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23:57
23:57

Anti-Kidnap Response Unit Arrests Four 1 1

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, has identified the suspects as Edward Jaggwe, Nasiwa Safina, Evelyn Atuhirwe and Ann Agiyo. Police have since rescued the victims while the third case has been regarded as false alert.
23:32
23:32

Opposition Leaders Encourage Youth to Participate in 2021 Elections 5 2

Youth leaders from the opposition have urged people aged 18-30 years to participate meaningfully in the national youth elections.
21:15
21:15

Uganda on Food Security Threat Alert as Locusts Invade people 5 1

The Ministry of Agriculture has since passed out information warning the entire populace to stock enough food. However, the warning might have come in late as many people are likely to have already sold off a number of crops harvested in the recent farming season. Uganda last experienced a major locust invasion in 1961, with immense damage on crops which resulted in acute hunger.
20:51
20:51

Dr Kamunyu Re-elected Makerere University Academic Staff Association Boss 3 5

Dr. Kamunyu won in all the 11 polling stations with a total of 605 votes representing 83.5% out of 725 ballots cast against his challenger Dr. Hajji Hussein Oria, who garnered 120 votes representing 16.5% of the overall votes cast.
20:35
20:35

Court Orders UPDF to Produce Body of Deceased Rwandan National Rwandan Nationals 2 3

Magezi’s body is said to be still at City Mortuary as police waits for the postmortem report.
19:57
19:57

Desert Locust Sighted in Kitgum Municipality desert locusts 1 2

Denis Ocira, the Kitgum District Agricultural Officer confirmed to URN this afternoon that the discovery of the locust raises concerns of a looming danger to food security in the district.
19:27
19:27

Finance Ministry Explains UGX 369.8Bn Mischarge of Expenditure MInistry of Finance 1

According to Auditor General John Muwanga’s audit report, a review of expenditures revealed that entities charged wrong expenditure codes to the tune of Shillings 369.8 billion, a practice he said leads to financial misreporting.
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18:58

20 Ugandans Face Deportation for Illegal Entry into Zimbabwe immigration 1

Twenty Ugandan nationals have are facing deportation for illegal entry into Zimbabwe while en-route to South Africa.
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18:08

Insurer UAP adds Telemedicine to Health Insurance Package 1

In a memorandum of understanding with a new telemedicine provider The Medical Concierge Group (TMCG), UAP will offer among others on line medical consultations, collection of laboratory samples and delivery medicines to their clients under this arrangement.
17:23
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Uganda’s Public Debt Reaches UGX 46 trillion - Report Bank of Uganda 1 Top story

Last August, Bank of Uganda said the country's capacity to manage its growing public debt will depend on the country's ability to export oil by 2023. This target will mostly depend on how fast government can reach common ground with oil companies.
17:15
17:15

Unknown People Vandalize Road Signs, Bridge Rails in Nwoya nwoya district 2 2

Simon Opiyo, the L.C.II of Amar Parish, Koch –Goma Sub –County in Nwoya District says they have not yet arrested anybody in connection to the vice but that they have recovered on road sign that was vandalize.
16:41
16:41

IGP Ochola Dismisses Police Constable for Drunkenness 1 1

Ochola, last week ordered the Police Court chaired by Senior Commissioner Charles Birungi to swiftly try Constable Nathan Kanyesige who featured in a video clip very drunk and tearing documents at his workstation in Butambala District.
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Terrorism, Conflicts Trouble New AU Chairman Cyril Ramaphosa 1 1

Ramaphosa who was elected the new Chairperson of the African Union on Sunday, replacing Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi outlined peace, gender equality, inclusive growth and development as his priorities of focus.
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People’s Government to hold Countrywide Meetings to Popularize ICC Petition 1

Addressing the media in Kampala, Lord Mayor, Erias Lukwago who’s the People’s government deputy president, said they are going to move around the country explaining the rationale of their petition so that the people can own it.
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16:00

MV Kaawa Suspends Operations for Major Servicing 2 1

The Engineer in charge of the Vessels at Port Bell - Luzira Aggrey Ojiambo told Uganda Radio Network in an earlier interview that Uganda Railway Corporation needed about USD 5 million (18.3 billion Shillings) to repair the two marine vessels MV Kaawa and MV Pamba.
15:44
15:44

German Firm to Construct Atiak-Laropi Road at UGX 217b South Sudan 1

The road starts in Atiak at a junction off the Gulu – Atiak - Nimule road and runs in a northwestern direction through Adjumani town. It ends at Umi, the ferry landing site on the River Nile. The existing gravel road will be widened and upgraded to an asphalt road, the company said.
15:38
15:38

Bunyoro Kingdom Condemns Attack on Ssemwema Cultural Site 1

Ssememwa Cultural Site is known for trenches which were used by the legendary great King Kateboha who reigned in the 14th century AD during the Bachwezi Dynasty in the Great Bunyoro Kitara Empire. The trenches were also used to guard against enemies from gaining entry into the King’s Palace which was located in the same area.
15:11
15:11

7 Cameroonians, Ugandans Arrested with Currency Counterfeits 2 1

The crime intelligence team commanded by Assistant Commissioner of Police Thomas Kasimo, launched a hunt for the fraudsters in December last year until last weekend when they successfully netted seven suspects from various parts of Kampala.
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14:32

Re-Emergence of Water Hyacinth Frustrates Fishing on Lake Albert fishermen 3 2

Vicent Okumu a fisherman at Wanseko landing site in Buliisa district says the weed forms dense-mat cover on water surface and affects the movement of fish, blocks boat access and the catching of fish.
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Janani Luwum Pilgrims Trek Across Gulu En Route to Kitgum Olara Otunnu 8 2

The pilgrimage preceding the annual St Janani Luwum day, celebrated each year on February 16, aims at tracing Janani Luwum’s final journey from Kampala to his gravesite at Wii Gweng in Mucwini, Kitgum district.
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