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20:08
20:08

Op-ed; This U.S. Independence Day, Solidarity not Celebrations 1

As I mark my first Fourth of July in Uganda, however, I am buoyed by the generosity of spirit reflected in the relationship between the United States and the Ugandan people
18:58
18:58

Tororo Man Fakes His Death, Family Stuck with Grave 4 1 Top story

Ogolla's mother, Anastasia Alweny, says that the caller, who did not identify himself, said the deceased’s body was lying at Bugiri Main hospital. Alwenyi says that the caller asked them to send him Shillings 1.5million via Ogolla’s phone number to clear medical bills in Bugiri hospital, buy a coffin and transport the body for burial.
18:11
18:11

Former Teacher Goes Missing On River Nile crocodiles 1 1

Charles Omiya, a resident of Karuma Town Council told URN on Sunday that Opota abandoned his teaching job 7 years ago for unknown reasons and to fishing for livelihood.
17:51
17:51

Police Investigate Death of Isingiro Cattle Trader Killed During Curfew Operation 2

Joker Patrick Rwabushenyi, a resident in Koranorya says that soldiers enforcing curfew arrested Baale who was taking soda at a shop and placed him in a vehicle before they sped off and threw him a few meters from the pump fuel station.
17:26
17:26

Doctor, Two Others Arrested for Staging Street Bash police station 1 Top story

Trouble for Muwema started on Saturday evening when he allegedly parked his vehicle registration number, UBG 997H along Iganga road in the Southern division in Jinja city and turned up music where they partied and took beers together with 30 others.
17:16
17:16

Health Official Tells Off Fake COVID-19 Vaccine Victims @MinofHealthUG 1 2 Top story

“You thought your money can do everything. Now you are in it. Is it water? Is it urine? Is it stolen vaccine? It is you and the thief who knows. So you answer that question.” “And if you got this kind of vaccine in ungazzeted places, we would encourage you to work with the police to give more information. Because this practice is unacceptable .it is hurts public health and it should stop.”
13:33
13:33

Pader Taskforce Approves UGX 958M Budget for COVID-19 Fight

Anna Apio, the acting Pader District Health Officer, says the Social & Mobilization Committees of the Task Force came up with the Response Plan. She says the funding is needed to implement COVID-19 control measures for six months running from July to December 2021.
13:19
13:19

Arua Mobile Money Conman Arrested 4

David Ojwiga, the acting West Nile Region Criminal Investigations Officer, says that they netted the suspect after one of his victims spotted him in Arua city town and alerted police. He says that they have already received more than eight complaints from mobile money agents in Arua town accusing Leku of conning of them of millions of Shillings from their business.
12:54
12:54

Children Organisations Call for More Funding 1 3 Top story

Maureen Muwonge, the Director of Operations at Dwelling Places, an NGO that deals with street children, says that the children escape from home when they find that the conditions for which they left their homes still exist. Children cite torture by parents and guardians as one of the reasons that push them off the streets.
12:40
12:40

Farmers in Acholi Struggle to Find Qaulity Seeds for Second Planting Season 6 1

Geoffrey Komakech, another farmer in Pabbo Sub County is also seeking Shillings 190,000 to buy hybrid ground nuts seeds for his four-acre garden but he has failed to get it.
12:18
12:18

Western Nile LC 5 Chairpersons Task Central Government to Resolve Boundary Conflicts 4 2

Some of the boundary disputes are between Yumbe and Madi Okollo at Ewanga, Moyo and Obongi at Palorinya, Terego and Madi Okollo at Ocea, Maracha and Koboko at Kololo, Arua district and Madi Okollo over Laura central Forest reserve among others.
11:47
11:47

Police Opens Fresh Inquiries Into Death of Student at Butabika Hospital Kampala-Jinja Road 1 2 Top story

According to available information, Mudoola arrived at the Luzira-based Butabika National Referral Mental Hospital on May 17 suffering from mental health-related problems. He, however, died two days later under suspicious circumstances. His mother, Annet Nabwire, says that they received news of her son’s death three days after.
11:19
11:19

Residents Return to Maruzi Ranch, Demand Compensation 1 2

Residents, who spoke to Uganda Radio Network on condition of anonymity for fear of security, said that they are still waiting for compensation since the Parliamentary Committee on Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Fisheries assured them of compensation.
11:01
11:01

Over 30 Farmers in Bududa Forced to Replace Nusaf Cows 1 Top story

Last year, the beneficiaries disposed of more than 40 heifers they received under NUSAF3.
10:42
10:42

COVID-19 Vaccines, PPE Donation Relieves Shortage at Kalisizo Hospital 6 1

According to Mpalanyi, the donation is in response to repeated outcries from the hospital for the items amid the growing number of COVID-19 patients and deaths. So far 18 health workers at the facility have contracted the virus, with two of them on oxygen.
10:04
10:04

Experts Dispell Allegations of Deaths Caused by COVID-19 Vaccine 4

Speaking at the release of a report about misinformation and misconceptions surrounding the COVID-19 vaccine at Hotel Africana, Dr. Driwale said that between June 15th and 20th, the Ministry of Health reviewed the history of 200 COVID-19 victims and found that the majority had not actually taken the jab.
09:41
09:41

ARLPI Embarks on Door to Door COVID-19 Sensitization Drive 1 4

Sheikh Musa Khalil, the Acholi Kadhi and Co-Chair of the ARLPI told URN on Saturday that they are creating awareness about the pandemic through community engagements with local leaders to encourage people to adhere to the preventive measures.
09:15
09:15

Lack of Fuel, Vehicles Frustrates Police Operations in COVID-19 Fight in Mbale 2

Addressing the District COVID-19 Taskforce on Friday, Kato revealed that they are currently depending on donations from well-wishers such as the Child Care Project-CCP, which gave them 100liters of diesel to enforce the guidelines.
08:43
08:43

Teenager Buried In a Kasese Pit While Searching For Gold buried alive 2 5 Top story

George Kambere, a neighbour told URN that there has been speculation about the existence of gold on Masereka’s land that was discovered during Kilembe mines operations in the 1940s.
08:29
08:29

Mysterious Death of Fish Baffles Lotisan Sub County Authorities 1 1

The Sub-county chairperson, John Robert Akiki, says that the dam is littered with dead fish, which has triggered panic among the local community.
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