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18:32
18:32

Man Electrocuted by Falling Electric Cables

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson, says Komakech's lifeless body was found lying on the ground by residents in the morning.
12:12
12:12

Najjemba, Sentabile Win NRM Primaries in Entebbe Muncipality 4 3

Najjemba, a bio- statistician at Nsambya Hospital, was contesting for LCIII Chairperson Division A garnered 2,062 votes, followed by Farouk Muyimbwa with 1,175 votes, John Abiine (237 votes) and Duncan Gracious Kato with 104 votes.
11:27
11:27

Lyantonde Education Authorities Uncertain of Teacher Retention After Covid-19 Lockdown 1 4

Information from Lyantonde shows that Education authorities in the district have lost contact with the majority of the teachers since the lockdown was announced in March this year.
08:00
08:00

Ireda Estate Tenants Protest Eviction Notices Lira City Council 2 8 Top story

“A number of staffs have applied to occupy the staff quarters but we cannot allocate them houses since you are still occupying them," the letter reads in part.
18:27
18:27

Kitgum to Start Managing Covid-19 Patients With Mild Symptoms 4 1

Over the weekend, Gulu Regional Referral Hospital authorities rejected admitting COVID-19 patients from Kitgum citing space constraints.
12:47
12:47

Entebbe Hospital Struggling With Limited Space for COVID-19 Cases 5 1

The hospital, however, has to keep on standby for new cases from across the country especially Nwoya, Kitgum among others because Gulu Regional Regional hospital, with over 120 patients is no longer admitting new cases.
11:28
11:28

Pensioners, Civil Servants Want Pension Scheme Digitized 3

William Bateganya, a civil servant at Makerere University, says there is no proper representation and advocacy for pension schemes in the country.
05:12
05:12

NRM, DP Losers 'Stand no Chance' as NUP Vets Aspirants 4 1

Several candidates who lost primaries in the National Resistance Movement- NRM and those who fell out with the Democratic party had crossed with the tide, to compete for positions under NUP, a new political outfit led by Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu.
18:16
18:16

Health Centers in Kwania Get Facelift Health Ministry 4 2

The repairs are being done in a phased manner and funded by the government in partnership with the World Bank under the Results-Based Financing (RBF) project. The repairs are being done in a phased manner and funded by the government in partnership with the World Bank under the Results-Based Financing (RBF) project.
17:18
17:18

NRM Officials Worried About Members Opting to Run as Independents 1 4

Sserugga Lubega, the Mukono District NRM Administrator faults the aspirants for making haste decisions, which he says is likely to affect the party.
16:55
16:55

Private Medical Center in Kitgum Closed After Covid-19 Patient Dies

The former Kitgum District Vice Chairperson Billy Graham Odongkara was admitted at the facility last Wednesday with the low blood pressure but died hours later Thursday morning from breathing complications.
16:03
16:03

World Bank Gives Uganda UGX 1 Trillion For Social Services Climate Change 1

The package will boost service delivery in education, health, water and environment, and micro-irrigation.
12:39
12:39

Mutebi Wins NRM Primaries For Entebbe Municipality Mayor 2 1

Mutebi, the Entebbe Division A chairperson defeated businessman Fabrice Rulinda, with 5,437 votes against Rulinda’s 3,474 votes. He polled a total of 5,437 votes while Rulinda got a total of 3,474 votes.
12:37
12:37

Gulu Community Taught How To Preserve Pork Gulu Univeristy 1

Gulu University Vice-Chancellor professor George Openjuru Ladaah says pork producers in the region haven’t yet capitalized on food value addition thus presenting a virgin market with limited competition.
07:49
07:49

Gulu Rejects 24 Covid-19 Patients From Kitgum Citing Space Constraints 3 1 Top story

Dr James Elima, the Director Gulu Regional Referral Hospital confirmed to URN in an interview that they are no longer admitting more patients because the facility is out of space.
17:58
17:58

Immunization Dropped 20%, Antenatal Services 16% during Lockdown COVID-19 1

During the lockdown, the health ministry says a 14 percent drop in accessibility of services normally accessed through out patient departments was noted. The number of children accessing immunization services and women going for their first antenatal visit reduced by 20 and 16 percent respectively, with Kwania, Nakasongola, Luwero, Kyankwanzi and Kampala reporting the highest disruptions of health services
13:11
13:11

Eight Environmental Police Officers Arrested for Escorting Illegal Charcoal 1 2

According to Geoffrey Oceng Osborn, the Amuru Deputy Resident District Commissioner, the district will decide whether to burn or auction the impounded charcoal, which preliminary findings indicate that corrupt police officers escort from Amuru to Karuma at a "fee" of 2 million shillings.
12:09
12:09

Three People Arrested for Vandalizing Bridge in Nwoya Nwoya District

He says Turumwomme Bridge was a menace to the community for several years and was constructed in 2019 at the cost of Shillings eight million.
08:18
08:18

Man Sues Inomo Sub County for Trespass 2 3

Through Makmot Kibwanga & Company Advocates, Anger has written to Inomo Sub County to stop utilising the land. He argues that the sub-county leaders trespassed on his land in 2012 and illegally set up a market claiming that it would be temporary and went ahead to construct a toilet.
22:49
22:49

Asaba Ruyonga Bounces Back, Wins NRM Mayoral Flag in Fort Portal Richard Rwabuhinga 1

Ruyonga, who had held the same office for 15 years, had lost to Rev Willy Kintu Muhanga, an Independent candidate in the 2016 general elections. His loss then, despite being the NRM flag bearer, was attributed to the several controversies that surrounded his leadership and the clashes with councillors which forced him to snub council sessions for close to two years.
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