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19:59
19:59

11 NUP Supporters Return Home 2-Months after Alleged Abduction 3 1

Paul Kawombe, Katoogo parish councillor says the victims were allegedly picked by armed security officers who were moving in numberless cars known as drones from the villages of Katoogo, Samuuka, Kisowera, Kabembe and Buntaba in the sub-counties of Nama and Kyampisi.
19:56
19:56

Police FC Defeats Kyetume FC to Top UPL Table 3 3

Busoga United secured their first goal in the 12th Minute of the game after Shaka Ssozi, one of the new players converted a pass giving them a lead over Onduparaka.
19:31
19:31

Three Dead, 11 Hospitalized in Amuria Accident Amuria District 1 1

The traders, mainly from Amuria district were travelling to Ochorimongin Cattle Market in Katakwi district with produce aboard a Canter Lorry registration number UAZ 855X.
19:20
19:20

COVID-19 Rescue Packages Were Misinformed -Private Sector Stanbic Bank Uganda 3

The government announced more than 1 trillion Shillings in stimulus cash in addition to other fiscal measures like tax waivers and suspensions to the private sector in June 2020. It also directed commercial banks to suspend demand for loan repayments by the private sector in a raft of measures aimed at cushioning them against the effects of COVID-19.
19:06
19:06

Health Workers in Lira Trained on COVID-19 Rapid Diagnostic Test MInistry of Health 2 1

The training follows an initiative started by the Ministry of Health in improving accessibility to testing services for purposes of ensuring that all cases are detected and attended to at the earliest stage.
18:57
18:57

Ashraf Kasirye Lives to Tell his Story, Recalls Moments before Shooting 3 2

That was the end of the standoff. Many pronounced him dead as he bled profusely. In fact, one of the people who were in the car with Kyagulanyi told URN that he [Kyagulanyi] called the Secretary-General of his party, David Lewis Rubongoya and told him they had lost Ashraf. This person said a teary Kyagulanyi couldn’t figure out what to do next. Ashraf was so close to him more than many of the army of bloggers who moved with him.
18:43
18:43

Lack of Funds Leave Scientists Stranded with Innovations Innovation Funding 2 1

They are now asking the government to change its approach so that their prototyped ideas are transformed into products that can be commercialized onto the Ugandan market.
18:25
18:25

Cotton Farmers in Kasese Cry Foul over Pests 1 5

Enock Nyabongo a lead cotton farmer under Mubuku cotton farmer’s association-MCFA attributes the low prices to the poor seeds that have affected their output. He says the seedlings produce small and tiny balls that do not sprout.
18:22
18:22

Digital Tax Stamp Faked, Four Arrested 1 3

The URA Enforcement team has been tracking suspects for some weeks following information that some products had stamps which were not readable by the machines. The alerts on the prevalence of fake digital tax stamps were mainly concentrated in Southwestern Uganda with Star Waragi being the most pointed out brand.
17:53
17:53

Catholic Priests Express Support For Kyagulanyi 5 2 Top story

Father Jude Makanga, the Parish priest for Gayaza, who led a group of about 10 other priests to celebrate mass at Kyagualnyi’s home, said the only reason they support Kyagulanyi is that he stands on principles that the church stands for.
17:38
17:38

Gov't Rejects EU's Resolutions on Elections violence 1

Uganda has rejected the European Parliament resolution taking stock of the human rights violations during and after elections calling it blanket accusations.
17:08
17:08

Male Sex Workers Hesitant To Test for HIV, Syphilis - Study Ministry Of Health 3

According to Richard Muhindo, the Principal investigator on the study in which researchers assessed 240 female and 100 male sex workers from Kampala and Mbarara, even as these males are not seeking testing services they are also not using condoms in their encounters. He says the respondents were asked about their last sexual encounter and test for syphilis and HIV and they found whereas 85% of women acknowledged using condoms at the last sexual encounter, only 34% of males used protection.
17:07
17:07

Three Killed, 14 Injured in Mityana-Mubende Road Accident 1

According to the police, a speeding taxi number UBB 423R heading to Mubende from Kampala rammed into a Mercedes Benz trailer number KBK 813S/ ZB9681 which had been parked on the side of the road.
16:10
16:10

Pader District Starts Fresh Demarcation of Aswa Ranch Angagura Sub County 2 3

Julius Nyeko, the Pader District Senior Land Officer says that the fresh demarcation will begin in three weeks. Nyeko maintained that the land in question measuring about 105,400 hectares was erroneously leased out by the Uganda Livestock Industries to private companies and individuals.
15:17
15:17

UWA Moves to Guard Historical Rock Paintings in Karamoja 1

The Chief Warden of Uganda Wild Life Authority in charge of Mt. Elgon which covers up to Karamoja Chris Kiiza said the tourists who will be travelling from Moroto to Kidepo National Game Park will now have a stopover to see the paintings.
15:05
15:05

Thousands Jostle for 400 Health Service Commission Jobs Ministry of Health 5

Prof. Pious Okong, the Chairperson of the Commission said they all interviewed candidates had the requirements for the job even as he agreed that it’s ridiculous to interview hundreds for just a few positions.
14:19
14:19

Tumukunde Given 825 Votes in Areas Where He Never Had Votes 5 1

The election final tally sheet shows that Tumukunde won Entebbe Comprehensive Secondary School [A-BUS] with 371 votes representing 62 per cent of the total votes cast and Kawafu Namagembe's Place (NAM-Z) with 454 votes representing 51 per cent of the total votes cast.
13:26
13:26

Four Dead As Fuel Truck Catches Fire 1

The accident happened on Friday at 12 pm when a fuel truck that was heading to Kasese district had a head-on collision with a Canter vehicle that was carrying bananas at Kasunganyanja trading centre in Kibiito Sub County, Bunyangabu district.
12:49
12:49

Brig. Mukasa Replaced as JATT Commander 1 1

Lt Col Deo Akiiki, the deputy Army Spokesperson, confirmed to Uganda Radio Network –URN that Brig Mukasa has been moved to the School of Military Intelligence and Security commonly abbreviated as SOMI.
12:47
12:47

Arts, Crafts Industry Struggling to Survive COVID-19 Impact 1 3

Craft Villages across the city remain abandoned with little or no customers at all. They are filled with baskets, mats, fabrics, carvings, shoes, bracelets, beads, earrings, bangles, batiks and paintings, hand made drums, musical instruments, among other items, which used to attract the attention of tourists as they sought souvenirs and gifts upon visiting Uganda.
Feb 2021 30 results