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Arua Covid19 Taskforce Reduces Quarantine Period Citing Lack of Food Paul Bishop Drileba 3 2 Top story

Paul Bishop Drileba, the Arua District Health Officer, says they were forced to contravene the Covid19 Standard Operating Procedures-SOPs and reduce the mandatory quarantine period so as to cut on the high cost of keeping the suspects.
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Amuru Man Arrested for Murdering Grandmother domestic homicide

Christopher Odongkara, the Pabbo Town Council LC III Chairperson told URN on Saturday morning that Ojok returned home drunk and started quarreling with his grandmother leading to a fist fight.
14:46
14:46

Mubende, Kassanda Artisanal Miners Allowed to Return to Old Sites 4 1

Francis Jjuuko, a gold miner in Kassanda, says having spent almost a year in unproductive areas, they are now happy as they will be able to compensate for the losses made. “Kamusenene is productive. We once operated in that area and when we were told that the license is taking us back to those old places. We were so happy," Jjuuko said.
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NUP Condemns Blockage of Kyagulanyi’s Radio Talk Shows 2 4 Top story

Rogers Taitika, the Elgon Region Police Spokesperson, says Kyagulanyi shouldn’t have organised a political rally in the middle of the city if he wanted to appear on a radio talk show.
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UPDF Officers Sentenced for Torturing Civilians 2 1

The Division Spokesperson, Maj. Charles Kabona says Lt. Denis Gumisiriza and his co-accused were deployed in Kyarenga, Ruborogota sub-county in Isingiro district to enforce the Health Ministry Covid19 preventive guidelines and presidential directives.
07:58
07:58

Man Wanted for Beheading Grandmother Over Land 1

Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi Region Police Spokesperson, says neighbors found Kadiidi’s torso lying in a pool of blood. According to Kasasira, preliminary police investigations show that Kadiidi met his brutal death on Wednesday night, a day after Asiimwe was released on police bond.
06:20
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Over 800 DRC Refugees Transferred to Imvepi Settlement from Zombo solomon osakan 2 1

The clashes in eastern DRC have reportedly displaced over 1500 people mainly the ethnic Alur who have since settled in Zeu farm institute.
05:39
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Mukono LC Officials on Theft Charges Granted Bail mukono court 2 1

The accused officials include the Nakisunga Sub County LCIII Chairperson Mubarak Ssekikubo, Namuyenje LCI chairman Robinson Wampona, Defense Secretary William Bisaso, the Secretary for Information Bbosa Keeya and Gerald Ssemaganda, an area resident.
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Man Arrested for Defiling Two Siblings in Gulu Awach Sub-County 1

The Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson, Patrick Jimmy Okema, says the suspect has since been transferred to Gulu Central Police Station – CPS pending examination to establish his mental state vide CRB 868/2020.
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17:39

Muslim Lawyers Ask Police to Lift Suspension of Naguru Mosque Construction Works 7 5

The MCJL President, Umar Nyanzi, says the construction works of the mosque stalled in 1979 following the overthrow of Amin’s government.
15:09
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Wakiso Takes Lead to Institute District Human Rights Committee 5 1

In a message read for him by Ruth Ssekindi the director monitoring and inspections at UHRC during the launch of the district human rights committee yesterday Wednesday, Katebalirwa applauded Wakiso for taking the first initiative among all district in Uganda and called upon other districts to emulate this example to ensure that human rights protection and promotion becomes part of the norm in the country.
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Over 30 Families in Mbale Homeless After Eviction 3 4 Top story

In 2008, Government gazetted 619 acres of land in Musoto village located about six kilometers South of Mbale Central Business District to host the industrial park. The land formerly belonged to Bugisu Co-operative Union and was allocated to Uganda Investment Authority as part of the three billion-Shilling bail out Government advanced the union.
17:01
17:01

DPP Withdraws Charges Against MP Francis Zaake Zaake torture

“This is to inform court that the Director of public prosecutions has decided to discontinue proceedings against Hon. Francis Zaake,” the letter reads. The letter was copied to Mityana Resident State Attorney and Regional Criminal Investigation Department Office.
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13:17

Breastfeeding Link to COVID-19 is Negligible- WHO

Dr Laurence Grummer-Strawn, head of the World Health Organization’s Food and Nutrition Action in Health Systems unit said that the agency has not documented any indicator around the world, to show that COVID-19 can be transmitted through breastmilk.
15:12
15:12

Norway Donates US$2.2M to Help Ugandans Overcome Impacts of COVID-19 2 4

The donation is in response to an appeal launched by the UN in Uganda, local and international NGOs and the Ugandan civil society community to support millions of Ugandans whose livelihood was disrupted by the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
12:14
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Life of a Visually Impaired in Lockdown 1 4

“I used to walk to and from the school so as to save the daily income to support me with my upkeep but now that the income is no longer there, life has become so hard for me”, Irieba told URN at Kireka Rehabilitation center where our reporter found her with two other colleagues with visual impairment.
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Five LC Officials Charged for Stealing Resident's Properties in Mukono 1

They were sued by their fellow resident Justine Nakasujja who accused them of organizing a mob against her, vandalizing her house from where they removed windows and doors before banishing her from the community. One goat, sheep and 50 hens were also confiscated. She was allegedly accused of practising witchcraft.
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12:40

MP Fungaroo Unhappy about UPDF Involvement in Obongi Politics 2 1

Fungaroo, who is currently rallying grassroots support for the party in West Nile, Acholi and Lango regions told the press over the weekend that the UPDF brigade in West Nile and Gulu have been involved in secret meetings in Koboko and Arua with key agenda on how to remove him from Obongi constituency.
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Former Street Children in Gulu to Benefit From UGX 678M Vocational Training Project 2 2

Christine Latigo the Country Director for Generation in Actions says that the beneficiaries are girls aged between 8-15 years. They were picked from the streets of Gulu City between March and May this year.
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Mukono RDC Faulted for Allowing NRM Party Gatherings 4 1

Peter Kabanda who aspires for Mukono Central Division under the National Unity Platform- NUP says that Bamwine is selectively applying the law. He says that there is a need for equal treatment
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