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22:22
22:22

Fire Destroys 250 Acres Of Sugarcane In Atiak - Police atiak sugar factory 2

It is the second time that sugar plantation at the factory is getting destroyed by suspected arson attack. In 2016, fire gutted 150 acres of sugarcane plantation at the factory, causing an estimated loss of 150 Million shillings to the factory.
20:48
20:48

One More Suspect Arrested for Biyinzika Farm Attack uganda police 2

Initial reports indicated that a group of armed robbers raided the poultry farm on Saturday night, but were stopped by guards at the farm, who killed three of them in the ensuing exchange.
20:23
20:23

Gulu Forest Officer Ocaka Interdicted 1 1

Ocaka of completely denying knowledge of a counter fake receipt No. 0417458 he issued on November 8th 2018 despite repeatedly issuing the same serial number on three forest produce movement permits worth 2.4 million shillings duly signed by him.
20:04
20:04

IPOD: Candid, Divergent Opinions Acceptable ipod summit 3 1

Rusa who is the Country Representative of Netherlands Institute for Multiparty Democracy NIMD which is housing and funding IPOD activities told URN that what President Museveni and Democratic Party President Norbert Mao presented at last weeks summit were candid opinions.
19:24
19:24

Gulu Suspends Charcoal Auction Over Corruption Scandals 2 1

Gulu district revenue officials led by Tom Orik Oryem, the Assistant Chief Administrative Officer came under fire from the activists and the dealers forcing them to abort an ongoing auction at Bomah Grounds, behind Acholi Inn Hotel in Gulu Town.
18:30
18:30

Student Born Without Arms Yearns to Change Family Fortunes kyambogo university 5 2

Byaruhanga, who uses his feet to write, is one of the more than 8,000 students who graduated last week from Kyambogo University with a Diploma in Community Based Rehabilitation.
17:48
17:48

Masaka District Tightens Sand Mining Regulations 4

Rose Nakyejwe, the Masaka District Environment Officer, says if the current rate of sand mining is not checked, shallow wells, boreholes and other water sources in the district are at risk of drying because of a drop of the water table where sand mining takes place.
17:23
17:23

Lira RDC Orders Police to Reopen Closed Cases lira district 2

George Obia, the Lira District Police Commander has confirmed the directive. He says they will conduct public hearings and where necessary obtain details about some of the closed case files.The RDC told URN this morning that they had resolved to conduct fresh investigations to establish the circumstances, under which some criminal cases reported between 2016 and 2018 were closed.
17:18
17:18

Bursar Accused of Defiling a Virgin Convicted of Indecent Assault defense 1

Mark Rashid, the bursar of Makos High School in Kawempe division, initially charged with aggravated defilement, was convicted on a different crime after the prosecution failed to prove that a sexual act had taken place, despite placing the accused at the scene-of-crime.
15:56
15:56

Police Shoots Two Suspected Robbers Dead 1

Luke Owoyesigyire, the Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, says two suspects were gunned down while another sustained injuries and was rushed to Mulago National Referral Hospital.
15:34
15:34

Three Officers Detained for Defying Presidential Directive on Police Bond 1

The officers were arrested on November 30, and locked up at Railway police on Jinja Road for disobeying lawful orders issued by the president, who is also the commander in chief of Armed Forces and the Deputy Inspector General of Police, Sabiiti Muzeeyi.
15:05
15:05

FDC Asks Religious Leaders To Preach About Bad Governance 3 1

The Forum for Democratic Change FDC has said religious leaders should preach about critical issues of governance during Christmas festival summons.
14:47
14:47

Oulanyah Warns Against Divisions in Obongi County 3 3

Oulanya cautioned residents against creating confusion when the new district starts but rather be truthful and stick to the plan for the new district.
13:27
13:27

UPDF Soldier Held Over Murder of Family Members updf 3rd division 1

Captain Isaac Oware, the 3rd Division Army Spokesperson, confirmed Okellos arrest to URN on phoneOkello is said to have shot four family members in Okut village in Lyama Parish in Aloi Sub County in Alebtong district on Wednesday evening around 8:30pm.
12:02
12:02

Teso- Karamoja Leaders Agree to Deal With Errant Herdsmen karamojong herdsmen 4

Nangiro says once wrong elements from Karamoja and Teso sub regions are dealt with, Karamojong herdsmen will find it easy to share pasture and water with their counterparts in Teso.
11:42
11:42

Police Warns On Increasing Cases of Robbery, Burglary road safety 1 1

Just on Sunday, Harriet Nazziwa, a trader in Busega lost Shillings 500,000 in downtown Kampala as she walked to Kikuubo to purchase merchandise for her shop.
10:58
10:58

Masaka Nursing School Tutors Miss Salary For Five Months salary arrears 2

Gakyaro said the council has received information that the Ministry of Public Service has rectified the errors, saying the tutors will be paid before the end of the month.
07:12
07:12

Ngoma Health Centre III in Sorry State 1

Dr. Ambrose Okello, the Officer in charge of Rushenyi County Health Sub district, says the health team is equally concerned about the state of the facility. He says they have engaged the sub county leadership to budget for a pit latrine at the Health Center as other issues are being worked on.
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