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21:27
21:27

UPDF Joins UWA Rangers to Repulse Stray Elephants 2 3

According to Maj. Terimulungi, the deployment is not only meant to repulse the stray elephants as a way of protecting the most vulnerable citizens from losing their crops, lives and property to wildlife but also to protect and conserve the endangered wildlife.
20:54
20:54

Family of Former Obote Minister Appeals For Help former minister 3 4 Top story

His son, Moses Bintu Imbethe, says that they have spent close to Shillings 200million to treat their father in the last three years after developing health complications that condemned him to a wheelchair.
20:09
20:09

Two Minors Perish in House Fire in Namisindwa 1

Their father found the two children dead inside their grandmother’s houses on Thursday morning. According to residents, Mary Nandutu had left her grandchildren in the house unattended when the incident happened.
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19:39

Retired Banker Loses Home to Money Lenders 2 3

Francis William Balyokwayibwe was a manager at Stanbic Bank by the time he retired 16-years ago after a 28-year career that started at Uganda Commercial Bank in 1977. But his retirement story was changed when his cousin Barbra Naweelya Nadiope used his land title along Bivamuntuuyo Road in Mulago to secure a 70 million Shillings loan from a money lender in July 2018.
18:38
18:38

CAA Asked to Recover UGX 2B Excess Payment to SEYANI Brothers Parliament 5 1

The airport expansion project which started in 2015 covers the extension of the passenger terminal, construction of a new cargo centre, and refurbishment of the airport’s two runways. As part of the project, M/s Seyani Brothers (U) Ltd was contracted for the landside expansion which sought to provide a new Arrivals and Departure block.
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17:10

Cattle Rustling: A New Form Of Deadly Organized Crime in The Horn of Africa 4 1 Top story

There is fear that if East Africa fails to adapt to the threat, cattle rustling may expand into new geographic areas and create new organised crime cartels.
16:47
16:47

U20-Women Team Targets Second Victory Over Kenya to Complete Double Header 1 3

Uganda’s head coach Ayubu Khalifa, says that he expects a tough contest in the return leg. He however expects his side to be up to the challenge.
16:38
16:38

Masindi Leaders Reject 120,000 Pineapple Suckers Citing Poor Quality owc 1 2

Major Nebert Besiisira from Operation Wealth creation-OWC, said that they could not receive the suckers due to their poor quality and lack of a delivery note.
14:54
14:54

Rise in Cases of Incest Irks Lugbara Cultural Leaders 5 1

Ismael Tuku, the Prime Minister of the Lugbara Cultural Institution, says that unfortunately, one out of ten cases registered is the result of incest, which is an abomination.
14:09
14:09

No Fans Allowed For Africa University Games at Makerere - Kabenge Pennina Kabenge 3 1

The University is set to host the Federation of African University Sports- FASU games for Tennis and Rugby from October 8-10th. They will be part of the activities to celebrate the International Day of University sports.
12:18
12:18

Floods Force Relocation of Obongi Main Mosque 1

Ali Ahmed, the Chairperson of Obongi Main Mosque Management Committee, says that they have resolved to relocate the mosque to town West village because it is currently surrounded by floodwater.
11:59
11:59

KIU Lecturer, Five Others Arrested with Fake Vet Drugs Fake Drugs 3 3

Abias Rwamwiri, the Spokesperson of the National Drug Authority, says that Agaba is a lecturer from the School of Clinical Medicine at Kampala International University Ishaka in Bushenyi and owns a printery business.
11:16
11:16

Maganjo Residents Decry Teenage Attacks 7

In a blink of an eye, the teenagers hit Kateregga with a stone on the head sending him unconscious to the ground. It took Kateraga two days in the hospital to regain his consciousness.
10:43
10:43

Collapsing Buildings: Developers Use non-Professionals, Substandard Materials 2 4

Engineer Nicholas Omoding, the head of Investigations at the National Buildings Review Board- NBRB, says that their investigations into collapsing buildings show that a number of developers do not hire qualified architects or engineers.
10:28
10:28

COVID-19 Cases and Deaths Continue to Decline -WHO

During the week of 27 September to 3 October, all regions reported a decline in the number of new cases, apart from Europe which remained similar to the week before.
09:48
09:48

Nabbanja to Order Forensic Audit into Mbale USMID Roads 1 4

Nabanjja, who moved with a copy of Red pepper that carried a story on the state of Nabuyonga Rise and Mugisu Hill roads in Mbale City Industrial and Northern City Divisions, said that she wanted to show the participants some of the shoddy works going on in the country including Mbale City, the host of the meeting.
09:17
09:17

Court Sets Hearing Date for Former Mak Medical Student's Case Mukono High Court 3 Top story

On Wednesday, Justice Henry Kaweesi read the charges for Kirabo. "It is alleged by the state that you (Kirabo Matthew) on the night of July 10 and 11 2015, at Lugazi- Kawolo in Buikwe district with malice killed Desire Mirembe. Is it true?"
08:47
08:47

Floods Displace More families in Napak, Gov't Help Yet to Arrive 3 Top story

Naboth Opolot, the Alungar parish chairperson, says that the entire population is at risk of contracting water-borne disease since floods submerged their latrines. "The floods have cut off all the roads, all latrines are flooded and the water carrying maggots from the latrines is all over the affected areas, “he said.
08:27
08:27

COVID -19 Vaccination Allowances: Union Threatens to Mobilize Nurses To Strike Dr Alfred Driwale 3 1

While the nurses are entitled to a daily allowance of Shillings 5000, some of the nurses interviewed by URN, say they have gone a week without getting their allowances. They also note that the Ministry of Health is still non-committal on when the money will be availed.
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07:44

Atongtidi Locals Offer Free Land for Sub County H/Q Construction 3 1

Betty Ogwang, a resident of Te-ilwa ‘A’ village in Atongtidi parish, says that they agreed to give the land to the Sub County leaders freely to pave way for development.
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