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20:06
20:06

Vipers, TP Mazembe In Goalless Draw 1 1 Top story

Vipers failed to use their home advantage over the five-time African champions while their opponents secured an away point, which is pivotal in the double-legged affair.
17:29
17:29

Museveni: I am Behind the Vinci Coffee Deal 1 2 Top story

Speaking at Kololo Ceremonial grounds on Sunday as the country celebrated its 60th independence anniversary, Museveni said he will not tolerate anybody who stands in his way as he tries to get investors to add value to Ugandan coffee.
16:51
16:51

Unknown Thugs Shoot Uganda Tea Cooperation Manager, Security Guard 2 1 Top story

An eye witness told URN on condition of anonymity that after disabling their victims, the gunmen moved closer to the vehicle and shot them again before removing a bag in the back seat containing an unspecified amount of cash.
16:27
16:27

Ruto Urges Museveni to Take Lead in the Unification of EAC 1 4

In his speech, Ruto said that the time has come for East Africa to transform its borders into bridges that would improve the lives of more than 300 million people. He said the region has a lot of respect for Museveni, which he should leverage to push for a united East Africa and later Africa.
16:16
16:16

Kabale Accident Claims Two, Injures Two Others 3 1

The two met their death after a Toyota Mark X registration number UBJ 871E belonging to Mark Niwagaba, a prominent businessman in Kigezi region that was being driven by Alex Tumwakiire alias Matama, a presenter at the Kabale-based Hills FM failed to negotiate a corner and knocked them.
14:58
14:58

UWA to Compensate Families Who Lost Crops to Wild Animals in Kaabong

The Chief Warden of Kidepo National Game park, Sam Amanya disclosed this to URN in an interview, saying that they have deployed a team on the ground to visit each affected family and garden to document the level of damage caused by the stray elephants.
14:27
14:27

Uganda @60: West Nile Celebrates Erratic Power uganda independence 3 1

Mercy Munduru, the coordinator of the Citizens Action for Improved public service Delivery (CAIPS), a coalition that has been championing the fight for a stable and reliable power supply in West Nile, says that it’s sad that the region remains the only one in the country that is yet to be connected to the national grid.
14:03
14:03

60 Years Later: Uganda Is Still Struggling to Achieve Quality Education 1 2

Wilson Maido, a retired headteacher and Inspector of Schools, says that during the early decades the focus was primarily placed on the quantitative expansion of education, with more children—including girls—attending school and each spending an increased number of years there.
13:47
13:47

Cheptegei Starts Empowering Ugandan Female Athletes 1

Dubbed the “Super 10 and 5KM” under the theme “Bridging Gender Disparity Through Sports Between Male and Female Athletes", the race is part of the affirmative action for women athletes who are few and do not stay for long in the sport in Uganda.
12:24
12:24

Kasese Mudslides: Kasika Residents Hit by Waterborne Diseases 1 3

Kule Zakayo, a resident of Kasika says that the poor water, sanitation, and hygiene conditions in the camps, coupled with a shortage of healthcare providers, pose a huge health risk to thousands of people in the area.
11:59
11:59

Status of Kampala Roads, KCCA Banks on Donors to Improve Network 3

Top on the list of roads in bad shape is Salaama Munyonyo Road in Makindye, Sir Apollo Kaggwa Road from Old Kampala to Full Gospel Church, Nasser road, Bombo road near Norvik Hospital and the Kubbiri roundabout among others.
11:38
11:38

Fort Portal Yet Conclude Investigations into Suspected Illegal Firearm Case

Ida Nakiganda the Director in Charge of Complaints Investigations and Legal Services at UHRC, said the suspects had been detained beyond the mandatory 48 hours without appearing in the country contrary to the law.
11:17
11:17

Security Doubles Deployment in Karamoja as Country Celebrates 60 years of Independence.

Micheal Longole, the Mt. Moroto Region Police Spokesperson, says that criminals often take advantage of public days such as this to launch their criminal activities. "We are not taking this celebration slightly because the public always gets together, drinks and dances, so you find criminals also taking advantage to carry out their mission," he said.
10:49
10:49

Bundibugyo Leaders, Farmers Ask Gov't to Support Palm Oil Production to Aid Economic Diversification 1 7

Josephine Babingi Bebona, the Bundibigyo district woman member of parliament told URN that the uncontrolled fall in cocoa prices justifies the urgent need for economic diversification strategies at household levels that can deliver sustained, job-intensive, and inclusive growth.
10:16
10:16

Which Officials should Accompany Athletes to International Sports Competitions? 2 Top story

“There is a system that determines the number of officials you are entitled to which is called a team size calculator, that’s for Olympics, Commonwealth games, and all African games. For every 1-4 duly entered male athletes in each discipline, but if there is a female athlete, she should have one female official known as chaperon,” said the official.
09:42
09:42

Poor Road Network Worsens Health Service Delivery in Moroto Moroto district 1 3

Dr. James Lemukol, the Moroto District Health Officer noted that long distances to health facilities and lack of finances for transportation are some of the barriers contributing to the low utilization of both antenatal care as well as delivery services.
09:25
09:25

Stray Elephants Force Kaabong Residents to Flee Their Homes

According to Meri, the most affected are Sidok, Lobongia, Kakamar, Loyoro Kapedo sub-counties, and Kaabong town council. "Imagine on Thursday night, elephants injured one person in his own home when the animal destroyed his house in Lobongia," he said.
09:14
09:14

Mbarara City Authorities, Vendors Disagree Over Rental Charges 6 1

Muhammed Nyombi, the former Chairperson of the central market vendors’ association accuses Mbarara City Authorities of passing the charges without consulting the vendors in line with their registration and resettlement guidelines issued by the Ministry of Local government.
09:02
09:02

KCCA’s Byekwaso Cites Poor Defending in 3-1 loss to Arua Hill 2 1

After the game, Byekwaso who had earlier told URN that his side lacked match fitness in their first game, said his defenders failed to organize themselves during set-pieces, which gave their hosts a chance to grab three points.
08:54
08:54

Greater Horn of Africa Energy Leaders Push for Universal Access to Electricity sub-saharan africa 3 1

IEA’s report released on October 7th 2022 revealed that despite the existing modern mix of clean energy, 140 million people in the Greater Horn of Africa that include; Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan and Uganda lack access to electricity.
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