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May 2021 18 results
18:46
18:46

Bunyoro-Tooro Regional Kadhi Suspended 2 Top story

“You are hereby suspended from the Office of the Regional Kadhi Bunyoro/Tooro Muslim Region with immediate effect,” reads the May 27th, 2021 letter, a copy of which URN has seen. Adding that,” You are requested to handover all the office equipment including the vehicle….”
17:22
17:22

Families Want Graves of Loved Ones Exhumed From Gulu Logistic Hubs Project Site

Acellam says 50 graves belonging to 47 families that were within the project site have already been destroyed without their consents despite their earlier agreement that they should be exhumed to pave way for the works.
17:06
17:06

MOH Starts Withdrawing Unused COVID-19 Vaccines from Districts 3 1

More than 90,000 vaccines are to be got from Adjumani, Amolata, Kotido, Bulisa, Nwoya. Kyenjojo, Sironko, Kaberamaido, Otuke and Omoro.
16:43
16:43

Residents Embark on Building a 16.2 Kms Road Using Hand Hoes 4 1

They started working on the road last month (April) by using hand hoes, pangas, slashers, among other tools to open drainage channels, use stones and soil to fix potholes and compact using the old culvert by rolling it on the soil that they pour on the road to compact it.
16:40
16:40

Two Arrested over Fuel Theft in Kitgum 2 2

David Aisu the Kitgum District Internal Security Officer identified the suspects as Ronald Zemuswa the operator of the wheel loader and Eddie Watmon a Boda Boda cyclist.
16:32
16:32

Gulu City Council Signs Deal with GIZ for Landfill Construction Gulu Main Market 2 1

Robert Towler, the team leader of German Development Cooperation, says they that have developed an 18 year strategic program to improve garbage management, water and sanitation in the City.
16:17
16:17

Ugandan MPs Sworn in to Pan African Parliament African Union 1

Uganda’s representatives are Haniffa Bangirana Kawooya, the MP Mawogola West mp (NRM), Felix Okot Ogong the Dokolo South (NRM), Juliet Achayo Lodou the Ngora MP (NRM), Eric Musana the Buyaga East MP (Independent), and Patrick Nsamba Oshabe the Kassanda North (NUP).
15:38
15:38

FUFA Electoral Committee Grants Ssewanyana Granted Five More Days FUFA Elections 2021 4 3

Mathias Bwiire, the FUFA Electoral Commission Chairperson, says that they have agreed to Ssewanyana’s request and given him five more days to fulfill the requirements.
13:30
13:30

More than 500 Newborn Deaths Registered in Gulu District antenatal care 1 2 Top story

Romanson Elvis Okello, a Biostatistician in the Gulu District Health Department disclosed in a recent interview with Uganda Radio Network that 50% of the deaths were not reviewed due to lack of data.
12:47
12:47

Makerere University Students Appeal For Grace Period to Clear Tuition 1 3

Esther Namulinda, another student says that her plea is that those that have been able to raise at least part of the tuition should be permitted to sit the examinations this time round.
12:45
12:45

UPDF Soldier Found Dead in Masindi District death

The soldier has been identified as Private Amos Kengereni attached to the Masindi Field Artillery Barracks.
12:19
12:19

Pader Covid-19 Taskforce Stuck With Over 2,000 Kgs of Rotten Posho 4 1 Top story

The relief food was donated in April last year to support selected categories of people who were hit hard by the impact of the covid-19 lockdown instituted by the government.
11:40
11:40

Amudat Women: Our Husbands Blocking Us from Family Plainning Amudat Road Network

Docus Chepusua, one of the women says that their husbands want them to produce many children despite their inability to provide for them. "Our husbands want us to produce until you die while producing yet they can't help in taking care of children, they leave us the women battling out with the children’s welfare, “she said.
11:14
11:14

Mbarara Blood Donor Recruitment Officer Arrested for Causing Financial Loss 1 2

According to the charge sheet, it is alleged that between February 2007 and June 2014, Mugarura continued to draw a salary from a consolidated fund purporting to be a teacher at Mbarara Secondary School and caused financial loss of 42 Million Shillings.
09:04
09:04

Entebbe Hospital Struggling With Limited Space For COVID-19 Patients 2 4

The hospital currently has 45 COVID-19 patients. 15 of these are critically ill and thereby in need of oxygen full time. Since there are only 25 medics handling the COVID-19 suspects and patients, Mubiru says the facility cannot admit any more cases.
07:34
07:34

Former Dokolo South Parliamentary Candidate Succumbs to COVID-19 Dokolo District 1 1 Top story

“On behalf of NGO fraternity and friends of Okello Dan, we hereby announce his untimely death, which occurred from Kampala Case Hospital. According to his brother, the cause of death is believed to be COVID-19. We pray and stand with the family at this very trying and difficult moment. Let us wait for further communication from the family if at all we can join in during the sendoff based on SOP,” reads the statement.
07:20
07:20

Bunyaruguru Tooke Farmer’s Cooperative Helps Rubirizi Women Get Better Prices 5 2

Olive Rukundo, a Banana farmer in Magambo village says that the cooperative is an eye-opener to the farmers on how to benefit more from their produce. She says that they have now an opportunity to negotiate better prices for their bananas and now sell the bananas in Kilograms, which gives them more money.
May 2021 18 results