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19:48
19:48

Pictorial; Obongi District Holds Maiden Independence Celebrations

Obongi was carved out of Moyo district in West Nile region, and became operational on July 1, 2019.
19:31
19:31

Father Commits Suicide After Throwing his Children in Lake 2

The man identified as Hannington Nuwamanya, 32, a resident of Magogo cell in Ryeru Sub County reportedly threw the children in Lake Magogo in the wee hours of today before setting their family house ablaze. He later committed suicide by drowning into lake Kigezi in the same area.
19:29
19:29

FDC Launches Campaign to Oust Museveni 1 3

Speaking at the party’s independence celebrations held on Wednesday at the party's headquarters in Najjanankumbi, the FDC President Patrick Amuriat says that the party will not wait for the 2021 elections to change government.
19:17
19:17

Museveni Challenges African Countries on Economic Growth 4 1 Top story

Museveni said African countries can only sustain themselves through boosting production and providing a market for finished products. He added that through the continental Free Trade Area-CFTA, countries will be able to negotiate with the bigger European countries to foster prosperity for the Africans.
14:27
14:27

Experts Blame Increasing Drug Addiction to Break Down in Social Fabric Safe Places Uganda 7

Kantarama who is also a psychologist said as cases of all mental health issues from depression to addiction to being suicidal being on an increase, there’s need to start thinking about the kind of psychological first aid that is given to people and innovative ways through which people in distress can be supported.
14:24
14:24

The New Face of Roadside Kiosks in Kampala 3 1

The kiosk in red and maroon colours has writings "Dimples" on it and a screen with running numbers at its top front. This is the new look of Kampala food vending kiosks introduced to the city by Farouk Mujjumba, the proprietor of Njuba Group of Companies.
13:44
13:44

Army, Police Manning Busabala Beach Martin Okoth Ochola 1

The deployment includes security personnel from Uganda People's Defense Forces-UPDF, Military Police- MP, Local Defense Unit - LDUs and Police Field Force Unit – FFU.
13:43
13:43

CSO’s Decry Shrinking Space, Repressive Legal Framework CSOs 2

The CSOs explains that government has come up with several laws that cripples their operations in the region and the country at large.
13:27
13:27

Butabika Hospital Probed for Mismanaging Alcohol and Drug Unit Project 1

The report shows that the authorities failed to follow the right procurement procedures while procuring the project supervision team as stipulated in the 2014 Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets (PPDA) regulations.
13:16
13:16

Kibaale Man Wanted for Strangling Wife to Death murder

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police spokesperson told Uganda Radio network this morning that Abitegeka’s lifeless body was found by neighbors lying in the couple’s house.
12:45
12:45

Community School in Amuru Closed Over Lack of Toilets 4

Emmanuel Opira, the School Head Boy says that the pit latrine for the boys, girls and one for staff are all filled up. He also says that last week, strong winds blew off the roofs of the toilets.
12:33
12:33

Kawempe Hospital Disregarding Maternal Death Audits-MOH Ministry of Health 2 1

It is estimated that more than 200 maternal and 2,000 perinatal deaths were recorded at Kawempe during the two years. However, no audits were carried out and as such, there is no explanation on what could have claimed the lives.
12:33
12:33

National Economy Committee Approves UGX 1.7 Trillion for Oil Roads China Uganda loans 1

The Parliamentary Committee on National Economy has approved a loan request of USD 456.37 m (1.7 trillion shillings) for the upgrade and construction of national oil roads.
12:28
12:28

UPDF Deserter Accused of Terrorizing Family Members Over Land 4 3 Top story

Niwampeire says that she sought help from local leaders but Ndyamuba was uncooperative. She says the situation went out of control last week when Ndyamuba attempted to hack her with a machete prompting her to report to Kampezi police post for help in vain since the suspect tried to attack them with a machete on Sunday.
11:56
11:56

Kotido Commits to Achieving 100 Per Cent Measles, Rubella Vaccination polio immunization 1 1

The district is targeting to immunize an estimated 87, 419 children aged between 9 months and 14 years across five sub Counties and four divisions.
11:56
11:56

Health Centres Operating Without Budgets-Survey Ministry of Health 4 1

According to preliminary findings of Primary Health Care Performance National Survey 2019, less than 40% of health centre IIs and 50% of health centre IIIs operate with budgets for running costs across the country. The survey reveals that 59% of health centre IVs and 79% of hospitals operate with budgets for running costs.
11:43
11:43

Chinese National Survives Mob After Ordering Guard to Shoot Civilian in Kampala

The Casual labourer had allegedly questioned him on for blocking their shop with a truck. Instead, the businessman ordered his guard, identified as Fred Byaruhanga to silence him with a gunshot. He was shot in the chest and rushed to Mulago Hospital in a critical condition.
11:30
11:30

Heavy Deployment at Bobi Wine's Home, One Love Beach 1 3 Top story

The Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, says police have received information that despite police decision to stop the show, Bobi Wine had decided to proceed with the illegal concert. Onyango says as result, police took a bold decision to block Bobi Wine from leaving his home to prevent him from committing crime.
11:23
11:23

Cecafa Calls off U-20 Women’s Tournament nicholas musonye 1

Nicholas Musonye, the Cecafa Secretary General told URN on Tuesday night that they decided to call off the tournament because it schools would be doing examinations around the same time in November.
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