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19:29
19:29

It Was Indiscipline For Kadaga to Stand As Independent-Lumumba 3

Lumumba said they will not institute disciplinary procedures against Kadaga who holds the third topmost position in the party as Second National Vice Chairman until somebody officially complains about her actions.
19:08
19:08

Mabirizi Challenges Oulanyah’s Election as Parliament Speaker Alfonse Owiny-Dollo 1 2

This is not the first time Mabirizi is complaining about the invasion of parliament by the army. In 2018 after the passing of the Constitutional Amendment Bill, 2018 that removed the age limitations from the Constitution, Mabirizi petitioned national and international courts over the invasion of Special Forces Command that saw a number of MPs being beaten and others injured.
18:46
18:46

Bunyoro-Tooro Regional Kadhi Suspended 2 Top story

“You are hereby suspended from the Office of the Regional Kadhi Bunyoro/Tooro Muslim Region with immediate effect,” reads the May 27th, 2021 letter, a copy of which URN has seen. Adding that,” You are requested to handover all the office equipment including the vehicle….”
18:40
18:40

Kyambogo University Students Protest Suspension of Physical Learning 3 1

Reuben Twinomujuni, the University Senior Public Relations Officer, says that following the outbreak of covid-19 at the university, the university decided to cancel physical learning and resort to online teaching.
18:15
18:15

Jinja Speaker Accused of Joining Politics Without Resigning from Public Service government

"I am a responsible citizen who diligently resigned from civil service before joining active politics but, such falsehoods are being orchestrated by detractors aimed at deterring me from focusing on implementing my five year leadership agenda," Namukose says.
18:13
18:13

Rukiga NUP Coordinator Arrested 2

Turyasingura was arrested on Thursday by police at his home in Muhanga town council. Derrick Katebire Mugyesera, the NUP Party Secretary-General for Kigezi Region says that Turyasingura is being detained at Muhanga police station in Muhanga town council.
18:00
18:00

Police Increases Covid-19 Restrictions as it Mourns DPC Demise 2 1

However, deputy Kampala metropolitan police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, said it is very challenging for police to enforce Covid-19 SOPs. This is because of huge numbers of people on Kampala streets, in Arcades, Malls and Plazas.
17:55
17:55

Butiaba Health Center III Reopened patients 1 2

The Health facility was in October last year submerged by floods rising from Lake Albert.
17:33
17:33

800 COVID-19 Cases Reported From 29 Schools Kyambogo University 3 1

According to the health ministry, the learners who tested positive are from 29 schools from 17 districts. Some of the districts where the cases came from are Kampala, Wakiso, Gulu, Arua, Masaka and Jinja. Data from the health ministry indicates that cases have been reported from; 10 nursing schools, 11 secondary schools and seven primary schools. Cases were also picked from one Tertiary Institution and Primary Teaching Colleges. Also Kyambogo University has reported 8 cases of the disease (six students and two administrative staff)
17:26
17:26

Kyagulanyi's Effort to Meet Opposition Leaders Runs into Resistance 4

Last month, Kyagulanyi wrote letters to the presidents of the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC, Alliance for National Transformation-ANT, Democratic Party-DP and the Justice Forum-Jeema seeking to pay them a courtesy call but one month down the road, he has met leaders of only one party. While he met Jeema late last month, its President Asuman Basalirwa stayed away attributing it to a prolonged court matter he was handling in the Constitutional Court.
17:22
17:22

Families Want Graves of Loved Ones Exhumed From Gulu Logistic Hubs Project Site

Acellam says 50 graves belonging to 47 families that were within the project site have already been destroyed without their consents despite their earlier agreement that they should be exhumed to pave way for the works.
17:06
17:06

MOH Starts Withdrawing Unused COVID-19 Vaccines from Districts 1 3

More than 90,000 vaccines are to be got from Adjumani, Amolata, Kotido, Bulisa, Nwoya. Kyenjojo, Sironko, Kaberamaido, Otuke and Omoro.
16:43
16:43

Residents Embark on Building a 16.2 Kms Road Using Hand Hoes 4 1

They started working on the road last month (April) by using hand hoes, pangas, slashers, among other tools to open drainage channels, use stones and soil to fix potholes and compact using the old culvert by rolling it on the soil that they pour on the road to compact it.
16:40
16:40

Two Arrested over Fuel Theft in Kitgum 2 2

David Aisu the Kitgum District Internal Security Officer identified the suspects as Ronald Zemuswa the operator of the wheel loader and Eddie Watmon a Boda Boda cyclist.
16:32
16:32

Gulu City Council Signs Deal with GIZ for Landfill Construction Gulu Main Market 2 1

Robert Towler, the team leader of German Development Cooperation, says they that have developed an 18 year strategic program to improve garbage management, water and sanitation in the City.
16:17
16:17

Ugandan MPs Sworn in to Pan African Parliament African Union 1

Uganda’s representatives are Haniffa Bangirana Kawooya, the MP Mawogola West mp (NRM), Felix Okot Ogong the Dokolo South (NRM), Juliet Achayo Lodou the Ngora MP (NRM), Eric Musana the Buyaga East MP (Independent), and Patrick Nsamba Oshabe the Kassanda North (NUP).
15:50
15:50

Court Asked to Block Gov't from Paying UGX 647 Billion Loan KIIDP 2 1 2

According to Kasaija, the loan which is equivalent to 647.5 Billion Shillings was obtained illegally by the government to fund the Second Kampala Institutional and Infrastructure Development Programme Phase II because Parliament passed a resolution to borrow it without the necessary quorum way back in 2014.
15:38
15:38

FUFA Electoral Committee Grants Ssewanyana Granted Five More Days FUFA Elections 2021 4 3

Mathias Bwiire, the FUFA Electoral Commission Chairperson, says that they have agreed to Ssewanyana’s request and given him five more days to fulfill the requirements.
15:04
15:04

Covid-19 Second Wave Patients Aged 20-39 Years 3 1

Dr Henry Mwebesa, the Director-General of Health Services, says in the current wave, younger patients are reporting the most cases of severe and critical forms of the diseases unlike in the first wave where older persons were more at risk.
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