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15:20
15:20

Ruhinda North MP Drags Voter to Court for Defamation Makerere University 1 Top story

Through his lawyers M/S Ortus Advocates, the legislator says Kankiriho with intentions to defame, ridicule and demean his person, published and distributed defamatory text messages in a WhatsApp group belonging to members of Mitooma district.
21:15
21:15

Uganda on Food Security Threat Alert as Locusts Invade people 5 1

The Ministry of Agriculture has since passed out information warning the entire populace to stock enough food. However, the warning might have come in late as many people are likely to have already sold off a number of crops harvested in the recent farming season. Uganda last experienced a major locust invasion in 1961, with immense damage on crops which resulted in acute hunger.
10:30
10:30

20-Year-Old Woman Loses Sight after Drug Reaction resident 2 2

According to a medical report obtained from Jinja Regional Referral Hospital where Ntono was admitted for the past eight weeks, she suffered a Steven Johnson syndrome, a serious disorder of the skin and mucous membranes, that usually occurs as a reaction to a medication or an infection.
13:33
13:33

Fire Guts Juma Alhamil Boys Dormitory education 3 1

The fire which began at 10:00 pm on Tuesday destroyed the dormitory block housing over 150 boys of Primary five and six. Several suitcases, books and mattresses were all burnt to ash.
11:15
11:15

Trailer Rams into Centenary Bank Branch in Bugiri area 1 Top story

The accident occurred at around 4 a.m. on Monday morning, when the trailer registration number UBD 091C/UBD 669H lost control and rammed into the building located on Grant street, along the Iganga-Tororo Highway. It destroyed the waiting area, Cash tills, and the manager's office.
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.
15:31
15:31

Fire Guts Students Hostel in Makerere Kikoni Makerere University 5 3

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.
13:52
13:52

Kyambogo Students Strike Cost University Shs40M street 1 1

The violent strike left several properties including car windscreens, several glasses and louvers of several buildings at the institution shattered.
13:46
13:46

Mak Legal Costs Shoot to UGX 63bn people 1

The costs stem from 50 cases against the University.
19:13
19:13

Jinja Central Division Chairman Remanded in Prison police station 1

Kirunda’s woes stem from his plan to renovate Kakindu Stadium by constructing modern toilets and a pavilion, which however was challenged by the pastor of Christ Commission Ministries Ibrahim Omaido whose church is near the stadium.
17:44
17:44

Storm Destroys Kyambogo University Structures, Exam Scripts lecturer 1

The vice chancellor of the university Prof Elly Katunguka has since recalled the arts and design lecturer from holiday to assess the damage and find a solution to the destroyed pieces which had yet to be marked.
13:35
13:35

Senior Entomologist Warns of Biting Fly Invasion In Luweero village 1 2 Top story

Johnson Mubiru, a pastoralist in Kakabala village says that he has seen few flies in the swamp but didnt think they can cause harm. He has also welcomed the campaign to equip them with knowledge to protect their animals.
07:18
07:18

Boda Boda Rider Sues Police Officers, Attorney General for Torture people 1

Through his lawyer Pace Advocates, Migadde says that he had gone to fuel his motorbike at a Pump Station when he was picked up by soldiers for allegedly wearing a red t-shirt resembling those used by People Power activists led Bobi Wine and handed over to the errant officers.
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.
17:08
17:08

Police Grant Zaake Bond, Clear His Travel for Treatment team 1

According to the bond form, the legislator is expected to appear before Mugwisagye on October 3rd 2018. Zaake couldnt sign the bond forms because of the injuries on his fingers. The forms were instead signed by his lawyer, Nicholas Opiyo and his two sureties.
18:23
18:23

Lumpy Skin Disease Affects 300 Cows in Bulambuli district 3

Akol says Vaccination with attenuated virus in time offers control to the Lumpy Skin disease. He however, says that although the district is trying to overcome the problem, they still face a challenge of low response from the farmers.
17:09
17:09

Chairperson Detained for Demolishing Resident's Home police 1

Nabbafa reportedly incited residents to demolish a house belonging to Bernard Ssempijja and uproot his crop garden over the weekend accusing him of practicing witchcraft.
07:32
07:32

Kabale Assistant Records Officer Interdicted accusation 1

In the letter, a copy of which URN has seen, Ntimba, says Monday has been interdicted from duty for failure to comply with section F-S of the Uganda Public Service Standing Orders 2010 thus leading public service into disrepute.
07:29
07:29

Kaberamaido Town Council Chairperson Surrenders to Police village

The LC III Chairperson went into in hiding last month after he allegedly set ablaze the house of Simon Okello, a resident of Gwetom A village in Kaberamaido Sub County on suspicion that he was involved in an extra marital affair with his wife.
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