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21:00

Arua District Struggles to Manage Children in Quarantine Centres 2 2

According to the task force, a number of the children are breastfeeding and cannot, therefore, be separated from their mothers.
20:43
20:43

Police uncovers 40-Acres of Marijuana Gardens in Kakiri 4 3

During the operation, Police arrested one Samuel Mugamba, a teacher and resident of Sseguku in Kampala who was found harvesting the marijuana. Mugamba told the police that he opted to grow marijuana as an alternative source of livelihood, after the closure of schools.
20:19
20:19

Police Disperses NUP Meeting in Masaka 2 1

The leaders of the newly created political platform had convened a meeting with their members on Saturday, to officially begin the distribution of party cards as well as unveil the roadmap for their nomination exercise.
19:58
19:58

Former WBS TV Journalist Awarded UGX 268m in Damages

Lwanga was assaulted on January 12, 2015 along Namirembe road in Kampala, when he and other journalists had gone to cover a demonstration by the unemployed youths.
19:21
19:21

Eleven DRC Nationals Deported after Illegally Crossing into Uganda Congolese Nationals 2 1

The deported DRC nationals, who included 4 adults and seven minors, were intercepted on Saturday morning at Murole Trading Centre in Rubanda district.
19:04
19:04

Shell Employee Knocked Dead in Bukoto Eyewitnesses 2 1

Lukenge was riding a motorcycle Registration number UEQ 9U7D when he was knocked by a speeding motor vehicle Registration number UAS 352A. Eyewitnesses say that the driver of the vehicles was on the phone and hardly paid attention to the traffic light signals.
14:11
14:11

Malaria Cases Surge in Luweero as Residents Abandon Mosquito Nets expectant mothers 4

Luweero District Health Educator Henry Namakola explains that a study conducted in Kikyusa and Kamira sub counties found that some residents were complacent and found no need for sleeping under a mosquito net. Others, mainly farmers, were using the nets as scarecrows in their gardens, while a few others cited personal reasons for discarding the nets.
12:46
12:46

Fire Guts Uganda Martyrs SS Namugongo Dormitory 1 1

Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire said the fire which broke out at around 6 a.m, started from a two-storied dormitory for senior two and senior three students.
12:34
12:34

Uganda Gold Exports Surge Again gold exports uganda 1 Top story

According to data provided by Bank of Uganda, the country shipped 3,012 kilograms of gold, a surge from the 2,470 kilograms in May and 1,180 kilograms exported in April. The volumes were even lower in February and March 2020. A lot of this gold went to the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
12:26
12:26

Five DP MPs Reject Calls to Defect, Focus On Rebuilding Party Norbert Mao 3 1

Their resolve follows the defection of 11 members of the party to the platform, a new political outfit led by Kyaddondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu. Some of the MPs who crossed to NUP include Mathias Mpuuga, Medard Lubega Ssegona, Joseph Ssewungu Gonzaga, Betty Nambooze, Muwanga Kivumbi, Allan Ssewanyana, Ssempala Kigozi, Robinah Ssentongo, Veronica Namaganda and Florence Namayanja.
08:07
08:07

Three Suspected Robbers Saved from Mob in Kakiri 1 1

Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson Patrick Onyango says that the suspects hoodwinked several mobile money agents in the area, to believe that they were withdrawing money off their phones, and in the process of executing the transaction, they stole from the agents and disappeared.
07:50
07:50

Private Schools Seek UGX 90b to Beat COVID-19 Distress 1 2

With their budgets decimated by the economic downturn with no income at the moment, many school owners are still puzzled about how they will pay for costly new cleaning procedures, health screenings, and other safety measures as they push for the reopening.
07:29
07:29

Kigezi Leaders Question Govts Failure to Deliver Face Masks 6 1

They say that the area's proximity to Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo increases the risk for the people who therefore need to be supported with protective gear. Rwanda has so far reported 2, 293 COVID-19 cases with eight deaths, while the Democratic Republic of Congo has reported9,605 cases with 238 deaths.
07:04
07:04

Despotic Founders, Intrigue Pushed MP Atiku from FDC to NRM elections 2021 1 2

Atiku, who first went to Parliament as an FDC cardholder reportedly left frustrated after being accused of being a mole in a party where founding members want to practically 'run the show.'
06:42
06:42

Street Children Blamed for Destructive Fire in Gulu Gulu City 1

Preliminary findings recorded in a general inquiry file at Gulu Central Police Station indicate that 11 huts were burnt leaving 11 families homeless and property worth millions of shillings destroyed.
06:29
06:29

Kasese RDC Halts Activities on Disputed Kabukero Land 2 3

The two communities are feuding over the ownership on part of the 1100 acres which were carved out of Mubuku Prison in 2017 to resettle Basongora pastoralists and later a section of dispossessed Bakonzo. The land is found in Kabukyero village, Karusandara sub-county.
06:08
06:08

Delayed UETCL Compensation Irks Lwengo Residents 1 4

The project worth Euros 35 million (151 billion Shillings), partly borrowed from Germany Development Bank (KfW) and the French Development Agency (FDB), involves the construction of a new 135-kilometre double-circuit transmission line stretching from Masaka substation to Mbarara North substation.
05:43
05:43

Construction of Old Taxi Park Partially Done -KCCA 3

Engineer Joel Wasswa, the project supervisor from KCCA told URN that they have so far laid the first layer of the carpet which consists of the rockfill. He anticipates that the works on the carpet to be completed within the net three months.
05:24
05:24

Bunyoro Religious Leaders Condemn Ndeeba Church Demolition 2

The Church situated in Rubaga division in Kampala was razed on Sunday night after a legal battle over the ownership of the land on which it sits. The land was previously owned by a Buganda Kingdom Princess Evairini Nachwa, who is said to have bequeathed it to the Church trustees, led by Dunstan Nsubuga, the then Bishop of Namirembe Diocese.
04:57
04:57

13 People Arrested for Flouting COVID-19 Guidelines in Nebbi NRM supporters 1 1

Enriko Opio, an aspiring candidate for the Nebbi Municipality Parliamentary seat had flown from Entebbe to Arua and later travelled to Nebbi where he was received by a huge crowd, causing traffic gridlock, along Arua the road on Friday.
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