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19:39
19:39

FDC Supporters Besiege Mbale Police Station tear gas in mable

Juma Mugabi, one of the protesters told URN that police picked up their party members during a procession around industrial area for unknown reasons.
19:09
19:09

Man Held for Assaulting MP at Campaign Rally

Mulikyi was apprehended this afternoon when he attacked the legislator during his final campaign rally in Bwesumbu Sub-county.
18:51
18:51

Ex Nigerian President Rallies Ugandans Against Violence election violence 2 1

Addressing journalists at Kampala Serena Hotel this afternoon, Obasanjo noted that the violent clashes that occurred in Kampala on Monday were unfortunate and should be avoided in order not to raise tension in the country ahead of the polls.
18:43
18:43

Go-Forward Sets Up Secret Tally Center uganda decides 2016 2

Solome Nakaweesi, the Chief of Staff of the Go Forward Secretariat, told URN this morning her offices in Nakasero in Kampala that they will not publicise the tally center to avoid disruption from security agencies.
18:26
18:26

Mbabazi Camp Delays Recruitment Of Polling Agents go forward camp 1 1

Although other camps are wrapping up preparations for the elections, Jim Mugabi, the Hoima District, Go Forward General Secretary, says his camp is not in a rush.
18:23
18:23

Excessive Loss of Blood Killed Besigye Standoff Victim wandegeya police

The report by the Police pathologist shows that the deceased, who has been identified as Emmanuel Nsubuga, had a ruptured vein resulting from a gunshot on his neck.
18:02
18:02

Police, DP Clash Over Deployment of Vigilantes At EC Offices 4 1

Alex Komuhangi, the Luweero District Electoral Commission Registrar, says they will only allow five accredited agents to witness the delivery of the materials. He warns the DP officials against engaging in acts that may lead to violence or the arrest of their agents.
17:31
17:31

Clerics Condemn Pre-election Violence in Kampala 1 1

The Clerics said the unexpected events point the country to the direction of post-election violence if not curtailed. They were speaking at the memorial prayers for the late Archbishop Janani Luwum held today in at Wii Gweng, the burial site of the late Archbishop Janani Luwum in Mucwini Sub County, Kitgum district.
16:52
16:52

Besigye Asks Supporters to Vote By Midday bigombe 1

On the Wandegeya incident on Monday evening, Besigye said his NRM rival Yoweri Museveni is in panic mode, because he is facing defeat. Besigye told his supporters that they are only waiting to celebrate victory after the 18th February polls.
16:10
16:10

Kitgum FUFA Referee Otti Retires 3 2

Veteran Kitgum based referee Opoka Otti has retired.
15:57
15:57

Medics Demand Childhood Cancer Management Strategy cancer burden 3

The call by experts at the Uganda Cancer Institute follows a report indicating that more children are increasingly suffering from cancer across the world than previously thought. The commonest of these are Burkitt Lymphoma, a cancer that affects the jaw followed by Kaposi sarcoma, a cancer that develops from the blood vessels and commonly associated with HIV.
15:56
15:56

Baboon Injures Baby In Hoima 1

Conservationists in Bunyoro have repeatedly blamed the wild animal attacks on the rampant encroachment on forests, which are a habitat for them.
15:40
15:40

Banda Traders Close Shops Ahead of Besigye Rally

Ibra Ssekamatte, the proprietor Banda Computer Center, says he opted to close his shop due to the security lax. According to Ssekamatte, despite the fact that Besigye is accompanied by a very huge number of his supporters, there is minimal Police deployment to protect their businesses.
15:14
15:14

Election Observers Condemn Police Brutality 2 1 Top story

Addressing the media in Kampala today, CEON chairman, Dr Livingstone Ssewanyana noted that with hours to election day, it is prudent that security agencies conduct their duties with minimum force to avoid inciting the public.
15:07
15:07

Lack of Excavator Hampers Efforts to Retrieve Bodies of Miners

The dead have been identified as Deo Kashokore and Kakuru Nuwagaba, from Buhweju and Yusto Busingye, Denis Ruhinda and Peter Muzurizi, all residents of Nyarukika parish in Ibanda district.
15:06
15:06

Uganda To Face Ghana In Thomas & Uber Cup edwin ekiring 1

Edwin Ekiring will lead Team Uganda as they open their 2016 Thomas Uber Cup campaign against Ghana on Wednesday in Mauritius.
15:02
15:02

FDC, Go Forward Form Joint Team to Guard Votes 2016 elections 3 1

According to FDC National Chairman Wasswa Birigwa, both teams will coordinate with their respective agents to ensure that the voting, counting and tallying process at the polling stations is transparent and devoid of rigging.
13:20
13:20

High Court Halts Case against Mbabaali mp mathias nsubuga 5 1

Last year, Ponsiano Matovu, a resident of Bukoto South and Gertrude Nakabira Lubega, an Independent candidate in the same race petitioned Masaka High Court seeking to nullify Mbabaalis nomination on ground that he did not have the requisite academic documents to contest for a parliamentary seat.
12:54
12:54

Kabarole Residents List Issues That Will Determine Who They Vote For voters' concerns 3

A number of voters interviewed by URN, say they are tired of inadequate social services which include lack of drugs in hospitals, safe water, power, poor education standards and road network among others.
12:27
12:27

Museveni Defends UPDF Over NAADS Performance

In 2014, Museveni disbanded the NAADS secretariat citing corruption and appointed UPDF officers to implement the program.
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