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Feb 2020 29 results
22:45
22:45

Police Battles Fire Explosion in Kisasi 2

The Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Luke Oweyesigire, says preliminary information indicates that the fire started from a house that had several gas cylinders
21:37
21:37

Convict Shot Dead While Escaping from Maluku Prisons

Gimoyi Mugoya ,20, was shot dead on Friday while trying to escape from the facility
21:24
21:24

One Dead, Scores Injured in Iganga Accident sugar cane 1 1

The deceased has been identified as Habib Sowedi, a resident of Namwiwa village in Kaliro district. His body is lying at Iganga general hospital where some of the injured are also admitted.
17:55
17:55

Agago Beefs Up Security At Borders To Curb Karamojong Pastoralist, Rustlers local defence units

Linos Ngompek, the Agago Resident District Commissioner told Uganda radio network on Saturday that their security personnel are alert on the ground to avert any possible incursion.
17:45
17:45

Three Family Members Arrested in Connection to Murder Uganda Police Force 2

Residents stormed Atine’s home following the death of 52-year-old Kenneth Odunge, whose body was discovered by the roadside near his home on Friday morning by pupils heading to school.
17:28
17:28

National Isolation Center Dilapidated, Unable to Handle Coronavirus Emergencies 1 2 Top story

Construction of a new building is still ongoing while the available buildings are not in use. The Private wing of Entebbe Regional Referral hospital is currently being used as an isolation ward where suspected Coronavirus cases are being contained.
17:09
17:09

Health Workers Abandon Ebola Screening Centers Over Pay Lake Albert 2 6 Top story

Bullisa district established Ebola screening centers last year to avert a possible infiltration by suspected Ebola victims from the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC where more than 2000 succumbed to the epidemic.
16:39
16:39

Daughter Drags Mother to Police For Evicting her from Family House 2 3

Trouble started after Nandawula reportedly attempted to grab part of land and house bought by her late father Matovu for her mother Naku. According to the land documents seen by URN, Matovu bought the contested land in 1969 at Shillings 2225 and gave it to his wife.
16:10
16:10

Acholi Teachers: We Are Half Baked to Roll Out Revised Curriculum Kitgum Town College 4 2 Top story

Isaac Ocan, a Biology and Chemistry teacher at St. Pope Paul II College, a private Catholic boarding school in Gulu reveals that the knowledge to roll out the program is not yet well internalized and digested by teachers.
15:57
15:57

LDUs, Police Arrest 100 Suspected Thugs in City Swoop police spokesperson 1 Top story

Today’s operation comes six days after 18 people were arrested in a police swoop against suspected drug dealers and abusers in Kireka, Kyambogo and Banda.
15:43
15:43

IPOD Council Wants POMA Regulations ratified 2

According to Musumba, the council discussed the proposed regulations they presented last year to government on the implementation of the Public Order Management Act.
15:26
15:26

Traffic Paralysed as Kabale Taxi Operators Demonstrate Taxi drivers 8 4 Top story

Justus Muhwezi Katabaazi and Abas Kwesiga, both disgruntled drivers told URN that they happily obeyed the relocation order to the front of the yard not to disrupt the market construction.
15:06
15:06

Police Recover Man's Body from Drainage Channel 1 1

The Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigire, says that police was informed about the body by residents.
14:55
14:55

Security Guard Held For Shooting Man In Luweero Nakaseke hospital 1

He reportedly shot Kawungu while trying to arrest a suspected ATM fraudster identified as Ivan Tumusiime alias James Opio. Caroline Akoth, the Savannah Regional Police Commander explains that Kawungu was passing by when he was hit accident by the security guard.
13:41
13:41

Arrested Rwandan National Found Dead Patrick Onyango 1 1 Top story

A copy of a letter signed by the Officer in Charge of Criminal Investigations Department at Butabika Police Station confirms that Magezi died on January 21, 2020 around 9am.
13:01
13:01

Goons Attack UCU Workers at Ntaawo Farm Church Land 2 3 Top story

John Remmy Amara, the Supervisor of the UCU Land holdings at Ntaawo notes that about two weeks back they were involved in a fracas with Christopher Kiiza who showed up claiming ownership of the university farm land.
12:30
12:30

Makerere Estates Department Evicts 40 Police Families home 1 3 Top story

A letter from Eng. Christina Kakeeto, the Director Estates and Works Makerere University addressed to the Police Chief in the University, shows that the affected officers were given a month to vacate the premises by the end of this week in vain.
12:08
12:08

Kalangala Health Facility in Acute Blood Shortage 4 1 Top story

Micheal Suuna a medical officer at Kalangala Health Center IV says the facility lacks blood for any emergency that may occur. The facility receives an average of three women each day in need of C-section, which requires blood transfusion.
11:17
11:17

Cabinet to Discuss Implementation of New Lower Secondary Curriculum-Janet Museveni Uganda 1 5 Top story

The Education and Sports Minister, Janet Kataaha Museveni told journalists shortly after the release of the Uganda Business and Technical Examination Board-UBTEB results on Friday, said that after the cabinet discussion, they will have to sort out their next cause of action with parliament.
10:44
10:44

Construction of UGX 2.12Bn Masaka Seed School Stalls Jude Mbabali 1 3 Top story

In June 2019, Masaka district commissioned the construction of a seed secondary school at Bunadu village in Bukakkata Sub County at Shillings 2.12 billion with funding from World Bank.
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