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19:38
19:38

More than 20 people Feared Dead as Fire Guts Fuel Tanker in Rubirizi 2 Top story

The fire also burnt two taxis that were loading passengers at the nearby stage and spread to nearby buildings. The fire destroyed five buildings containing at least 8 shop.
15:29
15:29

Police Probes Businessman for Threatening Residents with Firearm 1 1

The Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, said residents reported Mujuni to Naggalama Police Division for allegedly threatening to shoot them so as to grab their land. According to Onyango, police responded to the allegations and arrested Mujuni who was found with an AK47 rifle. “We investigated and arrested him. We are investigating the matter.
15:08
15:08

Gov’t to Finally Set up Communication Tribunal lack of judges 1 1

Vincent Bagiire, the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Information Communications and Technology, says they have reached a consensus to set up a tribunal within the next three to six months.
14:47
14:47

I ordered Removal of Staff Association Leaders from Webmail – Nawangwe makerere university 1 Top story

“This is to inform you that the directive to remove you from the webmail list was made by me due to your misuse of the privilege accorded to you in contravention of the provisions of the communications policy of the university,” writes Nawangwe to staff leaders.
14:32
14:32

Priest Threatens To Celebrate Black Mass Over Boda boda Murders Jesus Christ 2 Top story

Fr. Guma, who led the first Mass in Lugbara animated by Boda boda riders in Arua town at Christ the King parish on Sunday noted that several Boda boda riders continue losing their lives to thugs who make off with their bikes and money.
14:07
14:07

KCCA Amendment Bill 2019 Draws Mixed Reactions from Councillors Bruhan Byaruhanga 5

Moses Mugisha Okwera, the Nakawa 1 councilor doesn’t have hope in the amendments. He says the laws are not the challenge of this country but rather poor leadership from the top. He specifically says Ugandans have a better chance to proper solutions when the leadership of this country is changed.
13:06
13:06

UPDF Passes Out 471 Artillery, Anti-Aircraft Officers

The team comprises 351 Artillery and 120 Anti –Aircraft officers. Only four ladies among 471 were passed out. While passing out the officers at Olilim Training ground on Saturday, Brigadier Moses Kwikiriza, the Deputy Commander of the UPDF 3rd Division thanked the officers for their endurance during the six months training.
12:14
12:14

District Engineer, Inspector On The Spot Over Non Payment of Road Gang Members apac district

According to the residents, each of them was entitled to Shillings 10,000 per every 200 meters of the roads maintained. The residents have since petitioned Apac Anti-Corruption Coalition-TAAC, a local NGO operating in Apac district to help investigate and establish why they haven’t been paid. Nelson Okello, the district Engineer says the group must be verified before they can be paid.
11:48
11:48

Sand Trucks: A Threat to Masaka Road Users metropolitan area 5 2 Top story

Kampala-Masaka highway is prone to accidents. Almost no week goes by without an accident being recorded on the highly. Some of the accident victims escape with injuries while others lose their lives. However, eye witnesses blame most of the accidents on drivers of sand trucks.
11:14
11:14

Kitgum Farmer Makes Fortune From Owc Heifers Dairy Farming 4 3 Top story

Four years down the road, Olum’s journey from owning just a single heifer to 16, hasn’t only made him a successful dairy farmer in the district but also changed his livelihood.
11:10
11:10

Nwoya District Suspends Total Sponsored Football Mini League TOTAL UGANDA 3

Patrick Okello Oryema, the Nwoya District LC V chairperson, says despite their discussions with Total to consider the local business community, their advice was ignored.
10:39
10:39

Kitgum Farmer Makes Fortune From Owc Heifers Dairy Farming 3 4 Top story

Four years down the road, Olum’s journey from owning just a single heifer to 16, hasn’t only made him a successful dairy farmer in the district but also changed his livelihood.
10:21
10:21

Cecafa U-15 Challenge Cup: Uganda Defeats Ethiopia 3-0 Jackson Magera 1

Devis Ogwal netted a goal in each half, while Abasi Kyeyune got the other in a Group B match.
10:14
10:14

South Sudanese Refugees Faulted for Returning Home illegally hunger 2 1

The Lokung East sub county LC 3 Chairperson, David Ocan Kasisi told URN that eye witnesses have reliably informed them that some refugees sneak out through the porous border points at Waligo and Ngomoromo to carry out farming in South Sudan.
09:51
09:51

Budadiri Health Center IV Hit by Drug Stock Out sironko 3

Suzan Kagonya and Christine Nadunga who had come for antenatal care services told URN that they spend over 6 hours in long queues before getting treatment but sometimes return home without drugs. They claimed that they are told to pay between Shillings 5,000Uto 10,000 before getting mama kit or get it from private clinics outside.
09:13
09:13

Petroleum Authority Fails To Absorb Supplementary Budget 1 Top story

Gloria Sebikari, the PAU Corporate Affairs and Public Relations Manager, says the authority was initially allocated shillings 30 billion and later received extra Shillings 34.34 billion, which means the Authority had 64.34 billion in the 2018/2019 financial year.
08:48
08:48

Police Investigate of Death of Suspect in Custody Samson Kasasira

The lifeless body of 25-year-old, Ronald Baguma, a resident of Kajwamushana village in Rugaaga parish in Kaihangara Sub County was found hanging in the cells of Kaihangara police post on Saturday. The Deceased identified as Ronald Baguma (25) a resident of Kajwamushana village in Rugaaga parish in Kaihangara sub county.
08:15
08:15

Huge Number of Volunteers Worry Wakiso Authorities Wakiso District 5 1 Top story

Information obtained by our reporter shows that there are more than 60 volunteers attached to various offices. The volunteers execute simple tasks like preparing documents, welcoming and guiding clients, keeping the offices when the officers are away and at times perform duties entrusted to the office bearers.
07:49
07:49

500 UPDF Soldiers Attached to the UN Guard Unit in Somalia Return Local Defence Unit 1 Top story

The combatants returned alongside 1406 soldiers of the 25 battle group who had also completed one year of service. The Chief of Defense Forces-CDF, General David Muhoozi received the soldiers at the UPDF Peace Support Operations and Training Center (PSO-TC) in Nakaseke District.
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