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14:50
14:50

Bodies of Two Boys Retrieved from Kibimba Dam district

“My boys had gotten used to the classroom environment which kept them busy throughout the day, but since they are still in lower primary and are yet to return to school following the covid-19 lockdown restrictions, they had resorted to fishing as a means of making themselves productive,” their father says.
08:05
08:05

Mayuge LC V Blames Election Loss on Security Bosses vehicle 1 2 Top story

Bongo, who has served for two five year elective terms, lost to his rival Frank Tibagendeka. He claims that the two security chiefs jointly deployed soldiers and police officers to instigate violence against his supporters and polling agents, which cost him the elections.
14:17
14:17

50-year Old Hacked to Death in Luuka district 1

“The assailants who had covered their faces called out to grandfather who politely followed them, but I was shocked to find out that, he was killed,” his grandson Bosco Tirutya says.
15:37
15:37

Heavy Rains Devastate Parts of Namutumba District hailstorm 2

The most affected villages are Budebelo A, Budebelo B and Buduuba where more than 80 families lost crops and property.
10:54
10:54

FPU Destroys 1,000 illegal Fishing Nets in Mayuge area 2 2

The illegal nets comprised 1,044 beach seines and 88 monofilament nets which they say have been depleting the lake of all its’ fish species.
17:48
17:48

Seven Inmates at Busesa Prison Test Positive for Covid-19 community 2

The Bugweri district Covid19 taskforce chairperson, Richard Gulume said that the victims have been taken to Kirinya prisons covid-19 treatment facility for further management.
12:56
12:56

Three Killed in Mayuge Road Accident driver

The victims who were riding on a motorcycle registration number, UDN 597K from Namayingo district collided with a sugarcane truck registration number, UAY 463B in Lugolole trading center in Mayuge district along the Musita-Lumino highway.
15:18
15:18

Biometric Voter Verification Kits Slow Down Polling in Jinja, Entebbe station 1 2

At some of the polling stations visited by URN reporter visited, presiding officers who spoke on condition of anonymity say that they had been directed to use BVVK machines without fail and directed to in turn suspend the polling exercise in case of any technical breakdowns.
12:30
12:30

Can Musumba Break Kadaga’s 30-year Grip on Kamuli? people 3 1

Although both Salaamu and Kadaga have each kept on pledging to increase developmental projects in Kamuli district without publicly demeaning each other, supporters of both camps have engaged themselves in endless physical and verbal attacks.
17:19
17:19

Unsealed Ballot Boxes Worry Opposition Leaders in Iganga election 2 1

Forum for democratic change’s-FDC election supervisor, Saleh Muwanguzi says that EC should thoroughly investigate the issue of broken seals as it kills the morale of some voters who may assume that, since the ballot boxes are tampered with, their votes are not necessary.
17:49
17:49

SPC Injured by Stray Bullet While Enforcing COVID-19 Guidelines coronavirus

Emmy Mitala, the Mayuge Resident District Commissioner, says the security officers attempted to disperse the revellers peacefully but they switched off power and started pelting them with stones. According to Mitala, the officers retaliated by firing live ammunition in the air but a stray bullet hit Ponde in the chest.
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