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16:37
16:37

Only Five Non-Legislators Invited for State of The Nation Address COVID-19 1 Top story

The five include the Chief Justice Bart Katureebe, the Chief of Defense Forces (CDF) David Muhoozi, the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Martin Okoth Ochola, the Commissioner General of Prisons (CGP) Johnson Byabashaija and the High Commissioner of the Republic of Rwanda in his capacity as the Dean of the Diplomatic Corps.
18:15
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EAC Member States to Jointly Test Truck Drivers for COVID-19 State House 3 1

This is the highest number of infections to be recorded by the country in one day, since the confirmation of the virus in March. Uganda’s caseload now stands at 114 infections, a sizeable number from Kenyan and Tanzanian truck drivers who are entering the country through Malaba, Busia and Mutukula border posts.
13:27
13:27

Nationwide Power Blackout Delays Museveni Address State House 1 1

The blackout started just moments before the address which was earlier on planned to start at midday. According to the Umeme Spokesperson, Stephen Illungole, there was a problem at the Owen Falls Dam, where the water hyacinth reportedly blocked the turbines.Illungole says that this could partly be related to the overflow from the lake.
14:17
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COVID-19: KCCA Sets Up Rapid Response Teams lockdown 1

In a press statement issued Thursday, KCCA says it has set up Division Rapid Response Surveillance Teams comprising Doctors, Clinicians, Lab Technicians and Surveillance Officers.
15:01
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Corona Virus: Journalists Barred from Museveni's Address Yoweri Museveni 1 Top story

“Colleagues, as advised by the relevant health officials against meetings, PPU will relay the President’s address live. There will be no access to any other media to State House Entebbe-SHE. We shall be sharing with you the link and content for your use. #StaySafe,” she said.
14:09
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Court Issues Arrest Warrant for Deputy Kampala RCC Edith Nakalema 1 Top story

Ntege is wanted for obstructing police from arresting Engineer, Robert Kakiiza who was wanted in connection to the infamous LC bicycle scam. In her submission to court this morning, Cingtho explained that they served the RCC four criminal summonses to appear and plead to the charges of obstructing Police Detectives from arresting Engineer Kakiiza but she didn’t show up.
12:46
12:46

Statehouse Anti Corruption Unit Arrests Kaberamaido CAO State House 1 Top story

Stanley Eroku, the Spokesperson Statehouse Anti- Corruption Unit, says the CAO fled arrest when the unit interrogated officers from Lango sub region last year. “He has been hiding since March last year but we managed to arrest him yesterday. He will be produced to court soon and details of his case shall be availed shortly”, Eroku said on phone.
18:25
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Kafuuzi Still Hopeful for Parliament Approval State House 1

Kafuuzi, who missed out on the administration of oath early this week said that contrary to the queries, he has an experience spanning 13 years in the legal field, eight of them as an advocate of the high court. He is optimistic that the committee will give him a nod as soon as members reconvene to review his credentials as submitted by the judiciary.
22:47
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Environmental Degradation is Uganda's Biggest Problem-Museveni State House 2 1

According to Museveni, the biggest problem the country is facing now is disrespect for the environment which has led to the several deaths especially in disaster prone areas.
18:34
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Criminals Cornered as New Security Measures Begin to Bite-Museveni State House 1 1

The 10-point security plan was first announced after a shooting which claimed the life of then Arua Municipality MP Ibrahim Abiriga, who was gunned down by gunmen near his home in Kawanda, Wakiso district in June 2018. This also followed a series of similar incidences involving high profile nationals, gunned down in different parts of the country.
12:55
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Ministerial Appointments Strategic for 2021 Elections- Teso Leaders State House 3 1

Paul Omer, the Soroti Municipality Mayor says the appointments are appeasements to excite voters in the region. He notes that some positions like fisheries are a trap to the MPs with electorate whom he notes are being harassed in Lake Kyoga.
19:17
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One Arrested As Security Probes Illegal Youths Recruitment into G7 Group State House 3 1

A source in Police told URN on condition of anonymity that Otim was part of the FDC team that is currently in Lango sub region distributing petition forms to voters to drag President Yoweri Museveni to the International Criminal Court.
15:34
15:34

Gulu Offers Land for Construction of Regional Industrial Hub State House 3

The industrial hub project will provide vocational skills training including carpentry and joinery tailoring, shoemaking, stone cutting, bakery, craftsmanship and hairdressing specifically for the youths from the eight districts of Acholi and parts of West Nile Sub Region.
14:49
14:49

Kyenjojo Offers Land for Regional Skills Development Centre Steven Asiimwe 3 1

The allocation followed the launch of the project by the State House Comptroller, Lucy Nakyobe, at the district headquarters on Wednesday.
17:19
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Napak Chief Administrative Officer Arrested on Allegations of Embezzlement alebtong district 1

Mbaagwa was arrested by the State House Anti- Corruption Unit from his office this morning after he allegedly failed to turn up for questioning last month. Napak District Police Commander Michael Ongica told URN that the CAO had been summoned in connection to allegations of corruption, diversion of government funds and embezzlement involving nine other officials from Alebtong District.
16:00
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Soroti Mayor Runs to State House Over Police Conduct Soroti CPS 1 Top story

The Mayor also raises concern about the slow police response into Boda- boda attacks and thefts that have triggered fear among his electorate in Soroti Municipality. Omer claims that police only work for people who have money and power at the expense of the poor.
15:45
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Moroto Hospital Staff Pinned for Illegally Removing Patients Uterus Ministry of Healt 5 1 Top story

The couple recorded the statement at Moroto Central Police Station following the arrest of the same Doctor by the State House Anti- Corruption Unit. He was arrested on Tuesday by the team led by Lt. Col. Edith Nakalema following complaints of unprofessional conduct lodged against him.
15:30
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8 Moroto District Officials Released on Bond State House 1

Charles Denaya, the officer in- charge Moroto Central Police Station, says that the officials were released on Wednesday. He, however, says that Dr Phillip Akunguru, the staff at Moroto Regional Referral Hospital who is accused of stealing drugs and conducting illegal procedures including removal of uteruses is still in custody.
10:58
10:58

Moroto Hospital Internal Auditor Earns Two Salaries Education Ministry 1

Olum draws another salary from Arua Regional Referral Hospital where he also serves as an internal auditor. This came to limelight on Tuesday in a meeting convened by the State House Anti- Corruption Unit led by Lt. Col. Edith Nakalema.
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