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19:04
19:04

NFA Condemns Replacing Natural Forests with Eucalyptus, Pine 1 1

Tom Okello Obong, the Executive Director of NFA says their assessment has established a growing habit of people destroying the indigenous tree species for commercial eucalyptus and pines which have a grave impact to climate.
18:41
18:41

Dominic Ongwen Trial: Suffers Two Weeks Of Delays 1

Maria Mabinty Kamara, the Head of ICC Uganda Field Outreach office says the judges of Trial Chamber IX made the adjustment on Friday. She said the conditions under which the judges adjusted the court calendar have not been made public.
18:13
18:13

Eight Arrested For Extorting Money from NRM Supporters 1

Ndawula says the field coordinators had asked their victim for registration fees, money for party t-shirts and transport to their offices in Wandegeya where each group comprising of five people were to get Shillings 7 million from President Museveni.
17:56
17:56

Police Constables Skip Court for Second Time manslaughter 1 2

Sam Omara, the Field Force Unit Administrator told URN that the police management has already directed the constable to appear before court and cant go on following them.
17:29
17:29

Over 400 Evicted From Maruzi Ranch apac district

Robert Olinga Otolo, the Akokoro sub county LC III chairperson, blames residents for ignoring several warnings to vacate the disputed land. He says at least 400 people have been evicted amidst protests.
17:11
17:11

NOTU Runs to Court over NSSF Board Representation 1

Representatives of the National Organization of Trade Unions-NOTU were rejected by the pension sector regulator, Uganda Retirement Benefits Regulatory Authority URBRA as unfit for the job. But according to Finance Minister Matia Kasaija, NOTU was advised to nominate more of preferably female candidates, whose names will be sent to URBRA for vetting and appointment, if approved.
16:55
16:55

Missing Livestock Trader Found Dead investigation 1

Preliminary findings show that the deceased had small wounds on the stomach an indication that he could have been killed elsewhere and his body dumped where it was found. Detectives have since morning been recording statements from various people including family members and the deceaseds friends.
16:30
16:30

Kadaga to Name and Shame Corrupt Officials corruption 1 2 Top story

Kadaga said that she will not protect any corrupt leader regardless of their political affiliation adding that there should be no reason for leaders to swindle public resources.
16:22
16:22

Major Power Blackout Hits South Western Uganda Districts

Julius Katungi, a resident of Ndeija town council in Mbarara district sells milk. He says his business has been hit hard but the power outage since he cant preserve his milk.
15:09
15:09

Village Chairperson Detained Over Mob Justice police station

Liira was rushed to Buyinda health center IV with severe injuries. He told URN on his sick bed that Balangaile got furious after spotting him with his daughter whose names have been withheld.
14:38
14:38

Power Outages: Gov't to Penalize Distributors

In its plans Umeme says it intends to spend US 1.2 billion in the next seven years to expand and upgrade the national network which serves 23 percent of the population.
14:28
14:28

Thugs Rob Gun From Private Security Guard in Hoima 1 1

Speaking to Uganda Radio Network from his sick bed on Monday afternoon, Musani says two unidentified men with masks on their heads hacked him before taking off with his Semi-Automatic Rifle registration number 28482.
14:13
14:13

Panyimur Accident: Locals Want Black Spot Tarmacked 1

The accident occurred as a Fuso lorry full of traders from the market town of Ariwara in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo heading to Panyimur fish market was going down the meandering road on the western side of the Western Rift Valley.
14:00
14:00

NSSF Targets 6,000 Units In Blood Donation Drive 5 1

The NSSFs 9th annual blood donation drive was launched today at Mulago Hospital. Speaking at the launch, the NSSF Managing Director, Richard Byarugaba said they made it an annual activity, collecting blood at a time when institutions of learning, the highest source of blood donors are in holiday. The NSSF drive usually takes place in January.
12:43
12:43

6 Held In Rakai For Child Kidnap rakai police 2

Nuwamanya has warned parents and members of the public to be cautious about the safety of their children because of the increasing cases of child kidnaps and sacrifice.
12:22
12:22

Isolation Wards Lacking-MOH 2 1

In an interview with URN last year, the Health Minister Dr. Ruth Aceng, said given the geographical location of Uganda, there is a need to have a health system that is in a state of preparedness
11:19
11:19

Police Lacks Missing Persons Database investigation 1

The absence of a centralized digital database for missing person has left many case files of missing persons open even after the people have been found dead or alive.
10:46
10:46

Suspected Arsonists Set Itaaba Palace on Fire 1

Sources at the palace indicate that the fire, which started at around 8:30pm on Sunday night, destroyed Kakama and Kairu huts and all the property there in.
07:45
07:45

Frustration, Anger As Master's Students Miss Mak Graduation graduate students 1 9

Prof. Buyinza observes that according to a technical explanation he has received from the University Printery, they could not add the names into the booklet since it would call for an overhaul of the already printed plates.
07:14
07:14

Jie Pastoralists Stopped from Grazing in Agago karamoja sub region 1 2

Judith Franka Akello, the Agago Woman MP, says that they have directed Jie herdsmen in Agago to withdraw to vacate until they sign a Memorandum of Understanding with Kotido district leadership in regard to the conduct of the pastoralists and their grazing route.
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