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20:42
20:42

Acholi Chiefdom Renovates Meeting Chamber of Chiefs 1

Ambrose Olaa, the Prime Minister Acholi chiefdom says the renovation works will cost shillings 79 Million.
19:36
19:36

UVRI Confirms Measles Outbreak in Apac apac district 1

Two weeks ago, four residents of Ibuje and Akokoro Sub Counties, were rushed to Apac hospital after they developed signs and symptoms of measles. Their blood samples were subsequently taken to UVRI for testing.
19:16
19:16

US Injected UGX 3.6Trillion in Uganda in 2017 2 1 Top story

According to the report released on Thursday, at least 1.9 trillion shillings was spent on the health sector. The money was used to train health professionals, helping in the fight against HIV/AIDS through the Presidents Emergency Plan for Aids Relief PEPFER, reducing malaria and maternal and child mortality.
18:44
18:44

Njeru's Only Public Toilet Dilapidated associate 2 1

Shaban Kalulu, an attendant of the public toilet, says at least 100 people use the toilet on average each day. He however, says the facility is littered since its lacks proper drainage, adding that it floods whenever it rains.
17:55
17:55

Power Outages Cripple Fort Portal Businesses 5 1

Stephen Lubega, the UMEME Engineer in Fort Portal explains that power outages are as a result of replacement of old electricity poles and falling trees which destroy the electricity wires.
17:14
17:14

Two Medical Workers In Trouble Over Suspicious Death of Patient investigation 1

Tumukunde was rushed by his friends to Friendship Medical Center in Matugga on Wednesday even where he was admitted. However, his lifeless body was found lying at Kaguja in Matuga this morning.
17:04
17:04

Uganda Gets New World Bank Country Manager 1

Thompson, a holder of a Bachelor of Arts Honors from the University of Ulster and a Masters of Business Administration Honors with a specialization in Finance from the University of Chicago, also served as the manager for strategy and operations at the Human Development Network, based at the World Bank Group WBG Headquarters in Washington, DC.
16:55
16:55

Kasese LC V Chairperson, MP Clash Over Service Delivery area 1 Top story

Kathika alleges that his constituency has been sidelined for a very longtime when it comes to service delivery and the Chairperson is hell bent on frustrating the little that would come with the creation of the new sub counties. He also claimed that people from his area were sidelined in the recent recruitment by by Kasese District Local Government.
16:47
16:47

Drugs Firm Cipla to List on Ugandan Stock Market 1

A statement from the Board of Cipla Quality Chemicals Industries Limited says as part of its growth strategy the company has been evaluating an Initial Public Offering IPO and listing of its issued share capital on the stock market.
14:00
14:00

Utility Suppliers Illegally Charging Extra Costs umeme 2 1

Wim Vanhelleput, the Chief Executive Officer MTN, says that the bill payment should be free of charge for the customer, and the receiver, who in this case is the utility supplier, should meet the costs.
13:08
13:08

Anger as Mbarara Traffic Lights Go Off road 2

Robert Mugabe Kakyebezi, the Mayor Mbarara Municipality, says suspected vandals stole the wires that supply power to the traffic lights.
12:29
12:29

Sub County Chiefs In Trouble Over Gravity Water Flow Money

The four were picked up on Wednesday and locked up at Bududa Police Station on the directive of Haji Imran Muluga, the Bududa Resident District Commissioner.
11:48
11:48

Police Investigates Kole MP for Illegal Arrests kole district 2 1

The investigations follow a complaint filed at Lira CPS by Gilbert Odongo, the Alito Sub County district councillor. Odongo alleges that Okello illegally arrested him together with some supporters two weeks ago during the election of the LCIII chairperson of Okwerodot Sub County.
11:38
11:38

Ibanda Restricts Animal Movement Over Rift Valley Fever Outbreak investigation 2

Julius Bamwine, the Ibanda District Health Officer, says they are not taking the outbreak lightly, adding that they have also equipped health workers with skill to ensure the outbreak is managed effectively.
11:09
11:09

Stalled Bridge Works Irk Kyotera Residents health center 1 Top story

Annet Nabaggala, the Kyotera District Engineer, Rakai is meant to complete the bridge and officially hand it over to Kyotera. She however, says the construction work stalled mysteriously paralyzing transport in the area.
11:06
11:06

Residents Decry Mukono-Katosi Road Compensation Delays unra officials 3 1 Top story

Last year, Uganda National Roads Authority re-valued the land after residents complained that the money that was initially paid to them in 2015 was inadequate.
10:40
10:40

Manafwa Registers More Black Water Fever Patients child 4

According to Masombo, his son started urinating blood and was rushed to a nearby clinic. He says the clinic referred him to Bugobelo Health center after failing to handle his condition.
07:53
07:53

Atiak Sugarcane Out Growers Gather For Training atiak sugar factory 2 1

Mohammed Ahmed, the Director Atiak Sugar Project, says the out growers will learn different farming practices including land preparation, planting and fertilizer application techniques as well as modern pests and weed control strategies.
07:41
07:41

Thugs Easily Accessing Chloroform From Pharmacies area 2

URN visited Eco Pharm, Friecca, City Pharmacy and Zodiac Pharmacy in Kampala and confirmed that a bottle of 200ml of Chloroform goes for between Shillings 40,000 and 70,000.
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