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20:20
20:20

UN Security Council Doubles Number Of Peacekeepers To South Sudan unmiss

The Security Council unanimously approved the temporary increase in the strength of the UN Mission in South Sudan-UNMISS as requested by the UN secretary general Ban Ki Moon to up to 12,500 military and 1,323 police officers from the current 7000 men.
19:44
19:44

Former National High Jump Champion Patrick Etolu Dead mulago hospital 6 Top story

His son Paul Okello told URN on Christmas that his father was admitted at Mulago hospital on December 23rd with breathing difficulties and swollen legs.
19:15
19:15

Luweero Bishop Fears Election of His Successor Could Split Christians christmas sermons 3 2 Top story

Kisekka explained that despite serving the diocese for 19 years, he must leave office when he clocks 65 years since it is the official retirement age in the Anglican Church.
15:10
15:10

AMISOM Spokersperson: We are not bothered By Al-Shabab Recruitment

The footage shows over 300 Al-Shabab fighters graduating after a six month military course in a secret location in Somalia.
14:59
14:59

Princess Komuntale Makes First Public Appearance in Fort Portal rwenzori diocese 1 3 Top story

Komuntale stepped forward and in a speech that lasted only 11 seconds, wished the congregation Merry Christmas and thanked the people of Tooro for standing by her when her marriage ended.
14:48
14:48

South Sudan Conflict, Anti Gay Bill Dominate Christmas Sermons 3

At St. Johns Kijabwemi Church of Uganda, Rt. Rev Amos Friday asked President Yoweri Museveni to expedite the signing of the anti homosexuality bill into law. He advised the pro gay activists to go to hell.
14:35
14:35

Archbishop Ntagali to Gays: Repent Instead of Seeking Recognition 3

Ntagali observed that if sorcerers and murders do not ask for recognition homosexuals in Uganda shouldn’t too.
14:25
14:25

One dead, 19 Injured Critcally in Amuria Accident on Christmas Eve uganda police 4

The dead was identified as Kenneth Ojula, a resident of Ajota village, Angole Parish,Wera sub county in Amuria district.
12:40
12:40

Sugar Prices Drop, Excites Consumers soroti district

The effect of the competition amongst the sugar factories has trickled down to sugar consumers.
12:36
12:36

5th Ugandan Dies in South Sudan Conflict juba violence 1 Top story

A fifth Ugandan has been identified as a victim of the on-going clashes between government forces and rebels loyal to Dr. Riek Machar in South Sudan.
11:45
11:45

Motorists Flout Traffic Rules As Presence of Traffic Officers Thins 2

The sight of overloaded vehicles, vehicles in Dangerous Mechanical Condition and speeding drivers is becoming all too common as people rush home for Christmas.
11:26
11:26

Uganda Police: Maintain Vigilance In Public Places During Festivities

Nevertheless, the country continues to face threats to our security and safety. Particularly, the threat of terrorism is real. We face spillover consequences arising out of the unfortunate events that are unfolding in Republic of South Sudan.
11:21
11:21

African Union Launches Minerals Development Centre mining sector 1 Top story

Fatima Haram Acyl, the African Union, Commissioner of Trade and Industry, described the minerals development centre as a road map to using Africa’s mineral wealth to address wealth inequalities and youth unemployment, which has posed a peace and security threat on the continent.
11:18
11:18

Kitgum LC V chairperson Faults Police Investigations over Stolen Hospital Equipment. south sudan 3

He is challenging Police to release the report as Christmas and New Year gift to the people of Kitgum district.
11:03
11:03

3 Arrested over Theft of Motorbike Parts Valued at UGX 33M lira town

Police in Lira district have arrested three suspected robbers believed to be behind motorcycle (boda boda) thefts in the district.
10:24
10:24

Government Earmarks UGX 20 Billion for expanded Livestock Restocking program 3

According to Amuge, the expanded restocking program will cover districts in West-Nile, Teso, Lango and Acholi sub regions.
10:19
10:19

Sebugwawo A Safe Pair of Hands for FDC in Transition joyce sebugwawo 1 Top story

Salaamu Musumba, the Kamuli LCV Chairperson, also tells URN that the former Buganda minister is an elder with good stature that is suited to offer services to the party under the current circumstances. Musumba adds that Sebugwawo has been with the party since the beginning and she commands their support and means well for the party.
10:01
10:01

Residents to pay UGX 5,000 for failing to Introduce Guests to Authorities gulu police post

Kidega says introducing the visitors to the local leaders will enable fast tracking of information in case of any crime.
09:22
09:22

Three Killed in Separate Road Accidents on Christmas Eve road carnage

Joseph Sseruwu died after the pickup vehicle number UAF 423T in which, he was traveling with his wife veered off the road and overturned in Kyogya swamp that borders Ssembabule and Bukomansimbi district.
08:48
08:48

Medical Workers Demand Demolition of Staff House Citing Poor Quality Blocks soroti district 1 2

But medical workers who spoke to URN on condition of anonymity for fear of reprisal from their superiors say the blocks being used in the construction work are too weak because of poor mixture.
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