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20:32
20:32

Concerned Citizen Wants 2021 Elections Suspended over Coronavirus Fears COVID 19 Outbreak 1

Abbey Mgugu argues that there is need for the government to closely monitor and gain control over the threat of the virus in the country before activities leading to the general elections.
20:05
20:05

South Ruwenzori Diocese Bishop Joins NRM Party Bishop Nzerebende 4 5

Bishop Nzerebende registered on Thursday at Railway Primary School, Kasese Municipality during the launch of the party’s registration exercise.
19:29
19:29

Motorcycle Number Plates Found Dumped in Hoima Swamp Motorcycles 1 2

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine region police spokesperson says the thugs could have feared to be tracked by security operatives and decided to dump them in the swamp.
19:02
19:02

Sugar Manufacturers Still Waiting to Hear From Tanzania on Export 1 1

Jim Kabeho, the chairman of the Uganda Sugar Manufacturers Association (USMA) said they had not shipped any sugar to Tanzania at the moment despite reports that deal had been reached with Uganda government for them to export.
18:55
18:55

Ministry of Health Planning Cholera Vaccination Drive

Dr. Henry Mwebesa, the Director General of Health Services told Uganda Radio Network on Thursday that effective next month they will be carrying out vaccination in six districts of Kasese, Moyo, Arua, Ntoroko, Busia and Namayingo against cholera since it’s one of diseases that pose the highest risk and their biggest scare as the heavy rains set in.
18:40
18:40

Traffic Paralyzed on Lira-Soroti Highway As Trucks Catch Fire UGanda Police Force 2 4

Most of the traders on board the trucks sustained serious injuries and were rushed to Lira Regional Referral Hospital. Their merchandise which included food was also destroyed by the fire.
18:10
18:10

Butaleja School Suspends Lessons After Falling Debris Kills Pupil 7 2

The School Head teacher, Yefusa Wadidi, says teachers reported to school on Thursday morning ready to conduct lessons but didn’t find learners due to the trauma they went through.
17:18
17:18

Kasese Border Communities Call For Coronavirus Awareness Campaigns Corona virus 1 5

The residents note that they have abandoned some of the key health practices including routine hand washing since Uganda was declared free from Ebola in October 2019.
16:40
16:40

UMEME Unveils One Year Development Plan area 1 2

Babungi says the projects are aimed at boosting the country’s innovative youth who can best sustain their enterprises through constant power supply.
16:28
16:28

Eye Care Infiltrated by Quacks- Experts 5

There are 30 ophthalmologists trained to perform eye exams, diagnose and treat disease, prescribe medications and perform eye surgery but those that are scarcer in the country are the optometrists who are supposed to examine the eyes and prescribe eye glasses or contact lenses. Nsubuga says they have so far only graduated 8 of such specialists as the course is fairly new in the country. But, she says about 50 of such experts are currently in training.
16:06
16:06

Uganda Drops Two Places in Rule of Law Index judiciary 1

With this position, Uganda trails neighbours Rwanda at 37th position, Kenya (102nd) and Tanzania (93rd). Kenya and Rwanda improved by three places each while Tanzania stayed in the same position as last year. Burundi and South Sudan were not ranked.
15:56
15:56

Coronavirus: MP Akol Ejected from Plenary For self Quarantine Rebecca Kadaga 4 1 Top story

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga ordered Akol to exit the house and self-quarantine for the mandatory 14 days.
15:18
15:18

Residents Accuse UMEME Technicians of Extortion umeme limited 1 3 Top story

Sulaiman Ssebuliba a businessman at Katwe zone in Kikyusa town says that technicians sub contracted by UMEME limited have now resorted to solicit money from affected users to migrate them to other reliable lines .
15:01
15:01

Parliament Intruders Further Remanded

Detective Sergeant Alex Jurua from parliament on Thursday told the court that they have only photocopies of the suspects’ national identity cards. Nabirye was forced to remand the suspects and advised their lawyer Eron Kiiza to file an application seeking a review of their bail terms before the Chief Magistrate at Buganda road.
13:05
13:05

Sewage Flow Still A Challenge at Kiruddu Hospital 4

However, residents on Wednesday told the Makindye West MP Allan Sewanyana that sewage from the hospital still flows into their homes.
12:45
12:45

Suspected Zombo Attacker Arrested in Masindi Security operatives 1 1

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police spokesperson told Uganda Radio Network on Thursday that Oyirwoth was picked up by officers from Kyatiri Police post and was immediately transferred to Masindi Central Police Station.
12:13
12:13

Zombo Attack: Masindi Residents, Security Reject Claims Attackers Trained in their Area leaders 6

In the wee hours of February 6, attackers who were reportedly armed with machetes, bows and arrows invaded the army detach at about 12:30 am, killed three UPDF soldiers and torched several huts before fleeing away.
12:05
12:05

IG Impersonator Released on Police Bond IGG 1

The suspect is Yesu-Aliyo, a resident of Igwanjura village in Kabwoya Sub County in Kikuube district.
11:20
11:20

Patients' Lives at Risk As Water Crisis Hits Health Centres in Kasese Health Facilities 5

Most of the health centres visited by URN have inadequate or lack of water to run their operations. They are forced to get their water from unreliable points including boreholes and streams.
10:44
10:44

Fear as Chinese National Quarantines Self in Arua Hotel 2

According to information obtained by URN, shortly after his arrival into the country from China where he had traveled for leave, the Chinese national called up the company driver to pick him up from Entebbe International Airport.
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