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22:35
22:35

Strong Winds Destroy Houses in Kasese District heavy winds 2 1

Vicent Sakwira the area chairperson says seven of the affected houses were completely brought down by the winds that last over two hours.
19:03
19:03

Minister Pleads for Funding for UBC and National Guidance Directorate ICT 2 1

Although the Ministry sought 22 billion Shillings for the national broadcaster-UBC, and three billion Shillings for the national guidance directorate, the two items have been listed as un-funded priorities for the financial year 2021-2022.
17:52
17:52

Gulu District Struggles to Contain Hepatitis B Infections vaccination 1 1

William Onyai, the Gulu District Health Educator, says that the disease has remained a challenge noting that many people have failed to embrace Hepatitis B vaccination.
17:09
17:09

Kyagulanyi Welcomes US Travel Restrictions on Ugandan Officials NUP

“The people of Uganda value their relationship with the global community and appreciate the concern shown by the United States on the deteriorating situation regarding human rights and civil liberties. It is our hope that other nations of the world will follow suit and support our quest for freedom and democracy,” reads the statement in part.
15:58
15:58

Over 90 Arrested In Crackdown on Bars In Busia 2

Moses Kakiryo, the Busia District Police Commander-DPC says that they conducted operations for two days in different bars targeting bars operating in disregard of the suspension by the president as part of the measures to contain the spread of COVID-19.
15:45
15:45

Kwania Prepares for Budget Shortfall in FY 2021/2022 2 1

Geoffrey Eling Owera, the Finance Secretary attributes the budget shortfall to Covid-19 pandemic which affected local government revenue collections. Eling told council that the district only managed to raise 20% of planned local revenue in the last financial year which was interrupted by Covid-19.
15:31
15:31

Ministry to Open Boundaries for Karenga, UWA Dispute

The two are locked in a land row over location of the site for district headquarters that is under construction in Kidepo Town Council. The site is allegedly situated inside part of the 956 square kilometres set aside as Karenga Community Wildlife Management Area, a protected area managed by Ateker Safari LTD, formerly known as Karamoja Safari LTD following an agreement with UWA.
15:21
15:21

Kadaga to Meet Katikkiro Over Kabaka’s Health Parliament 2 1

During the meeting, Jeremiah Keeya Mwanje, the Kasubi councillor, who read a statement on behalf of the 41 National Unity Platform-NUP councillors, said they are concerned about the wellbeing of cultural leaders.
14:11
14:11

FUFA Terminate Uganda Cranes Head Coach McKinstry's Contract Johnathan McKinstry 1 Top story

Coach McKinstry departs Uganda having won 2 in every 3 games played, recording a 67% WIN rate from the 18 games he has overseen – including 12 wins, 3 draws and only 3 defeats
13:25
13:25

FDC Approves Semujju Nganda for Speakership 1

The party Chairman Wasswa Biriggwa made the announcement today at the party offices in Najjanankumbi Kampala. He says the 11th Parliament needs a dynamic and visionary leader to steer it to make better laws to benefit the people of Uganda.
13:24
13:24

Gulu District Reports Poor Local Revenue Collection 1 1 Top story

Simon Peter Ocen, the Gulu District Senior Finance Officer, told URN in an interview that they have only collected Shillings 560 million out of the projected Shillings 1.7 billion in local revenue.
11:02
11:02

Bukedi Diocese Ordains 6 New Canons 1

Bishop Egesa who presided over the function at St. Peters cathedral in Tororo district on Sunday, asked the new canons to support the church onto a development path and also tasked them to preach peace and reconciliation in the diocese warning them against forming cliques that undermine the spirit of peace and reconciliation in the church.
09:40
09:40

Soroti Teachers Want COVID-19 Vaccination Extended Nearer to Them 3 1

But Stephen Otim, the Chairperson of Arapai Sub County head teachers association, says that teachers find it difficult to travel for more than ten kilometers to get the COVID-19 jab because they are busy trying to cover the syllabus.
09:18
09:18

Police Hold Four Over Stabbed Businessman Nwoya District. 1

David Akena Omal, the area told Uganda Radio Network that the suspects were arrested on Sunday morning for assaulting Geoffrey Bongomin to near death after catching him red-handed having sex with Jennifer Akot, the wife to one Isa, a resident of Luwero district.
08:57
08:57

Umukuka Dispute: Bugisu Parliamentary Caucus Rejects Fresh Poll Proposal 2 1 Top story

Simon Wamakuyu Mudimi, the Chairperson of Bugisu parliamentary caucus who also doubles as the Elgon county MP in Bulambuli district, says that there is no need for fresh elections because everyone knows that Mudoma was validly elected Umukuka.
08:08
08:08

Sironko Pleads for More FMD Vaccines 1 1 Top story

According to Wanzala, the Sironko District Production Department wrote to MAAIF requesting 10,000 doses of vaccines to contain the spread of the disease. He says that the ministry responded in March and gave them only 500 of the required 10,000 doses.
07:42
07:42

Gulu Archdiocese, Bukona Factory Team Up to Industrialize Cassava Growing in Northern Uganda 3 1

His Grace John Baptist Odama, the Archbishop of Gulu, says that the partnership is a joint venture between the church, state and private partners to facilitate economic transformation and economic stability among farmers in war-torn Northern Uganda.
07:20
07:20

We Shall Work With or Without Being Gazetted-Jude Mike Mudoma 3 2 Top story

Mudoma says Tumwebaze has no choice but to gazette him as the new Bamasaba cultural leader because he was rightly elected.
06:37
06:37

Rukungiri Man Stabs Grandfather Over UGX 15,000

Ely Maate, the Kigezi Region Police Spokesperson, identifies the suspect as Jackson Kamwesigye alias boy while the deceased is 74-year-old Bernard Barugahare, a resident of Kanyankyende village in Bugangari Sub County in Rukungiri district.
06:19
06:19

Seven Arrested For Burning Bee Hives in Mt. Elgon National Park

The suspects are Charles Matasanga also known as ranger, Michael Natsambwa, Amon Manyali, Julius Nakhwashe, Rashid Majeme, Yefsa Matsanga and Richard Kamana, all residents of Nalwanza Sub County in Bududa district.
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