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20:18
20:18

IGP Ochola Releases Targets for His New Term IGP Martin Ochola 1 1

Ochola’s list of targets was released to the media on Monday by Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga. The police chief has vowed to deal with corrupt officers who have seen the force being named as most corrupt year in year.
19:34
19:34

Suspected Ebola Patient Dies in Kanungu

Obed Kasigwa of Buzira village Bihomborwa ward Kihihi town council died mysteriously on Saturday night, a day after returning from the Democratic Republic of Congo where he had gone to visit his mother.
19:24
19:24

"Toxi-Scrub", A Solution For Uganda's Aflatoxin Problem maize grain 3 1

Aflatoxins result from moulding on grain caused by poor storage of foodstuffs in warm and humid conditions, and to a lesser extent, planting of affected seeds. In the process, the grain us contaminated with poisonous compounds known as Mycotoxins.
19:12
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Mabirizi - Kyagulanyi Age Saga Takes New Twist 'false information' 2 1

Trouble for Kyagulanyi started in 2020 when he declared his interest to stand for the Presidency, the topmost office in the country. Accordingly, Mabirizi who describes himself as an ardent believer of the rule of law tried to search for his academic papers arguing that the country has suffered with the current President Yoweri Museveni whose age and academic documents have been difficult to trace.
19:03
19:03

Six Candidates Give Birth During Ongoing O'level Exams UNEB 3 1

These are among the hundreds of learners who conceived during the long holiday that started with the closure of schools which was effected in March 2020, as one of the measures taken by the government to control the spread of coronavirus disease.
18:45
18:45

Ugandan Students in Algeria Demand Unpaid Stipend COVID-19 2 1

The students are paid a monthly stipend of USD 100 (367,000 Shillings) which is released after every three months. However, the government last paid them in May 2020 forcing them to live in debt to make ends meet. From that time, the next payment they received was for the period between January and March 2021.
18:17
18:17

DRC Militiamen Abduct 16 Ugandan Fishermen in Hoima Lake Albert 1 1

Fred Mujuni, the chairperson of Kaiso landing site fishing community told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Monday afternoon that all the four-armed Congolese militiamen put the fishermen at gunpoint before ordering them to surrender all the fishing gear in their possession. They later crossed with them to DRC.
18:04
18:04

Barman who Recorded Video of Soldiers in Attempted Robbery, Goes into Hiding UPDF 2 1

URN has obtained video clips were the village defense secretary Sulait Zziwa is recorded picking money from the counter. It also shows a UPDF soldier and an LDU attempting to jump over the counter before they were alerted about the presence of cameras in the place.
17:56
17:56

Buganda Demands Payment of UGX 215 Billion from Central Gov't Buganda Kingdom 3 1

The money also covers compensation for land and accumulated rent arrears since 1967. In February 2019, President Yoweri Museveni held a meeting with the Kabaka of Buganda Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II to review an earlier Memorandum of Understanding between the Kingdom and the Central Government.
17:32
17:32

Uganda Will not Halt Use of AstraZeneca Vaccine-MOH 1 1 Top story

Dr. Alfred Driwale, the programme manager of the Uganda National Expanded Programme on Immunization-UNEPI, says the vaccine is safe and people should not listen to the misinformation circulating on social media.
17:16
17:16

Nine Sex Workers Arrested for Stabbing Client to Death Busoga

The Busoga East Police Commander, Anatolli Katungwesi says that they tracked down the suspects in their hideouts in the outskirts of Iganga town. He, however, says that the prime suspect is still at large.
17:15
17:15

Unpaid Court Awards Finally Fall Below UGX400BN – Audit Report 2 1

In June 2018, the Auditor General reported outstanding court awards and compensations totaling 655.1 billion and these decreased to 550.2 billion in his June 2019 report. In the new report accessed by Uganda Radio Network- URN, Muwanga now says that the outstanding amount is 392.4 billion.
17:03
17:03

Jamilu Mukulu, 28 Others Reject Video Conference Trial ADF 2 1

The suspected who are facing terrorism, murder, and aggravated robbery charges, alongside the suspected ADF Commander Jamilu Mukulu declined to appear before the International Crimes Division of the High Court today on grounds that they did not have any consent to be tried through this method of technology.
17:01
17:01

Fidodido Ceiling Caves In Injuring 8 Worshippers 2 4 Top story

Abdu Monday, one of the survivors, says there were more than 100 people in the service when the ceiling collapsed. He says that most of the affected people were occupying the front seats.
16:38
16:38

Security Guard Commits Suicide By Shooting 1

Rogers Taitika, the Elgon Region police spokesperson, says that Wabuyi used the AK47 gun he was using on duty to end his life. He says it was his colleague Geoffrey Awuta who alerted police about the incident.
16:27
16:27

Bobi Wine Performed Better at Muslim Institutions Polling Stations 2 1

The National Unity Platform -NUP presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine scored above 50 percent at 381 of 765 polling stations that were situated at Muslim institutions. Bobi Wine’s win at these polling stations was 49.8 percent on average.
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Kanungu Solar Irrigation Scheme Repaired after Media Exposure 3 2 Top story

Gad Ahimbisibwe Rugaaju, the Kanungu Deputy Resident District Commissioner, says that engineers examined the irrigation plant and realized that it had developed a fault resulting from the clogging of pipes that pump water from the river to the reservoir tank.
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Loser Challenges Election of Eastern Youth MP Elect 2 1

Through her lawyer of Acadia Advocates Balunywa, says Odoi was ineligible to contest for the position of youth MP because he is 39 years of age and not 30 years as he claimed during nominations.
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Kyagulanyi, Nine Others Arrested in Kampala Protests Fred Enanga 2 Top story

Kyagulanyi recently announced that he would lead peaceful demonstrations to challenge the abduction of NUP supporters, the trial of civilians in military courts, and the outcome of the January 14, presidential election, which gave Yoweri Museveni a win over 10 other presidential candidates.
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