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23:51
23:51

Churches Resort to Online Prayers to Usher in New Year 1 5

Typically, the churches hold prayers that last the entire day. They start as early as 8:00 am on December 31and go past midnight into the new year. Faithfuls are encouraged to fast during this day as they repent and leave all forms of unrighteousness and problems they might have encountered in the previous year. At midnight as fireworks ushers in the new year in different parts of the country, they are encouraged to pray for what they want God to do for them. The venues of the prayers usually are open fields. This year, all this will occur in people’s homes’ comfort according to churches that URN spoke to
23:38
23:38

Police Issues Warning to Unregistered Journalists 1

The statement dated 30th December 2020 and signed by Maj.Gen. Paul Lokech the Deputy Inspector General of Police informs all accredited journalists that zonal and territorial commanders of the Police have been availed the list of all successfully accredited journalists for ease of verification.
22:50
22:50

Makerere University Needs More Funds for Research - Prof. Nawangwe 2 2

According to the Vice chancellor Makerere University Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe its now two year’s government providing 30 billion shillings each financial year to facilitate research and negotiations are on to see that this fund is increased to at least 50 billion.
18:43
18:43

Security Agencies to Continue Hunting for Suspected Criminals UPDF 1 1

There have been increased cases of alleged abductions of opposition members especially in Entebbe and other parts of the country.
18:35
18:35

Health Facility Delivery Improve to 86% in Karamoja 1

Dr Nuwagaba told URN that health facility deliveries which stood at 27 per cent in 2011 have since grown to 86 per cent, a trend he attributed to concerted efforts of the government and development partners to improve health service delivery in Karamoja.
17:58
17:58

Luwero Churches Opt for Daytime Year End Festivities COVID 19 Pandemic 5 1

Over the years, believers from pentecostal churches have convened at Kasana Playground in Luwero town for a night of prayer that starts on 31 December transitioning through New Years Day. The Anglican and Catholic Faithful have also been spending the night in their respective Churches, praying as they usher in the New Year.
17:33
17:33

Amuriat Pledges to Restock Cattle in Teso Teso sub region 1 1

Amuriat argues that there need to compensate those who lost lives during the insurgency. He also argues that the auxiliary force of the UPDF needs to be appreciated for the effort in restoring security in the region.
17:05
17:05

URA Makes Surplus Collections in First Half of 2020/2021 2

The period April, May and June saw the biggest slump in revenue collections as sections of the economies were shut down under preventive the pandemic containment measures. Nonetheless, the URA says, they saw signs of recovery and improvement from July to November 2020, with growth in revenue collections to Shs8.7 Trillion as at December 29th.
16:45
16:45

NUP's Nassuna Confident of Winning Entebbe Municipal Mayoral Race 5 2

Nassuna is the only female candidate in the race that attracted six contenders. Her rivals include the incumbent Vincent Kayanja De Paul (Democratic Party), Michael Mutebi from the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM, Kenneth Ssimbwa of the Alliance for National Transformation, Fabrice Rulinda, an NRM leaning Independent and former MP Mohamed Kawuma.
16:39
16:39

Kyagulanyi Blocked from Campaigning in Kalangala 1 3

More than thirty NUP supporters who were accompanying Kyagulanyi were also arrested including his chief bodyguard Eddie Mutwe.
16:14
16:14

Claims that Bobi Wine is Backed by Foreigners are 'Ridiculous' - Epstein 1 3

In her book Another Fine Mess: America, Uganda and the War on Terror, Epstein refers to a 2004 incident when, “Joel Barkan, a World Bank consultant had drafted an explosive report accusing Uganda’s donors of creating a brutal autocracy responsible for grand corruption involving Museveni’s family.”
16:12
16:12

Stop Using Foreigners to Attack Us - Amuriat Foreign nationals 1 2

According to Amuriat, after being pepper- sprayed at Buwaya Village, on his way to Tororo district on Monday, he is still suffering deep pain especially after his eyes that couldn’t see for five hours. He told his supporters that he wears two pairs of glasses to try to protect him from the substances he is being sprayed with during the attack.
15:45
15:45

Medics Eulogize Former Butabika Hospital Director Dr Fred Kigozi COVID-19 1 4

Dr. Kigozi succumbed to Covid-19 on Tuesday at Medipal International hospital, where he has been receiving care for COVID-19.
15:03
15:03

Newly Recruited SPCs Warned Against Misusing Guns 2 2

The Jinja Central Police Commander, Ahmed Hasunira asked the SPCs to desist from corrupt and sectarianism tendencies, which he says will tarnish the image of the police in the community.
14:44
14:44

Inmate Kills Colleague at Masindi Prison inmates 1 1

Frank Baine, the Uganda Prisons Spokesperson told URN in a phone interview that Nyesigire had been taking care of Bainomugisa who was isolated from the other inmates after developing a mental problem.
14:18
14:18

Boxing Fraternity Mourns Ex-National Captain Ssenyange 2

Professional and former boxers have praised the late Ssenyange saying that his death is a setback in the game of boxing since he played a vital role of uniting and shaping boxers in the country.
14:18
14:18

Human Rights Lawyer Nicholas Opiyo Granted Bail Money Laundering 1 2 Top story

Opiyo, the executive director of Chapter Four Uganda, a human rights organization was arrested last week, Tuesday with two others from a restaurant in Kampala, on allegations of laundering. The arrest was in relation to a sum of USD 340,000 (1.2 billion Shillings) which was channelled through an account in ABSA Bank.
13:38
13:38

Are Independent Candidates a Sign of a Faltering Multiparty System? Constitution 12 1

Dr Paul Kawanga Ssemogerere, the former president of the Democratic Party says that the whole concept of multipartism is under microscopic examination as the country heads to the 2021 general election. He adds that a large number of individual candidates is a consequence of the persecution of the multiparty system, a sad development, according to him. He says the large number of individual candidates is a consequence of the persecution of the multiparty system, something he describes as sad.
13:24
13:24

ERA Sets New Power Tariffs 1 2

The base tariffs have been reduced by an average 0.4 percent, with the big consumers mainly industries, benefitting more from this adjustment.
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