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20:35
20:35

Masaka Midwife Remanded over Theft of Drugs 2

Assumpta Nambasa, a midwife attached to Kamulegu Health Centre III was remanded on Thursday by Masaka Grade one Magistrate Arthur Ziraba.
20:18
20:18

G77 Summit Cancelled over Coronavirus United Nations 1 Top story

According to the Uganda’s Permanent Representative at the United Nations and the current External Adviser on G77 matters. Adonia Ayebare, due to the coronavirus pandemic and in consultation with the G77 member states, the summit has been postponed to a later date this year.
20:08
20:08

Gulu Archdiocese Launches Commercial Cassava Growing in Northern Uganda 2 2

Fr Mathew Okun Lagoro, the chairperson organizing committee for the project launch told URN in an interview Thursday that a total of 10,000 farmers have been mobilized to grow cassava in Pader district.
20:01
20:01

Newly Elected KCCA Speakers Call for Unity 4 1

In his inaugural speech on Thursday at the City Hall, Kawalya promised to promote cooperation and unity between political and technical leaders.
19:20
19:20

NARO Conducting Research on Desert Locusts kitgum district 4 1

Winfred Aol Opiyo, an Entomologist at National Agricultural Research Organization –NARO told URN in an interview that the scientific investigation will determine the correct dose of chemicals being used depending on the life stage of the insects, the reproductive potential of the insects in relation to what they feed on and among other things.
19:15
19:15

Ssekikubo Asks Gov’t to Compensate Cattle keepers, Traders parliament 2 1 Top story

Addressing the Committee, the Lwemiyaga LC V Councilor, Robert Ambikiire accused Tumwine of setting up a team to extort money from cattle traders to grant them permission to transport their animals to cattle markets and abattoirs.
18:47
18:47

Nansana Shooting: Resident Provides Police CCTV Footage 2 1 Top story

Kyeyune was killed on Wednesday last week when security personnel opened fire to break up a procession by People Power supporters who were returning from the burial of Ritah Nabukenya in Kiboga district.
18:46
18:46

NRM Wins KCCA Division Speaker Seats 1 3

On Thursday, councillors from different divisions gathered at different venues to vote for their speakers and deputy speakers as provided for in the KCCA Amendment Act 2020.
18:09
18:09

Airtel Managing Director Leaves Uganda airtel uganda 1

In a statement issued on Thursday, Raghunath Mandava, CEO of Airtel Africa said “Soma has helped build Airtel Uganda Limited into a strong brand and into the company that it is today. He has been instrumental in rolling out our 4G across the country.”
18:06
18:06

ULGA, LC Leaders Welcome Introduction of Minimum Qualifications 2 1 Top story

Joseph Lomonyang, the President Uganda Local Government Association-ULGA, says the association has for a long urged Parliament to set minimum academic qualifications for chairpersons of Sub counties, Municipal councils, City divisions and Town Councils.
18:02
18:02

Uganda Among Countries Not Likely to Acquire Coronavirus from China-Lancet Report WHO Africa 1

The study titled, ‘Preparedness and Vulnerability of African Countries against Importations of COVID-19: Modelling Study’ shows that countries within the East Africa bloc have moderately low chances of getting the disease from China
17:43
17:43

National Council for Older Persons Pushes for Representation in Parliament 3 1

According to Sylvia Ntambi, the chair Equal Opportunities Commission says it is important for the older persons who are a great population of the country to be represented in Parliament just like workers, youths among others.
17:24
17:24

Missing Rwandan National Not in Our Custody- Attorney General Dr David Mushabe 1

Mushabe has told URN that as a lawyer he has done his part and advised that Rutabana should now be produced using diplomatic channels between the two states Rwanda and Uganda.
17:23
17:23

Eastern Motor Club Rally Moved to Hared Gym Grounds For Safety Reasons sport 1

Musa Kawoya, the Safety Officer the new venue has been demarcated to provide no go zones for the spectators during the sport. The event has attracted 48 drivers from different parts of the country.
17:07
17:07

Gulu Municipality Gets UGX 500m to Purchase Garbage Trucks garbage management 1

Edward Kiwanuka, the Town Clerk disclosed that the each of the four Divisions will be assigned a Truck to ease garbage management while one of the four Trucks will be reserved to serve public institutions like hospitals and schools among others.
16:58
16:58

MPs Task Minister on Delayed Installation of Electric Fence in Murchison Falls National Park stray elephants 5 1

Government last year promised to install low voltage electric fencing in major human-wildlife conflict hotshots in Murchison Falls National Park.
16:58
16:58

Foreign Currency Trader Commits Suicide in Ndeeba 2

While in Uganda, Kyikonyogo has been involved in the foreign exchange business.
16:45
16:45

Makerere Council Passes Students Electoral Regulations university 1

But Ezra Byakutangaza, the 85th Guild Speaker and acting Guild President says some core amendments proposed by the students and presented to council were not considered.
16:33
16:33

Uganda-Europe Summit to Go Ahead Despite Threat of Coronavirus 3 2

Speaking to reporters at the Uganda Media Center in Kampala, Attilio Pacifici, the European Union Ambassador to Uganda said they will take all necessary precautions to see that those who attend the meeting don’t pose any danger of spreading the virus to Uganda.
16:27
16:27

Compensation Woes Still Hurting Bukasa Inland Port Project resident 6 1 Top story

Enock Ariga Marindi, another resident notes that the entire compensation process is shrouded in mystery, saying the ministry has deliberately hidden information from them. He says only a few have been compensated but no one can tell the criteria used to decide who receives the money.
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