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15:48
15:48

Karangura Sub County Residents Protest Reallocation of Seed School Funds Richard Rwabuhinga 2

Rwabuhinga explained to URN in an interview that government's plan is to construct a secondary school in each sub county in the country. He says as far as the council is concerned, St Joseph's Karangura Secondary school is complete and they cannot add it more funds.
20:53
20:53

Over 100 Motorcycles Impounded in Kabarole District Steven Asiimwe 2 1

Some of the motorcycles were found carrying passengers in contradiction of the presidential directive on operations of motorcycles, while others were found on the road during the night curfew time and overcrowding.
20:36
20:36

360 Families Threatened with Eviction from Land in Kyenjojo Yoweri Museveni 2

The residents recall that their predicament started on April 8, 2020, when panga-wielding men stormed the area and started destroying all crop gardens. But upon inquiry, they say, the men told them that they had been sent by one Enock Kibamu to raze the gardens on the land, whose ownership he claims.
22:38
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Church Guards Arrested for Obstructing Police Operation Yoweri Museveni 3 1

Churches across the country have remained closed since March 18, following a presidential directive to limit gatherings in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, which spreads mainly through person to person contact.
10:48
10:48

Police Officers Assault Journalists in Fort Portal Yoweri Museveni 4 1

Sylvia Kugonza, one of the journalists, says the incident occurred at around 7 pm on Wednesday when the journalists were returning from work. She explains that as they were approaching Kenya Commercial Bank branch in Kisenyi, Fort Portal, they met the Kabarole District Police Commander – DPC John Faustine Oese and other police officers on patrol.
16:34
16:34

Museveni Visits Nalubale Dam Yoweri Museveni

Museveni who inspected the dam on Sunday praised the UPDF Engineering Brigade engineer for their efforts in ensuring that the floating island is cleared.
11:14
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Landlady Seeks Food Relief From RDC's Office resident 1 1 Top story

70-year-old Petwa Mukyala trekked a journey of 18 kilometers from Sakabusolo village in Mafubira Sub County to the RDC’s office in Jinja town on Friday afternoon. Mukyala told reporters that she has seven orphaned grandchildren under her care who she supports using the rental fees for her eight room
03:13
03:13

South Sudan Registers First COVID -19 Case people 1

Unlike other countries, South Sudan took early measures eve before registering the first case. the government declared a curfew from 8:00 p.m. to 06:00 am ad also ordered the closure of all bars, night clubs, and shops, other than those selling food, in addition to encouraging people to observe social distancing rules.
17:39
17:39

Kasese District Offers Food Aid to Mothers, Boda Boda Riders Because of Lockdown public transport 1 1 Top story

The Kasese LC V vice chairperson Gideon Ntabose says that as local government they must be responsible in ensuring that the residents in the district survive through this period.
10:53
10:53

Taxi Operators Struggling to Survive Amidst Lockdown COVID 19 5

URN visited selected taxi parks in the city area to see how taxi operators were copying. At Kas Club Taxi Park in Bwaise in Kawempe division, URN found more than 10 drivers sited in groups of two and fours.
16:03
16:03

IGP Tasks Legal Director to Appeal POMA Judgement Fred Enanga 2 Top story

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, says their Legal Director is working with a team of lawyers from the Uganda Police Force and Attorney General’s office to file an appeal as soon as possible.
16:58
16:58

Uganda Prisons Creates Isolation Centres for New Suspects on Remand community 1 2

Uganda Prison's Service Spokesperson Frank Baine says that the newly constructed Kitalya Min Max Prison in Wakiso will be holding all suspects remanded from Kampala Metropolitan Area at this time. The facility which was built to hold inmates on longer sentences has been empty at the moment and is now seen as a perfect place of isolation.
20:03
20:03

COVID19: EPRC Sends All Staff Home Uganda 1 Top story

“Due to the increasing threat of the CORONA virus in Uganda, effective Wednesday March 25th 2020 to April 9th 2020, the Economic Policy Research Centre Staff members will continue working online from their homes,” said EPRC management.
18:56
18:56

Schools Embrace Virtual Engagements in the Face of COVID-19 child 5

President Yoweri Museveni ordered the closure of schools as one of the measures to control the spread of coronavirus, which, according to experts, moves faster in large gatherings. At the time of the closure, the learners were just half way into the term which started on February 4, 2020 and was due to end on May 1, 2020.
15:43
15:43

Covid-19: Health Ministry to Recruit 210 Emergency Staff government 3 Top story

The proposed staff recruitment comes a few hours after Health Minister; Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng confirmed eight new Coronavirus cases sending panic among the population. According to Dr. Aceng, all the eight cases are Ugandan nationals who travelled back from Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE).
07:41
07:41

Chinese Nationals to Be Charged After Testing for COVID19- Police infectious disease 1 Top story

The CID Spokesperson, Charles Twine, said they had submitted the suspect’s samples for testing and were waiting for results from the Health Ministry before they take their next step.
15:02
15:02

Economist, Traders Ask Govt to Protect Businesses in Corona Virus Crisis service 8 2 Top story

Makerere University Business School-MUBS Economics Lecturer and Policy Analyst, Ramathan Ggoobi says the Coronavirus (COVID-19), which has since been declared a pandemic is economically contagious and has attacked all sectors of the economy at all fronts.
15:01
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Corona Virus: Journalists Barred from Museveni's Address Yoweri Museveni 1 Top story

“Colleagues, as advised by the relevant health officials against meetings, PPU will relay the President’s address live. There will be no access to any other media to State House Entebbe-SHE. We shall be sharing with you the link and content for your use. #StaySafe,” she said.
07:29
07:29

New Coordination Team Divides NRM Leaders in Mbarara Elections 1 3

However, Gerald Agaba, the Chairperson NRM Party Isingiro district, opposed the formation of new coordinators because they will confuse party members.
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Catholic Church Unveils Museum in Memory of Cardinal Wamala Masaka Diocese 5 2 Top story

Bishop Serverus Jjumba of Masaka Diocese says the Museum is a collection of significant items and moments in the life of Cardinal Wamala, which will help priests and ordinary Christians to reflect on how to live purposeful lives filled with great contributions to the society.
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