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20:14
20:14

Uganda Defeats Burundi in Opening CECAFA Challenge Cup Tie 1 Top story

Bright Anuakani and Fahad Bayo gave Uganda Cranes a 2-0 half time lead at the StarTimes Stadium. The home team dominated most of the first half, but failed to take their chances.
19:28
19:28

Landslides Kill 14 in Bundibugyo 1 Top story

The mudslides occurred in Harugale Sub County at 4:00am on Saturday morning following heavy rains.
17:33
17:33

Mourners Chase Police from Funeral of Nakasongola Musician panga welding man 1

On Saturday, police officers transferred the body to his home at Kansirye village for burial. However the officers were welcomed with protests from mourners who accused them of killing the musician unlawfully.
17:16
17:16

Family of Former President Idi Amin Dada Visits Ancenstral Home in Koboko 2

Idi Amin Dada before being toppled by the Obote II government had a home in Koboko and an ancestral one in Lurujo east of Koboko district, which the children and grandchildren of Amin visited on Friday.
17:01
17:01

Police Starts Discussions on Closure of 2,000 Police Posts 1 2

PAC this week, according to source, started discussing on whether Museveni’s directive can be implemented in a one-year period or should wait until 2021 general elections period is complete.
16:48
16:48

National Dialogue Pins Kiir, Machar for South Sudan’s Unending Woes 4 1

Simon Luate Peter, 22, a resident of Bidibidi settlement in Yumbe district whose parents fled South Sudan in 1997 while he was a toddler blames the unceasing volatility to Kiir and his deputy Machar’s selfish power rivalry instead of according peace a chance.
16:35
16:35

Tree Cutting at Makerere University Angers Environmentalists food 3 6

Dr. Gerald Eilu, a Forest Biology and Ecosystems Management lecturer at Makerere University says that it is wrong for the university management to cut the trees especially during the breeding season for the birds.
15:55
15:55

Kitgum Market Workers Strike over Delayed Pay, Poor Working Conditions kitgum main market 3 1

More than 40 workers led a peaceful procession from the market site under construction in central division and pitched camp outside the Resident District Commissioner’s office.
15:52
15:52

Increasing Deforestation Threatening Wildlife Conservation-UWEC 1 4

Speaking at the Birding Expo at UWEC, James Musinguzi, the Executive Director of UWEC called for prevention measures which include the drafting of a plan that will ensure wildlife, birding and the habitat are not destroyed by human nature.
15:36
15:36

Community Health Insurance Schemes Protest Exclusion From Bill 1 4

Fredrick Makaire the Executive Director of Save For Health Uganda a promoter of Community Health Insurance Scheme in Luweero say that they had proposed that poor people can enroll to the National insurance scheme through community health scheme but this was deleted from drafted bill.
15:17
15:17

Stunted HIV Prevalence Rate Worries Health Experts Ministry of Health 3 1

According to experts, Uganda seems to be stuck at a HIV prevalence rate of 6.2 percent that has remained stagnant for the past four years.
14:52
14:52

Children of Clergy in Mukono Diocese to Contribute Funds For Pension House 5 1

Bishop Right Reverend James William Ssebaggala says that in order for the building to be completed in two years time, the diocese needs more than 3 billion shillings.
14:23
14:23

Masaka Diocese to Promote White Fathers’ Plaques as Historical Monuments 5 2

Reverend Monsignor Serverus Jumba, the Bishop of Masaka Diocese says the White Fathers have got very strong attachment to the area, especially in the parish of Villa Maria, which is equally of great significance in the history of the faith in Uganda and the Sub-Saharan Africa.
14:01
14:01

Rubanda MPs Clash over Creation of Town Councils 2 7

After their creation, MP Begumisa started traversing the districts claiming that she was behind the creation.
13:45
13:45

Health Workers Abandon Manafwa Health Center III Over Broken Bridge 3 4 Top story

Health workers have failed to access the health centre since Tuesday. URN reporter saw health workers stranded at the broken bridge pondering on how to access the health centre.
13:32
13:32

Borrowers To Default on Loans– BoU Survey bank of uganda 1

The tightening of loan terms for long term borrowers could be due to the fact that the country is entering an electoral period where businesses are affected with most investors putting their spend in Uganda on hold for the period to end. While government is not expected to change, there is uncertainty over the economy in the after 2021. Banks are saying let us wait and see.
13:23
13:23

UPDF to Recruit 4000 Regular Soldiers 2 1

The recruitment targets unmarried Ugandan nationals aged between 18-25 with a valid National Identification Card, good character, medical fitness certification and the relevant education certifications.
12:56
12:56

Suspected Witch Doctor Killed in Arua murder. 1 1

Moses Miria 47 years a resident of Mite parish Adumi Sub County Arua district was murdered on Friday.
12:40
12:40

Pharmacists Decry Wastage of Drugs Minstry of Health 4

Sam Opio, the Secretary of the Pharmaceutical Society of Uganda said even as the annual drug availability report launched on Thursday by the Medicines Transparency Alliance puts drug availability in facilities low at 36%, government cannot account for the medicines that they receive annually.
12:23
12:23

UWA Struggles to Capture Stray Crocodile 1 3

Several fishermen have sighted the reptile in the lake between the UPDF Marine Docking pier, the Ministry of Energy and at the shoreline of the Botanical gardens.
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