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18:12
18:12

Midwife Uses Her Salary to Save Mothers marternal deaths 5 1 Top story

Sister Eva Nangalo, a midwife at Nakaseke Hospital, uses part of her salary to buy essential drugs that help control deaths in mothers caused by bleeding.
17:52
17:52

Chinese National Drowns at Karuma Dam Site karuma power dam

Police marine unit has for the last three days been searching for the body of a Chinese national who drowned at the Karuma dam construction site in Kiryandongo district on Friday morning.
17:43
17:43

NPA Crafts Indicators for Uganda's Lower Middle-income Status world bank uganda 3

As Ugandas quest for a lower middle-income status continues, the National Planning Authority NPA has crafted parameters which, if achieved, would make the dream possible by 2020.The NPA Executive Director, Dr. Joseph Muvawala, says the lower middle-income status for Uganda would mean every individual in a household affording at least two meals a day, and being able to complete ordinary level education or attaining 11 years of schooling.
17:25
17:25

Gulu Investor Loses UGX 500 Million To Fraudsters

An businessman of Indian origin is crying foul after losing more than 500 million shillings in investment funds to fraudsters in Gulu district.
17:02
17:02

Police Alert As Pilgrims Throng Paimol Shrine 2 2

Last year more than 25,000 pilgrims thronged the site and police now says they expect thousands to join the annual religious pilgrimage. The Thursday, October 20th event is in honour of two catholic catechists murdered there in 1918.
16:31
16:31

14 Suspects Deny Charges in Muslim Cleric's Murder Case muslim clerics shot

According to an amended charge sheet, the 14 suspects and others still at large are accused of indiscriminately involving themselves in the attempted murder or attack on Ssonko Najib, Bahiga Mustapha, Umar Swadiq, Ibrahim Hassan Kirya, Mahamood Kibaate, Haruna Jemba and Omulangira Kassim Nakibinge.
16:10
16:10

Fees Defaulters Could Miss National Exams uneb fees 3

A visit to selected schools in Mbale indicates that most of the students sitting for their final exams have not fully cleared their fees. Some of them have made partial payments while others have not deposited any amount for the final school term.
15:42
15:42

Wanyama Guides Kireka Chess Club To Win League Title harold wanyama 1

Harold Wanyama helped Kireka Chess Club win the 2016 National Chess League on Sunday.
15:29
15:29

Govt in Campaign to Change Uganda's Image Abroad 1

Tumwebaze says government is now developing a special catalogue to be dispatched to all missions abroad. The guide will contain key descriptive facts about Ugandas geography, unique features, delicacies, stability and leisure industry among others.
15:24
15:24

Women's Team For UAE Invitational T20 Cup uganda cricket 1

Uganda has been invited to send a womens team for the United Arab Emirates International T20 Cricket Cup.
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14:48

Police Helicopters on Standby to Deliver UNEB Materials Top story

Police Spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi says the helicopters will ease delivery of examination materials to students in the countryside especially during rainy days.
14:08
14:08

Mak Student Leaders Divided Over Allowances makerere university 4 3

Makerere Universitys students leadership is in yet another crisis as one of the guild ministers resigns from Roy Ssembogas government. Yosam Bagumirabigi, the Makerere University minister of Research and Computer Technology and a close confidant of the guild president stepped down on Saturday October 15 after one month in office.
13:40
13:40

RDC Probes Revenue Theft in Lira Municipality 3

Lira Municipality Finance Secretary Patrick Awio says that the urban council collects between 600-700 million Shillings annually, against a projection of 1.6 billion Shillings. The municipality realizes revenue from street parking, advertisement, ground rent, loading/off-loading fees and market dues.
13:31
13:31

Two Fishermen Drown On Lake Albert drowning

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine regional police spokesperson, tells Uganda Radio Network that the two men left the landing site on Saturday afternoon to go fishing but never returned after a heavy wind that stopped other fishermen from doing their work.
13:03
13:03

STD Infections Among Gulu Youth Worry Service Providers 1

Gulu Youth Centre says up to 30 percent of youth tested in recent months have presented with Human Immune Deficiency Virus HIV, with several having gonorrhoea and Syphilis.
12:04
12:04

UCE Exams Commence, Candidates Enthusiastic ple exams 2

An on spot visit by URN to some of the schools in Kampala, among others Kitante Hill, Kololo SS and City High SS, some students expressed sureness to produce good results from the month long-running exams. However, a number of fee-defaulting students of Kitante Hill School were visibly turned off at the school gate pending commitment from their guardians.
10:38
10:38

Four-Year-Old Boy Killed By Bees

A four year-old boy from Kyakadehe village in Pacwa subcounty, Kagadi district has died after being stung by bees.
10:17
10:17

Crime Intelligence Officers to Undergo Refresher Course uganda police force

A senior officer in the Intelligence Directorate, who preferred anonymity, told URN that more than three quarters of the Crime Intelligence personnel have never undergone training in Intelligence and can barely gather simple intelligence.
08:03
08:03

Iteso Cultural Leader Proposes UGX 1000 Levy On Subjects emorimor papa iteso 1

The cultural leader of Iteso, the Emorimor Augustine Lemukol Osuban, has proposed a 1,000 shillings annual levy on his subjects for supporting development activities in the Teso sub-region.
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