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20:54
20:54

Lt. Gen. Henry Tumukunde Arrested

He was arrested on Thursday evening from his office on Impala Avenue in Kololo by a combined team of Special Forces Command -SFC soldiers and Counter-Terrorism Unit.
20:32
20:32

Concerned Citizen Wants 2021 Elections Suspended over Coronavirus Fears COVID 19 Outbreak 1

Abbey Mgugu argues that there is need for the government to closely monitor and gain control over the threat of the virus in the country before activities leading to the general elections.
20:05
20:05

South Ruwenzori Diocese Bishop Joins NRM Party Bishop Nzerebende 4 5

Bishop Nzerebende registered on Thursday at Railway Primary School, Kasese Municipality during the launch of the party’s registration exercise.
19:29
19:29

Motorcycle Number Plates Found Dumped in Hoima Swamp Motorcycles 2 1

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine region police spokesperson says the thugs could have feared to be tracked by security operatives and decided to dump them in the swamp.
19:17
19:17

Four Suspected Dealers of Stolen Phones Arrested 1 2

Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, identified the arrested suspects as Nyanzi Issa, Ssali Ronald, Charity Nabuto and Ketrah Nansimbe. Onyango said the operation was intended to minimize cases of traders encouraging phone snatching through buying them from criminals.
19:02
19:02

Sugar Manufacturers Still Waiting to Hear From Tanzania on Export 1 1

Jim Kabeho, the chairman of the Uganda Sugar Manufacturers Association (USMA) said they had not shipped any sugar to Tanzania at the moment despite reports that deal had been reached with Uganda government for them to export.
18:55
18:55

Ministry of Health Planning Cholera Vaccination Drive

Dr. Henry Mwebesa, the Director General of Health Services told Uganda Radio Network on Thursday that effective next month they will be carrying out vaccination in six districts of Kasese, Moyo, Arua, Ntoroko, Busia and Namayingo against cholera since it’s one of diseases that pose the highest risk and their biggest scare as the heavy rains set in.
18:51
18:51

City Businessman on Spot For Demolishing William Street Police Post 1 2

Gerald Kalungi, the proprietor of Kalungi Plaza, says he has a permit from the Directorate of Planning in KCCA allowing him to construct his building.
18:40
18:40

Traffic Paralyzed on Lira-Soroti Highway As Trucks Catch Fire UGanda Police Force 4 2

Most of the traders on board the trucks sustained serious injuries and were rushed to Lira Regional Referral Hospital. Their merchandise which included food was also destroyed by the fire.
18:10
18:10

Butaleja School Suspends Lessons After Falling Debris Kills Pupil 7 2

The School Head teacher, Yefusa Wadidi, says teachers reported to school on Thursday morning ready to conduct lessons but didn’t find learners due to the trauma they went through.
17:58
17:58

Woman Arrested for Conning Two Men in Fraudulent Land Transaction 2 3

Rachael Nanozi, 28, allegedly disguised as the owner of two pieces of land at Namagoma and Kasangati township in Wakiso District.
17:36
17:36

Parliament Tasks Health Ministry on Uganda-France Week corona virus 4 1

Ngora County MP David Abala expressed worry that majority of the African football stars scheduled to play with Ugandan legends are based in Europe where several cases of coronavirus have been reported.
17:27
17:27

Army Deploys Additional Soldiers in Zombo zombo Town Council 1 Top story

The Fourth Infantry Division spokesperson, Maj. Caesar Olweny confirmed to URN on Thursday afternoon the additional troop deployment in the district. He says the soldiers will help beef security within the district and ensure that what happened on their military installation never reoccurs.
17:18
17:18

Kasese Border Communities Call For Coronavirus Awareness Campaigns Corona virus 1 5

The residents note that they have abandoned some of the key health practices including routine hand washing since Uganda was declared free from Ebola in October 2019.
17:08
17:08

How Security Agencies Arrested Suspected Nsangi Women Killer Thomas Kasimo 1 1 Top story

Patrick Onyango, the Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, says that as police was interrogating Bwambale, other officers tracked Musiimenta’s phone and found it with Asuman Byaruhanga. He revealed that he had bought it from Ashraf Sekasi.
16:40
16:40

UMEME Unveils One Year Development Plan country 1 2

Babungi says the projects are aimed at boosting the country’s innovative youth who can best sustain their enterprises through constant power supply.
16:28
16:28

Eye Care Infiltrated by Quacks- Experts 5

There are 30 ophthalmologists trained to perform eye exams, diagnose and treat disease, prescribe medications and perform eye surgery but those that are scarcer in the country are the optometrists who are supposed to examine the eyes and prescribe eye glasses or contact lenses. Nsubuga says they have so far only graduated 8 of such specialists as the course is fairly new in the country. But, she says about 50 of such experts are currently in training.
16:17
16:17

Medical Interns Strike, Paralyze Services at Kawempe Hospital Kampala 1

Betty Arum, the Hospital Accountant acknowledges the delays in payments of the allowances to the medical interns citing that the money had bounced on their accounts due to errors.
16:06
16:06

Uganda Drops Two Places in Rule of Law Index judiciary 1

With this position, Uganda trails neighbours Rwanda at 37th position, Kenya (102nd) and Tanzania (93rd). Kenya and Rwanda improved by three places each while Tanzania stayed in the same position as last year. Burundi and South Sudan were not ranked.
15:56
15:56

Coronavirus: MP Akol Ejected from Plenary For self Quarantine Rebecca Kadaga 4 1 Top story

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga ordered Akol to exit the house and self-quarantine for the mandatory 14 days.
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