Breaking

Latest news

Human rights

16:17
16:17

Woman, Son Sentenced to Six Years for Torturing Grandchild 1 2

The magistrate Samsom Abiti Loum said that the convicts were not only elders but also blood relatives who could have taken care of their infant victim and ensured that he was protected from all forms of danger.
14:31
14:31

Israeli Defense Ministry Asked to Stop Sale of Phone Hacking Software to Uganda 1 1 Top story

The company, Cellebrite, which specializes in developing tools for digital forensic investigations, is reported to have sold its phone-hacking software known as Universal Forensic Extraction Device -UFED, to the Ugandan police and other security services.
11:08
11:08

WHO Warns of Disease Threat Amid Horn of Africa Drought

WHO has provided more than USD 16 million from an emergency fund to address needs, but more support is required. The agency is now appealing for USD 123.7 million which will be used to prevent and control outbreaks, treat malnutrition, and provide essential health services as well as medicines.
10:42
10:42

Change of National Grid Extension Deadline Angers West Nile 4 1

Dr. Paul Onzubo, the district health officer of Maracha says unreliable power has greatly affected the quality of health care and urged government to fast-track the grid extension to avoid more people losing their lives in hospitals due to power blackouts.

Slideshow

19:22
19:22

Pictorial: Police Decorates 254 Senior Police Officers

Spouses, children and other relatives could not hold their excitement as names of the person they had accompanied were read.

Business and finance

18:12
18:12

Uganda Airlines CEO, Director Engineering Detained for Alleged Conspiracy Jenifer Bamuturaki 3 1

The then Commercial Director who doubled as the Contracts Manager working under Bagenda as the acting Chief Executive Officer of Uganda Airlines were allegedly involved in hiring the Abbavater Group Limited, an advertising firm to brand and market the newly aircrafts in and outside Uganda a cost of USD 540,000 (about 2.067 billion Shillings) without opening the process to a competitive bidding process, thus flouting PPDA procedures.
15:50
15:50

Electricity Import Deal Amidst Excess Generation Draws Questions 3 1

Minister Ruth Nankabirwa says Uganda will not pay for the 60 megawatt power imported from Kenya in cash, but that when Isimba reopens, Kenya will be paid in kind, according to a bilateral agreement between the two countries.
10:42
10:42

Change of National Grid Extension Deadline Angers West Nile 4 1

Dr. Paul Onzubo, the district health officer of Maracha says unreliable power has greatly affected the quality of health care and urged government to fast-track the grid extension to avoid more people losing their lives in hospitals due to power blackouts.
19:24
19:24

Ugandans Resume Business With Kenya With Caution After Polls 2

Jemba Kanakulya-Mulondo, the head of port security at Kampala City Traders Association- KACITA says about 4,000 Uganda-bound cargo containers are stuck at Mombasa, with truckers not willing to take the risk. The government has been encouraging Ugandans to use the Tanzania route until the situation in Kenya stabilizes.

Follow us

About URN