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23:46
23:46

Women Unaware of Cervical Cancer Screening 2

Despite cervical cancer killing over 100 women annually in the country, many Ugandan women have very little knowledge about the disease. While some have hard about it, many have never been screened for it
22:51
22:51

Pakistan National Arrested For Torturing Worker in Luwero 3 1

Isah Semwogerere the Savannah Regional Police Spokesperson says that after Mangenga stabilized, he reported the case of torture at Police and officers responded by arresting Lucky Shoabi to answer the charge.
22:35
22:35

Jamil Mukulu Trial Pushed to March 1

Mukulu and his co-accused were formally charged with 20 charges including terrorism, murder, aggravated robbery, aiding and abetting terrorism, crimes against humanity, attempted murder and belonging to a terrorist organization.
19:21
19:21

Sigh of Relief For Kamwokya Residents As MOH Starts Mass Spraying of Bed Bugs bedbug infestation 4 2

Ruth Nansubuga who is also the Women’s chairperson in the area says in a month she receives up to 50 complaints of hygiene related issues with bed bugs ranking high among people’s concerns.
19:06
19:06

How Western Uganda Delivered Victory to Museveni 2 Top story

President Museveni scored more than 70 percent in 51 districts, polling 2.69 million votes of the 3.21 million valid votes cast in these districts. This score represents about 44 percent of 6.04 million votes Museveni polled in the January 14th presidential, according to final presidential election results released by the Electoral Commission today.
18:54
18:54

Gulu EC Rejects Vote Recount of Bargede –Layibi Division Mayoral Race Democratic Party 1 1

Benson Obette, the Gulu District Registrar of the Electoral Commission turned down Ogwette’s request on the ground that he petitioned his office late.
18:44
18:44

President Declines to Assent to Landlord-Tenant Bill 1

The Bill that seeks to among other things regulate the relationship between landlords and tenants was passed by Parliament in June 2019 with several amendments which relate to duties and rights of landlords and tenants in rented commercial and residential premises.
18:38
18:38

Kadaga Demands Report on Human Rights Violations During Electoral Process 5 1

Indeed one of the presidential candidates who is also a Member of this House had his freedom of movement curtailed by Security from the evening of 14th January 2021 until a Court Order was issued on Monday 25th January withdrawing the security personnel from his residence,” said Kadaga.
18:30
18:30

Kalaki District to Repeat Youth Elections After Candidates Tie 2021 Youth Election 1

David Epotu, the NRM candidate and Daniel Ebunyu, an independent tied with 125 votes each.
18:11
18:11

Scientists Investigating Drop in COVID-19 Positive Cases 1

According to the scientists, the drop in the number of positive cases does not necessarily mean that the transmission rate of the disease has decreased
17:54
17:54

Two Men Remanded for Gang-raping Sister In-Law Odek Sub –County

Court heard that on January 21st, 2021 at around 10 am while at Omunyjobi village in Orapwoyo Sub –County in Omoro district, the accused besieged their victim who harvesting sorghum in the garden. It is alleged that the two followed their victim to the garden pretending to offer some help.
17:47
17:47

Parliament Demands Statement on Re-opening of Schools school opening 3 1

Joseph Ssewungu, the Kalungu West MP raised a matter of national importance during plenary. He said that parents have been left in the dark and do not know the fate of their children.
17:41
17:41

'Uncle Money' Jailed Four Years for Manslaughter man slaughter 1 3 Top story

In her judgment, Ayo said the convicts deserve a custodial sentence and handed them a four-year jail term. She directed that court refunds the Shillings 2 million they deposited as security for their bail advised the convicts to appeal the decision in a higher court if they are dissatisfied with her judgment.
17:22
17:22

MPs Recommend UGX 173Bn to Save Health Sector from COVID-19 Distress 2 1 Top story

Dr. Bukenya says that the funds will mitigate the dangers posed by the pandemic in 2021/2022 financial year. He also noted that the failure to integrate COVID-19 in the routine health services has the potential of breaking down the health system, which is very difficult to resuscitate.
17:20
17:20

Teachers Demand for Orientation Before Schools Reopen curriculum 3

The teachers note that the recovery plan should include orienting the learners and teachers and also ensure that time lost is compensated well without having a dead year.
17:18
17:18

Traders Count Losses in Pader As Power Surge Destroys Items pader town council 2

The power surge reportedly occurred on Tuesday evening and affected about 30 traders in Lagwai Zone A in Wee Wii village.
17:07
17:07

Construction of UGX 70 Bn Irrigation Scheme in Amuru Hangs in Balance Attiak Sub County 1

Michael Lakony, the LCV Chairperson Amuru, says that their quest and constant plea with the community to offer them land for the construction has been met with resistance since 2019 leaving them helpless.
16:47
16:47

Gulu Hospital Runs Out of Reagents for Tesing Sickle Cell Patients Health facility 1

Esther Stella Atim, the In-charge of the Sickle Cell and Palliative Care Unit at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital told URN in an interview that they had taken three months with the reagents before they received some supplies early this month that have also run out.
16:25
16:25

Losers of Entebbe Municipality Mayoral Race to Petition Court 4 2

Kayanja has contested the results and plans to file a petition to the court.
16:00
16:00

Rival Masaaba Cultural Leaders Storm Out of Umukuka's Eulogy 1 3 Top story

Sister Rose Nelima, the incumbent speaker of Inzu Ya Masaaba Cultural Institution introduced the delegates including the representative of the “Emorimori” the leader of Teso Cultural institution and skipped Wedaira and his team prompting them to storm out.
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