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Jul 2020 34 results
22:41
22:41

382 Ugandans Return from Saudi Arabia Repatriation 5 Top story

Ambassador Patrick Mugoya, the Foreign Affairs Permanent Secretary recently told Uganda Radio Network that apart from today's flight that was organized by the Saudi government, the ministry will stick to its schedule for repatriation flights.
22:20
22:20

Pece Prison Placed Under Quarantine as Inmate Tests Positive for COVID-19 frank baine 1 Top story

Dr. Paska Apiyo, the head of Case Management at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital told URN in an interview that the inmate was admitted around 4pm on Tuesday and was in stable condition.
22:05
22:05

Bizonto Comedians Out on Police Bond

According to Bwowe, Buganda Road Magistrate, Stella Maris Amabilis wrote to the Inspector General of Police, the Director Criminal Investigations Directorate and Commandant of the Special Investigations Unit ordering for the unconditional release of the comedians and Kiwewa.
21:28
21:28

MPs Raise Concern over Burial of Namisindwa COVID-19 Victim 1 2

Raising a matter of national importance on Tuesday, Grace Namukhula Watuwa, the Namisindwa Woman MP, said the deceased was hurriedly buried, adding that the body could have been laid to rest in a shallow grave.
21:08
21:08

Banks Restructure UGX 2.5 Trillion in May loans restructuring 1 1

Wilbrod Owor, the Executive Director of Uganda Bankers’ Association (UBA) told reporters on Tuesday that they received 593,539 applications in May worth Shilling 3.4trillion for restructuring. They managed to process 588,474 applications worth Shillings 2.5trillion – equivalent to 99.1% of all those that applied.
18:51
18:51

UCC Invites Creative Industry Players to Dialogue Over New Regulations 6 3 Top story

The objective of the regulations is to regulate matters relating to content under the Act; and define the functions of the Contents Committee. While the Stage Plays And Public Entertainments Rules, S.I No.80 of 2019 provides for the powers and functions of the Commission under the Stage Plays and Public Entertainments Act, permits, advertisement of stage plays and public entertainment and withdrawal of permits.
18:46
18:46

Five Baba FM Presenters Arrested, Released on Bond Jinja 1 2

The journalists who were summoned to record statements before detectives at Jinja central police station were briefly detained and later released on police bond.
18:14
18:14

OPM Officials Plead Not Guilty to 24 Fresh Charges false accounting 2

On Tuesday, they appeared before the Anti-corruption court presided over by the Chief Magistrate Sarah Namusobya Mutebi and denied the charges.
18:10
18:10

People Power Supporter Arrested for Attempted Suicide 1 1

According to Kakooza, he tried several times to recover his motorcycle from the police station but police officers kept on demanding for money. Kakooza alleges that he informed Fred Nyanzi, the brother of Robert Kyagulanyi, the People Power leader about his predicament, who promised to help and invited him for a meeting today.
17:56
17:56

Lira University Secretary Liable for Not Remitting Taxes 3 1

According to the Auditor General, the University did not remit Pay as You Earn tax (PAYE) of Shillings 31.73 million deducted from the payment of housing and top-up allowances of Shillings 105.79 million.
17:40
17:40

Namisindwa Quarantine Center Overwhelmed with Contacts of Uganda's First Covid19 Victim 2 1 Top story

The Namisindwa District Health Officer, Stephen Masai told URN that they are struggling to manage the huge number of suspects since they lack beddings and adequate food.
17:27
17:27

Buvuma Leaders Plead with UNRA to Tarmac Road to Landing Site Buvuma District 1 4

The LCV Chairperson Buvuma, Alex Mabiriizi says the district is struggling to repair the road since it was not budgeted for in the 2020/2021 financial year budget.
17:08
17:08

Police Officer Arrested For Molesting Female Suspect 1

According to Okema, preliminary investigations show that while on duty on Sunday evening, the officer removed his victim from her cells and took her to undisclosed location where he sexually molested her with promises of helping her to regain her freedom.
16:51
16:51

UN Launches US$15M Program to Digitalize Innovation in Agriculture UNCDF 4 4 Top story

Speaking at the launch of the program at Uganda Media Center, Lukolyo noted that they chose Northern Uganda and West Nile as their starting points basing on the fact that they are among the most affected regions when it comes to access to digital innovations.
16:09
16:09

Student Leaders want Government to Declare 2020 Dead Year 5 1 Top story

Brighton Ainebyoona, the National President USSPA, says E-learning necessitates one to be in possession of a smartphone and computer, which are not available for most learners.
15:26
15:26

Covid19 Prevention: 15 Nabbed from City Bar 2 Top story

Police found more than 15 people mostly youths in the bar taking all sorts of beers in violation of the orders to keep all bar closed. The suspects were taken to CPS where they are expected to record their statements.
15:24
15:24

Bankers Launch Drive to Stop Extra Charges on Card Usage Wilbrod Owor 1 1

According to Wilbrod Owor, the UBA Executive Director told reporters on Tuesday that the new campaign, No to Surcharges, will raise awareness among the card users and will also work with business owners to see that chargers stop.
14:53
14:53

Heart Institute Boss Welcomes COVID-19 Wake Up Call 1 3

Dr. Omagino said the lack of space and limited Intensive Care Unit beds renders the institute incapable of adequately delivering on its mandate.
14:33
14:33

Museveni Nominated as NRM Chairperson, Presidential Candidate dr. tanga odoi 4

Dr. Tanga Odoi, the NRM Electoral Commission Chairperson, said so far is there is no challenger for Museveni as none of his rivals have returned nomination forms for both offices.
14:13
14:13

Constitutional Court Drops Teachers' Petition Against KCCA UNATU 1 Top story

The dismissal of this case comes at the time when teachers are struggling to survive following the government's order to close schools until further notice to avoid the spread of Covid 19 pandemic which has so far killed two Ugandans and thousands cross the globe.
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