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20:13
20:13

Space Shortage Interrupts EPS Operations in Kampala 6 1

Kampala Metropolitan Police Traffic Commander, Rogers Kawuma Nsereko told URN that they decided to conduct the operations in the morning owing to a shortage of space to hold the impounded vehicles.
18:47
18:47

Kotido Councilor in Trouble For Alleged Defamation Longaroe sub county

Moses Akena, the Kotido District Police Commander, says that the councilor is accused of defaming and threatening the sub-county LC 3 chairperson, Moses Lomuria.
17:50
17:50

Tanzanian Officials Tour Uganda EACOP Route, to Fast Track Construction License 2

The Director of Petroleum at EWURA, Eng. Gerald Maganga promised to expedite the process of approval of the construction license from the Tanzanian side.
17:44
17:44

Two Arrested For Dropping Coffin at Saudi Arabian Embassy Kololo Kampala 2 2

Police have arrested two members of Torture Survivors Movement Uganda after dropping a coffin at the Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Kampala, while protesting the continued torture and killings of Ugandan migrant workers in the Middle East.
17:12
17:12

Six Arrested For Illegal Possession of Game Meat 2

Nelson Tumushime, the Rwenzori East Regional Police Spokesperson only identified one of the suspects as Patrick Masereka, 48, a resident of Kilembe Sub County.
15:46
15:46

Nine Children Escape from Koblin Rehabilitation Center 4

One of the social workers at Koblin, Jimmy Olipa told URN that when the children arrived in the night, 17 girls broke loose and fled through a section of the fence, which had collapsed.
15:20
15:20

Court Orders Luzira Prison OC to Take A Key Mukono Suspect for Proper Medication 1

Lamunu rejected Kanangodawa's bail application, saying that her court lacks the jurisdiction to entertain his prayers. She instead ordered the OC Luzira maximum prison to take him for proper medical treatment and adjourned the matter to September 6, 2022.
12:26
12:26

Farmers In Low Lands In Kasese Ask For Better Markets 2 2

Matia Masereka, a farmer from Muhokya Sub County, says that since farmers tend to plant at the start of the rainy season there is a tendency for nearly all of them to harvest at the same time, which creates excess supply leading to low prices.
12:13
12:13

Kitgum Municipal Grapples With Garbage Crisis as Landfill Fills Up 2

Nancy Aciro, a vendor in Kitgum market says that their facility has become one of the dirtiest places due to inappropriate garbage disposal, which has subsequently affected their sales because of the poor turn up of customers owing to the filthy environment.
11:43
11:43

Security Not Impressed with Decision of Pastoral Community to Form Joint Kraal

Brig. Joseph Balikudembe, the UPDF 3rd Division commander described the move by the pastoralists as camouflage. He said that security would only be impressed by the idea of the three pastoral communities had handed over all the illegal firearms that they have been using to terrorize their neighboring communities.
10:05
10:05

We Can't Avoid Non Professional Breakdowns-Traffic Police 2 1 Top story

Nsereko notes that the absence of the regulations has led to several shortcomings among the private breakdown service providers prominent among which, is the use of vehicles in dangerous mechanical condition, operating from non-gazetted spaces, especially around police stations as well as driving without licenses.
08:47
08:47

Sorry State of Ward at Kwirwot Health Centre III Worries Patients 2

Ruth Chemutai, one of the patients at the facility told URN that whenever it clocks night hours, they move out of the wards fearing that the walls would fall on them anytime.
08:05
08:05

NUP Leaders in Kasese Call for Unity 3

Brian Basisa, the Kasese District NUP Chairperson says that the defeat should be an eye-opener for the members of the opposition to strategize ahead of the 2026 elections.
07:22
07:22

Kitgum CAO, Technical Staff Arrested Over Alleged Misuse of PDF Funds

Kitgum Resident District Commissioner William Komakech, says the arrest also follows prior investigations by the Inspectorate of Government that was in the district for a weeklong investigation and recommended that the finance department recovers the lost funds by making deductions on salaries, emoluments, and allowances or through voluntary remittances.
06:58
06:58

UPDF Disowns Suspect Who Claims to Be Retired Colonel 2

Capt. Amos Nsamba, the UPDF 5th Division spokesperson, says that there is no record of any retired Colonel Stephen Aine or any document showing that he is still a serving officer in the army.
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