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19:30
19:30

Kyagulanyi Accuses Museveni and his Brother Sodo Over Mubende Gold Mines 2 3

Kyagulanyi who drove for over 30km from Mubende town on a bad road to Kasambya where he addressed his supporters for only five minutes said that it is President Yoweri Museveni who chased them out of the gold mines now allegedly occupied by his brother Godfrey Ainebyona commonly known as Sodo.
19:02
19:02

65-Year-Old Teacher Commits Suicide over Sh200,000 Debt 2

Grace Musoke, the Oyam District Police Commander says police has already given a go ahead to the deceased’s family to go ahead with the burial arrangement. Musoke asked the public to seek for counselling when stressed up to avoid premature deaths.
18:37
18:37

Human Rights Defenders, Lawyers Condemn Nicholas Opio’s Detention UGANDA LAW SOCIETY 4 1

According to Job Kiija, a representative of Innovations for Democratic Engagement and Action- IDEA, the increased threats directed towards citizens and civic leaders significantly dent Uganda’s Human Rights Record.
17:48
17:48

Silverbacks Finally Start AfroBasket 2021 Qualifier Preparations 1 Top story

Speaking to URN on Wednesday, the FUBA President Naser Sserunjoji confirmed that the team finally started preparations on December 21st, 2020. “We started our preparations yesterday on 21st. We practised today. We shall practice tomorrow and break for Christmas then return on 4th Jan,” Sserunjoji told URN. Arnold Katabi, the FUBA head of communication and marketing, said he is hopeful that the postponement will not affect the team.
17:30
17:30

Solve National ID Issue Before Polls -Bishop Ssemogerere 3 3

With just three weeks left for Ugandans to go to the polls, the Catholic Bishop of Kasana-Luwero Paul Ssemogerere, says that it will be unjust if eligible voters are not allowed to exercise their constitutional right under universal suffrage, because they don’t possess National IDs.
17:07
17:07

Late Nakasirye’s Daughter Officially Nominated To Contest In Kyotera Woman MP Race DP 1 5 Top story

Nantongo, an advocate of the high court, was nominated on Wednesday by Koreb Nahamya, the Kyotera District Electoral Commission Registrar on the Democratic Party ticket at the district headquarters in Kasaali town council.
16:37
16:37

NRM Endorses Mubanda's Niece for Masaka Woman MP Race 2 1 Top story

Justine Kasule Lumumba, the NRM Secretary-General noted that they couldn’t conduct fresh primaries because of the limited time and the fact that the Electoral Commission has already set dates for nominations.
16:15
16:15

Body of Teenage Girl Who Drowned Over Boyfriend’s Arrest Retrieved police 2

The area LC I chairperson, Stephania Nassaka, says the body was taken to the Kalisizo hospital for postmortem before it was handed over to the family members for burial.
15:26
15:26

Six Arrested For Defacing Museveni's Posters In Busia 1 2

They are accused of defacing Museveni's posters pinned on the walls of buildings along Majanji road and Tororo road in Busia town.
14:43
14:43

CAF Cancels KCCA FC, AS Kigali Clash 1 Top story

According to the CAF-AFCON organizing committee guideline, a match can only be played if a team has at least 11 players including (GOAL KEEPER) + 4 substitutes. However, on a contradictory, Uganda’s representatives travelled without a single goal keeper after their first team stopper and other keepers testing positive for COVID-19.
14:13
14:13

Mayambala Fails to Campaign in Bugisu Citing Increased COVID-19 Cases, Lack of Money 1 Top story

According to Karim, they resorted to using social media platforms like Facebook and WhatsApp and media houses that would offer them airtime to reach out to voters freely. Karim says they don’t want to be part of the team that will spread COVID-19 to the masses.
14:04
14:04

80% of Islanders Tests Positive to Bilharzia Worms in Kalangala 3 3

The November 2020 Health report from Vectors Control department of Kalangala District indicates that the prevalence of Bilharzia stands at 80% in the 84 Ssese Islands
13:44
13:44

Mob Kills Three Unidentified Men in Kitintale police 1 2

Kasfah on seeing such suspicious conduct of these three unidentified men around her home at such hours of the night, she went ahead and made alarms that alerted neighbours around her who immediately took action on the men by thoroughly lynching each one of them to death.
12:53
12:53

Uganda Responds to US Allegations of Human Rights Violation 1 Top story

He made reference to the November 2020 arrest of National Unity Platform Presidential Candidate Robert Kyagulanyi that protests protests in which over 40 people were killed. He also referred to the 2016 killings in Kasese, the 2017 incident when security evaded parliament and forced out legislators during a heated debate of removing presidential age limit. He also referred to the introduction of Over the Top Tax in 2018 which he said had affected negatively on access to social media.
12:48
12:48

KCCA FC Determined to Overcome AS Kigali Despite Problems on The Team Kcca vs AS Kigali 2 Top story

The Lugogo based club suffered a setback a few days to their travel to Kigali as a couple of their key players and head coach, Mike Hillary Mutebi tested positive for COVID-19. The Kampala giants will miss the services of the team Captain Charles Lukwago, Brian Aheebwa, Denis Iguma, Keziron Kizito, Charles Lukwago and three goalkeepers.
12:27
12:27

Several Injured in Fort Portal Accident 1 1

Vincent Twesige, the Rwenzori West Region Police spokesperson, says the accident occurred on Tuesday evening when the driver of the Pokopoko bus Reg. No. UAQ 226W tried to overtake the Pajero Reg. No. UBB 121S.
12:01
12:01

Mbale City Goes Three Days Without Power 2

Samuel Simbara, a miller in Busamaga ward Mbale City Industrial division, says the absence of power has taken a huge toll on his business.
11:56
11:56

UWA Captain on Murder Charge Granted Bail, says his Lawyer Apaa Township 1

Anyuru told URN on Wednesday morning that the court presided over by Col. George Nambafu who chaired the court granted Captain Olinga a non cash bail of thirty million shillings and instructed him to report to court on the 25th of January 2021.
11:28
11:28

Infidelity Major Cause Of GBV In Busia-World Vision 5

Hamphrance Abangi, the World Vision GBV Field Officer in Busia, says the cases were registered in Busia municipality, Busime, Majanji, Busitema and Buyanga sub-counties.
11:08
11:08

Oulanyah Gives Sh5M to NUP Supporters Who Defected to NRM in Lira. NRM party 5 2

Martin Odur, the Lira Ghetto Chairperson said only a few members were picked to represent the rest of the Ghetto Youths due to the Covid_19 SOPs. According to Odur, they were forced to quit NUP because its party president is playing a game and has no clear agenda for not only the youths but Uganda as a whole.
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