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21:40
21:40

Four Arrested for Aggravated Defilement in Kyengera 1 2

While at Mbabazi’s home, she invited Julius Ogwang who also defiled the minor in her house. He later took the victim to his home, where she was found by police leading to the arrest of the four suspects.
21:06
21:06

Mbale, Manafwa Officials Struggle to Convince Health Workers on Safety of COVID-19 Vaccine 6 2

At Mbale Regional Referral Hospital, health officials who spoke to URN on condition of anonymity said they will not get the vaccine until they see the president vaccinated. During his televised address on Sunday, president, Yoweri Museveni said that he was yet to decide on which COVID-19 vaccine to use.
20:39
20:39

Posta, Uganda Telecom Clash Over Property posta uganda 1 2

Led by their Managing Director, James Arinaitwe, the officials made the appeal while appearing before the Information, Communication and Technology –ICT Committee on parliament on Tuesday to present the performance of Posta Uganda.
20:22
20:22

13-Year-Old Stabbed by Peer, Needs UGX 5M for Surgery 2 1

Kevin Biira Balyaghe, the victim’s mother says the family is stuck as her son’s condition continues to deteriorate.
20:11
20:11

Maize Farmers, Processors Blame Gov't for Lack of Standards Aflatoxins 4

The farmers are also accused of spraying the maize-crop with herbicides so that it dries up quickly and they harvest it for quick money. But he adds that even those that know, disregard the standards requirements because of the cost of meeting them, calling on the government to acquire and install equipment for communities.
19:59
19:59

Opposition Parties Yet to Respond Ssemujju's Letter on Speaker's Race 2 1 Top story

A week ago, Ssemujju declared his bid for the speaker’s seat, saying he had written to presidents of all opposition political parties in Parliament informing them of his bid and reminding them that the opposition cannot just sit back and cheer on as the ruling NRM party jostles to select a speaker from its ranks.
19:31
19:31

Kyagulanyi's Petition: Supreme Court to Give Detailed Ruling Wednesday, Thursday 1

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court will deliver its ruling on the application, in which City lawyer, Male Mabirizi asked Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo to step down from Kyagulanyi’s presidential petition. Kyagulanyi has since withdrawn in which he had sought to overturn president, Yoweri Museveni’s victory in the January 14, 2021 polls.
18:59
18:59

Suspect Lies In Court For Lenience, Instead Given Five-Years-Jail Sentence

Richard Rubankane, a resident of Obokolot West village in Palabek Gem Sub-county in Lamwo District had appeared before the Kitgum Chief Magistrate Elizabeth Akullo for sentencing hearing over arson.
18:41
18:41

Express Defeats Police FC 1:0 at Lugogo 2 1

Erick Kambale’s late goal gave Express FC victory over the hosts. The game started at a low pace with both teams creating little attacks courtesy of the heavy rains with the first-half ending in a goalless draw.
17:26
17:26

Busitema University Students Strike For Missing Lectures 2 1

Alex Odoi, the guild president of Busitima university Mbale branch said missing even a single lecture is likely to compromise the quality of students produced by the campus.
16:58
16:58

Kitgum Police Officer Charged over Illegal Logging 1

Mpande and Mwanje were arrested on Thursday last week after they were found in possession of 226 pieces of timbers they allegedly harvested from indigenous trees in Paladiya community forest in Omuwa village in Lokung East Sub-county.
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16:39

Energy Ministry, WWF Construct Solar Power Mini Grids in Remote Kasese 5 3

David Duli, the WWF Country Director says the overall objective is to improve rural livelihoods and reduce the greenhouse gas emissions through widespread access to clean and renewable energy.
16:35
16:35

49 NUP Supporters Lose Bid To Block General Court Martial Trial Nubian Li

In her judgment, Justice Esta Nambayo argued that the reasons presented by the Attorney General through his agents were convincing. Nambayo also explained that as civilians, the applicants were lawfully charged under section 119 of the UPDF Act since they were found in possession of ammunition that are a monopoly of the Defense Forces and are therefore subject to military law.
16:32
16:32

Health Ministry Launches Survey to Determine COVID-19 Infection Numbers COVID-19 Infections

The survey comes at a time when the country is experiencing a drop in the number of COVID-19 infections reported. In the last week, an average of 10 cases has been reported daily. This is a big reduction from an average of 80 cases reported every day three months ago.
15:56
15:56

72 Stolen Cattle Recovered from Armed South Sudanese Cattle rustling 2

According to Akule, the rustles were struggling to cross Unyama river into South Sudan by the time they intercepted and chased them away. He notes that none of the rustlers was arrested in the operation that ended by 7:00AM on Monday morning.
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15:47

Kyagulanyi Driven Home after Foiled Procession to Mbuya Military Headquarters 3

The National Unity Platform president had indicated that his party was to deliver a petition to the Chief of Defense Forces-CDF, Gen. David Muhoozi to demand the release of his supporters who were illegally detained. Immediately after the press conference that took place at his offices in Kamwokya, the army and the police surrounded the premises checking every car that left the building.
15:31
15:31

Lack of Training Crippling Women Associations in Kabarole 3 1

Rose Balyeganira, the Chairperson of Bwenderwa Tukole group in Kiko town council in Kabarole district, says that they are engaged in craft making. She, however, says that for the many years they have existed, they have never received any training from the Community Development Officers – CDOs
15:18
15:18

Dry Spell Destroys 100 Acres of Maize Meant for Refugees Adjumani District 1

Titus Jogo, the Refugee Desk Officer for Adjumani district says the plan was beneficiary refugees to either sell or keep the maize to supplement what they receive from the World Food Program.
15:05
15:05

Rwenzori Shining Stars Invests UGX 2.7 Trillion to Revamp Lake Katwe Salt Project 7 4

The consortium was established following an investment agreement that was signed in April 2018 between Uganda’s Rwenzori Salt Industries and the Chinese company Shining Star Group with a shareholding of 49% and 51% for each company respectively.
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Hawk-eyed MPs Throw Out Finance Minister's Supplementary Request 3 1

One of the discrepancies that MPs highlighted was the fact that the supplementary Budget request schedule 5 had been tabled under a non-existent vote. The request had been made under vote 311 which is a vote previously belonging to the Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC) that is now receiving funds under a subvention from the ministry of finance.
Mar 2021 53 results