders Tipped On Changes In URA’s Valuation Database

Traders Tipped On Changes In URA's Valuation Database

Uganda Revenue Authority has tipped local traders on changes in it’s valuation database. This is as it embarks on the process of amending its valuation database to ensure uniformity in the customs values of imported goods. To ensure smoothness in this process, the tax body reached out to different stakeholders to get their input. It was against this background that ...

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Eight Detained, Including UPDF Soldier, As Stolen Gun Is Recovered From Shrine

Eight Detained, Including UPDF Soldier, As Stolen Gun Is Recovered From Shrine

In a recent incident, law enforcement authorities in Wakiso district have successfully recovered a stolen gun from a shrine, leading to the detention of eight individuals, one of whom is a soldier from the Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF). The recovery operation, conducted by the authorities, resulted in the retrieval of a stolen gun from a shrine in Namusera parish. ...

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