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09:25
09:25

UPDF Heralds a New Era of Friendship with Media, Journalists Skeptical 4 1 Top story

UPDF Spokesperson Flavia Byekwaso described the initiative as the beginning of a new era. She said more and more activities will be held in, which the two sides will be discussing issues that divide them.
13:24
13:24

Will Nov. 2020 Riot Victims Ever Get Justice? 3 1 Top story

On Monday Nakitto staged a lone protest at the gate of parliament seeking justice for her 15-year-old son, Amos Ssegawa who was killed on November 18th.
11:31
11:31

Lira District Commercial Officer Remanded Over Forgery 1

Josephine Alobo appeared before Lira Grade One Magistrate, Hillary Rwamiranga, on Thursday on three counts of obtaining money by false pretence and uttering false documents.
08:07
08:07

Gov't Not Aware of 365 Missing Persons on NUP's list 2021 elections 3 1

Odongo was presenting to Parliament a statement on missing persons where he noted that out of the list of 423 people presented by NUP, they only know 58 of these who have been verified, on Thursday.

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07:51

Pictorial: Christians Congregate to Celebrate Easter Easter sunday 2021 Top story

Key among the celebrants at St. Paul’s Cathedral, Namirembe included the Nnabagereka of Buganda, Sylvia Nagginda, the Speaker of the Buganda Lukiiko, Patrick Luwagga Mugumbule and Rubaga Division Mayor, Joyce Nabbosa Ssebuggwawo.

Business and finance

09:08
09:08

Pictorial: Police, NFA Raid on Illegal Charcoal Dealers, Loggers Camp in Amuru Attiak Sub County 20 Top story

The team impounded over seven hundred bags of charcoal from the site and confiscated a number of rudimentary tools used by the dealers to cut and burn trees for charcoal burning and timber.
09:03
09:03

Tears As Police, NFA Raids Illegal Charcoal Camp in Amuru 5 3 Top story

Xavier Sekanabo from the Environmental Police Protection Unit who led the operation said that they have no mercy for the charcoal dealers because they are depleting the environment and indiscriminately destroying the endangered tree species including Afzelia Africana, shea and mahogany among others. She told URN that she has been in the business for only three months following a connection with a friend and has never cut trees or burnt charcoal but been buying in small scale.
17:52
17:52

We Won't Abandon Oil Despite Pressure - TOTAL Uganda Climate Change 3

At least 38 CSOs from Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo issued a communique rejecting the signing or conclusion of what they called secret agreements for the Tilenga, Kingfisher and East African Crude Oil Pipeline oil projects, until all court cases in various countries are determined. The cases mainly related to issues of human rights and the environment.
13:49
13:49

Fire Guts Carpentry Workshops in Kasese 4 2

Bernard Kazoora, the LCI Chairperson said that the fire gutted the business premises in the wee hours of Thursday morning and spread out to the entire workshops.

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