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20:21
20:21

Fear Among Electorate As Campaign Violence Returns to Sembabule 3 1

Yusufu Abaho, the campaign coordinator of Aine Kaguta in Lugushuulu Sub County is one of the victims of the fresh violence because of supporting a candidate of his choice. He claims that gangs that are targeting the coordinators of Aine, some of whom, he says have been abducted.
19:55
19:55

Abdullah Kiwanuka Suspends Campaigns Citing Increased Brutalization of His Supporters Mukono North County 4 1 Top story

According to Kiwanuka, they have managed to identify security personnel who were involved in assaulting people and will pursue them by way of private prosecution.
18:58
18:58

Tougher Conditions for Foreign Journalists to Cover 2021 General Elections. 1 1

Jacob Siminyu, the spokesperson of the Ministry of Internal Affairs has said that apart from having official media credential cards issued by Uganda media center as it has been in the past, all foreign journalists must get the temporary working permits and a special pass.
18:52
18:52

Cattle Rustlers Kill Two in Bulambuli

Evelyn Mulokwa, the LCIII chairperson Bumufuni sub county says that the anti-stock safety unit in Bulambuli is understaffed and cannot man the entire area to overcome the suspected Karamajong raiders.
18:45
18:45

Young Farmers Want Government to Recruit More Extension Workers Agriculture 3

In his response, Abubakar Mohammed Moki, the Commissioner of Policy development and Capacity Building at the Cabinet Secretariat from the Office the President, Moki advised them to opt for Famer to Farmer extensions explaining that farmers who are knowledgeable in a given area can move out to support other farmers so as to meet the challenges of the partner and finding solutions
18:37
18:37

Sh410 million Gate Changes Face of Kyambogo University 3 1

According to Vice Chancellor Professor Elli Katunguka, the gate has changed the face of the University and this is no longer the shabby Kyambogo people used to know.
18:06
18:06

Government Relocates Kasese Flood Victims 4 2

The Kasese district planner Joseph Singoma told URN on Monday that 30 acres of land have been provided by Muhokya sub county local government for the purpose as government continues planning for permanent settlement.
17:53
17:53

NUP Candidate in Gulu Seeks Police Protection Over Death Threat 2021 Elections 1 1

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson instead advised the candidate to get a private security guard or apply to the Inspector General of Police for a police officer for his protection.
17:43
17:43

Mao Has Made us Look Like Jokers - Mpigi DP Supporters 3

Male says that the electorate is now looking at Democratic Party in the presidential race as jokers, an image which he thinks should be rectified in the remaining few days to the election date.
17:28
17:28

Transport Fares in The Roof as Christmas Draws Close 3

Those heading to Fort portal and Bundibugyo have to fork out Shillings 65,000 shillings up from Shillings 35,000 shillings and those to the border district of Kasese are now parting with Shillings 80,000 from Shillings 65,000 previously. Similarly, those going to West Nile districts like Arua are paying Shillings 80,000 from Shillings between Shillings 55,000 and 60,000.
17:08
17:08

Teenage Mother Stuck with Child Suffering from Hydrocephalus at Gulu RRH Cure Hospital 1 1

She disclosed that her husband together with his family members abandoned them shortly after the baby developed signs of hydrocephalus disease declaring the baby is an outcast in the family.
16:53
16:53

UPDF Conducting Own Investigations into November Riot Killings 2 1

The probe, according to Brig Byekwaso, is intended to establish if any of their personnel deployed that day was responsible for the killing of innocent people.
16:48
16:48

Outside Cleric Barred from Accessing Prisons Due to COVID-19 COVID 19 Pandemic 2 1

According to Baine, allowing religious gatherings will lead to people converging and increase the chances of spreading the virus. He says the clerics in prison facilities will be the ones to handle mass on Christmas since prisons are still effectively out of bounds to everyone including visitors.
16:32
16:32

Wakiso District Sets Tough Condition for Slaughtering Christmas Animals 2

Dr. Kirembe says they are going to use only slaughterhouses and they are going to monitor the entire district to see that they follow the instruction to prevent spreading of diseases.
16:14
16:14

Kakingol Health Staff Share Water With Wild Animals 2 Top story

URN visited Kakingol health center III on Sunday and found expectant and breast feeding mothers trekking two kilometers with other patients to fetch water from the water logged point in the wildness for general cleanness of the facility before they are given treatment by doctors.
15:50
15:50

Number of People Seeking Passports Increases by 50% Ahead of Christmas 1 1 Top story

Jacob Siminyu, the Internal Affairs ministry spokesperson, says many people have been visiting the immigration department to process passports since December started.
15:48
15:48

Tumukunde Crticises Elite for Not Voting City Hall Court 2 1

Tumukunde says the elite have a wrong mindset that it is not honorable for them to participate in determining who to lead them. He says this is “a gazetted joke”.
15:35
15:35

Police In Busia Impounds A Suspected Stolen Car 3 1

Mangeni Wacha, the Solo A village LC I Chairperson, says that he received a phone call from one of the residents notifying him about an abandoned car.
15:34
15:34

UPDF on Standby Class One to Deal With Rioters 2

Last month at least 54 people were confirmed to have been killed as people protested the arrest of National Unity Platform presidential candidate, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu.
15:19
15:19

Ssemujju Accuses Army of Defacing his Campaign Posters 2

Ssemujju, who is also the spokesperson of the opposition Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party, wondered why a national army that is supposed to be nonpartisan would do such a thing.
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