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20:01
20:01

New Power Connection Rate is a Response to Those Who Can Afford -Energy PS electricity tariffs 4

The Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Energy, Robert Kasande says it is unfair for anyone to say the government abandoned the people in the times of a pandemic, saying they just ran into problems and has to respond to demands by those able to afford the full costs.
19:32
19:32

Kabale Leaders Rush to Repair Bwankosa Road at Night Ahead of Museveni’s Campaign 2 3

Patrick Besigye Keihwa, the Kabale district LC5 chairman said they are doing the frantic repairs because according to Bakiga culture, you have to clean up when an important visitor is coming
19:24
19:24

Head Teachers Concerned About Adherence to SOPs When Schools Reopen Next Year 6 1

Several schools and educationalists are now concerned that complying with the guidelines may become a challenge, especially social distancing.
19:09
19:09

Mob Kills two Suspected Thieves rider

The unidentified suspects who were traveling on a motorcycle are said to have stolen one million Shillings from a mobile money operator in Kamuli district before fleeing towards Jinja district
18:32
18:32

Only 200 to Attend Consecration of New South Ruwenzori Bishop 3 2

Rev. Alice Nabirye Mbusa the function’s publicity chairperson told URN reporter that a few people have been given invitations to witness the ceremony on behalf of the larger catholic community across the diocese.
18:28
18:28

Museveni to Invite Opposition Leaders for Future State House Prayers 4 1

Orombi also noted that representatives from the different political camps should have been invited for the national thanksgiving prayers at State House. President Yoweri Museveni promised that other political parties will be invited for such functions in the future.
18:16
18:16

Parliament Receives Database on Former LRA Abductees 1 4

The database which is a compilation of victims from Acholi Sub-Region was handed over to the Speaker of Parliament by representatives of civil society, victims and UN Women at a function held at Parliament on Friday.
18:01
18:01

Kitgum District Gets New LCV Vice Chairperson 2 1

Lapyem takes over the office which had been vacant following death of former Vice Chairperson Billy Graham Odongkara. Odongakara succumbed to covid-19 in September this year from Bregma Medical Center.
17:41
17:41

Three Arrested over Theft of Timber Logs 1

Charles Twine, who also speaks for CID confirmed the arrest of the suspects. CID indicates that the logs of timber the trio conspired to steal were belonging to, Remo Tom, who was importing them through Green World Investment Ltd of South Sudan.
17:23
17:23

EC Summons Kyagulanyi over Flouting Campaign Guidelines 2021 elections

The Electoral Commission acting on the direction of the ministry of health, banned mass gatherings that have more than 200 people as a means of slowing the spread of Coronavirus. In a letter written by the Electoral Commission Chairman Justice Byabakama Simon Mugenyi addressed to Kyagulanyi, the candidate has refused to adhere to the directives despite of repeated reminders to do so.
17:11
17:11

Stanbic Bank Employee Remanded Over Hacking Telecom Giants Electronic Fraud 1

This is not the first time criminals are hacking telecoms systems. In 2015, six former employees of MTN Uganda were sentenced to nine years in jail for unauthorized access to mobile money agent lines after hacking into the system and wired over three billion shillings to various mobile money agent lines, money which they later shared.
16:49
16:49

Kenya, South South Sudan Traders Flood Karamoja to Buy Cattle for Christmas 1

“When the traders of Uganda meet with those from Kenya and South Sudan in the market, they bargain as you the animal owner keep quite and the one who will pay more is the one takes the animal,” Mathew Lokol a cattle dealer we found in Nadunget market said with a contented smile.
16:27
16:27

Mbale Regional Referral Hospital Hit By Water Crisis 5

Juma Mafabi, from Busia who has spent over two weeks in the hospital, says that he is forced to move about three kilometres in search of water. Mafabi is also worried that patients and their attendants are at risk of contracting diseases.
16:20
16:20

Inzu Ya Masaba Elects John Wagabyalire New Cultural Leader 2 4

The incumbent Umukuka Bob Mushikori said that he will now go back to President Museveni to appoint him somewhere else to serve
16:09
16:09

Kitgum District Passes Bill Regulating Charcoal Production charcoal ordinance 2 3

Arthur Owor, an environmentalists and Director at the Center for African Research in Gulu says passing of the bill is timely since the region is witnessing increased destruction of forest cover for charcoal and timber.
16:01
16:01

Musician Nabbi Omukazi Remanded Over Aiding Fraud Maggie Kayima 2

But Nabbi denied the offense and her lawyer Robert Rutaro asked for bail on grounds that she is very ill, suffering from acute asthmatic attack, cough and nasal blockage since two days, and that her doctors from Kimera Clinic Munaku advised her to continue getting treatment
15:58
15:58

Ministry of Education Admits School Inspectors Are Incompetent 2 1

The Education Ministry Permanent Secretary Alex Kakooza attributed the incompetency to lack of training and capacity building.
15:19
15:19

Fishermen in Kasese Task Candidates to Protect Fishing Business 3 5

Rogers Kule also working from Katwe landing site demands candidates to have clear manifesto’s on how they will revamp the fishing industry that has significantly sunk down.
15:04
15:04

Museveni Accuses Bobi Wine of Being a Fascist 1

“Is that Democracy? You are a fascist. If you are a democrat, why don’t you want people to freely express themselves? It means you are against democracy and you want people to do what you want not what they want!” -Museveni
14:40
14:40

Hundreds of Bullet Wound Patients Overwhelming Matany Hospital 1

Dr. John Bosco Nsubuga the medical superintendent of St Kizito Matany hospital told Uganda Radio Network on Friday that the increasing number of patients with bullet wounds was stressing the limited resources that the hospital has for other emergency diseases.
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