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18:35
18:35

Police, Makerere University Partner to Offer Masters Degrees for Commanders 2 4

According to Golooba, their partnership with the UN University of Peace is ending this month of July and this is the major reason they had to sit and resolve to work with Makerere University to ensure that the police officers are helped to execute their duties professionally, with a local University.
18:20
18:20

DPC, MPs Clash Over Arua City's Transnight Discos under Curfew 5 1

The MPs who are on fact finding mission on management of the Covid-19 pandemic and the lockdown were shocked on Sunday night to find a trans night disco during curfew at Desert Breeze hotel where they slept.
17:51
17:51

Driver Arrested for Transporting Passengers 1 1

Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire says that Lubega who was driving a truck registration number UBJ 803P was intercepted as he was carrying passengers to Mpigi, Masaka and Mbarara.
17:07
17:07

Attack on Chief Magistrate Gladys Kamasanyu Was Not A Target-Police Fred Enanga 1 2

Speaking to journalists on Monday, the Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga said the chief magistrate was attacked by thugs who always steal from vulnerable and unsuspecting people.
16:32
16:32

Man Kills Elder Brother in Fight Over Family Oxen in Lamwo 2

The deceased was reportedly accusing his younger brother for utilizing the family oxen to generate money and depriving him of both the income and an opportunity to utilize the animals to plough his garden.
16:15
16:15

Kiprotich to Lead Uganda’s Marathon Team for Tokyo Olympics 2020 Tokyo Olympics 1 3

Uganda has assembled a team of five marathoners who will participate in the 42 kilometres road events. These include Stephen Kiprotich, Filex Chemonges and Fred Musobo with only two ladies Juliet Chekwel and Immaculate Chemutai.
16:07
16:07

Why Athletes Vanish when on National Duty Julius Ssekitooleko 6 1

Uganda Boxing Federation president Moses Muhangi pointed out Juma Miiro, a boxing bronze medalist at the common wealth games in Australia in 2018 who wanted to vanish in Australia after the games to go and start a decent living. Muhangi revealed that it took him a lot of effort to convince the athlete to come back to the country, assuring him of a monthly salary promised by President Museveni to all medalists. However, since then, he has never received any salary and Muhangi feels so guilty that Miiro missed the chance of leading a better life where talent is rewarded.
15:19
15:19

Thugs Steal Drugs at Chegere Health Center II 2

The thugs made away with 40 boxes of anti-malaria drugs coartem, 100 packets of malaria test kits, 10 tins of amoxicillin capsule.
14:17
14:17

Kasese Families At Risk of Starvation as Elephants Destroy Gardens kasese farmers 2 5

The elephants have destroyed hundreds of their crop gardens leaving them with no hope of harvesting food.
12:47
12:47

Policeman Arrested for Illegal Enforcement of COVID -19 SOPs in Pader Pajule Town Council 2 1

David Mudong Ongom, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson says while carrying out the illegal act, Malimu and Oyet allegedly arrested one person for not wearing a facemask something that caused scuffle between the duo and the crowd at the scene.
12:32
12:32

Brutalized Busia Albino Seeks Compensation From Gov't 1 3

Birungi says that they severally tried to raise concerns to the offices of both Busia district police commander- DPC and the Resident District Commissioner- RDC to seek assistance but in vain. She appealed for government intervention.
11:57
11:57

Experts Want Adolescents Taught Coping Mechanisms During Covid-19 Lockdown Adolescent Health 2

According to Dr Edith Nakku Joloba, Clinical Epidemiologist and researcher in sexual reproductive health, there should be efforts put in place to help children infected with covid-19 and those grieving the loss of their parents or guardians.
11:29
11:29

UPDF to Award Karimojong Warriors Certificates for Surrendering Firearms 1

Brig. Joseph Balikudembe, the UPDF 3rd Division commander told URN that the certificates would work as an Identity tool to help the forces involved in the disarmament exercise to know those who handed over their guns.
10:58
10:58

Delayed Release of Funds Cripples Management of Home-based Care Patients In Lyantonde 5 1

Catherine Kamwiine, the Lyantonde Resident District Commissioner, says that the task force is stranded due to a lack of funds. She adds that they may lose the fight against the pandemic without funds to run different operations mainly testing and follow-up on patients in hard-to-reach communities.
10:31
10:31

CECAFA U-23: Byekwaso Calls for Improved Performance After Draw With DRC Uganda Kobs 3 1

Byekwaso says that the strikers failed to play their part on the pitch. He added that there is a need for the technical team to improve the effectiveness of the striking team.
10:08
10:08

Tourists Hail Uganda For Keeping Tourism Sector Open 3 7

Roganeil Bongaus from Holland jetted into Uganda in June after he was forced to cancel his earlier travel last year when the country closed its borders. He says that there is a sense of safety with strict health measures put in place across the national parks he had visited so far.
09:39
09:39

Butaleja, Kibuku Districts Struggling to Enforce Restrictions on Burials 3

According to Bayoole, he is tired of pleading with people to stop attending burials and has resorted to arresting them for prosecution.
09:16
09:16

Radio, TV Lessons Helped Our Children-Busia Parents 6 1

Apollo Hasasha, a resident of Madibira in Busia Municipality, says that his daughter who sat her PLE at Madibira P/S collected eight aggregates and managed to pass in division one because she spent time following the lessons on television.
08:38
08:38

Omoro Hailstorm Victims Appeal for Food Aid, Seeds 1 2

Joseph Bongomin, one of the farmers in Lujorongole Parish, told URN that the heavy rainfall and hailstorm destroyed his 15-acre crop garden comprising soya bean (4acres), sim sim (6) and cassava (5) leaving him stranded.
08:07
08:07

Man Offers Free Transport to Cancer Patients 5 2

Robinson Wece started his operations in July after realizing that the travel ban has affected the lifestyle of many people especially the sick. With clearance from Lira District Health Officer and the UCI, Wece transport patients with referral letters from Lira Regional Referral Hospital and those discharged by UCI to return home.
Jul 2021 23 results