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19:12
19:12

Pupil Dies in School Fight deceased 1 1 Top story

12-year-old Sowedi Mugulusi reportedly fell on the floor during the fight and bruised his head before he breathed his last.
19:13
19:13

Government Sponsorships Favour Male Students –Mak Professors Makerere University 6 2 Top story

They argue that that the affirmative action policy which awarded 1.5 bonus points to girls qualifying to enter public universities, remains insufficient to address equity issues, especially in science-related courses. As a result, they say, the current government merit scholarship for students in higher education is heavily bent in favour of male students.
13:33
13:33

Fire Guts Juma Alhamil Boys Dormitory Jinja 1 3

The fire which began at 10:00 pm on Tuesday destroyed the dormitory block housing over 150 boys of Primary five and six. Several suitcases, books and mattresses were all burnt to ash.
12:31
12:31

South Sudan to Host Regional Scouts Inter-Patrol Competitions security 2 3

According to Patrick Bamukunda Batukura, the Assistant Chief Commissioner in charge of Training at the Uganda Scouts Association –USA, the winning teams will be taken through training to ensure they win at regional level as well.
14:26
14:26

Pictorial: The 2019 National Scouts Camp ground

This year's camp was organised under the theme; “Living by the scout promise and law”. St Geralds Secondary School Nyakibaale became the overall winners for this year in the secondary school category followed by Rukungiri Primary Teachers College boys.
17:35
17:35

Health Ministry Rules Out Ebola Outbreak in Kikuube member 1

Dr. Nicholas Kwikiriza, the Acting Kikuube District Health Officer, says the samples taken from the deceased have tested negative for Ebola and other hemorrhagic fevers.
18:08
18:08

Missing Bugiri Child Found Dead in Well investigation

Juliet Nasambu, the grandmother explains that Mukisa was last seen at 4 pm on Monday prompting a fruitless hunt for him.
11:57
11:57

Parents Don’t Have Time for Us –Children Speak Out parliament 8 4

Bruno Muwuluzi, a student from Uplands High School, said that some of their colleagues on streets come from poverty stricken families and distant areas where they are offered to buyers by their parents under the pretext of finding jobs for them.
10:31
10:31

Defense: Ongwen Using Detention For Personal Development child 1 2 Top story

His lead lawyer, Crispus Ayena Odongo describes the former warlord as a fast learner, saying he has used his time in custody to learn English and is now pursuing music. According to Ayena, Ogwen can now comfortably communicate with his defense team in English without any interpreter, which shows his learning capacity.
12:37
12:37

Tight Security at Christine Mbabazi's Residence A Year Later yoweri museveni 1 3 Top story

Kasule Semugenze, the LC I Chairperson of Sendawula Zone told URN that he struggled to access Mbabazi in vain. He declined to divulge further details, saying Mbabazis issues need to be addressed by someone above him.
16:11
16:11

Masaka Operates More Than 30 Children for Hernia Monthly village 3 1 Top story

Two-year-old Ronald Mukisa was born with inguinal hernia and underwent surgery at Masaka Regional Referral hospital.
07:45
07:45

Stolen Kisoro Baby Recovered in Mukono resident 2

Detective Sarah Naikeasa who is attached to Nagalama Police station, says they recovered the baby with the help of Shaban Semwogerere, a crime Preventer and resident of Kyambisa village.
10:34
10:34

Woman At Large After Strangling Step Son to Death resident 2

Esther Bella, the aunt to the deceased, says the suspect was seen moving with the minor towards Namatala River. She says Nalondos movement with the boy surprised everybody in the area because she had never moved with the deceased.
18:24
18:24

Eastern Uganda Most Violent Region Against Children-Report people 3 1

At least 33.9 percent of the children in Eastern Uganda face sexual forms of violence followed by 30.4 percent in Central and 21.8 percent in Northern Uganda. Sexual violence in the Western region stands at 20.2 percent on average.
07:28
07:28

Parents Storm School After Fire Outbreak teachers 5 1 Top story

Jackeline Namugga is one of the parents who dashed to the school. Namugga, who was in her sleeping dress, says she lost her mind when she learnt about the fire outbreak and all she wanted was to physically confirm that her child was safe and sound.
09:43
09:43

Masaka Bishop Preaches Against Arrogance Amongst Leaders country 1 4 Top story

According to Bishop Kaggwa, the country is currently yearning for humble and generous leaders that can help restore the sense of hope among communities.
07:18
07:18

Police Arrest Four Marijuana Dealers In Mbale operation 2 2

A 16-year-old street boy, who only identified himself as Tom, told URN that the arrest of marijuana dealers in Mbale town has affected them mostly since many of them smoke the banned substance.
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