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21:00
21:00

Kyetume Defeats Busoga United in Nakisunga 1

In the second half, Kyetume took the lion’s share of the ball and eventually got their goal in the 28th minute through Richard Matovu’s left strike. The win will help Kyetume FC to move to 16 points in a bid to fight the relegation battle.
20:22
20:22

DRC Demands US$4.3B from Uganda for War Reparation 1 1 Top story

Speaking through an English translator, Jean-Paul Segeobe, one of the many lawyers who made submissions on behalf of Congo said that the country is demanding US$322 million from Uganda. He argued that DRC has met the threshold required for wartime reparation.
19:58
19:58

Former Parliamentary Candidate Commits Suicide 2

Sulai Majeme, one of the residents says that they were shocked to find the deceased’s lifeless body dangling from the tree since they had not seen him the entire day.
19:41
19:41

Sports Minister Confirms Uganda Could Host World Cup Qualifiers Abroad Namboole 1 1 Top story

The Sports Minister, Hamson Obua, says that they need about Shillings 96 billion to renovate Namboole stadium. He, however, says that time has already run out even if the money is released and they are currently waiting for approval of St Mary’s College Kitende.
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17:52

Why National Budget was Reduced to UGX 41.3 Trillion URA 2 1

According to the Ministry, the reduction is majorly due to failure by Government to realize domestic revenue to support the budget due to the COVID-19 and its effects, but also a U-turn from the loans and grants coming from external sources.
17:36
17:36

Property Valuation of Tororo-Busia Road Works Starts 2

Allan Ssempebwa, the UNRA Spokesperson says that valuation is being conducted by the road acquisition team. He says that the team will ensure that all residents who will be affected by the works will be compensated before the construction work starts.
17:30
17:30

Baptist Union To Weed Out Untrained Pastors 3

Pastor Abel Ssegirinya, the president of the Baptist Union in Uganda, says the move is intended to restore sanity in their churches without curtailing freedom of worship.
17:26
17:26

Gov't Increases Security Sector Budget for Next 3 Years UPDF 3 1

The Ministry of Finance Planning and Economic Development has said that the security budget will increase for the next three years before it can stabilize.
17:06
17:06

Bunambutye Settlement Camp Primary School Teachers Strike Over Non Payment 6 2 Top story

Sam Wanga, the School Management Committee Chairperson, confirmed receiving the teacher’s letter communicating their decision to stop teaching because of the poor working condition.
16:57
16:57

Omoro District Speaker Arrested over Mercury Mission Odek Sub –County 1

Samuel Owor, the Chairman of Ajan Village told URN in an interview that Odongo who was leading six other men who were approaching Awere Hill and was in possession on a mineral detector machine in a small box.
16:54
16:54

Private Markets are Illegal, Attorney General Tells KCCA 1

The guidance first came as a response to the KCCA Market Ordinance in which the Authority sought to regulate both private and public markets. But the Attorney General guided that the authority had no legal mandate over private markets, a decision that triggered questions on the fate of private Markets in Kampala.
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16:30

Gov't Asked to Invest in Community Sensitization Against Drug Abuse MoH 2

Paul Mugisa, a rehabilitation expert in Kampala says the country is faced with the challenge of drug abuse but the hidden problem has not yet been addressed by the government which spends a lot on treatment costs.
15:56
15:56

Revisit Curfew Hours for Ramadhan, UYD Tells Govt muslims 2

Ismail Kirya, the UYD president says that government is failing to understand the cause of Muslims when they ask for the relaxing of the curfew hours to enable them smoothly exercise all the Ramadan practices.
15:50
15:50

Second Wave of COVID-19: ICUs in Regional Referral Hospitals Still Non Functional 2 1

URN visited a number of COVID-19 treatment wards in the country to gauge their level of preparedness for the next wave of the disease. Hospital administrators told URN that the units are nonfunctional due to lack of trained nurses, anesthesiologists and space to place the beds.
15:04
15:04

DP to Defend Rights of Property Owners Along Crude Oil Pipeline Route Democratic Party 1 1

Norbert Mao, the DP president General, says that the party is vigilant about what is going on under this project. He says they intend to use their party branches in the affected districts to ensure that they fight for the rights of the property owners and ensure they get adequate and timely compensation.
14:59
14:59

Reconciliation Between Two Clans in Amuru District Hits Snag Revenge attacks 1

In November last year, angry youth from the Pachedo clan protested after, Kevin Abito killed her 60-year-old father-in-law Paul Oyet following a disagreement.
14:41
14:41

Kidongole OC In Trouble for Releasing Defilement Suspect 2 1

Santos Okeseny, the Chairperson of Civil Society Organizations in Bukedea district says that 34-year-old man Odeke was arrested mid this month for defiling the teenager. He, however, says that OC called her parents on April 15th, 2021 and suggested that they resolve the matter with the defiler.
13:18
13:18

Court Remands Man for Torturing Pregnant Woman Lira High court

According to court records, trouble for Owino started on June 2018 when he appeared in a video that went viral on social media pouring water on the naked of an expectant woman in Bar-Opuu Ward, Adekokwok sub-county in the then Lira Municipality.
12:28
12:28

Opening of Kasese Central Market Pushed to Next Month 1 1

The 16 Billion Shillings Market was supposed to be opened to traders last month after being commissioned by President Museveni in December.
12:06
12:06

UPDF Blacklists Rupa Sub County For Harboring Cattle Rustlers 1

According to Major Mugisa, the cattle thieves in Rupa collaborate with Turkana warriors to raid animals in other districts. He however, says that the army has come up with new strategies to get rid of criminal gangs from Rupa Sub County.
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