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Mar 2023 11 results
15:30
15:30

Mother, Son Sentenced to 3 Years for Hacking Neighbour over Land 1

According to the prosecution, the convicts were involved in a land wrangle with the victim identified as a one David Onugulu, whom Isaale and her son attacked in his own garden as he was weeding crops in an attempt to block him from using the land which he had earlier bought from her husband, Samuel Kiyingi.
15:15
15:15

Bwamba Cooperative Union Tasks Gov't to Expedite Establishment of Cocoa Processing Factory 2 1

According to the members, last year they recieved information that the Uganda Development Corporation -UDC was undertaking a feasibility study to pave way for the establishment of a cocoa processing factory in the district but they have not recieved any feedback since then.
14:02
14:02

UPDF Vehicle Kills One In Budaka 2

Samuel Semewo, the Bukedi North Regional Police Spokesperson, says that the accident occurred at Namatala Village trading along Mbale – Tirinyi road around 9 am on Tuesday morning when the speeding Toyota premio registration number H4DF 2021 knocked Simon Sagala, 48, a resident of Namamba Village, Mugiti Sub County killing him instantly.
13:47
13:47

Bushenyi-Ishaka Municipal Deputy Mayor Resigns 2

In his resignation letter addressed to the Mayor and copied by the Local Government Minister and the Municipal speaker, Nkore says that he has been faced with intrigue, conflicting positions on his mode of work, and deviations by some of his colleagues from the issues that affect the people.
12:25
12:25

Police Officer Nursing Injuries after Attack in Nadunget Town Council Suspected Warriors 1

Ariong sustained the injuries on Monday evening in Lokilala cell in Nakamistae ward in Nadunget Town council after four officers from his station responded to an alarm raised by a Boda boda rider who was under attack from thugs.
11:13
11:13

Gov't Asked to Reinforce Sebwe, Mubuku Riverbanks to Save Mubuku Irrigation Scheme 3 2

Michael Bagonza, the Chairperson of Mubuku Irrigation Settlement Farmers’ Cooperative Society Limited, says that there is a need to reinforce the rivers with gabions and put in place machinery that can be used to routinely desilt the water channels.
10:20
10:20

Human Rights Defenders in Rwenzori Cry Out For Gov't Support 6

Rev. Smith Tibamwenda from the Matongo Lost Land Recovery Families Organisation-MLRO, says that HRDs are doing a significant job to champion the rule of law, especially in areas where government institutions like police stations and courts are absent but often limited by challenges.
09:10
09:10

Hearing of Makerere University Business Operators Case Pushed to April

In July, the University Council ordered the eviction of all businesses from the university premises. The council's decision was based on the findings that numerous business activities that were operating on University premises do not relate to its core functions while some businesses operate in non-designated spaces
08:45
08:45

Student Petitions Mak Varsity Council to Drop 15% Tuition Increment Policy 4 1

Odwee’s petition comes a few months before the expiry of the two-year suspension on the enforcement of the 15% tuition increment, which was initiated in August 2021 after a series of dialogue meetings between the student leaders led by former Guild President Ivan Ssempijja and the University management.
07:59
07:59

Concerns Over Irresponsible Waste Disposal in Kasese Municipality 2 1

Patrick Nyamunungi, a sociologist working with the China Railway 18 group told URN in an interview that people are using the drainage channel as a waste dumping site because they closed down the many manholes they were previously using to dump their garbage.
07:42
07:42

Temporary Driving Licensing Centre Opens in Lira 4 2 Top story

Brian Matsiko, the ICT Officer in charge of the Uganda Driver Licensing System at the Ministry explained that the mobile centre will only operate for a short while as the ministry organizes to set up a permanent centre in Lira.
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