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23:10
23:10

Acholi Paramount Chief, 220 Ugandans Return From UK, Southern Africa 3 3

The aircraft commenced its journey last night in London with Acana and 91 Ugandans from UK and Ireland on board and made a stopover in Addis Ababa where 58 others who travelled from Rome, Iceland, Ireland and Egypt were waiting for a connecting flight.
21:40
21:40

People Power Starts Identifying Candidates for Political Positions Bobi Wine 3 6

The process which started at the movement’s Kamwokya-based secretariat in Kampala will also be used to negotiate a consensus between multiple members expressing interest for a single post. This process runs until July 20, 2020.
21:23
21:23

Teen Mother Throws One-Year-Old Baby in River Aringa 2

According to Komakech, the 17-year-old mother kept silent over the matter hoping the corpse would be swept away by the already flooded river. But upon thorough interrogation, She revealed that she had thrown the baby in the river after the father failed to provide for them.
20:56
20:56

Warriors Displace Settlement Camp in Night Raid updf 1 1

Peter Okello Dere, the Nakabaat village LC I Chairperson identified the deceased as Mark Acia who settled in the camp three years ago as an artisanal miner from Nakapiripirit district. Okello also confirmed that 1,050 people have fled the camp and sought refuge in Nakiloro Trading Centre, some 10 kilometres to Moroto town.
18:23
18:23

IPOD Members Engage EC on Conducting an Election with Integrity 5

Jimmy Akena, the president Uganda Peoples' Congress, says the Electoral Commission should engage different agencies of government and harmonies guidelines on how the road-map will be implemented.
18:09
18:09

Pictorial: Inauguration of Mbale City

On Thursday, the Local Government State Minister, Jenifer Namuyangu officially operationalized Mbale City and inaugurated its interim leaders.
18:05
18:05

Kiryandongo Police Asked to Halt Arbitrary Arrests of Lawyers 1 2 Top story

Addressing journalists at Makerere University Guest House on Thursday, Arthur Nsereko, the Coordinator NETPIL, says the interference of police in the work of lawyers violates the rights of persons to legal representation and sets a bad precedent for the country.
16:49
16:49

5 Returnees From India In Self Isolation 1 Top story

Dr. Richard Mugahi, the National Coordinator for Quarantine Centers in the Health Ministry, says the five returnees including a child were exempted from institutional quarantine because of terminal illness.
16:14
16:14

Poor Community Access Roads Irk Masindi Residents expectant mothers 4

According to the residents, the roads have not been worked on for the last 20 years and as a result, most farmers are now struggling to access the markets.
15:19
15:19

9,000 Amuru Sub County Residents Miss Out on Face Masks Ministry of Health 1 1

David Ocira, the Amuru Sub County LC3 Chairperson, says that his area on Tuesday received 40,000 face masks from the district health department.
15:10
15:10

Motorcyclist Commits Suicide In Masaka Traffic Office UGanda Police Force 3 1 Top story

According to preliminary information, Walugembe had gone to the police station to follow up on his motorcycle registration number UEF 145L that was impounded on Monday this week during the night time curfew.
14:22
14:22

Brig. Gen Twesigye Dies in Bathroom 1 Top story

Brigadier Twesigye passed away at his home in Nyarushanje in Rukungiri district on Thursday morning, according to the UPDF Spokesperson, Brigadier Richard Karemire.
13:12
13:12

West Lango Diocese Seeks for UGX 2.5 Billion to Upgrade Headquarters 2 2 Top story

Rev. Canon Vincent Ogwang, the Dean of West Lango Diocese, says the program to upgrade St. Peter’s Cathedral to international standards was initiated by Bishop Rt. Rev. Julius Ceaser Nina Otim.
12:50
12:50

Katete OC Under Probe for Extortion 7 1

Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi Region Police spokesperson, says the Officer in Charge of Katete Police Post, Charles Kyazze is being investigated for extorting Shillings 210,000 from someone he arrested on Tuesday.
12:48
12:48

Pictorial: Traffic Disrupted As Water Pipe Bursts on Yusuf Lule Road 28

Engineer Francis Bbaale from NWSC says the pipe bursts are mainly caused by too much water pressure which increases especially in the night when people are not using water
12:24
12:24

Water Pipe Bursts, Disrupts Traffic on Yusuf Lule Road 2 3

Pedestrians and motorists scampered to find alternative routes as water gushed massively from the damaged pipe.
10:20
10:20

UN Approves US$37Million For Regional Service Centre in Entebbe

Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, the President of the General Assembly circulated the draft decision entitled “Financing of the Regional Service Centre in Entebbe” on June 29th and placed it under silence procedure until Tuesday June 30th 2020.
10:02
10:02

MP Zaake Sues Regional Police Commander, Five Others for Torture, Illegal Detention Court 3 1 Top story

In his suit filed before Mityana Chief Magistrate’s court through his lawyers of Kizza and Mugisha Company advocates, Zaake contends that while at his residence in Mityana municipality on April 19th, 2020, the officers arrested him for allegedly undermining the Presidential directive stopping politicians and individuals from distributing relief during the lock down.
09:41
09:41

Traders Count Losses as Thugs Break Into 17 Shops 1

David Ocira, the Amuru Sub County LC 3 Chairperson told URN that they suspect that the thugs used master keys to open the padlocks on the 17 shops. He disclosed traders in Tedi and Okungedi trading centers also suffered a similar fate sometime back and the suspects are yet to be apprehended.
08:21
08:21

Countries Taking Piecemeal Approach to COVID Face Long, Hard Road Ahead

“Find, isolate, test and care for every case, trace and quarantine every contact, equip and train health workers and educate and empower communities to protect themselves and others. Not testing alone. Not physical distancing alone. Not contact tracing alone. Not masks alone. Do it all.”
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