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15:29
15:29

Court of Appeal to Start Conferencing Election Appeals on Monday The Court of Appeal

Kanyange told URN that the plan is to ensure that the process is concluded within 21 days before actual hearings take off. There are also 29 Applications that the Justices will handle in addition to the Election Appeals cause-listed by the Court.
15:12
15:12

Bubutu Leaders Accuse Town Clerk of Mismanaging Start Up Fund 1 8

Moses Mutambo Wayira, the Bubutu town council LC III chairperson, says that he has never received the bills of quantities to know how much was allocated on each item.
14:50
14:50

‘Mama Mabira’ Eyes United Nations Environment Assembly Presidency tourism sector 2 1

During the plenary on Wednesday, Anywar, who is the Minister of State for Water and Environment lobbied Parliamentarians to support Uganda’s bid for the top position during the forthcoming elections scheduled to take place between Feb 28 February and March 2 in Nairobi.
14:38
14:38

Court Martial Sentences Soldier To 40 Years For Murder UPDF Court Martial 1 1

Prosecution led by Lt. Moses Ekwamu told the military court that on July 24, 2021, at around 09.00 pm, while on guard duties at Kanyamwirima barracks in Bundibugyo, Mwanika gunned down and killed Pte Christine Akido.
14:26
14:26

ACDP Funding Splits Bukulula Coffee Farmers’ Cooperative 3

In 2019, the cooperative received Shillings 235 million under ACDP that is implemented by the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries to construct a coffee processing plant and stores to support their value addition capacities.
14:13
14:13

Labour Recruitment Agency Denies Conspiracy Over Migrant Worker’s Missing Kidney Covid-19 vaccine

The CID Spokesperson Charles Twine declined to divulge details about the suspects when contacted by URN on phone. However, reliable sources have confirmed the quartet are being detained at Jinja Road Police Station pending further inquiries.
13:43
13:43

Education Ministry On The Spot Over UGX 5.3Bn Spent On Self-Study Materials 1 Top story

In an interview with our reporter at the Ministry Headquarters, Ketty Lamaro, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Education and Sports confirmed that the funds were not in their budget, adding that they could have moved funds from another item to satisfy the urgent demand for the learning materials.
13:26
13:26

Lamwo RDC Injured in Accident 1 1

Kidega told URN from his hospital bed that he is experiencing acute pain in his chest, head and both legs. He explained that their vehicle overturned when the driver tried to dodge two cows that were crossing the road at the busy Lapuda Trading Centre in Paicho Sub County Gulu district.
13:12
13:12

Jinja Highway Shooting: Assailants Have Been Monitoring Their Victims trading 1 1

"We are still at the primary stages of our investigations, but available reports indicate that the suspects would deploy their agents to camouflage as clients yet all their transactions were aimed at ascertaining the cash flows before effecting their attack," he said.
12:36
12:36

Kabuleta Accuses Government of Intentionally Suppressing Lango 4

According to Kabuleta, the delayed compensation of war victims in Lango and privatization of state enterprises are some of the weapons the NRM government is using to marginalize the people in the region.
11:50
11:50

IUIU Alumni to Support Vulnerable Students 1 3

While announcing the scholarship fund, Hajat Aisha Nambooze, a member of the Executive of the Alumni Association, said that they want to give an opportunity to students who are not unable to pursue their education because of financial challenges.
11:24
11:24

2,292 Children in Apaa Township Miss Polio Vaccination 2 1

Christopher Ocen, the Chairperson of Apaa Village Health Team told URN that the affected children are those whose families are residing in the hard to reach areas including Punu Dyang Oyanga, Gazi Nile and Mulila Sub-villages.
11:05
11:05

Newly Opened Seed Schools Operating Without Teachers, Basic Equipment 2 1 Top story

Almost, a month after the school reopening, Bukakata seed school is unable to provide services despite the great demand for secondary education in its catchment area. Gerard Nsambu, the Masaka District Inspector of Schools, says that Bukakata seed school couldn't start without teachers.
10:41
10:41

Opposition Resolves on Working Methods in Parliament, Clusters MPs 4 3

Fortunate Nantongo, the Kyotera Woman MP, says that the retreat energized them more to work towards unity as Opposition leaders and also offer services to their voters.
10:22
10:22

Vendors Shun New Lukaya Market Lukaya Town Council 1 2

Ardinad Ssembuya, the Vice-Chairperson of Lukyaya Roadside Vendors Society, says that the market seats in a low lying area and floods whenever it rains.
09:43
09:43

ARLPI Asks Government to Tighten Security Along Porous Borders 2 1

Khalil, who is a former asylum seeker in South Sudan, says that crimes such as terrorism, cattle rustling, robberies and suicide bombings in Uganda are being facilitated by the supply of weapons through the porous borders.
09:32
09:32

MP on the Spot For Allegedly Grabbing Mubende NTC Land 4

Francis Kateregga, the Principal of Mubende NTC, says that Lubega paid him a visit together with the area Local council chairperson and expressed his interest to set up a showroom on the college land.
09:01
09:01

What Lies Ahead of the New CID Director Major Magambo 2

Although there are many issues that even the police leadership at the Naguru headquarters is aware of that are hampering the effective operation of the CID, five have been listed as the key including slow investigations, prosecution and conviction of suspects.
08:06
08:06

Abim Residents Petitions PACMECS Over Constant Power Outages 1 2

In their petition signed by 40 power consumers, the petitioners want all the damaged poles and broken cables fixed. They also want PACMECS to waive off the service fees for the three months they have not had power.
07:51
07:51

Prime Minister Nabbanja Intervenes in 60-year Land Wrangle in Isingiro 4 3 Top story

Kibundugwize accuses Kitezo Catholic Church of grabbing her late husband’s land in 1970. She claimed that her husband, the late Kurineriyo Kwatiraho acquired the disputed land in 1962 and won a court case against the church prior to his death.
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