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Apr 2021 34 results
18:57
18:57

URSB Partners with Muslim Center for Justice to Popularize Marriage Registration 2 3 Top story

Although there is no conclusive research, Mercy Kainobwisho, the Registrar General of URSB, says that the low registration of marriages among Muslims are informed by lack of sufficient knowledge on the matter and myths that mislead people to think that some marriages are not supposed to be registered by the government.
18:46
18:46

Suspension of Bus Operations in Kenya Hits Busia Touts Hard 2

Josephate Mudakwa, a tout operating at Busia county Bus Park in Kenya, says that he has been earning a minimum of Kshs 500 (About UGX 17,000) daily but ever since Uhuru suspended bus operation he often sleeps on an empty stomach. He says should the situation continue like, some of them may resort to crime for survival.
18:45
18:45

Catholic, Anglican Archbishops Condemn Murders, Injustice and Land Grabbing 1 4

The Archbishops led Christians to commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus by observing the Ecumenical Way of the Cross from the residence of Bishop Luwalira and around St. Paul’s Cathedral on Namirembe Hill. This journey is annually commemorated on Good Friday, a day observed during the Holy Week preceding Easter Sunday when Jesus resurrected.
18:34
18:34

Poor Sanitation in Lira Bus Park Endangers Passengers, Occupants 5

Nancy Ayugi, a food vendor at the park says the garbage problem has greatly affected them since customers have chosen to eat from outside the park because of the smell of the area.
18:32
18:32

UWOPA Wants Museveni to Expeditiously Assent to Employment Law 1 2

Addressing journalists at Parliament on Good Friday, a section of UWOPA members applauded the passing of the Employment (Amendment) Bill, 2019, saying that it will help strengthen the protection of workers’ rights in Uganda and promote gender equality.
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18:26

Drivers Want Police to Reinstate White Traffic Uniform Iganga 3 1

Some eight traffic police officers who spoke on condition of anonymity told URN that they have been involved in minor accidents, which drivers blame on poor visibility of officers along the highways.
18:03
18:03

Suspension of Public Way of the Cross Hampers Conversion of Non-Christians- Luweero Lay Leader 1 2 Top story

Speaking to Uganda Radio Network, Yvonne Ssenvuma, the Leader of the laity of Kasana Cathedral Small Christian community, under Kasana Cathedral Parish, says that for two consecutive years now as leaders in Kasana-Luweero Diocese, they have missed out on attracting people from other religious denominations.
18:00
18:00

Excitement as Masindi Port Ferry Resumes Operation Months after Suspension 2 2

Anthony Okucu, the UNRA Lira Station Engineer says the ferry has resumed normal operation and is capable of conducting 22 trips a day. He asked the travelers to resume their normal travel schedules.
17:49
17:49

Pictorial: Religious Leaders Observe Ecumenical Way of the Cross Good Friday Top story

The leaders including the Church of Uganda –COU Archbishop Dr. Stephen Kaziimba Mugalu, Archbishop of Kampala Archdiocese Dr. Cyprian Kizito Lwanga and the Bishop of Namirembe Diocese Wilberforce Kityo Luwalira and others observed the Good Friday ritual at St. Paul’s Cathedral Namirembe.
17:12
17:12

Dwindled Local Revenue Constrains Council Sittings in Bududa Local Government

This is because since the introduction of five town councils of Bududa, Bushigayi Nangako, Kikholo, and Kuushu which are semi-autonomous, revenue from their markets is now retained to run their town activities.
17:03
17:03

Sheikh Ndirangwa Resigned on Hearing he was Going to be Sacked -Deputy 1 2

The Deputy Supreme Mufti Sheikh Mahmood Kibaate says that his resignation will not affect the work of the office he has been serving.
16:42
16:42

Police Unwittingly Recruits Some Criminals, RPC Complains recruitment 1 2

The Ag RPC of Aswa noted that at the time of the recruitment, local leaders tend to recommend some criminals from the community whose characters are difficult to tame in the training.
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16:32

UPDF Fisheries Protection Unit Destroys Illegal Fishing Gears on Lake George 1 3 Top story

Hajara Namugabu, the chairperson of the Mahyoro landing site says that they have been partnering with FPU to impound illegal fishing gears.
16:19
16:19

COVID-19 Jab Compulsory for All UCI Staff 2 1 Top story

Dr Jackson Orem, the Executive Director of the institute, says that all the 400 need to get vaccinated by Tuesday next week. He explains there is a need for all staff to get the jab since they are at high risk of contracting the virus.
15:33
15:33

Experts Weigh in on Uganda Cranes Failure to Qualify for Afcon finals FUFA 8 1

Uganda Cranes started the campaign with a promising performance after collecting seven points in the first three games. These included a draw to Malawi, two wins against South Sudan and Malawi respectively, which helped them to top the group.
15:30
15:30

Bududa RDC Overwhelmed by Land Cases, Suggests Family Planning 1

According to him, a total of 20 cases have been referred to his office for mediation in two months since he came to Bududa as RDC with most of the cases unsolved.
14:54
14:54

MAAIF Approves Pilot Study on Synodontis Fish in Three Districts 1 5 Top story

Hellen Adoa, the Fisheries State Minister, says that MAAIF has authorized its technical team to carry out a pilot study with fishermen in the three districts to prove their claims related to the co-existence of synodontis fish and other fish species.
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14:44

NRM Says it Paid Medical Bills of Injured Supporters in Election Violence 1 2

Emmanuel Dombo, the party Director of Communication told Uganda Radio Network that supporters received support in form of transporting them to better medical facilities from upcountry and payment of bills.
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14:35

Police Investigate Mysterious Death of S4 Student 1 Top story

The school headteacher, Robert Mbasa, says that they waited for the student to return and seat the Kiswahili paper in vain. “We sent Brenda home last week to prepare herself and come back for her last paper today. We waited up to 11: 00 am and decided to contact her family members but they were also surprised that she left for school on Monday evening,” the head teacher said.
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14:31

Defiled 13-Year-Old Girl Runs to Police 1

The victim was allegedly defiled by Mutebi Serugo Geofrey, aged 26, from Buyindi Village in Mugoye Sub County of Kalangala District on Monday this week. She ran to Bumangi Police post to report Serugo over defilement.
Apr 2021 34 results