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10:59
10:59

Incumbent LCV Chairpersons Bounce Back in Kabarole, Bunyangabu Yoweri Museveni 1

In Kabarole district, the National Resistance Movement – NRM candidate Richard Rwabuhinga defeated his four opponents with a huge margin. According to the Returning Officer, Prossy Banura, Rwabuhinga polled 32,709 votes and was followed by John Businge with 2,988.
18:29
18:29

Mukula Asks Ugandans to Elect Experienced Leaders Yoweri Museveni 3 1

Speaking to NRM leaders who were attending President Yoweri Museveni’s second campaign at the rugby grounds in Jinja City on Friday, Mukula argues that, Uganda suffered a political crisis in the post-independence times due to inexperienced leaders who acted on emotions rather than reason.
19:47
19:47

Busoga NRM Leaders Task Museveni to Fix Sugar Industry Yoweri Museveni 1 1

Namuganza says that, under circumstances where millers lack market for their already processed sugar, it is hard for them to purchase out-growers’ cane since they already have surplus processed sugar in their stores.
07:35
07:35

Kabuleta Complains of Police Harassment Yoweri Museveni 1 2

Kabuleta says that he is fed up of harassment from police personnel whom he accused of surrounding his campaign venues and deterring his supporters from accessing him.
10:42
10:42

Tooro Gets Ultra-Modern Stadium Sylvia Rwabwogo 2 1

But Rwabuhinga explains that in 2018, President Museveni lobbied the Chinese government to construct two stadia in Uganda: Akii-Bua in Lira and Buhinga in Tooro. He says the Chinese government accepted the request on condition that Buhinga will be a state-of-the-art stadium with capacity to accommodate 60,000 people.
15:38
15:38

Forming an Alliance Will Not Defeat Museveni – Kabuleta NUP 2 1

Kabuleta argued that the best way to defeat Museveni is for the opposition to front as many candidates as possible so that Museveni fails to garner many votes.
18:30
18:30

Why Three Tooro Bigwigs were Defeated in NRM Primaries Sylvia Rwabwogo 1 2 Top story

Sylvia Rwabwogo, the Kabarole Woman Member of Parliament; Adolf Mwesige, the Bunyangu County Member of Parliament and Aston Kajara the Mwenge South legislator were all defeated by new comers in politics with some huge difference.
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 Apollo Bwebale 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
22:38

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 head

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
11:14

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 resident 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.
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