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17:45
17:45

Kyagulanyi’s Mechanic Narrates Torture Ordeal in UPDF Barracks 1 2

At a certain point, he says six soldiers who were beating him tied a white nylon rope around his neck and started pulling it from either side, asking him to reveal Plan B of Kyagulanyi. They were also asking why he works on every car shot or damaged during the campaigns.
16:26
16:26

Kansaga Man Locks Wife and Children Inside House, Torches it Nsambya Hospital 2 1

It’s alleged that Nkonge developed an argument from 10:00PM with the partner Nakalema Jane and quarreled until morning towards 5:00am. However, he moved outside shortly and returned with the jerry can of petrol locked the house and set it ablaze.
16:17
16:17

Two Arrested Over Murder of a 51-Year-Old Woman 2

The suspects who are held at Oyam central police station are Martin Ogwang 41, and Robin Ogwang 35, all residents of Amulu-ngic Village, who allegedly beat to death the deceased Santa Adong, a member of Liira clan accusing her of eloping with man.
15:57
15:57

Police Sewage Suffocating Moroto Residents 1

"I wrote a letter to the district police commander before he was transferred and I thought he had acted before he was transferred because I have not yet met with the new district police commander but honestly the place is bad," Hajji Sebaduka, the town clerk Moroto Municipality said.

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11:22
11:22

Pictorial: Pedestrians, Motorists Compete for Space on Non-Motorised Transport Corridor Top story

The Non-Motorized Transport Corridor-NMT, which is the first of its kind in Kampala and funded by the government is meant to reduce congestion by giving leeway to pedestrians and cyclists.

Business and finance

08:39
08:39

Construction of 191 Kilometer Rwekunye–Kitgum Road Starts 2 1

The road project that was launched in October last year, by President Museveni was expected to commence in November 2020, however, it delayed, raising concern among residents and the business community.
07:50
07:50

Experts Tip Farmers Ahead of New Planting Season CURAD 1 2

Apollo Segawa, an agriculture expert who doubles as Executive Director of a Consortium for enhancing University Responsiveness to Agribusiness Development Limited (CURAD) - a public-private partnership initiative promoted by Makerere University, has observed that the farmers should be keen on the quality of seeds they will plant adding that poor quality or fake seeds will lead to low harvests hence produce that will not compete in market.
19:15
19:15

Construction of Gulu Modern Bus Park Hangs in Balance 1 1

George Aligec Lapir, the President of Gulu Municipal Development Forum –GMDF told URN in an interview that the authorities of Gulu contracted COMPO, a Ghanaian firm to come up an architectural design and bill of quantity before an advert for a contractor be made but that the architectural design was rejected.
19:01
19:01

Kenya's Ban on Uganda, Tanzania Maize Threatens EAC Treaty Aflatoxins 1

“Such unilateral decisions have undermined free trade in EAC. If I recall we have EAC harmonized standards, so how does it come to this? It started with Milk, Tiles, Beef, etc. I believe Uganda’s only crime is having closed in the trade deficit. It caught our neighbors by surprise,” says Kateshumbwa. “Aflatoxins are not new and there is a mechanism in place for the EAC to deal with them. So long as EAC is a common market Kenya must respect the Treaty," says Zitto Kabwe, the leader of Tanzania’s opposition party Alliance for Change and Transparency.

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