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20:17
20:17

Parliament Debate on UPDF Deployment in Congo Deferred Again UPDF in Congo 3 1

The UPDF entered Congo a week ago, in pursuit of the Allied Democratic Forces –ADF rebels, many of whom sought refuge in parts of Beni Territory and North Kivu province, in Eastern DRC. The offensive is implemented jointly with the Armed Forces of the DRC.
20:06
20:06

Two Inmates Dead, Seven Others Critically Injured in Lyantonde Accident 2 1

The accident occurred on Wednesday as a group of inmates at Kabula prison facility in Lyantonde district were being transported for labour in Katovu parish, Lyantonde sub-county.
19:54
19:54

MoH Flags-Off Accelerated COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign in Rwenzori 3 2

The accelerated vaccination exercise seeks to address low vaccination coverage, slow utilization of vaccines, poor mobilization of the target population and handling emerging regional hotspots that continue to propagate the pandemic.
19:45
19:45

Committee Recommends Redrafting of National Content Provision in Oil Pipeline Bill 1

The first commercial oil production in Uganda is projected to start in 2025, roughly two decades after commercially viable oil deposits were discovered. Once fully developed, the 1,445-kilometre EACOP will transport crude oil from the oil fields in the districts of Buliisa, Hoima, Nwoya, Kikuube to Chongoleani terminal in Tanga at the Indian Ocean coast in Tanzania.
19:29
19:29

LOP Welcomes US Sanctions Against CMI Boss Maj Gen Abel Kandiho human rights abuses 1

On Tuesday, the US Department of the Treasury implicated Kandiho and other CMI officers for the arrest, detention and physical abuse of people in Uganda. The Statement shows that the CMI targeted individuals due to their nationality, political views, or critique of the Uganda government.
19:29
19:29

Deputy Speaker Among Asks Committee Chairpersons To Report Back To Parliament 3 1

The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Anita Among has tasked all committee chairperson to urgently report back to the House in regard to Bills and other business that was referred to them for consideration.
19:21
19:21

Parliament Independent Engineers to Assess Moroto Central Market 2 2

URN reported last month that vendors had rejected the stalls in the newly constructed market because they were too small to accommodate the vendors and their merchandise. The stalls did not also have a storage facility.
19:00
19:00

Incidents of Children Beaten to Death By Parents Worry Police 1

The cases that have been captured by the Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID), Child and Family Protection Unit (CFPU) show a number of children have been subjected to severe beatings for committing crimes like stealing food, theft of money as small as Shs500 while others meet their death when being punished for leaving parents’ homes without permission.
18:52
18:52

Health Minister Warns Arua Hospital Staff Against Stealing Items From New OPD 3 5

Dr Acheng’s warning comes after Arua Regional Referral Hospital lost a new ambulance early this year and reports that One Printer, three laptops and four desktop computers were also stolen from the OPD site during construction.
18:44
18:44

UNBS Equips Gulu Testing Lab, To start Operation Before End of Year 4 1

The multibillion laboratory is one of the three regional laboratories, the others in Mbale and Mbarara cities whose construction is funded by the Danish Embassy through TradeMark East Africa-TMEA. UNBS kicked off the construction of the three regional laboratories last year.
17:19
17:19

Moyo Chief Finance Officer Arrested, Released On Bail Over Bribery corruption

It is alleged that on 30th, March 2020, at Kobil Petrol Station along Bombo Road Kampala, Drichi, gave gratification of 3.7 million shillings to a Senior Inspectorate Officer attached to Moyo regional office with intent to influence him to delay verification of accountabilities.
17:19
17:19

15 Arrested As Police Search For Assailants, Stolen Guns Uganda police force 1

“The two police officers were responding to an alleged complaint by two victims who claimed they had been robbed of proceeds from their tomato business. One of them identified himself as Kananya Sulaiman of Nansana in Wakiso District who was putting on dirty clothes alleged that the public had arrested one whom they were threatening to lynch and he asked the police to immediately intervene,” Kawala said.
16:31
16:31

UCAA Bars Staff From Using Personal Phones, Devices At Entebbe Airport 1

In a circular to staff, Emmanuel Barungi, the General Manager Entebbe Airport says that "it has been noted with concern that the use of personal phones and other devices by Airport staff while on duty has continued unabated despite consequent security and safety concerns."
16:03
16:03

Justice Musa Ssekaana Steps Down From Bugoma Forest Give Away Case Environmentalists 2 1

Ssekaana recused himself from the matter when the lawyers representing Uganda Law Society, Civil Society Organisations and the Environmental Shield Limited, and Resource Human Rights Africa Limited appeared before him for the hearing of the matter.
15:56
15:56

Man Arrested Over Alleged Murder of Businesswoman in Kakumiro suspect

The suspect is John Tumushabe, a resident of Mukateebe village in Mwitanzige sub-county in Kakumiro district.
15:44
15:44

Omicron Variant not as Severe as Feared - MOH 2

According to the Minister of Health, Dr Jane Ruth Aceng, while the variant seems to spread faster, it does not seem to cause severe disease like the Delta variant which was detected in June 2021. Delta accounts for more than half of the country's total cases and deaths that stand at 127,755 and 3,261 respectively.
15:25
15:25

Body of MV Orion Captain Retrieved from Lake Victoria landing 1

Oking's body was on Wednesday found by the Police Marine Unit trapped by underground rocks.
15:20
15:20

Bush Fires Causing 80 Percent Loss of Perennial Crops Under OWC in Kitgum 2

Through the initiative, farmers in Kitgum received at least 388,557 citrus trees and 179,938 mango seedlings between 2015 and 2020. However, Lt. Col. Charles Bokello Odur, the Coordinator of Operation Wealth Creation in the district told URN that the seedlings were burnt by bush fires, especially during the dry season.
15:05
15:05

Kayunga LCV By-election: NRM Party Leaders Campaign for NUP Candidate Kayunga By-election 2 2

The leaders say that they feel betrayed by the NRM party leadership and the and lack of transparency among the party leaders.
14:30
14:30

US Pins CMI Boss for Torturing Gov't Critics 1 1

US indicates that Gen Kandiho as a commander of CMI and his subordinates have arrested, detained, and physically abused persons in Uganda. The victims, according to US, were targeted by CMI due to their nationality, political views, or critique of the Ugandan government.
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