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07:59
07:59

Mbarara City Suspends Boda Boda Election road 2 2

James Mwesigye, the Mbarara Resident City Commissioner, warned against further protests, threatening strong action if they continue.
07:29
07:29

Court Rejects Defence Application to Question Kwoyelo in Trial Hearing accusation 1 3 Top story

In a ruling, Justice Duncan Gaswaga noted that since the accused has asserted the rights against self-incrimination by opting to give an unsworn statement, he loses the right to the assistance of the counsel although he gains the advantage of not being cross-examined.
14:39
14:39

UWA Allocates UGX 37.9m to Compensate Wildlife Victims in Agago general manager 4

Following complaints from the victims about mass destruction by wild animals and lack of compensation by UWA, the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities operationalized the Wildlife Fund in October 2022 to compensate victims of human-wildlife conflicts.
14:27
14:27

Ex-LRA Commander Kwoyelo’s Defence Trial Begins in Gulu Amuru District 2 1

Kwoyelo entered the dock at about 9:50 am to defend himself, more than five years since his trial commenced before the ICD in November 2018.
11:50
11:50

WHO Advocates for Health Equity to Achieve Comprehensive Services in Uganda Health Management 3

Speaking at the commemoration of World Health Day at the WHO headquarters in Kololo, Dr. Yonas Tegegn Woldemariam, WHO Representative to Uganda, highlighted the importance of collaborative efforts from all sectors, partners, and communities under the one health approach to ensure that all Ugandans fully enjoy their health rights.
15:05
15:05

UCI Seeks More Land to Complete Regional Cancer Center 1 1

Dr. Jackson Orem, the UCI Executive Director told stakeholders Friday that access to more land will enable the government to proceed with the phased establishment of other infrastructural development at the cancer center.
14:05
14:05

First Masaba Cultural Leader Dead 1

The Masaba cultural institution has written to the ministry of gender and social development for government to grant him a state funeral as per the law.
13:25
13:25

US Gov't Gives UGX 95bn for Refugees Assistance

The USAID Spokesperson, Jessica Jennings said her country was committed to non-discriminatory aid programs to Uganda despite the passing of the anti homosexuality law and the ruling by the court upholding it.
10:21
10:21

Sheik Ssemambo Calls for Unity Among Muslims 1 4

Sheikh Ssemambo while attending Eid El-ftr prayers at Kawempe Muslim primary school playgrounds told Muslims that his faction is ready to work with any group that will stand by the truth.
08:25
08:25

UBOS Extends Deadline for Census Jobs Shortlist Display Amid Complaints general manager 2

“This goes to the district recruitment teams, especially CAOs, the display of shortlisted candidates should continue until 12th April 2024 at 5 pm,” Mukiza said.
15:40
15:40

Kwoyelo Picks 30 Defence Witnesses as ICD Fixes Trial Date 1 2

Juliet Harty Hatanga, the Deputy Registrar of the Division told Uganda Radio Network Monday that Kwoyelo’s Defence team has so far lined up 30 defense witnesses for the trial hearing commencing next week at Gulu High Court.
12:39
12:39

Security Guard Arrested Over Shooting Student Dead in Gulu 2

Patrick Oola Lumumba, the Bardege-Layibi Division Mayor who visited the crime scene Sunday evening told URN that the deceased along with other unidentified accomplices had been drinking when they illegally accessed the petrol station.
12:17
12:17

Masaka City Roots for Seed Secondary School For Low Income Students 2

Michael Mulindwa Nakumusana, the Chairperson for Nyendo-Mukungwe division indicates that despite the presence of government-aided secondary schools in the area, many children from low-income families can hardly afford them, hence failing to complete the education cycle.
11:59
11:59

Money Lending Institutions Challenged on Honesty, Integrity 1 2

Kasaija was speaking at the opening ceremony of goldmine Finance branch at Kabalagala he pointed out that most banks and money lending institutions only mind about collecting from customers and not minding about the progress of the businesses of their customers.
16:43
16:43

Visually Impaired Get Brail Version of Budget Guide 3 1

The Citizen's Guide to the Budget is a simplified document that enables the public to understand the national budget for the year, with the aim of improving transparency.
08:41
08:41

Activists Concerned Over Human Rights Situation In Karamoja Chapter Four Uganda 4 1

Charles Donaldson Ogira, the Coordinator for Karamoja Human Rights Network noted that there are several cases of land grabbing and extrajudicial killings which are not brought to the attention of the public in the region.
12:14
12:14

Constitutional Court Declines to Dismiss Anti Homosexuality Act, Nullifies Four Sections Richard Buteera 1 Top story

The petitioners, including West Budama MP Fox Odoi, human rights advocate Nicholas Opio, Makerere University Law professors Sylvia Tamale and Dr. Kabumba Businye, veteran journalist Andrew Mwenda, and USAID, argued that certain sections of the Anti-Homosexuality Law violated human dignity, freedoms of association and expression, and the right to engage in lawful trade and business.
08:59
08:59

Activists Advocate for Gov't Recognition of Autism Day 3 1

Dorothy Nambi, the Executive Director of the Autism Society of Uganda, expressed concern over the lack of government prioritization for the commemoration of World Autism Day to raise public awareness. ASD is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by challenges in social skills, repetitive behaviors, and communication, affecting individuals differently and to varying degrees.
08:30
08:30

Population Census to Capture Clan Details 4 2

Charles Peter Mayiga, the Katikkiro (prime minister) of the Buganda Kingdom, emphasized the importance of accurate data for efficient planning and development. “Our vision is to reposition the kingdom at the helm of social and economic development, and this requires the rebuilding of the institutions which, back then, were the reasons why the kingdom was seen as a progressive and prosperous community,” Mayiga said while meeting the UBOS officials.
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77 South Sudan Refugees Arrested After Inter-Clan Clashes Leave Three Dead 1 4

According to security reports, the revenge attacks that happened between Sunday and Wednesday last week left at least three refugees from the clans of Boul and Fangak under the Nuer tribe dead.
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