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18:55
18:55

Sunday Boat Accident Victim's Body Recovered deceased

The deceased and her parents were on an adventure excursion on the Nile when their speed boat suffered an engine failure in the middle of the river.
07:50
07:50

Police Disperses Traditional Healers For Breaching Covid-19 Guidelines district 2 1

Led by the new Bujjagali oracle, Hassan Kirunda, the traditional healers from different districts of Busoga Sub region converged on Wednesday to construct a shrine following the death of the 39th Bujjagali oracle “Nabamba Budhagali,” late last year.
13:18
13:18

Tumukunde Mobilizing Support in Busoga Sub region village 1 1

The quiet meetings, which are taking places in the residence of Tumukunde’s loyalists in different districts within Busoga sub region, are restricted to few individuals so as to enforce social distancing in line with the Covid19 control measures announced by the Health Ministry.
09:13
09:13

Sanjay Asks NRM Delegates to Ignore Racial Biases country 2 1 Top story

Speaking to URN in an interview shortly after addressing NRM delegates drawn from various areas in Busoga sub region on Friday, Sanjay said whereas his rivals are playing the racial card on the basis of his Indian accent, he is a Ugandan with sufficient capacity to serve his fellow countrymen.
20:21
20:21

Eastern NRM Youth Leaders Endorse Kadaga national 3 1 Top story

Samuel Odong, the NRM National Youth League Publicity Secretary says there are powerful politicians who are campaigning against Kadaga’s bid for the CEC position by bribing delegates to boycott the forthcoming elections.
16:47
16:47

Busoga Region MPs Back Kadaga parliament 5 1

Moses Balyeku, the Jinja West Member of Parliament who doubles as the Busoga parliamentary caucus vice chairperson says that, all his colleagues have agreed to rally behind Kadaga.
06:13
06:13

Private Security Guard on the Run after Torturing his Son Jinja 1 4

Mwima, a resident of Lwanda village in Northern division, Jinja city is currently nursing wounds at Jinja regional referral hospital orthopaedic ward after being battered by his father on Saturday.
16:56
16:56

Vandalism of Power Transmission Masts Irks Police in Kakira Town Council police spokesperson 1 1

Pylons from over eight masts along the Kabembe transmission line have been vandalized in the past two months.
10:50
10:50

Teenager Arrested For Stabbing Jinja Woman village 1 1

According to information obtained by URN, residents surrounding the suspect and she confessed to have fled from Danina village after stabbing Mutesi in the neck.
19:17
19:17

Kadaga Wants Relief Food Distributed Across the Country region 2 1

Kadaga observed that the national taskforce is currently concentrating its’ food aid campaigns in the areas of Kampala and Wakiso, while sidelining other equally starving communities throughout the country.
13:20
13:20

Gov’t Insists on Wetland Demarcation in Wakiso Amid Resistance district 5 1

Ali Wamala Ngudde, a resident, claims that some people own titles in the areas which the ministry is claiming to be wetlands. He says that the ministry needs to be careful while trading on their land.
13:57
13:57

Former Presidential Candidate Dr Kizza Besigye Arrested in Jinja district 4 1

At 11 a.m., Besigye, clad in blue checkered shirt walked out of his suite, to face off with officers of the UPDF Service Brigade who were waiting at the hotel gate. They dragged him aboard his vehicle to Nalufenya Police Station, sparking protests among his supporters across Jinja town.
10:37
10:37

Canadian Pastor Robbed in Jinja Mansion Hotel region 1

He says that although the robbery took place on Sunday night, he had been convinced by the Managers at Mansion Hotel that an in-house search would help them recover the money without the involvement of the police.
11:12
11:12

Locusts Invasion: Public Health Specialists Weigh in On Impact of Chemicals district 7 4

Arnold Waiswa Ayazika, the NEMA director, Environmental Monitoring and Compliance says beyond the suppressing of the locusts, NEMA is interested in monitoring the potential impact of chemicals on water sources, food crops and or any other non-target organisms.
21:15
21:15

Uganda on Food Security Threat Alert as Locusts Invade people 5 1

The Ministry of Agriculture has since passed out information warning the entire populace to stock enough food. However, the warning might have come in late as many people are likely to have already sold off a number of crops harvested in the recent farming season. Uganda last experienced a major locust invasion in 1961, with immense damage on crops which resulted in acute hunger.
13:00
13:00

UPDF Veterans in Busoga Positive For Joining Amisom region 1 3

Busoga region has registered 223 reservists that will join their colleagues at Singo military barracks to form Uganda’s battle groups thirty-one and thirty-two which will foster UPDF’s operations under African union mission in Somalia-AMISOM.
19:42
19:42

Nile Agro Factory Closed After Monday Evening Fire Jinja 2 1

According to Francis Baganzi, the Human Resource Manager of the factory, the fire started from the thermic oil boiler, a key piece of equipment which controls all the activities of the factory. The machine reportedly exploded and burnt out into ashes.
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