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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.
20:34
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.
19:16
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.
18:38
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.
18:15
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 1 4 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.
16:32
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.
15:48
15:48

Pallisa District Service Commission on the Spot for Selling Jobs 1 1

According to Kyeyune, he has continued receiving complaints on the conduct of the District Service Commission members since he was posted to Pallisa district from Manafwa in 2018.
15:46
15:46

Driver Pleads Guilty For Murder of Case Clinic Accountant 1

On Monday, during the High Court Criminal Session at Entebbe Chief Magistrate's Court, Muzamiru pleaded guilty to both counts. He was subsequently convicted by Justice Yasin Nyanzi.
15:28
15:28

Govt Vehicle Used to Smuggle Immature fish 2 1

Kiwanuka Faisal, a Kalangala District Local Gov't driver was allegedly found smuggling immature fish from Kalangala to Masaka using the district chairperson's vehicle.
14:49
14:49

HIV Postive People in Lango Want Gen. Muntu to Strengthen Anti Stigma Policy Ministry of Health 5 1

Natukunda Tryphena, an ambassador representing the Young People Living with HIV/AIDS in Uganda says due to weaker anti-stigma policies put in place by the government many clients are forced to abandon treatment due to stigma by some members of the community.
14:37
14:37

Unidentified Body Dumped Behind Mbale City Offices 1

Geoffrey Kitongo, one of the area residents and eye witness, says they were alerted about the body that was lying in a pool of blood by children.
14:20
14:20

Police Summons Chief, LC3 Chairperson Over Theft, Malicious Damage at Babukusu Palace Uganda Police Force 1

According to Kanyanya, the house was constructed by the British government in 1937 when Uganda was still under the British protectorate for cultural heritage, saying the sub-county lacks the mandate to evict him from the house, which doesn’t belong to them.
13:36
13:36

Security Beefed in Kitgum, Agago over Cattle Thefts Karimojong Warriors 1 1

The deployment of Local Defence Unit-LDU personnel follows intelligence reports of an intended raid by Karimojong warriors as the festive season approaches, according to security sources.
13:22
13:22

Koome Island Residents Launch Project to Restock L. Victoria with Singida Fish 2 1

Isebaidu blames the depletion of Singida tilapia fish from L. Victoria majorly on overfishing, environmental degradation, illegal fishing practices, pollution and the predatory actions of the Nile perch.
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