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13:50
13:50

Delayed Construction of Masaka-Mutukula Road Frustrates Kyotera Leaders 5 2

The 96km-road was built in the 1960s to link and promote trade ties and cooperation between Uganda, Tanzania, and the rest of the East African partners. Kyotera County Member of Parliament John Paul Mpalanyi told URN that the current state of the road is appalling.
11:06
11:06

Three Men Claim One GISO Post for Lakang Sub County 1

Anthony Oringa, the LCIII Chairperson, Lakang Sub County says each of the three claimants have appointed their team who move into the community collecting security intelligence but in the process, end up causing chaos.
10:54
10:54

Medics in Gulu Concerned over Self-Medication by Covid-19 Patients pandemic lockdown 3

Within the last two weeks, the health workers say five patients have died from the treatment unit after they delayed seeking medical attention from the hospital while a significant number were involved in self-medication.
09:48
09:48

Journalist Accuses Police of Assault 1 1

Scovin Iceta, who reports for NTV and the Daily Monitor told URN on Friday that police officers in Adjumani roughed him up on Thursday evening after spotting him taking pictures of a pregnant mother carrying boiled maize running away to evade arrest.

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12:23
12:23

Pictorial: Mysterious Underground Tunnels in Ngora District Top story

Odeke discovered the tunnels about three weeks ago while digging a pit latrine in his compound.

Business and finance

11:52
11:52

Kazo, Kiruhura Leaders Decry Lack of Manpower to Enforce FMD Quarantine 1 4

Dan Mukago, the LCV Chairperson Kiruhura district says that their request to the police leadership to avail the district with police personnel attached to the Agricultural Police Unit has fallen on deaf ears.
11:27
11:27

Old Vehicles Siphon Revenue Out of Africa, Destroy Environment energy efficiency 1 2 Top story

According to Akumu, a good vehicle should ordinarily use less than four liters for a 100-killometer journey but many in African countries consume far more than that. More than 30 countries in Africa don't have regulations limiting aged vehicles.
10:31
10:31

Gulu City Councilors Accuse Town Clerk for Blocking their UGX 209m Loan 1 3

Jimmy Oyoo, the Speaker of Pece –Laroo Division in Gulu City says the council agreed that the councilors would borrow and the Division would deduct 135,000 shillings from each councilor’s allowance of 280,000 shillings monthly for between 28 to 54 months.
10:17
10:17

Gulu Archdiocese Starts Producing Green Fuel 5 1

Pravin Kekhal, the Executive Director Burkona Factory explained to URN that they were driven by the increasing demands for firewood and charcoal for home use and commercial purposes which has led to the massive destruction of trees and forest cover in the country.

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