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21:18
21:18

Greater North MPs Appeal To Kadaga over Famine 3

The Greater North Parliamentary Forum has appealed to the Speaker Rebecca Kadaga on scarcity food and the need to desilt valley dams in the sub regions of Acholi, Teso and Karamoja.
20:29
20:29

Egyptian Farm on Spot over Encroachment on Pakwach Wetland 3

It was established in November 2018 and is cultivating vegetables including; tomatoes, onions, cabbages and egg plants through irrigation using water from River Nile and Bututu stream.
18:38
18:38

UPDF Hands Over Impounded South Sudan Ambulance 1 3 Top story

Peter Yakata Lokeri, the Kajo-Keji County Health Officer, says the ambulance was impounded while rushing two patients accompanied by five relatives to Arua Regional Referral Hospital.
18:12
18:12

Kamwezi Shooting: Drama at Handover of Body of Rwandan National 3 2 Top story

Caroline Kamusiime Muhwezi, the Rukiga District Woman Member Parliament who spoke on behalf of Ugandan authorities condemned what happened in Kamwezi, saying something must be done to end a feud between the two countries.
18:10
18:10

Mbale Woman MP Charged with Inciting Violence 2

Nakayenze told URN that she was charged with inciting violence and engaging in unlawful procession. She told URN that she is expected to re- appear at Mbale Police station.
16:50
16:50

Police, UPDF Suspend Lake Albert Search Operations Bodies 1

Deo Obura, the Albertine Region Police Commander told URN on Monday that they decided to call off the search since they have recovered the bodies of all the people believed to have drowned.
16:33
16:33

Road Accidents Claimed 3,000 Lives in 2018 1

The number went up despite a reduction in road accidents from 13,244 in 2017 to 12,805 in 2018. At least 5,245 of these were recorded in the Kampala Metropolitan area, covering the districts of Kampala, Wakiso and Mukono.
15:27
15:27

Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers on the Rise-Health Ministry Ministry of Health 1 3

Dr. Musa Sekamatte, a senior medical epidemiologist at the zoonotic disease coordination office at the Health Ministry, says 70 percent of the diseases that are reported in humans in the country result from lack of vaccination.
15:15
15:15

Oranto Completes Seismic Data Acquisition in Ngassa Block oil and gas uganda 1

The firm conducted 2D seismic surveys from April 15 to May 18, 2019. The survey involved the acquisition of 326 line kilometres of offshore (on Lake Albert) 2D seismic data over the Ngassa Contract Areas.
15:07
15:07

Kamwenge Residents Protest Shoddy Work on Rukunyu-Kamokya Road 3

The 17-kilometer road connects two parishes of Kyakanyemera and Nyakahama in Kahunge Sub County, and it was repaired by the district about two weeks ago at tune of 21 million shillings from Uganda Road Fund (URF).
15:01
15:01

4000 Killed in 2018-Police 1

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Martin Okoth Ochola listed the assassination of Arua Municipality MP, Col Ibrahim Abiriga on June 8, former Buyende District Police Commander (DPC), Muhammad Kirumira on September 8 and the former Medical superintendent Kigandaalo Health Centre IV Dr. Ibrahim Gwaluka on December 20 as the top murders of 2018.
14:21
14:21

1 Dead, 5 Hospitalized Over Suspected Food Poisoning family poisoned 2

Lukyamuzi says he and his family members started feeling headache and dizzy after eating supper but didn’t take it seriously.
13:25
13:25

Kamwezi Shooting: Preparations to Handover Body of Rwandan National Underway 2 Top story

Security officials told our reporter that they are only waiting for delegates from Kampala that include top security officials and Foreign Affairs Ministry officials to transport the body of Nkyerengye to Katuna border where they will handover to Rwandan officials.
12:41
12:41

Kabale LCI Leaders Demand Ex-Gratia Increment 5 1

Currently, Local Council Leaders receive a payment of 120,000 Shillings annually, translating into 600,000 Shillings in the five years of their term of office, for their services. However, chairpersons argue that the payment is too little compared to the service they offer to communities and to the countries.
12:29
12:29

Two Ugandan Teachers Shot Dead in South Sudan

The two are said to have met their death around 1PM on Sunday afternoon. According to family sources, the duo went to pick up the head teacher, Anthony Mading from Rumbek where he stays with his family using the school land cruiser. But they were stopped by their assailants at Tikic.
12:14
12:14

Crime Rate Drops By 5% in 2018

Crime decrease by 5 percent in 2018 according to Police annual crime report
12:03
12:03

Masaka Prison Seeks Isolation Unit for Mentally Ill Inmates mental illness 1 1

Laben Mwigo, the Welfare and Rehabilitation Officer at Masaka Central Prison says that the facility, built more than 50 years ago, does not have enough space to create an isolation ward or unit for persons with mental health challenges who find themselves on the wrong side of the law.
11:35
11:35

DPP Withdraws Charges Against Bakaleke, Seven Others lawyer paul wanyoto 1

Details of the case are that between February 4th and 11th, 2018 in Kampala, the suspects wrongly arrested and defrauding Park Seunghoon and Jang Shingu, both South Korean nationals and defrauded them of Shillings 1.4billion. The South Koreans had traveled to Uganda looking for gold.
11:30
11:30

Rotary Unveils Ugx 1 Billion Water Project in Owori’s Memory sam owori 3

The 1 billion Shillings project was initiated in honour of the Late Sam Owori, the first Ugandan to be elected President of Rotary International, a humanitarian service organisation that unites professionals committed to improving lives and bringing positive change to communities around the world.
11:02
11:02

Domestic Wrangles on the Rise in Kabale 5 Top story

Monica Muhumuza Nzeirwe, the Kabale District Senior Probation Officer says has office has also registered 10 cases of domestic violence in the last three months. She blames the vice on poverty and lack of faithfulness among married couples.
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