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19:24
19:24

Kenyan Pilgrims Cause Gridlock as They Enter Jinja accident 1 1

The more than 500 pilgrims started the journey on May 7, from the Dioceses of Gericho, Eldoret, Nyahururu, and Bungoma in Kenya, sailing through borders, hills and valleys, across the eastern part of Uganda. The roundabouts along the way served as their prayer alters, thanking God for the journey travelled, and committing the excursion ahead.
19:05
19:05

Security Forces Ready to Thwart Terrorists – Gen Tumwine

His reassurance came a few hours after Deputy Police Spokesperson Polly Namaye announced an unspecified number of suspected terrorists had sneaked into the country and were targeting the June 3, martyr’s day Celebrations in Namugongo, thus putting pilgrims on high alert.
18:44
18:44

Parliament Rejects UGX 169B Technical Education Loan 1 4

The MPs say the funds which were to be borrowed from the Islamic Development Bank were likely to benefit just a few parts of the country. They further argued that the government had failed to run technical institutions, despite huge investments in the sector over the years.
16:59
16:59

UGX 1.3B Water Reservoir Commissioned In Luweero piped water 2 3

The Managing Director of National Water and Sewerage Corporation Dr Engineer Silver Mugisha says the completion of the water reservoir had delayed for three years because of power constraints.
16:41
16:41

Oyam Leaders Petition Museveni Over Proposed Aber District oyam district

Recently, Oyam district leaders led by Lands Minister Betty Amongi held a closed door meeting with President Museveni during his tour of Lango over the matter.
16:13
16:13

Police Issues Terror Alert on Kampala 2 Top story

The Deputy Police spokesperson, Polly Namaye, says they have received intelligence indicating that suspected terrorists have sneaked into the country.
15:58
15:58

Police Unveil Martyrs Day Traffic Guidelines 2 Top story

According to Police, no parking will be provided for public vehicles at Catholic and Anglican shrines except for VIPs who will park at Namugongo Boarding Primary School and the Protestant Playground. VIPs to the Catholic shrines will use Red stickers while VIPs access to the Protestant Shrines will use Blue stickers.
15:34
15:34

95-year-old Robbed Clean at Namugongo Shrines 1 Top story

According to Tibyangye, he was robbed of his wallet containing Shillings 230,000 when he stepped out of Namugongo Catholic shrines on Wednesday to buy something to eat.
13:56
13:56

Woman Shot Dead in Bar Brawl deceased

Preliminary police finding show Nankabirwa who is fondly known by her colleagues as Shakira is a renown commercial sex worker in Iganga municipality and Magamaga town council.
13:52
13:52

Kyambogo Students Strike Cost University Shs40M street 1 1

The violent strike left several properties including car windscreens, several glasses and louvers of several buildings at the institution shattered.
13:01
13:01

Lira Hospital ICU Dysfunctional Lira District 1

Sister Judith Nanyonjo, the Principle Nursing Officer at Lira Regional Referral Hospital, says the failure of the unit to function poses a great danger to high risk patients like accident victims, expectant mothers and children born with birth complications.
12:33
12:33

New Bylaw Requires Bombo Town Residents To Register Pets law and order 4

Osman Kassim Ramathan the LC 3 Chairperson of Bombo town says that unregulated dogs had become a menace in town and the bylaw is aimed at keeping the residents safe.
11:51
11:51

Uganda Martyrs ‘Holy Water’ To Be Treated Namugongo 1

Although Rev Lubega never disclosed details of the report from NWSC, he says that they are going to treat the water. “We are working with national water to ensure that the water is treated with reagents,” he told this reporter decrying the criticism surrounding Namugongo ‘holy water’ saying it fueled by people with bias on the matter.
11:31
11:31

Bushenyi Garbage Collectors Decry Exposure to Hazardous Waste 2 2

One of the health workers who talked to Uganda Radio Network said that two of their colleagues died at the beginning of the year as a result of health complications acquired as a result of exposure to hazardous waste.
11:16
11:16

Magogo joins race for CAF Central East Zone seat moses hassim magogo 1 2 Top story

Elections to fill six positions for the different regions will take place July 18th during the Confederation of African Football Associations (CAF) Ordinary General Assembly in Cairo, Egypt.
10:53
10:53

Anger as Kiosks Return to Mbarara Town Center 1

Bright Muhumuza, a businessman in Mbarara, says they are unhappy with the municipal leadership for failing to enforce the ban on the kiosks. He says that the authorities are either comprised or some of them own the kiosks. All the kiosks had earlier on mid last year been done away with. But they have been slowly but steadily returning with some of them being position on the walkways, in front of shops and spaces meant for green belts
10:34
10:34

300 More Congolese Nationals Flee to Uganda clashes in dr congo 1 1 Top story

Vincent Omoya, the Kabwoya sub county Vice-Chairperson told URN this morning that more than 300 refugees mostly women, children and men loaded on 30 boats arrived at Nkondo, Bugoma and Sebigoro landing sites in Kabwoya sub county on Tuesday and Wednesday this week.
09:28
09:28

Minister Halts Compensation of Gold Refinery Affected Residents 4

On Wednesday, the affected residents raised complaints about the compensation process during a community dialogue at Alupe primary school playground prompting Lokeris to halt the process until all the affected households are properly evaluated and agree with the investors.
08:04
08:04

Moroto Maintains Education, Administration as Key Budget Priorities budget estimates 1

The education sector received an additional 500 million Shillings from the 5.2 billion Shillings appropriated in the current financial year, while administration, which is currently at 4.5 billion Shillings has been raised to 5.6 billion Shillings in the next financial year.
07:20
07:20

Accusations of Greed, Selfishness Dominate UYD Reunion Meeting parliament 1 3

The leaders from different political parties stated that Ugandan opposition figures have exhibited greed by failing to form a united front against the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM party
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