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17:55
17:55

80 Arrested in Drug Operation Uganda Police 6

The Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson, Luke Owesigire, says the operation was prompted by reports implicating people in the affected areas for selling and smoking drugs. “Information was received by the top commanders of Mukono Police Divisional Headquarters indicating that there are persons who had made it a daily routine to smoke opium and open bars at Benghazi-Wantoni and Nasuuti areas. Management agreed that an operation be conducted to curb the criminality in those areas, which was done today,” he said.
16:49
16:49

Woman Shuttered by Teargas in Kotido police 1

Alanyo told URN on her sick bed that the injury has left her helpless and unable to fend for her 4 children. A police officer on Kyagulanyi’s security detail was also injured during an altercation between the local police and the guards in Panyangara in Kotido Municipality.
16:35
16:35

Katumba Skips Pader Citing Time 1

Katumba told our reporter that he preferred giving priority to Lamwo district, which is further given the limited campaign time.
14:28
14:28

Over 900 School Age Going Girls in Budaka District Impregnated 4 1

Nasur Masaba, a clinician who represented the Budaka District Health Officer noted that the survey was conducted in the health Centers of Kamonkoli Health Center III, Budaka Health Center IV, Iki Iki, and Kadeluna Health Center IIIs.
14:15
14:15

Residents Neighboring Kiteezi Landfill Decry Flooding 1 3

Yokaana Kabunga, a resident of Kabuwoko village says the flooding stems from the garbage that has extended to people’s property.
13:59
13:59

Security Seals Off Kyagulanyi's Campaign Venue in Soroti city 1 3

David Ongom Mudong, the East Kyoga Region police spokesperson, says the deployment is meant to stop people from crowding at the venue in line with the health ministry guidelines stopping meetings of more than 200 people.
13:22
13:22

Candidate Arrested For Illegal Posession of Stamp of Neighboring Village 7

“I have two stamps, one for my village Akaramai and another for Kamon and today I am going to hand it over to the senior assistant secretary bukedea sub county,” said Emunat. He later surrendered the stamp, saying that he didn’t want to hand it over since he used his money to make it.
12:39
12:39

Two Prime Suspects Arrested in Connection to Murder of Bushenyi Businessman

According to Tumusiime, the suspects were picked up from their hideout in Bushenyi in connection to the murder of Murokozi, who was involved in the purchase of fresh tea leaves. Murokozi was strangled to death at beginning of this month shortly after withdrawn Shillings 8million from a Sacco for use in the field.
12:19
12:19

Muntu Warns Electoral Commission on Next Year’s Election 2 1 Top story

Speaking at his campaign rallies in Rubirizi, Bushenyi and Sheema districts on Friday, Muntu urged the Commission not to bow down to intimidation but stand firm and deliver free and fair elections.
12:09
12:09

RDC Orders Arrest UWA Commander Over Shooting of Truck Driver in Apaa Contested Apaa 2

According to eyewitnesses, Opio was shot dead while fleeing from his truck registration number UAU 932G whose front tyres had been deflated by the rangers.
10:52
10:52

Nancy Kalembe Pledges Better Roads for Tororo 2 1

According to Kalembe, she will focus on bettering the lives of women because they are the mothers of the nation. Kalembe rallied women to support her because she understands their problems especially pregnant mothers who are still struggling to give birth in ill-equipped health facilities.
10:16
10:16

City Arcades, Shopping Malls Ignore COVID-19 SOPs 3 2

At Hanifa towers, Jimmy Kakooza said that the challenge they are facing is that people come at the same time and he can't put them on waiting because hand washing takes time. He also noted that it is also hard to enforce SOPs since the number of people accessing the building is overwhelming.
09:42
09:42

Village Chairperson Survives Lynching for Sleeping with Married Woman Gulu East Division 1

Robinson Opiyo, an eye witness told URN in an interview that when Ojara returned home, he knocked the door to his house several times but his wife didn’t open. He says that after waiting for some time for his wife to open in vain, Ojara walked to his brother’s house a few meters away.
09:25
09:25

Police Block Mao's Last Kasese Campaign Rally Norbert Mao 2 2

Asiimwe, said they couldn’t allow Mao to address the rally because it was past campaigning time. According to the Electoral Commission guidelines, campaigns start at 7:00 AM and close at 6:00 PM. However, Mao and his campaign entourage arrived at the playground at 5:55 PM.
09:06
09:06

Wakiso District Authorities Asks Food, Fruit Vendors to Test for COVID-19 COVID 19 1 3 Top story

Wakiso Deputy District Health Inspector, Emmanuel Ddamba, says they received instructions from the Chief Administrative Officer ordering all food and fruit vendors to present a negative COVID-19 test certificate before they are allowed to operate at the district offices.
08:50
08:50

Bukibokolo Residents Stop Bududa NRM Chairman from Campaigning for Museveni 4

Arajab Waniala, a resident of Bukari parish, said Museveni often concentrates in opposition strongholds leaving areas like Bududa, which have supported in successive elections.
08:30
08:30

Police Block Kyagulanyi from Holding Radio Talkshow in Moroto 1

Heavily armed police officers led by Moroto District Police Commander, Jude Nasucha barricaded the road a few meters from the Naitakwae, where Kyagulanyi has addressed his political rally to block him from accessing Moroto town where he had booked airtime on radio for a talk show.
07:54
07:54

POA Cancels Campaigns in Dokolo to Allow Peaceful Burial Dokolo District 4 3

Instead of holding his campaign, Oboa opted to attend the burial where he briefly addressed the mourners before leaving for Amolatar.
07:37
07:37

UWA Rangers Shoot Truck Driver Dead, Injure Two Others People in Apaa Contested Apaa 4 2

Mauriam Abwola, the Apaa Village LC I Chairperson, says the shooting followed a scuffle between the driver only identified as Opio, UWA and UPDF soldiers who had ordered him to offload some of the charcoal from his truck registration number UAU 932G.
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