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20:23
20:23

Late Umukuka Mushikori’s Successor Shuns Reconciliation Meeting 3

Last week during prayers of the late Bob Mushikori at St Andrew's Cathedral church Mbale diocese, State Minister for Culture Peace Mutuzo asked Bamasaba to come up with one legitimate culture leader out of two John Wagabyalila and Miki Mudoma such that government can gazette him succeed late Mushikori.
20:18
20:18

Education Ministry Still Planning to Procure Radio Sets for Learners 1 2

Mrs. Museveni says that the radio sets are needed to complement long-distance learning for non-candidate learners who are going to be attending school in a staggered manner or in shifts where some will be attending classes and others remain home and learn via broadcast lessons and with help of self-help materials.
19:46
19:46

Policeman Shoots Man Dead, Injures Another in Kamwokya Bar Mulimira zone 1 3

Although the police statement by Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire indicated that one person was shot, eyewitnesses told URN said the errant officer shot another person identified as Okello Jimmy, the deceased’s colleague with whom they were and who was also rushed to yet to be known clinic.
19:31
19:31

Manufacturers of Hand Sanitizers Decry Substandard Products Hand sanitisers 3

Local manufactures have called on the government to limit the importation of sanitizers, saying the Ugandans are being out competed by the cheap imports.
19:26
19:26

Uncertainty Shrouds Final Year Student Teachers 2

Earlier on, educationists and principals had suggested that the institutions conduct mock school practice or peer training so that the student teachers could qualify together with their counterparts in other programmes upon completion of final examinations. This meant that the trainees would be assessed by their tutors.
19:16
19:16

Soroti Fruit Factory Sales Recover From Covid-19 Effect 2

Douglas Kakyuku Ndawula, the executive director said their sales had dropped to 89% when the country was put under total lock down as a result of Covid-19.
18:20
18:20

Chinese President Congratulates Museveni for Winning Election

Said the Chinese leader: “We have all along enjoyed mutual support and trust and plenty of cooperation. Since the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic, the two countries have been tiding over the difficulty together, supporting each other, thus composing a chapter of fighting the pandemic in friendship and solidarity.
18:04
18:04

Uganda May Not Get COVID-19 Vaccines by March - Experts Ministry of Health 5

Prof Freddie Ssengooba, a Public Health Policy Expert-based at Makerere University told URN in an interview today, that the end of February could be too soon, basing on the conditions that the World Health Organisation gave countries to fulfil to be able to access vaccines through the COVAX facility.
17:41
17:41

Chief Justice Spits Fire Over Budget Injustice 2 3 Top story

Meanwhile the Law Society President Pheonah Wall Nabaasa has appealed to the president to appoint the head of Uganda Human Rights Commission. She argued that at the moment there are several human rights violation cases pending before the Commission but they cannot be resolved due to lack of Quorum.
17:35
17:35

More than 50,000 People Voted for President, Skipped Woman MP in Three Districts 1

In Kiruhura—the president’s home district—Museveni polled 23,130 more votes than the people who voted for the Woman MP. He scored 75,483, representing 98.76 of votes cast, in the district that had a voter turnout of 93. 91 per cent.
17:15
17:15

UPDF Hands Over Renovated Kyamuswa Health Center IV Theatre 2 3

While handing over the renovated theatre at Bukasa H C IV, Edward Katumba Wamala, Minister of Works and Transport promised to equip the facility with the needed machines through the Ministry of Health.
17:11
17:11

Gulu City Mayor Elect Tasked on Job Creation, Garbage Management investments 1 3

The residents also want the mayor to tackle garbage management; land protection and utilization, transparency and improved education and health care delivery.
16:48
16:48

Committee Threatens to Block Sports Sector Budget Over Mandela Stadium 1 4

According to the Budget Committee Vice Chairperson Patrick Isiagi, Namboole must be government’s first priority in the Sports sector considering its dilapidated state and that there should be a clear plan to refurbish it to international standard.
16:36
16:36

Former Rwenzururu Premier Wants Bail Terms of Juveniles Revised Attorney General 2 1

The juveniles who were granted bail alongside Mumbere were tasked to report to the ICD every month which is financially constraining their parents and caregivers.
16:33
16:33

Excitement as NRM Bicycles Finally Reach Kyenjojo District 1 2

During a function that took place at the Kyenjojo district headquarters on Friday afternoon, the chairpersons received 1,017 bicycles.
15:41
15:41

Former Deputy IGP Gen Sabiiti Appointed Manager Luweero Industries 1

Lt Col Deo Akiiki the deputy Army Spokesperson confirmed that Sabiiti has replaced Brig Gen Octavius Butuuro, as manager of subsidiary of UPDF's National Enterprise Corporation( NEC).
15:40
15:40

DGF Suspension Tragic for Uganda –Civil Society elections 1 9

The concern by Civil Society Organizations comes days after President Yoweri Museveni ordered the suspension of DGF, the single biggest donor basket established by Development Partners to provide harmonized, coherent and well-coordinated support to state and non-state entities in the country.
15:25
15:25

NRM Wins Majority LCIII Chairperson Seats in Tooro, Bundibugyo 1

In Kyegegwa town council, Swaib Musa of NRM defeated two other independents with a huge margin. He garnered 2,697 votes while his rivals Ben Byansi and Mark Mugume got 985 and 32 votes respectively.
14:51
14:51

Ongwen Conviction Evokes Sad Memories, Brings Hope for LRA Victims lukodi massacre 3 3

“He gave instructions to loot food, abduct people, burn down the camp and the barracks,” the Presiding Judge Schmitt said. “An old woman who could not carry her load was strangled and had her throat cut,” he added. “His men shot, beat and abducted civilians in the head and the face to make sure they were dead.”
14:28
14:28

MPs Question State House Competence to Oversee Scientific Vaccines Development anti-tick vaccine 4 1

The lead investigator on the vaccine production team, Dr. Margaret Saimo-Kahwa, a Senior Lecturer at Makerere University College of Veterinary Medicine said that they have reached a stage where they would like to commercialize the vaccine product which they have been developing.
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