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17:45
17:45

Puranga Residents Live in Fear After Two Robbery Attempts 2

According to Oringa, he has severally called for the opening of a second police outpost in Ogonyo village in Apwor parish where the sub-county headquarters are found but his pleas haven’t yielded results.
17:32
17:32

Gulu Registered 265 Labor Disputes in Lockdown Gulu City Council 1 1

Geoffrey Lakwonyero, the Labor and Gender Officer at Gulu City Council, says 70 of the cases registered with his office have been settled and leaving 15 cases.
17:20
17:20

Pictorial: Congestion Along Pedestrian Bridge Top story

Motorists have been temporarily diverted to the pedestrian bridge due to the movie shootings sessions, which are ongoing at the old bridge.
17:17
17:17

New South Ruwenzori Diocese Bishop Installed 3 4

In his first message, Bishop Baluku said his main focus will be on building an integrated ministry that shall address the spiritual, physical, emotional and social needs of the people with the expected results of transforming individuals, congregations and communities.
17:00
17:00

Kamwokya Residents Fight Over Nsereko's Cash 4 2 Top story

Trouble started after Nsereko, who was campaigning in Kamwokya on Sunday evening left his campaign agents with Shillings 7 million to share among voters, according to some of the residents. Each person was supposed to take home at least Shillings 5000.
16:47
16:47

14 Arrested Over Ngora Church Attack Ngora District 2 2 Top story

The suspects were picked up for attacking Rev. Martin Ejiet, the Archdeacon of Ngora Archdeaconry, Rev. Sam Opolot and some Christians. The attackers, some of whom are said were armed with machetes invaded the church compound as early as 6:00 am and seized the vestry.
16:35
16:35

Police Stop Amuriat From Campaining in Moroto 1 2 Top story

Visibly disappointed, Amuriat said the police was being used to frustrate people working for change, adding that the Police Commission was a bottleneck to democracy in Uganda.
16:13
16:13

Deceased Bukoto Accident Victims Were Employees of Kati-Kati Restaurant 1 3 Top story

Kenney Alumwadi, who was driving the deceased, is also admitted at Victoria hospital. He told URN on his sickbed that they were returning from work around 9pm when the accident occurred. According to Alumwadi, they were sloping close to the northern-bypass when the truck lost control and rammed into them.
15:50
15:50

Plan ‘B’ Not Necessary-Mugisha Muntu 2 1

Muntu, who is currently campaigning in Bugisu region, says they don’t need plan B to oust Museveni from power but need to change the mindset of Ugandans about the incumbent regime.
15:23
15:23

Rakai NUP Woman Parliamentary Candidate Suspends Campaigns Over Threats shots fired 1 3 Top story

Nalubega says that she reported the matter at Ddwaniro police station but the officers she found there treated the matter lightly and didn’t enter her case.
15:09
15:09

CSOs Condemn Gov't For Freezing NGO Accounts NGOs 3 1 Top story

"In 2017, security agencies raided offices of a number of organizations and halted operations of their blank account. AT no point did these agencies provide any credible information regarding the allegations levelled on these organizations," said Ejoyi.
14:55
14:55

Activists Protest 7-Day Ultimatum Given to Media Practitioners 2 1 Top story

UJU notes that the Electoral Commission has always accredited journalists covering elections without any hitches and complaints. The Union questions why the Media Council is usurping the powers of the Electoral Commission and the “hidden agenda” the council “is peddling”.
12:56
12:56

MOH Calls for Tightening SOPs Enforcement, Decries ICU Expenditure Ministry of Health 2

Dr. Diana Atwiine, the Health Ministry Permanent Secretary told URN in an exclusive interview that the ministry spends not less than Shillings 7million on each COVID-19 patient each day in the Intensive Care Unit-ICU. She said Mulago National Specialized hospital has recently had patients with complicated diseases where they have had to spend up to Shs10million in terms on medicines and sundries to stabilize them.
12:35
12:35

Karamoja Youth Shun Small, Short Condoms Health 1 Top story

Mathew Dengel, one of the youth told URN that although it’s good to always use condoms to prevent sexually transmitted diseases and unwanted pregnancies, the available brands are short and small for them.
12:17
12:17

Umeme Unveils Shs800 Billion Plan for 2021 2

Umeme is expected to start evacuation of power from Karuma hydropower plant and needs to continue investing in the distribution network, to not only improve supply but to boost demand too.
12:09
12:09

Travelers Protest Delayed Repair of Kayunga-Mbulamuti-Kamuli Ferry 1 2 Top story

Noel Muwuluzi, a traveler appeals to Uganda National Roads Authority come to their rescue and repair the ferry to ease their movement. He notes it is a shortcut to a number of people responsible for winning bread for their families.
11:46
11:46

NUP Candidate Withdraws from Kumi County Race, Joins NRM capt mike mukula 1 2 Top story

Osama, who has joined the ruling National Resistance Movement- NRM party, says he made the decision after receiving several death threats from unknown people.
11:38
11:38

Experts Project 100,000 COVID-19 Cases by April 5 1 Top story

According to Prof. Wanyenze, it’s up to the population not to prove the model right. She says that a study has made a number of scenarios that would flatten the curve and bring down infections.
11:24
11:24

RDC Orders Arrest of Police Officers for Torturing Injured Suspect at Health Center 2 3

Kalangala Resident District Commissioner, Daniel Kikoola, says that he received several calls from health workers and patients about Damba’s torture by Police officers. He told URN that the conduct of the police officers was unbecoming.
10:45
10:45

Kwania NRM Leaders Accused of Shunning LC V Candidate 2 4 Top story

Nelson Sadam Abili, the official NRM candidate, says some NRM party leaders in the district including the incumbent Kwania area MP Tonny Ayo have rallied behind his rival, Okello Onac, a charge the MP has vehemently denied.
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