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18:08
18:08

Anonymous Letter Warns of Attacks in Luweero anonymous letters 3 1

Kisekka Ssaka, the LC 1 Chairperson Lumu zone in Luweero town, says he has submitted the copy of the anonymous letter to Police to take action to avert the possible attack.
17:38
17:38

Residents Reject Crime Preventers In Community Policing Programme ethnic conflicts 1

Geoffrey Mucunguzi, the Bundibugyo Resident District Commissioner, says his office has not received any complaints against crime preventers. Mucunguzi wants the residents to collaborate with the crime preventers and the police to avert conflicts in the area.
17:33
17:33

Presidential Pledges in Education Sector Now at UGX 100B ministry of finance 3 1

Legislators sitting on the Education Committee of Parliament have expressed concern over the growing amount of presidential pledges in the sector that go unfulfilled. According to the education committee vice chairperson, Pallisa County MP Jacob Opolot, the presidential pledges in the education sector alone currently total 100 billion Shillings with no plan to ensure their fulfilment.
17:17
17:17

Christians Storm Bishop's Office Over Transfer of Archdeacon diocese of kigezi 1 1 Top story

Jackson Asiimwe Rwamwehare, the former Kamuli Resident District Commissioner and a member of the synod accused the Bishop and the Kigezi Diocesan Secretary Obed Turihohabwe for transferring their archdeacon yet he had spent a short time preaching the gospel in the area.
16:32
16:32

Nominations for Kagoma By-elections Kick off kagoma by elections 1 1

Nominations for Kagoma County parliamentary by-elections have kicked off today at Kagoma County headquarters in Jinja district. The seat fell vacant in March this year after the Court of Appeal nullified the election of Moses Walyomu for voter bribery. Walyomu had been declared winner of the February 18, 2016 election for Kagoma County with 16,391 votes, followed by Kintu who garnered 14,244.
16:18
16:18

Muhanga Residents Protest Increased Water Costs 3 1

Residents say that NWSC has since increased tariffs from 2,716 to 3,500 Shillings per unit and reinstated Value Added Tax. It also charges a service fee of 2,000 Shillings. They argue that the taxes are making piped water unaffordable.
16:05
16:05

Lawyer Sues Lango Paramount Chief for Holding 'Illegal Office'

In his suit filed at the Constitutional Court, lawyer Krispus Ayena Odongo says the current Wonyaci, Yosam Odur does not derive allegiance by the fact of his birth or descent in accordance with the customs, traditions, usage or consent of the people of Lango. He says this is inconsistent with Article 246 6 of the constitution of Uganda and the Institution of Traditional or Cultural Leaders Act, 2011.
15:37
15:37

African Countries to Test First Malaria Vaccine new malaria vaccine

The World Health Organization-Regional Office for Africa WHO/AFRO announced today that Kenya, Ghana and Malawi will begin piloting the injectable vaccine on children aged five to 17 months to see whether its protective effects shown so far in clinical trials can hold up under real-life conditions.
15:05
15:05

Nigeria Sends Six Officials, Three players For Para-Badminton Event poland 1

Nigeria has sent six officials and three players ahead of the first international Para-badminton Championship in Africa from April 27-30 in Kampala.
14:16
14:16

KCCA an Agent of Satan - Nsaba Buturo 1 1

The Parliamentary Forum on ethics and integrity has condemned the ban by Kampala Capital City Authority on Street preaching.
14:00
14:00

Police Constable Arrested For Losing Gun police officer 1

Police in Kabale is holding one of their own over loss of a gun and uniform. Special Police Constable Allan Aharimpisya, whose service number is 6862, is being accused of losing an AK47 rifle and thirty rounds of ammunition.
13:57
13:57

Ugandan Fishermen Released From DRC lake albert

Geoffrey Komakech, the Buseruka sub county LC V councilor led a seven man delegation to engage Congolese authorities over the abduction of the fishermen. Komakech told URN on phone this morning that the four fishermen were released on Saturday evening unconditionally after a series of meetings between his team, local authorities in Bunia and the fisheries department at Jo and Kisinyi landing sites in DRC.
13:42
13:42

Makerere to Ban Rallies Inside Halls of Residence uganda police 3 1

Makerere University is in advanced stages of banning students campaign rallies in halls of residence. Prof. John Ddumba-Ssentamu, the University Vice Chancellor says plans are underway to reduce the number of students rallies for the guild elections and that the halls of residence are to be off-limits.
13:30
13:30

Suspect Pins Police for Protecting Criminal Gangs crime in kampala 1 Top story

Juma Muyirwa, a suspect who was paraded before the Inspector General of Police IGP Kale Kayihura this morning, said their planning meetings, often held in Kampala, are guarded by policemen with patrol cars. He observes that one of the meetings was attended by more than 250 thugs at Mt Zion hotel in Makerere.
13:09
13:09

Kasese Leaders Want Late Kaliba Declared National Hero

Geoffrey Sibendire Bigogo, the incumbent Kasese LC V Chairperson, describes Kaliba as a true patriot who braved strong opposition from the residents to pursue a colonial government mission on conservation.
11:51
11:51

Murram Road Patches Anger Mbarara Residents municipality 1 1

Following public outcry, municipal authorities started refilling the potholes on the roads with murram, a move that, according to the town clerk Edward Lwanga is aimed at ensuring that the roads remain motorable in the absence of funding for better works.
10:42
10:42

Residents Protest Closure of NGO extortion 5

Boaz Orijuna, the Executive Director Kabale Youth and Elderly Association, says the payment of the membership fee is meant to make members committed to the objectives of the Organization.
07:42
07:42

Hoima Sugar Laborers Cry Foul Over Nonpayment hoima sugar limited 1 2

However, Ashraf Mubarack the manager Kiswaza Out Growers denies owing money to the laborers who include one woman. Speaking to URN on phone, Mubarack said that he only knows 14 people who have refused to work because the three others have confirmed their return to work.
07:14
07:14

Gulu's Major Dam Finally Dries Up 4 1

Agnes Naroso, a resident of Kony Paco village was among those collecting water from the piped water source. She told URN the dilemma of women living in Gulu town.
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