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20:05
20:05

Seiko's Body Guard Gets 35 Year Jail Term Luzira Prison

Justice Flavia Anglin Ssenoga of the High Court Criminal Division found Cherotich guilty of murdering Lameck Ogwang and Fred Sembatya, both Boda boda riders.
19:55
19:55

Uganda Hippos Storm Quarters After Stopping Djibouti 5-1 Morley Byekwaso 1 1

The hippos proved too strong for a Djibouti team that was beaten 4-0 by Sudan when Sserwada added his second goal of the afternoon before Second half substitute Isma Mugulusi registered his name on the score sheet. Justine Opiru sent the football fans crazy after he scored the last goal of the game on the 73rd mark.
19:45
19:45

Pictorial: Day One of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference Top story

The Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference on Monday kicked off at the Speke Resort, Munyonyo with mainly two meetings including the Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians Conference and the Small Branches Conference.
19:43
19:43

People Power Youth Chairperson ‘’Bosmic Otim’’ Arrested in Gulu Yoweri Museveni 1

Nyangkol told URN in an interview at Gulu Central Police Station that Otim was arrested while addressing vendors and youths at Cereleno Market along Ring Road in Pece Division Gulu Municipality.
19:28
19:28

Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference: Delegates Criticize Gov’ts On Global Warming Climate Change 1 Top story

A section of delegates at the ongoing 64th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference (CPC) today criticized governments for allegedly not taking steps to curb the increasing effects of climate change.
19:21
19:21

One Arrested in Connection to Murder of Kalangala Resident Kalangala District

The suspect is Ronald Kasozi, who is suspected to be an accomplice in the murder of Mohammad Ssekitto, a resident of Kisaba landing site. The deceased’s lifeless body was found dumped in his garden on Saturday afternoon.
18:51
18:51

More than 130 Remanded For Possession of Narcotics Rubaga Division 3 Top story

Prosecution told court that on September 18th, 2019 while at Mabito in Nateete in Rubaga Division, the accused persons including 70 women and 65 men were found with smashed and rolled sticks of marijuana ranging from 18 to 40 without lawful excuse.
18:26
18:26

Man Earns Life Sentence for Killing Woman in Wakiso 1 Top story

Justice Basaza found Kaweesa guilty of murdering, Annet Nakabugo. The convict is also implicated for raping and murdering eight other women who were killed in a similar manner in Nansana in 2017.
17:59
17:59

19 Taxi Drivers Injured in fight with Rival Group Joseph Ssebukalu 3

Shafiq Teera, the Chairperson Bwaise Dembe taxi park, says over twenty-five taxis were vandalized and 19 drivers injured during the weekend clashes. He says chaos started shortly holding their general meeting.
17:21
17:21

Reorganisation of Polling stations won't affect by elections- electoral commission National Resistance 1 3 Top story

Speaking to URN in a phone interview, the spokesperson of Electoral Commission Jotham Taremwa said that the process has not been confirmed yet and hence cannot be implemented.
17:01
17:01

Bomb Experts Explain Matugga Explosion 1 1

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, reading the Bomb experts statement, said an examination of the explosion has revealed that it was caused by heat as scrap dealers thought they would cut it into pieces perhaps for proper wielding.
16:55
16:55

Police Indentifies Traders Gunned Down by UPDF Fisheries Enforcement Team trafficker 1 Top story

Lydia Tumushabe, the Rwenzori West Region Police Spokesperson identifies the deceased as Habibu Tofiki and Basaliza Musakimu.
16:26
16:26

Banana Farmers Fault Presidential Initiative for Failing to Address Post Harvest Losses raw material 5

Celestine Bagampiire, a farmer and Bumbaire Sub County LC III Chairperson, says they had high hopes in the initiative but 10 years down the road it hasn’t helped them.
16:01
16:01

Audiologists Caution against Random Acquisition of Hearing Aids 1 2

The gadget receives sound through an inbuilt microphone, converts the waves to electrical signals and sends them to an amplifier which increases the power of the signals and sends them to the ear through a speaker.
15:52
15:52

Alebtong Embarks on Campaign Against Open Defection in Flood Hit Area alebtong district 2

In the campaign being conducted by the area LCI officials, Dr. Odung emphasized that every household whose toilet facility has been washed down must bury all fecal material in a dug pit of at least a half a meter into the ground for every time they want to defecate.
14:57
14:57

UIA Issues 286 Investment Licenses Lawrence Byensi 2 1 Top story

Byensi said most of the companies were foreign, with up 75% of the investments being brought in by foreigners. Domestic investors will only cover 25%. Chinese lead the pack of the people asking permits to invest in Uganda. Ugandans came in second.
14:08
14:08

IGP Ochola Orders Probe into Extortion by Police Surgeons 1

The reports indicate that assault victims are often charged 20,000 Shillings while persons with rape complaints are directed to specific clinics where they pay between 30,000 to 100,000 Shillings for an examination, which is ideally supposed to be conducted at no cost.
14:06
14:06

Chickenpox Outbreak Reported in Aswa Camp Primary School

The school head teacher, Albert Ocaya says at least 21 pupils tested positive for chickenpox at Oroko Health Centre II last week.
13:52
13:52

Over 4000 Miss Second Dose of Hepatitis B Vaccination 1

William Kotaki, the in charge of Bulucheke health center III confirmed the lack of the vaccines attributing it to the breakdown of the freezer at the facility. He disclosed that more than 4000 people who received the first dose haven’t received their second dose due to lack of vaccines.
13:16
13:16

Pictorial: A Glimpse into the Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference prime minister Top story

The Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference (CPC) has today started at the Speke Resort, Munyonyo, 52 years after Uganda hosted the Conference.
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