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16:02
16:02

Candidates Asked to Accept Defeat to Aviod Post- Election Violence economy 3

Canon Awodi, the Diocesan Secretary for Kampala diocese challenged the leaders and contenders to remember that the progress and stability of the country in in their hands and that anything that triggers unrest and bloodshed will have lasting effects on the country.
15:00
15:00

Kyagulanyi, Gen Muhoozi in Heated Exchange on Twitter NUP 1

The Commander of Special Forces Command (SFC) and first Son Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba and Presidential Candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu have been engaged in a heated back and forth on tweeter.
14:28
14:28

COVID-19: Uganda Counting on Oxford-AstraZeneca Vaccine COVID-19 Vaccine

In a statement issued by the health ministry today, the permanent secretary Dr Diana Atwine said that Uganda has already submitted an application to participate in the Global COVAX initiative for COVID-19 vaccine, which has been accepted by the Global Alliance for Vaccine Initiative-GAVI.
13:37
13:37

Lango Bishop Campaigns for Museveni, Draws Mixed Reaction 5 1

Bishop Olwa in his message, asked the congregation to vote president Museveni for appointing some people in Lango in top government positions. Olwa accused some NRM supporters in Lango for failing to mobilize voters for Museveni. He noted that voting for Museveni will open doorways for development in Lango.
13:22
13:22

CSOs in Soroti Concerned About Absence of Voter Education 3 1

Benson Ekuwe, the Executive Director of Public Affair Center- Uganda notes that without voter education, Uganda might register the lowest voter turnout or increased cases of invalid votes.
13:11
13:11

Police Officers Decry Poor State of Pit Latrines in Naguru Barracks 2

A visit to Naguru police barracks by URN indeed revealed a devastating condition of latrines as well as the shower rooms. Some latrines only have open old timber on top at the verge of falling in while others are left with broken and old pieces of iron sheets.
13:02
13:02

Kawanga Ssemogerere Defends Call for Opposition Unity 2 1

In an interview, at his home in Rubaga Division, Ssemogerere says that what they are planning is unprecedented in the history of Uganda as it is not focused on winning power as many other coalitions have been.
13:01
13:01

NGOs Advise Government on Taxation Ahead of Polling Day

A group of 45 civil society organizations under the Tax Justice Alliance Uganda is seeking amendments in tax laws to reduce unfair taxes that affect the poor, increase tax revenues and reduce reliance on foreign assistance.
11:58
11:58

Bunyoro Livestock Farmers Irked by Low Prices market 4 1

Fred Tumwine, a farmer in Buseruka Sub County Hoima district says a cow that would cost 2 Million Shillings in the past now goes shillings 1.2 million.
11:41
11:41

How CCTVs Are Helping Police Arrest Car, Motorcycle Thieves 1

CCTVs helped police arrest suspects in the theft of Toyota Sprinter G-Touring UKA 501P which was stolen from Komamboga, Kawempe Division, in Kampala. The case was reported at Kira Road on SD Ref 19/13/02/2020. Police retrieved all the CCTV footage of that afternoon and was able to intercept the vehicle and arrested two suspects along Bombo Road.
11:21
11:21

Solicitor General Clears New Contractor for Entebbe National Isolation Center Renovations 2 1

The Solicitor General cleared the award of the contract after approval from the World Bank that is funding the project.
11:18
11:18

Pictorial; Katumba's Day Out in Kalangala 17

The 24-year-old candidate accessed the island district through Bukakata aboard MV Pearl to cross from Masaka to Bugoma/Luku landing site. Upon his arrival, He arrived in Kalangala, Katumba addressed voters at Bugoma landing site, before visiting Bugoma Police station, Mugoye sub-county and Kalangala Town Council.
10:36
10:36

Kibuku Residents Vow Not to Vote NRM Flag Bearers 5 1

The residents told Mukula that they will not vote for any flag bearer in the district because they fraudulently won the party primaries.
10:21
10:21

Kasese Clans Leaders Root for Cordial Relationship With Gov't Rwenzururu 3

The leaders blame the escalation of Rwenzururu conflicts to politicians who are using the incidents as a political notch to garner support.
09:35
09:35

Doctors Paying Exorbitant Bills to Seek COVID 19 Treatment in Private Hospitals COVID-19 3

According to the Uganda Medical Association-UMA, their colleagues who on average earn 5 Million Shillings per month are being forced to go to private hospitals where some private hospitals which charge between 3 -5 Million Shillings per day. Some of the hospitals include Victoria and Novik.
09:03
09:03

Covid-19 Restrictions Aided Crime Free New Year Celebrations in Acholi Aswa River Region 1 1

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson says for the first time, the new year celebration in Acholi sub-region went on peacefully without crimes like murder, rape, and grave assault among others reported to the police.
08:12
08:12

Police Struggles to Retrieve Burnt Trailer from Mayuge Wetland fire 1 1

The semi-trailer which was carrying petrol from Mombasa to Kampala is said to have suffered a head-on collision with a Mercedez Benz registration number UAB 851Y which was moving from Jinja. The trailer then overturned in Wandago wetland, Mayuge district, sparking a fire which spread to the nearby sugarcane plantation.
07:50
07:50

Nakaseke Residents Got A Raw Deal from Supporting NRA War –Amuriat 2 1

Nakaseke districts was the epicentre of the National Resistance Army -NRA Liberation War of 1981-1986 that brought President Yoweri Museveni to power. The area has been voting for President Yoweri Museveni over the years, and gave him 76.2 per cent of the vote in 2016 against Dr Kizza Besigye’s 21.2 per cent.
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