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Apr 2022 22 results
18:43
18:43

Ugandan Expert Hails UK-Rwanda Refugee Deal that UNHCR Condemned 3 Top story

UNHCR: “People fleeing war, conflict and persecution deserve compassion and empathy; they should not be traded like commodities and transferred abroad for processing.” RWANDA: "If there happens to be among the group, any migrant from neighbouring countries, they will not be allowed in."
15:57
15:57

Wanted Man Attempts to Commit Suicide investigation 1 1 Top story

Information obtained by URN shows that after stabbing his wife, Tenywa sought refuge at his friend's home in Buyengo town council, in Jinja district. He allegedly told his friend his wife had sent him away after a bitter split.
15:18
15:18

Gov't Allocates UGX 3B for COVIDEX Clinical Trial Ministry of Health 3 1

COVIDEX, which was cleared for emergency use by the National Drug Authority (NDA), Ogwang says has so far gone through tests for acute toxicity and safety in laboratory animals, in addition to the bioavailability of berberine chemical in the drug.
14:49
14:49

Kiruhura Farmers Task Government on Animal Laboratory 1 5

Enock Beronda, a farmer says that given the few extension workers in the district, getting someone to diagnose animal diseases is very expensive. He explains that farmers spend a lot of money collecting samples from sick animals for testing.
14:13
14:13

Army Deploys Heavily Along Teso, Karamoja Border 1 Top story

Major Isac Oware, the UPDF 3rd Infantry Division Spokesman has confirmed the development, saying they are deploying a battalion in Teso to cover the areas of Kapelebyong, Amuria and Katakwi. He says that another battalion will be set up in Abim district to cover Otuke and Agago districts.
13:49
13:49

Sango Bay Land Eviction Unlawful: Kadaga, District Leaders 5 1 Top story

Kadaga also the Minister for East African Affairs told URN in Mutukula that it would be unfair to render the occupants homeless yet the majority have spent over 40 years on the land. Her remarks come at a time when the occupants have been given seven days to peacefully vacate the land or be forced out to pave way for the oil palm project.
13:34
13:34

Armed Forces Tipped on Observance of Human Rights in Security Operations law 2 3

The LTC commandant, Lt. Col. Savy Tumuhimbise says that the trainees are legal officers mandated with the cardinal role of coordinating with various unit commanders to expedite the tracing of human rights violations in the course of executing internal security operations.
13:28
13:28

DRC Nationals Given Priority for Jobs in Uganda Funded Road Construction Projects Congolese 2 3

These consist of the 80-kilometre Kasindi section at the border to Beni, the 54-kilometre integration of the Beni-Butembo stretch, and the Bunagana to Rutsuru-Goma Road which measures 89 kilometres. The construction work is expected to provide an average of between 200 to 300 jobs.
13:02
13:02

Umeme Fails to Block Mutasiga Coffee Factory from Accessing Bank Account

Trouble for Umeme started when a fire gutted Mutasiga Coffee Factory in Semuto in Luwero district on February 14th, 2016. This came just four days after Umeme had installed a new transformer at the factory to offload the village transformer.
12:46
12:46

Masaka Bishop Turns to Basic Christian Community to Address Domestic Violence 2 5

While delivering his Easter message at his Episcopal home in Kitovu, Masaka, Bishop Jjumba noted that he has found it necessary to enlarge the mandate of Small Christian Communities beyond providing spiritual support, to also include strengthening family institutions through promoting reconciliation among couples.
11:45
11:45

Museveni Commits to Ending Cattle Rustling in Karamoja 1 2 Top story

In recent weeks, Members of Parliament from the northern and eastern regions called for a fresh disarmament process in Karamoja in order to reduce the number of guns in civilian hands. It is estimated that there are about 500 illegal guns being kept by the suspected rustlers.
11:35
11:35

MPs Fault Gov't for Doing Little To Help Farmers As African Army Worms Spread 3 1

Denes Sekabira, the Katikamu North Member of Parliament, says recently the Prime Minister recently told Parliament that the government had bought 23,000liters of pesticides and distributed them to districts to fight the African armyworm outbreak.
11:14
11:14

KCCA to Abolish Automatic Contract Renewal for City Cleaners 2

For close to ten years, cleaning services in Kampala have been provided by divisional Savings and Credit Cooperative Society-SACCOS which were formed in 2014 on the advice of the then KCCA Executive Director Jenifer Musisi.
10:30
10:30

Uncertain Weather Patterns Bother Farmers in Bugisu 6

Musa Mandu, a farmer in Manafwa Town council, says that in the past by this time they would be weeding beans and readying their gardens for planting other crops like maize. He, however, says that this is no longer the case because of the changing weather patterns.
09:57
09:57

Repairs on Katunguru Bridge Complete UNRA 2 1

The Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA spokesperson, Allan Sempebwa, said that the bridge is now fully open for traffic.
09:51
09:51

Exaggeration of Stolen Animal Numbers Frustrates Security Work in Karamoja -Police 1 3

Micheal Longole, the regional police spokesperson for Karamoja says that they have strengthened their field operations to deal with cattle raids and tracking of animals but their efforts are being frustrated when the community is not transparent
09:45
09:45

Crops Drying Up in Amuru as Dry Spell Persists Apaa Township 5 1

Richard Atube, who had already planted crops including soybeans, millet, beans, groundnuts and maize is equally puzzled by the persistent dryness, which has adversely affected the growth of his crops.
09:20
09:20

Uproar as Arua Boda boda Presidential Tipper is Grounded 1 3 Top story

Safi Alema Tiyo, the former chairperson of the Arua Boda boda association expressed dissatisfaction over delays by the current leadership to repair the truck, saying that it could hurt the association.
09:07
09:07

Six Houses Torched in Revenge Attack in Bukwo 1

Amisi Kayondo, the Bukwo District Police Commander confirmed the revenge attack. "We managed the situation and three people who participated in taking the deceased’s life are in our custody, “he told our reporter on phone.
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