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20:49
20:49

Houses Destroyed as Developer Carries Out Site Excavation in Kamwokya 3 4 Top story

Margret Akum, whose rented house collapsed on Monday night, says their complaints to the area leaders and property owners about the excavation works did not yield results.
20:13
20:13

Five Remanded for Defrauding Airtel Money Customers 1 1

Court heard that the accused persons and others still at large secured unfair and unlawful amounts of money from Airtel money customers using the Airtel money Application to access and cause the transfer of the money from their victims without their consent.
19:51
19:51

Excitement, Joy As Ugandan Olympic Medalists Receive Heroic Welcome 3 3 Top story

The Higher Education State Minister, John Chrysostom Muyingo and officials from the Ministry of Education and Sports, the Uganda Athletic Federation and the National Council of Sports received the team.
19:13
19:13

Police Storm Church Premises, Rescue Suspected Torture Victim COVID-19 1 Top story

“I misbehaved and sinned against our prophet, which prompted some of my colleagues to beat me up. They claimed that it was an act of instilling discipline in me. However, I am in too much pain,” she said.
17:22
17:22

Bugisu Muslim District Faults MOE Over Condemened Classroom Blocks at Nkoma SS 2 3 Top story

Sheikh Issa Ahamad Masaba Pole, the Kadhi Bugisu Muslim District Council on behalf of the foundation body wants the ministry to address the problems on the condemned blocks for the safety of learners and their teachers.
17:11
17:11

Court Orders for Urgent Hearing of Case Seeking to Block ULS Elections Dr Douglas Singiza 1 2

Dr Singiza has fixed the matter for hearing on August 13th 2021 in the presence of the applicants’ lawyers led by Hamza Ssekidde.
16:56
16:56

Buhweju District Council Resolves to Dismiss Teachers over Drunkenness 4

Beatrice Tusiime, the District Education Officer blamed the poor performance on the ineffective school management committees, staffing gaps and teachers who show up for duty drunk.
16:42
16:42

IPOD Council Appeals to Gov't Over DGF Suspension 3

Richard Todwong, the General Secretary of the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM said DGF was funding capacity building activities in political parties including training of members especially those being groomed for leadership. He said that now parties cannot conduct such activities due to lack of funds.
16:09
16:09

Two Namayingo Fishermen Drown in Lake Victoria fisherman

“A big boat together with the engine costs about Shillings 3.5 million and most of the fishermen who cannot afford such continue to use small boats well aware that, their lives are at risk more so during this rainy season,” he said.
16:09
16:09

36 Congolese Fishermen Deported For Illegal Entry into Uganda 1 2

They were arrested on separate occasions between March and June this year in Kasese District by Uganda People’s Defence Forces-UPDF attached to the marine unit.
15:26
15:26

Demand for FMD Vaccines Overwhelm Sembabule Veterinary Office 2 1

Dr Emmanuel Kalungi Kawooya, the Sembabule District Production Officer has urged farmers to remain calm. He says that the district was allocated limited doses of vaccines that cannot afford the preferred generalized vaccination exercise.
15:18
15:18

Vipers Threaten To Pull Out of Uganda Cup Vipers SC 1 Top story

“Assembling a semifinal competitive team in one week for players that have been laid off for 62 days since 6th June with some players staying outside Uganda, playing may be difficult within the slated period. Testing these players for COVID-19 and other related staff who have been in different locations call for a minimum of 2 weeks as required by the Ministry of health. Considering the safety of players and other stakeholders. Vipers will only be ready to play beginning 30th August 2021,” he said.
15:15
15:15

Delayed Construction of Major Roads in Kabarole Frustrates Residents 4 4

The 30-kilometre Fort Portal- Kijura road stretching from the Hakibale Bridge in Fort Portal municipality to Kyaitamba trading centre in Kijura parish leads to the tea rich area of Hakibale Sub County where there are four major tea factories.
14:54
14:54

Controversy As KCCA Dumps Mud In Wakiso 2

Eng. Felix Mwanje Semujju, the Wakiso Sub County LC 3 Chairman, says that the action of collecting silt from the channel is good since it eases water passage through Nansana, Sentema Road and Mityana Road as well as Buloba-Nsangi bridges.
14:22
14:22

Karimojong Warriors Kill Footballer in Ambush

Jorem Lokut, a local soccer player told URN that the deceased was riding a motorcycle to Kotido to pick his teammate as they gear up for Uhuru cup. "He left in the morning to Kotido riding a blue motorcycle to Kotido to pick one of the players to help our team and landed in an ambush laid by warriors, “he said.
13:35
13:35

NUSAF III Beneficiaries in Pader Sue District over Non Payment of UGX57m 1 2

The Pajule Town Council UCIII Chairperson Tito Brilliant Okello says the affected groups benefited from the NUSAF III program three years ago, but to their dismay they have not yet received their money despite having fully implemented the program.
13:25
13:25

Judiciary Declines to Name 32 Judges Deployed to Handle Election Petitions Jameson Karemani 2 1 Top story

The Judiciary Public Relations Officer, Jamson Karemani, says that they do not want to name the Judges for fear that unscrupulous politicians could attempt to bribe them.
13:02
13:02

KCCA Shuts Non Compliant Buildings 4 3

Daniel Muhumuza Niweabine, the KCCA spokesperson told URN on the phone that they had decided to conduct the operation to ensure compliance with the SOPs. He said the operations will continue until all arcades comply with the directives.
12:54
12:54

Amuru RDC Orders Security Crackdown on Illegal Roadblocks Amuru District 1 4

Amuru District Police Commander, Jonathan Apuwae condemned the act saying the perpetrators who are closely related to the politicians use barricades like logs to stop motorists threatening the safety of road users.
12:34
12:34

Gov't Faulted over Failure to Fulfill Pledge to Construct Classroom at Arivu SS 2 6

In 1993, President Museveni laid the foundation for the construction of a fully furnished classroom block and a dormitory.
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