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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.
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.
18:15
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.
17:42
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 3 2

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.
16:06
16:06

Anti-Corruption Agencies Launch Radio Drama Series 1 3 Top story

The launch by the Inspectorate of Government (IG), Office of the Auditor General (OAG), State House Anti-Corruption Unit and other agencies comes a day to the commemoration of the International Anti-Corruption Day, 2020.
15:02
15:02

Why Uganda Voted Against Removing Cannabis From Dangerous Drugs List MInistry of Health 2

Lukwata tells URN that 25 countries voted a NO and she did on behalf of Uganda. Other countries that voted NO include China, Egypt, Nigeria, Pakistan and Russia whereas the United States and European nations voted YES.
13:48
13:48

Rush for P.E Teachers as Subject Becomes Compulsory 2 1

Currently, Uganda needs as many PE teachers as the available number of secondary schools since each school, government, or private will need at least one teacher to take on the subject. However, available records from the ministry indicate that at the moment there are very few qualified Physical Education teachers.
11:38
11:38

Experts Baffled by High Numbers as Uganda’s First Injection Drug Users’ Clinic Opens 3 1 Top story

Dr. Byama Mutamba, a consultant psychiatrist who heads the alcohol and drug addiction unit where the new MAT clinic falls, says clients will be receiving a safer and similar drug to what they are addicted t
07:38
07:38

96 More Suspects Arrested over City Protests Flying squad 1

Security personnel from the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence-CMI, Internal Security Organisations –ISO, Crime Intelligence and Flying Squad Unit –FSU have been tracing suspects who are accused of planning and delivering logs, fuel and tyres to the protesters.
07:23
07:23

COVID-19: Uganda Records 701 New Infections COVID-19 Cases 1

According to the Ministry of Health, the highest numbers of reported cases were from Kampala with 290 positives detected, followed by Wakiso with 74 cases. Most of the reported cases were from the Western part of the country.
07:16
07:16

Four Arrested at Late Muzaata’s Home Patrick Onyango 1 1 Top story

According to Onyango, the suspects told officers at Kawempe Police Station that they were hired by one of Muzaata’s widow to provide her protection because she was worried for her life due to conflicts among family members.
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