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20:18
20:18

Woman Arrested for Torturing 5-Year-Old Stepdaughter 1 1

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa Regional Police Spokesperson told URN on Monday that reports obtained indicate that the suspect severely beat up Akoli for yet undisclosed reasons, then took the victim to Life Line Clinic in Lira City for medical attention.
17:04
17:04

Four Perish in Another Accident Along Soroti- Mbale Road Gateway Bus Company 2 2 Top story

Peter Ekellot, a friend who rushed to the scene of the accident, says that Abura and Ogiraileng are UPDF soldiers attached to Magoro in Katakwi district. He explains that the duo had travelled to Soroti through Omatenga- Okokorio ferry connecting Katakwi and Kumi districts through Lake Bisina to withdraw their salaries in Soroti.
16:34
16:34

Hawker Commits Suicide over Broken Relationship 3 1

Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire has identified the deceased as Brian Mugarura 28 years who ran outside his house and threw himself into a drainage channel today.
09:43
09:43

Elections Aren’t Over For Nakibuuka, She Hasn’t Heard of Her Kidnapped Sons 4 1

Many families have since established the whereabouts of their kidnapped relatives while others have been released. For Nakibuuka, it’s a different tale as she has never heard about her sons. A Boda boda rider who drove this reporter to Nakibuuka’s home described her as welcoming after exchanging pleasantries.
09:01
09:01

Police Intercepts 13 South Sudanese Children From Traffickers 1

Michael Longole, the Karamoja Region Police Spokesperson, says the suspects were arrested after concerned drivers in Moroto Taxi Park become suspicious when they approached them to hire a vehicle to drop the children in Ngora in Teso.
07:24
07:24

Kyotera Land Saga: Police Halts Eviction of 35 Households 5

Mary Nabukenya and Florence Nakaaki, two of those affected claim that Kibi disposed of the land during the COVID19 lockdown when the government through the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development halted all kinds of land transactions.
13:54
13:54

Mob Kills LDU, Two Others in Napak

According to Longole, the trio was lynched around 4 pm on Saturday on suspicion of being cattle thieves. “By the time police and the army reached the scene of crime, all the three people were already dead,” he said.
10:18
10:18

Shillings 1.5BN Expansion Works Start at Anyangatir HC II Anyangatir HCII 4 1

The works include construction of a maternity ward, placenta pit, a solar pump water system, solar lighting system and twin staff quarters among others valued at Shillings 1.5 billion.
13:50
13:50

Nabilatuk Assistant Planner In Trouble Over Aggravated Defilement

According to Nakiru, the suspect is a serial defiler who has over 10 children with different girls, adding that he has been paying his way out of trouble. “This time around we shall protest to police should they try to play around with this case,” she said.
09:30
09:30

Gov't to Introduce Automated Testing System for Heavy Truck Drivers 2

Judith Karara, the Senior Road Safety Officer in the Ministry of Works, says that they don’t regulate the vehicles used by driving schools for training, which she says is a big gap.
19:21
19:21

Chaos Reigns on Entebbe Roads as Traffic Signal Lights Fail 1 3

Ronald Kabugo, a boda boda cyclist, survived narrowly on Tuesday evening after a motor vehicle collided with the boda boda at the junction.
18:57
18:57

Traffic Police Worried for their Health as Pollution Increases; Implore Scientists to Intervene air pollution 2

The Acting Traffic Police Director ,Lawrence Niwabiine, says that as police they are concerned and worried about the health of their manpower that execute their daily duties in an environment that exposes them to the polluted air.
15:31
15:31

Inadequate Staff Affecting Operations of Gulu Remand Home Gulu district 2

The remand home that houses child offenders from Omoro, Amuru, Nwoya, Pader, Lamwo, Agago, Oyam and Gulu currently has only six staff which include an in–charge, two Assistant Probation Officers and three guards out of the required eleven staff.
15:14
15:14

Leaders Ask Oulanyah to Advocate for Women Interests 3

The Soroti District Woman MP, Anna Adeke, says that women were blessed to have a Speaker in the 10th Parliament (Rebecca Kadaga) who was emphasizing gender and equity. Adeke says that she is looking forward to the new leadership that she hopes will maintain the same.
11:48
11:48

Gulu University Dean of Students Wants Case Settled Out of Court Gulu City 1

Mpora, 49, was arrested on March 31 for alleged theft and uttering a false document and remanded to Gulu Central Prison until April 15th when he was released on bail.
10:28
10:28

Covid-19 Pandemic Fueling Child Labor 1 Top story

Children in Ghana, Nepal, Uganda Describe Grueling Hours, Low Pay The researchers interviewed 81 working children, some as young as 8, in Ghana, Nepal, and Uganda.
07:48
07:48

NIRA Closes Gulu City Office After Staff Tests Positive for COVID-19 face masks 1

On Thursday, the authority issued a notice to the public indicating that following the screening tests that were conducted early this week, one of the staff members was found positive and is currently undergoing case management.
17:22
17:22

Families Want Graves of Loved Ones Exhumed From Gulu Logistic Hubs Project Site

Acellam says 50 graves belonging to 47 families that were within the project site have already been destroyed without their consents despite their earlier agreement that they should be exhumed to pave way for the works.
13:30
13:30

More than 500 Newborn Deaths Registered in Gulu District antenatal care 2 1 Top story

Romanson Elvis Okello, a Biostatistician in the Gulu District Health Department disclosed in a recent interview with Uganda Radio Network that 50% of the deaths were not reviewed due to lack of data.
11:43
11:43

Memories Still Fresh 26 Years After Atiak Massacre Vincent Otti 2 4 Top story

Joseph Akena Gonzaga, who was 9 years old at the time of the attack, recalled that he witnessed how women and men of the village wailed and begged Otti for mercy in vain. He said the rebels shot at the people indiscriminately and the memory has never vanished from his mind.
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