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20:36
20:36

Crested Cranes Defeat Ethiopia in Women's AFCON Qualifiers 1 2 Top story

Goals from Riticia Nabbosa and Fauzia Najjemba in each half helped the Crested Cranes to secure a first leg advantage over the Ethiopians.
17:08
17:08

Police Arrest 68 in City Swoop Nakivubo Channel 1 2

Luke Owoyesigyire, the Kampala Metropolitan Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson, says that some of the victims of mugging have severally filed cases after losing their property to criminals who often try to push them into Nakivubo water Channel.
16:52
16:52

CSBAG Wants Fiscal Council Set Up to Assess Gov’t Expenditure civil society 3 1

The Civil Society Budget Advocacy Group (CSBAG) has proposed the establishment of a fiscal council to oversee the taxation and expenditure of public funds.
16:26
16:26

Ten Rustlers Killed, Two Soldiers Injured as Army, Karimojong Clash in Kaabong

Mr.Jino Meri, the district chairperson of Kaabong said nine rustlers were killed at the protected Kraal in Kalapata sub county while another one was killed on the way as they were driving animals, making the total of ten killed.
16:12
16:12

Mbale Regional Referral Hospital Battling Blood Shortage 1 5

Dr. Emmanuel Tugaineyo, the Director of Mbale Regional Referral Hospital confirmed to URN last week that they were sourcing blood from Nakasero Blood Bank due to the shortage at the facility. He explained that the units of blood the hospital is getting from Mbale Regional Blood bank is inadequate to meet their needs.
16:02
16:02

IPOD Seeks Meeting with National Unity Platform to Discuss Membership Issues

Upon the expiry of the MoU, the IPOD secretariat embarked on a process of drafting a new MoU seeking input from former members. At the same time, the secretariat invited two parties, the NUP and the People’s Progressive Party which won seats in parliament to join the organization.
16:00
16:00

Prison Officers Trained to Handle Extremist Inmates 5

Dr John Byabashaija, the Commissioner-General Uganda Prisons Services, says that the training is timely because it will prepare the personnel on how to handle violent extremist prisoners. The training is facilitated by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime-UNODC, with funding from the European Union, the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the UN Office on Counter-Terrorism.
15:46
15:46

“Don’t Deny Us Access to Mobile Phones” Say Teens teenage preganacies 1 4

The two girls who have been out of school for two years say the restrictions on access and ownership of mobile phones to school-going pupils has adversely affected adolescent girls.
15:39
15:39

Nambooze Accuses Gov’t Of Neglecting Security of Opposition Leaders 5

Nambooze raised the concerns after unidentified machete-wielding thugs sneaked into her residence atNakabago cell, Ntawo ward in Mukono municipality in the wee hours of Tuesday morning and threatened to kill her.
14:47
14:47

Coach Kiyingi Summons Team for U-20 CECAFA Women's Championship Coach Ayubu Khalifa 1

Uganda is set to host this year’s edition of the CECAFA U-20 Women’s Championship at FUFA technical center Njeru.
14:40
14:40

Oil Pipeline: Masaka Security Committees, Land Board Officials Meet Over Rights Violations 4 1

Yisito Muddu Kayinga from the Community Transformation Foundation Network (COTFONE), attributes the confusion surrounding the oil pipeline project to poor information flow between the Total, New Plan field teams and district leaders.
14:06
14:06

Nabilatuk Bitter With Police Over Escape of Suspects 3

John Bosco Alinga, the LC 1 Chairperson of Kampswahili Cell in Nabilatuk Town Council, who handed over the petition to the RDC on behalf of over 100 LC 1 Chairpersons, said they acted based on community concern.
13:51
13:51

Local Gov't Minister Intervens in Lira City, District Row over Headquarters Lira District 4 1

When Lira municipality was elevated to city status in 2020, it became autonomous and was no longer under the Lira district. This also meant that the leadership of Lira had to shift the district headquarters to another place outside the city.
12:26
12:26

Ministry of Education Concerned About Slow Response to Vaccination Exercise 2

Dennis Mugimba, the spokesperson for the Ministry of Education says that although President Museveni announced the dates for reopening of tertiary schools, this could change in case the priority groups tagged on the reopening fail to embrace the vaccination exercise.
11:50
11:50

Two Held for Theft of Electricity Transmission Cables Worth UGX 25M Luwero Police 4 4 Top story

David Kamugisha, the project administrator reveals that they embarked on the two-year project in September last year. He explains that despite starting the project late, they expected to complete the works by December 2021.
10:57
10:57

Gunmen Raid Rukungiri Shop, Kill One

Elly Maate, the Kigezi Region Police Spokesperson, says that the gunmen shot Daniel Dokuze, 29, a guard attached to Saracen Security. Dokuze is admitted at Nyakibale Hospital.
10:00
10:00

Police Deploys in Old Taxi Park 2

Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire said that they received information that taxi drivers wanted to enter the park before its completion.
09:00
09:00

Absence of Laws Affecting Management of Taxi Industry-Lukwago 4

Lukwago said that the wrangles between associations of taxi operators, Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA’s failure to collect tax and the uncontrolled fares set by taxi operators all are due to the absence of a guiding law.
08:06
08:06

Finance Ministry: We Have Adequate Funds for Midterm Access NSSF 4 1 Top story

Appearing before the Gender Committee of Parliament that is considering the issue of midterm access, the minister noted that while there have been concerns that the funds will have to liquidate some of its assets to finance Midterm access their analysis indicates that this will not be the case.
08:02
08:02

103rd Irwa, Okello Memorial Prayers Suspended over Covid-19 1

More than 500 people including pilgrims and businessmen had by Tuesday afternoon pitched camp at the shrine with just a handful observing the standard operating procedures-SOPs.
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