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22:55
22:55

Four Mitooma District Officials Arrested for Corruption

According to the statement, the inspectorate received a complaint in which it was alleged that Mitooma District Service Commission advertised several jobs in February 2018, which were marred with irregularities.
20:58
20:58

Bank of Uganda Cuts Interest Rate to Boost Growth

This means that the governor expects commercial banks to follow suit and cut lending rates which are currently averaging at 21% per annum. The banks would then lend more to businesses thus boosting business activity and growth.
20:39
20:39

President Museveni Raps URA Over VAT Refund Delays yoweri museveni 1 1 Top story

Museveni said that manufacturers told him that URA takes long to refund their money paid in form of Value Added Tax. This means that they find problems with money to invest back because it is being held by URA.
18:21
18:21

UCC Suspends Sim Card Registration for Refugees refugees in Uganda 1

The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has this evening suspended all SIM card registration for Refugees.
18:11
18:11

Bullets Rock Fort Portal as Police Arrest Suspected Criminals robbery 1 1

Rwenzori West, Community Liaison Officer Solom Mugisa says that the police officers were compelled to fire bullets after the suspected criminals around Mpanga Market tried to resist their arrest.
17:57
17:57

PAC Orders Uganda Virus Research Institute to Evict Retired Staff 1 3

Nandala Mafabi, the committee's chairperson made the directive after the UVRI Director Pontiano Kaleebu and his delegation appeared to respond to audit queries on untitled land in the 2016/2017 financial year raised by the Auditor General.
17:43
17:43

Five Media Houses Pinned for Breach of Broadcasting Standards 1 Top story

UCC argued that the stations breached standards through their live coverage of events that surrounded the arrest of Kyadondo East Member of Parliament Robert Kyagulanyi, in April and May 2019. The commission argued that the broadcasts contained a misrepresentation of information, views, facts and events in a manner that was likely to mislead or cause alarm to the public.
17:39
17:39

NDA Resolves Not to Renew Licences of Private Pharmacies in Gov't Facilities First Pharmacy 1

In the circular, Dr. Bitekyerezo, says it is the unanimous decision of the NDA Commission not to renew the licenses of privately owned pharmacies and drug shops in government health facilities.
17:06
17:06

Father Kills Daughter Over Food Kayunga hospital 1 1 Top story

The Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, says preliminary information shows that Ssesanga first beat up his two sons before he pounced on the deceased.
16:25
16:25

Low Staffing Hampering Service Delivery in Bududa Moses Siisa 1

Moses Siisa, the Bumayoka Sub County LC III Chairperson, says he has no substantive parish chief in the entire sub county yet they perform a lot of duties. He says most of the parish chiefs in his area have been acting for the last 10 years, which affects service delivery.
16:06
16:06

Refugees Demand Vocational Institute in Kyangwali Settlement UNHCR 4 1

Refugees hosted in the settlement have now said that the high cost of Education has eliminated hundreds of them without acquiring the much-needed skills to enable them to earn a living. They are now demanding that the government sets up a vocational Institute to enable them to acquire skills that make them self-reliant in future.
15:50
15:50

Nagirinya Murder: CMI, Police Arrest Boda Boda Rider for Ferrying Killers Uganda Police 1 1

Sharif Mpanga alias Shafic who allegedly ferried killers of social worker Maria Nagirinya to her house gate has been arrested. Nagirinya and her part time driver, Ronald Kitayimbwa, were kidnapped outside her home gate in Lungujja, Rubaga Division, in Kampala on August 28th around 11:40pm.
15:33
15:33

Transport Paralyzed as Heavy Rains Rundown Abera Bridge torrential rains 4 1

Livingstone Omona, the LC 1 Chairperson Tugu village, says two people identified as Odong Atiama and Mzee Laleng drowned at the bridge in July 2018 and August 2019 respectively.
15:24
15:24

Pictorial: 5th Women’s Forum of the National Prayer Breakfast Top story

Hosted by Speaker of Parliamentm Rebecca Kadaga, the women prayed and held discussions on different topics including the power of character in family, education and mentor-ship, leadership, administration and access to justice among others.
15:11
15:11

Suspected Poacher Shot dead in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Kanungu District 2 1

Bashir Hangi, the UWA Spokesperson, says Kakuru met his death around 06:00PM on Sunday evening while poaching with two others deep inside the national park. According to Hangi, UWA rangers attached to Nkuringo ranger post in Nteko in Nyabwishenya Sub county, intercepted Kakuru and his group leading to a shootout.
14:49
14:49

Five Arrested With 400Kg of Ivory in Amuru 2 1 Top story

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the River Aswa Region Police Spokesperson told URN this morning that the suspects were from different locations in Amuru district and locked up at Gulu Central Police Station.
14:25
14:25

IGAD Countries Lose More Than US$9 billion in Cattle Rustling 3 1

According to Gamba, Sudan Loses US$5.6 billion, Kenya, US$500 million, Uganda US$110 Million, South Sudan US$2.7 billion while each person in Ethiopia loses up to US$13,000 in cattle rustling annually.
13:27
13:27

Court Orders Masindi LC5 Chairperson to Open CAO’s Office CAO's office 1 1 Top story

A copy of the orders seen by URN also asks the local Government Ministry Permanent Secretary to intervene and resolve the differences between the CAO and district council for continuity of services delivery and government programs.
12:48
12:48

Six Amuru Staffs Under Probe Over Theft of Solar Batteries Pabbo Police Post 4

John Bosco Langoya, the Pabbo Health Centre III Health Management Committee Chairperson, says the staffs were implicated when they tracked their phone calls last week. He says Remo Nyeko, Patrick Odong and Charles Okiya were in touch the day the batteries were stolen.
12:33
12:33

Elephants Invade Anaka Town Council

Patrick Okello Oryema the LCV chairperson Nwoya district says the two elephants have destroyed close to 15 acres of food crops including maize, bananas sesame among other crops in the affected area.
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