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18:09
18:09

Three More Bodies Retrieved as Police Resume Search for Kyambura Accident Victims

This brings to 21, the number of bodies recovered following the Sunday accident.
17:37
17:37

Gov’t Revises Age of Minors in Estates of Missing Persons Bill 2

Government proposes to amend the interpretation for dependent relative who in the Estates for Missing Persons, Act 1973 include a wife, a husband, a son or daughter “less than eighteen years of age or daughter of or above eighteen years of age who is wholly or substantially dependent on the missing person…”
17:24
17:24

Gulu Mayor Alarmed by Rise of Commercial Male Sex Workers HIV/AIDS 2 1

Alex Okoya, the Labour Line Parish LC II Chairperson in Pece Division confirmed to URN the presence of the commercial male sex workers owing to high demand by working class women like Bankers and high profile widows who normally rent rooms in the outskirts of town where they are serviced by the young boys.
16:50
16:50

Police Summons YY Bus Management Over Accidents yy coaches 1 4

The closed door meeting that lasted for over three hours at the offices of the Vehicle Inspector in Mbale town was convened by the Elgon/Sipi Region Inspector of Vehicles, Richard Kakaire.
15:04
15:04

Police Suspends Search for Rubirizi Accident Victims, 18 Confirmed Dead 1 1 Top story

Preliminary police investigations show that the fire that gutted the fuel tanker started from a charcoal stove lit by roadside vendors.
14:08
14:08

Guard Kills Suspected Thug in Botched Robbery security guard 4

George Ssemakula, a resident of Wakiso town council who operates near Savers supermarket, says the security guard fought with the thugs before he shot one of them.
13:30
13:30

Masindi Port Ferry Resumes Operations UNRA 2 Top story

Mark Ssali, the Communication Officer Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA, says the ferry that connect Kiryandongo and Apac districts through Masindi port and Kungu route across River Nile is now operational and capable of conducting 22 trips a day.
12:14
12:14

One Killed in Bar Brawl, Four Held apac district

Bosco Ejap, the Kidilani parish LC II chairperson, says they attempted to save the deceased from the wrath of the suspects in vain since they attacked him in a group. Ejap says they have teamed with police to hunt for the remaining suspect. Police is yet to conduct postmortem on the deceased body to ascertain what could have caused his death.
10:41
10:41

Premier League Clubs Turn to Northern Uganda for Talent Vipers FC 1

Edward Golola, the Vipers FC head coach, says a few players from Northern Uganda who have had the opportunity to exhibit their talent at the regional and national platforms have shown great potential of talents in the region.
10:24
10:24

Dealing with Sexual Harassment in Kampala Human Rights 2 Top story

In Uganda, Sexual harassment happens at work places like offices and public places like markets, streets and parks. While no category of men can be pinned to be responsible, the vice is so prevalent among Boda boda riders, taxi operators, mechanics and market or shop operators in towns.
07:39
07:39

Mothers Irked by Size of Maternity Ward at Makhonje H/C III 3

A nurse, who spoke to URN on condition of anonymity because she is not authorized to the media, says they refer expectant mothers to Busiu health center IV in case they find the rooms occupied.
07:24
07:24

Roadside Charcoal Stoves Sparked Kyambura Fire-Police 1 1

The tanker reportedly overturned after failing to negotiate a corner at Kyambura Trading Centre in Kicwamba Sub County, Rubirizi district and burst in flames. The fire also burnt two taxis that were loading passengers before spreading to five nearby buildings.
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