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20:23
20:23

Pr Kayanja' s Police Guard Commits Suicide

Police Constable Bernard Wakuma guarding City Pastor Robert Kayanja has allegedly committed suicide. He becomes the seventh death registered in Kampala in two days of Christmas.
18:31
18:31

Rubanda Man Commits Suicide 2

Elly Maate, Police Spokesperson for Kigezi region says that Ngabirano had developed domestic wrangles with his family members on December 23,2019 which resulted into a fight. His family members reported him to Bubaare police station for help.
17:56
17:56

Floods Hit Bwaise as Heavy Rains Overwhelm Nakamiro Channel 4 4

The 16 meter wide and 11km long Nakamiro channel is one of Kampala’s secondary channel with about eight tertiary channels that feed it direct from the communities of Kazo, Bwaise, Kawempe, Kalerwe and Kyebando among other. The channel feeds into a larger Lubigi channel.
16:56
16:56

IOM Relocates 6,496 Refugees from Uganda Refugees in Uganda 1

United States of America topped the list of countries accepting refugees from Uganda in 2018 with 2,512, a decline from the 2,740 refugees resettled in 2017.
16:43
16:43

NRM Youth Threaten to Join Opposition Over Mistreatment. 1 3

In a media briefing on Boxing Day, the youths complained of being abandoned for over 30 years by their party chairperson and being denied space to voice their concerns in the party structures among others.
16:33
16:33

Non-Scientists Asked to Prepare Abstracts Ahead of Aids Conference in Uganda Uganda Cares 4 1

Earlier this month, as the 2019 conference edition closed in Kigali Rwanda, Uganda was announced next host of the continental meeting after we beat Kenya, Nigeria, Tunisia and Zambia to win the bid to host the up to 10,000 delegates that are a mix of academics, scientists, diplomats, political leaders and civil society activists.
15:56
15:56

Emergency Water Treatment Commences for 1,500 Bundibugyo Flood Victims 1 Top story

“We have been testing the operations of the plant since Tuesday and found it to be working well. And so far we have treated more than 60,000 liters for each of the 1,500 displaced persons receiving between 10 – 15 Liters a day. We will increase the capacity of the plant as pressure at the source builds up with more water gathering into the stream” she told URN on phone on Thursday
15:37
15:37

Luweero Bishop Challenges Gov't On Internet Costs airtel 1 3 Top story

Bishop Kironde says although the new system will eliminate middlemen and cut the costs involved in processing a passport, it may not help people in rural areas because of the high internet costs.
14:59
14:59

Kabale Battling Water Crisis 3

Muhereza says that he has to travel a long distance to find water for use in the hotel. He faults National Water and Sewerage Cooperation for billing them for no work done.
14:19
14:19

Police Arrests 16 in Mbale on Christmas Day

According to police, the suspects were found smoking opium, others were arrested because they found loitering recklessly in the night.
14:15
14:15

Christmas Celebrations: Three Children Perish in Hut Fire in Pader pader district 1 1

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN in an interview that the children were left alone in the hut as their parents identified as Innocent Nokrach and Scovia Atenyo have gone to a drinking joint in the nearby center.
13:34
13:34

Health Ministry Deploys Emergency Health Service Providers in Kampala, Major High Ways Uganda Red Cross 1

Emma Ainebyoona, the Health Ministry Spokesperson, says 12 other ambulances have been deployed along highways with areas that are known for registering a lot of accidents like Masaka road being given two ambulances. Two other ambulances are stationed at Masaka and Buwama.
13:12
13:12

SCP Odongpiny Dropped as Police Court Chairman 1

Police’s director for Human Resource Management –HRM, Col Jesse Kamunanwire, has dropped Senior Commissioner of Police –SCP Dennis Odongpiny, as Police Court Chairman.
11:57
11:57

Brothers Killed, 13 Injured in Separate City Accidents 3

Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, said two brothers identified as Tonny Katambala and Martin Kazibwe died in Kawala Flyover accidents while 13 people were injured in Kyebando Nsooba crush.
11:01
11:01

At 87, Gubya Insists on Preserving Buganda’s Culture, Local foods Mukono Municipality 6 Top story

The former Luganda teacher at Bishop primary school has built a house at her residence, about a kilometer away from Mukono town where she demonstrates Buganda’s ancestral family setting.
10:46
10:46

Rukungiri Town Clerk Tibihika on Spot over Missing Funds 2

The money was generated after selling off two old tractors and four motorcycles. However, political leaders say that the money cannot be traced and yet the hall has not been constructed.
09:54
09:54

Rules Committee Chairperson Defends Committee Work parliament 3 1 Top story

Clement Ogalo Obote, the Chairperson of the Rules, Discipline and Privileges Committee, says he doesn’t know what happened there after. According to Ogalo, their work stops once their report and goes to the house.
08:56
08:56

Former Street Kid hosts Over 200 Former Colleagues to a Christmas Treat Former street child 4 3

Mugisha explains that he threw the feast for his former colleagues such that they can get a feel of how it is to be in the company of a family on a festive day.
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