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16:27
16:27

Gulu City Starts Property Valuation to Boost Local Revenue gulu city council 1 2

Geoffrey Oyoo, the Gulu City Senior Finance Officer told URN in an interview that the valuation is aimed at recording all old and new properties in Gulu City to be taxed for next five years.
15:00
15:00

Warriors Use Wrong Names to Confuse Court Martial

Major Peter Mugisa, the UPDF 3rd division Spokesperson told URN that the suspects use different names in their statements, which they disown when they appear before the army court Martial. "When they are arrested, they don't give their correct particulars to the officer taking statements.
14:33
14:33

Government Starts Distributing Mosquito Nets To Market Vendors 5 1

The Ministry has a total of 5000 nets to be distributed in the different markets in Kampala including Nakasero, Owino, Nakawa and Kalerwe market among others.
13:34
13:34

Drug Resistant Ticks Puzzle Farmers in Ankole 6 1

Petero Bagerize, a farmer in Masha Sub County says that they have failed to get the genuine acaricides to kill ticks. Bagerize, explains that he has resorted to spraying his cows every after two days because the ticks fall off after spraying but later attack the cows.
12:55
12:55

Residents in Lira Decry Increase in Fruit Prices Lira main market 5 1

A survey conducted by URN in markets in Lira City, the demand for fruits especially oranges and tamarin is on the rise. The price of other commodities that include ginger, garlic, red pepper, and lemongrass has also increased.
12:38
12:38

Family Isolates Suspected COVID-19 Victim in Bush 2 2 Top story

According to Ocan, his family decided to confine the suspect in a bush for fear of contracting the virus. “When the family discovered that he had signs of the virus, they agreed to isolate him in the bush. He also accepted since his body was not normal”, said Ocan.
12:38
12:38

Afro Basket Qualifiers: Silverbacks' Preparations Hit By Lack Of Funds silverbacks Uganda 1 3

The team is set to play away games against Morocco and Cape Verde. However, the Silverbacks will qualify if they win the first game against Morocco to secure their position at the Afro Basket finals slated for August 24-September 5 in Kigali, Rwanda.
12:14
12:14

Amuru Launches Door to Door Distribution of ARVs As Lockdown Bites COVID-19 Lockdown 1 1 Top story

Michael Lakony, the Amuru LC V Chairperson told URN on Wednesday that the majority of the people living with HIV in the district cannot afford transport to different centers where they get the drug refills from.
12:06
12:06

Inside Total’s 43-Month Journey to Uganda First Oil 3 1 Top story

“With the effective date named as 25th May, 2021 we embarked on our 43-month journey towards first oil. This schedule has been challenged several times before, but I’m glad to mention that with the schedule we have, there no point of turning back” said Kwizera
11:54
11:54

Bunyangabu COVID-19 Task Force Runs Out of Fuel, Calls For Community Support 1 4 Top story

Dr. Richard Obet, the Bunyangabu District health Officer-DHO, says that due to the lockdown, patients or suspects cannot easily move to health centers for testing and treatment necessitating medical teams to pick them from their homes.
11:42
11:42

Ruhiira Town Council Residents Demand for Police Post 5 1

The nearest police posts are in Kabuyanda Town council which is 15Km, Nyakitunda Sub-County which is 25 Km and Mwizi Sub-county which is in Rwampara District and 20Km.
11:15
11:15

Kaabong Families Flee to Kenya in Search of Food 1 Top story

Joseph Komol Midi, the Dodoth North county Member of parliament, says the current insecurity in the region that has forced families to flee fertile areas has worsened the food crisis. He said from the beginning of this year, most families have not had any access to their gardens creating room for food shortage.
10:28
10:28

Kitgum COVID-19 Home Based Care Patients Accused of Flouting Guidelines 1

The Kitgum District COVID 19 Surveillance Focal Person Simon Okongo Nock says they are concerned that the failure to adhere to the set guidelines could escalate the spread of the virus in the communities.
09:36
09:36

Inadequate Police Manpower Frustrating COVID-19 Fight in Bukedi South 1 1

Moses Mugwe, the Bukedi South Region Police Spokesperson, says many communities that are in distant areas and rural trading centers are behaving in total disregard of the COVID-19 preventive measures.
09:27
09:27

Police Releases 400 Impounded Vehicles 2 1

According to the Kampala Metropolitan Police Deputy spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigirye, the police released the vehicles after cautioning the drivers. He also says that police established that the impounded vehicles belonged to essential workers, but the drivers lacked proper identification.
08:39
08:39

City Markets Enforce Covid-19 SOPs 1 3

At Kalerwe, Nakasero and St. Balikuddembe markets, gazetted handwashing points have been installed at all main entrances. Some of the points were installed by leaders, Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA and non-government organizations.
08:01
08:01

COVID-19 SOPs: Motorists Complain Over Disproportionate Fines Uganda Police Force 1 3

Paul Manyali from Bumasheti stage in Bumasheti Sub County says that he was riding with his colleague on a motorcycle when they were stopped by police at a checkpoint at Bududa hospital he was fined Shillings 300,000 and his counterpart Shillings 80,000.
07:40
07:40

It is Hard to Predict Current Covid-19 Wave Peak-Dr. Wayengera 1

Uganda has registered 29,172 positive cases in the past month according to John Hopkins University coronavirus resource center which is 40% of Uganda’s total cases since start of the pandemic in March, 2020.
07:25
07:25

Olilim Sub county Headquarters Closed After Two Officials Testing Positive For COVID 1 3

Janet Akello, the Speaker of Olilim sub-county, says that the rest of the staffs have been asked to work from home for now. She, however, says that this is likely to affect service delivery since the offices were closed abruptly without any briefing.
07:10
07:10

Karenga District NUSAF III Desk Officer Arrested NUSAF III project

Lotyang is being investigated following a probe on how he spent Nusaf III funds meant for stone pitching of Karenga Police Road and establishment of a grain mill for a farmers’ group.
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