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22:12
22:12

Teenager Left to Fend For Siblings As Parents Are Remanded district 3 1

Babirye’s parents, Ruth Mutasa and William Mutasa were remanded to Kayiti prison in Namutumba district on May 29th for allegedly assaulting their Village Chairperson, Geoffrey Babalanda and theft of his Shillings 3 million.
21:23
21:23

UPDF Gun Recovered in Kakumiro Police 1 1

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police Spokesperson identifies the firearm as an AK-47 registration Number UG- UPDF 49009707.
21:07
21:07

Man Dies in Mukono Stone Quarry Accident 1 1 Top story

Deborah Sanyu, an eyewitness said that Bukenya was crashing rocks in the quarry into smaller pieces for sale on Tuesday evening when the huge boulder rolled down and hit him on the head killing him on the spot.
20:26
20:26

Nansana Municipality Budget Approved Five Weeks after Deadline 4 1

The disagreement stemmed from the contention on whether a sum of 900 million Shillings from the budget, should be allocated to the purchase of a grader or the completion unfinished road works in the Municipality.
20:09
20:09

Rider Hit by AK-47 Magazine in Njeru Municipality road 3 2 Top story

It is alleged that Ssenyonga, a resident of Kilyowa village in Njeru municipality in Buikwe district was riding a passenger on a motorcycle registration number; UDV 455N to unidentified location when the LDUs who had staged a road block outside the farm ordered them to stop in vain.
19:52
19:52

LDU Personnel Handed Life Sentence for Murder UPDF 4 3 Top story

The LDU, Thomas Jolly Opoka was found guilty of murdering a 65-year-old resident of Amati parish in Oyam District. The deceased was identified as Francis Ogwang Munu, a member of the village COVID- 19 task force, who was allegedly assaulted to death during an operation to enforce night-curfew on June 27.
17:41
17:41

NIRA to Issue Over 150, 000 National IDs to Wakiso Residents 1 2

In a letter to the Resident District Commissioner, Rose Kirabira, the Authority explains that the issuance of the IDs had been halted because of the Covid19 prevention measures.
16:33
16:33

Police Returns Impounded Motorcycles to Riders in Mbale 3 2

Rogers Taitika, the Elgon Region Police Spokesperson, says they have decided to return the motorcycles to the Boda boda riders after running out of space to keep them.
16:04
16:04

44 COVID-19 Suspects Discharged from Kakumiro Quarantine Centre

Health officials and the COVID-19 Taskforce in the district placed the suspects under quarantine on June 26, 2020, after they were suspected to have come into close contact with a 30-year-old man who tested positive for the virus in the district.
15:33
15:33

Employee Not Liable to Clear Loan If Wrongfully Fired – Court Rules Court of appeal. 1

Mufumba ran to the Industrial Court over wrongful dismissal from Uganda Development Bank in 2011 where she was working as the Principal Internal Auditor. She argued she had been dismissed while on leave and was not given any reason for her dismissal. The judges of the industrial court agreed with her that she was dismissed wrongfully.
15:07
15:07

Six Arrested for Attack on Settlement Camp in Moroto armed warriors 1

Major Peter Mugisa, the 3rd Division Army Spokesperson, says that the Uganda Peoples Defence Force-UPDF soldiers using intelligence reports tracked the armed group towards the Kenyan border leading to the arrest of six suspects including their ring leader identified as “colonel".
13:32
13:32

Applicants Throng Interpol for Certificate of Good Conduct 2 4

Simon Ocaayi told URN at the Interpol Offices in Kololo on Monday that he is preparing to travel to Iraq for work once the lockdown is lifted. He however, said this was the third time he was being turned away at the gate yet all he wants is to register and have his documents ready.
12:42
12:42

Civil Servants Given Ultimatum to Resign before Joining Politics retire 1

The instruction was given by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Local Government Ben Kumumanya through a circular to all Chief Administrative Officers and Town Clerks. In the circular, he asked the accounting officers to instruct all persons with political interests to adhere to election guidelines and Public Standing Orders.
11:55
11:55

Mukono Man Arrested for Killing Another Over Land 1 2

The Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Area Police Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire identifies the suspect as Hassan Kiwanuka. According to Owoyesigyire, Kiwanuka has been on the run for hacking Matia Gimmony in June 30, 2020.
11:26
11:26

MP Nambeshe Bows Out of NRM Party 1

Nambeshe, who is also the Eastern Region People Power Coordinator told URN that he has taken a decision to quit the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM party, saying he doesn’t trust NRM party Electoral Commission officials in Bududa district.
11:24
11:24

Non-Performing Loans Jump to UGX 783billion – BOU Bank of Uganda 1

This trend, BOU says, has been observed since March 2019, a year before the coronavirus troubles came in. This means long before lockdown, many businesses and individuals were struggling to thrive.
08:03
08:03

25-Year-old Man Arrested for Defiling Three Children Defilement

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police spokesperson, says the suspect says the suspect will appear in court on charges of aggravated defilement contrary to section 129 (3) and (4) (c) of the Penal Code act.
07:50
07:50

More Animal-to-Human Diseases Likely to Emerge –Report Ebola

It points out that anthropogenic pressures, or human impact on the environment as some of the trends driving the increasing emergence of zoonotic diseases, like COVID-19, Ebola, MERS and West Nile fever – to spread from animal hosts into human populations.
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