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21:55
21:55

Disbanded SPCs Threaten to Stage Illegal Patrols Over Unpaid Salaries 5 1

The SPCs signed a three-month contract running from January to March. Each of the constables was entitled to Shillings 370,000 monthly.
20:51
20:51

URA Releases Kyagulanyi's Bullet-Proof Vehicle on Museveni Orders Kyagulanyi Robert 1 1

In a June 7 letter to Kyagulanyi’s lawyers led by Anthony Wameli, the URA Commissioner General John Musinguzi Rujoki, said that they had received instructions from the president to return the vehicle to the owner immediately.
20:20
20:20

ICC Extends Deadline for Dominic Ongwen’s Appeal on Sentence Northern Uganda 1 3

Maria Kamara Mabinty, the International Criminal Court –ICC Outreach Coordinator for East Africa told URN in an interview that the extension of the deadline for the appeal comes following the request made by Ongwen’s defense team being led by Krispus Ayena Odongo late last month.
19:27
19:27

Works Ministry officials meet over Exorbitant Bus Fares lockdown 1 1

The huge number of travelers prompted transporters to hike their fares. Bus fares to up country areas have more than doubled. For example, transport fares to the northern Uganda route specifically to Gulu has increased to between Shillings 100,000 and 130,000 from Shillings 40, previously. Travelers to Elegu border post are paying Shillings 150,000.
18:16
18:16

Gulu City Allocates UGX 141M for Rehabilitating Health Centres gulu city council 1 2

The 141.7 million shillings for the rehabilitation works are part of the 2.192 billion shillings allocated to the Health Department for the financial year 2021/2022 budget of 36.9 billion shillings approved by Gulu City Council.
17:51
17:51

People Stranded in Bus, Taxi Parks as Transport Fares Remain High for Second Day 3 5

Sekandi, a manager at Namayiba bus terminal, says that the amount of money has definitely increased, for example, a trip from Kampala to Gulu now costs between Shillings 160,000 and 170,000 from Shillings 40,000 previously. Kampala to Lira now costs between Shillings 100,000 and 150,000 from the normal fare of Shillings 40,000.
17:15
17:15

Bundibugyo District Runs Out Of Covid-19 Vaccine Doses 4 2

The District Health Officer-DHO Dr Christopher Kiyita attributes the shortage to an increase in the uptake among the population and the surge in the number of covid-19 cases.
16:51
16:51

COVID-19 Restrictions Trigger Tension in Apaa Township Apaa land conflict 1

Anthony Ocaya, the Apaa Township LC II Chairperson told URN that a scuffle ensued after security rejected the demands by traders prompting residents to pelt them with stones claiming that they were segregating between the Acholis and Madi.
15:53
15:53

Schools in Bunyangabu Call For Mass Covid-19 Vaccination of Learners, Teachers closure of schools 2 7

The Deputy Headteacher at Kibito Primary School, Annet Kajumbukire Byamugisha says the lockdown will expose the learners to the virus.
15:33
15:33

Kisota: The Road of Snakes That is Dreaded by its Own Residents Kisota road 1 2

According to an elder in Kisota who has lived here since the 1990’s, the road that wasa a mere footpath then, was bushy and not as clear as it is today. Then it had a lot of trees, which were full of snakes, and that is why it was named Kisota road.
14:58
14:58

EC, CCEDU Disagree on Election Observation Report 1 Top story

Stephen Okello, the Executive Director of the NGO Bureau told URN that CCEDU has up to June 15th, 2021 to respond to the questions raised.
12:57
12:57

Dear President, Give us Our Father or his Dead Body, Family Pleads 4 1

Sarah, who was badly beaten up by soldiers at Makindyefor her husband now pleads, “I am appealing to you, President, forgive me, at least show me my husband. I am on my knees president. I am a situation where I cannot look after the children.”
11:47
11:47

Bar Dege Layibi Division Residents Form Security Committee Street Kids

Patrick Oola Lumumba, the Mayor Bar Dege Layibi division, says that to facilitate the newly formed security committee, community members have agreed to contribute Shillings 1000 per household monthly.
11:44
11:44

Illegal Cattle Trade Hindering FMD Fight in Kiruhura District 4

According to the authorities, the cattle trade is done through porous routes that have been created in different parts of the district and the movement of cattle at night. These routes are used by the cattle traders to exit the district at night.
11:30
11:30

UPL Players Dominate Uganda Cranes Final Squad Ahead of South Africa Tie Abadallah Mubiru 2 1 Top story

Five of the players are from Uganda Hippos including Abdul Aziizi Kayondo, Bobosi Byaruhanga, Isma Muguluusi, Steven Sserwadda and Derrick Kakooza.
10:57
10:57

Lukaya Vendors Shun New Market 1 4

The new market is located along Makaka- Kampala highway just about 300 meters from the road toll market in Lukaya trading center where the vendors have been operating for several years.
10:37
10:37

UPDF Kills One Warrior, Wounds Another in Moroto 3rd updf division 1 Top story

Residents poured into the area from 7:00 pm until 9:00 pm to view the body that was under heavy UPDF and police protection.
10:27
10:27

Sickly Man Ignored Near Hospital Fence in Busia for 24 Hours, Dies 5 3

The deceased whose life was in critical condition and required medical attention spent the whole night in the cold, then stayed under hot sunshine the following day on Monday without help and died in the evening hours. His body was found lying near Dabani hospital fence.
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