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21:20
21:20

Fruit Canker Disease Ravages Mango Trees in Gulu, Nwoya District 13 2

Mary Ayaa, the Manager of The Cultural Hub in Gulu City that trades in locally processed mango juice told URN that the strange disease has attacked five mango trees in their gardens, destroying almost all their fruits.
20:09
20:09

African Netball Championship: She Cranes Scoops Silver 1 3

Although Uganda looked like they had pulled back the result, Malawi fought back to command the lead in the quarter 35 -32 before She Cranes also put a spirited fight in the last quarter to help the settle the result into a 44-44 draw.
19:55
19:55

Pictorial: Bomb Blasts at CPS, Parliamentary Avenue Top story

One of the bombs went off at the Central Police Station-CPS, Kampala along Buganda Road while the second went off at Raja Chambers and Jubilee Insurance Building along Parliamentary Avenue.
18:53
18:53

Over 3,000 Teenage Girls Impregnated In Agago In One Year 3 1

Paska Adong, the Agago Senior Community Development Officer and Gender Focal Person attributes the growing trend of teenage pregnancy to limited parental care among families.
18:44
18:44

Uganda Registers Decline in Staple Food Production- UBOS Report 4

The head of the Department of Production and Environment Statistics, Patrick Okello disclosed this while releasing the 2019 annual agricultural survey findings at the UBOS.
18:23
18:23

Fort Portal City Mayor, RCC Disagree on Garbage Management at Kabundaire Market 1 3

The sight of garbage which includes rotten pineapples, oranges and mangoes dumped all over the place is common.
17:58
17:58

Kampala Twin Blast Attackers Targeted Gov't Offices -MPs kampala bombings 7 1 Top story

The IPS building where the blast occurred, is strategically located next to Parliament, Queens Chambers-where MPs offices are located, City Hall, The Office of the Inspector General of Government, the Ministry of ICT, the Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs and the Uganda Prisons Headquarters, among others.
17:39
17:39

NFA says NO to Permanent Settlements around Makonzi Landing Site 2

Peter Kayemba, the Makonzi Landing site Chairman, explains that they have been requesting NFA several times in more than three years to allow them to expand their residence and replace their shacks with permanent homes due to increasing congestion and filth.
17:21
17:21

Police Blames Bomb Attacks on Allied Democratic Forces 2 2 Top story

The Islamic State, a global terror organization had also claimed responsibility for the bombings although police still maintained that what happened was a work of domestic terror groups with links to ADF.
15:56
15:56

Mbarara Leaders Want Investigations into Fraudulent Giveaway of Kakyeera Land 2 6

Edgar Rwabutwagu, the senior Procurement officer accepted the punishment but pleaded with the leaders noting that the process was followed but the accounting officer then did an error of not submitting the documents to the city executive headed by the city mayor.
15:41
15:41

Eyewitness Accounts From the Kampala Twin Blasts 4 1

Our reporters found him parked at Parliamentary Avenue opposite the headquarters of Uganda Prisons Service with blood and flesh still stuck on his car windscreen and bonnet. He says he is still in shock and confusion.
15:36
15:36

Hippo Kills Two Teenagers In L. Kijjanebarola 1 4 Top story

Joshua Kananura, the Rakai District Police Commander, says that fishermen and the police managed to retrieve the bodies and took them for postmortem before handing them over to the deceased’s respective homes.
15:18
15:18

Shoddy Road Works Angers Amudat Residents

Last year, Cube Root Limited was contracted to rehabilitate two community roads at 1.9 Billion Shillings. However, the road works are yet to be completed despite the district paying two installments to the contractor.
14:52
14:52

Lira University Launches Sexual Reproductive Health Project Family planning 4 3

Anna Grace Auma, the project coordinator and a lecturer at Lira University explains that pre-service training will not only help in equipping doctors and midwives but also cut the cost of in-service training which has been high and time consuming.
14:47
14:47

Businesses Close in Kampala After Morning Explosions 6 Top story

Confusion marred the city centre as people found their way out of the city following the immediate closure of Buganda Road and The Square roads, as well as Parliamentary and Kimathi Avenues, the scenes of the two blasts.
13:15
13:15

How November Protests and Subsequent Abductions Ruined Four Young Men's Lives 4 1

As Uganda marks the first anniversary of the November 18th protests triggered by arrest of Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine during campaign season that resulted scores of deaths and hundreds of abductions, URN interviewed for young men on how the abduction and arrests impacted them.
13:13
13:13

Security Bans Night Movements Along Kotido-Moroto Road 5 1

Security agencies in Kotido district have banned night movements along the Kotido-Moroto road following a resurgence of armed conflicts. Statistics from the office of the Resident District Commissioner indicate that within the last 30 days at least 42 people in Kotido district have been killed by the armed cattle rustlers or during a gunfire exchange with security forces in the area.
13:00
13:00

Farmers in Mubuku Irrigation Scheme Demand Transfer of In-Charge 6 1

Michael Bagonza the chairperson of the farmers in the scheme says instead of protecting the land, Tibesigwa has subdivided it into small pieces.
12:04
12:04

Apac General Hospital Needs UGX 5B for Rehabilitation Ministry of Health 1

Addressing the Health Committee of parliament on Monday at the hospital, Apac District Health Officer, Dr. Leone Ocheng, said that the facility is only able to accommodate 100 mothers despite the overwhelming number of expectant mothers visiting the facility each day.
11:20
11:20

Four Suspects Escape from Police Cells in Nakapiripirit

Michael Longole, the Karamoja Region Police Spokesperson, says that a team of Regional Crime Intelligence Officers has been dispatched to Namalu police station to establish how the suspects escaped from custody.
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