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21:25
21:25

EAC Tourism Expo Set to Revive Regional Approach to Single Destination

The EAC region lost more than 90 percent in tourism earnings to the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020. Dr Mathuki is confident that the region's tourism activities are now poised for revival, putting the onus on governments and other players in the sector to work together to market the region’s tourist attractions and products
19:56
19:56

Activists to Government: Abolish Death Penalty 3 2

Justine Nankya, who spent 14 years on death row in Luzira prisons, says that the sentence did not only affect her but her family and the community around her.
19:52
19:52

Head Teacher, Two Others Detained Over Death of Police Signaller 3 3

The Criminal Investigations Directorate-CID Spokesperson Charles Twine identifies the suspects as Simon Ssekamatte, the headteacher of Grace-Bulamu mixed day and boarding secondary school, John Martin Obo, the school security head and Junior Niyonsaba, a casual labourer.
19:25
19:25

Uganda Stops Rwanda to Complete Double Victory in World Cup Qualifiers Uganda vs Rwanda 2 1

Fayo Bayo’s first half goal was enough to help the hosts secure a well-deserved victory against Rwanda in their bid to qualify for their first ever FIFA world Cup.
17:31
17:31

Rwenzururu Finally to Mark Coronation Anniversary 5 Years Since Mumbere's Arrest 4 1

But the Kingdom prime minister, Joseph Kule Muranga told URN that they have been instructed by the cultural leader to organize events that will make the 55th coronation anniversary.
14:34
14:34

Over 200 Teachers Shun Vaccination in Bududa Ministry of Health 3 1

Godfrey Nambale, the Bududa Assistant District Health Officer says that currently most teachers have got their first dose waiting for the second. He appealed to them to refrain from social media (mis)reports and embrace the exercise like others so that they don’t lose their jobs as directed by the president.
14:15
14:15

Kumi Residents Mark 59th Independence Without Water 2 1

David Asubu, a resident in Kumi town says it is needless to celebrate Uganda’s Independence when people cannot have access to basic things like water. He challenged the authorities to ensure that water is made available and affordable to communities regardless of their status.
14:07
14:07

Kitgum COVID-19 Taskforce Says NO Communal Teaching 1

According to the District Internal Security Officer David Aisu, the parents argue that through the structured communal lessons parents would convene few learners in the upper classes not exceeding more than twenty from within a cell or village and identify a teacher to conduct lessons.
13:53
13:53

Budaka Town Council to Drag Tax Defaulters to Court 2 1

According to Mudenya this has affected services delivery such as payment of staff emoluments, gabbage collection, street lighting, allowances for the councilors and opening of the access roads among others.
13:38
13:38

Bududa Residents Live in Fear of Fresh Landslides OPM 1 3

Emmanuel Wamoto, a resident of Sume Village and survivor of the 2018 landslides, says they spend sleepless nights since heavy rains started for fear of fresh landslides and floods.
13:22
13:22

The Traffic Offences, Money Fines You Should Know 1

“We don’t have tickets for violating curfew time," ASP Nampiima said. "That provision was given to the national Covid-19 task force to come up with penalties but they did not. So when we arrest or impound your car or motorcycle, we look at the traffic offence and we issue a ticket accordingly.”
12:20
12:20

NRM Calls for Consensus Rather than Elections for Local Council Executives

In a letter seen by URN written to all NRM district election officers, the party Electoral Commission chairman Dr Tanga Odoi said voting should only be considered where consensus fails.
12:13
12:13

Kitagwenda LC V Chairperson Stops Issuance of Boat Licenses 6 1

Fishermen accuse Evelyn Atuhaire, the Kitagwenda district fisheries officer of connivance and illegally giving out fishing boat licenses to non landing site residents.
12:10
12:10

Museveni Pays Tribute to BMK, Mulwana Uganda 2 1

President Museveni said that it is so sad to see brothers and sisters agreeing to be torn apart by external influences in such a manner and after such a short time as to act against their own interest such as peace and wealth creation
11:58
11:58

Reformed Rustlers Flee as Armed ones Target Them for Handing over Guns to Army

Mathew Lokol one of the reformed warriors and a resident of Kidepo in Rupa sub county said he has so far survived being killed by armed rustlers four times at his home.
11:15
11:15

Buliisa Fails to Attract Applicants for Various Positions civil servants 1 2 Top story

Fred Lukumu, the Buliisa LC V Chairperson says that they have severally advertised various vacant positions in the district but failed to attract applicants.
11:14
11:14

Family of Monsignor Kyabukasa, Cardinal Wamala, Bro Aidan a Living Legacy to the Church 2 1 Top story

Bishop Severus Jjumba, Ordinary of Masaka Catholic diocese, was coincidentally admitted to Bukakalasa Minor Seminary by Monsignor Kyabukasa, whom he describes as a great instructor who had rare attributes of humanity.
10:16
10:16

Thugs Steal Goods Worth UGX 20 Million from Moving Cargo Truck 1

According to preliminary police findings, the truck driver, Mohamad Zuli was alone when the thugs climbed the truck as it climbed the 2-kilometre lane at Enzeva and cut its padlocks.
09:53
09:53

Bishops Asks Education Ministry to Retain Latin on Curriculum 1 3 Top story

Joseph Anthony Zziwa, the Bishop of Kiyinda-Matyana diocese and Chairperson of the Uganda Episcopal Conference, is concerned that the new curriculum intends to relegate the teaching of ‘Latin’, which has a central position in the Catholic Church.
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