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23:37
23:37

Second Wave of Floods Ruins Two Villages in Kasese kasese floods 4 4

The two villages of Kanyaruboga and Bulembia in Kilembe have are in ruins with buildings carried away by floods. The land is now filled with heavy boulders.
16:38
16:38

Multi-Billion Arua Food Complex Nears Completion arua municipality 2 2 Top story

Joel Aita, the consulting Engineer Joadah Consultant who oversees the progress of the works, says once ready the facility will be able to handle produce from Acholi, W. Nile and DRC due to its capacity.
16:29
16:29

Police Blocks MP Olanya's Consultative Meeting on COVID-19 Money 5 1

The meeting which was taking place in a hall at Lacor Catholic Parish in Lamogi Sub County ended prematurely when heavily armed policemen led by the Officer in Charge of Operations at Amuru Central Police Station Jonathan Apuwae stormed the area and ordered everyone to vacate or face arrest.
16:04
16:04

Gov’t to Address Hostility towards Foreign Truck Drivers COVID-19 1

The Foreign Affairs State Minister, Henry Okello Oryem, says the incidents cited in the note are isolated cases and not the official position of Uganda.
15:33
15:33

City Dwellers Turn to Public Parks to Kill Boredom Ministry of Health 3 1

Choloco Anyai, a resident of Nsambya, who our reporter found resting in Equatorial Park next to her two-year-old child who was drinking water, said she was tired of the psychological torture brought by her extended family members at home.
14:49
14:49

OPM Sends Relief Supplies to Kasese Flood Victims IDPs 4 2

More than 120,000 people mainly from Karusandara sub-county and Bulembia-Kilembe Division were displaced and their crop gardens washed away when River Nyamwamba burst its banks on Thursday Morning. Additional havoc was caused by overflows from River Nyamughasana, Mubuku, and Lhubiriha.
14:02
14:02

Police Struggling to Implement Physical Distancing During Arrests COVID-19 1 3

Last week, Police officers conducting an operation in Kyebando, Kisalosalo zone in Kampala bundled up to 17 people found operating nonfood businesses on a patrol van. None of the suspects nor police officer had protective wear like masks, which exposed them to Covid19 infection. This has been same practice in different parts of the country.
13:07
13:07

Hail Storms Destroy Over 1000 Acres of Crop Gardens in Omoro Bobi Sub County 2

Francis Odongakara, the Along West Local Chairperson told URN on Saturday that more than 800 acres of crops belonging to about 150 households were razed to the ground during the heavy rains accompanied by hail storms.
12:46
12:46

Gov’t Has Injected Less Than UGX 200b Into UDB Since 2015 1 1

UDB results for 2019 show that the government has only put 197 billion Shillings in the bank since 2015. The biggest contribution was in 2019 where the government put 84 billion Shillings up from 48 billion Shillings in 2018. The bank’s total capital is 375 billion as of December 31, 2019.
12:22
12:22

Uganda Airlines Still Busy Despite Lock down-CEO 1 3 Top story

Cornwell Muleya, the Chief Executive Officer Uganda Airlines, says despite halting flights, the company isn’t redundant. He says they carrying out the other activities in the first phase of reviving the national carrier.
11:58
11:58

Pictorial: Kasese Floods Destroy Essential Infrastructure heavy floods 21 Top story

In Kasese, a number of rivers and their tributaries have already given way leading to mass destruction of infrastructure including agriculture machinery, houses, roads and medical facilities.
11:12
11:12

Couple Arrested for Negotiating Release of Their Son Accused of Aggravated Defilement

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN on Saturday that police has entered a case of aiding aggravated defilement against the couple.
10:55
10:55

Four Soldiers Arrested for Alleged Murder, Rape in Bushenyi Maj Charles Kabona 1

Martial Tumusiime, the Greater Bushenyi Regional Police Spokesperson, says the soldiers allegedly shot to death Vincent Tumuhirwe, a resident of Kyeigombe village on Friday evening. He however, declined to divulge the identities of the suspect for fear of jeopardising their investigations, saying others are still on the run.
10:35
10:35

Landslides Claim Three, Displace Several Others in Kween 2 Top story

Alex Yesho, a resident of Tuikat Sub County, says the dead include a mother and her two children. According to Yesho, they struggled to save the family in vain as they were covered in rabbles.
09:46
09:46

Covid-19: Bweyogerere Residents Complain About Free Movement of Truck Drivers 1 3 Top story

According to Covid19 preventive guidelines announced by President, Yoweri Museveni the truck drivers are expected to stay within their trucks and drive directly to their final destination for fear of spreading infection.
09:05
09:05

Covid-19 Positive Truck Driver Intercepted in Mukono MoH 2 2 Top story

The fuso truck driver was intercepted on Saturday evening at a police check point at the Mukono-Jinja- Bugerere road junction on his way from Kampala to Mbale district.
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