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19:43
19:43

DRC Accuses M23 Rebels of Plotting to Exploit Minerals for Export to Rwanda 4

Julien Paluku, the DRC Minister of Industry and former Governor of North-Kivu province allege that M23 rebels are targeting to control the rare mineral-rich areas so that they start exporting them to Rwanda. Paluku also predicts that it appears that the rebels are planning genocide on DRC soil. 
19:20
19:20

Suspected Bilharzia Patients Test Negative in Lira Ogur HCIV 5

Dr. Patrick Buchan Ocen, the Lira District Health Officer says although the patients have tested negative, a confirmatory test will be done any time this week to ascertain the results.
19:09
19:09

Morocco Seeks Uganda’s Support for Its Bid to Host 2025 AFCON 1

Morocco has not hosted the African Cup of Nations since 1988. But it has to beat competition from its regional rival Algeria to be able to host the prestigious continental competition in 2025. The two countries have strained relations over the disputed Western Sahara region and have since severed diplomatic relations.
18:45
18:45

No Loans for Continuing Students This Year- HESFB 1 4

The State Minister for Higher Education, John Chrysostom Muyingo, noted that while he sympathizes with the hundreds of students who are on the verge of completely dropping out of school due to lack of tuition, the government is broke, leaving a lot of unfunded priority, like funding these students, on their waiting list.
18:13
18:13

Five People Killed as Fuso Rams into Taxi in Njeru 1

The accident involved a Mbale-bound commuter taxi registration number UBL 838U and a Fuso booster registration number UBB 895H which was ferrying cement from Kayunga district to Jinja. It is said that the Fuso driver lost control and rammed into a commuter taxi just 500 meters from the Nile bridge.
17:29
17:29

Kwoyelo Asks Court to Transfer Him From Luzira Prison to Gulu Thomas Kwoyelo 1

His lawyer Evans Ochieng, told the court on Monday that the suspect wants to serve his remand near home to enable his family members to have ease in visiting him.
17:22
17:22

Select Committee Queries Accountability for Sports Funding 1 2 Top story

Dr Bernard Patrick Ogwel, the National Council of Sports General Secretary told the committee this morning that the Council was allocated 47.81 billion Shillings for the current financial year. Out of this, 18.03 billion Shillings was expected in quarter One and another 18.48 billion in quarter two.
17:11
17:11

Mbarara City Boda Boda Elections Suspended 7 1

Asse Abireebe, the Mbarara City Clerk says they have suspended the election and disbanded the electoral body citing fraud in the process.
16:21
16:21

Conman Arrested for Soliciting UGX 350,000 at Court Premises magistrate 1

The suspect has been identified as Elisa Kato, a resident of Kigorobya town council in Hoima district.
16:11
16:11

Luwero Security Committee Issues Guidelines Ahead of Annual Pilgrimage to ‘Holy Hill' gods 2

Richard Bwabye Ntulume the Luwero Resident District Commissioner the hill has become a hub of crimes and may also expose the pilgrims to outbreaks over lack of sanitary facilities.
15:36
15:36

DPP Explains Why Charges Against Businessman Basajjabalaba Were Dropped 1 1

Josephine Namatovu, the Assistant Director of Public Prosecution in charge of Anti-Corruption said that they were forced to drop charges against Basajjabalaba because most of their key witnesses have since passed away. 
15:29
15:29

Doctors call for Extra Ordinary General Assembly to Censure President

Dr Ronald Kazibwe, a member of the association says that by Monday, a total of 425 doctors had participated in an online poll that he and colleague Gladys Atto generated following an incident on Saturday where Oledo publicly endorsed President Yoweri Museveni to stand for the presidency in 2026.
14:46
14:46

Persistent Elephant Invasion Pushes Farmers to Harvest Premature Crops 1 6

Monica Lanyero, a farmer in Namokora Sub County told URN that she has been forced to harvest her sorghum crops one month earlier than the due time due to threats from the straying elephants.
14:30
14:30

Onduparaka Appoints New Coach After Poor Season Performance 2 1

Bogere previously served as head coach for SC Villa and the now-defunct SC Victoria United and Kansai Plascon as well as UPDF FC, which he guided to promotion back to the top flight in 2019.
14:29
14:29

Anti-Corruption Agencies Recover UGX 256b 4 1

Akello Rose Lilly, the Minister of Ethics and Integrity said although the struggle to defeat corruption in Uganda is still far from being won, nonetheless, there is reason to celebrate the achievements of the different anticorruption agencies.
14:21
14:21

Makerere University Lung Institute Evaluating Herbal Remedies for Asthma 3

Dr Bruce Kirenga, the Institute’s Executive Director has said they have created a platform to allow laypeople who have herbal remedies for respiratory diseases like asthma to bring in their products for assessment.
12:44
12:44

Kasese Village Chairpersons Need Motorcycles, Not Bicycles 2 5

Lake Katwe Sub County chairperson Wilson Asiimwe told URN that it’s unfortunate in such a modern time and age that the government is still buying bicycles to support the monitoring of its programs.
12:16
12:16

Acholi Cultural Festival Hangs in Balance over Shortage Of Funds 4 1

During the initial days of preparations, the institution budgeted 420 million Shillings for the event.
11:02
11:02

US-Africa Summit; Bid to Revive Lost Economic Glory on Continent

At least 44 heads of state and government have confirmed, including Uganda's Yoweri Museveni to attend the US event, the first in six years.
10:37
10:37

Qatar 22: Morocco Holds Africa’s Last Hope 1

Africa's hopes for a team in the semifinals rest on Morocco, as they are the only remaining team after Ghana, Cameroon, and Tunisia were eliminated in the group stages. Senegal was eliminated by England in the round of sixteen.
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