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17:45
17:45

FDC Youth Activists to Demonstrate Over Missing Party Members uganda police

Police spokesperson, Fred Enanga denies having any knowledge about the missing FDC youth activists. According to Enanga, they usually inform the public and relatives of those picked up by police so that relatives or friends can visit them.
17:28
17:28

NRM Delays Composition of Parliamentary Commission 2

URN has learnt that the backbench MPs who served on the commission in the 9th Parliament, William Nokrach PWDs Northern and Reagan Okumu Aswa County who represents FDC have been asked to serve until a new commission is constituted.
17:23
17:23

UPC Chairman Killed Over Suspected Land Dispute 1

Idi Ibin Ssenkumbi, the Greater Masaka Regional Police spokesperson, says they have launched a manhunt for the killers. Kamyus body has been handed over to Masaka regional referral hospital for postmortem.
17:12
17:12

Elephant Electrocuted at Queen Elizabeth National Park uwa 1

Uganda Wildlife Authority Public Relations Manager Jossy Muhangi says that the carcass of the 35-year-old elephant was found lying near a ground transformer with cables attached to a nearby electric pole.
17:06
17:06

Suspects Accuse IGP of Coercing them to Pin Sheikh Kamoga, Dr. Kiyingi muslim clerics 1 Top story

Through their lawyers, Fred Muwema and Ladislaus Rwakafuzi, the suspect claim, that they are often picked up from Luzira government prison where they are on remand by Police Officers and dragged before Kale Kayihura, the Inspector General of Police to write statements implicating Kamoga and Dr. Kiyingi.
16:39
16:39

Buganda Kingdom Presents Ugx 73 Billion Budget education 4 1

The funding will be collected from activities on Kabakas land 17.5billion, Payment of debt by Central government 8billion, tuition fees from Kingdoms institutions 16.2billion, Rental income 3.6billion, partnerships 7.26billion and Communications 13.6billion.
16:12
16:12

KCCA Launches Initiative to Protect Lake Victoria 2

Speaking at the launch of the initiative, Dr. David Sseruka, KCCAs Director of Public Health, said the rate of pollution is alarming and something ought to be done.
15:57
15:57

Kabale Students Arrested for Attacking Rival School 3

Kabale Trinity College Director Joab Tumwebarize says the students are suspected to have hatched an attack on the boys campus of the school. The attack was reportedly executed by about 30 students from Kigezi College Butobere at around 8pm last night.
15:48
15:48

Lack of Extension Services Hampers Fish Farming uganda coaches 3 1

Sylvia Masika, the Kasese District Fisheries Officer in charge of extension services, says her department is under staffed to provide extension services to farmers across the district. There are more than 460 fish ponds in Kasese district.
14:19
14:19

Atomic Energy Council Closes Masaka Hospital X-ray Section 3 2 Top story

A closure notice issued by the council indicates that the hospital lacks a radiation officer, a radiation safety committee and has no warning signs about the dangers of radiation. The unit also lacked safety clothing for its staff and did not have an operation license.
13:35
13:35

Hearing of Muslim Cleric's Case Hits Snag 2 Top story

The Defense team led by Fred Muwema also accepted the information given by the Judge and the reasons given by the state. He however, expressed concern that the state has continued bringing more evidence in the case, which is delaying trial. He asked court to adjourn the case, but caution the state against introducing new evidence.
12:59
12:59

EU to Sign Economic Partnership Agreements with EAC Countries uganda exports

The agreements are intended to enhance regional integration and economic development in the African, Caribbean and Pacific ACP countries. They are based on the principle of unbalanced market opening, meaning that they provide a better access to the EU market for ACP partners.
12:43
12:43

Jilted Husband Wanted for Murder 1

Ruth Nakawala, the Lyantonde District Criminal Intelligence and Investigations Officer, says Natwera had separated with Gaava following a longstanding domestic dispute and has been staying with her sister for over 5 months.
12:25
12:25

War, Violence and Persecution Fueling Refugee Crisis - Report refugees in uganda

With 512,968 refugees and asylum-seekers, Uganda has now become the 8th-largest refugee hosting country in the world and the third largest refugee-hosting country in Africa, according to UNHCRs annual Global Trends report that tracks forced displacement worldwide.
12:12
12:12

Six Held Over Theft of Geoffrey Lutaaya's Vehicle busoga

Nassibu Nditta, the Iganga District Police Commander, says he dispatched a team of detectives to the garage after receiving a tip off that some unidentified people had taken there the vehicle.
11:01
11:01

Gulu University Collects Over UGX 100M in Fines court fines 1 1

A source at the university told URN on Friday that over 500 of the 1000 students had already paid the Shillings 200,000 fine each.
10:13
10:13

Panic as UPDF Soldier Shoots Self soldier amok

According to Mutunda, Oryema only had Shillings 20,000, which he used to drink, before he started complaining. She says that her attempt to explain to Oryema that he had used up the money didnt yield any results. He says Oryema fired five bullets in the air before he shot himself twice in the head.
08:07
08:07

Government Release UGX860 Million For IAAF World Cross Country dominic otuchet 1

Dominic Otuchet, President of the Uganda Athletics Federation UAF told URN on Monday that the government has released the money for early preparations before the event takes place on March 23 at the Kololo Ceremonial Grounds.
07:56
07:56

RCC on the Spot As Cracks Develop Along Kabale Main Street 4

Wilberforce Mugyenyi, the Reynolds Construction Company-RCC Public Relations Officer says they are aware of the cracks along the main street and are willing to improve on the workmanship. Mugyenyi says the cracks are believed to have started from the poorly laid joints as they were disorganised by the traffic flow.
07:30
07:30

Bridge International Academies In Trouble For Flouting Operating Procedures 1 6 Top story

Patrick Muinda Emmanuel, the Education Ministry spokesperson says the academy got permission to open a single academy but went ahead to open other centers.
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