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22:01
22:01

Masaka Hospital Announces First Patient to Succumb to COVID-19 2

The deceased is a 56-year-old male police officer attached to the Lwengo police station.
21:39
21:39

Nakulabye Parish NRM Presiding Officer Arrested for Vote-Rigging 2020 Elections 4 3

The station witnessed a heated argument between supporters of Juliet Wanyana and Aisha Namutebi who are contesting for the NRM flag for the position of Woman Councilor in Nakulabye parish, Lubaga division.
21:30
21:30

Death Toll from Rhino Camp Clashes Rises to 10 1

The clashes escalated when a group of refugee youth's attacked and assaulted a resident from the host community who was grazing in the area promoting revenge attacks that left seven South Sudanese refugees dead with the eighth dying at Arua hospital.
19:20
19:20

1,500 teenagers Pregnant, Married Off In Kwania 4 1

Moses Opio, the Kwania District Probation Officer says, of all these cases reported to different health facilities in the district, Abongomola Sub County is leading with 321 cases, followed by Aduku Town Council 318 cases, Nambieso 298, Chawente Sub County registered 286 cases, Inomo 218 and Aduku Sub County 38 cases respectively.
19:04
19:04

Pader District Chocking With COVID-19 Patients, Opens Isolation Centre 1

Dr Layoo explains that the district registered up to 74 cases in two weeks, with 8 being from Pader town council at the district headquarters, 3 from Acholibur Sub County and the rest from the hydro power project in Aswa ranch in Angagura Sub County.
18:00
18:00

Masaka Police Probes Murder of 3-Year-Old Girl 2

Aaron Naturinda, the Masaka District Criminal Investigations Officer, says they have kicked off investigations as they hunt for Nuwashaba to explain what could have happened.
17:14
17:14

Presiding Officer Inflates Mbuya NRM Poll Results 1

According to the actual vote count, Geoffrey Totiga garnered 145 votes while his rival Emma Kitosi polled 100 votes. However, when it came to announcing the final results Nanyondo doubled Kitosi’s results making it 200 votes.
17:00
17:00

NRM Primaries Will Cause COVID-19 Explosion in Schools - MP Okabe 3 2

Hon. Okabe says the recent NRM primaries and campaigns which were characterized by large crowds including school-going children with no respect for COVID-19 preventive guidelines is going to lead to a massive spike in infections.
16:29
16:29

NRM Primaries: Chaos as Kira Polling Officer Substitutes Register with Exercise Book 3 1

As a result, Twinomugisha’s supporters decided to block the polls from taking place. Mugerwa’s supporters on the other hand said that by the time they arrived at the polling station, their names were missing on the party register.
15:55
15:55

Teargas Rocks Soroti City During NRM Elections 1 6

The angry voters said to be supporters of John Robert Esaru, one of the candidates for the Soroti East Division Mayoral NRM party ticket turned violent accusing his rival, Abdul Latif for ferrying voters to the polling station to vote in his favour.
15:41
15:41

Boda-boda Arrested for Attempted Suicide Kireka Police Station. 1 2

Police spokesperson Fred Enanga said that Emmanuel Kabanda tried to end his life by setting himself ablaze on Sunday around 8:30 pm shortly after his motorcycle Reg. Number UDU619H was impounded.
14:40
14:40

Wakiso Leaders Decry Covid-19 Infections at Workplaces 4

The District Health Officer, Dr. Mathias Lugoloobi, says most of the Covid19 positive cases registered in the district are from police, prisons, banks, markets, shops and land-related offices.
13:40
13:40

Two Children Killed in Amolatar House Fire Uganda Police Force 2

The deceased have been identified as Joshua Okello 5 years old and the sister Tracy Among 2 years old. It is alleged that the mother of the deceased, identified as Rebecca Ajuru, was away to collect drinking water.
13:14
13:14

Chaos in Ntinda NRM Primaries over Double Voting 2021 elections 1 2

URN observed a group of voters being mobilised to run and vote from Ntinda Primary School with three polling stations after they had voted from the Ntinda School of the deaf with two polling stations. The two centres are in close proximity to each other.
13:11
13:11

Eight Environmental Police Officers Arrested for Escorting Illegal Charcoal 1 2

According to Geoffrey Oceng Osborn, the Amuru Deputy Resident District Commissioner, the district will decide whether to burn or auction the impounded charcoal, which preliminary findings indicate that corrupt police officers escort from Amuru to Karuma at a "fee" of 2 million shillings.
13:00
13:00

NRM Primaries: Security Arrests Over 400 People in Ntungamo Municipality 2

According to Kasasira, the suspects were ferried from Sheema, Mitooma districts, Kafunjo, Nyamukana, and Ruhaama, and Kajara. Miria Mirembe, the Ntungamo District NRM Registrar, says there are 6000 registered voters in the municipality but the number suddenly increased to over 50,000 people.
11:52
11:52

Uganda Cranes Forward Derrick Nsibambi Opens Up on Current Form KCCA FC 1

The Smouha FC forward tested positive for Covid-19 in July just a few weeks to the kickoff of the Egyptian Premier League. This caused panic among his fans and followers in Uganda how the forward will come back from the sickness.
11:31
11:31

Chaos Erupts as Voters Reject Election Results in Nakulabye Parish 2020 Elections 10 6

While the presiding officer was discussing with the police officers who had just been called to restore order, the area chairman, a one Bukenya Remegio stormed the meeting dismissing the outcome of the polls. He insisted that the zone did not have more than 600 voters as indicated on the declaration forms.
11:03
11:03

FDC Struggles to Identify Candidates in Acholi 1 Top story

The incumbent Gulu Woman Member of Parliament and Leader of the Opposition in Parliament, Betty Aol Ocan is facing competition from Vento Auma Agoro for the Gulu City Woman MP FDC party ticket while Anthony Akol, the incumbent Kilak North MP is also facing competition from the Amuru district LCV Vice Chairperson, John Bosco Ocan.
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