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May 2020 15 results
20:30
20:30

Radio Stations Struggling to Generate Revenue advertisement 7 1

Several businesses have come to a standstill since the lockdown which started in March. The absence of advertisers, and sponsors for programmes and talkshows hosted by radio stations means that they can nolonger make enough money to sustain their wage bill and other running costs.
18:09
18:09

Pregnant Woman Dies after Failing to Reach Hospital in Pallisa 4

Atim had been referred to Pallisa Hospital from Kameke HCIII after developing complications, which could not be handled at the lower unit. According to Bosco Lokaki, the Chairperson of Kobwin Agurur village, the woman had gone to the hospital for delivery but medical officers established that she had experienced an intrauterine fetal death.
17:56
17:56

Five Truck Drivers Recover from COVID-19, Discharged from Arua Hospital 1 2 Top story

Dr Philbert Nyeko, the Director of Arua Hospital said that the truck drivers, who have spent 20 days in the Treatment Centre were discharged after testing negative to subsequent COVID-19 tests.
17:55
17:55

Kamwenge Man Hacked To Death murder 3

The OC CID Kamwenge Police Mable Tweheyo has identified the deceased as Tugume Amos a.k.a Bunuzi a resident of Kihura ward, Kahunge town council Kamwenge district.
17:38
17:38

NFA Set Ablaze Seven Houses in Amuru District 4

One of the victims whose houses was burnt identified as Opwonya Laywer says the armed men in came to the area and asked them to leave the area immediately before setting the houses ablaze. Michael Lakony, Amuru district LCV chairperson says this is not the first-time huts are being burnt in the area ever since the border dispute between Amuru and Adjumani started some years back.
16:46
16:46

City Traders Count Losses as Merchandise Expires During Lockdown Expired goods 5 1

Maria Akankwasa, a wholesaler at Kaswa trading centre said she has made uncountable loses in her business because has three shops sell perishable products. According to Akankwasa, she made a loss of five million Shillings in one shop alone.
15:28
15:28

LDU Man Shoots Self Dead in Moroto Local Defence Unit 2

A military source told URN on condition of anonymity that, while at the bar, the deceased lost 60 rounds of ammunition. He reportedly returned to the detachment and was tasked to explain about the missing ammunition. He reportedly decided to open fire in the air before turning the gun on himself.
14:27
14:27

Court Dismisses KCCA Application in UGX 3.4B Case

High Court Civil Division has dismissed an application in which Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA challenged a consent judgement which saw complainants awarded 3.4 billion Shillings.
12:46
12:46

Canonical Possession of New Archbishop of Mbarara Slated for June 2 1

The former Auxiliary Bishop Lambert Bainomugisha was appointed by Pope Francis as the fifth Archbishop of Mbarara Archdiocese on April 25, 2020. He replaces the Most Rev. Paul Bakyenga who is resigning from the pastoral care of the archdiocese upon clocking the canonical age limit of 75 years.
12:15
12:15

Local Governments to Resume Sittings Amidst Strict Guidelines 1

According to the guidelines, the meetings should be held in a spacious venue where members can maintain a social distance of not more than 4 meters and include on the order paper the approval of the Budget and any other critical matters not exceeding two items.
11:48
11:48

KCCA Speakers Want Taxi, Boda boda Guidelines Discussed in Council 4 1 Top story

Sylvia Kiiza, the Speaker Kampala Central Division, says they are in better position to consult with stakeholders in the taxi and Boda boda industry and should be left to do so and debate the proposals before government implements them.
11:29
11:29

COVID-19 Pandemic Hastily Becoming A Child Rights Crisis –UNICEF

The estimate of the 6,000 additional deaths from preventable causes over the next six months is based on an analysis by researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, published in the Lancet Global Health Journal.
10:36
10:36

LDU Jailed Three-Years for Shooting Colleague Dead local defence unit 3 2 Top story

During the hearing, prosecution led by Capt. Ketigan Mugisha told the military court at Kakiri barracks on Tuesday while on duty at a Chinese factory together with Mamuli Atanansi in Namanve in Mukono district; Musuya cleaned his firearm without applying safety, which to the death of his colleague.
08:00
08:00

URA Bans Trucks from Parking Outside Warehouses, Container Depots truck drivers 1 Top story

In a circular this morning, the tax body said trucks carrying cargo shall be permitted to only park inside boarded warehouses or internal container depots. This, URA wrote, does not include roads along the Container Depots and warehouses.
07:56
07:56

Omoro Man Drinks Poison After Committing Incest Odek Sub-County

His uncle, John Bosco Odongkene, says the young man drunk a poisonous substance on Saturday last week after he was tasked by village elders to buy 2 cattle for the girl’s parents and pay Shillings 200, 000 to cleanse the girl.
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