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17:45
17:45

Farmers Demand Compensation as Floating Debris Destroys Fish Cages government 1 1 Top story

Led by their Chairperson, Majid Magumba, the Fishermen say they don’t have money to service the loans they acquired to inject in the enterprise since their main source of income has been crashed.
12:12
12:12

Business Operators in Nansana Tampering with Yaka Meters robbery 2 2

Eng. John Baptist Nuwamanya, Metering Services Manager at Umeme who led the operation says they have found out that many clients had added several components to their Yaka metres enabling them to utilize electricity without pre-loading tokens.
08:05
08:05

Makerere Finally Reinstates Nawangwe’s Former PA into University Service home 1 Top story

Nuwagaba had spent 17months out of university service following his dismissal on May 23rd, 2018 by the University Appointments Board for alleged extortion and bribery. However, the university Human Resource Director, Richard Mugisha reinstated Nuwagaba in a September 10th, 2019 letter and deployed him as the Chief Custodian of the College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology –CEDAT.
20:14
20:14

Busoga United Defeats BUL FC 3:0 Uganda 1

The goals were scored by Boban Zilintusa in the 72nd minute, Joel Madondo 80th minute, and Lawrence Tezikya netted the third goal in the last minute of added minute.
09:45
09:45

BULFC Nails Express FC 1-0 team 1

“First matches are always hard for all teams but my boys managed to follow the instructions and our style of play, earning us these three points,” he says. Express FC’s George Ssimwogerere blamed his loss on what he termed as strict FUFA laws.
07:49
07:49

One Miner Missing, 11 Others Injured in Ntungamo Mine authority 1 Top story

John Marini, one of the survivors, says that he saw rocks falling and dashed for the exit before the mine caved in. He suspects that the walls could have been weakened by continuous mining.
15:50
15:50

Heavy Rains Destroy Crop Gardens in Bududa area

Sam Kamoti, a resident of Bukalasi A village in Bukalasi Sub County, said they are back from they started from. “We are back to where we started four months ago. We are left with nothing now” he said.
07:43
07:43

Moroto Authorities Feud Over Cattle Market education 2 1 Top story

The market was under Nadunget Sub County until April, this year, when the Local Government Ministry merged 20 new villages from the neighbouring sub-counties with the municipality. However, the two sub-counties had earlier agreed to allow the operations of the market to continue in the same location pending council resolutions.
18:54
18:54

Suspected Grenade Attack Scares Residents Jinja 2 1 Top story

The blast is said to have occurred around 1:30am this morning in the home of Bernard Mukoye throwing residents in fear of attack by robbers.
07:51
07:51

Busoga Farmers to Export Sugarcane to Kenya district 1 1 Top story

Under the MoU, the farmers are required to supply 600 tons of mature sugarcane to the company each day for a period of three months. They will receive Kenya Shillings 4,055 (approximately UGX 146,716) for a ton of cane, two days after delivery. Only farmers registered with the association will be allowed to supply cane upon endorsement by their chairperson.
16:13
16:13

Busoga Out Growers Protest Low Sugarcane Prices district 1 4

The farmers under their umbrella; Busoga Sugarcane Out Growers’ Association, argue that the cost of production in terms of fertilizers, cultivation, and transportation of cane from farms to the mills is higher than the payments farmers receive at the end of the chain.
15:51
15:51

Mak Payroll Audit Flops as University Managers Disagree member 1

The two-day exercise was scheduled to start today June 5, 2019. But according to the messages seen by URN, the internal audit office of the university and the Deputy Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration failed to agree on the method for conducting the exercise.
15:31
15:31

Fire Guts Students Hostel in Makerere Kikoni Makerere University 3 5

Moses Chilla, a first-year student of Bachelor of Social Sciences at Makerere University told URN that he was forced out of his room on the ground floor, by thick smoke and noise from the neighbours who were asking students to vacate the hostel. Chilla added that fire could not be contained by the use of fire extinguishers.
12:20
12:20

Kapchorwa Residents Feud Over Boundaries district

John Nazogo, the LC I Chairperson Sulu village, says two parishes in Gamwogo Sub County were merged to create Chepterech Sub County. According to Nazogo, they have never added any other village to Chepterech Sub County.
11:27
11:27

Muntu Exit Stirs Mixed Reaction from FDC Leaders president 4

Muntu announced his exit last evening after a meeting between him and his successor Patrick Amuriat Oboi. The meeting was to, among others; discuss the outcome of the nationwide consultations carried out between January 15 and September 7, 2018, by his camp. The consultations were launched after he lost the party presidency to Patrick Oboi Amuriat.
13:04
13:04

Two Wanted For Raping Suspected Night Dancer village

Paul Ssekandi and Brian Kizito, both Human Rights activists have condemned the action. Kizito appealed to police to hunt and arrest those said have raped Nalwanga and assaulted her without any proof.
10:02
10:02

BOU Didn't Blow UGX 478B in Crane Bank Take Over-Mutebile uganda 1 1 Top story

First, the BOU did not take Shs 478 billion from an undisclosed account. The BOU provided a loan to Crane Bank and this money came from the BOUs own resources. The BOU is a Central Bank and like any other Central Bank it can create financial assets and liabilities. In this case the BOU created a financial asset the loan to Crane Bank which was matched by an equivalent liability an increase in the money supply.
15:30
15:30

Ten Held for Encroaching on Wambabya Central Forest Reserve home 1

John Bosco Muruli, the Supervisor Wambabya Central Forest Reserve, says the suspects were found carrying out illegal activities including bush clearing, charcoal burning, lumbering and cultivation among others.
11:01
11:01

Two Hoima Women in Custody Over Murder of Rwandan National investigation 1

It is alleged that the duo picked a quarrel with the Rwandan national only identified as Twizerimana for unknown reason at the bar at around 3:00am on Monday. They reportedly hacked the deceased on the face and head several times.
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