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17:45
17:45

Puranga Residents Live in Fear After Two Robbery Attempts 2

According to Oringa, he has severally called for the opening of a second police outpost in Ogonyo village in Apwor parish where the sub-county headquarters are found but his pleas haven’t yielded results.
17:32
17:32

Gulu Registered 265 Labor Disputes in Lockdown Gulu City Council 1 1

Geoffrey Lakwonyero, the Labor and Gender Officer at Gulu City Council, says 70 of the cases registered with his office have been settled and leaving 15 cases.
17:17
17:17

New South Ruwenzori Diocese Bishop Installed 3 4

In his first message, Bishop Baluku said his main focus will be on building an integrated ministry that shall address the spiritual, physical, emotional and social needs of the people with the expected results of transforming individuals, congregations and communities.
17:00
17:00

Kamwokya Residents Fight Over Nsereko's Cash 4 2 Top story

Trouble started after Nsereko, who was campaigning in Kamwokya on Sunday evening left his campaign agents with Shillings 7 million to share among voters, according to some of the residents. Each person was supposed to take home at least Shillings 5000.
16:35
16:35

Police Stop Amuriat From Campaining in Moroto 2 1 Top story

Visibly disappointed, Amuriat said the police was being used to frustrate people working for change, adding that the Police Commission was a bottleneck to democracy in Uganda.
16:13
16:13

Deceased Bukoto Accident Victims Were Employees of Kati-Kati Restaurant 1 3 Top story

Kenney Alumwadi, who was driving the deceased, is also admitted at Victoria hospital. He told URN on his sickbed that they were returning from work around 9pm when the accident occurred. According to Alumwadi, they were sloping close to the northern-bypass when the truck lost control and rammed into them.
15:50
15:50

Plan ‘B’ Not Necessary-Mugisha Muntu 2 1

Muntu, who is currently campaigning in Bugisu region, says they don’t need plan B to oust Museveni from power but need to change the mindset of Ugandans about the incumbent regime.
15:23
15:23

Rakai NUP Woman Parliamentary Candidate Suspends Campaigns Over Threats shots fired 1 3 Top story

Nalubega says that she reported the matter at Ddwaniro police station but the officers she found there treated the matter lightly and didn’t enter her case.
15:09
15:09

CSOs Condemn Gov't For Freezing NGO Accounts NGOs 3 1 Top story

"In 2017, security agencies raided offices of a number of organizations and halted operations of their blank account. AT no point did these agencies provide any credible information regarding the allegations levelled on these organizations," said Ejoyi.
14:55
14:55

Activists Protest 7-Day Ultimatum Given to Media Practitioners 2 1 Top story

UJU notes that the Electoral Commission has always accredited journalists covering elections without any hitches and complaints. The Union questions why the Media Council is usurping the powers of the Electoral Commission and the “hidden agenda” the council “is peddling”.
12:35
12:35

Karamoja Youth Shun Small, Short Condoms Health 1 Top story

Mathew Dengel, one of the youth told URN that although it’s good to always use condoms to prevent sexually transmitted diseases and unwanted pregnancies, the available brands are short and small for them.
11:38
11:38

Experts Project 100,000 COVID-19 Cases by April 5 1 Top story

According to Prof. Wanyenze, it’s up to the population not to prove the model right. She says that a study has made a number of scenarios that would flatten the curve and bring down infections.
11:24
11:24

RDC Orders Arrest of Police Officers for Torturing Injured Suspect at Health Center 2 3

Kalangala Resident District Commissioner, Daniel Kikoola, says that he received several calls from health workers and patients about Damba’s torture by Police officers. He told URN that the conduct of the police officers was unbecoming.
10:45
10:45

Kwania NRM Leaders Accused of Shunning LC V Candidate 2 4 Top story

Nelson Sadam Abili, the official NRM candidate, says some NRM party leaders in the district including the incumbent Kwania area MP Tonny Ayo have rallied behind his rival, Okello Onac, a charge the MP has vehemently denied.
10:21
10:21

Pallisa Man Kills Girlfriend, Hands Self to Police

George Emuria, the officer in Charge-OC Agule police station, says that after committing the offence, the suspect ran to the station asking officers to lock him up for killing his girlfriend. He told the officers that the body was still in his house, which prompted the officers to detain him
10:02
10:02

Rival NRM Faction Endorses DP Candidate For Kyotera County Parliamentary Race Democratic Party 4 1 Top story

The group led by the incumbent Kyotera LC V Chairperson, Patrick Kintu Kisekulo and Magdalene Nasolo, a prominent NRM mobiliser and Mutukula NRM chairperson, says that they cannot work with Haruna Kyeyune Kasolo, the incumbent Kyotera County MP, who they accuse of fueling the internal party differences.
09:44
09:44

UWONET Denies Claims of Terror Financing Elections 1 Top story

“UWONET’s election related work including working with women and youth from different parts of Uganda through the Women’s Situation Room to enhance peace building in our country during and after the elections, trainings in the remaining districts for women candidates including independents and those from all political parties and observation of women and gender issues in the elections has been affected,” reads a statement issued on Saturday.
09:23
09:23

Muntu Rallies Sebei Voters to Send Museveni into Retirement 1 1 Top story

Addressing rallies in Kapchorwa and Kween districts on Saturday, Muntu said Uganda has never seen a sitting president retiring peacefully arguing that time has come for Museveni to show this to the country.
09:11
09:11

Sex for Food Increasing HIV Infections Among Batwa in Rubanda District 1 6 Top story

An HIV testing and counselling camp organised by Kabale District Orphans and Vulnerable Children Living with HIV/AIDs –KADOLHA, a Nongovernmental organization offering health and livelihood support to the Batwa in partnership with Muko Health Centre IV, found that at least 50 members of the Batwa community contracted HIV between December 2019 and December 2020.
08:50
08:50

NGO Spearheads Campaign To Protect Glaciers on Mountain Rwenzori Rwenzori Mountains 1 2

Tom Okello, the Executive Director of National Forestry Authority, says a scientific study that was conducted a few years back predicts that the glaciers may be no more by 2025 due to human activities.
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