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19:21
19:21

Water Scarcity Inciting Sexual Abuse of Teenage Girls in Luwero 2

Bukiibi village Chairman Pontian Katumba says that the problem has not only affected the access to water for use, but it has now threatened the sexual health of the girls who are not going to school due to the COVID-19 induced lockdown of schools.
11:01
11:01

Fire Destroys Goods worth UGX 200M in Arivu Market 5 2

Stephen Alioni, one of the affected traders, says that he lost clothes and gumboots worth Shillings 12 million to the fire.
10:22
10:22

Nabilatuk Residents Block Moroto Highway to Protesting Livestock Raids 1

Betty Tebanyang, one of the residents said the protest was the only way for them to show their dissatisfaction with the failure by government to protect them from the armed rustlers.
20:22
20:22

Kabarole Residents Worried Over Livestock Theft 3 1

“As leaders we however condemn acts of mob justice, we are calling on government to increase security in this village and other neighboring areas," Happy added. "People here tell me that they have resorted to sharing housing with animals to save them from being stolen."
18:17
18:17

Gulu University Launches Anti –Sexual Harassment Policy 1 2

The policy was formulated in partnership with Makerere University Gender Mainstreaming Directorate with financial support from UN Women, under the Safer Universities Project launched in 2019 in response to the call under the European Union and United Nation spotlight initiative on eliminating all forms of violence against women and girls.
16:58
16:58

Centenary Bank Manager Nursing Injuries After Acid Attack 2 1

“Police detectives at Katwe Police station who visited the scene said the liquid splashed on him burning him and the clothes he was dressed in. But the victim ran out to Makindye medical center close to the scene before he was rushed to Nsambya hospital,” he said.
09:26
09:26

Construction of Seven Police Posts in Karamoja Sub Region Underway OPM 1

Construction is underway at the selected sub counties, some at border points where there has been no police presence at all.
07:39
07:39

Six Herdsmen Arrested for Violating Livestock Quarantine in Gulu Gulu District 2 1

Stephen Odong Latek, the Gulu Resident District Commissioner, says the herdsmen were transporting 132 cattle into the district without any valid identification.
18:36
18:36

Two Arrested as Police Investigates Murder Of Gomba Businessman 1 1

It is alleged the late Muhanguzi, a resident of Kisoga village was attacked and murdered while on his way from Nsambwe Trading Center where he had gone to buy fuel on Monday evening.
17:40
17:40

Sixteen Sex Workers Arrested for Defying Curfew Time in Gulu City 3 2

David Mudong Ongom, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN in an interview that the suspects were rounded up alongside 20 men found drinking in illegal bars while others were arrested after being found roaming in the city center beyond 7pm.
16:25
16:25

2-Year Old Killed in Petrol Inferno fire outbreak 2

Selling petrol in bottles which is behind the frequent fires is now a booming business as boda boda riders and car owners prefer petrol in bottles to fueling form the fuel stations, where they say pump attendants cheat them by giving less than the specified amounts.
15:09
15:09

250 Curfew Violators Spend Night in Custody, 712 Motorcycles Impounded 3 1

According to Owoyesigyire, the officers mounted roadblocks on major access routes, which led to the arrest over of 250 riders, drivers and pedestrians for flouting the curfew.
12:59
12:59

Elderly Man Kills Attacker, Injures Another

Eighty-four-year-old Jaliwo Mulongo, a resident of Nangada Village in Kabuna Sub-County managed to kill one of the attackers and injured another when they stormed his home around 8:30 pm to steal Shillings 200,000 he received under the Social Assistance Grants Empowerment [SAGE] program.
12:38
12:38

Masindi Health Officials Investigating Sale of COVID-19 Vaccination Certificates Health workers 3 1

According to Dr. Musinguzi, such people are frustrating the fight against COVID-19 warning that they may become a burden to the sector in future when they get severe disease after failing to get vaccinated.
07:22
07:22

Two in Custody in Kamwenge Over Impersonation 1

Mable Twegumye, the Officer in Charge of the Criminal Investigations Department at Kamwenge Central Police Station told URN that Kamwesiga and Kaijabwango have been masquerading as Kamwenge district Human Resource Officer and Deputy Human Resource Officer respectively to con money for desperate job seekers.
07:08
07:08

Govt Tightens Grip On External Labour Companies 3

Titled “The Employment (Recruitment of Ugandan migrant workers) Regulations 2021 Statutory Instrument 47 of 2021”, the regulation aims at among others revoking the Employment (Recruitment of Ugandan migrant Workers Abroad) Regulations, 2005, Statutory Instrument 62 of 2005, upholding the dignity and rights of migrant workers by prescribing the appropriate terms and conditions of their employment and providing mechanisms for regulating activities of companies and their agents.
07:03
07:03

Court Sessions to Start in Amudat District 2

His Worship Emmy Sayekwo says the extension of the bi-weekly court sessions to Amudat is a step toward improving access to justice and a cornerstone in reducing crime through justice system.
19:26
19:26

Curfew Operations: Police Vows to Impound and Arrest Motorists Fred Enanga 1 2

This warning is going especially to motorcyclists, like Boba-boda riders, drivers and pedestrians who find themselves on the roads by 7pm when the curfew is already in effect; this time you won’t like it when we find you on the wrong side of the curfew," Enanga said.
17:56
17:56

Police Constable Shoots Two in Quarrel With Woman 2 1

Owoyesigyire noted that they have recovered the gun from the scene and they are currently waiting for Nagaba to recover so that he can record a statement as investigations continue to ascertain what happened.
11:20
11:20

Kyotera Parents Arrested for Alleged Involvement in Son’s Ritual Murder 2

Macklin Namaganda and Mike Sserwada, both residents of Kasamba-Kyamayembe village in Bwamijja parish, Kabira sub-county, were arrested following fresh investigations.
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