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May 2021 35 results
19:28
19:28

Kadaga Leaves Behind Legacy of Human Rights, Independent Parliament-MPs 11th Parliament 1 8

Kadaga’s journey at the helm of the legislature came to an end on Monday when she was defeated by her former deputy Jacob Oulanyah. Oulanyah who was fronted by the NRM CEC polled 310 votes while Kadaga who chose to contest as an independent candidate polled 197 votes.
19:21
19:21

Chaos Reigns on Entebbe Roads as Traffic Signal Lights Fail 3 1

Ronald Kabugo, a boda boda cyclist, survived narrowly on Tuesday evening after a motor vehicle collided with the boda boda at the junction.
18:57
18:57

Traffic Police Worried for their Health as Pollution Increases; Implore Scientists to Intervene air pollution 2

The Acting Traffic Police Director ,Lawrence Niwabiine, says that as police they are concerned and worried about the health of their manpower that execute their daily duties in an environment that exposes them to the polluted air.
18:48
18:48

Police Cleared Possession of Plots in Old Taxi Park 2

KCCA and 10 companies owning different sizes of plots inside Old Taxi Park signed an MOU on December 10th, 2020 in respect to the 2019 Court order by the High Court Land Division authorizing vacant possession of the said plots of land.
18:32
18:32

City Schools Fail to Implement SOPs Amidst Covid-19 Surge 1 3

According to schools that URN visited, the headteacher indicated that it is hard to implement SOPs because learners find it hard to wear face masks the entire school day. Failure to implement SOPs in schools comes at time when the number of COVID-19 cases in the country is on the rise
18:28
18:28

Manafwa District Service Commission Accused of Bribery 4 1

Edith Weyanga, the mother of one of the applicants collapsed and died on Wednesday after her son Emmanuel Maakuyi was not shortlisted despite allegedly paying 3.5 Million Shillings to the service commission.
18:16
18:16

Mak Arena Incomplete after 4 Years Under Construction Penina Kabenge 3 1

The construction of the arena started in 2018 with intentions of hosting the 3rd World University Netball Championships that took place in September 2018 at Makerere University
18:12
18:12

Arua Leaders Raise Red Flag over Defiant Disco Operators Covid19 pandemic 3 1

According to Festus Ayikobua the RDC Arua, security personnel will carry out impromptu operations and impound all disco equipment of those defying presidential directives.
17:54
17:54

Kinyara Health Center III Closed After 8 Staff Tested Positive for COVID-19 1 3

Patrick Baguma, the Masindi District Health Officer-DHO says that samples from the health workers were taken on Wednesday and on Thursday all the eight samples turned positive for COVID-19 prompting the District COVID-19 task force to temporarily suspend operations at the health Center to avoid further spread of the virus.
17:50
17:50

Mbale Social Worker Arrested over Aggravated Defilement 2

Rogers Taitika, the Elgon Region Police Spokesperson told URN that Annet Bisikwa, the mother of the victim reported to Police that her daughter had been defiled by the health worker at the facility they had gone to seek for medical services, which led to his arrest.
17:40
17:40

Chaos Mars NUP KCCA Speakership Elections Amidst Accusations Of Bribery 4

Trouble started after the Makindye councillor Zaharah Luyurika was declared the winner of the vote that was cast by 41 councillors belonging to NUP. Luyurika got 12 votes against his closest challenger Hakim Kiiza who got 10 votes.
17:38
17:38

Police Officers Rush to (Re)Join Force’s SACCO Because of New, Good Management 1 2

“We have managed to reduce on the expenditure in the Sacco canteen, moving away from a loss of 73million Shillings suffered in 2019 to realising a profit of 750 million Shillings in 2020. We have also been able to reduce on most of the expenditures as reflected in the financial statement which has boosted our net profit from Shs315m in 2019 to Shs2.631Bn in 2020,” Omoding said.
16:24
16:24

Uganda to Accept Vaccination Certificates from Countries with High Vaccine Uptake 2

Previously, all travellers entering the country from countries reporting high COVID-19 cases like; the United States, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, Turkey, South Africa, Ethiopia, Kenya, South Sudan and Tanzania undergo a compulsory COVID-19 PCR test at their own cost at the airport.
15:58
15:58

Land Wrangles, Welfare of Clergy Still A Challenge As Luwero Diocese Celebrates 30 Years infrastructure 4 1

On Saturday 29th May this weekend, Anglicans will flock St Mark Cathedral church in Luwero to celebrate 30 years after the diocese was curved out of Namirembe diocese in 1991.
15:31
15:31

Inadequate Staff Affecting Operations of Gulu Remand Home Nwoya district 2

The remand home that houses child offenders from Omoro, Amuru, Nwoya, Pader, Lamwo, Agago, Oyam and Gulu currently has only six staff which include an in–charge, two Assistant Probation Officers and three guards out of the required eleven staff.
15:14
15:14

Leaders Ask Oulanyah to Advocate for Women Interests 3

The Soroti District Woman MP, Anna Adeke, says that women were blessed to have a Speaker in the 10th Parliament (Rebecca Kadaga) who was emphasizing gender and equity. Adeke says that she is looking forward to the new leadership that she hopes will maintain the same.
15:07
15:07

Nankabirwa Petitions NRM to Discipline Kadaga parliament 1 3

The outgoing Government Chief Whip Ruth Nankabirwa has petitioned the National Resistance Movement (NRM) to discipline former Speaker Rebecca Kadaga for going against the party.
14:52
14:52

Former Soroti Municipality MP, Herbert Edmund Ariko Joins NRM Capt. Mike Mukula 1 1

Ariko, who unsuccessfully contested for the Soroti City East MP seat as an independent joined parliament in 2016 on the FDC ticket. He is among the FDC members who left the party after the 2017 party presidential elections.
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14:45

Police Commanders Face Arrest for Not Enforcing Covid-19 SOPs 2 1

Ochom said he has instructed the commander Alert Squad Unit to make impromptu visits to areas under the command of particular officers and apprehend whoever will be found not enforcing the Standard Operating Procedures - SOPs.
14:37
14:37

UWA Steps Up Community Sensitization in Karamoja As Poaching Increases 1 1

Last month, herdsmen killed the Crested Crane in Moruita Sub County in Nakapiripirit district. The Crane was believed to be from Matheniko- Bokora Corridor that stretches from Moroto, Napak, Nakapiripirit, Nabilatuk, Amudat and parts of Teso.
May 2021 35 results