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18:51
18:51

15 Police Officers Charged Over Extortion During Lockdown covid19 lockdown 1 1

A police officer who preferred anonymity said the officers were implicated by civilians over extortion and corruption instances.
18:06
18:06

Police Arrests 12 Suspects Behind Spiked City Robberies Naboth Mpeirwe 1 2

The group is believed to have led the infamous attack in which a gang of 14 robbed an Indian national who was riding on a motorcycle along Mawanda Road. Reports indicated that the attackers took five million Shillings and two mobile phones from the Indian victim, later identified as Jiwan Lal, an accountant with Rigil Agro Peck Limited in Kololo.
16:55
16:55

70 Girls Flee to Kenya Over FGM 1 1

Agnes Igoye, the deputy coordinator for prevention of trafficking in persons at MIA, said a number parents and traditional leaders have used the closure of schools to forcefully subject girls to FGM something that has forced many to seek refuge in Kenya.
15:53
15:53

Police Disperses Roadside Vendors in Kampala 3 1

As business resumed, several traders sold their merchandise on the verandas, contrary to set SOPs.
14:50
14:50

Taxi, Bus Operators Enforce COVID-19 Guidelines MOH 1 3

URN reporters visited several parks that include the New taxi park, Usafi, Namayiba and Kisenyi parks and observed that there is strict enforcement of the SOPs among operators. Handwashing facilities have been placed at most entrances and there are people enforcing hand washing and wearing of masks.
14:49
14:49

MOH Calls for Trust, Says Vaccine Donations are Thoroughly Verified COVAX Facility 2

Over the weekend, more than 286,000 doses of the vaxzevria brand of the AstraZeneca vaccine from Norway arrived in the country. But sections raised concern considering that the donor country has suspended the use of the same jab in their country over studies that connected the drug to a rare type of blood clots.
08:20
08:20

Tokyo Olympics: Nanyondo Storms 1500M Semi-finals Winnie Nanyondo 1

Nanyondo, who spent most of the time defending the inside lane, ran almost all laps among the first five athletes before she outsprinted all her closest competitors in the last lap.
Aug 2021 7 results