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20:44
20:44

Lira Named Worst District in Crime Investigations 1 4

Police assessment, according to Ochom, was based on the percentage of cases taken to court as a measure of case investigations management, the number of monthly returns delivered to police headquarters by the 15th day of the subsequent month, and the percentage of suspects released or taken to court within 48 hours.
20:14
20:14

Police to Open National CCTV Archive Centre in December 1 1

Kasingye says that the storied building will have officers monitoring all CCTV security cameras installed in Kampala City and other major towns like Masaka, Mbarara, Mbale, Gulu, Arua and Fort portal. He adds that the monitoring centre that was opened by President Yoweri Museveni, last year, will be retained as the control unit for the Kampala Metropolitan Policing Area.
18:31
18:31

Museveni Triggers Massive Changes at UBC Radio in Moroto President Museveni 2 1 Top story

Last week, a delegation of 12 officials led by the UBC Board Chairperson, James Rwehabura, UBC Managing Director, Watson Agaba and Chief Engineer, Michael Agaba visited the facility on a fact finding mission.
18:09
18:09

Three More Bodies Retrieved as Police Resume Search for Kyambura Accident Victims

This brings to 21, the number of bodies recovered following the Sunday accident.
17:58
17:58

Nkumba University Students in Trouble for Assaulting SFC Officer UGanda Police Force 1 1 Top story

They are said to have assaulted Owen Kusiima on Sunday when he entered a student’s hall while drank. Kusiima is said to have stormed the hostel around 3am demanding for unidentified girl.
17:45
17:45

Cecafa U-15 Challenge Cup: Uganda stop Tanzania 2-0 Travis Mutyaba 1 Top story

Travis Mutyaba made the difference for Uganda’s with a goal in each half at the Asmara National Stadium.
17:37
17:37

Gov’t Revises Age of Minors in Estates of Missing Persons Bill 2

Government proposes to amend the interpretation for dependent relative who in the Estates for Missing Persons, Act 1973 include a wife, a husband, a son or daughter “less than eighteen years of age or daughter of or above eighteen years of age who is wholly or substantially dependent on the missing person…”
17:24
17:24

Gulu Mayor Alarmed by Rise of Commercial Male Sex Workers HIV/AIDS 1 2

Alex Okoya, the Labour Line Parish LC II Chairperson in Pece Division confirmed to URN the presence of the commercial male sex workers owing to high demand by working class women like Bankers and high profile widows who normally rent rooms in the outskirts of town where they are serviced by the young boys.
16:50
16:50

Police Summons YY Bus Management Over Accidents yy coaches 4 1

The closed door meeting that lasted for over three hours at the offices of the Vehicle Inspector in Mbale town was convened by the Elgon/Sipi Region Inspector of Vehicles, Richard Kakaire.
15:50
15:50

Katakwi General Hospital Lacks TB Ward 2

Dr. Opus says TB patients are given masks to prevent them from infecting other patients, since TB is airborne.
15:04
15:04

Police Suspends Search for Rubirizi Accident Victims, 18 Confirmed Dead 1 1 Top story

Preliminary police investigations show that the fire that gutted the fuel tanker started from a charcoal stove lit by roadside vendors.
14:43
14:43

School Director Feared Kidnapped police 1 1 Top story

Mugenyi is alleged to have been kidnapped from his home in Kiganda cell in Kahoora division around 4am on August 15, 2019.
14:08
14:08

Guard Kills Suspected Thug in Botched Robbery security guard 4

George Ssemakula, a resident of Wakiso town council who operates near Savers supermarket, says the security guard fought with the thugs before he shot one of them.
13:30
13:30

Masindi Port Ferry Resumes Operations UNRA 2 Top story

Mark Ssali, the Communication Officer Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA, says the ferry that connect Kiryandongo and Apac districts through Masindi port and Kungu route across River Nile is now operational and capable of conducting 22 trips a day.
13:20
13:20

Three Arrested Over Illegal Gun Possession security operatives 1

The suspects are Vicent Omoroch, Pithuwa Richard and Stephen Kasamba, all residents of Theyagu village Diima parish Mutunda sub county Kiryandongo district.
12:29
12:29

Police Identifies 11 Victims of Namutumba Bus Accident resident 1 Top story

The accident, which occurred in Bukonte trading center along the Iganga-Tirinyi-Mbale highway on Sunday evening claimed the lives of ten people aboard the taxi. Nine people were killed on spot while another victim breathed his last this morning at Iganga General Hospi
12:14
12:14

One Killed in Bar Brawl, Four Held apac district

Bosco Ejap, the Kidilani parish LC II chairperson, says they attempted to save the deceased from the wrath of the suspects in vain since they attacked him in a group. Ejap says they have teamed with police to hunt for the remaining suspect. Police is yet to conduct postmortem on the deceased body to ascertain what could have caused his death.
11:50
11:50

Why Senior Police Officer Order Juniors to Release Suspects 1 1

According to Onyango, the officers heed to the instructions because the impersonator was known police numbers and pseudo names. The revelation of Kiggundu’s tricks left many wondering whether police operates on orders from above to release suspects.
10:41
10:41

Premier League Clubs Turn to Northern Uganda for Talent Vipers FC 1

Edward Golola, the Vipers FC head coach, says a few players from Northern Uganda who have had the opportunity to exhibit their talent at the regional and national platforms have shown great potential of talents in the region.
10:24
10:24

Dealing with Sexual Harassment in Kampala Human Rights 2 Top story

In Uganda, Sexual harassment happens at work places like offices and public places like markets, streets and parks. While no category of men can be pinned to be responsible, the vice is so prevalent among Boda boda riders, taxi operators, mechanics and market or shop operators in towns.
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