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17:13
17:13

Over 200 Students in Bunambutye Resettlement Camp Yet to Join Secondary School 1 5 Top story

However, only a few learners were taken. Most of those who completed primary seven and Senior 4 haven’t been absorbed with almost a month to the closure of the first term.
16:47
16:47

Tumukunde: I’m Ready to Support Another Person to Challenge President Museveni Henry Tumukunde

We have many people who are capable but none of them wants to come out. So in the circumstances, that’s why I’m coming out to challenge him. Otherwise, I wouldn’t. But be it as it may, we are still talking with our colleagues in the opposition to get one candidate among those of us who have indicated we want to challenge Museveni.
16:41
16:41

MisInformation Hindering COVID19 Fight-WHO CDC 2 1 Top story

Dr. Yonas T. Woldermariam says that for the first time ever, misinformation during a disease outbreak is forcing WHO to use funds meant to fight the disease and to stop wrong information from getting into the hands of unsuspecting public.
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16:25

Lira Security Committee Suspends Operation By Dairy Development Authority 3 1 Top story

Earlier this week, a team from Dairy Development Authority Regional Office in Gulu launched an operation in Lira town against milk traders for failure to follow the laid procedures of milk handling.
16:07
16:07

Pictorial: International Women's Day Celebrations In Arua Top story

The celebrations were held under the theme “Celebrating 25 years of the 1995 Constitution, a milestone in promoting Gender Equality and women empowerment in Uganda.”
16:03
16:03

Refugee Influx Increasing Human Activities on Katonga Wildlife Reserve climate 5

The Chief Warden Katonga Wildlife Reserve, Richard Godfrey Matanda, says that although the communities are dependent on wood fuel for domestic use, there is an emergence of a group, which is picking firewood for business.
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15:49

Pader-Abim Community Multipurpose Electric Cooperative Society Board Member Resigns

“I was equally dismayed that the staffs were recruited to manage the society, with a running contract of 3 years, were terminated under unclear circumstances without the knowledge of board members” the letter reads in part.
15:35
15:35

Lwengo Vice Chairperson, Councillors Clash Over Proposed Auction 1 3 Top story

In December 2019, the Lwengo district council resolved to auction all vehicles, motorcycles and office equipment that is no longer in use. Councilors accordingly tasked the Chief Administrative Officer to generate an inventory of all unutilised assets for eventual auctioning.
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15:14

Cassava Is A Strategic Crop- Museveni President Museveni 4 1 Top story

Speaking at the launch of a mass cassava growing project in Acholibur sub county in Pader district on Saturday, Museveni said cassava is a great source of food and contributes to the food security of households.
15:09
15:09

Mukula: We Shouldn't Have Another Western After Museveni

Speaking to URN, Mukula said although he’s not sectarian, he believes that for purposes of balanced development and sustainable peace, the next president should come from another region other than western Uganda where Museveni comes from.
15:01
15:01

Minister Magezi Orders Interdiction, Arrest of Ishaka-Bushenyi Municipal Officials Abuse of office 2 2 Top story

It is alleged that after receiving the money, Muhwezi single handily allocated it to different sectors without consulting the municipal Finance committee, which is arbitrary.
14:41
14:41

Kagadi Homesteads Battle Bedbug Infestation villages 2

Hassan Babyesiza, the Kasatu Village LC I Chairperson, says about 50 homesteads have been hit by bedbugs. He says the situation has forced some residents to flee their houses and abandon their household items. Some residents interviewed by URN called for quick intervention to stop the bugs from spreading further.
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14:27

Two Killed in Family Land Wrangle Uganda Police Force 3 4 Top story

The two met their death on Friday night. It is alleged that Akwero was killed by her maternal uncles following a dispute over a piece of land she inherited from her late maternal grandmother.
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14:12

CAA: No suspected Corona Cases at Entebbe Airport corona virus 1 1 Top story

Asked if it had anything to do with the implementation of the Health Minister’s ban on travels in and out of Uganda for people who had visited high risk countries or even Ugandans intending to travel there, CAA Spokesperson, Vianney Luggya, said it was simply a technical problem, which has since been resolved.
14:03
14:03

FDC Unapologetic for Not Supporting Kawalya 1

“FDC arrived at a process of having a speaker in Kampala and that process was followed through bringing Nyanjura who eventually lost an election because another FDC candidate refused to give way. How can someone blame FDC for that? A party must generate a position and stick to it,” Ssemujju said.
09:19
09:19

Nawangwe Lifts Ban on Makerere Student Elections 1

“I hereby lift the extension of guild elections Period with effect from Monday, 9th March 2020,” says Professor Nawangwe.
08:52
08:52

Government Formulating Law to Fund Artists 3 1

Government through ministry of gender, labour and social development, is formulating the creative and art law, which will see extension of government support to artists through funds.
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