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11:42
11:42

10 Die In Masaka Road Accident masaka hospital 1 2 Top story

According to eyewitnesses, the accident occurred when a speeding bus from Kampala- Mbarara tried to overtake a trailer registration number T433BBY/T877BWZ.
08:03
08:03

27% of Mothers Still Deliver in the Hands of TBAs in Gulu medical workers 1 2 Top story

Dr. Baifa Arwenyo attributed the maternal deaths to hypertension and hemorrhage, something she says can be managed with proper antenatal care, which most mothers haven’t embraced fully.
17:36
17:36

CSO's Bothered by Banks Move to Opt Out of Oil Pipeline Financing TOTAL E&P 1 4 Top story

At least six international banks have backtracked on their financing plans for a USD 3.5 billion project, which will include developments of oil fields in the Albertine region and the construction of a crude oil export pipeline from Hoima in Uganda to Tanga in Tanzania.
16:34
16:34

Kiyembe Traders Protest Arrest of Their Chairperson 4 1 Top story

According to the traders, police and Uganda Registration Services, Bureau-URSB officials arrested Waswa on Tuesday evening for allegedly obstructing the arrest of some traders accused of selling products that are meant to be distributed by an unidentified importer.
13:43
13:43

Uptake of Vaccine Increases in Gulu in the Last Three Days vaccination 1 3

Dr. Felix Kaduchu, the Dean Faculty of Medicine at Gulu University told URN in an interview on Tuesday evening that some students tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. “We have not forced them to take the vaccination but they realized that some of their colleagues had tested positive with the virus and decided to embrace the exercise,” Dr. Kaduchu explained.
11:50
11:50

Amai Community Hospital Up for Auction Court of Appeal 2 6 Top story

Through his lawyer of Daniel Omara Atubo of Amara Atubo and Co. Advocates, Olum sued the administrators of the hospital and Dr. Patrick Buchan Ocen, the medical superintendent for general and special damages.
10:35
10:35

Soroti Fishermen Surrender Illegal Fishing Gears Army 1 2 Top story

Robert Ocan, the chairman of eleven landing sites on Lake Kyoga said that if the government had relaxed on impounding the illegal fishing gears, over 300 fishermen using small boats would have been lost by now. He asked the Government to support those surrendering the illegal fishing gears with small loans to purchase the recommended fishnets and boats. The fisheries protection unit-FPU was Tuesday invited to come and burn the illegal fishing gears.
10:15
10:15

Moroto Youths Petition Nakalema Over Recruitment

“They plucked off the necessary required academic documents from Matheniko applicants so as to deny them employment opportunities in their own district and shortlisting based on purported lack of the required qualifications,” the letter, which is endorsed by five bachelor holders reads.
06:54
06:54

78 Teenage Nodding Syndrome Victims Impregnated in Lamwo 2 1 Top story

Geoffrey Ocana, the Lamwo district probation officer told URN on Tuesday evening that the teenagers were sexually abused during the nationwide lockdown imposed by the government to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease in the country.
21:03
21:03

Masaka Court Dismisses Case Against NUP Supporters 1 3

At least 36 people including leaders and supporters of NUP in Masaka district were arrested on November 18, 2020, shortly after the arrest of their party president and former Presidential candidate, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine while on his campaign trail in Luuka district.
17:03
17:03

Reconciliation of Rival NRM Factions in Kyotera Hits Snag After Kasamba’s Death 5 1

Before his death, Kasamba was mediating the different rival NRM factions led by Haruna Kyeyune Kasolo, the MP for Kyotera County and Kyotera NRM Chairman, Patrick Kintu Kisekulo, the Kyotera LCV Chairperson, and Magdalene Nasolo, the Mutukula NRM chairperson.
16:52
16:52

Kwania Probation Office, Residents Decry Surge in Child Abuse 1 3

According to Opio, they have registered more than 100 cases of child abuse since this year began. Seventy of these are defile cases from Abongomola, Aduku, and Inomo sub-counties. He says that they are working closely with parents, local leaders, Police and different Civil Society Organisations to address the challenge.
15:59
15:59

Parliament Approves Death Penalty for Human Sacrifice Convicts 1 7 Top story

“Human sacrifice is a growing concern to law enforcement agencies, parents, child rights activists and the general public. Records from the Uganda Police Force show that human sacrifice cases have been steadily increasing for the last several years,” reads part of the committee report. A person who contravenes this provision commits the offence of human sacrifice and is liable, on conviction, to suffer death.
15:07
15:07

Don't Delete our Heritage, Gov't Tells Watoto Church Norman Gordinho 1

In October 2019, Watoto Church Limited through Symbion Uganda Limited, a multinational architectural firm submitted an architectural design to the Directorate of Physical Planning at Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA for redevelopment of Watoto Church.
11:53
11:53

Security Heads Boycott Press Freedom Day Celebrations in Masaka 4 1

All the invited security heads who include among others the Resident District Commissioner, the Regional and District Police Commanders did not attend the celebrations and none of them sent a representative.
11:29
11:29

Women Entrepreneurs in Acholi Explore Internet Marketing to Expand Business online marketing 3 1

Gloria Barbara Adyero – the founder of Loremi Tours, a local travel agency notes that online marketing is an exciting new opportunity for the women in business to explore global markets in the comfort of their homes.
09:03
09:03

Three Mentally Disabled Women Test HIV+ve Daily in Gulu Gulu District 1 3

Irene Laker, a board member of Gulu Union for Persons with Disabilities revealed in an interview that the office receives at least 3 cases of the women testing positive with the infection on a daily basis.
07:11
07:11

Alcohol, Drug Abuse Fueling Mental Health Illness in Uganda 1 4

J.J Paul Nyeko, the Coordinator Mental Health Uganda in Gulu which has partnered with Gulu Regional Referral Hospital, said that cases of mental health illness in the Northern Region are alarming.
19:31
19:31

NEMA Proposes Heavy Fines, Jail Sentence for Air Pollution Offences 2 1

The draft regulations include emission limits for industrial sources, cars, trucks, motorcycles, and other mobile sources, layout odor standards and requirements for indoor air, and address worker protection. They also establish a permit and compliance program for industrial sources and associated fees.
17:14
17:14

Security Brutality Against Journalists, Fake News Shape Discussion on Press Freedom Day 4 3

The Ag. Chairperson of the Uganda Human Rights Commission-UHRC Dr. Katebalirwe Amooti Wa Irumba, said that the status of press freedom in the country has generally improved but noted that during the 2021 electoral period and the COVID 19 lockdown, press freedom was challenged.
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