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17:15
17:15

Makerere University Graduates First Cohort of Youth Development Work Programme 1 5

Speaking to URN, Prof. Paul Muyinda, Director Institute of Open Distance and E-learning who introduced the program at Makerere university said that in 2011, all commonwealth countries were urged to introduce courses that address the different challenges that affect the youth in their respective countries.
16:58
16:58

Ugandan Team Upbeat Ahead of World Cross Country Championships 1 1

The contingent of 28 athletes and three officials has been undergoing training at Trinity Biblical Institute in Kapchorwa from January 11 to February 12, 2023. It comprises 12 junior men and women, 12 Senior Men and Women Category and 4 athletes for the Mixed Relay race.
16:54
16:54

RDC Orders Arrest of Brokers at Police Stations, Outposts 1 2

Richard Bwabye Ntulume, the Luwero Resident District Commissioner, says that he has recieved several complaints of extortion involving accused persons or complaints. Bwabye says that the actions of such people have tainted the Police image and they are unlawful.
16:53
16:53

MPs Send Away UCAA Officials for Failing to Account for UGX 32b 1

Fred Bamwesigye, the Director General Fred UCAA was expected to provide detailed accountability for money so far spent on different infrastructural works.
16:40
16:40

Burundian National Shot Dead in Parking Lot Luke Owoyesigyire 3 1

Muhidi Kiyora, a businessman in Roza Market, says that the shooting occurred when the deceased developed a disagreement with Muhooza who had just been deployed for guard duties.
15:43
15:43

Buikwe Councilors Protest Payment of 106M Debt to Contractor 1 1

Butamisi Nabwetemye, the Woman Councilor Ssi Sub Country says that they should first study the Memorandum of Understanding between the then councilors and the contractor before they clear the debt.
15:16
15:16

Stray Elephant Kills 75-year-old Man in Buliisa death 2

The deceased has been identified as Mogo Ungyera, a resident of Waiga village in Bugana Parish. He was attacked on Sunday evening when the elephant strayed from the Murchison Falls National Park into his tobacco Nursery Bed.
15:00
15:00

7 Arrested Over Death of Police Constable suspects 1

It is alleged that the seven whose particulars have been concealed for fear of jeopardizing police investigations together with others still at large while in Kagadi on February 9, 2023, murdered the deceased suspecting him to be a thief.
14:42
14:42

Five Arrested For Alleged Kidnap of Minor With Intent To Marry Her Off

Dan Muramuzi, the LC III chairperson of Nkungu Sub County told URN that he wasn’t aware of the case but acknowledged that marrying off underage girls and kidnaps with intent to marry them off are real in his area.
14:09
14:09

Nakintu’s Suspected Kidney Harvesters Out on Bail 1 Top story

According to the Attorney General, Kiryowa Kiwanuka who instituted the charge against the suspects, the accused persons abused their power and authority and committed the said offenses between December 2019 and October 2021 in Kampala -Uganda and Saudi Arabia.
13:33
13:33

Unidentified Assailants Kill Pigs, Torch Houses in Kakumiro 1

Victor Kyalisiima, a neighbor says that they are currently living in fear following the attack on their neighbor.
13:21
13:21

High Court Overturns Order Freezing UMSC Activities 1 Top story

In her ruling, Justice Nambayo questioned why the Chief Magistrate had granted Basajjabalaba interim orders when there was no formal application before the court. From her analysis, she concluded that this meant there was no evidence presented to support the granting of the interim orders.
12:46
12:46

Suspected Kidnappers of Gomba Pastor Shot Dead 1

Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi Region Police Spokesperson, says that the suspects kidnapped Pastor Barishya from her Canaan Ministries church in Kaganga on February 6th, 2023 and they kept moving her around Masaka, Sembabule, Mbarara, and Bushenyi districts to evade arrest.
12:00
12:00

Two Private Security Guards in Custody Over Illegal Roadblock

Rogers Taitika, the Elgon Region Police Spokesperson, says that the duo was arrested for staging an illegal roadblock on Monday night in Dokho where they impersonated traffic police and extorted money from Boda boda riders, passengers, and vehicles.
11:58
11:58

One Shot Dead By Suspected Karamojong Warriors in Agago 1

Peter Ochieng, 24, was shot dead in his home in Lamwor Village, Lapyem Parish, Adilang Town Council on Sunday night.
08:37
08:37

Justice Batema Decries Familiarity From Litigants home 1 2

Speaking during the launch of the Iganga High Court Circuit on Monday, Justice Batema noted that being a native of Naibiri village in Namugalwe Sub County in the district, most litigants prefer approaching him directly at his private residence with the hope of compromising justice in their favor rather than enduring the court procedure.
08:01
08:01

Registrar Wants to Know, Who Really Owns Your Company Money laundering 3 2

In this case, such a person is one who is not a registered director of an entity. It can also mean a natural person on whose behalf a transaction is conducted in the company or partnership, including a person who exercises ultimate control over that entity. URSB says that on top of the motive of conducting illicit activities through the company or partnership, there are some investors who, for some genuine reason, may not be comfortable being known.
07:48
07:48

UHRC Awards UGX 67M to Victims of Security Brutality in Acholi 1 1 Top story

In a separate ruling, the tribunal awarded George Bush Okot and Stephen Bongomin, both residents of Lapul Sub-county in Pader District Shillings 17 million for the torture they underwent at the hands of UPDF soldiers on March 3, 2007.
07:39
07:39

Kotido Seeks UGX 500M for the Completion of District Offices In Kotido district 3 1

Joseph Komol Lote, Kotido District LC V chairperson said the current district offices are dilapidated and their efforts to complete the new building have been frustrated due to the lack of funds. He explained that since Kotido is one of the oldest districts in the region, its offices are in a very alarming state.
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