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22:37
22:37

10 Arrested over Mityana Police Cell Break, Murder

The group of boda boda riders mobilised themselves and attacked the police post, broke into the cell, picked the suspect, beat him and later burnt him alive.
18:11
18:11

Police Grill Case Clinic Officials Over Death of Accountant

Among those interrogated were the General Manager, Isaac Buraffu and the Chief Security Officer of the hospital whose identity wasnt readily available by the time of filing this story.
18:07
18:07

CCEDU Reports Widespread Intimidation in Ruhaama by-elections

Citizens Coalition for Electoral Democracy in Uganda CCEDU together with the South Western Institute for Policy and Advocacy SOWIPA have reported widespread political intimidation in the Ruhaama county by-election slated for Thursday.
17:50
17:50

Hoima Mob Lynches Suspected Motorcycle Robbers suspected robbers

It is alleged that the suspects pounced on Tumwesige when they arrived at Kikere village and tied his neck with a rope with an intention of robbing him of his Bajaj motorcycle registration number UEO 484T.
17:49
17:49

Three Men Arrested Selling Ivory in Lira

The URA enforcement unit in Lira dispatched two members - one posing as the rich buyer, and the other as an ivory expert. A backup team was on standby ready to swoop in when the time came.
17:10
17:10

Parliament Directs Minister to Re-Table GMO Bill 1 1

Parliament has directed the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation to re-table the National Biotechnology and Bio-safety bill 2012. In December, President Yoweri Museveni rejected to sign the National Biotechnology and Bio-safety Bill 2012, which seeks to provide a regulatory framework for safe development and application of biotechnology, research, development, and release of genetically modified organisms GMOs.
17:04
17:04

Nkoyoyo Was a Blessing to Uganda – Ntagali 1

This was his message to the multitudes gathered at the Anglican Martyrs Shrine in Nakiyanja-Namugongo, where the fallen archbishop Dr Livingston Nkoyoyo was laid to rest this afternoon.
17:00
17:00

Police Hires Guns to Private Security Firms at UGX 12,000 Monthly 2

Police spokesperson, Emilian Kayima, explains that the private security firms in need of firearms follow a laid down procedure.
16:30
16:30

Money Claims Emerge as Ruhaama Campaigns End president museveni 1

There are 386 villages in Ruhaama County. If each party LC 1 chairperson received Uganda shillings 250,000, it means a total of 96.5 million shillings was spent. This does not include money given to parishes and sub county party leaders. There are 114,938 registered voters in 9 sub counties, 3 town councils, and 50 parishes that make up Ruhaama County.
16:06
16:06

3 Bulk Agribusiness Centres to be Built Upcountry 1 3

Richard Okedi, the PRELNOR agribusiness and partnership management specialist, says the bulk markets will be fed by rings of eight medium-sized satellite markets constructed around them.
15:28
15:28

Police Fail to Impound Counterfeit Mak Gowns makerere graduation 6 2 Top story

Dr. Deus Muhwezi Kamunyu, the Makerere University Staff Association - MUASA chairperson advises the university to include the gown fees in the graduation fees to resolve the current standoff.
15:11
15:11

UNHCR Appeals to Israel over Forced Relocations to Uganda 1

The refugees said they had traveled hundreds of kilometres through conflict zones in South Sudan, Sudan and Libya after being relocated by Israel, taking the thorny journey across the Mediterranean to Italy.
13:37
13:37

Three Kaweesi Murder Suspects Granted Bail

The three; Abdullah Kala, Ahmed Senfuka and Umar Maganda are part of a group of five suspects, who were re-arrested on November 7, moments after they were granted bail by Nakawa Magistrates Court. They were later charged with terrorism.
12:57
12:57

Ibanda Woman Commits Suicide women

Kemitasyo says he was informed about the incident by residents who saw the deceaseds body hanging on a mango tree near a foot path.
11:57
11:57

Kotido Restricts Charcoal Trade to Natives 1 1

The new ordinance was passed alongside the Kotido District Tree Production and Range Land Management ordinance in December last year. They are among the three environmental protection ordinances formulated by the council early last year.
11:46
11:46

Hong Kong Official Pleads Not Guilty in Kutesa Bribery Scandal sam kutesa 1 Top story

Kutesa reportedly received a bribe of USD 500,000 1.8 billion Shillings from Ho to seal a scheme that was reportedly hatched in the halls of the United Nations in New York, when he served as the President of the U.N. General Assembly.
10:34
10:34

Nkoyoyo Funeral Service Underway at Namugongo

The funeral service for retired Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, Dr. Livingstone Mpalanyi Nkoyoyo, is underway at the Anglican Martyrs Shrine in Namugongo.
10:20
10:20

Panic as Kisoro Businessman Goes Missing businessmen 2

A family member told URN on condition of anonymity that Tumwijukye left home on Sunday morning to withdraw cash from his mobile money account in Kisoro town to facilitate the purchase and transportation of Irish potatoes from Rubanda to Kampala.
07:24
07:24

Sensitization, Enforcement Improves Local Revenue Collection auditor general 1

According to the mid financial year assessment report on local revenue collection carried out by the Local Government Ministry, Ntoroko district has so far collected Shillings 480 million of the estimated Shillings 530 million while Bundibugyo district has collected Shillings 500 million of the estimated Shillings 650 million.
07:06
07:06

Drug Stock Out Hits Mbale Regional Hospital medical supplies 1 3 Top story

According to information obtained from Mbale Regional Referral Hospital the drugs ran out in December 2017. A highly placed source in Mbale Regional Referral Hospital told URN on condition of anonymity that they last received medical supplies in November last year.
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