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17:18
17:18

Hawker Shot During Market Guards Protest at Kalerwe Succumbs Kalerwe Market 1 1

Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire has identified the deceased as George Ssejemba alias M16 who was shot today as police dispersed market night guards who were protesting delays of their salary payments by the market management.
16:58
16:58

Moroto Hospital Director Calls for Infrastructure Overhaul COVID-19 1 4

According to Dr. Watmon, they need a new intensive care unit, saying that they have tried to improvise by setting up beds and ventilators in substandard buildings.
16:48
16:48

Butaleja Nurse Dies in Shrine Seeking Medical Care 3

According to Rachel Namanja, the deceased’s sister, her sibling has been struggling with an unknown illness for the last one week. She said that when her sister started to feel unwell, she was admitted at Butaleja Hospital but when her condition worsened, she was referred to Mount Elgon Hospital in Mbale but they were never given a diagnosis of the disease.
16:41
16:41

Renowned Cattle Rustler Hands Self to UPDF, Seeks Gov't Support 3rd updf division 4 1

Peter Achucu Lokiru, a renowned raider responsible for raids in Karamoja and Turkana handed over himself to the army at the 3rd Division Headquarters in Moroto and promised to work with the UPDF and local authorities to persuade his fellow warriors to abandon the jungles and hand over their weapons voluntarily.
16:30
16:30

Acholi Paramount Chief Pleads With Gov`t to Improve Welfare of Health Workers 1 1

The Paramount Chief while speaking to URN during an interview from his Palace in Gulu City, disclosed that it is undoubted that the health workers are operating under harsh conditions with no proper or inadequate personal safety equipment being provided to them while on duty.
15:53
15:53

Leaders of Newly Created Sub-Counties in Omoro Operate Under Trees Act of Parliament 4 1

Kenneth Odyek, the Aremo Sub-County LC 3 Chairperson, says that they do not have office space and the funds to facilitate work.
15:36
15:36

Ministry of Energy Evicts over 200 Quarry Workers at Karuma compensation 1 1

The Kiryandongo Resident District Commissioner Paul Peter Debele who chaired the meeting asked the occupants to vacate the area by 12th July 2021, this Monday.
15:30
15:30

Quelea Birds Invade Rice Farms in Bulambuli 1 3 Top story

Alfred Tsekedi, the Bulambuli District Production Officer, says that they have alerted the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industries and Fisheries to provide them with expertise and advice on the pesticides they can use to eliminate the birds.
14:33
14:33

UPDF FC Unveils Ssenyondo As New Head Coach 1

“We are humbled to present Brian Ssenyondo as the UPDF Football Club head coach for a duration of two years,” Miiro stated. Ssenyondo replaces Kefa Kisaala who parted ways with the military team over poor performance during the 2020/21 Uganda Premier League season.
11:18
11:18

Health Workers Complain of Reduced Risk Allowances MInistry of Health 1 Top story

“I received the money but not satisfied with the amount sent. I expected more than just one million shillings but the ministry has paid me less and no one is explaining why the money was deducted”, the medic who preferred anonymity because of victimization by the management said.
10:50
10:50

West Nile, Arua City Leaders Push for Construction of Modern Mortuary 4 2

Muzaidi Khemis, the Arua Central Division Mayor, says despite serving the entire West Nile, people from DR Congo and South Sudan Nationals, the government has ignored Arua Hospital by failure to construct a bigger and modern mortuary.
10:33
10:33

Gulu University Says its Medicine Cures Covid-19 within 72 Hours 4 1

However, Dr. Lamwaka said they are still manually pounding the herbs using mortar and pestle because they don’t have a grinder, and are manually packing the herbs because they don’t have a production line.
10:13
10:13

Bugoye HC III Begins to Pilot Project on Oxygen Production 2 4 Top story

Shem Bwambale, in charge of the facility, told URN reporter that the production of the oxygen was started through a collaboration with Mbarara University of Science and Technology-MUST.
09:02
09:02

Drought Devastates Crop Gardens in Bugisu, Teso Sub Regions 10 2

Ejiet says that the district is currently surviving on the remaining food stock estimated at 25 percent; something he notes is an indicator of serious food shortage in the subsequent months.
08:35
08:35

Acholi Paramount Chief Calls for Protection of Girls in Lockdown 1 2 Top story

Rwot Acana told URN during an interview at his palace in Gulu City that the current level of sexual abuse meted out at young girls and violence against children in the Acholi Sub Region and other parts of the country call for collective responsibility.
07:51
07:51

Police on Spot for Shooting Man Dead in Koboko During Arrest of His Brother 4 1

According to information obtained by our reporter, Majid met his death around 5 am on Friday morning when a police officer from Abuku police station opened fire during an operation to arrest his brother, Tairi Ali, who they wanted for raping and defiling a teenager.
07:05
07:05

Mob Torches Vehicle Suspected of Transporting Meat from Stolen Cattle Nakaseke police 1

Speaking to Uganda Radio Network (URN), the Livingstone Gitta, Bulyake village Local Council 1 chairperson, says that this prompted the suspected thugs to abandon the vehicle in the middle of the road around 7 am and flee for their dear lives.
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