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20:48
20:48

CMI Arrests Maj Okua Over Shooting of Traffic Policeman 1 1

The Army says that Maj Okua picked Constable Mukebezi from the scene, reported a case at Kira Road and drove him to Mulago hospital.
15:37
15:37

Senior Army Veterans Rally Serving Comrades to Invest Before Retirement kololo airstrip 1

Lt. Col (Rtd) Cyrus Kigongo, who served the army for 33-years since 1986 before retiring in 2019 observed the veterans who turned up for the exercise were visibly worn-out depicting misery in their lives after retirement.
14:28
14:28

Three Family Members Electrocuted in Nsangi 2 1

The Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire says that preliminary findings indicate the accident resulted from illegal power connections within the area.
13:19
13:19

Four Dead, Two Injured in Kyenjojo Accident 1

The accident involved a FUSO Truck registration number UBG 923T carrying Matooke from Bunyangabu District heading to Kampala, which collided with a Congolese, trailer Reg No: 13O9AF19 /1310AE19, that was coming from Kampala.
12:14
12:14

Rakai Family Remains Homeless Two Years After Mob Attack 5 1

Fulgencio Mande Ssenkaayi and his wife Agnes Ndagire of Namatta village in Bbaale parish, Kibanda sub-county were expelled from the village in 2019 on allegations of witchcraft and child sacrifice.
23:30
23:30

Hima Cement Factory Fire Victims Evacuated To South Africa For Treatment 1

According to a statement shared with URN reporter on Wednesday, the factory Country CEO Jean-Micheal Pons said the condition of the two victims had necessitated their evacuation to South Africa for further treatment at a specialized burns unit.
20:02
20:02

Shot Traffic officer in Intensive Care Unit after Losing Leg 3 1

Mukebezi was reportedly shot after a UPDF officer attached to the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence -CMI headquarters in Mbuya on Saturday as he attempted to tow a military vehicle registration number H4DF 1391 that had veered off the road and rammed into a signpost at Kobil Petrol Station along Kiwatule Road.
16:01
16:01

Prosecutor in Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana Trial Reports Death Threats 2 3

On Wednesday, Richard Birivumbuka, the Masaka Resident State Attorney told Masaka Grade One Magistrate Philp Nzwebe that he and his family have received death threats from people he claims are connected to the two MPs.
14:54
14:54

Former Ministers, MPs Asked to Return Official, Diplomatic Passports 1 1

Jacob Siminyu, the Ministry of Internal Affairs spokesperson explains that an MP acquires an official passport only when he or she is still a serving legislator. The same applies to ministers with Diplomatic passports that are only valid as long as they are still in the cabinet.
12:33
12:33

CID Cautions Bigwigs Against Defying Criminal Summons 2 1

CID Spokesperson Charles Twine says that many people especially those holding public offices are increasingly dodging summons even when they are delivered to them, their personal assistants or their superiors. He cited politicians, officials from different government ministries and departments, security officers, and well-established business persons.
11:58
11:58

Medics in Kotido Vacate Health Centres over Attacks 2

On Tuesday, the Kotido District Security Committee resolved to evacuate the health workers to a safe place where they shall go on leave until the security situation improves or until the attacks on the workers cease.
11:23
11:23

New Ferry on River Semuliki to Boost Operations Against ADF 1 1

The installation of the ferry by the Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA will connect Uganda and Eastern DRC. It will have the capacity to carry more than 40 tonnes and 150 passengers.
09:24
09:24

Two Terror Suspects Arrested from Mpigi Detained in Mbuya 2

The suspects who include Siraje Ssenkungu and Muzafaru Kataza were arrested on Sunday from Mpigi by Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI), JATT, and Crime Intelligence after they were allegedly named by some of the suspects already in custody.
08:42
08:42

Hundreds of UPDF Veterans Turn Up for Verification Exercise 3 1

Captain Amos Nsamba, the Military Police Spokesperson in charge of the exercise says that over 400 army veterans, estate administrators, widows, and widowers were verified at Kololo on Monday.
08:05
08:05

Mukono Residents Protest Land Allocation to American Rapper Akon 1 2 Top story

Akon, together with his wife Rozina Negusei, visited Uganda last year and met with high profile government officials including president Yoweri Museveni with whom they discussed the issue of investing in Uganda.
13:01
13:01

Cattle Rustlers Injure Two in Moroto

Timothy Longok a resident of Nacele village, says that they are living in fear after the government withdrew all the Local Defence Unit-LDU personnel and took them for further training.
07:05
07:05

Bodies of Hima Cement Factory Fire Victims Lined up For DNA Testing 2

Carol Kezabu, the Hima Cement Factory Public Relations Officer URN on Monday that they have opted for DNA testing to positively identify the victims. The bodies were evacuated to Fort Portal Regional Referral Hospital-FRRH where DNA testing will be conducted.
21:28
21:28

President Museveni Pardons Venezuelan, 78 Other Inmates 1 1

At least 79 inmates including a Venezuelan have been set free from various government prisons after they have been pardoned by president Yoweri Museveni. Uganda Prisons Service –UPS Spokesperson, Frank Baine, said Museveni forgave the inmates on medical and humanitarian grounds.
16:45
16:45

Maj Okua, 3 Others Face Attempted Murder Charges for Shooting Traffic Officer 1 1

Police insist that whatever Constable Mukebezi did was within the law and it was right to check the state of the occupants in the military vehicle and tow the wreckage to the police station. According to police, Maj Okua and his accomplices are still at large.
14:12
14:12

Police Rescues Baby Stolen From Wakiso, Arrests Suspect 3

But Ssenyondo’s joy was short-lived after learning that the baby had been stolen from Wakiso. The baby’s mother, Florence Nabukko recounts how Nanyonga disappeared with her baby.
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