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22:17
22:17

Kadaga Bitter with URA for Taxing Albino Lotion Health 3 3

Wilson Watira, the Bududa District LCV Chairperson said told the speaker that Bududa is one of the districts with the highest number of Albinos in the country who need to be helped.
20:48
20:48

CID Confirm Kabuleta's Arrest 1 Top story

Claire Kagimu, the Administrator of the Watchman Ministries, says they were expecting Kabuleta for the evening fellowship, which climaxes at 7: 00pm but he didn’t show up. According to Kagimu, they received information that Kabuleta had been picked up by some people driving a white Toyota Wish at 7:00pm.
20:47
20:47

Lawyer Ayena Jailed for Failing to Pay Ugx 146 Debt lira high court 2

Crispus Ayena Odongo, former Oyam North County Member of Parliament in Oyam district has been jailed over failure to pay a total of shillings 146 million debts. Ayena, the lead defense lead counsel to Dominic Ongwen, former Lords Resistant Army rebel commander currently undergoing trial at the Hague based International Criminal Court.
18:22
18:22

The Other Side of Tattoos infections 1 Top story

Dr. Fred Kambugu, a Dermatologist at Kampala Skin Clinic in Wandeya, says in most cases the tattoo pigment itself provokes the development of hypersensitivity, which is manifested clinically by the sudden onset of irritation, swelling and redness in a part of tattoo a few weeks or many years after its infliction.
18:10
18:10

Samasource Opens Kampala Centre 2 1

Samasource trains the AI data analysts. These are linked to technology companies around the world although they work from here. The companies pay Samasource which in turn pays the workers.
16:55
16:55

Gov't to Export 80,000 Workers to UAE Saudi Arabia 2 1

According to the Minister for Gender Labour and Social Development Janat Mukwaya, the agreement paves way for protection of Ugandans seeking to work in the UAE, as the two countries will be able to discuss and exchange views about the workers and their rights.
16:45
16:45

Elderly Man Gets 40-Year Jail Term for Aggravated Defilement refugee

Earlier on prosecution led by Masindi State Attorney, Arthurton Kukundakwe told court that Rusongwa was caught red handed by the victim’s mother in Kyebitaka village in Kikuube district on April 3rd, 2016 defiling the minor.
16:11
16:11

St. Mary’s Hospital Lacor Struggling with Blood Shortage sickle cell 3 1

Dr. Venice Omona, the Head of Paediatric Department at Lacor Hospital told URN in an interview that his department is the most affected by the blood shortage in the Hospital, something that has led to the deaths of other children.
15:39
15:39

Gov't Maintains Tertiary Education Admission Guidelines 2

During the 30th Joint Admission Board [JAB] Exercise that commenced at Makerere University in Kampala on Tuesday, several stakeholders called for harmonization of the requirements to enable students who join from primary seven for certificate level upgrade to diploma.
15:00
15:00

Universities Asked to Support Vocational Institutes with Grounded Vehicles Makerere University 3 2

Jacob Opolot, the committee chairperson told URN that during one of the meetings with officials at Makerere, they were informed that it was the Ministry’s request to retain the vehicles such that they can be taken to the various technical institutions.
11:57
11:57

Ntungamo Extension Workers on the Spot over Absenteeism 1 3

The district has over 40 extension workers with 20 of them being crop extension workers. Leaders and farmers accuse the staff of not allocating enough time to farmers which has resulted into poor quality yields.
11:56
11:56

The Quiet Life of 'Mukwano' that Inspired A Multi Billion Empire Amirali Karmali 1 Top story

Alykhan Karmali, the Managing Director of Mukwano group, who took from his father in 1995 when he retired from active work, says on the group website, that the name symbolizes the fact that Mukwano products had become a friend to millions of people not just in Uganda but in the region.
11:05
11:05

Police Recover Body of Unidentified Girl

According to police, the girl is suspected to have been killed elsewhere and his body dumped where it was found. He says they have commenced investigations to establish how the teenager met her death and her identity.
10:51
10:51

NRM’s Emmanuel Orombi Wins Nebbi LCV By-election 1 4

Orombi of the National Resistance Movement-NRM party garnered 20,280 votes, defeating Vicky Onyai of Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party who obtained 4,022 votes. George Uthuba an Independent Candidate got 18,323 votes.
08:01
08:01

Napak Area Land Committee Chair Resigns After Bamugemereire Probe 1 Top story

Apuun, also former Member of Parliament for Bokora County in Napak district opted to resign from the office when the commissioners showered him with several questions.
07:25
07:25

KCCA Law Enforcement Teams Accused of Brutality 4 2 Top story

Early this week, URN saw KCCA enforcement officers picking merchandise from vendors including fruits and vegetable and throwing it to their truck. Most of the merchandise ended up damaged because of the way it was dumped and mixed on the truck.
07:05
07:05

Collapse of 13 Saccos in Kamwenge Worries Authorities, Residents Aggrey Natuhamya 1 1

Gillian Twesigye, the Kamwenge District Commercial Officer, notes that while compiling the report, they discovered that poverty and incompetent leaders were among the major causes for the collapse of the Saccos.
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