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20:28
20:28

Bisaka's Body Preserved for Future Viewing owobusobozi bisaka 1 3 Top story

Hundreds of people descended on Kapyeemi village to pay their last respects to the deceased before his body was placed at its final resting place. Omukwenda Turyamureeba, the head of Communications in the Faith of Unity and some government officials declined to comment on the decision to embalm Bisaka’s body.
18:06
18:06

African Development Bank Warns Gov't Project Delays Could Attract Penalties Oil and gas 4

The project’s overall objective is to help develop the capacity of local Uganda MSMEs along the East African crude oil pipeline by enabling them to access new market opportunities and build linkages with larger, national, regional and international companies. The project aims to support inclusive private sector growth and the creation of an estimated 500 jobs along the pipeline.
17:49
17:49

Court Reinstates Eastern Youth NRM Parliamentary Candidate 1 3 Top story

In a judgment delivered by email on Sunday, Justice Emmanuel Baguma, says Onen was validly nominated by the Electoral Commission to contest for the office of Eastern Region youth Representative. He faults Electoral Commission for denominating Onen basing on allegations, saying he is eligible to run for the Eastern Youth MP seat.
17:27
17:27

Lack of Jobs Cost Many Incumbents- Finance Minister Kasaija 3 1 Top story

Over 20 ministers including the vice president and Bukoto Central MP, Edward Ssekandi, the Government Chief Whip, Ruth Nankabirwa (Kiboga woman MP), Rosemary Sseninde (Wakiso Woman MP) and Kasirivu Atwooki (Bugangaizi West County) lost their parliamentary seats in the recent polls.
16:53
16:53

Pool Tournaments to Wait Until April-Association 1

Bob Trubish, the President of the Pool Associations of Uganda, says they will have to wait until April 2021 to resume the sport under the very strict SOPs.
16:33
16:33

Karimojong Threaten to Resort Homemade Guns to Fight Rustlers 1

Joseph Lote, a reformed cattle rustler, says that much as they gave up their guns to the army they didn't lose the knowledge of making homemade guns. "By the end of next month if the government doesn’t pull up the stockings to protect us, we shall start making our own homemade guns for our protection because we can't continue losing our people and our property," he said.
16:17
16:17

Museveni Asks NRM Parliamentary Losers to Prepare for 2026 Elections Robert Kyagulanyi 2 3 Top story

According to Lumumba, during the meeting, Museveni who doubles as the NRM party chairperson discussed with the legislators the challenges they met during the campaigns and election, which he described as hectic. Lumumba explains that Museveni advised the legislators who lost their seats in the recent elections not to give up but start preparing for the 2026 elections.
16:00
16:00

Opposition Pressure Was Too Much For NRM-Defeated Kasese Mayor 5 1 Top story

According to Kabbyanga, the FDC members including the winners and losers of the January 14 parliamentary elections joined forces to stop his ten-year reign. The FDC members worked as polling agents and mobilized their known supporters to vote at a time when voter turnout was at its lowest.
15:43
15:43

6 Nursing Students Face Dead Year Over Tuition Arrears 1 1

Aisha Hindu, one of the affected finalists is considering giving up school since she has no hope of raising money to settle the Shillings 2.7million she owes the school. Hindu used to depend on her elder sister for fees but her business was affected by the lockdown and is currently looking at her mother, a janitor in Mukono municipality.
15:31
15:31

Bisaka's Followers Overwhelm Security to Attend Burial owobusobozi bisaka 2 Top story

Earlier on the leadership of Faith of Unity and security had indicated that only 200 people with invites would be allowed to attend the burial in line with the Health Ministry directive to contain the spread of COVID-19. However, around 11 am, thousands of Bisaka’s followers dressed in white tunics stormed the burial venue making it hard for security to control them.
15:15
15:15

FMU to take Motorsport to Schools Dipu Ruparelia 4 1

Dipu told URN in a recent interview that he has embarked on his promise to take the sport to different parts of the country by engaging schools.
14:48
14:48

West Nile, Buganda Still Grappling With Leprosy Cases Ministry of Health 1 1 Top story

Speaking to URN on Sunday during the World Leprosy Day, Dr. Turyahabwe, said that since leprosy is no longer categorised as a threatening disease, they have not been conducting surveillance. She says communities that grapple with leprosy cases have been reporting whenever they see people presenting with symptoms consistent with the disease.
14:15
14:15

EC Disqualifies NUP Candidate from Central Youth Parliamentary Elections 2 3 Top story

The Central/ Southern Region Regional Elections Officer, Robert Baine, says the NUP candidate, Moses Kasule used a voter outside the Electoral College to back his candidature.
13:59
13:59

7-Year Old Boy Drowns in Lake Victoria 1 1

Eyewitnesses say the children pushed a canoe in the lake where the deceased was sitting. Mukisa jumped from the canoe when it left the shorelines and drowned.
13:49
13:49

Quark Doctor Arrested For Stealing Microscope and Ipad 1 2

Wilbroad Oile, the Officer in Charge of Aloet police post, says they received communication from the Officer in Charge of Criminal Investigations Department-CID in Amuria district asking them to arrest Ojilong for theft of a microscope and Ipad valued belonging to Tabisa Abuwo, a nurse in a private clinic in Amuria.
12:40
12:40

Pictorial: Hundreds Attend Bisaka’s Burial Owobusobozi Bisaka 12

The late Bisaka, who died in the Aga khan hospital in Kenya’s capital Nairobi on January 13th, 2021, will be laid to rest at the Faith of Unity Healing City Kapyeemi in Muhorro town council this afternoon.
12:23
12:23

Police to Spend 450m Every Quarter on DNA Samples 1

According to Mubiru, the Directorate of Forensic Sciences that was commissioned last week is envisaged to have an output of 100 DNA cases per quarter.
11:52
11:52

Police Arrest Suspected SPC Killers with Stolen Gun 4 1 Top story

Paul Dusingizimana alias Never Give Up, one of the suspects confessed to URN in an interview that he patterned with Mukwenda to kill Baryabakabu. He says that they had gone to steal valuables from the Electoral commission and they killed the SPC when he came out of the guard house.
11:13
11:13

Bumper Crop Harvest Triggers Domestic Violence in Amuru

Joseph Tuku Peke, the Ogali Village Chairperson in Pamuca Parish Amuru Sub County disclosed to URN that his office registers at least seven cases of domestic violence weekly. Tuku Peke explained that this is opposed to previously when crops were still in the garden where he would register a single case of domestic violence in a month.
10:49
10:49

Busia Municipality Secures UX 17Billion To Tarmac 3Kms of Roads 4

Vincent Okurut, the Busia Town Clerk, says they are currently handling the procurement process, which they expect to conclude in the next three weeks. He says they have already addressed issues of the people who will be affected by the projects.
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