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20:21
20:21

Entebbe Airport: Increased Passenger Numbers Recorded in August 2 1

Mujjuzi however says levying each departing passenger 10 US Dollars, as approved by parliament to boost aviation revenue, and mandatory testing for all arriving passengers could discourage non-essential travel. The government is expected to pronounce itself on both proposed measures and whether or not they will be implemented at the airport.
19:05
19:05

Entebbe Creates Space for 140 Vendors Inside Kitooro Market 4 4

Some vendors led by Samuel Sseninde, the section leader for butchers, have however criticized the municipal council for distorting the market's structure in its bid to create more space.
18:21
18:21

82-Year-Old Woman Murdered in Sironko, Body Dumped in Well

Agnes Nandede, a resident of Buhahanga cell in Bukiiyi sub county Sironko district went missing from her home last week but her lifeless body was found floating on Buhahanga water source on Monday morning by some people who had gone to draw water.
18:01
18:01

Two Security Guards Arrested For Defiling 15-Year-Old Girl in Kampala 2 1

Fred Enanga, the police spokesperson, has identified the two security guards as Hussein Otyeno attached to Security Group Africa and his colleague Vincent Tazanya of Protectorate-SPC who defiled a fifteen year old girl who was selling tea at around 11:00pm.
17:38
17:38

Four Family Members Perish In Arson Attack 2

According to Kasasiira, preliminary police investigations show that arsonists locked the family in their house and torched it using petrol. He says that by the time the rescue team arrived at the scene, the four has burnt beyond recognition.
17:31
17:31

Masaka Killings: Four More Suspects Arrested in Kampala Fred Enanga 1 2

Addressing Journalists at Police headquarters in Naguru, Police spokesperson Fred Enanga said they have arrests four suspects who are part of the criminal gang that was hired to execute the killings.
17:20
17:20

Crested Cranes Intensify Preparations ahead of COSAFA Championship in South Africa 2 1

The tournament meant for senior women's teams organized under the Council of Southern Africa Football Associations (COSAFA) will take place from 28th September to 9th October at Nelson Mandela Bay in South Africa
17:19
17:19

Boxers to Battle for National Team Slots in Mini-Tournament 2 1

Moses Muhangi, Uganda Boxing Federation President confirmed to URN that the tournament will be used to select National team players at all levels including both Male and females for the upcoming commonwealth games.
15:52
15:52

Rustlers Roast Stolen Cattle Next to Presidential Lodge

Hon Remigio Achia, the member of Parliament for Pian County said out of 158 raided animals they only managed to recover 29 cows. "I think even the soldiers guarding the presidential state Lodge also ate my cow otherwise how can the animal be roasted just 100meters from the State Lodge and no one sees the fire and wonder why is being lit?" he asked.
14:28
14:28

Elephants Kill 40-Year-Old Man in Murchison Falls National Park 1 1

The deceased was on a Bajaj motorcycle with his nephew Dick Ogwang when they rammed into the herd of elephants.
14:16
14:16

Kapchorwa Magistrate Denies Pulling Pistol in Drunken Brawl

"It's true I have my pistol which I acquired legally but I have never and I will never misuse it because I know the consequences of misusing firearms," said Magistrate Teko Lokeris.
13:47
13:47

Educationists Call for Teacher Retooling as Part of School Reopening Plan 5 1

The learners had been scheduled to return to school on June 7, 2021, a day before the government announced a second lockdown. Before this, hospitals had recorded an overwhelming number of patients, and hundreds of them had been reported from schools, sending the lower primary classes further into slumber.
13:25
13:25

Seventy Guns so far Recovered in Second Karamoja Disarmament

"Collecting the guns from Karimojong and leaving them without disarming their mindset is a waste of time because the same people who hand over guns will continue rearming themselves," said Joel Ngorok a resident of Moroto Municipality.
12:10
12:10

Residents Intercept and Evict Pastoralists in Kitgum 2

Kidega says immediate inquiries revealed that the animals were brought in the area courtesy of a local resident identified as Livingstone Oketa who invited the pastoralists on a verbal agreement with the cattle keepers who would also herd his animals along theirs.
11:27
11:27

Three Head of Cattle Electrocuted in Pallisa 1

The incident happened on Sunday evening following a heavy down, which weakened three electric poles forcing them to collapse. Live wires from the electric poles fell on the cattle-killing them instantly.
10:09
10:09

Pader District Executives Accused of Sharing OWC Piglets Uganda Government 7 1

Auma Pamela Peace, a resident of Kirombe in Lira city was among the ghost beneficiaries listed to have got the consignments but after investigation, it was found out that she does not know about the project since she hails from Lira district yet her number was registered in the names of Okema Vincent under Laguti sub-county in Pader district.
09:19
09:19

Former ADF Rebels Ask Government to Support Them Acquire Formal Education ex-combatants 4 1

According to Wilson Maguniha Wilson one of the reporters most ex-combatants in the region experience difficulties in reading and writing.
09:10
09:10

Tororo Pastor in Trouble Over Death of 60-Year-Old Man 1

Moses Mugwe, the Bukedi South Police Spokesperson, says that they have commenced investigations into the matter, as the hunt for the suspect is ongoing. According to him, they are yet to make any arrest but Police has mounted a hunt for the pastor and anyone who was involved in the act and be brought to book.
08:52
08:52

Residents of Elegu Township Petition Ecweru Over Flooding Ministry of Works 1 1 Top story

Residents in the area say that they are currently living in fear of destruction and deaths due to the resurgence of heavy rains which started last month and have been accompanied by sights of floods.
08:31
08:31

Nawangwe Promises Stable Network as Online Exams Start Examinations 2 1

Professor Barnabas Nawangwe, the University Vice-Chancellor, has allayed the fears of the student about the issues of the network. He says that they have installed new servers to support wider coverage.
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