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19:19
19:19

Uganda Stops Rwanda to Finish 5th in African Volleyball Championship 2 Top story

Uganda’s impressive journey at the 2021 Men’s African Nations Volleyball Championship had earlier ended after a loss to Egypt on Saturday. The debuting Volleyball Cranes lost 3-1 to eight-time champions Egypt at the Kigali Arena to bow out of the tournament.
18:51
18:51

Madi Okollo Acquires Land for Industrial Park 4

The land comprising two blocks is located in Rhino Camp Sub County. Moses Dalili the Chief Administrative Officer Madi Okollo district says that the district has secured land titles for the two blocks.
18:50
18:50

Several Families Homeless As Heavy Rain Destroy Houses, Crops In Busia 5

Mathew Taab, the LC 3 chairman Masafu sub-county, says that he is stranded with the disaster victims who are approaching his office for support.
18:29
18:29

Court Dismisses Petition Against Katikamu South MP, Hassan Kirumira 2 2 Top story

In her ruling, Justice Apiny found that the petitioner did not serve EC as ordered and that in Kamba’s affidavit of service, he did not indicate whether he later served any of the Commission lawyers or sought other means to implement the service.
18:17
18:17

FUBA Cancels National Basketball League Hudson Ssegamwenge 3 1

Hudson Ssegamwenge, Vice President in charge of administration at FUBA says that the decision was taken after four clubs failed to confirm their participation. They include City Oilers, KIU Titans, Namuwongo Blazers and JKL.
18:02
18:02

Katikkiro Mayiga Calls for Proper Schools Reopening 3 1

According to Katikkiro Mayiga, schools should reopen but in an orderly way preceded by the vaccination of all teachers and non teaching stuff
17:40
17:40

Owner of Murram Mine that Buried two Teens in Kyotera Arrested, Four Mines Closed 2

The suspect has been identified as Saada Nakibuule, 60, a resident of Bugango village in Kabano-Sanje parish in Kasasa sub-county where the incident occurred.
17:33
17:33

Gulu Receives 4,000 FMD Vaccine Doses Gulu District 1 1

Jackson Lakor, the Gulu District Production Officer says that the vaccines from the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries will target cattle in the most affected areas in Palaro and Awach Sub –Counties. He says the vaccination exercise shall commence on Wednesday.
17:31
17:31

Hundreds Turned Away as LDU Recruitment Closes 3 2

Maj. Charles Kabona, the Spokesperson of the First Division Command said that some candidates were turned away on different grounds like medical and others for lack of the requirements like academic documents.
16:48
16:48

Science Under Threat: UVRI Boss Speaks Out Against Political Interference 1 4 Top story

science is increasingly coming under the threat of politicization and abuse by actors during pandemics and epidemics says Dr. Tom Lutalo, the Deputy Director Uganda Virus Research Institute.
16:30
16:30

Court Dismisses Agule, Tororo North Counties Election Petitions 1 3

Ochwa ran to the high court complaining of voter bribery and ballot stuffing. He asked the court to nullify the election and declare him the winner. The other petition was the one filed by NRM’s Annet Nyakecho against his FDC rival and Tororo North County MP, Geoffrey Ekanya.
16:20
16:20

DP Demands Minister Otafiire’s Resignation, Interrogation over ‘Reckless Statements’ masaka killings 3 1

Meantime, at the press briefing held at City House, Luyimbazi mentioned that Democratic Party will not turn down the invitation to join The Inter-party Organisation for dialogue(IPOD), a platform that brings together political parties for dialogue.
15:32
15:32

Three Arrested Purchasing Baby for Suspected South Sudan Trafficker SIU Kireka 2

One of the detectives told URN that they raided the Motel hotel on a tip-off by a neighbour to one of the suspects indicating that some people were looking for a child to buy at Shillings 20 Million from Nansana and other areas.
15:24
15:24

Katumba Suspects' Lawyer Remains Silent as they are Remanded Again Hamza Ssekidde 1

Defense lawyer Hamza Ssekidde from Wameri and Company Advocates remained silent about prayer made by the state which Nakawa Court Grade One Magistrate Posiono Odwori accepted and further remanded the accused until September 30, 2021.
15:11
15:11

Strange Genital Disease Reported In Elegu Township 1 2

Kassim Kule, the Elegu Township Local Chairperson told URN on Tuesday that the disease has been reported among both the young and elderly persons of all sexes. He disclosed that the disease makes one scratch themselves ‘’shamelessly’’ even among the public.
14:56
14:56

Uganda Humbles South Africa's Prison Men Netball Team in International Opener 2 Top story

The first quarter ended with Uganda leading 28-0 before adding 18 goals to end the first half with 46-2. In the third quarter, Uganda added 21 goals to their scoresheet putting 67 -5 ahead of their opponents.
14:40
14:40

Makerere Students Displeased With Postponement of Exams Makerere University 1 3 Top story

“A stress test carried out on the capacity of MUELE servers were run through administering a quiz on Saturday last week. Whereas 4813 users were online, only 2474 equivalent to 51.4 percent were able to complete with submission of their work,” Kakumba said in a circular issued on Sunday.
14:36
14:36

Dead Bodies that Stay in the Wards for Hours Traumatise Patients in Buvuma District Parliament 1 3

Claire Namuweera recalls the night the patient near her died and the health workers immediately administered the offices dutifully and then left the body there until morning when the relatives came to collect it, something which forced her caregiver and sister to spend the rest of the night outside yet it was raining.
13:23
13:23

Greek Government Delays Return of Archbishop Lwanga’s body 1

“The Greek government couldn’t release the body before making their own investigations into what killed the Archbishop. Since the Archbishop is a diplomat of the Ugandan government, the Greeks have the responsibility for good bilateral relations to explain the cause of death of such a person in their country. And this, they couldn’t do without making proper post-mortem,” he said.
13:11
13:11

Don’t “Cook Research” Musenero Tells Ugandan Scientists 1 4 Top story

The minister says without integrity in scientific research many will question the credibility of the findings. Some researchers have been accused of faking findings for financial gain.
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