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Jan 2021 35 results
20:34
20:34

Seven Arrested for Targeting Police Officers, Defacing Posters in Ndeeba. 1 1

The Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire has identified the suspects as Hamuza Opio, Usama Matovu, Kinene Kiiza Andrew, Mayambala Francis, Sesazi Paul, Semata Asuman and Deno Alex who are currently detained at Katwe police station.
20:24
20:24

Wakiso Candidates 'Help' Pick Voters' Slips; Official Says it's Illegal Aspiring candidates 5 1

The electoral commission started issuing voter slips yesterday at parish levels for the voters to pick their voter slips and the exercise will take only 10 days but some aspiring candidates have camped at the issuing centers to collect the voter slips for the people in the areas they want to represent.
19:30
19:30

Car Boot Sales are Illegal - KCCA 4 3

According to KCCA Spokesperson Daniel Niwabiine, car boot selling of goods is against the laws here in Uganda. On this he adds that these people carrying out this business operation are not licensed and also, they park in areas which are meant to be used for a different purpose which disrupts road operations.
18:33
18:33

Five Presidential Candidates Fail to Campaign via Radios in Teso Soroti City 3 1

Robert Kyagulanyi, Mugisha Muntu, Willy Mayambala, John Katumba and Fred Mwesigye plus all independent candidates were neither hosted physically nor virtually by any of the five top radio stations in the region.
18:27
18:27

Court Dismisses Petition Against NRM Candidate in Isingiro District Race High Court

Turahi won the NRM Party flag with 112,924 votes against Kajumba’s 63,707 votes. In the same race was Bright Mweteise who polled 15,539 votes, Honorato Muhanguzi who scored 7,873 votes and Amos Naturinda with 262 votes as other contenders.
18:13
18:13

Don't Leave Polling Station After Voting - Tumukunde Henry Tumukunde 1 1

Speaking in various trading centers in Butambala district, the presidential independent candidate has told voters that guarding against vote rigging is the major factor to focus on now.
17:51
17:51

Former ADF Rebels Undergoing Tech and Skills Training in Kasese Amnesty 5 1

The demobilization and resettlement officer with Amnesty Commission Henry Basaliza told URN that the Amnesty Commission is working with other partners to train the ex-ADF rebels in interlocking stabilized soil block-ISSB technology, craft making and tailoring for economic integration.
17:21
17:21

Three-Year-old Boy Appointed As Clan Chief In Kitgum 2 3

Ouma is the first in the Oceng lineage to inherit the Parakono sub-clan throne, in several years since the death of the once-powerful clan Chief Lutwayi I in the 1920s. Since then, the clan has been headed by caretakers until last year when Ouma was appointed as the legitimate clan chief in February.
17:12
17:12

LC1 Chairpersons Wanted for Theft of Voter Location Slips in Fort Portal 2 1 Top story

According to the Fort Portal Returning Officer, James Mugenyi, only parish supervisors that were recruited by the Electoral Commission at parish or ward level are mandated to issue the slips.
16:56
16:56

Experts Frown at Companies Testing Staff for COVID-19 as Offices Reopen Ministry of Health 5 1

Dr. Ataro Stephen Ayella, an epidemiologist, says this is just a temporary solution, but work places should rather put emphasis on individual respect for standard operating procedures like keeping proper hand and respiratory hygiene.
16:55
16:55

Kyagulanyi's Campaign Coordinator Collapses During Court Trial

Nakayinda is among the 95 supporters and campaign coordinators of NUP presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu who was arrested during campaigns in Kalangala district last week.
16:41
16:41

Mobile Unit Set Up to Deal With Election Violence 1 1

The agencies anticipate that there will be violence during or even after the voting exercise, basing on events that characterized the campaign period that started on November 9, 2020,
16:26
16:26

21 People Died by Assault, Drowning on New Year’s Night- Police 1 1

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, said although New Year’s celebrations were countrywide generally peaceful, some people were assaulted to death or lynched by the mob while others drowned as they were crossing on water bodies or swimming.
16:18
16:18

Outgoing Umukuka Bob Mushikori Dead 1 Top story

Emma Bwayo, the State Minister for Cooperatives, Production and Marketing in Inzu Ya Masaba confirmed Mushikori’s death, saying he is waiting for his colleagues to arrive and take the body to Mbale Regional Referral Hospital.
16:05
16:05

Candidate Arrested while Trying to Save Posters From Defacing 2

According to Vicent Mushakamba, Kisoro district FDC Chairman, Semahore was arrested on Monday at around 11:00 AM from Kisoro town while trying to stop security personnel that included police and Uganda Peoples Defense Forces -UPDF soldiers from removing and defacing all opposition campaign posters from Kisoro town.
15:54
15:54

Four Arrested Over Brutal Murder of Hoima Man suspects 1

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police spokesperson, says the assailants hacked the deceased severally and inflicted on him deep cuts on his head, face and neck.
15:46
15:46

IPOD, EC Meet Over Suspension of Political Meetings 4 3

The Commission suspended Political activities in districts of Kampala, Wakiso, Luwero, Kalungu, Mbarara District and City, Kabarole District including Fort Portal City, Masaka, Jinja, Tororo, Kazo, Kasese and the districts of Buikwe, Buvuma, Mukono and Kayunga which were all classified as super-spreaders of COVID-19.
15:30
15:30

Jigger Infestation Affects More than 500 People in Napak District 1 Top story

Christine Nakut, a Village Health team volunteer in Kapuwat village in Iriiri Sub County told URN on Monday that several people including children between the ages of two to five years are unable to walk while the adults between the ages of 50 to 70 people can no longer sit with their buttocks because of the jigger infestation.
15:15
15:15

Police Produce NUP Campaign Coordinators, Supporters For Trial NUP supporters 1 Top story

Kazibwe says they have instruction to apply for bail such that the suspects can have temporary freedom from dentation. The suspects include the close of associates of Robert Kyagulanyi, the NUP presidential candidate.
14:47
14:47

Abducted Boxer Tortured, Admitted in Critical Condition 1 2 Top story

Mukasa narrated to Uganda Radio Network-URN on his sickbed at Lincoln Clinic that he was abducted around midnight by heavily armed people with face-masks.
Jan 2021 35 results