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17:23
17:23

CoU and GoU Hospitals Charging Patients for Free Government Test Kits 3 1

Mukono CoU charges 40, 000 Shilling and the Mukono General Hospital charges 20, 000 Shillings per patient for the free kits that the government has supplied in order to decongest and speed up the process of identifying the positive infected persons.
13:26
13:26

Security Will Never End Cattle Rustling in Karamoja-Bishop 1 Top story

“Government collects guns but at the same time the same people who give these guns get more guns how can this be managed by the forces?” he asked. Bishop Abura, who hails from Karamoja region, says that it is high time for the people of Karamoja to stop violent means of acquiring wealth and embark on peaceful means to acquire wealth.
13:01
13:01

68 Arrested for Violating Covid-19 Guidelines in Karamoja

Michael Longole, the Karamoja regional police spokesperson told URN that they have 68 people including teenagers in various police cells arrested during the implementation of Covid-19 guidelines across the nine districts of Karamoja.
13:32
13:32

Boy Admitted After Being Clobbered by LDUs in Abim

Gilbert Owili a defence Secretary of Aminata village told URN that on Saturday the Local Defence Unit personel attached to Arembwala LDU detach went without their commander and attacked for boys who were siting in the village, beat them up and extorted 37,000 Shillings from each victim.
18:18
18:18

Over 600 Households in Pabbo Sub County Battling Acute Water Shortage Pabbo Town Council 1 1

Lucy Akello, a resident of the area, told URN that her household has turned to drawing water from Baupi stream, which is also unsafe for human consumption.
17:46
17:46

Panic as Unknown Arsonists Torch Seven Huts in Apaa Township Apaa land conflict 1

Vincent Okiya, who lost three huts to the suspected arsonists, told URN on Friday evening that he is living in fear for the lives of his family due to the attack.
19:04
19:04

Ugandan Seeks to Block DRC Membership Application to EAC over Besigye's Detained Aide DR Congo 1

“The DRC has been illegally and without due trial or process holding Ugandan activist Samuel William Mugumya and more than 35 other Ugandans for more than 6 years contrary to the fundamental and human rights principles for the establishment of the EAC as envisaged under the Treaty,” says the lawyer.
13:00
13:00

S. Sudan Authorities Pursue Ugandan Housemaid for Theft of USD 5000 1

The suspect identified as Joan Oyella, a resident of Ayull Cell in Pager division, Kitgum Municipality is reported to have committed the crime while working as a housemaid for a South Sudan government dignitary in Juba.
08:15
08:15

One in Every 100 Dies by their Own Hand, Each Suicide ‘a Tragedy’ – WHO

Among young people aged 15-29, suicide was the fourth leading cause of death after road injury, tuberculosis and interpersonal violence, according to the study: Suicide worldwide in 2019. It is estimated that more than 700,000 people, or one-in-100, died by suicide during the year.
07:54
07:54

Gulu Revives Village COVID–19 Taskforces to Monitor Home Based Care Patients Gulu District 3 1

William Onyai, the Gulu District Health Educator says the Village Taskforces Chaired by Village Chairpersons became dormant towards the end of last year when the rate of infections went down and that they have been revived late last week to monitor the COVID -19 patients reviving treatment from home.
17:20
17:20

Beans Rot in Omoro as Farmers Lose Market due to Schools Closure Lalogi Sub County 1 1

“I have moved from Acholi to Karamoja but still there is no hope for the market as our supply chain has been affected” Awino said.
16:11
16:11

Residents Decry Jinja-Kampala Express Highway Compensation Delays 5 1

According to the residents, it is now three years since Uganda National Roads Authority -UNRA valued their land and properties for compensation and asked them to open up bank accounts, but shockingly, they haven’t received a single coin, yet they were stopped from carrying out any other development activities on their land.
12:33
12:33

Matany Hospital in Blood Crisis

Grace Akello, a resident of Katakwi in Teso, who is attending to her sick child at the hospital, said without blood the survival of their children is uncertain. "I have now spent three weeks here, the kid needs to be operated but blood is not there. Doctors are saying it’s risky to start operating a patient without blood on standby, “she said.
10:06
10:06

Save Ayivu Initiative Members Demand Independent District 3 4

John Godo, an Elder in Ayivu and Minister in Lugbara Cultural Institution, says that the decision to remove Ayivu from Arua City is aimed at safeguarding the common heritage of the Ayivu and Lugbara people from being eroded by the influence of the City.
07:30
07:30

Gulu University Laboratory Runs Out of COVID-19 Test Kits lockdown 2

James Onono Ojok, the University’s Assistant Public Relations Officer disclosed to URN that following closure of education institutions by President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni on May 7, public demand especially from the returning students overstretched the facility and exhausted the available resources.
13:16
13:16

Four In Trouble for Alleged Murder in Lamwo Lamwo district 1

The suspects are accused of lynching Martin Nokrach for the alleged theft of a solar panel belonging to Walter Mwaka. Secondo Komakech, an eyewitness told police that the suspects arrested Nokrach and took him to Lagwe –dola village where they assaulted him to death.
11:16
11:16

Abil-Nino Health Centre III Faces Eviction For Trespass 2

Charles Alexander Okidi, the Lira Kato Sub County Councilor, says that the dispute dates back to 2015 when Acen dragged Agago district local government to court claiming that her paternal uncle donated the land for the construction of the health center with the consent of her family.
21:10
21:10

Soldier, Accomplice Arrested Over Armed Robbery in Nwoya illegal road block 2

The suspects are No. RA252471 Private Ben Okite Ben from the fifth Mountain Battalion Kabwera in Kasese District and his collaborator Sam Olum, a resident of Ngai Sub-County in Oyam District.
17:16
17:16

Karamoja Leaders Want Second Disarmament Peaceful, Inclusive local leaders 2 1

During the first disarmament process that ushered a window of peace for at least 10 years, there were some reports that the soldiers used inhumane methods including torture in order to make residents disclose where they kept the illegal guns, and some have reportedly suffered permanent disabilities and deformities while others reportedly died.
13:29
13:29

Panic As Nursing Assistant Tests Positive for COVID-19 in Gulu (COVID-19) in Gulu

The nursing assistant who has now been evacuated to Gulu Regional Referral Hospital COVID-19 Treatment Unit tested positive for the disease on Thursday last week. However before she was tested, she had earlier been mixing with patients and people in the neighbourhood.
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