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20:28
20:28

Police to Cancel Licenses for Non-Fingerprinted Guns 1 1

Assistant Inspector General of Police Edward Ochom, who is the chairman of the gun fingerprinting steering committee said that persons who fail to beat the deadline will automatically lose possession of their license, and will subsequently be arrested for illegal possession of firearms.
20:15
20:15

Uganda Humbles Burundi in Inter-Parliamentary Games Netball 3

The Ugandan team took charge of all four quarters thanks to a formidable force from a combination of staff and legislators, led by Central Youth MP, Sarah Babirye Kityo in Goal shooting, Kasese Woman MP, Winfred Kiiza in goal attack and Kiryandongo Woman MP, Jalia Bintu in Wing Attack.
20:08
20:08

Unconsumed Power Will Hit the Budget Hard – Muhakanizi power tariffs 1 1

Muhakanizi told diplomats and economists at an IMF organised meeting at Sheraton Kampala on Monday evening that Uganda – and some other African countries – had been affected by power blackouts in the past, pushing governments to sign power-purchasing agreements with investors to produce more power than can be consumed.
20:02
20:02

Tourism Grew Slowest in 2019 – BOU Bank of Uganda 1 1

The government planned to attract more one million tourists this year on top of the 1.8million people received in 2018. But the Central Bank says after ten months, only about 1.2 million tourists had entered Uganda.
19:55
19:55

African Leadership Institute Revamps Parliamentary Scorecard representation 2 1

The scorecard was first published in 2007, analyzing the performance of each legislator in both committee sittings and Plenary. But the second edition of the scorecard which was due to be released in January 2011 was delayed after disagreements that it could be used as a witch-hunting tool for the MPs, who were campaigning for another term in office. It did not see the light of the day.
19:42
19:42

More Rwandan, DRC Nationals Arrested for Illegal Entry into Uganda

Those arrested include 40 nationals of Rwanda and 28 from the Democratic Republic of Congo. At least 15 of them were Ugandans. Ruhunde, however, adds that although the majority of those arrested are Rwandans, the operation has nothing to do with the ongoing tension between Uganda and Rwanda.
19:26
19:26

Envoys Advise Uganda to Utilize EU’s Zero Tariff on Agricultural Produce European Union 4 1

The advice was given by the Head of the European Union (EU) Delegation to Uganda ambassador Attilio Pacifici, this afternoon, at the beginning of a four-day retreat bringing together envoys from Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Ireland, Italy, The Kingdom of Netherlands and Sweden. The retreat is taking place at Mt. Elgon Hotel, Mbale.
19:05
19:05

Uganda’s Aviation Body Struggling to Retain Aeronautical Engineers 1 3

According to a report by the Civil Aviation Authority, several of the aeronautical systems engineers are paid between 23 million and 30 million Shillings, a much lower wage, compared to their counterparts in the Civil Aviation Safety and Security Oversight Agency, International Civil Aviation Organization and the United Nations.
18:54
18:54

Feuds Between Kitgum Market Consultant, Contractor Worry Leaders kitgum main market 3 1 Top story

William Komakech, the Kitgum Resident District Commissioner, says the disagreement between the two firms has greatly affected the progress of the work. Komakech says the poor working relationship between the firms visibly manifest by quarrels in their site meetings.
18:40
18:40

High Costs of Graduate Degrees Blamed for Few Students at Kyambogo 3 1 Top story

Two students Micheal Bamuwamye and Samuel Gafuma are set to receive doctoral degrees of Kyambogo in Food Technology.
18:32
18:32

Nigerian National Arrested for Illegally Confining 3 MUBS Female Students 1 1 Top story

Police spokesperson, Fred Enanga, says on Saturday the suspect invited his girlfriend, Grace Nakibuuka, whom he met five days ago to his home in Mutungo, Nakawa Division, in Kampala.
18:02
18:02

KCCA Councilors Eye Speaker's Seat 4

One of the councilors eyeing the new position is Abubaker Kawalya, the Lubaga North Councilor who currently chairs the Engineering Steering Committee. Kawalya told URN that he will offer himself for election and is ready to serve.
17:35
17:35

Gov’t Slashes District Mandate in Youth Livelihood Programme 1 4 Top story

Paul Onapa, the National Programme Manager Youth Livelihood Programme (YLP) in the Gender, Labour and Social Development Ministry, says the size of the youth group has also been cut down from 15 members to a minimum of five, with at least two being females.
17:22
17:22

Mobile Money Agent Prime Murder Suspect: I Was in Custody Bob Anichan 1 Top story

According to CMI reports seen by URN, Anichan reportedly planned and participated in theft of a submachine gun -SMG from a UPDF Guard at Peace Support Operations Training Center, Singo.
16:40
16:40

Eight Police Officers Convicted Over Nagirinya Murder, Juniors Demoted 1 3 Top story

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, says the Police Disciplinary Tribunal chaired by Senior Police Commissioner, Dennis Odongpiny found seven officers guilty of negligence of duty while the remaining officer was found guilty of discreditable conduct that tainted the police image.
16:19
16:19

Bank of Uganda Warns Against Writing on Currency 1 1

The warning follows various images circulating on social media with political messages reading “vote Bobi Wine 2021” and “Vote Museveni 2021”. Notes of different value were displayed on social media since Friday with such messages.
16:04
16:04

Appointments Committee Vets New Supreme Court Judges Parliament 1 1

Those who appeared before the committee today include the current Director of Public Prosecution-DPP Mike Chibita, who was appointed a justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Flavian Zeija who was appointed Principle Judge and the Executive Chairman of Cipla Quality Chemical Industries Emmanuel Katongole, who was appointed Chairperson of the Uganda National Oil Company-UNOC.
15:53
15:53

Omoro District Engineer in Trouble For Abuse of Office igg 1 1 Top story

Geoffrey Matovu, the Regional Inspectorate Officer in Gulu, says Obwoya was arrested together with the operator of wheel loader, Onex Otim. According to Matovu, they received a complaint from the local community on May 2018 and launched investigations.
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Machete Wielding Thugs Raid Nuns’ Convent, Steal Unspecified Money 1 1

Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire says that the thugs raided the convent at 2 a.m. on Monday and ransacked the various offices, where they stole cash and two laptops. However, none of the nuns was hurt.
15:36
15:36

Teenager Found Dead, Another Rushed to Hospital in Critical Condition Kawolo hospital 2 1 Top story

Although police is yet to establish the exact cause of Hankinga’s death, residents attribute it to suffocation while others claim it may have been food poisoning. Our reporter visited the saloon, which operates in a metallic kiosk and observed that it lacks proper ventilation to regulate air flow.
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