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22:16
22:16

Police Warns Against Alleged Planned Riots 2 1

“We have received information from credible sources that a section of opposition politicians are planning nationwide violent demonstrations and riots beginning with the Kampala Metropolitan area tomorrow. A police statement released by police this evening reads”
19:15
19:15

Construction of Gulu Modern Bus Park Hangs in Balance 1 1

George Aligec Lapir, the President of Gulu Municipal Development Forum –GMDF told URN in an interview that the authorities of Gulu contracted COMPO, a Ghanaian firm to come up an architectural design and bill of quantity before an advert for a contractor be made but that the architectural design was rejected.
17:45
17:45

Kyagulanyi’s Mechanic Narrates Torture Ordeal in UPDF Barracks 1 2

At a certain point, he says six soldiers who were beating him tied a white nylon rope around his neck and started pulling it from either side, asking him to reveal Plan B of Kyagulanyi. They were also asking why he works on every car shot or damaged during the campaigns.
17:23
17:23

Water Crisis Hits Lira City 3 1

Geoffrey Obonyo is the proprietor of Triple restaurant along Olwol road. He says that the water shortage has forced the water price to increase from between Shillings 200 to between Shillings 1000 to 500 per 20 liter jerrycan.
17:05
17:05

Panic Among Pastoralists As Persistent Drought Kills Cattle in Nyakatonzi 7 3 Top story

At least 60 cows have died since January due to lack of water and pasture. Kasese District has an estimated 80,000 head of cattle. Nyakatonzi alone has more than 40,000 cows.
16:48
16:48

Police Officer Arrested Over Death of Suspect in Fort Portal 2 1

Mugume, a 30-year-old resident of Binanata cell, Kitumba ward in Central Division, Fort Portal, died on Saturday at Fort Portal regional referral hospital under unclear circumstances.
16:26
16:26

Kansaga Man Locks Wife and Children Inside House, Torches it Nsambya Hospital 2 1

It’s alleged that Nkonge developed an argument from 10:00PM with the partner Nakalema Jane and quarreled until morning towards 5:00am. However, he moved outside shortly and returned with the jerry can of petrol locked the house and set it ablaze.
16:17
16:17

Two Arrested Over Murder of a 51-Year-Old Woman 2

The suspects who are held at Oyam central police station are Martin Ogwang 41, and Robin Ogwang 35, all residents of Amulu-ngic Village, who allegedly beat to death the deceased Santa Adong, a member of Liira clan accusing her of eloping with man.
15:57
15:57

Police Sewage Suffocating Moroto Residents 1

"I wrote a letter to the district police commander before he was transferred and I thought he had acted before he was transferred because I have not yet met with the new district police commander but honestly the place is bad," Hajji Sebaduka, the town clerk Moroto Municipality said.
15:34
15:34

Suspected Illegal Charcoal Dealer Drowns in River Aswa Gulu District 1

According to Watmon, Senyojo’s colleagues immediately started for him with the help of local leaders, community and the police in vain until his body surfaced on Monday morning with bruises on the deceased’s nose.
15:22
15:22

Olanya Dismisses Oulanyah`s Speakership Endorsement by Acholi Group 1 2 Top story

Olanya, who doubles as the Secretary-General of the Acholi Parliamentary Group-APG, says that the Speaker is required to treat each and every legislator with dignity and respect because they represent the opinions of their voters.
14:59
14:59

Busia Traders Stuck With Metric Tons Of Maize 4 4

Bakhali Magemeso, the General Secretary Busia produce dealers cooperative, says that they are stranded with thousands of metric tons of maize that are loaded on trucks and piled in stores due to lack of market.
14:55
14:55

Aswa Region Records 33 murders in 66 Days 1

Police has attributed most of the cases to domestic violence and land disputes. By 3rd of March this year, Kitgum had recorded 9 cases followed by Agago district with 7, and Amuru 4. Other district recorded less murders with Gulu district at 3, Gulu City and Nwoya recording 2 each while Omoro and Pader districts recorded one cases each.
14:09
14:09

Two Kalungu Fishermen Drown while Fleeing UPDF Fisheries Operation

The deceased have been identified as Ziad Nsereko and William Zziwa. They were trying to escape from UPDF soldiers who raided the landing site in the illegal fishing operation.
14:02
14:02

Mpigi Accident Claims Five, Injures Five Others Critically 1 1

Some eye witnesses blame Absalom Kagugube, a Boda boda rider and resident of Kasenge in Wakiso district who was riding with two other people for causing the accident when he declined to give way to the Drone car, which was on a high speed.
13:29
13:29

Busia Police Officer At Large for Motorcycle Theft 5

John Relx Achira, the Busia Resident District Commissioner, says that Obong was attached to Busia Central Police Station where he was given sick leave in January this year. He says that as head of security in the district, he has launched serious investigations into the matter.
13:16
13:16

EC Conducting a 2021 Election Low Voter Turnout Survey elections in uganda 2

Urban districts have always registered a low voter turnout. For instance, in the January 2021 presidential election, Kampala had a 43 percent voter turnout. In 2016, it polled 51.48 percent, 41.52 per cent in 2011, 58.7 per cent in 2006.
12:52
12:52

Wakiso Women Protest on Women's Day over Abducted Persons 4 1

Headed by the district vice chairperson Betty Ethal Naluyima and the district council secretary for health and education Margret Nakitende Gasanyula, the women claim that they cannot participate in celebrating the women’s day when their abducted husbands and sons are still missing.
12:37
12:37

UGX 1.6billion Water Facility Lies Idle as 20,000 People Go Thirsty in Napak 1

John Lokol, the LC 1 chairperson of Lopei village told URN that in 2016 the government in partnership with UNICEF and GIZ constructed a water facility worth 1.6billion in the area to help them access safe clean water. He, however, says that the facility worked for one year and broke down.
11:51
11:51

Woman Accused of Practicing Witchcraft Survives Lynching in Bunyangabu 2

According to the area LC I Chairperson James Tusiime, Komuhangi has for long been accused by relatives of practicing witchcraft and during a clan meeting recently, she was given three months to vacate the village.
Mar 2021 27 results