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16:03
16:03

World Bank Gives Uganda UGX 1 Trillion For Social Services Climate Change 1

The package will boost service delivery in education, health, water and environment, and micro-irrigation.
15:45
15:45

One Killed in Namboole Flyover Accident 1 1

Luke Owoyesigyire, the Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, says a team from the Police Fire and Rescue Services rushed to the scene and pulled out the accident victim before he breathed his last.
15:39
15:39

Nasser Ashraf, Steven Wante Win NRM Primaries in Jinja City Divisions race 2

Ashraf, the current Jinja central east parish garnered 8,256 votes to defeat Nelson Mawanda who polled 1,076 votes.
15:22
15:22

Masaka Woman NRM MP Candidate on The Spot for Torturing Her Rival's Supporters 4 1

Paul Muweesi, the Bugere Parish NRM Youth Publicity Secretary, says besides reporting the matter to police, they also want the party leadership to reprimand Mubanda for procuring their torture.
14:24
14:24

Luweero Gets Nearly Half a Million Masks 5 4

According to the RDC, each Local Council 1 chairperson ensuring that each resident above the age of 6 in their village gets a free facemask and that whoever charges money for the government-issued mask is promptly arrested. This will be done by moving door- to- door as each beneficiary will have to be registered on a form.
14:22
14:22

Tumukunde Fails to Block CID Summons 1

Ssekaana thus dismissed the application emphasising that the courts cannot grant an injunction which will have the effect of suspending the operation of legislation or the functions of the public body.
14:20
14:20

Pallisa Woman MP Faith Alupo Dead Parliament 1

The Woman MP Pallisa District Faith Alupo has passed on this morning from Mulago Hospital URN has confirmed.
14:14
14:14

Shilling Depreciates As Economic Activity Picks coffee export 2

Over the last two weeks, the shilling has steadily lost steam against the major currencies, with the dollar now up at 3,706.
13:56
13:56

Minister Mwesigwa Rukutana Released on Bail 2 1

Rukutana appeared before Chief Magistrate, via ZOOM Conferencing Technology from Kitalya Prison.
13:26
13:26

Ntungamo NRM Mayoral Candidates Charged, Released On Bond 1

Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi Regional Police spokesperson says the candidates were arrested and charged for procuration of prohibited voters and doing an act that is most likely to spread an infectious disease
13:06
13:06

Delayed Opening of Education Institutions Killing Makerere Businesses Makerere University 1

Government’s denial of allegations of reopening of schools/Institutions on the 20th of September that were circulating in the media has dealt a hard blow to hostel owners and food vendors
12:50
12:50

NRM Primaries: 14 LC 3 Aspirants Unopposed As Rivals Go Independent NRM Primaries 2020 4 1 Top story

Pascal Imarach, the aspirant for the Zirobwe town council LC 3 Chairperson NRM party ticket, says his rival Joseph Sande opted out of the polls leaving him unopposed in the newly gazetted electoral area.
12:39
12:39

Mutebi Wins NRM Primaries For Entebbe Municipality Mayor 1 2

Mutebi, the Entebbe Division A chairperson defeated businessman Fabrice Rulinda, with 5,437 votes against Rulinda’s 3,474 votes. He polled a total of 5,437 votes while Rulinda got a total of 3,474 votes.
12:37
12:37

Gulu Community Taught How To Preserve Pork Gulu Univeristy 1

Gulu University Vice-Chancellor professor George Openjuru Ladaah says pork producers in the region haven’t yet capitalized on food value addition thus presenting a virgin market with limited competition.
12:35
12:35

Rubaga NRM Mayoral Candidate Rejects Results 2020 Elections 4 5

Kabugo lost to Mahad Kawesa who polled 12,172 against Kabugo’s 2,968 votes.
11:31
11:31

Mak to Hold Pre-Entry Exams Under Strict Health Guidelines 1 Top story

“The examination will be conducted in observance of the Ministry of health guidelines and standard operating procedures,” Namoah’s statement reads in part. Some of the guidelines include the measurement of the temperature of all applicants, provision of hand sanitizers in the examination rooms and ensuring that each candidate wears a face mask.
11:04
11:04

Kabyanga Retains Kasese Municipality Mayoral NRM Party Flag NRM Primaries 4 1

Kabyanga polled 8,872 votes while his opponents Johnston Mutungwnda and Enock Madesi polled 3,849 and 769 votes respectively.
10:57
10:57

Buwekula South NRM Primary Election Loser Appears in Court 2

Ndooli, who lost the primary election to Fred Tumwesigye blames his woes on his rivals, saying it is intended to divert him from pursuing his petition challenged the results.
08:11
08:11

Lamwo Youths Protest Irregularities Ahead of Sub County Committee Polls 3

The rowdy youths stormed the Sub County Electoral Commission office and locked it accusing the area Election Supervisor, David Kidaga of issuing nomination forms to only one aspirant, singlehandedly picking candidates of his choice and ineligible persons.
07:49
07:49

Gulu Rejects 24 Covid-19 Patients From Kitgum Citing Space Constraints 3 1 Top story

Dr James Elima, the Director Gulu Regional Referral Hospital confirmed to URN in an interview that they are no longer admitting more patients because the facility is out of space.
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