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21:47
21:47

Controversy Over Renaming Parliament Institute After Speaker Kadaga 1 3 Top story

Eragu Veronica Bichetero, the Kaberamaido County MP who presented the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee report, said it is the considered opinion of the committee that the Bill be passed as it is without renaming it.
21:23
21:23

Wakiso Women Murders: Forensic Analyst Places Convict at Second Scene of Crime Nansana 1 Top story

Prosecution told court that on May 25, 2017 while in Kakiri in Wakiso district, Kaweesa together with three others including Eric Ssegawa, Isma Nyanzi, Suhairi Wakita and others still at large strangled Nanfuma to death after having sex with her.
20:50
20:50

Mbarara City Overcomes KCCA in Thrilling Encounter Football Club 1 1

Swalik Bebe sealed KCCA’s fate when he netted the second goal for Mbarara FC in the 71st minute sending the home crowd in excitement. Goals from Ibrahim Orit and Swalik Bebe were to hand Mbarara city FC a home win.
20:37
20:37

Besigye Attack Debate: Opposition Question Gov’t Commitment to Multi-Party Democracy political parties 3 Top story

However, the Butambala County MP, Muhammad Muwanga Kivumbi couldn’t take any of this. He said the police’s conduct was an attempt on Besigye’s life. He said the use of high pressure water on Besigye was an act of terrorism and wasn’t reasonable force.
20:18
20:18

Kasese MPs Demand Justice, Mumbere's Release Peter Elwelu 4

Legislators from Kasese district have today demanded that President Yoweri Museveni and his government should deliver justice to their constituents and victims of the attack on the Rwenzururu palace in 2016.
19:53
19:53

39 Rwandan, Congolese nationals Charged With Illegal Entry 1 2 Top story

“The New Times” in Rwanda, claimed the operation targeted Rwandans nationals. According to the New Times, the suspects were gathered in one place, screened and then “bundled onto garbage trucks” which drove them to Kisoro police station.
19:31
19:31

Swellings Of Mobile Phone Batteries Spell Danger For Users Safe Boda 5 1 Top story

The lead technician, Abdallah Yiga, says the phones are brought when they are at the brink of explosion in exceptional cases due to swollen batteries.
19:17
19:17

One Arrested As Security Probes Illegal Youths Recruitment into G7 Group State House 3 1

A source in Police told URN on condition of anonymity that Otim was part of the FDC team that is currently in Lango sub region distributing petition forms to voters to drag President Yoweri Museveni to the International Criminal Court.
18:57
18:57

Martha Karua to Uganda Women- Fight for your Space 4 1 Top story

Karua, who also served as a High court advocate, legislator and Justice Minister in Kenya, says women need to appreciate that they live in a patriarchy society where men are fronted beyond women and hence need to fight for space.
18:44
18:44

EU Asks For Expeditious Trial of Rwenzururu Royal Guards European Union 2

Their arrest followed an attack on Buhikira Royal Palace, the seat of the Rwenzururu King Charles Wesley Mumbere by security agencies on November 27, 2016. The attack saw more than 100 people dead.
18:33
18:33

Kadaga Directs MPs to Investigate Alleged Tree Cutting in Semuliki Forest Reserve 3 1

The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has directed the Natural Resources Committee to inquire into the reported tree cutting in Semuliki National Park and report back within one week.
18:23
18:23

Edrine K: Kasese’s Phenomenal Teen Gender, Girl-Child Rights’ Activist Human Rights 8 7 Top story

Edrine Kusemerewa, who goes by the stage name of Edrine K is a song writer, singer and a Gender and Women’s rights activist. Born of Yeres Kyakimwa, a food vendor in Kisanga Market and Seith Kazige, a social worker, Edrine is the fifth born from a family of ten.
17:56
17:56

Low Turn UP Mars Update of National Voters’ Register in Luweero Town 4 1

At Kiwogozi Parish, the Enrolment Officer Shamim Namanda said each day less than 10 people turn up for the exercise despite the high number of voters spread in the five polling stations in the parish.
17:45
17:45

Kadaga Summons Health Minister Over Mulago CT Scan Services Mulago Hospital 1 3 Top story

In his statement to the house, Twinamasiko noted that patients in need of CT scan services in Mulago causality ward turn to other government facilities or private hospital, which is cumbersome and costly. CT scan services in private facilities in Kampala cost on average between Shillings 200,000 and 300,000.
17:40
17:40

Court Extends Arrest Warrant Against Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago Buganda Road Court 1

Lukwago, Henry Ssempijja, Philemon Mushabe and Benon Mugerwa stood surety for former mayoral candidate Sandra Katebarirwe Ngabo, who was charged with obtaining money by false pretence, forgery and uttering a false document in 2016.
17:25
17:25

Police Dispatch Divers To Retrieve Missing Bodies from Aswa River Angagura Subcounty 2

Joseph Wafula, a Kenyan consultant Engineer and Charles Komakech a resident of Angagura Sub-county went missing on Monday afternoon when their boat capsized in the river.
17:22
17:22

X-Ray, Ultra Sound Machines Out of Use in Gov't Hospitals Teso Sub Region 1 2

Sarah Akiror, an expectant mother from Kadungulu sought treatment from Apapai HC1V in Serere district that required an ultrasound scan. There was no scan in Apapai and was referred to Serere HC 1V, which had the same problem.
17:03
17:03

MP Amoding Retables Sexual Offences Bill 1 4

According to a copy of the Bill seen by URN, any person who forcefully performs a sexual act on another person without consent, or with consent obtained by force or by means of false representation commits the felony termed rape and shall on conviction be liable to life imprisonment. The Bill proposes a term of imprisonment of not less than one year or a fine of not less than twenty four currency points for a spouse convicted for marital sexual assault upon performing a sexual act with his or her spouse without their consent
16:36
16:36

UWA Translocating New Species to Pian- Upe Reserve giraffes in uganda 1 2

Bashir Hangi, the Manager Communication at UWA says they have translocated 15 giraffes and 92 impalas from Murchison Falls to the reserve to boost its capacity in tourist attraction.
16:23
16:23

Tribunal Halts Termination of Nyamabuye Hydropower Investor’s License 1

In July 2019, ERA issued a license revocation notice to the company saying it “was unlikely to fulfil its obligations under the license”. ERA gave the company 45-days to show cause why the license shouldn’t be revoked.
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