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20:46
20:46

UMSC Chairman Dr. Balonde Dead 1 Top story

Dr. Balonde breathed his last at Jinja Regional Referral Hospital on Tuesday evening where he was admitted on Friday last week with an unspecified illness.
19:00
19:00

Besigye, Tumukunde, Muntu are Useless, I'll Push Them like a Wheelbarrow -Museveni 3 2

Museveni argued that he is always angry against Besigye, Tumukunde and Muntu who always tell him to relinquish power yet they have also done nothing. Museveni wonders why they only shout at him to go yet they are aware that he has where to go.
18:34
18:34

FDC's Barefoot Candidates Face Infections, Even Death if Untreated -Experts 2 3 Top story

While moving in feet may give some politicians political mileage, health experts say this exposes politician to severe infections like worms, tetanus, scabies, and bilharzia. Dr Fred Mulabya, an environment health specialist at the Ministry of Health says the move which might look heroic, is exposing the candidates to several avoidable infections
18:15
18:15

Three Nigerian Artistes Remanded for Holding Concert amidst Covid-19 Hazard Omar Lay 3

The three Nigerians are Temilade Openiyi , Stanley Omar Didia and Muyiwa Awoniyi. They are jointly charged with four Ugandans including some of the organisers of the concert Kim Salim and Benjamin Kabuura, Phillip Kasakya an event security coordinator and Ivan Ddungu who owns the venue where the concert was held
18:03
18:03

Nation Oil Distributors Suspend Transportation of Smoked Fish on MV Kalangala 1 2 Top story

This morning, fishmongers were surprised to find police officers on MV Kalangala checking all the cargo before it is loaded. All travellers with smoked fish were blocked from accessing the ferry ship not until they surrendered the fish to security operatives at the docking pier in Lutoboka.
17:57
17:57

2021 Election: EU Member Countries Concerned Over Media, CSOs Restrictions European Union 1

In the statements seen by Uganda Radio Network-URN, four EU member states criticize the increased restrictions on the media and CSOs which they say are key in developing democracy and protecting human rights especially during the ongoing election campaign period.
17:39
17:39

Sedated Boda-boda Rider Unconscious Four Days Later 1 1 Top story

Muramuzi’s brother, Aniber Asiimwe, says that by the time they were called to pick him, he was in bad shape and the passenger had already vanished with his motorcycle.
17:34
17:34

Journalists who Don't Re-register to Face Criminal Charges Fred Enanga 2 1

Commissioner of Police Fred Enanga who is also the forcespokesperson said the Joint task force has passed the directive to all District Police Commanders to start enforcing the guidelines of the media council that denies all unre-registered journalists covering campaigns and elections. Council Chair Ekoxchu any journalist who doesn't re-register faces criminal prosecution
17:18
17:18

Police Blocks Kalembe from Entering Rukungiri 1

After winding up her campaigns in greater Bushenyi, Kalemba set out to go to Rukungiri but was blocked at Kasheshero, which borders Rukungiri-Mitooma by heavily armed police. She sought an explanation from the Mitooma District Police Commander, Samuel Olumu who ordered her to return where she was coming from.
17:02
17:02

Busia Traders Storm Police Over Congested Trucks 4

According to the traders, trucks parking along customs road block clients from seeing what is displayed in shops, breed insecurity, cause accidents and pause a serious health hazard as the truck drivers excrete in polythene bags and dispose their water drainage tranches putting their lives at risk of a cholera outbreak.
16:59
16:59

KCCA FC Eyeing Fourth Win in Kampala Derby Kcca fc vs Sc villa 1

Mutebi says their encounter with SC Villa is a mouthwatering clash that attracts crowds. However, only 200 slots are available for the fans of the hosts in line with the Standard Operating Procedures aimed at stopping the spread of COVID-19.
16:34
16:34

Uganda Sets 2030 Target to Have Functioning Nuclear Power Plant nuclear energy 1

State Minister for Energy, Simon D’Ujanga says a feasibility study is currently ongoing to determine the place at which the plant will be built and how much power it will be able to produce, but it will not be less than 1,000 megawatts.
16:23
16:23

Kyagulanyi Lectures EC's Byabakama over Campaign Guideline Breaches Robert Kyagulanyi 1

Kyagulanyi has highlighted eight violations by the police in bold letters in his missive to the EC chairperson and noted that while these violations escalate against his party there has been no response from the EC.
16:19
16:19

Muntu Endorses John Baptist Nambeshe ANT 1 1 Top story

Addressing voters at Bunamubi trading center in Bududa on Monday, Muntu hailed Nambeshe who defected from the ruling National Resistance Movement- NRM for the truth he has always exhibited and his opposition to the removal of the presidential age limit amidst all intimidation, saying he is the true leader to work with should people vote him into power.
15:49
15:49

FDC Still Hopes for Victory in Kasese Even Without “Loved” Besigye" 2 4

Due to what is viewed as his immense contribution to the recognition of the Obusinga, Kasese District Chairperson, Geoffrey Sibendire Bigogo says, “Besigye is one of the most loved personalities” in the district.
15:41
15:41

Sironko Town Council Gets UGX 6B to Tarmac Major Roads

Addressing journalists this morning, the Sironko town council LC III Chairperson, Issa Musiwa, said they have been receiving Shillings 120 million every financial year to work on roads, pay road gangs and maintain the road equipment, which hasn’t been sufficient.
15:15
15:15

More Time Needed to Handle Presidential Election Petitions –Chief Justice Eric Sabiiti 4 3 Top story

The Chief Justice wondered if the incumbent president is supposed to handover office in May and the elections are in January 2021 why then should courts have only 45 days to hear and determine grievances brought before them.
15:15
15:15

Amuru District in Dilemma over New Sub Counties Ministry of Finance 2

Thompson Obong, the Chief Administrative officer Amuru district says they recently received a budget execution circular from the Ministry of Finance halting the operationalization of the newly created lower local governments due to the lack of finances, yet the EC has gone ahead to gazette new electoral positions for there for the 2021 elections.
14:59
14:59

Pioneer Oil Palm Outgrower Kankaka Dies at 76 Years 1 1

Patrick Kankaka was among the 10 farmers who planted oil palm in Beta East Bloc, Mugoye Sub County, Kalangala District in 2008 when the island population was still suspicious and resisting the new crop
14:52
14:52

Acholi Cultural Festival Suspended Over Covid-19 COVID-19 Pandemic 1 1 Top story

Ambrose Olaa, the Acholi Premier told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Monday that this year’s event has been called off in conformity with the ban of public gatherings by the Health Ministry.
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