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16:44
16:44

NUP Founder Kibalama Speaks Out on Petitioners 4 8 Top story

According to Kibalama, the two who recently addressed a press conference claiming to be leaders and members of NURDP are unknown to him, adding that he only saw them in the media.
16:17
16:17

9 Arrested as Police Blocks Kyagulanyi from Mbale Radio Talk Show 2 1

Kyagulanyi was expected to appear on BCU Radio between 9:00am to 12:00pm together with Manjiya County Member of Parliament, John Baptist Nambeshe, the Mbale District Forum for Democratic Party Chairperson and Margret Wokuri, one of the aspirants for the Industrial City Division parliamentary seat.
15:59
15:59

Excitement As Government Masks Reach Locals in Kampala 5 6

Wilson Mbaziira, a butcher in Musigula zone in Rubaga Division, says the mask will provide him further protection since he interacts with several strangers who come to his shop butchery.
15:39
15:39

Arua Covid19 Taskforce Reduces Quarantine Period Citing Lack of Food Paul Bishop Drileba 3 2 Top story

Paul Bishop Drileba, the Arua District Health Officer, says they were forced to contravene the Covid19 Standard Operating Procedures-SOPs and reduce the mandatory quarantine period so as to cut on the high cost of keeping the suspects.
15:13
15:13

EU Offers Support to Iron Ore Exploration Unit 1

In a notice prior to commencement of the work, the EU says the money is given under EUAid and will help in developing mineral exploration policy, guidelines, and standards, an iron ore exploration manual, and a geological data management policy.
15:06
15:06

Amuru Man Arrested for Murdering Grandmother domestic homicide

Christopher Odongkara, the Pabbo Town Council LC III Chairperson told URN on Saturday morning that Ojok returned home drunk and started quarreling with his grandmother leading to a fist fight.
14:46
14:46

Mubende, Kassanda Artisanal Miners Allowed to Return to Old Sites 4 1

Francis Jjuuko, a gold miner in Kassanda, says having spent almost a year in unproductive areas, they are now happy as they will be able to compensate for the losses made. “Kamusenene is productive. We once operated in that area and when we were told that the license is taking us back to those old places. We were so happy," Jjuuko said.
14:26
14:26

NUP Condemns Blockage of Kyagulanyi’s Radio Talk Shows 4 2 Top story

Rogers Taitika, the Elgon Region Police Spokesperson, says Kyagulanyi shouldn’t have organised a political rally in the middle of the city if he wanted to appear on a radio talk show.
14:23
14:23

Minister Adoa Orders Arrest of Contractor for Delaying Boat Construction Minister Helen Adoa 1 2 Top story

David Ongom Mudong, the East Kyoga Region Police Spokesman, says the contractor has been charged with sabotaging government program vide SD Reference 35/07/08/2020 of CPS Serere. He says police are conducting inquiries into the matter.
13:29
13:29

Expanded Queen’s Way Excite Pedestrians 2 4

Queens Way that carries that second highest volume of traffic after Jinja road had narrow walk ways despite the huge number of pedestrians who use it during rush hours.
11:36
11:36

Floods Submerge UGX 800M Fish Handling Facility fishermen 1 5 Top story

Fred Mujuni, the Chairperson Kaiso Fishing Community, says the flooding of the facility is a big setback to fishermen.
11:01
11:01

UWEC Re-opens After Five Months 5 Top story

Lilly Ajarova, the UTB Chief Executive Officer, who was part of the delegation that toured the center, says that they were satisfied that the center will be able to implement the COVID-19 preventive measures that include screening all guests, enforcing and hand washing at major entry points among other procedures.
10:28
10:28

Kazinda Lands Another Victory in Court of Appeal 1 Top story

The three member panel of the Appellant Court comprising Justices Elizabeth Musoke, Stephen Musota and Night Percy Tuhaise, unanimously concurred with the appellants noting that they were wrongly convicted and therefore set aside their sentences.
10:04
10:04

Teargas, Live Bullets Rock Mbale As Police Battles People Power Activists 2 1 Top story

Samuel Okiror, the in Charge of the Field Force Unit in Mbale, said police intercepted a van of carrying the supporters of the legislator and five others people. He said they were still hunting for Kyagulanyi, who is believed to be holed up at undisclosed location in town.
09:37
09:37

Acholi Cultural Institution Struggles to Operate Acholi Chiefdom 2 1

Ambrose Olaa, the Prime Minister Acholi Chiefdom, says they also spent over Shillings 500,000 monthly on water and electricity bills. He notes that currently the Paramount Chief foots the bill using his savings yet the institution is being used as a coordination center for the 57 sub chiefdoms in Acholi Sub Region
09:22
09:22

Transport Difficulties Delay Mask Distribution in Kampala Boda Bodas 2 3

Quin Nannono Mulamuzi, the Kololo Four parish chairperson left Central Division on a Boda boda a few minutes after 1pm. He promised to start the distribution exercise later today.
08:56
08:56

Second group of 300 Ugandans Return From United Arab Emirates 2

The returnees are part of 1500 including government officials, students, and business people, medical doctors and others who had traveled to the United Arab Emirates for various reasons. The embassy is arranging more flights for 1,000 people who are still stuck in the UAE.
08:39
08:39

Frustrated Farmer Cuts Orange Trees Over Strange Disease Serere District 2 2 Top story

63-year-old Paul Opio cut down his orchard in Opucet Village, which has been earning him at least Shillings 10 million annually after realizing huge losses. Opio started planting oranges in 2009 and has since diversified to other crops like water melons, tomatoes and bananas among others.
08:24
08:24

Police Patrol Knocks Two Dead in Isingiro 2

According to Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi region Police Spokesperson, the vehicle was on routine patrol when the accident happened. He says the accident occurred when the Boda boda rider made a U turn in the middle of the road that leads to Isingiro town council.
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