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22:22
22:22

Fire Destroys 250 Acres Of Sugarcane In Atiak - Police atiak sugar factory 2

It is the second time that sugar plantation at the factory is getting destroyed by suspected arson attack. In 2016, fire gutted 150 acres of sugarcane plantation at the factory, causing an estimated loss of 150 Million shillings to the factory.
21:09
21:09

Fishermen Call for More Immigration Officers on L. Albert Shoreline congolese 1 2 Top story

The fishermen from the districts of Kikuube, Kagadi, Buliisa and Hoima say that while DR Congo prepares for the next general election on December 23, the possibility of an influx of Congolese nationals is high given the spate of instabilities that ravaged the country in the recent past.
20:48
20:48

One More Suspect Arrested for Biyinzika Farm Attack uganda police 2

Initial reports indicated that a group of armed robbers raided the poultry farm on Saturday night, but were stopped by guards at the farm, who killed three of them in the ensuing exchange.
20:23
20:23

Gulu Forest Officer Ocaka Interdicted 1 1

Ocaka of completely denying knowledge of a counter fake receipt No. 0417458 he issued on November 8th 2018 despite repeatedly issuing the same serial number on three forest produce movement permits worth 2.4 million shillings duly signed by him.
20:23
20:23

City Socialite Nasser Nduhukire Granted Bail entebbe court 2 1

Nduhukire was charged after defrauding USD 4.3 million from Johnny Hill, a 56-year old American national of promising to sell to him 75 kilograms of gold. He also conspired to steal USD 4.7 million from a Russian National for the same amount of gold.
20:04
20:04

IPOD: Candid, Divergent Opinions Acceptable ipod summit 3 1

Rusa who is the Country Representative of Netherlands Institute for Multiparty Democracy NIMD which is housing and funding IPOD activities told URN that what President Museveni and Democratic Party President Norbert Mao presented at last weeks summit were candid opinions.
19:34
19:34

Security Halts Reconstruction of Burnt Dormitories at St Bernard S.S Mannya 1

The school has been stopped from reconstructing the burnt structure. Henry Nsubuga, the school head teacher says that although they had already obtained resources from well-wishers for the works, they cannot proceed with the construction before securing clearance from the police.
19:24
19:24

Gulu Suspends Charcoal Auction Over Corruption Scandals 2 1

Gulu district revenue officials led by Tom Orik Oryem, the Assistant Chief Administrative Officer came under fire from the activists and the dealers forcing them to abort an ongoing auction at Bomah Grounds, behind Acholi Inn Hotel in Gulu Town.
18:30
18:30

Student Born Without Arms Yearns to Change Family Fortunes kyambogo university 5 2

Byaruhanga, who uses his feet to write, is one of the more than 8,000 students who graduated last week from Kyambogo University with a Diploma in Community Based Rehabilitation.
18:29
18:29

33 Youths Confess to Engaging in Homosexuality In Luweero 3

Dr. Innocent Nkonwa, the Luweero District Health Officer, says the survey was conducted to find out the number of men that have sex with men MSN in the town and design strategies to curb HIV/AIDS infections.
17:48
17:48

Masaka District Tightens Sand Mining Regulations 4

Rose Nakyejwe, the Masaka District Environment Officer, says if the current rate of sand mining is not checked, shallow wells, boreholes and other water sources in the district are at risk of drying because of a drop of the water table where sand mining takes place.
17:40
17:40

CAA to Ground Aircrafts with Excess Carbon Emissions 3 1

This is in line with the Aircraft Carbon Emissions Standards adopted by the International Civil Aviation Organisation -ICAO in March 2017. The standards are aimed at reducing the impact of aviation Greenhouse Gas Emissions in line with the Paris Agreement on Climate Change.
17:23
17:23

Lira RDC Orders Police to Reopen Closed Cases lira district 2

George Obia, the Lira District Police Commander has confirmed the directive. He says they will conduct public hearings and where necessary obtain details about some of the closed case files.The RDC told URN this morning that they had resolved to conduct fresh investigations to establish the circumstances, under which some criminal cases reported between 2016 and 2018 were closed.
17:18
17:18

Bursar Accused of Defiling a Virgin Convicted of Indecent Assault defense 1

Mark Rashid, the bursar of Makos High School in Kawempe division, initially charged with aggravated defilement, was convicted on a different crime after the prosecution failed to prove that a sexual act had taken place, despite placing the accused at the scene-of-crime.
16:50
16:50

More Ugandan Fishermen Flee Lake Albert congolese militia 4 1 Top story

Simon Irumba, a fisherman at Kyehoro landing site in Kikuube district, says the fishermen cannot withstand the rampant attacks by the Congolese militia.
16:45
16:45

DFCU Inherited 5,000 Duplicate Loans from Crane Bank dfcu bank 6 1

Crane Bank Limited was closed on October 30, 2016. Central Bank Governor Emmanuel Tumusiime Mutebile said the action was taken upon a determination that Crane Bank was a significantly under-capitalized institution and posed systemic risks to the stability of the financial systems in the country.
15:56
15:56

Police Shoots Two Suspected Robbers Dead 1

Luke Owoyesigyire, the Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, says two suspects were gunned down while another sustained injuries and was rushed to Mulago National Referral Hospital.
15:34
15:34

Three Officers Detained for Defying Presidential Directive on Police Bond 1

The officers were arrested on November 30, and locked up at Railway police on Jinja Road for disobeying lawful orders issued by the president, who is also the commander in chief of Armed Forces and the Deputy Inspector General of Police, Sabiiti Muzeeyi.
15:05
15:05

FDC Asks Religious Leaders To Preach About Bad Governance 1 3

The Forum for Democratic Change FDC has said religious leaders should preach about critical issues of governance during Christmas festival summons.
14:47
14:47

Oulanyah Warns Against Divisions in Obongi County 3 3

Oulanya cautioned residents against creating confusion when the new district starts but rather be truthful and stick to the plan for the new district.
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