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22:12
22:12

Two Dead As Fire Guts Houses in Kamwokya fire outbreak 1

According to eyewitnesses, the fire started at 6:45 pm and spread to other makeshift houses, destroying property such as mattresses, fridges, Television sets among other items.
16:25
16:25

CID Detains Ten Suspected Vandals of Telecom Masts Kisenyi 4 2

The suspects were picked-up in a joint security operation comprised of detectives from the Special Investigations Unit of Kireka and police officers from Kampala Metropolitan Police South areas of Katwe, Busabala and Kampala Metropolitan Police North parts of Masanafu and Nakulabye on Wednesday evening.
15:39
15:39

IPOD Drafting New MoU for Political Parties 4 1

The 2017 MoU was scheduled to end in 2020 but was extended to complete the six months term of office of the National Resistance Movement- NRM which expired last month, June.
15:00
15:00

Mak Researchers Innovate Digitalized COVID-19 Surveillance System For Learning Institutions MOH 2 1

Ssewanyana says that while many mobile applications have been developed to offer solutions to the COVID-19 pandemic, this would be the first custom made for learning institutions. It was designed to suit and favour the learning environment especially higher institutions of learning.
14:24
14:24

MoH Dismisses Calls for PS Atwine's Resignation 3 2

Addressing journalists at the 'People's Government' offices along Katonga Road on Thursday morning, Annet Namata commonly known as Nalongo Mwafrika, one of the activists, said that Atwine must also resign for exposing medical personnel to the virus when the Ministry failed to avail them Personal Protective Equipment yet it was available in National Medical Stores.
14:03
14:03

Hailstorm Leaves Trail of Destruction in Gulu 1 4

David Acire, the Lukodi Village LC I chairperson told URN on Thursday morning that preliminary findings indicate that the rain destroyed hundreds of acres of crop gardens belonging to 516 households and several houses.
13:57
13:57

A Thousand Teenagers Pregnant, Seek Antenatal Care in Lockdown Month in Kachumbala County 2 2

many teenage girls are pregnant since the schools were closed and some parents do not improvise their girls with basic need like pads among others which force young girls to get involved in love affairs the health center registered a total of 1024 teenagers seeking for antenatal care service and a total of 136 births registered in month of june
13:20
13:20

Gov't to Deliver FMD Vaccine Doses Next Week 1 4

According to the State Minister for Agriculture Bright Rwamirama, the government has received 500,000 doses out of the 1.4 million doses that are expected to arrive this week.
12:52
12:52

Thirty Arrested in City Center Operation to Enforce Lockdown 1 2

Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire said Wednesday’s operations was as a result of many people who had started flocking Kampala city center while others had started opening up their shops despite the closure on most businesses.
12:41
12:41

Over Hundred Bags of Charcoal Impounded in Kitagwenda 3 2

The Deputy RDC Sam Evidence Orikunda, says that the charcoal was impounded in the ongoing joint crackdown by the Natural Resources Office and the local leaders in the wake of environmental degradation concerns.
12:26
12:26

Lira Hospital Intensive Care Unit Lacking Specialists Ministry Of Health 4

Stephen Obbo, the Director Lira Regional Referral Hospital explained that they are operating as a High Dependent Unit (HDU) instead of the ICU due to lack of specialized staff.
12:17
12:17

Kikyuusa Authorities Evict Road Side Vendors After Elapse of Two Week's Ultimatum 3

Daniel Kawalya, the chairperson of Zibulatudde roadside market vendors told Uganda Radio Network (URN) that they didn’t devise the eviction notice but delayed moving because of the ongoing construction of latrines at the proposed new site offered by Paul Salabwa, the Kikyuusa Town Council LC 3 Chairperson.
12:03
12:03

Rower Kathleen Noble to Open Uganda’s Hunt for Medals in Tokyo Olympic Games 1 1

As the game kickoff, Uganda’s first representation will be by 26 year old Kathleen Grace Noble who will compete in the Women's single sculls in the rowing sport. Her appearance at the summer Games is historic as she becomes the first ever athlete to represent the country in the rowing sport.
11:47
11:47

LC III Chairperson Arrested Over Felling Shea Trees for Charcoal Burning Police 1 2

Omoro Resident District Commissioner Ms Akany says she manage to arrest these four culprits on a tip-off from concerned residents who alerted her about the ongoing destruction of the Shea trees in Idure Village.
10:56
10:56

UGX 3.2b Regional Agricultural Mechanization Center Opens in Mbale 4 1

Boniface Okanya, the Assistant Commissioner of Engineering and Mechanization in the Ministry of Agriculture noted that the ministry intends to build 18 more centres across the country beginning with four major including Dokolo, Masaka, Kiryandongo and Mbale districts.
10:42
10:42

Father in Trouble Over Son’s Death Earlier Attributed to Crocodile Attack family feuds 1 1

Esep who is a fisherman had reported that his son, Ivan Oluka, had been attacked by the crocodile on Sunday night when they went fishing in Lake Kyoga. But after the body was retrieved from the water on Tuesday evening, there wasn't even scratch on the teenager’s body except a broken neck.
10:34
10:34

How Uganda Plays a Key Role In Global Illicit Wildlife Trade pandemic poachers 1 Top story

Criminal organizations in Uganda and East Africa are linked to ivory and of recently heavily linked to pangolin trafficking. A third of hunters and traders interviewed in Uganda reported that traffickers take advantage of the weak border controls and security challenges in northern Uganda, Democratic Republic of the Congo and South Sudan to offload the scales they collected, sometimes concealing themselves as impoverished locals to avoid detection at known checkpoints.
10:31
10:31

Assailants Hack Two To Death In Lwengo 1

Peter Akampurira, the Lwengo District Police Commander, says that they have taken the deceased’s bodies to Masaka Regional Referral Hospital for postmortem.
10:29
10:29

Budaka Leaders Investigate Head Teachers Over Poor PLE Results

Paul Higenyi, the Budaka District Education Officer said they are investigating head teachers on various counts which could have led to a high failure rate in the district. Higenyi said the department is investigating dubious deals where some head teachers secretly registered P5 pupils to sit for PLE.
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