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07:11
07:11

Suspected ADF Rebel Arrested In Kitgum Orom Subcounty 2 Top story

Information obtained by URN from reliable security sources indicates that suspect assaulted and raped an elderly woman before fleeing to Kampala in March last year from where he is believed to have been recruited into the rebel outfit.
13:31
13:31

Entebbe Airport Authorities Start Screening Over Ebola Outbreak 1 1

The World Health Organization on May 8th scaled up response after two out of the five people tested for ebola were found positive. The samples had come from Iponge Health facility located in Bikoro, close to River Congo.
13:52
13:52

UPDF Helicopter Evacuates Injured Soldiers adf rebels 1

A Uganda Peoples Defence Forces UPDF helicopter has evacuated injured soldiers from Fort Portal to Kampala, raising suspicion about causes of the injuries.
20:00
20:00

DRC's Kabila Shifts Elections to Late 2018 icglr 1

The government of President Joseph Kabila has pledged to hold elections on 23 December 2018 paving the way for the DRCs first democratic transition.
07:07
07:07

Congolese Refugees Flood Uganda

Ely Maate, the Kigezi Region Police spokesperson, told URN on Wednesday evening that more refugees were still crossing into Uganda. He however, said the fighting hasnt affected business on the Ugandan side of the border.
09:48
09:48

Health Officials Demand Special Fund Support for Refugees rwandese refugees 1 2

Alphose Mugira, a refugee from Rwanda has lived at the settlement for 15 years. Mugira says that healthcare and educational opportunities for the refugees are very limited in the settlement
13:27
13:27

Ebola Update: Isolation Ward Set Up in Bundibugyo ebola outbreak Top story

An isolation ward has been established in Bundibugyo district following reports of Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo --DRC. The isolation ward has been set up at Nyahuka Health Centre III, two kilometres from the Uganda DRC border.
13:58
13:58

UPDF Soldier killed in Clashes with M23 Rebels game rangers

The deceased, identified as Lance Corporal David Ochuna and the injured, private John Jackie Kusuba attached to the UPDF 63 Battalion barracks, were shot as the army and game rangers exchanged gunfire with the rebels.
07:55
07:55

Regional Intellegence Centre To Counter ADF Activities Opens 2

A regional military intelligence centre to neutralise the threat of the Allied Democratic Forces -ADF rebels has opened in Uganda. The centre located in Muyenga, Kasese Municipality was opened on Saturday by Bright Rwamirama, the State Minister for Defence and Veteran Affairs. The centre is opposite the palace of Omusinga Charles Wesley Mumbere.
06:55
06:55

Four More M23 Rebels Arrested in Kisoro 1

Hajji Shafique Ssekandi, the Kisoro Resident District Commissioner says that the arrested ex-combatants, detained at Kisoro Police Station, are part of the 750 that recently escaped from Bihanga Military Training School in Ibanda District.
06:47
06:47

Ntoroko Cattle Markets Close Over Thefts pastoralists 1

Martin Asiimwe, the Ntoroko District Veterinary Officer says that some of the livestock farmers are negligent.
18:15
18:15

UN, AU Appeal for Restraint in DR Congo joseph kabila 1 Top story

The joint appeal was made by the African Union AU, the United Nations UN, the European Union EU, in a statement issued Saturday. The international bodies were joined by the 57 member International Organization of the worlds French-speaking countries also known as La Francophonie OIF.
17:55
17:55

Nyahuka Traders Decry Lack of Banking Services 1

However, despite all the commercial transactions, which generate large sums of money, the area lacks a commercial bank to facilitate the trade.
08:03
08:03

MPS Support Government On Goma Mission in DRC budget 3

Uganda closed its consulate in Goma in 2000 after President Laurent Kabila questioned the operations of the consulate in a rebel-controlled town in the height of civil conflict. Kabila claimed that Uganda recognized the rebels as a legitimate authority.
19:43
19:43

Over 300 Ugandans languishing in DR Congo jails 5

Kinobe however says the suspects have been holed in the prisons without trial; however the Embassy is working closely with the DRC government and their families to have them tried in the courts of law.
17:33
17:33

Government Negotiating with DRC Over Extradition of Mugumya sam mugumya 2

Now, Ankunda says a series of meetings are ongoing between Uganda and DRC authorities to have Mugumya and other Ugandan nationals in DRC custody extradited to face trial back home.
10:08
10:08

Police Heightens Security In Ntoroko To Curb Cattle Thefts

In response, police has set up outposts in Busunga and Kitete parish in Rwebisengo Sub County where the cattle thefts have been rampant.
20:34
20:34

No Charge Yet for FDC's Sam Mugumya-Govt james kinobe 2

The Ministry of confirmed this evening that the investigation surrounding Mugumya and four other Ugandans was still ongoing and formal charges have not yet been preferred. The confirmation was made by Uganda's envoy to DR Congo Maj (Rtd) James William Kinobe after a visit to Ndolo Military Prison in the outskirts of Kinshasa, where the suspects are being held.
16:34
16:34

UN Envoy In Last-Minute Push For DRC Peace Deal bertand bisimwa

The United Nations special envoy on the Great Lakes Region Mary Robinson is making attempts to convince regional leaders to get the DRC government back on the table to sign the agreement. Robinson is currently on a great lakes country visit.
10:45
10:45

M23 Leader Fires Kampala Delegates m23 rebels movement

Those fired are Jean Serge Kambasu Ngevu who has been serving as the Permanent secretary of the M23 Movement political Executive and principal Negotiator and Jerome Mashagiro Nzeyi who has been a member of the M23 movement Political Executive and Member of the M23 Delegation in Kampala.
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