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18:54
18:54

Archbishop Urges Parents to Mentor Children During Festive Season Teenage Pregnancies 2 1

“Dear parents, you have a very big role to play; a very big one, the role of mentoring these children from young age upto the time they are big and even then, when you see them doing wrong things, challenge them because you still have power, don’t underestimate your power!” -Archbishop Odama said
18:39
18:39

Amuriat Blocked in Sembabule, Vows to Defy Suspension of Campaigns 2 2

The security personnel under the command of Dickens Bindeeba, the Sembabule District Police Commander mounted a strong roadblock comprised of anti-riot vehicles and tyre-spikes on the way, and accordingly ordered Amuriat and his team to go back.
18:28
18:28

Police Retrieve Body of Teenager Drowned During Christmas Night Celebration 1

The teenager is identified as Irene Nakibuuka, 16, a resident at Ssaza Mukono Municipality. According to family members, the deceased together with her younger siblings went to attend a Christmas festival that was organized at the gardens.
18:13
18:13

Electoral Commission Suspends Campaigns in COVID-19 High Risk Districts 2 1

The Electoral Commission has identified 11 COVID-19 high risk districts where mass gatherings pose a threat and has decided to suspend campaign meetings in those districts starting on the 26th of December.
18:01
18:01

Accidents Claims 2 as Aswa Records 3 Deaths on Christmas Weekend Road accident

The two identified as Maxwell Odongpiny, 4-year old resident of Amilobo village in Patuda Parish Ongako Sub County in Omoro District and Solomon Nyeko Rombo, 38-years resident of Palabel Kal, an information records officer at Atiak health center IV. The third death case is of a maid identified as Monday Patricia, 20 years old.
17:35
17:35

100 Sleep in Police Custody on Christmas for Flouting Curfew night curfew 1 1

Ssemitego Eddie, a community policing officer at Kira road police division told URN that 30 people were arrested in parts of Kololo and Ntinda areas in bars drinking which was prohibited as a measure to fight the spread of COVID-19.
17:10
17:10

Katumba to Table Evidence of Brutality to EC on Monday 2 1

He says that during the earlier engagements he had with the electoral commission, he did not have enough evidence to prove his allegations but this time round he has gathered enough of it to warrant Justice Byabakama's immediate response and action
15:32
15:32

Muntu Warns of NRM's 'Blinding Billions' gen. mugisha muntu 2 Top story

According to Gen. Mugisha Muntu, there is need for the people of Kampala and other areas to be alert and not get confused with money scheduled to be spent by the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party while casting their vote on 14th January.
15:08
15:08

Police Hunt Killers of Luwero Resident Christmas day 2

Isah Ssemwogerere, the Savannah Region Police Spokesperson, says two assailants armed with a Sub Machine Gun riding on a motorbike deliberately knocked down the deceased before they shot him in the chest and sped off from the scene. Musisi’s son aged 18 and 11-year-old daughter survived unhurt.
14:54
14:54

Police, Public Wait for Kyagulanyi in Kyotera 1 3

Kyagulanyi 'Bobi Wine' also the leader of the National Unity Platform (NUP) is scheduled to traverse Lyantonde, Rakai and Kyotera to look for votes today.
14:41
14:41

Electoral Commission Starts Packing Presidential And Parliamentary Ballot Papers 2021 election

“The packing process is expected to take a period of seven days, after which the Commission will embark on the second round of packing materials for District/City Local Government Councils Elections,” the press statement reads in part.
14:14
14:14

Go to UBC, Nabakooba Tells Presidential Debate Organisers

She was responding to Elder’s Council chairperson, Justice James Ogola, who said they might not be able to organize the debates during these elections for lack of money.
14:01
14:01

UNEB Cancels Academic Papers of Kitagwenda LC V Candidate 1

“Basing on the material availed, UNEB Examinations Security Committee proceeded with the hearing and it was proven that you presented a forged PLE result slip No. 33269/058 -1999 in 2014 when you sat for Uganda Certificate of Education – UCE,” reads part of Odongo’s letter to Mugabe.
13:58
13:58

Pay MPs 250K a Month to Prevent Struggles to Get Elected 1

According to the bishop, most people have taken politics as source of livelihood instead of concentrating on food production that would help grow the country's economy.
13:41
13:41

Another Suspect Dies in Police Cells in Rukungiri 1

Onemus Kemugisha, the officer in charge of crime investigation department at Rukungiri central police, says that one of the officers who was on duty on Christmas evening decided to check on the suspects in the morning and found Bahati dead.
13:30
13:30

Families of Suspected Encroachers Demand Justice 3

Dinavensi Kyomukama narrates that her husband Asaba was arrested on March 10, 2020, from his garden along river Nsongya near Kibale National Park. According to Kyomukama, Asaba was arrested by game rangers who were chasing another person who was collecting firewood from the park.
12:16
12:16

Oyam Patients Forced to Work on Medics' Farms in Exchange for Treatment Ministry of Health 2 2

Surprisingly, the officers in charges of Ngai HCII, Otwal HCIII and Atura HCIII equally agreed with the findings saying they are working on ways of solving the problems.
12:05
12:05

Otuchet Applauds Athletes, Promises Good Performance in Tokyo Olympics 2 Top story

Dominic Otuchet, the President of Uganda Athletics Federation told URN in an interview that the Federation is proud of the achievements they have made in the abnormal year. “Athletics has continued to market Uganda internationally better than any other sport in the country and this qualifies us as the number one golden sport in Uganda,” Otuchet said.
11:36
11:36

Amputated Teargas Victim Demands UGX 300M Compensation Elegu Town Council 2 2 Top story

Zabedu, who was conducting her hotel business that fateful day, was rushed to Gulu Regional Referral Hospital where doctors decided to amputate her leg on Monday this week to extensive damage.
11:25
11:25

Six Tourists Arrested for Breaking Curfew in Kalangala 2 4

Those who were chased from Kudos went to Kisisira Country club and by the time police raided Kisisira at 1am, they crossed back to Kudos Safaris which had remained open even after the police raid, until morning. The 6 rowdy tourists who spent the night/morning in the cells had been drinking in local bars at Mwena landing site.
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