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16:42
16:42

Dokolo DEO Succumbs to COVID-19 1

Musafiri Suwed, the Dokolo District Information Officer, says that Bwonyo developed breathing complications in the wee hours of Sunday morning and was rushed to Lira Regional Referral Hospital from where he died hours later.
15:50
15:50

Wetland Encroachers to Benefit from Revolving Fund 2 2

Maximo Twinomuhangi, an official from the Ministry of Water and Environment told URN that they will implement the revolving fund project after the demarcation of the wetland boundaries.
15:08
15:08

Uganda Technical College Kichwamba Commissions Three Oil and Gas Workshops 6 4

Silver Mukwasibwe, Principal Kichwamba College, says that they secured a loan of Shillings 8Billion from the World Bank to enable them erect three workshops for students targeting the Oil and gas sectors.
13:32
13:32

Taps Run Dry As Theft Of Water Meters Takes Toll In Nansana 4 2

Regina Bakitte Nakazzi, the Mayor of Nansana municipality told URN that they been have experiencing water shortage resulting from the prolonged drought, which is being compounded by the theft of water meters.
12:51
12:51

UPDF Issues Shoot to Kill Orders Against Armed Warriors Resisting Disarmament 1 2 Top story

Brigadier Balikundembe issued the orders on Saturday during the official launch of the cordon and search operations in Nabilatuk, Amudat and Nakapiripirit districts.
12:36
12:36

Tororo Property Developers Decline to Giveway to USMID Project

Okuna explains that the decision by the affected property owners not to cooperate with the municipality is a threat to the multi-billion infrastructural development, adding that besides the three property owners, some vendors led by Edward Okware have also declined to vacate road reserves insisting that the municipality shows them alternative space to operate from.
11:40
11:40

Uganda Railways Corporation Resumes Passenger Train Services 2 2 Top story

Stephen Wakasenza, the Chief Commercial Officer at URC, says that they have been running trial sessions since Wednesday to be sure about the readiness of the coaches to resume operations and try out effective ways of ensuring compliance with the SOPs including physical distancing.
11:13
11:13

Court of Appeal Reduces Sentence of Convicted Murderer by More than Half

In 2014, Bagatenda through Douglas Magulu Sembuya advocates appealed the ruling on grounds that the learned justice had erred in law and fact to impose such "an excessive jail term of 61-years. The lawyers argued that besides suffering the death row syndrome, their client “had demonstrated a high level of reform, remorse and was a first time offender aged 22 at the time of the offence in 2000"
10:13
10:13

Karamoja Leaders Oppose Additional UPDF Deployment Fearing Excalation of HIV Infection 1

Nabilatuk LC V Chairperson, Paul Lokol, says that deploying thousands of soldiers in Karamoja will affect the ongoing peaceful disarmament and urged the army to allow the local leaders to work with the available troops. He also said that the presence of many soldiers may escalate HIV infection in the region.
09:40
09:40

Over 2,400 Ugandans Stranded In Gulf- Ambassador 4 1 Top story

According to Kibedi, only a few trafficked victims are able to reach the Ugandan embassy for assistance because many of them entered the countries illegally.
09:10
09:10

Man Kills Wife Over UGX 20,000 Murder 3

Nzabaniita ran into trouble when he told his friends that he had killed his wife and tried to get away but was apprehended by the residents.
08:57
08:57

Tokyo Olympics: Hot Temparatures Force Kiprotich Out of Marathon stephen kiprotich 1

Kiprotich 32, who qualified in May, started off well leading the pack in the first 5 to 6 kilometres. He, however, dropped as he moved towards 15kilometers of the 42-kilometre race.
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