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19:51
19:51

Makerere Honours Akinwumi Adesina For Innovative Scientific Leadership Makerere Universit 1 3 Top story

The African Development Bank President recalled his work in Uganda as the Associate Director of the Rockefeller Foundation, when he engaged the University faculty members in undertaking research on food technologies.
19:45
19:45

Lira City Butchers Hike Meat Prices Citing Scarcity of Animals Lira Main Market 4 1

Emmanuel Watmon, the Chief Executive Officer 911 Restaurant, says that the increase in the price of meat has affected the price of food, which is eventually affecting the turn-up of customers.
19:29
19:29

SC Villa holds Vipers in Uganda Cup Quarter final Stanbic Uganda Cup 1 1

Edward Kaziba, the head coach of SC Villa, said that the result is good for his side because they came with a strategy of securing a draw if they fail to win.
17:35
17:35

Man Fined UGX 35.2m for Defrauding Lawyer in Fake Land Sale Gulu City 1

According to Moses Oyet -the complainant, on learning that Oyoo sold him land belonging to another person, he called him for negotiations for refund of the UGX 26 million but that Oyoo chose to go into hiding, only to be arrested and charged with obtaining money by false pretense contrary to section 305 of the Penal Code Act.
17:27
17:27

Speaker Hospitalised after being Stung by Bees 1 1

Speaker Lubinga's situation was dangerously complicated because, being a Person With Disability, he could not run for his life and so he only yelled for help.
17:24
17:24

Man Arrested for Strangling Seven-Months-Old Baby to Death 1

Rogers Taitika, the Elgon Region Police Spokesperson, says that the suspect was picked up on a tip off from the community members.
16:59
16:59

Rakai District Security Committee Visits Kyalurangira Communities After Disappearance of L. Kijanebarola 1 2

Charles Ahiirwe Ndiire, an elder in Nkundi village, says that the delegation first visited his village in the morning before proceeding to other communities to gather information from the residents.
16:37
16:37

Two Bodies Retrieved From Lake Victoria in Kampala 3 1

The two people who drowned on Sunday evening where they had reportedly gone for fishing have been identified as Daniel Isilu and William Iliyatu, both fishermen and residents at Port-Bell landing site in Luzira.
16:28
16:28

Intensify Mental Health Care in Villages - Experts rural community 9

Experts in mental health and psycho social issues want services of mental health strengthened in rural areas. According to the experts, scaling up of mental health services in the rural communities will help the many people who are suffering with the effects from pandemic to access services.
15:35
15:35

Uganda Netball Federation Elections Set for Next Month 2 1

The Uganda Peoples Defence Forces-UPDF Spokesperson Brigadier Flavia Byekwaso has also shown interest in the position of Vice President. Byekwaso will contest with Annet Kisomose, the current Secretary of the Federation.
15:29
15:29

One Killed, 8 Critically Injured in Lira Road Accident

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the North Kyoga Police Spokesperson told URN that the accident occurred around 8:00 am at Atera when the truck veered off the road and overturned. He says that they are yet to identify the truck driver who is on the run. All the injured have been rushed to Agweng Health III and Lira Regional Referral Hospital with several injuries
15:10
15:10

30% of Teenage Schoolgirls in Pallisa District Impregnated 2

He said that the district during the lockdown experienced a teenage pregnancy upsurge saying that on average, each of the village registered 15 cases of teenage pregnancy. Pallisa district has over 5oo villages meaning that at least 7500 girls got pregnant between early 2020 and now.
15:05
15:05

Kitgum Residents Intercept Truck Carrying Stolen Livestock 2

The chairperson of security surveillance for the Pager division Agnes Atim Onek, says that the FUSO truck registration number UBF 400C was transporting 22 herds of cattle to Kampala.
14:48
14:48

Fire Guts Building, Destroyes Property Worth Millions of Shillings 4

Gilbert Bwire, one of the fire victims, says that he went to teach and left his roommate ironing clothes using a flat iron. He suspects that his colleague could have left the cable of the flat iron in electricity.
14:38
14:38

Gulu City Allocates UGX 13.7bn for Education Sector gulu city council 1

Alfred Okwonga, the Gulu City Mayor says the budget allocation for the Education Department is aimed at expanding and improving school infrastructural facilities like classrooms, staff houses, energy and lighting, as well as water and sanitation among others.
13:33
13:33

Kiruhura District Raises only 32% of Budgeted Revenue, Faces Uncertain Future 3 1

Kiruhura district raises 65% of its revenue equivalent to 1.5 billion as per planfrom cattle markets, with other sources like dairy markets, axi park, Matooke markets among others bringing in the remainng 35%.
11:37
11:37

Uganda Defeats Tanzania in Afcon Beach Soccer Bashir Mutyaba 2 2

Goals from Swaleh Ssimbwa, Emmanuel Alex and a brace from Isma Kawawulo helped the Sand Cranes to outpace Tanzania in a do die game that helped Uganda collect their first win in the championship.
07:50
07:50

Gulu District Registers More than 4,000 Abortions in Fifteen Months family planning 1 1 Top story

At least 4036 cases of abortions have been recorded in the different health facilities Gulu District over the past 15 months. Gulu Regional Referral Hospital alone received 1317 cases in need of post-abortion care and registered 7 deaths.
07:21
07:21

Lumino Health Center III Closed As Residents Demand Accountability fpor UGX 21M 4

Anthony Egesa, the Assistant Chief Administrative Officer-CAO says that they received complaints from the health center in charge on Friday last week, saying it is unfortunate that some community members have turned wild against the medics before their intervention.
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06:58

Mental Health Patients Paying High Cost for Treatment as Hospital Runs Out of Drugs depression 1 2

Dr. Charles Eyoung, the Psychiatrist Doctor at the Mental Health Unit disclosed to URN in an interview that the Hospital has run out of the essential drugs. These include among others Phenytoin, which controls seizures in patients with epilepsy and Naltrexone that is used in the treatment of post-traumatic disorder and alcohol abuse.
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