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19:47
19:47

Kibirige Defends Obore's Forced Leave 6

Obore ran to court on October 3, 2019 accusing Kibirige of among others contempt of court when she ignored a directive by Justice Henrietta Wolayo issued on April 10, 2019 blocking the termination of his services pending the determination of his application filed on April 1, 2019.
19:19
19:19

UPDF Unit Still Enforcing Fish Smoking Ban 7 Months after Gov't Set New Regulations 2 1

The UPDF Marine led by Lt Col. James Nuwagaba believed the move would quickly help end illegal fishing. Two years after the Fisheries Protection Unit recorded tremendous success in the fight against illegal fishing, several leaders including Kalangala LC V chairperson, Willy Lugoloobi started calling for the return of fish smoking.
18:10
18:10

Electronic Gun Registration Starts in Busoga Jinja 2 1 Top story

The exercise, which is aimed at compiling a data base for firearms in the country, kicked off on Tuesday at Jinja Rugby grounds.
17:03
17:03

Police Writes to URA, Telecom Companies over Impounded Items 2 1

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, said police is waiting for URA and communication providers’ response in order to establish owners of the numerous motorcycles and mobile phones that were impounded in last Thursday’s crackdown on suspected dealers of stolen items.
16:28
16:28

Kitsolima Primary School in Appalling State 3 4

Pupils are taught in three mud and wattle structures with no windows and doors.
16:20
16:20

One Dead, Eight Injured in Operation against Illegal Fishing

Robert Ssenyange, the Kisaalizi Parish LC III Councilor, explains that officers from the Fisheries Protection Unit soldiers raided their homes at around 2: 00am on Tuesday and assaulted them while searching for illegal fishing gears.
16:03
16:03

Alur King Orders Restoration of Traditional Fireplaces alur kingdom 1 1

In a three-page dossier, the King expressed concern over the erosion of cultural values and norms which is negatively affecting the level of loyalty Alur subjects have for cultural and royal matters. He attributes the lack of respect for cultural leaders and deviation from cultural matters to modernity.
15:47
15:47

Experts Blame Parents as Adolescents Drift into Pornography Adolescent Health 2

Counsellors, teachers and health experts fear that as parents keep a distance between them and their children, social media, fantasy novels and technology gets them hooked on pornographic content, and as such, many young girls and boys have fallen prey to the fulfilment of sexual fantasies.
15:12
15:12

Electricity Bills Take Lion Share of Luweero Hospital PHC Budget 2 1

According to the 334,382,000 Shillings Primary Health Care Budget approved by the Hospital Management Committee, the electricity bill, stands out as the biggest single utility that will cost 49 million Shillings in the financial year 2019/20.
15:00
15:00

Medical Records Professionals Threaten to Strike Over Salaries Ministry of Health 1

The records officers are bitter over what they describe as discrimination in the health sector. They complain that while their colleagues in hospitals have received salary enhancements, records officers have been left out. David Asimwe Sega, the President UMRHIPA, says that they have been left with no option other than resorting to the ‘obvious’ ways to demand for their rights.
14:38
14:38

Suspected Killers of ISO Operative Arrested 1 1

Mutyaba was shot dead by thugs on October 6 at Bulaga, along Kampala –Mityana highway when he tried to pursue them after robbing two mobile money operators Flavia Namutebi and Flavia Nankya.
14:27
14:27

Bukwo DPC, OC Accused of Selling Police Land

Tom Chesol, the Bukwo Resident District Commissioner confirmed to URN the ongoing investigations to establish the circumstances, under which the police land was sold off. “We have started investigations in the matter, we want to find out how the district land board allocated someone land that already belongs to Uganda police” he said.
13:39
13:39

Floods Wreck Havoc in Wakiso 4 1

Alex Kisekka, resident of Buloba says that before the beginning of the rainy season, residents petitioned Wakiso district authorities to work on the drainage systems and install culverts in vain.
12:41
12:41

Finance, Gender Committee Members Support Mid-term Access to NSSF Savings midterm access 2 2

The committee comprising legislators from the Finance and Gender committees, is currently reviewing the Bill, which, among others, seeks to amend the NSSF Act, to change the taxation regime for social security contributions investment returns and benefits, introduce voluntary contributions over and above the standard contribution of five per cent and allows midterm access to voluntary contributions.
12:09
12:09

Entebbe Police Barracks in Acute Water Shortage

According to sources, water stopped flowing to the barracks, which accommodates up to 100 police officers when the money loaded on the prepared meter was used up. Entebbe police station receives Shillings 3 million for water bills each quarter.
11:19
11:19

Bodies of Ugandan Fishermen Retrieved from Lake Albert DRC Militia 1

According to available information, the gunmen who were dressed in military uniform intercepted the fishermen and ordered them to surrender their fishing gear before they shot them. The forth fisherman identified as Ajaru Chobidongo jumped into the water and managed to get away from the gunmen.
08:19
08:19

Makerere University Students Paid to Protest-Police 1 1

Police Spokesman Fred Enanga says that the payments, made through mobile money platforms, are part of the various clues being followed to establish the triggers for the unending protests at the University.
07:59
07:59

Family of Rearrested Somali National Seeks his Production in Court alshabaab 1 Top story

Through his lawyers of Asiimwe, Namawejje and Company Advocates, Abdirashid contends that it is now more than the mandatory 48 hours since his brother was re-arrested and his whereabouts are still unknown.
07:17
07:17

Construction Of Modern Incinerator Starts At Masaka Hospital 2

Dr Onyachi says that the construction works which are expected to be completed by December are spearheaded by Rakai Health Sciences program (RHSP).
06:22
06:22

Running Water Kills 80-year-old in Kanungu

Ely Maate, the Kigezi Region Police Spokesperson, says Baryahanaku was killed on spot. He says police from Kyeshero police post visited the scene but were blocked by area residents from taking the body for postmortem.
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