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20:08
20:08

Panic as Four Test Positive for Covid19 in Sironko, Kween Districts 1

According to Wakoko, the patient returned from Kampala and was quarantined after presenting with Covid19 like symptoms. His samples were taken to the Virus Research Institute in Entebbe where they tested positive.
17:07
17:07

Police Blocks Establishment Of NUP Offices In Kitgum 1

Eyaku says the People power activists and NUP party officials have not officially notified the District Security Committee of their intention to open an office in the district.
16:48
16:48

Arrest Police Officers Who fail to Enforce Covid-19 Guidelines-Lumumba Justine Lumumba 3

Lumumba wants the Police leadership to arrest any District Police Commander who fails to ensure that no such gatherings or public rallies are held. She says according to the constitution of Uganda, no one, not even a minister is above the law.
16:28
16:28

Lumumba Denies Museveni Asked CEC to Allow Kigongo Go Unopposed NRM primaries 2

Kigongo is facing former minister Francis Babu, Hakim Asiimwe Lukenge a businessman and a one Kefa Mafumu. Museveni is the only one of the nine members of the Central Executive Committee who was nominated last week unopposed.
16:20
16:20

Five Million Mosquito Nets to be Distributed in Western Uganda 2 3

Emmanuel Ainebyoona, the Health Ministry Spokesperson, said the distribution teams were already on their way to the designated districts where they will train Village Health Teams throughout the week.
14:40
14:40

Posters Defaced As Campaigns Heat Up In Luweero defacing posters 1 3 Top story

Isma Nasur, a campaigner for Gaddafi Nasur, says that they have decided to deploy vigilantes to arrest the people behind defacing their posters.
14:14
14:14

Ssenyonyi, Balimwezo Agree Not to Compete in Nakawa 4 6 Top story

On Sunday, the two held a joint press conference in Nakawa, where Ssenyonyi revealed that they had decided to contest in different constituencies. He asked other NUP members to use round table talks to try and avoid competition for the same seat.
13:44
13:44

We Don't Need Mao's Approval: DP Bloc Leaders 6 2

Mpuuga said that even if Mao declared his exit from the Bloc, the remaining members don’t need his approval to continue with the objectives of the bloc.
13:18
13:18

Tumukunde Mobilizing Support in Busoga Sub region village 1 1

The quiet meetings, which are taking places in the residence of Tumukunde’s loyalists in different districts within Busoga sub region, are restricted to few individuals so as to enforce social distancing in line with the Covid19 control measures announced by the Health Ministry.
13:09
13:09

Pictorial: Tumukunde Pays tribute to Busoga’s Fallen Gen. Kadoko Top story

Kadoko, who passed away at the age of 95 years, served as a military officer in both the Idi Amin and Milton Obote regimes.
12:54
12:54

1,000Kgs Of Maize Flour Nears Expiry As Kitgum Quarantine Centers Remain Vacant 1

“The flour is almost getting spoilt, so we are thinking that it should be given or sold away to prominent people in the district so that they don’t get spoilt. When we need them, we shall get the food back because at the moment, the quarantine centers are empty,” Dr Okello says.
12:44
12:44

Pictorial: FDC Party Officials, Supporters Party as Acire, Reagan Reconcile COVID -19 Outbreak 3 19

Patrick Oboi Amuriat, the FDC Party President, says the restriction are meant to curtail opposition party activities at the expense of the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM Party.
12:27
12:27

Museveni Sponsors Four Athletes For Monaco Diamond League 4

The president is believed to have forked out US$ 22,000, about Shillings 81.4 million for the special flight. The organisers of the event, Meeting Herculis EBS have paid for the air fares for the athletes to and from Monaco. The athletes will board Turkish Airlines with their Kenyan counterparts in Nairobi and arrive in Nice (France) later today.
12:05
12:05

Relatives of Electrocuted Man Pitch Camp at Umeme Offices UMEME limited 2 1

Derrick Isabirye, who led a delegation of six family members to pitch camp at Umeme offices in Mukono, says they will not leave until they receive a proper explanation from the power distributors. He says it is unfair for Umeme to disown their relative, yet they have been contracting him to undertake various assignments.
11:41
11:41

UNRA Ambulance Excites Kween Residents 2 5 Top story

Caroline Cheptoet, one of the residents, said because of the long distances they have been trekking, many, especially expectant mothers have died in transit to health facilities.
11:18
11:18

Court to Decide on Natete Mosque Land Row 1 1 Top story

Last week, the UMSC lawyers led by Musa Kabega asked court to dismiss the application, saying it was filed outside the stipulated time. He argued that the law stipulates that anybody aggrieved on land matters, must do so within 12 years. Kabega however, explained that the applicants waited for more than 15 years to bring petition the High court land division, which is outside the stipulated time.
10:35
10:35

COVID-19: Bushenyi District Staff, Task Force to Undergo Covid19 Testing 1 2

The Bushenyi District Covid19 Task Force Chairperson, Jolly Tibemanya has since denied the reports, which have gone viral on social media as false.
09:50
09:50

Impassable Road irks Produce Farmers 2 2

Isaac Mwoyani, a tomato grower from Butandiga Sub County, says he spends between Shillings 10,000 to 30,000 to hire men to carry his produce on the head to the nearby market in Sironko town. According to Mwoyani, when the road is in good shape he spends less money to fuel his vehicle to transport the produce to markets in Mbale and Sironko town.
09:13
09:13

Sanjay Asks NRM Delegates to Ignore Racial Biases country 1 2 Top story

Speaking to URN in an interview shortly after addressing NRM delegates drawn from various areas in Busoga sub region on Friday, Sanjay said whereas his rivals are playing the racial card on the basis of his Indian accent, he is a Ugandan with sufficient capacity to serve his fellow countrymen.
08:52
08:52

Congolese kidnappers Demand UGX 4M to free 10 Ugandan Fishermen 3

Some of the victims have been identified as David Mucunguzi, Innocent Twinomujuni ,Shabul Nabasa, Jackson Tumuhamye, Benjamin Tusasibwe, Nicholas Sunday, Kenneth Kabasharira Nicholas Tumwesigye, Patrick Bwiho and Jackson Musinguzi.
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