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17:39
17:39

Jinja City Confirms FMD Outbreak cattle 1 3

Speaking to URN on Saturday, Rajab Kiito, the Public Relations Officer Jinja city, said FMD is mainly affecting pastoralists who graze their cattle along different streets within the city.
17:26
17:26

Government Closes Over 70 Arcades, Clear Others to Re-open 2 1 Top story

Kabanda says that 76 arcades were found to be compliant and hence allowed to reopen.
17:10
17:10

Kwania Councilors Vote Rejecting CAO 4 2

Eling also accused the CAO of mismanaging the coffee seeding distribution exercise in the district, mismanagement the issue of land for the construction of Aduku seed SS, failure to address the welfare of the council and challenging the powers of the Executive on budgeting in the media among others.
16:46
16:46

Rukoki HC Struggling To Offer Services A month After Fire Gutted the Facility Rukoki HCIV 2 3

The health centre in charge Dr. Kathembo Joyfred Kayiri, says that they opted to utilize the staff house as a maternity ward after the improvised delivery tent was blown away by heavy winds.
16:25
16:25

Boda-Boda Stage Leaders Accuse Police of ‘Working’ With Motorcycle Robbers 6 1

Kevin Ssendegeya, the chairman of Security Boda-Boda Stage at Total corner, says that there is a group known as Nato, which they reported to the police but nothing was done. Ssendegeya alleges that policemen instead revealed their names to the criminals.
15:55
15:55

EAC, Business Community Root For Joint COVID-19 Vaccine Production

“EAC is working on strengthening partnerships between the private sector and EAC Partner States’ governments, to jointly establish investment in vaccine manufacturing, to ensure the region can produce and avail vaccines to East Africans," said Secretary General Peter Mathuki.
15:36
15:36

UPDF Officer, Constable Nursing Injuries After Mob Attack 4 1 Top story

Ismail Bukenya Musisi, the LC I chairperson of Kikulu zone told Uganda Radio Network-URN that trouble for the two security officers started around 10:00 pm when they ordered a retail shop belonging to one Musisi and a chapati stall belonging to another resident only identified as Kato to close because it was long past curfew time.
14:58
14:58

UPDF Hands Over 36 Kenyan Fishermen Arrested For Illegal Fishing 1 3

Capt. Obbo called for joint operations with their Kenyan counterparts to eliminate the illegal practices.
14:39
14:39

Inspector of Schools Sacked For Embezzling Examination Registration Fees result

“My office closely worked with police and after receiving concrete evidence that Ssekimuli had mismanaged the registration fees to the tune of Shillings 7.6million we tasked him to refund it. We have made the necessary clearance with the relevant authorities and hope that UNEB will release the results soon,” he said.
13:46
13:46

Schools on Tension as Foreign Students Return to Study in Home Countries 2

Lawrence Ssemujju, the deputy headteacher of City hill secondary school also says that they have so far lost five students from South Sudan. He notes that the resumption of studies in the neighbouring countries is making it hard for foreign students to continue waiting for the reopening in Uganda despite the fact that they cherish Ugandan education.
13:03
13:03

Ugandan Blogger Lumbuye Deported, Whereabouts Unknown

Okello Oryem, the Foreign Affairs State Minister, confirmed to URN Lumbuye's deportation. He, however, denied claims that he was taken to the Turkish Embassy, saying that it wasn’t necessary since he was formally handed over to the government before deportation.
12:45
12:45

Gen Katumba Shooting: I was Arrested to Reveal Whereabouts of My ‘Uncle’ 2 1 Top story

Saddam says that the officers told him that his father, Yiga uses his mobile telephone. According to Saddam, after receiving a few slaps and kicks, he succumbed and directed the armed men where his father was and he too was arrested.
12:22
12:22

Graduation News At Kyambogo University Raises Concern Among Finalists 5 1 Top story

Aaron Mwesigwa, a finalist in Bachelor of Accounting and Finance expressed relief that he will, at last, receive a transcript. “I cannot be very excited as we don’t seem ready but after over a year, I need to use my transcript for jobs. The graduation is welcome in whichever form,” he said.
11:38
11:38

Bishop Ssemogerere Cautions Priests Against ‘Stealthily’ Allowing Congregants in Churches 1 Top story

“Avoid letting people gather in the Church until this will be allowed, but use the means offered by technology to let the word of God reach the people,” reads the Bishop’s August 2nd, 2021 letter, a copy of which URN has seen.
11:22
11:22

With The Retiring Of Moses Kigongo Questions Arise Over UPDF’s Involvement In Partisan Politics 1 Top story

, Section 99 of the UPDF Act states that, “A serving officer or militant who desires to seek political office shall first resign or retire from the defence forces…”
10:57
10:57

Masaka Bishop Directs Burial of Priests in Backcloths 2 1 Top story

According to Bishop Jjumba, embracing the use of backcloths in the burial of priests will emphasize the existing interrelation between the Church and Ganda traditions, which has been misconstrued by many people who perceive culture as devilish.
10:38
10:38

First Lady, Premier Nabbanja's Academic Documents not with Parliament-Clerk

On July 23rd, 2021, Mabirizi wrote to the Clerk to Parliament asking for the academic documents of 16 ministers, saying that he had received information that they don’t have the minimum formal education of Advanced Level standard or its equivalent as is required by the Constitution for them to qualify for the positions.
10:23
10:23

Man Nabbed With Forged Interpol Documents, COVID-19 Test Results 6 3

Ssempebwa claims to be an Enforcement Assistant in the Directorate of Legal Affairs at Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA.
09:40
09:40

Uganda Co-op Transport Union Revival Won't Be Easy 2 2 Top story

UCTU is one of the four ‘Tertiary cooperative unions’ in Uganda and a member of the Uganda Cooperative Alliance, UCA. Other tertiary unions are The Uganda Cooperative Savings and Credit Union, the Uganda Insurance Cooperative Union and the Uganda Cooperative bank.
09:24
09:24

Over 200 Residents Petition Amuru RDC Over Persistent Threats of Eviction Amuru Town Council 1 3 Top story

Anjuleta Lalam, a 58-year-old woman and resident of the area, said that she was manipulated to sign an agreement. She says Oyet now forcefully wants to evict her and take control of the 295 acres of land she is living on.
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