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20:55
20:55

Integrated Electricity Projects Seen As Solution To Boost Demand 6 1

The decline in connectivity was largely due to the impact of the Covid 19 pandemic on the consumer’s spending power, which has forced some of them to revert to other sources of energy like wood and kerosene to meet their needs. The 40 kilowatt-hour plant at Kiwumu targets to serve at least 400 households and small businesses and has already attracted more than 250 connections, which the partners say is more than they had expected.
19:06
19:06

Hungry KCCA Road Sweeper Collapses and Dies, Colleagues Protest Salary Non-payment 5 1

The protest which they staged at Kawempe division office was triggered by the death of their colleague Sam Lugya Nsamba who fainted last week while on duty while sweeping Buwambo Road in Mpererwe.
19:05
19:05

Pictorial: Bar Owners, Local Artists in Kwania Defy Concert Ban 15

The concerts were suspended in March 2020 as the government announced measures to fight the spread of COVID-19, and while restrictions were announced on almost all other sectors, the entertainment centers remain closed, with no activity allowed.
18:30
18:30

IGP Ochola Directs Commanders to Execute Court Orders 1 2

In a letter to the Inspector General of Police, Attorney General Kiryowa Kiwanuka said the police chief should direct his officers to comply with all court directives so as not to destroy the authority of the judicial system
18:07
18:07

Ignore Museveni Views on Land, FDC Tells NRM Leaders 4

Speaking to reporters today at the party headquarters at Najjanankumbi, Ibrahim Ssemuju Nganda the FDC party spokesperson, said that land problems in the country cannot be solved by changing the land tenure system but by planning for the large growing population.
18:02
18:02

VHT Stuck with 13-Year-Old Girl Impregnated by Her Father 3

The girl was ejected out of her home, by her own mother, a week ago upon learning that her father was responsible for her three months pregnancy. The girl then wandered from her parent's home in Kitula to the neighbouring village of Bubira-Kalumbya where she was picked up by Resty Namaganda, a member of the Village Health Team.
17:29
17:29

URC, Army join Forces to Recover Railway Land Uganda Railways 1 1

According to the Managing Director Uganda Railways Corporation (URC) the land belonging to Uganda Railways is not secure, and they are in the process of recovering all the land occupied illegally whether people have titles or not.
17:15
17:15

Alternative Dispute Resolution Aided Judiciary Clear Case Backlog- Chief Justice 3 1

The Performance Report is in fulfilment of section 39(1) of the Administration of the Judiciary Act , 2020 that requires the Chief Justice to publish an annual performance report for every concluded financial year and distribute copies to the same to the President, Speaker and any other other stakeholder.
17:07
17:07

Has UPDF, Police Deliberately Refused to Arrest their Own over November Killings? 1 2

At least 54 people were killed during the unrest which started on November 18, running through November 19, moments after the arrest of the then-presidential candidate, Robert Ssentamu Kyagulanyi popularly known as Bobi Wine.
16:58
16:58

Moroto NGOs Embark on Mindset Change For Reformed Warriors household incomes 3

A consortium of NGOs including Mercy Corps, Catholic Relief Services and White Taker among others are mobilizing the youths and families that handed over illegal guns voluntarily with an aim of sensitizing and empowering them for income generating activities such that they do not go back to raiding.
16:45
16:45

A Year Later, Relatives of November Riot Victims Cry for Justice 8 3 Top story

Speaking at a memorial service organized by the National Unity Platform-NUP in Kampala, relatives and politicians alike said although President Yoweri Museveni promised to hold to account some of those who killed their people and also compensate them, one year later nothing has happened.
14:57
14:57

Vendors Reject Moroto Central Market Design fresh foods 3 3

Moroto Central Market was constructed under the government’s Markets and Agriculture Trade Improvement Program (MATIP), with funding from the Arab Bank of Economic Development in Africa (BADEA). The project, undertaken by Ambitious Construction Ltd was handed over to the municipality on October 17, 2021.
14:45
14:45

Bukwo District Officials Desperate to Complete Projects Before Minister Magyezi, Ogwang Arrives 2

Peter Mongusho a resident of Bukwo town council told URN that they were wondering why for the first time district officials operate in the village until midnight.
14:34
14:34

Police Retrains 120 Flying Operatives to Handle Gun Violence, Terrorism 1

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, says that the operatives who are now under the Directorate of Crime intelligence underwent a three-month refresher training course and would be deployed in districts that are known to have high incidents of violent crimes such as armed and aggravated robberies.
14:27
14:27

US Considers Donating Pfizer Vaccines for Learners Aged Above 5 1 1

Previously, the country earmarked a few doses of the vaccine to learners aged 12 and above who suffer from co-morbidities like asthma, cancer, diabetes and HIV due to their susceptibility to COVID-19. The Pfizer vaccine was approved for use among children aged 5-11 by the Food and Drug Administration last month as a means to prevent COVID-19 infections following earlier approvals for learners aged 12 and above.
13:21
13:21

Facing Common Challenge of Imprisoned Husbands, Two Women Stick Together - at Home 1 3

Much as URN reporters asked questions focusing the difficulties they go together, the duo preferred to talk about how NUP is responsible for their plight. Both Naluuzi and Namatovu say NUP’s indifference in supporting families of its supporters still in prison is what has caused them hardships.
12:40
12:40

Masaka Teachers Seek UUGX32M For Their Baby's Open-Heart Surgery In India 4 1

According to Nangoobi, the doctors at the Uganda Heart Institute (UHI) recommended surgery for Mudavid to live. They add that the operation must be done within a few weeks since delays put his life at stake.
12:05
12:05

Gov't Extends Contract for Kitgum Market Construction for the Second Time 1

The contractor commenced works in June 2019 and was meant to deliver the project in July this year. However, in April this year, the government extended the contract by five more months until November 30 when the contractor cited inability to deliver the project due to the effects of the first wave of the coronavirus disease-Covid-19.
11:37
11:37

RDCs Pin DSCs for Extorting Money from Applicants Teso Sub Region 1 3

Paul Mwidu Kaliwani, the Kalaki Resident District Commissioner, says that his office and other security agencies are investigating some of the cases where the DSC solicited money from applicants in the recent Parish Chief recruitment exercise.
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