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07:59
07:59

One dead, 2 Senior Police Officers Injured in Entebbe Road Accident 1 1 Top story

The trio was travelling in a saloon vehicle, which hit a road barricade and overturned injuring the three occupants
16:06
16:06

Three Sisters Drown In Kyotera River residents 1

The deceased include Mary Nanyonjo, 13, her sister Sharon Nazziwa, 15, and their 14-year-old cousin, Josephine Nakafeero. It is alleged that the trio drowned on Monday when they decided to cool off in the river after collecting firewood.
15:20
15:20

Police to Crackdown on Private Cars Turned into Taxis Fred Enanga 2

Speaking today at the Uganda Media Centre, Fred Enanga, the spokesperson of the Uganda Police, said they have reports of how private cars are now carrying people bringing them to Kampala.
13:16
13:16

Traffic Policeman Succumbs to Injuries 1

Traffic policeman succumbs to wounds sustained during a sunday evening accident along Jinja Road.
11:34
11:34

UPDF to Relaunch Forceful Disarmament in Karamoja 2

Brigadier General Michael Kabango says that despite a successful disarmament exercise spearheaded by the government decades ago, suspected Karimajong warriors have rearmed and are reportedly making incursions in the neighbouring districts in Lamwo and Kitgum.
11:21
11:21

Rider Crashes in Truck While Dodging Police Checkpoint 1 Top story

According to Owoyesigire, Ssempala was riding a Bajaj Boxer UDM O81L when he rammed into an Isuzu truck UBA 310H that was loaded with metallic doors and timber as he tried to dodge the roadblock. The truck driver fled the scene shortly after the accident.
07:55
07:55

Army Warns Karimojong Warriors over Attacks on Military Installations UPDF 2 1

The warning comes just days after suspected Karimojong Warriors attacked Uganda Wildlife Authority barracks at Moru-alokwamgat, in Panyangara Sub County, Kotido district, and made off with three guns and unspecified number of ammunition.
20:26
20:26

Thugs Rob UGX 300 Million from Businessman in Kampala 1

At around 12 pm the trio left Stanbic Bank Nakivubo Branch with a balance of 300 million Shillings which was carried by Ahmed Hassan. But they were attacked by thugs who were wearing surgical masks, as they returned to the parking yard at Equatorial mall. "The thugs grabbed the bag containing the money and jumped on motorcycles and rode off to an unknown destination," Owoyesigyire said.
19:20
19:20

Sex Workers Turn Cargo Trucks into Lodges in Elegu cargo drivers 3 1

One commercial sex worker told URN that some of the truck drivers have families in Elegu and because of the restriction imposed on them, they are only able to meet their sexual partners in trucks at night.
18:20
18:20

Postmortem Rules Out Abortion in Death of Paramedic Student 1 1

Earlier reports indicated that Natukunda had died while attempting to abort a two months’ pregnancy. Speculation was rife that the student decided to abort after illegally travelling to the boyfriend’s home in Kawempe Division, without her parents’ consent before the COVID-19 lockdown.
17:09
17:09

38 Rwandan Nationals Quarantined in Buvuma District Rwandans 2 1

The group which includes 28 men and 10 women entered the district through Kalangala district to Lubya Island but were intercepted on Monday by the district COVID-19 surveillance team.
15:46
15:46

Police Warns Against Overcharging Truck Drivers for Parking Fred Enanga 1

“They are not the owners of the cargo therefore, it’s unfair for you to ask for Shs 300,000 just for parking in your place,” Enanga said. He called upon all the drivers to who are charged more than Shs 20,000 to report such ‘extortion,’ at the nearest police station so that action is taken.
15:04
15:04

Search for Kyotera Fisherman’s Body Intensifies fishermen 2

The group had gone fishing in the deeper waters of the lake when pirates stormed the area from neighbouring Tanzania and hacked them. They looted their properties including a boat engine, three floating jackets, a jerry can of petrol, and fish before they sailed off on a speed boat.
14:26
14:26

Buvuma Covid-19 Health Team Wants Illegal Entrants Quarantined 4 1

Joy Mutesi the Assistant Health Inspector notes that transporting COVID-19 suspects from isolated islands to the main island and later taking them back is expensive to maintain.
13:04
13:04

Police Hunts for Driver Who Knocked Traffic Officer 2

Police in Kampala have launched a hunt for a motor vehicle that knocked traffic officer, Innocent Ayesigye, on Sunday evening along Jinja Road.
21:16
21:16

Gulu Hospital Runs Out of Hydroxychloroquine 1 1

Loum Bishop, the In-Charge of COVID-19 Case Management at the hospital said they are now short of the drug supplies after an increase in the number of patients admitted at the facility.
17:34
17:34

Two UPDF Soldiers Arrested for Mounting Illegal Roadblocks in Kitgum 1

The soldiers were arrested on Saturday night in Pandwong Division where they had reportedly mounted a separate roadblock to extort money from unsuspecting road users during curfew time. The Police, however, declined to divulge details of their particulars for fear of jeopardising investigations.
16:54
16:54

Police Investigates Kapchorwa Businessman Shooting 2

Moses chelangat, the LCI chairperson of Chenwach Village says that he heard gunshots at around 10 pm which he ignored because he thought the night time curfew patrol team was at work. He added that he was equally surprised when residents woke him up in the morning with reports that one of them had been shot dead.
14:57
14:57

Two Children Suffocate to Death in Mukono 4 1

Four other family members identified as Passy Mulenwa 10, Cathy Nalumansi 12, Latifa Ndibasa, 6 and their mother Halima Nakato, 27 were rushed to Mukono General Hospital in critical condition. According to eyewitnesses, the family had left two lit charcoal stoves in the same room before going to bed last night.
14:47
14:47

Infidelity, HIV Blamed For Suicide in Police 3 1 Top story

Ten police officers committed suicide in Kampala, Iganga, Lwengo and other places last year. A number of deaths have also been recorded this year.
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