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16:32
16:32

One Killed as Minibus Rams into Immigration Office Perimeter Wall Kampala-Jinja Road 3 1

According to eyewitnesses, the Isuzu minibus registration number UAW-298N that was heading to the city centre lost control and rammed into the wall of the Internal Affair Ministry. It also knocked two people who were riding on a motorcycle registration number UES-978X.
16:09
16:09

Judge Excuses Self From Entebbe Expressway Murder Case 1

Before Taremwa could take a plea in the case, Justice Kwesiga said that he could not hear the case due to a conflict of interest. He explained that the deceased Nteireho was a son to one of the clients he represented during private practice.
15:30
15:30

Chinese Contractor Loses UGX114M to Theft, Vandalism 2 1

The equipment worth over 32,000 US dollars that were stolen includes 23 gate valves, 18 adapters flanges, 6 T-flanges and 8 taper flanges while 9 manhole inspection covers have since been vandalized by yet unknown people.
14:23
14:23

Senior Police Officers in Aswa River Region Reshuffled 1

In the reshuffle, SSP Nachuha Damali from the Counter Terrorism (CT) takes over as the Regional Police Commander (RPC) Aswa River Region, SP Ivan Daki Apollo from course starts duty as the District Police Commander (DPC) Gulu, SP Bindeeba Dickens the former DPC has been taken to the police headquarters at the Joint Operations Command (JOC).
13:57
13:57

Minister Rukutana Acquitted of Attempted Murder Charges 2 1

Rukutana was arrested with three of his bodyguards from his home in Kagugu in Rushenyi county, a day after the National Resistance Movement -NRM party primaries on September 4, 2020. He had been accused of shooting his rivals’ agent Dan Rweburingi and damaging property among others, and subsequently charged for the same.
13:46
13:46

120 Days, No Bail for NUP Detainees! Families say It’s Heartbreaking 1 4

Birabwa Goretti, a mother of three whose husband Murusha Bashir is among those still in detention says she is a housewife. Her husband was the sole breadwinner of the family, and since his detention, they have not paid rent. “Every week, I keep pleading with the landlord that he is about to be released,” Biraba said in an interview.
13:25
13:25

Kiruhura Town Council Veterinary Officer Arrested For Flouting FMD Directives 3

Kiruhura LCV Chairperson, Rev Samuel Katugunda, says that Muheirwe was given two bulls from Kashongi to take to the government ranch in Kiruhura town council, but instead took them to an unknown place.
12:34
12:34

Growing Human Needs Threatening Survival of Chimpanzees 4 2 Top story

The chimps live in or outside mainly tropical rain forests and woodlands located in Western Uganda such as Bugoma, Budongo, and Kibale among others There are also 25 individual chimpanzees that have been identified in Otzi Central Forest Reserve in West Nile, another habitat for the eastern chimpanzee.
11:36
11:36

Arua Mayor Wants Rival's Victory Overturned Arua Hight Court. 4

Issa Kato says the electoral commission failed to deliver 33 ballot boxes to the tally center, after they discovered only 256 out of the expected 289 ballot boxes.
11:16
11:16

Lamwo Teacher Wanted For Allegedly Inciting Students to Strike 3

The Lamwo Resident District Commissioner James Nabinson Kidega says preliminary investigations singled out the teacher identified as Robert Oryem as the suspect who could have plotted students to stage the violent strike at the school.
10:35
10:35

Five People Killed, Two Guns Recovered During UPDF Operation in Kotido cattle raids 1

The search was conducted in the kraals of Naregai village when UPDF followed cattle raiders who attacked kraals in Nadunget Sub County, Moroto district on Wednesday. The cattle were recovered from the kraals in Rikitai in Kotido district on Thursday.
10:22
10:22

20 Congolese Nationals Arrested for Illegal Entry into Uganda 3 1

Joshua Masereka the Deputy RDC Kasese says security personnel acted on a tip-off from residents in Kisanga A, Nyamwamba division in Kasese Municipality.
10:01
10:01

Pastor, Two Others Arrested with Owl Eggs in Gulu 1

Simplicious Gessa, the Communication Officer of Uganda Wildlife Authority –UWA told URN that the trio was arrested from Gulu by UWA personnel who had earlier tracked their email communication with prospective buyers of the eggs in the United States of America.
09:31
09:31

Kitgum CCTV Cameras Non-Functional, A Year After Installation 3

The Aswa River Region police Spokesperson Patrick Jimmy Okema confirmed that the cameras have not been working due to missing configuration of its signals from the antennas that subsequently is sent to the system’s control rooms.
08:23
08:23

Study Finds Increased Cancer Risk for Petroleum Industry Workers and People Living Near Plants

The review identified an increased risk of mesothelioma, skin melanoma, multiple myeloma, and cancers of the prostate and urinary bladder, and conversely, decreased risk of cancers of the oesophagus, stomach, colon, rectum, and pancreas.
07:58
07:58

Former UJA President Robert Kagolo Shot Dead Luke Owoyesigyire 1

Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire said that Kagolo was killed by a Local Defence Unit-LDU personnel identified as Rashid Mamuli.
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