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19:38
19:38

Rotary Unveils Multimillion WASH Project in Tororo 6 4

The 1 billion Shillings project provides ten 10 new boreholes for community health facilities, ten rainwater harvesting tanks and ten school sanitation facilities in Merikit Sub County, Tororo district, one of the areas in dire need of water and sanitation services. The area is characterized by poverty, poor health and poor hygiene.
19:00
19:00

Onduparaka, Vipers FC Settle for Goalless Draw in Arua 2 3

The Venoms currently holding the top position at the UPL table exerted immense pressure on the home team Onduparaka FC in the first half of the game, which however yielded no results.
18:48
18:48

Security Maintain Search for Kidnapped Depot Manager, Guard Thugs 1

Initial reports indicated that unknown thugs disarmed the guard and later held the Depot Manager at gunpoint. Within a few minutes, the two were bundled into a waiting vehicle to an unknown destination. The thugs reportedly robbed 15 million Shillings from the depot.
18:14
18:14

Autocracy Can’t Solve Challenges at Makerere University – Staff threats 1

The staff leaders said that both the students and staff of Makerere University deserve better treatment, fair hearing and constructive engagement. This is contained in a statement addressed to the chairperson of council Lorna Magara, from the three staff associations.
16:38
16:38

MPs Demand Nawangwe Resignation Makerere University 5 1 Top story

The calls comes just days after armed military officers stormed Lumumba Hall, one of the largest male students’ residences in Makerere University and, according to media reports, broke into 60 rooms, smashed students’ properties and forced them to seek refuge outside the university.
14:20
14:20

Police Gun Recovered, One Arrested 1

Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire says that the gun was recovered during night operations conducted in Maya, Wakiso District. The gun, an AK47, had three rounds of ammunition.
12:50
12:50

Kotido Police Reopens File Against Juvenile accused of Defilement Uganda Police Force 1

The District Police Commander Apollo Kyangungu had indicated that police would only give counsel to both the accused and the victim because the case involved juveniles.
12:27
12:27

Namaye, Onyango and 780 Police Officers Shortlisted for UN Jobs 3

The list also has seven Senior Superintendents of Police, who are currently serving as Regional Police Commanders. They include SSP Ezekiel Emitu, SSP John Dhabangi, SSP Richard Onyait, SSP Geoffrey Ssebuyungo, SSP Denis Wanyama, SSP Alex Asiimwe, SSP Robert Lule, SSP Peter Nkulega and SSP Henry Mugumya.
12:08
12:08

DRC Militia Kills Three Ugandan Fishermen on Lake Albert 3

Ajaru Chobidongo, a survivor of the attack told Uganda Radio Network that the suspected militiamen dressed in camouflage uniform attacked their boat and held them at gunpoint. They were eventually ordered to surrender their fishing gear.
11:25
11:25

UNMA Warns of Heavy Rains Over Next Five Days

The statement signed by Acting Executive Director of UNMA Paul Isabirye warns of flooding in urban areas ,low lying areas, mudslides in the mountainous areas and lightning strikes coupled with strong winds.
10:58
10:58

President’s Office Intervenes in Hoima Land Evictions court order 2

The families were in February this year evicted from the land measuring about two square miles, covering four villages of Rwensambya, Rwenjubu, Rutukuma and Kisuga.
10:04
10:04

How Illegal Substances Are Smuggled into Butabika Hospital 6 1

Uganda Radio Network has established that the treatment plan is threatened by the smuggling of addictive substances into the hospital. A former patient at the facility, who preferred anonymity, told URN in an interview that the market for addictive substances like cigarettes and marijuana is high at the mental facility.
09:20
09:20

UMSC Gears for Inauguration of First Ever West Nile Regional Khadi 3 2

In his early 40’s, Sheik Mahd was elected by the Uganda Muslim Supreme Council-UMSC to head the West Nile Muslim region comprising the Muslim districts of Nebbi, Arua, Koboko, Yumbe, Moyo and Madi (Adjumani).
08:50
08:50

Limited Supplies Thwart Efforts to Reduce Perinatal Deaths at Kawolo Hospital 1 2

In most cases, perinatal mortality is caused by preterm birth, Infant respiratory distress syndrome and Birth defects. But Dr Kiberu says that a number of the causes could be managed, in time to prevent deaths, if the facility had enough consumables and equipment in the neonatal department.
08:42
08:42

Uganda’s JKL Dolphins Stops Kenya’s Equity to Qualify for FIBA Africa Champions 1

The debutants at the tournament had a slow start of the game losing 11-17 by the end of the first quarter. But the team outclassed Equity 17-4 in the second half. By the end of the third quarter, Equity fought back to ensure a 42-49 game although the JKL side remained on top.
08:26
08:26

LRA Recordings, Testimony of Forced Wives Used to Pin Ongwen ICC 3 1

Hohler also says the testimonies from Ongwens forced wives stand out as evidence. She says the testimonies are not ordinary as it goes beyond only the description of what happened.
08:00
08:00

Uganda Reviewing Double Taxation Agreements to Stop Tax Leakages 1 1

Over the years, calls for the review and to completely do away with Double Taxation Agreements (DTAs) have grown louder with civil society organisations pointing to evidence that many developing countries were losing money to developing countries as companies repatriate money without paying tax.
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