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Relatives of Electrocuted Man Pitch Camp at Umeme Offices UMEME limited 2 1

Derrick Isabirye, who led a delegation of six family members to pitch camp at Umeme offices in Mukono, says they will not leave until they receive a proper explanation from the power distributors. He says it is unfair for Umeme to disown their relative, yet they have been contracting him to undertake various assignments.
08:52
08:52

Congolese kidnappers Demand UGX 4M to free 10 Ugandan Fishermen 3

Some of the victims have been identified as David Mucunguzi, Innocent Twinomujuni ,Shabul Nabasa, Jackson Tumuhamye, Benjamin Tusasibwe, Nicholas Sunday, Kenneth Kabasharira Nicholas Tumwesigye, Patrick Bwiho and Jackson Musinguzi.
15:39
15:39

Arua Covid19 Taskforce Reduces Quarantine Period Citing Lack of Food Paul Bishop Drileba 2 3 Top story

Paul Bishop Drileba, the Arua District Health Officer, says they were forced to contravene the Covid19 Standard Operating Procedures-SOPs and reduce the mandatory quarantine period so as to cut on the high cost of keeping the suspects.
15:06
15:06

Amuru Man Arrested for Murdering Grandmother domestic homicide

Christopher Odongkara, the Pabbo Town Council LC III Chairperson told URN on Saturday morning that Ojok returned home drunk and started quarreling with his grandmother leading to a fist fight.

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13:09

Pictorial: Tumukunde Pays tribute to Busoga’s Fallen Gen. Kadoko Top story

Kadoko, who passed away at the age of 95 years, served as a military officer in both the Idi Amin and Milton Obote regimes.

Business and finance

09:50
09:50

Impassable Road irks Produce Farmers 2 2

Isaac Mwoyani, a tomato grower from Butandiga Sub County, says he spends between Shillings 10,000 to 30,000 to hire men to carry his produce on the head to the nearby market in Sironko town. According to Mwoyani, when the road is in good shape he spends less money to fuel his vehicle to transport the produce to markets in Mbale and Sironko town.
08:52
08:52

Congolese kidnappers Demand UGX 4M to free 10 Ugandan Fishermen 3

Some of the victims have been identified as David Mucunguzi, Innocent Twinomujuni ,Shabul Nabasa, Jackson Tumuhamye, Benjamin Tusasibwe, Nicholas Sunday, Kenneth Kabasharira Nicholas Tumwesigye, Patrick Bwiho and Jackson Musinguzi.
15:13
15:13

EU Offers Support to Iron Ore Exploration Unit 1

In a notice prior to commencement of the work, the EU says the money is given under EUAid and will help in developing mineral exploration policy, guidelines, and standards, an iron ore exploration manual, and a geological data management policy.
14:46
14:46

Mubende, Kassanda Artisanal Miners Allowed to Return to Old Sites 1 4

Francis Jjuuko, a gold miner in Kassanda, says having spent almost a year in unproductive areas, they are now happy as they will be able to compensate for the losses made. “Kamusenene is productive. We once operated in that area and when we were told that the license is taking us back to those old places. We were so happy," Jjuuko said.

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