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16:58
16:58

Security Blocks Former Kabale RDC’s Farewell Party 3 5

While speaking during a COVID-19 security meeting on Tuesday which attracted all Sub-county chiefs and Officer-in-charges of sub-county police posts at Kabale District Council Hall, new RDC Godfrey Nyakahumaissued a statement saying that the party is hereby blocked.
16:48
16:48

Science Under Threat: UVRI Boss Speaks Out Against Political Interference 4 1 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 3 1

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 2 1

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 3 1 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.
13:55
13:55

Kenyan Trucker Found Dead in Elegu Township Elegu Town Council 1 Top story

Hersi Abdiriza, 45, was found dead in his guest house room in Lorikwor West Ward, Elegu Town Council in Amuru District around 6:48 am on Tuesday. His compatriot Osuman Ibrahim reported the death to the police.
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13:41

Suspected Karimojong Rustlers Fleeing Disarmament Enter Agago 1 Top story

The Fifth Infantry Division Commander, Brig. William Bainomugisha said that he wasn’t aware of the reported entry of rustlers in Agago running away from the ongoing operations in Karamoja. He however says in any case if the rustlers sneak across the border, they would be repulsed with force due to the heavy deployment of UPDF soldiers along the Agago, Karamoja border.
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13:26

Arua Police Stuck with Two-Days Old Baby Abandoned at Hospital 2 2

The young mother who was found alone with no helper or even baby clothes told one of the midwives to help keep eye on the child as she went to by some soda since she was hungry at a nearby Kiosk but did not return.
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 4 1 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.
13:06
13:06

MPs Ssewanyana, Ssegirinya List 6 Grounds to Seek Bail from High Court Masaka High Court 2 1

Besides holding onto the presumption of innocence until proven guilty, the two MPs are said to be suffering from serious health complications that cannot be managed well in prison facilities.
12:37
12:37

Gov’t of Poland to Renovate Graveyard of Polish Refugees in Masindi. Renovation 1 1

The grave yard that consists of 48 graves of some of the polish refugees who died in Nyabyeya village when they settled in Masindi is currently in bad shape. The grave yard is located near St Mary Nyabyeya Catholic Church that was also constructed and left behind by the polish refugees.
12:35
12:35

Acholi Parliamentary Group Calls for Immediate Re-opening of Gulu Clinical School Gulu City 1 1 Top story

According to the circular issued by the school, diploma students under government sponsorship would pay Shillings 1.47 million up from Shillings 1.27 million while private sponsored students would pay Shillings 2.5 million from the initial Shillings 2.077 million.
12:09
12:09

Mob Kills Man for Slaughtering His Wife

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the North Kyoga Region Spokesperson, who described the incident as barbaric, says that they have since recovered the exhibits, adding that inquiries are ongoing although no suspect has been arrested.
12:02
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HIV/Aids Persistence Worries in Kalangala, Mbarara as Rest of Uganda Improves 5 1

Despite the increase of HIV and AIDs prevalence in Mbarara City and Kalangala district Uganda has registered a tremendous improvement in the fight against the HIV and AIDS epidemic leading to a reduction in the number of new HIV infections.
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