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19:49
19:49

Uganda Taking Wrong Direction in Rule of Law -Civic Index Reports 5

The Lead researcher Associate Professor Ronald Kakungulu says that when they asked respondents what they thought about the direction Uganda was taking in respect for human rights and the rule of law, a whopping 73.9 percent said the country was heading in the wrong direction while only 10.9 percent believed Uganda was heading in the right direction.
19:21
19:21

Water Scarcity Inciting Sexual Abuse of Teenage Girls in Luwero 2

Bukiibi village Chairman Pontian Katumba says that the problem has not only affected the access to water for use, but it has now threatened the sexual health of the girls who are not going to school due to the COVID-19 induced lockdown of schools.
17:30
17:30

Over 2000 Head of Cattle Stolen from Lorengedwat Sub County – Leaders gun violence 1 3 Top story

Emmanuel Longes Lorika, the Local Council III Chairperson of Lorengechora Sub County, says that 2, 973 head of cattle have been raided from the area by suspected warriors from Napak, Moroto and Amudat districts.
17:09
17:09

Former FUFA President Twaha Kakaire Dead 1 Top story

“We have just learnt of the unfortunate news of the passing on of Hajji Twaha Kakaire, the 24th FUFA President. We grieve in honour of his football works. FUFA will accord him a respectful send-off that will suit him in respect of his contribution to the game,” Hussein told URN.
16:03
16:03

Wanyoto Loses Mbale City Woman MP Petition 4 2 Top story

Justice Andrew Baishaija delivered the judgment in his ruling at Mbale High court on Thursday afternoon on grounds that Wanyoto had failed to show evidence that he won the highly contested polls.
15:43
15:43

Katumba Shooting Suspects Charged with 18 New Offenses 2 1 Top story

The prosecution alleges that while at Cheap General Hardware, Nansana in Wakiso District on May 29th, 2019, the suspects together with others still at large with malice aforethought unlawfully caused the death of Jimmy Atukuru, Frank Anania, Abaho Frank Mutsinda and Amim Bugembe whom they shot dead.
14:06
14:06

Budaka Residents Panic as Unknown People Threaten to Slaughter 97 2

According to Mboizi, those behind the anonymous letters have threatened to slaughter 97 people including the village chairperson. He He said the attackers threatened to attack the village and slaughter 97 people including the village chairperson.
13:12
13:12

Odonga Otto Demands Refund of UGX4 million he Gave for Amuru Tourism Road Amuru Hot Springs 1

In a letter dated 27th September this year, Otto claims that in July this year, he gave the Town Council the money to construct the road to his tourism site, to improve access to social services and open opportunities for other tourism investors, but that the road was never opened due to "bad local politics, irredentism and negative attitudes" among others.
12:34
12:34

Court Dismisses Petition Against Lutyeshe County MP 3 1

In his petition, Watenga accused Modoi of using someone’s academic documents to vie for election as MP. Watenga claimed that Modoi used the academic documents of Modoi Abdul Isaac for his nomination and subsequent election.
11:28
11:28

Why Kabaka Mutebi Got Involved in Kasubi Tombs Reconstruction Buganda Kingdom 3 2 Top story

This ritual was last performed in 1882 when Kabaka Muteesa I personally put up three rings in the ceiling of his Kasubi Nnabulagala Palace as it was being constructed. These rings supporting the roof are part of the 52 rings in this tomb that symbolize the 52 clans of Buganda. Thus Kabaka Mutebi II is the first reigning King of Buganda to climb up the roof of the main hut, Muzibu Azaala Mpanga, to place these rings ever since Muteesa I was laid to rest under them in 1884.
11:24
11:24

851 Animals in Amuru Vaccinated Against Rabies The Big Fix Uganda 1 1

Francis Okello, the Project Manager for the Animals` Program at the Big Fix Uganda told URN that they conducted the free mass vaccination drive throughout Tuesday to commemorate World Rabies day.
11:01
11:01

Fire Destroys Goods worth UGX 200M in Arivu Market 5 2

Stephen Alioni, one of the affected traders, says that he lost clothes and gumboots worth Shillings 12 million to the fire.
10:22
10:22

Nabilatuk Residents Block Moroto Highway to Protesting Livestock Raids 1

Betty Tebanyang, one of the residents said the protest was the only way for them to show their dissatisfaction with the failure by government to protect them from the armed rustlers.
08:02
08:02

More Children Reporting for Cancer Treatment 3

According to Dr. Kambugu, they currently register between 650 to 700 new cases annually from between 400 and 550 in the past. “Our number going up every successive year makes me happy because it means the number of patients we are seeing also increases for example 30% of the children who are battling cancer are receiving proper treatment with us,” she said.
07:30
07:30

Busia Road Rehabilitation Works Stall Over Fuel Shortage 4 2

George Mwidu, the Busia District Engineer confirmed to URN that they are unable to continue with the works because of fuel shortage. He explains that they can’t access money from the central government because the district bank account system is down.
07:10
07:10

Wakiso District Zonal Land Office Closed Over Fraud 5 1

Mayanja says that he has been receiving complaints from people about the fraudulent transactions by staff at the land office and delayed issuance of titles to applicants without justifiable reasons.
20:22
20:22

Kabarole Residents Worried Over Livestock Theft 1 3

“As leaders we however condemn acts of mob justice, we are calling on government to increase security in this village and other neighboring areas," Happy added. "People here tell me that they have resorted to sharing housing with animals to save them from being stolen."
20:02
20:02

Kwania Registers 5,375 Teenage Pregnancy Cases in 21 Months 1 4

A report prepared by police and local leaders from different health facilities across the district indicates that 5,375 cases were registered from January 2020 up to September 2021.
18:17
18:17

Gulu University Launches Anti –Sexual Harassment Policy 2 1

The policy was formulated in partnership with Makerere University Gender Mainstreaming Directorate with financial support from UN Women, under the Safer Universities Project launched in 2019 in response to the call under the European Union and United Nation spotlight initiative on eliminating all forms of violence against women and girls.
17:40
17:40

VP Alupo Blames Poor Agriculture Productivity on Low Extension Services 1 1

“Given the numerous water bodies, we are endowed with, we are equally well-placed in the fisheries industry and everybody should be happy to note that we are on a fast road of improvement in the animal industry. Our main challenge however, is the fact that our farmers have not been able to exploit this potential which results in low productivity, low quality of products and limited value addition.” VP Jessica Alupo.
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