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11:53
11:53

Female Journalists in East Africa Need Entrepreneurial Skills-Study

Dr. Yemisi Akinbobola, the AWiM Co-founder and CEO told URN via email that being entrepreneurial in journalism is not a simple task as it is about rethinking how one’s journalistic skills might be repurposed in other roles that might bring income.
11:35
11:35

Few Candidates Report Back Due to Fear of Post-Election Violence 6 1 Top story

Okedi explains that since they run a boarding school they started receiving candidates on January 14th 2021 but the numbers are still low. He notes that parents are still worried about post-election violence
00:39
00:39

Uganda Cranes, Rwanda Draw in CHAN Group Tie 1 Top story

Paul Mbowa came close to giving Uganda Cranes the lead after one minute at the Reunification Stadium in Doula, but his free kick missed the target by inches in the first minute.
23:41
23:41

Morocco to Host 2022 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations 1 Top story

Africa’s football body made the announcement this afternoon after the Executive Committee held today in Yaounde, Cameroon.
23:00
23:00

FIFA President Infantino to Grace CHAN Tournament in Cameroon 1

Infantino arrived in Yaounde, Cameroon on Friday morning ahead of the tournament which runs in Cameroon January 16th to February 7th.
14:34
14:34

Ugandans Stock Food Ahead of Elections 6

The build-up to the election has been punctuated by repeated calls for peace during and after polling by political, security, religious, cultural and civil society leaders. This is after the campaigns which ended on Tuesday have been characterised by acts of violence and brutality by security personnel.
05:02
05:02

Museveni Explains why Government Blocked Facebook in Uganda President Museveni 3 1

President Museveni has explained that the social media, Facebook has been blocked by Government, after the National Resistance Movement (NRM) supporter’s accounts were pulled down.
20:15
20:15

Ministry of Health Struggling with Shortage of COVID-19 Test Kits 2 2 Top story

Dr. Mwebesa explained that they are currently forced to use more test kits than they have planned for on a daily basis, which is depleting their stocks.
19:26
19:26

Police Resorts to Arresting Pro-Kyagulanyi Online Broadcasters facebook 3 1 Top story

The Director of Operations Uganda Police Force, Assistant Inspector General of Police-AIGP Edward Ochom recently told journalists at a press briefing that 17 of the pro- Kyagulanyi broadcasters were picked up broadcasting live while wearing press jackets.
15:17
15:17

Internet, Social Media Disrupted Ahead of Thursday Polls facebook 1 1

Many Ugandans are now unable to access Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp or even connect to the Virtual Private Network-VPN, which initially bypassed government blockades and the Over the Top-OTT taxes.
14:07
14:07

NRM Buys Prime Time from all Radio Stations in Kitgum 6

Kitgum has five radio stations that include Jambo FM, Mighty Fire FM, Peace FM, Pol FM and Tembo FM broadcasting in the districts of Lamwo, Kitgum, Agago, Pader, Gulu, Amuru, Nwoya and Omoro, parts of Karamoja, parts of Lango and South Sudan.
12:48
12:48

Adventist Church Leaders Caution IGP Ochola on Reckless Talk Police 1 2

Elder Mubiru says that such statements from the IGP during this critical campaign time spread hate and may cause violence towards the rest of the journalists which will not be good for the profession.
17:28
17:28

Gen. Saleh Walks Away From Hungry 'Journalists' General Salim Saleh 1

Saleh demanded that the purported journalists produce an invoice and previously done works before they could be paid the money they wanted, citing also that their visit was not planned for.
13:26
13:26

Facebook Blocks Anti-Bobi Wine Accounts social media 2 1 Top story

Hundreds Facebook accounts in Uganda that have been posting anti-Bobi Wine messages have been pulled down by global giant that has 2.7billion users, more than a third of the world's population
11:03
11:03

NRM, Opposition Candidates Hold Joint Illegal Night Campaign in Gulu City 1 1

The candidates addressed dozens of journalists, presenters, talk show hosts from various media houses within Gulu City and revelers squeezed at the small back section of Franklin Hotel`s lodge where they promised them monetary and material benefits once they secure for them victories by mobilizing voters for them in the general elections.
17:25
17:25

Three Million Mosquito Nets to be Distributed in Kampala, Wakiso 2 4

This is part of the newly launched “under the net” campaign, through which government intends to distribute up to 27.5 million mosquito nets across the country.
08:38
08:38

UPC Revives Mulungushi Club to Target Youths 2 2

Mulungushi Club was started by former presidents, Apolo Milton Obote of Uganda, Kenneth Kaunda of Zambia and Julius Kambarage Nyerere of Tanzania in 1969 to push their pan African agenda.
07:15
07:15

Two held for Assaulting Lira based Journalist 1 3

The suspects are said to have attacked Sam Brunos Aliga, a Luo News anchor on Wednesday morning as he made his way into the station for the morning news bulletin.
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