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12:49
12:49

New NIRA Board Chairperson Wants Changes on National ID Replacement System people 2 2

“Government is paying money on a decentralized system for the Organisation. We have to know what happens in the districts. Why can’t some of these services be executed in the districts? Why do you have to bring the whole Uganda here [in Kololo] and expose our weaknesses?” Biribonwa questions why all services are being offered at the Kololo-based NIRA headquarters.
21:15
21:15

Uganda on Food Security Threat Alert as Locusts Invade people 5 1

The Ministry of Agriculture has since passed out information warning the entire populace to stock enough food. However, the warning might have come in late as many people are likely to have already sold off a number of crops harvested in the recent farming season. Uganda last experienced a major locust invasion in 1961, with immense damage on crops which resulted in acute hunger.
08:17
08:17

Mubaje Worried Over Individual Led Religious Discrimination people 1 2 Top story

Mubaje stressed that human beings are bound to disagree but should resolve their differences amicably without infringing on other people’s religious beliefs.
13:05
13:05

Hundreds Treated at UPDF Health Camp resident 3 2 Top story

At the medical camps residents benefited from free malaria screening, hepatitis B vaccination, immunization of children below five years, sensitisation on primary health care and proper nutrition.
12:48
12:48

Kira Municipality Strategizes to Benefit from Martyrs’ Day people 1 2

Authorities note that though the municipality has been hosting the day for years with a lot of indirect benefits due to the influx of people in the area for over almost a month, they have been lacking a proper plan strategized to ensure that the municipality remit some revue to its coffers.
19:01
19:01

Two Dead, Scores Trapped As Building Collapses in Jinja road 2

The building collapsed at around 5:45 pm. It is believed that there were more than 45 workers on site.
13:32
13:32

Lightning Kills Two Family Members in Bugweri village

Salim Nabongho, a resident of Bulumoko village in Buyanga Sub County says the four had gone to harvest rice in their garden found between Bulumoko and Nkombe villages in Bugweri district this morning during a downpour when they were struck.
14:24
14:24

Business, Transport on Standstill as Police Battles ‘People Power’ Supporters meeting 1 1

Multitudes of youths have taken to the streets to challenge the arrest of Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, also known as Bobi Wine, who was arrested early today, alongside Bugiri Municipality Member of parliament Asuman Basalirwa, Kawempe North MP Latif Ssebaggala, Tonny Ssempebwa, the Kasangati LC III Chairperson and one Waiswa Mufumbira.
17:40
17:40

Busoga Bishop Warns Politicians Against Making Empty Promises election 1 1

While preaching to Christians at Iganga Cathedral Church on Christmas Day, Wakula says that voters are outraged that several promises made in the past have not yet been fulfilled.
18:30
18:30

People Power Coordinator, Four Others Arrested for Staging Illegal Rally security 1 1 Top story

It is alleged that the suspects organized a political rally at Bunyiiro primary school in Nakalama Sub County in Iganga district on Sunday night leading to their arrest. Shortly after his arrest on Sunday night, Lugwire posted message on a WhatSapp group claiming that he had been roughed up by gunmen in a saloon car
20:00
20:00

Five Dead, Three Injured in Lwengo Road Accident people 1

The accident occurred at Kyabbogo Village, in Kingo Sub-County when a speeding registration number UAU 523M heading to Kampala from Mbarara rammed into a Toyota Noah registration number UAN 429H whose driver had made an abrupt U-turn.
11:20
11:20

Wakiso District Seeks Special Development Fund for Sacco's people 4

Alfred Eboku Ejanu, the head of credit and operations at the Microfinance Support Centre, says that during their years of operations in Wakiso district, they have established that the population in Wakiso has unique challenges which need special focus and treatment.
13:07
13:07

Dark Memories of 1966 Evoked as Family, Friends Celebrate Dr. Lumu's Life health 6 1 Top story

Henry Kyemba, the then Personal Secretary to Dr Apollo Milton Obote points out that as tension between Mengo and Obote continued rising, there were a lot of accusations. Kyemba notes that since Dr. Lumu was a personal friend to Kabaka Fredrick Muteesa, who was already at loggerheads with Obote, his arrest was unavoidable.
06:57
06:57

Security Guard Shoots Kampala University Student Dead people 1 Top story

A student, who spoke to URN on condition of anonymity, says that she heard a gunshot at around 08:45pm and ran towards the administration block only to find Katagwa’s lifeless body
19:55
19:55

Political Statements Top PWDs Celebrations people 1 3 Top story

The lead speaker, Grace Asamo used the occasion to tell participants that their human rights can only be safe guarded under the NRM government, warning that a change of guard will jeopardize them.
18:16
18:16

Stolen Operating Bed Recovered in Bugiri people 1 1

The bed valued at 18 million Shillings was recovered on Wednesday abandoned in a rented room in Buwunga Sub County, Jinja district. It was stolen last week by unknown people.
14:08
14:08

Army Chief Warns Drivers, Store Keepers on Drunkenness people 2 3 Top story

Brig Ronald Bigirwa, the Commandant of the UPDF Service Brigade made the appeal while presiding over the graduation of 50 drivers and 52 store men at the UPDF School of Supply and Transport-SOST in Jinja district on Friday.
19:29
19:29

Delays in Kampala Schools as PLE Start area 2 4

At Kisuule Nursery & Primary School, Bukoto, papers were received at exactly 8:10 a.m. by Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) scouts and supervisors in the absence of invigilators. There were still no invigilators at the school after 9 a.m., sending the administrators into a panic.
19:12
19:12

Mak Student Leaders Pessimistic About Outcome of Council Meeting Makerere University 1 1

Marion Kirabo, the guild minister for Gender, Ethics and Integrity who was also part of the students’ team that presented in council said they are pessimistic about the outcomes of the meeting.
14:59
14:59

MP Kyagulanyi Asks Church to Speak Out Against Human Rights Abuses district 3 1

He argued that more and more Ugandans are facing injustices without an opportunity to receive a fair hearing in the judicial system, and can only rely on churches for protection. He stressed that when religious leaders fail to address issues affecting their communities due to fear of reprimand from the state, the citizens may die in despair.
Feb 201 results