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Mar 2020 18 results
20:05
20:05

South Ruwenzori Diocese Bishop Joins NRM Party Bishop Nzerebende 5 4

Bishop Nzerebende registered on Thursday at Railway Primary School, Kasese Municipality during the launch of the party’s registration exercise.
19:02
19:02

Sugar Manufacturers Still Waiting to Hear From Tanzania on Export 1 1

Jim Kabeho, the chairman of the Uganda Sugar Manufacturers Association (USMA) said they had not shipped any sugar to Tanzania at the moment despite reports that deal had been reached with Uganda government for them to export.
18:51
18:51

City Businessman on Spot For Demolishing William Street Police Post 2 1

Gerald Kalungi, the proprietor of Kalungi Plaza, says he has a permit from the Directorate of Planning in KCCA allowing him to construct his building.
18:40
18:40

Traffic Paralyzed on Lira-Soroti Highway As Trucks Catch Fire UGanda Police Force 4 2

Most of the traders on board the trucks sustained serious injuries and were rushed to Lira Regional Referral Hospital. Their merchandise which included food was also destroyed by the fire.
18:10
18:10

Butaleja School Suspends Lessons After Falling Debris Kills Pupil 2 7

The School Head teacher, Yefusa Wadidi, says teachers reported to school on Thursday morning ready to conduct lessons but didn’t find learners due to the trauma they went through.
17:18
17:18

Kasese Border Communities Call For Coronavirus Awareness Campaigns Corona virus 1 5

The residents note that they have abandoned some of the key health practices including routine hand washing since Uganda was declared free from Ebola in October 2019.
16:17
16:17

Medical Interns Strike, Paralyze Services at Kawempe Hospital Kampala 1

Betty Arum, the Hospital Accountant acknowledges the delays in payments of the allowances to the medical interns citing that the money had bounced on their accounts due to errors.
16:06
16:06

Uganda Drops Two Places in Rule of Law Index judiciary 1

With this position, Uganda trails neighbours Rwanda at 37th position, Kenya (102nd) and Tanzania (93rd). Kenya and Rwanda improved by three places each while Tanzania stayed in the same position as last year. Burundi and South Sudan were not ranked.
15:56
15:56

Coronavirus: MP Akol Ejected from Plenary For self Quarantine Rebecca Kadaga 4 1 Top story

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga ordered Akol to exit the house and self-quarantine for the mandatory 14 days.
15:17
15:17

National Basketball Season to Resume Amid Coronavirus Pandemic FUBA 1

President of the Federation of Uganda Basketball Association (FUBA) Nasser Serunjogi says that although Uganda is under FIBA, the local league is not controlled by FIBA.
15:01
15:01

Parliament Intruders Further Remanded

Detective Sergeant Alex Jurua from parliament on Thursday told the court that they have only photocopies of the suspects’ national identity cards. Nabirye was forced to remand the suspects and advised their lawyer Eron Kiiza to file an application seeking a review of their bail terms before the Chief Magistrate at Buganda road.
14:40
14:40

U.S Department Pins Uganda on Human Rights Violation Jinja 4

The report shows that there were several reports where the government or its agents committed arbitrary or unlawful killings, including due to torture in 2019.
12:32
12:32

Kaabong to Vaccinate 300 000 Livestock goat plague

The vaccination comes in the wake of an outbreak of contagious bovine pleuropneumonia among cattle and goat plague that killed livestock in the district.
11:45
11:45

Absence of Master Plan Hindering Construction of Kabarole Agro-Industrial Park NARO 1 1

However, to date, there is no single activity taking place in the area. While explaining the delay, the Kabarole district Assistant Chief Administrative Officer – ACAO, Michael Kisembo, said that the district lacks a master plan.
11:20
11:20

Patients' Lives at Risk As Water Crisis Hits Health Centres in Kasese Health Facilities 5

Most of the health centres visited by URN have inadequate or lack of water to run their operations. They are forced to get their water from unreliable points including boreholes and streams.
10:44
10:44

Fear as Chinese National Quarantines Self in Arua Hotel 2

According to information obtained by URN, shortly after his arrival into the country from China where he had traveled for leave, the Chinese national called up the company driver to pick him up from Entebbe International Airport.
07:53
07:53

COVID-19: Arua District Intensifies Screening at Entry Points COVID -19 outbreak 3 3

At Arua Airport where passengers from South Sudan, Kenya, Central African Republic, China America and other countries disembark, a team of health personnel has been deployed to screen all passengers for symptoms of COVID-19.
07:28
07:28

Govt Presents UGX 1.2Tn Loan Request For Kampala-Jinja Express Way 3 3 Top story

The loan request comes weeks after the Speaker, Rebecca Kadaga blocked a government proposal to borrow US$119 Million (approximately Shillings 440.6 billion) to upgrade three oil road projects over government's failure to get a loan to finance the Jinja-Kampala Expressway.
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