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16:58
16:58

Suspects in Gen Katumba Assassination Attempt Seek Bail

Yusuf Nyanzi and Hussein Sserubula were arrested and arraigned before the Chief Magistrate of Nakawa Court Douglas Singiza and charged with murder and attempted murder. They were later remanded to Kitalya prison.
16:31
16:31

Over $4 trillion Could Be Lost Due To COVID-19 Impact on Tourism Globally 1

According to UNWTO, international tourist arrivals declined by about 1 billion or 74% between January and December 2020.
15:25
15:25

Patients Shun Laroo Health Center III After Health Workers Test Positive for Covid-19 3 1

When URN reporters visited the health facility on Thursday, there were less than 10 patients at the health centre, compared to the daily average of 50 to 60 patients.
14:32
14:32

36 Health Workers in Kagadi District Contract COVID-19 PPEs 2

Many health facilities in the district are operating with inadequate or no PPEs, putting the lives of the medics in danger.
13:13
13:13

Online Payment System Boosts Revenue Collection in Mbale City 2

The system which was adopted in March this year has seen the city collect over 100 Million shillings in three months unlike in the past when the council has been struggling to raise local revenue.
13:13
13:13

Soldier, Two Civilians Arrested for Extortion in Oyam District

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the North Kyoga Regional police spokesperson confirmed the arrest saying the suspects have confessed to the crimes.
12:14
12:14

Buhweju District Officials Ordered to Refund UGX 40m 2

The committee is scrutinizing the internal audit reports for the 2019/20 and 2020/21 financial years.
11:02
11:02

Gulu City Traders Shun Sleeping in Markets Cereleno Market 4 1

The vendors, especially women, argue that the markets they are operating from are unhealthy, insecure and have poor structures, which could make them vulnerable to contracting diseases and falling prey to criminals.
10:46
10:46

Lockdown Delays Proposed West Ruwenzori Diocese Take-Off 4 1

Rev. Julius Tumwesige, the Archdeacon of Bumadu says the Christians are key sources of Church income and the closure of church premises complicates fundraising initiatives yet they need up to 100 million Shillings to purchase the Bishop’s car, complete the beautification of Bumadu Church and have a startup fund to run the Diocese.
10:28
10:28

Kwania District Fails to Absorb UGX 900m for Recruitment of Health Workers Ministry of Health 1

Despite the shortage of health workers, the district has failed to utilize the funds which could help provide high-quality health services.
09:35
09:35

Lira Task Force Seeks UGX 645m to Fight COVID-19 3

The funding is needed to implement COVID-19 control measures for six months beginning July to December 2021. It will cover costs for coordination and leadership, case management, Infection Control and Prevention, Surveillance and contact tracing, mental health, and psychosocial support as well as Risk Communication and Social Mobilization.
08:42
08:42

Mbarara Resident Kills Ex-Wife, Hands Himself to Police 1

Edson Mwebaze, 37, a resident of Kyantamba village in Bubaare sub-county handed himself to Bubaare Police station at 7 pm last night after failing to take his own life as well. He had earlier on used a panga to kill his estranged wife Judith Arinaitwe, 35, a resident of Kifufu village in Mbarara District.
07:16
07:16

IMF Loan to Uganda Will be Tracked on Quarterly Basis 3 1 Top story

Amine Mati, a Division Chief in the Africa Department at IMF who led the organization team during negotiation with Uganda government officials revealed in an interview with local journalists yesterday that mechanisms have been put in place to ensure that expense of covid money is tracked.
06:50
06:50

Nakaayi Second at Oslo Diamond League, Improves Time Ahead of Olympics halima nakaayi 1

Nakaayi came second in the race posting a season-best of 1:58:70 behind USA’s Grace Kate who won the race at 1:57:60.
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