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17:25
17:25

Taxi Plunges into River Namatala 1 3

According to eyewitnesses, the driver lost control after dodging a Boda Boda rider who was making a U-turn in the middle of the road.
17:13
17:13

Family of Man Killed in Madi-Okollo Over Land Dispute Living in Fear bow and arrow 4 5

Odrua, resident of Pajulu village, Kati parish in Ulepi sub-county was in July 2020 killed by a group of people from the neighbouring Vurra village. Seven suspects were arrested and are facing murder charges while others are still at large.
16:29
16:29

Katabi Town Council Leaders Demand for Garbage Trucks 4 4

Heaps of garbage are visible in areas of Kawuku and Abaita Ababiri trading centres and Kasenyi landing site for months.
15:50
15:50

Body of Drowned Student in Kwania Recovered, Family Demands Compensation 2 3

Odur’s body was retrieved by residents and police from the dam in Olami A cell, Aduku Town Council in Kwania district on Sunday.
15:41
15:41

Damaged Classrooms Put School's Re-opening in Balance 4 3

In September 2019, a strong wind blew off the roofs of all classrooms blocks in the school, leaving only a small portion of the roof on the block housing the head teacher’s office and two classrooms.
15:23
15:23

Ex-Cranes Players Tip Hippos to Defeat Tunisia in U-20 Afcon Semis Jackson Mayanja 3 1

Uganda Hippos will be facing North African based team Tunisia in semifinals of the ongoing Total U20 African Cup of Nations in Mauritania on 1st May 2021, however Uganda has been failing when it comes to facing North African Countries in the past meeting on both junior and senior levels.
14:25
14:25

Envoys Should Notify Gov’t of Their Movements -Diplomacy Experts DRC Congo 6 1

On Monday, Italy’s ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo Luca Attanasio was killed in an attack on a United Nations convoy near the eastern Congolese city of Goma. Attanasio was killed alongside his Italian bodyguard Vittorio Iacovacci and a Congolese driver Moustapha Milambo when a World Food Programme (WFP) convoy of two was ambushed in a failed kidnap near Kanyamahoro town.
12:57
12:57

Construction of OPD At Katabi Health Centre III Commences 6 3

Construction follows the closure of the out-patients department at Entebbe Regional Referral to manage coronavirus (COVID-19) cases.
12:37
12:37

Court of Appeal Quashes Sentence of Man Convicted of Defiling a Mentally Impaired Girl 1

Apea was arrested in 2012 for allegedly defiling an 11 years old girl. In 2014, Justice Winfred Nabisinde of Lira High Court convicted Apea of aggravated defilement and sentenced him to 20 years in prison.
12:08
12:08

Strange Skin Disease Causes Panic Among Amolatar District Residents 3 1

The disease has affected at least 10 households from two villages in Akongomit parish. A total of 18 children, the youngest being 6 months and 3 adults in Alongotidi village have presented with systems similar to scabies while another case has been reported in a neighbouring village of Oturulakodal.
11:46
11:46

Armed Thugs Kill One, Injure Two Others in Bunyangabu 2

Robert Nyakaana a mobile money agent says three men armed with a gun raided his premises and immediately started beating him demanding for money. They shot him in the leg before they made off with 300,000 Shillings and phones worth 3.5 Million Shillings.
11:36
11:36

Arua Vendors Demand Training on Use of Utilities Ahead of Commissioning of UGX 24B Market Nelson Dada 2 4

The 24 Billion Shillings market was constructed under African Development Bank funding through the Market and Agricultural Trade Improvement Program-MATIP II.
10:39
10:39

Private Schools in Bunyangabu District Chocking on Debts bunyangabu schools 7 2

Dr Amuza Tusiime the Director Kasunganyanja Parents Nursery and Primary in Kasunganyanja town council says the school has run broke and now unable to clear some of its debts. Tusiime says the introduction of Standard Operating Procedures-SOPs called for high investments in general health facilities and yet they have and still expect few learners.
10:21
10:21

Leaders in Luwero Ask Catholic Church to Take Over Stalled Pineapple Processing Plant 5 3

The land on which the processing plant was to be established has been turned into a grazing zone.
09:52
09:52

Bush Fires Costing Electricity Cooperative Society Millions in Electric Pole Maintenance 1 2 Top story

The PACMECs General Manager Isaac Odong says since the onset of the dry season in October last year the wild bushfires fires have caused unprecedented damage to electricity infrastructure, mainly electric poles and transmission wires.
09:29
09:29

Mental Illness in Youth in Lango Attributed to Alcoholism, Drug Abuse Ministry of Health 1 2

Report from Lira Psychiatric Department at the Regional Referral Hospital indicates that about 1,950 cases of mental illness of young people ages 19 to 36, have been reported to the facility within a period of six months.
09:07
09:07

Police, Residents in Kwania Mount Search for Body of Drowned Student 1

The deceased Lino Odur, a senior two student of Maruzi Seed Secondary School in Apac district, drowned in Olami Dam on Saturday, where he and three of his colleagues had gone swimming.
08:54
08:54

Court of Appeal Overturns Life Imprisonment Sentence of Two Convicted of Murder 1

It was alleged that in December 2012, Rudisha was walking from work with colleagues Muzamil Ombaga, Jamal Mawa and Rasul Atiku when a man suddenly stood in front of them and fired a bullet which hit and killed Rudisha instantly. Another bullet hit Ombaga causing him serious injury on the upper part of his body while another bullet missed hitting Mawa.
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