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21:20
21:20

Arrested Rwandan National Escaped from Hospital - Government Rwandan Nationals 1 1

A post mortem report made by the Dr Richard Ambayo of City Mortuary which URN has seen indicates that Magezi died of Brain infarction, a medical term to mean stroke.
19:08
19:08

Joint Security Agencies Arrest 7 Suspects, Recover Stolen UPDF Gun 1 1 Top story

The UPDF soldier whose gun was stolen was attached to the home of Mityana deputy Resident District Commissioner. Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, earlier said the gun was stolen on February 13 and later used in robbery of a mobile money operator in Mubende district.
17:59
17:59

Cascade Factory Workers Strike 2 1 Top story

Mary Egwang, a casual laborer at the factory complained of sexual harassment by their supervisors.
17:53
17:53

Isimba Dam Bridge Construction was Altered for Security Reasons - Govt 24bn Isimba Money 1 1

The government and the Isimba Dam contractor have said the plans for the Isimba Dam bridge was altered from on top of the dam for security reasons.
16:40
16:40

CSOs Demand Recovery of Tax Refunds Issued in Error Uganda Debt Network 3

Julius Mukunda, the Executive Director of the Civil Society Budget Advocacy Group (CSBAG) said that money can be refunded if an investigation by the Inspector General of Government (IGG) is done and the said beneficiaries are made to account.
16:00
16:00

Kagugube Saved Centenary Bank from Collapse – Uganda Episcopal Conference centenary bank 1 2

Monsignor John Baptist Kauta, the Secretary-General of the Uganda episcopal conference, which brings together all the bishops in the country told the requiem mass at St Charles Lwanga Catholic Church, Ntinda on Monday that Kagugube was instrumental at the time when many banks were collapsing either because of poor corporate governance or due to failure to align their businesses with the local needs.
15:42
15:42

Ochola Orders Arrest, Trial of Busoga East ICT Boss Martin Okoth Ochola 1 2 Top story

A police officer at the same rank with Okot told Uganda Radio Network –URN on Saturday that the officer is diabetic and had been warned against alcohol consumption in vain.
15:37
15:37

Court sets Date to Rule on Mak Vice Chancellor’s Excessive Powers High Court 2 1

While appearing at court, however, students were blocked by Anti-riot police from entering the court premises angering several of them. Eron Kiiza, the students’ lawyer says this is the latest display of impunity by the security forces in collusion with university managers.
14:23
14:23

Kampala Flying Squad, CID Join Bugiri Sheikh Murder Probe 1 1

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, confirmed that teams from Criminal Investigation Directorate – CID headquarters and Flying Squad Unit –FSU have been dispatched to join territorial police in Busoga East to ensure Sheikh Mutumba’s assailants are arrested.
12:49
12:49

New NIRA Board Chairperson Wants Changes on National ID Replacement System district 2 2

“Government is paying money on a decentralized system for the Organisation. We have to know what happens in the districts. Why can’t some of these services be executed in the districts? Why do you have to bring the whole Uganda here [in Kololo] and expose our weaknesses?” Biribonwa questions why all services are being offered at the Kololo-based NIRA headquarters.
07:30
07:30

Females Shun Science Based Courses at Vocational Institutions 1 5

Onesmus Oyesigye, the Executive Secretary of UBTEB says that the influence of culture and social norms influence what courses that women opt for when it comes to any sort of tertiary education.
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