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16:25
16:25

NRM Primaries: Former Educationists Wins Western Older Persons MP's Flag 1 1

He was declared the winner by the NRM Electoral Commission Chairperson, Dr. Tanga Odoi on Sunday following the primary elections held on Sunday. Unlike in the past elections when special interest groups elections took place in the same, this time due to COVID-19 pandemic delegates voted from their respective districts and transmitted the results to the NRM Electoral Commission headquarters.
16:13
16:13

Celebrations as NRM Declares Winners for Special Interest Group Primaries 5 5 Top story

The NRM Electoral Commission Chairperson, Dr. Tanga Odoi declared Kanushu winner of the primary elections held on Saturday. According to the results, Kanushu garnered 1670 votes defeating the incumbent national PWD woman representative Sofia Nalule who polled 739 votes.
15:56
15:56

Hima Health Centre III ART Clinic Operating Without CD4 Count, TB Testing Machines 1 1

Edwin Bagonza, one of the clients told URN that he had to move to Fort portal Regional Referral hospital after he was told that the facility lacks a machine for TB testing.
15:24
15:24

Umukuka Dismisses Purpoted Election of His Successor

On Sunday afternoon, Mushikori told journalists at the Bamasaba Cultural Institution head office at Malukhu in Mbale City that he wasn’t aware of the purported election.
14:56
14:56

Mukono Diocese to Nambooze: Stop Bad Mouthing Bishop Betty Nambooze 3 4 Top story

The Mukono Diocesan Secretary, Canon John Ssebudde has faulted Nambooze for dragging the Bishop in her political campaigns. He explains that they started registering first grade when the diocese took over the management of Bishop West primary school. The school registered 20 first grades in the last Primary Leaving Examinations.
14:01
14:01

Churches Struggle to Contain Crowds of Prayer Thirsty Worshipers Amidst COVID-19 Restrictions Rubaga Cathedral 12 3

Rev. Samuel Muwonge, the head of Missions and Evangelism in Namirembe Diocese who led the service asked Christians to bear with the current conditions, saying all faithfuls are bound to face similar challenges like the ones, the church is going through.
13:37
13:37

Police Burst Sex Party, Arrest 21 Suspects 1 2 Top story

Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, says the suspects were picked up from a private residence in Kireka in the wee hours of Sunday morning.
13:23
13:23

Kilembe Health Center II Suffers Drug Shortage Due to High Number of Patients 3 2

Dianah Ithungu, the in-charge of Kilembe Health Center II says they are overwhelmed by the huge number of patients yet their budget has remained constant.
12:51
12:51

Mob Attack Victims Fault Police Over Delayed Prosecution of Suspects police station 2 1

Nelson Shekanabo, one of the victims says that they identified their attackers through a suspects’ parade at Jinja central police station but they are surprised that they have spent more than two weeks in police cells without appearing in court.
11:53
11:53

Kwania District Reduces Staff After Registering COVID19 Positive Case Ministry Of Health 2

Albina Awor, the Kwania District Chief Administrative Officer, says they decided to reduce staff to ensure social distancing and stop the disease from spreading among staff.
11:40
11:40

Kole Man Commits Suicide after Being Caned For Excessive Alcohol Consumption Uganda Police Force 2

According to Ebonga, after being punished by the clan leaders, the deceased reportedly kept telling his friends that he may end up taking his life because of persistent harassment by his step-mother. The deceased’s father, Vincent Oder separated with his mother some years back.
11:21
11:21

Sorry State of Kakirimizi-Bucundura Road Irks Residents 1 7

Caleb Tugumisirize, the Bucundura parish councilor, says the district leadership promised to rehabilitate the road in 2017 but to date, nothing has been done.
11:03
11:03

COVID-19 Patients Presenting with Mental Illnesses-Experts 1 2

According to mental health experts, while studies are still ongoing to establish the mental effects of COVID-19, some cases that have been treated in the country have presented with a series of mental conditions including anxiety, acute psychosis, delirium, depression and chronic fatigue.
10:50
10:50

Ham, DTB Bank Judgment to Impact on Credit Availability– Dr. Muhumuza 1 3

Speaking during a ZOOM meeting on Saturday evening to discuss the case amongst Uganda’s finance professionals and legal fraternity, Muhumuza said Uganda has limited Capital, adding that it has been the practice for local banks to seek capital from abroad for local borrowers.
10:05
10:05

MP Alex Burundo Arrested in Sironko Over Procession 1

Edison Muhangi, the Sironko District Police Commander, says they intervened because the legislator and his supporters were violating Covid19 preventive measures put in Place by the Health Ministry and the President banning processions.
09:42
09:42

GISO, 18 Others Arrested in Connection to Stolen Kenyan Cattle

Police teamed up with Uganda Wildlife Authorities-UWA rangers and launched a hunt for the animals in areas around Mt. Elgon leading to the arrest of close to 20 suspects.
09:24
09:24

Woman Throws Children In Stream After Husband Disappears with Food Money

Nyeko says trouble started on Friday when the suspect waited for her husband whom she had sent with an unspecified amount of money to buy food for the family for Independence Day celebrations in vain.
09:11
09:11

Court Orders Fresh Tally of Kayunga District NRM Woman MP Results 2 2 Top story

“I am reluctant to refer this matter back to the NRM Elections Disputes Tribunal. Where the internal disputes resolution mechanism is biased and has abused its own procedure. Justice for the applicant is not guaranteed. In conclusion, this court allows the application for judicial review and grants the order quashing the decisions of NRM. NRM respondent must produce all the original DR forms and the tallying must be repeated in a transparent manner,” Batema ruled.
08:37
08:37

Police Mount Search For Boat Accident Victims Kenya

According to preliminary information, the 13 Ugandan traders were sailing on a boat with an unspecified number of bags of maize flour and fish from Sigulu Island in Namayingo district for sale in Kenya.
08:24
08:24

KCCA Aided Schools to Receive UGX 1.5M Each for SOPs 3

Daniel Niwabiine Muhumuza, the KCCA Communication Officer, says they want to ensure all the 79 schools under the Authority comply with the SOPs before they reopen on October 15th, 2020.
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