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22:02
22:02

Absence of IGG Hindering Our Work: George Bamugemereire 2 1 Top story

the Deputy IGG, George Bamugemereire, says they cannot fully execute their mandate in the absence of a substantive IGG.
21:30
21:30

Police Investigate Abduction of Nansana Teenage Girl 1 2

An eyewitness, who declined to be named, says she saw the teenager being forced in a Toyota Premio vehicle that was parked a short distance from her parent’s home before it sped off.
20:56
20:56

Experimental COVID-19 Vaccine to Be Restricted to Chinese Nationals-MOH Ministry of Health 1 Top story

The Health Ministry came out on the matter after a letter by the Health Minister, Dr. Ruth Jane Aceng authorizing the importation of 4000 doses of the drug also known as Verocell leaked to the public.
20:34
20:34

Kigezi NUP General Secretary Arrested 6 2

Kateebire told Uganda Radio Network at Kabale Central Station that police picked him from Garage Street in Central division where he and five other party members were planning to storm Kabale Police station to inquire why the banners and posters of their presidential candidate, Robert Kyagulanyi and others are always confiscated and defaced by police.
20:12
20:12

Seven Community Schools Fail to Reopen Due to Financial Constraints 1 1

Justine Oyoo, the Lajalula Primary School Head teacher told URN on Tuesday that they could not reopen for their eighteen finalist pupils due to financial constraints.
19:45
19:45

Government Moves to Increase Credit Access for Small Agriculture-related Entrepreneurs Bank of Uganda 3

In the 10th edition of the Agriculture Finance, Year Book developed jointly by the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, the Bank of Uganda and the Economic Policy Research Centre, the focus is on the small agriculture entrepreneurs.
19:21
19:21

Busoga United Loses 3-1 to BUL FC match 1 Top story

Busoga United's Anthony Mayanja missed a penalty spot but Joram Kirya earned his side a consolation goal in the 90th minute of the game.
19:16
19:16

Condom Shortage Hits Kalangala Islanders 3 1

Akiza Aloysius a Village Health Team member at Nakatiba landing site says there has been shortage of condom distribution in the islands ever since the lockdown in March, 2020
19:09
19:09

Kasese Man Succumbs to Injuries After Hippo Attack hippopotamus 3 1 Top story

According to family sources, the hippopotamus injured the deceased when he went to fetch water from Lake Albert shores. The hippopotamus injured his right leg severely as it struggled to eat it off.
18:54
18:54

How 12 NRM MPs Sailed Through Unopposed Joel Ssenyonyi

Kyalimpa’s appointment and his subsequent withdrawal from the race shades light on how the NRM has used money, positions and in some cases underhand methods to entice or cajole candidates out of the race to allow its flag bearers go through unopposed.
18:38
18:38

Presidential Candidate Sick, Broke and Unable to Campaign Mayambala willy 2 1

Mayambala last campaigned in west Nile districts of Arua and Maracha and Koboko districts on 4th December. However in Arua Mayambala was accommodated at Arua police station where he slept in his car after failing to meet the hotel costs.
18:31
18:31

Court Summons Pastor Mondo, Nabbi Omukazi over Fraud Maggie Kayima 1

The prosecution alleges that the duo and others still at large falsely obtained more than one billion shillings from eleven people on different occasions. They allegedly pretended that their organization Hands Across the World Uganda Limited would construct churches for the pastors, houses for the needy, offer scholarships and educate the needy children in the community from whose parents the money was collected which was not true.
18:15
18:15

Cabinet Approves Takeover of Mountains of the Moon University

In 2017, management of the Fort Portal based University applied to government to take it over and turn it into a public university saying they could no longer afford the high cost of running the institution.
17:44
17:44

41,000 Elderly Miss Their 2019/20 SAGE Money 1 2

The Social Assistance Grant for Empowerment Programme targeted to reach 362,561 older persons in the financial year 2019/2020. But of these, only 304,555 older persons successfully received their payment with the support of Postbank and Centenary Bank
17:42
17:42

US Embassy, British High Commission Seek Accreditation to Observe Elections election observers 1 1

According to the list that Uganda Radio Network has seen the USA Embassy has up to 70 people, while the British High Commission has submitted a list of 46 proposed observers.
17:13
17:13

Crowded Parliamentary Races: Some Candidates Are Unknown to Voters 4 1 Top story

Alex Katoora, a resident of Ntinda in Nakawa Division West told URN that he only knows three out of the 14 nominated parliamentary candidates in his area.
16:48
16:48

COVID-19 Relief Food Scandal Trial Commences Abuse of Office 1

On Tuesday, they appeared in the High Court before Justice Margaret Tibulya, weeks after they had been sent there for trial by the Anti-Corruption Court Chief Magistrate Sarah Namusobya who didn't have jurisdictions to try them.
16:32
16:32

Public Schools Want Tanks for Water Harvesting 2 3

Different donors have come out to support the schools with the implementation of the SOP's through donating COVID-19 prevention materials like liquid soap, COVID-19 messages for displaying on the compound, hand washing drums but no intervention on water supply.
16:19
16:19

Experts Demand End to Impunity in Land Conflicts 4 1

The Executive Director of Legal Aid Service Providers Network (LASPNET) Sylvia Namubiru, however, points out that certificates of Customary Ownership will not help if the rich and powerful continue to abuse and disregard the law as is the case presently.
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